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Dovedale Cottage - Lake District Self Catering Accommodation At Hartsop Hall - Dovedale cottage sleeps 6

Bedrooms 4
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights



Dovedale cottage sleeps 6

Dovedale Cottage is a wing of the Grade 1 listed Hartsop Hall. It offers self-catering accommodation for up to six guests. Bedroom accommodation comprises three spacious doubles on the first floor, whilst on the ground floor there is a large single bedroom with en-suite shower room, all of which has been designed with the wheelchair-user in mind. The lounge has an open fire and the cottage had wonderful views of the surrounding fells and fields. It is the perfect base for fell-walking, with many footpaths passing the farm, and for exploring the area by car.

About the property


Dovedale Holiday Cottage is a wing of the 16 th C. Hartsop Hall, tucked under the fellside of Hartsop Above How, and with magnificent views across the meadows to Caudale Moor, rising above. It offers self catering accommodation for up to 6 people between Ambleside and Ullswater/Patterdale in the Lake District. The accommodation is at the end of a quarter-mile farm drive. Accommodation summary: - large dining kitchen; lounge with open fire; downstairs single bedroom with en-suite shower room and WC. This room has been specifically designed to be suitable for wheelchair users. Upstairs: three very spacious bedrooms - two doubles and one twin, family bathroom. The path from the house to Brotherswater has been resurfaced, allowing access for wheelchair users to the lakeshore. Self Catering Accommodation : The big farmhouse kitchen has recently been refurbished, and a blocked-up door reinstated to give access to the garden, and to the stunning views mentioned above. This is a spacious dining kitchen, well equipped and comfortably furnished, and boasting a new electric range cooker. In addition to plentiful cupboards, there is a dishwasher, washing machine, tumble drier and big fridge-freezer. The comfortable lounge next door enjoys views in both directions. There are three two-seater settees, open fire and television (via FreeSat) with DVD. Stairs lead to the first floor from this room. Also on the ground floor is a newly-converted single bedroom with spacious en-suite shower room, containing basin and WC. These facilities have been specially created to accommodate disabled guests using wheelchairs with reasonable dexterity and those who cannot manage the stairs. There is a small step up to the shower area, and a seat in the shower. When not needed as a bedroom, this room makes an attractive study area or additional lounge. It is a light and airy room, with a half-glazed door also giving direct access to the garden. On the first floor are three big bedrooms; two with king-size double beds and one with twin beds. There is a family bathroom, and all the rooms have wonderful views. The furnishings are traditional, mostly antique pine, as appropriate to the character and style of the cottage. Dovedale benefits from newly-installed oil-fired central heating, and fuel for the open fire is provided. Outside the cottage, accessed from the kitchen, is a charming garden with plenty of sitting-out room and space for barbecues. There is ample parking in the farmyard outside the front door, or to the side of the property.

Francis townsend
Member since: 2015
Speaks English, French
Calendar last updated:
2 June, 2017

Available Rentals

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Booking Notes:
We will send a receipt and confirm the date by which the balance must be paid (minimum six weeks prior to the start of your holiday). If you are booking for a period less than four weeks ahead, full payment must be made at the time of booking. We do not accept credit or debit cards. On receipt of your balance, we will send full directions and any special instructions about keys.

Changeover Day:
SATURDAY is our normal change-over day, with check-out at 10.00am and check-in at 3.00pm; however, out of peak seasons, we can sometimes offer long weekends starting on other days. Christmas and New Year breaks may also start on other days.

Notes on prices:
Short breaks: Outside the popular holiday period it is often possible to book these Patterdale holiday cottages for a long weekend, or for a few days mid-week, at short notice. Ring us to check availability and prices.

Prices may be altered during the year; this will not affect bookings already made


Accommodation and facilities for Dovedale cottage sleeps 6in Penrith in Cumbria & Lake District National Park

Property Type:
  • cottage
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • rural
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Golf ...
Notes on accommodation: NO SMOKING Outside: Dovedale Cottage has an enclosed garden, with a terrace; doors lead to this from the kitchen and the single bedroom.