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Stanley Ghyll Cottage

Eskdale, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 972613)

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  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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The property

Stanley Ghyll is a stone built detached cottage for two situated in the peaceful village of Boot in Eskdale.

With cosy accommodation over two floors, this Grade II listed former bothy is the perfect romantic retreat in the tranquil Western Lakes.

On the ground floor is a well-equipped open plan kitchen and dining area.

This light and airy space has large doors overlooking the patio area.

Exposed stone walls lead through to the ground floor bedroom with king-size bed and feature beamed ceiling.

The beautifully appointed en-suite shower room provides a walk-in shower cubicle, WC and hand-basin.

On the first floor is a welcoming sitting room, the ideal place to relax after a day's walking.

Sit back and watch the flat screen TV or enjoy the views across the fells.

Outside the cottage is a stunning walled garden where you can enjoy a BBQ while admiring the stunning fell views.

The bothy is situated in the village of Boot and is named after a nearby waterfall which is easily reached on foot.

Sitting next to the 17th-century Packhorse Bridge, the cottage is well-served with two local pubs serving excellent food and local ales and a friendly village shop, all within 150 yards of the property.

Set out for a visit to Boot Mill or put on your walking boots to explore nearby Scafell Pike.

A short drive will take you to Wastwater where you can enjoy Britain’s Best View, or venture to the Solway Coast and its peaceful sandy beaches.

Stanley Ghyll cottage is perfectly placed for a romantic break in a peaceful and picturesque location.


Over 2 floors. One bedroom: 1 x ground floor king-size with en-suite shower, basin and WC. kitchen and dining area. First-floor sitting room with TV.


  • Gas central heating
  • gas oven and hob, fridge and microwave
  • Flat screen TV
  • Wi-Fi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Private parking for 1 car
  • Private walled garden with garden furniture and BBQ
  • Shop and pub 3 minutes’ walk
  • Sleeps 2.

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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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