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Honey Cottage

Kirkby Lonsdale, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 937306)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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  • “A lovely, homely cottage set in a ...”
    A lovely, homely cottage set in a great location.
    A lovely, homely cottage set in a great location.
    - Mr Meredith, August 2017

Features

  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

A wonderful character cottage situated two minutes walk from the centre of Kirkby Lonsdale, which is an attractive historic village in Cumbria close to the Lake District and the Yorkshire Dales.

This cottage is ideal for friends and family wishing to enjoy time together to explore this captivating area.

On entering this well-presented cottage, the spacious downstairs has a beautiful period fireplace and woodburner, a lovely comfortable seating area and a generous dining area with a well-equipped kitchen.

Upstairs are three stylish bedrooms with a splash of colour, fitting in well with the character of the cottage.

From the back step, there is a superb spacious elevated courtyard with simply delightful views over the village roof tops to the church and fells beyond.

The bustling village of Kirkby Lonsdale is full of quality independent shops, cafés, restaurants and pubs serving local ales and mouth-watering food leaving you spoilt for choice.

There is a traditional sweet shop in the village, where you can spark your childhood memories, as well as some interesting antique shops.

This village has the wonderful historic Devil’s Bridge used for bathing in the summer as well as being a favourite for photos.

This then leads to a delightful riverside walk taking you to the church dating back to Norman times with the famous view said by John Ruskin to be “One of the loveliest views in England”.

Just seven miles away is the village of Ingleton with the circular Ingleton Waterfalls Trail or the White Scar Caves to explore.

A short distance away is Farleton Knott with some of the area’s best-preserved limestone pavements in Britain.

Further afield the mesmerizing Lake District beckons and a short drive away you can also dip down to the coast for some beautiful walks.

The villages of Silverdale and Arnside are there to visit as well as Leighton Moss RSPB.

This is an inspired holiday choice to explore this picturesque area with some fantastic views all year round.

Accommodation

Three bedrooms: 1 x king-size double, 1 x double, 1 x twin. Bathroom with bath, separate shower, basin and WC. Kitchen. Utility. Sitting room with dining area and woodburning stove.

Amenities

  • Gas central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • One permit for roadside parking on first come, first served basis for roads in the vicinity and not directly outside the property
  • Terraced garden with furniture
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 3 mins walk
  • Note: Steep staircase with left turn as often in cottages of this age, may not be suitable for those with limited mobility
  • Note: One step from back door to patio terrace and two steps to lower level
  • Note: There is a steel staircase to rear of the patio terrace for rear access.

About the location

KIRKBY LONSDALE

Kendal 9 miles.

An attractive market town, Kirkby Lonsdale is situated in the heart of the Lune Valley, midway between the Yorkshire Dales and the Lake District. The town was mentioned in the Domesday Book of 1086, and holds a 13th century Market Charter. Nowadays, Thursday is market day, a perfect opportunity for visitors to explore the variety of distinctive shops in the town, or the many 17th and 18th century buildings which still stand. The town was also a finalist for the High Street of the Year Award in 2016. This part of the Lune Valley was a favourite haunt of the artist Turner, and was made famous by Ruskin – his "view" of the valley is still spectacular. The medieval Devil’s Bridge spans the river, and the quiet country lanes are ideal for exploring by car, bike, or even horse. There are three golf courses nearby, as well as tennis, riding, fishing and a variety of riverside and country walks, making the area an ideal location for a break, whatever time of year.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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