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Ervine Cottage - Country cottage with rural views and a private hot tub.

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3 bedrooms
1 bathroom
5 guests
3 nights minimum
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Ervine Cottage is a delightful three bedroom cottage nestled away down a quiet country lane in the picturesque village of Bolam, County Durham. Located behind the owners’ home, the property looks across far-reaching rural views and boasts a private hot tub, the perfect retreat to get away from everyday life. Whether you are looking for a romantic break or time away with the family, the cottage is a fantastic base for great days out across the Durham Dales. The village is home to a well-established, local pub which serves quality food and drink. It is also a haven for keen ramblers and cyclists with numerous bridleways and cycle tracks located right on your doorstep which will take guests through natural woodland, open fields and across to many of the quaint villages for you to explore. T...Ervine Cottage is a delightful three bedroom cottage nestled away down a quiet country lane in the picturesque village of Bolam, County Durham. Located behind the owners’ home, the property looks across far-reaching rural views and boasts a private hot tub, the perfect retreat to get away from everyday life. Whether you are looking for a romantic break or time away with the family, the cottage is a fantastic base for great days out across the Durham Dales. The village is home to a well-established, local pub which serves quality food and drink. It is also a haven for keen ramblers and cyclists with numerous bridleways and cycle tracks located right on your doorstep which will take guests through natural woodland, open fields and across to many of the quaint villages for you to explore. There are so many amazing places to visit, including The North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, nearby Raby Castle is one of the best preserved castles in North East England, where herds of deer live wild, or enjoy the spectacular views at the beautiful High Force Waterfall in Teesdale. Explore historic market towns such as Barnard Castle, Richmond and Bishop Auckland which will play host to the magical Kynren Eleven Arches Spectacular set against the magnificent backdrop of Auckland Castle from June to September .The city of Durham and surrounding areas are home to many popular tourist attractions including castles and a cathedral, Jazz festivals, Lumiere light festival, restaurants and attractions for the whole family. Other places of interest are Hamsterley Forest, Beamish Museum, York, the Angel of the North, Newcastle and the Metrocentre . When you finish exploring, the enclosed garden at the rear of the cottage has a private hot tub and panoramic views of the countryside perfect for the family to play or relax on warm summer evenings, or wrap up warm and enjoy the beautiful winter sunsets. All on ground floor: Living room with patio doors leading into conservatory. Kitchen. 3 bedrooms: 1 double, 1 twin, 1 single. Oil central heating, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Baby/ toddler/ child items- Travel cot, high chair, change mat, inside/outside toys, baby snug with tray, games, other items available on request. 40' Freeview TV. DVD. Electric cooker. Microwave. Washing machine. Large, lawned garden with sitting-out area and furniture. Hot tub/ towels Parking (2 cars). Welcome pack. No smoking/pets Fridge & freezer. No BBQs Please be advised that Wi-Fi is available, however usage is limited to general browsing only.More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
1 Full bath
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About the Owner
Claire B
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:May 2017
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Reviewed 29 December 2019

Just spent a week over Xmas at Ervine cottage Barbara and David are very friendly and welcoming. The cottage was exactly what we wanted peaceful and quiet, we didn’t see anyone unless we left the cottage. No noise lots of paths to walk and cycle...More

Date of stay: December 2019
1  Thank NatalienKevin
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Reviewed 25 October 2019

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Date of stay: October 2019
Reviewed 15 August 2019

Top drawer again..perfect base, great host...will be back again. The new hot tub is an unexpected bonus, used it every evening and the little ones want one now.

Date of stay: August 2019
Thank drewster782
Reviewed 2 June 2019

Beautiful, well equipped cottage in a lovely location. Friendly, helpful owners and lots of little touches to make it child friendly. Hot tub with views! Really enjoyed our stay.

Date of stay: May 2019
Thank Connector61904992358
Reviewed 22 May 2019 via mobile

What an amazing holiday cottage. Cosy, comfortable, sparkling clean, well equipt, beautiful location with stunning views, and above all, fantastic owners. Could not fault it at all, and we can't wait to visit again!

Date of stay: May 2019
Thank nikipops
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Reviewed 21 October 2018

Lovely location with plenty to do nearby. Cottage was really special with everything you could need. Lovely welcome from Barbara and David with a very nice welcome tray .Loved the sun lounge and the beautiful garden. Thank you for a very relaxing week, will be...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Linda B
Reviewed 18 September 2018

Lovely location, so quiet with a beautiful view, but not too far from local attractions. Really generous welcome pack and flowers on the table. Very well equipped, the owners had thought of everything. Nice and spacious with a lovely conservatory and a good-sized bathroom with...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Linda C
Reviewed 7 August 2018

The cottage is about 2 min drive outside the small village of Bolam and offers a nice view over durham county, quiet nights and fresh country air. Its spacious, clean and extremely well equipped. For our family with 2 young kids there were games, books,...More

Date of stay: July 2018
1  Thank Trip791244
Reviewed 10 July 2018

We just spent 10 days here - absolutely amazing location. Great base for touring, equally good for a quiet night in - glass of wine in the conservatory with great views across the countryside or even a short walk up the lane to the local...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank SWal66
Reviewed 23 June 2018

A very home from home vacation. Lots to see and very relaxing. I can’t wait to go again and have already recommended to my friends and family. Many thanks for a lovely holiday.

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank Joanie E
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Dryer
Freezer
Refrigerator
Highchair
Internet Access
Iron
Hot Tub
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Private Garden
Secure Parking
Cooker
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
Rural/Countryside Retreats
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