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Garden Cottage

Ravenstonedale, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 964641)

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  • Sleeps 7

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 3

  • Pets No

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor accommodation
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
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  • Three bedrooms: 1 x family bedroom with double and single with en-suite walk-in shower, basin and WC, 1 x double with en-suite freestanding bath, basin and WC, 1 x ground-floor twin with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • Oil central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, wine cooler, dishwasher, TV and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Enclosed garden with lawn area and table and chairs
  • Sorry, no pets or smoking allowed
  • Shop 5.9 miles, 2 pubS 1 mile

The property

Lying at the foot of the Howgill fells, amidst the unspoilt landscape of Ravenstonedale village is Garden Cottage, a striking stone-built cottage.

This exceptional holiday accommodation offers a wonderful place for groups of up to seven people to call home as they enjoy this part of the Yorkshire Dales National Park.

Enter inside to find the spacious kitchen/diner, where characterful original beams frame the room and an impressive range cooker takes centre stage before a range of quality appliances that await the chef of the group.

At the end of a bracing day exploring the surrounding fells, relax and unwind into your evening within the sitting room, where the woodburning stove set within the original inglenook reveal awaits.

Light up the fire to allow a gentle warmth the fill the space, as you curl up on the sumptuous sofa to delve into a good book or catch up on the latest box set on the TV.

Completing the ground floor is an elegantly presented twin bedroom, complete with its own en-suite shower room, ideal for those who find stairs a little challenging.

Take the stairs to the first floor landing that grants access to a further two bedrooms, the second suite notable for its high vaulted ceilings with striking beams, plush double bed, single bed and with an en-suite shower room and built in wardrobe.

The third and master bedroom boasts a sumptuous kingsize bed, an inviting sofa, wardrobe storage and an elegant freestanding bath.

The exterior at Garden Cottage has been designed as an extension of the house itself, with a beautiful lawn area to allow younger guests of the group to safely play, as you enjoy a spot of alfresco dining upon the seating area.

When you fancy a night off the cooking however, take a short stroll to Ravenstonedale village to find award winning food at the Black Swan Hotel or proper pub food at the welcoming riverside Kings Head hotel.

Further afield is the Fat Lamb Country Inn, which has a superb dining menu.

Casual walkers will find many interesting walks from the door step.

Avid ramblers will be delighted by the array of trials and routes that are awaiting them within the national park, where you can look forward to the likes of Cautley Spout, Wild Boar Fell, Nine Standards Rigg, Great Shunner Fell and lots more!

Situated in Ravenstonedale is a 9/18 hole golf course and tennis court which both operate an honesty box plus a children play area all of which are open to visitors.

Other local attractions includes a visit to the Smardale Gill Viaduct, the National Trust property of Keld Chapel and exploring the beautiful Stenkrith Park.

From here, you could also venture in the Lake District National Park to pay a visit to Kendal and the Lakeland Maze Farm Park, before heading to Windermere to find the home of The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction and Lake Windermere, England's largest lake.

With all of this and much more to explore, bring your loved ones to Garden Cottage for a memorable getaway to Cumbria.

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

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About the location


Kirkby Stephen 5 miles; Sedbergh 10 miles.

The tranquil village of Ravenstonedale lies at the foot of the Howgill Fells, quietly situated within the newly extended Yorkshire Dales National Park. A delightful rural village with a thriving local community and many traditional old dwellings, Ravenstonedale boasts a charming Parish Church and the remains of the old Gilbertine Priory. Hill farming is the principal means of income in the area and an agricultural show is still held once a year, echoing days gone by when both markets and fairs were held in the village. Once described by the famous author, A Wainwright, as one of Westmorland’s loveliest villages, the area boasts many walking, horse riding 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.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

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  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas