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The Old Smithy Garrigill Cumbria CA9 3DS

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Overview
Cottage -
4 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 8
Garrigill, Lake District, Cumbria, England
The ground floor has 1 double bedroom with en-suite shower and lounge/kitchen fully equipped kitchen, including electric oven and grill, micro-wave, washing machine etc. Leading off this room is a toilet and area to store bikes etc.
There is a wood burning stove which can burn both wood and coal.
Satellite television.

The first floor has an open plan lounge. Off this room is a double bedroom and bathroom equipped with bath/shower, toilet and hand basin.
Stairs leading from the lounge take you into the second floor which has 1 double bedroom and 1 bedroom with 2 single beds with an additional single bed on the top landing.
There is an open fire in the lounge along with satellite television.
There is Wi-Fi at the cottage, not always reliable, as in the village there is no phone signal, mobile phone signal is obtainable 2 mins drive from co...
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Listing #HL246936
About the Owner
Paul W
Languages spoken:English, French
Response Rate:95%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:May 2012
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Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

A great stay, good sized house for our two families. A lovely village, great pub, good walking and a snowy drive out to Penrith on the way home! Would definitely recommend.

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Neil s
avalpaul, VR Owner at The Old Smithy Garrigill Cumbria CA9 3DS, responded to this reviewResponded October 29, 2018

Thanks, glad you enjoyed it Paul

Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

Lovely house with lots of space for the four of us for a week (could sleep 8 as had 4 rooms. Friendly locals who directed us to a walk towards the local waterfalls; and during a short blackout across the village one evening. Also enjoyed...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Dale M
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Reviewed August 12, 2018

Beautiful house in the middle of amazing Garigill. The house was in good condition. It had all the kitchen appliances, had a working heater which kept the house warm and hot water. It was perfect for our family holiday. It had enough space. Would stay...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank PRATIMA g
avalpaul, VR Owner at The Old Smithy Garrigill Cumbria CA9 3DS, responded to this reviewResponded August 27, 2018

Thanks, glad you enjoyed your stay Paul

Amenities
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(3)
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (8)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Ask about pets
    Smoking not allowed
The village has no mobile phone signal, so if we are at the house, we can be contacted by whatsapp or messenger.Or ring home number. We live about an hour from the house so if we...
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Bathrooms
    1 Full bath
    1 Shower
Bedrooms
    3 Fulls
    2 Twins
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Fees
  • Cleaning : C$76 / stay - Fee
  • Damage Deposit: C$115 / stay - Deposit
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About the neighbourhood
Places within approximately half to one hour's drive: Hadrian's Wall, Lanercost, Hexham Abbey, Blanchland, Durham cathedral, castle and historic centre, Beamish, Hamsterley Forest, Raby Castle, The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle, High Force, Richmond and Swaledale, Penrith and Ullswater, Keswick, Carlisle, Kielder Forest, Scottish borders.
Local events:
Alston sheepdog trials and Gala day in June, Alston agricultural show in September, Garrigill bonfire night in November and Christmas craft fair first weekend in December.
Access
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Newcastle: 70.0 km
Railway: Penrith: 30.0 km
Ferry: Newcastle (Port of Tyne): 80.0 km
From Penrith:
Drive 22 mins east along the A686, at Alston follow the B6277 4 miles to Garrigill.In 2001 this route was nominated one of the top ten most scenic drives in the world.

From Carlisle:
45 mins south east of Carlisle, towards Brampton (Jct 44 M6 on A689), at Brampton turn right towards Alston (A689), then follow to Garrigill (B6277).

From the South:
60 mins north of Scotch Corner, follow to Barnard Castle (A66), at Barnard Castle turn off towards Middleton-in-Teesdale (B6277), drive through the beautiful Tees Valley towards Alston. Before Alston turn off at Garrigill.

From the East:
50 mins south west of Hexham, follow towards Carlisle (A69), turn left just before Haydon Bridge towards Alston (A686 past Langley Castle). At Alston follow to Garrigill (B6277).
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby.
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