• About Curlew Cottage

    This cosy retreat for couples is perfect for exploring the beautiful countryside of County Durham by foot and by bike.

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    Key information
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      Cottage

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      1 bedroom(s)

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      Up to 4 people

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      Yes 2 pet(s) allowed

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    Cottage features
    • Barbecue
      Barbecue
    • Bike store
      Bike store
    • Detached property
      Detached property
    • DVD player
      DVD player
    • Dishwasher
      Dishwasher
    • Fuel and power included
      Fuel and power included
    • Enclosed garden / patio
      Enclosed garden / patio
    • Garden / patio
      Garden / patio
    • Pub within 1 mile
      Pub within 1 mile
    • Pets - no charge
      Pets - no charge
    • Rural location
      Rural location
    • Television
      Television
    • WiFi
      WiFi
    • Short breaks all year
      Short breaks all year
    • Bed linen & towels included
      Bed linen & towels included
    • Washing machine
      Washing machine
    • Car parking - on site
      Car parking - on site
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    Customer reviews by Reevoo
    Hoseasons "This cosy retreat for couples is perfect for exploring the beautiful countryside of County Durham by foot and by bike. \nGround Floor\n\n\nLiving room\n With gas coal-effect fire 32 Freeview TV DVD player double sofa bed and French doors leading to balcony.\n\nLower Ground Floor\n\n\nKitchendining room \nWith electric oven electric hob microwave fridgefreezer dishwasher washing machine and low ceiling.\n\nFirst Floor\n\n\nBedroom\n With kingsize bed.\n\nBathroom\n With shower over bath and toilet. \n Gas central heating gas electricity bed linen towels and Wi-Fi included. Welcome pack. Large enclosed garden with sitting-out area garden furniture and BBQ. Balcony. 5-acre unspoilt grounds. Bike store. Private parking for 2 cars. No smoking.\n Perfect for exploring this beautiful part of County Durham Curlew Cottage stands detached part way up a hill and boasts brilliant views across the rolling countryside and hills of the county. Built in the 1800s and with views to the rear extending over the hills of Weardale Curlew Cottage is traditional warm and welcoming. Ideal for a couple wanting to enjoy a quiet rural break in a very quirky cottage the property is full of unusual and original features. On the lower ground floor guests will find a small kitchen and dining room with a very low ceiling that adds to the character of the cottage. On the ground floor is a traditional living room with a balcony area that looks out across the countryside. This is the perfect place for bird spotters with snipes and buzzards often flying by. On the first floor there is a double bedroom with kingsize bed and a bathroom. This is a real gem of a cottage and perfect for those guests looking for a quiet holiday Curlew Cottage really is one of a kind.\nSituated right at the heart of beautiful Weardale the small town of Stanhope offers amenities and facilities popular with guests of all ages and at any time of year. A thriving market town Stanhope boasts numerous places to eat drink and enjoy the local produce including a pie shop bakery fish and chip shop and plenty of pubs. With the county’s only open air heated swimming pool just a short walk away guests can also take the opportunity to enjoy a dip in the water during the summer months. This is also the perfect location for guests who enjoy walking cycling hill running or rambling as well as those wanting to just enjoy a leisurely stroll through some of the most splendid countryside that the county has to offer. There are multiple established walks public footpaths and bridle ways that run directly through the village and out into the nearby valleys fells and unspoilt natural woodland. Cyclists will find themselves surrounded by routes of varying difficulty with some steep climbs north and south of the cottage as well as the quiet roads to Waskerley or Blanchland and the off road section of the Coast to Coast route between Rookhope and Rowley. For a more leisurely mode of transport guests can travel on the Weardale Railway which runs between Stanhope and Bishop Auckland and is transformed in season into the Train to Christmas Town. About a 10-minute drive away is Weardale Ski School and the Durham Dales Centre is only a few minutes away - a great spot for discovering more about the area. Killhope Lead Mine Beamish Living Museum Frosterley Wolsingham and the cathedral city of Durham can all be reached in around a 30-minute drive. A little further afield but still within easy driving distance guests will be able to visit the natural beauty of Cumbria and the Lake District the Durham Dales Northumberland and Newcastle. Shop pub and restaurant ¼ mile. \n " https://img.chooseacottage.co.uk/Property/137/840/1373164.jpg UKC2157

    Curlew Cottage reviews collected by Reevoo

    9.3 out of 10 – based on 11 reviews

    Overall rating

    9.2

    Comfort and Equipment

    8.8

    Location

    9.4

    Cleanliness

    9.4

    Value for money

    9.6

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    10
    out of 10

    Had a lovely stay at Curlew cottage.Views are lovely and it’s so quiet! Great walks from the cottage, our dogs had a great time.

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    2019-08-17

    10
    out of 10

    Beautiful cottage with wonderful views..if you have a dog great walks from the front door..take a long lead as loads of sheep and ponies around so not aloud off lead...5 min walk to local shops..banks steep on way back tho..the field out of the back of curlew cottage is huge and has some lovely little ponies in..so sadly couldn't let my daft dog Dexter off as he's not used to ponies and he would chase them.lovely helpful owners and fab welcome pack..stayed at curlew for a week and found it very warm and cosy..yes the ceilings are low in dinning room area..and stairs leading down a bit steep and slippy..but my partner and I loved it..we will definitely go back.

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    2019-04-11

    10
    out of 10

    Lovely little cottage in a beautiful village

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    2019-05-13

    10
    out of 10

    Lovely comfortable cottage with everything you need. Bigger than it looks in the pictures!

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    2019-02-26

    10
    out of 10

    Lovely quirky cottage with everything we needed

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    2018-11-02

    9
    out of 10

    Second visit. Amazing views and walks from cottage door. Walk back from village is up a very steep hill!

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    2018-10-26

    9
    out of 10

    Cottage was perfect for our needs Stanhope and the locals were lovely.

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    2018-09-25

    9
    out of 10

    Really nice cottage. Owners are very friendly and helpful. A great location for walking a dog. recommended.

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    2018-09-18

    9
    out of 10

    Lovely cottage very clean beautiful views dogs loved the gardens you have everything you need in the village

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    2018-09-01

    8
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    2019-06-25

    8
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    2019-05-21

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