This was our second stay at the Old Fernhouse and it was even better than the first. The house has been upgraded since we were last there, the bigger fridge was a bonus which was most definitely needed. The extra bedroom upstairs and the ensuite was a pleasant surprise. We had a really relaxing stay and we will be booking again for next year. The owner was very helpful and it was a nice touch to find milk in the fridge and tea and coffee on the side. Would definitely recommend a visit to the Spotted Dog pub for lunch, they do home cooked food which tastes great. So overall a very good weekend away, made better by the fact our well behaved dogs were welcome and a great place to stay.
The Old Fernhouse is lovely, spacious accommodation, with everything you could need for a comfortable holiday. Three generations of my family stayed for a nearby wedding and thoroughly enjoyed it. The young ones (and some not so young) loved playing in the safe garden area. We are already talking about going back.
Family comprising 4 children, 5 adults and two dogs came together to celebrate a significant birthday. We didn't leave the confines of the large garden for the entire weekend. Everything you could need for a great weekend of cricket, rounders, football, water fights and bbq. Note: immersion heater for hot water is in the loft bathroom. Have already recommended!
Originally chose this property as it was accessible for my dad, who needs disability friendly shower, and this property offered, one floor living, on suite wet room with support rails for toilet and lovely wide doors.
Could not have been more impressed when we arrived, lovely big space, so well equipped throughout, and more than enough room for our party of 8 ranging from 6 to 74 years old!
The upstairs rooms were fantastic and the bathroom HUGE! Downstairs the other rooms and bathroom were equally as clean and nicely furnished, decent TV's, free wifi, excellent outdoor space.
We only came for the weekend to go to Durham Miners Gala - just over half an hour drive away. Only downside is we didn't stay long enough to visit the rest of the area around Darlington, so will have to have a return stay to rectify this!
Helpful owner, trouble free rental, cant recommend highly enough :)
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Fantastic stay . Lots of room and walled garden for the dog to gun about . Great overall stay highly recommend