This luxury cottage is a wing of a property in the centre of Kirkby Stephen on the edge of the Lake District and sleeps two people in one double bedroom. Laburnum Cottage is a beautifully designed wing of a property which is set out over two floors in the heart of the popular town of Kirkby Stephen between the Lake District and the Yorkshire Dales. With one king size double bedroom and a Jacuzzi bath, this cottage is a haven of luxury for a couple wanting to indulge themselves. The rest of the accommodation is made up of an open plan living area with kitchen, dining table and sitting area which are all on the second floor. Being so close to... the town centre, the nearest shop and pub are less than a minute's walk away, which makes Laburnum Cottage a superb location to explore all of the delights of this amazing part of the country.
Amenities: Gas central heating. Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, TV with Freeview, DVD, CD/radio, iPod dock, WiFi. Books/DVDs. All fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Cot and highchair available. Free parking in market square 40 metres from property (guests can pull up outside property to load/unload). Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shop and pub less than 1 min walk. Note: Property is accessed via an internal staircase.
Region: 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.
Town: The 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 and it is home to 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 to Carlisle Railway line, a must-do travel experience for everyone. Enjoy many excellent walks and cycle routes nearby, explore the magnificent Howgill Fells or visit the majestic Pendragon Castle.
Additional amenities include: high chair, cooker.Read more
All prices are inclusive of the booking fee. Winter Short Breaks (WSB) are available at many properties in the "Winter" period - subject to availability. Extra nights are charged pro rata of the weekly rental. Off Season Breaks (OSB) are available at many properties in parts of the "Low" and "Mid" periods - subject to availability. The price for a 3 night break is either 75% of the normal weekly rental or, if it is higher, the quoted Winter Short Break price. Extra nights are charged pro rata of the weekly rental. OSBs can be booked within a calendar month of the start date of the holiday. "Last Minute Breaks" (LMB) are available at most properties throughout the "LOW", "MID", "HIGH", "PEAK", "XMAS" and "NEW YEAR" periods. The price for a 3 night break is either 65% of the normal weekly rental or, if it is higher, the quoted Winter Short Break price. Extra nights are charged pro rata of the weekly rental. LMBs can be booked within one week of the start date of the holiday.
Left on 10/25/2012 for a stay in August 2012 | Jill B
Apartment had everything needed. The only thing it didn't have was a washing machine/tumble dryer, which would have been useful when we came back grubby and wet from a couple of walks. The bed was very comfortable. The apartment is right in the heart of Kirkby Stephen, which was convenient for the shops and the pubs, and there were walks from the apartment or within a short drive. The wine and chocolates in the apartment when we arrived were a nice touch. The only downside was parking, which was limited next to the apartment, but there was parking in the street behind and a walk-through. If all else failed there is a public car park a bit further back a few minutes walk away. It could also get noisy at night, especially at the weekend. The pub just up and across the road from the apartment seemed to attract the youngsters, who were quite vocal a couple of nights. Also it would not be suitable for anyone with mobility problems, as there were two flights of steep stairs to get to the sitting room and kitchen and the bedroom was on the first floor. However we would certainly consider staying there again if we were in the area and we would recommend to friends and family.
Gorgeous retreat for us!
Left on 09/06/2012 for a stay in June 2012 | Verity May
My boyfriend and I enjoyed everything about this wonderful cottage. From the moment you open the door there is a calm and loving feeling about Laburnum Cottage. Everything is immaculate, luxurious and perfectly set up for a couple on a break in the Lake or Peak District. We didn't actually look too closely at the map when we booked (thought we were staying in the Lakes...) however this was a great spot with fantastic village amenities, the chip shops are goood.
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