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    Freville Cottage is a homely, traditional terraced house in an historic town, that is ideal for getting out and exploring all that County Durham has to offer.

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    • Asset 46

      2 bedroom(s)

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      Up to 5 people

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      Yes 2 pet(s) allowed

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    Cottage features
    • Fuel and power included
      Fuel and power included
    • Pub within 1 mile
      Pub within 1 mile
    • Pets - no charge
      Pets - no charge
    • WiFi
    • Short breaks all year
      Short breaks all year
    • Bed linen & towels included
      Bed linen & towels included
    • Washing machine
      Washing machine
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    Hoseasons "Freville Cottage is a homely traditional terraced house in an historic town that is ideal for getting out and exploring all that County Durham has to offer.\nGround Floor\n\nWooden floor throughout.\n\nLivingdining room\n With single sofa bed.\n\nKitchen \nWith electric cooker microwave fridge and washing machine.\n\nSeparate toilet.\n\n\nFirst Floor\n\n\nBedroom 1\n With double bed.\n\nBedroom 2\n with twin beds.\n\nBathroom\n With shower over bath and toilet. \n Gas central heating electricity bed linen towels and Wi-Fi included. Welcome pack. Enclosed yard. On road parking. No smoking. \n Situated in the small town of Shildon Freville Cottage is a traditional terraced house that has been decorated and renovated throughout transforming it into an ideal holiday home. Its great location lends the property to guests wanting to really get to know County Durham and the North East. Perhaps the most popular attraction in Shildon is the National Railway Museum. When coupled with its counterpart in York these museums make up the biggest railway museum in the world providing a complete picture of the 300-year history of the railway.\n\nJust 2.5 miles away from the thriving market town of Bishop Aukland guests will find many enjoyable attractions nearby. Well-known as the ‘Gateway to Weardale’ Bishop Auckland stands high above the meandering River Wear commanding impressive views over the surrounding countryside and beyond. There are a number of great places to eat and drink in the town as well as a selection of boutiques and high street shops. Perfect for walkers cyclists and ramblers the tracks and trails leading directly from Bishop Aukland take in such sites as Auckland Castle the country residence for over 900 years of the historic Prince Bishops and their deer park. The Auckland Way Railway Path is an equally popular route. \n\nHead to the market town of Barnard Castle for some of the arts in action. There’s a restored theatreevents hall called the Witham and the French chateau-like Bowes Museum is home to an impressive collection of European curio. For guests who enjoy visiting historical monuments and churches there is Escomb Saxon Church and if that isn’t enough then Durham’s World Heritage sites surely will be. Durham is an ancient city with a vibrant atmosphere thanks to its teeming student population. There’s a wealth of attractions and places to explore in and around the city regardless of its striking cathedral and castle. \n\nFor more sporty holiday goers the nearby county cricket club and Durham’s golf club won’t disappoint. A little further afield but still easily accessible are the magnificent North Yorkshire Dales and the North York Moors National Parks. Other attractions in the area include the Angel of the North statue the Beamish Museum Newcastle and the Metrocentre. A little closer to home is Raby castle a fine example of medieval architecture that has a 200-acre deer park that’s ideal for picnicking and taking a stroll. Shop ½ mile pub and restaurant ¼ mile. \n " https://img.chooseacottage.co.uk/Property/107/840/10780654.jpg UKC60

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    Very pleased with everything, excellent choice.



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    Stayed here for several weeks whilst working on a contract nearby. The house is very clean and provides everything needed. I was always able to get parking right outside. The owners always left little treats (cakes etc.) which was a nice touch. Shildon itself has everything needed for a contractor working away from home i.e. several pubs, variety of take-aways, all within walking distance of the property. Will definitely stay here again when working in the area.



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