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The Milking Parlour, Alston, CA9 3BD

2 Guests

1 Bedroom

1 Bed

1 Bathroom

2 Guests

1 Bedroom

1 Bed

1 Bathroom

SLEEPS TWO - Double bedroom - Enclosed garden - Hot tub - Pets Welcome

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Set just outside of Alston town, this beautiful stone cottage has been given a fresh and modern look while the exposed beams and the cottages setting maintains that country feel.

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The cottage has a small entrance hallway which leads into all room in the property. 

The living room has a beautiful sofa and chair, a log burning stove for the colder days and both Freeview TV and a radio for entertaining there is also a dining table and chairs where you can enjoy your meals with a view. The kitchen is well equipped with an electric oven with hob, microwave, kettle, toaster and Nespresso coffee machine. Coffee pods are included along with some other treats to welcome you to the cottage. Once you have cooked up a storm you can take your meal into the living room which has a small dining table. 

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There is double bedroom which overlooks the garden and has plenty of storage space for your belongings and a newly fitted shower room next door which has been beautifully decorated. 

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The garden is fully enclosed. It leads from the living room via French doors out onto a patio area with a table and chairs as well as a hot tub which overlooks the open countryside. There is off road parking available at the property. 

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Dogs are welcome with prior notification - additional charge of £20.00 per dog per stay

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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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Pets welcome

Parking

Wireless Broadband Internet

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The Milking Parlour - Garden

Living Room

Living Room

Living Room

Living Room

Kitchen

Amenities

Policies

Credit cards accepted, Accessible 24/7, Children welcome, Pets welcome, Pets allowed only after arrangement and Smoking not allowed

Location features

Rural

Parking & facilities

Private Garden, Parking available and Parking included

Kitchen & dining

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

Internet & office

Wireless Broadband Internet

Entertainment

TV (Antenna)

Heating & cooling

Electric heating, Fireplace, Floor heating and Heating available

Bathroom & laundry

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

Credit cards accepted

Children welcome

Pets welcome

Pets allowed only after arrangement

Smoking not allowed

Check in: 04:00 PM

Check out: 10:00 AM

Location

The Milking Parlour, Mark Close Farmhouse Alston, Cumbria CA9 3BD, Alston, United Kingdom

 Directions

· From Alston market square, drive down the cobbled bank and turn left.

· Go past the SPAR petrol station and over the bridge then turn right onto the A689 Brampton Road. 

· Continue along and when you leave Alston, on the left you will see a stone sign on the grass verge for Mark Close Farmhouse and our Pennine Country Cottage sign on the tree.

· Drive up the driveway to the top, the parking area is to the right 

41.8 Mi

Airport

20.9 Mi

Motorway

18.6 Mi

Train

52 Mi

Port

 Directions

· From Alston market square, drive down the cobbled bank and turn left.

· Go past the SPAR petrol station and over the bridge then turn right onto the A689 Brampton Road. 

· Continue along and when you leave Alston, on the left you will see a stone sign on the grass verge for Mark Close Farmhouse and our Pennine Country Cottage sign on the tree.

· Drive up the driveway to the top, the parking area is to the right 

41.8 Mi

Airport

20.9 Mi

Motorway

18.6 Mi

Train

52 Mi

Port

Rates

Policy and notes

Availability

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Pennine Ways Holiday Cottages

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Email: bookings@penninewaysholidaycottages.co.uk