Stable Cottage

Newbiggin-on-Lune, The Lake District and Cumbria (Ref. 17243)

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Cottage features

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

    5

  • Bedrooms

    2

  • Bathrooms

    1

  • Pets

    No

High Lane Farm

Newbiggin-on-Lune 1 mile. In a quiet, rural location just a mile from the Cumbrian village of Newbiggin-on-Lune, in the heart of the Howgills, these three Lake District cottages are located on a family-run farm in tranquil and relaxing surrounds. These delightful Grade II listed Newbiggin-on-Lune cottages have been carefully created from old farm buildings, and each has been comfortably furnished and decorated, retaining character and charm, including original features, oak beams and exposed stonework. Featuring upside down accommodation, the cottages have open plan living areas on the first floor to take advantage of the lovely views of the surrounding countryside. Positioned in spacious grounds, each of these Lake District self-catering cottages has outdoor seating and enjoys shared use of all the lawned and terraced areas, including a fabulous children’s play area. Why not be a farmer for the day by arrangement with the owners, who will introduce guests to various jobs on the farm, including feeding animals, drystone walling, commanding the sheepdogs and collecting the eggs. For those wishing to escape into quiet and solitude, a short walk onto Horton Fell will reward you with stunning views of the Lune Valley. For the strenuous treks, the Howgill Fells offer challenging walking and biking activities whilst paragliding is also available. Trout fishing is available locally at Bessie Beck plus excellent bird watching at Sunbiggin Tarn, whilst for a rainy day Platform 3 Play, a children’s activity centre, provides a great day out for the children. The local pub makes an excellent evening out, with live music and good ales whilst at Ravenstonedale there are two renowned gastropubs. These Lake District cottages offer something for all the family, with water sports, outdoor pursuits, golf courses, peaceful walks and breathtaking views at every turn.

The Property

A spacious two-bedroom barn conversion with zip/link beds providing flexible sleeping arrangements for five visitors. A first floor open plan living area offers delightful contemporary styling and beautiful old ceiling beams, which all combine to provide a quality Lake District holiday home. Note: This cottage is next to Refs 17244 and 17245 and together they accommodate 13 people.

Accommodation

Two ground floor bedrooms: 1 x king-size double (zip/link, can be twin on request), 1 x family room with 3 x singles (zip/link, can be king-size double plus single on request). Ground floor bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. First floor open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area.

Amenities

Gas central heating. Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, TV with Freeview, DVD, CD, selection of books and games. Fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Cot and highchair on request. Off road parking for 3 cars. Private patio area with furniture and BBQ. Shared paddock with play area. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shops and pub 2 miles. Note: Washing and drying facility available through owner.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

About the location

NEWBIGGIN-ON-LUNE

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. A delightful rural village with a thriving local community and many traditional old dwellings, Newbiggin-On-Lune boasts a Methodist Chapel, which is now a house, a village hall and a plant nursery. Hill farming is the principal means of income in the area and an agricultural show is still held once a year in nearby Ravenstonedale, echoing days gone by when both markets and fairs were held in the local villages. 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 two pubs, both serving fine ales and modern cuisine. The area offers many walking and cycling routes, 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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