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Pen-y-ghent

Kirkby Lonsdale, Cumbria
Sleeps 8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms 4
Change Fri
No Dogs
5 star
Enclosed garden / patio
Hot tub
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Luxury
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • A stunning contemporary home for large families/groups with an abundance of space and a hot tub
  • An excellent location from which to explore the varied landscapes of two national parks and two Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty
  • Occupies a convenient town-centre location in bustling Kirkby Lonsdale, whilst being surrounded by beautiful Cumbrian countryside that walkers and cyclists will enjoy
Property code: SZ388

This luxury home is the perfect setting for families and friends who want to escape the hectic pace of everyday life and enjoy quality time together in beautiful surroundings.

This lovely contemporary home for up to eight people is located centrally in the popular market town of Kirkby Lonsdale. Thoughtfully designed with lovely social spaces, comfortable bedrooms, high-spec appliances and an outdoor hot tub, it makes the perfect base for families, and small groups to discover this beautiful area. The owner has lovingly brought this place to life from scratch using an elegant eye for interior decor, sumptuous furnishings and textiles as well as cosy underfloor heating throughout. Guests are even treated to complimentary robes and slippers for their stay!

Set in the heart of Kirkby Lonsdale, all the local amenities are within walking distance. If you enjoy walking, it is the perfect home to base yourself with many local walks from the doorstep and famous routes just a short drive away. You can relax and enjoy the Yorkshire Dales, Lake District and surrounding valleys and area. Boasting locally sourced modern furnishings, stunning bathrooms, modern appliances, cosy underfloor heating and a private patio with hot tub, this is gem of a holiday that has many repeat bookings.

Kirkby Lonsdale is a popular market town situated in a perfect location on the border of the Yorkshire Dales National Park, the Lake District and the Forest of Bowland. It has twice been voted the best small town to live in the North in The Times. There are many independent shops, popular restaurants and bars, and lovely walks along the River Lune, one of which takes in the famous 'Ruskin's View' and passes the ever-beautiful St Mary's Church, where visitors are welcome. There is also the newly opened Vault in the Tourist Information showing short films of the local history and culture. The property welcomes one dog.

On arrival at the house, guests enter via a glass porch with plenty of space for coats and boots. From here, it's onward to the stunning open-plan kitchen and dining space.

The well-equipped kitchen has been thoughtfully designed to appeal to the foodies among you with four counter-top induction hobs, a fitted double fan oven and eye-height microwave. The high-quality kitchen also features a large integrated fridge/freezer, dishwasher and all the crockery and cookware you'll need concealed in beautiful bespoke units. There's a breakfast bar and three stools making for sociable food prep and a large modern dining table with plenty of space for long post-dinner chats about your adventures. Use the wall-mounted Smart TV for music or to catch up on your favourite shows whilst cooking.

Moving through to the stylish living room, guests can relax in the sumptuous grey wool seating arranged around the modern gas stove and wall-mounted Smart TV. With well-chosen lighting and luxurious throws, it makes a warm and elegant room to spend evenings when you'd rather not go out. The ground floor also has a handy utility room with sink, washing machine and tumble dryer along with a downstairs WC.

Upstairs to the four stunning bedrooms. The owner has created relaxing spaces with subtle colour schemes, colourful wall art and stylish soft furnishings. All four have hanging frames and chests of drawers for storage. The three super-king-size bedrooms each have high spec en-suite shower rooms, all with mixer showers and drencher heads; the largest of these rooms also boasts a wall mounted TV, French doors and a balcony. The fourth bedroom is a smaller twin room opposite the lovely white family bathroom. Light and stylish with a large freestanding bath and separate shower enclosure with mixer shower and drencher head, it makes a wonderful place to sooth tired muscles from your outdoor exertions.

Outside, there is parking for up to three cars directly outside the house, there is space in the garage to lock bikes and boats should you be bringing them along. To the rear of the house is a multi-level terraced private garden with a fabulous hot tub for up to eight, and dining furniture for making the most of sunny days. The property is a truly indulgent property to unwind with friends or family!

Please note there is a refundable £300 security deposit for this property payable closer to the start of your holiday.

  • 4 bedrooms – 3 super-king-size bedrooms, 1 twin bedroom
  • 4 bathrooms - 3 en-suite shower rooms with WCs, 1 family bathroom with free-standing bath, separate shower and WC, 1 additional WC
  • 4 counter-top induction hobs, fitted double fan oven, microwave, large integrated fridge/freezer, dishwasher
  • Utility room - sink, washing machine and tumble dryer
  • 3 Smart TVs – 1 in the kitchen, 1 in the lounge and 1 in a bedroom
  • Wood burner-effect gas fire
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Enclosed multi-level courtyard garden with outdoor table, chairs and BBQ
  • Private hot tub for up to 8 guests
  • Parking for up to 3 cars directly outside the house and garage when parked sensibly – regret no campervans, motorhomes or work vans unless agreed by the owner
  • 1 dog welcome at extra charge of £40, please call to book
  • Lockable garage for bikes/boats
  • Complimentary robes and slippers to use during your stay
  • Owner can arrange various supplementary services to guests, including babysitting, dog walking, on-site massage and catering, bookable direct with the owner
  • Pub 300 metres
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Location

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The Lake District National Park is situated in the north west of England in the county of Cumbria. It is famously home to England’s tallest peak, largest lake, deepest lake and some of the most beautiful views in the British Isles. It has been a major draw for holidaymakers for over 200 years and its popularity shows no signs that this will diminish anytime soon. Adding to the spectacle, there are long-distance walking trails, endless history and culture to appreciate, as well as an unbeatable array of outdoor activities to try in some exceptionally eye-catching locations.

Mountains, lakes, rocky rivers, waterfalls, and valleys lined by stone walls characterise the Lake District National Park. Add to this vision slate-roofed villages, winding country roads, arctic alpine and wildflower meadows, and beautiful birds such as skylarks, curlews, meadow pipits, and lapwings, which all provide the perfect backdrop for a holiday. The poet, William Wordsworth, who lived in Grasmere, wrote a guidebook of the area in 1810, and very little has changed in the region to tie it into the modern world. The centre of the Lake District is dominated by its craggy mountains such as Scafell Pike and its exceptional lakes like Windermere, Ullswater, Derwentwater, Coniston Water and so many more.

Each of the Lake District’s towns has a village sensibility, yet all of them offer handy amenities, cultural attractions and some of the North West’s best places to eat and drink. Top visitor attractions include The World of Beatrix Potter, Sizergh Castle, Hill Top, Go Ape Grizedale, Grizedale Forest, Fellini and Zefferelli’s Cinema/Restaurants, the Bluebird Mk II, Ravenglass Roman Bathouse alongside a world of outdoor sporting and activity providers. Natural landmarks include Aira Force, Tarn Hows, Scaffell Pike, Castlerigg Stone Circle, The Old Man of Coniston, Helvellyn and Skiddaw. Pull on your walking boots and traverse the long-distance walking trails of the Lakes like Wainwright’s Coast to Coast, and the Tour of the Lake District.

As you get to know the region better, you will find evidence of prehistoric and ancient man in the Lake District, as there are standing stones, circles, and rows to find, as well as one of the largest standing Roman buildings in the UK. Visit Ravenglass, one of the UK’s oldest settlements and the only coastal village in the Lake District; it has beautiful waterside views of the Munros of Southern Scotland. Remnants of the region’s industrial activity can be traced in the form of bobbin mills, gunpowder mills, and mines. The Lakes also have some famous literary and art associations, including Beatrix Potter, John Ruskin, Arthur Ransome, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, William Wordsworth, JMW Turner, John Constable, LS Lowry and Percy Kelly.

It could take you five lifetimes to visit each of the places mentioned here; a good way to see more of the Lake District National Park is stay at one of our self-catering holiday cottages. Our range of holiday properties in the Lake District and Cumbria gives you the perfect place to stay in the north west countryside or on the coast. Our self-catering cottages in the Lake District offer lovely holiday accommodation to suit all your needs, from cottages to rent for a romantic getaway to larger properties for the whole family – we even have dog-friendly holiday homes across the Lake District too. Take a look at our full collection of self-catering cottages and begin to plan your holiday.

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