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Cliburn Signal Box Holiday Cottage – Home 272427 Cottage

  • 1 bedroom
  • 4 sleeps
  •  min stay varies

Cliburn Signal Box Holiday Cottage – Home 272427

Excellent Excellent – based on 31 reviews

  • Cottage
  • 1 bedroom
  • 4 sleeps
  •  min stay varies

Cottage / 1 bedroom / 1 bathroom / sleeps 4

Key Info

  • Child friendly
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Description from owner

Description

Visitors to Cliburn Signal Box will find that, whilst it has been completely modernised, it has been tastefully renovated to retain its charm and many of the original features and characteristics.

Its secluded location is ideal for those wishing to relax and get away from it all, those wanting to be closer to nature, or those wanting to get out and about.

Nature is on your doorstep, with visitors often seeing the local red squirrels and the Signal Box uses the first floor lounge, which has windows to three sides, to give breathtaking views of the Eden Valley. At night little light pollution means that it is perfect for stargazing and if that wasn't enough, a short drive and we are walking up one of the many fells or playing in one of the lakes.

What more could you ask for?

Location description from owner

The England region

Lying with the Pennines to the east and the Lake District

Visitors to Cliburn Signal Box will find that, whilst it has been completely modernised, it has been tastefully renovated to retain its charm and many of the original features and characteristics.

Its secluded location is ideal for those wishing to relax and get away from it all, those wanting to be closer to nature, or those wanting to get out and about.

Nature is on your doorstep, with visitors often seeing the local red squirrels and the Signal Box uses the first floor lounge, which has windows to three sides, to give breathtaking views of the Eden Valley. At night little light pollution means that it is perfect for stargazing and if that wasn't enough, a short drive and we are walking up one of the many fells or playing in one of the lakes.

What more could you ask for?

Location description from owner

The England region

Lying with the Pennines to the east and the Lake District Fells to the west, the beautiful Eden Valley, around the River Eden is a mix of lush green countryside, traditional towns and attractive sandstone villages some dating back to Viking times. To the south are the peaceful Howgill Fells, a favourite of Wainwright.
Add to this the most scenic railway in England, the Settle to Carlisle line, runs through the Eden Valley, with stations at Appleby and Kirkby Stephen.

Cliburn

With the lakes and fells of the Lake District only a short drive and the market towns of Alston, Appleby, Penrith, Brough, Keswick and Kirkby Stephen nearby, visitors should always be able to find something of interest. Or your stay may be specific if you plan to visit the area to attend one of the growing number of events in the area, like the Appleby Horse Fair, Kendal Calling, Lowther Game and Country Fair or Potfest.

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Families

  • Great for children of all ages
  • No pets allowed
  • Cot available
  • High chair available

Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: Double Bed
    Beds in other rooms: Sofa Bed
  • 1 En suite

Amenities

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Private garden
  • BBQ
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Fireplace
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Iron
  • High chair available
  • TV
  • Satellite TV
  • DVD player
  • CD player
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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Access

  • Parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Policies

Check in time:16:00, Check out time:10:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
Payment
This rental can only be paid for online through Holiday Lettings using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).
Smoking
No smoking at this property
Cancellation policy
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About the owner

Gavin And Wendy M
Response rate:
100%
Calendar updated::
26 Feb 2017
Years listed:
4
Based in:
United Kingdom
Overall rating:

Languages spoken: English


This Cottage has 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom and sleeps 4. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 05 Nov 2012. Located in Penrith, it has 31 reviews with an overall rating of 5. The average weekly rate varies from £410 to £545.

The Owner has a response rate of 100% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 26 Feb 2017.

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“Amazing experience at Cliburn Signal Box Cottage”

Reviewed 30 Nov 2016

I've just returned from a weekend break in the signal box and it was a fantastic experience to stay in this quirky conversion. It's very well laid out and the underfloor heating ensures a nice cosy atmosphere. The signal box is an ideal base to visit Cumbria, The Lake District and the Pennines. Gavin and Wendy are really nice and helpful, without being intrusive and even dropped off a phone charger for me when I mentioned I'd left mine at home. I will be highly recommending this property to my family and friends.

“Excellent - We didn't want to leave!”

Reviewed 2 Apr 2013

We booked a four night stay at the Signal Box, as we needed to work nearby and we used to live in the village. We used to walk past the Signal Box regularly and were so pleased to find out that the Old Signal Box had been renovated. And to such an excellent standard too! We really enjoyed our stay and did not want to leave! It is a great place to chill out and we certainly managed to relax and enjoy some walks too. We loved been met by and looking at the wildlife (hens/ducks) and glad that there was no cockerel to wake us! The views are stunning from all angles of the living room and we were lucky to have snow on the mountains in the distance. We were only disappointed that we did not get snowed in like the previous guests and we therefore had to leave! We can't wait to return!

“a must for peace and quiet”

Reviewed 21 Mar 2013

had a wonderful stay at the signal box in Cliburn. fantastic views from the lounge which is situated up a few stairs on the second floor. very quiet and peaceful. Wendy and Gavin have done a sterling job in the restoration of the accommodation, all finished to a very high standard. Has everything you need within a self catering accommodation. found some beautiful areas to visit within a very short distance of travelling. train station a short drive away but by using the train to skipton was able to take in the surrounding countryside. would not hesitate to recommend this wonderful find

“Wonderful accomodation, fantastic location and brilliant hosts!”

Reviewed 5 Mar 2013

We needed accomodation for a last minute weekend to Penrith and luckily this very popular signal box came up in a google search. We loved the way it looked from the website and were not disappointed. The quirky accomodation has been renovated to a very high standard and made the perfect base for my husband, baby and I. The location is so convenient and the views from the sitting room were spectacular (as well as enjoying watching the comings and goings of the local chickens!). The hosts were welcoming, available and dealt with any queries efficiently and immediately - we couldn't have asked for more. We will definitely be staying here again!

“Amazing experience to stay in an outstanding and unique piece of heritage!”

Reviewed 3 Mar 2013

My husband and I were truly delighted to experience such a wonderful few days away due to the outstanding high quality of the signal box facilities, its peaceful surroundings and customer service from the owners. The location is quiet, surrounded by woods and yet enables easy access to explore the countryside and villages of Cumbria and the Lake district. The exquisite signal box made a welcome retreat from busy lives and the fire, views and nearby chickens and ducks was wonderful! Visiting in February the log fire made it cosy and warm. I cannot rate this place highly enough. Gavin and Wendy are helpful and ensure you have all you need for a perfect stay.

“Quirky signal house,with plenty of character and warmth in an ideal location.”

Reviewed 20 Feb 2013

This property meets all expectations and more. Excellent hospitality and welcome from the owner. The signal house has been perfectly refurbished, slightly more modern whilst keeping its unique originality true to character! Very clean and larger than it looks in photos, family of 4 would still be comfortable in this property! Placed in an ideal location surrounded by woodland behind and open fields from the front, only a few cars drove past in our 3 day stay with sound of birds, lambs and lots of friendly hens and ducks making the only noise. Highly recommend to everyone!!

“A fantastic experience!”

Reviewed 23 Jan 2013

Cliburn signal box is a beautifully restored property in a fantastic area. The property has been restored to a very high standard and includes everything you require for the overall experience. Very quirky and very clean and comfortable. It was a pleasure staying, the views from the signal box were stunning and even the neighbouring chickens and ducks were very welcoming. There is a lovely calm and relaxing feel to the property and a continuous warmth from the under floor heating. Even though we had cold temperatures and snow we were very warm and cosy. We loved it so much we are returning in july and any other opportunity we get. 10 out of 10 from us!

So pleased you enjoyed your stay and everything about The Signal Box. Thanks for booking again and we look forward to seeing you soon. Kind regards, Gavin & Wendy

“Beautiful, quirky property in a gorgeous part of the country”

Reviewed 9 Jan 2013

We stayed here for three nights just after New Year, and had a wonderful break. I kept the nature of the property a surprise for my wife, who couldn't believe it when we rolled up and discovered we were staying in a restored signal box. The owners have done an astounding job of doing it up. It's beautifully decorated and furnished, with amazing original features and attention to detail. There are lovely pubs a short drive away, and it's just half an hour from Ullswater, but even if you don't want to drive, the surrounding countryside is gorgeous, and the property itself is a wonderful place to relax.

So pleased your wife liked the surprise and that you enjoyed your stay and the renovation of the Signal Box. Thanks once again, Gavin & Wendy

“Beautiful views from a quirky comfortable upside-down building”

Reviewed 7 Jan 2013

We had a fantastic weekend break here with the kids. Location is within very easy reach of the Northern Lakes. The property itself is fantastic, has every facility needed and was a lovely place to stay.

So please you and your family enjoyed your stay. Thanks again, Gavin & Wendy

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