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Thistledowne - Peaceful family home close to river

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Small enclosed garden with lockable shed
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Overview
3 bedrooms
1 bathroom
5 guests
2 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
Thistledowne is an ideal base for visiting friends and family in Sunderland as well as for business travellers who would rather self-cater. The 3 bedroomed house has a downstairs cloakroom, living room and separate dining room as well as a conservatory which is ideal for breakfasting or morning coffee. There is also a small garden with a lockable shed for storing bikes etc. Please note that in the small third bedroom the bed is built-in above the stairs and is quite high to get in to! Bedding and towels are provided and there is a travel cot if needed although the house is not equipped for young children. There is parking for one car off road and room for one small car on the road in front of the house. Please do not park large vehicles on the road in front of the house - there are parki...Thistledowne is an ideal base for visiting friends and family in Sunderland as well as for business travellers who would rather self-cater. The 3 bedroomed house has a downstairs cloakroom, living room and separate dining room as well as a conservatory which is ideal for breakfasting or morning coffee. There is also a small garden with a lockable shed for storing bikes etc. Please note that in the small third bedroom the bed is built-in above the stairs and is quite high to get in to! Bedding and towels are provided and there is a travel cot if needed although the house is not equipped for young children. There is parking for one car off road and room for one small car on the road in front of the house. Please do not park large vehicles on the road in front of the house - there are parking bays nearby. Please do consider the neigbours as this is a very quiet area. Thistledowne is situated in a quiet area of Sunderland close to the river about 20 minutes on foot from the Stadium of Light and a minute or two from the University of Sunderland (Sir Tom Cowie campus), the David Puttnam Media Centre and the National Glass Centre. The finish of the Sea to Sea cycle route (C2C) and the beach are just over half a mile away. A convenience store/petrol station and pubs are also within walking distance. It is well placed for getting in to the centre of Sunderland and is handy for the surrounding countryside and attractions further afield such as Hartlepool's Maritime Experience and Beamish North of England Open Air Museum. There is a regular bus service that runs from the university to the city centre six days a week. The house is situated a 15 minute walk from St Peter's Metro station. More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
No children under two This is a very quiet neighbourhood so we ask that you keep noise to a minimum. Only 1 van/car in front of house and please park other vans in the parking bays, thank you. Our water is metered so please do not leave the taps running unnecessarily. We do not add a cleaning charge to keep costs down for guests so appreciate the property being left clean and tidy, particularly the bathroom and kitchen. Thank you. Please put appropriate bins out on Friday mornings, thank you.
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About the Owner
Pamela B
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:June 2016
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Reviewed May 8, 2021 via mobile

The house was clean and welcoming. A nice place to stay with all of the home comforts you need. Ned was very comfy.

Date of stay: May 2021
Thank mox107
Reviewed October 6, 2019

Shame about the cleaning implements left in corner of dining room. Coker hood covered in grease. Bath towels, as others have written in visitors book, are of very poor quality, bathroom has mould in places. Window in bedroom blown and looks unsightly. Have rented many...More

Date of stay: September 2019
2  Thank Trail10902943358
Reviewed April 8, 2019

This house has everything you need whether it is for 2 days or 2 weeks. lovely quiet location within walking distance of city centre and the sea front. Very comfortable and warm house, will return for sure

Date of stay: April 2019
Thank AMill53
Vacation665775, VR Owner at Thistledowne - Peaceful family home close to river, responded to this reviewResponded April 23, 2019

Many thanks for your lovely review Ann. We look forward to hosting you again!

Reviewed January 29, 2019 via mobile

Another wonderful stay nice clean house, close to the beach. Fantastic home from home. Thank you again

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank SLSRI
Vacation665775, VR Owner at Thistledowne - Peaceful family home close to river, responded to this reviewResponded January 31, 2019

Many thanks Kayleigh, glad you had another enjoyable stay!

Reviewed November 3, 2018

My family and I stayed in this house for a couple of nights so we could visit Beamish Museum (only half an hour away by car). The house was exactly like the photographs and was clean and well equipped. The house is furnished to a...More

Date of stay: October 2018
1  Thank Sally H
Vacation665775, VR Owner at Thistledowne - Peaceful family home close to river, responded to this reviewResponded January 29, 2019

Sorry for the very, very late reply Sally. It is lovely to get such a nice review and we are pleased you enjoyed your stay. Best wishes

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Reviewed August 17, 2018

The owners and the cleaner were extremely helpful by fitting in with dates so as we could go and see the Kynren show(which is amazing) and giving us ideas on what to do whilst we was there.It is a lovely house in a brilliant location...More

Date of stay: August 2018
1  Thank Ali P
Management response:Responded August 18, 2018

Thank you Ali for your review. So pleased you enjoyed Kynren and we will be putting your suggestions on where to park for Kynren on our guest website.

Reviewed September 2, 2017 via mobile

Had a fantastic stay, house was clean, had everything we needed, close to the beach. Situated on a very quiet road. Would recommend. We will stay again when next in Sunderland. Thanks Pam A* I did have a lovely photo of the sea front but...More

Date of stay: August 2017
Thank Mr Liam H
Management response:Responded September 4, 2017

Liam, thank you so much for your great review – pity about the photo, our guest photos are few and far between! Never mind perhaps next time? Best wishes and we look forward to hosting you again.

Reviewed August 27, 2017 via mobile

We really enjoyed our stay. The house was nice and comfortable, and is in a nice quiet street. It has plenty of space, including a conservatory. It made a good base for exploring the area. We stayed in Sunderland because it is close to Beamish,...More

Date of stay: August 2017
Thank ANDREW T
Management response:Responded September 4, 2017

Many thanks Andrew for your review - and such a nice one! It is very much appreciated. I hope you enjoyed Beamish and that you will come back again sometime. There's plenty more to see! Best wishes.

Reviewed July 10, 2017

I recently stayed in Thistledown in Sunderland with my Fiance, Mother and young Daughter when I was down on a business trip. Firstly the location of the house is great and very easy to find, 10 minute walk from the Centre of Sunderland in one...More

Date of stay: July 2017
Thank Morgan M
Management response:Responded July 16, 2017

Morgan, thank you so much for the great review, it is very much appreciated.

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Reviewed June 19, 2017 via mobile

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Date of stay: June 2017
Management response:Responded June 21, 2017

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Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Central Heating
Dryer
Freezer
Refrigerator
Housekeeping Included
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Parking
Private Garden
Cooker
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
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Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
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About the neighbourhood
Thistledowne is situated in a quiet area of Sunderland close to the river about 20 minutes on foot from the Stadium of Light and a minute or two from the University of Sunderland (Sir Tom Cowie campus), the David Puttnam Media Centre and the National Glass Centre. The finish of the Sea to Sea cycle route (C2C) and the beach are just over half a mile away. A convenience store/petrol station and pubs are also within walking distance.
Getting around
There is a regular bus service that runs from the university to the city centre six days a week. The house is situated a 15 minute walk from St Peter's Metro station.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Thistledowne - Peaceful family home close to river

Thistledowne - Peaceful family home close to river is able to accommodate up to 5 guests. See all property details.

Thistledowne - Peaceful family home close to river has one bathroom available. See all property details.

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