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3 Settlebeck Cottages

Sedbergh, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 1068723)

4.8

Excellent

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

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Features

  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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7 Customer Reviews

  • "We very much enjoyed our stay in the cottage."

    It was very comfortable and well equipped, and has a great location on the edge of the town. Fantastic walking and cycling from the doorstep! The only drawback was the lack of any outside space, since it fronts onto the road and the stream is directly against the rear wall. We had to keep our bikes inside and that was fine us, but might be more of an issue for others. Space for eating was also a bit limited. It was fine for 4 people but would have been more cramped if there had been 6 of us at the same time.

    Reviewed by AndrewMay 2022

  • "Beautiful cottage we felt comfortable as soon as we walked in."

    Had everything we needed for a 4 night stay it was so clean and the rooms upstairs were alot bigger than expected and so tastefully decorated. Only thing I would suggest is that the listing should say there is an iron and ironing board in the cottage, we took our iron with us unnecessarily. And lack of recycling bin? Also listing wasn't clear that there was nowere to sit outside at the property there is no garden or yard. Absolutely loved our stay there. Would definitely recommend.

    Reviewed by DeborahApr 2022

  • "Beautiful area with lovely walks from the house."

    The house is well equipped but I found the potato peeler tricky to use. You need to be fit to carry luggage up the stairs. The rubbish bin went missing which concerned us. I hope it doesn't cause the owners too much hassle to replace. We did our best with taking cardboard, bottles and plastic waste to the recycling bins at the car park. We did enjoy our family get together very much.

    Reviewed by JanetApr 2022

  • "We had a lovely stay in this cottage - it was clean, had great facilities but was still a beautiful, tastefully refurbished , quirky old building."

    It was within walking distance of the town of Sedbergh but it was far enough away to be quiet in the evenings. Amazingly comfortable beds! Great showers! Lots of walks nearby, lots of things to do. My parents are in their 80s and my dad found the stairs a bit tricky - it’s the only thing I might let customers know beforehand.

    Reviewed by JackieApr 2022

  • "The cottage was lovely."

    Modern and clean. We took our dog without realising that there was NO back garden. Some cleaning products and more toilet rolls would of been useful. Location was great and Sedburgh is a lovely town.

    Reviewed by JaneMar 2022

  • "This is a new letting in an old cottage which the owners have refurbished to a beautiful standard."

    We were honoured to be their first guests! The living room has THE most comfy sofas, plus a spare chair and big footstool, so plenty of room for us all to be cosy despite the weather (we had storms Dudley and Eunice while we were there), and the gas/log burner effect fire made it all the cosier. And it's a good size too. The bedrooms have super comfy beds and there's plenty of cupboard storage for your things. The bathrooms (one is ensuite) are modern and at the same time in keeping with the old cottage. The kitchen is well equipped - as we as a group are still wary of Covid we didn't want to eat out, and it had everything we needed to prepare all our meals. (there isn't a freezer compartment if you want to have ice cream, but there's 2 places to buy icecream in town) The owners welcomed us by text, and were very approachable. - I feel like we have new friends. They also emailed us a PDF with lots of info about the cottage and the area. Parking was no problem - room for at least one car outside and the others very nearby. It's a short walk (5 mins) into the Main Street of Sedbergh, which has independent shops, cafes and pubs/ eateries (next time!), and books for sale everywhere. The surrounding area with the Howgill Fells, access to the Yorkshire Dales or the Lake District, has everything for the outdoor enthusiast (one of our family did get out high each day despite the weather). There's also lovely riverside walks for the less fell-fit. 3 Settlebeck Cottages was exactly what we needed for our first full family stay together under one roof in 2 years, and hopefully we'll come back again.

    Reviewed by MaryFeb 2022

  • "Great cottage within the village which had some really good walks and places to eat."

    Cottage very comfortable and was immaculately clean. Host information was excellent and helped us plan our stay. Highly recommend a stay.

    Reviewed by JoanneFeb 2022

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Summary

  • Over three floors
  • Three bedrooms: 1 x super-king-size (zip/link, can be twin on request) with TV and en-suite walk-in shower, basin and WC, 1 x second-floor super-king-size (zip/link, can be twin on request), 1 x second-floor twin (zip/link, can be super-king-size on request)
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Sitting room with gas fire
  • Gas central heating with gas fire
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, dishwasher
  • 2 x TVs, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • On-street parking
  • One well-behaved pet welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 0.7 miles, pub 0.4 miles
  • Please note : There is no dedicated outside space on the property, but it is located close to town but also very close to numerous walks and public footpaths
  • Note: There is no bike storage
  • Note: There is no garden or yard attached to the property, though there is a lovely bench for seating outside at the front of the cottage.

The property

This three-storey, newly renovated mid-terrace cottage of 3 Settlebeck Cottages rests in Sedbergh, Cumbria.

It is an excellent base for a family holiday and is situated in the countryside within the Yorkshire Dales National Park and in close driving distance to the Lake District National park offering a great base to explore both.The property, a grade 2 listed building historic built in the late 18th century, enjoys original features, which are especially noticeable on the ground floor, with stone flag flooring and exposed beams throughout.

Grab a seat at one of the plush sofas in the sitting room and switch on the TV for some evening entertainment and there's a gas fire for extra warmth.

The foodie of the group will be pleased to find that not only is the kitchen/diner a convivial and stylish space, but offers a great range of appliances, including a slimline dishwasher and a washing machine.

When dinner has been fixed up, enjoy it at the dining table over a bottle of wine, whilst you catch up on your countryside adventures.

When sleep calls, progress upstairs to one of the three zip/linked bedrooms, with this one being a first-floor super-king-size enjoying a wall-mounted TV and access to a contemporary en-suite shower room, which enjoys sleek fittings and metro tiling.

The first floor additionally hosts the family bathroom, where a bath with shower over offers a relaxing soak amongst the bubbles, while the idyllic sound of the nearby stream creates the most relaxing ambiance.

Continue to the second floor to find two more fantastic bedrooms, a charming twin and a spacious double; both bedrooms contain wardrobe storage, whilst the double additionally houses a handy desk.

Embark on a leisurely walk into the heart of Sedbergh, where a selection of eateries await, including the award-winning Black Bull restaurant and gastropub, offering a tasty menu and local ales, as well as The Thirsty Rambler, Al Forno Italian Kitchen and the Three Hares Café and Deli, all perfect for when you don’t feel like cooking!

From the comfort of 3 Settlebeck Cottages you will also have easy access to Sedbergh Golf Club and the beautiful sight of Cautley Spout, which can be reached by the Sedbergh trail.

Venture into the Lake District National Park, where you can explore a plethora of idyllic villages and towns, including Windermere, well-known for its famous lake where you can try your hand at one of the excellent watersports on offer, with paddleboarding, kayaking, sailing and wakesurfing all readily available.

Ramblers will not want to miss the opportunity to hike up to the viewpoints of Queen Adelaide’s Hill and Orrest Head, where you can soak up the breath-taking views which look out towards the Langdale Pikes.

Explore the fascinating attractions of Windermere Jetty Museum and The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction or test out your clubs at the excellent Windermere golf club.

From here, head to Ambleside where you can explore an impressive 2nd-century Roman Fort, learn more about the area at the Armitt Library & Museum Centre or visit the picturesque 70-ft Stock Gyhll Force.

Continue onto Grasmere, where you can wander the former home of the great literary, William Words Worth followed by a traditional sweet treat from the 15th-century bakery.

If you can tear yourself away, the Yorkshire Dales National Park is also easily accessible, here you can spend the day in Hawes, a market town featuring the Dales Countryside Museum, walks to Aysgill Force and Cotter Force, along with being close to the vast Semer Water Nature Reserve.

Why not spend some more time in the Lake District or the Yorkshire Dales, or maybe you'd like to venture further to the Arnside & Silverdale and the Forest of Bowland AONBs?

There is something for everyone at 3 Settlebeck Cottages!

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £350.

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About the location

SEDBERGH

Kendal 12 miles; Hawes 15 miles.

Sedbergh (pronounced Sed-Ber), set at the foot of the dramatic and wild Howgill Fells, is an ancient market town in northern Dentdale. Sedbergh is situated just inside the Yorkshire Dales National Park and is only 12 miles from the Lake District National Park. The town, with its narrow streets, little shops, traditional pubs, famous school dating back to 1525 and its 12th century church, has an olde worlde atmosphere. Leading from Sedbergh is Dentdale, the jewel of the Yorkshire Dales with its rolling hills and dry stone walls, stretching 14 miles from the windswept moors below Whernside to the confluence of the Rivers Dee and Rawthey. At the centre of the dale is Dent, with its cobbled streets, which has existed since Norman times and nearby Dent railway station is on the renowned Settle-Carlisle railway line. There are three golf courses nearby, as well as tennis, riding, and fishing, and the area is a paradise for walkers, ramblers, runners and cyclists. This, together with the tranquillity of the surrounding valleys, the two National Parks and it being England's book town, makes an ideal year-round holiday destination.

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