Located in the centre of this quaint and characterful upper Teesdale village in the heart of the Durham Dales near Barnard Castle, this period property sleeping five people has been tastefully renovated to provide spacious, well-equipped accommodation. Within walking distance of many amenities including local shops, pubs, restaurants and tea rooms. With a small, sunny patio garden to the rear in which to sit and enjoy the afternoon sunshine, this quality accommodation is well positioned for walking, sightseeing or mountain biking with many wonderful hillside and riverside walks from the doorstep including the Pennine Way and the Teesdale Way. Desmond House has woodburning stoves both in the dining kitchen and the light and airy lounge. With window seats to two of the bedrooms and a smart TV in the master this is an ideal property for families or groups of friends looking to holiday together in this beautiful part of Upper Teesdale.
Please note there are seven steps up at the gate to the front of the property and a walkway with a slight incline to the entrance.
Entrance: Door to hallway, Karndean floor, stairs to first floor.
Lounge: Feature stone fireplace with woodburning stove. (welcome pack of fuel provided) Smart TV, comfortable seating, digital radio/cd/Bluetooth speaker, coffee table and French windows to the enclosed patio.
Kitchen/Diner: Electric induction hob, oven, grill, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, microwave, dining table and chairs, stone fire surround with woodburning stove, Karndean flooring, door to back patio area.
Outside shed: Washbasin, toilet.
Bedroom 1: King-size bed, wardrobe, dressing table, chair, window seat, smart TV.
Bedroom 2: Zip and Link beds (can be super king-size or twin), walk in wardrobe with chest of drawers, window seat.
Bedroom 3: Single bed, hanging space for clothes.
Bathroom: Large walk in rainfall shower, washbasin, toilet.
Pets: Sorry, no pets.
Parking: On the drive at the front of the property for two cars, further parking on the street outside the property on a first come first served basis.
Heating: Oil central heating, two woodburning stoves.
Garden/Patio: Paved area with table and chairs and bench to the rear of the property.
Short Breaks: Accepted at any time.
Notes: Towels are provided. Unlimited WiFi is available free of charge. No smoking at this property. Mobile phone signal is variable. There is secure cycle storage to the side of the property and a washbasin and toilet in the outside shed. Travel cot and high chair available.
Shop: 0.2 miles. Pub: 0.1 miles.
- Friday changeover
- Sleeps 5
- 3 Bedrooms
- Sorry, no pets
- WiFi available
- 1 Bathroom
- VisitEngland Gold Award
- Private parking
- Open fire/woodburner
- Bed linen provided
- Equipped with a highchair
- Travel cot
- Equipped with a washing machine
- Bath towels included
- Equipped with a dishwasher
- Nearest shop: 0.2 mile away
- Nearest pub: 0.1 mile away
- 42 miles from the coast
|Date Range||7 night price *|
|20 Oct 17 - 27 Oct 17||£644|
|27 Oct 17 - 22 Dec 17||£508|
|22 Dec 17 - 5 Jan 18||£802|
|6 Jan 18 - 9 Feb 18||£523|
|9 Feb 18 - 23 Feb 18||£608|
|23 Feb 18 - 23 Mar 18||£523|
|23 Mar 18 - 13 Apr 18||£663|
|13 Apr 18 - 25 May 18||£608|
|25 May 18 - 1 Jun 18||£745|
|1 Jun 18 - 29 Jun 18||£663|
|29 Jun 18 - 20 Jul 18||£745|
|20 Jul 18 - 31 Aug 18||£826|
|31 Aug 18 - 28 Sep 18||£663|
|28 Sep 18 - 12 Oct 18||£608|
|12 Oct 18 - 2 Nov 18||£663|
|2 Nov 18 - 21 Dec 18||£523|
|21 Dec 18 - 4 Jan 19||£826|
* Please note: The prices displayed are guide prices and do not include optional items such as pet charges.
Middleton-in-Teesdale A 10 minute walk away is a small market town in County Durham with plenty of pubs, shops and restaurants to choose from. For the more active, Kingsway Centre offers many activities including rock climbing, Gorge walking, Kayaking, raft building and many more. Given the rural setting of the village there are plenty of countryside walks to embark on.
Property Name: Desmond House
The nearest bus stop is: Middleton, 0.15 mile
The nearest train station is: Darlington, 25 mile
The nearest food shop is: Middleton, 0.2 mile
The nearest pub/restaurant is: Middleton, 0.1 mile
The nearest petrol is: Barnard Castle, 10 mile
Mobility equipment hire is: Darlington, 25 mile
Arrival and car parking
Type of parking available: On-site
For what sized cars? Medium
Good space to unload once parked? Yes
Number of spaces available: 2
The parking surface is: Concrete
Distance to the property from the parking: At the property
Is parking level? No
Distance to nearest parking area: On-road
Is it pay and display? No
The width of the path to the property is: 1.2m and 0.5m
How many steps are there en route to the entrance: 7 or 2
How many entrances are there to the property? 2
The doors widths are: 0.86
Keyhole height: 1m
How many steps are there to the entrance: 2
Living and dining rooms
The flooring is: Vinyl
The door widths are: 755mm
Is there good space between the furniture: Yes
Is it movable or fixed: Movable
The flooring is: Vinyl
The door widths are: 755m
The worktop height is: 0.92m
Is the oven set high or low? Low
The fridge height is: 0.78m
The freezer height is: 0.78m
Is crockery stored high or low? Both
Is any equipment stored externally or away from the main kitchen area, if so which and where: No
Bedrooms and landings
How many floors does the property have: 2
The number of steps between floors is: 13
The flooring is: Carpet
The door widths are: 0.762m, 0.836m, 0.762m
Bed sizes are: 3-4ft, 5ft, 6ft
Is the bedroom furniture movable or fixed: Movable
Bathrooms and cloakrooms
The door widths are: 0.762m
Is there an accessible or adapted WC?: No
Is there an accessible or adapted bath/shower?: No
Is there a ground floor WC?: No
Is there a ground floor bath or shower room?: No
Does the bath or shower have a grab rail or handle fitted: No
Is there any shower where access is level rather than having to step up?: No
The flooring is: Vinyl
Permanent seated is provided
There is outside lighting
There is no colour contrast of critical surfaces (eg white on edge of steps)
There are footpaths to follow for visually impaired/mobility impaired
There are no barriers to entry into any part of the garden
There are no other hazards such as ponds, water features, steep areas
Is there a land line for guests to use? No
Mobile reception details: WiFi and 4G in area
Can you easily access an electrical socket in all rooms without having to move furniture (not WC or baths)?: Yes
Are electrical sockets generally set low or high? Low
Do you provide speciality alarms for hearing or sight impaired guests?: No
Any other information:
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