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Ploughmans Cottage

Corby Hill, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 1105187)


Lakelovers rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes

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  • Off road parking
  • Garden / Patio
  • Broadband / WiFi

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8 Customer Review(s)

  • Charles

    “We had an excellent stay, ideally situated for us travelling to the Lake District and other areas.”

    Highly recommended.

    Highly recommended.

    - Charles, August 2023


  • Two double bedrooms
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Sitting room
  • Gas central heating with electric fire
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge with ice box
  • TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking
  • Rear garden with lawn, patio and furniture
  • One well-behaved pet welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking inside
  • Shop 2 miles, pub 1.1 miles

The property

Perched in the idyllic village of Fenton near Corby Hill in Cumbria, is this wonderful two-bedroom cottage, The Ploughman’s Cottage. Enjoying a sleek and stylish interior and ideally located within easy reach of the North Pennines AONB, Lake District National Park and the Solway Coast AONB, The Ploughman’s Cottage is a superb dwelling for couples or a family of four seeking their next adventure. Step into the beautifully decorated sitting room, decorated in relaxing tones and providing the perfect sanctuary to return to after a day of exploring, with its plush sofas and wall-mounted TV for enjoying an evening of entertainment. Impress your loved ones with tasty meals prepared in the well-equipped kitchen/diner, ready to enjoy at the dining table or alfresco out in your private garden as you recount the days adventures. As your eyes grow heavy, follow the stairs up to the first floor, where you can take your pick from two well-appointed double bedrooms, both echoing the soothing colour palette of the rest of the cottage and with plenty of storage for your belongings. In the morning, prepare for the day in style in the contemporary shower room, before heading out for a day of adventure. Note: This property can be booked with Ref. 1057459, together sleeping up to eight guests.

Yew Tree Farm Cottages

The Yew Tree Farm Cottages consists of two beautifully-appointed pet friendly cottages resting in Fenton, Cumbria. This collection offers an idyllic setting with light and airy living spaces, flat screen TVs, private gardens, and off-road parking, making it an ideal base for families, friends and couples. The surroundings enjoy picturesque countryside, with Trout Beck nearby and easy access to the Lake District National Park and the North Pennines AONB for a variety of scenic walking and cycling trails, stunning views from the Fells, and a wealth of watersports on the lakes. If you don’t fancy cooking, treat your loved ones to a well-deserved meal at the popular Duke of Cumberland at Castle Carrock or The Stone Inn at Hayton. They are both beautiful county pubs, with lots of character and amazing food. The Duke is around a 5/10 minute drive away from both cottages. The Stone is around a 3 minute drive away and could take around 30 minutes to walk on a nice night. The Stone also offer a takeaway service. Within easy reach of the village is the bustling city of Carlisle, where you will find the attractions of Carlisle Castle, Carlisle Cathedral, Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery and the Guildhall Museum. Continue onto Penrith, where you will find the further attractions and amenities of Penrith Castle, Penrith and Eden Museum, Thacka Beck Nature Reserve and The Cross Keys Inn. The Yew Tree Farm Cottages put you at the heart of exploring the Lake District and beyond.

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About the location


Carlisle 5.2 miles; Penrith 21 miles.

Resting on the outskirts of the city of Carlisle, is the small village of Corby Hill. This charming, Cumbrian village houses the Otter Inn pub (dog friendly), a butchers, a Co-op, Sally’s tea room and a doctor’s surgery, ensuring all the necessities for a week-long stay. The village rests on the edge of the River Eden, where the water flows through the wonderful open moorland and offers opportunities for fishing. Within striking distance is the city of Carlisle, where you will find a larger selection of amenities and attractions including a 12th-century castle. There are three golf courses nearby to chose from. Other attractions within the area includes the delightful Walby Farm Park, historic Hadrian’s wall and Talkin Tarn offering superb walks. Also within close reach is the North Pennines AONB and the Lake District National Park. Corby Hill is a charming base for exploring Cumbria further

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas