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Bracken Hill Farm Cottage Durham, Hunwick, Crook,

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2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
4 guests
1 night minimum
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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. 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
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Ang F
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:May 2014
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We will always meet you on arrival at the cottage and are always at the end of the phone. Living nearby we are on hand if there are any problems
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Reviewed 8 January 2019

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

Date of stay: December 2018
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Tour550192, VR Owner at Bracken Hill Farm Cottage Durham, Hunwick, Crook,, responded to this reviewResponded 10 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 4 October 2018 via mobile

Date of stay: October 2018
Tour550192, VR Owner at Bracken Hill Farm Cottage Durham, Hunwick, Crook,, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2018

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Reviewed 1 October 2018

Situated in Hunwick in rural Durham only a few miles from Durham City with its beautiful cathedral and castle, this luxury barn conversion offers everything you could want for a relaxing break, with ample opportunities for exercise and exertion if that's your crazy preference. We...More

Date of stay: September 2018
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Tour550192, VR Owner at Bracken Hill Farm Cottage Durham, Hunwick, Crook,, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2018

Thank you taking the time to leave such a lovely review. It really is very much appreciated. So pleased you enjoyed your stay at the cottage and hoping to return in the spring. Look forward to seeing you again next year

Reviewed 27 September 2018

We spent a fantastic week here,excellent location, beautiful barn conversion very comfy and cosy spotlessly ciean. Garden is very secure even for very tiny dogs. owner ange is lovely very helpful and friendly

Date of stay: September 2018
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Tour550192, VR Owner at Bracken Hill Farm Cottage Durham, Hunwick, Crook,, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 2018

Really pleased you enjoyed your stay and everything the cottage had to offer. Thank you for taking the time to leave such a lovely review it really is appreciated

Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

Wonderful well equipped cottage in a lovely area, one of the best we've stayed in. Lovely welcoming touches. Tons of local information that was well organised.Ang was brilliant making sure everything was perfect without being intrusive. Would certainly book again.

Date of stay: September 2018
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Tour550192, VR Owner at Bracken Hill Farm Cottage Durham, Hunwick, Crook,, responded to this reviewResponded 23 September 2018

Thank you soooo much. Really pleased you enjoyed your stay. We would be delighted to have you come back. It is very much appreciated that you have taken the time to leave a review. Thanks again Ang

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Ask
DVD Player
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Housekeeping Included
Outdoor Dining Area
Towels Provided
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
Books
Hairdryer
TV
Parking
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
Toaster
Cooker
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Local Guides/Maps
Alarm Clock
Central Heating
Blender
Dishwasher
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Iron
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Patio
Fireplace
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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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