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Property ID: AC800654

Salvin House in Alston

Short breaks from £636

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Alston, Cumbria
Sleeps 8
Pet Friendly
4 trees

Based in the charming market town of Alston, this gorgeous Georgian property is filled with a mix of characterful charm and subtle modern features.

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We only work with holiday home owners who are able to offer the very best accommodation and are just as committed as we are to providing a truly exceptional holiday experience. This is exactly why Salvin House in Aston is part of the Eden Retreats portfolio of luxury holiday accommodation.

Holiday cottages in Alston really don’t come much better than Salvin House. This beautiful property has been extensively modernised to ensure guests are provided with all of the everyday comforts that we have come to expect in the present day.

This has been achieved without taking away from the history of Salvin House, which retains many of its original period features to ensure a unique holiday experience. The tastefully designed living room for instance has a rustic wood burner embedded into the Georgian fireplace, Chesterfield sofas and a Sky TV. With a selection of board games to play, books to read and movies to watch, Salvin House provides fantastic evening entertainment for all the family.

Bright and contemporary, the large kitchen has all the appliances needed to cook delicious meals, with a range cooker and American fridge freezer, the owner has provided the utmost quality which is a step above any other Alston self catering accommodation.

Accommodating up to eight guests in four beautifully furnished bedrooms; two double rooms and two single rooms. Each bedroom has storage and unique colour schemes, and two of the bedrooms have retained their original fireplaces.

Two furnished bathrooms serve the bedrooms allowing you to freshen up in the family bathroom on the first floor, and the ground floor suite with a walk-in shower.

Key features

  • Four bed Georgian period property
  • Bedroom with a super-king sized bed, Georgian fireplace and dressing table
  • Two bedrooms with king-sized beds and plenty of storage
  • Bedroom with a bunk bed (suitable for all ages)
  • Bathroom with large double ended bathtub and overhead shower
  • Ground floor bathroom with a walk-in shower
  • Living room with 50″ Sky TV, wood burning fireplace and comfy sofas
  • Class leading Alston self catering accommodation with a fully fitted kitchen featuring an electric range cooker, American fridge freezer, microwave oven, cafetière and dishwasher
  • Separate utility room with laundry facilities
  • WiFi
  • Logs and kindling provided upon arrival
  • Linen, towels and shower products provided for each guest
  • Free parking on site
  • Locally sourced welcome pack
  • Dog friendly accommodation with well behaved dogs welcome

Please note: the two single beds can be made into a super king-sized bed on request.

Feast upon delicious homemade meals at the wooden table in the dining room, which seats up to eight guests. An original fireplace is on the same wall as the bold feature wall, cosy up in the armchair and enjoy quiet time away from the rest of the house.

Kick back and relax outside on a peaceful evening, where there is an enclosed garden and a patio with a barbecue and outdoor furniture ideal for al fresco dining.

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The Local Area

Cottage breaks in Alston are becoming increasingly popular as more and more holiday makers hear about the many stunning countryside walking routes and eclectic range of visitor attractions which can easily be reached from the town.

This is a quaint and historic market town which is tucked away in the heart of the North Pennines; an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB). Whilst staying in Salvin House you will enjoy easy access to five nearby traditional pubs, a range of restaurants and convenient stores. You will also be encompassed by scenic surroundings whereby you can explore either by foot or bike.

The South Tyne footpath is not far from the front door, taking you and your four-legged friend on a trail through picturesque landscapes. You can then travel back to Salvin House by train using the fantastic South Tynedale Railway that is also dog friendly.

A couple of beautiful waterfalls are within 30 miles of Salvin House, the most popular being the Ashgill Force Waterfall and High Force Waterfall both provide a great day out with the family exploring the hidden gems that Cumbria has to offer.

  • In the heart of Alston
  • Shops, pubs and restaurants are on the doorstep
  • 2 miles to Alston Moor Golf Club
  • 5 miles to Ashgill Force Waterfall and 17 miles to High Force Waterfall
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