House in Cumbria

ID: S421776

  • Bedrooms 3
  • ・ Sleeps 6
  • ・ Pets No

About this property

Enjoy a peaceful getaway in the Lake District with this 250 year old cottage brimming with quirky features and just 5 miles from Bassenthwaite Lake.

Located on the edge of the charming village of Sunderland, this property s rural location makes it a great base for walks and bike rides. Set out on foot to explore the local footpaths that dissect the surrounding countryside or take on the mighty Skiddaw peak, just 9 miles away. Visit Jennings Brewery, 8 miles away, for a local tipple or step back in time as you take a tour around neighbouring Wordsworth House. Bassenthwaite Lake is great for walks, bike rides, picnics and sailing, while 4 miles further south on Derwentwater, a 50 minute lake cruise stops at the seven landing stages including Ashness Bridge and Lodore. For amenities, Cockermouth is just 8 miles away and offers a good selection of independent shops, cafes and restaurants. Inside, this modernised cottage offers a tasteful blend of old and new, as exposed ceiling beams and feature fireplaces blend with a cosy wood burner and elegant contemporary decor. Enjoy family mealtimes in the spacious and modern kitchen/diner, which is fitted with an electric range oven, fridge, dishwasher and microwave. Meanwhile, a handy utility room houses the washing machine and large freezer. A large lounge is divided by a chimney breast into two cosy spaces, one with a wood burner and the other with a Freeview TV, DVD player and selection of games. Also on the ground floor is a useful storage area with a compact shower room and WC. Upstairs are three delightful bedrooms: one king size with a dressing table and feature fireplace, one double overlooking the meadow, and one twin room with a pretty feature fireplace and garden views. The bedrooms share an impressive bathroom complete with a spa bath. Outside, the main south east facing garden features a dining table and chairs, and beautifully stocked borders and beds, perfect for enjoying al fresco meals in the sunshine. Meanwhile, to the side of the garden, a small meadow with mown paths leads to an enclosed woodland area for enjoying a peaceful moment or two. A gravel driveway provides parking for up to three cars. Need to know: 3 bedrooms 1 king size, 1 double and 1 twin. 2 bathrooms, 1 shower room and 1 family bathroom with spa bath. Range oven, fridge, dishwasher and microwave. Washing machine and freezer. Wood burner. Freeview TV and DVD player. Wi Fi included. Limited phone signal; landline available for emergencies. Enclosed garden. Woodland area with stream. Off road parking for 3 cars; one behind another, please note there is no turning space and you will have to reverse out. Please note the garden has a 5 drop, small stream and pond please ensure young children are supervised. Regret no pets. Pub 2 miles.


Open fire / woodburner, Internet access, Family friendly, Does not allow pets, Cottage

Nearby points of interest

  • Derwent Pencil Museum
  • Lake District Coast Aquarium
  • Catbells Lakeland Walk
  • Scale Force waterfall
  • Lodore Falls
  • Buttermere Lake

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