Birkrigg accommodation summary

Ground Floor

Sitting room
Open plan dining room and kitchen with woodburner
Shared utility space

First Floor

King bedroom with en suite shower room
Further king bedroom with en suite shower room
Large twin bedroom
Bathroom with shower


Partially enclosed yard
Sitting out area with views

Parking Info

Parking in private car park opposite property

Other Info
Arrival Time: 17:00
Departure Time: 9:30
The beds will be made up for you, please remember to bring your own towels
A cot is available for children under the age of 2 (please bring your own cot linen)
A high chair is available
The house is heated by oil fired central heating
WiFi access is available at the property
Sorry, no pets
The cottage is non-smoking

Initial supply of fuel for woodburner provided

Bike storage available

The owners of this cottage will be providing a Christmas tree and decorations for the festive season. 

General Description

The front door opens into the hallway leading to the sitting room and dining area/kitchen. The sitting room is traditionally furnished and has a TV and DVD player. From the sitting room windows there is a magnificent view to the Newlands Valley.

The kitchen and dining room are part of an open plan living area with a comfortable combination of traditional and modern furnishings. The dining area has a woodburning stove and a large dining table and chairs. Windows look to the front of Birkrigg and across the Newlands Valley to the beautiful fells. There is a cosy seating area benefitting from the woodburner and a TV.

The kitchen is one step up from the living area and is newly refurbished. The kitchen features a halogen hob and electric oven, fridge, microwave and full sized dishwasher. At the end of the hallway is a door leading to a large utility area housing the washer, separate tumble dryer, heated towel rail and further large fridge with large freezer. The Aga is not in use. An external door off the shared utility space leads to the small backyard.

Upstairs there are two king size bedrooms both of which have walk in wardrobes and en suite shower rooms with mains shower, WC and washbasin. The third bedroom is a spacious twin room. There is a separate bathroom on the first floor with a corner electric shower, WC, towel rail and washbasin. 

Outside there is a small yard to the rear that backs directly onto the fellside and small woodland. The fell behind is Causey Pike. At the front of Birkrigg there is a sitting out area with stunning uninterrupted views of Newlands Valley. By prior permission the owner's adjoining barn can be used for storage of bikes and outdoor equipment. Private parking is available directly opposite the property. A welcome tea tray is provided.

Birkrigg is featured in the popular BBC Drama, "The A Word" as the family's home.