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Fell View - Threlkeld

Threlkeld, Cumbria
Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 1
Change Sat
No Dogs
4 star
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Pub nearby
Family friendly
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • A former police house with stunning views of Blencathra
  • Filled with character and charm including a piano and a wood burner
  • Sit and soak up the scenery from the elevated private patio garden
Property code: SZ185

Tucked at the foot of Clough Head with many walks straight from the door, this former police house is a wonderful abode for escaping to the Lake District.

Welcome to this comfortable end-of-terrace cottage half a mile from the small village of Threlkeld. This former police house enjoys an elevated position and stunning views of Blencathra. With two double bedrooms and a family bathroom, this cottage can sleep up to four guests. The cottage has a well-equipped kitchen and spacious living rooms.

It is ideally located for those looking for a picturesque base from which to explore the Northern Lakes either on foot or by bike. Clough Head rises up behind the cottage offering exciting walking on the mighty Helvellyn range. A variety of exciting mountain bike rides can be found right from the door of the cottage.

Keswick is just a couple of miles away from the cottage and offers a wide choice of pubs, bars and outdoor shops. There is a cinema showing new and independant releases and the famous Theatre by the Lake which has a packed programme throughout the year.

The entrance porch on the side of the cottage leads in to the property via a door to the spacious dining room. This room has a table and chairs to seat six people, and a feature fireplace.

The kitchen is equipped with an electric cooker and hob, microwave, an undercounter fridge, countertop box freezer and a washing machine. There is also a downstairs WC at the property. In the lounge you will find a very spacious room with seating for six people. The large windows offer fantastic views of Blencathra. A wood burner keeps the room warm, using smokeless fuel (initial supply provided) and there is a TV with DVD along with board games and OS maps.

Upstairs are the two double bedrooms, one of which has a a feature fireplace and a cot. The second double room has views towards the Helvellyn Range. The family bathroom has a WC and electric shower over the bath.

To the side of the house is a patio which catches the sun all day. There is a small garden with a pond to the front. The pond is covered in chicken wire but please be aware.

  • 2 bedrooms – 2 doubles
  • 1 bathroom with shower over bath and WC, and 1 separate WC
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, under-counter fridge, countertop box freezer and a washing machine
  • Wood burner – smokeless fuel provided
  • TV/DVD
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Enclosed garden, pond and patio area with seating
  • Parking for 2 cars at the side of the cottage
  • Regret no pets
  • Shops and pub within 1 mile
  • There is a small pond located in the garden which has chicken wire over the top, children must be supervised at all times
  • Short breaks available from Friday and Monday on selected dates - please call to book

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Location

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The Lake District National Park is situated in the north west of England in the county of Cumbria. It is famously home to England’s tallest peak, largest lake, deepest lake and some of the most beautiful views in the British Isles. It has been a major draw for holidaymakers for over 200 years and its popularity shows no signs that this will diminish anytime soon. Adding to the spectacle, there are long-distance walking trails, endless history and culture to appreciate, as well as an unbeatable array of outdoor activities to try in some exceptionally eye-catching locations.

Mountains, lakes, rocky rivers, waterfalls, and valleys lined by stone walls characterise the Lake District National Park. Add to this vision slate-roofed villages, winding country roads, arctic alpine and wildflower meadows, and beautiful birds such as skylarks, curlews, meadow pipits, and lapwings, which all provide the perfect backdrop for a holiday. The poet, William Wordsworth, who lived in Grasmere, wrote a guidebook of the area in 1810, and very little has changed in the region to tie it into the modern world. The centre of the Lake District is dominated by its craggy mountains such as Scafell Pike and its exceptional lakes like Windermere, Ullswater, Derwentwater, Coniston Water and so many more.

Each of the Lake District’s towns has a village sensibility, yet all of them offer handy amenities, cultural attractions and some of the North West’s best places to eat and drink. Top visitor attractions include The World of Beatrix Potter, Sizergh Castle, Hill Top, Go Ape Grizedale, Grizedale Forest, Fellini and Zefferelli’s Cinema/Restaurants, the Bluebird Mk II, Ravenglass Roman Bathouse alongside a world of outdoor sporting and activity providers. Natural landmarks include Aira Force, Tarn Hows, Scaffell Pike, Castlerigg Stone Circle, The Old Man of Coniston, Helvellyn and Skiddaw. Pull on your walking boots and traverse the long-distance walking trails of the Lakes like Wainwright’s Coast to Coast, and the Tour of the Lake District.

As you get to know the region better, you will find evidence of prehistoric and ancient man in the Lake District, as there are standing stones, circles, and rows to find, as well as one of the largest standing Roman buildings in the UK. Visit Ravenglass, one of the UK’s oldest settlements and the only coastal village in the Lake District; it has beautiful waterside views of the Munros of Southern Scotland. Remnants of the region’s industrial activity can be traced in the form of bobbin mills, gunpowder mills, and mines. The Lakes also have some famous literary and art associations, including Beatrix Potter, John Ruskin, Arthur Ransome, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, William Wordsworth, JMW Turner, John Constable, LS Lowry and Percy Kelly.

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