Little Barracks Little Strickland


If you are looking for a cottage filled with character, has a cosy wood burning stove for snuggles in front of on chilly evenings or a sunny garden for lazy summer days then this traditional Cumbrian cottage, Little Barracks Little Strickland, is for you. The Grade II listed cottage is tucked away down a private driveway adjacent to the owners home and is furnished and equipped in keeping with the character and age of the cottage, beams and flagged stone floors are complimented with comfy leather sofa and chairs, modern appliances and crisp white bed linens. Guests have use of the 1 acre landscaped grounds shared with the owner. The owner provide a warm welcome to guests and are on hand to advise on some of the must see places during your stay.

The cottage has oil fired central heating and comprises: Entrance porch perfect for storing muddy boats and coats. The characterful living room with beams, has leather sofa and chairs positioned around the wood burning stove housed in the Inglenook fireplace and 41” Freeview smart TV with DVD player. The spacious dining kitchen is fully equipped with everything needed to rustle up a delicious meal with double oven and hob electric range cooker, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine and microwave, before settling at the dining table to enjoy each others company and reminisce over the days activities.

As evening descends climb the stairs to the characterful bedrooms. The master bedroom has a king size bed and shower cubicle. A further double bedroom with beams. The family bathroom has a bath, hand basin and WC.

All oil, electric, bed linen, towels and initial supply of logs included. Wi-Fi available. Private parking for 2 cars. Cot available. 2 well behaved dogs welcome. Private garden with table and chairs for al fresco dining and shared use of the owners landscaped grounds.

Tucked away in the lush Eden Valley, in a peaceful corner of Cumbria, you will find the charming village of Little Strickland. This hidden gem is perfectly based for a relaxing and rejuvenating holiday, far enough from the ‘madding crowds’ of the Lake District but close enough to enjoy daily visits with Lake Ullswater and Haweswater both less than a 20 minute drive.

The quieter country roads of the Eden Valley are a walkers or cyclists delight, enjoy breathtaking views of lush green fields, meandering streams and the River Eden winding its way through the valley to the Solway Coast. Stop off at one of the many villages on route to enjoy refreshments in the village inns with most serving delicious home cooked food. For the adventure enthusiast Lake Ullswater and Haweswater with their surrounding fells are within a short drive with water sports, spectacular scenery and fell top walks in abundance. The North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is also close by enabling you to explore two of England’s most scenic areas easily.

The River Eden is home to some of the best fishing in the area and with several golf courses and pony trekking centres near by there is plenty of activities on offer away from the fells. Penrith (8 miles), known locally as the Gateway to the Lakes, has a choice of supermarkets, pubs, restaurants, leisure centre, railway station and a number of boutique shops or head to Carlisle (40 miles), Cumbria’s capital city, and visit the historical castle, cathedral, theatre and Lanes Shopping Centre.


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Up to £10 discount for dates booked between now and 28 Jun 2024

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Prices from £720.00 per week

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0782 459 5465 or 01228 597136

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9am to 9pm Monday to Saturday
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