A traditional, stone-built terraced cottage located at the end of the high street in the ever-popular town of Kirkby Stephen, Cumbria.
This delightful cottage is an ideal small family retreat or for couples to spread out and recharge the batteries.
The cottage has been tastefully renovated to retain its cottage charm, with a blend of original features and modern fixtures.
On entering the cottage you will be met with a warm and cosy sitting room, ideal for relaxing and enjoying a film after a day exploring the wonderful surrounding area.
On the ground floor you will also find a stylish kitchen with dining area and with all the amenities to prepare and enjoy meals with loved ones.
Upstairs two inviting bedrooms await you, one with a king-size double bed and one single bedroom, together with a modern family bathroom.
Outside you will find a spacious patio area for enjoying a spot of alfresco dining, or for just relaxing with a good book and a refreshing drink.
Less than a minute's walk from an array of shops and traditional pubs in the market town of Kirkby Stephen, the cottage sits in an enviable location.
The area is superb for lovers of the outdoors, with the nearby Howgill Fells, a favourite of Wainwright, offering great walking and cycling opportunities, and the famous Coast-to-Coast route passes nearby.
Alternatively, enjoy the countryside from the comfort of a traditional steam train with the famous Settle-Carlisle railway can be easily accessed from the cottage.
With the Yorkshire Dales and Lake District National Parks close by, this makes for an excellent holiday base whatever the time of year.
About the location
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.