Bedrooms - 2
Sleeps - 4
Bathrooms - 1
Pets welcome - 1
Excellent overall 4 star standard
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Calf House Cottage
Calf House cottage is located on a working dairy farm attached to the owner’s family farmhouse on the outskirts of the village of Sedgefield.
Step to entrance. All on the ground floor.
Open plan living space: With wooden floor.
Living area: With 32" Freeview Smart TV, Blu-ray player, double sofa bed (for flexible sleeping arrangements) and beams.
Kitchen area: With electric oven, electric hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, coffee machine and DAB Radio.
Bedroom 1: With double bed, pull out single (for child) and beams.
Bedroom 2: With twin beds, 22" Freeview TV, Blu-ray player and wooden floor.
Shower room: With walk-in shower, toilet and heated towel rail.
Recently refurbished to a high standard, the cottage has underfloor heating, keeping you warm as toast especially in the chilly winter months. With vaulted ceilings, beams and Velux windows adding light and character throughout. The open plan living space is light and spacious with a newly installed shaker style kitchen, dining area, living area with comfortable sofas and large windows with views across the fields and you can watch the cattle feeding in the farmyard. There are two bedrooms, the master bedroom with double bed and separate trundle ideal for a child, and second twin room with TV and Blu-ray player. The owners have added lots of extras for your comfort and holiday experience.
A stay at Calf House Cottage gives you the chance to really experience farm life if you are interested. There are outdoor coats, wellies and boots at the door and the friendly owners are happy to show guests around to experience the day to day life of dairy farming, with all the associated smells, sounds and livestock. The dairy farm has four robotic milking machines and a milking herd of 300 cows 24-hours a day. You can even sample the fresh, raw milk from the milking shed and collect eggs from the free range hens.
There is an on-site micro brewery producing four craft beers. There is a small tap room on site and samples of the beer will be available to buy throughout your stay at www. hopperhousebrewfarm. co. uk. A well-behaved dog is also allowed to visit with access to the surrounding fields for walks or the shared grounds with the owners.
The village of Sedgefield is under 2 miles away and a quick drive. With a pretty village green at its centre, with tea rooms and independent shops to browse around. It boasts an exceptional standard of pubs and restaurants, perfect for a special occasion. There is a co-op on the high street and a large Sainsbury’s within a short drive, an excellent butchers and fishmongers. There is also a varied selection of take-away restaurants to choose from. If it’s fresh country air and wonderful walks you’re looking for, Sedgefield nestles between the Yorkshire Dales, Durham Dales and the North York Moors, where you will find some of the most dramatic countryside, including High Force waterfall, stunning coastal walks and the Castle Eden Walkway.
Nearby Sedgefield races are a regular feature on the local calendar, and take place all year round. For keen golfers, visit the Knotty Hill Golf Centre, which is just one of many golf courses in the area. Out and about the cottage is conveniently located just minutes from the A1, Sedgefield links up with a host of local attractions. The University City of Durham makes a fabulous day out. Enjoy the lovely riverside walks and visit the magnificent cathedral and castle. With winding cobbled streets, unique shops, and a large variety of pubs and restaurants. A little further afield, yet still a short drive, visit the famous open air museum at Beamish. A 40-minute drive will take you to the coastal town of Saltburn-by-Sea and onwards towards Whitby. Driving North visit the stunning Heritage Coast of Northumberland, peppered with castles and golden beaches, or head inland to Alnwick, with its famous castle used in the Harry Potter films, and the beautiful Alnwick gardens. You will find a host of things to do in and around the area. Shop, pub and restaurant 2 miles
- Ground Floor Facilities
- Fuel and Power Included
- Enclosed Garden/Patio
- Garden / Patio
- Golf nearby
- Horse Riding Nearby
- Bed Linen & Towels Included
- Short Breaks All Year
- Working Farm
- Pet Friendly
- Newly Listed Property
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- Open Plan
- Accessible Cottages
- Walk-in Shower/Bath
- Parking - On Site
- Shower Cubicle
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- Last Minute Breaks