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2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Alston, Cumbria, England
Set in a quiet corner of the medieval cobbled area of Alston, this architect designed "apartment-style" cottage has been imaginatively developed by the architect owner on the site of former C17 buildings. Millstream 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. <BR><BR>Millstream is one of our two new-build holiday cottages but it has historic origins, being built over the basements of a previous cottage, possibly dating back to Mediaeval times. So Millstream has a split lev... Read more
About the Owner, Sonia K
Languages spoken: English, French
Response Rate: 95 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 4 days ago
Listed since : Jan 2012
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 18 reviews and 4 properties
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Listing #HL229980 by: Holiday Lettings
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Burntwood, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 6, 2015 for a stay in April 2015

Fantastic place, lovely village, good central location for a wide variety of places to visit, decorated to perfection, owners were so nice gave us good ideas of places to visit, village facilities and places to eat definitely be back

Norwich, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2014 for a stay in August 2014

Everything you might need has been thought of and supplied. Very clean and comfortable. Lovely location with beautiful scenery, would thoroughly recommend.

West Yorkshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2013 for a stay in August 2013
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As soon as we drove down The Butts, where Millstream is situated, it instantly had a lovely quaint and picturesque feel to it. When we arrived, the owners greeted us and were so welcoming and friendly. When we entered Millstream we immediately fell in love with the place - it was even better than the photos. The owners very kindly...

  • Central Heating
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
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Additional amenities & feature info
Steps lead down from the kitchen dining area to the living room. There is a downstairs cloakroom on the main entrance / kitchen/dining level. Upstairs is the bathroom, a quirky shaped twin room, and the main bedroom with romantic "Gustavian" super-king bed.
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Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
Default 3 nights
Oct 21, 2016 -
Oct 30, 2016
Autumn half-term
4 nights
Nov 5, 2016 -
Dec 16, 2016
3 nights
Dec 17, 2016 -
Jan 4, 2017
Christmas/New Year
4 nights
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
Add another dimension to your holiday by hiring artists materials (£10 per day or £30 per week) or binoculars (£50 refundable security deposit payable)
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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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