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High Head Sculpture Valley, Ive Valley near Penrith, Cumbria & The Lake District

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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 Sculpture Valley, 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 walks through the High Head Sculpture Valley, visit the spa and indulge in a treatment 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, 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 pet welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shops 5 miles, pub 2 miles. Note: Some spa facilities/treatments available at discounted rates for guests - contact owner for details.

This property offers the following short breaks: Help

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At a glance


Cottage features

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

About the location

High Head Sculpture Valley

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

Located a mile from the small Cumbrian village of Ivegill, High Head Sculpture Valley is located on a dairy farm in beautiful rolling countryside overlooking High Head Castle. Spread over five acres of the Ive Valley, High Head Sculpture Valley comprises a variety of attractions and activities including delightful trails through a natural woodland valley with sculptures carved from wood, stone, iron and bronze. A unique tourist attraction, Sculpture Valley also boasts a gift shop and a health spa offering a range of holistic and beauty therapies. 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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Great little cottage with amazing views.

Mr Archer, Ellesmere Port, November 2013

Nuthatch was an excellent property, very quiet location, a perfect get away from it all holiday. Everything about the property was first class. The owners were very friendly. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend this cottage to anybody. Good value for money.

Mrs Stott, Oldham, September 2013

The cottage was very quiet, peaceful and had great surroundings. The spa was close by and the cottage had friendly owners.

Mrs Lacey, Stourbridge, August 2013

Lovely atmosphere to the whole cottage and surroundings, welcome pack a nice touch and greatly appreciated. Cottage had everything you could need and more.

Miss Howes, Newcastle upon Tyne, May 2013

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