High Head Castle Farm, Ive Valley near Penrith, The Lake District and Cumbria (Ref. 4560)

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Cottage features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi
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The property

A lovely, semi-detached, ground floor cottage, one of a group of two cottages in the grounds of High Head Castle Farm, on the owner's dairy farm, 10 miles from Penrith in the Ive Valley. This Lake District cottage has been lovingly converted and individually styled to provide quality, romantic accommodation in a lovely location, amongst the beautiful, rolling Cumbrian countryside. Boasting lovely features throughout, this Lake District cottage offers a woodburning stove, spacious bedroom with king-size bed, and beautiful gardens from which to enjoy the views across the valley. Enjoy lovely farm walks or visit the market towns of Brampton and Penrith, within easy reach. Further afield are the North Pennines and majestic Hadrian's Wall. Note: This cottage is next to Woodpecker, Ref. 4561, and together they sleep 6.


All ground floor: 1 x king-size double. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin & WC. Open plan living area overlooking cottage garden with kitchen, dining area & cosy sitting area with woodburning stove.


Oil underfloor heating with woodburning stove in sitting area. Electric cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, CD/radio, WiFi, library of books/DVDs. Fuel & power inc. in rent. Supply of fuel for woodburner provided on honesty box basis. Bed linen & towels inc. in rent. Cot & highchair on request. Ample off road parking. Front patio, small garden with furniture, BBQ & lovely views. One well-behaved dog welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shops 5 miles, pub 2 miles.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Flexi

About the location


Carlisle 10 miles; Penrith 10 miles; Ullswater 21 miles.

Located a mile from the small Cumbrian village of Ivegill, High Head is set on a dairy farm in beautiful rolling countryside overlooking High Head Castle. Within easy driving distance is the bustling market town of Penrith, which offers a wide choice of excellent pubs, hotels, restaurants and entertainment, a museum, and Millennium Trails around the historic city streets. Within easy reach of Penrith is Rheged – an innovative visitor centre with shops, restaurants, exhibitions and a giant cinema screen showing educational and informative films. The historic city of Carlisle is within easy travelling distance, as is the stunning scenery of both the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales.

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