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Windale Cottage

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Overview
2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
3 guests
3 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
Windale cottage is one of the five holiday cottages converted from barns contained within a courtyard setting. Wetheral Cottages are situated in the village of Great Salkeld. All of the cottages are now heated using a central ecological biomass boiler reducing carbon emissions and improving safety as there is no longer any gas within the cottages. The local pub is no more than 100 yds away, the pub has a friendly local atmosphere and serves excellent food. The village offers tranquillity, yet there is easy access to the lakes and mountains of the Lake District, the Scottish Borders, Hadrian's Wall also the many interesting villages of the Eden Valley and Northern Pennines. Local activities include: Walking, Cycling, Golf, Swimming, Sailing, Fishing or visiting the many attractions and Hist...Windale cottage is one of the five holiday cottages converted from barns contained within a courtyard setting. Wetheral Cottages are situated in the village of Great Salkeld. All of the cottages are now heated using a central ecological biomass boiler reducing carbon emissions and improving safety as there is no longer any gas within the cottages. The local pub is no more than 100 yds away, the pub has a friendly local atmosphere and serves excellent food. The village offers tranquillity, yet there is easy access to the lakes and mountains of the Lake District, the Scottish Borders, Hadrian's Wall also the many interesting villages of the Eden Valley and Northern Pennines. Local activities include: Walking, Cycling, Golf, Swimming, Sailing, Fishing or visiting the many attractions and Historic Sites of the Eden Valley and Cumbria.More
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About the Owner
Donald R
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:August 2012
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Reviewed 5 December 2015

We would definitely return here. The cottage is cosy and well furnished. The kitchen seems to have been newly refurbished with quality fittings. Views from the kitchen window are over the fields. The bedrooms are nice too. There needs to be a proviso regarding the...More

Date of stay: December 2015
Thank Glen S
Reviewed 18 February 2014 via mobile

Me and my girlfriend arrived Friday afternoon for a 3 day stay. I got engaged in our cottage (she said YES on Valentines day) an we toured the lakes for the next three days. The cottage was superb and we would definitely go back there,...More

Date of stay: February 2014
Thank Christan_Meehan
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Reviewed 6 May 2010

After a break of over 20 years,have stayed at the cottages twice within 6 weeks!Brought back many happy memories of past holidays but pleased to find that the village (Great Salkeld) has not overly changed during this period. John and Linda offer clean,appropriately furnished,quality accomodation...More

Date of stay: May 2010
1  Thank Peewak
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Cooker
DVD Player
Grill
Suitable For Children Under 5
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Refrigerator
Highchair
Dishwasher
Freezer
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
Iron
Stereo System
TV
Hiking Trips
Shared Garden
Microwave
Rural/Countryside Retreats
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Horse Riding Nearby
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Internet Access
Watersports Nearby
Toaster
Additional amenities & feature info
A peaceful cottage, Windale offers deceptively spacious accommodation, has two bedrooms for 3 people and the bathroom downstairs. Its open plan lounge/diner and kitchen area upstairs occupy the space once used as a shepherd's cottage. The cottage is one of five situated in the village of Great Salkeld with the pub 100 yds away, it has a local atmosphere and serves excellent food. The village offers tranquillity, yet there is easy access to the lakes and mountains of the Lake District, the Scottish Borders, Hadrian's Wall also the many interesting villages of the Eden Valley and Northern Pennines. Local activities include: Walking, Cycling, Golf, Swimming, Sailing, Fishing or visiting the many attractions and Historic Sites of the Eden Valley and Cumbria.
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About the neighbourhood
Great Salkeld has a population of some 400 people and is centered round the old Primary School. Pub and Norman Church. The church tower houses a clock whose chimes can be heard in the distance. The village's long history is found not only in the church but also by the remains of a middle age castle and records of several droving routes. The pub, The Highland Drove, which is renowned for its food, was once the stopping place for the drovers, who's animals were watered at the Dub just outside the village and now home to rare Great Crested Newts. The cottages are a mere 100yds from the church and pub. Penrith an attractive market town is the hub of the Eden Valley. It is an important shopping centre with an excellent mix of traditional, specialist shops and sophisticated arcades, where such i...
How to get there
From South take Junction 40 of the M6 - take the A66 East (signed Brough) 4th, Exit. At the next roundabout take 2nd exit (signed Alston) A686. Follow on A686 for about 3.5 miles then take a left (signed Great Salkeld). In the village there is a Post Box and Telephone Box on the left hand side, turn right at this point, go for 200yds then turn right again at a small crossroads. Wetheral Cottages are now straight ahead. Through the gate and the Car Park is on the left and reception on the right.
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