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Bracken Hill Farm Cottage Durham, Hunwick, Crook,

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Front of cottage with enclosed garden and patio area
Secure storage for bikes
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2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
4 guests
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OFFER BOOK 7 NIGHTS GET 2 FREE 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 ...OFFER BOOK 7 NIGHTS GET 2 FREE 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 - maximum 2 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. More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Ask
No parties Dogs must not be left unattended at the cottage - maximum 2 dogs allowed
Bathrooms
1 Attached (ensuite), 1 Full bath
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About the Owner
Ang F
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:May 2014
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Reviewed 16 March 2020

Brilliant stay. Cottage immaculate, cosy, well thought out and perfect for our dogs. The garden was safe for them to play in. Lots of fantastic places to eat within a stone's throw. Great dog walks nearby too. Will definitely return !

Date of stay: March 2020
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Bracken Hill F, VR Owner at Bracken Hill Farm Cottage Durham, Hunwick, Crook,, responded to this reviewResponded 26 March 2020

Thank you for taking the time to leave such a lovely review it really means a lot and is very much appreciated when I'm sure you have more important things on your mind. Look forward to your return visit. Thanks again x

Reviewed 11 February 2020

Thoroughly enjoyed our stay last week. We were a party of 4 adults and a couple of small dogs and this place was perfect for us to enjoy everything the North East has to offer. We went on fantastic walks locally and there were plenty...More

Date of stay: February 2020
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Bracken Hill F, VR Owner at Bracken Hill Farm Cottage Durham, Hunwick, Crook,, responded to this reviewResponded 19 February 2020

Thank you for taking the time to leave such a lovely review - it really is appreciated. It was lovely to meet you all and look forward to your return visit should you decide to visit the area again

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Reviewed 5 January 2020

Yet another fantastic stay at this wonderful cottage over Christmas. On arrival the cottage as usual was immaculate and tastefully decorated for Christmas Ang as ever, very helpful and friendly Can’t wait to return for a relaxing holiday Thank you

Date of stay: December 2019
Thank Karen P
Bracken Hill F, VR Owner at Bracken Hill Farm Cottage Durham, Hunwick, Crook,, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2020

Thank you for taking the time to leave such a lovely review. It really is very much appreciated. Look forward to your return visit

Reviewed 6 September 2019 via mobile

This is our 3rd Visit, what a Gem of a holiday accommodation it exceeds all the others we’ve stayed in Durham over the last 24 years visiting twice a year. It’s beautifully restored to the highest quality. It is serenity, a haven away from it...More

Date of stay: September 2019
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Tour550192, VR Owner at Bracken Hill Farm Cottage Durham, Hunwick, Crook,, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2019

Thank you for leaving such a lovely review. Really pleased you enjoy your stay at the cottage. It’s an absolute pleasure to have you stay with us and I do look forward to your next visit.

Reviewed 10 August 2019

Our 5th stay in this beautiful cottage, 3rd-10th August, and as always everything was just perfect. The owner, Ang, is friendly and helpful and nothing is too much trouble. This dog friendly cottage has everything you might need, including WiFi, sky tv, DVD player, and...More

Date of stay: August 2019
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Tour550192, VR Owner at Bracken Hill Farm Cottage Durham, Hunwick, Crook,, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2019

Lovely to see you both again it’s always a pleasure. Really pleased you had a lovely time and the cottage was as good as your last visit. Hope to see you again Ang x

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Ask
DVD Player
Alarm Clock
Grill
Blender
Books
Central Heating
Dishwasher
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Highchair
Housekeeping Included
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Local Guides/Maps
Microwave
Outdoor Dining Area
Parking
Patio
Private Garden
Cable/satellite TV
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Stereo System
Cooker
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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Does this holiday rental provide easy access to public transportation?YesNoUnsure
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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. Hamsterley Forest Descend is nearby. 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 expl...
Getting around
If you're not staying with us for a walking or cycling holiday then ideally a car is required. There is a bus stop 5 minutes walk from the cottage which would take you to Bishop Auckland in one direction and Willington in the other. Both places having onward links and Bishop Auckland having a railway station 10 minutes walk from the bus station.
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