Cherkaby Cottage

Kirkby Stephen, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 18416)

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  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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    2 Customer Review(s)

    Mrs O'meagher
    July 2015
    “A comfortable and warm cottage. The ...”
    A comfortable and warm cottage. The village was thriving and shops were well stocked, it was easy to access the Dales and enjoy the scenery. The hosts were great, they made you very welcome.


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Smoke-free
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

This comfortable terraced cottage sits in the heart of the small market town of Kirkby Stephen.

Set entirely over the ground floor, with the owner's apartment on the first floor, this Kirkby Stephen cottage provides an ideal retreat for a couple looking to be based in a charming town setting, with good access to the beauty of both the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales National Parks.

Stylish and cosy, this cottage in Kirkby Stephen offers a wonderful mix of modern features and original charm with traditional beams and a tiled floor adorning the comfy living area with and steps leading to a well-equipped kitchen.

Completing the accommodation is a warm and soothing bedroom and a surprisingly spacious bathroom.

The pretty market town of Kirkby Stephen has many interesting shops, pubs and restaurants, and every Monday it stirs with the bustle of a weekly market.

Enjoy a trip on the Settle-Carlisle Railway, which runs through the town and east over the Ribblehead Viaduct through some of the most beautiful countryside in the Yorkshire Dales.

The area surrounding your Kirkby Stephen cottage is a walker's paradise with the beautiful scenery of the Howgill Fells on the doorstep of your Yorkshire Dales cottage.

There are good golf courses at Appleby, Ravenstonedale and Sedbergh, and delightful tea rooms to relax in and antiques shops to rummage through in the nearby traditional, stone-built towns and villages.

With a wealth of warmth and character, this Kirkby Stephen cottage offers an ideal romantic retreat for enjoying this wild and rugged corner of Cumbria.


All ground floor. One double bedroom. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Kitchen. Sitting room with dining area and electric fire.


  • Gas central heating with electric fire
  • Gas oven and hob, microwave, fridge with ice box, TV with Freeview, radio, WiFi, selection of books and games
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Ample off road parking to front of property, roadside parking also available
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shops and pub 2 mins walk
  • Note: Although entirely on the ground floor, kitchen is accessed by two steps
  • Note: The owners live on the first floor
  • There is a staircase in the property, with a door which remains locked while the house is occupied, and the owners use a separate staircase at the rear of the property

About the location


Sedbergh 13 miles; Penrith 22 miles; Reeth 22 miles; Kendal 23 miles.

The old market town of Kirkby Stephen lies at the foot of the Howgill Fells in the upper Eden Valley, between the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales National Parks. The traditional market town hosts a variety of shops, cafes, restaurants and pubs for every taste and budget. A delightful rural town with a thriving local community and many traditional old dwellings, Kirkby Stephen boasts cobbled old yards, quaint corners and a pretty picnic area where “Frank’s Bridge” crosses the River Eden, while just a mile from the town, the old railway station connects to the magnificent Settle-Carlisle Railway line, a must-do travel experience for everyone. Enjoy many excellent walks and cycle routes nearby, particularly the route of the old Darlington to Tebay train line over two magnificent viaducts, and visit the gothic gorge where the River Eden flows through wooded Stenkrith park. Explore the wonderful Howgill Fells or visit the majestic Pendragon Castle and Brough Castle. A superb location with the whole of the mystical Lake District National Park and the stunning Yorkshire Dales at your fingertips.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas