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Masonic House, Alston, Cumbria

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Cottage -
3 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 6
Alston, Cumbria, England
Masonic House lies in the very heart of Alston, nestled between centuries old inns and churches on a narrow lane just off the cobbled main street.

Built in the 1600's, Masonic House has recently been refurbished to provide a comfortable and stylish interior, with a small forecourt to the front of the cottage in which to relax and enjoy the views of St Augustine's church and the distant hills.

From the front entrance you enter into a large welcoming kitchen. The kitchen has everything you would expect from a country kitchen, from its handmade oak units, the large Belfast sink and double oven to more modern expectations, such as the American style fridge offering ice and filtered water, to the dishwasher and washing machine. The kitchen is set around a large oak table, perfect for family and friends to gather around and waste awa...
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Listing #HL6410057
About the Owner
Ben a
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:April 2015
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Reviewed 30 December 2017

What a wonderful cottage! We stayed here for a week over Christmas as a family of 4 with 2 sets of parents staying nearby in the village, using Masonic house as our hub and joining us at the large table for festive celebrations. The cottage...More

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Amenities
  • Books
  • Bunk Beds:(1)
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
Bathrooms
    1 Full bath
Bedrooms
    1 Full
    1 King
    1 Bunk
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About the neighbourhood
High up in the North Pennines, Alston claims to be the highest market settlement in England, being about 1000 feet above sea level. It is also remote, about 20 miles from the nearest town. From every direction Alston is approached over a broad, heather-clad Pennine landscape which has been designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Set on the upper reaches of the River South Tyne, it lies within the Eden district of Cumbria.

Alston has a steep cobbled main street with a distinctive market cross, and many stone buildings dating from the 17th Century. Next to the entrance to the Church, is a building dated 1681. The Angel pub to its left is dated 1611, and the white building left of the pub is dated 1687. It is a bustling town, with a reputation for delicious locally made specialitie...
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