Welcome to Birkerthwaite Cottage and ideal choice for your next long weekend or midweek break.
Wonderful walks from the doorSurrounded by dramatic scenery
Featuring beams taken from shipwrecks on the Cumbrian Coast, this small group of holiday cottages at Birkerthwaite, a former 17th century Lakeland farmstead, lie at the end of an unmade track and are surrounded by tranquil moorland scenery and farmland. This is fantastic walking countryside and the elevated position gives views of Scafell and the Eskdale Valley, creating a unique atmosphere of tranquillity. Birkerthwaite Farmhouse (W43001) is a unique holiday property dating back to 1627 and has many original features, beamed ceilings, flagged floors and unusual oak wall cupboards built in the 1700’s. Comfortably furnished and with the benefit of an open fire and an Aga, the farmhouse is cosy and welcoming. Birkerthwaite Stable (W41477) is a single-storey converted stable with rustic charm heated by a log-burning stove. Birkerthwaite Barn (W41478) has a spacious kitchen/dining room, a galleried landing and a four poster bed. Birkerthwaite Cottage (W41479) has an upstairs open plan living area with wooden floors which opens onto a balcony overlooking gardens. Nearby attractions include Muncaster Castle and Hardknott Roman Fort, whilst the Langdale Pikes and Ambleside on the northern shores of Lake Windermere can be reached via a stunning drive over the Hard Knott and Wrynose Passes. A short drive away is Wast Water; to the west are sandy beaches. Alternatively take the steam train from Ravenglass. Shop 3 miles, pub 2.5 miles.
Ground floor: 2 bedrooms: 1 double, 1 single. Separate toilet. First floor: Living room with patio door/dining room/kitchen with beams. 1 double bedroom. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet. Wooden floors throughout.
Oil central heating (timed use October-May). Electric heaters (in summer). Electricity and bed linen included. DVD and small library. Electric cooker. Microwave. Washing machine. Freezer. Enclosed garden and furniture. Balcony. Parking (1 car). Natural water supply from spring. NB: Step in hallway. Open-tread steps to garden.
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Book a short break
Birkerthwaite Cottage is available to book for a short break. So if you are tight on holiday time this could be the perfect option
Washing Machine Available
The washing machine could be very helpful for active or young families or for those who need to pack light.
Love the countryside? Enjoy Birkerthwaite Cottage.'s rural location.
Price: £ 293 - £679This cottage Sleeps a maximum of 5 people
About Birkerthwaite Cottage
Cottage rental includes
An open plan cottage with balcony overlooking gardens on a former farmstead. Peaceful rural retreat close to both coast and country.
- Enclosed Garden/Patio
- Garden / Patio
- Pets - no charge
- Rural Location
- Washing Machine
- Open Plan
- Parking - On Site
Sleeps 5 persons | Bedrooms 3 | Bathrooms 1 | Pets 1