7 Bedroom (Sleeps 13) House in Longtown

Kirkandrews House - Converted Sandstone House in Secluded Countryside on the Scottish Border

At a glance: Child Friendly, Pet Friendly, Wifi, Parking, Garden.

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Owner : Richard Westoll

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Overview
  • Property Type House
  • Location Longtown
  • Bedrooms 7 Bedroom
  • Bathrooms 4
  • Minimum nights stay3
  • Please contact the owner directly to confirm the price and availability
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Standing in the shadow of a 15th century peel tower, a sandstone house which has been created from two cottages and a barn. The house stands 100 yards back from the River Border Esk and looks over beautiful parkland. The area is steeped in history, when it was part of the debatable land, an area between England and Scotland where no rule of law applied until The Act of Union in 1603.

The house and tower are isolated from other dwellings and overlook the lovely Kirkandrews on Esk Church. The property is reached by a 400m long private tarmac drive and there is plenty of parking in the gravelled courtyard. The garden is mainly lawn with some shrubs and trees. . Some fishing in front of the house is available to guests by arrangement . There is a tennis court nearby, which again can be used by arrangement. Well behaved dogs are welcome , but we would prefer them not to go upstairs or be allowed onto beds and chairs. Pool Table, Table Tennis table, Croquet and Badminton

The house is a great place to get away from it all with family or groups of friends. It is ideally situated for exploring The Roman Wall, Historic Carlisle and Gretna Green. Being close to the M6 and A74 means that it does not take long to venture further afield. The Lake District is easily accessible, Ullswater can be reached in forty minutes.Being only half a mile from the Border, you also have the Scottish Borders to explore. The ice cream in Langholm is a must, and you can look for Cashmere bargains in Hawick. Visit Drumlanrigg Castle, Floors castle and Hermitage Castle.

Wildlife abounds and there is great bird watching locally, on the river in front of the house, at Longtown Ponds and by The Solway. The WWT reserve at Caerlaverock is well worth a visit, particularly in winter and spring when tens of thousands of Barnacle and Pink Footed Geese roost there.

Bicycles can be hired locally in Longtown.

All floors except kitchen, bathroom and back passage are carpeted. Oil fired central heating. Open log fires. Outside: Large level lawn with shrubberies. Two patio areas both with metal tables and chairs. Sun Loungers. Charcoal fired barbecue..

Utility Room: Washing Machine, Tumble Dryer and Sink. Lots of Cupboards for storage.

Linen/ Cleaning: Beds are all made up for arrival. Linen and towels provided weekly for change by guests. Cleaner available at extra cost. Home made Food for your freezer service available at extra cost and good notice. Firewood is provided.

Other: Bar area with small fridge for wine/beer and small washing machine for glasses. Lots of cupboard space. There are two cots and a high chair.

Prices range from £675.00 for a three night late winter break to £1600.00 for a week at peak times (Christmas, New Year, Whit, Late July, Early August)

Location
Suitability
Children Welcome Pets Welcome
Facilities
Refrigerator Hob Oven
Microwave Dishwasher Toaster
Dining seats Dining room Internet
Fireplace Wood stove Heating
Linens provided Washing machine Tumble dryer
Parking Living room Hairdryer
Ironing board Television Satellite/cable
Dvds Video library Games
Books Games room Pingpong
Garden Bicycles Tennis
Golf
Theme
Away from it all Family Historic
Sports activities Tourist attractions
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