View to rear of property
Rest and relaxation, complete with cosy woodburner
Great space for a family holiday
Lovely lounge with doors leading to patio area
Stylish and spacious kitchen for dining
Cooking up a storm in the kitchen
Brunch time
Farmhouse breakfasting kitchen with doors leading to patio area
Perfectly flowing layout
Time to dine
Wonderful space for entertaining friends or family on a special occasion
Coffee and cake by the fire, a great way to spend an afternoon
Beautiful sleigh bed
Breakfast in bed
Taking a soak in the bath or a refreshing shower
Read a book or watch the TV in bed
Pretty king-size bedroom
Each bedroom has its' very own en-suite
King-size zip and link bed
Beautifully spacious bedroom
En-suite shower room
Spacious landing
Uninterrupted views from shared patio area
View of property from courtyard
View of the cottages from courtyard
1 / 25  View to rear of property
2 / 25  Rest and relaxation, complete with cosy woodburner
3 / 25  Great space for a family holiday
4 / 25  Lovely lounge with doors leading to patio area
5 / 25  Stylish and spacious kitchen for dining
6 / 25  Cooking up a storm in the kitchen
7 / 25  Brunch time
8 / 25  Farmhouse breakfasting kitchen with doors leading to patio area
9 / 25  Perfectly flowing layout
10 / 25  Time to dine
11 / 25  Wonderful space for entertaining friends or family on a special occasion
12 / 25  Coffee and cake by the fire, a great way to spend an afternoon
13 / 25  Beautiful sleigh bed
14 / 25  Breakfast in bed
15 / 25  Taking a soak in the bath or a refreshing shower
16 / 25  Read a book or watch the TV in bed
17 / 25  Pretty king-size bedroom
18 / 25  Each bedroom has its' very own en-suite
19 / 25  King-size zip and link bed
20 / 25  Beautifully spacious bedroom
21 / 25  En-suite shower room
22 / 25  Spacious landing
23 / 25  Uninterrupted views from shared patio area
24 / 25  View of property from courtyard
25 / 25  View of the cottages from courtyard

Burnhill Tunstall Cottage,

Durham (12mls), County Durham
Sleeps 6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms 3
Change Fri
Dogs allowed 2
4
star
Complex of properties
Open fire / woodburner
Working farm
Fishing onsite / nearby
Family friendly
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • An idyllic cottage in a wonderful rural setting
  • Perfect for enjoying exercise, adventure, relaxation and culture in this beautiful area
  • Ideal for visiting Beamish Open Air Museum, Slaley Hall, Diggerland and Raby Castle
  • An ideal base for anglers, close to Waskerley and Derwent Reservoirs
  • Not far from the fantastic cathedral city of Durham
  • Set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, close to the North Pennines
Property code: 29408

This is one of four stunning and spacious properties nestling in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and set on a working farm close to the North Pennines.

Families can enjoy nearby attractions including Hall Hill Farm, Alnwick Castle, Diggerland and Beamish Open Air Museum. Anglers can try Waskerley and Derwent Reservoirs. There are plenty of beautiful routes for keen cyclists, adventurous hikers, peaceful strollers and dog walkers. You could enjoy a luxurious relaxing spa treatment at Slaley Hall, while golfers can take a round at their prestigious 18 hole course. Those seeking a more relaxing break can sample local produce at the nearby Knitsley Farm Shop, Wheelbirks Jersey ice cream farm and Bywell smokery. Venturing further afield, you could take a trip to Northumberland National Park, Hadrian’s Wall, or the Yorkshire Dales. The historic cathedral city of Durham is just fifteen miles away.


On entering this attractive and elegant property you will find a hallway with space to kick off your boots, there is also a ground floor W/C. Heading off the hall you will find yourself in the cosy and welcoming open-plan lounge/diner. The stylishly furnished lounge is ideal for relaxing in, complete with traditional wood burner and TV/DVD. There’s a charming dining area, allowing you to dine in style. Exploring this lovely property further, you will find the attractive kitchen is fully equipped with electric oven and hob, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, microwave and breakfast table with patio doors leading out to a seating area with delightful countryside views. Going upstairs to the first floor you will find three comfy bedrooms. There’s a double (zip-and-link which can be made into a twin on request) with en-suite shower room with WC, a king-size room with en-suite bathroom with shower over the bath and WC, and a king-size room with an en-suite shower room with WC.


Moving outside, you will find a large shared courtyard and you can relax in the gardens with private seating area. In addition, guided wildlife walks with a local expert can be arranged by prior arrangement with the owner, as can clay pigeon shooting, subject to availability. There is also an enclosed store room for bikes.
 

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

  • Part of a complex of 4 properties set on a working farm
  • 3 bedrooms: 1 double (zip-and-link which can be made into a twin on request) and 2 king-size rooms
  • Kitchen with electric oven and hob, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher and microwave
  • Lounge with wood burner (logs provided) TV/DVD
  • 2 en-suite shower rooms with WC 1 en-suite bathroom with shower over bath and WC Separate WC on the ground floor
  • Enclosed store room for bikes
  • Large shared courtyard and gardens with private seating area for each cottage
  • Regret no smoking
  • 2 dogs welcome (dogs must be kept on lead when exploring the farmland)
  • Electric and central heating included
  • Guided wildlife walk with local expert can be arranged by prior arrangement with owner
  • Clay pigeon shooting may be available by prior arrangement with owner, subject to availability
  • Shop, pub and restaurant 5 miles Arrival: 4pm

This property joined our collection in 2015 and is managed by Nicola.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 14 guest ratings

Overall cleanliness
4.9
Overall equipment
4.9
Overall comfort
5
Overall location
4.6

Reviewed by George, 7th September 2019

Absolutely fantastic weeks break. The cottage is spacious, extremely well equipped and well located with lots of possibilities for walking our dog from the cottage itself or within a short drive. Very warm welcome from the owner and the little extras (homemade cakes plus doggie treats!)

Reviewed by Sharon, 19th August 2019

Beautiful location and views. Large spacious property. All bedrooms en suite. Lots of lovely fluffy white towels and toiletries provided. Parking for two cars. Dogs welcomed and dog pack provided too. Safe shared gardens are child and dog friendly. Ive nic benches provided along with barbecues and citronella candles . Indoor and outdoor games proRead morevided. Cot and high chair available. Kitchen is very well equipped. Tea, coffee, hot choc, milk, sugar and cakes provided. Bedding crisp and clean. Hide

Reviewed by Nicholas, 2nd August 2019

We lived in Tunstall Cottage for a fortnight and hosted three different groups of friends or relatives, each with a dog. The weather was changeable throughout. The cottage was a superb base in all conditions and we hugely enjoyed our stay.

Reviewed by Linda, 19th July 2019

Lovely, modern big cottage well stocked with essentials. Great to have shared garden for boys to play ball.

Reviewed by Eric, 3rd May 2019

A family party of 14 adults and 2 grandkids rented 3 of the 4 cottages for 3 nights and inspite of the weather had a great time. You have everything you need and the hot tubs are a bonus. If you want pubs and shops then this is not for you, this is laidback heaven. Our 2nd visit and will definitely be back. Cheers Jayne for another great stay, see Read moreyou soon Hide

Reviewed by Denise, 29th March 2019

We loved our short break at Tunstall Cottage - lovely countryside location but not far from amenities. The cottage itself was very spacious & well-appointed & we appreciated the little touches ( fresh flowers, home-made cakes ) left by Jayne to make us welcome. Everything was spotless & we loved having a bathroom for each bedroom. We would happily Read morerecommend Burn Hill to friends & hope to return ourselves. Hide

Reviewed by Susan, 20th February 2019

Lovely cottage, very spacious, excellent facilities. Unexpected nice touches, cakes and milk on arrival. The amount of cutlery, dinner ware etc far exceeded the number we usually find in cottages which was really pleasing. The only reason I gave a 4/5 for cleanliness was due to finding sweet wrapper in bedside cabinet, chewing gum in the settee andRead more a cigarette outside back door. Apart from these items the cottage was spotless. I am sure you will thoroughly enjoy your stay. Hide

Reviewed by Benda, 4th January 2019

This cottage was amazing and exelent value for money. The interior was finished to a very high standard. With lots of extras home made cakes and fresh milk on arrival a good selection of teas, coffees and hot chocolate. Cotton wool and face wipes in bathroom along with good shampoo and soap. Also beautiful fresh flowers.I would highly recommend thiRead mores property. Hide

Reviewed by Nicola, 16th November 2018

This cottage is absolutely stunning! By far the best we have stayed in, they make you feel welcome and the extra added touches are brilliant! We had plans to go out and do different things but the cottage was so nice and cozy we stayed in most of the time and relaxed! This cottage has everything you need and so much more! I have to confess Im one oRead moref these OCD people (comes from working in a hospital)who always find dirt or dust somewhere but this place was spotless absolutely perfect! I will! Hide

Reviewed by John, 28th September 2018

The cottage was immaculately clean, comfortable and well presented. The fittings were of a high standard. Extra touches like the homemade cake, milk, fresh flowers were much appreciated.

Reviewed by Andrew, 21st September 2018

If you like peace and quiet away from it all then this is the place, fantastic views, great location, and peace and quiet. Truly great a home from home.

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View to rear of property
Rest and relaxation, complete with cosy woodburner
Great space for a family holiday
Lovely lounge with doors leading to patio area
Stylish and spacious kitchen for dining
Cooking up a storm in the kitchen
Brunch time
Farmhouse breakfasting kitchen with doors leading to patio area
Perfectly flowing layout
Time to dine
Wonderful space for entertaining friends or family on a special occasion
Show 13 moreCoffee and cake by the fire, a great way to spend an afternoon

Location

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