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The Fold in Melmerby, Cumbria

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sleeps 6
3 rooms

The Fold description

Sitting above a rural former coaching inn, the Shepherds Inn, is this wonderful, self-contained apartment at the foot of the Pennines, with its own external entrance. A well-stocked shop and tea room sits next door, and the warm and welcoming inn below The Fold serves locally-sourced food and cask ale. Owing to a network of cycle routes that adorn the Eden Valley, the area is a hotspot for cyclists. In fact, the Hartside Fell was the highest and steepest summit finish of the 2015 tour of Britain. Fells nearby include Melmerby and Cross Fell, the highest point of the Pennine chain, which dominates the surrounding countryside. Situated between Penrith and Alston, Melmerby oozes charm and character, which is enhanced by a backdrop of local sandstone architecture, rippling streams and pleasant grassland – a true example of a traditional Eden Valley village. There’s a charming bakery nearby, and the property’s location makes it a convenient base for exploring the Lake District National Park, the Eden Valley, the North Pennines and Hadrian’s Wall. Shop ¼ mile, pub serving food on ground floor.External steps to entrance. All on first floor: Living/dining room. Kitchen. 3 bedrooms: 2 double, 1 twin. Shower room with toilet. Internal steps throughout. Gas CH, elec, bed linen and towels inc. T/cot and h/chair on request. Freeview TV. DVD. Elec cooker. M/wave. W/machine. Wi-fi. Enclosed, shared, lawned garden with sitting-out area and furniture. Ample parking. Welcome pack. No smoking.


  • Cot Available
  • DVD player
  • Fuel and Power Included
  • Enclosed Garden / Patio
  • Garden / Patio
  • Highchair
  • Pub within 1 mile
  • Free Pets
  • Rural Location
  • Stairgate
  • Television
  • Wifi
  • Winter Short Breaks
  • Bed Linen & Towels Included
  • Washing Machine
  • Car Parking - On Site
  • Owner Services Region

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