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Heggerscale House

Kirkby Stephen, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 1002010)

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  • Sleeps 10

  • Bedrooms 5

  • Bathrooms 3

  • Pets Yes

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  • Sleeps 10

  • Bedrooms 5

  • Bathrooms 3

  • Pets Yes

  • View on map

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  • Icon/Feature/Hot Tub Hot tub
  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Sauna Sauna
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
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  • Mr Jalali

    “Came here for my mum's 60th and we had an absolutely fantastic time!”

    The leisure suite was a big highlight (we couldn't get enough of that hot tub!), but we also made full use of the open fire, and it was so useful to have a bluetooth speaker set up and ready to use. Beds were incredibly comfortable, more than enough cups, utensils etc provided, and even appreciated the separate tubs for different recycling. Couldn't recommend this place enough, we had an incredible time and would definitely consider coming back again! ...

    The leisure suite was a big highlight (we couldn't get enough of that hot tub!), but we also made full use of the open fire, and it was so useful to have a bluetooth speaker set up and ready to use. Beds were incredibly comfortable, more than enough cups, utensils etc provided, and even appreciated the separate tubs for different recycling. Couldn't recommend this place enough, we had an incredible time and would definitely consider coming back again! A few small issues: - There was no lock on the upstairs bathroom, which made going to the toilet a little nervewracking! - Would be nice if the sign for parking for Heggerscale House was a bit bigger / more clear, though the directions that were provided were good enough - A drying rack could be useful for after we've all used the hot tub and want to dry our washed bathing costumes - We tried to cook a meal for 8 people on Friday and found it very difficult since there were no large pots. It would have been very handy to have a large pot & spoon to cook a big stew for everyone! These were all very minor though, and didn't detract from our stay much at all.

The property

Kirkby Stephen 6 miles.

Perched within the breath-taking Yorkshire Dales National Park, with the picturesque Lake District in striking distance, is the superb Heggerscale House.

This outstanding base is perfect for a friends and family gathering to Cumbria, with a bubbling hot tub and sauna to look forward to after a day exploring the countryside.

This welcoming dwelling has retained a wealth of original features, including exposed beams and an open-fire, with quaint touches to ensure a warming stay.

Look forward to spending your evenings rustling up a home-cooked meal within the amply equipped kitchen, before hosting a delightful dinner party within the dining room, where you and your loved ones can gather to tuck into your delicious meal and plan the days ahead.

Upstairs, you will find five well-presented bedrooms, each enjoying a different layout to ensure a sleeping arrangement to suit your group.

If you are looking for an hour away from the rest of the group, dip into the warm bath within the family bathroom which houses an endearing tile design.

Continuing to impress is this cottage’s outdoor area, where you and your loved ones can enjoy a well-deserved drink before dipping into the hot tub to appreciate the countryside views further, or unwind within the sauna.

If you can tear yourself away from this cottage, venture to the market town of Kirkby Stephen, where you will be delighted to find a good selection of shops and pubs to suit all ages and tastes.

The cottage is perfect for an outdoor enthusiast, with a multitude of walks to be enjoyed within the surrounding area.

Explore the Howgill Fells, which plays host to Cautley Spout which is considered to be England’s highest waterfall or the popular old Darlington to Tebay train line route.

Alternatively, brush up on the local history by visiting Bernard Castle to enjoy a fine example of English heritage.

Heggerscale House is an endearing base for exploring the majestic location further.

Summary

  • Five Bedrooms; 1 x king-size bedroom with en-suite with walk-in shower, basin and WC, 1 x super-king-size bed (zip/link beds, can be made into twins on request), 1 x king-size bedroom, 1 x twin bedroom, 1 x single bedroom with pull-out bed
  • Bathroom with hand-held shower, bath, basin and WC
  • Ground-floor shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Sitting room with open-fire
  • Dining room
  • Kitchen
  • Utility
  • Oil central heating and woodburning fire
  • Fridge/freezer, microwave, gas hob, electric oven, washer/dryer, Smart TV and WiFi
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for fire inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for four cars
  • Garden area with sheltered leisure suite with hot tub and sauna
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome (downstairs only)
  • Sorry, no smoking allowed
  • Pub within 4 miles and shop within 6 miles
  • Note: Dogs must be kept on a lead in the area as property is close to a working farm.

About the location

KIRKBY STEPHEN

Sedbergh 13 miles; Penrith 22 miles; Reeth 22 miles; Kendal 23 miles.

The old market town of Kirkby Stephen lies at the foot of the Howgill Fells in the upper Eden Valley, between the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales National Parks. The traditional market town hosts a variety of shops, cafes, restaurants and pubs for every taste and budget. A delightful rural town with a thriving local community and many traditional old dwellings, Kirkby Stephen boasts cobbled old yards, quaint corners and a pretty picnic area where “Frank’s Bridge” crosses the River Eden, while just a mile from the town, the old railway station connects to the magnificent Settle-Carlisle Railway line, a must-do travel experience for everyone. Enjoy many excellent walks and cycle routes nearby, particularly the route of the old Darlington to Tebay train line over two magnificent viaducts, and visit the gothic gorge where the River Eden flows through wooded Stenkrith park. Explore the wonderful Howgill Fells or visit the majestic Pendragon Castle and Brough Castle. A superb location with the whole of the mystical Lake District National Park and the stunning Yorkshire Dales at your fingertips.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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