We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
TripAdvisor
Longtown
Post
Inbox
Search

Kirkandrews House

23 reviews
Save
Overview
Reviews
Amenities
Availability
Map
Overview
7 bedrooms
6 bathrooms
13 guests
3 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
A comfortable house in a beautiful location overlooking The River Border Esk and parkland, just half a mile from The Scottish Border. Standing next to a 15th century Peele tower, the property formed an old Border Riever's stronghold. Apart from the Tower (30 m away) the property is isolated from other houses. It is reached by a 400m privateTarmac drive and has plenty of room to park in the gravelled courtyard. It has a large garden which is largely lawn, sun loungers, garden furniture and barbecue. Accommodation comprises Dining Room, Sitting Room, Hall / Games Room, Tv Room, Kitchen, Utility Room and downstairs bedroom. Upstairs there are 5 double / twin rooms (2 en-suite), 1 single room and 2 family bathrooms. Zip and link beds mean that any combination of twin or doubles can be specifi...A comfortable house in a beautiful location overlooking The River Border Esk and parkland, just half a mile from The Scottish Border. Standing next to a 15th century Peele tower, the property formed an old Border Riever's stronghold. Apart from the Tower (30 m away) the property is isolated from other houses. It is reached by a 400m privateTarmac drive and has plenty of room to park in the gravelled courtyard. It has a large garden which is largely lawn, sun loungers, garden furniture and barbecue. Accommodation comprises Dining Room, Sitting Room, Hall / Games Room, Tv Room, Kitchen, Utility Room and downstairs bedroom. Upstairs there are 5 double / twin rooms (2 en-suite), 1 single room and 2 family bathrooms. Zip and link beds mean that any combination of twin or doubles can be specified.The house has open fires and oil fired central heating. There is a pool table and a table tennis table. The kitchen is well equipped and has an oil fired Aga. There is a good modern electric cooker as a standby should your first Aga adventure be unsuccessful and all the appliances were new in August 2014. The house is perfect place to relax with family and friends with lovely walks by the river and locally and plenty of space in the house. Fishing can be arranged on the river in front of the house and further afield and a tennis court is available nearby. Bird watching is great locally with many different habitats from heather moorland to foreshore within 10 miles. Miles of uncrowded roads make bicycling enjoyable, bicycles can be hired in Longtown. There is a wide variety of Golf courses, with two wonderful championship links at Silloth and Southerness. Both about an hour away, but seriously worth the journey. Visit Historic Carlisle, The Roman Wall, Gretna Green and The Scottish Borders. Being so close to the M6 and M74 means that further destinations can easily be reached. Ullswater can comfortably be reached in 40 minutes and Glasgow is just over an hour away.More
House Rules
Bathrooms
Show more
About the Owner
Richard W
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:90%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:September 2014
Write a reviewReviews (23)

1 - 5 of 23 reviews

Reviewed 20 October 2019

Great for large family holidays. Spacious, cozy,comfortable with enough public spaces to have small groups or self time. Equipped to cope with party of 13 self catering. Great for exploring the local area including Carlisle , Hadrian,s Wall and Scottish Borders.

Date of stay: October 2019
Thank Excursion13701901373
Reviewed 11 August 2019

We stayed here as a family party of 12 ( 3 generations) in 2014 and again with 3 more additions to the family in December 2018. So there were 7 adults and 8 children aged 2-9 (our twins turned 2 on the Saturday). Everything about...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Anna H
See more reviews
A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer
1
Reviewed 16 July 2019 via mobile

More

Date of stay: July 2019
Reviewed 21 January 2019

Just returned from a wonderful stay at Kirkandrews with family and friends. This large property is set overlooking the river Esk and offers something for all. Equipped with central heating and a number of fires, the house was easy to heat. The bedrooms are huge...More

Date of stay: January 2019
2  Thank 178ewanm
Reviewed 23 December 2018

We had a pre-Christmas gathering including children and young grandchildren. The house was ideal for a big group, pleasing, comfortable and well equipped. The location was very convenient to get to from different parts of England and Scotland and the setting beautiful and relaxing, with...More

Date of stay: December 2018
1  Thank Roger H
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Towels Provided
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
Books
Corporate Bookings
Parking
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Shared Tennis Court
Internet Access
Toaster
Cooker
Grill
Private Fishing Lake/River
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Local Guides/Maps
Game Room
Pool Table
Long Term Rentals (Over 1 Month)
Central Heating
Water Views
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Iron
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Ping Pong Table
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Patio
Fireplace
See more amenities
Does this holiday rental have a dining room?YesNoUnsure
Availability
December 2019
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
January 2020
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
February 2020
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
March 2020
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
April 2020
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
May 2020
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
View all months
Map
+
About the neighbourhood
The immediate area had a turbulent past and was part of the Debateable lands between England and Scotland, an area where no law prevailed. The Border Rievers would lure their enemies into the area to murder them, knowing that they could not be prosecuted by English or Scottish Law. Happily that was a long time ago and you will find a peaceful parkland landscape with lovely old buildings. Kirkandrews Tower was built in the 15th Century to protect The Grahams from the maraudering Armstrongs, Scotts & Kerrs. Kirkandrews Church stands closeby. This was built in the late 18th Century as a copy of the English Church in Venice. Its rather austere classical design belies the ornate interior inside. Kirkandrews House is Listed Grade II and has been created from two cottages and a barn. There are ...
How to get there
More
About this property
How do I know if the property is available?
How can I contact the owner?
How will the owner contact me?
What if I don't hear back from the owner?
How do I pay?
Do you own a holiday rental? List it here.
Extra income
Earn money by renting out your home. With no up-front fees and no contract, you keep more for yourself.
Easy to manage
Confirm bookings in one click and track everything from enquiry to check-out – even while you're on the go.
Trusted by travellers
With millions of reviews and protected online payments, TripAdvisor helps travellers book your home with confidence.
Set up your free listing
#HL2225053298