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BECKWOOD, Matterdale, Nr Ullswater

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4 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
8 guests
3 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
Beckwood keeps the spacious charm of it's original lakeland barn but provides every modern convenience in an ideal location within Lake District National Park for your holiday. The large kitchen and dining area have spectacular views of the fells, and everything you need to cater for your family or group. The cosy lounge with its wood burning stove has views of Blencathra, comfy sofas and large TV. Four bedrooms accommodate up to 8 people in comfort. Underfloor heating throughout keeps everything warm, and a massive hot water tank allows everyone to indulge in showers and baths. Ponies and sheep and lots of room for children and dogs. Beckwood's garden has benches and a table, as well as plenty of lawn to play games. A large well fenced field is available for dogs to run and play in ...Beckwood keeps the spacious charm of it's original lakeland barn but provides every modern convenience in an ideal location within Lake District National Park for your holiday. The large kitchen and dining area have spectacular views of the fells, and everything you need to cater for your family or group. The cosy lounge with its wood burning stove has views of Blencathra, comfy sofas and large TV. Four bedrooms accommodate up to 8 people in comfort. Underfloor heating throughout keeps everything warm, and a massive hot water tank allows everyone to indulge in showers and baths. Ponies and sheep and lots of room for children and dogs. Beckwood's garden has benches and a table, as well as plenty of lawn to play games. A large well fenced field is available for dogs to run and play in comfort and safety. The master bedroom has a super king sized bed, an ensuite bathroom, and balcony. Ideal for reading or just gazing at the hills. Two twin bed rooms have views to Great Mell fell, or the Dodds The second double bedroom is on the ground floor so convenient for anyone who prefers less steps. Main bathroom has shower cubicle and roll top bath. Downstairs has a porch for muddy boots, a utility room with washer / dryer and cloakroom with WC. More
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About the Owner
Paul and Fiona C
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:April 2016
Interaction with guests
We don't live onsite anymore, but are always happy to personally answer the phone for advice on activity's, walks, restaurants or anything else to help your stay. We have a local team of staff to maintain the cottages who can normally come out at short notice if anything in the cottages needs attention during your stay.
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Reviewed 22 August 2011

Date of stay: August 2011
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Cooker
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Fishing Nearby
Refrigerator
Central Heating
Washer
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
Iron
Stereo System
TV
Hiking Trips
Parking
Microwave
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Balcony
Mountain Views
Linens Provided
Horse Riding Nearby
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Internet Access
Watersports Nearby
Terrace
Toaster
Patio
Fireplace
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About the neighbourhood
The cottage is in the parish of Matterdale just north of beautiful Ullswater where the Aira Force waterfall cascades and Wordsworth was inspired to write his Daffodils poem. Quiet and uncrowded even in high season, yet close to many of Lakelands favourite sites. From the cottage you can see Blencathra , great Mell fell and the Dodds, all of which offer wonderful walks. Other famous peaks like Helvellyn are just 15 minutes drive. Cyclists have a great choice of routes from the gentle hills of the Eden valley to some of Britain's best mountain roads. For shopping we have a great farm shop about a mile away, or Keswick and the large market town of Penrith are both 15 minutes drive.
Getting around
Most guests come by car. A regular bus from Penrith train station stops a mile away in Troutbeck. Cycling from Penrith is easy as it's part of the C2C cycle route.
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