Enjoy the peace with your four footed friend
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
1 / 12  Enjoy the peace with your four footed friend
2 / 12  Relax in the generous lounge
3 / 12  Contemporary open-plan kitchen/diner
4 / 12  Dine in style in the bright kitchen/diner
5 / 12  Plan your next adventure in comfort
6 / 12  Pretty dining area
7 / 12  The spacious master double bedroom
8 / 12  Thoughtfully furnished throughout
9 / 12  Comfy twin bedroom with garden views
10 / 12  Country living
11 / 12  Have a nice bath after the day's exertions
12 / 12  Lovely homely touches

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
Towels included
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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.

Situated just one mile from Lanchester in County Durham, this property is within easy reach of the local pubs, restaurants and cafes. A little further afield, Durham’s Cathedral City is home to a wide range of shops, restaurants and bars together with scenic river walks while Newcastle upon Tyne’s vibrant and culturally rich city centre is just a 30-minute drive away. Closer to home, the surrounding countryside boasts spectacular walking and cycling routes with wonderful scenery at every turn.

Inside, the property has been lovingly modernised to offer contemporary comforts together with charming original features. The front door opens into a large porch for storing coats and boots before continuing through to the spacious lounge. With a beamed ceiling, wooden flooring, comfortable leather sofas, a feature fireplace, TV and digital sound system, this a homely room for relaxing after a long day. Prepare and enjoy meals in the contemporary kitchen/diner, which has offers ample workspace, modern appliances, plenty of natural light and a good-sized dining table. This property offers two well-presented bedrooms, one spacious master double with a feature wall, antique furniture and rural views and one twin with views over the garden. The bedrooms share a clean and contemporary bathroom with overhead shower. 

A door opens from the kitchen into the pleasant rear enclosed garden. With a patio area, garden furniture, BBQ and additional lawn, this is a peaceful space for enjoying al fresco meals in the sunshine.

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 medium-large or 3 small well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Bed linen included
  • Welcome pack on arrival
  • 20% discount voucher for Beamish museum included and 10% discount off nearby Pip Stop- a local Craft Beer, Wine, Spirit and Home Brew shop

This property is personally managed by Marie.


From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 3 guest ratings

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Reviewed by S 8th November 2019

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

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

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

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