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The Briar Rose - your home from home

Extremely comfortable, well equipped bungalow. Perfect location for exploring the region.
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9 reviews
Extremely comfortable, well equipped bungalow. Perfect location for exploring the region.
Good front garden for extra privacy.
Sheltered and private rear garden
The Briar Rose is set in a quiet residential area 9 minutes from amenities in Shiney Row Village.
A sheltered south facing  patio  and garden - perfect for relaxing and enjoying the sun in private.
The bungalow is centrally heated and an electric fire provides ambiance in the cosy lounge
The spacious lounge has comfortable sofas for chilling out and relaxing
Shiny new fully equipped kitchen
The wet end with sink, dishwasher, washing machine and tumble dryer
Smart TV to assist with recipes if required
Ready to dine
A very comfortable double bed.
Plenty of wardrobe and drawer space in the master bedroom.
A comfortable single bed
Wardrobe and draws provide ample storage space
New bathroom suite, with heated towel rail
A separate shower and plenty of towels
A relaxing bath is also an option.
Penshaw monument, a 20 minute stroll from the bungalow
Roker Beach (Blue Flag status), 20 minutes away
Enjoy the seaside gardening all along Roker promenade.
Newcastle & and Gateshead only 23 minutes away
Historical Durham City only 17 minutes away
Lumley Castle,  Medieval banquets and a-la-carte dining 5 minutes from the bungalow.
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2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 4
Washington, Tyne and Wear, England
This recently renovated and well equipped bungalow with ample parking space is 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 and Newcastle

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 riversid...
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About the Owner, Ray P
Languages spoken: Norwegian, English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 4 days ago
Listed since : Jun 2016
Overall rating: 4.5 / 5.0
Based on 9 reviews and 1 property
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Very good - based on 9 reviews
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English first
Stonehaven, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago for a stay in December 2017

Set in a quiet residential area of Shiney Row village, this house is well placed for visiting the North-East, with easy access to Newcastle, Gateshead, Sunderland and Durham. It is extremely comfortable with a fabulous and well equipped kitchen. The house was spotless and well kept, and we were delighted to find basics in the kitchen for our arrival (selection...

Management response:

Thanks Alison for taking the time to leave this excellent review. We are very pleased you enjoyed the property and your visit, and look forward to your return.


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Ann B
1 review
Reviewed 13 November 2017 for a stay in October 2017

Good location, nice home furniture is dated however in good condition. Still waiting for our deposit return with no contact from the owner. As yet unsure if we'd book again.

Management response:

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. I am disappointed that you thought we were only worth a grade of 3 and not 5 as most of our previous guests have rated us. We do make every effort to ensure the property is spotless for our guests and go the extra mile by providing tea, coffee, milk,...


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Leeds, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 26 October 2017 for a stay in October 2017

Lovely comfortable home with everything you need. Special thanks for the welcome pack and little extras like tea and coffee. Would definitely recommend and hope to stay again.

Management response:

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. This is very much appreciated. I am pleased you enjoyed your stay and very much look forward to welcoming you back in the future.


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  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (8)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
Parties and large social gatherings are not allowed at the property. The property can not be used for business purposes, it is solely for residential use of paying guests. The...
    1 Full bath
    1 Full
    2 Twins
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30 Mar 2018 -
12 Apr 2018
3 nights
25 May 2018 -
31 May 2018
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1 Jun 2018 -
21 Jun 2018
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  • Damage Deposit: €113 / stay - Deposit
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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, Newcastle and Washington, Beamish and other nearby places.
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Newcastle: 30.0 km
Railway: Durham: 17.0 km
Ferry: Newcastle: 21.0 km
By car, travelling from North or South on the A1(M), take exit Junction 63 Chester-Le-Street turnoff, and take the A183 signposted to Sunderland. Drive for 4.5 km to the first roundabout, take the second exit then the first road on the right into the estate. Take the second left and the property is located in Briar Lea, a short distance on the right.
Cars may be parked on the drive and also on the street.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 13.0 km.
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