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Kendal 9 miles.
An attractive market town, Kirkby Lonsdale is situated in the heart of the Lune Valley, mid way between the Yorkshire Dales and the Lake District. The town was mentioned in the Domesday Book of 1086, and holds a 13th century Market Charter. Nowadays, Thursday is market day, a perfect opportunity for visitors to explore the variety of distinctive shops in the town, or the many 17th and 18th century buildings which still stand. This part of the Lune Valley was a favourite haunt of the artist Turner, and was made famous by Ruskin – his "view" of the valley is still spectacular. The medieval Devil’s Bridge spans the river, and the quiet country lanes are ideal for exploring by car, bike, or even horse. There are three golf courses nearby, as well as tennis, riding, fishing and a variety of riverside and country walks, making the area an ideal location for a break, whatever time of year.
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Kirkby Lonsdale 3 miles. Close to the lovely market town of Kirkby Lonsdale, ideally placed for visiting the Yorkshire Dales, the Lakes or the Trough of Bowland, Lune Valley Holiday Cottages offer a superb collection of self catering properties. Located in an area of wooded hills in the picturesque Lune Valley, these four Kirkby Lonsdale cottages have been fully renovated to provide first class holiday accommodation in a beautiful setting close to the River Lune. The Old Stables, Fleshbeck Cottage and Beckside Cottage are next to a babbling brook which flows into the River Lune and together they offer accommodation for 16 people whilst The Granary is on the nearby family farm, adjacent to the farmhouse. Full of character and charm, these four Kirkby Lonsdale cottages are individually styled and boast many original features including mullion windows, exposed beams and original stone flooring. Visitors to The Old Stables, Fleshbeck Cottage and Beckside Cottage will enjoy the gardens complete with lawn, flowerbeds and a lovely 'babbling brook' winding its way past the cottages. Guests can enjoy the stunning surroundings of this area and the many delights of Kirkby Lonsdale, including the beautiful walks along the river made famous by the artist Turner and the writer John Ruskin. Kirkby Lonsdale is only a few miles from the Lake District, the Yorkshire Dales and the Forest of Bowland, which is a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, making these Kirkby Lonsdale cottages a fabulous base for touring this beautiful part of the country.
Kirkby Lonsdale 3 miles. The thoughtful conversion of an old stone-built barn and stable block, dating back to 1746, has resulted in this wonderful detached property of much character. Situated in a pretty position next to Fleshbeck stream in the scattered hamlet of Mansergh, The Old Stables enjoys views over a wooded dell, teeming with bluebells in the spring, and even the occasional deer! Upside down to take advantage of both the pretty views and the many original exposed timbers, the conversion has been carried out to the highest possible standard including solid oak floors upstairs, and underfloor heating throughout. The open plan living area has French doors out onto a small balcony, overlooking the garden area and woods. A magnificent conversion, warm and welcoming, ideal for any time of the year. Note: This cottage is next to refs: 916 and 9985 and set a short distance away from ref: 10255 and together they can accommodate 22 people.
Ground Floor. Three bedrooms: 1 x twin with en-suite shower room (shower, basin & WC), 1 x twin with utility room off, 1 x king-size double. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. First Floor - Oak fitted kitchen with steps leading to outside area. Open plan living room with separate dining area, exposed beams, open fire and doors to small balcony overlooking garden.
Oil underfloor heating with open fire. Electric cooker, microwave, fridge, freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, TV with Sky, DVD, music centre. Fuel, power and starter pack for open fire inc. in rent. Bed linen inc. in rent. Cot and highchair on request. Garden and seating area with garden furniture and BBQ. Off road parking for two cars. One well-behaved dog welcome. Non smokers preferred. Farm shop 1 mile, other amenities in Kirkby Lonsdale 3 miles.
Open until 9.30pm
Previous visitors' comments about The Old Stables:
We loved the location. The house was great.
Mr Frazee, Gettysburg, October 2012
The house was fantastic.
Mrs Daniel, Boston, June 2012
The location was excellent for walking and exploring a beautiful part of England. The Stables were special.
Mrs Lake, Sheffield, April 2012
Quiet location, spacious cottage and lovely scenery on the doorstep. Very hospitable and helpful owners.
Mr Price, Hereford, July 2011