Activity & Leisure
2 nights - mostly start on Fri or Sat
3 nights - must start on Fri
4 nights - must start on Mon
5 nights - 22nd or 29th Dec 2012 only.
Rowley Stone Cottages lie within almost 20 acres of land in a small rural hamlet in the midst of rolling countryside, yet close to local facilities. Thought to date back to the 1600s, they were once the dairy, cowsheds and hay barn for Mansfield Farm. After a £1.2 million conversion, they have been beautifully restored with great attention to detail to provide four wonderful holiday cottages. All offer open plan living spaces with a living flame fire and wall mounted Smart TV, and the kitchen area is superbly equipped. The cottages sit within a secure gated development and have private parking and a 9am-5pm on-site concierge service to assist less mobile guests. On arrival, guests will be welcomed within the reception area, and a generous welcome pack awaits, as well as fluffy robes and slippers.Wagtail Cottage (UK33096) is a semi-detached, ground floor cottage with two ground floor double bedrooms and a shower room with a double walk-in shower. Swallow Cottage (UK33159) is an attractive first floor, loft-style cottage with vaulted ceilings and Velux windows throughout. It has two double bedrooms, which can be interconnecting if required, and the shower room has a large walk-in shower. Barn Owl Cottage (UK33172) is a stunning semi-detached, two-storey property. Its ground floor double bedroom has a separate shower room, whilst the fabulous mezzanine master suite has a glass balcony overlooking the living area, a freestanding slipper bath and an en-suite toilet. Peewit Cottage (UK33161) is a detached property with two double bedrooms, bathroom with a double walk-in shower.Within the courtyard, each property has its own indoor spa suite, where you can immerse yourself in your bubbling hot tub either in privacy or open up the large door to the open air and night sky. There is a small breakfast bar and stools for drinks, hangers for your bath robes and even a dog cage to house your furry friend while you soak. To the rear is a fabulous communal patio area, perfect for warm evenings, with stunning views out across the open countryside. It has a variety of tables and seating with ample room to sit separately or socialise. A fabulous pergola provides a covered area with comfortable seating. The spa theme extends to the patio area with a relaxing sauna (available after September) by arrangement.Out and about, the rolling countryside offers a wealth of bridleways, public footpaths and also the iconic C2C cycle route running along the adjacent railway line. Nearby, visit the Derwent Waterside Park, a great place for walking, cycling, fishing and sailing. The properties are well situated just off the A68, making it easy for journeys to Scotland, and the perfect base to explore the north of England, with easy access to both coast and country.Historic Durham, with its magnificent cathedral and river boat trips, the market town of Barnard Castle, with its 12th-century castle, and medieval Raby Castle are all a short drive away. Beamish Open Air Museum is just 13 miles away, whilst Newcastle and Gateshead offer an array of museums and art galleries along with excellent shopping 18 miles away. The breathtaking scenery of the Northumberland National Park is within half an hour’s drive, as is Hadrian’s Wall. A little further afield are Alnwick Castle and Gardens, while the castles and gloriously unspoilt coastline of Northumberland are around an hour’s drive. Shops and restaurants 3 miles, pub half a mile.These properties can be booked together to accommodate up to 16 guests.
Ground Floor:Open plan living space.Living area: With electric living flame fire and Smart TV.Dining area.Kitchen area: With electric oven, electric hob, microwave, fridge and dishwasher.Bedroom 1: With double bed with Freeview TV.Shower room: With walk-in double shower, toilet and heated towel rail.First Floor:Bedroom 2: Galleried with double bed, freestanding slipper bath and en-suite toilet with heated towel rail.
Gas central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Travel cot and highchair. Welcome pack. Utility room with washing machine and tumble dryer (shared with other properties on-site). Enclosed lawned garden with patio, garden furniture and summerhouse (shared with other properties on-site). Hot tub for 4 (private). Sauna and ice plunge (shared with other properties on-site, available on request with owner). Private parking for 2 cars. No smoking. Please note: This property has a security deposit of £100.
English Country Cottages is the trading name of Awaze Vacation Rentals Ltd.
Registered Office: Sunway House, Raglan Road, Lowestoft, Suffolk NR32 2LW.
Registered in England and Wales. Company Registration Number: 00965389.
VAT Registered Number: GB 598 22 99 77