Durham (12mls), County Durham

 

1 OF 4 STUNNING PROPERTIES ON THE EDGE OF THE NORTH PENNINES These beautiful spacious period cottages are set in a large courtyard on the owners working farm and have been thoughtfully converted to boast high quality and comfort. Surrounded by the rolling countryside of this Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty these properties makes an ideal base to enjoy exercise adventure relaxation and culture. An abundance of family fun can be found at nearby attractions; Hall Hill Farm Alnwick Castle Diggerland Beamish Open Air Museum. Anglers have a choice of fishing spots at nearby Waskerley and Derwent Reservoirs. Situated close by the Waskerley Way coast 2 coast and Pennine Way route for keen cyclists adventurous hikers or peaceful strollers and dog walkers alike. Enjoy a luxurious relaxing spa treatment at Slaley Hall or the golfers amongst you can take a round at their prestigious championship standard 18 hole course. Those seeking a more relaxing break can simply enjoy a visit to the nearby Knitsley Farm Shop Wheelbirks Jersey ice cream farm and Bywell smokery to sample local produce. Perfectly located for trips to Northumberland National Park Hadrians Wall Yorkshire Dales and Cumbria. 15 mile to the historic Cathedral City of Durham and under 25 mile to Metro Centre and Newcastle for the shoppers or simply stay put and enjoy the warm welcome and tranquil setting! Leisure facilities: guided wildlife walk with local expert can be arranged by prior arrangement with owner. Clay pigeon shooting may be available by prior arrangement with owner subject to availability. Additional info: enclosed store room for bikes. Outside: large shared courtyard and gardens with private seating area for each cottage. Amenities: ample parking. Bed linen towels electric and central heating included. Regret no smoking. Location: shop pub and restaurant 5 miles. Arrival: 4pm. The cottage offers THREE bedrooms: 1 double (zip-and-link that can be made into a twin on request) with en-suite shower room with WC. 1 king-size with en-suite bathroom with shower over bath and WC and 1 king-size with en-suite shower room with WC. Separate WC on the ground floor. Lounge: with woodburner (logs provided) flatscreen TV/DVD. Kitchen/diner: well-equipped with electric oven and hob fridge/freezer washer/dryer dishwasher microwave and seating area. 2 dogs welcome (dogs must be kept on lead when exploring the farmland).


Accommodation Overview

Sleeps: 6

Bedrooms: 3

Pets: 2

Arrival Day: Fri

Features

  • Complex of properties
  • Open fire / woodburner
  • Working farm
  • Fishing onsite / nearby
  • Family friendly
  • Quirky
  • Towels included
  • Travel cot available
  • Highchair available

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