The amazing openplan living kitchen and dining area - perfect for socializing
The fabulous hot tub with breathtaking views
The sweeping staircase
Beautiful lighting
The welcoming entrance
All sit round and have a chat in the cosy living area
Log burner
Another little area to sit and chat
SIt and relax
The gorgeous kitchen
Look at the space
Lighting over the kitchen
Welcome
Hand crafted oak  dining table
Seating for all around the hand crafted oak dining table
Cheese board - a must
Walking today?
Amazing bedroom
Look into the en suite
Spacious and beautiful bedroom
Littlle extra's make Skyline so homely
Beautiful bathroom
Fabulous bedroom with beautiful furnishings
Walk in shower
Fresh and invigorating
Look out across the views
Beautiful oak beams
Freshen up after a long day in the dales
Breakfast in bed, why not.
Luxurious bedroom
Look out of the window, what do you see?
Gorgeous interiors
Twin room at Skyline
Comfy single bed
Amazing veiws
Breathtaking
Just perfect
End your day in the supberb hot tub
A little glass of fizz to celebrate
Peaceful location
Your'e nearly there!
Wonderous landscape
1 / 42  The amazing openplan living kitchen and dining area - perfect for socializing
2 / 42  The fabulous hot tub with breathtaking views
3 / 42  The sweeping staircase
4 / 42  Beautiful lighting
5 / 42  The welcoming entrance
6 / 42  All sit round and have a chat in the cosy living area
7 / 42  Log burner
8 / 42  Another little area to sit and chat
9 / 42  SIt and relax
10 / 42  The gorgeous kitchen
11 / 42  Look at the space
12 / 42  Lighting over the kitchen
13 / 42  Welcome
14 / 42  Hand crafted oak dining table
15 / 42  Seating for all around the hand crafted oak dining table
16 / 42  Cheese board - a must
17 / 42  Walking today?
18 / 42  Amazing bedroom
19 / 42  Look into the en suite
20 / 42  Spacious and beautiful bedroom
21 / 42  Littlle extra's make Skyline so homely
22 / 42  Beautiful bathroom
23 / 42  Fabulous bedroom with beautiful furnishings
24 / 42  Walk in shower
25 / 42  Fresh and invigorating
26 / 42  Look out across the views
27 / 42  Beautiful oak beams
28 / 42  Freshen up after a long day in the dales
29 / 42  Breakfast in bed, why not.
30 / 42  Luxurious bedroom
31 / 42  Look out of the window, what do you see?
32 / 42  Gorgeous interiors
33 / 42  Twin room at Skyline
34 / 42  Comfy single bed
35 / 42  Amazing veiws
36 / 42  Breathtaking
37 / 42  Just perfect
38 / 42  End your day in the supberb hot tub
39 / 42  A little glass of fizz to celebrate
40 / 42  Peaceful location
41 / 42  Your'e nearly there!
42 / 42  Wonderous landscape

Skyline

Barnard Castle, County Durham
Sleeps 10
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms 6
Change Fri
Dogs allowed 3
5
star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Hot tub
Internet access
Working farm
Pub nearby
Luxury
Family friendly
Rustic
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • A stunning barn conversion in beautiful County  Durham
  • Set in a wonderfully secluded spot near the Teesdale Way
  • This fantastic property is perfect for celebrations and family get-togethers
  • Relax in the hot tub and enjoy the rural views
  • Perfect for exploring the North Pennines and Yorkshire Dales
  • Discover the charming towns of Richmond and Barnard Castle
Property code: G0126

Set in glorious open countryside in Teesdale, this stunning barn conversion has been designed to cater for larger groups looking to get together and celebrate in beautiful surroundings.

Set in the heart of County Durham and on the outskirts of the North Pennines (4 miles), there are some great walks nearby, with the Yorkshire Dales (14 miles) also within easy reach. You can explore three local reservoirs and the High and Low Force waterfalls in Hamsterley Forest (10 miles). There are plenty of great places to eat and drink, and you could head to the charming market town of Barnard Castle (5.5 miles) with its host of boutique shops, cafes and pubs, as well as the Bowes Museum and the castle itself. Other attractions include Egglestone Hall (3 miles), Raby Castle (11 miles) and Auckland Castle (17.5 miles). The lovely town of Richmond (20.5 miles) is also nearby.

 

On entering this outstanding property, you will find a dramatic and generous entrance hall with a feature chandelier and sweeping staircase. Heated Yorkshire flagstones underfoot provide a warm welcome. The hall leads you through to the beautiful open-plan lounge/kitchen/diner, a wonderful living space with exposed stone walls, underfloor heating, oak trusses and vaulted ceilings. There are two light and spacious lounge areas – one with a cosy wood burner and comfortable seating, and one with access to the Smart TV with Netflix. There's also a Bluetooth speaker and a selection of board games. You will also find a fabulous dining area with a table seating 10, perfect for any family celebration. The striking kitchen is equipped with a sleek quartz worktop and breakfast bar area, as well as an induction hob, two ovens, fridge, freezer, dishwasher and two wine fridges. The washing machine is housed in the hallway cupboard. Exploring the ground floor further, you will find the first two bedrooms, each with king-size beds and TVs. These rooms can also be configured as twin rooms on prior request. The first room features an en-suite bathroom with a shower over the bath, while the second has an en-suite shower room. There is also a wet room with WC on the ground floor. Going upstairs there are three further bedrooms, all with TVs and en-suite shower rooms. There are two king-size rooms and a twin room.

 

Stepping outside, there's a large flagstone terrace enclosed by traditional stone walling and with amazing views over the River Tees and the Teesdale Way. There's plenty of outdoor furniture including a private hot tub so you can sit back and enjoy the day. A BBQ is provided, and there's a useful outside tap for washing down bikes, muddy dogs and boots. Secure bike storage is provided.

 

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

  • 5 bedrooms, each with TV – 2 king-size rooms which can be made up as twin rooms on request, 2 king-size rooms, 1 twin room
  • 4 en-suite shower rooms and WC
  • 1 en-suite bathroom with shower over bath and WC
  • 1 ground-floor wet room and WC
  • Induction hob, 2 ovens, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, 2 wine fridges
  • Washing machine
  • Wood burner
  • Smart TV with Netflix, Bluetooth speaker
  • Garden with BBQ and garden furniture
  • Private hot tub
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Secure bike storage
  • Welcome pack included
  • 3 dogs welcome
  • 3 x Travel cot sand highchairs available on request
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Underfloor heating
  • Biomass Heating
  • Shop within 3 miles
  • Barnard Castle 5.5 miles
  • Walk to pub under 1 mile and a little further by car
  • Wide doors for reduced mobility accessibility
  • Please note the cottage is a set a mile down an uneven gravel and tarmac track.  Driving with due care and attention is advised when driving a normal car 

Marie Heffernan

This property joined our collection in 2019 and is managed by Marie.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 32 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Peter, 17th May 2021

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Lovely cottage. Only design change I would have made is swapping the positions of the fire and the tv. Lovely beds, loads of towels, warm and comfortable with amazing views of the countryside.

Reviewed by Eleanor, 30th April 2021

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This cottage was huge, beautiful and quiet. We had an amazing week there with hot tub and log burner to cope with the hail days and the sun days! (Love the British weather!) The bedrooms were beautiful and the kitchen amazing. Couldnt ask for more

Reviewed by Sean, 12th April 2021

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Excellent 5*

Reviewed by Mark, 30th October 2020

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Great property, well laid out spacious and homely. Would definitely stay again.

Reviewed by Claudia, 23rd October 2020

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This was a fantastic cottage for a family long weekend away. Our group ranged in age from 10 to 84 and this property had something for everyone. The attention to detail in the amenities on offer was great and the views were spectacular. Highly recommended!

Reviewed by Patricia, 18th September 2020

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The cottage is fabulous and extremely spacious even for 10 people in normal times. It is very well equipped and tastefully presented in decor. The views over the valley are tremendous particularly when relaxing in the hot tub. Everything is of high quality and the cottage provides a good base from which to travel out to many lovely places of intereRead morest within close proximity. The owners were very friendly and helpful when contacted. We had a great relaxing holiday. Hide

Reviewed by Graham, 4th September 2020

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Reviewed by Mark, 21st August 2020

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A lovely week in a beautiful property, hot tub excellent, could do with some info on local walks.

Reviewed by Lisa, 14th August 2020

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An outstanding house in a beautiful location. It was quite simply a home from home-the little things, that make such a difference to you stay, had clearly been well-considered. The house was beautiful, hot tub a very welcome feature and the kitchen was very well equipped.

Reviewed by Emma, 3rd August 2020

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Skyline is absolutely amazing, this was our second visit and it didnt disappoint. It is a luxury property which is spotless throughout. The views are amazing and we enjoyed walking down to the nearby river. We would definitely return again and recommend this if you are looking for a relaxed luxury holiday.

Reviewed by Anna, 31st July 2020

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A beautiful property in a great peaceful location. Fixtures and fittings were of a very high standard and the hot tub was an added bonus.

Reviewed by Paul, 24th July 2020

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The property is wonderful and was beautifully clean when we arrived. Apart from a few issues with the hot tub which the owner did not respond to us about I would thoroughly recommend this property. Also a tumble dryer and a bigger clothes airer would have really been useful.

Reviewed by sarah, 17th July 2020

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We paid a lot of money for a premium cottage and took a long time making our decision as we had a few preferences. Not on a working farm Privacy Ample parking Views Unfortunately the cottage was in the middle of a working farm with minimal parking and massively overlooked by other holiday homes. The view to the rear was lovely but the view from oneRead more side of the house was an enormous red lorry parked right outside the windows. Hide

Reviewed by Sharon, 10th July 2020

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Absolutely lovely Barn Conversion refurbished to a very high standard, stunning views easy access by car to local areas and nice walks. Ideal for chilling. Stunning views.

Reviewed by Keith, 6th July 2020

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Our barn was clean and the views and the walks really made the break well worth the visit.Thank you.

Reviewed by Mark, 7th February 2020

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5 star. Many places say 5* but not all are, this one is. The owners have clearly put in a lot of thought to create a wonderful property that delivers for all its guests. Loved it. Views amazing, hot tub great, wood burner fab, rooms immaculate. The welcome pack is beyond generous - best we have ever experienced.

Reviewed by Thomas, 31st January 2020

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Went with a group of friends to celebrate my birthday Had the best time ever! Georgina was always on call whenever we needed assistance The house was spotless upon arrival and is a great, great place to host The hot tub is a stellar treat! All the rooms come with its own en-suite bathroom The kitchen is open planned (again, great for hosting) and wRead moreell stocked Hide

Reviewed by Emma, 29th November 2019

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The property is beautiful throughout. Amazing decor, stunning views and fully equipped with everything you need. We are already considering returning here again

Reviewed by Julie, 25th November 2019

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A stunning barn convervion where no expense has been spared. Extremely comfortably and well equiped with the owners providing a generous welcome pack making the stay even more special. Amazing views with lovely walks and plenty to do in the surrounding area. Part of the road down to the accommodation was a bumpy cart track in desparate need of repaRead moreir. However this added to the experience and was a small price to pay for such a splendid break. Only wish it was my home! Hide

Reviewed by Kate, 18th November 2019

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Amazing! Lovely hosts. Felt so relaxed, warm and comfortable!

Reviewed by Carol, 8th November 2019

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Skyline is an amazing, well designed, well furnished, well maintained and comfortable property. 10 of us had a brilliant weekend and had no complaints. The views down and across the Tees Valley and over to Cotherstone from the outside area and hot tub were fantastic - especially as we had all the autumn colours on show. Wed definitely recommend a wRead morealk from the property down to and along the river Tees to either Barnard Castle or Romaldkirk. The scenery couldnt be better. Hide

Reviewed by Lindsay, 1st November 2019

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Reviewed by Jane, 28th October 2019

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An amazing holiday house with breathtaking views. Everything you need, superbly equipped and very clean and comfortable. Everyone having their own en-suite was a bonus and soaps were lovely! Well placed for visiting castles in the area and the local walks. Children loved the hot tub in the dark. Ive stayed in many holiday homes and this was the cleRead moreanest, most comfortable yet with an outstanding welcome pack with treats for adults grandchildren and dogs there was even a pumpkin for Halloween. Hide

Reviewed by Natalie, 25th October 2019

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We had an amazing stay at Skyline to celebrate a 30th birthday. The house is stunning, one of the best we have ever been to-every thing is to an extremely high standard and is immaculately clean. The welcome pack was very generous and even included treats for our dog! The house is a long way down an uneven track but it is worth it for the unspoilt Read moreviews of the countryside; stargazing at night was excellent! The garden area with the hot tub was totally enclosed- perfect for children and dogs. Hide

Reviewed by Sarah, 20th September 2019

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Skyline was exceptional.The comfort, provision of every possible cooking utensil and crockery , ambience and location were superb .All of our party were delighted with our stay.As a party of 8 to all have our own en-suite was the icing on the cake and the doggy treats in the welcome pack for our four legged friend was a lovely thought. We will defiRead morenitely return . Hide

Reviewed by Alastair, 30th August 2019

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The cottage was excellent, good space and all bedrooms to a high standard which was good for a large group of adults. The feedback we can offer is that we needed a couple of small essentials; washing up liquid and hand soap in all the bathrooms and kitchen. I am aware there may be little you can do about it, but the access road desperately needs woRead morerk. Or a firm warning when booking to bring a car with as high clearance as possible. This was an issue for some of our party. Overall, excellent. Hide

Reviewed by Denise, 26th August 2019

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Reviewed by Amanda, 2nd August 2019

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We have stayed in many cottages on holiday but Skyline was by far the best. The location was fantastic with great views and so peaceful. The barn was immaculately clean and fully equipped with everything you could possibly need. All of the furniture, soft furnishings, bed linen, towels, crockery was of a very high standard. The overall look of the Read moreproperty decor wise was stunning, with all the barns features shown in their full glory. The quality and workmanship was amazing. We loved it. Hide

Reviewed by Stephen, 29th July 2019

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Reviewed by M, 19th July 2019

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The house is beautifully appointed with the reservations mentioned above. Very comfortable and set in beautiful countryside.

Reviewed by Paul, 5th July 2019

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This is beautiful, and quality barn conversion. A real getaway from it all. Great walks to Cotherstone (1m), Barnard Castle (2.5m) and Romaldkirk (3m) where there are good pubs, shops and eating places.

Reviewed by Joanne, 14th June 2019

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Lovely cottage for a large family gathering, well equipped and decorated to a high Standard - along way down a country/uneven lane but great if you just want to stay there or walk

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The amazing openplan living kitchen and dining area - perfect for socializing
The fabulous hot tub with breathtaking views
The sweeping staircase
Beautiful lighting
The welcoming entrance
All sit round and have a chat in the cosy living area
Log burner
Another little area to sit and chat
SIt and relax
The gorgeous kitchen
Look at the space
Show 30 moreLighting over the kitchen

Location

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