Holiday home This outstanding semi-detached, stone-built cottage is located just one mile from the village of Soulby and three miles from the market town of Kirkby Stephen. Set amongst farm meadows and rolling pastures, this unique property has been skilfully converted from a wing of the original farmhouse and now features a cosy main bedroom, spacious sitting room, well-equipped kitchen, modern bathroom, and an enclosed courtyard – a wonderful space for dining alfresco. Kirkby Stephen is within easy reach and offers a wide array of shops, restaurants, and pubs, making this a well served home from home in which guests can relax, away from the hustle and bustle of city life.
Area The pretty, rural village of Soulby quietly rests near the confluence of the River Eden and Smardale Beck, just over two miles from Kirkby Stephen. Something of a sleepy backwater, it is surrounded by traditional farm meadows and picturesque pastures and fells. The traditional market town of Kirkby Stephen, once home to cotton mills and a large manufacturer of shoes and woollen hats today hosts a variety of shops, cafes, restaurants and pubs for every taste and budget. Enjoy many excellent walks and cycle routes nearby, explore the magnificent Howgill Fells or visit the Settle to Carlisle railway line. A superb location with the whole of the mystical Lake District National Park and the stunning Yorkshire Dales at your fingertips.
Region Impressive mountains, open fells and clear-water lakes, the Lake District has it all. From walking in the mountains to exhilarating watersports or just a gentle cruise on a steam-powered yacht, Cumbria is the perfect holiday destination.
Amenities LPG central heating. Electric oven, microwave, fridge, washing machine, tumble dryer, TV with DVD, CD/radio, small library of books/DVDs. All fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Ample off road parking. Enclosed courtyard with furniture. One well-behaved pet welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop and pub 3 miles.
Chris was really friendly and non-intrusive, very kind to talk to.. The cottage was perfect for what we wanted. Away from everyone but perfect for a base if we wanted to go somewhere. It had everything we needed. I wouldn't hesitate to come back here if I needed a break again.
Lovely, tidy, little cottage in the peaceful countryside
Mrs Hamilton, December 2019
Lovely cottage, very quite and the owners were very nice
Mr Cowie, February 2020
The cottage was warm, clean and comfortable situated in a peaceful location, with beautiful views of the surrounding countryside..
Mr Gimbert, December 2019
A beautiful cottage set in some of the most beautiful surroundings in the country.. If you want to get away from the world, this is the place. Lots of places to visit around the area, plenty of castles and ancients ruins with the lake District less than an hour away. Chris and Trisha were great hosts, with a lovely surprise waiting for us when we arrived. Will definitely be going back.
What a great cottage and beautiful location.. Cottage was thoughtfully decorated and extremely cosy also very much appreciated the complementary vine such a thoughtful behavior. Chris is very friendly and unbelievably helpful, thank you very much. highly recommended.
What a fabulous weekend we had seeing all the wildlife and footpaths on the doorstep.. Short or long. The cottage was delightful as was the underfloor heating. Would recommend to anyone who loves the countryside and peace and quiet. The owners were great as was the welcome pack as we had forgot to pack any coffee.
Beautiful little cottage to stay in everything you could possibly need in the kitchen.. Very clean and comfortable through out. Would highly recommend
Nice little yard at the back is enclosed but very little wall and hens next door so was unable to let me dog off just as he would of easily jumped that wall to see the hens.
The cottage was beautiful and had everything you could possibly need.. Surrounded by stunning views and a garden full of birds and wildlife. A perfect, relaxing getaway!
Cherry tree is in a beautiful location.. The underfloor heating in delicious. Kirkby Stephen is only a short drive away. The people in The Pendine Hotel and bistro are very welcoming. All in all the holiday was fabulous.
The cottage was really very good it is a bit in the sticks but it suited me the wild life in the garden was excellent if you like a peaceful holiday this is the place for you.. The owners were great when we arrived there was tea, coffee, milk waiting for us and a bottle of wine what more can you ask and then eggs followed later would I recommend most certainly probably go back myself.
Did find it hard to find sat nav finished 1/2 a mile from cottage no name on cottage either so passed several times before I found it
Had a lovely 4 day break at cherry tree cottage, the owners were really nice and helpful, the cottage was lovely and the views are amazing, will be going again soon..
Cherry Tree Cottage was amazing.. Lovely cottage, with great walks close by. Ideal for our dog. Cosy, clean and very welcoming.
This was our 1st Xmas holiday away we didn't expect to have such a good holiday the cottage was clean and beyond our expectations it is a short drive to Kirkby Stephen /the lakes and the Yorkshire dales we didn't think we would spend so much time looking at the birds on the feeders /woodpeckers.. Song thrushes. All sorts of tips and even a dormouse. the hosts Trish and Chris were unobtrusive but made us welcome with the wine and chocolates we are already looking to book another stay at this lovely cottage
Lovely couple beautiful cottage in an idyllic setting - highly recommended
Great location for birds and wildlife.. Perfectly placed for exploring the Dales with excellent walks within easy reach. Trish and Chris were great hosts, ready with good advice and information about the local area.
This is a fabulous cottage in an idyllic setting.. All the basic necessities were provided as well as milk and a bottle of wine.
We thoroughly enjoyed our stay, walking our dog and appreciating the scenery. We look forward to returning
Location was perfect,the cottage could not be any better,the hosts were lovely people and could not be more helpful.. The whole area was perfect for relaxing and tranquil holiday. We cannot wait to go again.
The hosts were amazing.. The cottage was perfect. Location couldn't be better
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Stayed for a week in this beautiful and well appointed cottage and had an absolutely great stay in every way. Each of the 4 rooms are clean and decorated in a modern way and it is really cosy with great views across local fields and to the hills. The kitchen has stone floors but as all rooms are equipped with underfloor heating it is a great place to cook and eat. Well equipped it has everything you could ask for for a really comfortable stay including clothes washer and dryer. The sitting room is the main room and has a large table and sofas. It also comes with a good range of books, DVD's and CDs. The bedroom has a large twin bed that is pushed together. it is slightly cooler than the other rooms but this was most welcome. The bathroom is small and well decorated. Outside to the rear is a small private and enclosed yard with seating and table. You also have access to the larger grassed garden but we did not need this. With parking at the front the cottage is in a beautiful area that provides great access to the Dales, Lakes and Scottish borders. We had one problem with the toilet ( that was our fault) and this was repaired within hours.
The Cottage was the perfect place for a quiet, simple break from city life. It was idyllically located, well equipped and comfortable. The owners were incredibly helpful and the surrounding area was beautiful. We would love to go back!
Cherry Tree was really peaceful and out of the way yet a short drive away from the town and Lake Windermere. The owners were extremely friendly, the house was spotless and we couldn't have asked for any better.
The cottage was cosy and relaxing, the sofas were very comfortable. Well situated for all areas.
Fantastic cottage in a great location to explore the Lakes and Dales. Had friendly yet unobtrusive hosts. A cute cottage which was very good value for money.
Brilliant cottage, very spacious for a one bed. Warm and cozy, nice unobtrusive hosts. Great value and well equipped/ furnished for the money. The cottage is in a quiet rural location , a central base for exploring the Cumbrian Lakes, Yorkshire and Durham dales. Car essential.
In a wonderful location and well decorated and presented. It was a beautiful little cottage with character and charm. Kirkby Stephen nearby was very convenient and had all necessary amenities. We will definitely visit again!
Cherry Tree Cottage was totally right for our requirements of a stress free ,relaxing holiday . The cottage is ideally placed between the Dales and the Lakes and the owner is a really nice guy . Superb .
Cherry Tree is a lovely cottage. The peaceful location and amazing views made this a fantastic few days. We will definitely book again.
Very warm welcome by the Owner. Nice quiet surroundings and peaceful - well situated for both the Lakes and the Dales.
Very nice cottage, would go back again, helpful owner would recommend this cottage to friends
The cottage was in excellent condition. Very warm and comfortable, the location was perfect for us as we have a dog and were able to go for idyllic walks. The outside space was ideal. We would love to visit there again and would recommend it to friends and family.
The peace and quiet was just relaxing. The owners couldn't be more hospitable. Overall lovely; just what we needed!
Peaceful, beautiful surroundings. The owners were very welcoming. A bottle of wine and a jug of fresh milk was left in the cottage for us and lots of tourist information, books, cd's and films..
The owners were great, being there if needed but otherwise unobtrusive. The cottage was nice and warm and cosy, so good in bad weather. We loved the area where the cottage was situated, as it was peaceful and scenic.
Very friendly owners without being overbearing - Trish's baking is to die for. The accommodation was very spacious and comfortable. It is in an ideal loaction to visit Cumbria and Yorkshire especially the Settle - Carlisle railway.We will be back soon as we found it very hard to leave.
The owners were very pleasant. Eggs/milk/wine were waiting for us. They just let you get on with your holiday. A five star plus rating (excellent). The garden is enclosed, and perfect for children and dogs.
The birds in the garden eating the nuts were lovely, also a woodpecker was eating the nuts, as well no sign of red squirrel, and yes the chickens like digestive biscuits.
The cottage is absolutely fantastic. A very high standard. It truly made our holiday. Hope to return one day.
The cottage is lovely, and the owner was friendly and helpful. It was furnished comfortably and was very clean and inviting.The welcome tray was fine, if you drink- which I don't, but I did enjoy the endless supply of eggs. There were books and magazines, so that I was never short of something to read, The countryside is lovely, and well worth looking at, and the local towns had interesting shops and cafes. The weather was fine, and not over-warm, but it didn't matter much as there was plenty to do indoors if necessary. There is a lovely little church in Soulby where I shared the service with people I had known a good number of years ago.The only thing that was disappointing was the lack of garden centres and antique shops, which I particularly like, but that had absolutely nothing to do with the cottage or its amenities.
Very good in all parts.
Our stay at Cherry Tree Cottage could not have been better. The cottage is everything we wanted, the surrounding areas are beautiful with plenty to see and do. The biggest compliment I can make is that we were gutted to be leaving but we will be booking up to go again.
Cottage was excellent. Comfortable and cosy. Easy to visit places. Superb.
It was a relaxing break and a warm, cosy place to stay.
It was so peaceful and in beautiful surroundings, they were breathtaking. I didn't want to leave. The stars at night were awesome, just magical. I could go on forever about how much we enjoyed the stay.
The cottage is warm, spacious and well-presented. It has everything you could possibly need for a great holiday - stunning views, lots of wildlife, a well-equipped kitchen, a comfy bed and one of the best collections of Dvds and books we have come across. What's more, the location is second to none - on one hand you have the beautiful Yorkshire Dales, on the other there is the stunning Lake District. We also found a number of lovely local walks in and around Kirkby Stephen. In short, a walker's paradise! We will be back soon.
Received a very warm welcome from the owners, even provided freshly laid eggs, jug of milk and bottle of wine. Lovely cottage that was very cosy especially when the temperature outside dropped! Amazing views and great location.
Scenic peaceful location. Very friendly welcoming owners who gave us milk, cake and eggs. Comfortable lounge with view of the garden that was constantly filled with hens and wild birds.
The cottage is well appointed, comfortable and in a very quiet location, yet close enough to Kirkby Stephen for any shopping requirements. It's also well located for trips east into the Dales and west into the Northern Lakes.
Cherry Tree Cottage is in a good, peaceful location with easy access to the Lakes and Dales. There was ample parking and the owners were there to greet us as we arrived. There were some nice extra touches, which were very much appreciated. The cottage is very spacious and well furnished, as well as very well lit and heated. There was a good selection of books, DVDs and CDs, as well as a few board games. All in all, a great holiday home!
Secluded and quiet, but still well located for day trips to both the Dales and the Lakes.
Overall this property was cosy, warm and clean. Fab wild birds. Would be great for walkers and twitters!
Excellent location for walking and very helpful and friendly but not intrusive hosts. We would highly recommend this cottage.
Great location for Lakes Dales.
Cherry Tree cottage is very welcoming and homely with everything you need and more. We have returned four times we love it so much.
A relaxing and tranquil setting with lovely hosts.
Lovely cottage in a great location and the owners where brilliant and so helpful. The pictures on the website don't do the cottage justice.
The cottage was very comfortable and cosy. It was a lovely surprise to find such a lovely supply of tea, coffee, sugar and a large jug of milk, also a bottle of wine. We loved watching the woodpecker feeding.
This is probably the best cottage we have ever stayed in. Clean, comfy and a warm welcome upon arrival. It was home-from-home.
The location was excellent and a place where you can truly relax. The cooker was brilliant.
Cherry Tree Cottage is in a peaceful and beautiful location, ideally situated for all tourist sites. The cottage was comfortable, a home from home. We would book again!
Excellent cottage, spotlessly clean. Perfect hosts with good knowledge of area, walks, places to visit.
Cherry Tree Cottage is a delightfully peaceful place with pleasant, timeless views across fields and a stream. Good walking area. The cottage is immaculately clean, tastefully decorated and very comfortable. We have been back three times.
Stayed with my mum and boxer dog. The cottage had everything you needed to unwind and relax including stunning views, amazingly prolific birdlife, clear starlit skys a cosy welcoming environment. Kirkby Stephen a short drive away is great for walking and exploring.
Relaxing welcoming, warm and homely feel. Stunning scenery, a wildlife haven.
Our holiday was amazing! Cherry Tree Cottage (everything about it) only added to the overall good experience. I would, without hesitation, recommend the Lake District and Cherry Tree Cottage for a short weekend getaway. Thank you!
The owners are friendly and welcoming without being intrusive. The web pictures do not do it justice, it is spacious, comfortable and in a beautiful location. It is in easy reach of the lakes and easy drives into West Yorkshire.There is a good choice of pubs and restaurants within a few miles. Very impressed with our stay.
The dog enjoyed it too.
It was very quiet and peaceful in a lovely location.
It was spotless and the owners made us feel very welcome.
The owners were very pleasant, welcoming and helpful. The cottage exceeded our expectations it was spacious, comfortable and warm. It really was quiet and peaceful.
The location of the cottage, the warm welcome we got and that we were able to take the dog.
Mr Mrs Cooper
Excellent location as a base to tour the Dales and the Lake District. Plenty of quality reading, a cottage with books on motor bikes, canals and railways is perfect for a fanatic like myself, especially as the Settle to Carlisle Railway is a short bike ride away. Honestly the best UK holiday that we've had!
A gorgeous secluded cottage with beautiful surroundings. A very warm welcome received.
This is a superb cottage in beautiful, peaceful countryside but only 3 miles from the lovely town of Kirkby Stephen.
even took our cat.
best place we have ever stayed atm and attitude first class.
thoroughly nice genuine people with a cottage that reflects
their good taste, and comprehensive knowledge of what any visitor could possibly require.
I would recommend Cherry cottage to all my family and friends. Having been out for the day it was just like going home, so cosy and very comfortable. There was not one thing I would change.
Liked the cottage very much, the location to the Lake District and the Yorkshire Dales. The good weather was an added bonus.
The cottage was perfect throughout. Garden was well planned. Very comfortable. The owners were very helpful, very friendly and very caring.
A lovely, clean, well equiped, warm and cosy cottage with all of the basic essentials provided; this included a jug of milk and a bottle of wine. The cottage was within easy reach of the main roads making it simple to explore the local area or to travel further afield to the lakes, which were less than an hour away.
The cottage was a calm oasis surrounded by fields full of sheep with their lambs gamboling, Ospreys and many other birds could be seen flying, and the bird feeder in the garden provided hours of entertainment; finches, tits, field mice and Great Spotted Woodpeckers were regular visitors.
Superb hosts - best place we have ever stayed - perfect break. Thanks for your own efficiency also.
A lovely cottage just to relax in, surrounded by quiet countryside and do nothing. Very well placed for visiting many places in the north of England, including the Lake District.
Mr Mrs McKenna
Deceptively spacious accommodation in very peaceful surroundings. Very well kept and stocked - a home from home.
Mr Da Mata
The property is well located for travelling and exploring the Lake District.
Excellent location for exploring Cumbria. Very cosy and well maintained cottage. Friendly owners, lovely bottle of wine to welcome us. Will most definitely return!
Peace and quiet in the countryside and easy access to the Lake District.
Mr Mrs Paxton
The location. As this was in a remote place, we were able to relax in peace and quiet. Although remote; it is located within easy reach, by good roads, of The Lake District and The North Yorkshire Moors.
We very much appreciated the bottle of wine and jug of milk in the fridge on arrival.
We were made very welcome by our hosts, and their general knowledge of the area was useful when planning days out. We have already recommended Cherry Cottage to our friends and would like to visit again.
It was the most peaceful and relaxing place to be and the owners were extremely good hosts and very thoughtful.
It was very quiet and peaceful which was just what we needed at this particular time. The accommodation was the best that we have ever stayed in. The owner and his family were very friendly and helpful.
The scenery is to die for as is the peace and quiet.
Very pretty area of this country, and perfect for walking or touring in other adjoining areas.
Very comfortable in every way.
it was so nice to sit at the front of the property and hear nothing but the cows, sheep and maybe the odd vehicle, and to see the local wildlife, but the thing that did it for us was the scenery - out of this world.
The best cottage I have stayed in by far.
Excellent accommodation, beautiful surroundings and genuine hospitality from the owners. One of the nicest places where we have stayed.
Peace, quiet and the view from the front door. Location meant it was accessible from all points of the compass. Convenience for getting about to the main centres and for the Settle / Carlisle Railway station at Kirkby Stephen.
Mr Mrs Smith
It was a dream to come to, it was very clean and tidy and it was so nice to be welcomed with a cup of tea and coffee. Also a nice touch was the bottle of wine. Lovely secluded garden. A good base for touring Yorksire Dales and The Lake District.
Mr Mrs Speed
The hosts were very good. We got a nice bottle of wine on arrival which was a very nice touch, and nothing was too much trouble. The scenery was breathtaking, everything about this holiday was perfect and we will certainly go there again. Full marks in my book.
Location was great - very quiet and rural with plenty of natural wildlife and countryside. In particular the owners obviously made an effort to make the cottage comfortable and relaxing.
Was the ideal place to get away from it all. Beautiful cottage in gorgeous surroundings. Lovely owners. Would love to come back.
The cottage was fantastic, very cosy and a relaxing environment. The owner was very friendly and gave a lovely welcome. The cottage was well positioned to get all over the lake district and into the Yorkshire Dales
The cottage was excellent. Combined with the beautiful surroundings, this made for a wonderfully relaxing break.
Relaxing and very peaceful. The owners were friendly and very nice. Lots of nice scenery.
Mr Mrs Neale
Cottage was extremely comfortable and warm. Location was excellent.
Facilities for dogs were very good.
Proprietors very welcoming and helpful which greatly added to the enjoyment of the holiday.
My wife and I had a wonderful holiday. The cottage was a joy to stay in, the setting and location were superb, with the added bonus of a couple of wood peckers making daily visits to the garden. I am sure we will be returning next year. Thankyou.
Cottage was very comfortable. Disability access was good. Gardens large and well kept all through.
Quiet, relaxing place, with plenty of bird life.
Everything we needed was provided. It was a lovely quiet cottage with nice views and a helpful owner.
It was so nice to be away from the stresses and strains of everyday life.
The owners of the cottage were very nice and made us feel very welcome without being over the top.
Very peaceful place just ideal for a relaxing break.
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