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Teesdale Self Catering cottage, Balkcote, Romaldkirk, sleeps 2

Areas: Teesdale

County Durham
DL12 9EE

Balkcote, Romaldkirk, County Durham

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Sykes Cottages
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Sleeps a maximum of: 2

Pricing From: £191.00 - 439.00

Warm and welcoming, this property features an open plan sitting room, a charming bedroom with an en-suite bathroom and stunning views of the countryside.

A splendid Teesdale cottage, this unique property is a ground floor wing of a stone-built detached barn, only one minute from the village centre on the edge of the charming village of Romaldkirk. Carefully renovated and distinctly styled, the cottage, all on one level, has been well appointed throughout to provide good quality comfortable accommodation in a tranquil location, just the place for that romantic hideaway. An open-plan living room opens out onto a tranquil garden, while the kitchen provides all modern appliances and a comfortable dining area. Just beyond the cottage are a myriad of scenic walks and nature trails, whilst the superb pub with its award winning food are just a minutes stroll, as is the lovely village green.


My partner and I and our Dog Tyke had the most amazing time at this very special cottage. The workmanship that has gone into this cottage is to the highest standard. The owners are very welcoming and lovely to talk to. Wilfred and Parkin the donkeys are a bonus. Lovely orchard at the rear to sit in with a glass of wine and a good book. Private parking with lots of space. Five minute walk to the Rose and Crown, which is dog friendly with good food. A good base to explore Durham, Cumbria, Lake District, and Holy Island on the North East Coast. Wish we could have stayed longer and would highly recommend this warm comfortable cottage in this amazingly peaceful village. It fully deserves its Four star rating.
David O

A tiny flat not a cottage living dining and cooking area is cramed into a space 12ft by11ft .no coffee table cant watch tv if cooking as kitchen fan very noisy .bath to small if slighly larger tha average shower with plastic screen needs to be hand held and lots more .this is the worst place i have stayed dont understand any body given this kitchen a good review not worth one star
ian b

This is a lovely property - compact but ideal for us. The owners were friendly but not intrusive. We will go back.
Mrs Henry

A lovely cottage in a very idyllic village location. Great access to local areas and walks. Dog friendly garden. We would definitely recommend Balkcote and would love to go back again.
Mrs Maxwell

We liked the peace and quite of the lovely village of Romaldkirk and the cottage setting. We loved the little cottage itself, it is cosy and quirky, spotlessly clean and fitted out to high standard.The owners were friendly and kind.
Mr Armitage



Parking Space
Linen provided
Towels provided
Washing Machine


Double Beds


Oil fired central heating throughout
Electric cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, colour TV, DVD, CD player, small library of books
All fuel & power included in rent
Bed linen & towels included in rent
Off road parking for two cars
Rear patio with furniture, lawned garden shared with Ref 2895
One well behaved dog welcome
Sorry, no smoking
Shop 3 miles
Award winning pub 1 mins walk
Note: This property sleeps a maximum of 2, and is suitable for adults only

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Nearest Attractions

Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest

Barnard Castle - 4.8 miles (Castle) Heritage Rating

St Mary's Church, Barnard Castle - 5 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Bowes Museum - 5.2 miles (Museum) Heritage Rating

Bowes Castle - 5.4 miles (Castle) Heritage Rating

Egglestone Abbey - 5.9 miles (Abbey) Heritage Rating

Wynch Bridge - 6.7 miles (Historic Building) Heritage Rating

Low Force - 6.7 miles (Countryside) Heritage Rating

Rokeby Park - 7.3 miles (Historic House) Heritage Rating

Raby Castle - 8 miles (Castle) Heritage Rating

High Force - 8.1 miles (Countryside) Heritage Rating

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