Overlooking Darlington's cricket field in the centre of the town, Stephen and Stephanie's self-contained apartment offers quiet, private, luxury accommodation on the top floor of our friendly home. It comprises double bedroom with en suite bathroom, and your private, spacious, south facing sitting/breakfast room. We also arrange free on-street parking - a big plus for town centre visitors.
Perfect for the business visitor, theatre professional, or those simply touring, the self-contained apartment comprises a colourful, luxurious suite at the top of Stephen & Stephanie's home.
Lots of sunshine with open south facing views overlooking the cricket field, Velux windows to the bedroom & well appointed bathroom.
The comfortable double bed is complete with high quality duvet and electric blanket.
No TV, but bring your laptop, as we have fast Wi-Fi. Also provided are Sony radio/CD player, ipod speakers, and a bedside radio/ipod charging point.
You will find fresh, soft towels, hair dryer, shower gel and shampoo in your en suite shower room.
Tea/coffee making, microwave, toaster and small fridge complete your sitting room. For breakfast, its 'help yourself', making you truly independent, with a selection of teas, fresh coffee, Cadbury's hot chocolate, Dorset cereals, milk, Tropicana orange, fresh fruit, wholemeal bread for toast, crumpets, honey, jam, marmalade in your private sitting room. Additionally, guests will find a treat or two! If you have any diet preferences, simply let Stephanie know in advance as these can be accommodated.
Accès des voyageurs
Access to the loft apartment is through the main house (ground floor), with a further private staircase from the 1st floor to the apartment on the 2nd floor. It follows that guests with mobility issues should check first as to suitability.
Visitors have the ease of digital keypad entry, so remain independent to come and go at any time - early morning or after a late night.
We are happy for guests to leave luggage on departure day, and rarely have a problem concerning departure time. Early arrivals and late departures are almost always accommodated.
Échanges avec les voyageurs
Stephen and Stephanie, who host strictly as a hobby rather than as a business, like meeting and chatting to guests - but you determine what contact you want, and we do respect your privacy.
We are always on hand to assist guests and make recommendations about local services, restaurants, bars, events and places to visit. In the meantime, check out our attractions map below.
Free on-street car parking for visitors.
Business visitors and legal professionals -
* walking distance to all of Darlington's civic offices, Courts & document exchange;
* access to Canon i-sensys laser printer/copier;
* local office rental space / meeting rooms can be arranged for your visit.
Sports professionals - four minutes walk to Dolphin Sports Centre & access to adjacent Cricket Club bar for big-screen sports events.
Theatre professionals - walking distance to the Hippodrome and Majestic theatres.
Leisure visitors: although barely visible from the house, we are just two minutes walk from the new Feethams Centre, with a plethora of cafés, restaurants, free cash point and the Vue multi-screen cinema.
Dancers - Stephen and Stephanie dance Argentine tango. So for dancers, there is the added facility of a fully equipped, thee-way mirrored 1st floor dance studio with sound system, which you are welcome to use. We are happy to share our knowledge of the area to help you build an exciting itinerary of events for your stay.
We are mature professionals with a zest for life and dance, who 'hobby host'. You will find that the apartment is maintained to a high standard and we enjoy guests who appreciate this.