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Skelgill Rigg

Alston 1.3 miles. A charmingly-furnished detached cottage on the outskirts of Alston in the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The fantastic features in the property and the stunning rural location make it perfect for a couple to come and relax in this amazing area. The kitchen is immaculately decorated with all of the equipment you could ask for as well as delightful views of the surrounding fields. Off of the kitchen is a pleasant dining room, a spacious room with charming wooden decor and a stunning exposed stone feature wall. The sitting room is cosy and warming, decorated in calming neutral colours with a charming fireplace, comfortable seating and a TV, there is also a well-equipped utility, completing the ground floor of Skelgill Rigg. The upstairs of the cottage boasts a very well-presented twin bedroom, a fresh room with some fantastic features including an original wood paneled wall, wooden floors and a magnificent feature fireplace with a chest of drawers and a stylish, classy en-suite shower room. Skelgill Rigg has panoramic views of the North Pennines and the private outdoor space is the perfect place to view this. There is a large surrounding lawn that comes with the cottage as well as a delightful little patio area to the front with a table and chairs, perfect to sit and admire the scenery with a morning cup of coffee. This cottage comes just outside of the delightful town of Alston, it has cobbled streets and a good range of shops, pubs and cafés as well as being surrounded by some incredible scenery, the perfect base for exploring this Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The popular destination of Penrith is within driving distance and is most certainly worth a visit with its range of amenities as well as stunning buildings and natural beauty. Skelgill Rigg is a delightful little cottage in a wonderfully secluded location.

One bedroom: 1 x twin bedroom with en-suite shower, basin and WC. Ground floor basin and WC. Kitchen. Utility. Dining room. Sitting room.

Amenities for Rental

Electric central heating Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, tumble dryer, smart TV with Freeview, WIFI Fuel and power inc. in rent Bed linen and towels inc. in rent Ample off road parking Lockable bike storage Front and rear lawn, front patio with furniture Two well-behaved pets welcome Sorry, no smoking Pub and shop 1 mile Note: No children under the age of 7 years. Note: Please note there are two steps up/down from the front door.

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In association with Passpawt

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Skelgill Rigg
Cumbria & The Lake District

Listing Details

Can Leave Dog Unattended


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Limit On Dog Size

No Limit

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