If thoughts of Valentine’s Day are floating around your head, consider Erin’s Cottage for your romantic getaway – a sweet spot for couples wanting a base from which to explore the delights of Durham, Darlington and Bishop Auckland with minimal fuss.
The property is ancient, stone-based winner, found in the picturesque, rural village of Sunderland Bridge – just three miles away from Durham’s city centre. Extensively refurbished in 2017, it now has gas central heating throughout to keep you toasty, as well as a heap of modern amenities to have you feeling at home, such as two large Freeview HD TVs and DVD players.
Room-wise, the cottage boasts a king size bedroom, modern lounge/dining room, a fully-equipped kitchen and spacious shower room. Guests can also enjoy use of the large, sunny garden to the rear, which benefits from fantastic countryside views. There, you’ll also find a BBQ and patio seating, incase the weather perks up.
Guests also receive thoughtful welcome packs, including tea, coffee and a range of foodie provisions and a handy Wi-Fi code (internet is available throughout the cottage), and can take advantage of the property’s housekeeping service.
The cottage is easily accessed by car from the A167 with links to many places of interest. Ample on-street parking is available to the front of the property. Frequent bus services provide connections to Durham, Darlington and Bishop Auckland, with excellent train services from Durham.