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Beckwood

Troutbeck near Keswick, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 1066761)

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  • Sleeps 8

  • Bedrooms 4

  • Bathrooms 3

  • Pets Yes

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Features

  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/Sky TV Sky TV
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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Greenbank Farm Cottages

Positioned in the idyllic location of Troutbeck, lying north of Ullswater, in the Lake District National Park are these two delightful dwellings, Greenbank Farm Cottages. This stone-built barn conversion comprises of Beckwood, boasting four bedrooms and sleeping eight guests, and Glen Cottage, an adjoining one-bedroom retreat. The properties are ideal for families seeking a homely base for Lakes adventures, easily accessible from the M6, with plenty of friendly local pubs and restaurants within easy walking distance. Penrith and Keswick with their lively shops, bars and restaurants are both a short drive in either direction from the cottage, providing you with ample facilities to stock up on essentials and browse through dining options. Local attractions nearby include boat trips out on a Windermere Lake Cruise, the famous Theatre by the Lake, the Pencil Museum, Lake District Wildlife Park, and great hiking trails up Skiddaw and Catbells. Enjoy a hike up to Great Mell Fell which sits practically on the doorstep of the properties, or take a trip to Ullswater to see the unmissable Aira Force. Blencathra, Derwentwater and Hellvelyn are all within easy reach, and a scenic drive takes you over the spectacular Kirkstone Pass towards Ambleside and Windermere. Create unforgettable memories in the Lakes with your loved ones at Greenbank Farm Cottages.

The property

Beckwood is a charming attached barn conversion near Keswick and Ullswater in the Lake District.

This beautiful stone-built barn has been renovated throughout and enjoys stunning views of Blencathra and the Dodds.

The cottage is large enough for a group or an extended family, with the ground floor boasting a contemporary kitchen with a range cooker and Belfast pot sink, perfect for preparing home-cooked meals, giving way to a large conservatory diner with floor to ceiling windows, where guests can enjoy spectacular views of the fell as they dine or socialise.

The downstairs flooring is a mix of slate and polished oak, both with underfloor heating throughout, housing a welcoming lounge with sofas, recessed lighting, a flatscreen TV, and a toasty woodburning stove.

There is a double bedroom on the ground floor as well as a cloakroom with WC, utility room with washer/dryer and porch.

Upstairs you'll find a master bedroom with a super king size bed, balcony, dressing room and en suite, as well as two twin bedrooms and a luxury family bathroom with a roll top bath and walk-in shower.

The semi-enclosed back garden backs on to open pastures where sheep or ponies may wander.

The garden is made up of a lawn with borders and also features a covered patio area with garden furniture and exceptional views.

Beckwood is the perfect base for exploring the beautiful Lake District and for enjoying quality time with family and friends in comfortable surroundings.

Note: This property can be booked with Ref: 1066762, together sleeping 10 guests.

Summary

  • Four bedrooms: 1 x super-king-size with TV and en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x ground-floor double, 2 x twins
  • Bathroom with roll top bath, separate walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Cloakroom with basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Utility
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • Oil fired underfloor heating and woodburning stove
  • Electric rangemaster oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, flat screen TV with Freeview, CD/DVD Player WiFi
  • Electric inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair available
  • Off-road parking for three cars
  • Enclosed lawned garden with patio and furniture
  • Shared lawn
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 9.1 miles, pub 1 mile

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About the location

KESWICK

Bassenthwaite 7 miles, Ullswater 16.6 miles; Cockermouth 13 miles.

The popular town of Keswick is the holiday centre of the North of the Lake District and has plenty to offer the visitor at any time of year. The town boasts numerous shops and restaurants to suit all tastes, as well as offering miniature golf, excellent parks, the famous Theatre by the Lake, a charming cinema, the Pencil Museum, a climbing wall, fishing and great mountain biking opportunities, whilst the beautiful lake of Derwentwater at the head of the stunning Borrowdale Valley is only a few minutes walk from the town centre. Nearby, between Braithwaite and Buttermere is the beautiful Newlands Valley, while picturesque Bassenthwaite Lake is well worth a visit. From a gentle countryside ramble to a challenging hike up Skiddaw or the famous Catbells, there really is something for everyone. Visit Castlerigg Stone Circle, the Jennings Brewery and Mirehouse, a grand house and gardens on the shores of the Bassenthwaite Lake, or take a fabulous boat trip around Derwentwater. With plenty of attractions for the kids, lovely parks and the nearby Lake District Wildlife Park this is a great Lakeland destination whatever the time of year.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Off-season

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