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Stag Cottage

Melmerby, near Langwathby, Penrith, Cumbria (CU015)
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Stag Cottage holiday home details

Stag Cottage is a 5* Gold Award winning, peaceful, self-contained 17th century Grade II listed sandstone cottage set in the grounds of Melmerby Hall. It has separate, private, front and rear gardens, parking and entranceway. Carefully restored, it retains its period features such as stone mullion windows and a wood burning inglenook fireplace with complimentary logs, kindling and fire lighters provided. Melmerby is set in the foothills of the Pennine Fells and has outstanding walks in the local area as well as being within close proximity to the Lake District National Park and Ullswater.

As well as having full access to the 25 acres of woodland grounds of Memberby Hall, Stag Cottage has private front and rear gardens. The rear garden has a sandstone patio and a Weber barbecue with complientary, locally sourced charcoal provided for guest use. There is a connecting passage between Melmerby Hall, sleeping 18 guests and Stag Cottage which has lockable soundproof doors to respect guest privacy. You will also find Kirkbride Hall, sleeping eight guests within the grounds of Melmerby Hall.

This holiday cottage at a glance

  • Sleeping six guests.
  • Three en-suite bedrooms including one on the ground floor with an en-suite shower room.
  • Wood burning stove with complimentary logs, kindling and firelighters provided for guest use.
  • Private front and rear gardens as well as full access to 25 acres of woodland walks.
  • WiFi.
  • Onsite, private parking.
  • Children of all ages welcome.
  • Up to two well behaved dogs are welcome (small additional charge per dog), to be kept to the ground floor please.
  • Minimum of a three night stay.

Additional features

  • Oak flooring throughout.
  • Mullion windows, exposed beams and inglenook fireplace with a cast iron wood burning stove.
  • Sustainable wood chip central heating.
  • Handmade oak kitchen with modern kitchen appliances including a microwave, fridge/freezer, Bosch dishwasher, Bosch washing machine and Bosch tumble dryer.
  • LCD TV, DVD, iPod docking station.
  • Catering service available, please contact Lynn Hilditch 07775 733608.
  • Payphone.
  • Travel cot, stairgate and highchair available on request.
  • Weber BBQ with locally sourced charcoal provided for guest use.
  • All duvets and pillowcases are feather filled. These may be changed to polycotton with adequate prior notice at no additional cost.
  • Hot tub hire available - please visit cumbriahottubhire.co.uk.
  • Sorry, no fireworks other than 5th November and New Years Eve. Sorry, no hen or stag parties.

Attractions and nearby amenities

  • Melmerby is set within the heart of the Eden Valley at the foot of the majestic Pennine fells and the famous Hartside pass which climbs to 1904 ft above sea level. An awe inspiring viewpoint on a clear day to take in the entire Eden Valley, the Lake District and, on occasion, southern Scotland!
  • Melmerby also offers a host of facilities for our guests, including a well-stocked village shop, tea room and post office, a super antique shop (The Brocante Emporium), and The Shepherds Inn a traditional Cumbrian pub is walking distance from the cottage.
  • The well-known 'Coast to Coast' Cycle route also passes directly through the village on the A686 and ascends via Hartside to Alston, England's highest market town.
  • As a Rowley Estates guest you can enjoy a free swimming session at nearby Greystoke village Pool, a great heated outdoor community facility.

For additional inspiration on what to do within the area, please click here.

Lowest price from
for holidays taken between 2 November 2019 and 18 December 2019
Minimum of 3 nights booking.
Must be placed between 24 Sep 2019 and 18 Dec 2019

for holidays taken between 3 January 2020 and 14 February 2020
Minimum of 3 nights booking.
Must be placed between 24 Sep 2019 and 14 Feb 2020
* Discount applies to base rent only
Welcome Hamper included Find out more

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