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Listed Stone Built Folly with original gothic features

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Overview
2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
4 guests
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House Rules
Pets not allowedKid friendlyNo smoking
Bathrooms
1 Full bath

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Shirley B.
by a verified reviewer on Vrbo.com
4.0 of 5 stars
Had a lovely stay here. Easy to get to. Great loca...
Had a lovely stay here. Easy to get to. Great location for getting around. Just a few niggles. The mechanism for the shower head to work was broken. We managed though. No window coverings in the bedroom. No microwave which is handy when away. And the toilet roll ran out day before we left. Glad we brought our own. All in all a great stay just being picky.
Written 29 August 2023. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor does not check Vrbo reviews.

June C.
by a verified reviewer on Vrbo.com
5.0 of 5 stars
A wonderful stay in a lovely location. Very peacef...
A wonderful stay in a lovely location. Very peaceful, surrounded by great views. Really comfortable and spotlessly clean. Thank you for a great stay.....we certainly hope to stay again in your beautiful tower.
Written 29 July 2023. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor does not check Vrbo reviews.

Matthew G.
by a verified reviewer on Vrbo.com
5.0 of 5 stars
We had a lovely few days at the folly, the childre...
We had a lovely few days at the folly, the children called it their castle! It had everything we needed, good sized kitchen for cooking breakfast, ample seating in the sitting room, where you can watch the horses or the ships passing by. There is a bath with a shower head attachment to the taps, just remember to flick the immersion on for your hot water, in the cupboard on the landing. There are plenty of heaters to keep you warm, we didn’t need to use any upstairs! There is WiFi just in case you need it, and the TV has plenty of hdmi ports should you wish to take your own firestick with you. There is a public bridle way which runs down the side of the property. If you are feeling like a decent walk/run you can do a circular route which takes you back towards Hawthorne, turning onto a footpath at the gates through Haythorne’s plantation onto the old quarry. Once over the bridge for the railway line you carry on the path to Nose’s point, from their I cut back up the main road (A182) to Heseldon East House, a small farm with the public foot path taking you through the yard and behind the buildings. If you keep to the right and go through the metal gate up the hill, you will see a path to the left which take you past a building at the top of the hill, follow this until you are back at the folly. The run was around 5.5km. Make sure to take in the facts at Nose’s point which explains where blast beach gets its name. All in all we had a lovely stay.
Written 3 March 2023. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor does not check Vrbo reviews.

Amy N.
by a verified reviewer on Vrbo.com
5.0 of 5 stars
We enjoyed our stay in the castle very much. The l...
We enjoyed our stay in the castle very much. The location was great and the horses and view were magical. The property was clean and warm and relaxing. We hope to come back!
Written 28 February 2023. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor does not check Vrbo reviews.

CHRIS G.
by a verified reviewer on Vrbo.com
5.0 of 5 stars
The Tower is a unique experience, remote in one se...
The Tower is a unique experience, remote in one sense but well placed in another. We had a great weekend break, everything was perfect, would highly recommend Thanks
Written 22 January 2023. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor does not check Vrbo reviews.

Helen K.
by a verified reviewer on Vrbo.com
5.0 of 5 stars
What a lovely setting - we really enjoyed our week...
What a lovely setting - we really enjoyed our weekend stay in a mini castle. Quiet and dark, with pubs, shops and the coast a short drive away. We also walked to Seaham and back along the coast. Nice and cosy inside too. Thank you!
Written 16 January 2023. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor does not check Vrbo reviews.

Tom D.
by a verified reviewer on Vrbo.com
5.0 of 5 stars
I can't say in words how much myself and my wife e...
I can't say in words how much myself and my wife enjoyed our stay ....it was simply fantastic and can't wait to go again ..
Written 12 January 2023. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor does not check Vrbo reviews.

Sarah R.
by a verified reviewer on Vrbo.com
4.0 of 5 stars
We loved the Christmas tree, really festive
We loved the Christmas tree, really festive
Written 9 January 2023. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor does not check Vrbo reviews.

Liam S.
by a verified reviewer on Vrbo.com
5.0 of 5 stars
We loved our stay here. The folly is amazing, so w...
We loved our stay here. The folly is amazing, so warm and cosy. We’re definitely coming back in the summer to enjoy the beaches more but a winter stay was just as enjoyable. Thank you so much, Liam, Jodi and Otis.
Written 7 January 2023. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor does not check Vrbo reviews.

scott w.
by a verified reviewer on Vrbo.com
5.0 of 5 stars
Fabulous house spotlessly clean and very interesti...
Fabulous house spotlessly clean and very interesting building in a fabulous rural location. The walk down to Blast beach is so cool and day out in near by Durham was great. Good communication with host too. All round it was a brilliant place to stay. Loved it.
Written 7 November 2022. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor does not check Vrbo reviews.

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What this rental offers
Indoor amenities
  • Internet access
Things to do
  • Fishing spots available
  • Skiing available
Kitchen and dining
  • Refrigerator
  • Cooker
Bathroom and laundry
  • Towels provided
  • Washer
Entertainment
  • Television
Wi-fi and internet
  • Wi-fi
Location info
  • Kid friendly
Nearby
  • Countryside area

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Map
Getting there
Newcastle Airport
20.9 mi

Durham Tees Valley Airport
20.8 mi
Restaurants
Fox and Tree
1.6 mi

Humbles
1.8 mi

Ashoka Indian Restaurant
1.8 mi

Crows Nest
2.2 mi
Attractions
Tommy World War One Soldier Sculpture - Eleven 'O' One
1.9 miPoints of Interest & Landmarks

Karting North East
4.3 miGame & Entertainment Centres

East Durham Coast
1.9 miHistoric Walking Areas

Seaham Beach
2.2 miBeaches
Activities nearby
Fishing spots availableSkiing available

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