No1 Old Hall Cottage

The Old Hall, Byers Green, Spennymoor, DL16 7PS

4 Star Visit England
No1 Old Hall Cottage, Byers Green is a delightful semi-detached self catering stone holiday cottage converted from Grade 2 listed buildings in the grounds of The Old Hall, sleeps 4. Kitchen/diner, separate sitting room with wood burner to ground floor. Double and twin bedrooms upstairs.

Accessed from the old entrance to The Hall between 2 square piers with flat stone coping. Here the cottage wall, unlike the rest of the building, is built of Elizabethan brick laid in English garden bond over a stone plinth; a status symbol from a time when bricks were favoured over stone. The building in the past has been used as both a dwelling house and for agricultural purposes; also as a surgery for doctors who have lived and practised from The Old Hall since the early 19th century.

Ground floor: Living room with wooden floor. Kitchen with wooden floor. Bathroom with shower over bath, and toilet. Five steps with handrail, down to entrance.

First floor: Two bedrooms: 1 double (5ft), 1 twin. Most rooms with beams.
No1 Old Hall Cottage is located in Byers Green, 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 on the last Saturday of the month.
Accommodation Amenities
  • 4 Star
  • Barbeque
  • Children Welcome
  • Dog Friendly
  • Hot Tub
  • Off Road Parking
  • Sleeps up to 4
  • Sun Terrace/Patio/Decking
  • Travel Cot
  • TV
  • Washing Machine
  • Welcome Pack
  • WiFi
  • Woodburning Stove


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