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  • VisitEngland 4 Star Self-catering
  • VisitEngland Gold Award
  • Sawday's
  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Self-catering with 1 unit £750-£1385 pupw sleeps 6

Crookwath cottage

Crookwath cottage

Sleeps 6
Crookwath cottage

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Crookwath Cottage offers weekly bookings starting on Friday and sometimes short breaks.

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25 Oct 2019
 

Children of any age are accepted.

unit 1
(cottage sleeps 6)
£1185.00
Reserve

Deep in the Lake District, a well loved family home with heavenly views from each cosy carpeted room. Large farmhouse kitchen is big, beamed and Aga-simmered, a squishy sofa at one end, next to an overflowing bookcase ensures whoever cooks will have company. 3 double bedrooms, (or one bedroom can be two singles) 1 of them en suite and bathroom. Large sitting room and dining room.walk straight out onto the fells from Crookwath, Helvelleyn, the Dodds, Gowbarrow and our own private 25 acre woodlandwithe Aira Beck through it, Lucy’s wood and the Royal Hotel for delice food.
Crookwath cottage like any well loved family home is crammed with original artwork(much painted by the owners), books, games, open fires, plenty to keep young and old happy.
You’ll feel very peaceful here - stock up with supplies in Keswick, which has a good farm shop, and settle in for an evening by the roaring fire. You’ll find plenty of OS maps and suggestions for walking routes so you can plan your next adventure.
People come here for the blessed silence - tomwalk, paint,or simply contemplate life while looking at rugged nature.

Heating fuel and linen included. Short breaks are also offered.

unit 1 offers weekly bookings starting on Friday and sometimes short breaks.

Facilities: Accepts pets, Bath, Non-smoking unit, Scenic view, Shower

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Details

A traditional Lakeland stone cottage set high up in the fells above Ullswater.
Only the sounds of nature to nurture your soul set 350 meters above Matterdale in the very remote valley of Dowthwaite in the heart of the Lake District National Park. Walk directly onto the fells and leave the car behind for the week.

The cottage has 3 bedrooms upstairs, with views of Gowbarrow Fell, Stybarrow Dodd and towards Helvellyn.

The large sitting room and dining area dates back to the 17th century, it oozes character. With a traditional range used until the 1950's for cooking, boiling the water and cooking. There is Sky TV, video and stereo radio, as well as books and games. Traditional open wood burning range, with two sofas and two armchairs. Stunning views from all windows of Matterdale/Watermillock Fells.

The hub of the cottage with its Aga and refectory table and sofa. Fitted with all mod cons, fridge, washing machine and microwave. Views out over Birkett and Stybarrow Dodd. Porch to garden.

The ultimate peaceful place for complete stillness and silence.

Facilities

  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • RadioRadio
  • TelevisionTelevision
  • Satellite TVSatellite TV
  • Ironing facilitiesIroning facilities
  • Private parkingPrivate parking
  • GardenGarden
  • Central heatingCentral heating
  • Laundry facilitiesLaundry facilities
  • FreezerFreezer
  • Microwave cookerMicrowave cooker
  • DishwasherDishwasher
  • Linen providedLinen provided
  • Pony trekking/horse-ridingPony trekking/horse-riding
  • Cleaning serviceCleaning service
  • Dogs/pets accepted by arrangementDogs/pets accepted by arrangement
  • WiFi or internet accessWiFi or internet access
  • DVD playerDVD player
  • CD playerCD player
  • Euros acceptedEuros accepted
  • HairdryerHairdryer
  • High chairs availableHigh chairs available
  • Cots availableCots available
  • Real log/coal firesReal log/coal fires
  • Staff fluent in ItalianStaff fluent in Italian
  • BarbecueBarbecue
  • Drying facilitiesDrying facilities
  • Washing machineWashing machine

Children welcome from any age.

Contact

High Row,
Dockray, Nr Ullswater,
Penrith,
Cumbria,
CA11 0LG

Address

Crookwath Cottage,
Dockray,
Keswick,
Cumbria,
CA11 0LG

Directions

Plan route to Crookwath Cottage using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: NY 380217  Lat: 54.58461 Long: -2.95961

From the Penrith M6 roundabout - take the A66 towards Keswick. After approximately 8 miles look out for sign to A5091 Ullswater/Dockray/Troutbeck. Turn left, follow road for approximately 2 miles as it rises up a hill. Just over the brow of the hill, turn right signposted "Dowthwaitehead". This is a single-track road with a coniferous wood on the right. Follow for approximately 2 miles and go past a turning to the left signposted "Dockray". After 200 metres the road forks (there is a castellated water works building in the fork). Take the left fork, Crookwath Cottage is at the bottom of the hill on the right.

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Parking

  • Parking for Single unit properties:
    • YesParking space provided
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • Parking for Multiple unit properties:
    • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • Surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • YesGravel
  • Route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesSteps and no ramp

Access

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to:
    • YesLounge
    • YesKitchen
    • YesDining room

Bed/ Bathrooms

  • YesBedroom furniture can be re-arranged if requested by guest
  • YesBedrooms available with non-allergic bedding (ie non-feather pillows)
  • Bathrooms available with:
    • YesBath
  • YesBath with support handrails available

Entrance

  • YesSteps to the main entrance:
    • 3
      Number of steps to entrance
    • YesHandrail by steps
  • YesEntrance is well lit

Kitchen

  • YesSink taps have lever handles
  • YesSeating available in kitchen

General

  • YesCall system with vibrating pads
  • YesGuest information available in large print (14pt and over)

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