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Cottage | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
The Heights, near Appleby, as the name suggests, enjoys an elevated location with superb panoramic views to the northern Pennines, the distant Lake District fells and the Carlisle to Settle railway line. The Heights is a rural location in an area of outstanding natural beauty, situated 4 miles south of Appleby between the Eden Valley and northern Pennines within a 30-minute drive of the Lake District. This courtyard development of 4, 2-bedroom cottages have been sympathetically restored by a local craftsman to an extremely high standard. Each of the cottages have retained a wealth of beams, oak flooring, oak batten doors and exposed stonework and furnished and equipped to cater for your every need. Berts Cottage is an upside down style property, is oil-centrally heated and comprises, 2 double bedrooms, 1 with double bed and 1 with double bed or children's twin beds and a bathroom with shower over bath, hand basin and toilet. On the first floor is an open-plan lounge/diner/kitchen with exposed stone wall, beams, gas log effect fire, colour TV and DVD player. Kitchen area is fully equipped with electric oven and hob, washing machine, dishwasher, fridge, freezer, microwave and dining table. All oil, electric and bed linen included. Ample private parking. There is an outside store ideal for those who wish to bring their bikes with them. Golf and fishing available nearby. Arrival time from 15.00 and departure time 10.00.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest Amenities||5 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest railway: Appleby Train Station 7.5 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Double beds (2), Single beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Further details indoors|
2 double bedrooms, 1 with double bed and 1 with double bed or children's twin beds
Travel Cot available on request
Changeover Days are FRIDAY and MONDAY, we may have some flexibility on this in Low Season or Last Minute Bookings
At least one member of a party must be over 21 years of age and their name and address must be provided as the lead member of the booking. All male / female parties may be accepted at the discretion of the owners and must be declared prior to booking. By making a booking with us, you are accepting that you will replace or pay for any breakages or damage caused in the property during the rental period and that the property will be left in good condition.
Please note that there may be instances where we have a same-day changeover between 2 parties. If so, we operate the policy of vacate by 10.00 and into property after 15.00.
Berts Cottage operates a strict NO SMOKING policy inside the premises. We do not accept pets.
About this location
The Cumbria region
The Eden Valley is set in a tranquil corner of East Cumbria nestling in between The Lake District, The Yorkshire Dales National Park and the North Pennines; all areas of outstanding natural beauty and a lovely holiday destination at any time of the year.
There’s plenty to occupy visitors from cycling the quiet country lanes (Try the Eden Valley Circular Cycle Route) to taking gentle riverside strolls, or maybe its pony trekking, fishing or golf and despite its rural location there’s plenty of visitor attractions close by.
Travelling among undulating meadows visitors will come across charming villages which are dotted throughout the area and busy market towns such as Penrith, renowned for its specialist shops, history and architecture. Picturesque Appleby with its 12th century church, Norman Castle and wide medieval main street, lays to the south east of Penrith, here at Appleby station you can catch the train for a ride along the scenic Settle-Carlisle railway line.
The Eden Valley truly is Cumbria’s ‘Hidden Gem’ which maintains the illusion of untouched remoteness despite its extremely accessible location.
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, just a few miles away.
The town is an ideal centre for tourists of all types and is the starting point for many dozens of walks over the surrounding fell countryside.
It has kept its old world charm and the people of Appleby are amongst the friendliest you can find. With Castle and Keep at the Brow of the Main Street and the Town at its foot it seems as if time has stood still. A walk up Boroughgate can transport you back into Medieval England, while the charm of the riverside walks provides an opportunity to experience the tranquillity of the countryside within five minutes of the town centre.
APPLEBY has not been swamped by tourism to the point of strangulation and visitors will find that all the town's facilities are available to them.
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11 Dec 2014
"Great little cottage, very cosy and clean"
Berts cottage was an absolutely beautiful place to stay! Very modern but rustic at the same time. The view out of the window into the valley was lovely and you are detached from busy roads and towns w… More
18 Nov 2014
"Lovely people, nice clean accomodation"
We booked it to record music because of the stone walls and open ceiling, it did not disappoint! Wilf Smarties… More
10 Nov 2014
Me and partner came here for our 2nd year anniversary! Locations beautiful, cottage was clean, well equipped, cosy and warm! Would definitely go back again!… More
31 Aug 2014
"Stunning cottage and views"
I stayed at berts cottage for 6 nights with my husband & 3 1/2 year old little boy. The cottage is fabulous we could not fault it. It's cosy and clean all round. Everything you need from home to … More
6 Aug 2014
"A lovely cottage"
We stayed in this cottage recently with our two young children and absolutely loved it. Very cosy with lovely views over the hills. The location too was excellent - right between the Lakes and the Dal… More
7 Jul 2014
"Lovely place to stay."
Stayed at Bert's Cottage with my husband and 6 year old son for 7 nights. It's a well presented cottage, warm yet airy with good kitchen facilities. Local places were within reasonable tra… More
26 Apr 2014
We stayed over the bank holiday weekend and it was the perfect getaway! The cottage is beautiful and cosy and was extremely well equipped (particularly in the kitchen). The surrounding view was beauti… More
24 Sep 2013
"Fantastic Relaxing Getaway"
Great Holiday from start to finish. Ideal location for a friends getaway to relax. The cottage was warm and friendly. Lots of information provided regarding the surrounding area. My friends and I had … More
19 Feb 2013
"Very cosy cottage set in beautiful countryside"
Had a wonderful few days break at berts cottage. It was set on higher ground and the views were breathtaking. The cottage itself had everything you could wish to need and was extremely warm and cosy. My children wanted to live there!
15 Feb 2013
"Peaceful break away"
This cottage is sutuated in a beautiful location that offers those wanting to escape city life for peace and tranquility.
Fantastic interior giving you that warm home like feel with all mod cons available.
Will definitely be looking to return sooner rather than later.
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