• About Desmond House

    This detached cottage with beautiful views is perfect for families or couples, who wish to explore the local walks, cycle routes and attractions.

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    • Asset 46

      3 bedroom(s)

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      Up to 5 people

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      pet(s) allowed

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    Cottage features
    • Bike store
      Bike store
    • Detached property
      Detached property
    • Dishwasher
    • Fuel and power included
      Fuel and power included
    • Enclosed garden / patio
      Enclosed garden / patio
    • Garden / patio
      Garden / patio
    • Highchair
    • Pub within 1 mile
      Pub within 1 mile
    • Rural location
      Rural location
    • Television
    • Woodburning stove
      Woodburning stove
    • WiFi
    • Short breaks all year
      Short breaks all year
    • Cot available
      Cot available
    • Bed linen & towels included
      Bed linen & towels included
    • Washing machine
      Washing machine
    • Pets – not allowed
      Pets – not allowed
    • Car parking - on site
      Car parking - on site
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    Customer reviews by Reevoo
    Hoseasons "This detached cottage with beautiful views is perfect for families or couples who wish to explore the local walks cycle routes and attractions.\nGround Floor\n\n\nLiving room\n With wood burner 40 Smart TV with Netflix DAB radio CD player and patio doors leading to courtyard.\n\nKitchendining room\n With wood burner electric oven electric hob microwave fridge freezer dishwasher washing machine and DAB radio.\n\nFirst Floor\n\n\nBedroom 1\n With kingsize bed and 40’’ Smart TV.\n\nBedroom 2 \nWith zip and link twin beds can be super kingsize bed on request.\nStep to...\n\nBedroom 3\n With single bed.\n\nBathroom\n With shower cubicle and toilet. \n Oil central heating electricity bed linen towels and Wi-Fi included. Initial logs for wood burners included. Travel cot and highchair. Welcome pack. Small enclosed courtyard with patio and garden furniture. Bike store. Private parking for 2 cars. No smoking.\n Standing proud and within a stones’ throw of the river Desmond House is in a super location just outside the small market town of Middleton-in-Teesdale in County Durham. This beautiful double fronted detached cottage has been renovated and refurbished to a good standard throughout. Ideal for guests who enjoy a walking or cycling holiday there are numerous paths and walks from the doorstep through to the village and then out into the countryside of Teesdale and beyond. With character charm and a lovely feel throughout Desmond House offers comfortable and welcoming accommodation. On the ground floor is a beautifully furnished living room with a wood burner perfect for those winter evenings. The kitchendining room is well equipped and offers all appliances including a washing machine dishwasher fridge and freezer alongside a comfortable dining space with another wood burner. The kitchen door leads out onto the patio and garden area which is the perfect place to sit and enjoy the peace and quiet. On the first floor guests will find two double bedrooms each with a wonderful window seat and views over the surrounding countryside. The single bedroom is well presented and makes the perfect space for a child. The family bathroom boasts a large shower cubicle with top quality fixtures and fittings.\nNature lovers and bird watchers will have plenty to see and enjoy as the area is abundant with flora and fauna. Surrounded by a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty Middleton-in-Teesdale offers an abundance of amenities including a number of local pubs small supermarket and plenty of places to eat including a hotel with a bar and restaurant and a fish and chip shop just 350 yards away. Perfect for guests of all ages and ideal for a visit at any time of year guests will be able to take in the sights of the surrounding areas including a trip to High Force Waterfall Teesdale Weardale Eggleston Hall and Gardens Barnard Castle The Bowes Museum Raby Castle Newcastle upon Tyne Gateshead and the city of Durham. Shop 500 yards pub and restaurant 350 yards. \n " https://img.chooseacottage.co.uk/Property/106/840/10652717.jpg UK10433

    Desmond House reviews collected by Reevoo

    9.8 out of 10 – based on 4 reviews

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    out of 10

    A lovely cottage, beautifully clean and well equipped. WiFi works very well. It is a short walk to amenities in the village but it's quite steep walking back. We had a great time helped by good weather. I would highly recommend this cottage.



    out of 10

    We all loved Desmond House. It was roomy upstairs and down with two large bedrooms and a comfy single room and tastefully decorated throughout. The kitchen has all you will need. Roadside parking (on a quiet road) was fine though you can also park on the driveway but then you may have to backout onto the road. It is close to the local fish shop (we recommend) but you will have to walk uphill on your return. For our provisions we went to Bishop Auckland where you will find all you need for a family shop. We brought our bikes and enjoyed both the walks and cycle rides in the area....if the sun shines it is beautiful. if you want to eat out the local pubs do good sunday lunches etc but we would recommend a small Spanish restaurant at Stanhope!



    out of 10

    Wonderful spacious home, the owners have completely refurbished the house and put a lot of thought into making it feel like a home from home. Exceptionally clean and so very comfortable which made it such a pleasurable to stay. We were lucky to have had good weather so got the best of every thing but I’m sure even on a wet miserable day the house is so nice that we would have still enjoyed our stay. A short walk to the village centre that has one of the best butchers and also a very good restaurant also meant we did not need to use the car too much. There are some wonderful walks on the doorstep with the Bowless visitor centre only 1hr 40min walk away following the river path.



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