12 Tarn end cottages

Talkin Tarn, Cumbria

Overview

Ideal for a family looking for luxurious accommodation with a home from home feel and activities and historical sites within a short drive.

Nestled in an area of natural beauty, with uninterrupted views over the tarn, the 12 cottages have been developed from the former Tarn End Hotel to provide luxurious accommodation in a tranquil setting.

Talkin Tarn nestles 9 miles East of Carlisle and 2 miles south of Brampton where there are shops, bars and restaurants.  The footpath from your door leads to the village of Talkin, relax with a local ale and meal in the village inn.  Wander down to The Boathouse Cafe and Gift Shop, enjoy a coffee and lunch al fresco overlooking the tarn or hire a rowing boat, try your hand at stand up paddle boarding, kayaking or archery.  If you prefer a more laid back activity a stroll around the 1.3 mile tarn takes you through the mature woodland, you can fish to your hearts content (subject to licence) from the shores of the tarn or enjoy a round of golf, the course literally overlooks the cottages.  Further afield there are numerous historical sites within a short drive including Lanercost Priory and Tea Rooms, Hadrian’s Wall and Carlisle Castle.  Situated a short drive from the A69 both Carlisle and Newcastle are easily accessible and the shores of Lake Ullswater are just over an hours drive away.

With views to the Castle Carrock Fells, No 12 is a luxury 2 bedroom cottage providing home from home comforts in an enviable location, perfect for a family get away with a wealth of activities close by for all the family to enjoy.  The open plan lounge/kitchen/dining room has comfy sofas around the electric flame effect fire, Smart TV and patio doors opening onto the private patio with views to Carrock Fell.  The luxury kitchen is fully equipped with electric oven and hob, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, wine cooler, washing machine and microwave.  Cloakroom.

To the first floor are 2 bedrooms, the master double room with views to Carrock Fell has a copper bath to relax and unwind in and built in wardrobe.  Slate tilled shower room with luxury shower. The twin bedroom has a luxury en-suite shower room.

All gas, electric, bed linen and towels included.  There is free off street parking in the car park opposite.  Shared use of the bike store.  A private patio area has table and chairs to take in the spectacular view and shared use of the landscaped gardens with lights guiding you to the tarn and jetty.

PLEASE NOTE:  There is ongoing building work on the other side of the property and workmen will be on site Monday to Friday.  The cottage has been priced to take the inconvenience and noise into consideration and no compensation will be offered due to this.

Visit https://www.independentadventure.co.uk/talkin-adventures-cumbria for details of activities available at Talkin Tarn

If you wish to arrange your own activities such as swimming, fishing, canoeing, paddle boarding or boating you must first obtain a permit from Talkin Tarn Country Park authority either online or from the boathouse at the tarn.

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Location

Talkin Tarn nestles 9 miles East of Carlisle and 2 miles south of Brampton where there are shops, bars and restaurants.   Wander down to The Boathouse Cafe and Gift Shop, enjoy a coffee and lunch al fresco overlooking the tarn or hire a rowing boat or canoe, try your hand at sailing, windsurfing and paddle boarding or hire a mountain bike and explore further afield.

If you prefer a more laid back activity a stroll around the 1.3 mile tarn takes you through the mature woodland, you can fish to your hearts content (subject to licence) from the shores of the tarn or enjoy a round of golf.

Further afield there are numerous historical sites within a short drive including Lanercost Priory and Tea Rooms, Hadrian’s Wall and Carlisle Castle.  Situated a short drive from the A69 both Carlisle and Newcastle are easily accessible and the shores of Lake Ullswater are just over an hours drive away.

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