High Slakes

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Self-catering with 1 unit £625 pupw sleeps 5

High Slakes

High Slakes

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Weekly availability for 1 week from Sat 15 Dec 18
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Availability updated on 25 Apr 15 at 20:22



Low Howgill,
CA10 1TL


CA10 1TL


High Slakes is a detached cottage situated in a secluded position on the banks of a tarn and surrounded by farmland and woodland. A haven for birdwatchers and nature lovers or those who just want to enjoy the tranquility of the Pennines and Eden Valley with breathtaking walking country.

The house is spacious and very comfortably furnished, combining the charm of old oak beams and wood-burning stove with a modern conservatory opening on to a patio and large walled garden. Accommodation comprises, kitchen/dining room, lounge, conservatory and WC on ground floor. Upstairs are 3 bedrooms, 1 twin, 1 double and 1 2'6" single, and bathroom with shower and bath. The adjoining barn provides a garage and large playroom with storage space for bikes, canoes etc.

Bed linen, except cot linen, and towels are provided. A cot and high chair are also available. The cottage has full oil-fired central heating, fuel and electricity are included in the weekly rate.

The 2-acre tarn next to High Slakes is stocked with trout and is available to guests for fly fishing. Milburn beck which flows through the farmland and past the cottage may be fished with any bait. Accommodation, grazing and forage is available at the farm if you wish to bring your own horse or pony with you. There are many bridleways and country lanes to ride around as well as some of the farmland and the open fell is just 10 minutes ride away. Pets are welcome by arrangement.

Children welcomeTelephoneRadioTelevisionIroning facilitiesPrivate parkingGardenCentral heatingLaundry facilitiesFreezerMicrowave cookerDishwasherLinen providedTelephone (public)FishingWorking farmDogs/pets accepted by arrangementDVD playerCD playerHigh chairs availableCots availableReal log/coal firesDrying facilitiesWashing machine

Children welcome from any age.


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Map reference: NY 664284  Lat: 54.64956 Long: -2.52222

Ten miles from M6 jct 40. Two miles from A66 at Kirkby Thore, follow signs to Milburn, 0.25 mile before Milburn turn right over cattle grid, go 500m then right after second cattle grid. Call at Low Howgill farm for key. Nearest railway station is Appleby, 5 miles and Penrith 10 miles.


  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • TelephoneTelephone
  • RadioRadio
  • TelevisionTelevision
  • Ironing facilitiesIroning facilities
  • Private parkingPrivate parking
  • GardenGarden
  • Central heatingCentral heating
  • Laundry facilitiesLaundry facilities
  • FreezerFreezer
  • Microwave cookerMicrowave cooker
  • DishwasherDishwasher
  • Linen providedLinen provided
  • Telephone (public)Telephone (public)
  • FishingFishing
  • Working farmWorking farm
  • Dogs/pets accepted by arrangementDogs/pets accepted by arrangement
  • DVD playerDVD player
  • CD playerCD player
  • High chairs availableHigh chairs available
  • Cots availableCots available
  • Real log/coal firesReal log/coal fires
  • Drying facilitiesDrying facilities
  • Washing machineWashing machine

Children welcome from any age.

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details


  • Parking for Single unit properties:
    • YesParking space provided
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • Parking for Multiple unit properties:
  • Surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • YesSolid ie tarmac / concrete etc
  • Route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesFlat (i.e. without steps)


  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to:
    • YesLounge
    • YesKitchen
    • YesDining room

Bed/ Bathrooms

  • YesBedroom furniture can be re-arranged if requested by guest
  • YesBedrooms available with non-allergic bedding (ie non-feather pillows)
  • Bathrooms available with:
    • YesSeparate shower unit
    • YesBath
  • YesBath with support handrails available
  • YesTaps in bathroom with lever handles available


  • YesSteps to the main entrance:
    • 1
      Number of steps to entrance
  • YesEntrance is well lit


  • YesSink taps have lever handles
  • YesSeating available in kitchen


  • YesGuest information available in large print (14pt and over)
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