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Bakehouse Cottage, Kirkby Stephen, Cumbria

England: Northern England: Cumbria and the Lake District: Kirkby Stephen

Situated in the heart of the charming market town of Kirkby Stephen. 30 minutes drive from Kendal and Ullswater and only 7 miles from the Dales National Park.

Bakehouse Cottage is a cosy 2 bedroom cottage that is situated in the heart of the quaint market town of Kirkby Stephen. You can relax and unwind in front of the open fire or walk to the handful of pubs, restaurants, shops and cafes which are all within a minutes’ walk. In addition to the attractions of the Eden Valley itself, it is very convenient to both the Eastern Lakes (Kendal and Ullswater about 30mins) and to the Yorkshire Dales (the Dales National Park being only 7 miles away). The surrounding area is excellent walking country. The ‘Coast to Coast’ path passes through Kirkby Stephen and past Bakehouse Cottage. The cottage is in a little square tucked behind the Parish Church; known as the Cathedral of the Dales. The 2 bedroom cottage can sleep up to 4 persons: Bedroom 1: Larger double aspect room with double bed and ample clothes storage space. Alarm clock and electric blanket (if required). Bedroom 2: Double bed with wardrobe. Bathroom: Fully fitted bathroom with bath and demand shower. Living Room: Cosy but spacious living room with a working open fire (bring own fuel), 2 double sofas, hi-fi (with mp3 cable), television and dvd player. The bookcase contains a few dvds, cds and board games. Kitchen: Tastefully refurbished kitchen with traditional granite work tops, electric range cooker, extractor, microwave, fridge/freezer, radio/cd player and washing machine. The table seats 4 or 6 if it is extended. There is ample cutlery, crockery and cooking equipment for 6 people. Bed linen or towels are not provided so please bring your own. There are duvets and plenty of pillows and blankets. There are no cots, stair gates, fire guards nor high chairs available for young children. Well behaved pets are allowed.


Low Season £200/wk, Mid £230/wk, High £260/wk

Garden / Grounds:
There is no garden but you can walk to the open countryside within minutes.

Views, wildlife and local environment:
The ‘Coast to Coast’ path passes past Bakehouse Cottage. For information on all local attractions and events see the Kirkby Stephen Community website:

Site Details

This is a Cottage.
This is a single unit.

Sleeping arrangements (this unit only)

Sleeps: 4 (4 adults and children, 0 babies)
Bedrooms: 2 (0 single, 2 double, 0 twin or bunk beds)
Cots: 0
Electric blankets provided: Yes
Bed Linen provided: No
Cot linen provided: No


Baths: 1
Showers over baths: 1
Cubicle showers: 0
Jacuzzies: 0
Toilets: 1

Kitchen & Utility

Fridge: Yes
Freezer: Yes
Microwave: Yes
Aga: No
Gas hob rings: None
Electric hob rings: 5
Dishwasher: No
Washing machine: Yes
Tumble dryer: No


TVs: 1
Freeview / Satellite / Digital / Cable: No
Video (VCR): No
DVD player: Yes
HiFi or similar unit: Yes
Free phone in house: No
Pay phone in house: No
Phonebox: Yes, 25 metres
Central heating: No
Open fires/stoves etc.: 1
Storage heating: Yes
Other heating: No
High chairs: No
Baby sitting available: No
Local caretaker: Yes
Parking at site: Yes
Nearest parking: 5 metres
Electricity: Yes, Inclusive

Availability and Tariff

Please view the booking terms and then book or enquire
from the availability and tariff chart


Allow dogs: Yes
Allow other small pets: Yes
Allow children: Yes
Allow babies: Yes
Allow smoking: No
Suitable for disabled: No

Special features

Open Fire
Range Cooker
Competitive Rental Rates


Distance to lakes: 25 miles
Nearest town / village etc.: Kirkby Stephen, no distance at all
National park: Dales National Park

How to Get There

Route planner: The AA route planner
Map of location: Google map
Property postcode: CA174RF
Nearest railway station: Kirkby Stephen, 2 miles

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Letting & contact details

Please be sure to mention UKHH when contacting the owner
Property owner: Mr Tim Limb
Change-over day: Saturday
Short breaks: By arrangement
Season: All year
Arrival time: 4pm-5pm
Departure time: 11am
We do not accept credit card payments

Property Reference Number: 540     Details updated: 8th June, 2014

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