Welcome to Holly Cottage, Houghton, Cumbria

Set in its own private grounds, Holly Cottage is a unique cottage built in 1880 . Although newly renovated, it still retains many original features & has an abundance of character & charm. It is situated in its own grounds & flanked by trees on both sides. It boasts superb open views from the patio, snug & upstairs bedroom. You can also enjoy the woodland walk within the grounds. The master bedroom has a four poster bed, the bathroom has the ‘wow’ factor & the living room retains many features.

The space

The road leading to Holly Cottage is covered by a canopy of trees which sets the scene for a romantic stay.
The living room retains its wooden beams & has a log burner to enjoy while you watch the 43” smart TV. The curved wall bathroom has the ‘wow’ factor & has a state of the art shower cabin with mood lighting, bluetooth, 3 choices of shower settings & underfloor heating. The master bedroom has a four poster bed overlooking the beautiful cottage garden. The upstairs bedroom has a choice of 2 single beds or a queen size bed with a large screen TV & has panoramic views over the fields, stream & wood. The kitchen is compact, well equipped & has a charming stable door to the front of the cottage. The snug is the ideal place to dine, with window seats overlooking the patio, stream & waterfall. The cottage is airconditioned & has an air purifying system. There is Wi-Fi throughout.
Outside, there are a number of places to take in the views, or simply enjoy sitting by the waterfall. Perfect for an evening under the stars.

Ideally located on the fringe of the popular village of Houghton, Holly Cottage is most conveniently located for access to the village amenities, historic Carlisle, Scotland & the main road & rail networks. The local fine dining restaurant, The Lounge On The Green is only a short walk away, as is Houghton Hall garden centre, coffee shop & farm shop. Walkers regularly pass the front of the cottage whilst enjoying numerous walking routes in the area.
Hadrians Wall is on the door step whilst the Lake district is only a half hour drive & Gretna Green (including shopping outlet) only 10 minutes. Newcastle International Airport is an hours drive.

Whether you’re looking for romantic getaway, honeymoon, a walking or tourist base Holly Cottage wont disappoint.
For the equestrian lovers, there is also the option to bring your horse on holiday, with private stabling, arena & parking available off site. Please contact the owner direct for more information.

For special occasions such as wedding nights please contact the owner direct.

Due to the age of the property some of the paths are a little uneven which could make it difficult for elderly or infirm guests.