Farmhouse | 5 bedrooms | sleeps 12
Watergreens Farm has been completely renovated during the past couple of years, resulting in a remarkable high specification finish. This property is undoubtedly one of the most desirable in the vicinity and has the impressive balance of period charm coupled with tasteful, contemporary fittings.
Internally, the house has quality features throughout including solid oak internal doors, a variety of hardwood, slate and ceramic flooring and cast iron radiators. The open-plan kitchen/breakfast room is utterly sensational with stunning bespoke kitchen with solid oak base and wall units, Villeroy & Boch double Belfast sink, central island and striking granite surfaces.
The integrated appliances include a Rangemaster range with electric oven, 5 ring gas hob and griddle, Bosch dishwasher, fridge and wine fridge. Adjoining this room is the sitting room with solid oak flooring, fireplace, wood burning stove and French doors to the rear garden. A drawing room is situated to the front of the house and has feature period range and solid oak flooring. The master bedroom exposed beams and a gorgeous en suite bathroom with contemporary white suite including Jacuzzi-style bath and separate shower cubicle with jets and radio, all complemented by high quality travertine tiling. There are two further double bedrooms on the first floor with family bathroom, also with modern white suite, Jacuzzi-style bath, separate shower cubicle with jets and radio and stylish ceramic tiling.
A further guest bedroom and fully-tiled modern wet room with Jacuzzi-style bath is located to the ground floor, along with rear hall and a utility room with high-gloss fitted units and plumbing for washing machine and tumble drier. We also have a fold away bed
|Size||Sleeps up to 12, 5 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Maryport 61 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car advised, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest Amenities||1.5 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Newcastle 60 km, Nearest railway: Haltwhistle 12 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||5 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms of which 3 Family bathrooms, 1 En suites and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (4), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 14|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Access||Parking, Wheelchair users|
|Further details indoors|
The adjoining annexe is equally as impressive with high quality fixtures including solid wood floors and solid oak doors throughout. The modern floor plan is ideal for relatives, guests or would make an extremely good holiday cottage. The open-plan kitchen/dining/sitting room has an excellent solid oak kitchen with ceramic 1 ½ sink and drainer, black granite work surfaces, integral electric oven and hob, fridge, dishwasher and washing machine. The bedroom is spacious and has exposed beams and the bathroom has modern white suite with Jacuzzi-style bath, separate shower and stylish ceramic tiling + Wi-Fi (bring your own laptop)
|Further details outdoors|
Externally, the property has an enclosed landscaped garden with stone-flagged terrace, tarmacadam driveway providing ample parking for and the most stunning views over the valley. There is also a boiler house, kennelling and garden store. Adjoining the property are paddocks leading down to amenity woodland, in all extending to approximately 70 acres.
The Cumbria/Lake District
Watergreens Farm, located one mile from the North Pennine Town of Alston which at 1000 feet above sea level makes it the highest market town in England, and because the town had changed so little since Dickens’s day it was the perfect setting for the BBC film “Oliver Twist” .
With its cobbled streets and historic buildings dating from the 17th Century Alston is a bustling town with a reputation for delicious locally made specialities such as Cumberland Mustard and Alston Cheese.
Train buffs will enjoy the South Tyne Railway the highest narrow gauge in the country with both steam and diesel locomotives which run the 2.5 miles between Alston’s restored station and Kirkhaugh.
Alston, in the heart of the North Pennines, abounds with natural beauty, historic sites, wildlife, uncrowded trails, cycle ways and compelling countryside set in a designated area of outstanding beauty with unforgettable
views in every direction.
Come and escape the hustle and bustle of city life and enjoy the North Pennines, England’s last great wilderness.
We are ideally situated for Hadrian's Wall, The Scottish Borders and The Lake District.
Alston is a small town in Cumbria, England on the River South Tyne. It is one of the highest elevation towns in the country, at about 1,000 feet above sea level
Alston and the surrounding area is part of the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) and European Geopark. Alston is noted for its cobbled streets and 17th century stone buildings. The Pennine Way, the UK's first National Trail, passes through Alston.
Shopping is remarkably good for such a small place. Shops include, a brand new petrol station & Aldi store whole foods shop, a Co-op supermarket, a vegetable shop, a butcher, a newsagent's, a computer shop and cybercafe, an outdoor clothing shop, an organic bakery and a number of craft, gift and antique shops.