PROSPECT COTTAGE, family friendly, country holiday cottage, with a garden in Lanchester, Ref 2618
This impressive, three bedroom property is able to sleep up to five people and is set in the picturesque countryside of County Durham. An attractive, stone-built, terraced property, this charming cottage adjoins the owner's home in the village of Lanchester in the heart of County Durham. The cottage offers warm and comfortable accommodation with an attractive garden to the front and an enclosed yard to the rear. Inside, the property has been well decorated and furnished to an exceptionally high standard, combining modern convenience and traditional charm, and offers three bedrooms able to sleep up to five people. Other accommodation includes a fitted kitchen, a spacious dining room and a lounge with woodburning stove. This pretty cottage is ideally situated to explore everything that this diverse and beautiful region has to offer.
Amenities: Gas central heating with gas fires in sitting and dining rooms. Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washer/dryer, TV, DVD, CD player. All fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Off road parking. Enclosed rear yard with furniture, front garden area. Cot and highchair if requested at booking. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shops, pubs and restaurant 5 mins walk. Note: This owner charges a refundable £100 Good Housekeeping bond. Note: Max. 5 people, plus 1 infant.
Region: From heather-clad moors and limestone scars, to market towns and the steady pace of country life - the sublime Dales await you! Where else in Britain is it as satisfying to sit and do nothing as it is to explore the numerous pursuits on offer?
Town: Set in the beautiful countryside of County Durham is the village of Lanchester, approximately eight miles to the west of Durham itself. Taking its name from the Roman fort of Longovicium, the site of the current village has been home to a settlement for centuries. Today, the connection with the Romans attracts historians and archaeologists, as does the nearby 'Roman Dere Street'. Now a thriving and substantial village, Lanchester offers a wide range of shops, pubs and restaurants, whilst the surrounding countryside provides exceptional walking trails including the Lanchester Valley Walk which runs the course of a disused railway line from Consett to Durham. Durham City itself is just eight miles away whilst Newcastle is just 20 miles, offering visitors a thriving metropolis full of culture, superb shopping facilities, live music and theatre.
Additional amenities include: cooker.TripAdvisor property ID 2401080...Read more
Left on 07/19/2013 for a stay in May 2013 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Jul 19, 2013Stayed May 2013
Prospect Cottage is a lovely cosy and homely cottage. The village is pretty and has everything you could need with a good bus service to Durham and Newcastle within minutes walk form the cottage.
Eating out was a pleasure in all the restaurants within the village and the portions were huge!!
Left on 01/01/2012 for a stay in December 2011 | pjbrinanReviewed Jan 1, 2012Stayed Dec 2011
A quaint cottage with all the amenities we needed, however as it slept 6 it would have been nice if there was seating for 6 in the living room. The TV was old and made a funny noise. The 3rd bedroom/seating area was VERY cold and some areas smell of damp slightly although the rest of the house was lovely and warm.We had 2 cars and had difficulty turning so as not to reverse out onto a main road. Overall we had a very pleasant stay.
Left on 03/20/2010 for a stay in January 2010 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Mar 20, 2010Stayed Jan 2010
Loved the size and layout of the cottage. Style successfully achieved with smart decor and furniture. Our teenage children couldn't wait to explore it. Loved the aubergine-colour theme. Really good for family stay - three good-size bedrooms with super kitchen and bathrooms. Owner very helpful and friendly. Any problems quickly sorted. Very pretty double-fronted cottage. Would stay again.
Left on 12/18/2009 for a stay in August 2009 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Dec 18, 2009Stayed Aug 2009
This cottage was even better than the description! A bedroom and shower room is completely separate form the other 2 bedrooms and bathroom which made it ideal for our newlyweds who were in our group! It was ideally situated, quiet but a walk away from shops and pub serving good food. Yards away were great walks and bicycle trails. The facilities in the cottage were excellent and the owners weree very friendly and helpful but discreet!
Thank you to everyone at Sykes cottages and a very Merry Christmas and a Happy and Healthy 2010!
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