Cottage in Cumbria

ID: S421549

  • Bedrooms 3
  • ・ Sleeps 5
  • ・ Pets No

About this property

Set in pretty Eskdale Green village, this charming stone cottage sleeps five guests across three beautiful bedrooms and is packed with character and period features.

This traditional 17th century cottage boasts original features from exposed timber beams and a cast iron range to original floors. Less than half a mile away, you ll find Irton Road rail station steam through the Eskdale Valley on the La al Ratty heritage railway towards coastal Ravenglass (6.5 miles) or Dalegarth (2.5 miles) near Boot (3 miles). Discover coastal Drigg and Eskmeals Dunes Nature Reserve (7 miles), home to nesting seabirds and sandy beach walks 18th century shipwreck timber washed up here in 2018. And explore Muncaster Castle and Gardens with its maze, playground, and cafe; meet birds of pretty and see spring bluebell displays. Head through the farm gate towards the gravelled drive and step inside the porch of this historic cottage. The timber beamed hall leads through to the country style living room with sumptuous furnishings, an original dresser with a date inscription and a charming wooden window seat. Settle into the cosy seating and stay warm with the heat from the open fire (a cast iron range). Enjoy family games, jigsaws and books or watch TV together. Enojy preparing meals together in the well equipped kitchen which features an electric oven and hob, fridge, freezer, microwave, dishwasher, and a walk in larder. Gather at the dining table by the vintage dresser and warming wood burner and tuck into home made feasts. Relax on garden furniture in the conservatory and enjoy the garden views or catch up on a favourite book; the conservatory houses a handy washing machine, and the family bathroom can also be found on the ground floor, featuring a free standing bath and WC. Head upstairs to find a double bedroom with a four poster bed, an ornamental fireplace, original wood floors and vintage wardrobes; a stylish king size bedroom, and a cosy single bedroom, plus a family bathroom with a shower and WC (note: there are some sloping ceilings upstairs in keeping with the historic cottage design). Outside, you ll find an enclosed cottage style garden with lawns, and pretty planting, plus a dining patio with garden furniture. There s a children s den/playhouse with toys to keep little ones entertained. Off road parking is available for three cars on a gravel areas at the front of the cottage. Need to know: 3 bedrooms 1 king size, 1 double, 1 single. 2 bathrooms 1 family bathroom with a shower and WC; 1 family bathroom with a free standing bath and WC. Kitchen Electric oven and hob, fridge, freezer, microwave, dishwasher, walk in larder. Conservatory/Utility Washing machine. Open fire Initial supply of logs included. TV. Wi Fi included. Enclosed cottage style garden with a dining patio and garden furniture. Children s den/playhouse in the garden. Parking is available for three cars at the front of the cottage. Shop 4.5 miles, Pub 1 mile. Note: the garden has some steps and level changes. The interiors have low doors and ceilings with some sloping areas in keeping with the cottages historic character.


Downstairs bathroom, Enclosed garden / patio, Open fire / woodburner, Internet access, Pub within 1 mile, Four poster bed, Rustic, Decorated for Christmas, Cottage, Does not allow pets, Yes, Yes, Yes

Nearby points of interest

  • Muncaster Castle
  • Church of St Olaf
  • Wastwater Lake
  • Buttermere Lake
  • Scale Force waterfall
  • Esthwaite Water
  • Lodore Falls
  • Wastwater Alpaca Trekking
  • Beatrix Potter Gallery, Hawkshead
  • Hawkshead Grammar School Museum

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