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Swallows Nest Cottage-Superb 4 Star Accommodation set in glorious countryside – Home 1501940 Cottage

  • 2 bedrooms
  • 4 sleeps
  • 7 nights min stay

Swallows Nest Cottage-Superb 4 Star Accommodation set in glorious countryside – Home 1501940

  • Cottage
  • 2 bedrooms
  • sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min stay

Key Info

  • Nearest beach 45 mi
  • Child Friendly
  • Car advised
  • Pet Friendly
  • Private garden

Description from owner

Description

4 Star English Tourist Board (Visitbritain) inspected self-catering cottage. 100% cleanliness rating at last inspection (Dec 2018). Beautiful, cosy cottage in tranquil, rural Teesdale, County Durham, North-East England.

Sleeps 4 in two bedrooms. One double, one twin, both ensuite. One with bath and toilet etc and one with shower and toilet.

Wood beams, log fire, own garden, dedicated parking, free unlimited wi-fi.

Glorious walks from right outside your door. Pet-friendly, child-friendly, wheelchair accessible rating-3 Mobility. EVERYONE is welcome!

Although rural, we are within a walk or drive of a local village with a multitude of amenities or further afield, a drive to towns and cities.

Close to Durham City, Beamish Museum, Raby Castle, Auckland Castle, The Lake District, Northumberland and North Yorkshire.

For a restful break from everyday life in an area packed full of activities and sights then stay here.

Families

  • Great for children of all ages
  • Pets welcome
  • Crib
  • High chair

Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: Full bed
    Bedroom 2: 2 Twin beds
  • 1 Shower, 1 Attached (ensuite)

Amenities

  • Wireless Internet
  • Private garden
  • Swing set or jungle gym
  • Grill
  • Patio
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Fireplace
  • Stove
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • Iron
  • High chair
  • TV
  • Satellite TV
  • Video player
  • DVD player
  • Stereo system
  • Telephone
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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Access

  • Parking

Getting around

The most convenient way to see our local area is by car. We would recommend you hire a car or be prepared to have fun walking around the sights and scenery of Cockfield.

Interaction with guest

We will be here to meet you when you arrive at our lovely farm. The cottage will be ready from 2pm onwards but if you're in the area before then pop in and see us, you can always leave your bags here if you arrive early and it's not quite ready.

Policies

Check in time: 14:00, Check out time: 10:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
Payment
This rental can only be paid for online through FlipKey using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).
Smoking
No smoking at this property

Cancellations

Change of plans? No problem. You could receive a partial or full refund, depending on when you cancel.

Booking confirmed

100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).

24 hours after booking

50% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 4 weeks before check-in.

4 weeks before

No refund if cancelled less than 4 weeks before check-in.

Check-in date

* The booking fee is stated in the cancellation policy information on the payment page. This fee helps us run our secure platform and enables us to provide 24/7 customer support

House rules

We accept up to two pets in the cottage. If you normally allow them on your soft furnishings then please brings throws or some can be provided-thank you. Lots of walks so no problem with exercising your pooch!! Children are more than welcome and we enjoy showing them around the farm.

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About the owner

Alison T.
Average reply time:
51 minutes
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
14 Nov 2021
Years listed:
8
Overall rating:

Languages spoken: English

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Reviews

Excellent
54 reviews

Excellent
52
Very Good
2
Average
0
Poor
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Terrible
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“Superb”

Reviewed 31 Oct 2021

Never had such a fantastic holiday. Accommodation second to none. Alison and Keith were fantastic. Walks for the dogs form the farm were abundant. Would recommend to anybody with dogs.

“Exceptional value, comfortable, quiet location, friendly, hospitable owner”

Reviewed 9 Oct 2021

This cottage is wonderful. It is very rare to find something this good at this price. You won't be disappointed if you book. The place is clean, comfortable, well equipped and warm. It is located… More

“A very comfortable enjoyable stay”

Reviewed 30 Sep 2020

We visited in September 2020, and spent a very enjoyable and comfortable week at Swallows Nest. With local restrictions being asked for by local authorities Alison telephoned us on the day before our… More

Response from the owner WOWIE!! Thank you very much for your glowing review. It's such a pleasure to read that you have had a good time here and that the little extras that we provide have enhanced your stay. Your comprehensive comments will help other guests too and we would be delighted if you decided to come and stay here with us again. Thank you once again :D

“Cosy Cottage”

Reviewed 8 Mar 2020

We stayed at Swallow’s Nest cottage for a short break. We were cosy and comfortable (it was freezing outside!) and made to feel very welcome by Alison. The cottage was well-appointed and spotles… More

Response from the owner Thank you so much for your review. We have had a 100% cleanliness rating with VistiEngland for the last 2 years which, under the current climate, is paramount to us and our guests' safety and welfare. It was also lovely to read that you would stay with us again and we look forward to seeing you back here in the future :)

“Amazing stay in a beautiful cottage!”

Reviewed 8 Jan 2020

We stayed at Swallows Nest Cottage over Christmas and we had an amazing time there. Alison and Keith are fantastic hosts and they couldn’t do enough to make our stay wonderful. They were next do… More

Response from the owner Thank you so much for your glowing review. We do try really hard to make our guests have the best time while they are here. It's really heartwarming to know that our efforts are appreciated. Thank you, your words mean a lot to us. We are looking forward to welcoming you to the farm again sometime in the future.

“The best of everything for a wheelchair user.”

Reviewed 18 Nov 2019

This is a wonderful place to stay if you are disabled. The cottage is fantastic every aspect is thoughtful and we'll designed. The hosts are great too! It is worth a lot more than the price and I… More

Response from the owner How lovely. Thank you for such a great review. We do try very hard to make our guests at home and we are really pleased that you thought it perfect! It matters enormously to us that everyone has the opportunity to go on holiday regardless of their needs. Thank you again.

“Perfect all round”

Reviewed 18 Sep 2019

Felt instantly at home. Lovely place to stay and ideal for my disabled husband.beautiful scenery.Quiet and relaxing.cant wait to go again .

Response from the owner Thank you so much for your lovely review. We are really pleased that you enjoyed being here and we are looking forward to seeing you again soon :)

“Peaceful and ideal for my disabled husband”

Reviewed 26 Apr 2019

Barnard Castle and it's quirky shops.Lovely walks and scenery.Good pubs offering lovely food.something for everyone.

Response from the owner Thank you for taking the time and for giving us a perfect review. It will really help our future guests who have difficulties with mobility. Thanks again, Alison

“Not one to be missed....!!”

Reviewed 25 Apr 2019

"We feel so blessed to have found this little haven! The twins have had such an amazing time that they are insisting we come back...Wonderful welcome and hospitality, Alison and Keith thank you! … More

Response from the owner Thank you so much for taking the time to post such a glowing review. We love having guests come and stay on our farm and I'm glad that this showed. We are so glad that you all enjoyed your stay here and are looking forward to your return in the summer. Thank you again and see you soon!

“LOVELY PLACE TO STAY”

Reviewed 4 Mar 2019

This warm and cosy self contained cottage is located on a lovely working farm. It is well equipped, having two en-suite facilities is a real advantage, as is being able to park the car right outside t… More

Response from the owner Thank you so much for your super review. I am so pleased that you have enjoyed your stay here in Swallows Nest and have managed to spend some quality time relaxing in our lovely countryside. You are right, we are handy for most places yet still have the added benefit of being in a rural setting. I know that you appreciated the little touches that we do to make our guests feel welcome and I am delighted to hear that you intend to return! Excellent!! I look forward to seeing you again in the future. Thanks again :)

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FAQs

How do I find more info about the property?

You can get in touch with Alison (the owner) through the contact form on this page.

If you’ve already booked, go to Manage your booking to send the owner a message.

What if I have questions before I book?

Send Alison (the owner) an email through the contact form on this page. Alternatively, if there’s a phone number on this page, you can call them.

How do I contact Alison (the owner)?

Send an email through the contact form on this page. Or if there’s a phone number on this page, you can call them.

If you’ve already booked, go to Manage your booking to view Alison the owner's contact details or send them a message.

What's the difference between 'Book your stay' and 'Contact the owner/manager'?

Use the Ready to book? form to pay provisionally online and send Alison (the owner) a booking request. You’ll find out within 24 hours whether they’ve accepted - no money will leave your account before then

Or send Alison (the owner) an inquiry through the Contact the owner/manager form if you’d like a quote or more info first.

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Simply enter your dates in the Ready to book? form to calculate the cost of your stay.
Click Book now to see a full breakdown of the price.

You can also request a quote from Alison (the owner) through the contact form. The owner will email you the total cost for your dates and a link to book and pay online.

How do I know if my booking request has been accepted?

You’ll receive an email within 24 hours to let you know. Or you can check in Manage your booking. No money will leave your account unless it’s accepted.

How do I pay for my vacation?

Use the Ready to book? form to pay provisionally online. You can pay by credit/debit card or PayPal. Alison (the owner) will have 24 hours to accept the booking and no money will leave your account before then.

If you’ve been sent a quote, simply accept it and pay online through the email we sent you. You can also do this in Manage your booking.

Only bookings paid for through our site are covered by our trusted Payment Protection.

Why can't I call Alison (the owner) before booking?

You can exchange contact details with the property owner/manager once your booking is confirmed and you’ve paid in full. Paying and communicating only through our platform allows us to ensure that your booking is covered by our Payment Protection policy.

If you have any questions before booking, you can send the property owner/manager a message via the contact form on their listing. Once you’ve booked, you can discuss the rental and make arrangements for your trip by logging into Manage your booking.

How do damage deposits work?

In most cases, you don’t pay a damage deposit up front. Instead, we save your payment details securely and you’re only charged in the event of damage to the property.

Occasionally, you will pay a damage deposit up front as part of the total rental cost. In this case, the owner has 10 days after you check out to report any damage. If they don’t, we’ll return your deposit. If their claim is successful, we’ll deduct the agreed cost and return the remainder.

How can I view and manage my booking?

Go to Manage your booking to view all your booking details, pay the balance of your booking or cancel it if you need to.

How do I pay the balance of my booking?

You can pay the remaining balance of your booking at any point. Simply go to Manage your booking and click Pay now.

We’ll automatically charge the balance payment to the same payment method 10 days before it’s due. Go to Manage your booking to see when the payment will be taken.

How can I withdraw my booking request?

You’ll need to contact Alison (the owner) to do this. Send them a message in Manage your booking or through the contact form on this page.

How do I cancel my booking?

Go to Manage your booking to cancel your booking. Here you can view your cancellation policy to see if you’ll be refunded.

How do I make changes to my booking?

You can request to change the dates or number of people on your booking via the Manage your booking page. To change your dates use the Edit booking button. If you need to change the number of guests staying then send Alison (the owner) a message.

If Alison (the owner) agrees, they’ll send you a revised quote outlining the changes. You can review and accept/decline this from the Manage your booking page. You’ll have 48 hours to take action before the revised quote expires.

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