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Heckbarley Cottage

  • 4 bedrooms
  • 11 sleeps
  • 1 night min stay

Cottage / 4 bedrooms / 3 bathrooms / sleeps 11

Key Info

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 13 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden

Families

  • Great for children of all ages
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Cot available
  • High chair available

Description from owner

Description

Our 4 bedroomed detached cottage, named after one of the local fells, is situated in the village of Ennerdale Bridge. It lies within the Lake District National Park, 1 mile from tranquil Ennerdale Water, with fell views and a pleasing rear outlook over fields to the River Ehen. Bright and airy inside, it is comfortably furnished and well-equipped. The lounge has mixed fuel burning stove and newly fitted bathroom has bath with overhead shower The village has two good pubs, one 50 m away, and an excellent children's adventure playground. Ennerdale provides low level lakeside and forest walks as well as routes onto the high fells. Loweswater, Crummock Water and Buttermere are within easy reach, as is the sandy beach at St. Bees - 20 mins drive to the coast. Keswick is 40 mins away by car

Further details indoors

Downstairs: Living room has mixed fuel burning stove and full Sky TV package and patio doors opening onto garden. Formal dining room with front outlook to

Our 4 bedroomed detached cottage, named after one of the local fells, is situated in the village of Ennerdale Bridge. It lies within the Lake District National Park, 1 mile from tranquil Ennerdale Water, with fell views and a pleasing rear outlook over fields to the River Ehen. Bright and airy inside, it is comfortably furnished and well-equipped. The lounge has mixed fuel burning stove and newly fitted bathroom has bath with overhead shower The village has two good pubs, one 50 m away, and an excellent children's adventure playground. Ennerdale provides low level lakeside and forest walks as well as routes onto the high fells. Loweswater, Crummock Water and Buttermere are within easy reach, as is the sandy beach at St. Bees - 20 mins drive to the coast. Keswick is 40 mins away by car

Further details indoors

Downstairs: Living room has mixed fuel burning stove and full Sky TV package and patio doors opening onto garden. Formal dining room with front outlook to fells and kitchen also has a smaller breakfast table. Utility area and toilet. South facing conservatory. Open tread stairs to first floor.Upstairs: The bedrooms include 1 5ft double with en suite shower room, 1 twin, 1 family room with double plus single (z-bed also available), 1 single. Family bathroom with shower over bath, toilet, bidet and basin.Heating is by electric radiators.

Further details outdoors

Private enclosed lawned garden, gated. Patio and BBQ.Garage has snooker table and table tennis, and other games/badminton rackets etc for use in gardenBoard games and books, and maps for guests to use while staying at the property

Location description from owner

The England region

The Lake District is the largest National Park in England and . The landscape includes pastoral valleys and rugged mountains, with water is always close at hand in the lakes, streams and waterfalls. The scenery has been the inspiration for many writers and poets. As William Wordsworth (1770-1850) once said, “Come forth into the light of things, let nature be your teacher.”

Ennerdale Bridge

The Western Lake District is a far cry from the commercialised SE of the National Park. Most of the shoreline of Ennerdale Water is owned by the National Trust and the surrounding woods by the Forestry Commission. Unlike most major lakes in the Lake District, no public road runs along the shore, making Ennerdale a peaceful haven for wildlife. Alfred Wainwright's Coast to Coast Long Distance Path, passes the front door of Heckbarley and follows the length of Ennerdale. You can also walk a circuit of the lake (if you can negotiate the rocky outcrop of Angler's Crag!) or venture into the high fells with routes to Pillar and Steeple, the High Stile Ridge, and even Great Gable. The C2C Cycle Path is also nearby and is great for safe, off-road cycling; there are also forest trails for cycling. Riding at Ennerdale; fishing on several nearby lakes; golf at Cockermouth golf course; various climbing routes nearby including Pillar Rock, Kern Knotts, Napes Needle and Burtness Combe. Nearby Loweswater, the smallest of the Lakes, is seldom visited and a real gem, and given a starring role in the film "Miss Potter". Superlative Buttermere and neighbouring Crummock Water are only a 30 minute drive away. To the south lies dramatic Wasdale - home to England's highest mountain, Scafell and its deepest lake, Wastwater. This contrasts with tranquil Eskdale, where a trip on the Ravenglass to Eskdale steam railway is a delight. Muncaster Castle is well worth a visit with its beautiful gardens, famous for rhododendrons, the daily owl show and medieval castle.The historic market town of Cockermouth, Wordsworth's birthplace, lies 10 miles north, where you can visit Wordsworth's House and Jennings Brewery and well as peruse the numerous galleries and antique shops. The coast at Whitehaven is 9 miles west, where you can visit the Beacon museum at the regenerated harbour and The Rum Story. For a trip to the seaside you can visit St. Bees Heritage Coast, with its lovely sandy beach and Priory Church. You can also walk along the 300ft high cliffs which afford spectacular views and the chance to glimpse rare seabirds as this is an RSPB reserve. Keswick can be reached in under an hour - a tourist magnet on wet days with all the outdoor shops you could dream of; indoor swimming pool with flumes and wave machine; Museum and Art Gallery, and various family attractions including Puzzling Place, Cumberland Pencil Museum and Cars of the Stars.

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Bed & bathroom

  • 2 Double Beds, 3 Sofa Beds, 4 Single Beds, 1 Cot available
  • 1 Family bathroom, 1 En suite, 1 Shower room

Amenities

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Private garden
  • BBQ
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Bicycles available
  • Internet access
  • Fireplace
  • Table tennis
  • Pool or snooker table
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • Iron
  • High chair available
  • TV
  • Satellite TV
  • Video player
  • DVD player
  • CD player
  • Telephone
  • Linen provided

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Access

  • Parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Policies

Check in time:16:00, Check out time:11:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
Payment
This rental can only be paid for online through Holiday Lettings using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).
Smoking
No smoking at this property
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About the owner

John A
Response rate:
65%
Calendar updated:
21 Jun 2016
Based in:
United Kingdom

Languages spoken: English


This Cottage has 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and sleeps 11. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 31 Dec 2007. Located in Lake District, it has 6 reviews with an overall rating of 4. The average weekly rate is £1000.

The Owner has a response rate of 65% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 21 Jun 2016.

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