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The Hayloft

Alston, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 923575)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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Features

  • Icon/Feature/Hot Tub Hot tub
  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

Reviews

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35 Customer Review(s)

  • Miss Pope

    “The cottage was very cosy, clean and warm, the hot tub was lovely for us.”

    Only thing I would say is you need bigger towels for showers, we took our own but not enough for hot tub and showers for 4 nights. Other than that it was such an amazing weekend away.

    Only thing I would say is you need bigger towels for showers, we took our own but not enough for hot tub and showers for 4 nights. Other than that it was such an amazing weekend away.

    - Miss Pope, October 2020

The property

Alston 1 mile.

A sympathetically restored, terraced barn conversion, set behind the owners’ home and Bed and Breakfast in a rural location, one mile from Alston in Cumbria.

This comfortable cottage is ideal for a couple or friends seeking a break in the superb Cumbrian countryside.

The Hayloft is mainly situated on the first floor and has a cleverly designed open plan living area, allowing guests to discuss their day in front of the warming open fire, whilst the evening meal is being prepared nearby.

Two double bedrooms, one with a handy zip/link bed for flexible sleeping, and a ground floor family bathroom, complete the accommodation.

A small shared patio to the side of the cottage presents stunning views over the surrounding countryside and is the perfect place to chill out at the end of a busy day.

This area is perfect for walkers and cyclists, or for those who prefer stargazing, as on clear nights, the evening sky’s display of stars is not to be missed.

Nearby Alston is a traditional country town with a selection of welcoming pubs serving real ale and good food.

The Pennine Way also passes through the town, which is also on the C2C Cycle Route.

With lots to see and do within an hour’s drive, including Hadrian's Wall, Beamish open air living museum, Durham Cathedral and the Lake District, this is a great spot for a welcoming break.

Summary

  • Mostly first floor
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x super king-size double (zip/link, can be twin on request), 1 x double
  • Ground floor bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • First floor open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with open fire.
  • Biomass central heating with open fire
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, TV with Freeview, DVD, CD/radio, WiFi, selection of books and games
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for fire inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Shared side patio with furniture
  • Shared hot tub- due to the current Covid 19 situation is temporarily unavailable until further government updates
  • Your safety is paramount.
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 1 mile.

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About the location

ALSTON

Melmerby 8 miles; Penrith 18 miles; Stanhope 20 miles; Hexham 23 miles; Carlisle 29 miles; Barnard Castle 30 miles.

Alston is set in the North Pennines in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, surrounded by a unique landscape of moorland, hills, rivers and waterfalls, and is England's highest market town. This intriguing town, with its cobbled streets and fascinating nooks and crannies, was the location for ITV's productions of Jane Eyre and Oliver Twist. Alston and the North Pennines have long inspired artists and writers; the poet and writer W H Auden loved the area and today Alston is an inspiration to the craftspeople who live and work there. There is a host of unusual shops in the town including quality crafts and galleries. Take a ride on one of the lovingly-restored steam and diesel engines through the beautiful scenery of the South Tyne valley on the South Tynedale Railway which runs from Alston through to Slaggyford. The River Tyne is also noted as one of the finest salmon rivers in England and day-ticket fishing is available locally. The North Pennines used to be one of the wealthiest lead mining centres in Europe, and the Killhope Lead Mining Museum offers a great family day out with interactive exhibitions. With the drive along the A686 recognised by the AA as one of the world's best drives, and northern Cumbria, County Durham and Northumberland, all within easy reach, this makes a superb base.

Region Information

As the hot tub is a shared facility and due to the current Covid 19 situation the hot tub is temporarily unavailable until further government updates. Your safety is paramount.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

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