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The Briar Rose - your home from home

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Overview
2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
5 guests
3 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
The property had a total renovation in 2016. The Briar Rose is a very comfortable well equipped bungalow with ample parking space in an excellent location for those wishing to explore the variety of sights, activities and cultural events the area has to offer. On the cusp of Durham and Tyne & Wear it is equidistant between Durham, Sunderland, Gateshead and Newcastle. It is close Washington, Chester-le-Street and Houghton-le-Spring. Seaham, Hartlepool, Bishop Auckland and Weardale are short drives from the property. The bungalow has a large well equipped modern kitchen diner, and a modern bathroom with separate bath and shower cubicle. The kitchen opens onto a south facing patio and sheltered garden for those relaxing moments. The bungalow is very comfortably furnished throughout. The bu...The property had a total renovation in 2016. The Briar Rose is a very comfortable well equipped bungalow with ample parking space in an excellent location for those wishing to explore the variety of sights, activities and cultural events the area has to offer. On the cusp of Durham and Tyne & Wear it is equidistant between Durham, Sunderland, Gateshead and Newcastle. It is close Washington, Chester-le-Street and Houghton-le-Spring. Seaham, Hartlepool, Bishop Auckland and Weardale are short drives from the property. The bungalow has a large well equipped modern kitchen diner, and a modern bathroom with separate bath and shower cubicle. The kitchen opens onto a south facing patio and sheltered garden for those relaxing moments. The bungalow is very comfortably furnished throughout. The bungalow is set in a quiet small residential area on the edge of Shiney Row, a hamlet in Houghton-le-Spring parish. It lies within strolling distance of the village amenities (9 minutes), and Penshaw Monument (20 minutes). There are plenty of rural and riverside walks and a number of country pubs within a short distance of the property. The NE has so much to offer, great shopping, sporting attractions, restaurants, nightlife, nature and of course a wealth of history. The Briar Rose is an excellent location to make the most of the variety on offer.More
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Ray P
Languages spoken:Norwegian, English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:June 2016
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Reviewed 9 December 2019

Spotlessly clean, really comfortable, very well equipped, and in a great location for visiting Sunderland, Newcastle and Durham. Highly recommended.

Date of stay: December 2019
Thank Alison5562
Extraordinary655320, VR Owner at The Briar Rose - your home from home, responded to this reviewResponded 17 December 2019

Thank you for your review Alison. We are pleased you had a good stay with us and look forward to your return in 2020.

Reviewed 9 December 2019

The most thoughtful and accommodating Landlord with spotless premises with two TV sets and lots of channels to choose from. The fridge is well stocked, at no charge, as is the pantry and lots of soap in the bathroom etc etc Daily rental also very...More

Date of stay: October 2019
Thank PierreP2392
Extraordinary655320, VR Owner at The Briar Rose - your home from home, responded to this reviewResponded 17 December 2019

Thank you Pierre. We really appreciate your positive comments and look forward to your return.

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Reviewed 9 December 2019 via mobile

Had a lovely stay . Was very clean and very well equiped. Beds were lovely and comfy. Great as we could get up and have breakfast when we wanted without having to keep to hotel times. We loved it and have booked again already.

Date of stay: November 2019
Thank lorryh156
Extraordinary655320, VR Owner at The Briar Rose - your home from home, responded to this reviewResponded 17 December 2019

Thank you so much for leaving this review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed the comforts of The Briar Rose and we look forward to welcoming you back.

Reviewed 9 October 2019

A very well-equipped bungalow in a quiet location at Shiney Row. Good central heating and double glazing makes for a warm, cozy interior. Close to public transport, if needed, to get to a range of nearby attractions and shopping centres. Beamish Open-Air Museum, Penshaw Monument,...More

Date of stay: September 2019
Thank Ian and Maureen F
Extraordinary655320, VR Owner at The Briar Rose - your home from home, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2019

Thank you for your review Ian and Maureen. I understand you had a lovely time with us and enjoyed the comfort of The Briar Rose. Welcome back.

Reviewed 9 September 2019

Four of us stayed here for the first time for a long weekend. Lovely quiet road, spacious well equipped kitchen, lovely modern bathroom and pretty back garden. The owner was very helpful and promptly resolved a few minor problems we had on arrival to ensure...More

Date of stay: September 2019
Thank JAN C
Extraordinary655320, VR Owner at The Briar Rose - your home from home, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2019

We really appreciate you sending in this great review and look forward to hosting you at The Briar Rose again. Many thanks.

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Towels Provided
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk
TV
Parking
Rural/Countryside Retreats
City Getaway
Linens Provided
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
Toaster
Cooker
Fishing Nearby
Central Heating
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Patio
Fireplace
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About the neighbourhood
Great country and riverside walks, with plenty of good country pubs serving good quality meals. 15 minute drive to the seaside with miles of great beaches and good facilities nearby.
Getting around
Good bus services are available to Sunderland, Washington, Gateshead, Newcastle, Chester-le-Street, Beamish, Crook, Houghton-le-Spring and other nearby places. The A1 and A19 trunk roads are within 5 minutes from the property making it an excellent base for touring the regions dales, coasts and cities.
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