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Alston Art Apartments

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Cottage -
6 Bedrooms , 3 Bathrooms , Sleeps 13
Alston, Cumbria, England
These architect designed cottages are situated in a quiet corner of the charming historic town of Alston, high up in the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. This development won an Eden District Council Design Award in 2009, and consists of four 2 storey apartments (modern cottages), two of which are completely new and two which are part conversion and part new build. The owners live in one of the cottages and the other three are available as holiday lets, which when rented together can accommodate 13 guests. They have each been awarded four stars from Visit Britain and the Enjoy England Gold Award for outstanding quality.

Each cottage has its own individual charm and distinct character, incorporating a wealth of attractive features including solid oak floors, exposed beams and many other interesting little details. Th...
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Listing #HL237127
About the Owner
Sonia K
Languages spoken:English, French
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:January 2012
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Reviewed 27 August 2018

Just had three relaxing nights in Millstream. Everything was perfect - clean, warm and comfortable. The Cottage was very well equipped and had everything we needed. We were met by Sonia who made us very welcome and introduced us to the amenities of the cottage....More

Thank J2Red
Reviewed 14 June 2018

Stayed with a large group of family and friends we had rented all 3 cottages. From start Sonia and Peter made us all feel special, nothing was too much for Sonia and Peter they are such a lovely couple. All cottages are immaculately done, everything...More

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Sonia K, VR Owner at Alston Art Apartments, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2018

Thankyou for your review. We're so glad you enjoyed your stay, and hope to welcome you again in the future.

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Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

We had fab and fantastic Christmas stay at Millstream and couldnt ask for more. I would highly recommend this beautiful and spacious apartment.

Thank Gardner G
Sonia K, VR Owner at Alston Art Apartments, responded to this reviewResponded 9 February 2018

Thank you Gardner, We're so glad you enjoyed your Christmas stay here, and would love to welcome you again some time in the future.

  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (10)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(4)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (3)
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (10)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(4)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Ask about pets
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
    3 Full baths
    4 Fulls
    4 Twins
    1 Sofa
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  • Damage Deposit: AU$179 / stay - Deposit
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Pets welcome in Naworth - GBP20 extra
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About the neighbourhood
Places within approximately half to one hour's drive: Hadrian's Wall, Lanercost, Hexham Abbey, Blanchland, Durham cathedral, castle and historic centre, Beamish, Hamsterley Forest, Raby Castle, The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle, High Force, Richmond and Swaledale, Penrith and Ullswater, Keswick, Carlisle, Kielder Forest, Scottish borders.

Local events:
Alston sheepdog trials and Gala day in June, Alston agricultural show in September, Garrigill bonfire night in November and Christmas craft fair first weekend in December.
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Newcastle: 70.0 km
Railway: Penrith: 30.0 km
Ferry: Newcastle (Port of Tyne): 80.0 km
The nearest international airport is Newcastle (approx. 1 hour's drive) where you can easily hire a car.
Travelling by train, there are bus connections from Carlisle or we may be able to meet you from Penrith, Hexham or Darlington stations.
Travelling by car: 35minutes from Penrith (A686), 45 minutes from Carlisle( A689), approximately an hour from Newcastle upon Tyne and from Scotch Corner (via A66 and B6277)
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Nearest Beach: 80.0 km.
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