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5 Star Riverside Villa One level Bungalow Private Fishing mobility Dog friendly

Overview

Property

Updated: 25-Jun-2017
  • Sleeps 9
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms, 1 Separate Toilet
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Wheelchair access
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

About the property

4Bed 2Spabath Wetroom openplan riverview conservatory FASTWIFI AppleBox Smart TV

5 Star River Cottage/Villa is on a peaceful meander of the River Tees. Private access to the river, allows undisturbed fishing & spectacular views of open fields and local wildlife i.e herons, otters and kingfishers.

This riverside bungalow contains four bedrooms, a wet room, en suite bathroom with additional toilet, utility room and an open-plan living area, and conservatory. All staged on one level, accessibility is perfect for wheelchairs. Bedrooms are uniquely decorated.

Visitors can make use of the alfresco barbecue area or the pubs and restaurants in Gainford. The open-plan lounge contains a wide-screen LED television and smart TV network also allows users to browse thousands of films, and documentaries. Free WiFi with network sockets available in all rooms. Both bathrooms are fitted with hydrotherapy baths, showers and chromotherapy lighting, to create a more relaxing ambience. Off-street parking for 2 cars with a secure cycle shed.

LOCAL EVENTS: www.teesdalediscovery.com

SHORT BREAKS are only available during low season i.e Not School Holidays or during summer season unless booked very last minute i.e 2 days before arrival date.

SPECIAL OFFER 07976403996

COUPLE'S+ SPECIAL COMING SOON email sarahrutter@me.com for details

CHEAPER PRICE FRIDAY

Call 07976403996 to Speak to Sarah. Thank you

More Details

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

Sarah Rutter
Member since: 2011
Speaks English, some French
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
25 June, 2017

About Sarah Rutter

I'm married to Paul (30years this year but he's not counting lol)

Have two grownup sons.

Love my sheepdogs

Enjoy being a farmer

Rowing is my hobby.

Sarah Rutter purchased this cottage in 2000

Why Sarah Rutter chose County Durham

We fell in love with this cottage because of its unique views and very close proximity to the River Tees.

It was a blank canvas for us as it hadn't been touched for 40 years.

What makes this cottage unique

Fabulous Views and relaxing setting.

South and West Facing Conservatory

All on one level inside. Easy access from outside

Beautifully appointed and well stocked internally

Guestbook comments from the owner

What a fabulous find! We have had a wonderful 2 weeks with family A great venue for family and friends reunions.

All have high praise for the house and special views. It has been a perfect base for ancestorial trails into neighbouring Dales and further a field.

A treasured memory.
Oct 2014
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Guestbook comments from the owner

What a fabulous find! We have had a wonderful 2 weeks with family A great venue for family and friends reunions.

All have high praise for the house and special views. It has been a perfect base for ancestorial trails into neighbouring Dales and further a field.

A treasured memory.
Oct 2014
  • 1 of 17

31 Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(31 traveller reviews)

5

Cottage. This really is 5 star plus accommodation.

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful view from patio of of the meandering River Tees. The cottage has everything. Hope to return in the future.

  • Review Submitted: May 19, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Gorgeous get away!

  • 5 of 5

River cottage is absolutely beautiful. The view onto the river is just stunning and if you are lucky enough to stay in the right bedroom, waking up to that view every day is amazing! The cottage itself is modern, well layed out and is an extremely comfortable place to stay! It is very clean and well maintained. We went here in the winter so didn't get a chance to use the outdoor barbecue facilities but me and all my guests agreed we would love to try and do this in the summer! The surroundings are ideal and there are a few lovely walks to go on. It's tucked away in a nice quiet street so is perfect for a relaxing get away! Suitable for babies who can't walk (ours particularly loved being in the dark bathroom with the jets on in the bath and the multi coloured lighting) but toddlers/children who can walk, would need watching when outside. The owner was easy to contact throughout and provided us with everything we needed on our stay. 10/10 we would highly recommend this beautiful river cottage.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 11, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Amazing place

  • 5 of 5

I can't tell you pleased I was with this lovely place. Sarah was so nice and helpful from booking to meeting us on arrival. We booked a long weekend for my Fathers 70th birthday. As we all arrived my parents first words were WOW! Totally made my Fathers birthday. Lovely bottle of wine left for us to sit back and relax with.

The place stunning! Attention to detail is amazing and top quality. We had everything we needed and more. Sarah had thought of everything. Beds are so comfy and bathrooms gorgeous! Totally relaxing weekend. Even my sisters car breaking down didn't stress us!

Thank you so much Sarah. I have already recommended to work colleagues.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 13, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Fantastic river cottage, also saw Otters!

  • 5 of 5

Just loved the bungalow, modern spacious, high spec, and the views are just fantastic, fast wifi which was great for the teenagers! Village so pretty and lovely river walk.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 19, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

fantastic property in a lovely location

  • 5 of 5

comfortable warm accommodation with good quality furnishings & equipment . beautiful location on river tees with varied bird life & otters seen! plenty to do in the area & good customer service from owners; looking forward to another visit in the future,during trout season!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 30, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fantastic holiday home

  • 5 of 5

This was our second holiday at River Cottage. The bungalow has everything you could want, is very clean and of a high standard. The owners Sarah & Paul provide great customer service. The location is fantastic so relaxing watching the wildlife in & around the river. Gainford is a lovely little village with a great butchers & delicious pizza from Stable Hearth at The Cross Keys pub. We would highly recommend a stay at River Cottage & we will definitely be back in the future.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

From the Owner

We fell in love with this cottage because of its unique views and very close proximity to the River Tees. It was a blank canvas for us as it hadn't been touched for 40 years.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Teesside International Airport at 14.5 Miles Nearest Barpub : Cross Keys Gainford at 0.2 Miles Nearest Ferry : Port of Tyne at 45 Miles Nearest Golf : Headlam Hall at 2 Miles Nearest Train : Darlington at 8.5 Miles Nearest Motorway : Barton Junction 56 A1(M) at 8 Miles Nearest Restaurant : Lord Nelson Gainford at 0.2 Miles Nearest Beach : Seaton Carew Beach at 31.5 Miles Car: recommended

5 Star River Cottage/Villa is on the River Tees situated 6 miles to Barnard Castle and 6 miles to Darlington.

Access to the river, allows undisturbed private fishing & spectacular views of open fields and local wildlife i.e herons, otters and kingfishers.

This riverside bungalow contains four bedrooms, a wet room, en suite bathroom with additional toilet, utility room and an open-plan living area, and conservatory. Accessibility is perfect for wheelchairs. Bedrooms are uniquely decorated.

Visitors can make use of the alfresco barbecue area or the pubs and restaurants in Gainford. The open-plan lounge contains a wide-screen LED television with smart TV network to browse thousands of films, and documentaries. Free WiFi/network sockets are also available in all rooms. Both bathrooms have hydrotherapy baths, showers and chromotherapy lighting, to create a more relaxing ambience.Off-street parking for 2 cars with a secure cycle shed.

Golf: Numerous Golfing Location nearby.

Barnard Castle--

Headlam Hall--

Stressholme Darlington

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
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14 Jul 2017 - 4 Aug 2017
3 night minimum stay
£386
for 3 nights
£900
 
 
Email for exact price
1 Sep 2017 - 19 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
£1,650
for 3 nights
From
£550
£800
 
 
Email for exact rate
20 Oct 2017 - 26 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
£900
for 7 nights
£900
 
 
Email for exact rate
27 Oct 2017 - 15 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£1,650
for 3 nights
From
£550
£800
 
 
Email for exact rate
20 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,300
for 7 nights
£1,300
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£1,650
for 3 nights
From
£550
£900
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

RATES AND DURATION OF STAY ARE JUST A GUIDE please email sarahrutter@me.com with guest numbers for EXACT PRICE

SHORT BREAKS ARE AVAILABLE DURING SOME WEEKS IN NOVEMBER,DECEMBER,JANUARY AND FEBRUARY. I.e not school holidays or summer season unless booked very last minute I.e approx within 2days of arrival date. Please check availability calendar and email sarahrutter@me.com/07976403996 THANK YOU. HOMEAWAY CHARGE ME 1.4% IF YOU USED A CREDIT/DEBIT CARD ISSUED IN UK WHICH I WOULD ASK TO BE REIMBURSE. THANK YOU.THE % CHANGES DEPENDING ON COUNTRY WHERE IT IS ISSUED.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

From the Owner

Fabulous Views and relaxing setting. South and West Facing Conservatory All on one level inside. Easy access from outside Beautifully appointed and well stocked internally

Property Type

  • cottage

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Free Wifi

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Radio
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...

Pool / Spa

  • Jacuzzi
  • Spa Whirlpool
  • Whirlpool

Suitability

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...

Location Type

  • rural
  • village
  • waterfront

Attractions

  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • waterfalls

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • caving
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting

Floor Area

  • 135 m²

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Jacuzzi, Wetroom
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Jacuzzi, En suite
  • Bathroom 3 - Toilet, Washroom
  • All Hydrotherapy Air/Jet Spa Baths.

Bedrooms

  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed, KingSize
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed, Kingsize
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed, Twin
  • Bedroom 4 - 1 Double Bed, 1 Single Bed, Double with single
  • Bedroom 4 is a very substantial 3 sleeper bunk.

Outside

  • Binoculars
  • Terrace ...
  • Large Cooler
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Conservatory
  • Tennis Court
  • Terrace
  • veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 4 deck chairs

Meals

  • Self-catering

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only

Notes:

  • Some pets may be acceptable with prior authorisation. Babies and children over 9 years acceptable due to deep water riverside location. Other ages of children may be acceptable subject to prior arrangement. Thank You. LOCAL EVENTS CAN BE CHECKED BY GOING TO www.teesdalediscovery.com www.lumieredurham.co.uk