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High Brow Cottage - Tirril

Pooley Bridge (1.5mls E), Lake District
Sleeps 6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms 2
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 2
4 star
Downstairs bathroom
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Hot tub
Internet access
Family friendly
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Detached stone house set in rural countryside with fabulous fell views
  • Private hot tub set in enclosed garden
  • Cosy log burner for chilly evenings and feature beams
Property code: 89068

Traditional detached stone house set in the stunning Lake District National park, overlooking fields and fells. The pretty village of Pooley Bridge sits on the River Eamont and the beautiful Ullswater is just 2 miles away. The village has a selection of country pubs serving good food and local beer, there is a lovely waterside café and small independent shops. Take a boat from Pooley Bridge to Howtown where you can walk to Glenridding and catch the boat back. One of Wordsworth's favourite walks and offers views of Ullswater and Helvellyn. Enjoy a day at Dalemain Mansion and Historic Gardens or visit Aira Force Waterfall (8 miles), set amongst ancient woodland and landscaped glades. Park your car and head down the steps into the enclosed garden.

As you enter the property you will find yourself in the hallway where there is coat and boot storage. The open-plan lounge/kitchen/dining area is off the hall and offers a great social space to catch up and discuss your plans for the week ahead. There is lovely parquet flooring, a cosy wood burner and original beams, the room offers somewhere to unwind. There is Smart TV’s in both the lounge and kitchen area. The kitchen offers dining for the whole party and everything you will need to enjoy a hearty breakfast or an evening meal. There is access out onto the garden from the lounge area. Off the lounge, you will find a sunroom, which has stone flooring and is a practical space to relax or for muddy dogs after a long walk. The views from this room are breathtaking, it is also a great place to sneak off to get away from it all with a good book or a glass of wine! Head back through the lounge and into the hallway, at the bottom of the stairs you will find a bathroom. Heading up the staircase to the first floor you will the second bathroom and just up a couple of steps onto the main landing, here you will find three spacious bedrooms, one double, one king-size and a twin all have lovely countryside views.

The pretty enclosed garden is accessed from either the sunroom or lounge. There is a patio with charcoal BBQ and a seating area to enjoy alfresco meals on a nice evening! Sink into the hot tub and enjoy the views.

  • 3 bedrooms – 1 double, 1 king-size and 1 twin
  • 2 bathrooms – 1 shower room with shower and WC and 1 bathroom with shower over bath and 1 separate WC
  • Electric hob and oven, microwave, dishwasher, fridge/freezer
  • Washing machine and dryer
  • Wood burner (first basket of logs included)
  • Highchair and travel cot available
  • Smart TV in lounge and kitchen
  • Private hot tub with bathrobes provided
  • Enclosed garden with lawn and patio
  • Private parking for up to 3 cars which is accessed via a number of steps from the garden
  • Village pubs, shops, and cafés within 2 miles
  • Arrival: 16:30 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00 unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • 2 dogs allowed. Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week

Victoria Rees

This property is personally managed by Victoria.

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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.

It could take you five lifetimes to visit each of the places mentioned here; a good way to see more of the Lake District National Park is stay at one of our self-catering holiday cottages. Our range of holiday properties in the Lake District and Cumbria gives you the perfect place to stay in the north west countryside or on the coast. Our self-catering cottages in the Lake District offer lovely holiday accommodation to suit all your needs, from cottages to rent for a romantic getaway to larger properties for the whole family – we even have dog-friendly holiday homes across the Lake District too. Take a look at our full collection of self-catering cottages and begin to plan your holiday.

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