Standing on the wooden decking or relaxing in the hot tub in front of Mount Hooley Lodge you could almost say you were on top of the world. The panoramic views looking across the South Tyne Valley are absolutely awe-inspiring. This is not your average run of the mill lodge but a stand alone Canadian style log cabin constructed from massive inter-locking logs measuring over 12 inches in diameter, a unique feature both inside and outside. The hot water and heating are produced from a ground source heat pump and the roof is covered by grass which provides excellent insulation, together making this a completely innovative eco- friendly building concept. Mount Hooley Lodge is located on a working upland hill farm, 1200 feet above sea level, on the moor above Alston, which is the highest market town in England. For peace and tranquillity it would be difficult to find a more idyllic spot. The five star luxury can be enjoyed whatever the weather and at any time of the year. In summer the wide bi-fold patio doors to the front of the lodge can be completely opened creating a picture frame to admire the view, or you can chill out in the hot tub under the clear starry skies. In contrast during the colder winter months the log burning stove creates a warm and cosy environment to relax and recharge those batteries. Alston has an eclectic mix of shops selling local produce, unusual gift shops, cafes and pubs. There is a narrow gauge railway with steam trains running on selected dates throughout the year on a half hour journey from Alston. This region is known as England's last wilderness with fantastic walks along unspoilt nature trails with an abundance of wildlife to observe along the way.
Accommodation all on one level
Open plan living space with farmhouse style table, leather sofas, log burning stove TV with Freesat, DVD, iPod dock and radio.
Kitchen area with electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, wine fridge and dishwasher.
Utility room with washer/dryer, sink and storage.
Bedroom 1 - King-size bed - zip and link can be twin beds.
Bedroom 2 - King-size bed - zip and link can be twin beds.
Bedroom 3 - Double Bed.
Bedroom 4 - Double bed.
Bathroom with shower and WC.
Bathroom with over bath shower and WC.
The whole of the lodge has a tiled floor with under floor heating.
Electricity included. Starter fuel for stove provided. Wi-Fi. Travel cot and highchair. Patio with settees and chairs. Firepit barbecue. Off road parking. Shops/pub 1 miles in Alston. Duvets with linen and towels. Pets welcome @ £20 per pet per week. Hot Tub on decking.
FRIDAY TO FRIDAY.
- Friday changeover
- Sleeps 8
- 4 bedrooms
- 2 bathrooms
- 3 pets allowed
- WiFi internet
- Bed linen provided
- Towels provided
- Highchair available
- Travel cot available
- Central heating
- Enclosed garden or courtyard
- Washing machine
- Tumble dryer
- Private parking available
- 54 miles from a beach
- 1 mile from a pub
- 1 mile from a shop
- No smoking
We visited with friends this weekend and it will be hard to leave. The property is very well equipped and location on top of the world is a great description. We arrived on the Friday night after a hectic week at work and immediately felt at home. Hot tub just finished the day off and totally relaxed us all for a very comfortable nights sleep in four beautiful bedrooms with very comfortable beds. A short walk into the village on Saturday with some lovely little shops and a selection of different walks for all abilities in the area. This truly is the most relaxing place to come and I will definitely be booking it again soon for trips with other friends as well as the group this weekend who will make this a regular trip to wind down. Thank you to the lovely owners who made us so welcome and have made a beautiful experience for others.Joanne Shields, Northumberland - 14th May 2017
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