Bramble Hare Cottage

Torpenhow near Ireby, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 950571)

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  • Sleeps 5

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No


  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

Ireby 2.5 miles.

This charming Grade II mid-terrace cottage barn conversion is situated in the village of Torpenhow, in the Caldbeck Fells.

Located just under three miles from Ireby, and just 13 miles from Keswick in the beautiful Lake District National Park, this comfortable cottage is ideal for a family or couples to enjoy this scenic area with endless paths and country lanes to explore.

You enter the property into a charming entrance hall which leads to a spacious sitting room with a woodburning stove.

Also from the hall, is a well-equipped kitchen with a dining area where you can rustle up a tasty meal.

Upstairs are three attractive bedrooms, one with an en-suite shower room as well as a separate family bathroom.

To the rear there is a walled garden with patio area and to the front of the property there is a paved area with off-road parking for three vehicles.

Why not explore the northern lakes or Ullswater and Bassenthwaite?

Don’t forget the stunning Solway Coast and the start of Hadrian's Wall.

At the end of the day, return to this lovely cottage for a relaxing evening snuggled up by the cosy woodburning stove.


Three bedrooms: 2 x double with TV (one with en-suite shower, basin and WC), 1 x single. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Kitchen with dining area. Sitting room with woodburning stove.


  • Oil central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, 3 x TVs with Freeview, DVD, WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair
  • Off road parking for 3 cars
  • Enclosed rear lawned garden with patio and furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 2 miles
  • Note: The single bedroom has a bedside cabinet but no other clothes storage
  • Please note the travel cot does not fit in the third bedroom.

About the location


Bassenthwaite 5 miles; Keswick 12 miles.

Ireby nestles in the peaceful fells of the northern Lake District, in the beautiful area to the north of Keswick known as 'Back of Skiddaw'. Once a thriving market town, with the market cross believed to date back to 1200, Ireby is now a truly unspoilt, peaceful fell village. The peaks of Great Calva and Knott look down on the village and the nearby Aughertree Fell was the site of a Bronze Age farm and the remains of a pre-Roman road are still in evidence, a unique and most complete settlement from the Iron Age period. Nearby Bassenthwaite Lake itself, while boasting gentler scenery than others in the region, is still one of the most picturesque places in England. Places of interest nearby include Mirehouse, a grand house and gardens on the shores of the Lake with small open-air theatre (reputedly frequented by poets such as Tennyson and Wordsworth), Trotters Farm, and Dodd Wood. Most of the attractions of the Lake District are within easy reach and the quieter Northern Fells are almost on the doorstep. The nearby towns of Cockermouth and Keswick, both have weekly markets and offer a good range of amenities. The scenery of the Yorkshire Dales is within touring distance, as is the city of Carlisle and Hadrians Wall.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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