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Visit Britain 4 star rating
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Stable Court
High Shipley
Barnard Castle
County Durham
DL12 0DP

Mrs J D Broughton
T: 01263 862 500
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What our guests have to say:-

"Wonderful home in a beautiful area, wonderfully equipped, comfortable and spotless". (Mrs. Wilson, East Boldon)

"A beautiful house in a lovely setting - one of the best properties we have stayed in, appreciated all the exta touches that made our holiday so enjoyable" (Mrs. Cox, Surrey)

"We have thoroughly enjoyed our stay in Teesdale in this beautiful house, the area is a ramblers Paradise" (Lythe family, West Yorks.)

"Lovely accommodation in a beautiful setting. Enjoyable local walks and straight forward access to Durham, Hadrians Wall and surrounding areas. We all agreed it was the best place we've stayed in" (Reeder family)

"Had a fantastic time. Brilliant accommodation-feels like a real home. Enjoyed the scope of the kitchen. Lovely area for exploring. Hope to return soon. Thankyou". (the Gomm Family, Derbyshire)

"Stable Court is idyllic! Loved the open fires and cooking on the Aga. We had a wonderful holiday and truly did not want to leave this lovely house and area. Thank you very much and for the bottle of wine too." (Gower family, Sittingbourne, Kent)

"What a magnificent house - everything just perfect. We love the area, fine autumn weather - fantastic colours! Hope to return to Stable Court soon" (The Kotas's Party, Edinburgh)

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Flagged hallway


This spacious accommodation which sleeps 7/8 comprises the original stone flagged hallway leading to kitchen / breakfast room.

Also on the ground floor are the dining room and twin bedroom.

Upstairs are the family bedroom, the Teesdale bedroom and the lounge. All bedrooms are en-suite.

Ground Floor

Kitchen / Breakfast Room

The large dining kitchen which is fully fitted offers cooks scope and every modern convenience with Aga, Electric Hob, Elec Microwave/Combination Cooker, Separate Built-in Electric Oven, Food Processor, Elec. Mixer and all baking and cooking utensils, Dishwasher, Large Larder Fridge, Sep Fridge/Freezer.

There is a utility room with automatic washing machine and tumble drier.

Kitchen Breakfast area

A rear porch provides ample space for boots and the drying of clothes and there is a lockable store shed for bicycles.

Dining Room

People can enjoy cosy kitchen suppers around the Aga, or dine more formally in the 'olde worlde' charm of the large Dining Room with the log fire roaring in the original stone Inglenook fireplace.

The dining room has beamed ceilings and a seperate TV lounge.

Dining room - sitting area Dining room - eating area

Twin Bedroom

The ground floor twin bedroom has an en-suite shower room. This bedroom would suit anyone with a partial disability.

First Floor

On the first floor are the Teesdale bedroom, the family bedroom and the lounge.

Teesdale Bedroom

The "Teesdale" bedroom boasts a four-poster bed fully restored (formerly from the home of Miss Hannah Hauxwell) and en-suite shower room.

Teesdale bedroom

Family Bedroom

The family bedroom has an antique king-sized brass and iron bedstead and a single bed with "trundle"mattress to accommodate an 8th person and en-suite luxury bathroom.



The lounge has a large, open fire and colour TV.

Lounge Lounge
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