• About The Old School

    This charming conversion of a former village school sits on the edge of the green in the pretty Cumbrian village of Winton, in the beautiful Eden Valley.

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      1 bedroom(s)

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      Up to 2 people

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      pet(s) allowed

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    Cottage features
    • Bike store
      Bike store
    • Detached property
      Detached property
    • DVD player
      DVD player
    • Dishwasher
    • Fuel and power included
      Fuel and power included
    • Garden / patio
      Garden / patio
    • Pub within 1 mile
      Pub within 1 mile
    • Television
    • WiFi
    • Winter short breaks
      Winter short breaks
    • Bed linen & towels included
      Bed linen & towels included
    • Washing machine
      Washing machine
    • Pets – not allowed
      Pets – not allowed
    • Heritage collection
      Heritage collection
    • Car parking - on site
      Car parking - on site
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    Customer reviews by Reevoo
    Hoseasons "This charming conversion of a former village school sits on the edge of the green in the pretty Cumbrian village of Winton in the beautiful Eden Valley.Step to entrance. All on the \nground floor.\n\nStep to...\n\nLiving room\n With Freeview TV DVD player iPod dock and CD player.\n\nKitchendining room \nWith electric oven gas hob microwave fridgefreezer dishwasher and washerdryer.\n\nBedroom\n With kingsize bed and low sloping ceiling.\n\nBathroom \nWith shower over bath and toilet. \nOil central heating gas electricity bed linen towels and Wi-Fi included. Sitting-out area with garden furniture. Bike store. Private parking for 2 cars. No smoking. Please note No children.\nThis charming conversion of a former village school sits on the edge of the green in the pretty Cumbrian village of Winton in the beautiful Eden Valley. Elegantly furnished and thoughtfully equipped this characterful property is an ideal rural retreat. A bustling and popular country pub lies directly across the green and the ancient market town of Kirkby Stephen is just 1 mile away with its selection of shops pubs and cafés. The local area provides excellent walking and cycling with golf and fishing also available nearby. The spectacular scenery of the Howgill Fells lies immediately to the south and the property is on the south-western fringe of the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Wainwright’s Coast to Coast walk passes through Kirkby Stephen which also has a station on the scenic Settle-Carlisle railway line. National cycle routes pass through the village. The property is an ideal base from which to explore the Lake District and the Yorkshire Dales National Park with historic Carlisle the Borders and Hadrian’s Wall also within easy travelling distance. Shop and restaurant 1 mile pub 20 yards. \n" https://img.chooseacottage.co.uk/Property/602/840/602428.jpg 27721

    The Old School reviews collected by Reevoo

    9.5 out of 10 – based on 11 reviews

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    out of 10

    Great cottage , super clean and tidy. Everything you will need.



    out of 10

    A super clean comfortable cottage in a small quiet village a pleasant walk away from Kirkby Stephen with its wide range of shops and facilities. However the best pub serving exclent food is only 50m away from the cottage! This was our second visit and we are already planning our third. Need I say more?!



    out of 10

    Beautiful Old School House on the village green. Photographs of the school children taken in 1901 hang in the cottage and are a real connection with its past. The interior has been sympathetically updated and with the high ceilings gives you a feeling of light and space. Clean, comfortable and well equipped, one of the best places we have stayed in. The local pub, The Bay Horse is a minute away and was warm and welcoming, families and dogs also welcome. They serve a Sunday Carvery, lunch and dinner, would recommend. The market town of Kirby Stephen is just over a mile away and has a wide variety of shops. A perfect stay.



    out of 10

    Lovely cottage in proper rural surroundings. Good food at the local pub and Kirkby Stephen very close by. An excellent place to explore the area. The cottage was spotless and very well equipped. We would return.



    out of 10

    Excellent weekend at the Old School , it is in a nice village with walks from the door step and a good pub that serves excellent food and is very welcoming. We could not fault the accommodation with good furnishings everything we needed and immaculately clean. we would not hesitate to recommend and will certainly return.



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    Lovely cottage in beautiful village will definitely stay again .



    out of 10

    A very comfortable cottage in a quiet village. Well equipped and cosy with good walks on the doorstep.



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