• About Blencathra

    A semi-detached barn conversion set in a rural location between Keswick and Penrith with impressive views of Blencathra.

    Ground Floor:

    Bedroom 1: With king size bed.
    Bedroom 2: With twin beds.
    Bathroom: With shower over bath and toilet.
    Cloakroom: With toilet.

    First Floor:
    Beamed open plan living space.
    Living room: With gas wood burner, Freeview TV and DVD player.
    Dining area.
    Kitchen area: With electric cooker, microwave, fridge, freezer and dishwasher.

    Oil cental heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and wifi included. Travel cot, highchair and stairgate available on request. Welcome pack. Shared utility room with washing machine and tumble dryer.

    Enclosed garden with sitting-out area and garden furniture. Kennels available. Bike store. Private parking for 2 cars. No smoking. Shared games room with pool table, table football and table tennis table.

    Blencathra is a tastefully converted Grade II listed barn situated on Blakebeck Farm just two miles from the unspoilt Lakeland village of Mungrisdale. The barn has an upside down layout with a large open plan living area on the first floor. Lovely views of the local fells and Blencathra surround the barn and the owner’s sheep and lambs graze in the meadows around the cottages, along with alpacas and donkeys. Local walks from the doorstep are plentiful. Cyclists will enjoy the quiet country lanes and golfers will find Keswick Golf Course one and a half miles away. The popular bustling market town of Keswick with an abundance of interesting shops, eateries and a good leisure centre is seven and a half miles away. Stretch your legs along the edge of Derwentwater or through the Borrowdale Valley and pick up the Keswick Launch to cruise back again. Towards the south, Ullswater and Thirlmere are a short drive away and both offer spectacular scenery, challenging walks and plentiful activities. Shop, pub and restaurant 2 miles.

    Blencathra can be booked together with The Garth (CC112156) to accommodate up to 12 guests.

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    Key information
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      Cottage

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      2 bedroom(s)

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      Up to 4 people

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      Yes 1 pet(s) allowed

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    Cottage features
    • Barbecue
      Barbecue
    • Bike store
      Bike store
    • DVD player
      DVD player
    • Dishwasher
      Dishwasher
    • Fuel and power included
      Fuel and power included
    • Enclosed garden / patio
      Enclosed garden / patio
    • Garden / patio
      Garden / patio
    • Golf nearby
      Golf nearby
    • Games room
      Games room
    • Highchair
      Highchair
    • Pets - no charge
      Pets - no charge
    • Rural location
      Rural location
    • Stairgate
      Stairgate
    • Television
      Television
    • Christmas themed cottage
      Christmas themed cottage
    • WiFi
      WiFi
    • Baby and toddler friendly
      Baby and toddler friendly
    • Cot available
      Cot available
    • Bed linen & towels included
      Bed linen & towels included
    • Washing machine
      Washing machine
    • Working farm
      Working farm
    • Fishing nearby
      Fishing nearby
    • Car parking - on site
      Car parking - on site
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    Customer reviews by Reevoo
    Hoseasons "A semi-detached barn conversion set in a rural location between Keswick and Penrith with impressive views of Blencathra.\n\n\nGround Floor \n\n\n\nBedroom 1\n With king size bed.\n\nBedroom 2\n With twin beds.\n\nBathroom\n With shower over bath and toilet.\n\nCloakroom\n With toilet.\n\n \nFirst Floor \n\n\nBeamed open plan living space.\n\n\nLiving room\n With gas wood burner Freeview TV and DVD player.\n\nDining area.\n\n\nKitchen area \nWith electric cooker microwave fridge freezer and dishwasher.\n\n \n\n \n\n \n\nOil cental heating electricity bed linen towels and wifi included. Travel cot highchair and stairgate available on request. Welcome pack. Shared utility room with washing machine and tumble dryer. \n\n Enclosed garden with sitting-out area and garden furniture. Kennels available. Bike store. Private parking for 2 cars. No smoking. Shared games room with pool table table football and table tennis table.\n \n\n\n Blencathra is a tastefully converted Grade II listed barn situated on Blakebeck Farm just two miles from the unspoilt Lakeland village of Mungrisdale. The barn has an upside down layout with a large open plan living area on the first floor. Lovely views of the local fells and Blencathra surround the barn and the owner’s sheep and lambs graze in the meadows around the cottages along with alpacas and donkeys. Local walks from the doorstep are plentiful. Cyclists will enjoy the quiet country lanes and golfers will find Keswick Golf Course one and a half miles away. The popular bustling market town of Keswick with an abundance of interesting shops eateries and a good leisure centre is seven and a half miles away. Stretch your legs along the edge of Derwentwater or through the Borrowdale Valley and pick up the Keswick Launch to cruise back again. Towards the south Ullswater and Thirlmere are a short drive away and both offer spectacular scenery challenging walks and plentiful activities. Shop pub and restaurant 2 miles. \n\n\nBlencathra can be booked together with The Garth CC112156 to accommodate up to 12 guests.\n " https://img.chooseacottage.co.uk/Property/124/840/1241587.jpg CC112155

    Blencathra reviews collected by Reevoo

    9.5 out of 10 – based on 15 reviews

    Overall rating

    9.5

    Comfort and Equipment

    9.7

    Location

    9.5

    Cleanliness

    9.7

    Value for money

    9.3

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    10
    out of 10

    Beautiful, exceptionally well-equipped cottage. Its location is perfect - near enough to visit all the top attractions of the Lake District but far enough away from the crowds. Judith, the owner, is friendly and helpful without being at all intrusive.

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    2019-08-11

    9
    out of 10

    Lovely location and great access to the rest of the Lakes while still being off the beaten track. The accommodation was really nice with good facilities and the owner was really helpful and welcoming for any of our needs.

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    2019-07-28

    9
    out of 10

    Great location for enjoying the northern lakes and fells. Walks from the door, including Blencathra itself. Good range of facilities available and if you need anything just ask the owners. The best equipped kitchen we have ever had with a holiday rental. The Mill Inn (Murgrisdale) is worth a visit, but you may need to ring ahead to book a table during the summer - we arrived at 6.30pm and got the last table for that mid-week evening. Games room is a bonus - particularly if it is wet. Easy to find, and park. Pubs within walking distance (assuming you like a long walk!), but shops are further afield.

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    2019-07-18

    10
    out of 10

    Friendly hosts Excellent amenities, well equipped and comfortable . Loved the farm animals especially the two donkeys and the alpacas . Very dog friendly . Will be going again

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    2019-06-29

    10
    out of 10

    A lovely very well equipped cottage in a beautiful location Extremely comfortable and very dog friendly, even a small wooded area where they can be off lead without worrying about sheep. Judith and Mike are lovely hosts, keen to ensure we had a happy stay. We hope to return and will be recommending the cottage to family and friends.

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    2019-06-22

    8
    out of 10

    Our second visit - most enjoyable, in excellent location, our family live nearby!

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    2019-05-21

    10
    out of 10

    This is a fantastic holiday cottage, the owners are so welcoming and nothing is too much trouble. Cottage facilities are great with everything you need including a lovely garden and super fast WiFi!

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    2019-04-27

    10
    out of 10

    We had a lovely stay. The cottage was very comfortable and the kitchen very well equipped. We had everything we needed and it was great that our dog was welcomed too.

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    2019-03-02

    10
    out of 10

    Lovely to be back at Blencathra & The Garth for the second New Year running. Warm welcome from the owners on site and homemade scones & jam much appreciated on arrival. Excellent house and quiet location with superb views. Thanks again, we'll be back!

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    2019-01-07

    9
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    2019-08-28

    8
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    2019-08-10

    10
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    2019-07-24

    10
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    2019-06-15

    9
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    2018-10-20

    10
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    2018-10-19

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