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5.0 of 5 bubbles
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7 reviews
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Cottage -
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 5
Alston, Cumbria, England
Set in a quiet corner of the medieval cobbled area of Alston, this architect designed cottage has been imaginatively developed by the architect owner on the site of former C17 buildings. Sowerberry has been awarded four stars from Visit Britain and the Enjoy England Gold Award for outstanding quality, and was also part of a winning scheme in the Eden District Council 2009 Design Awards. It is owner managed and has its own individual charm and character, incorporating a wealth of attractive features including solid oak floors, exposed beams and many other interesting little details. Sowerberry has its own external patio area, and the first floor living room opens out onto a delightful private balcony. It is tastefully furnished with a blend of contemporary and country style furnishings to a very high standard, including paintings and pri... Read more
About the Owner, Sonia K
Languages spoken: English, French
Response Rate: 95 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 17 days ago
Listed since : Jan 2012
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 20 reviews and 4 properties
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Listing #HL204973
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cstaley20...
west midlands
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 8, 2017 for a stay in October 2016

Great place for walks to see some wonderful countryside. Lots of helpful information about walks in the local area and local eateries and shops. a handful of pubs. Lake District not far to drive to.

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Karenwu19...
Taoyuan, Taiwan
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9 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 2, 2015 for a stay in August 2014

Very nice and lovely small town The owner just lives by next door and they were very warm and helpful during our staying. Thanks for the wonderful experience.

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Simon M
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 9, 2015 for a stay in April 2015

My wife and I stayed over the Easter weekend with three children under 10 - we wanted somewhere where they could all sleep in the one room (our twins shared the double bed). The apartment was clean and and very well kitted out, tastefully decorated, and everything was in working order. There is a small butchers, bakers and grocers, plus...

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Amenities
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Central Heating
  • Dining Seats (10)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (9)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
Additional amenities & feature info
Sowerberry has 1 king size bedroom and one family room containing 1 double bed and 1 single bed. The cottage has a well equipped kitchen with separate fridge and freezer, washer/dryer and a dishwasher. If you have friends or family staying in our other cottages, Sowerberry can act as the centre where all members of your group can get together with plenty of space, and with dining seating for 10 people.
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Per night Per week
Default 3 nights
$130
£100
$651
£500
May 2, 2017 -
May 25, 2017
low-mid
3 nights
$150
£115
$593
£455
May 26, 2017 -
Jun 4, 2017
summer half term
7 nights --
$847
£650
Jun 5, 2017 -
Jun 25, 2017
mid
3 nights
$169
£130
$677
£520
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to U.S. Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Painting holidays - add GBP30 per week, GBP10 per day for use of artists materials, Binocular hire GBP50 refundable deposit
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About the neighborhood
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.<BR><BR>Local events:<BR>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.
Access
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Newcastle: 43.5 mi
Railway: Penrith: 18.6 mi
Ferry: Newcastle (Port of Tyne): 49.7 mi
The nearest international airport is Newcastle (approx. 1 hour's drive) where you can easily hire a car.<BR>Travelling by train, there are bus connections from Carlisle or we may be able to meet you from Penrith, Hexham or Darlington stations.<BR>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: 49.7 mi.
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