The Old Stables Knitsley Cottage 1

The Old Stables Knitsley Cottage 1



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The Old Stables Knitsley Cottage 1

***Special Offer for July & August - 3 nights stays @ £225.00 - flexiblility on arrival date - please call 0191 2313060 to make your booking***

The Old Stables Cottage 1 is a beautifully furnished holiday cottage located within the picturesque hamlet of Knitsley, on the outskirts of Co Durham.  The cottage has been awarded 5 stars from visit England.  One of a collection of three holiday cottages, this property sleeps four guests in 2 well appointed bedrooms, a kingsize and a twin room.  The family bathroom, is well appointed with shower over bathtub, toilet and basin.  The property is tastefully furnished and decorated, with an open plan layout for the kitchen, dining and living areas.  The cottage benefits from being on one level and accepts one well behaved dog.  With a beautiful garden to the back of the property area overlooking the magnificent rolling fields of County Durham this cottage is an ideal place to get away from it all.


Perfect for walkers, ramblers and cyclists of all levels, you will find many established public footpaths, cycle paths and bridleways that lead from Knitsley into the heart of Co Durham and through the Durham Dales.  The cottage offers a secure cycle store and even a paddock and stable is available on request.


The award winning Knitsley Farm shop and cafe is just a short drive from the cottage, serving delicious home cooked food including their award winning breakfast and Sunday Lunch.  The farm shop has its own bakery and butchery section, as well as a wide range of local goods to buy. 


Just along the road from the cottage is the Old Mill Pub and Restaurant which has been tastefully converted from old converted Mill House.  Serving food from 12-9, 7 days a week, it is an ideal place to stop off to refuel after a day of exploring Co Durham.


Beamish Museum, the world famous open air museum, tells the story of life in the north east through the 1820’s, 1900’s and 1940’s.  The museum is just 20 minutes away by car and is a great place for families or couples and if you are visiting us with your dog, the great news is, Beamish allows dogs into the Museum too! 

 Accommodation Summary:

Entrance: - The cottage is all on one level with wooden floors throughout the living and bedroom areas.  The entrance is via the front door which takes you straight into the hallway. 

Lounge/Dining/Kitchen area: With 2 two-seater sofas, dining table with 4 chairs, 42” flat screen smart TV, DVD player, music system, free Wi-Fi and electric fire.  There are double doors opening straight onto your private garden from the lounge. The kitchen is fully equipped with Electric cooker and gas hob, microwave, toaster, kettle, cafetiere, dishwasher, washing machine, fridge/freezer. There is plenty of crockery and storage space for your own supplies too.

Bedroom 1: Master Bedroom with king-size bed, bedside drawers and lamps, wardrobe with additional drawers.

Bedroom 2: Twin bedded room with 2 single beds, bedside drawer with lamps, wardrobe with additional drawers.

Bathroom: Family bathroom with shower over bathtub, bath, hand basin and toilet.

For Parents: There is a travel cot and high chair available

There is a private parking for two cars.  If you have another car, there is additional parking near the stables just a few yards away. The enclosed, front garden is attractively presented and private with outdoor dining furniture overlooking the beautiful countryside.

For guests looking to cycle during their stay, there is a secure cycle store available to use.  You can even bring your horse with you as stabling and a paddock is available on request.

All bed linen, towels, heating and hot water are included.

This cottage accepts one well behaved dog. Please see our terms and conditions (point19) for more details and point17 for house rules regarding dogs.

  • Allocated parking space
  • Barbeque
  • Bathroom with shower over bath, basin and toilet
  • Central heating
  • Countryside Views
  • Cycle Friendly
  • Dogs welcome
  • Electric fire
  • Family Friendly
  • Flat screen TV
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Garden table and chairs
  • Ground Floor Bed/Bathroom
  • Hair Dryer
  • High chair
  • Hob/oven
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Microwave
  • New Addition
  • Patio Area
  • Restricted Mobility suitable
  • Secure Bike Storage
  • Tourist information in cottage
  • Travel Cot
  • Walker Friendly
  • Wi-Fi

 Situated in the heart of County Durham in the picturesque hamlet of Knitsley.  Just ten miles from Durham City.     

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Here are our suggestions of properties that you might want to consider booking alongside the property you have selected, should you need more space for your party size. We have included properties that are available to book together to accommodate Larger Groups. This means that if your group is too large for a single property, you can also book a neighbouring property to accommodate all of your party and you will only pay one booking fee. Please call us on 0191 231 3060 or contact us via Live Chat and we'll be happy to help you.

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Key Features

  • Cycle Friendly
  • Dogs welcome
  • Family Friendly
  • Ground Floor Bed/Bathroom
  • New Addition
  • Restricted Mobility suitable
  • Walker Friendly
  • Wi-Fi