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Ghyll Burn Cottage, Alston, CA9 3BL

6 Guests

2 Bedrooms

4 Beds

1 Bathroom

6 Guests

2 Bedrooms

4 Beds

1 Bathroom

SLEEPS 6 - 2 bedrooms - 1 double sofa bed - 1 bathroom - quirky  upside down property

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Ghyll Burn Cottage is located just on the outskirts of the pretty market town of Alston, nestled amongst woodland, where the cottage boasts a traditional feel. With all the local amenities Alston has to offer and the wide open countryside right on the doorstep it is perfect place to holiday for anyone looking for peace and quiet to outdoor adventures. 

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The cottage entrance is on the 1st floor, directly into the open plan kitchen diner. The kitchen is well equipped for self-catering with a fridge freezer, microwave, toaster, kettle and oven with hob. There is also a washing machine should you need to do any washing during your stay. The large dining table is perfect for eating meals together or playing board games on an evening. Just off the kitchen diner, is the living room which benefits from a log burning stove, exposed wooden beams and high ceilings. This spacious room has comfy seating including a sofa which is a double sofa bed, sleeping 2. There is also a separate toilet. 

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Downstairs the cottage sleeps four in 2 bedrooms, one with a king bed and one with two singles, both have storage for luggage and clothes. The family bathroom has a bath with shower over. 

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Outside the property there is a small courtyard with garden furniture and lawns which are shared with the adjoining house and holiday cottage, Low Gill House and Barn End Cottage. 

Pets welcome with prior notification - dog bowls provided 

Travel Cot & High Chair available on request

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Local Information

Alston is the highest market town in England and boast good local amenities. It has many independent shops, eateries, cafes and pubs, including Saddlers Baker which makes fresh bread and baked goods from scratch, Alston House which serves delicious home cooked meals made using locally sourced produce and the Cane workshop which sells award winning Jams and Chutneys. From the outdoor clothing shop, where you can stock up on supplies to the fish and chip shop where you can grab a tasty treat, there is plenty to do in Alston. 

The area is close to the borders of Durham, Northumberland and is a gateway into the Lake District making this an ideal base to get out and explore this Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Killhope Lead Mining Museum, the South Tyne Railway and Yad Moss Ski Slope are some amazing local attraction to name just a few. For those who enjoy the outdoors, walking and cycling, the Pennine Way and Coast to Coast Route runs right through Alston. The rolling countryside with unspoiled panoramic views of moorland is home to an abundance of wildlife and some amazing natural beauties including Ashgill waterfall. 

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Home highlights

Pets welcome

Parking

Wireless Broadband Internet

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Ghyll Burn Cottage - Front

Ghyll Burn Cottage - Entrance

Kitchen / Diner

Kitchen / Diner

Kitchen / Diner

Kitchen / Diner

Amenities

Policies

Accessible 24/7, Children welcome, Pets allowed only after arrangement, Smoking not allowed and Wheelchair inaccessible

Location features

Rural

Parking & facilities

Shared Garden and Parking available

Kitchen & dining

Cooking utensils, Kitchen stove, Microwave, Oven, Refrigerator and Toaster

Internet & office

Wireless Broadband Internet

Entertainment

TV (Satellite)

Heating & cooling

Central heating and Fireplace

Bathroom & laundry

Iron & Board, Washing machine, Hair dryer, Shower, Towel-set, Hot Tub, Washbasin and Bed linen

Home Safety

Carbon Monoxide Detector, Fire Extinguisher, First aid kit and Smoke Detector

House Rules

Children welcome

Pets allowed only after arrangement

Smoking not allowed

Wheelchair inaccessible

Check in: 04:00 PM

Check out: 10:00 AM

Location

Ghyll Burn Cottage Alston, Cumbria, Alston, United Kingdom

Leave Alston via the A686 and head over the bridge (Brewery Bridge)

Take a left turn signposted to Garrigill and follow this road for 0.7 miles 

You will see a sign on the right for Low Gill House, Barn End Cottage & Ghyll Burn Cottage, turn right here and drive up the tree lined track over the small ford and take a sharp left

Drive around the building and Ghyll Burn Cottage is at the far end, parking directly ahead by the white stone steps leading up to the front door.

Leave Alston via the A686 and head over the bridge (Brewery Bridge)

Take a left turn signposted to Garrigill and follow this road for 0.7 miles 

You will see a sign on the right for Low Gill House, Barn End Cottage & Ghyll Burn Cottage, turn right here and drive up the tree lined track over the small ford and take a sharp left

Drive around the building and Ghyll Burn Cottage is at the far end, parking directly ahead by the white stone steps leading up to the front door.

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