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The Old Stables 3

Knitsley, Lanchester, County Durham
Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 1
5 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Complex of properties
Increased accessibility
Internet access
Pub nearby
Fishing onsite / nearby
Family friendly
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Set in a charming rural hamlet with lovely views in the heart of County Durham
  •  This attractive cottage makes an ideal base for exploring this picturesque area
  • Perfect for visiting the city of Durham, Newcastle and the beautiful North Pennines
  • Ideal for visiting the National Railway Museum Shildon, the Tanfield Railway and Beamish
  • An ideal holiday base for walkers, ramblers, cyclists, nature lovers, sightseers and horse riders
  • Close to a fantastic farm shop and with plenty of great places to eat and drink nearby
Property code: CN208

With rural views and ideally placed for exploring the idyllic Durham Dales, this spacious cottage is great for walkers and cyclists, and is perfect for visiting Newcastle, Hadrian’s Wall and Beamish.

Nestling in the charming hamlet of Knitsley, this delightful cottage is ideal for walkers and cyclists keen to explore the footpaths, cycle paths and bridleways running through the heart of County Durham and into the breathtaking Durham Dales. This beautiful area has plenty of fantastic attractions, including the popular open air museum at Beamish which tells the story of life in the northeast from the 1820s to the 1940s. The bustling city of Durham is just 10 miles away and is home to the historic cathedral, and a choice of fantastic shops and excellent museums. Other local highlights include the Vale of Durham, Tanfield Railway, Auckland Castle, the National Railway Museum and the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

On entering this welcoming and tastefully furnished single-level holiday cottage you will find yourself in the spacious and inviting open-plan lounge/kitchen/diner. With plenty of comfortable seating, including a double sofa bed, Smart TV, DVD, music system and electric fire, the light and attractive lounge is an ideal space to unwind in at the end of a wonderful day. There is also a charming dining area. Going over to the stylishly designed kitchen you will find it fully equipped with an electric oven and gas hob, microwave, toaster, cafetiere, dishwasher, washing machine and fridge/freezer. Exploring this lovely ground-floor property further you will find a cosy master bedroom with a king-size bed and plenty of storage space. You will also find a bathroom complete with a bath, walk-in shower and WC.

Stepping outside from the double doors in the lounge, you can relax and dine alfresco in the pretty garden which overlooks the rolling Durham countryside. There is ample private parking space for two cars. There is a secure cycle store available, and you can even bring your horse with you as stabling and a paddock are available on request.

Dogs fees are charged per dog at £20.00 for up to 7 nights, £40.00 for up to 14 nights and an additional £20.00 for every week or part week thereafter.

  • Part of a complex of 3 properties
  • 1 master bedroom with king-size bed
  • 1 bathroom – 1 shower room with shower and WC
  • Oven and hob, microwave, toaster, cafetiere, dishwasher, washing machine and fridge/freezer
  • Lounge with TV, DVD, electric fire, sofa-bed and music system
  • Private parking for two cars
  • Enclosed garden with outdoor dining furniture
  • Secure cycle store available to use
  • Stabling and a paddock available on request for horse-owners
  • Bed linen, heating and hot water included
  • Wi-Fi included
  •  1 dog welcome
  • 25% off discount vouchers for Beamish within your welcome pack
  • Within walking distance of a pub/restaurant
  • Farm shop a short drive away
  • 10 miles from the city of Durham
  • Minimum stay is 3 nights

This property is personally managed by Nicola.


From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 3 guest ratings

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Reviewed by David 3rd August 2018

Lovely modern cottage inside, classic style and good views outside.

Reviewed by Jo B 19th August 2017

No.3 The Old Stables, Knitsley is a glamorous and spacious new-build cottage with lovely views of the surrounding countryside wellplaced for visiting Durham, Newcastle, Hadrian's Wall, and Beamish as well as Teesdale. Kielder and the coast is a bit further. We enjoyed "Kynren" an outdoor historic spectacular at Bishop Auckland.

Reviewed by Anne H 8th July 2017

First class cottage with everything we needed for our stay. Beamish was a wonderful day out. Durham is a must visit.

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2 more properties at this location

The Old Stables 2

The Old Stables 2

Sleeps: 4 | Bedrooms: 2

£684 - £904

The Old Stables 1

The Old Stables 1

Sleeps: 4 | Bedrooms: 2

£684 - £899

To arrange group bookings across one or more of these properties, call our team to check availability and book.

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