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Property Instructions - Fairfield House
On arrival please make yourself familiar with the emergency exits and fire safety procedures in the guestbook. Should you have any questions please do let us know.
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Care of the Property
We have decorated and equipped our properties to a high specification, most items have been individually sourced and are expensive to replace. Thank you for looking after everything. We do understand that accidents can happen, please report breakages asap to give us time to replace them before the next guests arrive. Please refer to our terms and conditions with any questions.
We have invested in a Wi-Fi network which will allow you to connect to the internet from the property, and around the site generally. This is a complimentary service and the Network Name is: TP-Link_F035 & TP_Link_F035_5G and the password: 26631431
Please respect neighbouring properties and keep noise levels to a minimum between 10pm and 8am, especially outside using the hot tub.
The properties are strictly non-smoking. A cigarette bin can be found outside.
If guests leave any personal belongings behind they must be claimed within two weeks. We are happy to return any goods for a charge from £10, depending on the item. Please note items will not be kept any longer than two weeks due to the high volume of lost property accumulated.
Frequently Asked Questions
These can be found online here: https://www.holidayathome.co.uk/faqs/
In the neighbouring field to the garden there are some sheep which get very scared and anxious if there are noisy barking dogs. We like to keep our neighbours happy so if you could ask your dogs to keep it down when in the garden it would be much appreciated. Thanks
Barbecue (Pizza Oven/Fire Pit)
The property is fitted with a Grillo outdoor kitchen. This includes a gas BBQ station with a heat up time of only 10 minutes. The fridge provides the perfect place to keep drinks cool whilst enjoying alfresco dining.
The chefs Anvil is the centre piece of the kitchen. A steel cooking ring sits on top of fire bowl and provides a large cooking surface that can double up as a fire pit. You will need to buy your own charcoal to use the Anvil, and kindly leave the BBQ clean and ready for future guests.
To get the Anvil fired up, build a large log fire or charcoal fire in the middle and allow to burn for 45 minutes. Once a good bed of coals has been established push them under the steel cooking ring (equipment, gloves, fire iron and utensils provided) drizzle a small amount of cooking oil on the steel cooking ring and start cooking on the steel hotplate. Please drizzle more oil during cooking to prevent sticking and after you’ve finished cooking.
A Delivita pizza oven completes the kitchen. cooking wood fire pizzas in 90 seconds and takes around 25 minutes to heat up.
Sonos Sound System
The SONOS music system is fitted in the main lounge, kitchen, BBQ area and hot tub. Each area can play different music at your control.
Simply download the free SONOS S1 CONTROLLER app which has a dark grey icon and enjoy;
There is a gas BBQ located on the patio at the front of the property. Please ensure gas is turned off after use. There is a spare gas bottle located in the utility room if required. Please let Holiday at Home know if this has been used.
Hot Tub Operation
Hot Tub/Sauna/Steam Room/Amenities
The hot tub will be clean and filled with fresh water on your arrival. You will not need to do anything during your stay, there is an in-built filtration system.
The jets can be turned on by pressing jet 1 on the control panel and can be adjusted by turn the black dials around the edge of the hot tub.
Jet 2 controls the water wall feature and gain again adjusted using the dials around the hot tub.
The lights can be set to multi coloured or one colour and can be changed by pressing the lights button.
The hot tub still be heating up on arrival and is set to 38 C. The lid folds back in two sections, so please be careful when opening it up.
Log Burning Stove
WARNING: The outside of the stove does become hot, please do not allow children to operate or play with the stove.
The heating is set before your arrival so hopefully you will only need to make minor adjustments. Should you need to change the temperature you will find the thermostat on the wall in the boot room, this controls the heating for the whole house.
Recycling and Rubbish Disposal
The bins can be found at the back of the drive way at the front of the house. There is a general waste bin and 2 recycling boxes. Plastics in the green box and glass in the black box. Please don’t mix plastic and glass. Please ensure recycling is clean before putting it in the bin.
Bins need putting out for collecting Thursday night for Friday.
Smart TVs can be found in each bedroom, the main lounge and the snug. Sky, Netflix and BBC iPlayer is available on the lounge and snug TVs.
Hot water tap
Please see video below
Dog Friendly Places to Eat & Drink
Dog Friendly Places to Eat & Drink
King’s Head, Richmond Address: 10 Market Place, Richmond, North Yorkshire DL10 4HS Web: http://www.kingsheadrichmond.co.uk/ A historic 18th Century Coaching Inn, with a 21st Century refurbishment! The Inn still boasts fine Georgian architecture and has played host to many famous people over the years. Musician Franz Liszt famously gave a piano recital in retained ballroom in 1841. Dog Friendly.
The Fox Hole, Piercebridge Address: Piercebridge, Darlington DL2 3SJ Web: http://www.the-foxhole.co.uk/ With an inspired mix of traditional features and contemporary decor, choose from a selection of locally brewed, hand pulled beers, organic wines and a large selection of spirits – with an extensive gin selection. From the kitchen, enjoy dishes inspired by locally sourced, seasonal, fresh ingredients. Clean, well behaved dogs are welcome in the Wellie Bar and Garden provided they are kept on their lead. Doggy beers also available.
Morritt Arms Hotel Address: Greta Bridge, Nr. Barnard Castle, Co. Durham, DL12 9SE Tel: 01833 627232 Web: http://themorritt.co.uk/ Beautiful hotel, close to the busy A66 trans-Pennine route, but surprisingly tranquil. The bar area (with fabulous murals) is very dog-friendly, and regularly has wet hounds in it. The garden is lovely too, in sunny weather. There are great walks up the River Greta or along the Tees. The food in the bar is excellent, and Timothy Taylor’s Landlord is on draught…
The Rose & Crown at Romaldkirk Address: Barnard Castle, Co. Durham, DL12 9EB Tel: 01833 650 213 Web: http://www.rose-and-crown.co.uk/ This 18th century coaching inn stands next to the Saxon church in the picturesque village of Romaldkirk near Barnard Castle amidst the stunning countryside of Teesdale where the Durham and Yorkshire dales meet in spectacular rural landscapes.
Others in the area:
The Farmers Arms – Village Green, Scorton
The Black Horse, Kirkby Fleetham – Doggies allowed in the bar
The Station, Richmond – Doggies are allowed on the outside seating area
The Red Well Inn, Barnard Castle – Doggies allowed
The Tan Hill Inn, Swaledale – Doggies allowed, the highest pub in the UK
The Turf Hotel, Richmond – Doggies welcome in the bar
The Castle Tavern, Richmond – Doggies allowed in the bar
The Black Lion, Richmond – Doggies allowed in the bar