These delightful semi-detached cottages are holiday homes situated at Bowlees Farm in the heart of beautiful County Durham, located near the idyllic countryside village of Wolsingham, in the Durham Dales. Each cottage offers you the remoteness of a country retreat with shared indoor swimming pool, hot tub and sauna, there is also a games room with full size snooker table. You may pre book 2 one hour sessions per day with the owners prior to arrival. Whether you choose to take in the amazing countryside that County Durham has to offer, or are looking for a quiet retreat, this is the perfect holiday base. Just minutes away are Tunstall Reservoir and Hamsterley Forest, which has bike riding, horse riding and many other activities. Kilhope Lead Mining Centre and Beamish Museum are close by, as is a real snow ski lift. Located approximately half an hour from the historic city of Durham with its World Heritage site status, cathedral and castle. The National Railway Museum at Shildon, High Force Waterfall, the Metro Centre, Newcastle Airport, Durham Tees Valley Airport, Diggerland and Newcastle town centre with its cultural attractions are all within easy reach. Ideas for a day trip are Hadrian's Wall, Lake District National Park and the beautiful north east coastline. Shop, pub and restaurant 2 miles.
The cottages are purpose built (2012) to a very high standard using only oak granite and natural stone and are always kept in pristine condition. I has a downstairs bedroom to sleep 3 (bunk), wet room and is level entry to suit disabled guests.
All properties: Underfloor CH, elec, bed linen and towels inc. Freeview TV. DVD. Elec cooker. M/wave. W/machine. D/washer. F/freezer. Wi-fi. Garden with patio and furniture. Shared natural grounds. Parking (2 cars). Shared indoor heated swimming pool (10m x 5m; depth 2m x 0.9m), with pre-bookable private one hour sessions available twice a day. Shared hot tub and sauna. Shared games room with snooker table and games. Welcome pack. No smoking. NB: Steps within the grounds.
Our prices vary considerably throughout the year from week to week and it is impossible to list them all, in four cottages, our base rate is £100 a day to £200 peak, please ask for a quote. We are generally around £990 for a peak week and £390 for off peak. School holidays are generally over £500 per period. Our changeover days are Friday and Monday only. Weekends are sold by Fri, Sat and Sun only, we can not discount for a Sunday departure. Midweek is generally cheaper, quiet, with no minimum stay and from £129. We advertise on many sites but do try to keep the calendar up to date, this can be difficult at times so please check first. I always try to respond withing a few hours. Because we cannot list all prices, flipkey will always use the base rate to quote, this is incorrect and can be a long way out at peak times, this is due to the inflexibility of their system and is very misleading. Please contact us for a quote stating the correct number of guests, average age and if you intend to bring pets. We will normally get back to you within a few hours with a price....Read more
Luxury accommodation, comfortable, good facilities.
Left on 05/01/2014 for a stay in April 2014 | A FlipKey verified reviewer
Welcoming, friendly owners always on hand, but not intrusive. Amazing views of the valley from our luxury accommodation, a complete 'getaway from it all' feel! Our party comprised of 4 adults and 4 children, our cottage was warm, comfortable and spacious. We all loved the fabulous pool, hot tub and sauna, the 'private time' booking worked well and the owner supplied us with our timetable which was really useful! The children (and us adults too!) enjoyed watching the hens and the owners friendly dog who popped round during our stay - we even bought beautiful fresh free range eggs from the owners son for breakfast! Definitely a place to visit again, in fact our return booking has already been made! Would highly recommend.
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