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Naworth

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Overview
Cottage -
2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 4
Alston, Cumbria, England
Set in a quiet corner of the medieval cobbled area of Alston, this barn conversion has been imaginatively developed and extended by the architect owner to create stylish holiday accommodation in this attractive historic town. This property which has been awarded four stars from Visit Britain and the Enjoy England Gold Award for outstanding quality, 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.

Naworth 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...
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Listing #HL229979
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 17 September 2017

I loved my stay in Alston, it is a very wild and beautiful area and heaven if you are a lover of wild windy and often wet wilderness. Naworth is perfectly positioned to allow you access to the pubs and shops of Alston but also...More

Thank sheilanurse56
Sonia K, VR Owner at Naworth, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2017

We are glad you enjoyed your stay in Alston but are very disappointed to hear that you found some aspects of our property unsatisfactory. We always ask our customers to complete a feedback form before they depart, so that we can deal with problems as...More

Reviewed 12 September 2014

My wife and I used Naworth as a "home base" for our exploration of the area, and were perfectly happy with our stay. Extremely comfortable, well thought out, and spotless. I hope we can return next summer. Very helpful and friendly owners.

Thank chuck w
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Reviewed 11 August 2014

stayed here for 5 days .cottage was spacious and very well equipped. the location was quiet and peaceful with lots of walks straight from the door. have stayed at many cottages over the years and this was one of the best. sonia and peter gave...More

Thank annasef123
Amenities
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
Additional amenities & feature info
Naworth has a well equipped kitchen/breakfast room, and the family bathroom and one twin bedroom are also located on the ground floor, with an open plan living /dining area and a king size bedroom upstairs.

Artists materials are available to hire for a small extra charge and binocular hire is available on payment of a refundable security deposit.
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check out: 10:00 AM
Bathrooms
    1 Full bath
Bedrooms
    1 Sofa
    1 Full
    2 Twins
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Additional Rate and Availability Information
Pets welcome in Naworth at an additional charge of 12GBP per short break and 20GBP per week. Hire charge for artists materials 10GBP per day or 30 GBPper week. Binocular hire 50GBP refundable deposit.
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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.
Access
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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