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“Had everything you could need”

Review of The Shed, Coxhoe

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4 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8
Bowburn, Durham, England

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
1 review
“Had everything you could need”
Reviewed 3 May 2017 for a stay in April 2017

We had a fantastic stay at The Shed with a large group of adults and two little ones. The property is enormous and still felt spacious when full to capacity. It is extremely well equipped with everything you could need, including a comfortable cot, high chair and some brilliant kids books.
The hot tub was a nice bonus and worth paying a bit extra for.
There is some traffic noise but we found we quickly got used to it. Would definitely recommend The Shed for big groups.

Date of stay: April 2017
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“A Spectacular Country Cottage”
Reviewed 28 January 2017 for a stay in December 2016
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My partner and I booked 'The Shed' for our friends over New Years Eve. As you enter the house it has a lovely big kitchen with a very spacious dinning area. The living room area is massive with large comfortable sofas, a big plasma television, DVDs, Wii, games and books. The bedrooms are lovely, ranging from different sizes. The master bedroom is incredible with an ensuite bathroom, lovely bathrooms in the house too.
The pictures are quite deceiving in regards to where it is, as I was sure it would be in the countryside but its just off the main road which is very loud and you can hear from the rooms at night. Unfortunately the hot tub was unavailable at this time, even though it wasn't being used by anybody else and the price was a lot more expensive than a normal week. The downstairs shower could be replaced as its like a dripping tap.
Overall, amazing house!

Date of stay: December 2016
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Grimsby, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
25 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Amazing place to stay”
Reviewed 21 February 2015 for a stay in February 2015
people found this review helpful

we stayed here with family for my husbands 40th birthday, the place is amazing, you walk through and it just keeps getting better. My son (11) loved the just dance game that was in the provided wii.
We all enjoyed the hot tub which we used every day, (need to book with proprietors separately)!
My mother in law fell head over heels with the gorgeous farm dogs!
And the excellently equipped kitchen was used to full advantage, when we cooked dinner Saturday night and then we all sat round the huge dining table for an amazing family meal.
Only downside was no wifi and extremely rare phone reception!

Date of stay: February 2015
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Management Response
26 Feb 2015
Thank you for this wonderful review and we are glad that we made your husbands 40th birthday a memorable one. It was nice to hear that your son enjoyed a boogie with the Wii dance game and your mother in-law was entertained by the lovely farm dogs. Reviews like this brighten up our day and we can't wait for your next booking with us!
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Chris P
North Yorkshire
Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 2 April 2014 for a stay in March 2014
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Stayed here with 5 friends. What a lovely, big, comfortable house. Plenty of space, well equipped and nicely decorated.......home from home. Very nice, friendly and helpful owners. Hot tub was a bonus. Would highly recommend this place.

Date of stay: March 2014
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Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Darlington, United Kingdom
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19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
“Lovely weekend break in a beautiful cottage”
Reviewed 31 March 2014 for a stay in March 2014
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Just got home from girly weekend at The Shed. It's a fabulous, spacious cottage situated on a working farm. We paid the supplement for the hot tub and it was worth every penny- very relaxing!
The cottage is very spacious, every bedroom having it's own bathroom! Towels were supplied soft, fluffy and smelling gorgeous- better than most hotel towels I've used! Special attention paid to making this home from home - wii console/games, DVD player and DVDs plenty of books and magazines.
I would definatly recommend staying here as well as dining out at The Old Mill where we were served a delicious Sunday lunch!!

Date of stay: March 2014
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