Retreats & Hideaways - Luxury Self Catering the Lake District

New Stickle Cottage

Location: Great Langdale

from per night

£280

Why we love it!

" There is no better location for exploring the stunning Langdales than from New stickle cottage, slap bang in the middle of some of the most breath-taking mountain’s it is location, location, location! Add a super stylish, warm, spacious house and it’s tough to beat for lovers of the outdoors. "

   Wifi

   Parking

   Garden

   Log Burner

   Dog Friendly

   Child Friendly

   Pub Nearby

Description

Idyllic Lake District doesn’t get better, or more central than this…

Discover a stone-built character cottage in Great Langdale, framed by the fells, with a range of mountain biking trails, road cycling, hill walking, fell running, trail running and wild swimming opportunities available on the doorstep.

Step out of your back door and head directly up the fells from New Stickle Cottage, a renovated stone cottage with all the quintessential character of a Beatrix Potter illustration, yet all the practical perks needed for modern lifestyles.

Nestled conveniently behind the Stickle Barn pub, pull up the driveway to the New Dungeon Ghyll Hotel, passing the hotel on your right, before turning to the left behind the pub. New Stickle Cottage is just on the left, stone faced and with parking for three alongside the stone wall.  

 

The imposing fells loom all around the beautiful cottage, beckoning you to head out and explore the splendour of the stunning Langdale valley, whether you choose to climb Stickle Tarn, the Langdale Pikes, Scafell, they are all easily accessed from the front door. Set on the Cumbrain way (a 73 mile route of the most beautiful & contrasting landscapes that Cumbria has to offer, the walking, climbing running and cycling opportunities are endless. 

A home brimming with quirks and character, rooms have been rearranged to maximise light, space and views. Sleeping quarters are located on the ground floor, preserving the picturesque views of the fells for the daytime.

Three spacious bedrooms are located on the ground floor, compromising of a king, a double and a twin, comfortably sleeping 6 all rooms are bright and spacious with plentiful storage, hotel quality bed linen and stylish touches.  

A family bathroom is located on the ground floor, where a large spa bath and separate walk-in shower feature. Served by a WC and twin wash basins mounted in granite worktops, ample storage features within the vanity unit beneath. Access from the bathroom leads out to the newly built utility room, housing. Beyond the utility room is access to the integral garage, ideal for storing securely your bikes, paddleboard, dry suits, camping and walking equipment and more.

A second shower room is located on this floor also with shower, wash basin and WC. A quirky, tall rectangular window invites light whilst retaining privacy.

Make your way up the solid wood staircase to the half landing, where glazed French doors draw in light from the garden and offer instant access to the serenity of the outdoors. Dine on the patio and drink in the peace and tranquillity of your surroundings beneath the instantly recognisable outline of the Langdale peaks.

Inside, continue up the second flight of stairs, arriving on the landing of the first floor, where a shower room ahead is warmed by underfloor heating. Containing a wash basin, WC and large shower.

Flow through to the left, into the carpeted lounge, a large, light and inviting room with spectacular views through a large window. A peaceful backdrop for morning yoga or simply accompanying the first cuppa of the day. Windows to two further sides ensure abundant light flow, aided at dusk by the modern spotlighting to the ceiling. 

Warmth emanates from the stove, converted from open fireplace to a high-quality Clearview wood burner with direct air flow. Easy to light and smokeless, this contemporary addition offers all the beauty of a real fire with ease of use. The living room boasts a flat screen TV and sumptuous sofas with plentiful seating for 6 people, boardgames and books are also provided for those relaxing post walk afternoons spent in the beautiful cottage.  

Across from the lounge is the splendid,  spacious and light kitchen, this room is awash with light from the large windows which frame striking views out over the fells. The hub of the home, this room’s magnetism is a draw for friends and family, who can sit at the central island with a drink and chat as dinner is prepared, before moving to the dining table by the window.

Pleasantly practical with plentiful preparation space on the worktops. Integrated appliances include a dishwasher and double Bosch ovens. Draw a glass of refreshing natural water from the tap; UV filtered and chlorine-free. New Stickle Cottage is a home truly in tune with its surroundings.

Outside, the gently sloping rear lawn guides the eyeline towards the ever-present fells. A large patio is ideal for drinks, alfresco dining and entertaining, with a handy shed for stashing garden furniture over the winter months. Savour the garden views of the surrounding fells. Springtime is especially picturesque, with local fields populated by new born lambs. All quiet and peaceful in the afternoon sun, enjoy a snooze on your sun lounger to the gentle soundtrack of bleating lambs. 

Just a stone’s throw away sit both are The New Dungeon Ghyll and Sticklebarn public houses, offering breakfast, lunch and dinner and drinks all day, giving you the option of dining in or out during your trip.

Out and about
An unrivalled location for lovers of all things Lake District, nestled on the Cumbria Way, step outside and find yourself promptly upon a fellside of your choosing. With the entire Langdales at your feet, where to begin?

Follow the delightful path up to Stickle Tarn and picnic beneath the face of Pavey Ark; spy adventurous hikers scrambling their way up Jack’s Rake, a classic Grade 1 scramble. Explore the many beautiful trails around woodlands at Blea Tarn. Enjoy open water swimming at Loughrigg Tarn.

Walking trails cannot be understated; follow the ruggedly beautiful ridge walk along Lingmoor Fell, tread the Langdale Horseshoe – taking in Harrison Stickle, Rossett Pike, Bowfell, Crinkle Crags and Pike o’ Blisco. Challenge yourself with an ascent of Scafell Pike and soak up the splendour of the sunset atop England’s highest peak. Call in at National Trust Pub Stickle Barn for a well-deserved refresher on your way home.

Wainwright’s pub in Chapel Stile is close by for dinner and drinks in a picturesque setting beneath the fells and beside the river. Discover the local area; the by-way down the valley is a great route into Skelwith, passing pubs and cafes on route should you require refreshment.

Enjoy a cooked breakfast at the New Dungeon Ghyll Hotel or pick up all the essentials you need to cook at home from the well-stocked Co-op in Chapel Stile. Larger local stores include Tesco in Ambleside and Booths in Windermere, where there is also a train station.

Local transport links also include the 516 bus, which reliably stops at the bottom of the drive, running services to Ambleside up to five times a day from where you can catch a connection to Kendal or Keswick. 

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a tasty welcome ...

On arrival, you’ll be welcomed by our indulgent, local-sourced Welcome Hamper. Each Hamper is lovingly prepared to include some well-known brands, as well as a selection of high-quality locally produced treats and essentials too.
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Location: A little bit about Great Langdale

Great Langdale is located in the middle of one of the most breath-taking Valleys in the Lake District, at the foot of the Langdale Pikes. The Valley is perfected located for anyone loving the outdoors and a hub for walking, cycling, climbing and wild swimming. There are countless pubs, shops and more dotted in the many villages and towns within easy reach.

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