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Mole Hill Farm 5* Cottage

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Overview
2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
5 guests
3 nights minimum
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This lovely detached holiday cottage is a quaint 'home away from home’ perfect for families, couples or groups. The cottage is located within the stunning Beamish conservation area with stunning views over the valley, on a working stable yard with only horses as your neighbours. Things to do  The Beamish Valley is located in a picturesque river setting, boasting everything from country inns and gastro pubs to an abundance of great cultural and historical days out.  Mole Hill Cottage is located close to Beamish Museum, the famous and largest open air museum, recreating early life in the North East over various points in history. You can take a ride on the worlds oldest steam engine railway, at at Tanfield Railway, through the picturesque Causey valley.  There are endless walks through...This lovely detached holiday cottage is a quaint 'home away from home’ perfect for families, couples or groups. The cottage is located within the stunning Beamish conservation area with stunning views over the valley, on a working stable yard with only horses as your neighbours. Things to do  The Beamish Valley is located in a picturesque river setting, boasting everything from country inns and gastro pubs to an abundance of great cultural and historical days out.  Mole Hill Cottage is located close to Beamish Museum, the famous and largest open air museum, recreating early life in the North East over various points in history. You can take a ride on the worlds oldest steam engine railway, at at Tanfield Railway, through the picturesque Causey valley.  There are endless walks through the tranquil countryside, also suitable for keen cyclists, exploring the natural heritage and abundance of wildlife. Also, Beamish Lakes offers three crystal clear lakes for fishing and nearby Beamish Park Golf Club is perfect for a round of golf within their peaceful surroundings.  For those looking for adventure, Beamish Wild offers a High Ropes Treetop Adventure course and Archery for an instant adrenaline rush! Broom House Farm also offers an action packed family day out along the nature trail with exciting woodland challenges and obstacles from flying along zip wires, daring to enter the tunnels and climbing up towers! Beamish also offers horse riding.  The city of Durham itself, with its lovely cathedral, river walks and cobbled streets should not be missed. For cricket fans, Durham County Cricket Club’s ground, ’The Riverside’, is a short drive away at Chester-le-Street.  Beamish also has easy access to the A1, which will take you further north to  Alnwick and the Northumberland Heritage Coast, where a day can be spent exploring the many historic castles and friendly villages set amongst unspoilt golden sandy beaches. Not too far away is the Metro Centre - one of the largest shopping centres in Europe with an abundance of shops and eateries.  Dining The cottage has a warm kitchen, fully equipped with everything you will need for self-catering. We can advise on local grocery shops and even let you in on hidden gems, like the award winning Knitsley Mill Farm shop perfect for fresh delicious produce, only 15 minutes drive away.  We also offer an opulent afternoon tea service from our Crown & Cupcake venue for you to enjoy in the comfort of your cottage. Please contact me directly to book following your booking. If eating out is more your thing, there is an abundance of country inns and award-winning gastro pubs serving delicious homecooked food every day of the week.  The cottage  Mole Hill Cottage has a lovely large open plan kitchen and dining table seating 6 with cosy log burner. Cosy living room and study with TV. Wooden floors throughout.  Master bedroom has a superking (6ft) bedroom with en-suite bathroom with bath, shower cubicle and toilet. Second bedroom with standard double bed and additional double sofa bed. En-suite bathroom with bath, shower cubicle and toilet.  French doors lead outside with plenty of space for dining alfresco. Multi-fuel burner in kitchen / dining room (initial fuel included). Oil central heating, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Three Freeview TVs. DVD and small library. Electric cooker. Microwave. Washer/dryer. Iron. Dishwasher. Freezer. Wi-fi. Sitting-out areas with furniture. Parking. No smoking. More
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About the Owner
Amanda B
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:October 2015
Interaction with guests
Our home is a short walk away and so I am on hand throughout your stay to assist with any queries. An A-Z can also be found within the cottage. Look forward to meeting you!
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1 - 5 of 25 reviews

Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

Beautiful cottage! So cosy! Home from home. Lovely clean, especially enjoyed rolled top baths and comfortable beds. No negatives at all! Great pubs close by. Hope to return very soon.

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Louise A
Destination309968, VR Owner at Mole Hill Farm 5* Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 21 November 2018

Thank You for your kind review Louise and look forward to welcoming you back soon. Amanda

Reviewed 13 September 2018

A very comfortable cottage with two good sized bedrooms and bathrooms, well equipped kitchen and parking, ideally placed and a warm welcome from the owner

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Aruna A
Destination309968, VR Owner at Mole Hill Farm 5* Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 16 September 2018

Thank you for choosing Mole Hill Aruna i,m pleased you enjoyed your stay here. Best Wishes Amanda

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Reviewed 13 August 2018

Our second visit to Mole Hill Farm was every bit as good as last year. Lovely & welcoming with beautiful beds, lovely views, a short walk to a great pub, good supermarkets within easy driving distance & to top it off, an occasional greeting from...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Bronwyn D
Management response:Responded 28 August 2018

Thank you for your kind review Bronwyn. It was lovely to see you both again all the way from Tasmania. Hope you come back to visit in the future. Best Wishes Amanda

Reviewed 25 July 2018

We were going to a wedding at Beamish hall and decided to re visit a few attractions we had been to many years ago. This cottage was ideal for us as it had a downstairs bedroom which was great for our daughter in a wheelchair....More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank GrandTour727753
Management response:Responded 27 July 2018

Thank yo for your kind review. I'm so pleased you enjoyed your stay at our cottage and would be very happy to welcome your lovely family back to stay. Best Wishes Amanda

Reviewed 21 July 2018

good proximity for beamish museum and durham. Cosy with good sized rooms and generally well equipped but didn't cook as great pub restaurants nearby. No door on the en-suite so open to the bedroom and wi-fi coverage not great but manageable. Only downside was the...More

Date of stay: July 2018
1  Thank cookiebev
Management response:Responded 27 July 2018

Hi Bev i do apologise if you were disturbed by liveries tending their horses. It hasn't been an issue before as i have a yard rule that liveries are allowed during sociable hours. Occasionally they may have an early start if leaving the yard to...More

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Cooker
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Long Term Rentals (Over 1 Month)
Washer
Central Heating
Highchair
Dryer
Towels Provided
Dishwasher
Freezer
Private Garden
Cable/satellite TV
Iron
TV
Corporate Bookings
Microwave
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
Secure Parking
Horse Riding Nearby
Wi-Fi
Internet Access
Kettle
Toaster
Fireplace
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About the neighbourhood
Please see the overview section above for further detail on the area: Beamish Museum: 1.5 miles / 6 min 
Beamish Golf Club: 1.1 miles / 4 min Tanfield Railway: 1.9 miles / 5 min
 Metro Radio Arena: 6.1 miles
 Lumley Castle: 7 miles / 17 min Metro Centre: 7 miles / 17 min 
 The Sage Gateshead: 7 miles / 17 min Durham County Cricket Club: 7 miles / 15 min Newcastle Train Station: 7.8 miles / 17 min 
Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art: 7.9 miles / 19 min 
 Theatre Royal: 8.3 miles / 21 min Newcastle Quayside: 8.4 miles / 20 min Durham Cathedral: 10 miles / 25 min Northumberland Coastline: 30 miles / 50 min Holy Island or Lindisfarne: 65 miles / 1 hr 20 min
Getting around
You'll need a car if you want to get the most out of your stay but there is a bus stop just a few minutes walk to get out and about.
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