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Barley Cottage

Sandford near Appleby-in-Westmorland, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 936568)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

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4 Customer Review(s)

  • “The cottage was beautiful weather ...”
    The cottage was beautiful weather was rubbish. A little far out for Lake District touring. Countryside beautiful
    The cottage was beautiful weather was rubbish. A little far out for Lake District touring. Countryside beautiful
    - Mrs Cain, June 2017

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

Appleby-in-Westmorland 4.7 miles.

This attractive cottage is situated in the village of Sandford in the Eden Valley.

This delightful cottage provides spacious accommodation, ideal for a family or friends who wish to explore the Eden Valley in this magical corner of Cumbria.

Inside, there is a first floor sitting room with cosy woodburner and a separate kitchen with dining area.

Downstairs there are two bedrooms, a double and a twin together with a family bathroom.

On the second floor there is a master double bedroom with an en-suite shower room.

Outside, there is a very pleasant patio with attractive borders filled with flowers in the summer and steps leading up to a second terrace which has lovely views across the fields.

Whatever the time of day you will find a quiet corner to enjoy a refreshing drink or snack.

This cottage is surrounded by scenic countryside being located in the Eden Valley with the North Pennines, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty just waiting for you to explore.

The pretty and ancient market towns of Appleby-in-Westmorland and Kirkby Stephen are other great destinations with cobbled streets and riverside walks to enjoy.

For a memorable day, travel into the Lake District to Ullswater and Pooley Bridge.

This beautiful landscape will captivate anyone and youngsters will love a picnic on the lakeshore and may even dip their toes in the water, whilst the impressive watersports and challenging footpaths and bridleways will keep every outdoor enthusiast happy.

Whenever you choose to visit, this delightful cottage will make an excellent base for a special Cumbrian holiday.

Accommodation

Over three floors. Three bedrooms: 1 x ground floor double, 1 x ground floor twin, 1 x second floor double with en-suite shower, basin and WC. Ground floor bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. First floor kitchen with dining area. First floor sitting room with woodburner.

Amenities

  • Electric central heating with woodburner
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, dishwasher
  • TV with Freeview, DVD, DAB radio, WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburner inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Bike storage
  • Decked veranda with patio garden and furniture leading to lawned garden with fruit and vegetable garden
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 5 miles, pub 3 mins walk
  • Note: There are three steps leading from the patio area to the lawned garden and two steps from the veranda to the patio, children to be supervised.

About the location

SANDFORD

Appleby-in-Westmorland 4.4 miles; Kirkby Stephen 6 miles, Penrith 18 miles.

Sandford is a small village 4 miles from Appleby-in-Westmorland and 18 miles from Penrith. It is quiet and peaceful offering good local walks and views of the North Pennines. In the centre of the village is a thriving local pub offering good food. The nearby historic town of Appleby-in-Westmorland lies in a loop of the River Eden and is overlooked by the Pennine range 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. Sandford and Appleby are 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 Appleby town. 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. Also on this line is the old market town of Kirkby Stephen which hosts a variety of shops, cafes, restaurants and pubs and thriving local community. With its traditional old buildings, Kirkby Stephen boasts cobbled old yards, quaint corners and a pretty picnic area where “Franks Bridge” crosses the river Eden. Cyclists and motorists can enjoy the beautiful route from Sandford to Kirkby Stephen via the pretty village of Warcop, which repeatedly crosses the River Eden and has spectacular views of the North Pennine ridge. 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:

  • Winter