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The Old Byre

Appleby-in-Westmorland, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 972250)

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    • “Amazing break”
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    • “The Byre is a perfect cottage to relax and do nothing, it's cosy, comfortable, and spotless, or if your feeling like a good walk with Amazing views then you have come to the right place, highly recommend this place, wouldn't come to this neck of woods without staying here”

    Summerlou2008, Manchester, March 2018


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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Special Offers

  • £100 off

    Fri 20th Jul to 3rd Aug 2018

The Property

The Old Byre has a cosy lounge with log burning stove. This quaint cottage sleeps six people and has plenty to do and see in the local area and is within easy reach of the rest of the Lake District.
Sandford is a quaint village only three miles west of Appleby, famous for its horse fair. The northern Pennines are within easy reach and offer alternative walks and scenery in a less frequented area than the Lake District. For those who enjoy cycling the Eden Valley is an ideal base to enjoy the great outdoors with its quiet roads and country lanes waiting to be explored. The village is at the end of a no through road and with the River Eden within a five minute walk is therefore ideal for families with children and dogs. Sandford has a traditional village pub which is within walking distance, serving excellent bar meals.
The Old Byre has recently been refurbished to a high standard, retaining many of its original features and is sure to appeal to those looking for accommodation in an area of peace and tranquillity.

The cottage is centrally heated and comprises:

Dining/lounge with vaulted beamed ceiling, TV with integrated DVD/CD player and feature fireplace housing a wood burning stove.
Kitchen with breakfast bar and equipped with Rangemaster cooker, dishwasher, fridge, microwave and washer/dryer.
Bathroom with shower over bath, hand basin and WC.
Double bedroom with view to the nearby fells
Twin bedroom with TV.

First floor: Galleried landing overlooking the lounge.
Double bedroom.

All electric and bed linen included.
Towels are not provided.
Cot and highchair available.
Free Wi-Fi available.
Patio with seating.
Ample private parking.
The Old Byre is in the same courtyard as Westgate Cottage.


Living/Dining area, 1x downstairs twin bedroom, 1x downstairs double bedroom, 1x bathroom, 1x upstairs double bedroom.


  • Oil central heating
  • TV and integrated DVD player and wood-burning stove
  • Kitchen area with Rangemaster cooker and hob, dishwasher, fridge, microwave and washer/dryer
  • Bathroom with bathtub, shower over tub, basin and WC
  • One downstairs twin bedroom with TV
  • Fuel and power included
  • Bed linen included
  • Towels are not provided
  • High chair and cot available
  • Ample private parking available
  • Well-behaved pets welcome.

Regional Information

APPLEBY-IN-WESTMORLAND Penrith 14 miles. The historic town of Appleby-in-Westmorland lies in a loop of the River Eden and is overlooked by the North Pennines, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty with the Lake District Fells showing on the western horizon. Set at the heart of the lush Eden Valley and steeped in history, this is one of the loveliest towns in the north of England and was originally the county town of Westmorland. Appleby is nestled between the Lakes and Yorkshire Dales, so guests can enjoy the contrasting scenery of these two National Parks, plus numerous walking and cycling opportunities as well as the fantastic leisure centre in the town. Appleby has a wonderful selection of quality independent shops, cafes and delicatessens selling locally produced food and crafts. The picturesque street of Boroughgate, with some interesting old buildings, is at the heart of the town and links the well-preserved Norman Castle with the fine medieval Church of St. Lawrence. Appleby is a major stop on the Settle-Carlisle Railway, which is one of the most beautiful railway journeys in Britain, and still today many of the old steam trains wend their way along this line and over the historic and awe-inspiring Ribblehead viaduct. Visit Appleby in June and experience the colourful spectacle of the three hundred-year old Horse Fair. With the delightful Ullswater and the magnificent Lake District within easy reach, this is an ideal holiday location.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
  • Note: This property has a refundable Good Housekeeping bond of £100.