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Kirkandrews House
The sitting room at Kirkandrews House
The kitchen at Kirkandrews House
The TV room - one of 3 seating areas at Kirkandrews House
The courtyard
Bedroom 3 at Kirkandrews House
Bedroom 2 at Kirkandrews House, one of 6 doubles
Bedroom 1, another ziplink
Bedroom 4 - all doubles can be configured as twins on request
Bedroom 7 set up as a twin room
Bedroom 6
Bedroom 5 at Kirkandrews House
Bathroom 1 at Kirkandrews House
The House and Tower from the river
Into the setting sun
Kirkandrews Church from the garden
The sitting room at Kirkandrews House
The kitchen at Kirkandrews House
The TV room - one of 3 seating areas at Kirkandrews House

Kirkandrews House, Longtown, Carlisle, Cumbria

Sleeps 4 - 13 7 Bedrooms 13 Dining

Large holiday house sleeping 13 with a games room, for hen and stag weekends and special occasions near Gretna

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends. Kirkandrews House, Longtown, Carlisle, Cumbria, sleeps 4 - 13 in 7 bedrooms.

Set in historic parkland, overlooking the Border Esk, Kirkandrews House has been created from 2 cottages and a barn, sitting next door to a 16th century Peil tower.

Kirkandrews House sleeps up to 13 and is suitable for family and friends get-togethers, special occasions including birthdays and anniversaries, stag and hen weekends and also groups interested in fishing, walking, cycling. The house also lends itself to business meetings and corporate entertaining, and its proximity to Gretna makes it an ideal choice for wedding parties.

The kitchen is well equipped and has the benefit of an Aga, but there is an electric cooker should that prove too much of a challenge! There is a dishwasher, a large larder fridge and a chest freezer in the boiler room.

The dining room comfortably seats all around one large table and there is a comfortable sitting room, hall and TV room, all with log fires or wood burners. Superfast broadband is available, along with wide screen TVs and an iPhone docking music player/radio.

Comfortable bedrooms can be made up as twins or doubles. 3 rooms are en-suite and there are a further 2 family bathrooms. The ground floor bedroom is suitable for the less mobile and disabled with an en-suite shower room.

Outside there is a large garden, with seating and barbecue. The courtyard provides plenty of space for parking.

Whilst there's plenty to entertain groups at Kirkandrews House itself, the location is also perfect for visiting Hadrian's Wall and the North Pennines, Carlisle and the Scottish Borders, where there are a wealth of attractions for every member of the group.



Superfast broadband (fibre to property) giving 150mbs.


Accessible ground floor en suite bedroom.

Dog Friendly

Dogs are welcome if under control. Surrounding fields have cattle and sheep with young lambs.


Aga, electric cooker, dishwasher, larder fridge. Well equipped with coffee machine and cafetieres, food processor.

Dining Room

Large dining table seats 14.

Sitting Room

Seating for 8 in the main sitting room. Study has seating for 7 and there's a sofa in the hall.

TV and Music Facilities

Wide screen TV with freesat. iPhone docking music player and radio.

Games Room

Pool table in the hall. Can be swapped for a table tennis table which lives in the boiler room.

Heating and Open Fires

Oil fired central heating. Open log fires (wood provided) in sitting room and TV room. Wood burner in the hall.


6 rooms on first floor: 5 ziplink double or twin, 2 en suite, and 1 single. 2 family bathrooms. 1 accessible ground floor en-suite double or twin.


Sheets, duvet covers, bath towels and bath sheets provided. All beds made up for arrival. Bath mats, hand towels. Oven gloves, apron and tea towels.


First floor: 2 family bathrooms with bath and shower. 2 en suite bedrooms with bath and shower. Ground floor bedroom has en suite shower room.

Children's Facilities

2 cots and 2 high chairs, stair gates on both staircases. Childminding can be arranged.


Large lawned garden, surrounded by fields. Charcoal barbecue (charcoal not provided), seating and tables.

Swimming Pool

There is no pool.


Ample parking in courtyard at back of house.


No smoking in the house please.

Booking Information

Changeover days are flexible but we prefer Friday starts for weekly lets. We take a £200 deposit on booking. We also ask for a refundable £150 damage deposit, payable with the balance which is due 4 weeks before your stay.

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Kirkandrews House

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Located in Cumbria, 3 miles N of Longtown and 3 miles S of Canonbie. 1/2 mile from the Scottish Border. The house sits 500m SE of the A7 . 11 miles from Carlisle and 65 miles from Newcastle Airport.

  • On the A7, 500m from the house. The X95 runs hourly to Edinburgh and Carlisle.
  • Carlisle 11 miles, Gretna 6 miles.
  • Longtown, which has all the basics - petrol station, Spar, cash machines, newsagents.Carlisle has all the major supermarkets except Waitrose.Gretna is 6 miles where there is a retail outlet.
  • Longtown - the Spar sells most basic requirements.
  • The Graham Arms in Longtown, the Cross Keys in Canonbie, the Marchbank Hotel (on the Scottish Border) has a table licence only.
  • Newcastle 65 miles, Edinburgh 93 miles, Glasgow 99 miles, Manchester 138 miles.

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