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Cottage -
2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 4
Alston, Cumbria, England
Set in a quiet corner of the medieval cobbled area of Alston, this architect designed 'apartment-style' cottage has been imaginatively developed by the architect owner on the site of former C17 buildings. Millstream 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.

Millstream is one of our two new-build holiday cottages but it has historic origins, being built over the basements of a previous cottage, possibly dating back to Mediaeval times. So Millstream has a split level ground floor with...
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About the Owner, Sonia K
Languages spoken: English, French
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 26 days ago
Listed since : Jan 2012
Overall rating: 4.9 / 5.0
Based on 21 reviews and 4 properties
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Listing #HL229980
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wambamstr...
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 1 November 2016 for a stay in October 2016

We had a great half term break here. The house is well equipped with everything you could need - especially the kitchen. Great big comfy superking bed for the grownups and cozy singles for the kids. Lovely shower. The house was nice and warm. Not great wi-fi signal but that just meant we had less screen time! It's a great...

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DJNye N
Burntwood, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
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Reviewed 6 April 2015 for a stay in April 2015

Fantastic place, lovely village, good central location for a wide variety of places to visit, decorated to perfection, owners were so nice gave us good ideas of places to visit, village facilities and places to eat definitely be back

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789trudyb
Norwich, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 14 August 2014 for a stay in August 2014

Everything you might need has been thought of and supplied. Very clean and comfortable. Lovely location with beautiful scenery, would thoroughly recommend.

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Amenities
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Stereo System
  • Toaster
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
Additional amenities & feature info
Steps lead down from the kitchen dining area to the living room. There is a downstairs cloakroom on the main entrance / kitchen/dining level. Upstairs is the bathroom, a quirky shaped twin room, and the main bedroom with romantic 'Gustavian' super-king bed.
House rules
    Not kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
Bathrooms
    1 Full bath
Bedrooms
    1 Full
    2 Twins
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Rates

Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
Default 3 nights
£110
£120
£495
30 Oct 2017 -
18 Dec 2017
Low
7 nights -- --
£350
19 Dec 2017 -
3 Jan 2018
Christmas/New Year
7 nights -- --
£610
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Add another dimension to your holiday by hiring artists materials GBP10 per day or GBP30 per week) or binoculars GBP50 refundable security deposit payable)
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About the neighbourhood
Places within approximately half to one hour's drive: Hadrian's Wall, Lanercost, Hexham Abbey, Blanchland, Durham cathedral, castle and historic centre, Beamish, Hamsterley Forest, Raby Castle, The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle, High Force, Richmond and Swaledale, Penrith and Ullswater, Keswick, Carlisle, Kielder Forest, Scottish borders.

Local events:
Alston sheepdog trials and Gala day in June, Alston agricultural show in September, Garrigill bonfire night in November and Christmas craft fair first weekend in December.
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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