“Comfortable accommodation in a rural location with excellent views” - VisitEngland Assessor
Our Inspector's view
Sycamore Cottage is situated in the tranquil Eden Valley with stunning views of the northern Pennines and distant Lake District fells. The property is located in a peaceful rural area approximately four miles from the attractive market town of Appleby. To the rear of the cottage there is a patio and lawned area with garden furniture and a BBQ. The accommodation is upside down style with the double and twin bedrooms on the ground floor (both are en suite and have TVs). Upstairs is open plan – well-equipped kitchen, dining/living area with oak flooring and exposed beams. There’s a washing machine, dishwasher and a large TV with Freeview and a DVD player.
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Cumbria's rugged yet beautiful landscape is best known for the Lake District National Park that sits within its boundaries. It’s famous for Lake Windermere, England’s largest lake, and Derwent Water, ‘Queen of the English Lakes'. This beautiful countryside once inspired William Wordsworth and his home, Dove Cottage, in Grasmere is a popular museum. Another place of literary pilgrimage is Hill Top, home of Beatrix Potter, located near Windermere. Tom Kitten, Samuel Whiskers and Jemima Puddleduck were all created here.
Much of Cumbria is often overlooked in favour of the Lake Distirct. In the south, the Lune Valley remains as lovely as it was when Turner painted it. The coast is also a secret gem. With its wide cobbled streets, spacious green and views of the Solway Firth, Silloth is a fine Victorian seaside resort. Other towns along this coastline include Whitehaven, Workington and Maryport. Carlisle is well worth a look – once a Roman camp, its red-brick cathedral dates back to the early 12th century and its 11th-century castle was built by William Rufus.
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