Town End Farmhouse

Finsthwaite near Newby Bridge, The Lake District and Cumbria (Ref. 18252)

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Cottage features

  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi
  • Sleeps

    8

  • Bedrooms

    4

  • Bathrooms

    2

  • Pets

    No

The Property

Newby Bridge 1.3 miles. A delightful 17th century detached farmhouse located near the southerly tip of Lake Windermere in the stunning Lake District National Park. This charming Newby Bridge cottage is perfect for families and friends, and offers a quiet base from which to enjoy all of the surrounding beautiful scenery of the Lake District. Providing comfortable and spacious accommodation, this character Newby Bridge cottage offers original rustic features with oak beams and an inglenook fireplace housing a warming woodburner, ideal for chilly evenings. On warm days you can open the doors in the delightful dining room to the sunny terrace, a perfect place to dine alfresco or enjoy the peaceful surroundings. Venture a little further into spectacular countryside, home to the native deer and red squirrels of the region. Within an easy walk of this Newby Bridge cottage is an excellent pub that serves local ales and has a good restaurant. The Lake District is famous for its rugged beauty providing an ideal environment for outdoor enthusiasts, but novices can also capture the essence of this magical region with a gentle hike to the scenic High and Low Dam Tarns, a perfect location for a picnic. The Lakeside and Haverthwaite Steam Railway runs less than one mile from your Newby cottage, and here you can embark on a cruise up Lake Windermere to wander the colourful towns of Bowness and Ambleside. Each season at this cottage near Newby Bridge will delight you, from bluebells in the spring to the spectacular shades of summer and snow-capped mountains in the winter. A wonderful Newby Bridge cottage at any time of the year.

Accommodation

Four bedrooms: 1 x king-size double, 1 x double, 2 x twin. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Shower room with shower, basin and WC. Kitchen. Utility. Dining room with sofa. Sitting room (seats 6) with woodburner.

Amenities

Oil central heating with woodburner. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washer/dryer, dishwasher, TV with FreeSat, DVD, WiFi. Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburner inc. in rent, additional logs on honesty box basis. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Off road parking for 4 cars. Covered bike storage. Lawned garden with terrace and furniture. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shop and Post Office 2 miles, pub 1 mile.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

About the location

NEWBY BRIDGE

Bowness-on-Windermere 8 miles.

The small village of Newby Bridge takes its name from the five arched stone bridge built in 1651 over the River Leven. The famous Furness Railway, one of Britain's oldest working standard gauge steam railways, runs between Haverthwaite and Newby Bridge. Visit the Lakeside Hotels and enjoy magnificent views across Windermere and the surrounding fells, or enjoy the Aquarium of the Lakes, where the naturally themed habitats, bring the history of the Lakes vividly to life. Bowness-on-Windermere provides a lovely day out, plus the picturesque village of Hawkshead still retains the charm and character that so endeared it to its most famous residents - William Wordsworth and Beatrix Potter, and admire the views at nearby Gummer's How.

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