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Scafell Cottage

Eskdale, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 972619)

  • Scafell Cottage - (Ref. 972619)

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  • Sleeps 8

  • Bedrooms 4

  • Bathrooms 3

  • Pets No

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  • Sleeps 8

  • Bedrooms 4

  • Bathrooms 3

  • Pets No

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
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The property

Scafell Cottage is a Grade II listed barn conversion that is part of Eskdale Cottages, in the picturesque village of Boot in Eskdale Valley. This stunning, luxury barn conversion has beautiful original features, including traditional beams and bare stone walls, and is a beautiful place to stay for a large family or a group of friends. The welcoming open plan lounge, dining area and kitchen has bright and light white walls, with traditional beams, with floor to ceiling windows for amazing views.

The lounge has Sky TV, an iPod dock and a CD player, with a selection of games and books, and the kitchen area is fully equipped with all you’ll need for tasty meals. On the same floor is the first of the bedrooms, with a king-sized bed, and an en-suite bathroom with a separate shower.

And there’s a family shower room with a WC and a hand basin. On the first floor, you’ll find the master double bedroom, with another king-sized bed, and an en-suite bathroom, with a stunning slipper bath.

A triple bedroom has 3 single beds and there’s a gallery twin bedroom, any of which would be perfect for the kids. There’s a shared garden with garden furniture for the opportunity to eat outside, or enjoy a glass of wine while you watch the sunset. Boot village has 2 lovely and friendly pubs, which serve incredible local foods and ales.

In the summer, there’s a village shop, and there’s plenty to explore in the village with the 17th Century Packhorse bridge and the oldest working mill in England, Boot Mill. Scafell Pike and a variety of woodland, river and meadow walks are close by, and a short drive will take you to the Solway coast beaches and Wastwater – winner of Britain’s Best View. The Eskdale Valley is a quiet spot, right in the heart of the Lake District National Park.

There’s so much to explore, with the sandy beaches of the Solway coast, and Langdale and Grasmere an easy drive.

Travel on the Ravenglass and Eskdale Steam Railway, for wonderful scenery and a variety of station stops to explore, culminating in a visit to Ravenglass fishing village.

History buffs will love Muncaster Castle and Gardens and keen golfers will find a challenge with the difficult course at Eskdale Golf Course. Staying at Scafell Cottage will be a holiday you never forget, with luxury accommodation, and a perfect base from which to explore the Lake District National Park and the surrounding area.


Four bedrooms: 1 double room on the ground floor, with king-size bed and en-suite with shower cubicle, WC and hand basin, 1 x master double room with a king-size bed and en-suite with slipper bath, WC and hand basin, 1 x triple room with 3 single beds, 1 x twin Gallery room. Family shower room with WC and basin on ground floor. Open plan sitting room/kitchen/dining area.


  • Gas central heating
  • Gas oven with hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, and dishwasher
  • Sky TV, CD player, iPod dock and a selection of games and books
  • Gas and electric inc. in rent
  • Wifi
  • Private parking for 3 cars, shared garden with garden furniture
  • Pub within walking distance
  • Spa treatments available at the cottage if booked in advance
  • Note: Max 10 adults.

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About the location


Eskdale is one of the most beautiful valleys in the Lake District, often referred to by the locals as ‘True Lake District’. Situated in the quieter side of the National Park, it has a peaceful tranquillity that makes it especially appealing to those who want to avoid the crowds. The nearby village of Eskdale Green consists of a scattering of cottages, some farm dwellings and a number of outstanding traditional English pubs serving real ales and good food. An area relatively unknown to many Lakeland visitors, this great location boasts a skyline dominated by the towering peaks of Scafell - England's highest peak, as well as Great Gable, Hard Knott, Harter Fell and Muncaster Fell, whilst the nearby stunning valleys of Eskdale, Wasdale, Ennerdale and Dunnerdale provide breathtaking and ever-changing scenery to be enjoyed throughout the year. The valley is notable as being one of few major valleys in the Lake District not to have its own lake, although several tarns are perched above the valley sides. Local attractions include Muncaster Castle, the World Owl Centre and the Ravenglass to Eskdale miniature railway, one of the most beautiful train journeys imaginable. With both beautiful Wastwater - the deepest lake in the country and St Olaf's - the smallest church, amongst the many well known landmarks in this awe inspiring and beautiful area.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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