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Birkerthwaite Farmhouse

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Eskdale, Cumbria
Grade 4 Star rating
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Bedrooms2
Bathrooms2
Pets 1

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Description

Unique property dating back to 1627 constructed using beams from shipwrecks along the coast. Cosy open fire and Aga adding to its charm.

Surrounded by dramatic scenery

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: Living room with flagstone floor. Dining room with wooden floor. Kitchen with slate floor. Beams throughout. Shower room with toilet. First floor: 2 bedrooms: 1 double, 1 twin. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet.

Open fire in living room (initial fuel included). Oil central heating (timed use October-May). Electricity and bed linen included. Freeview TV. DVD and small library. Aga. Microwave. Washing machine. Fridge/freezer. Large enclosed garden with sitting-out area and furniture. Natural grounds. Parking (2 cars). Natural water supply from spring. No smoking.

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Features

  • Enclosed Garden / Patio
    Enclosed Garden / Patio
  • Garden / Patio
    Garden / Patio
  • Open Fire
    Open Fire
  • Pets – no charge
    Pets – no charge
  • Romantic Collection
    Romantic Collection
  • Rural Location
    Rural Location
  • Decorated at Christmas
    Decorated at Christmas
  • Washing Machine
    Washing Machine
  • Parking - On Site
    Parking - On Site

Customer Comments

  • 10

    28/01/2017
    Confirmed guest, 22/01/2017
    A beautiful cottage, very homely, warm and spacious. Very clean and well equipped with everything you could need, stunning location with beautiful walks on your doorstep and not too far from Scafell pike. Would definitely stay again.


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