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Grade 5 Star rating
Sleeps
8
Bedrooms
4
Pets
0
Brookfield Ref: 27130

Ideal location for touring the Lake District

Conveniently located in the hamlet of Torver, close to the village of Coniston, this delightful Lakeland bungalow has been completely renovated and attractively furnished to a very good standard, whilst retaining some of its original features with an Aga in the kitchen, lovely large living room with open fire and wonderful view of the surrounding mountains, and boasts an attractive garden. The Old Man of Coniston, Wetherlam and Swirl How can be walked in a day and offers fantastic views. Surrounded by magnificent scenery, the walking, scrambling and climbing are absolutely superb. The Langdales are a little further away. The property is situated 5 miles from Ambleside, a mile from Tarn Hows and Grizedale Forest behind you. The pretty village of Coniston is popular with hikers and rock climbers and is within walking distance. Visit John Ruskin’s former home, Brantwood, explore the Ruskin Museum or take a walk round the village church, his final resting place. Coniston Lake is ideal for kayaking and canoeing, or tour the lake on the steam yacht Gondola in the summer months. Windermere is a short ferry trip across the lake, and all the beautiful lakes can be reached along wonderful scenic drives. Shop and pub serving food 200 yards, restaurant 1½ miles.

All on ground floor: Living room with patio doors. Dining room. Kitchen. 4 bedrooms: 2 double (5ft), step down to one with en-suite shower room and toilet, 1 twin, 1 bunk. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet. Shower room with toilet.

Open fire in living room (initial fuel included). Gas central heating, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Travel cot. High chair. Freeview TV. DVD. CD. Electric cooker. Aga. Microwave. Washer/dryer. Dishwasher. Freezer. Wi-fi. Large enclosed lawned garden with sitting-out area and furniture. Ample parking. Cycle store. Welcome pack. No smoking. Friday to Friday. Couples and family bookings only. NB: 2 steps front and back of property. Fenced river.

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£523-£1377
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Grade 5 Star rating
Sleeps
8
Bedrooms
4
Pets
2
Miller Beck Ref: LN4

A magical setting on the shores of Lake Windermere providing the perfect holiday location. This exceptional house, one of a pair, offers spacious, light rooms and inspirational contemporary decor and lighting. Situated at the southern tip of the lake, it is set in 4 acres of paddock and woods with a beck bordering one side and 150 metres of lake frontage. There is also an enclosed garden with decked terrace. The southern Lake District offers a spectacular choice of activities from watersports to mountain climbing, cycling and walking. Magnificent scenery surrounds visitors in every direction and there are many cultural events throughout the year around the lakes and at the historic castles, houses and gardens which abound in this area. The nearby village of Lakeside, 1½ miles, is home to the Aquarium of the Lakes and the Lakeside to Haverthwaite Steam Railway - a great favourite with families and train enthusiasts. Bowness-on-Windermere, 7 miles, is a vibrant village with stylish boutiques, restaurants, art galleries, museums and the Beatrix Potter Exhibition. From here there is also a small car ferry across the lake to Sawrey, Hawkshead, the Grizedale Forest and Coniston, and the tourist boats for trips to Ambleside or a leisurely scenic excursion around the islands. Alternatively, simply relax in the grounds with a picnic beside the lake and a swin, weather permitting. This property is under the same ownership as Home Farm (LN2). Shop ½ mile, pub ¼ mile.

Four steps to entrance. Spacious living room with open fire, patio doors and lake views. Large kitchen/dining room with Aga (for cooking), French doors, wooden floor and sitting area with TV. Study. Utility. Separate toilet. First floor: Double bedroom with 6ft bed, walk-in dressing room and en-suite bathroom with feature free-standing bath, shower cubicle, bidet and toilet. Three double bedrooms, each with TV, one with 5ft bed and en-suite shower room with toilet, one with en-suite shower room with walk-in shower cubicle and toilet, one with fully tiled en-suite wet room and toilet. Bathroom with double bath.

  • Open fire - fuel available locally
  • Electricity, full oil central heating, bed linen and towels included
  • Travel cot
  • Five TVs
  • DVD
  • Surround-sound system
  • Triple electric Aga included
  • Microwave
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Large, enclosed, lawned garden with decked area and furniture
  • Sole use of 4 acre paddock
  • Ample parking
  • Cycle store
  • No smoking
  • Friday to Friday
  • NB: Unfenced lake frontage and sloping banks in paddock

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£932-£2495
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Grade 4 Star rating
Sleeps
10
Bedrooms
5
Pets
1
Loughrigg Holme sits underneath the much loved fell of the same name and was once the home of Wordsworth’s daughter, Dora and her husband Edward Quillinan, Rich in literary history connections, visitors to Loughrigg Holme have included Charlotte Bronte, the poet Matthew Arnold and Harriet Martineau. This ‘chocolate box property,originally a farmhouse, built in 17th century and extended in the early 19th century is a beautiful example of a traditional Lakeland residence, her 2 1/2 acres of gardens and fellside including croquet lawn blending effortlessly into the slopes of Loughrigg and displaying a wealth of ancient shrubs and flora, cleverly married with more formal patio, lawn areas and natural water fall.  A short stroll directly under Loughrigg Fell will bring you to beautiful Rydal Water, one of Lakeland’s smallest lakes at only ¾ mile long and ¼ mile wide and a favourite of Wordsworth and many other of the romantic poets and still, to this day, magical, peaceful and most inspiring. Ambleside can also be reached on foot within 20 minutes along a country lane, this bustling village offering numerous attractions and activities for all ages with a wide choice of bars, shops and restaurants. Loughrigg Holme is obviously steeped in Lakeland history and exhibits many historic features with dated spice cupboard, flagged floors, exposed beams and original oak stairs and shutters. The house has been beautifully dressed, the owners respecting the obvious age and fascinating literary connections to create a most comfortable and elegant home, a clever mix of 17th and 21st century, the perfect venue for a family gathering and a place where special memories will be created and treasured.

Ground Floor: Loughrigg Holme has gas fired central heating and comprises
Side entrance into beautiful...
Breakfast kitchen: with central island, large feature Aga, further gas double oven, gas hob, dishwasher, microwave and fridge/freezer.
Pantry and utility room: with washing machine, tumble dryer, hand basin and WC. 
Snug: with comfy seating, woodburning stove and TV.
 Elegant lounge: with deep cushioned seating, TV, DVD and large open fireplace.
Dining room: with garden views and feature fireplace.

First Floor: Bedroom 1: Double bedroom.
Bedroom 2: King size bedroom with feature fireplace.
Bedroom 3: Double bedroom.
Shower room: With hand basin, WC and walk in shower.
Bedroom 4: Twin bedroom.
Bedroom 5: Twin bedroom.
Bathroom: With roll top bath, walk in shower and hand basin and WC.

All fuel, electric and bed linen provided. Fuel for fires available locally. Travel cot and highchair available.Ample parking for up to 4 cars. Cottage garden, lawns and patio with furniture provided. This property has a private water supply.

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£1325-£2905
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Grade 5 Star rating
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
3
Pets
0

Peacefully located and surrounded by stunning scenery with spectacular views, these delightful cottages have been carefully converted from the barns of a former farm steading. In an AONB, the holiday properties are two in a little group of four, located between Torpenhow and Ireby on the northern fringe of the Lake District. Attractively furnished, well presented and equipped to E.T.C. 5 Star standard, the living accommodation is on the first floor to take advantage of the outstanding views, including stunning sunsets over the Solway. There are pleasant walks and cycle routes from the door along lanes filled with wild flowers and wildlife. Keswick (on the shore of Derwentwater) and Cockermouth (birthplace of William Wordsworth) offer shops, restaurants, galleries and tourist attractions, the former with a leisure pool and the latter with a swimming-pool. Romantic, quiet and peaceful, yet an ideal base for the Lakes, Solway coast, Scottish borders and Hadrian’s Wall. Sailing on nearby Lake Bassenthwaite. Armathwaite Hall Hotel, a 10-minute drive, offers a swimming pool, gym, sauna, Jacuzzi and steam room. Shops 5 miles.

Attractive double bedroom, en-suite shower room. Pretty twin bedroom. Single bedroom (alternative sleeping only). Bathroom with over-bath shower and toilet. First floor: Charming, large living/dining room with electric woodburner, kitchen area. Exposed beams and wonderful countryside views from opening French windows.

  • Electric woodburner included
  • Electricity, full oil central heating, bed linen and towels included
  • Freeview TV
  • DVD
  • Microwave
  • Radio/CD
  • Shared laundry room with washing machine, tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Wi-fi
  • Garden with patio, furniture
  • 2-acre shared grounds with children’s play area
  • Barbecue
  • Rare breed sheep, miniature Shetland ponies
  • Ample parking
  • Shared external games room with table tennis, pool table, table football
  • Welcome tea tray, complimentary bottle of wine
  • Milk, eggs, bread available
  • No smoking
  • Friday to Friday
  • No children under 3 yrs

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£324-£707
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Grade 4 Star rating
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
3
Pets
0

The tranquil village of Waberthwaite, spectacularly situated between the mountains and the sea, is the setting for this wonderfully sympathetic barn conversion which has created two stylish holiday cottages featuring vaulted ceilings, original beams and stonework. Surrounded by pretty gardens with a small stream running through, it makes a perfect base for exploring the western Lake District fells, country and coastal walks, and cycle paths. Just 4 miles from Muncaster Castle, gardens and owl sanctuary, and the Ravenglass to Eskdale Miniature Steam Railway, whilst Wastwater (voted Britain’s favourite view 2007) is a few miles further. The 18th century Georgian port of Whitehaven to the north has a conservation harbour and marina, the Beacon Heritage Centre plus shops and restaurants, or if relaxation is a preferred option, simply unwind on the sunny patio with a good book. Shop 20 yards, pub 100 yards.

Living/dining room/kitchen with wooden floor, granite stonework and patio doors. Utility. Double bedroom with 5ft bed, wooden floor and compact en-suite shower room with shower cubicle and toilet. First floor: Two double bedrooms. Bathroom with over-bath shower and toilet. All rooms beamed with vaulted ceiling.

  • Tumble dryer

  • Electricity, full LPG central heating, bed linen and towels included
  • Satellite TV
  • DVD (small library)
  • CD
  • Microwave
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Patio with furniture
  • ½-acre shared lawned gardens
  • Parking (for 4 cars)
  • No smoking
  • NB: Unfenced stream in garden

WAS
NOW
£472-£1299
Shortlist
Grade 5 Star rating
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
3
Pets
0
The Bothy Ref: LO5

Standing in an elevated position with superb lake views from every room, this stunning holiday home is first in a row of an exclusive small development of homes overlooking Ullswater. The surrounding scenery is breathtaking, walking routes can be challenging or gentle, steamers cruise the lakes throughout the year. The lakeside road meanders over the Kirkstone Pass, which drops down into Ambleside, Windermere and onto Grasmere. Shops 2 miles, pub ½ mile.

Double bedroom with 5ft bed and en-suite bathroom with shower attachment and toilet. Twin bedroom with en-suite shower room and toilet. Separate toilet. First floor: Large living/dining room with well-equipped kitchen with wooden floor and patio doors to small sitting-out area. Utility. Double bedroom with 5ft bed and en-suite shower room with toilet. Second floor: Large, beamed sitting room with gas ‘living-flame’ fire. A feature circular stairwell runs through the property.

  • Gas ‘living-flame’ fire included
  • Electricity, full oil central heating, bed linen and towels included
  • Cot
  • High chair
  • Two digital TVs
  • DVD
  • CD
  • Microwave
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Wi-fi
  • Small sitting-out area with furniture
  • Shared lawned garden area
  • Parking (for 2 cars)
  • No smoking
  • Friday to Friday

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£553-£1666
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Grade 4 Star rating
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
3
Pets
2
Conn Cottage Ref: 24655

Stylishly renovated and furnished, this delightful 19th century holiday home stands alongside the village beck, with the sound of a tumbling waterfall nearby. Enjoy scenic walks from the doorstep in the unspoilt countryside surrounding the village of Bampton. Also visit the spectacular fells around Haweswater and Ullswater, both within a few minutes’ drive. Pooley Bridge and Penrith are both within a 15 minute drive. Shop 50 yards, pub and restaurant ½ mile.

Ground floor: Living room with tiled floor. Dining room/kitchen with patio doors and tiled floor. Utility room with separate toilet. First floor: 3 bedrooms: 1 double with en-suite shower room and toilet, 1 twin, 1 bunk. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet.

Electric underfloor central heating, gas, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Travel cot. High chair. DVD. Stereo/CD. Gas Range. Microwave. Washing machine. Tumble dryer. Dishwasher. Fridge/freezer. Wi-fi. Enclosed patio with sitting-out area and furniture. Barbecue. Small garden area. No smoking. Friday to Friday. NB: There is a walled beck 3 yards from the garden.

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£340-£891
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Grade 4 Star rating
Sleeps
10
Bedrooms
5
Pets
0
45 Station Road Ref: CC111399
This superb Lakeland town house provides stylish, well equipped self catering, with views from most rooms. 45 Station Road enjoys an enviable position, quietly situated 75 yards from Fitz Park and the River Greta, and 150 yards from Keswick Town centre. The beautiful park has children’s play area, bowling green, putting and cricket pitch. The lower ground floor is suitable for guests with mobility problems, there is a bedroom with a super king size bed, separate seating area with TV and large bathroom with bath and shower cubicle. It is accessed directly from the parking area, with one step into the property.

Ground Floor: Property has gas central heating and comprises:
Lower Ground Floor:
Second lounge area: With TV and door to patio
Bedroom 1: With super king size bed, wardrobe and door to the front garden.
Bathroom: With very large bath, shower cubicle, WC and wash basin.
Utility: With washer/dryer
Ground Floor:
Kitchen/diner: Spacious room with electric cooker, gas hob, American fridge/freezer, dishwasher and microwave. Dining table seating 10
Half Landing:
Bathroom: With bath with hand held shower, WC and wash basin.

First Floor: Lounge: With lovely bay window, TV, DVD, CD/radio and open fire.
Bedroom 2: With king size bed.

Second Floor: Master bedroom: With king size bed.
Bedroom 4: With bunk beds.
Bedroom 5: With twin beds.
Cloakroom: With WC and wash basin.

All electric, gas and bed linen included. Cot and highchair available. Wi-Fi internet access available.Outside: Small front garden, large rear patio with table and chairs. Parking for 2 cars (1 large & 1 medium)

WAS
NOW
£925-£2465
Shortlist
Grade 5 Star rating
Sleeps
8
Bedrooms
4
Pets
1
Bram Cragg Barn Ref: 26707

Bram Cragg Barn is a stunning conversion created from the former 19th-century byre and barn to a holiday home with a wonderful mix of oak beams and slate features combined with stylish modern fittings. The spacious open plan living room is at first floor level to take advantage of the views accross the valley. The barn stands detached, adjacent to the owners’ home and two holiday lodges, in an idyllic and peaceful setting. There are unspoilt views in every direction towards Helvellyn and Castle Rock, Blencathra, Skiddaw and High and Low Rigg. The location is delightful, farm amimals graze close to the barn and footpaths directly from the house give access not only to the more challenging walking routes but to gentle strolls. The scenery is spectacular and walkers, cyclists and drivers will find the immediate surroundings breathtaking. Central for exploring the Lake District National Park. Shop 41/2 miles, pub and restaurant 21/2 miles.

Ground floor: Utility room. 3 bedrooms: 2 double (one 5ft), both with en-suite shower room and toilet, 1 twin with en-suite shower room with toilet. First floor: Living/dining area/kitchen with beams. 1 double with en-suite bathroom with spa bath and toilet. Separate toilet.

Woodburner in living room included (May-August no fuel provided). Biomass underfloor central heating, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Travel cot and high chair on request. Satellite TV. Four Freeview TVs. DVD. Electric range. Microwave. Washing machine. Tumble dryer. Dishwasher. Freezer. Wi-fi. Enclosed lawned garden with covered patio, sitting-out area and furniture. Barbecue. Access to some fields. Parking (3 cars). Cycle store. No smoking. Friday to Friday.

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£549-£1343
Shortlist
Grade 5 Star rating
Sleeps
5
Bedrooms
3
Pets
0

This charming Grade II listed house is situated in the peaceful village of Sockbridge, ideally situated for exploring the northern lakes and fells, just 2½ miles from Ullswater and 15 miles from Keswick. Formerly part of the small estate once owned by Wordsworth’s grandfather, this holiday property is light, warm and spacious, and retains many original features. There are several pleasant walks to be enjoyed across the fields and along the river directly from the house. Nearby, across a quiet no-through-road, is a completed children’s play area. The market town of Penrith, with its variety of shopping facilities, is only 3 miles away at Junction 40 of the M6. Shops 2 miles.

Large sitting room with wood-burning stove and rug on oak floor. Spacious well-equipped farmhouse-style kitchen. Utility. Cloakroom/toilet. Garden room with French doors to patio and terraced garden. Oak stairs to first floor: Double bedroom with double aspect and en-suite shower room. Large twin bedroom with bay window and views towards fells. Single bedroom with feature stone wall. Bathroom and toilet with arrow-slit windows. Oak floors to bedrooms and rugs throughout.

  • Wood-burning stove – fuel included
  • Electricity, full oil central heating, bed linen and towels included
  • Travel cot
  • High chair
  • TV
  • DVD
  • Stereo/CD
  • iPod dock
  • Microwave
  • Washer/dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Wi-fi
  • Terraced garden with patio and furniture
  • Parking (for 3 cars)
  • Cycle store
  • Unsuitable for the infirm
  • No smoking

WAS
NOW
£423-£1199
Shortlist
Grade 4 Star rating
Sleeps
8
Bedrooms
4
Pets
0
York House Ref: CC111347
A luxurious town house 5 minutes level walk to Keswick Town Centre, 200 metres from the Convention centre and close to Fitz Park, the River Greta and Keswick Leisure centre. York House underwent a complete refurbishment when the owners furnished and equipped it to the very highest standard, creating a truly stunning self catering property sure to meet guests every expectation. Keswick is the perfect base from which to participate in any number of outdoor activities, without the need to travel by car.

Ground Floor: Property has gas central heating and comprises:
Lounge: With TV, DVD, CD radio and electric fire.
Dining room: With electric fire and TV.
Kitchen: With electric oven and gas hob, fridge, freezer, dishwasher and microwave/pizza oven.
Utility/Cloakroom: With washing machine, tumble dryer, WC and wash basin.

First Floor: Bedroom 1: With king size bed, TV and en-suite with shower, WC and wash basin.
Bedroom 2: With twin beds and TV.
Bathroom: With shower over bath, WC and wash basin.

Second Floor: Bedroom 3: With twin beds and TV.
Bedroom 4: With double bed and TV.
Shower room: With shower, WC and wash basin.

All fuel and bed linen included. Cot available. Wi-fi access available.Outside: Small rear courtyard with seating. Storage for bikes and wet gear. On street parking.

WAS
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£620-£1840
Shortlist
Grade 4 Star rating
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
3
Pets
0
Warner Lea Ref: 28688

This old world, terraced character holiday cottage handsomely nestles in the heart of a conservation area leading towards Biskey Howe, yet stands only a stone’s throw away from the village of Bowness. The property has been lovingly decorated and furnished with a warming woodburner in the living room to enjoy after a long day exploring. Internal features include quality oak style and carpeted floors, lavish bedrooms, beautiful bathroom, oak designer kitchen, and much more. Bowness-on-Windermere is one of the most beautiful natural areas in the UK, and is largely seen as the jewel in the crown of the Lake District. Outdoor enthusiasts can enjoy golf, walking, hiking, climbing, water-skiing and sailing, or simply cruising down the lake on one of the authentic steam boats. The village of Windermere is just 1mile away, while Ambleside, Coniston and Grasmere are all with easy reach. Or why not take the car ferry that still crosses the lake between Ferry Nab and Ferry House, and provides a convenient approach to the western side of the lake for access to the villages of Hawkshead and Sawrey. A Lakeland treasure in a peaceful part of the village, Warner Lea is the perfect place to relax and unwind. Shop, pub and restaurant 400 yards.

Ground floor: Living room. Dining room/kitchen with tiled floor. First floor: 2 bedrooms: 1 double (6ft), 1 twin. Second floor: 1 double (5ft) bedroom. Bathroom with shower cubicle and toilet. Separate toilet.

Multi-fuel burner in living room (initial fuel included for 2014 only). Gas central heating, gas, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Travel cot. High chair. Freeview TV. DVD. iPod dock. Ceramic hob. Electric oven. Microwave. Washing machine. Tumble dryer. Dishwasher. Freezer. Small enclosed courtyard with sitting-out area and furniture. Parking (2 cars). Cycle store. Welcome pack. No smoking. Friday to Friday.

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£281-£980
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