Retreat 33353 – Alston, North of England

  • Cumbria
  • 6
  • 3
  • 3
from  £885
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Refurbished detached stone property set in the pretty small town of Alston. The town dates back to the 17th Century and is the highest in England around 1 000ft above sea level. The train station is England s highest narrow-gauge railway and is the starting point for the South Tynedale Railway. You can also join the Pennine Way walking trail from Alston or jump in the car onto the A686 one of the AA Magazine s Ten Great Drives . Those with a sense of adventure can embark on a long steep climb up Hartside Fell (32 miles) which also forms part of the Coast to Coast Cycle Route. If you are looking for relaxation enjoy the private hot tub in the enclosed garden while listening to the bird song. You can enter the property either from the front door into a small lobby where there is a handy WC or through the side door directly into the open-plan lounge/kitchen/diner. This room is tiered with one step down from the kitchen area and three steps from the dining area into the lounge. The lounge is bright and spacious with a lovely arch window wall mounted Smart TV and wood burner set in an elevated stone fireplace with wooden mantle. There are patio doors from the dining area out onto the enclosed garden with patio and decking. There is a cupboard off the kitchen which has a dog bed and washing machine. Head through into the lobby from the kitchen head up the stairs to the first floor. Here you will find three en-suite bedrooms; two super-king-size bedrooms and a twin bedroom all bedrooms feature wall-mounted Smart TVs. The enclosed garden is accessed from the dining room where you will find a small patio directly outside a raised decking area with table and seats and a private hot tub with views over the field and fells. It offers a real suntrap on a nice day and is a great place to read a good book or enjoy a morning coffee. Need to know: 3 bedrooms 2 super king size (can be made up as twins on request) and 1 twin . 3 bathrooms 2 en suite shower rooms with WC and 1 en suite bathroom with roll top bath, double shower and WC. Separate ground floor WC. Electric hob and oven, microwave, slimline dishwasher, American Style fridge/freezer, and washing machine. Highchair. Smart TV in lounge and in all the bedrooms . Private hot tub. Open fire/woodburner. Enclosed garden with lawn and decking. Private parking for up to 3 cars on the drive to the front and side of the property. Pubs, shops, and cafés under a mile.



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