Western Lakes & Coast, Cumbria & Lake District
Property Ref: 3996105 stars
Sleeps 8
Bedrooms 4

In a Nutshell

  • Two bathrooms
  • Private Garden
  • Private parking
  • Wifi
  • Pub within walking distance
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Wood burning stove


This 5* luxury farmhouse is the perfect base for families to enjoy a relaxed holiday at any time of year. Dating back 500 years the farmhouse has retained many original features including a feature Court cupboard, beams and original flagstone floors.

Surrounded by the Cumbrian mountains, the highest peaks in England and in the heart of the Lake District National Park the Eskdale Valley has stunning scenery in a most peaceful, almost hidden part of the Lakes. Eskdale was described by Sir Alfred Wainwright as ‘the loveliest of all Lakeland valleys’. The valley offers many attractions for visitors with the sandy beaches to the west and Langdale and Grasmere are easily reached with a trip over Wrynose and Hard Knott Pass to the east. Taking a journey on the famous Ravenglass and Eskdale Steam Railway is a must, chugging through spectacular vistas where you can stop off at various stations before reaching the sea where the River Esk finishes its journey in the fishing village of Ravenglass. For those who enjoy a round of golf, Eskdale Golf Course has some of the most challenging holes against a most stunning backdrop. Muncaster Castle and Gardens with their huge collection of rhododendrons and azaleas, is a pleasurable visit with plenty for all to enjoy at any time of year.

Eskdale Cottages consist of 7 traditional, 500 year old, Grade II listed cottages sleeping from 2 to 10 people in a hidden gem of the quieter Western Lakes, tucked beside the historic 17th Century Packhorse bridge in the village of Boot which has 2 friendly village pubs serving mouth watering locally sourced food and local ales and a small village shop open during the summer months only, all within 150 yards. The cottages are furnished and equipped to a high standard which effortlessly combine traditional features including beams and exposed stone walls with contemporary furnishings to provide a base for couples to enjoy a romantic getaway or for families or a group looking for something that little bit special or to celebrate in style. At the end of the lane is England’s oldest working mill, Boot Mill, which is now a museum, England’s highest mountain, Scafell Pike, is within walking distance as are a number of river, woodland and meadow walks. Wastwater voted Britain’s Best View and the sandy beaches of the Solway coast are within a short drive.

With original flagstone floors, beamed ceilings, beautiful pink granite and Queen Mary Court cupboard and wood burning stove gives you the feeling of stepping back in time when you enter this luxurious 500 year old Elizabethan Farmhouse. The cottage has gas central heating and comprises:

  • Beamed lounge with oak panelling, comfy seating, TV, wood burning stove and court cupboard.

  • Dining room with oak panelling and dining table to seat everyone.

  • Kitchen with gas oven and hob, fridge, freezer, dishwasher and microwave.

  • Utility/boot room with washing machine.

  • First floor: Master bedroom with king size bed and en-suite bathroom with shower over bath, hand basin and WC.

  • Double bedroom with king size bed

  • Two twin bedrooms.

  • Family bathroom with claw foot bath, separate shower cubicle, hand basin and WC.

  • All gas, electric, bed linen, towels and logs provided.

  • Cot and highchair available.

  • Private parking for 3 cars.

  • Private walled garden with garden furniture.

PLEASE NOTE There is a charge of £10 to hire a cot per week and a charge of £5 to hire a highchair per week. . Spa Treatments in the comfort of your holiday cottage can be added to your holiday reservation. To ensure these are available for your holiday, these must be booked and paid in advance.




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