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Leonard's Cragg

North Stainmore near Kirkby Stephen, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 10057)

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  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
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22 Customer Review(s)

  • Mrs Doherty

    “Ideally situated to visit both the Lakes and the Dales, the cottage is remotely I location, which is excellent for peace and quiet.”

    And more importantly watching the wildlife pass you by. Lizzie and Tony were great hosts, will definitely return very soon.

    And more importantly watching the wildlife pass you by. Lizzie and Tony were great hosts, will definitely return very soon.

    - Mrs Doherty, July 2019

The property

North Stainmore 0.75 miles.

A stone-built, semi-detached farmhouse, located on a remote hillside, just under a mile from the hamlet of North Stainmore and 5.7 miles from Kirkby Stephen.

On the edge of an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, this Cumbria cottage provides a perfect away-from-it-all location, ideal for a couple to enjoy a relaxing break in this lovely area.

This rustic Cumbria cottage provides comfortable accommodation, full of character and charm, and has a real old world feel.

Comprising a spacious kitchen/diner with stone flagged floors and old beams, a simple sitting room with warm and cosy woodburning stove, a spacious main bedroom and a bathroom, this Cumbria cottage makes a comfy base to return to after a day exploring the delights of the Lake District.

The original farmhouse and adjoining barn have been converted using traditional methods and materials, with ecological principles in mind, including electricity supplied from its own wind turbine and a natural reed bed which provides clean water for the wildlife pond at your Cumbria cottage.

Bluebell banks in the spring and wild flower meadows in the summer, along with buzzards, swallows, curlew and lapwing overhead, all provide the ingredients for a memorable cottage holiday in this wonderfully wild and remote location.

Enjoy superb scenic walking and cycling nearby, a ride on the Settle-Carlisle Railway and the delights of the Lake District National Park and Yorkshire Dales.

An ideal Cumbria cottage base for exploring this beautiful area.


  • One double bedroom
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen with dining area
  • Small sitting room with woodburning stove
  • Oil central heating with woodburning stove in the sitting room
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, Smart TV with FreeSat, DVD, CD/radio, selection of books and DVDs
  • WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair available
  • Ample off road parking
  • Large grounds with unfenced wildlife pond and furniture.Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 3 miles
  • Note: Last 500 yards approaching the cottage are accessed via an unmade track
  • Note: The path to the cottage has solar lamps
  • Note: Babes-in-arms only

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About the location


Kirkby Stephen 6.5 miles.

The pretty, rural hamlet of North Stainmore sits on a high promontory close to Kirkby Stephen and the Eden Valley - a truly stunning and secluded area. A sleepy backwater, it is surrounded by traditional farm meadows and picturesque pastures and fells. The traditional market town of Kirkby Stephen, once home to cotton mills and a large manufacturer of shoes and woollen hats, today hosts a variety of shops, cafés, restaurants and pubs for every taste and budget. Enjoy many excellent walks and cycle routes nearby, explore Brough, Appleby and the magnificent Howgill Fells, enjoy a drink in Tan Hill - Britain's highest pub - or take a ride on the Settle to Carlisle Railway. A superb location, with the whole of the mystical Lake District National Park and stunning Yorkshire Dales at your fingertips.

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