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Stoney Beck

Murton near Appleby-in-Westmorland, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 938781)

  • Rating 

  • Sleeps 7

  • Bedrooms 4

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

  • Mrs Gilmour
    September 2017
    “Beautiful house - very well ...”
    Beautiful house - very well equipped with everything you need.
    Beautiful house - very well equipped with everything you need.


  • Off road parking
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

This lovely detached cottage is located in the village of Murton, on the edge of the North Pennines, four miles from the market town of Appleby-in-Westmorland.

The cottage is perfect for friends and families wishing to explore this beautiful part of the country.

There are many steps down to the front door from where you enter into a light and airy hall and into a sitting room with comfortable seating, before going into the well-equipped kitchen with dining area.

For added flexibility there is a ground floor cloakroom with basin and WC.

Upstairs there are four bedrooms, one with super king-size bed and en-suite shower, one double, one single and one twin, together with a family bathroom.

Outside, there are enclosed front and rear gardens with views to the summits of Mell Fell and Murton Pike.

Both are ideal places to relax with a refreshing drink whilst planning your days ahead.

From this cosy cottage you can access both the Pennine Way and the Coast to Coast Walk or simply amble into Dufton and enjoy this perfect quintessential English village with inn and tea room.

Alternatively, explore the pretty market town of Appleby-in-Westmorland with numerous shops, inns and castle, or take an evening stroll along the River Eden before enjoying dinner in one of the fine inns.

Why not drive over to Pooley Bridge at the head of Ullswater and enjoy a cruise on the steamer down Ullswater, the second largest in the Lake District?

A lovely cottage in a wonderful, unspoilt location.


Four bedrooms: 1 x super king-size double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x double, 1 x twin, 1 x single. Bathroom with bath, separate shower, basin and WC. Ground floor basin and WC. Kitchen with dining area. Utility. Sitting room with gas fire.


  • Gas central heating with gas fire
  • Electric oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, Smart TV with Freeview, DVD, Blu-ray, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Enclosed rear and front lawns with furniture
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 4 miles
  • Note: 27 steps down to cottage and care should be taken
  • Note: There is a river at the bottom of the garden and children must be supervised

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. Visit Appleby in June and experience the colourful spectacle of the three hundred-year old Horse Fair. With the delightful Ullswater and the magnificent Lake District within easy reach, this is an ideal holiday location.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Christmas
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