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Bracken Cottage

Shadforth near Durham, Northumberland (Ref. 1001398)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

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  • Mr Batterton

    “Great facilities, lovely location.”

Bramble And Bracken Cottages

Nestled on the outskirts of the pretty village of Shadforth, near Durham, are two delightful country cottages. Painted a mint green on the outside, this group of barn conversions prove to be an idyllic retreat in the heart of the rolling countryside hills, with greenery in abundance. Located in a conservation area for both wildlife and for historical significance. Identical in layout, these properties boast exceptional open-plan kitchen/diners, with wooden units and sleek white worktops, housing a range of contemporary appliances for you to rustle up a delicious home-cooked meal for the whole family, to be enjoyed at the dining table, whilst catching up with the day's events over a well-deserved glass of wine. Step through to the sitting rooms, with two leather sofas and an armchair to curl up on and enjoy some quality family time together, whilst keeping up to date with your favourite shows of an evening. There is a deluxe shower rooms with high-quality fixtures and fittings, as well as a double bedroom, ideal for those with limited mobility wishing to stay here; these rooms complete the ground floor. Follow the steps up to the first floor, hosting two further bedrooms, a double and twin, with quality furnishings to store your personal items, with the master offering an en-suite cloakroom. Make a refreshing beverage and enjoy a relaxing evening outside on the decking area, with those spectacular country views as your back drop and simply enjoy the sunset, whilst reading a good book. You are within easy reach of the thriving city of Durham, which boasts a number of tourist attractions that are a must-see during your trip. For a taste of history, venture towards Durham Cathedral, an iconic Romanesque building, and is set on a rocky promontory with sweeping river and country views surrounding. The historic Durham Castle is also popular, dating back to the 11th century and boasting a fine collection of art inside and offering a look into historical architecture. Durham University Botanic Gardens span across 10 hectares and house plants and shrubbery from around the world, with a lovely visitor centre and plenty of opportunities for some scenic walking. Your little ones will delight in the nearby Adventure Valley, offering a kids' indoor and outdoor soft play area, with roller disco, crazy golf and farm animals on-site, sure to keep you entertained for a whole afternoon. You are ideally placed for exploring the open picturesque country sites, whilst also within driving distance to the coastline, where you will discover a number of lovely sandy beaches to spend the afternoon sunbathing on the golden sands. Any one of these barn conversions is the perfect spot for enjoying a relaxing family break to the heart of the countryside.

The property

Bracken Cottage is a lovely barn conversion situated on the outskirts of Shadforth, near the historic city of Durham and providing an exceptional base for those looking to explore the open countryside.

The kitchen/diner has all the appliances you could need to cook up a storm for the whole family, whilst the adjacent sitting room is the perfect place to curl up with your loved ones and enjoy some quality time together.

The property hosts three well-presented bedrooms with ample storage space, with one resting on the ground floor, suitable for those with limited mobility.

Outside has a decking and gravelled area with ample furniture to sit out and relax in the afternoon sun with a refreshing beverage.

Bracken Cottage is the ultimate choice for families or friends to explore this lovely rural area.

Note: Property can be booked with Ref. 1001395, together they sleep 12 people.

Summary

  • Three bedrooms: 1 x ground floor double, 1 x first floor master double with en-suite cloakroom with basin and WC and 1 x first floor twin
  • Ground floor shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Sitting room.
  • Gas oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, toaster, kettle, TV and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Enclosed decking and gravelled area with furniture
  • Charcoal kettle BBQ available
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shops, post office and pub 0.5 miles
  • Note: No same sex parties please
  • Note: Owner can provide further services at an additional cost; to be arranged directly with owner

About the location

SHADFORTH

Durham 5 miles; Sunderland 9 miles.

Shadforth is a delightful rural village and civil parish situated in County Durham, in England. Boasting a range of old, traditional country cottages, shadowed by a delightful village green and is within reach of some lovely pubs and eateries. A few miles away are two lovely golf clubs, ideal for those keen sporty types with lovely countryside sites surrounding. Due to its rural location, you are ideally placed for accessing a number of country trails for some scenic walking and cycling opportunities, a haven for keen birdwatchers and photographers. Discover a number of sandy beaches dotted across the thriving coastline, and is only a short drive away. Shadforth is ideally close for your little ones to get involved with the children's play areas nearby, sure to keep them entertained the whole afternoon.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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