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Todhills No. 3

Bishop Auckland (3.7mls S), County Durham
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Sleeps 10
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms 3
Change Sat
pets Dogs welcome 1
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Complex of properties
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Hot tub
Internet access
Working farm
Family friendly
Towels included
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At a glance

  • Beautiful barn conversion with indoor hot tub for a fun family get together
  • Explore the North Pennines AONB, the cathedral city of Durham and Auckland Project
  • One of three properties that can be booked together to accommodate up to 18 guests
Property code: 83828

Converted farm building with a wood-fired hot tub for all year round fun close to the North Pennines AONB for walking, cycling, castles, and glorious countryside.

Whether you’re looking to book all three properties on this estate or simply stay in this one, this stunning County Durham cottage offers the perfect getaway for any large group. Get the extended family or all of your favourite friends together for a long-awaited getaway, staying in style and comfort in this thoughtfully renovated barn conversion. Luxury touches including a private hot tub and the Smart TVs in each bedroom promise to elevate your stay to one you won’t soon forget, whilst a generous amount of space both indoors and outdoors ensures that your party of ten will never feel like they’re relaxing on top of each other. Enjoy days out in the nearby rural beauty spots or jump in the car to explore England’s stunning east coast and seaside towns.

Lovingly updated with a neutral colour scheme and clean decor, this property is instantly welcoming from the moment you arrive. Step inside to find an open-plan living space with kitchen, diner and lounge. Despite high ceilings with original beams, this space has an added dose of cosiness thanks to a comforting wood burner at its centre. To one side, you’ll find an extremely well-equipped kitchen with breakfast bar and spacious dining table, to the other side you’ll find a snug lounge space with cushy sofas and a Smart TV. As mentioned, all five bedrooms across the ground and first floors feature Smart TVs which allow for an added touch of privacy throughout your stay. Embrace lazy mornings in bed whilst catching up on the news to truly make the most of your holiday. Completing the property is a generous garden that is enclosed and set to lawn, complete with a BBQ/firepit and your very own hot tub housed in a converted stable.

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  • 5 bedrooms - 3 king-size and 2 doubles
  • 3 bathrooms - 1 with freestanding bath, shower and WC and 2 en-suite shower rooms with WC
  • Electric oven and hob, fridge/freezer, microwave, dishwasher and washing machine
  • Smart TV in lounge and each bedroom
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Wood burner (logs included)
  • Wood-burning hot tub note these do not have jets (logs provided)
  • Enclosed garden with seating, fire pit, and BBQ
  • Off-road parking for 5 cars
  • Restaurant, pub, and shop within 2 miles
  • 1 dog welcome
  • Arrival: 16:00 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00 unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • 1 dog allowed. Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week

Just 3.5 miles from the charming market town of Bishop Auckland and 8 miles from the famous university city of Durham, this property boasts a prime location for exploring the wonders of the North East. Discover walks along the River Wear or spend an afternoon soaking up the area’s rich history at Auckland Castle or Durham Cathedral. Those more eager to get out on their bike or with hiking boots in tow will be pleased to find the North Pennines AONB just 10 miles from home. Experience fantastic woodlands and well-marked pathways in this fantastic beauty spot, perhaps heading to the village of Bowlees (26 miles) to spot the nearby waterfalls. Heading in the opposite direction, the county’s coastline is just 18 miles away and a day trip to Seaham Hall Beach (19 miles) is a top spot for coastal walks or beachcombing for sea glass and fossils.


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Elliot Albiston

This property is personally managed by Elliot.


From guests that have stayed at the property.

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Reviewed by Lyndsay 29th December 2021

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Lovely house perfect for our needs with 6 adults and 4 children. Plenty of walking to do nearby and only a short drive into town. Very well set out family area with open plan kitchen and amazing table big enough for everybody to sit around. Hot tub was great and got very very hot!


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