Bleng Barn Cottage
Gosforth near Wasdale, Cumbria & The Lake District
This welcoming Gosforth cottage forms part of a wing of an 18th century farmhouse, located on a working livestock farm on the outskirts of Gosforth, just 1.5 miles from Wasdale, Britain's 'favourite view' and 3 miles from beautiful Eskdale in the Lake District. This comfortable Gosforth cottage features an open plan living area with a well-equipped kitchen, dining area and sitting area, while the bedrooms can either be super king-size doubles or twins providing flexibility for guests. Outside this Gosforth cottage there is a patio area, and the adjacent large paddock is a great place for children to play games, plus there are nature walks throughout the owner's farmland for guests to enjoy. This Gosforth cottage enjoys a wonderful setting, in this quiet, beautiful area of West Cumbria. The high level walking and climbing available from the doorstep is unrivalled, with Scafell amongst the many walks to suit all skill levels. The area also offers fantastic bike trails, local pubs serving good traditional real ales and food, Muncaster Castle, an 18-hole golf course and a miniature railway. This Lake District cottage is a great base for a memorable holiday at whatever time you visit.
Three super king-size double bedrooms (zip/link – can be made into twin beds by prior arrangement). Ground floor shower room with shower, basin and WC. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Open plan living area with fitted kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburner-effect gas fire and sofa bed.
Gas central heating with gas fire in sitting area. Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, TV with Sky, DVD, video, radio/CD, library of books, videos, CDs and games. Fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen inc. in rent. Off road parking for 4 cars. Large patio area. Use of paddock by prior arrangement with the owner. Two well-behaved pets welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shops and pubs 10 mins walk.
At a glance
- Off road parking
- Garden / Patio
- Pub/shop < 1 mile
- Washing machine
About the location
Wasdale 1.5 miles; Eskdale 3 miles; Seascale 4 miles.
The small village of Gosforth sits amongst beautiful Lakeland countryside and consists of a scattering of traditional cottages, farm dwellings, a Post Office, and pubs serving good food. The village forges links far back into the history books and proudly shows the tallest, and oldest Viking Cross in England, plus the church holds many treasures not least the amazing Hogsback Tombs. Close by are the towering peaks of Scafell - England's highest peak, as well as Great Gable, Hard Knott, Harter Fell and Muncaster Fell, whilst the nearby valleys of Eskdale, Wasdale and Dunnerdale provide breathtaking scenery. There are many local attractions in the area including Muncaster Castle, the World Owl Centre and the Ravenglass to Eskdale miniature railway. This great location has something for everyone.