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Good front garden for extra privacy.
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Overview
Bungalow -
2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 5
Washington, Tyne and Wear, England
The property had a total renovation in 2016, taking 6 months. 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 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 P...
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Listing #HL7335672
About the Owner
Ray P
Languages spoken:Norwegian, English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Interaction with guests
The Briar Rose is managed by our housekeeper who lives nearby and is available to help should guests require som assistance or advice. Both the owner and housekeeper are available via telephone and email if advice is required else we will respect your privacy and allow you to enjoy your stay without interruption.
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Reviewed 5 August 2018

what a lovely clean bungalow, comfy beds, had a welcome pack on arrival. excellent location for Beamish - only 5 mins away. Cannot fault this property at all and would definitely use again. Fantastic :)More

Thank Elsie D
Management response:Responded 17 August 2018

Hi Elsie. Thank you for leaving such an excellent review. We do try to ensure that our guests are delighted with their choice of accommodation and that their needs are covered, so to receive such feedback makes our efforts worthwhile. We hope to welcome you...More

Reviewed 26 June 2018

We booked Briar Rose for 10 days so that we could visit friends and family in the NE .It was a spotless very well equipped . The kitchen was brilliant if you like to self cater. My daughter and Granddaughter enjoyed the sunny garden ....More

Thank godfrey69
Management response:Responded 3 July 2018

Many thanks for taking the time to place a review on TA. We are very pleased you thought the Briar Rose excellent and appreciated the efforts we go to in order to ensure the place is in tip top shape for your stay. I remain...More

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Reviewed 25 April 2018

We have stayed at many holiday rentals over the years but Briar Rose is one of the best equipped and comfy places we've stayed. Clean, warm and loads of bedding and towels etc. Lovely quite area. Highly recommend and would definitely stay here again when...More

Thank VJEROME
Management response:Responded 13 May 2018

Many thanks for taking the time to leave a review for The Briar Rose. I am very pleased you enjoyed staying at our bungalow. We do try to ensure that we are giving our guests good value high standard of accommodation. Your positive feedback makes...More

Amenities
  • 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
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(1)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
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...
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Bathrooms
    1 Full bath
Bedrooms
    1 Queen
    1 Twin
    1 Full
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Fees
  • 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.
Access
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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