Beckwood keeps the spacious charm of it's original lakeland barn but provides every modern convenience in an ideal location within the Lake District National Park for your holiday. The large kitchen and dining area have spectacular views of the fells, and everything you need to cater for your family or group. The cosy lounge with its wood burning stove has views of Blencathra, comfy sofas and large TV. Four bedrooms accommodate up to 8 people in comfort. Underfloor heating throughout keeps everything warm, and a massive hot water tank allows everyone to indulge in showers and baths. Beckwood's garden has benches and a table, as well as plenty of lawn to play games.
The fields around usually have sheep or ponies and a wide variety of birds visit the feeders outside the sun lounge. Our chickens provide delicious fresh eggs and are always entertaining to watch. For dogs a large fenced field is ideal for frisbee or chase. With easy access both to the M6 and the A66, Penrith is 10 minutes, Keswick 15 minutes or a 30 minute scenic route alongside the lake and over Kirkstone Pass will bring you to Ambleside. All making this an ideal location to enjoy the peace and tranquillity of the surrounding countryside or to explore the northern lakes.
With under floor heating throughout and slate and polished oak floors and satellite based Wi-Fi the cottage comprises :
Lounge with vaulted beamed ceiling with recessed spotlights, wood burning stove, with plasma TV, Blu-ray DVD and CD player and view over the garden to Blencathra.
Kitchen with Rangemaster double cooker, Belfast pot sink, dishwasher, fridge/freezer, fridge, microwave, opening out onto conservatory style dining area with patio doors and full height windows giving access to the garden with superb views to the fells.
Utility with washer/dryer.
Double bedroom convenient for anyone who prefers less steps.
Cloakroom with WC.
Porch for muddy boots.
First floor: Spacious master double bedroom suite with super king size bed, sofa and TV, glazed door giving access to a balcony providing superb views over the adjoining fields to Blencathra and ideal for reading or just gazing at the hills.
Dressing room leading to the en-suite shower room with shower cubicle, double hand basin, WC and heated towel rail.
Twin bedroom with view to Great Mell Fell.
Twin bedroom with view to The Dodds.
Bathroom luxuriously appointed with roll top bath, shower cubicle, hand basin and WC.
All electric, bed linen and towels provided
Private parking for 3 cars
Cot and highchair available
Sorry no single sex parties of 4 or more will be accepted.
Four bedrooms: Ground floor 1 x double. First floor 1 x master double with superking size bed, TV, en-suite shower, basin and WC, balcony and dressing room, 2 x twin bedrooms. Family bathroom with roll top bath, walk-in shower, basin and WC. Ground floor basin and WC. Open plan kitchen/diner with seating for eight. Lounge with TV, wood burner. Utility Room.
KESWICK Bassenthwaite 7 miles, Ullswater 20 minutes. Cockermouth 13 miles. The popular town of Keswick is the holiday centre of the North of the Lake District and has plenty to offer the visitor at any time of year. The town boasts numerous shops and restaurants to suit all tastes, as well as offering miniature golf, excellent parks, the famous Theatre by the Lake, a charming cinema, the Pencil Museum, a climbing wall, fishing and great mountain biking opportunities, whilst the beautiful lake of Derwentwater at the head of the stunning Borrowdale Valley is only a few minutes walk from the town centre. Nearby, between Braithwaite and Buttermere is the beautiful Newlands Valley, while picturesque Bassenthwaite Lake is well worth a visit. From a gentle countryside ramble to a challenging hike up Skiddaw or the famous Catbells, there really is something for everyone. Visit Castlerigg Stone Circle, the Jennings Brewery and Mirehouse, a grand house and gardens on the shores of the Bassenthwaite Lake, or take a fabulous boat trip around Derwentwater. With plenty of attractions for the kids, lovely parks and the nearby Lake District Wildlife Park this is a great Lakeland destination whatever the time of year.
This property offers the following short breaks: