Farmhouse | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
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)|
|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|
|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.
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.
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.
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8 Jan 2014
"Beautiful from start to finish"
Great place to stay, This cottage has a welcoming and homely feeling, is very spacious and clean. The property is better than the pictures and has every thing you could need. There are even walkin… More
1 Jun 2013
"Fantastic - felt like I'd just walked into the Secret Garden!"
We couldn't be happier with our lovely farm cottage in Morland, right on the edge of the lake district. The place was cozy yet spacious, with everything you might need, and the hosts were kind and helpful yet unobtrusive. It was a great escape from busy London - would definitely recommend!
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