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Scargill Castle in Co. Durham, Yorkshire

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Scargill Castle in Co. Durham, Barnard Castle, Yorkshire – Built in 1560 on the Site of an Earlier Medieval Castle

The property was built in 1560 on the site of an earlier medieval castle and has recently been restored into a lovely retreat for two. There is a blend of both historic character and modern comforts. There is private parking leading through a gate into the courtyard gardens.

The arched entrance hall leads into a dining hall with long oak table. There are ornate roof beams carved from 400 year old oak trees. The halls leads into a bright kitchen that overlooks the Tudor gardens.

There are stone spiral stairs that lead up to the living room with oak floors and a wood burning stove set within a Tudor fireplace. Further up the staircase is a romantic bedroom with double bed on an oak floor and Persian rugs. There are windows to the east and west with views of the walled garden and the high moors beyond.









Lowest Price:

from £186 per night (Rural Retreats)


Scargill, Co. Durham, Barnard Castle, Yorkshire

About the location:

Scargill Castle is located in the beautiful Teesdale landscape and is close to the Yorkshire Dales, Lake District National Park and the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Beauty.


  • Ground floor: Entrance hall below an arched roof with access out through full height oak double doors to the fully enclosed courtyard gardens. Kitchen with breakfast table and garden views. Bathroom with roll topped bath, separate steam shower cubicle, antique wash stand and WC. Dining room with long oak table, stone floors and oak ceilings and rural views through arched glass and oak doors.
  • Stone spiral staircase (uneven steps and low head room) lead to the first floor sitting room with wood burning stove and window seat with fine views.
  • Stone spiral staircase continues to the top floor bedroom with 4’6 bed, exposed beams and beautiful views.

House rules:

  • Pets welcome (up to two well-behaved dogs/ small charge per dog)
  • Minimum of a three night stay

Key features & amenities:

  • Wood burning stove
  • Enclosed, courtyard gardens
  • Property is located on the edge of a working farm
  • Two designated parking spaces are available

Additional features:

  • Roll top bath
  • Window seat
  • Historic building means surfaces can be uneven and rooms are over three floors with the bedroom on the top floor and the bathroom on the ground floor
  • Original exposed, roof beams
  • Garden furniture, barbecue and herb and vegetable garden.
  • Stone floors to ground floor with underfloor heating, central heating, solid oak floors to the first and second floors, antique furniture.
  • Digital TV, DVD player, iPod Dock.
  • Microwave, fridge/freezer/dishwasher, electric cooker.
  • Laundry room in external byre with washing machine/ tumble dryer.

Activities & things-to-do:

  • Cycling
  • Walking
  • Pubs and restaurants
  • Castles

Nearby attractions:



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Property Price
Price per night: £ 186 per night
Property Address
Address: Scargill, Co. Durham, Barnard Castle
County: Yorkshire
Country: United Kingdom
Property Details
Property ID: 12448
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Property Features
Indoor Fireplace
Free Parking on Premises
Pets Allowed

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£ 186 per night per night
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