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Fleshbeck Cottage

Mansergh near Kirkby Lonsdale, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 916)


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  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
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Reviews & Ratings

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94 Customer Reviews

  • "A lovely cottage in a great rural location with easy access to Kirkby Lonsdale, the Yorkshire Dales and The Lakes."

    We will definitely be back in 2022 (that's the best recommendation)

    Reviewed by RichardDec 2021

  • "Very clean and well equipped cottage"

    Reviewed by DanielleSep 2021

  • "We had a lovely time and the weather played ball and was glorious!"

    The cottage is clean , well equipped and the beds are comfortable. It was a puzzle trying to find the recycling bins , as we didn’t realise we had to share . The window in the bathroom could do with having a blind or curtain. However, it is a very nice cottage and we enjoyed touring the surrounding areas .

    Reviewed by ElaineSep 2021

  • "The cottage is listed as semi detached however no mention of other cottages and shared parking area etc."

    Although the other residents were not a bother except for a small parking issue which we resolved. The outside area needs some care, the paved area is in need of some repair as it makes the table unsteady, one of the chairs provided need replaced/repaired - one had a broken arm. The grassed area is lovely. The cottage was extremely comfortable and clean, well equipped too. Overall a good choice for a visit to the area. The owner came to see we had settled in ok how to get hold of them if any issues etc. but did not bother us throughout our stay. We would recommend Fleshbeck to anyone looking for a place to stay.

    Reviewed by BrianJul 2021

  • "Lovely cottage in a rural spot but with good access to the lakes and the dales."

    Clean and comfortable and thoughtfully decorated. Has a lovely front garden that we enjoyed using. Would happily return!

    Reviewed by FrancescaJun 2021

  • "The only thing was the kitchen could do with an extractor fan"

    Reviewed by CaroleMay 2021

  • "Complete satisfaction with Sykes as a holiday booking company."

    This is the second time we have stayed at Fleshbeck Cottage. The ? 17th century cottage which has been renovated is located in a lovely rural setting just outside of the town of Kirby Lonsdale. This town is a good base for a central visiting many of the key sites in Yorkshire, Cumbria and Lancashire (most being within 1 hours drive). The cottage is warm, cosy and comfortable and the owners close by/easily accessible to assist with any matters. Happy to provide a recommendation for this cottage and company

    Reviewed by LorraineMay 2021

  • "Quiet place which you can really relax in."

    very comfortable and clean.

    Reviewed by HelenApr 2021

  • "Very comfortable cottage in quiet countryside."

    Enclosed garden for my dog was a bonus and being south facing it was lovely to sit out on the patio in the sun. Comfy bed, warm central heating, good shower, well equipped kitchen with lovely crockery, large TV with free view, good WiFi....everything was perfect. I recommend the Inn in Barbon for a pint or The Milking Parlour in Kirkby Lonsdale for ice cream after a day’s hike! There’s also a large Booths in KL for shopping, market day is Thursday, and there are 2 good golf courses nearby. The drive through Barbondale and along Dentdale is spectacular and the climb up Barbon Low Fell gives great views. I’ve booked for next year already which says it all really!

    Reviewed by PaulineApr 2021

  • "Highly recommended - would love to come back."

    Picture-perfect cottage and well appointed inside. The small garden and patio area was ideal for breakfast coffees or star-gazing with a glass of wine. Located on a very quiet lane, 10' drive along Lune valley from Kirkby Lonsdale. Perfectly suited for exploring the Yorkshire Dales and for quick access to the Lakes. Recommend not to miss the Thursday morning market in KL.

    Reviewed by JasonApr 2021

  • "A newly renovated, warm and cosy cottage set in a lovely location."

    We were a bit apprehensive as we have never stayed in a dog-friendly cottage before, but the cottage was extremely clean and looked after. The kitchen was well equipped with every thing you could possibly need. No dishwasher but no problem, the lovely crockery would not have been able to go in there anyway! We met the owners briefly and and they were lovely and friendly. Couldn't fault our stay.

    Reviewed by PatsyOct 2020

  • "The photo on the website didn't do justice to the property inside."

    The cottage was extremely well appointed, probably one of the best we've stayed in, and was clean. The bathroom was very small but it, too, was clean and had everything we needed. Its location was beautifully quiet but handy for lots of different locations and activities. We would love to go back again.

    Reviewed by SarahOct 2020

  • "The cottage is lovely and the area is very unspoilt and quiet."

    The cottage was very clean and well equipped. The fireplace was stunning and it was great being able to get extra logs from next door. Polite suggestions the garden furniture needs replacing and the dvd didn’t seem to work but overall a lovely holiday thank you

    Reviewed by KateSep 2020

  • "A very comfortable cosy cottage with everything we needed perhaps a dishwasher would have made it perfect."

    The efficient central heating was much appreciated.

    Reviewed by JenniferSep 2020

  • "A beautiful, quaint and cosy cottage."

    So peaceful. Beautiful outlook over nearby farmland. Walks right on the doorstep. Spooky scratching from the loft!! If there was any criticism it'd have to be the hob that was so fierce even when turned to No 1 on the dial. Food burned very quickly! Just thought I'd mention it. I'd definitely return though.

    Reviewed by ClaireAug 2020

  • "Lovely cottage."

    Owners very friendly and helpful.

    Reviewed by ElizabethAug 2020

  • "The picture of the cottage is misleading as it implies a detached cottage and therefore we were very disappointed on arrival to find that not only was it actually in a small group of cottages, it was semi-detached and we had neighbours with dogs that barked a lot."

    It was only on reading the finer detail at the very bottom of the advertisement after we arrived, that we found the note that it was semi-detached. Regrettably also, some of the cooking utensils were not clean (fat on the inside of a frying pan and some plates not clean) which in light of the current concerns about Covid-19, did not make us feel very relaxed. I did mention this to the owners as I think it is important for them to be aware and assume they thought the previous occupants had done everything. - not quite the idyllic peace and quiet we had hoped for.

    Many thanks for your feedback. Our website clearly states that this is a superb stone-built semi-detached cottage at the top of the property description and I am sorry if you missed this. The owner has informed us that you did mention that you had found the frying pan dirty and she apologised to you for this and said she must have missed it, because she cleans the property herself. The owner takes a real pride in keeping the property clean and if any guest has any problems at all she is on hand to assist as soon as possible and always scores highly for cleanliness. Property Owner

    Reviewed by DavidJul 2020

  • "Just had a great holiday will definitely go back"

    Reviewed by ColinJul 2020

  • "We had a wonderful long weekend with Fleshbeck as our base & our only grumble was that we didn't book a full week."

    The property was as-listed & we were very cosy there. I'd happily recommend this cottage to anyone wanting to stay in the area.

    Reviewed by AndrewMar 2020

  • "Due to boiler/heating breaking down I couldn't stay in the cottage I had booked (Low Green Cottage)."

    Quick acting from both owner + Sykes set me up in Fleshbeck Cottage nearby which was very much appreciated.

    Reviewed by E.m.Nov 2019

  • "I have been staying in this cottage for years now and it's all been completely redecorated since last year and also new central heating works brilliantly!"

    !! The sofas could do with being replaced but they're perfectly adequate.

    Reviewed by FionaOct 2019

  • "Wonderful place."

    So relaxing

    Reviewed by AndreaDec 2018

  • "This is cracking cottage."

    Very peaceful in the country but yet only short drive to Kirby Lonsdale. Cottage had everthing we needed. Open fire in the living room made the nights cosy. Would come again....

    Reviewed by DeborahOct 2018

  • "Property was looking a tad tired and in need of decoration."

    We were not aware that the dining room window looked directly into the cottage behind ours. Very off putting when eating meals. The kitchen was also overlooked but had a net curtain at the window. The kitchen and bathroom were spotless, but other rooms could do with being given the same level of dusting. The garden was sadly quite neglected, and several shrubs and plants were in need off a good chop and tidy. There was no welcome pack, and this was the first cottage we have stayed in were there was no hairdryer. That said, the cottage is in a lovely place and we did have a relaxing holiday. It was also very kind and much appreciated that they let us bring a second dog.

    Reviewed by GillianJul 2018

  • "Fleshbeck Cottage was everything we hoped it would be."

    There was nothing that wasn’t included that we would have expected. Excellent facilities and WiFi was great. The local area was beautiful with great things to see. Had an excellent meal in The Snooty Fox well worth a visit. Lovely local shops too. Definitely somewhere is would return to. Thank you x

    Reviewed by AvrilJun 2018

  • "The cottage was in a lovely spot, very peaceful."

    It was very clean & had just about everything you would need & being able to take the dog was a bonus, lovely little enclosed garden. However 3 things we felt let it down, there is no heat in the bathroom or bedrooms( there are plug in heaters in bedrooms so not such a problem),but it would have been nice to have somewhere to dry towels. On our first night we were cold, as the storage heater on landing didn't seem to come on till early morning. In the lounge there is a plug in heater, but without lighting the fire that is totally inadequate in the winter. The storage heater in dining room hardly felt warm. There is also just a plug in heater in kitchen. Thirdly it would have been nice to have proper sized bath towels. We did enjoy our stay & the cottage is obviously loved & well cared for, but I think you would struggle to be warm enough had the weather been snowing & frosty.

    Reviewed by ElizabethMar 2018

  • "The cottage was great for a romantic weekend in the sticks."

    Nearby Kirkby Lonsdale was a nice little town.

    Reviewed by MichelMar 2018

  • "I think this is the fifth time we have booked this cottage and it is always a great pleasure to stay here."

    The enclosed garden is perfect for our dog and the public footpath across the road provides a super walk, with fabulous views.

    Reviewed by CaroleFeb 2018

  • "Great location for getting away from it all and close enough to Kirby Lonsdale to easily get extra provisions if needed."

    Beautiful scenery and very quiet. In the cottage itself managed a couple of roaring fires, comfortable sofas and beds and no Wi-Fi issues with four I-pads on the go. Great short-stay and good value.

    Reviewed by DavidFeb 2018

  • "Third time at this cottage."

    Enclosed garden perfect for the dog, very quiet location. Well equipped, bucket of coal and logs to light the range - very cosy. Near to Kirkby Lonsdale which is particularly lovely at Christmas.

    Reviewed by CaroleDec 2017

  • "The cottage is perfect for us because it is near Kirkby Lonsdale, which is lovely anyway, and we have family there."

    The cottage has an enclosed garden which is really good for my dog. It is also a really quiet location, with nice walks.

    Reviewed by CaroleDec 2017

  • "Advertised as having WiFi but extremely poor throughout the entire house- may be worth mentioning."

    Reviewed by Sara-janeAug 2017

  • "The location was stunning, the garden was better than I expected as it was enclosed, making it safe for my (small) dog."

    The locals walks were fabulous, with amazing views. Will definitely book again.

    Reviewed by CaroleMay 2017

  • "Could do with a few jobs doing around the accommodation, window catch in bedroom missing so could nt leave window open incase a gust of wind or something smashed the window as not secure."

    Electric switch tripped 3 times during stay when switched kitchen light off causing lights to go out having to switch main trip switch to get lights working again. No welcome pack to tell u about recycling etc. Lovely clean spacious property .thouroghly enjoyed our stay . would go back if in the area again .

    Reviewed by JulieSep 2016

  • "This was a well appointed cottage and my granddaughters loved it and want to return."

    Reviewed by ElizabethAug 2016

  • "Fleshbeck Cottage was very clean and with everything you need."

    Owners very contactable of you have a problem. Enclosed garden great for dogs and very peaceful relaxing time. Would highly recommend and great value. Well done to the owner for making our stay so comfortable and relaxing.

    Reviewed by StevenJul 2016

  • "It was exactly as described; very clean and organised, very well equipped and in excellent condition."

    It had a good shower, very helpful owners and a splendid small enclosed garden. It is in a nice quiet location. Really good value for money.

    Reviewed by DavidJun 2016

  • "A lovely cottage located in beautiful countryside, with easy access to nice walks and to the local small town."

    The cottage was very clean and tidy with fully functioning facilities. The owners were very pleasant and responsive if we had any requests and clearly cared very much about the cottage.

    Mr AlbaJun 2016

  • "This is the second time we have been to Fleshbeck Cottage."

    We love the peace and quiet and the fact we can take the dog. The setting is perfect and the views are amazing.

    Reviewed by CraigFeb 2016

  • "The period Cottage is cosy and has a fantastic fireplace, just perfect for those wintery evenings."

    This property is also dog friendly and is highly recommended.

    Reviewed by DavidOct 2015

  • "Fleshbeck cottage is set in a lovely rural location."

    If you want peace and quiet and not to be disturbed, then this is the place. The cottage is comfortable and the fire stove is excellent and a real roaring fire can be enjoyed. The garden is lovely and you can sit outside comfortably and hear nothing but the birds.

    Reviewed by JasonMar 2015

  • "The surroundings are great."

    It's a perfect base to spend time in both areas; Lake District and Yorkshire Dales. Kirkby Lonsdale is very nice village with a lot of facilities and nice shops. There is not much written about this village but it's definitely undervalued. The cottage is in a very good condition. We were very glad that pets were allowed. I can very recommend this cottage to anyone who likes to spend the holidays in a quiet neighbourhood.

    Reviewed by BertDec 2014

  • "Cottage was very clean and had everything we needed."

    Nice clean white bedding. Kitchen well equipped and clean. Nice walled garden, as we had a small dog with us. The cottage is set in lovely scenery - whichever way you look.

    Reviewed by LorraineJun 2014

  • "Had a lovely week, really happy with the cottage would certainly be more than happy to return."

    Reviewed by SoniaMay 2014

  • "We thought that the cottage was very spacious and warm upon arrival."

    It was well equipped and we all enjoyed the powerful hot showers. We especially loved the character features in the cottage like the windows and the range/ fire in the living room. The cottage location is great for visits to the Lakes and Lancs/Yorkshire. It was good to have the fire starter pack until we got our bearings and found where to buy wood etc.

    Reviewed by SylvaFeb 2014

  • "A beautiful cosy cottage."

    Reviewed by AndrewNov 2013

  • "Location quite remote, but beautiful setting and great for dog walks straight from the door."

    Cottage is beautiful and well maintained and equipped. Much bigger than it looks in the photographs which don't do it justice! Was really comfortable and cosy. Would highly recommend and hope to visit again.

    Reviewed by AlisonOct 2013

  • "A beautiful location, and a well equipped property finished to a high standard."

    It felt like a home from home.

    Mrs Sarah CamishOct 2013

  • "Owners very friendly and helpful."

    Accommodation to a tasteful, high standard and well maintained. Kirkby Lonsdale is located approx 3 miles away and has various facilities i.e. shops, eating, pubs and walks around the River Lune / Lune Valley. The Orange Tree has a very good selection of local ales courtesy the Kirkby Lonsdale Brewery. I cannot review our holiday without a mention for the Jingling Lane Traditional Fish and Chip Shop....lovely! Overall we had a lovely week, and would like to return next year.

    Reviewed by CraigSep 2013

  • "It was the perfect place to unwind and relax, close to all areas of interest and in an absolutely beautiful setting."

    Reviewed by TracySep 2013

  • "With the cottage being well-situated, it was easy to travel to a number of local destinations."

    The cottage also felt very modern and clean. Although we had no immediate neighbours, any people we met were very friendly. It was also very nice of the owners to pay us a visit to check that everything was to our satisfaction.

    Reviewed by AdamMay 2013

  • "We had a good relaxing break, in a quiet location."

    Liked the fact the owner only called once to check all was well. The pictures were good, but did not do the place justice. We will go back.

    Reviewed by SMar 2013

  • "It was a home from home!"

    Very cosy and quiet, very well equipped cottage and ideal, rural location.

    Reviewed by AnnFeb 2013

  • "Totally relaxing - lovely countryside."

    Reviewed by MariaJul 2012

  • "Fleshbeck Cottage was very homely and comfortable throughout."

    We have never had such a comfortable bed during a cottage holiday! The situation of the cottage was lovely and quiet. We had our reservations when we booked with it being semi-detached, but we didn't notice any noise from the adjoining property. The owner introduced himself and checked that everything was OK during our stay, which it was, no complaints whatsoever. We had a very enjoyable and relaxing week which was enhanced by such a lovely 'home from home' cottage. We would definitely return for another holiday and would highly recommend it to friends and family. Thank you.

    Reviewed by JanetJun 2012

  • "Stunning, secluded location, great views."

    Peaceful and quiet. Cozy and characterful cottage, comfortably furnished with some nice antique pieces to reflect the age of the property, very homely. Loved the fireplace and so did the dogs! Xmas tree and decorations were a lovely touch. Owners friendly and accommodating. Beautiful surrounding area with quaint villages and towns. Good pubs and tea rooms, very dog friendly area.

    Mr MeltzerDec 2011

  • "The location of this property is outstanding."

    It was exactly what we wanted for a short break. Only 5 minutes from Kirkby Lonsdale and 25 minutes from Kendal. We were also allowed to take our two dogs at a small extra fee of £10 for the second pooch. We would definitely recommend this property to friends and family. The owners were very accommodating.

    Reviewed by ScottNov 2011

  • "Very peaceful and charming cottage."

    Ideally situated for the Lake District. Owners were also very charming.

    Reviewed by HazelNov 2011

  • "Owners who are very nice people."

    My kids loved the house which although beamed, had very high ceilings. We liked the peace and quiet. Walks with dog to see cows and sheep nearby. Kirkby Lonsdale is a lovely town, very pretty. A good jump off to the Lakes.

    Reviewed by SheenaAug 2011

  • "The standard of the cottage was good."

    We have only been in static caravans before so it was a nice change. The cottage was in a very quiet location.

    Reviewed by SuzanneAug 2011

  • "Great location between the Lake District and Dales, you have the best of both worlds."

    There was loads to do-walks, caves, castles, lakes and there is good food in Kirby Lonsdale.

    Reviewed by JonJul 2011

  • "I liked the very aesthetic and stylish arrangement of the cottage - it was easy to feel good in the old house."

    Reviewed by SebastianJul 2011

  • "The rural location, quietness and traditional style property gave an overall excellent holiday."

    We would definitely recommend this to our friends and also consider staying there again ourselves.

    Reviewed by WilliamJun 2011

  • "The location was ideal, within a short drive to Kirkby Lonsdale which is a lovely town."

    The Cottage was ideal and had lovely views. I would recommend to others.

    Reviewed by JulieJun 2011

  • "Excellent cottage, very comfortable and spotlessly clean."

    Well situated for the Dales generally and with reasonable journey time to the Lake District. We were made to feel very welcome.

    Reviewed by ConnorOct 2010

  • "The location of the cottage was great for access to the Yorkshire dales."

    The local people were all very friendly. The cottage was very peaceful.

    Reviewed by MichaelSep 2010

  • "A perfect place for a quiet holiday in a beautiful landscape."

    Reviewed by KlausJul 2010

  • "Brilliant cottage."

    Kirkby Lonsdale was a very nice place. Scenery around the cottage was great.

    Reviewed by PaulJul 2010

  • "Fantastic location, accommodation; felt like home."

    Reviewed by VivienJun 2010

  • "Cottage well placed for Lake District and Yorkshire Dales."

    Good eating places in the area.

    Reviewed by JohnApr 2010

  • "Very comfortable cottage with friendly and amenable owners."

    'The Swan Inn' and 'The Pheasant Inn' were excellent for meals.

    Reviewed by DavidApr 2010

  • "Gorgeous cottage, fabulous location, wonderful roaring fire!"

    Reviewed by VickyFeb 2010

  • "The cottage was warm (even in February!"

    ) and in a lovely peaceful spot, with wonderful views all around. Kirkby Lonsdale is an exceptionally pretty place.

    Reviewed by CarolynFeb 2010

  • "Whole cottage and holiday was perfect."

    It felt more like home than home does! The bed was extremely comfortable. Thank you for a perfect holiday.

    Mr PearcyNov 2009

  • "A great location handy for the Dales & the Lakes."

    Very peaceful. Many thanks

    Reviewed by LindaSep 2009

  • "Beautiful cottage, really lovely location."

    Reviewed by AnnieAug 2009

  • "Peaceful location, very clean property, very helpful owner."

    Reviewed by DavidJun 2009

  • "I would recommend this cottage to anyone!"

    Reviewed by EJun 2009

  • "Not far from Lancaster, which is DEFINITELY worth a visit - Castle & Judge's Lodgings!"

    Reviewed by RachelOct 2008

  • "We liked the peace and quiet and the views as we walked up the lane next to the house."

    Kirby Lonsdale was an excellent place to be near, with good eating out places, and also good butchers and cheese shop. We enjoyed doing the Three Peaks walks during our holiday, as well as lots of local walks.

    Reviewed by PaulineJul 2008

  • "Great for walking, Sedbergh a great place to visit as is Hawes & Ingleton & Lakes."

    Reviewed by MatthewFeb 2008

  • "Beautiful countryside."

    Cottage; clean and comfortable.

    Reviewed by MalcolmNov 2007

  • "The cottage was in a lovely quite picturesque setting, our young son particularly liked the garden and the neighbourhood cows and sheep!"

    The cottage was an ideal base to travel to various locations in Cumbria. It was very comfortable and cosy, lots of history and charm. The owner was very helpful and friendly also.

    Reviewed by PaulJun 2007

  • "Great location with a number of fabulous walks close at hand."

    Reviewed by LeeFeb 2007

  • "A quiet location, an excellent base for touring the lakes and Western Dales."

    Perfect for photography, sightseeing and touring some of the best landscapes in Britain. All together this made a wonderful short break.

    Reviewed by Richard & JillianMar 2006

  • "Great for a quiet relaxing holiday."

    Ideally located for both The Yorkshire Dales and The Lake District.

    Reviewed by L JJul 2005

  • "A good location for children."

    Turn left out of the property to the woods and river, with lots of paddling and water. Absolutely beautiful.

    Reviewed by CharlotteMar 2005

  • "We thought that the location of the cottage was excellent."

    The cottage itself was cosy, full of character and we particulaly liked the open range in the sitting room. This has been the fourth time we have used Sykes to book a self catering cottage and every time we have been very satisfied with the standard and location of all the properties we have stayed in.

    Reviewed by AlisonFeb 2005

  • "This is the second time we have stayed at this cottage this year and we think it is lovely."

    ..It was quiet, away from everything and everyone, just what we wanted.

    Reviewed by JohnJul 2004

  • "We had a fantastic time and would recommend this property to anyone, ideal for cyclists straight out onto the lanes with great accessibility to the Lakes and the Dales."

    Reviewed by LJun 2004

  • "The location was superb - great for the Lake District and the Dales - and Kirby Longton is a lovely little town which is full of character."

    Great cheese shop too!

    Reviewed by PatriciaMay 2004

  • "The owner is helpful."

    Reviewed by StephenOct 2003

  • "Peace and quiet and lovely walks."

    Reviewed by IanSep 2003

  • "A lovely relaxing cottage in a good spot to explore the local area, the Dales and the Lake District."

    A good place to get away from it all.

    Reviewed by MiriamAug 2003

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Lune Valley Holiday Cottages

Kirkby Lonsdale 3 miles. Close to the lovely market town of Kirkby Lonsdale, ideally placed for visiting the Yorkshire Dales, the Lakes or the Trough of Bowland, Lune Valley Holiday Cottages offer a superb collection of self-catering properties. Located in an area of wooded hills in the picturesque Lune Valley, these four Kirkby Lonsdale cottages have been fully renovated to provide first class holiday accommodation in a beautiful setting close to the River Lune. The Old Stables, Fleshbeck Cottage and Beckside Cottage are next to a babbling brook which flows into the River Lune and together they offer accommodation for 16 people whilst The Granary is on the nearby family farm, adjacent to the farmhouse. Full of character and charm, these four Kirkby Lonsdale cottages are individually styled and boast many original features including mullion windows, exposed beams and original stone flooring. Visitors to The Old Stables, Fleshbeck Cottage and Beckside Cottage will enjoy the gardens complete with lawn, flowerbeds and a lovely babbling brook winding its way past the cottages. Guests can enjoy the stunning surroundings of this area and the many delights of Kirkby Lonsdale, including the beautiful walks along the river made famous by the artist Turner and the writer John Ruskin. Kirkby Lonsdale is only a few miles from the Lake District, the Yorkshire Dales and the Forest of Bowland, which is a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, making these Kirkby Lonsdale cottages a fabulous base for touring this beautiful part of the country.

The property

Kirkby Lonsdale 3 miles.

A wonderful rural retreat!

This superb stone-built semi-detached cottage is situated in Mansergh, an area of lovely wooded hills and valleys about 3 miles up the River Lune from Kirkby Lonsdale.

One half of an old farmhouse, dating back to 1717, Fleshbeck Cottage is truly delightful - full of character and charm.

It boasts many original features including mullion windows, exposed beams, and a working cast iron range in the sitting room.

Visitors will enjoy the pretty cottage garden complete with lawn, flowerbeds, cast iron garden furniture and a BBQ.

Adjacent to a wooded valley, this unique and rather romantic property is an ideal location for a relaxing break.

Note: This cottage is next to Refs. 917 and 9985, and a short distance from Ref. 10255, together they sleep 22.


  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath with shower over, basin and WC
  • Well equipped fitted kitchen and separate dining room
  • Lovely sitting room with mullion windows, beams and old range fireplace.
  • New Renovated - Gas central heating throughout with open fire in sitting room
  • Electric cooker, microwave, fridge, freezer, washer/dryer, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for open fire inc. in rent
  • Bed linen inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair on request
  • Off road parking for two cars
  • Pretty front garden with garden furniture and BBQ
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Non smokers preferred
  • Farm shop 1 mile, other amenities in Kirkby Lonsdale, 3 miles.

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About the location


Kendal 9 miles.

An attractive market town, Kirkby Lonsdale is situated in the heart of the Lune Valley, midway between the Yorkshire Dales and the Lake District. The town was mentioned in the Domesday Book of 1086, and holds a 13th century Market Charter. Nowadays, Thursday is market day, a perfect opportunity for visitors to explore the variety of distinctive independent shops in the town, or the many 17th and 18th century buildings which still stand. The town was also a finalist for the High Street of the Year Award in 2016. This part of the Lune Valley was a favourite haunt of the artist Turner, and was made famous by Ruskin – his "view" of the valley is still spectacular. The medieval Devil’s Bridge spans the river, and the quiet country lanes are ideal for exploring by car, bike, or even horse. There are three golf courses nearby, as well as tennis, riding, fishing and a variety of riverside and country walks, making the area an ideal location for a break, whatever time of year. When voting Kirkby Lonsdale as the ‘Best Place to Live in The North West’ in 2019, The Sunday Times commented it is “An unbeatable Lake District location, bags of community spirit and one of the cleanest high streets in the country’.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
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