The Byre, Knitsley, Durham - luxury converted barn


Barn hosted by Vicky

  1. 3 guests
  2. 1 bedroom
  3. 2 beds
  4. 1 bathroom
Dedicated workspace
A common area with wifi that’s well suited for working.
Self check-in
Check yourself in with the lockbox.
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Situated in the picturesque hamlet of Knitsley, The Byre is a contemporary, newly renovated cottage to relax and enjoy your stay in County Durham. Only 3 miles from the village of Lanchester and 10 miles from historical Durham City, The Byre is ideally placed to enjoy everything this wonderful county has to offer, from the cities of Newcastle and Durham, to local attractions such as Beamish and Hadrians Wall to lovely local scenic walks on the Lanchester Valley Walk and farm shops.

The space

The Byre is a brand new barn conversion on an award winning former farm dwelling*. This romantic retreat is perfect for couples looking for a luxury break or a small family with a travel cot or guest bed provided. The property is surrounded by fields with sheep and horses. The Byre is finished to a very high standard, with floor to ceiling arched windows and exposed stonework and beams. Accommodation is all on one level so suitable for elderly and disabled guests. There is a small patio area to enjoy eating al fresco and ample parking.

Open plan living area with Smart TV with Netflix and large dining table.
Kitchen area with electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher and washing machine.
Bedroom with kingsize bed with microquilt mattress, fitted wardrobes and ensuite bathroom with shower and separate bath.

There is also the option of an additional single fold out guest bed for a child or extra adult. A cot and high chair is also available on request.

For cyclists we are able to offer a garage for secure storage of bicycles.

Due to the coronavirus, we're taking extra care to disinfect frequently touched surfaces between reservations. We offer self check-in to minimise person-to-person contact. The Byre has its own private entrance, making it easier to self-isolate.

Celebration Package:
If you're celebrating a special occasion, we're delighted to help out. Our Celebration Package will be waiting on arrival, in an elegant ice bucket, with glasses, for an additional £50.
* Bottle of Moet & Chandon Imperial Brut Champagne 75cl on ice
* Bouquet of flowers
Please mention when booking to arrange.

*LABC Building Excellence Awards 2020 - Highly Commended, Little Greencroft Farm

Where you'll sleep

What this place offers

Courtyard view
Wifi – 36 Mbps
Dedicated workspace
Free parking on premises
HDTV with Netflix
Free washer – In unit
Shared patio or balcony
Cot – available upon request

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Where you’ll be

Knitsley, Consett, United Kingdom

The Byre is located on a former farm dwelling comprising the main farmhouse and 6 barn conversions. It sits among a number of grazing fields but is also a short walk to many local amenities.
Knitsley benefits from the award winning Knitsley Farm Shop which is only a couple of minutes walk away and has a lovely café.

Hosted by Vicky

  1. Joined in September 2018
  • 119 Reviews
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  • Superhost
I am a busy working mum with 2 boys and a husband. We love spending time together as a family, visiting new places and exploring - generally anywhere with sticks and mud is good for our boys!

During your stay

We live next door in the farmhouse with our two young sons so we are generally always around to help with anything.

Vicky is a Superhost

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Things to know

House rules

Check-in: After 14:00
Check out: 11:00
Self check-in with lockbox
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events

Health & safety

Airbnb's COVID-19 safety practices apply
Carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm

Cancellation policy