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Salvin House, Alston

  • 8 Guests
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 5 Beds
  • 2 Bathrooms

Sleeps 8 - 4 Bedrooms - 2 Bathrooms - Pets Welcome - Central Location - Wi-Fi - Parking 

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A haven of Georgian elegance in the heart of England's highest market town.

With a history dating back 300 years, yet offering all modern comforts, Salvin House is a perfect country retreat in Alston, right on the Cumbria-Northumberland border. Our elegant self-catering cottage can accommodate up to eight people.

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Salvin House is a family home and holiday let in the heart of Alston, offering self-catering accommodation that is perfectly placed for local amenities, country walks and regional attractions.

The Georgian property is believed to date back to 1740 and it has recently been refurbished to a high standard, creating a cosy and characterful holiday cottage for your staycation or short break.

With four generous bedrooms, three doubles and a bunk room, there is room for eight to sleep in comfort. There are two bathrooms, one with a bath and shower over, and the other with a walk-in shower.

The living room has a wood burning stove, comfortable sofas and Sky TV.

Our self-catering cottage has afully equipped kitchen with a range cooker, dishwasher and American-style fridge freezer.  You can entertain or have informal meals in the dining room, with original fireplace and other features.

Finally, there is a utility room with washer, dryer and ironing facilities.

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Our professional housekeeping team will prepare everything in readiness for your arrival, including a locally sourced welcome pack (with our compliments), logs for the stove, fluffy towels and crisp cotton linen on all the beds. So you can focus on relaxing and enjoying your rural surroundings.

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We welcome up to two small or medium-sized dogs, so long as their owners are properly trained and well-behaved, of course.

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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

Parking

Pets welcome

Wireless Broadband Internet

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The Front of Salvin House, Alston

Front Entrance

Garden

Garden

Garden

Living Room

Amenities

Parking and facilities

Parking option included, Private garden

Policies

Accessible 24/7, Pets allowed, Smoking not allowed

Location features

Town

Bathroom and laundry

Bathroom & Laundry, Bed linen, Hair dryer, Clothes dryer, Essentials, Iron & Board, Shower, Towel set, Washbasin, Washing machine

Heating and cooling

Central heating, Fireplace, Heating available, Wood/Tiled stove

Internet and office

Wireless Broadband Internet

Kitchen and dining

Cooking utensils, Dishwasher, Kitchen stove, Microwave, Oven, Refrigerator

House Rules

  • Pets welcome

  • Smoking not allowed

Check-in: 04:00 PM

Check-out: 10:00 AM

Location

42 Mi

Airport

20 Mi

Motorway

11 Mi

Train

42 Mi

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Salvin House, Alston
Alston, United Kingdom
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