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CROFTERS COTTAGE With Hottub Cosy Stove/oven Lakes

30 reviews
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1 bedroom
1 bathroom
2 guests
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CROFTERS COTTAGE ....now with all weather covered hottub !..... PRIVATE USE SOLELY FOR YOU !!.... Wich means your use only !.... Set on the banks farm estate the crofters cottage is original croft tastefully restored , overlooks alston and the penrith fells and cross fell being the highest peak in England outside the lakes national park ! at just under 3,000 foot with stunning breathtaking panoramic views !, our farm has the remains of round houses dating pre christ at the time of the roman occupation and is the oldest steading on alston moor , the early occupants were engaged in silver and lead smelting for the romans. . Alston is famous for being the highest market town in england , the latest 'oliver twist ' was filmed here on location . You can walk into alston by foot or bridlepath j...CROFTERS COTTAGE ....now with all weather covered hottub !..... PRIVATE USE SOLELY FOR YOU !!.... Wich means your use only !.... Set on the banks farm estate the crofters cottage is original croft tastefully restored , overlooks alston and the penrith fells and cross fell being the highest peak in England outside the lakes national park ! at just under 3,000 foot with stunning breathtaking panoramic views !, our farm has the remains of round houses dating pre christ at the time of the roman occupation and is the oldest steading on alston moor , the early occupants were engaged in silver and lead smelting for the romans. . Alston is famous for being the highest market town in england , the latest 'oliver twist ' was filmed here on location . You can walk into alston by foot or bridlepath just 15 minutes........The area is popular with young and not so old! Ther are many eateries in alston and pubs serving award winning foods and fine ales. We arew 16 miles from hadrians wall ....1 hour from the scottish borders and metro shoppind ! Ther are over 60 places / activites within 40 minutes drive even gliding! . The area boasts red squirrel, deer, kites ,buzzards , hare , rabbits and pheasant....A warm welcome awaits you even in winter ..Wher skiing is popular please note the cottage has an outside,flushing toilet we now have the tawny rescue owls ,Maude the kestrel and bertie the buzzard . please note .......This is 'glamping' guest to bring full double bed duvet bottom sheet pillows and towels.....all else is supplied !... .Look forward to greeting you soon louise & eddie PLEASE ALSO SEE OUR OTHER LISTINGS WOODCUTTERS CABIN ,ALSTON. HERDWICK HUT ,ALSTON . ON FLIPKEY PLEASE BE AWARE DURING WINTER WE CAN HAVE HEAVY SNOW /ICE AS WE ARE ON TWO WEATHER FRONTS AND ITS CHANGEABLE RESULTING IN NOT GETTING HERE BEING STUCK OR HAVING TO PARK 400 METRES FROM ACCOMADATION ...FOR SOME THIS MAY BE FUN FOR OTHERS ?More
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About the Owner
anne l
Languages spoken:English, Spanish
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:February 2014
Interaction with guests
Although we are 'on hand' most times I am not 24/7 ! ...we are happy to assist with any problems or advise ....if you waste sticks for lighting fire then please apply common sense there are firelighters wich will light the peat provided !.also paper or card ...we give a 'balance' of logs and peat ...if you chuck all your logs on the fire and not the peat we will NOT keep plying you with logs We always advise on arrival how to efficiently use the stove,
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Absolutely wonderful little cottage , so many quirky features, as soon as we drove in front of little cottage we were drawn to the quaintness,fairy lights around the tree , the garden swing and the amazing views.Inside the house was back to basics but that...More

Date of stay: September 2019
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Broomhill, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 23 April 2019 via mobile

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Date of stay: April 2019
Navigate616608, VR Owner at CROFTERS COTTAGE With Hottub Cosy Stove/oven Lakes, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2019

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Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

Over the years I have stayed in a variety of exquisite properties all over the whole, but I must admit this is one of the best. The location is absolutely stunning. Myself and my partner wanted to go somewhere with the dog and enjoy a...More

Date of stay: August 2018
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Management response:Responded 30 August 2018

Thank you Nick for taking the time to review us ...we are very honoured to have such great guests staying ….and we never expected such reviews we are very grateful thank you both …...needless to say your welcome back ! kindregards lou & eddie

Reviewed 13 August 2018

Where do you start when everything is perfect? We travelled from Brampton as we were staying in a cabin before coming to this luxurious piece of heaven and the drive through the Lake district was just beautiful. It really set the scene for the two...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Jesstuck18
Management response:Responded 30 August 2018

Thank you Jess so kindly for your review......never was much good at essay/novel wrighting …..! Yes the farmer was ok in the end he had cracked an ankle bone ! ...so not too bad could have been worse Great you have seen a shooting star...More

Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

We stayed in crofters cottage for a last minute break. We had stayed last summer in the Shepards Hut. It was amazing. Two nights of peace and tranquillity. We even woke to snow on the last morning so we enjoyed a dip in the hot...More

Date of stay: March 2018
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Navigate616608, VR Owner at CROFTERS COTTAGE With Hottub Cosy Stove/oven Lakes, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2019

Thank you both for reviewing us .great to have you back a second time hope its a third ? ...if not don't be sad cos 2 outa 3 aint bad !! ….. lou and eddie

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: Yes
Kid Friendly: No
Cooker
DVD Player
Grill
Private Fishing Lake/River
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Hot Tub
Refrigerator
Dryer
Outdoor Dining Area
Paper Towels Provided
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
Cable/satellite TV
Books
Iron
TV
Parking
Shared Garden
Microwave
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Mountain Views
Horse Riding Nearby
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Toaster
Patio
Fireplace
Deck
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About the neighbourhood
set on the fell overlooking alston with views towards penrith Lakeland fells in an area of outstanding natural beauty.alstons claim roi 'fame' is as trhe highest market town in England ,and the lastest oliver twist was filmed here on location. our farm contains the 2,000 year old footing of 'roundhouses' once peopled by ancient alston residents engaged in silver and lead smelting at the time of roman emperor Hadrian and his famous wall . the area is popular with young and not so old alike ! the coast to coast cycle route ,issacs tea trail,thge south tyne dale narrow gauge railway....now an english heritage site ..alston being just 20 minutes walk by private footpath .. with its many eateries pubs serving award winning foods and fine ales there are butchers .bakers and even a candlestick ...
How to get there
We are on the b6294 skirting Alston this road links the A689 and the A686 from the A686 we are 1.5 miles on right where the b6294 starts and the A689 2.2 miles on left along the b6294.you will not see the farm we are nestled into alston moor on a half kilometre drive there are 2 steel gates with banks farm on the sign of a HORSE AND DOG ! PRESS LOCATION here on site for PINNPOINT of address
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