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Self Catering in Cumbria - Soulby

Rainbow Cottage
Soulby
Cumbria
England

Rainbow Cottage, Soulby, Cumbria
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Sykes Cottages
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Sleeps a maximum of: 8

Pricing From: £389.00 - 1109.00

This property has been built very much with the environment in mind, allowing a party of up to eight people to enjoy a relaxing holiday, without worrying about the size of your carbon footprint.

With all the accommodation laid out over one floor, this property has been built to reduce its carbon emissions whilst still offering the class and hospitality you would expect from a well-furnished holiday cottage. As well as boasting features, such as the original beams, the cottage uses geothermal heating to warm the floors during the colder months. Central heating and a flame-effect gas stove heat the rest of the property, meaning you can enjoy all that the region has to offer even in the winter. During the summer, there is a patio and courtyard for evening barbecues and to simply relax in. With three bedrooms, this tranquil retreat can sleep groups of up to eight people.


RECENT CUSTOMER REVIEWS

Fantastic
The cottage is very spacious and comfortable. Everything has been thought of that is needed especially in the kitchen. The area is stunning and the owners very friendly and helpful. Just 1 suggestion......a book for guests to write in their favourite activities or days out so new guests can get ideas of things to do! Our favourite day was climbing up to the 9 standards.....hard going but a great achievement! We only knew of this after being told by the owner. Definitely recommend this cottage and wI'll definitely book again.
tina m
2017-09-02


Family getaway
We stayed at Rainbow Cottage for a week and enjoyed our stay immensely. Our 21yr old son is disabled but the cottage was extremely accessible for him.Having a large wet room was important for us and Rainbow cottage definitely delivered ! Everything you need is here and owners Pam and Stephen will help you with anything else. The location is beautiful surrounded by lots of animals and wildlife- about 2.5 miles to Kirkby Stephen where we dined at the Black Bull twice ( gorgeous steak and Guinness pie!!!) We would definitely recommend to anyone who wants a chilled week !!! Home from home ( dogs loved it too!!!)
andythornton67
2016-09-03


Already trying to book next year
I spent literally days trying to find a cottage that would meet our location needs but also the requirements for my disabled sister. This place was perfect. Thoughtfully and lovingly built. Noisy baby was able to stay sufficiently away from others so not to wake the toddler in the other 'wing'. Pamela is extremely well organised and phoned us in advance to check requirements. Anything we needed, we just asked and they sorted it. The cottage was very clean and we have stayed in more expensive places that haven't been so well equipped. The walk in shower was a bonus for the wheelchair (although make sure you are more awake than my mum in the mornings who kept nearly walking into it) and the cottage had lots of areas to spend time as smaller groups. The table tennis area has started a family annual competition complete with trophy. Stephen and Pamela were personable and genuine. Little touches like getting new bats and balls for the table were great. Lots of places to eat / sit outside. The highlight of the holiday for me was the birds. Nesting curlew and oyster catchers under your breakfast table, redstarts were just some of our wonderful memories. Recommend binoculars if this is your thing also. We were very lucky with the weather, spending most days sat under a tree on a blanket. Even though the cottage is next door to the farm, it still feels private. It's a short ten minute drive from Kirkby Stephen. We recommend Archway Chip shop. Massive portions and friendly staff. For disabled walks, we would recommend the viaduct walk. There is a car park, instead of having to 'abandon' your car in the villages. Although, I would recommend checking the parking before leaving for the walk as we found one shut on the day. There isn't any wifi at the cottage but we found that a bonus as no-one can get hold of you and it was lovely to escape properly. Fabulous time had by all. Got a bit emotional when we had to leave and return to realism.
freneticfeline
2016-06-23


It was fantastic to stay in a cottage that was so eminently suitable for my disabled husband who has a motorised wheelchair and also suitable for the family's needs. The cottage was lovely and warm and extremely well equipped. The owners couldn't have been more pleasant.
Mrs Steventon
2015-10-25


Perfect cottage in a lovely location, made more enjoyable by the friendly hosts.
Mrs Pollard
2015-04-19


Amenities:

Highlights

Parking Space
Linen provided
Towels provided
Dishwasher
Cooker
Fridge
Washing Machine
Television
High Chair
Cot

Bedrooms
3

Double Beds
2

Family Beds
1

Bathrooms
2

Details
Geothermal underfloor heating, gas flame-effect stove
Electric cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, colour TV with freeview, DVD, CD/radio
Library of books/games
All fuel & power included in rent
Bed linen included in rent
Cot & highchair on request
Off road parking for 5 cars
Patio & courtyard with furniture & BBQ
2 dogs welcome
Horses welcome by arrangement with owners
Sorry, no smoking
Shop & pub 2
5 miles
Note: Water provided from local borehole

Changeover Day
Sat

Approximate Location

Map is approximate and should only be used to get a rough idea of the cottage location.

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Nearest Attractions

Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest

Kirkby Stephen Church - 2.2 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Brough Castle - 3.2 miles (Castle) Heritage Rating

Rutter Force - 5.1 miles (Countryside) Heritage Rating

Mallerstang Dale - 5.2 miles (Countryside) Heritage Rating

Eden Valley - 5.7 miles (Countryside) Heritage Rating

Pendragon Castle - 5.8 miles (Castle) Heritage Rating

Appleby Castle - 6.6 miles (Castle) Heritage Rating

Gamelands Stone Circle - 7 miles (Prehistoric Site) Heritage Rating

Appleby, St Lawrence Church - 7.1 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Bolton, All Saints Church - 10.2 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

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Details of facilities are believed correct at time of publication, but may be subject to change by the cottage proprietor. Up-to-the-minute facility listings will be always presented during the booking process for your approval.



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