A large sitting room with comfy sofas, chairs, wood burning stone, television, DVD player,
CD / radio player with iPod dock.
Spacious kitchen with an Aga, electric hob and oven, microwave, dishwasher, table and chairs.
Upstairs large twin bedroom with its own bathroom.
Downstairs bedroom with king size bed and en suite bathroom.
Both bedrooms have digital radios and hair-dryers.
Separate downstairs lavatory and shower room.
Utility room containing a washing machine, space for muddy boots and pulley to dry wet clothes.
There is a small walled paved private garden with table and chairs, lock-up shed for bicycles and a charcoal BBQ. The owners' gardens of The Old Rectory surround Glebe Cottage which guests can also enjoy.
Internet is provided free through our Wi-Fi connection.
Full oil central heating, fuel for the open fire, charcoal for the BBQ unlimited hot water and electricity are provided.
The river Caldbeck runs along side the Old Rectory garden wall along which is an attractive footpath. Guests may walk to Hesket Newmarket along the Caldbeck river (40 min) to sample the delights of the Old Crown pub famous for being one of the first pubs in the country owned by a village co-operative. It stocks beer made in the brewery behind the pub, also a village cop-operative. A walk west takes you along the river up to the Howk waterfall and interesting ruins of Caldbecks industrial past in the 19th century.
The Oddfellows Arms in Caldbeck village is a few hundred yards from he cottage and serves food at lunchtime and evening.
There is a tennis court in the village for all to use, no membership required.
Blencathra and Skiddaw, mountains of over 3,000 feet are a short drive away.
Keswick with Derwentwater, Penrith and Carlisle are all 15miles away. Keswick sports a good theatre.
Glebe Cottage is in the centre of a very attractive unspoilt small Lake District village, within 200m of a shop, church, pub and two cafes, with countryside footpaths from the doorstep and the open northern Lake District fells within easy walking distance. Skiddaw and Blencathra, both over 3,000 feet high, are part of the fell block immediately to the south of the village. Caldbeck is equidistant from Keswick, Penrith and Carlisle all being 15 miles away.
Golf: There is a 9 hole golf course at Dalston Hall 8 miles north, Carlisle 15 miles north, Silloth which has a beautiful course by the sea is 20 miles west.