A romantic hideaway for two this detached barn conversation with private hot tub, has stunning views across open countryside.

Explore Hall Farm Cottage Interior

In a quiet village between Durham and Bishop Auckland, the cottage stands off an ancient lane leading to The Old Hall and the River Wear, with no through traffic. Enjoy the privacy & tranquillity of this cosy cottage with country walks from the door or use as a base from which to explore the beautiful Durham Dales – Weardale & Teesdale with their the historical splendour and industrial past. Keilder Water, Hadrian’s Wall ,the Northumberland coast and Lake District for longer days out.

Contact free access – your cottage will be open for your arrival from 3pm.

Thomas Wright House our licensed village restaurant with heated terrace and large garden area serves meals Thursday to Sunday booking always advisable – we’re popular! Also breakfast by arrangement.

No village shop, the nearest being Willington 2 miles.

Ground floor: Entrance lobby with washer/dryer. Open plan layout – kitchen and breakfast bar; sitting area with woodburner , wall mounted TV ( Netflix) ; dining area.

First floor:

Bedroom with beamed ceiling has king size bed and wall mounted TV; bathroom with spacious shower, bath, basin and toilet.

Sleeps 2

The exterior of this 500 year barn, which had been unused for many years, was painstakingly restored in Summer 2014 with the original stone repointed with lime mortar, and where necessary replaced by old stone from the site. The original stone stairway to access the first floor has been retained, though you’ll be happy to know a new internal staircase was added with the cottage entrance now hidden away around the other side of the building. – (Restoration by Bayhaven Ltd – thanks to Kev, Mick & Dave for their skill & patience)



We will offer you a ‘best price’, do not charge a booking fee or want a deposit and offer a fair cancellation policy.

EMAIL enquiries@thomaswrighthouse.com or call us 01388 664716


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  • Private secluded hot tub
  • Robes and slippers
  • Outdoor Bistro dining set
  • Sun loungers
  • Rattan armchairs
  • Barbeque (fuel included)
  • Free Wi Fi
  • Woodburner ( fuel included )
  • 32” Freeview TV x2
  • Electric cooker
  • Microwave
  • Washer/dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Iron & board
  • Hairdryer
  • Fan in summer
  • Bathroom toiletries
  • Parking within grounds for 2 cars
  • Welcome pack

Gas central heating, electricity, bed linen and towels all included.

No smoking.

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