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Coombs View

Armathwaite, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 971654)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

  • Reviews

    Mr Geary

    “Nick was a superb host and extremely reactive on the couple of occasions that we needed his help.”

Features

  • Icon/Feature/Four-poster Bed Four poster bed
  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher

The property

Coombs View is a lovely three-bedroom cottage with beautiful views in the village of Armathwaite in the Eden Valley.

The property has a very high standard of finish with a large sitting room area presenting a beautiful inglenook fireplace, drawing focus into the room, with its aesthetically pleasing exposed stone wall behind.

An archway interlinks the open, spacious living room that features a grand Liberace piano and extra comfy sofa to sink into.

Sit here surrounded by classic, antique furnishings and enjoy a musical afternoon together with the family.

Keep yourselves cosy and warm by the woodburner or head to the open-plan kitchen/ diner and sit by the toasty Range cooker while you enjoy an evening meal.

Even the utility room features a woodburning stove so you won't be feeling a chill during your stay.

Upstairs there are three lovely bedrooms, one featuring a grand double four-poster bed with wooden detailing and curtains that wrap around, leaving you heading to bed feeling like royalty.

There are Velux windows in the bathroom and in the smallest of the three double rooms, letting in lots of light in the day and views of the stars at night.

Outside there is a courtyard area and parking is nearby in a securely gated complex.

This is a very dog friendly cottage with luxury kennels offering doggy day care, a grooming parlour, canine hydrotherapy and a pet bereavement facility on site.

The 7-acre site, off a quiet country lane, offers a secure dog exercise paddock including a nature pond and park benches.

There are further meadows to which access is available and, dependent upon the time of year, may have sheep grazing.

A selection of domestic poultry – chickens, geese, ducks, guinea fowl, pea fowl – wander around free range.

Wild rabbits are also prevalent at dusk and dawn.

The site is next to a diary farm and, except the winter months, the cows can be seen coming in to be milked and returning to the field afterwards.

The village of Armathwaite has two good pubs and there are access walks in the surrounding countryside.

Penrith and the Lake District National Park are less than 10 miles away providing plenty of walking and cycling trails, rugged mountains and historic literary associations.

Cumbria is a beautiful rural county for Carlisle to rest in, featuring the grand 12th century Carlisle Castle, Tullie House and Carlisle Cathedral.

A delightful property situated in a popular holiday location.

Accommodation

Three bedrooms: 1 x 4' double, 1 x double, 1 x four poster double with electric fire. Bathroom with bath, hand-held shower, separate shower, basin and WC. Ground floor cloakroom with WC and basin. Kitchen with dining area. Utility. Sitting room with woodburning stove.

Amenities

  • Gas central heating with woodburning stove, Rangemaster and electric fire
  • Electric oven and hob microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, Piano
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Ample off-road parking in nearby complex which is security gated
  • Courtyard garden
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 1.2 miles
  • Note: Should you wish to use doggy day care, be groomed or go for a swim, then advanced booking is required.

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About the location

ARMATHWAITE

Penrith 11 miles.

The attractive, unspoilt rural village of Armathwaite is ideally placed for exploring the Lake District, Eden Valley and the lovely coastline of the Solway Firth. The village has two old pubs, both with popular restaurants serving excellent food, a village Post Office and a traditional village shop. The River Eden runs through the centre of the village, and the area is renowned for its excellent salmon fishing, plus walking, canoeing and climbing. Armathwaite Castle, by the river, is a four-storey Pele Tower, and the 15th Century Church has fine examples of stained glass windows. The Eden Gorge, between Lazonby and Armathwaite, is one of Cumbria's best-kept secrets, and is well worth exploring. The local railway station is a stop on the Settle-to-Carlisle Railway, which is one of the most beautiful railway journeys in Britain, and where today many old steam trains still wend their way through some of the finest countryside in Britain. The Rheged Discovery Centre in Penrith is the "largest grass covered building in the country" or you might like to visit Dalemain Historic House, featured in a television production of Jane Eyre.

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