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Rose Bank Cottage

(Ref. 1132236)

Dalston, Cumbria & The Lake District Show on map

Sykes rating

  • 5 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets No


  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Highchair available
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi


2 Customer Reviews

  • "One of best places I've stayed amazing!"

    Fantastic hosts

    Thank you for your kind review, look forward to you staying with us again. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Lewis5.0Oct 2023

  • "Thank you for the most lovely accommodation!"

    Everything was perfectly clean and cosy! Greatly enhanced our holiday

    Thank you so much for your kind review, it was a pleasure having you stay with us. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Jacques5.0Aug 2023

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  • Three bedrooms: 1 x king-size, 1 x king-size (zip/link, can be twin on request), 1 x single
  • Ground-floor bathroom with bath, shower over, basin, and WC
  • Kitchen
  • External utility
  • Living/dining room with woodburning stove
  • Conservatory
  • Central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer and dishwasher
  • Smart TV, WiFi
  • Fuel, power, and starter pack for woodburning stove included in rent
  • Bed linen and towels included in rent
  • Highchair available
  • Off-road parking for 3 cars together with lockable garage
  • Enclosed, wrap-around garden with lawn, elevated decked terrace, and furniture
  • Garage for bike, and kayak storage
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking, no vaping inside
  • Shops and a range of amenities 2.7 miles, pub 1.8 miles
  • Note: There are steps to the exterior, please take care
  • Note: The washer/dryer rests in the external utility

The property

Dalston 2.7 miles.

Nestled on the outskirts of Dalston, Cumberland, in rich open countryside, is Rose Bank Cottage, a delightful, three-bedroom dwelling.

The property benefits from three off-road parking spaces and a lockable garage.

Heading indoors to the living/dining room you can unwind after your travels, sinking into plush seating to unwind and on cooler days enjoy the warmth of the woodburning stove.

The kitchen is well-equipped, housing all the appliances for a self-catered stay, where you can prepare meals to be enjoyed around the dining table, or upon the decked terrace.

Enjoy breath-taking views across the Cumbrian countryside whilst dining alfresco, before catching some rest in one of three bedrooms on offer; select between two king-size rooms or a single room.

One king-size room can be made into a twin room on request.

Complete your morning routine in the ground-floor bathroom, before enjoying your morning coffee from the Conservatory, ready to kickstart your itinerary.

To help you enjoy what is on offer around the area you will find a range of leaflets in the property.

Rose Bank Cottage is a great location, to visit the north, south, east or west of the area.

Your nearest hub of amenities is in the village of Dalston , which is very well serviced.

You can stock up on essentials; shop; dine out; enjoy fish and chips!

The village has a Post Office, Butchers, Medical Practice and Pharmacy to name but a few of its facilities.

There is a bus service from the centre of Dalston and a short walk to Dalston Railway Station.

For those who enjoy walking and rambling, Dalston has an excellent network of footpaths and there is one starting only a few yards from the door of No.6.

Many people enjoy a walk along the river Caldew and there is a dedicated cycle track between Dalston and Carlisle.

In the village square lies the red sandstone church of St Michael's dating back to the 13th century.

Just a short walk from Rose Cottage is Rose Castle the former Palace of the Bishops of Carlisle, which is not open to the public but can be viewed from the road or the public footpath.

Carlisle known as the Great Border City, lies 4.6 miles to the north of Dalston where you'll find The Lanes Shopping Centre, a haven for keen shoppers.

Whilst in the City you'll also have the chance to tour Carlisle Castle, Carlisle Cathedral which is very close to Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery or you could stroll along the River Eden or enjoy the various green spaces, including Bitts Park which is close to the Castle.

The Sands Centre is located within the City and has a vast programme of entertainment on offer as well as sports facilities, including a newly constructed swimming pool.

For a wide range of shops; eating houses; entertainment or night life, Carlisle has much to offer.

A short journey north from Carlisle takes you into Scotland and in particular Gretna Green, known historically for its runaway marriages.

Gretna has an outlet village with a range of excellent shops.

West Cumbria holds many attractions and a proud history covering waterways; industries and manufacturing.

A few miles south you can visit the Lake District which usually needs no introduction but having it on our doorstep is something to be proud of.

To the east of the area you can visit a major part of Hadrian’s Wall and various facilities demonstrating the historical importance of that era.

There is so much on offer in this area and so all we can say is: Why not come and see for yourselves at Rose Bank Cottage.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £200.

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About the location


  • Carlisle 4.6 miles
  • Keswick 16 miles, Penrith 17.9 miles

The village of Dalston sits within the Carlisle district of Cumbria, historically part of Cumberland. In the village square lies the red sandstone church of St Michael's, dating back to the 13th century, whilst Dalston Hall is a magnificent Grade II listed building full of character and landscape gardens, which is often used as a wedding venue. About two miles south of Dalston is Rose Castle, the palace of the Bishops of Carlisle, which is not open to the public but may be viewed from the road. Carlisle can be reached in four and half miles, a 2000-year-old city with two Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty and one World Heritage Site, plus lots of pedestrianised shopping areas, award-winning malls, colourful farmer’s markets as well as a traditional Victorian indoor market. Dalston also provides good access to the beautiful North Pennines AONB and the Lake District National Park, making it a great base for outdoor enthusiasts.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas