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Walnut Bank

Stodday near Lancaster, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 1037170)

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  • Sleeps 10

  • Bedrooms 5

  • Bathrooms 4

  • Pets Yes

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  • Icon/Feature/Hot Tub Hot tub
  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/Games room Games Room
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

The property

Lancaster 2.2 miles.

This remarkable Georgian cottage can be found sitting within the idyllic hamlet of Stodday, near to the historic city of Lancaster.

With an interior as impressive as its imposing exterior, this beautiful property is perfect for a large family or group of friends seeking a rural retreat in Lancashire.

Enter up the drive, admiring the tranquil fountain at its centre, before soaking in the beauty of the property, its mature gardens and enticing architecture being a true wonder before you even step inside.

Spend quality time together with the impressive open-plan living space, the perfect place to host a special celebration, the kitchen area offers every appliance and utensils needed to whip up a feast, while the dining area is where you can gather together and toast to your terrific holiday.

Carry your conversations through to the sitting area for a quiet moment with your loved one, the woodburning stove bringing a romantic aura to the room, or get together within the dining room for more formal occasions.

The games room is sure to be a delight for all ages, home to a bar for the adults to create some crazy cocktails, as well as a snooker table and arcade games, this property has everything you need and more.

Seek a quiet moment to yourself within the bright and airy conservatory, the perfect place to enjoy a good book, or relax as a group in the snug for a family film night.

When each fun-filled day draws to a close, make your way up to the first floor to find five equally as attractive bedrooms, all boasting double bedrooms and three even with their own en-suites, you can ensure each room offers a regal feel with a classic selection of furniture, as well as ample storage space for your personal belongings too.

Be sure to spend some time within the impressive garden, with plenty of space for your canine companions to play, as well as a pizza oven for a dining experience with a difference and an all important hot tub letting you soak in your surroundings each evening beneath the sun.

The local hamlet of Stodday is extremely peaceful, with a picnic amongst the River Lune being a must for a relaxing day out with your loved ones, or head to Lancaster where you can find a wide range of restaurants to choose from, with all kinds of cuisines for every taste.

The history of this bustling town is evidence everywhere, with its beautiful Georgian architecture, medieval castle, the Ashton Memorial and four enticing museums, there's plenty of ways to learn about its rich heritage, or if you're seeking action be sure to make the most of the property's close proximity to the Forest of Bowland, a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, here you can attempt to tackle the mountain peaks of Clougha Pike or Grit Fell, or enjoy a simple scenic walk, with plenty of routes for all abilities as well as opportunities for cycling, cycling and stargazing, or view the landscapes from a different view by gliding, paragliding or even in a hot air balloon!

Spend a day in Morecambe with its dog-friendly each and Splash Park, or choose to make everlasting memories with your loved ones back at your perfect holiday property, Walnut Bank.


  • Five bedrooms: 1 x double with freestanding bath, separate walk-in shower, basin and WC, 1 x double with en-suite roll top bath, handheld shower, basin and WC, 1 x double with en-suite walk-in shower, basin and WC, 2 x double
  • Cloakroom with basin and WC
  • Bathroom with whirlpool bath, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburning stove
  • Dining room with open fire
  • Snug with open fire
  • Games room with bar and wooodburning stove
  • Conservatory
  • Biomass central heating, underfloor heating, 2 x open fire and wooburning stove
  • Electric double oven and halogen hob, electric range oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, TV and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Surrounding private lawn and patio with furniture, pizza oven and hot tub
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub within 1.6 miles

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About the location


Morecambe 5 miles; Kendal 21 miles; Windermere 38 miles.

The historic city of Lancaster sits on edge of Morecambe Bay, with the River Lune flowing through its centre. Lancaster retains many excellent examples of handsome Georgian architecture, and with its captivating medieval castle, Ashton Memorial, and four museums, it’s an interesting place for those in search of history and tales of the past. Among the many amenities, there are two venues for live performances, the Lancaster Grand Theatre and the Dukes, as well as open-air concerts held frequently in the pretty Williamson Park during the summer season. The Forest of Bowland and The Arnside & Silverdale Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty provide visitors with lots of opportunities to take in the flora and fauna of the area, with wonderful walking and cycling ways to enjoy. There are also good road and rail links into Cumbria and beyond, meaning Lancaster is a wonderful base for also exploring the Lake District.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

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