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La'l Skaithe

Soulby near Kirkby Stephen, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 1087465)

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Perched in the small village of Soulby near Kirkby Stephen in Cumbria, is this fantastic one-bedroom annex, La’l Skaithe.

Attached to the owner’s home and enjoying a superb location just moment’s away from the Yorkshire Dales National Park and the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, as well as having easy access to the Lake District National Park, La’l Skaithe is the perfect dwelling for couple looking to explore this beautiful region.

Park up in the convenient off-road parking space, before unloading your bags with ease and stepping into your new home-from-home.

Be welcomed into the open-plan living space, where you can look forward to rustling up mouth-watering meals for your better half, with the help of the electric oven and hob, microwave and fridge.

Settle down at the dining table for two and tuck-in to the fruits of your labour as you discuss plans for the days ahead.

After a satisfying meal, retire to the plush sofa where you can snuggle up and select your favourite film from the TV.

As your eyes grow heavy, retreat to the well-presented double bedroom to catch your rest before a day of adventures.

Kick-start your day with a refreshing shower, before serving morning coffee out in the garden area as your canine companion stretches their legs.

Take the short drive over to the market town of Kirkby Stephen, where you will find a good selection of amenities, including pubs, restaurants, takeaways, as well as well-stocked convenience stores for picking up ingredients to recreate your favourite holiday recipes.

Train enthusiasts will delight at the Stainmore Railway Company where you are able to explore a historic station and steam railway or if that isn’t your thing, wander over to the impressive 14th-century Wharton Hall which offers a gatehouse and vibrant internal courtyard.

Budding historians will find their haven with the fascinating ruins of Lammerside Castle and Pendragon Castle resting just outside of the town within the Yorkshire Dales National Park.

Make your way over to Sedbergh, home to an excellent golf club, the charming Fairfield Mill art gallery and a canoe and kayaking cub for those looking for something a little more adventurous.

Further afield is Banard Castle, here you can explore the towns magnificent castle with its 16th-century bridge and superb views overlooking the River Tees.

There is also the grand Bowes Museum where you can delve into history across three floors filled with eclectic treasures and the Deepdale Nature Reserve for scenic walks with your better half.

Promising an unforgettable holiday in the heart of Cumbria, choose La’l Skaithe.


  • Single-storey
  • One double bedroom
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area
  • Oil central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, coffee maker
  • TV with Netflix, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for 1 car
  • Garden with lawn, gravel and furniture
  • One well-behaved pet welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 2.5 miles, pub 2.4 miles
  • Note: The garden is not enclosed

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £150.

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About the location


Appleby-in-Westmorland 12 miles; Sedbergh 13 miles; Barnard Castle 21 miles; Penrith 22 miles; Reeth 22 miles; Kendal 23 miles; Middleton-in-Teesdale 27 miles; Ullswater Lake 35 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, the stunning Yorkshire Dales and the North Pennines AONB at your fingertips.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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