House in Cumbria

ID: S421608

  • Bedrooms 4
  • ・ Sleeps 8
  • ・ Pets No

About this property

Close to the Cumbrian coast, this stunning holiday home offers a range of luxurious extras, perfect for couples, friends and families looking for a tranquil retreat in glorious Lakeland surroundings.

The property is set in a lovely spot in Eskdale Green, a picturesque village which is home to the Japanese Garden in Giggle Alley forest. With plenty of great pubs along the way, this is a superb base for walkers, climbers, cyclists, and nature lovers exploring the fells, pools and woodlands of the Esk Valley. From the nearby Irton Road station you can catch the La al Ratty steam train on its way to the coastal village of Ravenglass (6 miles). Remaining in the valley, you can climb Muncaster Fell (3.5 miles), see Stanley Ghyll Waterfall (5 miles), visit Muncaster Castle (6 miles) or head north to Scafell Pike (9.5 miles). Activities include kayaking, climbing, canoeing, paddle boarding and ghyll scrambling. The substantial solid oak doorway features a stained glass panel and leads you into this imaginatively furnished and tastefully decorated home. The main open plan lounge/diner is an airy, fresh and relaxing space with exposed beams, panoramic views from five windows, a delightful dining area and lots of cosy seating. The room also has a 3D UHD TV with sound bar, as well as a Kawai RX3 professional grand piano. A double sided wood burner connects the lounge with the elegant and beautifully equipped kitchen. Featuring changeable surround ceiling lights, the kitchen is a pleasure to cook in, complete with an induction hob, built in oven, combination microwave and oven, dishwasher, fridge, boiling water tap, toaster, blender and an array of other features. The kitchen also has a handy breakfast table. The ground floor also features a utility room complete with a WC, washer/dryer and freezer. Heading up the open tread oak and glass staircase, the first floor houses the three main bedrooms, each with glorious views. The Industrial Room offers a double bed, sloping ceiling, a skylight and a variety of features including a light from the Strand Theatre. The Bell Room has a double bed and is situated in what was once the building s original bell tower with working bell still intact. The beautiful Scandinavian Room features a king size bed and views across to Birker Fell. The main bathroom has a bath, walk in shower and WC, as well as a TV which you can enjoy from the comfort of the bath. There s also a shower room complete with chromotherapy shower and WC. The property has an annexe called the Garden Room, a beautiful additional king size bedroom with French doors, views across the valley and an en suite shower and WC. The Garden room also has a Smart TV and wifi internet connection. Stepping outside, mature gardens surround the property, and there are several delightful spots for you to sit back with a morning coffee or a glass of wine in the evening as you admire the views of the fells. A granite escarpment is to the rear of the house, with a decked area with lighting which houses the oval shaped outside bath, which has space for a maximum of two people. Elsewhere, you will find a BBQ and fire pit, ideal for spending a night under the stars. The gravelled parking area has space for two cars. Please note the garden is also home to some slow worms, which look like snakes but are harmless. Need to know: Sleeps 8. 4 bedrooms 2 doubles, 2 king size (1 king size is in the annex this room is an en suite) . 3 bathrooms 1 bathroom with bath, TV, shower and WC, 1 shower room with shower and WC, plus 1 separate WC. Induction hob, oven, combination microwave and oven, dishwasher, quooker boiling water tap, fridge. Freezer, washer/dryer in utility. Wood burner (logs provided). Oil central heating. Piano Kawai RX 3 Professional Grand Piano. Colour changeable lighting system in kitchen. Bluetooth available throughout house, Hi Fi speaker system in ceilings.. Smart TV in lounge with Netflix and Apple TV, Blu Ray, Smart TV in garden room and TV in bathroom. Wi Fi included. Partially enclosed garden with patio, BBQ, fire pit and outdoor furniture. The hot tub is an outdoor bath which you fill/empty yourself when you are ready to use. Parking for 2 cars on driveway, further parking opposite the cottage at the entrance to the station. Pub 200 metres. Shop 100 metres. Wast Water 5.5 miles. Please note the garden is home to a family of slow worms: they are an endangered and harmless species but may be mistaken for snakes. Please note the driveway has a steep initial access and we recommend approaching slowly especially in cars with a low clearance. Reversing onto the drive allows for ease of exit.


Enclosed garden / patio, Open fire / woodburner, Hot tub, Internet access, Pub within 1 mile, Shop within 1 mile, Luxury, Cottage, Does not allow pets, 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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