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Member since: 2009
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Cottages and private pool complex - Durham cottage

Bedrooms 4
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights


Photos and Description of this 4 bedroom holiday cottage in County Durham - bowlees farm

Self catering country cottage with private indoor pool hot tub sauna, etc

Please always email us for a price and availability as we can not list all prices on all 4 cottages for the whole year, generally we are around £900 for a peak week and £300 off peak weekend or mid week break. Home-Away will always quote the base rate of £100 per night, in most cases this is incorrect. We changeover (price by) Monday and Friday only. Weekends are priced by Fri Sat Sun only. Minimum mid week stay is 2 nights (off peak only, not school holidays or weekends)

Bowlees Farm Cottages have a full size, heated, indoor, fresh water pool with 7 seater hot tub. We can be fully disabled compliant upon request.There is also a full size snooker table and a sauna. The facilities are private between four cottages. The pool complex can be pre booked for private sessions (one hour in the morning and one hour in the evening with the addition of communal times). We are situated on a hill side and set in 60 acres, with fantastic views across the wear valley, in open countryside and just 1 mile from the conservation village of Wolsingham. We can sleep a maximum of 8 (per cottage) in 1 single, 1 double and 2 twin/tripple rooms, with a kitchen/lounge and a main bathroom. There are beautiful views of surrounding open countryside which will be suited to anyone requiring a quiet and peaceful holiday. We are just over an hour from the lake district and half an hour from Durham City and Newcastle. No Smoking.

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Details for holiday cottage Durham cottage, 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, 3 Bathrooms

Sleeps up to 8 in one double,one triple, one single, one twin. It has a 42' 3d led tv, underfloor heating and a wood burning stove. All our cottages have fantastic open views, are new autumn 2012 and are purpose built from local sandstone. They have the best quality fixtures and fittings, have oak furniture and have all mod cons.
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible
tony (Owner)
Member since: 2009
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Speaks English

About tony

We are professional holiday letters and will always do our best to ensure you have a perfect stay.

tony purchased this cottage in 2003

Why tony chose County Durham

We are set in 60 acres overlooking the wear valley.

The cottages and new and purpose built with logs fires and underfloor heating.

What makes this cottage unique

We have a full size indoor pool which can be privately booked (free service) and is kept at over 30 degrees centigrade.

We also have a sauna, hot tub and full size slate bed snooker room.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Beautiful cottage, very clean, great stay, best cottage we have ever stayed in.

Very friendly people, loved the pool and hot tub.
May 2016
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based on 28 holidaymaker reviews

Durham cottage
average rating of 4.75 based on 29 reviews

Quality accommodation!

  • 5 of 5

Had a lovely break at this lovely farm! We were made very welcome and felt comfortable and relaxed throughout our stay!the pool and hot tub were an added bonus! Our only complaint was that the time passed too quickly! We will defiantly be back! Thankyou for your hospitality

  • Review Submitted: May 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
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Beautiful , warm cottage, welcoming fantastic stay

  • 5 of 5

Tony and Viv made us feel welcome the moment we arrived. Location was perfect, it was a few minutes drive into town. People were very friendly. We had a brilliant time swimming and sitting in the nice warm jacuzzi. Looking forward to going back there.

  • Review Submitted: May 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
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Very welcoming

  • 5 of 5

This is a lovely complex, nice and private-just outside Wolsingham village. The cottages are well maintained and really cosy! An added extra is the swimming pool, hot tub and sauna-we had great fun using the pool on an evening. We were received with a lovely warm welcome by the owners, who were really friendly and happy to assist with anything. Attractions like Beamish and Barnard Castle are only a 30 minute drive away. I would definitely recommend the cottages and hope one day we will return.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
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Great location and fabulous pool.

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful property in a lovely location. The pool was very warm and great for young children. The house was finished to a high standard and perfectly clean. We wholeheartedly recommend it and will be returning!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
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Fabulous family holiday

  • 5 of 5

Amazing holiday with all the family, booked 3 of the cottages and the outdoor hot tub and had a fabulous time.Great for Kids and grown ups of all ages. We will be back!!!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
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  • 5 of 5

Had a fabulous week here. We booked the three cottages . The cottages are warm and comfortable. The views are amazing. We also booked a hot tub which was great fun. We used the pool every day and made good use of the games room. The owners are friendly and helpful and ensured we had everything we required to make our stay enjoyable. Thank you. We will be going back next year.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
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Owner's Response: thank you for your kind review, we always try our best
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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Nearest Train
20 Miles
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
Nearest Beach
30 Miles
south sheidss
Car: recommended

Wolsingham Wear Valley.

Other Activities: Steam railway,Hamsterley forest mountain biking center, Beamish Museum, Metro Centre.

Golf: many coarse's, fishing lakes and rivers, please ask for further datails


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Wear Valley, County Durham

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
high summer
1 Jul 2016 - 30 Sep 2016
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £30

We can offer a off season weekend from £290. Our changeover days are Friday and Monday. Our prices are inclusive of private pool/games complex, electricity, linen etc. If you email me I can direct you to a up to date calendar with prices. We are around £900 per week peak and £400 off peak. We only sell weekends by Fri,Sat, Sun but you may come and go at any time.

We require a deposit of iether £100 or £150 and the balance eight weeks before arrival.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in County Durham in North East England

Property Type:
  • cottage (semi-detached)
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 120 m²
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
  • waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fireplace
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , main
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , pool complex
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , large wet room level entry
  • There is a upstairs bathroom with bath and shower over and a wet room on the ground floor for disabled next to a ground floor bedroom.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Single Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 3 Single Bed , bunk
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Pool Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Terrace
  • 1 bicycles
  • 8 garden chairs
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Indoor Hot Tub
  • Indoor Pool
  • Jacuzzi
  • Private Pool ...
  • Sauna
  • Spa Whirlpool
  • Steam Shower
  • Whirlpool
  • Whirlpool
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • ski
  • caving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
We have a full size snooker table and a full size heated pool with 7 seater hot tub and sauna. We are set up as a fully disabled unit (by request). We include free electric, bath towels and sheets. We are in private grounds on a elevated position with fantastic views over our fishing lake. We have had 100% satisfaction from our guests so far and we can send you a trip advisor link on request.

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