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Spout Cottage

Dowbiggin near Sedbergh, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 914676)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

  • Mr Nicholson
    March 2017
    “We enjoyed the tranquillity and ...”
    We enjoyed the tranquillity and wildlife , great walks and views, and just a few miles away from Sedbergh , a great village with all the supplies / pubs you need.
    We enjoyed the tranquillity and wildlife , great walks and views, and just a few miles away from Sedbergh , a great village with all the supplies / pubs you need.

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher

The property

Sedbergh 2 miles.

A beautiful, picture postcard, stone-built, detached cottage situated in the small rural hamlet of Dowbiggin, just two miles from Sedbergh.

A former farmhouse dating back to 1756, this quality Sedbergh cottage provides an ideal base for those wishing to get away from it all and enjoy the famous Howgill Fells, loved by Wainwright and illustrated in his celebrated books.

Lovingly renovated, this charming Sedbergh cottage offers quality self-catering accommodation, with a wonderful mixture of modern furnishings, with the original features maintaining the character and charm of a bygone age.

The ground floor comprises a warm and cosy sitting room with a woodburner set in a feature stone fireplace, a spacious kitchen with dining area and picture window looking out across the lovely garden to the nearby fells, underfloor heating in the kitchen and a beautiful beamed ceiling.

The first floor of your Cumbria cottage features a delightful bathroom, a master bedroom with king-size bed and an equally spacious twin bedroom, to ensure that guests have a comfortable stay at this first class holiday cottage.

The cottage seamlessly combines contemporary and character accommodation with the exposed stonework, old beams, nooks and crannies to provide a great base to enjoy this wild and rugged corner of Cumbria.

Outside your superb Sedbergh cottage is a garden with patio area, and all the surrounding area is ideal for enjoying the great outdoors; wonderful walks are in every direction including the famous Cautley Spout, which is England's highest waterfall above ground.

With an abundance of wildlife on the doorstep, this is an ideal Lakeland cottage to get away from it all and enjoy country living at its finest.

Sedbergh nestles at the foot of the beautifully unspoilt Howgills, free from crowds of tourists and walkers.

There are several excellent pubs and cafes serving great food, as well as an inspiring deli and an award-winning butcher.

The town is full of character from its cobbled streets to its historic houses, some of which show the hallmarks of the old knitting and woollen trades in the town.

Both Kendal and Kirkby Lonsdale are a 20-minute car journey away, and the cottage is perfectly located on the doorstep of both the Yorkshire Dales and the Lake District.

There are many local places of interest to visit including Fairfield Mill, the picturesque village of Dent and the renowned Ingleton Waterfalls.

A lovely cottage in Sedbergh, ideal for exploring this delightful part of England.

Accommodation

Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size double, 1 x twin. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Kitchen with dining area. Sitting room with woodburner.

Amenities

  • Oil central heating with underfloor heating in kitchen and woodburner
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, tumble dryer in shed, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, radio, selection of books and games
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Fuel for woodburner on honesty box basis
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair on request
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Lockable bike storage
  • Lawned garden with patio and furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shops and pubs 2 miles
  • Note: Property has a private water supply from borehole.

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.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Christmas
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