Glingerbank, Longtown, Carlisle, Cumbria

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Impressive country house sleeping 24 with games room and hot tub, for celebrations and business groups near Longtown

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends.
Glingerbank, Longtown, Carlisle, Cumbria, sleeps 13-24 in 13 bedrooms.

This former Victorian rectory was enlarged in 1903 as a shooting lodge. Recently it has been completely refurbished and modernised.

The house is perfect for large parties of friends and family. There is masses of space and huge potential for wedding parties, with ceremonies at either the beautiful church of Kirkandrews-on-Esk nearby or at Gretna Green, the wedding capital of the UK. The property is also be suitable for business meetings, corporate bonding, exhibitions and conferences.
Approached by a 200m private drive, the house sits by itself in beautifully tended gardens with extensive lawns. Spring bulbs, rhododendrons, azaleas and the rock garden are the main attractions.
Downstairs the spacious hall leads into the pretty sitting room, the huge panelled oak room and the dining room. From the dining room there is a study and a well equipped kitchen. Through the kitchen is the games room which has a full size snooker table and table football. A table tennis table is also provided.
Upstairs the 13 bedrooms all have their own bathrooms and all except two have garden views. The standard format of the house is 6 superking doubles, 5 twins and 2 singles. The format can be changed for an extra charge.
There is a Stiltz lift and step free access. An upstairs bathroom has been enhanced for the disabled and a proper disabled bathroom is being installed downstairs this winter.
The house is tastefully and thoughtfully decorated throughout with neutral colours and beautiful fabrics.
Outside is a hot tub, barbecue and garden furniture to seat 24 and 4 sunbeds. There is a tennis court at the owners adjacent property.
The swimming pool is being restored and should be ready for Summer 2019
The local area is attractive and, being only 5 miles from the M74 and M6, it is a great place from which to access the North of England and the South of Scotland. The Lake District is only 40 minutes away and there are plenty of local attractions should you wish to leave the comfort of the house.

Basic shops can be found in Longtown (3 miles) and most major supermarkets are present in Carlisle, only 10 miles away.


Fully equipped kitchen with range electric cooker, microwave, 3 sinks, 2 larder fridges, 1 freezer, 2 dishwashers, washing machine and tumble dryer.
The large dining room is equipped with two dining tables with seating for 24. A smaller table is also available to increase capacity to 30.
3 separate sitting rooms: Drawing room, seating 9 plus 5 on window seat, no TV. Oak room seating 17 plus 9 on window seats, TV. Study seating 6, TV.
43" smart TV in the Oak room, 40" smart TV in the study and portable Bose SoundTouch music system. TV in kitchen and games All bedrooms wired for TV.
WiFi with 10MBS unlimited download internet throughout house. Cat6 Ethernet sockets in all bed/reception rooms. Mobile reception 4G usually available
Full sized snooker table, table football, table tennis. Croquet, badminton, boules, board games, jigsaws. Tennis at the owner's adjacent property.
Open fires in the Hall and Drawing Room. Oil fired central heating. The heating and water is on 24/7 for tenants.
13 bedrooms, all doubles zip and link to form kingsize (1) or superking size (10). Normal conformation will be 6 double rooms, 5 twins and 2 singles.
Bed linen and towels all supplied. All beds made up for arrival. Bath sheet, bath towel, bath mats and hand towels in loos supplied.
All rooms have their own bathroom/shower room. 10 rooms en suite, the remaining three are adjacent or opposite to the rooms. 8 bathrooms have baths.
Stliltz lift and step free access at the front door. One upstairs bathroom enhanced for disabled. Grab rails and low step access to shower.
There are two travel cots and two high chairs. Baby sitting by arrangement.
Extensive lawns, borders and rock garden. Woodland walks. Barbecue, hot tub and garden furniture to seat 24.
There is a swimming pool which is undergoing restoration at the moment. It is anticipated to have the pool open by July 2018,unheated, heated by sun.
There is plenty of space for parking on the drive, in the yard and on the back lawn.
No smoking is allowed in the house.
Dogs are welcome so long as they are house-trained and well behaved.


One mile south of the Scottish Border and 9 miles from the M6, 5 miles from the M74. 65 miles from Newcastle airport. 11 miles from Carlisle railway station.
Longtown 3 miles away provides most essential facilities: ATMs, butcher, baker, SPAR, newsagents, petrol station. Carlisle, 11 miles away, has most major supermarkets and a wide selection of shops.
Spar in Longtown, 3 miles away. Open 7 days a week, 8 until late.
The nearest restaurant is The Sportsman's restaurant at the Marchbank Hotel 1 mile away. Evening table licence only. Pubs in Longtown and Canonbie. Fine dining at The Penton Bridge Inn 9 miles away.

Booking Information

Change-over days are flexible.
Damage deposit of 250GBP payable at any time before your stay.
Larger damage deposits may be taken for Stag and Hen Parties and at the owners discretion.
VAT included in all prices.
£500.00 payable on booking. The balance is due 4 weeks prior to your stay.

Self Catering
Outside Caterers
Other Meals
Full Board Only
Games Room
Hot Tub
Swimming Pool
Tennis Court
Open Fire
Disabled Access

Getting here

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Carlisle (11 miles) has a fast intercity service to London (3 hours 15 minutes). Glasgow and Edinburgh (1 hour). Also The Manchester Airport Express (2 hours).
There is an hourly bus service to Carlisle and Edinburgh from the Lodge at the bottom of the drive.
Newcastle is the nearest commercial airport (1 hour 15 minutes). Private pilots and charters can land at Carlisle. Glasgow, Edinburgh and Manchester airports are readily accessible using rail links.

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Glingerbank, Longtown, Carlisle, Cumbria

Richard Westoll

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