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Birkerthwaite Cottage

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Eskdale, Cumbria
Grade 4 Star rating
Sleeps5
Bedrooms3
Bathrooms1
Pets 1
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Description

An open plan cottage with balcony overlooking gardens on a former farmstead. Peaceful rural retreat close to both coast and country.

Surrounded by dramatic scenery

Wonderful walks from the door

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.

Ground 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 central heating (timed use October-May). Electric heaters (in summer). Electricity and bed linen included. DVD and small library. Electric cooker. Microwave. Washing machine. Freezer. Enclosed garden and furniture. Balcony. Parking (1 car). Natural water supply from spring. No smoking. NB: Step in hallway. Open-tread steps to garden.

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Features

  • Enclosed Garden / Patio
    Enclosed Garden / Patio
  • Garden / Patio
    Garden / Patio
  • Pets – no charge
    Pets – no charge
  • Rural Location
    Rural Location
  • Telephone Chargeable
    Telephone Chargeable
  • Washing Machine
    Washing Machine
  • Open Plan
    Open Plan
  • Parking - On Site
    Parking - On Site

Customer Comments

  • 8

    14/09/2017
    Confirmed guest, 02/09/2017
    Lovely accommodation, very spacious and clean. It may be a little remote for some but we loved it. There are some great walks direct from the cottage to the local town and pubs via waterfalls.


  • 7

    25/08/2017
    Confirmed guest, 12/08/2017
    Lovely location, very remote. The single mattresses desperately need replacing but nice place to go back to at the end of the day.


  • 9

    31/07/2017
    Confirmed guest, 22/07/2017
    Although the cottage was really lovely, clean and provided everything you needed (except a hairdryer) for your stay, it was very remote, more so than we had anticipated from the description given. If you are going for a walking holiday then it is ideal. A plus was that my morning walks with our dog were the best we have ever had regarding the stunning views and peace!! We were not, just went for a rest and to potter about so every trip we did took 40 minutes plus to get anywhere. So for us not an ideal location, but for others it would be absolutely perfect.


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