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16 person house with own bar (sleeps 26 when booked with Hayloft and The Croft)

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6 bedrooms
6 bathrooms
26 guests
1 night minimum
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Please note we are able to work within government guidelines regarding social distancing for larger groups. It is important to note that hotels, restaurants and pubs are allowed to host groups of more than 26 guests providing they are able to maintain social distancing between family bubbles. We have assessed our property and believe that we meet government requirements. We have separate bedrooms and toilets for separate families. We ask you to stay within your family groups whilst in the property and continue to social distance in shared areas . Only one family at a time should be in the kitchen area. CONTACT US DIRECTLY FOR MORE INFORMATION. Sympathetically renovated from a former public house, this property is ideal for families and groups of people looking for a base within a larg...Please note we are able to work within government guidelines regarding social distancing for larger groups. It is important to note that hotels, restaurants and pubs are allowed to host groups of more than 26 guests providing they are able to maintain social distancing between family bubbles. We have assessed our property and believe that we meet government requirements. We have separate bedrooms and toilets for separate families. We ask you to stay within your family groups whilst in the property and continue to social distance in shared areas . Only one family at a time should be in the kitchen area. CONTACT US DIRECTLY FOR MORE INFORMATION. Sympathetically renovated from a former public house, this property is ideal for families and groups of people looking for a base within a large rural village less that 100 yds from local shops/village pubs and restaurants. Stylish and comfortable, it boasts both traditional elegance and modern living, ensuring you have a relaxing stay. For birthday parties and anniversaries or simply to catch up with old friends, Durham House simply provides the ideal setting within one fantastic space. The ground floor consists of a large dining area with window seating. Seating for everyone ensures that there is ample opportunity to spend quality time together, whilst enjoying meals or playing games. Serve a pint at your very own Nag's Head bar complete with pool table! We can provide kegs of lager, real ale and cider at an additional cost. A truly unique experience. Adults can relax in the sitting room away from the kids, where folding-doors lead out into a enclosed seating area complete with BBQ, comfortable seating and picnic tables. The kitchen is fully equipped with all expected mod-cons and is of adequate size to cater for larger groups. The two ovens and two dishwashers ensure that cooking is simple and easy, giving you more time to chill with family and friends Durham House sleeps 16. For bookings of 17 to 25 people, The Hay Loft (sleeps 6) and The Croft (sleeps 3) are available at a reduced rate. The Croft is wheelchair accessible with full disabled facilities including bathroom and kitchen. The Croft can be used with Durham House, but please note Durham House is an old building and does have steps. Please contact us directly for further information. (Door width 720mm. Access into kitchen (small lip) to dining area, bar, and dining room) The outside area is gated ensuring children can play safety. There is a large outdoor seating area with BBQ. Upstairs: All rooms are either double or twin. The additional beds are pull out beds which can be made up to suit your party. Please see detailed floor plan so you can see the bedroom layout in more detail. All bedrooms have their own bath/shower with the exception of bed 5 and 6 who share a large bathroom with corner bath. Break down of bedrooms Durham: King with single pullout bed and shower room. Beamish: 2 twins which can be pushed together with pullout bed and shower room Hartlepool Marina: 2 twins and shower room Hardwick Park: 1 king and shower room Hamsterley and Nag's Head: 2 twins in Hamsterley and a double in the Nag's Head. There are two pullout beds which can either be put separately into the Hamsterley and the Nag's Head or both put into the Nag's Head to make a double and two singles. There is a shared bathroom with bath and shower. Please note there is a charge of £3 per set of towels. For bookings of 17 or more, you have use of The Hay Loft and/or The Croft within the grounds of Durham House (within the same enclosed grounds). Hay Loft description: Downstairs: bathroom (shower) and cloakroom Upstairs: lounge with double sofa bed, 1 double room and 1 single room with pullout bed. The Croft: Ground floor open plan apartment. Wheelchair accessible throughout including bathroom. STRICTLY NO STAG PARTIES More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
NO STAG PARTIES. We reserve the right to request a noise request for adult only groups.
Bathrooms
1 Shower, 1 Full bath, 4 Attached (ensuite)
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Reviewed 26 December 2016

We were fortunate to be invited to join a family Christmas Day gathering at Durham House and what a cracking day. This is a pub conversion making absolutely the most of the interior space, maintaining a great atmosphere whilst offering all the facilities guests could...More

Date of stay: December 2016
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Management response:Responded 26 December 2016

Thank you for your kind comments, I am please you enjoyed Durham House. perhaps next time you come and visit, you could stay over and try our lovely comfy new beds!

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Grill
Central Heating
Dishwasher
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Highchair
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Patio
Ping Pong Table
Pool Table
Private Garden
Secure Parking
Cooker
Toaster
TV
Wi-Fi
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk
Cycling Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
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About the neighbourhood
Auckland Castle is situated in the historic town of Bishop Auckland in the Vale of Durham, a lively market town with a fascinating 2,000 year heritage. History lovers can experience Durham’s rich heritage brought to life at award-winning attractions including Beamish Museum, the UK’s largest open air Museum, and Locomotion: The National Railway Museum at Shildon. Plus, no visit to the county would be complete without a visit to majestic Durham Cathedral and Castle - a UNESCO World Heritage Site in the heart of Durham City. For more dramatic architecture, head to the Durham Dales and uncover the history behind Raby Castle, where the medieval exterior hides the opulent home of Lord Barnard, who still makes Raby his home today.
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A car is better, but there are lots of buses going through Sedgefield. Please ask us for bus details.
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