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Lakes & Dales cottages - Old Well Cottage - Unit 1032783

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Updated: 16-Jan-2017
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

About the property

Lakes & Dales cottages

These 2 cottages are a high quality conversion of a sandstone barn to luxury holiday accommodation with the emphasis on retaining the character features. The cottages are 'inverted' with the living space, kitchen and dining area on the first floor to give you the benefit of the stunning views over the Lake District hills and the North Pennines.

The cottage has an en-suite master bedroom with king size iron beds and feature beams throughout. The second bedroom can either be twin bedded or linked to form a super king size bed. This room has the use of a separate bathroom.

At Midtown Farm, there is a large garden and Village green where you can relax and enjoy the warm evenings with ample tables & chairs for whiling away a glorious evening in tranquil surroundings.

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About the Owner

Kerry Hammond
Member since: 2010
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 2 days
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Calendar last updated:
16 January, 2017

Available Rentals

4 Reviews

5/5 -
(4 traveller reviews)


Fantastic cottage, excellent facilities and great location. Highly recommended.

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing time at this property and would highly recommend. The cottage is very cosy, comfortable and very well furnished. Location is great, only a short drive to the Pennines or the Lake District. Thank you Rob and Kerry for a lovely stay!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 5, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi both - glad you had a good stay and enjoyed the break in our cottage. Best wishes ...... Kerry & Rob
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Lovely cottage in fantastic settings

  • 5 of 5

I can't recommend this cottage enough. Kerry and Rob were lovely and very helpful. I stayed there with my family when attending a local event. The cottage is very well appointed and clean. It has been restored to a very high and modern standard. The kitchen has a good range of utensils. We all found the beds comfy and the showers excellent! We had a very restful time and enjoyed exploring the local area! We would all stay again! A lovely home away from home for the start of our holiday.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 16, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Anna! Glad you all had a good stay and enjoyed your time in the area! Hope to see you again in the future, Best wishes, Kerry & Rob
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Beautiful cottage with outstanding views!

  • 5 of 5

Have just returned from this delightful, peaceful cottage with my elderly mother, husband and dog! The accommodation is excellent and the development has been very tastefully done to a high standard. The cottage is very well equipped and has the most gorgeous views of the countryside. The owners are on site and were most pleasant and helpful without being obtrusive. Overall I would have no hesitation in recommending this property and am definitely looking forward to our next trip! Thanks Kerry for all your help.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 4, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fantastc Barn conversion in idyllic surroundings

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for the New Year 2010/2011, we had such a great break and the accomodation had a huge part to play, The conversion has been carried out to a very high standard, The Beds are also extremely comfortable. We had the use of the loft (Bedroom) which had fantastic exsposed beams, and a very nice ensuite bathroom with an exceptionaly large shower. Central heating throughout the Barn ensures its never cold although I found the barn to be reasonably warm for the time of year, maybe because the walls are half a metre thick.The log burner was a great touch and throws out a fair bit of heat. A car is a must as the nearest shop is roughly 2 miles away. Although Morrisons, Lidl can be found in Penrith as well as all the major high street stores and fast foods. The barn is a 10 min walk to Blencarn lake, which is privately owned I believe and offers half and full day fishing permits. Their is ample cutlery in the barn as well as iron and hairdryer etc. Kerry and her husband also hire out classic (open top)cars which are stored in one of their barns. I would not hesitate in recommending this rental to anyone who wants to explore the lakes and Lake District area, (nb. The rental we used was not suitable for anybody who finds a flight of stairs difficult)

  • Review Submitted: Jan 13, 2011
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
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Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Manchester at 110 Miles Nearest Barpub : Various within 3 mile radies at 2 Miles Nearest Train : Penrith at 10 Miles Nearest Motorway : Penrith M6 Junction 40 at 10 Miles Nearest Restaurant : various within 3 mile radius at 2 Miles Car: necessary

Blencarn is a traditional Cumbrian village in the Eden Valley with a picturesque village green, nestling at the foot of the Pennines. With easy access to the Lake District and the Yorkshire Dales – this makes it an ideal destination for active visitors as well as those whose aim is sheer relaxation.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Winter to Spring
7 Jan 2017 - 17 Mar 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
18 Mar 2017 - 7 Apr 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
8 Apr 2017 - 21 Apr 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Early summer
22 Apr 2017 - 26 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
May Holiday
27 May 2017 - 2 Jun 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Low summer
3 Jun 2017 - 21 Jul 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Main summer
22 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
2 Sep 2017 - 27 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
28 Oct 2017 - 15 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
16 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Short breaks may be available for 3 nights upwards - price based on 65% of full week for 3 nights. Please contact to discuss.

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Updated: 16-Jan-2017
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Property Type

  • cottage


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove


  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area


  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Player
  • Video Library

Onsite Services

  • Car Available
  • Car Optional
  • Housekeeper
  • Staff


  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm

Location Type

  • mountain
  • rural
  • village


  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • sailing


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, High quality large shower enclosure
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath with Shower


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed, En-suite bathroom
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed, Beds can be linked to Extra Large Double - full bathroom
  • Bedroom 1 has en-suite bathroom Bedroom 2 has full separate bathroom - 2 full size single beds can be zip linked to super king size double


  • Balcony
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Terrace
  • 2 garden chairs


  • Self-catering

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website

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