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Platform Cottage

  • Kirkby Stephen Station
    Kirkby Stephen Station
    Kirkby Stephen Station
    Ground floor bedroom
    Public waiting room looking North
    Public waiting room looking South
    Ground floor bedroom
    Property description
    Kirkby Stephen
    |
    Rental Home – 
    2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
    Platform Cottage as its' name suggests is situated on the southbound (Up in Railway parlace) platform at Kirkby Stephen on the famous Settle to Carlisle Railway.

    The recently converted accommodation sleeps up to four over two floors.

    You can watch trains go by, take a trip along the spectacular railway to Settle or Carlisle (or with two changes, Paris), walk amongst the rugged Cumbrian fells or just relax.

    Outside there is dedicated parking for up to two cars and an adjacent enclosed garden area for the exclusive use of Platform Cottage guests.

    Please note that due to the accommodation location we can only accept children over the age of 7yrs.
  • Amenities & details
    • Central Heating
    • Dining Seats (4)
    • Dishwasher
    • Double Beds:(1)
    • DVD Player
    • En Suite Rooms (1)
    • Freezer
    • Internet Access
    • Kettle
    • Linens Provided
    • Living Room Seats (4)
    • Microwave
    • Parking
    • Private Yard
    • Refrigerator
    • Satellite TV
    • Shower Rooms (1)
    • Single Beds:(2)
    • Stove
    • Toaster
    • Towels Provided
    Suitability
    • Wheelchair Access:
      No
    • Elder Access:
      Yes
    • Pets Allowed:
      No
    • Smoking Allowed:
      No
    • Suitable for Children:
      No
    Listing #HL284914 by: Holiday Lettings
  • Rates
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  • Property location
    Access
    Car not needed
    How to get there
    Airport: Manchester: 102.5 mi
    Railway: Kirkby Stephen - where the accomodation is!: 0.0 mi
    Ferry: Hull: 133.0 mi
    Kirkby Stephen is the only working station building on the line where you can stay for a self-catering break.
    It couldn’t be easier to arrive by train - the front door is on the platform as you get off the train!
    There are 7 trains calling each way on weekdays and Saturdays (3 on Sundays)so it’s well connected to the rest of the national rail network via Leeds and Carlisle. Two changes and you are in Paris...

    If you come by car, the station is a 15 minute hop from junction 38 on the M6.
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MacHawk
Leeds, England
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago for a stay in March 2015

Couldn't fault the accommodation or the facilities within the cottage. Up & down levels suite a party of 4 with the down level having a double bed and the up level 2 singles. Upstairs is very roomy with double sofa's and a large fully equipped kitchen with cooker, microwave, fridge, freezer, table with 6 chairs and has a communal feel... more

lesley c
Haltwhistle, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
17 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013 for a stay in November 2013
1
person found this review helpful

A great place to stay on a working station even better than we expected. Comfortable warm well equipped and a good welcome on arrival. Great for watching the trains perfect for walking . We even had the first snow of winter when we were up in the hills. more

RichardPe...
Nottingham, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2013 for a stay in August 2012
2
people found this review helpful

As the venue for a holiday together with our extended family demanded, these cottages provided the perfect location for an altogether great time. We booked both cottages which we found to be incredibly homely, as well as thoughtfully and tastefully equipped. We lacked nothing during the week we stayed on the platform, and the "esprit ferroviaire" added a very interesting... more

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