Farmhouse | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
  • Car essential
  • Nearest beach 60km

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 ideal cycling country, and there are attractive local walks. The house has two double letting bedrooms, one en-suite, plus second bathroom. Comfortable sitting room with log burning stove connected to modern kitchen, cosy dining room, and large utility room. Off-road parking, and secure bike store. Private garden looks over to Pennines.

Size Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach Silloth 60 km
Will consider Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car essential
Nearest Amenities 300 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Newcastle 100 km, Nearest railway: Penrith 10 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites
Furniture Double beds (2), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 4
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available
Access Parking
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 two double bedrooms, one 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 for a couple called the Bower House, see separate website. Ideal for older generation on family holiday.

Further details outdoors

Private garden with table and four folding chairs to enjoy long view over Eden Valley to Pennines. Screened car park for one or two cars. Garden opens onto private but shared dog walking field. The house is on the edge of Morland village but only five minutes walk from village centre with 7 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.

Further details

Short breaks accepted. Closed Christmas. 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.

The Cumbria/Lake District

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 and many other attractions.

Eden Valley

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.