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Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms 2
Pets 2

The Old Stables

High Ireby, Cumbria | CC119107 4 Grade:


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A charming cottage of historic and literary interest, decorated and furnished throughout by an interior designer.

Ground Floor:
Living Room: With TV, CD/radio and gas flame effect fire in cast iron surround.
Dining/kitchen: With electric oven and hob, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, microwave and door to garden.
Bedroom 1: Single bedroom (for flexible sleeping arrangements).
Bathroom: With bath and toilet.

First Floor:
Bedroom 2: Twin bedroom with feature stonewalll.
Bedroom 3: Double bedroom.
Shower room: With shower and toilet.

Gas central heating, gas, electricity, fuel and bed linen provided. Cot and highchair available.

Outside there is a landscaped lawn area and patio leading to open woodland. Private parking for 4 cars.The Old Stables can be let on its own or together with Laundry Cottage CC119106 to accommodate up to 11 people.

The Old Stables is situated in the quiet hamlet of High Ireby in the peaceful Northern Fells, but within easy reach of the market towns of Keswick and Cockermouth, Carlisle and the Solway Firth.
The cottage is furnished to a high standard whilst retaining many of its original period features. The property is set in extensive grounds including woodlands and has a private garden with stunning views over the Uldale Fells. There is easy access to Binsey Fell and many other walking opportunities from the door. This property is of strong literary and historic interest. Hugh Walpole based his novels ’Herries Chronicles’ here.Shop and restaurant 6 miles, pub 1 mile.
The Old Stables can be booked together with Laundry Cottage (119106) to accommodate up to 11 people; ideal for sharing a holiday with family or friends.

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  • Dishwasher
  • Garden / Patio
    Garden / Patio
  • Highchair
  • Pub within 1 mile
    Pub within 1 mile
  • WiFi
  • Cot Available
    Cot Available
  • Washing Machine
    Washing Machine
  • Parking - On Site
    Parking - On Site
  • Shower Cubicle
    Shower Cubicle

Customer Comments

  • 8

    Confirmed guest, 21/09/2019
    Lovely comfy cottage. One of the best equipped we have stayed in.

  • 9

    Confirmed guest, 31/08/2019
    Had a lovely holiday, cottage very cosy. Beautiful countryside and stunning views.

  • 8

    Confirmed guest, 24/08/2019
    Lovely cottage, 20 minute drive to Keswick, seating and beds very uncomfortable, gave me siatica by day 8.

    Response from:

    Response on behalf of the owner:- Sorry to hear that your stay was not as you’d have desired. We have had repeated positive feedback about the comfort of both beds and sofas, but appreciate that mattresses are personal preference. We do appreciate all feedback.

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 03/08/2019
    Great location and amenities in the cottage, a lovely setting and garden. Great for our family and dogs.

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9.1 out of 10 – based on 10 reviews collected by reevoo
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