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Cumbria is one of Britain’s most loved and visited holiday locations, providing a unique combination of dramatic mountains and awesome lakes. It’s a place that attracts visitors all year round and appeals to a wide variety of holidaymakers from couples who want to stay in a cosy Lakeland cottage to families who are looking for country homes with a view.

Cumbria has a great blend and variety of contrasting landscapes, including the renowned Lake District National Park which includes all the iconic places synonymous with the Lake District such as Windermere, Keswick and Ambleside as well as famous lakes such as Lake Windermere, Derwentwater and Coniston.

The mountains and fells here are spectacular and include iconic peaks such as Blencathra, Skiddaw, Grisdale Pike and the largest mountain in England Scarfell Pike. The county extends well beyond The National Park offering great cottage holiday destinations like the tranquil Eden Valley in the east and the rugged uplands to the north around Hadrian’s Wall or the Western Lakes and Coast on the west and the Cartmel Peninsula in the south.

Because of its quite compact geography it’s easy to get around the Lake District and despite of its popularity it’s still possible to escape fellow holidaymakers to admire the wide open spaces and spectacular views with the feeling that you’re the only one there, apart from the sheep!

The great outdoors is of course one of the main reasons people visit; this is wonderful walking and cycling country as well as providing lots of opportunities to sample the watersports on the numerous lakes.

Families will find no shortage of top quality visitor attractions, those interested in National Trust properties and gardens will also not be disappointed. The region is packed with picturesque Lakeland villages to discover, specialist shops, cosy pubs and restaurants.

Those thinking about taking a cottage holiday in Cumbria are sure to find something suitable, whether it’s in the ‘hot spots’ of the central and southern lakes or the more remote and rugged areas of the northern lakes, or maybe the less well known regions to the west and east of the county.

So whether you’re looking for lots of activities and attractions or a quiet ‘away from it all’ break this region will suit.

Take a look at our selection of holiday cottages in Cumbria to find your perfect retreat.

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  • Edmond Castle - Lakeside

    Hayton near Brampton

    Grade
    10
    5
    0
    3
    Ref: CC133157
    Hayton Castle is the main property on the Edmond Castle Estate and is a family home as it was for most of its history, with occasional changes of use during the 20th Century. The current owners have refurbished some of the estates properties into luxurious self-catering accommodation which will appeal to the most discerning guests, allowing the opportunity to stay on this historical sight, close to Hadrian’s Wall. Whatever your party size there is a cottage to suit, with properties sleeping anything from 4 – 10 guests. The Peele Tower is the oldest building on the estate, dating to around 1603, when in the hands of the Howard family, the castle was designed by the renowned architect Sir Robert Smirke and built between 1824 and 1829. Each ‘cottage’ is superbly equipped and luxuriously furnished to ensure a relaxing stay. There is a small lake in the grounds with an abundance of birdlife and footpaths in the surrounding countryside.

    Ground Floor: Heated by gas central heating and comprising:
    Lounge: with TV, DVD, CD radio/docking station, wood burning stove (initial supply of logs provided) and patio doors to the garden.
    Dining/Kitchen: with gas range cooker, American fridge/freezer, dishwasher and microwave.
    Utility room: with washing machine, tumble dryer and sink.
    Snug: with TV.
    Shower room: with shower cubicle, WC and wash basin.

    First Floor: Bedroom 1: with King size bed and en-suite bath, shower cubicle, WC and wash basin.
    Bedroom 2: with double bed.
    Bedroom 3: with twin beds.
    Bedroom 4: with double bed.
    Bedroom 5: with double bed.
    Shower room: with shower cubicle, WC and twin wash basins.

    All gas, electric, bed linen and towels provided. Cot, highchair and stairgate available. Wifi available.Hot Tub. Lawn and large paved area overlooking the lake with seating and gate to a footpath around the lake. Parking for six cars. Couples and family bookings only. A refundable damage deposit of £250 is due 1 week prior to arrival.

  • Greenbank

    Keswick

    Grade
    10
    5
    1
    2
    Ref: CC111106
    Greenbank is the perfect accommodation for large family and walking groups, with the benefit of ample parking, outside seating area which is ideal for dining al fresco, 2 bathrooms and ground floor cloakroom. It is situated 15 minutes walk from Keswick town centre, where you will find an extensive choice of Restaurants, pubs, shops and visitor attraction, great for lazy days. With amazing  walks surrounding  Keswick Greenbank is somewhere guests can park their car and never use it for the week.

    Ground Floor: The property is gas centrally heated and comprises:
    Lounge: With TV, video, CD/radio and coal effect gas fire.
    Dining room: With TV and living flame coal effect gas fire.
    Kitchen: With gas oven and hob, microwave and breakfast bar.
    Utility room: With fridge/freezer, fridge, washing machine, tumble dryer and dishwasher.
    Cloakroom: With WC and hand basin.

    First Floor: Bedroom 1: Double bedroom.
    Bedroom 2: Twin bedroom.
    Bedroom 3: Twin bedroom
    Bedroom 4: Bunk bedroom with full size bunks.
    Bathroom: With corner bath, shower cubicle, hand basin and WC.
     

    Second Floor: Bedroom 5: Attic double bedroom with en-suite shower, WC and hand basin.

    All electric, gas, towels and bed linen included. Cot and highchair available. Wi-Fi available.Parking for 5 cars. Drying room in garage. Outside rear patio.

  • 45 Station Road

    Keswick

    Grade
    10
    5
    0
    2
    Ref: CC111399
    This superb Lakeland town house provides stylish, well equipped self catering, with views from most rooms. 45 Station Road enjoys an enviable position, quietly situated 75 yards from Fitz Park and the River Greta, and 150 yards from Keswick Town centre. The beautiful park has children’s play area, bowling green, putting and cricket pitch. The lower ground floor is suitable for guests with mobility problems, there is a bedroom with a super king size bed, separate seating area with TV and large bathroom with bath and shower cubicle. It is accessed directly from the parking area, with one step into the property.

    Ground Floor: Property has gas central heating and comprises:
    Lower Ground Floor:
    Second lounge area: With TV and door to patio
    Bedroom 1: With super king size bed, wardrobe and door to the front garden.
    Bathroom: With very large bath, shower cubicle, WC and wash basin.
    Utility: With washer/dryer
    Ground Floor:
    Kitchen/diner: Spacious room with electric cooker, gas hob, American fridge/freezer, dishwasher and microwave. Dining table seating 10
    Half Landing:
    Bathroom: With bath with hand held shower, WC and wash basin.

    First Floor: Lounge: With lovely bay window, TV, DVD, CD/radio and open fire.
    Bedroom 2: With king size bed.

    Second Floor: Master bedroom: With king size bed.
    Bedroom 4: With bunk beds.
    Bedroom 5: With twin beds.
    Cloakroom: With WC and wash basin.

    All electric, gas and bed linen included. Cot and highchair available. Wi-Fi internet access available.Outside: Small front garden, large rear patio with table and chairs. Parking for 2 cars (1 large & 1 medium)

  • Muncaster Castle - Herbert House

    Ravenglass

    Grade
    10
    5
    2
    2
    Ref: CC143200
    This period detached house is situated in the heart of the village of Ravenglass, with views from some bedrooms across the estuary to the Irish Sea. Herbert House is part of Muncaster Estates who also own the Pennington Hotel next door and the historic Muncaster Castle, which has been in the Pennington family for 8 centuries. Guests are offered a 20% discount off the entry fee to Muncaster Castle and a 10% discount off meals at the Pennington Hotel. Ravenglass is a pretty fishing village on the Cumbrian Coast with sandstone houses, pubs, hotels, shops and cafes. The Ravenglass and Eskdale narrow gauge railway operates from the village station and travels along the Eskdale valley. Wast Water, Englands deepest lake, Sca Fell our highest mountain and the beautiful Wasdale and Eskdale valleys are all nearby and offer great walking. Herbert House is 1/2 mile from Newtown Hous and Knott View and may be let separately or together for up to 32 people.

    Ground Floor: Property has gas central heating and comprises:
    Lounge: With TV, DVD, CD radio and electric fire.
    Sitting Room: With TV, DVD and games.
    Dining Room:
    Kitchen: With range cooker, washer/dryer, fridge, freezer, dishwasher and microwave.

    First Floor: Bedroom 1: With double bed
    Bedroom 2: With double bed
    Bedroom 3: With double bed
    Bathroom: With shower over bath, WC and wash basin.
    Shower Room: With shower cubicle, WC and wash basin.

    Second Floor: Bedroom 4: With zip and link twin beds which convert to a super king (please advise when booking).
    Bedroom 5: With twin beds.

    All fuel, bed linen and towels included. Cot and high chair available. 2 dogs welcome.Outside: Enclosed paved front garden, with table and chairs. Parking for 4 cars.

  • Dodds Howe

    Crosthwaite

    Grade
    10
    5
    0
    4
    Ref: CC129291
    Dodds Howe sits in the heart of the Lyth Valley, just a few minutes drive from Bowness. Crosthwaite and her surrounding area is an excellent location for enjoying some wonderful walking amidst blossom filled hedgerows in the summer from which the local speciality gin is produced and enjoyed by many a tourist and local. The orchard gardens surrounding the property are awash with damsons in late summer. Some fine country pubs can be found in these parts The Punch Bowl in Crosthwaite itself, within easy walking distance of Dodds Howe is an award winning gastro pub serving Michelin Star Food and traditional ales.
    Dodds Howe would be well placed on the front of any box of chocolates! This traditional, detached Lakeland farmhouse simply oozes character and charm, from the picture postcard exterior and colourful gardens through to the flagged floors, wood burning stove, exposed oak beams and panelling. The furnishings and decor not only compliment the age of the property but also portray a winning combination of comfort, quality and modern day styling. Dodds Howe is ideal for a larger gathering of family and friends. Set out over three floors, there is ample living space by way of the superb indoor/outdoor room a spacious lounge reached via the unusual spiral staircase serving the first and second floors as well as a well equipped games room with pool table and 42" TV, perfect for big and little kids!

    Ground Floor: Property has oil fired central heating and comprises:
    Entrance to Hallway leading to the...

    Kitchen: With granite tops, range cooker, fridge freezer, microwave and dishwasher. There is a washer/dryer in the garage.
    Bedroom 1: With double four poster bed, feature fireplace and garden view.
    Shower room: With shower cubicle, wash basin and WC.
    Dining room: with wood burning stove. A spiral staircase leads from the spacious dining room to...

    First Floor: Games room: With pool table, TV, comfy seating and lovely garden views
    Bedroom 2: With double bed.
    Bedroom 3: With twin beds.
    Bedroom 4: With double bed and en-suite with shower cubicle, wash basin and WC.
    Bathroom: With deep bath, shower cubicle, wash basin and WC.

    Second Floor: Bedroom 5: With large double bed and en-suite with shower over bath, wash basin and WC.
    Lounge: Spacious dual aspect lounge with comfy seating, TV with DVD and garden views from the window seats.

    All fuel, power, electric and bed linen included. Fuel for wood burner available locally. Travel cot and highchair available. Wi-Fi internet connection available. Private parking for up to 5 cars. Large grounds with garden furniture provided.

  • Holly House

    Pooley Bridge, nr. Ullswater

    Grade
    10
    5
    0
    5
    Ref: 17393

    This charming, spacious village house has been totally refurbished and provides an excellent standard of holiday accommodation in the heart of the attractive lakeside village of Pooley Bridge, adjoining the owner’s other property. Well-equipped and comfortably furnished, it has five en-suite bedrooms and will equally suit couples or family groups. Enjoy being close to all the village amenities with the added bonus of having a peaceful large garden to the rear of the property with views across open fields. Just a short walk will take you to the shore of Ullswater where there are all year round regular steamers travelling the sinuous length of the lake, calling at Howton on the way south to Glenridding. Water sports, cycling and walking are all popular activities and whichever you choose you’ll be amazed by the spectacular scenery which Wordsworth called ‘the happiest combination of beauty and grandeur’. South of the lake you can drive over the scenic Kirkstone Pass which takes you down into the popular village of Ambleside and on to Windermere. The traditional market town of Penrith with a good variety of shops, pubs and restaurants is 6 miles. Shops and pubs 30 metres.

    Lower ground floor: Utility room with toilet. Ground floor: Living room. Dining room. Kitchen. Half landing: 1 double bedroom with en-suite shower room and toilet. First floor: 4 bedrooms: 2 double (5ft), one with en-suite bathroom with shower over bath and toilet, one with en-suite shower room and toilet, 4 steps to 1 double (5ft) with shower in room and en-suite toilet, 1 twin with en-suite shower room and toilet.

    Oil central heating, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Stereo/CD. DVD. Electric cooker. Microwave. Washing machine, tumble dryer and freezer in utility room. Dishwasher. Sitting-out area and furniture. Large garden. Barbecue. Ample parking. No smoking. No children under 6 years. NB: There are 3 steps to sitting-out area and 5 steps to garden.

  • The Hollies

    Bowness-on-Windermere

    Grade
    10
    5
    0
    5
    Ref: 16523

    Within walking distance of all Windermere’s facilities

    Tucked away on a quiet road, The Hollies is a five star, 5 bedroomed, quirky Victorian house situated between the villages of Windermere and Bowness-on-Windermere. Within walking distance of train station, lake, marina, cinemas, theatre, restaurants, supermarkets, local shops and incredible fells - all minutes away. The Hollies is an ideal base for extended families or groups. A second twin bedroom with wet room on the ground floor is helpful for those with limited mobility. The open plan kitchen/dining room has crafted shaker style units with Belfast sink and robust granite worktop, and a desk with imac computer. A four oven gas Aga beneath oak beams rescued from an old chemist shop, and slate recycled from Grasmere bus station - is perfect for drying out a soggy kit! A library of books, maps, family games and films for little ones make this a wonderful place. The house is stylishly decorated with handmade wide white shutters. Oil paintings, teardrop chandeliers, Minton tiled floor, rugs and throws on comfy sofas fuse old and new in a tasteful way. Linen curtains over French doors lead from the ’grown ups’ dining room with woodburner to a walled gravelled courtyard - perfect for those balmy summer evenings, whilst the little pocket garden is lovely for a quiet moment. There’s even a Christmas box full of decorations for a festive stay- including Christmas tree if needed. All 4 upstairs bedrooms have luxurious bath or shower rooms and are provided with fluffy white towels so don’t be tempted to bring your own. Shops, restaurants and pub 1/4 mile.

    Ground floor: Living room with wooden floor. Dining room with French doors and tiled floor. Kitchen/dining area. 1 twin bedroom with en-suite wet room and toilet. First floor: 4 bedrooms: 2 double, one with en-suite shower room and toilet, one with en-suite bathroom with shower over bath and toilet, 1 twin, with en-suite bathroom and toilet, 1 bunk with en-suite shower room and toilet.

    Woodburner in living room and dining room (initial fuel included). Gas central heating, gas, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Travel cot. High chair. Satellite TV. Video. DVD. CD. Gas Aga (4 oven and hot plate). Microwave. Washing machine. Tumble dryer. Dishwasher. Freezer. Wi-fi. Small front garden and bench. Rear enclosed courtyard and furniture. On road parking. No smoking. Couples and family bookings only.

  • Irton Hall - The Clock Tower

    Irton, nr. Eskdale

    Grade
    10
    5
    2
    4
    Ref: 24587

    Irton Hall is a stunning holiday location with impressive history, set in the foothills of the Western fells of the Lake District between Wasdale and Eskdale. Parts of the magnificent hall, such as the Pele Tower, date from the 14th century. The Pele Tower (ref 25366) creates a totally unique holiday venue on four floors featuring spacious rooms with beams, sandstone walls and an original stone spiral staircase from top to bottom of the tower. The third floor family bedroom and en-suite are accessed via this spiral staircase; the other floors have additional standard staircase access, whilst the first floor living room has a leisure area with pool table. Broughton House (ref 24374) forms the west wing of Irton Hall, where spacious elegant rooms, chandeliers and a grand staircase with stained glass windows make this a dream holiday venue. A pool table in the living room and wi-fi access enhance the excellent facilities available. The Clock Tower (ref 24587) is a wonderful original stone detached building behind the main hall with a modern interior, including 4 shower rooms and a spacious family living area with patio doors opening onto a private decked area. Set beside the main hall, Lamplugh (ref 25507) is a delightful, semi-detached holiday cottage with spacious rooms looking out over grounds, having its own private sitting-out area and freedom to roam the nature trails within the woods. Lingard Cottage (ref 26257) is a semi-detached cottage to the side of the main hall and has its own entrance hall and French doors to sitting-out area. Ormondroyd Cottage (ref 26258) is also a semi-detached cottage to the side of the main hall with its own entrance hall and French doors from the living room to a small balcony overlooking open countryside.
    Both Oliver Cromwell and Henry VI visited the hall, although it is reputed that Henry VI was refused entry and spent the night under the 1000 year old oak tree in front of the house, known as ‘The King’s Oak’.
    Surrounded by 19 acres of natural parkland where children can play to their hearts’ content and guests may wander and explore the natural habitats of abundant wildlife in the grounds. A short drive will bring you to wide sandy beaches, the Eskdale miniature steam railway at Ravenglass and Muncaster Castle and Gardens which also house the unique International Owl Sanctuary. The Langdales are to the east, accessed via the Hard Knott Pass and Wrynose Pass, whilst Wasdale and Wastwater with their amazing views of Great Gable and Scafell Pike are 5 miles away. Ideally situated at the heart of the western Lake District, many lakes are within easy reach such as Ennerdale Water, Crummock Water and Buttermere, whether to stroll along the banks and watch the reflection of the drifting clouds in the Lakes, or expend some energy climbing the rugged hills to admire the stunning views from the top - the choices are endless. The historic port and marina of Whitehaven which hosts the Tall Ships Race every two years is 14 miles, with shops, restaurants, museums and many holiday activities. Shop, pub and restaurant 1 mile.

    Ground floor: Living/dining room with patio doors/kitchen with tiled floor. 4 bedrooms: 3 double, two with en-suite shower room and toilet, one with en-suite shower room and toilet also accessed by 1 bunk. First floor: 1 double bedroom with en-suite shower room and toilet.

    Woodburner in living room (initial fuel included). Gas central heating (on timer) included, (£10 per day May-September, by arrangement). Gas included. Travel cot. Satellite TV. DVD and small library. CD. Gas hob. Electric oven. Washer/dryer. Fridge/freezer. Decking terrace with sitting-out area and furniture. Barbecue. Ample parking.

    All properties: Electricity, bed linen and towels included. Microwave. Dishwasher. Wi-fi. 19-acre shared lawned parkland and natural woodland. No smoking. NB: Stream in grounds.

  • Gateside Farmhouse

    Sedbergh

    Grade
    10
    5
    0
    3
    Ref: CC131135
    Located in the heart of rural farmland above the ancient market town of Sedbergh, Gateside Farmhouse enjoys excellent views from all windows of the Howgill range. Sedbergh itself is two and a half miles away, an enjoyable walk and has an excellent selection of cafes and book shops, the town being the first ’book’ town in the UK.
    Set on a very quiet working farm, Gateside Farmhouse has undergone a major renovation and now offers excellent, quality accommodation for up to 10. The rooms are light and spacious and, laid out on three floors, the property offers flexible living space for a large family gathering or a group of walkers or cyclists. A small welcome pack is provided by the owners, so you can look forward to a decent cuppa after a long journey. The property is on a national cycle route.
    Just a couple of quotes from the visitor book
    "A beautiful cottage with all amenities. The photo’s on the internet don’t do it justice. Had a fantastic pre Xmas get together, which was enhanced by a lovely large house in fantastic location, had the best of the weather with the snow on Thursday would definitely return".
    "Hard frost, bright sun, have spent a wonderful few days in your beautiful house what a setting! Exceeded expectations, such a great break - cycling, walking, saw kingfisher’s and green woodpecker and salmon. Thank you for such an enjoyable break."

    Ground Floor: The property comprises:
    Kitchen/dining: Open plan room with electric oven, ceramic hob, dishwasher, fridge/freezer and microwave.
    Utility: With washing machine and tumble dryer.
    Shower room: With shower cubicle, hand basin, WC and heated towel rail.
    Lounge: With two fireplaces, one a traditional woodburning stove, the other a feature electric stove, and Freeview TV/DVD.

    First Floor: Bedroom 1: With three single beds.
    Bedroom 2: With double bed.
    Bedroom 3: With double bed and en-suite with shower cubicle, hand basin and WC.
    Bathroom: With bath, shower cubicle, hand basin, WC and heated towel rail.

    Second Floor: Bedroom 4: With double bed.
    Bedroom 5: With a single bed.
    Cloakroom: With WC and hand basin.

    All fuel, electric, bed linen and towels included. Cot and highchair available. Free Wi-Fi available.Large open garden for guests use with furniture. Parking for up to 5 cars. Visit Britain Gold awarded property.

  • Yew Bank

    Hawkshead

    Grade
    10
    5
    3
    3
    Ref: LWE

    Delightfully situated in secluded and peaceful surroundings, just a quarter of a mile from the heart of Hawkshead village, Yew Bank stands in almost 2 acres of landscaped gardens and woodland with superb views over Esthwaite Water towards Claife Heights, Latterbarrow and Kirkstone Pass. Dating from 1880 and adjoining another cottage, this stylish and spacious Lakeland residence has double glazing and is well furnished and equipped to provide very comfortable accommodation.
    The house has associations with Beatrix Potter, who lived in nearby Sawrey, and is well known for her children’s books featuring Peter Rabbit and his friends, but less well known as a successful Lakeland farmer and breeder of Herdwick sheep. The garden, enclosed by stone walling, has a patio, generous lawns and shrubs and a little bridge over a stream, making this a quiet retreat in a truly majestic location.
    In nearby Hawkshead, one of the Lake District’s most attractive villages, there are narrow streets, whitewashed cottages and little alleyways and courtyards, as well as an excellent selection of shops, inns and restaurants. The old grammar school, famous for its former pupil William Wordsworth, is now a museum, and the Beatrix Potter Gallery (NT) can also be found here. On the doorstep is some of the Lake District’s finest scenery.
    Windermere is the largest lake in England, best appreciated by taking a boat trip from Bowness to Ambleside. Also within easy reach is beautiful Coniston Water with the village of Coniston (5 miles) nestling beneath the fells, and The Old Man of Coniston, rising majestically above. Overlooking the lake is the former home of another of Lakeland’s famous inhabitants, the influential artist and writer, John Ruskin, which is now a museum commemorating his work. Shops and pub ½ mile.

    Living room with large picture windows and elec ‘living-flame’ fire in antique surround. Dining room. Small sitting-room. Modern fitted kitchen with breakfast bar. Pitch pine stairs to first floor: Double bedroom with Lakeland views. Two twin bedrooms with views to the fells. Bathroom with shower cubicle and toilet. Shower room with toilet. Lower ground floor: Two bedrooms, each with large picture windows and views of garden; one double and one twin. Bathroom with over-bath shower and toilet. Utility.

    • Electricity ‘living-flame’ fire included
    • Electricity, full gas central heating, bed linen and towels included
    • Two cots
    • High chair
    • Two TVs (one Satellite - card supplied)
    • DVD
    • Microwave
    • Washer/dryer
    • Dishwasher
    • Fridge/freezer
    • Wi-fi
    • Payphone
    • Garden with patio and furniture
    • Grounds and woods of 1½ acres
    • Parking
    • NB: Stream in garden

  • Shield Hill House

    Garrigill, Alston

    Grade
    11
    5
    2
    5
    Ref: LWH

    Set in the beautiful north Pennines, Britain’s ‘last undiscovered wilderness’, with spectacular views from its superb fellside position, this 18th-century stone house has been renovated to a very high standard. Adjoining the owners’ home and making the ideal rural retreat. It is perfectly situated as a touring base with the Lake District less than an hour’s drive away. Shops, pub 2½ miles.

    Spacious living room with large open fire, beams, rugs on wooden floor and French doors to patio. Rustic dining room leading to sun room/entrance lobby. Well-equipped pine-fitted kitchen with ornamental antique range and small breakfast area. Two steps down to double bedroom with French door to patio and en-suite shower room and toilet. First floor: Three double bedrooms (one with additional single bed for +1), each with en-suite bathroom and toilet. Twin bedroom with en-suite bathroom and toilet. Two bedrooms with patio doors leading to verandah.

    • Open fires – fuel included
    • Electricity, full NSH included and bed linen included
    • Towels for hire
    • Cot
    • Additional bed (for +1)
    • TV
    • DVD
    • Stereo/CD
    • Microwave
    • Washer/dryer
    • Dishwasher
    • Fridge/freezer
    • Wi-fi broadband
    • First floor verandah
    • Large terraced garden with patio and furniture
    • Barbecue
    • Parking (for 4 cars)
    • Unsuitable for the infirm

  • Whitlow Farmhouse

    Kirkhaugh, nr. Alston

    Grade
    11
    5
    2
    3
    Ref: 25415

    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, 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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