Clift Hill, Longtown, Carlisle, Cumbria

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Sleeps
12-21
Bedrooms
9
Dining
24
  • Weekly price
    Contact Owner
  • 2 night weekend
    from £ 1900
  • 3 night weekend
    from £ 2400
  • Midweek per night
    from £ 950

Joined us:

2018
Property Type: 
Houses
Large family house sleeping 21 with games and lots of space, for special occasions and big group holidays near Carlisle,

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends.
Clift Hill, Longtown, Carlisle, Cumbria, sleeps 12-21 in 9 bedrooms.

With majestic views over the Solway Plain, Clift Hill is a grand building providing a captivating base from which to explore the Lake District, Hadrian’s Wall and Southern Scotland. Clift Hill is a generously proportioned Edwardian mansion, designed for the last days of servants and built during the first years of the Great War.

The house is the perfect place to celebrate a birthday with children and grandchildren who’ll be delighted to see hares in the garden in the mornings and startled deer in the overgrown orchard…my children say the house is perfect for hide and seek. Younger parties may enjoy darts in the stable, table football in the cloakroom and watching movies on the big screen or the possibility of a hot tub after a barbecue at the fire-pit on the terrace.

The river is approached by deeply sunken steps that are almost tunnels through the undergrowth and after a short hop past the cows you may find the eels and sea trout that my children loved. The cliffs here are particularly dramatic and totally unexpected.

For large parties, Clift Hill swallows children – you will get just occasional sightings. An old school bell sits on the front porch for you to summon them to supper. Houses like this are familiar to anyone who has ever watched a period drama and being here, in the spacious, elegant rooms, the Edwardian period comes alive.

For walkers, Hadrian’s Wall, a world UNESCO site, crosses 10 minutes from the house and of course, we are a short drive from the Lake District National Park. There are maps and wetsuits for your use.

We have returned most of the house to an appearance that Mr Chance, the original owner, William Morris or Burne-Jones might have appreciated if alive in 1915: still lots of oak and proud metal work together with a smattering of stained glass. Many of the artworks on the walls of Clift Hill today are by family members, from portraits through to abstracts. It offers a unique chance to step into the world where servants were on the way out and central heating was on the way in. The original floorplan is retained and the numerous doors and two staircases often make you feel as if you’re participating in a West End farce.

Facilities

Larder fridge, 4 oven Aga, induction hob, blender, kitchen aid plus all bits and pieces you would expect from a home set up for cooking.
In the handsome dining room, William Morris wallpaper meets wisteria creeping in at the windows, flexible seating for up to 24, open fire, piano.
Open fire, table for 6, sofas, chairs for 10+, projector, xBox, Bang Olufsen hifi. Great cinema room with fire roaring.
No physical TV, multiple music devices, bluetooth connectivity, projector with huge screen for TV, films, Xbox
WiFi plus boosters at 25 Mb/s, 4g at 80 Mb/s.
Professional glass topped pub table football in downstairs cloakroom, darts outside.
Aga, central heating and 4 open fires to use, electric radiators and hot water bottles also around.
King + bunks, double + single connecting with an en suite queen, king/twin + single, king, double, queen, twin (less privacy), single. Plus camp beds.
All towels and sheets supplied for up to 21; above that on request.
3.5 bathrooms, 1 of them en suite.
Two ground floor bedrooms, wide access doors but only toilet and washbasin on this level.
Robust house, games in drawers, trampoline, zip wire, slackline, wetsuits, swing, den making.
Freeform barbecue. Hot tub hired on request (£260 excess for weekend). Seating, river swimming, fruit picking in orchard.
There is no pool, but we swim in the river with kingfishers and otters under the cliffs. Wetsuits provided. 400m.
Space for at least 10 cars while still allowing for circulation around drive.
Outside only, covered area set aside.
My 19 yo dog comes with the house, he lives outside; your dog can stay too if they do the same or venture no further than kitchen.

Location

5 minutes from junction 44 M6, near Longtown in Cumbria and Gretna Green on the Scottish border.
Carlisle 10 minutes.
In Longtown, 1 mile.
1.5 miles Longtown - Hidden River Cafe.

Booking Information

Lead booker must be over 25, strictly no drugs on premises - we sweep and report post stays (it is a family home when not rented out). Hot tub is rented especially for you and charged extra. Catering can be arranged.

Self Catering
Yes
Outside Caterers
Yes
Breakfast
No
Other Meals
No
Full Board Only
No
Wi-fi
Yes
Games Room
Yes
Hot Tub
No
Swimming Pool
No
Tennis Court
No
Pets
Yes
Open Fire
Yes
Disabled Access
Yes

Getting here

Longtown
Cumbria
United Kingdom
Carlisle 15 - 20 minutes.
1 mile away in Carlisle - Edinburgh service.
Newcastle, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Manchester, Liverpool.

Rental Rates

PeriodDates3 Night Weekend2 Night WeekendMidweek per night
november
1st Nov 18 to 2nd Dec 18
1600
1200
christmas
21st Dec 18 to 27th Dec 18
1800
900

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Clift Hill, Longtown, Carlisle, Cumbria
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Roland Walton

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Longtown
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United Kingdom