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Inglenook fireplace in the lounge

Blencathra Cottage stands 7 miles away from the busy Lakeland town Keswick with views straight onto Sharp Edge (Blencathra) & Souther Fell. It is a Grade II listed Lakeland Stone Cottage built in 1681. Although the cottage has undergone internal refurbishment it still retains many original features.

The cottage has 2 bedrooms upstairs - 1 double & 1 bunk bedded room (adult 3 foot bunks & spring mattress's). Both rooms look out towards the Old Coach Road & Great Mell Fell.

Lounge View of Sharp Edge & Blencathra summit from the lounge

Downstairs there is an original 17th century porch leading into the beamed lounge (Please note 1 beam has head clearence 5'10' - 5'11'). In the lounge there is an Inglenook fireplace, colour television, DVD & CD radio player. A travel cot is provided also. The new oak kitchen is small but well equipped & the bathroom has an electric shower, washbasin & toilet. There is a small freezer in the porch.

The cottage has private parking for 2 cars at the front with a sitting area, whilst outside at the back there is an enclosed garden including a patio area with table, chairs & BBQ, ideal for couples or families with pets. The cottage is heated throughout by electric storage radiators. All electricity, linen & a basket of logs for the log burner are provided free of charge.

Wash basin/mirror in bathroom Double bedroom
The owner maintains the cottage & has walked all 214 Wainwright fells
thus being enthusiastic as to give any advice if needed on high or low level walks,
local attractions, monuments, etc. Our book case is full of local guides & maps
although they are to be kept in the cottage.


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