Description of holiday cottage near Ravenstonedale, Lake District / North West
Sandbed is a four star visit England Cottage, a delightful mix of old and new, with exposed beams, stone work and flagged floor, the furniture has been carefully handpicked to provide charm and character along with all modern conveniences. The downstairs living place is open plan with a log burner (starter pack included in tariff) digital TV, DVD and a fully equipped kitchen. The upstairs is reached by a handmade oak staircase onto a gallery sitting area from which there are 2 good sized bedrooms, one with a double bed and one with 2 single beds. There is also a spacious shower room with WC, basin and large quadrant shower cubicle.
Sandbed Cottage nestles at the foot of the slopes of Harter Fell part of the spectacular Howgills, with the stunning limestone pavements of Fellend Clouds just a short walk away. These little known hills and fells are grazed by Swaledale sheep and wild fell ponies, with Buzzards soaring over head and the call of the curlew carried on the breeze.
Sandbed Cottage is ideal for a good strenuous walk or horse/bike ride up breathtaking Wild Boar Fell or a gentler meander along the valley bottom whichever you choose the scenery is breathtaking!
Sandbed Cottage is situated in a perfect position for exploring the area, it is only 7 miles from the book town of Sedbergh and 3 miles from Ravenstonedale, a lovely little village with two pubs serving restaurant and bar meals. There is a children's playground in Ravenstonedale and some Gilbertine ruins in the grounds of St. Oswald's church.
The ancient market town of Kirby Stephen is just seven miles away and sits at the head of the Eden Valley and on Alfred Wainwrights coast to coast route, the area also offers river fishing on the Eden, Belah and Lune, horse riding, golf and the famous Settle-Carlisle railway is nearby. A little further afield are the fells, lakes and mountains of the Lake District and the stunning landscape of the Yorkshire Dales both offering plenty of attractions.
Accommodation, Facilities and Services
|Suitability:||Not suitable for infirm, No Smoking, Pets Allowed|
|General:||Central heating, Hairdryer
Sandbed Cottage is a delightful mix of old and new, with exposed beams, stone work and flagged floor.
|Bedrooms:||2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
1 Double/s, 1 Twin/s, 1 Cot/s
Bed linen and tea towels provided. Personal towels not provided.
1 Shower/s, 1 Wash basin/s, 1 Toilets/s
A large quadrant shower cubicle.
|Lounge:||Seating for 5 people
TV, Satellite/Cable TV, CD Player, Radio, DVD Player, Board Games, Books/Magazines, Selection of Films, Selection of Music
The living space is open plan with a cosy log burner(starter pack included)
|Dining Area:||Seating for 4 people , High chair
High chair/cot on request
|Kitchen/Utility:||Oven, Hob, Grill, Fridge, Freezer, Microwave, Kettle, Toaster, Ironing board, Iron
Fully equipped kitchen.
|Outdoors:||BBQ, Private garden, Patio table, Patio chairs, Sunshade
There are gardens to the side and rear of the cottage with seating areas that look straight onto the fells
|Access:||Car not essential, Off road parking, Stairs
Local bus service passes the Cottage
Linen provided, Cleaning included, Laundry included
Saturday changeover. Arrival time 3.30pm. Departure time 10am. Stabling £10 per horse per night. Feed/hay not included.
|12th -19th May||2 Days|
|19th - 26th May||2 Days|
|26th May - 2nd June||2 Days|
|2nd -9th June||2 Days|
|9th-16th June||2 Days|
|16th - 23rd June||2 Days|
|23rd - 30th June||2 Days|
|30th June - 7th July||2 Days|
|7th - 14th July||2 Days|
|14th - 21st July||2 Days|
|21st - 28th July||2 Days|
|28th July - 4th August||2 Days|
|4th - 11th August||2 Days|
|11th - 18th August||2 Days|
|18th - 25th August||2 Days|
|25th August - 1st September||2 Days|
|1st - 8th September||2 Days|
|8th - 15th September||2 Days|
|15th - 22nd September||2 Days|
|22nd - 28th September||2 Days|
|28th September - 6th October||2 Days|
|6th - 13th October||2 Days|
|13th - 20th October||2 Days|
|20th - 27th October||2 Days|
|27th October - 3rd November||2 Days|
Please Note: Prices may be subject to change at the advertiser's discretion.
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Deposit/Booking Notes: See owners web site for prices and availablity.
Low season £ 250.00
High season £550.00
Short breaks from £200.00
A deposit of £100 is required at the time of booking. Balance is due 4 weeks before holiday.
Location of holiday rental near Ravenstonedale, Lake District / North West
|Holiday Type:||Rural, Mountain, Historic/Sightseeing, Family|
|Local Activities:||Walking, Golf, Fishing, Climbing, Horse Riding, Tennis, Cycling/Mountain Biking, Local Market|
Location descriptionSedbergh is a small town nestling in a valley at the foot of the Howgill fells. It is becoming increasingly famous as for its annual book festival. Sedbergh is an ideal base from which to explore the Howgill Fells, a compact cluster of hills rising to about 2,000 feet about 40 square miles in area between the Lake District and the Yorkshire Dales.
The picturesque village of Ravenstonedale lies in an area of outstanding natural beauty, while the surroundings are idyllic and offer visitors peace and tranquility.
The nearest market town to Sandbed Cottage is Kirkby Stephen, about 7 miles away, where there are a variety of pubs and restaurants offering good dining.
Other activitiesBird Watching
Buzzards, curlews, woodpeckers and thrush are but just a few of the species regularly sighted nearby.
There are paragliding opportunities at Mallerstang with the base at Kirkby Stephen.
Cumbria Classic Coaches offers a programme of trips around the area on vintage coaches.
The Coast-to-Coast walk made famous by Alfred Wainwright traverses the Cumbrian fells..
Local eventsRegular farmers markets in the village of Brough and Orton.
Classic vehicle rally at Easter.
World famous Appleby horse fair in early June.
Tourist attractionsThe Settle-Carlisle railway, reputedly the most attractive line in the UK, winding its way through some of the finest scenery in Britain, trains can be boarded at Kirkby Stephen.
The ruin of Pendragon Castle, built in the 12th century and reputed to be the place where Uther Pendragon, King Arthur's father died.
Smardale Nature Reserve is located near and the countryside within the reserve is idyllic and wildlife is prolific.
St. Oswald's church in Ravenstonedale, rebuilt in 1744, is famous for it's three-decker pulpit and its collegiate, in-facing pews.
The Lake District National Park with its wealth of mountain and lakeland scenery and associated activities is within easy driving distance.
A short drive through this unique landscape will lead to hidden villages with galleries and craft shops, local markets and pubs.
|Nearest Railway Station:||Kirkby Stephen||5miles|
|Nearest Bus Station:||Kendal||18miles|
|Nearest Pub/Restaurant:||Fat Lamb||1.5miles|
Exit at J37 and take the A684 to Sedbergh. From Sedbergh take the A683 towards Kirkby Stephen. After approximately 7 miles Sandbed Cottage is on the left.
Take the A66 west from Scotch corner to Brough. Turn south at Brough on the A685 towards Kirkby Stephen. Continue through Kirkby Stephen. After about 2 miles turn left on the A683 signposted to Sedbergh. After approximately 5 miles Sandbed Cottage is on the right.
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|Owner Name:||Steve Hopps|
|Preferred Contact Method:||Enquiry Form|
|Owner joined website:||7 May 2012|
|Property listed since:||8 May 2012|
|Link to owners website:||sandbedcottage.co.uk|
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