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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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21 - 25 of 28 reviews

Reviewed 1 May 2017

Upon arrival at the cottage a bottle of Rioja and carrot cake was waiting, just what we needed after an 8 hour drive. The cottage was beautifully decorated and well stocked with all of the essentials needed for our stay, toilet rolls, beautiful towels, cleaning...More

Date of stay: April 2017
Thank Inspiration257457
Management response:Responded 14 July 2017

Thank you for your kind review and we look forward to welcome you at Mole Hill Cottage again. Best wishes Amanda

Reviewed 12 April 2017

The cottage is lovely. Amanda thoughtfully provided everything that we needed for our three night stay. The beds were incredibly comfortable & the towels soft. The kitchen was well stocked with utensils, cutlery etc. Beamish living museum is just a short drive away. We really...More

Date of stay: April 2017
Thank WubyDigs
Management response:Responded 13 April 2017

Thank you for your kind review, i,m pleased you enjoyed your stay at Mole Hill.

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Reviewed 3 April 2017

We stayed here as our daughter's wedding was held at nearby South Causey and were delighted by the cottage. Beautifully appointed with everything there you could wish for. A lovely setting in beautiful countryside. Super comfortable bed. Thank you for the lovely welcome treats.

Date of stay: March 2017
Thank Eileen T
Management response:Responded 13 April 2017

Thank you for your kind review.

Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

Would definitely recommend this idyllic little cottage to any one looking for high quality accommodation in the area. We booked it as our base for attending a wedding at The South Causey Inn and it was perfect. Right next door, lovely setting, high standard of...More

Date of stay: March 2017
Thank Alex W
Management response:Responded 26 March 2017

Thank you very much Alex I'm pleased you enjoyed your stay at Mole Hill.

Reviewed 5 June 2016

This cottage provides an excellent base for all of County Durham's amenities and for further afield. It would suit just about everyone. We took two young grandsons and made use of the put up bed. The accommodation was just as described and we were more...More

Date of stay: May 2016
Thank John E
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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Does this holiday rental have a dining room?YesNoUnsure
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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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