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Birkerthwaite Farmhouse

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Eskdale
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Bedrooms2
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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 / PatioEnclosed Garden / Patio
  • Garden / PatioGarden / Patio
  • Open FireOpen Fire
  • Free PetsFree Pets
  • Rural LocationRural Location
  • Christmas Themed CottageChristmas Themed Cottage
  • Washing MachineWashing Machine
  • Car Parking - On SiteCar Parking - On Site

Customer Comments

  • 7

    Confirmed guest, 27/02/2016
    Fantastic remote location! Views amazing! It was February so bit chilly in parts of house, cosy in kitchen with Aga and open fire in lounge. Bed super comfy. Shower room could be warmer! Well equipped kitchen. Wonderful place to escape to!

    Response from:

    Response on behalf of the owner; We are so sorry that you were cold during your stay. The heating is timed to go off for the middle of the day when people are normally out but the caretaker will gladly alter it for anyone planning to stay in! She could also have brought you an additional heater for the shower room had she known you were cold. Please phone the caretaker with any problems when you arrive. Every visitor is different and we want you to be comfortable.

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