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Bleng Barn Cottage

Gosforth near Wasdale, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 9203)

  • Bleng Barn Cottage - (Ref. 9203)

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  • Sleeps 7

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

  • Reviews

    Dr Clough

    “It’s very comfortable, warm, well equipped and spacious.”

    Being attached to a working farm offers other opportunities too - seeing horses and sheep being let out into the fields, getting insight into the life of a working farm. Everything has been thought of - the drawers are full of games, maps, leaflets about the area, and it’s altogether so inviting we are booking a return stay.

    Being attached to a working farm offers other opportunities too - seeing horses and sheep being let out into the fields, getting insight into the life of a working farm. Everything has been thought of - the drawers are full of games, maps, leaflets about the area, and it’s altogether so inviting we are booking a return stay.

Features

  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

The property

This welcoming cottage forms part of a wing of an 18th century farmhouse, located on a working livestock farm on the outskirts of Gosforth, just 1.5 miles from Wasdale, Britain's 'favourite view' and 3 miles from beautiful Eskdale in the Lake District.

This comfortable cottage features an open plan living area with a well-equipped kitchen, dining area and sitting area, while the bedrooms can either be super king-size doubles or twins providing flexibility for guests.

Outside there is a patio area, and the adjacent large paddock is a great place for children to play games, plus there are nature walks throughout the owner's farmland for guests to enjoy.

This cottage enjoys a wonderful setting, in this quiet, beautiful area of West Cumbria.

The high level walking and climbing available from the doorstep is unrivalled, with Scafell amongst the many walks to suit all skill levels.

The area also offers fantastic bike trails, local pubs serving good traditional real ales and food, Muncaster Castle, an 18-hole golf course and a miniature railway.

This cottage is a great base for a memorable holiday at whatever time you visit.

Accommodation

Three super king-size double bedrooms (zip/link - can be made into twin beds by prior arrangement). Ground floor shower room with shower, basin and WC. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with sofa bed.

Amenities

  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, Smart TV with FreeSat, DVD, video, radio/CD, WiFi, library of books, videos, CDs and games
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair
  • Off road parking for 4 cars
  • Large patio area
  • Use of paddock by prior arrangement with the owner
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shops and pubs 10 mins walk
  • Note: Horse livery available at additional cost, please contact owner for more information.

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About the location

GOSFORTH

Wasdale 1.5 miles; Eskdale 3 miles; Seascale 4 miles.

The small village of Gosforth sits amongst beautiful Lakeland countryside and consists of a scattering of traditional cottages, farm dwellings, and pubs serving good food. The village forges links far back into the history books and proudly shows the tallest, and oldest Viking Cross in England, plus the church holds many treasures not least the amazing Hogsback Tombs. Close by are the towering peaks of Scafell - England's highest peak, as well as Great Gable, Hard Knott, Harter Fell and Muncaster Fell, whilst the nearby valleys of Eskdale, Wasdale and Dunnerdale provide breathtaking scenery. There are many local attractions in the area including Muncaster Castle, the World Owl Centre and the Ravenglass to Eskdale miniature railway. This great location has something for everyone.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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