Cosy up in the lounge
Kitchen leading through to the lounge
Kitchen with all you need
Bright and airy bedroom
Beautiful shutters on the windows to frame the fantastic view
Shower room
Views of surrounding countryside
Peaceful lane leading down to the cottage
A short walk to the spectacular Solway Coast at Allonby
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Farm Hands Cottage

Allonby, Lake District
Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs allowed 2
3
star
Complex of properties
Enclosed garden / patio
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Beach within easy reach
Family friendly
Towels for hire
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Ideal for couples or small families, with fantastic routes for walkers and cyclists alike
  • A short walk to the stunning Solway Coast and its spectacular beaches
  • Views of Skiddaw and the surrounding countryside
Property code: 28790

1 OF 3 COSY COTTAGES SET ON THE EDGE OF THE BEAUTIFUL LAKE DISTRICT NATIONAL PARK. SLEEPS 2 +1

These character cottages are set within the grounds of a working farm, each property is surrounded by open fields and breath taking views of rolling countryside with views of Skiddaw. They are the ideal holiday spot for multigenerational celebrations and get-togethers.

Allonby is a quiet and peaceful location ideal for relaxing, walking or enjoying the stunning countryside of the Lake District and the Solway Coast. Ideally located close to the bustling market town of Keswick and the Roman port of Maryport. The properties offer you the perfect base to discover the whole of the Lake District and all its attractions including The Lakes Distillery and The Lake District Wildlife Park.

This traditional and cosy cottage, welcomes you into the lounge with comfortable seating, TV  and DVD player and taking pride of place is a magnificent stone fireplace complete with gas fire for those chillier evenings. The kitchen has everything you need to prepare your favourite meal, with electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge and freezer. Walking through the cottage, the large double bedroom and comprises of an additional single bed if it is so required with lovely views out of the windows. There is a shower room and WC all tastefully decorated, making this a lovely little retreat.

The outside space is an enclosed garden to the front of the cottage - ideal for your canine friends. There is also a table and chairs to relax in and enjoy the fresh air and views.

  • 1 bedroom - 1 double and 1 additional single bed
  • Shower room - with WC
  • Lounge / diner - with TV, DVD and gas fire
  • Kitchen - well-equipped with electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge and freezer
  • Enclosed garden to the front of the property
  • Ample parking
  • Electric and central heating included
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Pub and shops 1 mile
  • Arrival: 16:00 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00, unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • 2 dogs allowed. Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week

Lyndsey Casson

This property joined our collection in 2015 and is managed by Lyndsey.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 32 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Linda, 1st May 2022

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Reviewed by Shona, 22nd April 2022

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Lovely little cottage for a week of exploring around Cumbria and the Lakes with our dog.

Reviewed by Brian, 15th April 2022

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Perfect

Reviewed by Pam, 1st April 2022

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First time away with our 2 dogs to see how they managed staying in other peoples properties so we didnt want anything too far away on this first occasion.. the property itself was well equipped for the dogs with a fenced off area where they could sit as and when they needed it was also a walking distance from the beach which was also ideal for all Read moreof us. They settled quite well but the weekend was quiet anyway. Location wise it was ideal for the likes of Maryport, Whitehaven etc. Hide

Reviewed by Alex, 27th March 2022

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Reviewed by Carl, 18th February 2022

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Reviewed by Andrew, 4th February 2022

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One of the finest cottages we have stayed in. Brilliantly equipped. Brilliantly positioned for lakes and coast. A real gem. Thank you for letting us, Rupert and Paddy stay here. Lounge spacious enough for comfort even with the dog crates behind the settee.

Reviewed by Mike, 20th November 2021

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Lovely cosy cottage with excellent facilities within easy walking distance of Allonby village and beach.

Reviewed by Colin, 14th November 2021

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Could not fault the accommodation for facilities and cleanliness, definitely recommended.

Reviewed by Linda Marian, 3rd November 2021

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Very peaceful location and the kitchen as everything you need. The property was very clean and well stocked with cleaning products / sanitizers bearing in mind Covid. This is our second visit and the owner Mrs Wilson gave us a warm welcome and is a gem!

Reviewed by Chris, 24th September 2021

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Absolutely perfect in every way, all my needs catered for, everything you need provided. Great location and perfect for my dog.

Reviewed by Brian, 17th September 2021

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Loved the accommodation and the location; so much so that we have already booked a return but to the owners Country View Retreat which is single storey property on the same farm. Roll on May 2022!

Reviewed by Andrew, 10th September 2021

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Really quiet and remote location, very well equipped and clean. Great welcome pack with a need for nothing.

Reviewed by Frederick, 3rd September 2021

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A ideal place just to lay back and take it easy - Even the dog has it own wee garden just a short drive and you are at Allonby a small village by the sea and lots of hard pathways for walking the dog or for Prams or wheelchair users and Mary-port has all the shops you would require

Reviewed by Caroline, 6th August 2021

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Fantastic comfortable cottage in a really peaceful setting. Extremely well stocked with utensils and cleaning products.

Reviewed by John, 24th July 2021

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Excellent cottage Brenda the owner was on hand if needed anything but to be honest the whole holiday was relaxing and comfortable so we didnt need to phone her.the small garden was great for the dog we had and a great location for trips out in the car

Reviewed by Vivienne, 9th July 2021

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We had a lovely holiday. The cottage was very clean, well equipped with everything you needed. The enclosed garden was great for the dogs and a nice place to sit in the evenings. There's some great beaches close by for walking.

Reviewed by Jeffrey, 2nd July 2021

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This was a beautiful cottage, well equipped and so comfortable. The little fenced garden is great as you know dogs are safe and won't go wandering. The owners were helpful and genuine. The kitchen is the best equipped I have ever seen. The extra wipes and sprays made us feel covid safe. The cottage was spotless. A fantastic place to stay. Close to Read morethe lakes and beautiful beaches. People so friendly. A place that calms the soul. Hide

Reviewed by Christopher, 28th June 2021

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We had a great stay, wish we could have stayed longer..... loved the cottage, loved the area.

Reviewed by Pamela, 7th June 2021

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We had a lovely holiday Monday to Friday. The cottage was beautiful really cosy. We had everything we needed in the kitchen was like home from home. So quiet and relaxing

Reviewed by Laura, 23rd May 2021

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A cosy cottage in a quiet location, around 1 mile from allonby, everything was there that we needed, comfy beds and well priced, a lovely walk from allonby to Maryport along the beach, around 50 mins - 1hour from grassmere/ Keswick and lakes so for that reason we would stay closer next time, can't take this away from the actual cottage though, not Read moremuch to do in allonby and pub there not great but it is quite a good base to wander round the lakes. Hide

Reviewed by Alison, 21st May 2021

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Nice relaxing break in this cosy cottage .

Reviewed by David, 30th April 2021

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me and my partner had a fantastic stay at the cottage, it is clean, well equipped and in the perfect location, Mrs Wilson the host is an absolute joy, and left us to it, but if we would have needed or wanted anything i feel she would have been right there, so 11 out of 10 from us, thank you Mrs Wilson

Reviewed by Lynda, 24th October 2020

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The cottage was cosy and quiet, but still close to the village. The owner was very welcoming, and the guidance notes for running the cottage were clear and brief.

Reviewed by Andrew, 20th October 2020

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Maids Cottage in a lovely location on a working farm , so peaceful. The kitchen has everything you need & more , large bedroom with double & single bed. Shutters on windows better than blackout curtains. Enclosed garden & seating . The cottage was spotless. Mrs Wilson who owns the cottage is a phone call away if you need to know anything. Beach & cRead moreoastal path not too far away . Dog friendly . Relaxing stay. Hide

Reviewed by Lindsay, 4th October 2020

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Lovely cottage and welcoming host. Great location for exploring the area. Nice and peaceful. Good size television which makes a nice change from other holiday cottages we have been in. Very well equipped.

Reviewed by Nicola, 26th September 2020

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Great cottage and all the amenities were excellent. Very comfortable and well maintained. The owner was really welcoming. A great location, we would stay there again.

Reviewed by Mike, 18th September 2020

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This cottage had a brilliant location with easy access to the coast's quiet beaches and picturesque harbours, also good for visits to northern lakes. The cottage itself had a very comfortable bed, good shower, and good kitchen appliances, cosy living room with comfortable sofa - plenty of space for the two of us. The owner responded immediately wheRead moren we had a problem. Hide

Reviewed by Jo, 4th September 2020

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Lovely cottage. Comfy and cosy. Great beach nearby for walking the dog and a good base to explore the coastline and lake district.

Reviewed by Debra, 31st August 2020

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The cottage is the perfect base for a nice quite break, we went to just recharge our batteries with our German Shepard. And that is what we got, you can feel the stresses of life slip away. The cottage as everything you need for a cosy quite break, nice walks, and care free times. We have already book to return, which I am sure will make our dog haRead moreppy he loved his little garden to sit in and watch the birds Hide

Reviewed by Claire, 29th August 2020

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Fabulous location - the cottage is beautiful and the surroundings are incredibly peaceful. The cows in the surrounding fields provided a real life soap opera and were so amusing to watch! Brenda the owner was so helpful and friendly.

Reviewed by Christie, 14th August 2020

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Cosy up in the lounge
Kitchen leading through to the lounge
Kitchen with all you need
Bright and airy bedroom
Beautiful shutters on the windows to frame the fantastic view
Shower room
Views of surrounding countryside
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