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  • Property description
    Alston
    |
    Holiday Rental House – 
    2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 5
    Set in a quiet corner of the medieval cobbled area of Alston, this architect designed cottage has been imaginatively developed by the architect owner on the site of former C17 buildings. Sowerberry has been awarded four stars from Visit Britain and the Enjoy England Gold Award for outstanding quality, and was also part of a winning scheme in the Eden District Council 2009 Design Awards. It is owner managed and has its own individual charm and character, incorporating a wealth of attractive features including solid oak floors, exposed beams and many other interesting little details. Sowerberry has its own external patio area, and the first floor living room opens out onto a delightful private balcony. It is tastefully furnished with a blend of contemporary and country style furnishings to... more
  • Amenities & details
    • Balcony
    • Central Heating
    • Cooker
    • Dining Seats (10)
    • Dishwasher
    • Double Beds:(2)
    • Dryer
    • DVD Player
    • Freezer
    • Grill
    • Hairdryer
    • Iron
    • Kettle
    • Linens Provided
    • Living Room Seats (9)
    • Microwave
    • Parking
    • Refrigerator
    • Single Beds:(1)
    • Stereo System
    • Terrace
    • Toaster
    • Towels Provided
    • TV
    • Washer
    Suitability
    • Wheelchair Access:
      No
    • Elder Access:
      No
    • Pets Allowed:
      No
    • Smoking Allowed:
      No
    • Suitable for Children:
      Ask
    Additional amenities & feature info
    Sowerberry has 1 king size bedroom and one family room containing 1 double bed and 1 single bed. The cottage has a well equipped kitchen with separate fridge and freezer, washer/dryer and a dishwasher. If you have friends or family staying in our other cottages, Sowerberry can act as the centre where all members of your group can get together with plenty of space, and with dining seating for 10 people.
    Listing #HL204973 by: Holiday Lettings
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  • Property location
    Access
    Car advised
    How to get there
    Airport: Newcastle: 70.0 km
    Railway: Penrith: 30.0 km
    Ferry: Newcastle (Port of Tyne): 80.0 km
    The nearest international airport is Newcastle (approx. 1 hour's drive) where you can easily hire a car.
    Travelling by train, there are bus connections from Carlisle or we may be able to meet you from Penrith, Hexham or Darlington stations.
    Travelling by car: 35minutes from Penrith (A686), 45 minutes from Carlisle( A689), approximately an hour from Newcastle upon Tyne and from Scotch Corner (via A66 and B6277)
    Activities nearby
    Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Nearest Beach: 80.0 km.
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Simon M
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago for a stay in April 2015

My wife and I stayed over the Easter weekend with three children under 10 - we wanted somewhere where they could all sleep in the one room (our twins shared the double bed). The apartment was clean and and very well kitted out, tastefully decorated, and everything was in working order. There is a small butchers, bakers and grocers, plus... more

Ruth I
Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 13 September 2014 for a stay in September 2014

Stunning location in nice quite village. Went for relaxing week and this is what we had. There are some lovely local walks with stunning scenery and views. In the village there is a butchers,bakery, fish and chip shop, Indian takeaway as well as pubs and cafés as well as a co-op. The only down side is we were involved in... more

Lee H
Cambridge, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 August 2013 for a stay in July 2013

This property is really home from home. It has all you could need and more. We were greeted upon arrival, with fresh flowers on the table. The owner was very helpful and gave us lots of information of places to visit. The town was pleasant with all you could need from a bakers to gift shop, with a few pubs... more

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Speaks English, French
Listed since : Jun 2012
Response Rate: 70 %
Response Time: Within two days
Calendar Updated: 10 days ago
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