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Self-catering with 1 unit £560 pupw sleeps 6

1 Midtown Cottage

1 Midtown Cottage

You have arrived at journey's end. At some point passing through a portal in time to a forgotten era.

Contact

2 Primrose Cottages,
Grewelthorpe,
Ripon,
North Yorkshire,
HG4 3BT

Address

Askham,
Penrith,
Cumbria,
CA10 2PF

Details

Overlooking Askham village green, this spacious 4 bed grade II listed cottage retains many original features including beamed ceilings; stone flagged floors, latch doors and exposed stone walls. These features are further complimented by antique and period pieces of furniture adding to the charm and character of No 1 Midtown Cottage.

Surrounded by beautiful countryside Midtown Cottage is an ideal base for exploring. Nestled in the heart of the picturesque & historic village of Askham and only 5 miles from the market town of Penrith with its excellent specialist shopping.

The high beamed ceiling in the lounge, previously a stable, has a real wow factor and features exposed stone walls and a galleried mezzanine level incorporating a double sofa bed and a games area.
The dining kitchen has a stone flagged floor and is very well appointed and equipped. Range Master electric cooker, integrated fridge, dishwasher and free standing microwave. Washing machine and tumble dryer are adjacent to the bathroom with shower over bath, under floor heating, heated towel rail, WC and wash basin. A single bedroom completes the ground floor accommodation. The first floor accommodation consists of a single and a twin bedroom. Each has low beams so please mind your head!
The outside area has a private rear garden and is laid mainly to lawn with patios, garden furniture, and barbeque. Parking along the frontage is for up to 3 cars.

Children welcomeTelevisionIroning facilitiesGardenBuilding of historical interestCentral heatingLaundry facilitiesMicrowave cookerDishwasherLinen providedGames room onsiteFishingPony trekking/horse-ridingChildren's outdoor play areaSnooker/billiards/pool onsiteDogs/pets accepted by arrangementDVD playerCD playerSingle sex groups NOT acceptedHairdryerHigh chairs availableCots availableBarbecueDrying facilitiesOn street/public parkingWashing machine

Midtown Cottage is ideal for those who wish to explore the local area on foot, by car or by cycle. Fly fishing Is available on the Lowther (tickets cost £15:00 per day or £50.00 per week from Askham Stores) and the river is a short walk away from the cottage. Within a five mile radius there are cycles for hire, pony trekking, water sports and numerous leisure facilities. Children welcome from any age.

Location

Directions

Plan route to 1 Midtown Cottage using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: NY 514237  Lat: 54.60610 Long: -2.75388

From the North and South Via M6 Motorway:

Exit the M6 Motorway at Junction 40 (Penrith) follow signs for Scotch Corner. At the next roundabout take the 4th exit to Shap (A6S) dropping down the hill towards the traffic lights at the village of Eamont Bridge. Go over the bridge and drive through the village taking the right turn just beyond the Crown Hotel where there is a painted roundabout in the road. Follow the road over the motorway bridge passing the salll village of Yanwath over the railway bridge- turning slightly left at the next junction ( When you have done this you will see Yanwath Primary school to your right). Follow the road until you reach the village of Askham. The Queens Head Pub will be on the corner to your left. You will be at a crossroads take your left turn passing to the front of Askham Stores. Drive 150 metres down the village and you will see to your right a small loop side road. Take this loop you have arrived. 1 Midtown Cottage is as the picture on the website. A slate nameplate is above the cottage door.

From the North - East via A66 and Scotch Corner:

Follow the A66 from Scotch Corner to Penrith, at the roundabout take the first the first exit to Shap and A6. Then follow as above.

Facilities

  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • TelevisionTelevision
  • Ironing facilitiesIroning facilities
  • GardenGarden
  • Building of historical interestBuilding of historical interest
  • Central heatingCentral heating
  • Laundry facilitiesLaundry facilities
  • Microwave cookerMicrowave cooker
  • DishwasherDishwasher
  • Linen providedLinen provided
  • Games room onsiteGames room onsite
  • FishingFishing
  • Pony trekking/horse-ridingPony trekking/horse-riding
  • Children's outdoor play areaChildren's outdoor play area
  • Snooker/billiards/pool onsiteSnooker/billiards/pool onsite
  • Dogs/pets accepted by arrangementDogs/pets accepted by arrangement
  • DVD playerDVD player
  • CD playerCD player
  • Single sex groups NOT acceptedSingle sex groups NOT accepted
  • HairdryerHairdryer
  • High chairs availableHigh chairs available
  • Cots availableCots available
  • BarbecueBarbecue
  • Drying facilitiesDrying facilities
  • On street/public parkingOn street/public parking
  • Washing machineWashing machine

Midtown Cottage is ideal for those who wish to explore the local area on foot, by car or by cycle. Fly fishing Is available on the Lowther (tickets cost £15:00 per day or £50.00 per week from Askham Stores) and the river is a short walk away from the cottage. Within a five mile radius there are cycles for hire, pony trekking, water sports and numerous leisure facilities. Children welcome from any age.

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Parking

  • Parking for Single unit properties:
    • YesParking space provided
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • Parking for Multiple unit properties:
  • Surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • YesSolid ie tarmac / concrete etc
  • Route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesFlat (i.e. without steps)

Kitchen

  • YesSeating available in kitchen

General

  • YesCall system with flashing lights
  • YesGuest information available in large print (14pt and over)

Access

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to:
    • YesOne or more bedrooms
    • YesKitchen
    • YesDining room

Bed/ Bathrooms

  • YesBedroom furniture can be re-arranged if requested by guest
  • Bathrooms available with:
    • YesBath with shower
  • YesBath with support handrails available
  • YesTaps in bathroom with lever handles available