Brownber House

Newbiggin-on-Lune, The Lake District and Cumbria (Ref. 915985)

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Cottage features

  • Hot tub
  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Games Room
  • Broadband / WiFi
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The property

Newbiggin-on-Lune 0.5 miles. This fabulous, stone-built, detached farmhouse is situated on a quiet lane just a short walk from the Cumbrian village of Newbiggin-on-Lune, in the heart of the Howgills within the Eden Valley. Lovingly-restored with countryside views, this impressive Eden Valley cottage is full of character and charm. Combining original features with modern comforts to create a first-class holiday base in a beautiful location, an ideal base for large groups of family and friends escaping everyday life for a break in the country. This spacious Newbiggin-on-Lune cottage features six well laid-out bedrooms, including one on the lower ground floor, two with their own en-suite facilities, and several with zip/link options for added flexibility. There are two family bathrooms, one of which is located on the ground floor boasting a deep, Japanese-style bath, perfect for a luxurious and relaxing soak. A wonderful holiday retreat, this Newbiggin-on-Lune cottage houses a well-equipped kitchen with a breakfast area and also a kitchenette to the rear of the cottage leading into the back garden. Sit down and enjoy delicious, home-cooked meals together by the open fire in the dining room, before retiring to the warm and cosy sitting room and curling up by the woodburning stove. A snug with a sofa bed also boasts a woodburning stove and provides a quiet hideaway where you can catch up on some reading and really unwind. Grab a beer from the fridge in the large, stone-built adjoining games room and set up a pool tournament! Outside, this Newbiggin-on-Lune cottage offers delightful grounds with both formal and wilder areas, perfect to sit out, relax and talk over the adventures of the day. Stoke up the barbecue on warm summer nights and roll out the drinks, soaking up the fresh country air and watching red squirrels scurrying about. Take a dip in the secluded hot tub with lovely views across the surrounding meadows adding a touch of luxury to your stay. A short walk from this Eden Valley cottage is the Coast to Coast route, enjoying stunning views of the Pennines and the Howgill Fells. The village of Ravenstonedale is two miles away where you will find three renowned gastro pubs, and close by is Bessie Beck, where trout fishing is available. Birdwatching can be enjoyed at Sunbiggin Tarn, and Platform 3 Play, a children’s activity centre, is within driving distance to keep the little ones entertained. This Newbiggin-on-Lune cottage is also ideally placed to explore the Yorkshire Dales and the Lake District National Park. The perfect base to get away from it all and enjoy the peace and tranquillity of this lovely area, this Eden Valley cottage is so good you’ll never want to leave!


Six bedrooms: 1 x super king-size double (zip/link, can be twin on request) with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 2 x twin (zip/link, can be double on request), 1 x single with pull-out stacker bed, 1 x lower ground floor family room with 1 super king-size double and 1 single. Bathroom with bath, shower over and basin. Separate WC. Ground floor bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Kitchen with dining area (seats 8). Kitchenette. Utility. Dining room with open fire. Sitting room (seats 10) with woodburning stove. Snug (seats 4) with woodburning stove and sofa bed. Games room.


Oil central heating with open fire and woodburning stoves. Range electric oven, gas hob, combination microwave oven and grill, fridge, freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, 3 x TVs with Freeview, DVD, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs. Fuel, power and starter pack for fires inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Cot, two highchairs and stairgate. Off road parking for 5 cars. Lockable bike storage. Front gravelled garden with furniture. Rear enclosed garden. Woodland with seating and BBQs (please bring own coal). Three well-behaved pets welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop and pub 2 miles. Note: Due to livestock in the surrounding fields, pets must be kept under close control outside the property. Note: Corridor through to snug and lower ground floor bedroom has restricted headroom, please take care. Note: Pull-out stacker bed can also fit in one of twin bedrooms. Note: Check-in 4pm.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

About the location


Kirkby Stephen 6 miles; Sedbergh 12 miles.

The tranquil village of Newbiggin-on-Lune lies at the foot of the Howgill Fells, quietly sitting between the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales National Parks. It is a delightful rural village with a thriving local community and many traditional old dwellings. Hill farming is the principal means of income in the area and an agricultural show is still held once a year on the fells, echoing the markets and shows of days gone by. The local river, the Lune for which the village was named, is very popular for trout fishing. Nearby Ravenstonedale, once described by Wainwright as one of Westmorland’s loveliest villages, boasts three pubs, all serving fine ales and modern cuisine. The area offers many walking and cycling routes, both on and off road, whilst the nearby attractions provide something for everybody. Visit the Settle to Carlisle Railway Line, the magnificent Howgill Fells and the stunning Yorkshire Dales and Lake District National Parks. A superb location at any time of the year.

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