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  • £380  to  £725

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£725 Sat, 20 Aug 2022
7 nights

Key Information

  • Sleeps

    4

  • Bedrooms

    2 Rooms

  • Min Nights

    Enquire
    With Owner

  • Children

    Yes

  • WiFi

    Yes

  • Dogs

    Yes
    2 Dogs

  • Bathrooms

    1

  • Access

    Stairs

  • Star Rating

    4 Star

About Sandbed Cottage

Sandbed Cottage sleeps up to four guests in two bedrooms. It is located in a lovely rural location within Cumbria at the foot of Harter Fell, near the unspoilt village of Ravenstonedale, with two pubs serving food, a playground for children and St Oswald's church with Gilbertine ruins. Conveniently located, Sandbed Cottage provides a comfortable base from which to explore the many attractions of both the Yorkshire Dales and the Lake District and is perfect for those who enjoy walking.

This delightful cottage has been carefully designed to retain many of its original features including flagged floors and oak beams. These have been perfectly mixed with handpicked pieces of furniture to provide all the charm and character of a traditional cottage with modern conveniences. Ideal for couples or families, there are a wealth of wonderful walks for guests to enjoy from the cottage front door. Dogs are welcome.

Just a short stroll from the cottage you will find the ancient Murthwaite woods and lime stone pavement of Fellend clouds. Keep your eyes peeled for deer, red squirrels or buzzards soaring overhead. The fells surrounding Sandbed Cottage are grazed by wild fell ponies and Swaledale sheep with open access across the fells for walkers.

There is plenty to see and do in the surrounding area including golf with several courses to choose from, fishing on the river Lune or Eden and horse riding. The ancient Book Town of Sedbergh is six miles away and provides not only superb walking amongst the spectacular Howgills but also craft and book shops to browse, eating establishments and a weekly market.

Kirkby Stephen is just seven miles from Sandbed Cottage and is a historic market town with a good choice of shops and pubs. Sitting at the Eden Valley's mouth, the town sits on Alfred Wainwrights much loved and famous Coast to Coast long distance path, and the Cumbria Cycle Way which is excellent for cyclists. Kirkby Stephen railway station is a mile and a half outside of town and is on the famous Carlisle Settle Railway - what better way to take in the spectacular scenery than by a journey on a steam train! Slightly further afield but still within easy reach for a day trip out are the many attractions, magnificent mountains and fells of the Lakes, as well as the stunning beauty of the Yorkshire Dales offering never ending opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts.

Contact the owner

Owner details:

Steve Hopps joined Independent Cottages in December 2011


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Amenities / Facilities

  • Log Burner
  • Off-Road Parking
  • Accessible by Public Transport
  • Cot
  • Highchair
  • Pub Nearby
  • Bike Storage
  • Golf Nearby
  • Kingsize +
  • Garden/ Outside Area
  • Enclosed Garden
  • DVD Player
  • Smart TV
  • Satellite/ cable TV
  • Washing Machine
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Microwave
  • CD Player
  • Shower
  • Horse Riding Nearby
  • WiFi

Location (The Lake District)

Accommodation comprises:

Ground floor

  • Entrance leading into the rear of the cottage.
  • Open-plan living room with comfy seating in front of the log burner (starter pack provided), satellite television, DVD player and dining table with chairs. The fully equipped kitchen area has an electric oven and ceramic hob, with extractor over, microwave, toaster, kettle and fridge/freezer. The owners offer a laundry service.

First floor

  • King-size bedroom with window that lets the light flood in and provides glorious views over the fells. Beams and stonework at to the charm of the room.
  • Twin bedroom which also has lovely fell views and stonework.
  • Shower room with walk-in shower cubicle, hand basin and toilet.

Outside: During the warmer weather, guests have plenty of outside space to relax with gardens to the back of the property and side with seating provided, allowing you to soak in the wonderful views - the perfect place for your morning coffee whilst planning the day ahead! There is also a stone built barbecue.

Additional information: All electricity, heating, bed linen and towels are included. The holiday cottage has oil fired central heating. There is a travel cot and highchair available. Short breaks available from £265. Dogs welcome by arrangement (no extra charge).

Star Rating: 4 Star

Sandbed Cottage Tariff & Supplementary Information

Season Weekly Rate Short Breaks

Sat, 4th Jun 2022 - Fri, 15th Jul 2022
Changeover: Saturday, Min Nights: 3
Short break prices:
3 nights: £350 | 4 nights: £420 | 5 nights: £490 | 6 nights: £570

7 Nights
£570

3 Nights
£350


Sat, 16th Jul 2022 - Fri, 2nd Sep 2022
Changeover: Saturday, Min Nights: 7

7 Nights
£725

Short breaks
not available


Sat, 3rd Sep 2022 - Fri, 30th Sep 2022
Changeover: Saturday, Min Nights: 3
Short break prices:
3 nights: £350 | 4 nights: £420 | 5 nights: £490 | 6 nights: £570

7 Nights
£570

3 Nights
£350


Sat, 1st Oct 2022 - Fri, 14th Oct 2022
Changeover: Saturday, Min Nights: 3
Short break prices:
3 nights: £330 | 4 nights: £375 | 5 nights: £420 | 6 nights: £470

7 Nights
£470

3 Nights
£330


Sat, 15th Oct 2022 - Fri, 28th Oct 2022
Changeover: Saturday, Min Nights: 7

7 Nights
£650

Short breaks
not available


Sat, 29th Oct 2022 - Fri, 16th Dec 2022
Changeover: Saturday, Min Nights: 3
Short break prices:
3 nights: £310 | 4 nights: £335 | 5 nights: £360 | 6 nights: £380

7 Nights
£380

3 Nights
£310


Sat, 17th Dec 2022 - Wed, 4th Jan 2023
Changeover: Saturday, Min Nights: 5
Short break prices:
5 nights: £630
Additional Notes: There is some flexibility for the Chrismas & New Year dates, Please enquire with your specific request

7 Nights
£680

5 Nights
£630

Bedroom Configuration:
Sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms (1 King, 1 Twin)
Children:
Yes
Dogs/Pets:
2 dogs welcome
Accessibility:
Unlikely to be suitable for wheelchair users. Please discuss any specific accessibility requirements with the owner
Smoking:
No smoking
Preferred Arrival Day:
Saturday
Payment Options:
Cheque, Bank Transfer
Booking Conditions:
Please refer to the owner for accessibility requirements, booking terms / conditions and cancellation policy.
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Please discuss any requirements regarding your pet(s) with the property owner.
Independent Cottages recommends that you take out holiday cancellation insurance.

Owner Area

Steve Hopps
Member Since December 2011

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Sandbed Cottage Noticeboard

We've had a wealth of wildlife around the cottage this year, red squirrels, one, sometimes two visiting on a daily basis, a family of greater spotted wood peckers but no fledgling Tawny owls as yet. Seen today 6th June, fledgling Nut Hatch being fed by parents.
Fox cubs from the old Badger sett on Harter fell.

Last Minute Offers

Sat, 20 Aug 2022 for 7 nights, £725

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Sandbed Cottage 18 Month Availability Calendar

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* Calendar last updated: 6th July 2022
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