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Beautifully Renovated Traditional Cumbrian Cottage in the Duddon Valley Sleeps 5

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2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
4 guests
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Set in an area of outstanding natural beauty in the Duddon Valley, Riverside Cottage ticks every box - a rolling river nearby, majestic fells/mountains to all sides, a most traditional Cumbrian Cottage, with a fabulous log burner, many original features, and yet lovingly restored to a bespoke standard. There's a local pub in walking distance. There's plenty of walks nearby, from gentle strolls to quite high intensity fell climbing. There are also many cycle routes and the area is a favourite with both cyclists and mountain bikers. There is a store room at the cottage for outdoors wear, boots and bikes. You’ll love Riverside for the ambiance, the outdoors space, the peace and tranquility of being close to nature, the space and time to relax. It's good for couples, singles, families, and a...Set in an area of outstanding natural beauty in the Duddon Valley, Riverside Cottage ticks every box - a rolling river nearby, majestic fells/mountains to all sides, a most traditional Cumbrian Cottage, with a fabulous log burner, many original features, and yet lovingly restored to a bespoke standard. There's a local pub in walking distance. There's plenty of walks nearby, from gentle strolls to quite high intensity fell climbing. There are also many cycle routes and the area is a favourite with both cyclists and mountain bikers. There is a store room at the cottage for outdoors wear, boots and bikes. You’ll love Riverside for the ambiance, the outdoors space, the peace and tranquility of being close to nature, the space and time to relax. It's good for couples, singles, families, and also furry friends (pets).More
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Amanda Podmore (Property Manager Amanda Podmore)
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:November 2014
Interaction with guests
Amanda is available to answer guest queries prior to arrival, and is contactable for any guest issues arising whilst guests are in residence at the property.
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Reviewed 10 August 2019

The cottage lays in a small valley offside every civilisation and there are far more sheep around then humans. If you like this scenario, you’ll love this cottage! It’s inferior ist warm and cozy and you have enough space. Moreover you’ve got small oven to...More

Date of stay: August 2019
Thank 31justusf
Global553582, VR Owner at Beautifully Renovated Traditional Cumbrian Cottage in the Duddon Valley Sleeps 5, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2019

It was just lovely to have you visit with us in this part of the world, and many thanks for your lovely review and kind comments, much appreciated - Amanda

Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

Beautifully presented cottage in the most wonderful location. I didn’t want to move from the armchair by the patio doors looking out over the fells! It was chilly outside when we arrived but the heating was on and it felt so homely...thank you for sharing...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Jacqui H
Global553582, VR Owner at Beautifully Renovated Traditional Cumbrian Cottage in the Duddon Valley Sleeps 5, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2018

You are most welcome Jacqui, thank you so much for your lovely comments, and I hope to be able to welcome you back before too long.

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Reviewed 13 August 2018

Situated in the heart of Duddon Valley Riverside Cottage is your ideal holiday retreat. Riverside Cottage embodies the enchanting vernacular architecture of the lakes district, nessled in a quiet valley countryside setting dotted with cattle, lush vegitation and the River Duddon running past. The cottage...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Freedom797976
Management response:Responded 16 August 2018

Many thanks for taking the time to write such a well thought out review, and I do think you have encapsulated perfectly all that Riverside Cottage has to offer its guests.

Reviewed 17 July 2018

We love the Duddon Valley and this was the perfect base for exploring it, with beautiful walks straight from the door, and an easy (if slightly hair-raising) drive into Eskdale if you fancy taking on one of the BIG peaks. We did Scafell and sat...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank Angusdei
Reviewed 30 October 2017

We loved reading Amanda's story-book showing photos of how she and her family used to holiday up here as kids and how buying Riverside Cottage and doing it up was very much both a family affair and a dream come true. The personal touch is...More

Date of stay: October 2017
Thank RDMabb
Management response:Responded 1 November 2017

Thank you so much for this very thoughtful review. I do try hard to provide guests with the things I would like to find if I arrived at a holiday cottage myself, and so your comments are both very kind, and have absolutely made my...More

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Towels Provided
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
TV
Parking
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
Toaster
Cooker
Fishing Nearby
Central Heating
Water Views
Dishwasher
Freezer
Iron
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Mountain Views
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Patio
Fireplace
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Is this holiday rental renovated / up-to-date?YesNoUnsure
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About the neighbourhood
Riverside is located inside the picturesque Duddon Valley, with beautiful fields and fells on every side. Outstanding scenery awaits with golden walks straight from the door, and happily quite a few finish at the local pub, The Newfield Inn, about a mile away from the cottage.
Getting around
A car is essential to appreciate the local area and get about easily. There is no rural bus service. The nearest train station is Foxfield, about 8 miles away where trains can be caught to Millom and Barrow in Furness and as far north as Carlisle for those wanting to explore farther afield.
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