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Mark Close Farmhouse

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Alston, Cumbria
Grade 3 Star rating
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A traditional farmhouse with wonderful views from the enclosed garden. A fantastic base for large groups wishing to visit Northumberland and the Lakes.

This traditional farmhouse lies half a mile beyond the outskirts of Alston on the borders of Northumbria and Cumbria, central in the North Pennines, an AONB. Alston is said to be England’s highest market town. Fishing, riding and golf nearby. Follow some of the local rambles or the Pennine Way. The glorious coast and countryside of Northumbria is within travelling distance, as are the Lake District, the Yorkshire Dales and the Scottish Borders. Water sports at Talkin and Keilder Water. Gateshead, only an hour away, has a large shopping centre with restaurants and ten screen cinema. Or just stay home and relax in front of the fire and eat together with family and friends. Set in a garden, bordered by mature trees with panoramic views over green fields and wild fells. Before it lies the site of an ancient Britain fort, and behind, the Roman’s Maiden Way. The town has a quaint cobbled street with public houses, butchers, bakers and its own candlemaker. An ideal holiday base. Assisted wheelchair users can be accommodated on the ground floor.

Ground Floor:
Living room 1:
With wood burner, TV, DVD player and double sofa bed.
Living room 2.
Kitchen/dining room:
With wood burner, electric cooker, fridge/freezer and dishwasher.
Utility room: With washing machine and tumble dryer.
Bedroom 1: With double bed and z-bed.
Bedroom 2: With single bed and 2ft 6in single bed (for child).
Bathroom: With bath, shower cubicle and toilet.
Shower room: With shower cubicle and toilet.
First Floor:
Bedroom 3: With double bed and en-suite with shower over bath, and toilet.
Bedroom 4: With double bed and single bed.
Bedroom 5: With double bed and single bed.
Bedroom 6: With twin beds.
Bedroom 7: With twin beds.
Bedroom 8: With twin beds.
Bedroom 9: With single bed and 2ft 6in single bed (for child).
Bathroom: With shower over bath, and toilet.
Shower room: With shower cubicle (no toilet).
Separate toilet.

Electricity, bed linen, Wi-Fi and logs for wood burners included. Towel hire. 2 highchairs. Garden and garden furniture. 3 dogs welcome, to be kept on a lead at all times (sheep country). Private parking. No smoking.

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  • Detached Property
    Detached Property
  • Dishwasher
  • Ground Floor Facilities
    Ground Floor Facilities
  • Enclosed Garden / Patio
    Enclosed Garden / Patio
  • Garden / Patio
    Garden / Patio
  • Highchair
  • Open Fire
    Open Fire
  • Rural Location
    Rural Location
  • Wifi
  • Washing Machine
    Washing Machine
  • Parking - On Site
    Parking - On Site
  • Shower Cubicle
    Shower Cubicle

Customer Comments

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 18/09/2017
    Thank you we had a great time 18 adults 2 baby's 3 dogs the cottage was well big enough for all of us and was very clean would definitely recommend it Thanks again

  • 9

    Confirmed guest, 07/07/2017
    The farmhouse had everything that is needed by a large group for a lovely holiday. The owners were very friendly and helpful and we couldn't have asked for more. We would not hesitate in returning for another stay.

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 24/04/2017
    What a great place to spend some time with a big group. Loads of space in the farmhouse. Very well equipped Thanks for a lovely stay

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 13/03/2017
    A great choice for all types of groups - well equipped and located just under a mile from the town centre. The owners are on site which is great in case anything goes amiss. Limited choice in the town for shops and pubs but we ate at The Cumberland and Alston House Hotel and both were well priced and of fabulously high standards. We will definitely be back one day !

  • 9

    Confirmed guest, 28/11/2016
    Lovely place, very clean, lovely and warm, location fab, views to die for, comfortable chairs and sofas, really comfy beds. We didn't know we had to take our own saw or axe to chop the wood but there happen to be enough logs for the wood burner in sitting room which was fab and very hot........mmmmm......lovely. If you go in a few cars it can be very tight, 23 of us in 8 or 9 cars and had to park almost on the roadside, but we managed.

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