Ellwood is a magnificent stone built barn conversion dating back to the 1830s. It is situated in the hamlet of Bridekirk, near Cockermouth. The property enjoys views to Skiddaw, the Solway and the Ennerdale fells, and is surrounded by open countryside.
Sleeping 8 people in 4 en-suite bedrooms, Ellwood is a grand retreat with luxurious living areas, generously appointed bedrooms and beautiful gardens. The property is arranged over several levels and decorated in a fine country style. Outside in a separate building is a games room with a full sized snooker table, piano and a bar. The owners have taken care to retain charming original features alongside the modern facilities.
Cockermouth is just 3 miles away, filled with independent shops, pubs and restaurants. The nearest pub to Ellwood is the Roundabout at Belle Vue, a mile away. Also close by is the Ship at Dovenby, serving good food during the day and in the evenings.
Bridekirk is right on the edge of the Lake District National Park and has good access to walking in the Lorton Valley, the Whinlatter fells, on Skiddaw and in the Bassenthwaite area. The dramatic Cumbrian coastline with its cliffs and beaches is within a 15 minute drive. Ellwood enjoys spectacular summer sunsets over the Solway coast and Scottish lowlands.
Short breaks may be available. Please contact us to enquire.