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Rainbow Cottage

Kirkby Stephen, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 1127915)

5.0

Lakelovers rating

  • 6 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes

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Features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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9 Customer Review(s)

  • Joyce

    “We had a lovely stay here.”

    Everything we could possibly need for a comfortable stay was included. The space in the cottage was amazing...set out with 2 wings so that you can have your own space. Plenty of outdoor seating areas with lovely views. The owners of this property are really lovely kind and welcoming. They make sure you are comfortable and have a wealth of local knowledge. We can't wait to return. Go there...you won't be disappointed!

    Everything we could possibly need for a comfortable stay was included. The space in the cottage was amazing...set out with 2 wings so that you can have your own space. Plenty of outdoor seating areas with lovely views. The owners of this property are really lovely kind and welcoming. They make sure you are comfortable and have a wealth of local knowledge. We can't wait to return. Go there...you won't be disappointed!

    - Joyce, April 2024

Summary

  • Single-storey, large property
  • Three bedrooms: 1 super-king, 1 x 2 single beds, 1 king-size with en-suite walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Bathroom with disabled access, bath, walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Note: There is ramp access available, wheelchair friendly, suitable for those with limited mobility
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Sitting room with electric fire
  • Geothermal underfloor heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher
  • WiFi
  • TV with FreeSat, DVD, CD/radio, library of books and games
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair available on request
  • Off-road parking for 4 cars
  • Front lawned garden, plus side terrace with furniture, and rear patio/courtyard with furniture and barbecue
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Please note, as this is a working farm, dogs must be accompanied at all times
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 1.8 miles, pub 2.4 miles
  • Note: £20 supplement for dog
  • The cottage is 5 miles from Eden Barn Wedding venue
  • Please note: WiFi may be intermittent at times.

The property

Kirkby Stephen 2.4 miles. Rainbow Cottage is a delightful conversion of the main cow byre of Sykeside Farm in Soulby, resting in the glorious Eden Valley of Cumbria. A fully working farm boasting far-reaching views across the valley to the Pennines and the Howgill Fells, this substantial cottage offers spacious accommodation for smaller or extended families and groups of up to six people. Original beams and stained-glass features add character to this charming, well-equipped cottage, whilst its ground-floor level, ramp access and a range of internal features offer ease for those with limited mobility. The large, fitted kitchen is well-equipped with a host of appliances, whilst dining is also easy around the six-seater table; continue through to the sitting room for a relaxing evening, home to plush seating and an electric fire. There are three bedrooms at this lovely holiday home offering flexible sleeping arrangements for any family staying, Single-storey. Three bedrooms: 1 super-king, 1 x 2 single beds, 1 king-size with en-suite walk-in shower, basin and WC. Bathroom with disabled access, bath, walk-in shower, basin and WC The bedrooms are serviced by a spacious bathroom, with both a bath and a shower. Outside Rainbow Cottage there are several places to relax and bask in the sunshine, selecting between the front lawn, a side terrace, and a rear courtyard with furniture and a barbecue. Surrounded by open countryside and boasting views of the river, the cottage is an excellent base for those who enjoy walking, cycling and horse riding, along with scenic vistas across the county. Just a short journey away is the market town of Kirkby Stephen, which offers shops, restaurants, and pubs, while the Settle-Carlisle Railway, the Howgill Fells, Pennines, and the ruins of Brough and Pendragon castles are all within easy reach. Also, the Lake District, Yorkshire Dales and the Durham Dales, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty are all within a short drive. A superb abode, choose Rainbow Cottage.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £350.

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About the location

KIRKBY STEPHEN

Appleby-in-Westmorland 12 miles; Sedbergh 13 miles; Barnard Castle 21 miles; Penrith 22 miles; Reeth 22 miles; Kendal 23 miles; Middleton-in-Teesdale 27 miles; Ullswater Lake 35 miles..

The old market town of Kirkby Stephen lies at the foot of the Howgill Fells in the upper Eden Valley, between the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales National Parks. The traditional market town hosts a variety of shops, cafes, restaurants and pubs for every taste and budget. A delightful rural town with a thriving local community and many traditional old dwellings, Kirkby Stephen boasts cobbled old yards, quaint corners and a pretty picnic area where “Frank’s Bridge” crosses the River Eden, while just a mile from the town, the old railway station connects to the magnificent Settle-Carlisle Railway line, a must-do travel experience for everyone. Enjoy many excellent walks and cycle routes nearby, particularly the route of the old Darlington to Tebay train line over two magnificent viaducts, and visit the gothic gorge where the River Eden flows through wooded Stenkrith park. Explore the wonderful Howgill Fells or visit the majestic Pendragon Castle and Brough Castle. A superb location with the whole of the mystical Lake District National Park, the stunning Yorkshire Dales and the North Pennines AONB at your fingertips.

Please note: WiFi may be intermittent at times.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas