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Lower Croasdale Farmhouse

Fourstones near Bentham, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 1013686)


  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

The property

This traditional, stone-built, detached farmhouse situated on a working farm, is set in a beautiful, secluded location, just 3 miles from the Dales market town of Bentham.

Approached along one mile of farm track and offering panoramic countryside views, this charming cottage near Bentham is full of character, with old beams, a stone floor and staircase and a welcoming woodburning stove.

The spacious south-facing sitting room of this Forest of Bowland cottage opens onto an enclosed patio which overlooks a moorland landscape with abundant wildlife and a babbling stream.

With Settle, Ingleton and Kirkby Lonsdale within easy reach and the surrounding Dales and Lake District within touring distance, this is an ideal Lancashire cottage base for a relaxing, enjoyable holiday.

Note: This cottage is ¼ mile away from Ref. 16148, together they sleep 14.


  • Over two floors
  • Four bedrooms: 1 x king-size double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x double, 2 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, basin and WC
  • Ground floor shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Farmhouse kitchen with dining area
  • Utility
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove & patio doors
  • Second sitting room with TV.
  • Oil central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher
  • 2 x TVs with Freeview, DVD, CD, WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair on request
  • Ample off road parking
  • Lockable bike storage
  • Large enclosed patio and garden with furniture and BBQ
  • One well-behaved pet welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shops, pubs and railway station 3.75 miles
  • Note: Property accessed via 1.25 mile private, gravel farm track, shared with farm, may be unsuitable for low slung cars; take care and drive slowly
  • Note: Water supply from treated borehole.

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About the location


Settle 12 miles; Kirkby Lonsdale 12 miles.

Beautifully situated in the Forest of Bowland, Fourstones sits on the edge of Burnmoor, high above the traditional Yorkshire market town of Bentham, with the Great Stone of Fourstones standing on the boundary where Lancashire meets Yorkshire. This large boulder is a relic of the Ice Age and has become a distinctive feature of the landscape, which also includes spectacular views over the Lake District, the Yorkshire Dales and the Forest of Bowland. To the north lies the Yorkshire Dales National Park and the famous Three Peaks of Ingleborough, Whernside and Pen-y-Ghent, while the Forest of Bowland, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, stretches away to the south and offers unspoilt landscapes and a range of visitor facilities. The area boasts limestone pavements, scars, caves and open moors with wonderful cycle tracks and walks. Nearby Bentham has a range of pubs and restaurants serving fine beers and good food, as well as a variety of shops and a Post Office. This peaceful area is nicely off the beaten track, yet the market towns of Settle, Kirkby Lonsdale, Skipton and Kendal are all within easy driving distance.

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