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Whitlow Farmhouse

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Kirkhaugh, near Alston, Cumbria
Grade 4 Star rating
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Sleeps11
Bedrooms5
Bathrooms3
Pets 2

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Description

Glorious views, traditional features and well-proportioned rooms make this property near Alston ideal for friends and family.

Standing in a stunning, elevated position in the North Pennines, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, this refurbished, former 19th century farmhouse has enviable views across Alston Moor and the beautiful, unspoilt South Tyne Valley. Perched on the Cumbria/Northumberland border, the traditional features and generously proportioned rooms make this an ideal choice for families and friends looking for a comfortable and well equipped holiday home. Standing detached alongside one other property on a mixed working farm, its peaceful, rural location makes it feel off the beaten track and yet it is just 500 yards from the Alston to Brampton road which connects the Lake District to the Northumberland National Park. There is a network of public footpaths direct from the doorstep linking up to numerous trails and cycle routes. The archaeological remains of Whitley Castle (Roman Fort), described as the hidden gem of the North Pennines is a stones throw from the property and trout and salmon fishing can be enjoyed on a quiet stretch of the South Tyne River running through the owner’s farm (2 permits available by request in advance). Whitlow is perfectly situated as a touring base for exploring a wealth of natural and historical treasures in the area. Hadrian’s Wall is only 10 miles away, with the Scottish Border and the Lake District approximately 25 miles. Nearby Alston, 21/2 miles, the highest market town in England, offers an interesting array of cafes, shops, pubs, narrow gauge steam engine railway (which runs through the farm) and 18-hole golf. Shops, pubs and restaurants 21/2 miles.

Ground floor: Living room. Dining room/kitchen. Utility room. 2 shower rooms with toilet. First floor: 5 bedrooms: 3 double, two with additional single, 1 twin, 1 single. Bathroom with bath, shower cubicle and toilet.

Woodburner in kitchen included. Oil central heating, gas, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Travel cot. High chair. Digital TV. DVD. Range with gas hob and electric oven. Microwave. Washing machine. Tumble dryer. Dishwasher. Fridge/freezer. Garden with patio and furniture. Ample parking. Natural water supply from spring. Two pets welcome (to be kept on lead at all times, sheep country). No smoking.

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Features

  • Bike Store
    Bike Store
  • Detached Property
    Detached Property
  • Dishwasher
    Dishwasher
  • Garden / Patio
    Garden / Patio
  • Highchair
    Highchair
  • Rural Location
    Rural Location
  • Wifi
    Wifi
  • Cot Available
    Cot Available
  • Washing Machine
    Washing Machine
  • Working Farm
    Working Farm
  • Heritage Collection
    Heritage Collection
  • Car Parking - On Site
    Car Parking - On Site

Customer Comments

  • 9

    17/01/2017
    Confirmed guest, 09/01/2017
    Lovely cottage. Plenty of room for everyone. There was an issue when we got there but Johnny immediately got to work sorting it out and it was resolved as fast as it could be, which was impressive. Very remote, beautiful views, would definitely stay here again


  • 10

    08/06/2016
    Confirmed guest, 03/06/2016
    It was a lovely house in a beautiful setting, could do with some more patio chairs and table. Our party consisted of 5 adults and 6 children aged 8 to 15 yrs, and they loved the accommodation. Elaine ( the farmers wife) was lovely and very helpful.


  • 9

    27/04/2016
    Confirmed guest, 18/04/2016
    Fantastic cottage. The driveway up to accommodation need attention, however, the owner assured us this was in hand.


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