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Greendale, near Gosforth, Cumbria
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Yewbarrow is a single-storey apartment, ideally located for walking, cycling, sight-seeing or simply relaxing.

Yewbarrow is the ideal holiday location for peace and relaxation, situated in the National Park and Britain’s favourite view (2007). Surrounded by fells such as Scafell Pike and Great Gable, the location is idyllic in the heart of walking and climbing countryside. The apartment is close to the Cumbrian Coast with St Bees’ long sandy beach and RSPB nature reserve, the historic town of Whitehaven, Muncaster Castle and Ravenglass, with its narrow gauge steam railway which travels to Boot. Beach 8 miles, Shop 6 miles, pub and restaurant 2½ miles.

All on ground floor: Living room. Dining room/kitchen. Utility room. 2 bedrooms: 1 double, 1 twin. Shower room with toilet.

NSH, electricity, bed linen and towels included. 24" Freeview TV. DVD. CD. Electic cooker. Dishwasher. Fridge/freezer. Wi-fi. Small lawned garden with sitting-out area and furniture. Parking (2 cars). Natural water supply from spring. No smoking.

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  • Dishwasher
  • Ground Floor Facilities
    Ground Floor Facilities
  • Garden / Patio
    Garden / Patio
  • Rural Location
    Rural Location
  • Decorated at Christmas
    Decorated at Christmas
  • WiFi
  • Pets – not allowed
    Pets – not allowed
  • Parking - On Site
    Parking - On Site

Customer Comments

  • 6

    Confirmed guest, 08/07/2018
    Lovely location, clean and comfortable apart from double bed which was a little too hard and the shower door was very stiff. Garden furniture and patio misleading as was shared area and not overly pleasant due to stairs up to first floor apartment. Not many local amenities so best to take food etc with you. Wi-fi worked well, TV was a bit too small.

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 10/06/2018
    Perfect location for going up scafell pike. Lovely clean cottage and beautiful surroundings. Gret value for money. Would definitely recommend.

  • 9

    Confirmed guest, 08/06/2018
    Great cottage location and very comfortable! !

  • 8

    Confirmed guest, 03/06/2018
    Remote, stunning location in cosy cottage apartment. Perfect for our walking weekend and the ascent of Scafell. A drive through amenities but lots to chose from

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 13/05/2018
    Fantastic cottage,really compact and clean. Feels soo cosy and has loads of amenities.

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 07/05/2018
    A lovely, cosy apartment, the ground floor of a pretty cottage. Spotlessly clean, with everything you could need. 200m or less from the lake. Public footpaths on your doorstep, and a little stream on the other side. The location could not be better. Easy private parking right outside. From the windows you can watch the screes of Wast water turn red with the setting sun. Friendly and helpful host, good communication and directions. Some very nice touches, milk in the fridge, biscuits, tea and coffee, made you feel welcome on arrival. In short, Beautiful accomodation in an Idylic setting. Highly recommended.

  • 8

    Confirmed guest, 09/02/2018
    we enjoyed our2 week stay in Yewbarrow it was warm ,comfortable and well equipped and well decorated. we were disappointed that there was not any where to hang our clothed in the double bedroom the cupboard has the water tank in it so we had to hang our coats etc in the wordrobe in the utility room . there was also no coat hooks in the bedrooms or bathroom which we thought were needed.though we could dry our towels on the hestedtowel rail in the utility was good that the house keeper came and gave us fresh towels etc and made up our bed for the 2nd week we love this part of Cumbria and no doubt will be back

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 22/01/2018
    Amazing location and value.

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 17/12/2017
    One of the best cottage experience we ever had. It was a family break with wife and two kids. The owner was very helpful with right communication and made us feel welcome with a nice Christmas card and gift when we got in. The location doesn't always come up in the sat nav so the landlord gave the driving directions in detail. We reached late evening but there was no problem and the flat was warm. The property we stayed Yew barrow was a ground floor flat and lucky the top floor was unoccupied and the whole stay was serene and peaceful.The location is stunning, you could actually hear the water flowing in the stream nearby. Early morning revealed the stunning mountains around and greeted with lots of birds chirping in the garden. Walk outside and you are only 5 mins walk away from the lake and what a scenery it is! Will visit again. Thanks for the arrangement.

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