This semi-detached character property is set in a small rural hamlet called Preston Patrick, amid lovely rolling countryside just six miles from the pretty town of Kirkby Lonsdale. The cottage has been converted to an extremely high standard, and ensures that character features and stylish decor sit alongside modern comforts. The living area is on the first floor, and boasts a Juliet balcony to enjoy the lovely views, as well as a well-equipped kitchen and a woodburner. There are doors to a spacious terrace, making this holiday home an ideal base for large groups of friends or family to enjoy the area together. En-suites to some of the bedrooms, and geothermal heating and solar panels mean this cottage is both eco-friendly and convenient for families. Close to both the Lakes and Dales National Parks, this cottage makes a wonderful base for groups.
Over three floors. Six bedrooms: 1 x ground floor super king-size double (zip/link, can be twin on request), additional pull-out stacker bed & en-suite shower, basin, WC, 1 x ground floor king-size double, 1 x ground floor twin, 1 x 2nd floor super king-size double (zip/link, can be twin on request) with en-suite bath, shower over, basin, WC, 1 x 2nd floor twin (zip/link, can be super king-size double on request), 1 x 2nd floor twin. Ground floor bathroom with bath, shower over, basin, WC. Second floor bathroom with bath, shower over, basin, WC. First floor fitted kitchen with breakfast bar. First floor dining area. First floor sitting room with woodburner.
Geothermal central heating & solar panelling, woodburner in sitting room. Electric cooker, microwave, 2 x fridges, freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, 2 x TVs, DVD, radio/CD, WiFi, books/games. Fuel & power inc. in rent. Fuel for woodburner available (honesty box). Bed linen & towels inc. in rent. Cot & highchair on request. Ample off road parking. Lockable bike storage. Enclosed, rear stone paved terrace with furniture & BBQ. Two well-behaved dogs welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop 3 miles, pub & coffee shops 1 mile. Note: This property is over a hill from the M6, and though road noise is not usually audible, if the wind blows in a particular direction some road noise may be heard.
Set peacefully in the South Cumbrian countryside and consisting of a scattering of rural farms and dwellings, the small hamlet of Preston Patrick enjoys beautiful views over nearby Farleton Knott and the distant Lakeland Fells. For a quiet stroll, head for Hutton Roof Crags Nature Reserve, or for a cup of tea, a relaxing meal or to browse the shops head for the town of Kirkby Lonsdale, just 6 miles away, which has attractive architecture and is home to the famous Devils Bridge. The historic riverside town of Kendal is within easy reach, as is the picturesque Lune Valley or the charming villages of Sedburgh. Settle or Arnside. A wonderful base for exploring South Lakeland, the Yorkshire Dales, Lake Windermere and the wider National Park. A superb base whatever the time of year!
Impressive mountains, open fells and clear-water lakes, the Lake District has it all. From walking in the mountains to exhilarating watersports or just a gentle cruise on a steam-powered yacht, Cumbria is the perfect holiday destination.