About

The Briar Rose – Vacation Rental – Holiday Cottage – your home from home in North East England

The Briar Rose short term let and holiday cottage is located on the cusp of Durham and Tyne and Wear in North East England, It is perfectly located for those wishing to explore this fantastic part of the country, be it for business or pleasure. Only 5 minutes (3 miles) from the A1(M), close to Durham, Washington, Sunderland, Gateshead, Newcastle and South Shields, the holiday cottage is in an excellent position to get about the region. It is on a bus route for visitors to Sunderland University and Sunderland Hospital. Holiday makers wishing to explore the Tyne Tees region would be challenged to find a better base given its proximity to the major towns, blue flag beaches and northern dales.

The Briar Rose Self Accommodation Holiday and Short Term Let – Cottage Details

The property is a recently refurbished semi detached two bedroom bungalow with front and back gardens, set in a quiet residential area in the village of Shiney Row. It comprises: a new large fully equipped kitchen diner with electric cooker, microwave, dishwasher, washing machine, drier, and smart TV; a new bathroom with shower cubical and separate bath; a large double bedroom, a single bedroom and a fold away bed is available for a 4th guest, and ample bedding; a comfortably furnished lounge with TV and DVD player. Network connections and wifi are available.  The bungalow has gas central heating and hot water on demand. The lounge has an electric fire to give extra warmth and ambience. The south facing enclosed rear garden and patio provides a sheltered and secluded sitting out area. Bed linen and towels are supplied and a daily housekeeping service is optional.

Things To Do In North East England

The area has lots to offer the visitor; The annual Sunderland air show in July is a huge attraction, and the weekly farmers market on Saturday in is well worth a visit. Lumley Castle with its medieval banquets and shows, and the Riverside Cricket ground are both on the doorstep. Within 20 minutes of the property there is the choice of; major sporting attractions, sporting activities, shopping facilities, clean pristine blue flag beaches, abundant country and coastal walks, parks, nature reserves, museums, pubs, restaurants, night life, theatres – in fact something for everyone.  The bungalow is ideally situated for our guests to explore and experience many of these. We suggest visiting the following website to get a flavour of the area.   http://www.visitnortheastengland.com/

Travelling Around Durham & Tyne & Wear

The property has ample parking facilities and is in close proximity to bus routes. The closest Metro station is South Hylton, a short taxi ride, which provides a link to Newcastle airport via Sunderland and Newcastle. Local shops and amenities are only a 9 minute walk away and there are several good country pubs within a 3 mile radius.