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2 Bedroom, 17th Century Property, Beautifully Restored With Traditional Features

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Property type barn
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

House and Barn in Garrigill, Nr. Alston, Cumbria, Lake District, England, UK - Situated On The Edge Of Garrigill Village, Only 2 Minutes Walk To The Shop, Pub And Historic Church

Situated on the edge of the small village of Garrigill, this 17th century property has been recently renovated to offer a very high standard of accommodation. The barn is open plan lounge kitchen.Large upstairs bedroom and ground floor bunkhouse to the rear.exposed stone,wooden rafters & shower room.The walled patio and seating area to the rear. of the property overlooks beautiful scenery.


Owner
Michael Burton
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
October 16, 2017

About Michael Burton

Michael and Kathryn have two children, John and Melissa.

The house does refect the family - the kitchen is full of useful (and some might say useless) kitchen equipment and cookery books, as food is a major passion for the whole family (and job for Kathryn). Melissa and Kathryn like to enter the cookery competitions

The modern gas barbeque and patio area are Michael's territory

John has a love of the outdoors including fishing, and gardening. It's likely that you'll see John at some point tending has vegetables in the kitchen garden. He always enters the vegetable competitions at the Garrigill gala

Michael Burton purchased this barn in 2009

Why Michael Burton chose England

We visited the area a number of times with friends and just loved it.

The scenery is beautiful at any time of year, in any weather, but the walks up to the waterfall in Winter are breathtaking, and it's wonderful to watch the salmon swimming up stream in the Autumn literally 50 metres from the house.

We've always found the people in Garrigill extremely welcoming and there are regular events - craft fairs, fireworks nights, Garrigill gala, carol singing, and even quoits in the Summer

What makes this barn unique

The local pub has open fires and does wholesome home cooked meals, as well as having musical evenings, and various other activities

The possibility of renting a private pool by the hour has always proved popular with our family and friends. You do need to book in advance. It's a lovely way to relax after a busy day before heading back to snuggle in front of the log fire

Amenities

Alston Moor Barn Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • barn
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
General:
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
Kitchen:
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Toilet 1 - toilet
  • The upstairs shower room is fully tiled with shower cubical wc and wash hand basin.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Description of sleeping capacity: 2 Bedroom Barn Notes on bedrooms: The upstairs bedroom contains a double bed.The downstairs bunkhouse which is to the rear of the property,and forms part of it.Has A triple bunk bed has a double to the bottom and single to the top.A 24" flat screen TV DVD player PS3 with a range of games.
Outside:
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
Suitability:
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: All fully insulated with night storage heaters throughout. Prices include electricity and initial fuel supply for the wood burning stoves. Towels and bedding are provided. Outside: In keeping with the style of the property the garden is enclosed with traditional dry stone walls. The large patio and barbeque area to the rear of the property are furnished with wooden table and chairs (6 people) and a modern gas barbeque. Overlooking beautiful views of the Cumbrian countryside. To the side of the property is a gravelled area with parking for 3 vehicles. The garden to the front of the property is a more traditional kitchen garden, with wooden gate and gravel path. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All towels and bed linen is provided. Other: Am initial supply of kindliling and coal is left for the stove.

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A beautiful, cosy place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

Throughly enjoyed our stay here. The accommodation was wonderful, clean, cosy it was just perfect. Garrigill was lovely a total escape in the countryside with a wonderful pub and very helpful, welcoming residents. Would highly recommend and definitely would love to return!! Xx

  • Submitted: Oct 4, 2017
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Peaceful retreat!

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay in Garrigill! Such a beautiful part of the world! The cottage was lovely and particularly enjoyed having a fire! Comfortably slept our family of 5 although there is limited seating for eating indoors. I would love to return again one day.

  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2017
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Everything you need right here

  • 5 of 5

A truly wonderful stay in this little cottage. We spent two nights here. Close to loads of attractions. We will defo stay again when we return to do the rest of Hadriens wall. Warm cozy home.. Gorgeous area. Couldnt have asked for more.. Ok.. Maybe a sofa bed in the lounge.. Then it would be ultimately the cream of the crop.

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
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Peaceful well presented cottage

  • 4 of 5

Despite the weather we had a lovely stay. Lots of walks nearby and plenty of places to visit further afield. Loved the log fire, it kept the cottage very warm. Perfect for the dogs too! Would definitely recommend for anyone wishing for some peace and quiet on their holiday.

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2017
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Another fab holiday

  • 5 of 5

Second holiday here and while this time we weren't as lucky with the weather it didn't spoil it. Everything you need is here (except toaster) cosy and comfortable and perfect for a base to visit the lakes. Amazing views. Hopefully next year when we visit the pub will be open. Loved it.

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
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perfect place for families

  • 5 of 5

Cottage its absolutely amazing and 100%worth staying at. Surrounding area is beautiful and you can find a lot of interesting things to do and places to go. Swimming pool is very close and definitely worth the money. We will be going back again and that's for sure

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2017
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Further Details:

The property is located on the Sea to Sea (CTC) & Penine way England's most popular long distance cycle route, and there are many walks to follow locally in beautiful scenery.

There is plenty to keep all ages fully occupied within easy driving distance - The Eden Ostrich World, The Rheghed Centre, The South Tynedale Railway at Alston, The Hub at Alston (heritage and transport musuem), Nenthead Mines and Heritage Centre, Kilhope Lead Mining Musuem, Weardale Museum, and Stanhope open air pool ( heated ) Hadrian's Wall, and the Lake District.

It is also possible to rent a private pool in the village of Garrigill, within only 2 minutes walk. ( currently £20/hour for the private use of the pool, sauna, and jacuzzi ) A great way to relax at the end of a busy day.

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Rates & Availability

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Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
We require a 20% deposit to secure a booking. Full payment is expected 2-4 weeks prior to the holiday. You are also requested to provide an additional £100 good housekeeping deposit, which will be refunded within 2 weeks of departure, assuming that the property has been left clean and with no damage.

Changeover Day:
The preferred changeover day is Saturday, however, on occcoasion we may be flexible.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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