An elegant rural property surrounded by rolling countryside and beautiful villages. There are nearby farm shops where you can pick up a wealth of fresh locally sourced produce for your breakfast lunch or evening meals. There is also a choice of country inns serving excellent menus of local produce. Enjoy a trip to Barnard Castle (15.3 miles) where attractions await including the castle. Visit the Bowes Museum (15.3 miles) a magnificent building and home to an eclectic collection of art relics and antiques perfect for a rainy day! A trip to Richmond (8 miles) is perfect for riverside walks along the River Swale stopping to admire the River Swale Waterfalls and finishing in The Station which has been restored to include a three-screen cinema micro-brewery and bar ice-cream parlour artisan bakery and a café. On entering this newly renovated cottage you will find the boot room already you get the sense of luxury from this moment perfect for when you return from a wet and muddy walk. Head down the hallway and find a bespoke handmade country kitchen complete with bench seating a farmhouse table and a log burner for cosy dinners in the winter months. The kitchen is well-equipped for a home from home experience this includes an electric hob and oven fridge/freezer dishwasher and microwave enjoy your home-cooked meal around the table planning the days ahead. For a relaxing evening enjoy a nightcap in the sophisticated sitting room adorned with beautiful interior touches flick through the channels on the Smart TV and find a film to watch or enjoy some background music on the Bluetooth speaker whilst the flames flicker on the open fire. Completing this floor is a handy utility room with a washing machine and tumble dryer linking to a downstairs cloakroom with WC. When sleep calls head off to bed for a restful night s sleep. At the top of the stairs are two bedrooms both looking out to the estate grounds; a super-king-size bedroom with a day bed for an additional guest and a twin room (which can also be made as a king-size) sharing a stunning family bathroom with a freestanding roll-top bath walk-in shower and large Victorian-style hand basin and WC. Heading outside to the garden you will find outdoor seating a charcoal BBQ and the hot tub within the walled garden ideal for whiling away the evening and taking in the fabulous views. If you want to stretch your legs take a walk through the woodland down to the lake and soak up the surrounding nature. There is off-road parking for two cars available. The Gardeners Cottage is a collection of three luxury holiday cottages (The Fernery 74305 and Plum Tree Cottage -Richmond 83085) with hot tubs which can be booked together for accommodation for up to 12 guests Need to know: 2 bedrooms 1 super king size with additional day bed and 1 twin room. 1 bathroom freestanding roll top bath, large walk in shower and WC, 1 downstairs WC. Electric hob/oven, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, microwave. Utility room washing machine and tumble dryer. Travel cot available. Handy boot room. Smart TV. Log burner kitchen, Open fire lounge (logs provided). Patio, garden with outdoor furniture, charcoal BBQ and hot tub. Livery Options available with arrangement of the owner. Catering upon request and within reasonable notice. Off street parking for 2 cars. Pub and shop less than 1 mile. SLEEPS 4 1. The Gardeners Cottage is a collection of three luxury holiday cottages (The Fernery 74305 and Plum Tree Cottage Richmond 83085) with hot tubs which can be booked together for accommodation for up to 12 guests.