Idyllic Cottages in West Cumbria
With beams which have been salvaged from shipwrecks along the Cumbrian coast and accessed via an unmade gated track, Ganny Cottage and adjoining Ganny House (see entry below) are a great place to enjoy the beauty of rural Cumbria. Check availability of Ganny Cottage here.
Birkerthwaite CottagesThis cluster of properties up an unmade road (low vehicles beware!) surrounded by stunning Cumbrian scenery and dating back to the 17th century are an absolute treasure. These are the properties for those who want to soak up the beauty of The Lakes without the crowds.
With beams from Cumbrian ship wrecks and views across to Scafell and Eskdale Birkerthwaite Barn is within easy distance of Wast Water, Muncaster Castle and the Ravenglass railway and you can take your dog with you too. Check availability and details of Birkerthwaite Barn here.
Dramatic open beams from Cumbrian shipwrecks add to the rustic charm of Birkerthwaite Cottage. The house is topsy-turvy with the ground floor having two of the bedrooms and a separate toilet. The open plan lounge, dining and kitchen area command the first floor with a wooden balcony and steps to the garden. An additional double bedroom and bathroom with bath and over bath shower are on also the first floor. Read full details and check availability of Birkerthwaite Cottage here.
Birkerthwaite Stable is a detached former stable with a wood-burning stove and great rustic charm. The beams really add character and date back to a Cumbrian shipwreck. The accommodation is all on the ground floor however there is a step to the bedroom and the shower is via an attachment in the bathroom. Full details of this charming property and availability can be found here.
The Farmhouse at Birkerthwaite dates back to 1627 and has lots of interesting and unusual features including unique build in oak cupboards from 1700's and beams salvaged from a local ship wreck! Surrounded by beautiful countryside the property is in a great position for exploring Muncaster Castle, Eskdale, Wast Water and over the famous Hard Knott and Wrynose Pass to Ambleside. More details and availability of Birkerthwaite Farmhouse can be found here
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