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Bracken Hill Farm Cottage nr Bishop Auckland Durham

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2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
4 guests
3 nights minimum
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Luxury self-catering cottage 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom, dog friendly. 15 minutes from Durham City and 5 minutes from Bishop Auckland home of Auckland Castle & Eleven Arches nightshow Kynren. Perfect for cyclists with Hamsterley Forest Descend nearby and set in the picturesque countryside of County Durham, the 2-bed detached single storey cottage is a perfect retreat for guests seeking a country escape in luxury holiday accommodation, to chill out and recharge in peace and tranquillity. Situated close to the village of Hunwick, Bracken Hill Farm Cottage is a delightful self-catering property situated at the gate-way to the Durham Dales and is easily accessible by car and public transport. This barn conversion has been sympathetically converted to the highest standard and provides guests with...Luxury self-catering cottage 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom, dog friendly. 15 minutes from Durham City and 5 minutes from Bishop Auckland home of Auckland Castle & Eleven Arches nightshow Kynren. Perfect for cyclists with Hamsterley Forest Descend nearby and set in the picturesque countryside of County Durham, the 2-bed detached single storey cottage is a perfect retreat for guests seeking a country escape in luxury holiday accommodation, to chill out and recharge in peace and tranquillity. Situated close to the village of Hunwick, Bracken Hill Farm Cottage is a delightful self-catering property situated at the gate-way to the Durham Dales and is easily accessible by car and public transport. This barn conversion has been sympathetically converted to the highest standard and provides guests with everything they need for a comfortable and relaxing stay whilst still retaining some of the original features. The cottage has underfloor heating thermostatically controlled in each room, WiFi and Sky TV. A spacious open plan living area with impressive vaulted ceiling and wood burning stove leads to a fully equipped kitchen and dining area with table and four chairs. There are two bedrooms both with super-king size zip and link beds easily converted to singles if required. The master bedroom is en-suite with a large walk in shower. There is also a separate bathroom. Guests can benefit from a secure south westerly facing garden with patio where you can enjoy the breath-taking views of the unspoilt County Durham countryside and stunning sunsets. The cottage is self-contained with its own private drive-way and car park plus a secured shed for storage and bikes. Well behaved dogs are welcome. Please note that smoking is not permitted in any indoor areas of the cottage. Bracken Hill Farm Cottage is situated on the outskirts of Hunwick which boasts two pubs with restaurants offering home cooked food and real ale and both within walking distance. The cottage is 9 miles away from Durham City and within easy reach of Weardale and Teesdale. Bracken Hill Farm Cottage is the perfect base for a holiday to relax and unwind and for exploring the County Durham and Northumberland countryside with it its many walking trails and cycling routes. There are a number of local attractions nearby such as Auckland Castle, The Bowes Museum and Binchester Roman Fort plus quaint market towns such as Barnard Castle, Stanhope and Wolsingham. County Durham is central for exploring further afield as it borders Yorkshire, Cumbria and Northumberland where you will find the cultural cities of Newcastle upon Tyne, Harrogate and York together with Holy Island, Whitby and Hadrians Wall. See Trip Advisor reviews http://goo.gl/dTHOK2More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: No
No parties Dogs not to be left in property unattended without prior authorisation
Bathrooms
1 Full bath, 1 Attached (ensuite)
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About the Owner
Angela F
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:88%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:July 2016
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Reviewed 2 January 2019

We had a fantastic, very relaxing stay at Bracken Hill Farm Cottage. We were met by Ang, who made us all feel very welcome including our little dog. The cottage was immaculate, not a speck of dust anywhere, luxury toiletries, comfortable beds, warm and everything...More

Date of stay: December 2018
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Venture658975, VR Owner at Bracken Hill Farm Cottage nr Bishop Auckland Durham, responded to this reviewResponded 17 January 2019

Thank you for taking the time to leave such a wonderful review. It was an absolute pleasure to have you stay with us and we do hope you can return at some point. We are really pleased you enjoyed the cottage and the area. Thanks...More

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Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

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Date of stay: April 2018
Management response:Responded 5 May 2018

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Reviewed 30 December 2017

Having read good reviews for this cottage we booked a one week stay over Christmas. Have to say that the previous reviews were spot on accurate. Friendly welcome from the owners (log fire was pre lit) Everything you could have wanted was provided along with...More

Date of stay: December 2017
Thank Bridget C
Management response:Responded 3 January 2018

Thank you for taking the time to leave such a lovely review. Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 31 December 2016

Simply cannot fault this beautiful little cottage. It was the most relaxed break I've had in a long time. Peaceful and tranquil, with a huge bed! Which is the most comfortable I've ever slept in. The location is ideal, with lots to do in the...More

Date of stay: December 2016
Thank Stuart M
Management response:Responded 31 December 2016

Aww thank you, we are so pleased you and the dogs enjoyed your stay and the cottage. We really appreciate you taking the time to leave such a lovely review and hope you will be able to visit us again in the future. Thanks again....More

Reviewed 18 November 2016

We just had a weekend break here,and it's absolutely wonderful,the cottage is of a very high standard in every way,huge comfy beds,fluffy white towels,everything was perfect,very private and quiet,but a short drive away there's Durham City,Beamish Museum,Durham Cathedral etc,we didn't see everything we wanted to...More

Date of stay: November 2016
Thank Nerys C
Management response:Responded 18 November 2016

That's really lovely, thank you so much for taking the time to leave a review, it really is appreciated. We are really pleased you liked the cottage and enjoyed your stay. Look forward to welcoming you back after Christmas. Thanks again. Ang

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Reviewed 26 October 2016

We stayed here for 3 nights whilst visiting our daughter in Durham The owner, Ang, is very welcoming and helpful. The barn conversion has been done to a very high standard, with underfloor heating and log burner which makes it very cosy. The location is...More

Date of stay: October 2016
Thank Coastal676318
Management response:Responded 18 November 2016

Thank you for taking the time to leave feedback it really is very much appreciated. We are really pleased you enjoyed the cottage and your stay

Reviewed 22 July 2016

What a great find! This cottage is immaculate and Angela has thought of everything to make your stay comfortable. All the equipment is of really good quality. She allows dogs, and our two loved the dog friendly enclosed garden with sheep in the field beyond....More

Date of stay: July 2016
Thank skillibubs
Management response:Responded 22 July 2016

Thank you for such a wonderful review. I'm really pleased you all had a great time and enjoyed the cottage. It would be my pleasure to have you visit us again.

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: No
DVD Player
Grill
Central Heating
Dishwasher
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Highchair
Housekeeping Included
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Parking
Patio
Private Garden
Cable/satellite TV
Cooker
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
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About the neighbourhood
Bracken Hill Farm Cottage is situated on the outskirts of Hunwick which boasts two pubs with restaurants offering home cooked food and real ale and both within walking distance. The cottage is minutes away from the amazing night show Kynren, 9 miles away from Durham City and within easy reach of Weardale and Teesdale. Bracken Hill Farm Cottage is the perfect base for a holiday to relax and unwind and for exploring the County Durham and Northumberland countryside with it its many walking trails and cycling routes. There are a number of local attractions nearby such as Auckland Castle, Beamish Museum, The Bowes Museum and Binchester Roman Fort plus quaint market towns such as Barnard Castle, Stanhope and Wolsingham. County Durham is central for exploring further afield as it borders Yor...
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