|Minimum Stay||2 - 21 nights|
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Full of character and original features, this peaceful cottage is just 20 minutes from the heart of Durham city.. Attached to the owners home yet still retaining an element of privacy, Pockerley Cottage is the perfect location for guests wanting peace and quiet, yet still within easy access into the heart of Durham city. Perfect for walkers, cyclists, families, friends or a romantic break, this semi-detached holiday cottage has been renovated to a fantastic standard and offers spacious rooms which are full of character and original features, as well as modern appliances and up to date touches. There is a riding school situated next door should you have an interest in horses. The heart of Durham is just a 20-minute drive away, where guests are offered a plethora of attractions to visit, including the famous cathedral, Tanfield Railway, castle and Gala Theatre. Packed with top quality restaurants, bistros, cafes and bars, Durham is a thriving city with plenty of entertainment for all year round; visit the bi-annual Lumiere Festival, annual book week, jazz festival, arts festival, miners gala and many more free attractions, as well as the weekly farmers market. Enjoy a little retail therapy with some beautiful boutiques along with many high street names and designers.Beamish Museum is just 1 mile away and offers a brilliant day out for all ages. A little further afield but still within an easy 20-minute drive is the thriving city of Newcastle upon Tyne, with its historic bridges and architecture as well as many attractions. The Metrocentre is nearby and guests will find themselves spoilt for choice with designer brands, high street stores, cinema, bowling alley and restaurants. Within a one hour drive there is the opportunity to visit the magnificent Northumbrian coastline, Northumberland National park, Holy Island, Alnwick, Hadrian&rsquo;s Wall, the Scottish Borders, Durham Dales and Cumbria.Pockerley Cottage is comfortable and welcoming with a well-equipped kitchen and spacious living room, complete with a multi-fuel burner. The family bathroom has been finished to an excellent standard and offers a heated towel rail, bath and overbath rainfall shower fitting. There is a small enclosed garden to the rear and also a separate, private garden to the front of the property offering a seating area and patio. Shop, pub and restaurant 1&frac12; miles.. The property is situated only a short drive from Bishop Auckland which plays host to the magical Kynren Eleven Arches spectacular from July-September 2016. Kynren - an epic tale of England - promises to be a historical extravaganza with a cast of over 1,000 people set over 7.5 acres of County Durham. There&rsquo;ll be 14 action packed and movie-like performances of colossal and dazzling proportions. The shows will incorporate a full size lake with pyrotechnics, stunning lighting and water effects making it a true spectacle in every sense of the word!. Ground floor: Living room with patio doors. Kitchen with tiled floor. First floor: 2 double bedrooms (one 6ft, one 5ft). Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet. Z-bed available.. Multi-fuel burner in living room (initial fuel included). Oil central heating, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Travel cot. High chair. Three Freeview TVs (one 40"). DVD. Electric cooker. Microwave. Washing machine. Dishwasher. Fridge/freezer. Wi-fi. Small, enclosed lawned rear garden. Front garden with sitting-out area and furniture. Parking (2 cars). Cycle store. Welcome pack. No smoking.
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