Mill Cottage

Wolsingham near Durham, Yorkshire Dales - North (Ref. 936992)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

  • Mah S
    October 2017
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    “Comfortabel en knus vakantiehuis in gezellig plaatsje”
    Wolsingham ligt centraal en ideaal om County Durham en een groot deel van Northumberland te bezoeken. Vanuit het vakantiehuis zijn hele mooie wandelingen te maken rondom het dorp en langs de rivier de Wear. De waterspreeuw en ijsvogel wachten je daar op. ...
    Wolsingham ligt centraal en ideaal om County Durham en een groot deel van Northumberland te bezoeken. Vanuit het vakantiehuis zijn hele mooie wandelingen te maken rondom het dorp en langs de rivier de Wear. De waterspreeuw en ijsvogel wachten je daar op. Het vakantiehuis is erg comfortabel; keuken en badkamer zijn van alle gemakken voorzien. Wij hebben genoten van de houtkachel en gezelligheid in de woonkamer. Het geluid van de straat viel alles mee; de ramen zijn goed geïsoleerd. Het gebruik van een garage was ook een pluspunt. Julie, de eigenaar, heeft ons hartelijk verwelkomd. Het welkomstpakket in de keuken en de schoonmaak (en schone bedden) na onze eerste week hebben ons blij verrast. We hebben twee geweldige weken gehad en zouden dit zeker aanbevelen, juist voor een langer verblijf.

Features

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

The property

This is a delightful mid-terrace cottage in the pretty village of Wolsingham.

A lovely cottage which is centrally located and ideal for a romantic break exploring this interesting part of the country.

Stepping through the front door, there is a sitting room with a dining area and two comfy sofas which are set around a cosy woodburner, where you can relax if the weather becomes a little cold.

A door leads through to the well-equipped kitchen and there is a beautiful shower room for added flexibility.

Upstairs there is a double bedroom with views of the hills and a second smaller bedroom which contains two single beds, one of which is suitable for a child as it has limited head height.

There is also a family bathroom which completes all the accommodation.

Outside this cosy cottage there is a private enclosed courtyard with furniture where you can relax with a morning coffee or dine alfresco if the mood takes you.

Just a short stroll from the cottage, which is in the west end of Wolsingham, is the River Wear and the park which makes this a prime location with many walks in the area.

There is a wide variety of pubs, shops, restaurants and takeaways.

A short drive away there are many exciting places to visit from this cottage including Hamsterley Forest, Auckland Castle, Kynren, Killhope Lead Mining Museum and of course a trip on the Weardale railway is a must.

To the north of the cottage is the city of Durham and for a day trip, why not drive along the Northumberland coast, and visit Middleton-in-Teesdale and the North Yorkshire Moors.

Wherever you choose to visit, this cottage is in an ideal central location.

Accommodation

Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin (one bed suitable for a child only). Bathroom with bath, basin and WC. Ground floor shower room with shower, basin and WC. Kitchen. Sitting room with dining area and woodburner.

Amenities

  • Gas central heating with woodburner
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, Smart TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburner inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Garage opposite cottage for 1 car and bike storage
  • Roadside parking for 1 car
  • Private enclosed rear patio with furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 2 mins walk
  • Note: There is limited headroom in twin bedroom and one bed is only be suitable for a child
  • Note: Cottage is on a set back from a busy road and there may be some associated noise
  • Note: Max 3 adults.

About the location

WOLSINGHAM

Hamsterley 6.7 miles; Bishop Auckland 10 miles; Durham 14 miles; Barnard Castle 20.5 miles; Newcastle 22 miles.

The picturesque town of Wolsingham is a quintessentially British market town in the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Nestled in the beautiful valley of Weardale, the town is a popular stop-off point for visitors. The town boasts a number of well-regarded pubs, cafes and restaurants, as well as convenience shops and takeaways. In the town you’ll also find an indoor swimming pool and gym, grass bowls club, several picnic areas and a recreation ground with outdoor gym and playing fields. The town has plenty of amenities, including a Post Office, library, bank, gift and antique shops, grocery shops, bakery, butchers and greengrocers. Also all major supermarkets deliver here. Wolsingham Show is held on the first weekend in September and is the oldest agricultural show in the country. Wolsingham is superbly situated to enjoy the best of the north-east and is a very popular base for walking and cycling. There are plenty of local attractions, including the Weardale Heritage Railway featuring the Polar Express, Hamsterley Forest which is ideal for walking, cycling and horse riding, picturesque Tunstall Reservoir for fishing and walking, Killhope Lead Mining Museum, Bowes Museum, Auckland Castle featuring Kynren – an epic tale of 2000 years, High Force, Beamish Open Air Museum and Hadrian's Wall to name a few.

Region Information

Note: Max 3 adults.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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