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Piggery Cottage

Wigton, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 28090)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

  • Mrs Tucker
    December 2017
    “What can I really say about this ...”
    What can I really say about this cottage that hasn’t already been said. We loved our stay here from the moment we walked into the cottage. It was Devine so quaint well maintained a home from home. Lorna and Jim have provided everything you need there. The welcome package was amazing filled with wonderful goodies. And cakes made for us to have a nice cuppa with after a long journey from Cornwall, a lovely touch. Carlisle was my home town so I knew how far we were away from the nearest town, ...
    What can I really say about this cottage that hasn’t already been said. We loved our stay here from the moment we walked into the cottage. It was Devine so quaint well maintained a home from home. Lorna and Jim have provided everything you need there. The welcome package was amazing filled with wonderful goodies. And cakes made for us to have a nice cuppa with after a long journey from Cornwall, a lovely touch. Carlisle was my home town so I knew how far we were away from the nearest town, pub, shop etc. The farm is a working farm so there is livestock around inc free range hens. Three friendly sheep in the field opposite the cottage also, so please respect the fact that if you take your dog with u that they remain on the lead when on the farm. Lorna has a wonderful retriever dog called Rupert that my collie Daisy fell madly in love with

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

Wigton 2.3 miles.

An immaculately-presented semi-detached barn conversion, situated on a working farm in the quiet Cumbrian countryside, close to the village of Wigton.

Carefully appointed throughout to provide cosy accommodation, this Wigton cottage is ideal for families who wish to enjoy time together in one of the most beautiful parts of the country.

At this Wigton cottage, there are two ground floor bedrooms and a sitting room with a feature stone wall on the first floor.

The accommodation also includes a family shower room and a fitted kitchen with a dining area.

Outside this Wigton cottage is a front patio area with ample space for children to play in safety.

Set just to the north of the Lake District National Park, this cottage near Wigton offers easy access to the Lake District fells and the bustling town of Keswick.

Located in beautiful countryside, there are wonderful walks and bike rides through the fells and forests, and Whinlatter Forest Park has an exciting Go Ape adventure course, whilst for a more peaceful day you can head over to Derwentwater through Borrowdale, perfect for a peaceful picnic along the lake shore.

Whatever you end up doing, you can return to your lovely Wigton cottage for a relaxing evening and to plan another day's exciting adventures!

Accommodation

Two ground floor bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x adult bunks. First floor shower room with shower, basin and WC. Ground floor basin and WC. Kitchen with dining area. First floor sitting room with electric stove.

Amenities

  • Electric underfloor heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine (use of tumble dryer in garden shed), dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair on request
  • Ample off road parking
  • Lockable bike storage
  • Front patio with furniture
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 2 miles, pub 8 mins walk
  • Note: The stairs are open tread, children to be supervised at all times
  • Note: Dogs to be kept on a lead at all times due to resident farm animals.

About the location

WIGTON

Carlisle 12 miles; Keswick 20 miles.

A traditional Cumbrian market town with a charter granted in 1262, which still holds a market each Friday in the covered market hall, along with an with an open air car boot sale. Wigton is a popular centre for shopping, pubs and restaurants, and also boasts a theatre, bowls, swimming, tennis and other sports. Lord Melvyn Bragg was a native of Wigton, and used the town (called Thurston in some of his writings) and the surrounding area as the setting for his novels including ‘A Time to Dance’. Located 18 miles from Penrith it is a good base for the attractions of the North Lakes, the cathedral city of Carlisle, 12 miles away, Keswick, just north Derwentwater and close to Lake Bassenthwaite, and the natural beauty of the West Cumbrian Coast. Hadrian’s Wall is within 25 miles, while the Scottish Borders, and Gretna Green, are within easy reach.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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