Ideally located for venturing into the Lake District National Park, the beautiful Eden Valley and Solway Firth, is Swallows Nest.
This charm-filled cottage offers homely accommodation for families and friends looking to explore Carlisle and the wider region.
The interior offers plenty of character, with its flagstone flooring in the open-plan living space and its bedrooms resting under the eaves of the roof.
The kitchen is well-equipped, adjoining a dining area and comfortable sitting area with TV and French doors to to your very own, private garden.
The bedrooms comprise a double and a twin, with exposed beams and Velux windows drawing in the natural light from above.
They are served by the shower room, continuing this homely feel, with a gleaming white finish.
This pet-friendly cottage is part of the complex hosting luxury kennels and doggy day care, with a grooming parlour, canine hydrotherapy and a pet bereavement facility on-site.
The accommodation is enveloped by 7-acre grounds, giving your four-legged friends the opportunity to run around and get some exercise in a safe environment.
There is even a nature pond and further meadows to which access is available.
Chickens, geese, ducks, guinea fowl and pea fowl wander the grounds freely and wild rabbits are also prevalent at dusk and dawn.
Out of winter season, you may even be lucky enough to see cows coming to be milked in the dairy farm adjacent, and returning to the fields afterwards.
Armathwaite offers the ideal countryside break, with many walks, canoeing, climbing and other outdoor activities on offer in a wonderful region of the Lake District.
There are two pubs in the village, followed by a Post Office and a convenience store.
The city of Carlisle is less than 10 miles away and offers a lovely day out with the family, with many further attractions to explore.
This scenic location, with beautiful coastline nearby and lovely towns and villages to discover, all add to the appeal at Swallows Nest.
Swallows Nest sleeps 4 people (2 dogs max)