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Croft House Cottage

Shap, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 988491)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Shop less than 1 mile
  • Pub less than 1 mile


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18 Customer Review(s)

  • Mrs O'rourke

    “The bungalow was comfortable and the village of Shap is so interesting with houses dating b ack to the l600's”

    - Mrs O'rourke, April 2021

The property

Perched within the village of Shap is the endearing Croft House Cottage, offering a wonderful family base for exploring Cumbria.

This superb ground-floor accommodation is perfect for a family looking to discover Cumbria’s picturesque countryside, with the Lake District National Park in striking distance of the cottage.

Be welcomed into its heart-warming interior, offering all the comforts you could possibly need for a week-long break with your loved ones.

Step through to discover a contemporary open-plan living room, finished with a neutral colour palette and a warming fire place to ensure a real home from home feel.

Moving through the space, you will discover a stylish kitchen boasting all the necessities for the designated chef to prepare an evening meal for the family.

After a walk along one of the many treks within the Lake District, retire to one of the two elegantly-dressed bedrooms, offering a bright and airy interior to wake up to each morning.

You will find a double bedroom and a twin bedroom, each located on the ground floor to ensure that everyone is catered for.

Spend a moment or two within the secluded courtyard area, where you and your loved ones can enjoy a morning coffee whilst soaking up the sunshine.

Take a leisurely stroll along the main street, where you will find a selection of pubs and shops, ideal for picking up those holiday treats and essentials.

For days out, you will have the Lake District to discover, offering a selection of activities and attractions to keep you busy, including climbing Scafell Pike, visiting the lake of Wastwater and enjoying lunch within one of the many thriving communities, such as Ambleside, Windermere or Kendal.

Croft House Cottage promises a great opportunity to discover the picture postcard location of Cumbria further.


  • All ground-floor
  • Two bedrooms; 1 x double bed, 1 x twin
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living room, with sitting area, dining area and kitchen area.
  • Gas central heating
  • Gas hob, electric oven, washing machine, fridge/freezer, microwave, TV, selection of DVDs, books and games and WiFi
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchairs available
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Side courtyard area with patio furniture and shed storage
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking allowed
  • Shop and pub within 0.1 miles.

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About the location


Pooley Bridge 13.5 miles; Kendal 16 miles; Ullswater 18 miles

This endearing linear village rests within the isolated dales in the Eden district, Cumbria. This small village consist of a long line of 18th century properties, a swimming pool, pubs, shops, a Post Office and a wonderful memorial park. Resting half a mile away from the village centre is Shap Abbey, which is surrounded by a picturesque location by the River Lowther and was the last to be Henry VIII in 1540. Within striking distance is the breath-taking Lake District National Park, with easy access to the delightful towns of Ambleside and Windermere. 16 miles away in the larger town of Kendal, which plays host to superb shopping arcades, two castles and a number of historical landmarks to keep you busy. Shap promises a wonderful village, perfect for exploring Cumbria and the wonders of the Lake District.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

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