Romantic Holly Cottage near Lake District & Scottish Border
Romantic Holly Cottage is near to the Lake District & Scottish Borders. Set in its own private grounds, Holly Cottage, a unique cottage built in 1800s was originally part of Houghton Hall estate. Newly renovated, it still retains many original features. It has an abundance of character charm. It is flanked by trees on both sides & boasts superb open views from the patio, snug & upstairs bedroom. There is also a woodland walk within the grounds. The master bedroom has a four poster bed, the bathroom has the ‘wow’ factor & the living room retains many original features.
The road leading to Holly Cottage is covered by a canopy of trees which sets the scene for a romantic stay.
The living room retains its wooden beams & has a log burner to enjoy while you watch the 43” smart TV. The curved wall bathroom has the ‘wow’ factor & has a state of the art shower cabin with mood lighting, bluetooth, 3 choices of shower settings & underfloor heating.
The master bedroom has a four poster bed overlooking the beautiful cottage garden. The upstairs bedroom has a choice of 2 single beds or a queen size bed with a large screen TV & has panoramic views over the fields, stream & wood.
The kitchen is compact, well equipped & has a charming stable door to the front of the cottage. The snug is the ideal place to dine, with window seats overlooking the patio, stream & waterfall. The cottage is air conditioned & has an air purifying system. There is Wi-Fi throughout.
Outside, there are a number of places to take in the views, or simply enjoy sitting by the waterfall. Perfect for an evening under the stars.
Ideally located on the fringe of the popular village of Houghton, Holly Cottage is most conveniently located for access to the village amenities, historic Carlisle, Scottish Borders, Lake District & the main road & rail networks.
The local fine dining restaurant, The Lounge On The Green https://www.loungeonthegreen.co.uk/
is only a short walk away, as is Houghton Hall garden centre, coffee shop & farm shop https://www.klondyke.co.uk/static/houghton-hall-garden-centre-carlisle.html. The Near Boot Inn is approximately 1 mile. Walkers regularly pass the front of the cottage whilst enjoying numerous walking routes in the area.
Hadrians Wall https://www.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/places/hadrians-wall/ (currently celebrating 1900 years of Hadrians Wall) is on the door step whilst the Lake District https://www.lakedistrict.gov.uk/ is only a half hour drive & Gretna Green https://www.visitscotland.com/info/towns-villages/gretna-and-gretna-green-p244351 on the Scottish Border (including shopping outlet) only 10 minutes. Newcastle International Airport https://www.newcastleairport.com/ is an hours drive.
For cyclists, there is a good choice of cycle routes in the area & also a place where bikes can be secured.
Whether you’re looking for romantic getaway, honeymoon, a walking or tourist base Holly Cottage wont disappoint.
The cottage is set in its own private grounds giving you access to the large cottage garden, large patio & woodland walk. The garden contains many lovely plants & is not suitable for ball games. However, Brunstock Lane is a dead end road & has only one other property past the cottage which makes the road extremely quiet with cars.
For the equestrian lovers, there is also the option to bring your horse on holiday, with private stabling, arena & parking available off site. Stables have CCTV. Please contact the owner direct for more information.
For special occasions such as wedding nights please contact the owner direct.