Luxury holiday cottage in Consett - sleeps 3

Sycamore Cottage, Consett, County Durham, DH8 7TG.
Property Reference: UKC639

Bedrooms - 1

Sleeps - 3

Bathrooms - 1

Pets welcome - 1

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Sycamore Cottage
1 bedroom, sleeps 3

Boasting wooden flooring and a wood burner in the living room, this cosy and natural cottage makes for a memorable holiday in County Durham.

Quietly nestled away just 1½ miles away from the popular village of Lanchester and just 10 miles from the city of Durham, Sycamore Cottage is the perfect destination for guests wanting to relax and unwind, or to explore the North East. The owners live nearby, so help is always at hand. This detached property lends itself to couples who’re looking for a romantic break – Lanchester features a superb selection of places to eat including three local pubs, an Italian restaurant and a traditional fish and chip shop. It is also ideal for guests who enjoy walking and cycling, as there are numerous established public footpaths, walks and cycle paths that lead from the cottage and out into the beautiful countryside of County Durham.

One of these walks takes you alongside the River Browney and down towards the village, a most scenic walk that’s not to be missed! Keen long-distance runners will likely be interested in the Great North Run half marathon, and there’s also the Durham County Cricket Club just 11 miles away. The beautiful hills and valleys of Teesdale and Weardale are both under a 30-minute drive, and walkers will find themselves surrounded by some of the most evocative landscapes the UK has to offer. Hadrian’s Wall can be reached within an hour’s drive, and the Derwent Valley Railway Path leads east towards the outskirts of Durham, a very popular trail with cyclists, whilst the Waskerley Way leads westward into the vast open spaces of Weardale.

Sycamore Cottage caters for all manner of holidaymakers. Just 10 miles away, guests can explore the heritage of the cathedral city of Durham, which offers a broad range of attractions throughout the year. The bi-annual Lumiere festival is a must-see, as well as the yearly miners’ gala, jazz festival, poetry festival and book week. Also ideal for parents wanting to visit children, family members or friends who are studying at Durham University or celebrating graduation, Sycamore Cottage is a convenient base for exploring the historic hub. Also of interest nearby is Hexham’s abbey, Newcastle upon Tyne, Gateshead and the Metrocentre and the open-air Beamish Museum, to name a few. Shop, pub and restaurant 1½ miles

Accommodation details

Ground Floor:Open plan living space: With wooden floors. Living area: With wood burner, 32" Freeview TV and double sofa bed. Dining area. Kitchen area: With electric oven, electric hob, microwave, fridge, freezer and washing machine. Shower room: With shower cubicle, toilet and heated towel rail. First Floor:Bedroom: With single bed.

Extra Amenities

Calor gas central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Welcome pack. Enclosed small garden with sitting-out area and garden furniture. Private parking for 2 cars. No smoking.

Self-catering features

  • Detached Property
  • Fuel and Power Included
  • Enclosed Garden / Patio
  • Garden / Patio
  • Golf nearby
  • Romantic Getaways
  • Rural Location
  • Television
  • Woodburning Stove
  • WiFi
  • Bed Linen & Towels Included
  • Short Breaks All Year
  • Washing Machine
  • Welcome Cottages
  • Parking - On Site

Consett map and Sycamore Cottage location

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