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Mount Cottage

Newcastle, County Durham
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Sleeps 8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms 5
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 2
4 star
Parking on site / nearby
Highchair available
Travel Cot available
Towels included
Family friendly
Games / Play facilities
Internet access
Open fire / wood burner
Enclosed garden / patio
Downstairs bathroom
Pub nearby
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At a glance

  • Spacious family holiday home with games room for large family get-togethers
  • Get cosy by either of the two wood burners or settle in the twelve-jet Jacuzzi bath
  • Gorgeous outside spaces perfect for alfresco dining and walks from the doorstep
Property code: OC-T29539

This property is in a great location for enjoying many walks from the doorstep, including the Causey Arch Woods, and with beautiful countryside, superb, local attractions and fascinating world heritage sites nearby, you’ll be spoilt for choice. There is a cafe and picnic area opposite and three pubs, two of which offer fantastic dining, just a stroll from the house, along with a variety of shops, pubs and eateries in nearby Sunniside (2 miles). The Tanfield Railway attraction (1 mile) offers 6-mile-round trips in Victorian carriages pulled by beautifully restored steam locomotives. Spend a day at the Beamish open-air Living Museum of the North (2.5 miles) which is perfect for all the family. Visit vibrant Newcastle (7.5 miles) for the quayside, theatre, museums, shops, bars and restaurants and Gateshead for The Glasshouse music venue. Explore the magnificent Durham Cathedral and Durham Castle. (12 miles). Stroll along the riverbank and visit the Botanic Garden. Head to Hadrian’s Wall territory, starting at popular Corbridge’s Roman town (24 miles).

Enter through the front door of this impressive property and head down the hallway to find the delightful open-plan lounge/kitchen and dining room which is the social hub of the house and features underfloor heating throughout and a cosy wood burner. There is space in the lounge for everyone to relax with three generous, leather sofas and a large Smart TV for family movie nights. The window offers a wonderful view of the front garden and the beautiful local countryside. The contemporary kitchen has stylish units, a kitchen island, granite work surfaces, and a double Belfast sink, and is well equipped to make tasty meals and drinks. Enjoy memorable mealtimes and special occasions, sitting together at the large dining table. The utility/boot room houses the washing machine, a Victorian-style pulley clothes airer and an additional tall fridge. The games room has another lovely garden view and is a great space for family fun with a pool table, a Smart TV, a comfortable leather sofa, a bar complete with a fridge, and a wood burner for cooler evenings, making this an excellent alternative to the lounge if guests want to spread out. The ground-floor bathroom has a walk-in shower and WC, and a cupboard in the hallway has space to store your coats and shoes. Upstairs on the first floor, you will find three well-presented bedrooms, each with plenty of storage space. Two steps take you to a king-size bedroom with a Smart TV and an en-suite shower and WC. The large, super-king-size bedroom has a Smart TV and two easy chairs to sit with a book and admire the garden. This room also has a dressing area and an en-suite bathroom with a large wet-room-style shower, a separate twelve-jet Jacuzzi bath and WC. The super-king-size zip-and-link bedroom (which can be made up as twins on request) has a child's cot and an easy chair. The stunning first-floor family bathroom comprises a luxurious slipper-style bath, a separate walk-in shower and a WC. On the second floor, the king-size bedroom completes the accommodation, with a comfortable chaise-longue, dual-aspect skylights and a contemporary en-suite with a walk-in shower and WC.

Outside at the rear of the house, there is a delightful, enclosed courtyard-style patio with a raised, covered pond and water feature. There is garden furniture and a charcoal BBQ so you can enjoy alfresco dining and drinks. At the front, there is a beautiful terraced garden and a patio area with garden furniture where you can watch the sunsets and take in wonderful views of the local countryside. Listen carefully and you can hear the whistle of the steam train as it passes, and you may catch a glimpse of it through the trees.

  • 4 bedrooms – 1 super-king-size, 1 super-king-size zip-and-link (which can be made up as twins on request), 2 king-size
  • 5 bathrooms – 1 shower room with WC downstairs, 1 bathroom with slipper-style bath, walk-in shower and WC, 2 en-suite shower rooms with shower and WC, 1 en-suite bathroom with large Jacuzzi bath, wet-room-style shower and WC
  • Induction hob, electric double oven, double Belfast sink, fridge/freezer, microwave and dishwasher
  • Utility/boot room with washing machine, dolly-style clothes airer, and additional tall fridge
  • Travel cot and highchair available on request
  • Wood burner in the lounge/diner and games room (first basket of logs provided)
  • Smart TV in the lounge, games room and two bedrooms
  • Enclosed rear courtyard patio with garden furniture, raised, covered pond and water feature
  • Charcoal BBQ
  • Front garden with garden furniture
  • Games room with pool table, bar area and fridge
  • Electric gates
  • Off-road parking for 3 cars
  • Bars and restaurants 150 metres, shops 2 miles, beach 16 miles
  • Arrival: 16:00 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00
  • 2 dogs allowed. Additional charges may apply

Laura Watts

This property is personally managed by Laura.

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