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Meadow View House

Durham (8mls NW), County Durham

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Sleeps 10
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms 5
Change Fri
pets Dogs welcome 3
grade 5 star
Enclosed garden / patio
Hot tub
Internet access
Luxury
Family friendly
Parking on site / nearby
Decorated for Christmas
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

 

  • Luxury County Durham holiday retreat with fantastic countryside views
  • Enjoy family fun in the spacious garden, or relax in the hot tub
  • Leave the car and try a number of the local walks starting from your doorstep

 

Property code: 85257

Completely refurbished this impressive house has so many things to do both inside and out. Perfect for a big family get together there is a hot tub, ample social space and every bedroom is an ensuite. Conveniently located to explore the local area on foot, or places like Beamish Museum and the North Pennines are a short drive away.

Bubble in the hot tub then sit out around the fire pit with your friends and family and take in the fabulous views as the sun goes down at this sizeable holiday home in County Durham. With picturesque, rural surroundings, the sumptuous, five-bedroom property sleeps up to ten guests and a pair of delighted dogs. Set just over 0.5 miles from the village of Lanchester and 8 miles from the historic city of Durham, the property is also about 7 miles from the fringes of the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, with its myriad of walks and beauty spots. Also pick up footpaths and trails close to the house, including the 12-mile Lanchester Valley Way and the 5-mile Lanchester Roman Walk circular walk, which crosses the site of Longovicium Roman Fort.

Let yourselves into the inviting, open-plan kitchen/dining room and put the kettle on to enjoy a cup of tea with a stottie cake you have bought on a trip out. Find everything you need to prepare holiday meals for your party with your own ingredients, as well as a Smart TV and a wine fridge. Dine in here or set the table through in the conservatory/dining room for special, celebratory meals. Find you have a choice of lounges, each with a Smart TV, to spread out into. Also at ground-floor level, are a play bedroom for children, a WC and a utility room, with a washing machine and dryer. Climb the stairs to discover two king-size bedrooms, one with en-suite bathroom and Juliet balcony and the other with a bath in the bedroom and an en-suite shower room. There are also three super-king-size bedrooms, with en-suite shower rooms. These can be arranged as twins if discussed in advance; one has a Juliet balcony and another has a day bed for an extra guest. Spill out into the extensive gardens when the sun shines. Fire up the hot tub, sizzle supper on the BBQ and light the fire pit in the evening as you gaze out over your surroundings. Find parking for three cars at the house.

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  • 5 bedrooms - 3 super-king-size zip-and-link (which can be made up as twins on request), and 2 king-size. Additional 2 twin beds in one of the super king size zip and link rooms on request.
  • 5 bathrooms - 1 bathroom with a shower over the bath and WC, 4 shower rooms with WC, 1 freestanding bath in king-size bedroom, and an additional ground floor WC
  • Electric hob and double oven, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, combi-microwave oven, air fryer, Nespresso coffee machine and wine fridge
  • Utility/boot room with washing machine and tumble dryer
  • Travel cot and highchair available on request
  • Smart TV in the kitchen and both lounges
  • Small piano available for guest use
  • Hot tub
  • Enclosed walled garden with garden furniture, charcoal BBQ and fire pit
  • CCTV operates externally
  • Dogs to be kept in the kitchen/dining/conservatory areas
  • Off-road private parking for 4 cars
  • Shops, pubs and restaurants within 1.5 miles
  • Please note the cottage is set down an uneven gravel and tarmac track. Driving with due care and attention is advised when driving a normal car
  • This property will be decorated for Christmas
  • Arrival: 16:00 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00, unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • 3 dogs allowed. Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week
  • There is an Accidental Damage Deposit of £500 when booking at this property, however this may be waived for £50. We’ll provide more details about this when booking your holiday.

Plan exciting trips into Durham to go shopping, dine out and see sights such as the Norman cathedral and the castle. Visit the historic house, gardens and chapel at Ushaw, 6.5 miles from your base. Here you can explore the fascinating buildings and wander more than 500 acres of park and farmland. Visit Hedleyhope Fell Nature Reserve, 5.5 miles away, with its plethora of wildlife and impressive display of colour in late summer and autumn. Have a day out to Derwent Reservoir, 13.5 miles away, where you can walk, cycle and take the younger members of your group to the outdoor, adventure playground.

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This property is personally managed by Elliot.

CUSTOMER REVIEWS

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 37 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Cathy 14th June 2024

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We Read more='mso-fareast-font-family: "Times New Roman"'>have had a lovely, relaxing stay following completing Rat Race - The Wall 2024 (70 miles from Carlisle to Newcastle). This house has been the perfect place to chill and recover - especially the hot tub.
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Reviewed by Steve 7th June 2024

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Reviewed by Catherine 10th May 2024

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The cottage was beautiful & our grandchildren loved the room under the stairs! A real gem. The bedrooms were tastefully decorated & all in all we lived everything. The owners were very friendly...10 out of 10!

Reviewed by Gary 3rd May 2024

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Reviewed by Jane 1st April 2024

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Reviewed by Sarah 29th March 2024

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Great place to stay for family and friends to get together. We all had a great time at Easter weekend 2024. Kids found lots to things to keep them happy. Even outside sitting relaxing or playing in garden was nice.Hot tub when down a treat with everyone. Would definitely consider booking again. Thanks for a great weekend

Reviewed by Lynn 29th December 2023

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This is probably the best holiday cottage we have ever stayed in! Everything is top quality, from the decor, furnishings and equipment to the warm welcome and helpful owners. Lucy went above and beyond anything we could have expected when we had a family member who unexpectedly needed some TLC. The cottage is spacious and extremely comfortable. TheRead more hot tub was very popular. The Ap for the cottage is really helpful to have before we arrived. Can't recommend this place highly enough. Hide

Reviewed by Nicola 21st December 2023

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A fantastic property for our annual family Christmas gathering. The house is extremely well equipped, spacious yet cosy with a variety of well thought out spaces to enjoy. A lovely welcome from the hosts and beautifully decorated for Christmas, with some extra special touches. We had a truly memorable time.

Reviewed by John 20th October 2023

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Reviewed by Lisa 22nd September 2023

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Absolutely fabulous cottage. Exceptionally equipped, there was everything and more you could possibly need. Very spacious, there was a party of 10 of us for a birthday celebration, this was the perfect location. The owner had thought of everything and also keen to find out if there were any improvements they could make. Perfect location, tucked awaRead morey for a private break but close enough to lovely Lanchester and great walks. I highly recommend this property and will definitely return! Hide

Reviewed by Olinda 15th September 2023

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The cottage is very beautiful, comfortable and smart. We had a very pleasant family gathering with all our needs met. The house is full of pleasant and joyful surprises, is very generously equipped and beautifully appointed. The hosts were very attentive and available at all times. The views are wonderful over a wide countryside and the garden is vRead moreery lovely, with its own little walk and gorgeous spaces for leisure, private and well kept. We loved every moment. Hide

Reviewed by David 8th September 2023

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A superbly equipped house. This property genuinely is suitable for 10 people. The kitchen is very well equipped and Chefs will not be disappointed! If you are lucky with the weather the outdoor dining experience is a treat and a sundowner around the fire pit a must. Nothing is too much trouble for the owners to make your stay perfect. Location is gRead moreood for numerous attraction and if you are a cyclist the railway path behind gives access to miles of traffic free riding. 5 Stars! Hide

Reviewed by Carol 4th August 2023

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Lovely place to stay. The kitchen was well equipped. A great place for all our family. Would go again. The owners are lovely and available should you need them. Lanchester is a short walk and a lovely village.

Reviewed by James 28th July 2023

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Fully stocked, no expense spared & a very nice & comfortable place to stay.

Reviewed by Debbie 16th June 2023

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This was a wonderful fully equipped house you basically wanted for nothing. Rooms were very spacious and some lovely surprises of two unique rooms. Lucy met and welcomed us to the house to answer any question we might have had, Dave was slao there when we had a problem with one of our cards, all in all they were both were very helpful and friendly.Read more A place not to be missed. Hide

Reviewed by Martin 26th May 2023

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With great living space downstairs and five generous en-suite bedrooms upstairs, Meadow View provided excellent holiday accommodation for the whole family. The accommodation was clean and lacked for nothing in terms of equipment and facilities. And finally a special thanks to the owners, Lucy and Dave, for all their friendly help.

Reviewed by Jean 19th May 2023

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Meadow View is a top-rate holiday house with a designer flare! All the furnishings and equipment are to a very high standard and it was a pleasure to stay there. We are a group of friends who holiday together regularly and this was the best house so far. One of our dogs is an escape wizard, but she was completely foiled this time as the beautiful lRead morearge garden really is dog proof. Walks directly from the house were much enjoyed by all, especially along the well surfaced disused railway line. Hide

Reviewed by Julia 1st May 2023

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This was one of the best holiday homes we have ever stayed at . We were a multi-generational family group and the 5 bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms was perfect . The house was very well equipped and everything was top quality. We loved the hot tub and the garden and enjoyed walking on the Lanchester Valley Path. As this was a special celebration, Read morewe hired Mike, the chef that Lucy suggested, for a fine dining birthday meal. It was fabulous and we throughly recommend this to anyone thinking of it Hide

Reviewed by Ian 24th April 2023

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Terrific house in a terrific place with great pubs and activities nearby.

Reviewed by Mrs 17th March 2023

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Reviewed by Mark 28th February 2023

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We stayed at Meadow View House in the week of a family funeral and it made a perfect setting for us to gather in a comfortable, homely, convivial setting. The house is beautifully furnished and equipped, in a beautiful setting with good walks nearby. We were there in winter and it was cosy, but it looks like a tremendous place to go in sunnier weatRead moreher with its lovely garden and outdoor facilities. Lucy and Dave were perfect, responsive hosts and the information provided about the hous is superb. Hide

Reviewed by Phil 29th December 2022

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We had an amazing holiday couldnt fault anything about it and the owners were so lovely and welcoming

Reviewed by Caroline 9th December 2022

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We stayed just before Christmas and the house was beautiful, well laid out, bedrooms were marvellous. Loved the ensuite in the cupboard and the cupboard under the stairs. Very, very cold outside and the house was lovely and warm. Great house for a family gathering. We have a lovely time.

Reviewed by Moira 2nd December 2022

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This property is an amazing place for a holiday. The house itself is clean, comfortable and has many practical and fun features. The welcome was very much appreciated and the local eating places were all of a high standard. We were able to easily relax and enjoy our time together with friends, going for walks, eating out, eating in, and generally hRead moreaving a fun time, with no pressures. We certainly will go back again as we would also like time to explore more of the area. Hide

Reviewed by Rachel 25th November 2022

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This house is absolutely stunning. Each room is beautifully furnished with lots of interesting features. The welcome hamper was amazing, the hot tub was fantastic and Lucy the owner was incredibly helpful. The house is very well situated and much nearer to the village than wed expected so just a short walk to nice restaurants and cafes. I would defRead moreinitely recommend this property and hope to come back one day. Hide

Reviewed by Paula 17th November 2022

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Just spent a long weekend at Meadow View House and it was perfect from start to finish. We had a wonderful welcome from the owners and the house itself is just gorgeous. It has everything you need for Family / friends to relax and enjoy quality time together. The facilities are perfect, the large kitchen / dining area is beautiful. A massive benefiRead moret are the en suites in all the bedrooms. You will not be disappointed. Ideally located for visiting the local area. Hide

Reviewed by Hannah 11th November 2022

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We had a wonderful stay at Meadow View House. It's beautiful, homey and very comfortable. The owners have thought of everything! Every room is kitted out and decorated to a very high standard. It's got everything you need for a long or short stay. It's a big fun house to spend time in, especially in a large group and has a lot of fun quirks. We espRead moreecially loved the hot tub and fire pit. And the the views and walks around are stunning! We had a fantastic stay, thank you! Hide

Reviewed by Ian 14th October 2022

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Meadow House was absolutely fantastic. Such a beautiful house with spacious rooms and lots of hidden surprises like the en suite in the wardrobe and the Harry Potter space under the stairs. Lucy was an attentive helpful host who mad sure we had everything we needed. We hope to visit again in the summer and make the most of the outdoor spaces and bbRead moreq Hide

Reviewed by Veronica 10th October 2022

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Reviewed by Greig 7th October 2022

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The Borders Clan had a great stay at Meadow View House. There were 3 families in the house all with children ranging from 1 to 10yrs old and the house was perfect. The lovely open plan kitchen with modern spec was great and enjoyed by all at breakfast and Teatime. The bedrooms were lovely, really comfy, clean and all had on suits which was really hRead moreandy. We spent the day at digger land "i would highly recommend for all ages" (even the adults) also the kings head for Sunday roast. Thanks again. Hide

Reviewed by David 30th September 2022

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An extremely comfortable and well equipped house in an excellent, quiet location, but a short walk along the Lanchester Valley railway path into the town with shops and restaurants. The railway path runs behind the house and gives access to a number of interesting walks around the area

Reviewed by Christie 23rd September 2022

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Honestly one of the most beautiful places I have stayed. Hosts couldnt of done enough and it was equipped with everything you could need. Cant wait to return in the future!

Reviewed by Gill 16th September 2022

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Everything was just perfect, beautiful house, great facilities and a wonderful warm welcome! The hot tub was just fabulous, rooms so well appointed right through the house and every last thing you would want is there for all ages....toys, games, cooking facilities, everything! The welcome pack was way more than we have ever had in other properties Read moreand so wonderful to see the range of local goods and produce - even down to eggs from the farm laid that very morning. Spectacular! Hide

Reviewed by Nicola 26th August 2022

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Reviewed by Fagie 11th August 2022

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We spent an amazing 2 weeks at Meadow View! The house is elegant, comfortable, and has attention to detail on par with accommodation designed by an interior designer! The gardens too are delightfully designed with vibrant flowerbeds, hot tub, birdfeeders and a variety of seating overlooking rolling hills! Thank you to our absolutely wonderful hostsRead more Lucy, Gwen and Peter who went out of their way before our arrival and during our stay to ensure that we had a most memorable holiday! Hide

Reviewed by Allan 29th July 2022

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An absolute gem of a place to stay to experience all the local area has to offer. Serenely quiet with fantastic views yet still close enough to the village for a morning stroll to grab a bite to eat and the perfect base for wider adventures. The gardens are lovely and the outside entertaining and relaxing space, including hot tub, are ideal. The liRead moreving space is great for entertaining/dining with friends and family. The owners have gone the extra mile. We cant recommend Meadowview House enough. Hide

Reviewed by Claire 8th July 2022

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Thank you Lucy and Dave for a warm welcome to your exceptional house. We had a super family time celebrating our son's graduation in Newcastle. The weather has been perfect for eating outside, enjoying the hot tub and lovely walks into Lanchester and the surrounding area. The house is wonderful, so well decorated, great for large groups. We all enjRead moreoyed time together in the open plan dinning / kitchen / conservatory area and the outdoor area is well-equipped. Every care has been taken. Hide

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