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Holly Lodge

Holly Lodge is a charming, cosy retreat on the edge of the historic market town of Appleby-in-Westmorland in the Eden Valley district of Cumbria. This charming cottage is a perfect base for families, friends or couples to get away together. The cottage forms part of The Hollies, once a gentlemen's residence. It was built as a museum to house the owner's hunting trophies gained during his time as an army officer returning from the Zulu War and to accommodate his billiard table! Built around 1895, some of the original Scots Pine cladding is still intact. Inside this delightful cottage there is a ground floor super king-size double bedroom and a family bathroom with a separate wet room shower with shower chair. On the first floor there's a king-size double bedroom, a bedroom with three single beds and a shower room. The cottage also has a well-equipped kitchen with fully accessible height-adjustable work surfaces, and a dining area and a sitting area with a woodburner, so you can sit back and unwind after a busy day out. The ground floor of this property has been designed with wheelchair users in mind and there is level, paved access to the back door. There is a private patio with furniture where you can relax and enjoy a refreshing drink before exploring the beautiful garden, which extends to around three acres, and is a heady mixture of wild flowers and woodland, and has superb views of the North Pennines. The amenities in Appleby-in-Westmorland are on the doorstep and include pubs, cafes, restaurants and many other attractions. This delightful cottage is close to open countryside and is perfect for walkers and hikers. This dog-friendly cottage offers accommodation to suit everyone and walkers and cyclists will be in their element with The Pennine Way, Pennine Hills, two National Cycle Trails (68 and 71) and secure bike storage. There's also the long-distance footpaths of The Dales Highway, Lady Anne's Way, and Wainwright's Pennine Journey leading to Appleby. The Settle-Carlisle Railway runs through Appleby and the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales are an easy drive. A lovely country retreat away from the hustle and bustle of city life.

Three bedrooms: 1 x ground floor super king-size double (zip/link, can be twin on request), 1 x king-size double, 1 x family room with 3 singles (two zip/link, can be double on request). Ground floor bathroom with bath, separate wet room shower, two basins (one height adjustable) and WC. Shower room with shower, basin and WC. Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburner.

Amenities for Rental

Biomass central heating with woodburner Electric oven and ceramic hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, TV with Freeview, WiFi Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburner inc. in rent Bed linen and towels inc. in rent Cot and highchair Off road parking for 3 cars Private patio with furniture Access to 3 acres of garden Two well-behaved dogs welcome Sorry, no smoking Shop and pub 1 mile Note: Pond in shared garden, care should be taken Note: Kitchen has fully accessible height-adjustable work surfaces Note: Visit England 4 Star Gold and National Accessible Scheme rates of M2, H2 and V1 Fully suitable for those with limited mobility and wheelchair users as well as those with hearing and visual problems Please contact owner for more information Note: Check-in time 4pm. Note - The property can be decorated for Christmas on request Note: Property only accepts 7 night stays.

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Listing Updated: 01/08/2021

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Listing Address

Holly Lodge
Cumbria & The Lake District
Yorkshire Dales
CA16 6JH

Listing Details

Can Leave Dog Unattended


Exercise Area


Limit On Dog Size

No Limit

No. Of Dogs Allowed


Charge For Dogs








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