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Relax in the generous lounge
Contemporary open-plan kitchen/diner
Dine in style in the bright kitchen/diner
Plan your next adventure in comfort
Pretty dining area
The spacious master double bedroom
Thoughtfully furnished throughout
Comfy twin bedroom with garden views
Country living
Have a nice bath after the day's exertions
Lovely homely touches
View from the bedroom
Enjoy the peace with your four footed friend
View of the property
1 / 16  Relax in the generous lounge
2 / 16  Contemporary open-plan kitchen/diner
3 / 16  Dine in style in the bright kitchen/diner
4 / 16  Plan your next adventure in comfort
5 / 16  Pretty dining area
6 / 16  The spacious master double bedroom
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8 / 16  Thoughtfully furnished throughout
9 / 16  Comfy twin bedroom with garden views
10 / 16  Country living
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14 / 16  View from the bedroom
15 / 16  Enjoy the peace with your four footed friend
16 / 16  View of the property

Millfield House

Durham (9ml NW), County Durham
Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 2
4 star
Enclosed garden / patio
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Family friendly
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At a glance

  • Lovingly refurbished 19th century home with many original features retained
  • Beautiful views of Durham Vale and the surrounding countryside
  • Enclosed garden with furniture and a BBQ for al fresco meals
  • Excellent walking and cycling from the doorstep
  • 1 mile from the pubs, restaurants and cafes in Lanchester
  • 15-minute drive from the bustling city of Durham
Property code: CN129

This flexible and dog-friendly property is an ideal base for walkers and cyclists in search of a peaceful setting just a stone’s throw from exciting Durham.

Millfield House is a beautifully presented, warm and welcoming property for up to 4 guests. Built in 1850, the cottage has been lovingly refurbished to a luxury standard and still retains many of its original features. There are two light and airy bedrooms, the master with a King size bed and a second with twin beds and both bedrooms benefit from dual aspect windows, making the most of the lovely views of Durham Vale and the idyllic, surrounding countryside. A lovely welcome pack will be there to greet you and luxury bathrobes, slippers and toiletries are available during your stay.

Outside to the rear, there is lovely, enclosed patio which leads to an enclosed lawned area, outdoor seating and a BBQ, ideal for enjoying al fresco dining or a glass a wine! This is a great choice for families, friends, a couples retreat or a business stay and the area is also ideal for walkers and cyclists, with easy access to the nearby scenic C2C route! Secure storage for bicycles is available too.

The cottage is situated just one mile from Lanchester, in County Durham where you will find all the essential local amenities, pubs, restaurants and coffee houses. You are only 15 minutes drive from Durham’s Cathedral City, Durham University, the many river walks and a wide range of shops, restaurants and bars. Newcastle upon Tyne’s vibrant and culturally rich city centre is also within easy reach (30 mins by car). Staying at Millfield House means you are never far from the stunning Northumberland beaches and pretty harbour villages.

Nearby, the world famous and award-winning Beamish Museum, is a must!! and there are 25% discounts available for guests.

Millfield House is dog friendly.

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

  • Bedrooms 1 double and 1 twin
  • Bathroom with shower over the bath with WC
  • Electric oven and hob, fridge/freezer, microwave and washing machine
  • TV in the lounge
  • Central heating and electric included
  • Pubs and shops within driving distance
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Enclosed garden with patio, lawn, BBQ and garden furniture
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars
  • 2 small to medium dogs welcome
  • Bed linen included, Towels not included, please bring your own.
  • Welcome pack on arrival
  • 20% discount voucher for Beamish museum included

 

Marie Heffernan

This property is personally managed by Marie.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 8 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Julie 4th September 2020

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Reviewed by Robert 28th August 2020

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It was lovely cottage. We spent 7 nights there. Everything was there what we needed. And it have such home feel. We loved its decor. Loved stay

Reviewed by Julia 7th August 2020

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This is a lovely little property, very clean. Lots of great walks to take your dogs. Smashing pub across the road serves excellent food. Owners only live next door so easy to contact if you need anything.

Reviewed by S 8th November 2019

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This property is ideally placed for access to places of interest and visitor attractions and we appreciated the welcome pack goodies the owners provided. The excellent public transport links were beneficial to get into Durham easily.

Reviewed by Angela 7th June 2019

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Wonderfully clean,lovely welcome gifts even for the dogs. Would certainly recommend and will be booking for next year soon.

Reviewed by Debbie 17th May 2019

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Cottage was comfortable and spacious, very nice welcome pack, no faults or complaints! Would go again .

Reviewed by Kathryn 8th November 2018

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A lovely, welcoming holiday cottage that felt like a home from home. Great location and everything you need at hand. The owners have put great effort into making your stay enjoyable and the welcome pack is a very caring addition. Wonderful!

Reviewed by Michael 19th September 2018

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Relax in the generous lounge
Contemporary open-plan kitchen/diner
Dine in style in the bright kitchen/diner
Plan your next adventure in comfort
Pretty dining area
The spacious master double bedroom
Thoughtfully furnished throughout
Comfy twin bedroom with garden views
Country living
Have a nice bath after the day's exertions
Show 4 moreLovely homely touches

Location

Map
Note: As the postcode is used to identify the general area of the property, it may not always reflect its precise location, therefore please only use this map as a guide.

If you’re looking for a seaside holiday with a difference, visit Northumberland – a region brimming with beautiful golden, sandy beaches, rolling hills, craggy moorland, bustling market towns and fishing villages, and more castles than in any other county in England.

Situated in the North East of England, this designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty boasts no less than 39 miles of unspoilt coastline to explore and a calendar packed with exhilarating water sports options. To indulge in a spot of surfing, kayaking or powerboating, take a trip to one of the many breath-taking Northumberland beaches - where dogs love a good walk and fresh local seafood is never far away.

Home to the awe-inspiring Cheviot Hills and the historical Hadrian’s Wall, the Northumberland National Park is renowned for its open spaces, award-winning Dark Skies and stunning rural backdrops - and is the least populated national park in Britain. Offering access to challenging hikes, horse-riding, rock-climbing and a multitude of other action-packed activities, the park is one of the region’s greatest draws.

There is a huge range of spectacular wildlife and sea life waiting to be sighted, whether you take a boat ride to the Farne Islands to admire the colony of Atlantic grey seals and puffins, or explore the Kielder Water and Forest Park, home to magnificent ospreys. If it’s history you’re looking for, the imposing Bamburgh Castle and the world-famous Alnwick Castle are undoubtedly worth a visit.

Alternatively, if you’re seeking the bright lights of a city adventure, Newcastle upon Tyne is the place to go. Here, you can experience world-class culture, outstanding attractions, superb shopping, impressive live shows, top entertainers and delicious cuisine in abundance.

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