A contemporary cottage with ground floor accommodation ideal for visitors with reduced mobility, Gelt Wood Cottage is close to the bustling market town of Brampton and ideally located for exploring the Lake District, Scottish Borders and Solway coast.
Built from local stone with a combination of character charm and modern luxury, this beautiful cottage is a former inn that has been converted to the highest standards.
It's ideal for a multi-generational family holidaying together at any time of year thanks to the accessible ground floor bedroom with its en-suite wet room.
Step into the cottage and you'll notice the fabulous finish in the open plan living area with its squashy sofas and elegant oak dining table.
The flagged floor with underfloor heating and feature wood burning stove will keep you cosy and comfortable whatever the weather, while the modern oak kitchen is fully equipped.
There's freesat TV and a DVD player for all your entertainment needs while French doors lead out to an enclosed patio area.
There's also access to the patio from the ground floor bedroom which can be configured as a twin or super king size thanks to the zip link beds.
The en-suite wet room is fantastic, with floor to ceiling tiling, a wash basin and WC and a heated towel rail for cosy post shower towels.
Upstairs there's a small and snug seating area with books leading to a master double bedroom with king size bed and en-suite bathroom, and a twin bedroom under the eaves that also has its own en-suite shower room.
The patio courtyard is a lovely sun trap, and there are picnic tables to enjoy the peace and quiet.
The lawned garden extends to give access to the river, perfect for lovely picnics and tranquil walks along the riverbank to Low Gelt bridge or into Gelt Wood itself.
There's also off-road parking for 3 cars.
The pretty hamlet of Low Gelt with its picturesque bridge is just 1.5 miles from the lively town of Brampton with its shops, restaurants and bars.
Carlisle with its historic castle and cathedral, plus shopping centre, cinema and bowling alley is a short drive away and is the gateway to an exploration of Hadrian's Wall and the Roman forts in the area.
Lanercost Priory with its lovely modern tea rooms is also well worth a visit.
The North Lakes and vibrant Keswick, with attractions like the Puzzling Place with its mind-bending conundrums, the Keswick launches and the Theatre by the Lake are less than an hour's drive away, as is the gorgeous Solway coast.
This designated area of outstanding natural beauty has one of the best links golf courses in the country at Silloth on Solway.
The beautiful Scottish Borders are also less than an hour's drive from Gelt Wood Cottage.
Contemporary comfort and charm, accessibility, and location make Gelt Wood Cottage the perfect family home away from home at any time of year.