This one bedroomed cottage is nestled in the village of Sandford, an ideal base for a couple who want to enjoy walks straight from the door.
Westgate Cottage is situated in the small village of Sandford, which is relatively undisturbed by tourist pressures, ideal for those who enjoy walking and cycling there are many enjoyable routes and walks from the door step. The traditional market towns of Appleby and Kirkby Stephen are within easy reach, both of which offer a variety of small shops, cafes and restaurants.
With moors and mountains on either side the Eden Valley stretches from Kirkby Stephen to the Solway Firth. An absolutely... fabulous location from which to explore the Eden Valley, North Pennines, Yorkshire Dales and the Lake District.
Completely renovated and modernised this old cottage has been furnished to a high standard yet retains plenty of its original character and charm. The cottage is centrally heated and comprises:
Bedroom with king size bed.
Shower room with WC and utility room with washer and dryer.
First Floor: A wooden staircase leads to an open plan lounge/diner with vaulted beamed ceiling, TV and DVD player. Kitchen with electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge and dishwasher.
All fuel, bed linen and towels provided.
Private parking for 2 cars.
Garden with seating.
There is a traditional village pub within 100 yards.
Additional amenities include: october half term availability, no. bathrooms: 1, open fire or wb stove no, garden or outdoor area, dog friendly, star grading: 4*, lakes cottage holiday 4*, changeover any day, pets yes, seasonal promotionals, may half term availability, christmas and new year availability, bedrooms 1: 1, parking facilities: private parking, sleeps 2, no. bedrooms: 1, february half term availability, price c from £340 pw, valentine availability, this months bargains, summer school holidays, budget holidays, bathrooms 1: 1, pets yes: 1 dog, midweek & weekend short break, budget cottages, easter availability, pets yes: 2 dogs, penrith and eden valley.Read more
All prices include all taxes, gas, electric and bed linen. Please check property description to see if towels, logs, coal and cots are included free of charge or at a supplement. If a pet friendly property, the charge is £20 per pet per week/part week. Please telephone or email us for short break availability and prices.
We were pleased to hear that you thought this property was first class and enjoyed the lovely views from the windows.
We hope to welcome you back to Westgate Cottage or another Lakes Cottage Holiday property in the future.
Lakes Cottage Holiday
Cute and cosy cottage
Left on 09/16/2013 for a stay in September 2013 | Hullensians
We have recently returned from a six night break at Westgate Cottage and really enjoyed ourselves. It's a bit far out for driving to the Lakes each day which we hadn't appreciated but it was a lovely base to return to each evening. The cottage had pretty much everything we needed, even tupperware for pack ups. Only a couple of issues-the freezer bit in the fridge didn't work but more importantly for us, the advertised enclosed garden was not "enclosed" and as dog owners this was disappointing. We solved it by purchasing a ground anchor and wire but obviously not ideal.
Overall though, a beautiful, well equipped cottage in a lovely village and a great local pub/restaurant. Read more
Thank you for your review on this very popular property.
We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay.
We do advise all guests to contact the office as soon as possible with regards to any problems or issues you may have with your property. Unfortunately we did not received any calls from you during your stay and are therefore unable to investigate the issues you had with the freezer at that time.
We can also confirm that this property is not advertised as having an "enclosed" garden.
We hope to welcome you back to the Lake District in the future.
Lakes Cottage Holidays
Terry Agnes and Jake (the dog)
really wonderful break
Left on 07/14/2013 for a stay in July 2013 | Terry Agnes and Jake (the dog)
a quaint cottage in beautiful surroundings, very clean and ideally situated my wife agnes and I plus our dog Jake experienced a fantastic break for a few days in glorious weather, The cottage as well as being fully equipped with many home comforts is a hive of information with files and brochures for days out,walks,places to eat and visit, all in all a great break in great surroundings. thankyou. and in the Words of Gen MacCarther "we will return"
Terry agnes & Jake
Saffron Walden, Essex
Super Sandford Holiday cottage
Left on 07/11/2013 for a stay in June 2013 | Debbie
we spent a lovely week at Westgate Cottage, it was ideal for us two and our two dogs. We liked the quirkyness of the place, the dogs were temporarily confused because of the kitchen and living room are upstairs, we thought it was great. well eqipped, there wasn't anything extra we needed and the information folder was really useful.
The cottage was light and airy, the bed, quilt and pillows were all so nice and comfortable, the washing machine was good and dried better than my one at home(less creases)
we would love to go again, perhaps next year
Great Value for money
Left on 07/05/2013 for a stay in June 2013 | Alex Groundwater
We were so pleased with our stay at Westgate cottage, The cottage was really nice, Well kept and above all so clean, everything you needed was at hand even down to a sewing kit and a car pass for parking in the local town, I would recommend this to anyone...Alex
Just Perfect !
Left on 06/20/2013 for a stay in May 2013 | Linda
My partner and my dog all went to stay at this wonderful cottage end of may 2013.
It was immaculate inside and out with everything you could possibly need, i would highly recommend this cottage and we will be returning. The location was just right to travel to all areas of interest and their was a dog friendly pub at the end of the lane with decent food for when you had been out all day.
Left on 06/14/2013 for a stay in June 2013 | Jo
Beautiful cottage with all of the amenities you could ask for.
Good location to be central for going out and about, made to feel extremely welcome, good location for walks with our dog.
Will be back soon.
Westgate Cottage - tasteful decor & spotlessly clean provided in
Left on 06/13/2013 for a stay in May 2013 | Denise
We were very comfortable in this tastefully furnished, warm, immaculately clean and well equiped small but airy cottage.
The friendly owners are nearby if their advice is called for.
We enjoyed a number of walks 'straight from the door' in this beautiful location.
With delight we regularly watched a red squirrel feeding alongside a multitude of wild birds.
We would definitely recommend this cottage to nature lovers or anyone needing a relaxing break from 'the rat race'.
Lovely little escape from it all
Left on 04/22/2013 for a stay in April 2013 | Barbours
The cottage was very clean, comfortable and characterful. Great amenities including brilliant shower and comfy bed. Helpful owners live next door but very discreet. Cottage situated in quaint courtyard within quiet hamlet, with gorgeous views of the Pennines, and a welcoming pub on the doorstep serving good food. Good walks from the door. Well situated for touring Cumbria and the Lakes. Also recommend Ruby's cafe bistro in appleby, food is wonderful, not just your average cafe-fare. Likewise organic tearoom and shop at Little Salkeld Watermill. Haven't stayed in this area before,really enjoyed our stay, would happily return to Westgate to explore further.
Left on 10/28/2012 for a stay in October 2012 | Levi
The cottage was excellent, the place was very clean and very well presented. The level of detail in what was available was unbelievable we wanted for nothing.
The location was really what we needed, quiet secluded and the area was also good within easy reach of the lakes and the Yorkshire moors.
We highly recommend this cottage without any hesitation.
Alice and Lee Taylor
Left on 10/26/2012 for a stay in October 2012 | Alice and Lee Taylor
We stayed at westgate cottage for our honeymoon and from the moment we got there we loved it, the cottage was clean and tidy and very homely. There were lots of lovely walks we went on from the cottage and we would definately go back again, Our two black labs also enjoyed there stay too.
Alice and Lee Taylor
Paul & Amelia
Lovely cottage in good location
Left on 09/24/2012 for a stay in August 2012 | Paul & Amelia
This is a really nice cottage, one of the best we've stayed in. It has excellent modern facilities and is in a lovely quiet village. This is an excellent place to stay if you want to explore the north of England, not just the Lake District. You do need a car to get here, and also to visit anywhere outside the village.
The Sandford arms is a couple of minutes walk away and does good food, plus there are amenities in nearby appleby in Westmorland, and walks right on the doorstep.
Roberta and John
Lovely Break away
Left on 09/18/2012 for a stay in September 2012 | Roberta and John
Lovely cottage in nice surroundings. Enclosed garden for dogs to run about in. House equipped with everything you may need. Local pub in village.
Owners are a very nice couple who were very obliging.
However, need to travel into appleby or Brough 4 miles away, for any supplies.
beautiful cottage in a perfect location
Left on 01/12/2012 for a stay in December 2011 | moog1
We had a wonderful time staying at Westgate Cottage, which was very nicely appointed. had everything we needed.
A lovely little cottage
Left on 11/03/2011 for a stay in October 2011 | T&H
A lovely little cottage. Very clean with all the mod cons. Not too far from the Dales. The lakes were a bit further away but the local country side was very nice. Good pub within walking distance. We had our 7 month old daughter with us and we did have to take a stair gate for the top of the stairs but other than this the cottage was suitable for a baby sharing the bedroom. Shame that the castle at appleby has been closed since 2004.
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