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Thistledowne, peaceful family home close to river

SuperhostSunderland, England, United Kingdom
Entire townhouse hosted by Pam & Julie
5 guests3 bedrooms4 beds1.5 baths

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You’ll have the townhouse to yourself.
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Please note for the period of the Covid-19 crisis Thistledowne is showing as blocked for bookings. It may be possible to book certain dates if you are working in the area. Please raise an enquiry and we may be able to accommodate you. Thistledowne is a family house situated in a quiet area of Sunderland about 20 mins walk from the Stadium of Light and a minute or two on foot from the University of Sunderland (Sir Tom Cowie campus), the David Puttnam Media Centre and the National Glass Centre.

The space
Bedding and towels are provided and there is a travel cot if needed although the house is not equipped for young children. The kitchen and dining room have everything you need to cook, serve and seat six for a basic meal.
The conservatory seats 4 and is ideal for breakfasting or morning coffee. There is a downstairs cloakroom, living room, kitchen, conservatory and separate dining room on the ground floor. The house has a small garden with grassed area and 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!
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.

Guest access
Guests have the whole house to themselves. There is a key safe where the keys are stored immediately before and after guests arrive and depart. The password will be sent to you a week or two before your visit.

Other things to note
The small third bedroom the bed is built-in above the stairs and is quite high to get in to!
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 note for the period of the Covid-19 crisis Thistledowne is showing as blocked for bookings. It may be possible to book certain dates if you are working in the area. Please raise an enquiry and we may be able to accommodate you. Thistledowne is a family house situated in a quiet area of Sunderland about 20 mins walk from the Stadium of Light and a minute or two on foot from the University of Sunderland (Sir To… read more

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 double bed
Bedroom 2
2 single beds
Bedroom 3
1 single bed

Amenities

Free parking on premises
Wifi
Kitchen
Dedicated workspace
Dryer
Iron
Hangers
Hair dryer
Essentials
Washer

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Location

Sunderland, England, United Kingdom

The house is close to both river and coast. The National Glass Centre, with its cafe overlooking the river, is a minute or two away. The Bike Dock at the National Glass Centre has 'a picnic area and bike stand with free repair and maintenance facility'.

Hosted by Pam & Julie

Joined in May 2016
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Hello we are sisters, both born in the north-east but moved away years ago. We wanted to keep our ties with Sunderland...hence our house!
During your stay
For information on where to eat, what to do and access information we will contact you about two weeks before your arrival with our website. We will give you all the relevant details and the address of our website for Thistledowne guests which has plenty of information about places and things to do in Sunderland. Although we do not live close by we can be contacted during your stay to answer any questions.
For information on where to eat, what to do and access information we will contact you about two weeks before your arrival with our website. We will give you all the relevant detai…
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Things to know

House rules
Check-in: 5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Checkout: 10:00 AM
Self check-in with lockbox
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events
Long term stays (28 days or more) are allowed
Health & safety
Committed to Airbnb's enhanced cleaning process. Learn more
Airbnb's social-distancing and other COVID-19-related guidelines apply
Carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm
Cancellation policy