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$77 / night
Total guests, Nights

Heron Cottage – Home 9056900 Cottage

  • 1 bedroom
  • 2 sleeps
  •  min stay varies

Key Info

  • Nearest beach 50 mi
  • Not suitable for children
  • Car essential
  • Pet Friendly
  • Private garden

Description from owner

Description

Stone cottage built in 1862 situated in a pretty Anglo Saxon village. The cottage has views of open fields and river to the front. The oak beamed lounge has a large fireplace with woodburner which heats the water and central heating system. There is a large television in the lounge with soundbar comfy sofas to relax and unwind and listen to your favourite music or watch a dvd. The kitchen is fully equiped and you wiill find comp.tea,coffee,sugar & milk pods.Tea towels and washing up liquid also provided. Upstairs is a double bed and shower room all bedlinen and towels supplied plus comp toiletries wifi available. The cottage is perfectly situated to enjoy the outstanding beauty of the Wear Valley 14 miles from Durham also a good location for Kynren.

Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: Full bed
  • 1 Shower

Amenities

  • Private garden
  • Internet access
  • Satellite TV

Access

  • Parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Getting around

No bus service Steam train operates in summer from village.

Interaction with guest

The property manager will be there to welcome you and show you how to operate woodburner etc. He will answer any questions re directions to supermarkets places of interest etc. The wifi code is displayed in the cottage and there are tourist brochures for your information. There is also a selection of cds dvds and games . For guests with dogs there are walks right on the doorstep. Fuel surcharge 1st Nov thro 30th April £5per night payable on arrival. .

Policies

Check in time: 16:00, 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

No parties as rural area. Max 2 well behaved dogs. Dogs are not allowed on bed and throws are provided for furniture. As parking is on private farmland 5mph speed limit on lane were parking is available.

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About the owner

Ellen G.
Average reply time:
28 minutes
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
21 Nov 2021
Years listed:
4
Overall rating:

Languages spoken: English

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Reviews

Excellent
11 reviews

Excellent
9
Very Good
2
Average
0
Poor
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“Peaceful break away”

Reviewed 16 Jun 2021

After the past 18 months, I have been looking forward to a break away and Heron Cottage was a fine choice. The area is peaceful, the beautiful cottage overlooks the Wear valley, with sheep in most of… More

“Peaceful Retreat”

Reviewed 2 Nov 2020

This was our second visit to Heron Cottage and it felt like returning home. Such a beautiful cottage with a warm and inviting ambience. The decor is just to my taste and I feel so comfortable and cont… More

“Perfect”

Reviewed 8 Jul 2019

A lovely cottage with gorgeous views, close to Durham and Newcastle. Sue was very helpful and knowledgable regarding places to eat and things to see and do. Hopefully be back again soon

Response from the owner Hi Juli I am so pleased you enjoyed your stay. I will pass your comments onto Sue. And look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Kind regards Ellen

“Great cottage and high standards”

Reviewed 27 May 2019

Cottage was great, lovely furnished inside and very clean. Much better than we expected, there was even little bits and pieces left out for us when we arrived which made us feel very welcome. The loca… More

Response from the owner Halle Really pleased you enjoyed the cottage and the village. Thank you for your booking and hope to see in the future. Best wishes Ellen

“Absolute little gem”

Reviewed 15 Oct 2018

The cottage was so quaint, clean, comfy and welcoming. Everything you (and your dog!) needs for a cosy stay. Stan next door was so helpful and showed us how eveything worked. We found some wondeful lo… More

Response from the owner Thank you for your kind words. I am glad you enjoyed your stay in the area and at the cottage. And hope to welcome you back in the future. Kind regards Ellen

“Brilliant Accommodation”

Reviewed 13 Oct 2018

Cottage was immaculate, was furnished to a high standard and had everything you could require. Lovely views over countryside and log burner was great. Stan next door who managed the property was very … More

Response from the owner Really pleased you liked the cottage and enjoyed some of the attractions the area has to offer. Look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Kind regards Ellen

“Heron cottage”

Reviewed 13 Sep 2018

Loverly cottage Stan was a gem definitely go again everything you need great area log fire very cosy took our two dogs loved the walks

Response from the owner Hi Christine Pleased you all enjoyed your stay at the cottage. I hope to welcome you back in the future. Kind regards Ellen

“Heron cottage witton le wear”

Reviewed 13 Aug 2018

Lovely cottage. Everything we needed and dog friendly. Very clean and really close to kynren which is a must do. Lots of lovely little touches and very helpful owner and keyholder. Thanks for a great … More

Response from the owner Thank you very much for your review. Kynren is an amazing experience and only a short distance from the cottage. We try to look after both our 2 legged and 4 legged guests with little treats. I am pleased you enjoyed visiting the area and staying at the cottage. Kind regards Ellen

“A lovely cosy cottage.”

Reviewed 22 Feb 2018

A lovely cosy cottage with a well equipped kitchen and large double bedroom and the wine and chocolates left for us for valentines by the owner was a lovely gesture. Excellent value for money!

Response from the owner Thank you for your kind words. I am glad you enjoyed your stay. Regards Ellen

“Cosy one bed”

Reviewed 23 Oct 2017

Great location for visiting our niece at Durham Uni and the peak district. Warm helpful welcome from Stan the key holder, great local knowledge. A cosy cottage, with a wonderful view. Hope to return soon.

Response from the owner Hi Anne Thank you for your review. Glad you liked the cottage and location. Hope to see you again. Regards Ellen

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FAQs

How do I find more info about the property?

You can get in touch with Ellen (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 Ellen (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 Ellen (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 Ellen 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 Ellen (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 Ellen (the owner) an inquiry through the Contact the owner/manager form if you’d like a quote or more info first.

What is a booking request?

When you pay online through the Ready to book? form, a booking request is sent to Ellen (the owner). You’ll find out within 24 hours whether they’ve accepted - no money will leave your account before then.

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How do I know what it will cost for my stay?

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 Ellen (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. Ellen (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 Ellen (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 Ellen (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 Ellen (the owner) a message.

If Ellen (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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