The Farmhouse - Cumbria, Sleeps 8
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The Farmhouse - Dufton, Appleby, Nr Lake District, Cumbria, England - Sleeps 8

The Farmhouse

Midtown Farm offers a choice of self-catering accommodation accommodating couples through to large groups. Located in the beautiful tranquil village of Dufton, Mitown Farm nestles at the base of the Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in Cumbria and is within easy driving distance of The Lake District, Yorkshire Dales, Hadrian's Wall and the Scottish Borders, all providing a wealth and diversity of attractions. Located in the village of Dufton, Midtown Farm is easily accessible from the M6 and also the A1 (via the A66) and is a delightful conservation area with a traditional village green and pub.

The farmhouse, featured within this advert, is a listed 18th Century Westmorland longhouse providing a spacious and beautifully equipped base from which to explore the many attractions of the area. The owners have carefully restored The Farmhouse, which sleeps up to eight guests, to provide welcoming accommodation with lots of charm and original traditional features including the huge farmhouse stone fireplace, original oak shutters and stone pantry and many beams.

For those who want to explore this beautiful area on foot or by bike, there are good walks (both challenging and gentle) and cycling opportunities with the stunning Pennines at the front door. You are also welcome to bring your dog (by prior arrangement) to enjoy the lovely walks. Alternatively simply relax in the garden and peaceful setting of Midtown Farm or take a short stroll to the pub on the village green for some friendly hospitality, good food and a pint of ale!

There are plenty of attractions and things to do within an hours drive including: A "Via Ferratta" - an exciting new way to get up a mountain; paint balling; pony trekking; quad biking; "Go Ape" - an aerial playground with zip wires; bread making courses at an organic village bakery; steam trains; animal parks; an ice cream farm; sailing and canoeing.

Appleby-in-Westmorland is the closest market town and offers a variety of shops including a top quality butchers and bakers. The nearest large town is Penrith which is just twelve miles away, offering all the usual amenities such as supermarkets, cinema, and plenty of other shops.

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  • One end of the spacious lounge
  • Traditional Farmhouse on village green
  • Just relax in front of the fire to chat
  • Spacious Farmhouse kitchen with range
  • Double bedroom
  • One of the shared bathrooms with shower
  • Our village pub, just a short stroll
  • The Pennines - can we go for a walk now?
  • The ensuite bathroom off master bedroom


  • Internet Access
  • Log Burner
  • Pub/Restaurant Nearby
  • Garden/Outside Area
  • Piano
  • iPod Docking
  • Bike Storage
  • Golf Nearby
  • Off-Road Parking
  • DVD
  • Washing Machine
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • CD Player
  • Shower
  • Bath
  • Cot
  • Horse Riding Nearby

The Farmhouse Continued

The Farmhouse has four bedrooms and accommodates up to eight people, offering a high degree of comfort and style. Rooms are large and bright and afford a nice aspect overlooking the village green. Retaining many of its lovely original features, The Farmhouse offers a lovely blend of original character mixed with modern conveniences to ensure a relaxing and enjoyable stay.

Accommodation comprises:

  • Master en-suite double bedroom.
  • Additional double bedroom.
  • Spacious twin bedroom with two single beds.
  • Additional smaller twin room.
  • Family bathroom with corner bath, shower, WC and wash basin.
  • Nice size shower room.
  • Gorgeous large beamed farmhouse kitchen with slate floor, plenty of cupboards, range style cooker, microwave oven, fridge, dishwasher, washing machine and dining area.
  • Large beamed living room with fantastic stone fireplace housing a log burner and comfy seating positioned around it so all guests can enjoy relaxing in front of the roaring flames at the end of the day. A dining area at the end of this room has table with chairs providing the perfect place for catching up on the days adventures over supper.

Additional information: Short breaks of less than a week can be booked at any time outside peak periods, and may also be available during peak periods - please enquire with the owner. Discounts may be offered for bookings longer than one week, for couples, or for short notice (within 4 weeks of the intended stay). These discounts are only available by contacting the owners directly by phone or email. Towels provided. Freeview available.

Pets welcome by prior arrangement.

Prices for 7 nights:
Low Season from £1100
Mid Season from £1200
High Season from £1350
Peak Season £1500

Key details:
Pets: Yes 3 or more dogs allowed
Smoking: No
Children: Yes
Changeover Day: Flexible
Payment options:
Paypal, Cheque, Credit Card, Bank Transfer

Bedroom configuration:
Sleeps 8 people in 4 bedrooms (2 Doubles, 2 Twins)

Group booking details:

All male groups: Yes
All female groups: Yes
Catering Available: No

Owner's details:
Owner: Sue & Liam O’Halloran, click Contact Details for owner´s phone number and email address.

The Farmhouse joined Independent Cottages in Jan 2009

Owner's Other Properties

Midtown Barn - Dufton, Cumbria, sleeps 4

The Dairy, Midtown Farm - Dufton, Cumbria, sleeps 10

Sycamore House - Dufton, Cumbria, sleeps 8

Fellside Cottages - Dufton, Lake District, sleeps 30

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We are on Tripadvisor, 16 glowing reviews and rated 5 out of 5. REDUCTIONS FOR LESS THAN MAX OCCUPANCY. Combine with our other properties to sleep up to 30. Flexible start dates and times possible.

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We are on Tripadvisor, 16 glowing reviews and rated 5 out of 5.
Combine with our other properties to sleep up to 30. Flexible start dates and times possible.