Conveniently located to explore Cumbria this 2 bedroom cottage is in an area of peace and tranquillity close to Keswick and Lake Ullswater, the perfect getaway from it all destination yet within easy reach of Penrith, Hadrian's Wall, the Eden Valley and the Yorkshire Dales.
The hamlet of Mosedale is located 3.5 miles north of the A66, Penrith to Keswick road and within 20 minutes drive of the M6 making this an ideal base from which to tour the whole of Cumbria. Located at the foot of Carrock Fell, walks can be taken from the door over the Back o Skidda or if this sounds too energetic the beautiful Eden Valley is a short drive away with flat rolling countryside, perfect for enjoying a bike ride. Easy access to the motorway means days out can be enjoyed on the Solway Coast, Hadrian's Wall, Eden Valley, Yorkshire Dales, the Pennines and Lancashire.
The traditional stone built farmhouse dates back to 1860 overlooking the River Caldew. Set around the courtyard the outbuildings have been converted to provide accommodation for those looking for a holiday in an area of peace and tranquillity, yet within easy reach of local attractions in Keswick and Penrith. Nestled under Carrock fell, the cottages enjoy views across the river and Mosedale Valley and are surrounded by 4 acres of paddocks and gardens with summerhouse, picnic table and BBQ. Guests, on request, can hire the Courtyard Bedroom which is a ground floor twin bedroom with en-suite shower room with hand basin and WC. This bedroom is equipped with wide door for wheel chair access and has grab rails in the bathroom and is ideal for families requiring additional room or require a ground floor bedroom. (Please check availability of this room prior to making a booking).
Converted from the original farm outbuilding the cottage is accessed from the courtyard, is heated by night storage heaters and comprises:
Lounge with living flame gas stove, Sky digital TV, DVD player and beautiful views across the garden towards Bowscale Fells.
Dining/kitchen with electric cooker, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and microwave.
First floor: Double bedroom with shower cubicle and hand basin.
Bathroom with hand basin and WC.
All gas, electric, bed linen and towels provided.
Cot and highchair available.
Ample private parking.
Shared use of the courtyard laundry room with washing machine and tumble dryer and gardens with summerhouse, picnic table and BBQ.
Two bedrooms: 1 x double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x bunk room. Bathroom with bath, basin and WC. Kitchen with dining area. Sitting room with living flame gas stove.
TROUTBECK NEAR PENRITH Keswick 9 miles; Penrith 9 miles. The small hamlet of Troutbeck sits in a secluded position in the northern Lake District between Keswick and Penrith, and just three miles from the magnificent shores of Ullswater. The hamlet is set out amongst beautiful rolling countryside and wonderful scenery and is made up of a number of farm dwellings, traditional Lakeland homes and a local inn. Nearby, the popular town of Keswick is the holiday centre of the northern Lake District and has plenty to offer, boasting numerous shops and restaurants to suit all tastes, as well as offering miniature golf, some good parks, the Theatre by the Lake, a charming cinema and the beautiful lake. Dalemain, an historic house with gardens, is also close by and every year hosts the World’s Original Marmalade Awards. With magnificent Ullswater on the doorstep, and spectacular scenery to be enjoyed down towards Glenridding and Patterdale, which travels southwards towards Ambleside over the Kirkstone Pass, Troutbeck makes a wonderful base for making the most of this beautiful region.
This property offers the following short breaks: