Mount Hooley Lodge is a Canadian style log cabin constructed from massive inter-locking logs measuring over 12 inches in diameter, a unique feature both inside and outside. It's located on a working upland hill farm, on the moor above Alston. Standing on the wooden decking or relaxing in the hot tub, the panoramic views looking across the South Tyne Valley are absolutely awe-inspiring. After enjoying the views, cuddle up around the log burning stove and recharge those batteries.
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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 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.
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.
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.
Layout: Accommodation all on one level -
Open plan living space with farmhouse style table, leather sofas, log burning stove TV with Freesat, 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.
Starter fuel for stove provided.
Travel cot and highchair.
Patio with settees and chairs.
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.
Guest have access to the entire house, including decking with Hot Tub.
Interaction with guests
If you want to speak to someone during your stay, emergency contact details are available at Mount Hooley Lodge in the Cottage Information Book.
- Pets welcome @ £20 per pet per week/Short Break To be paid on arrival to owner please.
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Hi, my name is Vicky. I am the owner of Northumbria Byways. I look after some fabulous cottages throughout Northumbria, The Scottish Borders and the Eden Valley in Cumbria. I look forward to helping you with a memorable holiday.