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Bleng Garth

Gosforth near Wasdale, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 951266)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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  • “Excellent cottage , in a lovely ...”
    Excellent cottage , in a lovely part of the country. Easy access to the coast , fells and Lakes.
    Excellent cottage , in a lovely part of the country. Easy access to the coast , fells and Lakes. Friendly and unobtrusive owner. Garden with neighbouring horses and running river.
    - Mr Hart, March 2017


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

Gosforth 0.7 miles.

This detached bungalow is set on the edge of the village of Gosforth, just 1.5 miles from Wasdale and Scafell Pike and Great Gable in the beautiful Lake District.

This spacious cottage has a sitting room with a dining area and woodburning stove with patio doors which open out into the garden which overlooks the River Bleng.

There is also a contemporary kitchen, utility room, family bathroom and three comfortable bedrooms.

Outside there are ample lawns and a patio area, perfect for enjoying this rural location.

This quieter side of the Lake District has some of the most breathtaking scenery close by including Eskdale and Wasdale Head.

Scafell is England’s highest peak and together with Ben Nevis and Snowdon is one of the mountains climbed as part of the Three Peaks Challenge.

The Ravenglass and Eskdale steam railway travels 7 miles up the valley from Ravenglass right to Boot Station and is a delightful way to explore this beautiful area.

Whatever your reason to visit the area, this cottage will provide superb accommodation at any time of the year.


All ground floor. Three bedrooms: 2 x king-size double, 1 x twin. Bathroom with bath, separate shower, basin and WC. Basin and WC. Kitchen. Utility. Sitting room with dining area and woodburning stove.


  • Gas central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, Smart TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi
  • Fuel, power and all fuel for stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Lockable bike storage
  • Lawned riverside garden with patio
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 10 mins walk
  • Note: Due to the riverside location, children should be supervised at all times
  • Note: Horse livery available at additional cost, please contact owner for more information

About the location


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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