Greengill House, built in 1825, is a handsome stone farmhouse on the edge of Morland village in the rolling Eden Valley. It is an ideal base for the Lake District, Pennines, Dales and Hadrian's Wall, only 12 minutes from M6 junctions 39 and 40. The Eden Valley is perfect cycling country, and there are attractive local walks. The house sleeps 6 in three letting bedrooms, two with king size beds, one double, one en-suite, plus second bathroom. One king size bed can be split into two singles. Stunning new "Orangery" extension with folding sliding door glass wall which opens onto terrace and Pennine view. Big skylights and oak beamed roof, stone fireplace with woodburner, boarded oak floor with rug, two sofas and one armchair, antique furniture, original paintings, 40" flatscreen TV with Freeview, Ruark audio with DAB radio and CD player. Dining room for 6/8 opens onto fully equipped kitchen. Large utility room. Off-road parking, and secure bike store. Private garden looks over to Pennines.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Silloth 60 km|
|Will consider||Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||300 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Manchester, Liverpool, Glasgow, Leeds, Newcastle 150 km, Nearest railway: Penrith 10 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available|
|Further details indoors|
The front door opens into entrance hall with stairs at the end.
The living room has two sofas, a log burning stove, 40" LED HD TV with HD freeview and DVD player, Hi-Fi with radio and CDs.
The connected kitchen has oven, hob, fridge, dishwasher, central table.
The dining room has oak dining table for up to 8 people. Large selection of books.
The utility room has washing machine, freezer, micro wave oven, second sink.
Upstairs, there are three double bedrooms, two with king size beds, one of which can make two singles, one king with en-suite power shower room, and second bathroom with bath and power shower over bath.
The kitchen back door leads to a glass porch and connects with a second single storey studio holiday cottage called the Bower House for a couple, see separate property. Ideal for older generation on family holiday.
|Further details outdoors|
Private garden with table and six folding chairs to enjoy long view over Eden Valley to Pennines. Screened car park for two cars. Garden opens onto private but shared dog walking field. The house is on the edge of Morland village but only four minutes walk from village centre with 6 day Mill Yard Cafe, open also for pizzas on Friday evenings, and bistro dinners on Saturdays. Crown Inn pub open every evening, serves meals at weekends.
Morland church has only Saxon tower in North West England. Picturesque village street, Water Street, runs beside Morland beck (river), with parallel mill race, white wooden bridge by ford, weir and waterfall. Guests also have free access to four acre gardens of Morland House in village centre.
3 night minimum letting period between Easter and end September. Closed other times. Greengill House can be combined with the Bower House, for a couple, Jubilee Cottage, for a couple, Bunk Barn, for up to 16, and nearby campsite for up to 5 caravans and campers and 12 tents. The whole flexible complex can be rented for family gatherings, weddings and events. It can also be combined with Morland House in the village centre, sleeping 16 in 8 bedrooms, newly available in 2015.
The Lake District is justly world famous, and more beautiful than can be imagined. Inspiration of William Wordsworth and the Lake Poets, and many other later artists and writers, including the great Beatrix Potter.
It is a great playground for the active walker with breathtaking new surprises round every corner. While the central towns are busy, it is easy to get away from the crowds and be alone all day.
The Lake District has some of the country's top restaurants, the excellent Theatre by the Lake at Keswick, Abbott Hall art gallery in Kendal, Zeffirelli's cinema in Ambleside. activity centres, and many other attractions.
Morland is in the heart of the rolling Eden Valley centred on the River Eden with the Lake District on the west and the Pennines on the East. It is a quiet area but very convenient for the M6 motorway and the main London train line. It is lush farming country specialising in dairy, beef and sheep with mixed woods.
Very good touring base for the Lakes, the Pennines, the Dales and Hadrian's Wall, all within 45 minutes. Local walks and cycle rides in all directions. Fishing on the Eden, and scenic local golf courses.
Pretty local towns like Appleby and Kirkby Stephen, mediaeval castles and pele towers, attractive villages.