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Garth Cottage

4 reviews
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Overview
4 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
6 guests
3 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
Garth is a detached cottage nestled into a grassy bank with a quiet outdoor sitting area shaded by wild cherry trees. There are four bedrooms to sleep 6 people, a bathroom with bath & shower over, a second separate shower /wc room. The large open living area features a wood burning stove. This cottage has a dishwasher. The cottage is one of five situated in the village of Great Salkeld with the pub 100 yds away, it has a local atmosphere and serves excellent food. The village offers tranquillity, yet there is easy access to the lakes and mountains of the Lake District, the Scottish Borders, Hadrian's Wall also the many interesting villages of the Eden Valley and Northern Pennines. Local activities include: Walking, Cycling, Golf, Swimming, Sailing, Fishing or visiting the many attractions...Garth is a detached cottage nestled into a grassy bank with a quiet outdoor sitting area shaded by wild cherry trees. There are four bedrooms to sleep 6 people, a bathroom with bath & shower over, a second separate shower /wc room. The large open living area features a wood burning stove. This cottage has a dishwasher. The cottage is one of five situated in the village of Great Salkeld with the pub 100 yds away, it has a local atmosphere and serves excellent food. The village offers tranquillity, yet there is easy access to the lakes and mountains of the Lake District, the Scottish Borders, Hadrian's Wall also the many interesting villages of the Eden Valley and Northern Pennines. Local activities include: Walking, Cycling, Golf, Swimming, Sailing, Fishing or visiting the many attractions and Historic Sites of the Eden Valley and Cumbria.More
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About the Owner
Donald R
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:August 2012
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Reviewed 27 July 2018

Very well equipped, clean & tidy large dining area & very good sized garden with great views. Very peaceful

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank EcclestnFamily
W-Cottages, VR Owner at Garth Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2018

Thank you for your review we are glad that you enjoyed your stay Don Rogers

Reviewed 19 May 2016

We were here for a long weekend to meet up with other family. The cottage was clean and well equipped, including fresh milk in the fridge, and the beds were comfortable. The location is good - within walking distance of an excellent pub - as...More

Date of stay: April 2016
1  Thank Jae P
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Reviewed 11 October 2011

Just to offer a different perspective on the merits of Garth cottage. 3 friends and I booked our 4 night break in Garth cottage with a view to spending the break touring around the Eden Valley, Lake District and West Yorkshire, with that in mind...More

Date of stay: October 2011
3  Thank therealsplash
Reviewed 29 September 2011

We booked this with a week to spare, and John the owner was helpful and responsive on the phone and my email. On arrival we (family of 5, including 1 child) were delighted with our cottage (Grant?), especially the large lounge/kitchen/diner - well equipped and...More

Date of stay: August 2011
3  Thank KateG791
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Highchair
Towels Provided
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
Books
TV
Parking
Shared Garden
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
Toaster
Cooker
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Long Term Rentals (Over 1 Month)
Alarm Clock
Central Heating
Dishwasher
Freezer
Iron
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Fireplace
Additional amenities & feature info
The property consists of two wings, one is the open-plan living area (with wood burning stove) and the other facilitates two double and a shower room with toilet upstairs whilst on the ground floor there are two single rooms, a bathroom with bath (shower over) and a toilet.
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About the neighbourhood
Great Salkeld has a population of some 400 people and is centered round the old Primary School. Pub and Norman Church. The church tower houses a clock whose chimes can be heard in the distance. The village's long history is found not only in the church but also by the remains of a middle age castle and records of several droving routes. The pub, The Highland Drove, which is renowned for its food, was once the stopping place for the drovers, who's animals were watered at the Dub just outside the village and now home to rare Great Crested Newts. The cottages are a mere 100yds from the church and pub. Penrith an attractive market town is the hub of the Eden Valley. It is an important shopping centre with an excellent mix of traditional, specialist shops and sophisticated arcades, where such ...
How to get there
From South take Junction 40 of the M6 - take the A66 East (signed Brough) 4th, Exit. At the next roundabout take 2nd exit (signed Alston) A686. Follow on A686 for about 3.5 miles then take a left (signed Great Salkeld). In the village there is a Post Box and Telephone Box on the left hand side, turn right at this point, go for 200yds then turn right again at a small crossroads. Wetheral Cottages are now straight ahead. Through the gate and the Car Park is on the left and reception on the right.
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