A delightful semi-detached stone holiday cottage converted from Grade 2 listed buildings in the grounds of The Old Hall – With a private hot tub for 4.


A delightful semi-detached stone holiday cottage converted from Grade 2 listed buildings at The Old Hall, sleeping 4 in king room with ensuite: also superking or twin room. Ground floor kitchen/diner, separate sitting room with wood burner, family bathroom.

In a quiet village between Durham and Bishop Auckland, with private entrance from an ancient lane leading to the River Wear, with no through traffic, this cottage provides a cosy and peaceful 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.

Tranquil setting with country walks from your cottage door; or relax in private -enjoying the hot tub – with garden views watching the grey squirrels and birds.

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 is dog friendly. We serve meals Thursday to Sunday booking always advisable – we’re popular ! Also breakfast by arrangement.

No village shop, the nearest being Willington 2 miles.

Enjoy a drink at Byers Green Club less than 5 minutes away – our local, with live bands on the last Saturday of the month.

Cottage Description

Ground floor: Five steps with double handrail to entrance. Separate living room, wooden floor & rug has woodburning stove; wall mounted Smart TV with Netflix. Kitchen/diner with wooden floor. Utility space with washer/dryer. Family bathroom with shower over bath, basin and toilet.

First floor: Two bedrooms with beamed ceilings. Master has king bed; ensuite with waterfall shower, basin & toilet. Second bedroom has super king bed or can be presented as 2 singles.

Booking & Availability

CHECK AVAILABILITY HERE BUT PLEASE MAKE A DIRECT BOOKING WITH US –  EMAIL enquiries@thomaswrighthouse.com or call us 01388 664716

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

Booking / Availability


  • Private Hot tub
  • Robes & slippers (adults only)
  • Woodburner in living room (fuel included)
  • Barbecue (fuel included)
  • Enclosed split level patio with seating & picnic table
  • Free Wi Fi
  • 32” Freeview TV & Netflix
  • Electric cooker
  • Microwave
  • Washer/dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Iron and Board
  • Hairdryers
  • Fans in summer
  • Bathroom toiletries
  • Parking (2 cars)
  • Stair gates & travel cot available on request
  • Welcome pack

Pets free of charge
Gas central heating, electricity, bed linen and towels all included.
One pet may be considered.

No smoking.

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