A delightful semi-detached stone holiday cottage converted from Grade 2 listed buildings in the grounds of The Old Hall, overlooking the garden.


2 Old Hall Cottage built in stone with a pantile roof was the original stable block. As a listed building the horse stalls and tethering rail have been retained, as has the stone block floor though now clad in wood for your comfort!

Ground floor: Dining room/kitchen with beams & wooden floor. Utility room. Separate toilet. 1 single bedroom.

First floor: Living room with beams and wooden floor, 2  bedrooms: I double 5ft, 1 zip link 6ft can convert to twin beds  both with beams. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet.

Sleeps 5

In a quiet village between Durham and Bishop Auckland, off 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.

Country walks from your cottage door; or relax in private with garden views watching the grey squirrels and birds. You’re welcome in The Old Hall garden too – a work in progress, with it’s mature trees and expansive views changing through the seasons.

No village shop,the nearest being Willington 2 miles.

Thomas Wright House our village restaurant serves meals every day from 12 till 8, also breakfast by arrangement. This is where you collect your cottage keys.

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

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  • Up to 3 pets free of charge
  • Electric woodburner in living room.
  • Two patios and furniture.
  • Barbecue (by request November to March)
  • 32” Freeview TV
  • DVD player
  • Electric cooker
  • Microwave
  • Washer/dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Hairdryers
  • WiFi
  • Stair gates & travel cot available on request
  • Parking (2 cars)
  • Welcome pack

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

No smoking.

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