Cottage in Kingwater with Garden + Panoramic Views

Torties Cottage

1130 ft² Cottage

Overview

2 bedrooms
6 guests max.
Cottage
1130 ft²
2 bathrooms
No pets

Amenities

Dishwasher
Washing machine
TV
WiFi
Fireplace
Microwave
No pets
Kitchen
Heating
Fridge
Parking
Smoke alarm
Carbon monoxide detector
Bed linen

What's nearby

Outdoor

Garden
Rooms
1 bedroom
1 extra large bed
1 bedroom
2 single beds
Description

This newly converted, fantastic individual Crofters cottage rests in an elevated position between the villages of Gilsland and West Hall in Cumbria, tucked away in the undulating countryside close to Hadrian's Wall corridor and the Scottish border. In a stunning location with magnificent panoramic views of the Pennines and Lake District fells, surrounded by wonderful rural vista, Torties Cottage is a character escape for families and couples seeking a rural retreat to escaping the stresses of life but close enough to local amenities not to feel too isolated. The cottage stands in its own tranquil, idyllic location built with local limestone it has been restored sympathetically. Internally, the property is entered by a ramped doorway and on opening the door you will immediately see the property has been finished to a high standard with handmade latch doors, Imported Irish floor tiles and underfloor heating throughout, this property oozes quality and craftsmanship and has many traditional features. Discover the open-plan living space, a social area where all can gather after the day's activities, relaxing on the sofa as you soak up the atmosphere and enjoy the heat from the multi-fuel stove. Those who are budding chefs will be impressed with the high quality, spacious kitchen facilities providing all the appliances and equipment for a stress-free holiday, whether cooking from scratch or indulging in a take-away, including a dishwasher so there's no need to lift a finger when washing up! Through the doorway to discover a further luxurious, rug adorned, sitting room, complete with comfortable leather seating, throws and tasteful furnishings, multi-fuel stove inset to a traditional limestone fireplace to radiate comforting warmth and dancing flames with a supply of logs and coal all immediately to hand. There are plenty of books and games for a rainy day, and access to a south-facing sunroom provides a quiet spot to appreciate your countryside setting, step out onto the easy access elevated paved area with contemporary outdoor furniture for an al-fresco dining experience or just to soak up the country air and enjoy the peace and tranquillity, watching the abundant wildlife and take in the views. Retire to the opulent master bedroom and enjoy the luxury of a double antique brass bed, styled and presented for a warm, cosy night and a beautiful contemporary en-suite shower room, with a second spacious bedroom offering luxurious, deep comfortable twin beds, with co-ordinated bed linen and warm, snug throws to snuggle under. There is also a beautiful separate walk-in wet room which is suitable for those less mobile and all the doors throughout Torties are wider for wheelchair access. Make your way into the local market town of Brampton to access your local amenities; Find general stores, antique shops, Cranston's prize-winning butchers, coffee shops and a variety of places to eat, plus a market on Wednesdays. When you're in the area, be sure to pick up a sweet treat from the tearoom at Lanercost Priory after exploring the fascinating 14th-century ruins of the Priory, or step back in time at the Roman Wall and Birdoswald Roman Fort with castle and museum set along the famous Hadrian's Wall. From the door there are plenty of scenic walks and cycling trails, but if you're willing to venture further afield then head to the RSPB Geltsdale and Talkin Tarn Country Park, ideal locations for an afternoon adventure packed with angling and birdwatching or call into Brampton Golf Club for a round of golf or the Trout Farm to tickle a trout or two? Make your way into the historic town of Carlisle and take on the fascinating attractions, including guided tours along Hadrian's Wall, the beautiful Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery and the imposing Cathedral and Castle, providing an insight into the town's history. Hexham a historic market town is not too far away, home to a remarkable Abbey, the Hexham Old Gaol, and Haltwhistle, Centre of Britain is even nearer with many of the best archaeological roman sites close-by. If its outdoor adventure you desire, the North Pennies AONB and Lake District provide excellent walking, cycling, hiking and even some water sport opportunities, Kielder Reservoir is to the east, the largest man-made lake in Europe with a 23m cycle track along its edge, so there's something for everyone. However you choose to spend your holiday, return to Torties Cottage for a relaxing holiday experience.

West Hall is a Cumbrian village near ancient sites. The Fauld, a cottage-style pub, is close by for dining and sampling local ales, and Brampton has convenience stores, supermarkets, and quaint gift shops. Brampton is a beautiful, historic town. Talkin Tarn Country Park, the Solway Aviation Museum, and Hadrian's Wall are popular attractions. Solway Coast AONB has stunning sea views and wildlife, and North Pennines AONB is ruggedly beautiful. Visit Hexham in Northumberland. Hexham Abbey, a 12th-century monastery, Hexham Old Gaol, an old jail, and Hexham Park are there. Hexham's town centre has shops and restaurants, making it a great day trip.

House rules
Pets not allowed
Host
The offer is provided by a professional host. This host has committed to providing products or services that comply with the applicable rules of Union law.

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