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The Turnip Barn

Witton Gilbert near Durham, Northumberland (Ref. 952973)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 3

  • Pets Yes

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    “The Turnip Barn Cottage was absolutely fantastic.”

    It is gorgeous inside and out. Has the most lovely decor and facilities. Showers and beds are magical. Fabulous welcome pack left for the doggies and hoomans! Owners are brilliant. Made sure we were in safe and sound and checked we were all OK during stay. Essentially went above and beyond. Great if have dogs as the walks that are literally on your doorstep are awesome. We honestly had the best break here. Would recommend this cottage to everyone.

    It is gorgeous inside and out. Has the most lovely decor and facilities. Showers and beds are magical. Fabulous welcome pack left for the doggies and hoomans! Owners are brilliant. Made sure we were in safe and sound and checked we were all OK during stay. Essentially went above and beyond. Great if have dogs as the walks that are literally on your doorstep are awesome. We honestly had the best break here. Would recommend this cottage to everyone.

    - Mrs Blair, September 2018

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

The Turnip Barn has been beautifully converted from an ancient listed farm building and sits on the edge of the County Durham village of Witton Gilbert.

Retaining much of its original character and with a wealth of superb opportunities nearby, make this the alluring base to return to whilst exploring this wondrous region.

Enter this stone cottage and be impressed by its sheer size, a spacious kitchen/diner welcomes you, with its impressive original timber pillar, and offers all of the high-quality appliances that you could ask for with glistening granite worktops and a fabulous dining table for all six of you to gather around each mealtime.

The ground floor also houses a tremendous sitting room, warmed by a woodburner in an attractive fireplace.

Wander up the staircase which is paired with some magnificent wooden beams and reach the first floor of The Turnip Barn.

Up here you will discover three superbly finished bedrooms, all are finished to a perfect standard and come with their own luxury en-suite facilities so you can get ready for your day in peace and style.

The supremacy of this County Durham cottage flows to its exterior, a pristine lawned garden provides a serene spot to sit with a drink.

The centre of Witton Gilbert is easily reached from here, the village offers two friendly pubs, one of which serves delicious food, there is also a convenience store.

There are also a number of beautiful footpaths and cycle paths on The Turnip Barn's doorstep, perfect for exploring with your family and your dog.

The remarkable city of Durham is very close by, a place line with idyllic architecture hosting the highest quality amenities and attractions to make the most of.Durham can be easily reached from the property, with the park and ride being only 2 miles from the property.

A few miles west brings you to the breath-taking North Pennines AONB, whilst a trip north leads you towards the bustling shopping city of Newcastle.

For a country cottage getaway of the highest standard, bring your loved ones together at The Turnip Barn Note: This property can be booked with Ref. 951105, together they sleep 12.

Accommodation

Three bedrooms: 1 x king-size with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x king-size with en-suite bathroom, with bath, shower over, basin and WC, 1 x twin with en-suite shower, basin and WC. Ground floor cloakroom. Kitchen/diner. Sitting room with woodburning stove.

Amenities

  • Oil central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric range oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, 3 x TV with Freeview, WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for fire inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Ample off road parking
  • Enclosed rear lawned garden with furniture
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 10 mins walk.

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About the location

DURHAM

Chester-le-Street 11 miles; Newcastle upon Tyne 21 miles;

Situated in one of the most beautiful counties of England, Durham city is one of the jewels in England’s crown. Dominated by the historic centre, a World Heritage Site, the city is home to magnificent Durham Cathedral, with its breathtaking vaulted ceiling and splendid architecture. The cathedral, the final resting place of the Venerable Bede, is one of the finest examples of Norman architecture in the whole of Europe. Durham Castle stands side by side with the cathedral, on a prominent hilltop site, encircled by the wooded slopes of the River Wear below. The city itself offers elegant buildings and fascinating narrow streets with excellent shopping, eating and drinking to suit all tastes. Add to that the ease of access to the rest of this historic county, “Land of the Prince Bishops”, and Durham has much to offer the discerning traveller, from Medieval castles to marvellous landscapes and scenic walks. Durham city is the ideal location for discovering this beautiful county.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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