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South Lodge

(Ref. 1102400)

Appleby-In-Westmorland, Cumbria & The Lake District Show on map

4.1

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  • 8 Guests

  • 4 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes

Features

  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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4 Customer Reviews

  • "Full of cobwebs and could do with a deep clean."

    Groundsperson for castle very rude. Owner of castle told us she is in dispute with the owners of the lodge as it should not be rented out and wouldn’t allow us on the castle grounds but would have if we rented one of her cottages. Having said that it was a lovely lodge and when the heating went off the caretaker came straightaway and was very nice. Felt we should not have been in between any dispute

    Reviewed by Janette3.4Mar 2024

  • "The lodge is fab, great location too."

    Woodland walk on the doorstep, 10 minute walk into the village. Village is small but has all you need and recommend visiting the butchers and the bakers, our son also loved the sweetie shop. The pizza shop is also good. Plenty of space in the lodge and very comfortable. Downside was no washing machine, which would have been good to have access to given we were there 5 days and the weather was temperamental so could have done with washing some clothes. A not cobwebby in places but not dirty. Could also recommend the owners put some hooks on the back of doors for hanging towels etc once used. Overall a really good stay!

    Reviewed by Anne Marie4.1Oct 2023

  • "Location could have been a bit clearer, people in Castle pointed us to the North ..."

    Location could have been a bit clearer, people in Castle pointed us to the North Lodge which is a quarter mile from South Lodge,

    Reviewed by Howard4.4May 2023

  • "My family and I stayed in South Lodge over Christmas 2022."

    We had been looking for a holiday home which had room for 6 adults and a child but most importantly had ground floor accommodation for my mum who has poor mobility. South Lodge was the perfect place for us. The lodge itself is situated a short walk from the town centre and has private parking (we had 3 cars) which is accessed through a gate. All the rooms are bright and spacious, many with views to the castle grounds next door (including the local rabbits). As this is an older building with sash windows, we sometimes found the living room a bit colder but the gas fire soon took the chill off. The kitchen is a good size and has everything needed for our stay (we were cooking Christmas dinner here) and is well-equipped. I thoroughly enjoyed my stay at South Lodge and can recommend it to anyone looking for a private home to spend time in lovely Appleby.

    Reviewed by Fiona4.7Dec 2022

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Summary

  • Four bedrooms: 1 x ground-floor double, 2 x double, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Ground-floor shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Living/dining room
  • Central heating
  • Electric oven, gas hob, fridge/freezer, dishwasher
  • TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Public car park
  • Wrap-around garden
  • Two well behaved small dogs welcome (request upon booking)
  • Sorry no smoking
  • Shop 0.3 miles, pub 0.1 miles

The property

Situated in Appleby-in-Westmorland, surrounded by greenery, is this traditional, stone-fronted home, South Lodge.

Just paces away from the lively high street and steeped in history with its location, this four-bedroom property is ideal for a group of eight.

You can leave your vehicle in the public car park, which is just a short stroll away, before exploring your home-from-home.

Entering the property, you will find an entrance hallway to house your shoes and coats and, on your left, discover the living/dining room.

Relax and unwind on the sofa with a cup of tea in hand, as the TV keeps you entertained.

When stomachs start to rumble, settle down at the dining table to tuck-into hearty meals, which can be prepared in the contemporary kitchen with the electric oven and gas hob.

Afterwards, a dishwasher offers an easy clean-up, so why not venture out onto the wrap-around garden to savour a cold beverage?

As day draws to night, retire inside, and opt for a hot shower on the ground floor or head upstairs to relax your muscles in a bubble-bath.

When your head's ready to hit the pillow, choose between two doubles and a twin bedroom, all with ample storage and there is a ground-floor double for those with limited mobility.

For a wonderful retreat to Cumbria, choose South Lodge.

Note: This property can be booked with Ref. 1102399, together sleeping up to 8 guests.

Appleby Lodges

Appleby Lodges consists of two wonderful lodges in the historical town of Appleby-in-Westmorland, Cumbria. Ideal for both families and friends, these properties offer a blissful escape with much to see and do. This collection offers a wrap-around garden to enjoy dining alfresco in the warmer months and one of the lodges benefits from an indoor hot tub to unwind after a day of exploring. With the lively high street just paces away, hosting a cluster of shops and eateries to assist with your self-catered stay, Appleby Lodges is an ideal base for those wanting everything you need within walking distance. Dining options include, Crown & Cushion Inn, The Kings Head and The Midland Hotel, where you can savour home-cooked meals and local ales. History buffs can venture to the medieval Brough Castle or why not take a scenic drive to the market town of Barnard Castle to marvel at the ancient ruins? Nestled in the Eden Valley, is the market town of Penrith; here you can unveil the past at Penrith and Eden Museum, explore the impressive Lowther Castle & Gardens and test your swing at Penrith Golf Club. For all this and more, look no further than Appleby Lodges.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £450.

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About the location

APPLEBY-IN-WESTMORLAND

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. With the delightful Ullswater and the magnificent Lake District within easy reach, this is an ideal holiday location.

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This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas