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    3 bedroom(s)

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    Up to 5 people

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    Yes 1 pet(s) allowed

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Cottage features
  • DVD player
    DVD player
  • Fuel and power included
    Fuel and power included
  • Enclosed garden / patio
    Enclosed garden / patio
  • Garden / patio
    Garden / patio
  • Pets - no charge
    Pets - no charge
  • Rural location
    Rural location
  • Television
  • Winter short breaks
    Winter short breaks
  • Bed lin included
    Bed lin included
  • Washing machine
    Washing machine
  • Open plan
    Open plan
  • Car parking - on site
    Car parking - on site
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Customer reviews by Reevoo
Hoseasons "An open plan cottage with balcony overlooking gardens on a former farmstead. Peaceful rural retreat close to both coast and country. Ground floor 2 bedrooms 1 double 1 single. Separate toilet. First floor Living room with patio doordining roomkitchen with beams. 1 double bedroom. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet. Wooden floors throughout. \n Oil CH timed use Oct-May. Elec heaters in summer. Elec and bed linen inc. DVD and small library. Elec cooker. Mwave. Wmachine. Freezer. Enclosed garden and furniture. Balcony. Parking 1 car. Natural water supply from spring. No smoking. NB Step in hallway. Open-tread steps to garden. \n Featuring beams taken from shipwrecks on the Cumbrian Coast this small group of holiday cottages at Birkerthwaite a former 17th century Lakeland farmstead lie at the end of an unmade track and are surrounded by tranquil moorland scenery and farmland. This is fantastic walking countryside and the elevated position gives views of Scafell and the Eskdale Valley creating a unique atmosphere of tranquillity. Birkerthwaite Farmhouse W43001 is a unique holiday property dating back to 1627 and has many original features beamed ceilings flagged floors and unusual oak wall cupboards built in the 1700’s. Comfortably furnished and with the benefit of an open fire and an Aga the farmhouse is cosy and welcoming. Birkerthwaite Stable W41477 is a single-storey converted stable with rustic charm heated by a log-burning stove. Birkerthwaite Barn W41478 has a spacious kitchendining room a galleried landing and a four poster bed. Birkerthwaite Cottage W41479 has an upstairs open plan living area with wooden floors which opens onto a balcony overlooking gardens. Nearby attractions include Muncaster Castle and Hardknott Roman Fort whilst the Langdale Pikes and Ambleside on the northern shores of Lake Windermere can be reached via a stunning drive over the Hard Knott and Wrynose Passes. A short drive away is Wast Water to the west are sandy beaches. Alternatively take the steam train from Ravenglass. Shop 3 miles pub 2.5 miles. \n " https://img.chooseacottage.co.uk/Property/106/840/10620757.jpg W41479

Birkerthwaite Cottage reviews collected by Reevoo

9.0 out of 10 – based on 5 reviews

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out of 10

A quirky cottage in an isolated area, hence the lower score on local amenities which is by no means a reflection on the cottage as we chose isolation. Enclosed garden for a very happy dog. A little cold one day but contact with the very helpful housekeeper soon resolved that as she adjusted the timing of the heating to suit our pattern. The area is stunning and we visited waterfalls and fells and had a fantastic break. Lovely open plan lounge / kitchen / diner. Dark and quiet location at night.



out of 10

Beautiful cottage, very remote with breathtaking views, not for anyone with mobility issues. Had a wonderful week, wanted for nothing, well supplied, everything you could want. Comfortable beds with good quality bedding.



out of 10

Fabulous place, far from crowds. Lovely cottage and loved the layout of the cottage with bed rooms downstairs. Fantastic walks and just magical landscapes. Good recycling but remember towels(I forgot).



out of 10

Great place for a remote holiday if you do not want pubs, shops, noise and bluster on your doorstep.



out of 10



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