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82G Galgate

Barnard Castle

4.25

(10 Reviews)

4 guests

2 bedrooms

2 beds

2 bathrooms

Property Overview

Located in the popular market town of Barnard Castle, 82G Galgate is the ideal place to stay for a getaway in County Durham. Sleeping up to 4 guests, you’ll have full access to this traditional property during your stay which includes a living room, kitchen diner and two bedrooms, all of which have been recently refurbished.

Property Details

The Space
82G Galgate has a bright living area. Perfect for unwinding with your loved ones, the space features a comfy sofa, two chairs, and a flatscreen TV. The dining area can be found in the kitchen. Fully equipped, it has everything you could need to make the most of your self-catering staycation in County Durham.

Head upstairs and you’ll find two bedrooms. Ideal for families, both bedrooms have double beds. Both beds have comfy mattresses and plush bedding to ensure you have the best sleep possible.

Both bedrooms also have en-suites. Modern and clean, both en-suites have showers, wash basins, and WC’s.

Neighborhood
82G Galgate is located in the historic market town of Barnard Castle. Featured within the Guardian’s ‘10 of the UK’s best small towns’, there is something for everyone here. If you love to shop, the town has many antique shops so treasure seekers will be in their element. There are also lots of independent stores which you wouldn’t see on the average high street. Take your pick of restaurants, cafes and pubs which serve lovely home-made food.

Barnard Castle is also known for its 12th century castle. The English Heritage property has great views over the Tees Gorge. You can try to spot Richard III’s boar emblem carved above the window in the inner ward or explore the sensory garden.

Getting Around
The closest train station to Barnard Castle is Bishop Auckland which is served by trains to and from Darlington and Middlesbrough.

There are a number of bus routes throughout Barnard Castle. Hop on the Arriva X76 or X75 which travels to Darlington.

  • Free parking on premises
  • Heating
  • Iron
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • TV
  • Bed linens
  • Carbon monoxide detector
  • Children’s books and toys
  • Cleaning Disinfection
  • Coffee maker
  • Cookware
  • Dishes and silverware
  • Dvd player
  • Essentials
  • Enhanced cleaning practices
  • Family/kid friendly
  • Fire extinguisher
  • First aid kit
  • Flat smooth pathway to front door
  • Hangers
  • Hair dryer
  • Hot water
  • Kettle
  • Kitchen
  • Laptop friendly workspace
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pets allowed
  • Private entrance
  • Shampoo
  • Smoke detector
  • Suitable for infants (under 2 years)
  • Suitable for children (2-12 years)
  • Towels provided
  • Wireless Internet

Guests have access to the full property. The keys to the property are accessed via a secure key safe and full details will be provided shortly before your arrival date.

There is free on site parking for two vehicles on the driveway.

Check-in: 15:00

Checkout: 10:00

Guest Reviews

4.25

(10 Reviews)

Neil

08/05/2022

Excellent cottage just off the high street and walking distance to pubs, shops and restaurants

Border

04/05/2022

Good location on edge of town centre, so quiet at night, especially in its cul-de-sac location. Kitchen looked well-equipped, but was wasted on me, as I was using it as a place to sleep in order to attend functions in the town and visit friends, so ate out for all meals. TV is Firestick equipped, so able to log onto my own account and watch my Netflix/Amazon Video, as well as use apps like iPlayer, All4, ITV Hub, etc. Both bedrooms are ensuite shower-rooms with sink & toilet and water pressure was good in shower. The hot water temperature was also good. Bed was comfortable, bedside lockers have storage cupboards in them and there are electric sockets both sides.
Somewhat lacking in storage space in bedrooms - e.g. no wardrobe, but a chrome coat stand for hanging things on hangers and what I presume was a trouser stand for hanging two pairs of folded trousers (never seen something like it before).
Dressing table is only a free-standing "bench" three feet wide by six inches deep, due to space constraints, and has no drawers, so doesn't accommodate much clutter.
Hand basin in ensuite is about the size of a wok and, typical of a bowl shape, it takes little to get water sloshing all over the place. I have a dislike of square toilet seats, but that's me, and the design of the seat attachment to the toilet is, as with many modern designs, prone to torque resulting in the seat twisting and not sitting centrally on the porcelain base. The only place to store stuff in the ensuite is around the hand basin (which gets wet) or on the window sill behind the toilet.
Car access up the narrow mews is difficult with anything but the smallest car, and requires reversing out. More difficult again if the next door property is also occupied. Street parking in town can be difficult to find: I was lucky to find a spot immediately outside - my neighbours also parked elsewhere, but I don't know where.
The external environment was, however, a mess - higgledy-piggledy waste/recycling bins, some with lids open and full to the brim, litter (and probably overflow from the bins) strewn all over the mews area outside the property. Not a great welcoming sight.

Ian

24/04/2022

A really nice, cosy, comfortable home, centrally located and ideally placed to enable us to easily walk to the shops, restaurants and historic sites of Barnard Castle. Parking was available on site and there was free parking on the nearby streets making it easy to explore the local area beyond the town itself. The information our host provided prior to, and during, our stay was really useful. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and will look to stay here again whenever we return to the town.

Penelope

13/04/2022

A hidden gem. Close to the main street, but tucked away down a driveway, so very quiet. Parking space next to the property. Comfortably and stylishly furnished with a well equipped kitchen. Barnard Castle itself is historic, quaint, characterful, very friendly. We found some beautiful walks by the river, and enjoyed the local shops and market. We were visiting with our dog, who was very comfortable too and was made a fuss of by the locals every time we went out. Cafe round the corner recommended for full English breakfast. We hope to return!

Joe

20/03/2022

No toilet paper, washing up liquid, bin liners, salt, pepper etc provided. Very limited range of kitchen utensils. Bins outside overflowing. Random door in the kitchen leading into an external garage which wouldn’t lock. Tap fixture not properly fitted. Very overpriced - would not recommend.

Jacqueline D.

08/03/2022

Lovely property. Good location

Tom

09/01/2022

Excellent location,very quiet,lovely property but severe maintenance problems..central heating did not work on arrival,then broke down again overnight....garage where boiler was situated was crammed with bags of rubbish including food waste...Outside where I parked had builders rubbish including broken wood and pallets leaning on property....wife wanted to use oven dish to cook in the morning but had dead spider in it....it had been there a while...
Working heating,rubbish cleaned up and generally checking over before guests arrive...company in charge should make sure all is ok on a regular basis...

Stuart

29/12/2021

Lovely cozy place in a wonderful location. Center to the town, but tucked away and quiet. Handy for country walks from the door as well.

Wessex Archaeology North

10/12/2021

Great communication, a lovely home from home for our colleagues. Easy check in. Would book again and recommend to all contractors for accommodation

Norma

03/12/2021

Very good

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