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The Old House

Darlington, North York Moors & Coast (Ref. 1069723)

Yorkshire Coastal Cottages rating

  • 6 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes

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  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi


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2 Customer Review(s)

  • Samantha

    “The cottage was amazing, the grounds were beautiful, we stayed for five nights and had family and friends coming and going over the course of those five days, we all had a great time.”

    Thank you

    Thank you

    - Samantha, April 2024


  • Three bedrooms with TVs: 1 x super-king-size (zip/link can be twin on request), 2 x double
  • Bathroom with bath, walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner with woodburning stove
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • Gas heating with underfloor heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, dishwasher, kettle, toaster
  • Smart TV, 3 x TVs, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Highchair and travel cot available
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Front non-enclosed gravel area
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 6.1 miles, pub 1.6 miles
  • Note: This property can be booked with Ref 1069723, together sleeping up to 12 guests
  • Note: Door connecting both properties in group

The property

Darlington 8.7 miles.

Nestled into the countryside of East Cowton, near Darlington, The Old House is an ideal base for a family or group of friends looking to escape to the countryside of North Yorkshire.

Be welcomed into a beautifully furnished barn conversion, greeted by a charming sitting area where guests will be drawn to kick off their shoes and take the weight off their feet after a day of exploring, settling beside the woodburning stove with a coffee in hand.

The kitchen/diner is an opulent space, also housing a woodburning stove, as well as ample amenities settled into contemporary furniture and a dining table for heart-warming meals.

Freshen up in a delightful bathroom, a light and airy space with a freestanding bath and shower, so guests can choose between a refreshing shower or a soak in the tub.

The property boasts three well-presented bedrooms, each with plenty of storage, views across the countryside and tasteful furniture, each a splendid place to rest your head.

Outside there is a gravel space and ample off-road parking.

Resting in the beautiful rural location of East Cowton, near Darlington, North Yorkshire.

With off-road parking, pet-friendly accommodation and thoughtfully presented interiors, both properties offer an opulent base for your next North Yorkshire adventure, with tasteful bedrooms, well-equipped living spaces and woodburning stoves.

The local area of East Cowton offers walks through the ruins of St Mary’s church, and The Beeswing Inn where guests can enjoy a heartwarming meal and a glass of their favourite beverage.

For more amenities and attractions, head over to Darlington where there are even more eateries, independent shops and a golf course where you can play a round or two.

For a day spent at the seaside, head over to Redcar Beach and Saltburn Beach, before you head into the stunning scenery of either the North York Moors or Yorkshire Dales National Park, where there is an abundance of incredible walks, historic sites, wildlife watching opportunities and mountain biking trails.

Explore the wonders of North Yorkshire with a stay at The Old House.

Note: This property can be booked with Ref. 1136578, together sleeping up to 12 guests.

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About the location


Yarm 10 miles; Richmond 12 miles.

The large market town of Darlington lies on the southern boundaries of County Durham, a thriving town, well known for its railway connections. Notably, Stephenson's Locomotion has made its home in the Railway Museum there and nearby, Shildon offers a second Railway Museum in association with the York Museum. Darlington has a wide range of restaurants, pubs and cafes, an active Civic Theatre, a Forum Music Centre, multiplex cinemas, plus lots of retail outlets, both indoor and outdoor, which are sure to keep you busy. The famous Croft racing circuit lies six miles the south of the town and is popular with car and motorcycle enthusiasts. Darlington provides a good hub, with various points of interests radiating from it, including the beautiful City of Durham to the north, with its majestic cathedral and castle, plus Saltburn-by-the-Sea and Saltholme RSPB Reserve, to the east on the coast, fringing the North York Moors. To the south York, Harrogate and Ripon beckon, whilst in the west, the wonderful scenery of the Yorkshire Dales is close by. With easy access to so many wonderful places, Darlington offers a unique base for the imaginative explorer.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas