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THE OLD BOTHY, character cottage on a working farm, woodburner, walks, near

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2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
4 guests
3 nights minimum
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This semi-detached cottage near the village of Bolton Low Houses sleeps four people in two bedrooms.The Old Bothy is a semi-detached cottage, on a working dairy farm, near the village of Bolton Low Houses and Wigton in Cumbria. This cottage sleeps four people and has two bedrooms, consisting of one king-size double and one twin, as well as a bathroom. The cottage also has an open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburning stove. Outside there is off road parking for two cars and a patio with furniture. The Old Bothy is a great base for exploring the Lake District National Park, the many towns nearby, and even southern Scotland. Amenities: Eco-friendly electric central heating with woodburning stove. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer...This semi-detached cottage near the village of Bolton Low Houses sleeps four people in two bedrooms.The Old Bothy is a semi-detached cottage, on a working dairy farm, near the village of Bolton Low Houses and Wigton in Cumbria. This cottage sleeps four people and has two bedrooms, consisting of one king-size double and one twin, as well as a bathroom. The cottage also has an open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburning stove. Outside there is off road parking for two cars and a patio with furniture. The Old Bothy is a great base for exploring the Lake District National Park, the many towns nearby, and even southern Scotland. Amenities: Eco-friendly electric central heating with woodburning stove. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, 3 x TVs with FreeSat, DVD, WiFi. Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Two travel cots, two highchairs and stairgate on request. Off road parking for 2 cars. Patio with furniture plus shared, grassed picnic/play area. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shop 2.5 miles, pub 1.5 miles. Note: As property is on a working farm, children should be supervised at all times. Note: The owner has dogs. Note: There are 3 steps leading up from the patio/parking area to the property. Region: Impressive mountains, open fells and clear-water lakes, the Lake District has it all. From walking in the mountains to exhilarating watersports or just a gentle cruise on a steam-powered yacht, Cumbria is the perfect holiday destination. Town: The village of Bolton Low Houses offers a good pub serving food. The market town of Wigton and the village of Caldbeck are nearby. The area offers much to see and do and includes the towns of Penrith and Keswick, the cathedral city of Carlisle, Derwentwater and Lake Bassenthwaite.More
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Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
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Sykes Holiday Cottages
Languages spoken:English
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:October 2009
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Reviewed 26 February 2020

My wife,my 1 year old little man and 3 year old girl and I stayed here for two nights. What a perfect little get away it is. The hosts Joanne and Martin are lovely people and they thought of everything that we could need for...More

Date of stay: February 2020
Thank Marklhead
Reviewed 6 January 2020

Booked a short break here at the last minute to extend our holiday in The Lakes and were not disappointed. Lovely home from home in a beautiful farm setting. The cottage was clean, homely and well equipped. Plenty of games, books and even a football...More

Date of stay: January 2020
Thank annabP6865PJ
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Reviewed 23 November 2019 via mobile

This cottage is fantastic and exceeded every expectation we had. Ideally located....not too far from town but far enough to make you feel like you are in the middle of no where. The cottage has been converted to an excellent standard, with all the home...More

Date of stay: November 2019
Thank DebsJ1973
Reviewed 24 October 2019

Beautiful cottage for an amazing time. Joanne and Martin are fantastic and so welcoming. The place is very nice for children (animals, toys, playground). Very clean and confortable. Be back soon !

Date of stay: October 2019
Thank Elise_le_dwet
Reviewed 13 September 2019

Beautiful cottages. Everything you need for the perfect family holiday. Joanne couldn’t do enough for you and makes amazing homemade bread!!

Date of stay: September 2019
Thank lauraAug
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Suitable For Children Under 5
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