Elegant retreat situated on the edge of Talkin village with great walks and bike routes from the front door and overlooking Talkin Tarn lake with tearoom and boat hire. The market town of Brampton is only 2 miles away with a choice of shops, cafes, and takeaways, and there is usually a farmer's market once a month. Brampton Golf Course is only 500 metres away for enjoying a round of golf. Gelt Woods is a magical river gorge cutting through sandstone with natural woodland walks less than 2 miles away. Walk along the ridge through woodlands and take the quarry beck footpath leading to the Lanercost Priory (4 miles) or uncover history with a trip to Hadrians Wall (8 miles).
Originally a hotel, this beautiful Victorian property has been lovingly restored and renovated into private residencies. As you enter the property into the lobby, the bright open-plan lounge/kitchen/diner with views over the lake is just off the hall. The lounge has a modern cosy coal-effect electric fire sunken into the wall, wall-mounted Smart TV, comfortable seating (one of the sofas offers a double sofa bed), and window seats to enjoy a good book and take in the views! There is a formal dining area that allows your whole party to sit down over dinner and catch up on the day’s events. The contemporary kitchen is separated from the lounge with a stunning island, this room provides a great sociable space. The kitchen is equipped with an electric oven and hob, microwave, wine cooler, dishwasher, and fridge/freezer. There is also a utility room off the kitchen with a washer/dryer and storage space for drinks. Off the hall, you will also find a handy ground-floor WC. Head up the stairs to the first floor which has two bright and spacious bedrooms both with views across the lake. There is a super-king bedroom which is a zip and link and can be made up as a twin on request, and a master bedroom with a king-size bed and en-suite shower room offering a large walk-in shower and WC. You will find a family bathroom off the hallway on the first floor, it has a bath with a shower over and WC. Relax in the bath after a long walk and catch up on your favourite series or film on the wall-mounted TV which is set in the wall at the end of the bath!
Outside there is a pretty private elevated patio area that has seating and views over the shared gardens and lake. There is a car park opposite the property entrance and two parking permits are provided.