Cottage | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
Set in the picturesque village of Eskdale, Key How Cottage is a fantastic cottage which has recently been renovated and refurbished. Handy for both the pub and the village shop, there are also hundreds of walks right from the front door either on the fells or along the banks of the River Esk, which flows from Scafell at the top of the valley down to the estuary at Ravenglass, an old fishing village complete with a ruined Roman bath-house.
The cottage has a beautiful open fire in the cosy lounge, while the kitchen and dining area have what you need to make a lovely family dinner. There are two bedrooms, one double and one twin bunk bed room, making the cottage ideal for families. One small, well behaved dog is also welcome.
Key How Cottage's ideal location, makes it the perfect family getaway for those searching for adventure or those who want to relax in the beautiful Lake District countryside.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Manchester Liverpool and Glasgow|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, DVD player|
|General||TV, CD player|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Further details indoors|
The front door leads to the sitting room with its open fire, TV, DVD and CD player.
From the sitting room is the kitchen is beyond the dining room and is fully equipped with an electric cooker, microwave, fridge-freezer & washing machine. There is plenty of storage space here. The kitchen door leads to the back yard which has an outbuilding where you can store bikes.
The cottage has two bedrooms upstairs: one with a double bed and one with a set of bunks. There is also an upstairs bathroom with bath and electric shower above, sink and toilet.
At the front of the cottage is a small garden which has fantastic views of the Lakeland fells.
|Further details outdoors|
Parking is outside the cottage and is shared with nos 1-6.
The Cumbria/Lake District
With its breathtaking mountain scenery, beautiful lakes and picturesque villages, the Lake District is a paradise, not only for outdoor enthusiasts but for anyone who loves peace and beauty.
Discover Beatrix Potter's Lakeland or walk along the Lake shores or hire a rowing boat and relive the adventures of Swallows and Amazons.
The changing seasons bring with them different highlights – Spring is a time of new life with baby lambs, Wordsworth's daffodils, and walks through bluebell woods. Summer brings it's own magic, either lazing by a lake or enjoying the view from the high mountain peaks. Beautiful Autumn colours hopefully bring along an Indian Summer and wild winter on the frosty fells, makes the most of an open fire and a seasonal glass of mulled wine.
The beautiful lakes, with dramatic fells rising from their shores, are just part of a great experience of excellent local food and fantastic activities. A holiday here will live long in the memory and get you coming back for more.
Eskdale is a wonderful starting point for hundreds of walks, either on the fells or along the banks of the River Esk, which flows from Scafell at the top of the valley down to the estuary at Ravenglass, an old fishing village complete with a ruined Roman bath-house. The river has natural pools for swimming and is a popular place for canoeing and fishing. The famous Ravenglass & Eskdale Miniature Railway runs along the valley, its steam trains making the leisurely seven-mile journey down to the sea.
There are five pubs in Eskdale and two in Ravenglass. All welcome children and serve real ales and a wide choice of good food. The village shop, Eskdale Stores, sells a comprehensive range of goods, including groceries, fresh fruit and vegetables, food to go, alcohol and newspapers.
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22 Jun 2014
"A wonderful cottage and base for this area."
We spent a week in this wonderful cottage. We were greeted with a great welcome basket with all the basics which meant for the first few days we did not have to look for shopping. The accommodation is… More
4 Sep 2013
"Friends week end"
Friends asked if we would like to join them for a week end in the lakes. We chose this very pleasant and cosy cottage. Wood and logs were provided for the open fire. There was a fairly large kitche… More
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Calendar last updated:31 Aug 2014
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