Granville, Alston


Guide Price £250,000





A beautifully and sensitively restored 1611 Grade 11-listed four-bedroomed stone-built house on four floors with outdoor patio and veranda, in England’s highest market town. The owners have used real flair and imagination to fill this house with surprises and modern conveniences, while retaining its 17th century charm. Fully refurbished and renovated to a very high standard and with gas central heating via radiators throughout, this property would make an ideal family or holiday home.

Ground Floor

Entrance Hallway with original wood floor, radiator and space for hanging coats. Through to: 

Living/Dining Room 15’7” (4.90m x 7.71m) 27’7”

An atmospheric room with its beautifully exposed stone walls, wooden beams, wooden cottage doors and varnished wood floors. Two stone inglenook fireplaces – one in the sitting area and one in the dining area – and three radiators give the room a cosy feel, with a window to the front aspect and French windows to the veranda that let the light flood in. There are views across towards the South Tyne. 

Kitchen 20’4” (6.23m x 2.9m) 9’

A large, light, airy room with exposed wooden beams to the ceiling, original wood floor, bespoke fitted wooden units with solid wood worktops and Aga cooker. Charming wooden window seat with cupboards for extra storage. Half-glazed door out to the veranda.

 First Floor 


Wooden stairs leading up to a wooden-floored landing with wooden doors to:

Bathroom 1 6’4” (1.95m x 2.87m) 9’4”

Bath with shower over, pedestal washbasin and WC with tiled floor. Leading through to: 

Bedroom 1 12’2” (3.73m x 6.91m) 22’7”

A good-sized double room with space for double or king-sized bed or twin beds, and for large wardrobe. Exposed beams, polished wood floor, radiator, window to the front, exposed stone feature wall and inset shelving and cupboard.

Bedroom 2 10’ (3.07m x 2.41m) 13”

Large double bedroom with feature cast iron fireplace, exposed wooden beams and polished wood floor, window to the front and radiator.

Bedroom 3 10’ (3.07m x 2.41m) 7’10”

Double room with exposed beams, wooden floor, radiator, inset shelves and window to rear. 

Second Floor 

Wooden stairs leading up to a wooden-floored landing with wooden doors to: 

Bedroom 4 16’5” (5.02m x 3.21m) 10’6”

Large double bedroom under the pitched roof with attractive exposed wooden beams, feature stone wall, fitted cupboards, windows to front and back, two radiators and polished wood floors.  

Bathroom 2 7’7” (2.32m x 2.20m) 7’2”

With tiled floor, feature stone wall, walk-in shower, pedestal washbasin and WC. Wooden door through to:

Home sauna 6’10” (2.09m x 1.22m) 4’0”

Wood cladding throughout.

Lower Ground Floor 15’10” (4.84m x 5.75m) 18’10” 

Wooden stairs lead down from the living room into a fully fitted basement area with a stone-built bar, exposed wooden beams, and exposed stone walls, radiator and stove, sink and indoor barbecue. Door leading to: 

Utility Room

Useful storage room with plumbing for washing machine, cloak room with toilet and sink and door to: 


Two-tier flagged and gravelled patio area looking across lush green countryside towards the River South Tyne and the hills beyond. Stone-built outhouse/shed and steps up to wooden veranda.


Mains electricity

Mains water and drainage

Gas-fired central heating

BT telephone and broadband, subject to contract

Local Information

The schools at Alston provide education from the ages of 5-16 years. The town also provides banking services, a dentist, a cottage hospital, doctor’s surgery and fire station.  There are also an abundance of local shops in Alston providing for most everyday needs.


From our office on the main street in Alston, walk down the street. Cross Station Road at the end of the street, and the property can be found on Station Road, slightly to the left facing you.

VIEWINGS are strictly by prior appointment with the sole agent,

PENNINE WAYS LTD.  To arrange an appointment, please call

Haltwhistle 01434 322277 or A lston 01434 381808

Pennine Ways Ltd for themselves and for the vendors or lessors of this property whose agents they are give notice that (1) the particulars are set out as a general outline only for the guidance of intending purchasers or lessees and do not constitute part of an offer or contract, (2) all descriptions, dimensions, references to condition and necessary permissions for use and occupation, and other details are given without responsibility and any intending purchasers or tenants should not rely on them as statements or representations of fact but must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to the correctness of each of them, (3) no person in the employment of Pennine Ways Ltd has any authority to make or give any representation or whatever in relation to this property.  May we also courteously advise that whilst every care is taken to ensure the accuracy of the measurements in these details, please do not incur any expense until you have verified the sizes to your own satisfaction.