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Mole Hill Farm 5* Cottage

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A traditional snug welcoming cottage
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2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
5 guests
1 night minimum
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This lovely detached holiday cottage is a quaint 'home away from home’ perfect for families, couples or groups. The cottage is located within the stunning Beamish conservation area with stunning views over the valley, on a working stable yard with only horses as your neighbours. Things to do  The Beamish Valley is located in a picturesque river setting, boasting everything from country inns and gastro pubs to an abundance of great cultural and historical days out.  Mole Hill Cottage is located close to Beamish Museum, the famous and largest open air museum, recreating early life in the North East over various points in history. You can take a ride on the worlds oldest steam engine railway, at at Tanfield Railway, through the picturesque Causey valley.  There are endless walks through...This lovely detached holiday cottage is a quaint 'home away from home’ perfect for families, couples or groups. The cottage is located within the stunning Beamish conservation area with stunning views over the valley, on a working stable yard with only horses as your neighbours. Things to do  The Beamish Valley is located in a picturesque river setting, boasting everything from country inns and gastro pubs to an abundance of great cultural and historical days out.  Mole Hill Cottage is located close to Beamish Museum, the famous and largest open air museum, recreating early life in the North East over various points in history. You can take a ride on the worlds oldest steam engine railway, at at Tanfield Railway, through the picturesque Causey valley.  There are endless walks through the tranquil countryside, also suitable for keen cyclists, exploring the natural heritage and abundance of wildlife. Also, Beamish Lakes offers three crystal clear lakes for fishing and nearby Beamish Park Golf Club is perfect for a round of golf within their peaceful surroundings.  For those looking for adventure, Beamish Wild offers a High Ropes Treetop Adventure course and Archery for an instant adrenaline rush! Broom House Farm also offers an action packed family day out along the nature trail with exciting woodland challenges and obstacles from flying along zip wires, daring to enter the tunnels and climbing up towers! Beamish also offers horse riding.  The city of Durham itself, with its lovely cathedral, river walks and cobbled streets should not be missed. For cricket fans, Durham County Cricket Club’s ground, ’The Riverside’, is a short drive away at Chester-le-Street.  Beamish also has easy access to the A1, which will take you further north to  Alnwick and the Northumberland Heritage Coast, where a day can be spent exploring the many historic castles and friendly villages set amongst unspoilt golden sandy beaches. Not too far away is the Metro Centre - one of the largest shopping centres in Europe with an abundance of shops and eateries.  Dining The cottage has a warm kitchen, fully equipped with everything you will need for self-catering. We can advise on local grocery shops and even let you in on hidden gems, like the award winning Knitsley Mill Farm shop perfect for fresh delicious produce, only 15 minutes drive away.  We also offer an opulent afternoon tea service from our Crown & Cupcake venue for you to enjoy in the comfort of your cottage. Please contact me directly to book following your booking. If eating out is more your thing, there is an abundance of country inns and award-winning gastro pubs serving delicious homecooked food every day of the week.  The cottage  Mole Hill Cottage has a lovely large open plan kitchen and dining table seating 6 with cosy log burner. Cosy living room and study with TV. Wooden floors throughout.  Master bedroom has a superking (6ft) bedroom with en-suite bathroom with bath, shower cubicle and toilet. Second bedroom with standard double bed and additional double sofa bed. En-suite bathroom with bath, shower cubicle and toilet.  French doors lead outside with plenty of space for dining alfresco. Multi-fuel burner in kitchen / dining room (initial fuel included). Oil central heating, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Three Freeview TVs. DVD and small library. Electric cooker. Microwave. Washer/dryer. Iron. Dishwasher. Freezer. Wi-fi. Sitting-out areas with furniture. Parking. No smoking. More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
2 Attached (ensuite)
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A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer
Reviewed 31 October 2020 via mobile

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Date of stay: October 2020
Reviewed 16 October 2020

A beautiful property in a beautiful location. Met by Amanda the host who informed us on things to know. Was also obliging on giving further information during our stay when we wanted to know something. She had an amazing fire lit for our arrival. A...More

Date of stay: October 2020
Thank Donna2121
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Reviewed 1 September 2020 via mobile

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Date of stay: August 2020
Reviewed 18 October 2019

Very well presented, clean, cottage situated in a great location for visiting numerous nearby attractions. The owner is lovely - very helpful and friendly. Overall, my wife and I spent four days on holiday in the area and it was completely stress free - which...More

Date of stay: October 2019
Thank Trail51561459533
Reviewed 9 October 2019

Great stay in this fabulous cottage - all rooms clean,tidy and spacious. Everything you need is provided and more. Thoroughly enjoyed our time at the cottage and would highly recommend staying if your in the area. Many thanks.

Date of stay: October 2019
Thank Footyboots
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Reviewed 21 September 2019 via mobile

Can’t fault this lovely cottage, everything you might need has been thought of and owners on hand and very helpful. Beautiful views across the valley towards Beamish. In a good location for meals out and local attractions.

Date of stay: September 2019
Thank clarephb
Reviewed 30 August 2019 via mobile

Mole Hill Farm cottage is a beautiful and really comfortable place to stay to visit so many of the great things to do in the North East. We were with our 3 children and the cottage is an ample size for everyone. It is very...More

Date of stay: August 2019
Thank lapingo
Reviewed 20 August 2019

We (2 couples) stayed in this lovely cottage for 3 nights. I could not fault it. Condition was exceptional. Cleanliness was immaculate. Location was ideal. Host was very friendly and helpful. All in all I had a lovely time with the added bonus of 2...More

Date of stay: August 2019
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Reviewed 27 June 2019

We have just returned from a weekend away at Mole Hill Farm cottage as we were visiting both Beamish Museum and Tanfield Railway. The cottage was perfect and provided an ideal base it was lovely and clean even a welcoming cake was provided which was...More

Date of stay: June 2019
Thank NinaBrenwood
Amandajayne100, VR Owner at Mole Hill Farm 5* Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2019

Thank you kindly for your review. Would be lovely to see you again. Best Wishes Amanda

Reviewed 12 June 2019 via mobile

From the moment we arrived at the cottage, the place felt like home away from home, clean, well presented and a perfect place to explore the local area

Date of stay: May 2019
Thank Destination779607
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Central Heating
Dishwasher
Dryer
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Highchair
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Private Garden
Cable/satellite TV
Secure Parking
Cooker
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
Horse Riding Nearby
Corporate Bookings
Long Term Rentals (Over 1 Month)
Rural/Countryside Retreats
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About the neighbourhood
Please see the overview section above for further detail on the area: Beamish Museum: 1.5 miles / 6 min 
Beamish Golf Club: 1.1 miles / 4 min Tanfield Railway: 1.9 miles / 5 min
 Metro Radio Arena: 6.1 miles
 Lumley Castle: 7 miles / 17 min Metro Centre: 7 miles / 17 min 
 The Sage Gateshead: 7 miles / 17 min Durham County Cricket Club: 7 miles / 15 min Newcastle Train Station: 7.8 miles / 17 min 
Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art: 7.9 miles / 19 min 
 Theatre Royal: 8.3 miles / 21 min Newcastle Quayside: 8.4 miles / 20 min Durham Cathedral: 10 miles / 25 min Northumberland Coastline: 30 miles / 50 min Holy Island or Lindisfarne: 65 miles / 1 hr 20 min
Getting around
You'll need a car if you want to get the most out of your stay but there is a bus stop just a few minutes walk to get out and about.
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