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Excellent 5/5 Score from 11 reviews

Cottage | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Great for children of all ages
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden


Superbly decorated throughout, this cosy and welcoming terraced cottage will delight all ages with its elegant interior and attention to detail. All modern facilities including iPod/iPad docking station, DAB radio etc. Lovely gazebo in the garden area for warm evenings when you fancy a cold glass of your favourite tipple. Set on Roman remains on a historic road running through the centre of Ebchester, an ideal location for touring the surrounding attractions. Beamish Living Museum is only 7 miles and the cathedral city of Durham 14 miles. There is easy access to the Northumberland Heritage Coast and the Northumberland Borders. Excellent shopping at the Metro Centre, 10 miles. Shop 250 yards, pub 500 yards.

Only a five minutes walk to the river Derwent and the main Derwent Walk cycle route and walkway which forms part of the coast to coast cycle route. A couple of minutes walk from the woodland trust walkway along the banks of the river Derwent with an abundance of wild garlic and bluebells in early summer. Also very close to the Red Kite area, although sometimes can be seen soaring above the cottage. The Northumberland border is a two minute drive.

Ground floor: Living room. Kitchen/breakfast area with reclaimed wooden floor/dining area with stone floor. First floor: 2 bedrooms: 1 double with log effect fire, 1 twin, both with original wooden floors. Bathroom, twin basins, slipper bath, large modern power shower,, toilet.

Elec log-effect fire in livng room inc. Elec pebble-effect fire in double bedroom inc. Gas CH, elec, bed linen and towels inc. Satellite TV. DVD. Elec cooker. M/wave. W/machine in external utility. F/freezer. Wi-fi. Small enclosed garden to front. Enclosed sitting-out area with furniture and gazebo to rear. Parking. Cycle store. Welcome pack. No smoking.

Welcome pack including homemade cakes

Please do not hesitate to contact me if you need to know anything at all, we are always happy to help or accommodate where we can.

Size Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, Video player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Private garden
Access Parking

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Review 1-10 of 11

1 Jun 2014


"Simply perfect - a real gem."

We spent a week at this wonderful property. It is so beautifully presented with everything that you could possibly want to hand. A well equipped kitchen, Sky TV, free and very fast wifi, a combi boi… More

Thank you for such a fabulous review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay and everything was perfect for you and your family. We hope to see you again in the future as it was an absolute pleasure meeting you all. Lydia :)

23 May 2014


"The best cottage we have ever stayed in."

My wife, daughter and I stayed for a few days from 19 May 2014. We were combining celebrating our silver wedding anniversary with seeing our son who is at Durham university. We were later than expecte… More

Thank you for such a lovely review. It was an absolute pleasure meeting you all and would love to welcome you back anytime. I'm pleased you enjoyed the walks as there are so many in the area to enjoy. The derwent walk is part of the national cycle route too so maybe next time pack your bikes :) Thanks again.

27 Apr 2014



I can say with hand on heart that everything in this cottage was/is to an exteemely high standard. My husband and I stayed with the intention of meeting up with my garnddaughter who stayed with us for… More

Thank you so much for your wonderful review. It was an absolute pleasure meeting you both and hope to see you again soon, but next time I'll put a double order in for sunshine so you can enjoy the gazebo :)

29 Dec 2013


"Like staying in a scene from a Harry Potter movie!"

Myself and son flew in from Australia to be with my daughter (a student at Durham uni) and we all stayed here over Christmas. My daughter was recovering from surgery and needed comfort, rest and clea… More

Thanks for your wonderful review, we are pleased you had a great stay and it was a pleasure meeting you. We endeavour to make everyone as comfortable as possible, so it's great that you felt at home albeit slightly colder than Australia :) hope to see you all again.

17 Nov 2013


"Very nice place to stay"

The house is nice and comfortable. It is on a good bus route for access to Newcastle and Consett. We drove most of the time and had no problem getting around. Easy access to Hadrian's Wall and the fells. Good food at the Derwent Walk Inn just a short drive from the house.

Minor issues: front door hard to open and lock but we always used the back door, parking is difficult but possible in the rear lane way, if you like wine you will need to buy a corkscrew

A very nice place to stay

Thanks for your comments, although I would just like to respond on the door issue, we did explain that the back door was a little stiff due to it being new and it swells a little when it rains, so I can only apologise for that. Also there is and always has been a corkscrew in the drawer by the sink. I ask every guest that if they need anything at all during their stay that they shouldn't hesitate to contact me, for example you didn't have a UK ipad charger and I gave you mine for the week, so I would have been more than happy to get you a corkscrew had the other one not been in the drawer. Thanks again for your comments and I hope I have responded to this appropriately so it doesn't put other guests off booking.

30 Oct 2013


"a true home from home"

a lovely well apportioned house, well decorated and homely. We were comfortable and really enjoyed our stay. A definite must if you are planning to stay in the area. We wouldnt hesitate to stay again!… More

10 Sep 2013


"Home away from home..."

My husband and our 6 week old son stayed for 4 days and would highly recommend the house. From the welcome home baking (yummy) to the beautiful interiors no detail has been missed! It was the perfect … More

Thanks for your lovely review. It was a pleasure having you all stay at our cottage and would welcome you back anytime. :)

26 Aug 2013


"so english style"

We spent 2 nights. 2 adults and a 10 years old child. the cottage is charming and perfectly mantained. we found more than we need and a warm welcome with hand made cakes. Just pay attention that parki… More

Thank you for your lovely review, I'm pleased you had a good stay and the rest of your holiday was good too, thankfully the weather improved for you. We hope to see you again next time you visit England :)

21 May 2013


"A secret paradise"

We booked the cottage as a base to explore the north east and once we had checked in we didn't want to go out!! This is the most luxurious cottage we have ever stayed in and the cakes on arrival were absolutely gorgeous. Have already booked again.

17 May 2013


"Beautiful and cosy"

I booked this property as I had family from down south coming up to visit. My brother told me that the owner was very welcoming and made you feel as it was your 2nd home. I went to visit him and had a look round, it was an immaculate property very clean combining that lovely cosy 'cottagey' feel with a really high end 'all-mod-cons' finish. The decor was very high quality and the whole place was roomy, spacious and super comfortable. I would definitely book it again for when my family come back up North and would recommend it to anyone.

Thanks for your lovely review, we are pleased your family enjoyed their stay. We look forward to welcoming them next time they are in the area :)

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