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Glingerbank Sleeps 26, 13 bedrooms 13 bathrooms Pets allowed, Lift, Games Room.

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12 bedrooms
12 bathrooms
26 guests
2 nights minimum
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A fabulous large Edwardian house,recently completely refurbished, Glingerbank has masses of space for family get-togethers, wedding parties and business functions. Located only 5 miles from the M6/M74 it is the perfect place for groups coming from North and South to meet up and enjoy its extensive facilities. There are 13 bedrooms, most en-suite, but all with their own bathroom. All are tastefully decorated and furnished. All linen and towels are provided and all rooms are made up ready for your stay. Downstairs, a large entrance hall, pretty drawing room, the huge panelled Oak room, elegant dining room, study, Kitchen,scullery and pantry. Finally the billiard room with full sized billiard table. There is a downstairs cloakroom.. There is a lift and step free access. One bathroom is en...A fabulous large Edwardian house,recently completely refurbished, Glingerbank has masses of space for family get-togethers, wedding parties and business functions. Located only 5 miles from the M6/M74 it is the perfect place for groups coming from North and South to meet up and enjoy its extensive facilities. There are 13 bedrooms, most en-suite, but all with their own bathroom. All are tastefully decorated and furnished. All linen and towels are provided and all rooms are made up ready for your stay. Downstairs, a large entrance hall, pretty drawing room, the huge panelled Oak room, elegant dining room, study, Kitchen,scullery and pantry. Finally the billiard room with full sized billiard table. There is a downstairs cloakroom.. There is a lift and step free access. One bathroom is enhanced for disabled use and there are plans to make a fully specified disabled bathroom over Winter 2018/19. There is WiFi (10mbs guaranteed) throughout and all bedrooms have Ethernet connections. There are currently four flat screen smart televisions with DVD players, one in the oak room, one in the study. Also flat screwen TVsin the games room and in the kitchen. Bedroom 3 also has a television There is a Bose Sound Touch sounds system. Mobile phone reception is adequate on most networks, 3G and 4G are usually available in the garden and on the first floor The kitchen is well equipped with an electric range cooker, two dishwashers, two large larder fridges, freezer, microwave, food processor, washing machine and tumble dryer. Outside the beautifully tended gardens are perfect places for relaxation, play and reflection. Spring bulbs, azaleas and rhododendrons are the highlight. There is a charcoal barbecue. There is a a Hot tub, outside chairs tables to seat 24 and 4 sun loungers The house is isolated from other dwellings and looks over parkland. The property is reached by a 250m long private tarmac drive and there is plenty of parking space. Some fishing on The Border Esk may be available by arrangement . There is a tennis court nearby, which again can be used by arrangement. Dogs are welcome. There are good local walks on the Estate and plenty of variety in the surrounding area. The area is steeped in history, when it was part of the debatable land, an area between England and Scotland where no rule of law applied until The Act of Union in 1603. The house, firstly a farmhouse, then a Victorian rectory was restyled and extended in 1903. There is oil fired central heating and open fires in the drawing room and the hall. Glingerbank is a great place to get away from it all with family or groups of friends. It is ideally situated for exploring The Roman Wall, Historic Carlisle and Gretna Green. Being close to the M6 and M74 means that it does not take long to venture further afield. The Lake District is easily accessible, Ullswater can be reached in forty minutes. Being only half a mile from the Border, you also have the Scottish Borders to explore. The ice cream in Langholm is a must, and you can look for Cashmere bargains in Hawick. Visit Drumlanrigg, Floors and Hermitage Castles, Abbotsford and Bowhill. Edinburgh and Glasgow are easily accessible for day trip by car or train. Wildlife abounds and there is great bird watching locally, Bicycles can be hired locally in Longtown. Longtown (3 miles) has the nearest shop, petrol station, pubs and cash points. Carlisle (11 miles) has most of the major supermarkets and a variety of bars, restaurants and nightclubs. The Marchbank Hotel and Sportsman's restaurant 3/4 mile from the house has good food but only an evening table licence. The Bridge Inn at Penton promises to be an up market dining experience (opening Autumn 2017). The Robin Hood at Smithfield, The Salutation at Irthington and Smith's at Gretna Green are the pick of local eateries but there is plenty of choice in Carlisle. Weddings The house is only 5 miles from Gretna Green and many couples have used our other property, Kirkandrews House, as their base for their happy day. We are also hoping to enable Church of England marriage services in the lovely Kirkandrews on Esk Church nearby (1 mile) and to host the reception at Glingerbank. This will require plenty of notice and the service will have to be arranged with the priest in charge. Business The large Oak Room can easily be set up for business meetings and conferences for 100 or more attendees. There is a raised stage at one end for presentations and we are planning to install an overhead projection system over winter 2018/19 More
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About the Owner
Richard W
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:90%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:September 2014
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We will try to greet parties when they arrive and are always available to sort out problems. The owners live locally and are delighted to advise on places to go and things to do.
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Reviewed 6 May 2019

What a fantastic find this incredible house was for my husbands 40th birthday celebrations. We were a party of 26 people and Glingerbank had everything we needed and more. The house is huge, and is beautifully maintained with superb grounds and facilities. The games room...More

Date of stay: May 2019
Thank Hazeydazy1982
Reviewed 28 April 2019 via mobile

A fantastic location ,5 minutes from Gretna We had a brilliant weekend in an amazing house. Beautiful bedrooms ,well appointed kitchens ,lots of room for dining ,dancing and getting away from each other. The gardens ,hot tub,games room,lift and piano were perfect additions that catered...More

Date of stay: April 2019
Thank jfleetw00d
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Reviewed 19 February 2019

Just spent 4 nights at glingerbank with family from England and Scotland. Chose glingerbank for 2 reasons. 1. Looked lovely 2 location. I can honestly say anyone thinking about booking glingerbank should get on and do it. From the original enquiry to our last night...More

Date of stay: February 2019
Thank 962sandraw
Reviewed 13 November 2018 via mobile

We have just had the most fantastic memorable weekend for my Dad's 82nd birthday at this lovely house. It was just the perfect place for all the children, grandchildren and great grandchildren to get together and everyone had a great time. The house was very...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Tracie H
Reviewed 19 September 2018

We were very lucky to be invited as a guest of our friend Jackie who chose this amazing house for her birthday celebrations. The house is beautiful and even with a group of 20+, didn't feel over crowded at all. There is enough cutlery, crockery,...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Karen H
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Towels Provided
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
TV
Parking
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Shared Tennis Court
Internet Access
Toaster
Cooker
Grill
Fishing Nearby
Hot Tub
Pool Table
Central Heating
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
Iron
Stereo System
Microwave
Elevator/Lift access
Ping Pong Table
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Patio
Fireplace
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Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 50.0 km
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