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Birkerthwaite Cottage in Eskdale, Cumbria

363
  • £
  • $
per week
sleeps 5
3 rooms

Birkerthwaite Cottage description

Featuring beams taken from shipwrecks on the Cumbrian Coast, this small group of holiday cottages at Birkerthwaite, a former 17th century Lakeland farmstead, lie at the end of an unmade track and are surrounded by tranquil moorland scenery and farmland. This is fantastic walking countryside and the elevated position gives views of Scafell and the Eskdale Valley, creating a unique atmosphere of tranquillity. Birkerthwaite Farmhouse (W43001) is a unique holiday property dating back to 1627 and has many original features, beamed ceilings, flagged floors and unusual oak wall cupboards built in the 1700’s. Comfortably furnished and with the benefit of an open fire and an Aga, the farmhouse is cosy and welcoming. Birkerthwaite Stable (W41477) is a single-storey converted stable with rustic charm heated by a log-burning stove. Birkerthwaite Barn (W41478) has a spacious kitchen/dining room, a galleried landing and a four poster bed. Birkerthwaite Cottage (W41479) has an upstairs open plan living area with wooden floors which opens onto a balcony overlooking gardens. Nearby attractions include Muncaster Castle and Hardknott Roman Fort, whilst the Langdale Pikes and Ambleside on the northern shores of Lake Windermere can be reached via a stunning drive over the Hard Knott and Wrynose Passes. A short drive away is Wast Water; to the west are sandy beaches. Alternatively take the steam train from Ravenglass. Shop 3 miles, pub 2.5 miles.

Wonderful walks from the doorGround floor: 2 bedrooms: 1 double, 1 single. Separate toilet. First floor: Living room with patio door/dining room/kitchen with beams. 1 double bedroom. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet. Wooden floors throughout.Oil CH (timed use Oct-May). Elec heaters (in summer). Elec and bed linen inc. DVD and small library. Elec cooker. M/wave. W/machine. Freezer. Enclosed garden and furniture. Balcony. Parking (1 car). Natural water supply from spring. NB: Step in hallway. Open-tread steps to garden.

Amenities

  • DVD player
  • Fuel and Power Included
  • Enclosed Garden / Patio
  • Garden / Patio
  • Free Pets
  • Rural Location
  • Shower
  • Telephone Chargeable
  • Television
  • Winter Short Breaks
  • Bed Linen Included
  • Washing Machine
  • Working Farm
  • Open Plan
  • Car Parking - On Site
  • Owner Services Region
  • Brand Migration

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