Activity & Leisure
2 nights - mostly start on Fri or Sat
3 nights - must start on Fri
4 nights - must start on Mon
5 nights - 22nd or 29th Dec 2012 only.
In an idyllic setting and surrounded by rolling hills and the glorious unspoilt countryside of The Gilpin Valley, Low Shepherd Yeat offers a selection of delightful refurbished properties on this former farm and can be enjoyed together or individually.Shepherd Yeat End Cottage (ref UKC2940), has been refurbished with careful attention to detail to retain the charm and character of this delightful former farm cottage. The property will suit couples, smaller families and friends looking for a comfortable, well equipped cottage in picturesque surroundings. The well presented living room is enhanced by a wood burner, perfect for those cooler evenings when snuggling in front of the fire is the ideal way to end a day’s walking. French doors open onto the spacious veranda area wrapping two elevations of the cottage and allowing guests the opportunity to make the most of sunnier days. Glorious countryside views can be enjoyed from this elevated position – a delightful spot to enjoy breakfast al fresco or perhaps a chilled glass of wine at the end of the day.Converted in Spring 2018 to offer ground floor accommodation for four guests in this picturesque spot, Shepherd Yeat Bungalow (ref UKC3085) has been carefully designed to make the most of countryside views from the comfort of this well-presented and stylish property. The generous open plan living space creates a delightful area for guests to enjoy relaxing time together. Well presented, its comfortable bedrooms are enhanced by full-height ceilings and countryside views from the master bedroom.Low Shepherd Yeat Farm (ref LK3) is a superb, detached former farmhouse with a large, picture window and pretty countryside views. Extensively refurbished and redecorated, it is perfect for families or groups of friends looking for space, comfort and well equipped accommodation. The well-presented living space includes a delightful dining conservatory overlooking the garden and fields beyond. The double bedrooms are comfortable and enjoy private bathroom facilities. Its own games room offers in house recreation for all whilst its private hot tub is perfectly placed to enjoy the surrounding views.Sitting in 25 acres of picturesque countryside, Low Shepherd Yeat enjoys its own stretch of the River Gilpin with a stone bridge over the river. There are beautiful walks and cycle paths from the door, whilst the Lake District Fells such as The Langdale Pikes and the Old Man of Coniston are a short drive. Only 4½ miles from Lake Windermere and Bowness with boutiques, galleries, tea rooms, pubs, water sports and ferries to Hawkshead, Coniston and the Grizedale Forest. Cruisers at Bowness offer trips round the lake taking in the wonderful scenery, calling at Ambleside to the north or Lakeside to the south to visit the fascinating Aquarium of the Lakes. Historic houses with lovely grounds such as Holker Hall and Sizergh Castle are nearby; don’t miss Muncaster Castle or the South Lakes Wild Animal Park at Dalton.Beatrix Potter, Wordsworth and other famous authors found the Lake District truly inspirational and there are many locations where their history and works are interestingly displayed. Nearby, the historic market town of Kendal has an art gallery, castle, theatre, larger shops and pretty walks along the River Kent. Whichever direction you walk or drive in this most beautiful area will bring you to breathtaking views of the lakes and mountains. Shop 5 miles, pub and restaurant 1 mile.Low Shepherd Yeat Farm (LK3), Shepherd Yeat End Cottage (UKC2940) and Shepherd Yeat Bungalow (UKC3085) can be booked together to accommodate up to 16 guests.
All on the ground floor.Open plan living space.Living area: With 40" Freesat TV.Dining area. Kitchen area: With electric oven, induction hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher and washer/dryer.Bedroom 1: With kingsize bed.Bedroom 2: With twin beds.Shower room: With shower cubicle and toilet.
Elecric heaters, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Travel cot and highchair. Welcome pack. Lawned garden with sitting-out area. Private parking for 2 cars. No smoking. Please note: The property has a natural water supply from a borehole.
English Country Cottages is the trading name of Vacation Rentals (UK) Ltd.
Registered Office: Spring Mill, Earby, Barnoldswick, Lancashire, BB94 0AA.
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