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Glebe House

(Ref. 1088515)

Dalton-le-Dale near Murton, County Durham, Northumberland Show on map

4.9

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  • 6 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 4 Bathrooms

  • Pets No

Features

  • Hot tub
  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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38 Customer Reviews

  • "This is a wonderful property We loved our family week away Everything you need ..."

    This is a wonderful property We loved our family week away Everything you need and more It's got to be seen to be believed Great hosts So helpful FABULOUS

    Thanks for your feedback Deborah. Glad you and the family enjoyed your stay. All the best Richard and Denise. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Deborah5.0Jun 2024

  • "We had a wonderful week at Glebe House."

    The house has a real luxury feel and we especially enjoyed the hot tub and summer house set up. Richard and Denise are great hosts and were on hand if we had any queries. Can also really recommend the Fox and Tree just down the road- it has a great menu and very reasonably priced.

    Thank you for your feedback and kind comments Helen. Its great to know you enjoyed your time here. Kind regards to you all, Richard and Denise Property Owner

    Reviewed by Helen5.0May 2024

  • "Beautiful house, stunning entrance hall."

    Well equipped throughout. Will certainly return if we visit the area again!

    Thanks for your kind comments Andre and we would love to welcome you back. all the best Richard and Denise Property Owner

    Reviewed by Andre5.0Apr 2024

  • "Beautiful house, always warm and cosy!"

    Hot tub was a great hit with the kids and the main bedroom just wow …I loved the doors opened out onto the balcony every morning. Great location for walks on the beach too!

    Hi Carolyn Thank you for your kind words. Glad you all enjoyed your stay at Buckingham Palace . It was a pleasure to meet you all and we hope to see you again sometime. Kind regards Richard and Denise. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Carolyn5.0Mar 2024

  • "This property is a great find and allowed us to visit lots of places in Northumberland, whilst visiting my son at Durham University."

    The house is extremely spacious and comfortable and has the added bonus of a hot tub, which was a fun addition to our stay. We explored some lovely places including Beamish, which was a very interesting experience going back in time, and the pretty sights of Hexham and Corbridge, which had a fabulous cake shop (Grants) that was a sight to behold!! I would thoroughly recommend Glebe House and Richard and Denise are wonderful hosts who live next door and make sure everything runs smoothly. It was a great week and if we visit the area in the future will definitely re-book!

    Thank you for your kind words Sue. We enjoyed meeting you and glad you enjoyed Glebe House. We'd love to see you all again sometime and once again, please thank Ray for the delicious trout. All the best Richard and Denise, Property Owner

    Reviewed by Sue5.0Mar 2024

  • "We had a great time at Glebe House."

    It is large and spacious for 6, but still has a very homely feel. We stayed there primarily to attend a wedding at the Dalton Pump House which is just a short walk away… as is the excellent Fox and Tree pub - albeit in the opposite direction! We stayed on and took the opportunity to use it as a base to explore the many places a short drive away - including Durham, Beamish Museum, Newcastle, Tynemouth Market… the list goes on! …And it’s always nice to jump in the hot tub to discuss the days events on your return. Richard and Denise are excellent hosts - giving you space and privacy, but always happy to have a quick chat when you set off on your days adventure. We highly recommend Glebe House for a stay in this area.

    Glad you enjoyed your stay David. Thank you for the feedback, we really appreciate it. It was a pleasure meeting you all and we'd love to see you back here some day. All the very best Richard and Denise. Property Owner

    Reviewed by David5.0Mar 2024

  • "We absolutely loved our stay at Glebe House, a glorious house in a beautiful part of the world."

    Thank you for sharing it with us.

    Thank you Holly. Glad you and your family had a great time. Kind regards Richard and Denise. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Holly5.0Feb 2024

  • "Amazing property!"

    The house has everything you need. Perfect size for 3 couples. A hamper was left which wasn’t expected so it was a lovely touch. Lovely hosts, very friendly.

    Thank you for the lovely review Abbie we are so pleased you had a great time , we hope we see you all again in the future Property Owner

    Reviewed by Abbie5.0Dec 2023

  • "Would 100% recommend."

    Very friendly owners. Left us a lovely hamper which we didn't expect so was a nice touch. All rooms as well sized with en suites. Hot tub and summer house too. Great place to spend with our family for a few days, with Dalton Pump house a 10 minute walk away where we were at a wedding

    Thanks for the kind review Ricky. Glad you enjoyed your stay. So far Whitey the snowman is still surviving on the back lawn! Someone's had the nose though. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Ricky5.0Nov 2023

  • "Perfect house for 3 couples."

    Lots of space, great kitchen / diner, comfortable sitting room. Lovely and warm, great facilities all round and lovely hot tub. House hosts live next door and very helpful and friendly. Great food and the Fox and Tree pub 5 mins walk away. Would definitely recommend staying here and hopefully we’ll be back.

    Hi Lucy Thank you for your kind review. It is much appreciated. We're glad you enjoyed some of the more unusual delights of Co Durham and we would love to see you all again sometime. All the very best to you and your family, Richard and Denise. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Lucy5.0Nov 2023

  • "We enjoyed a wonderful stay at Glebe House."

    We didn’t even care much that the weather was bad as it gave us a chance to stay in and enjoy the house. The hot tub was fabulous. Lots of space for us all. Very clean and comfortable. Thank you for a lovely break

    Hi Debbie thank you for your review we are delighted you had a great time and would be very welcome if you come again and hopefully get better weather! Regards Richard & Denise Property Owner

    Reviewed by Debbie5.0Oct 2023

  • "We had a fantastic stay and the owners were so friendly and welcoming."

    We would love to return.

    Hi Michelle Glad you enjoyed your stay. You'd all be very welcome back. Dalton Park is waiting!!☺ Regards Richard and Denise Property Owner

    Reviewed by Michelle5.0Oct 2023

  • "Glebe House was a beautiful place to stay, I highly recommend this place."

    The owners are lovely and this house is kept very clean and up to date. The hot tub and summer house is a lovely feature. If I had to stay in the area again, I will 100% be re booking. Thank you guys so much :) Josh & Hannah.

    Hi Josh & Hannah Thanks for the review. Glad you all had a great time and enjoyed the wedding. All the very best for your wedding and you'd all be welcome back anytime. Kind regards Richard and Denise. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Josh5.0Sep 2023

  • "A very comfortable and well equipped house."

    We had a lovely family holiday. Great location for exploring the delights of County Durham. Our hosts provided a wonderful welcome pack.

    Hi Carolyne. Thanks for the feedback. Much appreciated. Glad you had a great time and enjoyed our great coastline. Hope to see you again sometime. Kind regards Richard and Denise. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Carolyne5.0Sep 2023

  • "The property was beautiful and spacious and very well maintained."

    We loved the open plan master bedroom with the dressing area and the balcony. We also loved the summer house and the hot tub. The gardens were beautiful and private. The owners were very welcoming and happy to help with anything you needed. Nearby there was excellent food, nice beaches and lots of shopping. It was 5 star. Would definitely recommend and will be returning.

    Hi Claudia Thank you for your kind comments. It was good to meet you and we're glad you enjoyed your stay. Hope your purses weren't too empty from the shopping and we'd love to see you all again. Kind regards Richard and Denise Property Owner

    Reviewed by Claudia5.0Sep 2023

  • "This is a luxurious, spacious and thoroughly relaxing property to stay in."

    The thoughtful attention to detail from the owners throughout was much appreciated (excellent communication, a welcome hamper etc). The property is well located just a short drive from a wealth of activities, shops, coastal walks. We would certainly return - it was a haven to wind down in and we enjoyed every minute.

    Hi Cath Thank you for your review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and the ice cream! A pity we did not get to meet face to face but maybe next time. We would love to welcome you back. Hope you had a safe journey home. Best regards Richard and Denise. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Catherine5.0Aug 2023

  • "Wonderful property."

    Luxurious, spacious and comfortable - the master bedroom was out of this world. We thouroughly enjoyed our stay and the hosts were so very welcoming. This location is perfect for exploring the area. We will absolutely be back!

    Thank you for your kind comments Christine. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and hope you will join us again. Thank you, Richard and Denise. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Christine5.0Aug 2023

  • "The property was even better than described and had space for all the family to be together and apart ."

    It had everything we needed to make our stay enjoyable and memorable . Richard and Denise were very welcoming and helpful.

    Hi Julie Thank you for the feedback and are glad you enjoyed your stay. We've been looking for Brian and Hilary to no avail Property Owner

    Reviewed by Julie5.0Aug 2023

  • "Wow, this accommodation was all we could have wished for and more."

    A family of 4 with children aged 9 & 12 and it surpassed all of our expectations. The home itself is beautiful and has been done to such a high standard, the garden is so peaceful and the hot tub was definitely a win with us all! There was a fab welcome basket on arrival which was a lovely touch & the kids loved having so much space to relax & play. It is only a short drive to the nearest shops, seaside & food outlet and there is lots more to explore on the North East coast. We are already trying to secure a date to come back next year for the ultimate relaxation trip! Thank you Richard & Denise!

    To echo you thoughts, Wow. Thank you for your very kind comments. We’re glad you all enjoyed yourselves . Thank you also for looking after Glebe House so well. We would love to welcome you back. See you next year? Property Owner

    Reviewed by Katy5.0Aug 2023

  • "Fantastic very spacious property & grounds."

    Richard & Denise were such friendly hosts, the welcome hamper was brimming with goodies. The property was well equipped with everything we needed and centrally located with great access to the Northumberland coast. We shall definitely be back

    Hi Linda and Bill Thanks for you very kind feedback. It is much appreciated. We're glad you enjoyed your stay and hope you will find time to come and see us again. We'll keep you posted on the progress on the new apartments. Kind regards Richard and Denise Property Owner

    Reviewed by Lynda5.0Jun 2023

  • "The house was beautiful and much bigger than it seemed on description & welcome pack was lovely."

    My girls loved the big smart tv's in every room, very nice touch for teens. I found all the tech for lights, door locking, heating etc. all very straightforward, but appreciate some might find it a bit technical

    Hi Tony Thanks for the feedback and glad you all enjoyed your stay. I'll look at updating the manual with a bit more info on the tech. Hopefully see you all again sometime. Kind regards Richard and Denise Property Owner

    Reviewed by Anthony5.0Apr 2023

  • "Very nice accommodation for a family stay."

    Handy location for going into Seaham or Dalton Park.

    Hi Andrew Thanks for the feedback and glad you enjoyed your stay. Kind regards Richard and Denise Property Owner

    Reviewed by Andrew5.0Mar 2023

  • "We had a great time at Glebe House, the location was perfect for our group looking for a quiet few days and coastal walks."

    The house was well equipped and exactly how it was advertised. The summer house is a great asset and I'm sure would be perfect for warm evenings. We only had one minor disappointment and that was the lack of a downstairs toilet, especially if you were sleeping in the master bedroom with the open plan on-suite. Overall it is a lovely house and a great base for anyone wanting to explore the North East.

    Hi Julie. Glad you enjoyed your stay and thank you for your comments. We have noted the comments about the extra toilet for guests and are working on a solution. Hopefully in the next couple of weeks. Kind Regards Richards and Denise. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Julie5.0Mar 2023

  • "The property was extremely well appointed and very comfortable."

    We didn't use the master bedroom except for the walk-in shower, which was excellent, because it was too big for us! The kitchen was well laid out and quite easy to use, although I couldn't find any kitchen scales; it didn't make much of a difference! The living room was spacious and warm, with a large TV, which we only used a couple of times. The one fault I'd say it has is no downstairs toilet. Again, it's a minor fault.

    Thanks for the feedback Peter. The downstairs toilet issue has been mentioned before and we are hoping to install one in the next couple of months. All the best Richard and Denise. P.S. the kitchen scales are a flat, black digital set in the drawer under the hob. They are a little difficult to spot. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Peter4.7Feb 2023

  • "The property met our needs perfectly and was well located for visiting the Durham coast, Durham itself and a trip by train into Newcastle."

    We made use of the hot tub each day and very much enjoyed the space, luxury and character of the house itself

    Thanks for the feedback Steve. Glad you enjoyed your stay. All the best Richard and Denise Property Owner

    Reviewed by Stephen5.0Feb 2023

  • "Awesome please, fabulous family."

    Thank you

    Thanks Katy. Glad you enjoyed your stay. All the best Richard and Denise Property Owner

    Reviewed by Katy5.0Feb 2023

  • "Thank you Denise and Richard for the most wonderful stay and allowing us to host dinner parties for our friends and family."

    It was also a pleasure to be your first guests to use the new hot tub, which is a wonderful addition to your property. We loved every moment from the minute we drove up the drive and were greeted by yourselves. We were provided with a basket of goodies to help settle in and everything else we could have needed. It truly was home from home. We also loved the addition of the Christmas lights and tree on the outside and inside of the house. Again, thank you and we hope we get the chance to stay with you again.

    Thanks for your kind comments Tracy. Glad you enjoyed yourselves and we would look forward to seeing you all again. All the best Richard and Denise Property Owner

    Reviewed by Tracy5.0Nov 2022

  • "Very large house, sparsely furnished, certainly not enough furniture in the lounge for 6, which is very uncomfortable for a weeks stay, no cupboard space in the kitchen for food storage, for such a large house it definitely needs a downstairs toilet!"

    ! And the open bathroom in the master suite is not very appealing. The traffic noise is a constant 24/7 and you definitely need a car. There is a lot of techno in the house which needs definitive explanation.

    Thank you for your feedback on our property. I'm sorry that you felt that there was limited furniture; we can comfortably house 6 people in our property and we have not had complaints about this before, as you can see this is a large property. Unfortunately we cannot help that there is traffic nearby and we try to make all our guests as comfortable as possible, as you can see from all our previous glowing reviews. Regards Richard and Denise Property Owner

    Reviewed by Mai2.2Nov 2022

  • "We had the very best time staying at Glebe House."

    The beautiful, beautiful home, the great location and the absolutely fantastic kind owners who couldn’t have been nicer. We completely felt at home from the outset, enjoying the opportunity to bring friends and family together with us. We wanted for nothing, everything we could ask for was there and more! It was so very special and we didn’t want to leave. Already looking for our next booking. A real credit to Richard & Denise, thank you! Donna & Paul x

    Hello Donna &Paul thank you so much for the fabulous review we are really looking forward to welcoming you both back in the near future . We would also like to say Thank you for really looking after 'Glebe house' as if it was your own Regards denise & Richard Property Owner

    Reviewed by Donna5.0Aug 2022

  • "Fantastic property and stay at Glebe House"

    Thanks Andrew. Glad you enjoyed your stay. Kind regards Richard and Denise Property Owner

    Reviewed by Andrew5.0Jul 2022

  • "Fantastic property"

    Thank you Shweta. Glad you enjoyed your stay. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Shweta5.0May 2022

  • "Glebe house was full of character and extremely well equipped."

    Denise and Richard were very helpful on our arrival. The cottage was ideally located to explore the Durham coast and with easy access to the rest of the northeast. After a hard day exploring the area, Glebe house was just fab to get back and relax on the balcony and chill out !! What a great place to stay, would definitely recommend it! Thanks Denise and Richard!

    Thanks Karen. We're glad you enjoyed your stay Kind regards Richard and Denise Property Owner

    Reviewed by Karen5.0May 2022

  • "LOVE this place and will definately be back."

    Can not recommend it highly enough. Richard and Denise are so lovely, nothing was too much trouble. The house is gorgeous, homely, well equipped and comfy. Gardens are lovely too. Location is great, not far from the a19 and Dalton parkand other attractions. Great food places dotted around, take out delivers no problem. If youre planning a trip to Durham, this is definately the place to stay .....unless your dates clash with ours, in which case you should go somewhere else

    Hi Gill Property Owner

    Reviewed by Gill5.0Apr 2022

  • "A beautiful home with everything we needed for a relaxing week."

    We appreciated the warm welcome from our hosts and enjoyed our stay. Would definitely recommend.

    Hi Jacqui We're glad you enjoyed your stay. It was a pleasure meeting you all. All the best. Kind regards Richard and Denise Property Owner

    Reviewed by Jacqui5.0Mar 2022

  • "Thank you Denise and Richard for allowing us to stay in your lovely home."

    We had a wonderful stay despite being there to work in Newcastle as opposed to being on holiday, thus your location was great for us. Thankfully, we did get a few hours off and were delighted to come across places such as Seaham which was further enhanced by the lovely weather (apart from one blustery walk to Nose's Point) and eateries such as The Lamp Room, Humbles and the Black Truffle cafe in particular.

    Hi Christine. Thank you for your kind comments and we are glad you enjoyed your stay. Hopefully we will see you again. Kind regards, Denise and Richard. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Christine5.0Feb 2022

  • "We absolutely loved our time at Glebe house, Denise and Richard were so friendly and inviting and the welcome basket was a lovely surprise."

    Glebe house was outstanding, the house was superbly equipped and was a perfect base for our family break. We will be back!

    Hi Nicola Glad you enjoyed your time with us. Thank you for your kind comments. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Nicola5.0Feb 2022

  • "We were warmly greeted by the owners on our arrival at the property."

    The house was so much more than we had imagined …the photos don’t do it justice …it is very big however still warm and cozy at all times. Very well stocked in all rooms for our weeks stay..beautiful decor and top quality bedding,towels ,kitchen utensils/crockery/glasses etc. Plenty of televisions for all the family and even a lovely desk if you need somewhere to work from. WIFI was excellent and the surrounding area is lovely …big supermarket a few minutes drive ..we honestly can’t wait to return ..a wonderful stay.

    Hi Margaret and John. Thank you for your kind review. We really enjoyed meeting you and your friends. Thank you for taking care of our house and are pleased you liked the property. If you’re back up this way again please call in and say hello. We’d look forward to seeing you again. Kind regards. Richard and Denise. PS. Best of luck with the exams. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Margaret5.0Jan 2022

  • "Really enjoyed our short break."

    Hosts were very friendly and helpful. Plenty of space, bigger than the pictures suggest. Well equipped and plenty of mod cons, only thing missing was a bread knife.

    Hi Matthew and family Thanks for the feedback and glad you all enjoyed your visit. Denise has already added a bread knife ready for your next visit.. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Matthew5.0Dec 2021

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Summary

  • Three bedrooms: 1 x double with TV, balcony and en-suite walk-in shower, basin and WC, 2 x doubles with en-suite walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Downstairs WC with Basin
  • Kitchen/diner with TV and woodburning stove
  • Sitting room with gas fire
  • Hot tub (Please note guests are requested to bring their own towels for the Hot tub)
  • Gas central heating with gas fire and woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, fridge/freezer, dishwasher
  • Smart TV, 6 x TVs, WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburning inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels for the bathroom inc. in rent, apart from the Hot Tub
  • Off-road parking on private driveway, suitable for up to 3 cars
  • Private patio with stone steps leading down to a shared enclosed lawn
  • Balcony with furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 0.6 miles, pub 0.7 miles, beach 2.3 miles
  • Note: The master bedroom is open-plan with the en-suite shower facilities
  • Note: This property is adjoined to the owner's home, please consider this when booking
  • Note: There are steps leading down from the patio, please take care
  • Note: Dalton Pumphouse wedding venue is approx 500m
  • Stair gate and high chair available upon request.

The property

Seaham 1 mile.

Sitting in Dalton-le-Dale near Seaham, County Durham is this inviting annex, Glebe House.

Accommodating a family of six, Glebe House rests near Durham Heritage Coast, whilst also being within easy reach of the bustling towns and cities nearby.

Upon arrival, leave your vehicle in one of the off-road parking spaces and enter this welcoming dwelling.

The sitting room is home to a spacious corner sofa for you to lounge on as you watch your favourite show on the Smart TV; switch on the gas fire to warm the space during those cooler months.

Continue to the kitchen/diner, a fantastic spot for those who love to cook, with a fridge/freezer, dishwasher and electric cooker, along with a spacious food preparation surface at their disposal.

Once a mouthwatering dinner has been rustled up, gather the group around the nearby dining table and tuck into the meal, whilst the flickering flames of the woodburning stove warm your toes.

Make your way upstairs to find three marvellously appointed bedrooms, with one being a master double with access to its own private balcony, en-suite shower facilities and a TV; the space also connects to luxurious dressing room, so you can get ready for the day ahead in style!

Two more lovely double bedrooms can be found nearby, also enjoying their own en-suite shower rooms.

The property backs onto a private patio, where you can marvel at your peaceful surroundings with a mug of coffee in hand, continue down the steps to the shared lawn where you and the kids can enjoy some outdoor games in the sun.

The property isn't far from the fantastic Dalton Park Outlet, where you can access a range of shops and eateries, or continue to Murton to find more traditional pubs, along with a Watergate Fishing Lake that is ideal for keen anglers.

Seaham is just moments away, once a mining town, Seaham is now a bustling, seaside community where you can hunt for the famous seaglass or you can enjoy fun in the sun and sand on the town's numerous beaches, before playing a round of golf at the local club, touring the Harbour, Marina and Pier, or embarking on a walk along the Heritage Coastline.

Next stop is Sunderland, with the National Glass Centre and Hylton Castle certain to pique your interest, along with the exhilarating Silksworth Sports Complex & Ski Slope, a nearby go-cart track and the renowned Herrington Country Park.

Durham isn't far and is steeped in history, waiting to be explored, whilst Newcastle-upon-Tyne rests a little further afield, home to even more coastal fun, city attractions and sights to see.

For a break to remember, look no further than Glebe House.

Local Pub / Restaurant within walking distance The Fox & Tree.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £300.

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About the location

MURTON, COUNTY DURHAM

Seaham 3.8 miles; Sunderland 7.6 miles; Durham 8.1 miles.

The village of Murton rests in County Durham, between the cities of Durham and Sunderland. Once a mining hub, Murton is now a friendly settlement that offers guests with ample access to a range of activities and marvels of the region. Murton is home to a selection of pubs and eateries, whilst also hosting a range of shops and the Dalton Park Outlet; guests will find all they need for a self-catering stay here. Lying to the north of the village is the Watergate Fishing Lake, where keen anglers can enjoy a peaceful afternoon, before embarking on a stroll around the water; for more nature-rich sights, visitors can venture a little further away to the stunning Hawthorn Dene Nature Reserve. Seaham rests just moments away, a delightful seaside town that hosts a range of activities that are certain to pique any guest's interests, from golf and the East Durham Heritage & Lifeboat Centre, to the town's soft sands dotted along the Durham Heritage Coast. Murton makes for a peaceful base, with the bustling cities of Durham and Sunderland lying moments away, giving a guest the best of both worlds during their holiday.

Please note: The washing machine is now in the summer house and the photos are getting update soon.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas