This two bedroom property in the pretty village of Nateby is able to sleep up to four people. This stone-built semi-detached cottage is located in the centre of Nateby and is just one mile from the market town of Kirkby Stephen. This property provides warm, cosy accommodation with an unusual 'upside-down' layout. The accommodation is composed of the first floor sitting room and kitchen, in addition to two bedrooms one double and one twin and a ground-floor shower room. The cottage also boasts a garden and outdoor parking, making this a practical choice for a family holiday.
Amenities: Oil central heating with electric heater in s...itting room. Electric cooker, microwave, fridge, TV, DVD, CD player/cassette/radio. Fuel & power inc. in rent. Bed linen inc. in rent. Travel cot & highchair available. One off road parking space, ample roadside parking to front of cottage. Small sitting out area in front of cottage. One well-behaved pet welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Small shop 2 mins walk, pub 2 mins walk.
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: Sometimes referred to as the gateway to Swaledale and the Mallerstang Edge Moors, the pretty village of Nateby is located near the confluence of the River Eden, just over a mile from Kirkby Stephen. This rural, sleepy village boasts a traditional pub and a petrol station which also serves as the village shop. Composed of a scattering of dwellings and farmsteads built from the local Brockram stone, this village is within easy driving distance of the market town of Kirkby Stephen,once home to bobbin mills. Today, the settlement hosts a variety of shops, cafes, restaurants and pubs, catering for all tastes. Visitors can enjoy many excellent walks and cycle routes through the surrounding countryside, or alternatively explore the magnificent Howgill Fells and the Settle to Carlisle railway line.Read more
All prices are inclusive of the booking fee. The "Min. Per Night" prices quoted are based on the weekly rental price, they are not applicable for short breaks. See our short break policy or ask for further details.
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 10/24/2013 for a stay in July 2013 | Morris family
The cottage is away from the more touristy spots so a peaceful stay is guaranteed. Everything is within an easy drive - we stayed with our two kids aged 4 and 16 months and had no trouble at all day tripping to the safari park, World of Beatrix Potter etc.
Nateby and the surrounding villages are beautiful. There is nowhere to do a biggish shop in Nateby but you only have to drive for about 7 minutes to reach the nearest Co-op.
The cottage is very well equipped. The kitchen is especially well stocked with dishes, pots and pans etc so if you wished to cook every night it wouldn't be a problem.
The owners are very helpful. The accommodation is over two levels so we needed a baby gate. We had no sooner asked than one was produced.
We would certainly return here. Beautiful part of the world and perfect little bolt hole.
The only thing families with young and busy kids might want to note is that there is no enclosed outside space attached to the property. We were out every day so it didn't bother us.
Left on 08/29/2013 for a stay in June 2013 | The Farrells
Don't be fooled by the " Oldy worldy " exterior , this is a modern spacious property , with plenty of room for 4 adults .It contains everything you will need for your enjoyable stay .
The village of Nateby is small , but welcoming , especially the Nateby Inn , where excellent food and drink is served and the staff go out of their way to help , even including our Rottweiler . ( yes the whole area seems to be dog friendly .)
There are plenty of walks locally or you can use the cottage as a base for further afield .Just 10mins walk is Kirby Stephen , where you can find everything you can't get in Nateby.
All in all we had a great weeks stay , everything we expected and more . So in the immortal word of arnie "we'll be back !!! "
Left on 05/09/2012 for a stay in March 2012 | Juliet Ward
Old Cottage was set in a lovely place very rural and picturesque, nice town only 30 min walk thru countryside... bed in downstairs room extremely comfortable .. Nice owners next door.. No towels are provided. so bring your own and extra loo paper ;) the shower took some figuring out, although we couldv'e asked the lovely Lady to show us when we first arrived. overall a pleasant stay.. Thankyou :)
Left on 09/15/2011 for a stay in July 2011 | Leslie Morey
Had a great week, we love the area and discovered some new walks and places to visit, The accomodation was very homely and the owners who lived next door, gave us a lot of information about the area. Would reccomend this cottage to anyone.
Brian & Wilma (The Boxer Dog!)
Peebles - Scottish Borders
Super location, comfortable property, friendly owners.
Left on 05/08/2011 for a stay in March 2011 | Brian & Wilma (The Boxer Dog!)
I enjoyed my stay @ The Old Cottage. It's a great base for touring the surrounding area.The accommodation is very adequate, and kept in good order by the friendly owners Jenny and John. The nearby Black Bull Hotel is a delightful place to have a refreshment and enjoy a home cooked meal.
Left on 02/09/2011 for a stay in December 2010 | Eunice Troth
Clean, comfortable and did not cost the earth. Owners were welcoming but not intrusive. They even got my sister an appointment to see a doctor as she was not well when we arrived. Would stay there again.
Left on 09/24/2010 for a stay in July 2010 | Excellent cottage
I have stayed at this cottage 8 or 9 times which is testament in itself to the property and location. The owner has always been very helpful and friendly to the extent that we now consider ourselves to be good friends. Nateby enables easy access to both the Dales and the Lakes and has a rail service within easy travelling distance. The upgrade ot the lounge with new settees and television make the stay even more enjoyable.
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