Oakdale ref: UK31208

Carlisle, Eden Valley, Carlisle, Hadrians Wall in Cumbria

5 Stars

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8
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Bedrooms
4
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Bathrooms
2
Bathrooms
Pets
2
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  • Bike Store 
  • Detached Property 
  • Dishwasher 
  • Enclosed Garden/Patio 
  • Garden / Patio 
  • Woodburning Stove 
  • WiFi 
  • Washing Machine 
  • Parking - On Site 
  • Shower Cubicle 

Description

Oakdale is a beautiful detached house, situated in a delightful garden setting. The house and gardens are lovely and provide the perfect base to enjoy a relaxing holiday, or as a touring base to explore the stunning Cumbrian countryside, or indeed Scotland and Northumberland, you couldn’t be in a better location.
From the moment you walk through the door, Oakdale offers space and comfort. The bright sun room opens onto the living room where there is a beautiful inglenook fireplace with wood burner, ideal for those cooler evenings, and with a second living room, this large family home has plenty of space for everyone. A particularly favourite room at Oakdale is the large conservatory, which overlooks the garden and is ideal for enjoying breakfast, lunch or dinner whilst watching the wildlife. There are some lovely nature reserves close by and cycle paths are available locally, taking you into the heart of the countryside where you can enjoy the scenery.
Sitting on the fringes of Carlisle itself, Oakdale is the perfect location. Close to the Lake District National Park, the Solway Coast and the world famous Hadrian’s Wall, this really is a great location for outdoor enthusiasts. Carlisle itself is a lovely city where you will find a variety of social, leisure and retail opportunities as well as an impressive cathedral and castle. A trip through the National Park is a day not to be missed, taking in the beauty of the fells and lakes for which the Lake District National Park is so famous. A boat trip on Ullswater should definitely be on your list! Shop 1 mile, pub and restaurant 2 miles.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

Step to entrance.
Living room 1/Sun room:
With wood burner and 45" Freeview TV.
Living room 2.
Study.
Dining room/conservatory.

Kitchen: With Aga, electric cooker, microwave, fridge, dishwasher and tiled floor.
Utility room: With freezer, washing machine and toilet.

First floor

Bedroom 1: With kingsize bed.
Bedroom 2: With kingsize bed.
Bedroom 3: With kingsize bed.
Bedroom 4: With double bed.
Bathroom: With bath, toilet and heated towel rail.
Shower room: With shower cubicle, toilet and heated towel rail.

Second floor

Third floor

Fourth floor

Facilities

LPG central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Initial logs for wood burner included. Welcome pack.

Miscellaneous

Enclosed lawned garden with sitting-out area and garden furniture. Front garden. Bike store. Private parking for 4 cars. Two small dogs welcome. No smoking. Please note: There are slopes and 5 steps in the front garden.
  • Nearest town
    Carlisle
  • Shops
    1 mile
  • Distance
    1 mile
  • Restaurant
    2 miles
  • Nearest railway station
    Carlisle
  • Pub
    2 miles
  • Railway station distance
    2.5 miles
  • Lake
    30 miles

About the local area

Carlisle's modern city centre has a rich heritage; a wonderful combination of culture, history and the great outdoors. It is surrounded by acres of parkland and has some of our finest countryside right on the doorstep.

This great border city has had a turbulent past, leaving a legacy for today's visitors to experience. Carlisle Castle was founded in 1092 by William the Conqueror's son and became one time prison to Mary Queen of Scots. Later it was captured by Bonnie Prince Charlie during the ill fated Jacobite rebellion of 1745. Other places to visit include Carlisle Cathedral and the award winning Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery.

Nearly 2000 years ago Emporer Hadrian built Hadrian's Wall, stretching coast to coast, marking the northern boundary of Roman Britain. Today it is a World Heritage Site with a National Trail Path that allows walkers to travel along its entire 80 mile length; a great way to discover more about the region.

So if you're looking for secluded country walks, city art galleries, forts and museums, Stately Homes and castles, you'll find it all here!

Things to do nearby

Cumbria Paintball Centre
Cumbria Paintball Centre

A woodland paint-balling park with bunkers, towers, tranches, forts and bridges. Great for large families, groups and corporate events. Tel: 0845 370 7570

Carlisle Cathedral

Founded in 1122, with stained glass windows from the 14th - 20th centuries, fine wood carving, painted wall panels and brougham Trip alterpiece. Gift shop and restaurant. Tel: 01228 548151

The Village Bakery

Established 30 years ago, this Organic bakery is now a thriving cafe and shop distributing their organic snacks and cakes all over the country.

Birdoswald Roman Fort

Birdoswald Roman Fort stands high above the River Irthing in one of the most picturesque settings on Hadrian's Wall. Once an important base for some 1,000 Roman soldiers, a Fort, turret and milecastle can still be seen and to the east lies the longest continuous stretch of Wall visible today. Tel: 01697 747602

Rheged

Located just off the M6 J.40 between the northern lakes market town of Penrith and the village of Stainton, Rheged is a surprising building of architectural merit.

Carlisle Racecourse

Being one of the most exciting galloping courses in the country, this ensures a great entertaining day out at the races! Situated on the edge of Carlisle, this location means it is really easy to get to and with such brilliant events and different race days, you can choose the day suited best to you.

High Head Sculpture Valley
High Head Sculpture Valley

This is a unique tourist attraction which can be found at High Head Farm near Ivegill on the edge of the Lake District. Exhibitions change throughout the year displaying all types of artwork from Photography to Sculptures.

Wetheral Priory Gatehouse

On the edge of the city of Carlisle in Wetheral, you can find the last remaining tower of a small Benedictine Priory. This building is an English Heritage site; the tower is well preserved from the 15th Century and was once the entrance into the outer court of the monastery.

Walby Farm Park

Situated four miles from Carlisle, this brilliant attraction for children is a great day out with indoor and outdoor attractions suited to all weather.

Talkin Tarn Activities

A small outdoor pursuits company based at the picturesque, rural setting of Talkin Tarn. Located just off the A69 east of Carlisle, Cumbria. The company offers a wide range of adventures for families, groups and individuals of all ages and abilities.

Simply Good Cookery School

TV chef and judge on the ITV's Britain's Best Bakery, Pete Sidwell is offering an exciting opportunity for families to join him at his restaurant based in the Rheged Visitors Centre near Penrith.

Hadrian's Wall Walk

There are 84 miles of trails available allowing you to walk all the way along Hadrian's Wall, leading to a further 80 short walks branching off the trail.

Talkin Tarn Country Park

This tarn is situated close to Brampton, surrounded by beautiful woodland and farmland, a perfect place to take a leisurely walk with wonderful views of the Pennine fells.

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