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Ashstead Farmhouse, Semi detached, rustic, tradtional,  exposed stone walls, wooden beams.
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Ashstead Farmhouse, Semi detached, rustic, tradtional,  exposed stone walls, wooden beams.
Piano room, dvd& lamp, WIFI, books, wooden train track, games, and toddler toys in the cupboards.
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Ashstead Farmhouse, Semi detached, rustic, tradtional,  exposed stone walls, wooden beams.
Piano room, dvd& lamp, WIFI, books, wooden train track, games, and toddler toys in the cupboards.
Dinning room, seating for eight and a High chair if required.
Dinning room
The Kitchen, accessed down one step from the dinning room, there is also a door leading outside.
Downstairs toilet and sink
Stairs from the sitting room
Landing
Pink double bedroom
Pink double bedroom
Bathroom, electric shower above the bath.
The view from the cairn on Ashstead Fell
Borrowdale between Shap and Tebay.
Walk from Ashstead to High Barrow Bridge
Leicester ewe with her quads
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Farmhouse -
3 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 8
Kendal, Lake District, Cumbria, England

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Gauravnir...
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4 reviews
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“Paradise, super friendly Helen and her family, Simply Outstanding”
Reviewed 2 July 2014 for a stay in June 2014

We had visitors from abroad including teenagers and a young infant. Cottage was immaculate, very minute attention to details were looked after by Helen (Owner). She even provided a travel cot for the infant and communication at every stage of reservation was at 5 star standard. Kida were given an extended tour of the farm and we even got some free range eggs for breakfast handpicked by kids.
Bedroom standards were high and everything was spot on. All little requests were fulfilled and it fealy owners proactively wanted to make our stay as enjoyable as possible. My extended family never had such a relaxing holiday and they all are looking forward to get back to the cottage next year.

Thanks again for a wonderful time.

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Liked best: Relaxed friendly luxury off beat
Liked least: missed my internet but sometimes you have to let business go at least on a holiday
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 June 2014 for a stay in June 2014

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Liked best: cleanliness
Liked least: barking dogs
Travelling group: Extended Family
Your age range 35-49
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Carolinea...
Liverpool, United Kingdom
1 review
“Amazing !!!!”
Reviewed 2 June 2014 for a stay in May 2014

What an amazing weekend iv had. The cottage is immaculate an rooms are all very spacious with a lovely family welcoming feel throughout !! The beds were really comfortable too !!
Whilst staying at the cottage we met up with owner Helen and her beautiful children and shared tales about life on the farm . Helen and her children gave us ideas for walks and days out and even came with us on a lovely walk on one of our days out.
We were lucky enough to feed the lambs , and collect eggs from there chickens for our breakfast . Overall this is one of the best holidays iv had and I am already organising my next visit !!

Thank you Helen and family for making us all feel so welcome and making our time at the cottage so fun xx

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 May 2014 for a stay in March 2014

Travelling group: Friends
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Surbiton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 April 2014 for a stay in April 2014

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Liked best: Working farm.
Liked least: Lack of WiFi!
Travelling group: Friends
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Broadway, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 February 2014 for a stay in February 2014

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Liked best: The house
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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MISSOPW
London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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“Idyllic!”
Reviewed 16 January 2014 for a stay in January 2014
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Our stay at Ashstead was just wonderful. The house itself is really spacious and comfortable. It was equipped beyond our expectations - and just made for an easy and relaxing stay. The stay was made even more fantastic by little touches by Helen and family - a fire to welcome us on the first night, fresh eggs in the morning - a look at a new born lamb! the farm is beautiful and the situation of the property is just lovely. We will be coming again.

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Travelling group: Large Group
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Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children Large groups
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