“Beautiful Property” We booked the property fairly late looking for a base for both family and friends to get away for a week's break. The property was delightful. Wooden beams were everywhere and the doors and upstairs floorboards gave the property that real country cottage feel. The kitchen was extremely well stocked and spacious and there was an extremely useful utility room which was large enough for all our walking and biking gear.
The living room was very comfortable and the dining room big enough for all seven of us to enjoy evening meals together.
The four upstairs bedrooms were excellent. The main bedroom had its own bathroom and the other three bedrooms shared a lovely bathroom with a great shower and wonderfully large bath. The second double bedroom was spacious with lots of storage space and the two twin bedrooms were ideal for teenage children.
The location of the property could not have been better. Fantastic walks were possible from the doorstep and there was the added bonus of three pubs serving good food and real ales within walking distance. There was something for everyone to do. Two of us enjoyed the endless walking possibilities. Our friends were able to potter around with their young baby and enjoy the railway in the Eskdale Valley and the two teenage children either joined us for walking or cycling or just enjoyed the full Sky tv package and internet access!
I would thoroughly recommend the property to friends. Greg at Select Cottages could not have been more helpful and the staff on site were charming and helpful.
We are looking forward to our next visit!
“chill out” Went for a weekend break to chill and relax. Accommodation could not have been more perfect. Everything is to the highest standard , immaculate, comfortable and spacious. Everything has been well thought through to guarantee your stay will be perfect. . We are already planing to go back again loved it so much .
“A Lakeland oasis” Perfectly situated for exploring the western lakes. A lovely cottage, beautifully presented in a perfect location for walking, photography or just listening to the birds and rivers.
“Cosy cottage in a brilliant location” We stayed at Whillan Beck between Christmas 2010 and New Year (we had stayed at Bridge End Farmhouse next door some years ago so knew it would be good). We had a great time. The cottage is small but perfectly formed for two people and was cosy and welcoming despite the subzero temperatures outside! It had everything we needed, was well looked after and clean. There is also a laundry room in a nearby outbuilding which is handy after those mountain walks. The views up onto the fells are lovely and you can also hear the sound of the small Beck running which is relaxing. Boot itself is a tiny hamlet but is well served by 2/3 pubs within easy walking distance.The location is ideal for those wishing to explore the outdoors and there is excellent walking straight out from the cottage and onto the Fells and over to Wastwater, up Hardknott pass to Hardknott fort or to Eskdale Green. We will definitely go back again.
“Excellent accommodation in beautiful surroundings” We had a very pleasant week in the beautiful surroundings of Eskdale. The cottage was comfortable with all that we needed and full of rustic charm. We particularly liked the exposed beams and internal stonework. We were able to do a number of challenging and interesting walks from the doorstep of the cottage, which also had its own well maintained attractive gardens for relaxing in. The staff were welcoming and helpful and all in all we had an excellent holiday at Stanley Ghyll Cottage.