Luxury properties across the UK
Encompassing Cornwall, Devon, Dorset and Somerset, the South West is one of the most popular cottage holiday destinations in the UK. Boasting some of the most unspoilt countryside and coastline in the UK, it is easy to see why booking holiday cottages in the South West is so popular. Read More
The North West England region is home to the counties of Cheshire, Cumbria and Lancashire, each with their own unique qualities that draw in international visitors. The region is steeped in history as well as popular tourist attractions making it a popular destination to visit all year round. Read More
Highlands of Scotland
Borders & The Lothians
Perthshire, Fife & Tayside
Skye & The Hebrides
Grampian & Speyside
The UK is blessed with some of the most beautiful and diverse National Parks and Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty anywhere in the world. For us, these stretch from Isles of Scilly holiday cottages in the south to the very tip of Scotland. The largest of these is the Lake District but there are well over 50 in total. Read More
Located within the close proximity of Alston in Cumbria, The Old Buttress was renovated in 2021 and is now a cosy annexe accommodation for up to two guests. The spacious kitchen and open-plan living area with a wood burning stove provides a warm welcome to cyclists and walkers on even the wettest of days. Indeed, there is a covered utility area with a separate washing machine and tumble dryer, ideal for drying off and storing muddy boots and coats upon returning from the abundant outdoor pursuits. The Old Buttress has a fabulous bedroom with a king-size bed and a balcony with seating for two, where you can take in the panoramic, far reaching views or star gaze on a clear summer's night.
Alston claims to be the highest market settlement in England, sitting 1,000 feet above sea level. The market town itself offers an abundance of shops and eateries for visitors to enjoy. The Cane Workshop at Stokoe House in the town centre is an award winning marmalade, preserves and chutney producer. For those looking to sample some of the local culinary delights, the owners highly recommend breakfast or lunch at Saddlers at the top of the town. Food by Angela offers a local home cooked, ready meal service and they are happy to deliver to The Old Buttress for your convenience.
Outside, the enclosed garden enjoys views of the rolling green hills and working farmland. Guests can sit back and relax, enjoying the sound of the distant trickle of the stream that flows through the garden area.
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