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The Dairy

Hoff near Appleby-in-Westmorland, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 913859)

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  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi
  • Pub less than 1 mile


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78 Customer Review(s)

  • Mrs Taylor

    “Superb location for a quiet get away but plenty to do just a short ride away.”

    Property was lovely and clean and has everything you could possibly need, beautiful enclosed garden for our fur babies to play in and watch nature. All run by a lovely helpful couple, will deffinately go back

    - Mrs Taylor, May 2021

The property

Appleby 2.6 miles.

This attractive, ground floor studio apartment sits in the grounds of the owner’s home, in the tranquil hamlet of Hoff, under three miles from Cumbria’s Appleby-in-Westmorland.

Formerly a dairy, this cottage near Appleby has been thoughtfully converted into a cosy and charming holiday home, perfect for couples wishing to escape to a tranquil part of Cumbria, where doorstep riverside walks lead into the heart of the nearby market town.

The open plan accommodation at this Appleby cottage features a stunning vaulted ceiling set high above the dining area, sitting area, kitchenette and super king-size bed, all warmed by a cosy woodburner.

From the sitting area in this Appleby cottage, French doors can be swept open onto the private decking, where you will find an enclosed garden beyond.

A gate from the garden leads directly onto a quaint riverside footpath, perfect for early morning strolls or cool evening ambles to embrace this pretty area, which is alive with an abundance of wildlife and fauna.

A small, welcoming pub is just two minutes’ walk away, where you can sample some tasty local ale, whilst Appleby, with its lovely traditional shops including an award-winning bakery, can be found less than three miles away.

Pack a picnic and head west to the beautiful Lake District, explore Patterdale along the shores of Ullswater, or embark on a train journey along the Settle-Carlisle line, passing some glorious sights along the way.

This charming Appleby cottage offers an ideal romantic base for exploring all the beautiful scenery this part of Cumbria has to offer.


  • All ground floor
  • Open plan studio accommodation with super king-size double bed (zip/link, can be twin on request), kitchen, dining area and sitting area
  • Shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Electric radiators with woodburner
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, TV with Freeview, Now TV, WiFi, selection of books
  • Fuel, power and generous starter pack included in rent with wood and coal
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair
  • Ample off road parking
  • Enclosed lawned garden with decking and furniture
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 2.5 miles, pub 2 mins walk
  • Note: The owners have two dogs and two cats
  • They also have hens which roam freely around the grounds.

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About the location


Penrith 14 miles.

The historic town of Appleby-in-Westmorland lies in a loop of the River Eden and is overlooked by the North Pennines, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty with the Lake District Fells showing on the western horizon. Set at the heart of the lush Eden Valley and steeped in history, this is one of the loveliest towns in the north of England and was originally the county town of Westmorland. Appleby is nestled between the Lakes and Yorkshire Dales, so guests can enjoy the contrasting scenery of these two National Parks, plus numerous walking and cycling opportunities as well as the fantastic leisure centre in the town. Appleby has a wonderful selection of quality independent shops, cafes and delicatessens selling locally produced food and crafts. The picturesque street of Boroughgate, with some interesting old buildings, is at the heart of the town and links the well-preserved Norman Castle with the fine medieval Church of St. Lawrence. Appleby is a major stop on the Settle-Carlisle Railway, which is one of the most beautiful railway journeys in Britain, and still today many of the old steam trains wend their way along this line and over the historic and awe-inspiring Ribblehead viaduct. With the delightful Ullswater and the magnificent Lake District within easy reach, this is an ideal holiday location.

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