A peaceful village cottage retreat for relaxing in style

Church Cottage

Dating back to the early 1600's, Church Cottage sits next door to the church, which overlooks the pretty village green of Gainford and is just a stone's throw from the delightful River Tees. A peaceful retreat for relaxing in style in a cottage full of history and character.



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Property Features & Facilities

The village of Gainford dates back to Saxon times with numerous Georgian and Victorian period properties. It lies half way between Barnard Castle and Darlington with a pub, post office and excellent local butchers. An ideal base for cycling and walking directly from the door. Enjoy an evening stroll beside the river, which flows just behind the church. Fishing permits are available from the post office. There is also a children's play area in the village.

The cottage comprises two luxurious bedrooms, family bathroom, entrance hall, downstairs WC, spacious lounge and cosy kitchen with glazed double doors lead into a lawn garden, a perfect square walled in stone. At one side of this natural suntrap is the church and to the rear there is a meadow.

The location of Church Cottage is ideal for keen walkers and cyclists with a number of routes and walks available directly from the property.

For a complete list of the features and items included as standard with all our cottages please see our What we include page.

  • Luxurious Egyptian linen.
  • Decking area with rattan sofa, chairs and coffee table.
  • Children's toys, puzzles, books and games.
  • Cot and high chair available.
  • Hard parking area.
  • A homemade treat for your arrival.
  • WiFi 
  • CD player, docking station and radio in the kitchen.
  • Smart HD TV and DVD player.
  • Cycling and walks straight from the door.

Sorry, no dogs allowed at Church Cottage

Address :30 Low Green, Gainford, County Durham DL2 3DS

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Luggage can be unloaded at the front door, the front door is 2 meters away from where you park. The parking area is gravel. The front door leads into the hall. 

There are double doors off this into the lounge, this has a TV with freeview and DVD player. The lounge has two large sofas and a coffee table. At the end of the hall is a downstairs cloakroom and WC. The kitchen leads off the hallway. 


The kitchen has double patio doors leading into the garden and a door to the stairs.The kitchen has a tiled floor and the table sits 5 guests and has a radio CD player and USB connection.There is also a direct line telephone and wireless internet access. 


Good selection of board games, jig saws, books and CD,s. There is also downstairs WC/cloakroom and upstairs bathroom with shower and bath.


The church bells next door do chime.