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Horseshoe Cottage

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The Stackyard Holiday Cottages

Barn | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 3

Key Info
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed

Horseshoe Cottage, a Cumbrian sandstone barn conversion, is ideally situated on a working beef and sheep farm on the fringes of the Lake District National Park. Its tranquil rural location provides a relaxing getaway while being centrally based for exploring the Lake District, the Solway Coast, Hadrian's Wall and the border with Scotland.

We offer spectacular views over the Cumbrian countryside towards Skiddaw and the Lakeland Fells while the immediate surroundings provide the opportunity to meander along the course of the Little Waver river discovering a host of wildlife including badgers,deer and foxes or enjoy the rich variety of birds and wild flowers.

A Galleried entrance leads to an open plan living area with a modern well equipped kitchen, spacious dining area and comfortable lounge. On the ground floor is the bedroom a king size bed and separate full size day bed adjoining the en-suite bathroom with a double ended spa bath and separate shower cubicle. The provision of a travel cot and high chair allows for the additional accommodation of a small child.

After a day spent exploring in the Cumbrian countryside return to our cottage to enjoy the warmth of the wood burning stove, our home grown vegetables straight from the field and spacious well equipped accommodation.

The Stackyard holiday cottages are ideal for busy families and couples alike. Our outdoor areas and farm location make the cottages relaxing and fun to be around.

Size Sleeps up to 3, 1 bedrooms
Access Car advised
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 En suites
Furniture Single beds (1), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Shared garden, BBQ, Climbing frame, Swing set, Trampoline
Access Parking

The Cumbria/Lake District

The Cumbria/Lake District

The Lake District conjures up images of magnificent mountains and shimmering lakes and that is exactly what visitors find here. In fact the whole county of Cumbria is home to some of Britain's most beautiful scenery.

This region has been a favourite all year round holiday destination for years and apart from its natural beauty it's also packed with lots of attractions and activities that cater for every kind of holidaymaker, from family holidays to romantic breaks for couples and from those who are looking for lots of activities and sports to those that prefer more gentle country pursuits.

The Lake District National Park lies at the heart of Cumbria and contains well known and much loved holiday destinations such as Windermere, Bowness, Ambleside, Coniston and Grasmere, here there are lots of charming Lakeland villages to discover and visitor attractions for all the family.

The northern and western lakes have miles of untouched natural rugged beauty and rural villages as well as being home to the historic northern lakes town of Keswick with its many shops, pubs and restaurants; providing a great holiday base.

Other areas to discover include the Eden Valley, Cartmel peninsula, south east Cumbria and the Carlisle and Hadrian's Wall area; all equally beautiful and very handy for day trips into the lakes.

Wigton

Wigton

With a charter granted in 1262, the traditional Cumbrian market town of Wigton still holds a market each Tuesday in the covered market hall. This lovely town is a popular centre for shopping, pubs and restaurants, as well as for other activities such as theatre, bowls, swimming, tennis and other sports. Wigtonian The Lord Melvyn Bragg novel, 'A Time to Dance', featured the town of Thurston, which was based on Wigton and the local area. The town is just 18 miles from Penrith and so makes an excellent base from which to explore the cathedral city of Carlisle, the North Lakes and the natural beauty of the West Cumbrian Coast. The epic Roman construction, Hadrian's Wall, is within 25 miles, whilst the Scottish borders and their famous town of Gretna Green are within easy driving distance.

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13 Oct 2014

5/5

"Fantastic"

We are just back from a long weekend at this property. I would recommended it to anyone the farmer came and introduced himself when we arrived. The place is lovely, very modern ,very clean, its a home… More

31 Jul 2014

5/5

"Fantastic holiday getaway, either to escape the rat race or to spend with family"

This was our summer holiday and was home from home, the property had everything you would need for a self-catering stay.

The property is suitable for young children and the owners were friendly and helpful.

Close to all amenities, whether walking in the lakes or visiting Carlisle or the coast, it's an ideal base for exploring this part of the country.

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