A contemporary property situated in 2 acres of private hillside and woodland, with stunning views towards Bassenthwaite Lake and on the cusp of Whinlatter Forest Park, perfect for group getaways of six.
Enjoy the fabulous Lake District National Park from this stylish cottage on the edge of Whinlatter Forest Park, with direct access to walking and cycling trails. Visit the shores of 4 mile long Bassenthwaite Lake, or head to the market town of Keswick (3.5 miles) with its great mix of shops, bars and restaurants. Situated in Thornthwaite, this property is in an ideal location to explore fells, woodlands and lakes. Neighbouring Braithwaite (1.5 miles) has a few pubs and a village shop. Enter the house through the practical utility room which has a washing machine, tumble dryer, freezer and plenty of storage space for boots and coats. There is also a handy downstairs cloakroom here, before heading through to the well equipped kitchen and dining area. The kitchen has an AGA oven, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and Dolce Gusto machine. Take a seat at the dining table or breakfast bar and enjoy a meal together as a group, taking in the views of Skiddaw. There are two options for chilling out: a cosy snug just off the kitchen where you can watch the local birdlife, or, on the lower floor, a spacious living room complete with a wood burner and TV. Upstairs are three bedrooms: one king size, one double and one twin room. Adjacent to the master bedroom is a convenient shower room, and there is a separate family bathroom with a shower over the bath completing the first floor. To the front of the property is a lovely terraced space with patio furniture, great for al fresco dining and admiring the views around you. There is also lockable storage for bikes and parking for three cars. At the rear of the home are 2 acres of hillside garden which is partially enclosed, leading into a pretty woodland. Enjoy swinging on the rope swing, exploring the private woodland or taking one of the tracks that lead into the magical and enchanting forest park. The garden and woodland are a haven for wildlife including slow worms, hedgehogs, bank voles, red leg partridges,siskins, nut hatches, tawny owls and more. Need to know: 3 bedrooms 1 king size, 1 double, 1 twin. 2 bathrooms 1 bathroom with shower over the bath, 1 shower room (no WC), 1 separate WC. AGA cooker, microwave, dishwasher, fridge/freezer, Dolce Gusto coffee machine. Utility room with washing machine, tumble dryer, freezer. Wood burner. Smart TV and DVD player. Terraced garden to front, to the rear is 2 acres of hillside garden which is partially enclosed and leads to open woodland.. The garden and woodland are a haven for wildlife including slow worms, hedgehogs, bank voles, red leg partridges,siskins, nut hatches and tawny owls. Lockable storage for 3 4 bikes, roe deer. Parking for 3 cars on driveway. Please note that the driveway is steep, so care needs to be taken when entering and exiting.. Dogs are not permitted upstairs. Nearest pub and shop 1 mile. Short breaks available from a Friday or a Monday during November March.
Enclosed garden / patio, Open fire / woodburner, Internet access, Pub within 1 mile, Shop within 1 mile, Family friendly, Decorated for Christmas, Cottage, Yes, No, Yes
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