Longthwaite Farmhouse: self catering cottage holidays in BorrowdaleLONGTHWAITE FARMHOUSE
Borrowdale,
Near Keswick,
Cumbria
CA12 5XE

Photo:
The house seen from across the river

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Sleeps: up to 9 in 4 bedrooms;
1 double bed and 7 singles.
Cot available.
Sorry no pets.
Non smoking.

Low season £600 pw.
High season £800 pw.

£175 non-refundable deposit will confirm your booking.

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For further details please contact:

Tim Davis
Tel: 0121 427 5096
Last minute vacancies during weeks starting:
18 May


Longthwaite Farmhouse is a traditional, seventeenth century farmhouse with many of the original interior features retained and restored. Nestling in the beautiful Borrowdale valley, the heart of the Lake District, its front windows look out towards Watendlath Fell and its garden runs down to the River Derwent - with endless paddling, dam building and swimming opportunities along the river.

Photo below left:
Twin bedroom
Photo below right: Kitchen looking out of side door

Photo below left: Sitting room looking to kitchen
Photo below right: Date on oak cupboard

Photo below left: The house from the garage
Photo below right: Looking south down Borrowdale. Longthwaite Farmhouse is the first group of buildings on the right of the picture.

Longthwaite is very much the simple family holiday home - we do not have a TV, Wi-Fi, freezer or dishwasher. The house's unique location makes it a perfect base for walkers and climbers as it offers immediate access by foot to the best loved Lakeland peaks: Scafell, Great Gable, the Langdale Pikes and Buttermere fells.  
  • Great on and off road cycling routes and access to both rowing and sailing on nearby Derwentwater ensures that there is something for everyone.
  • Excellent local restaurants include the Scafell hotel in Rosthwaite and Langstrath hotel in Stonethwaite - both a short walk away.
  • Keswick offers a wide variety of food shops (the Co-op currently deliver free in Borrowdale, and Sainsbury's deliver if you order online although there is none nearby), excellent outdoor equipment shops, a theatre and cinema along with many other attractions.
  • A regular bus service runs directly to Keswick down Borrowdale or using the scenic route via Honister pass and Buttermere.
Please note that Longthwaite Farmhouse is situated between a river and a working farm. It can feel cold and damp when it has been unoccupied for a week or more and there are occasionally mice. The house uses a wood burning stove and night storage heaters downstairs, rather than central heating. During the winter months especially, we recommend that on arrival visitors light the stove and put hot water bottles in the beds. We suggest you should aim to get there in daylight.

With heavy rain, Borrowdale receives over 200" per year (London 25"), the access lane can become impassable where it runs beside the river. The level may rise rapidly but recedes just as fast and access is rarely restricted for more than a few hours. On extremely rare occasions the river level reaches the front door and may seep into the ground floor. There are detailed instructions at the house about what to do in the very unlikely event that this should happen during your stay. If the above does not put you off, then we know you will love it!
 
Last minute vacancies during weeks starting:
18 May



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LONGTHWAITE FARMHOUSE
Borrowdale,
Near Keswick,
Cumbria
CA12 5XE

Photo:
The house seen from across the river

_______________
 
Sleeps: up to 9 in 4 bedrooms;
1 double bed and 7 singles.
Cot available.
Sorry no pets.
Non smoking.

Low season £600 pw.
High season £800 pw.

£175 non-refundable deposit will confirm your booking.

_______________

For further details please contact:

Tim Davis
Tel: 0121 427 5096
Last minute vacancies during weeks:
18 May


Longthwaite Farmhouse is a traditional, seventeenth century farmhouse with many of the original interior features retained and restored. Nestling in the beautiful Borrowdale valley, the heart of the Lake District, its front windows look out towards Watendlath Fell and its garden runs down to the River Derwent - with endless paddling, dam building and swimming opportunities along the river.

Photo below left:
Twin bedroom
Photo below right: Kitchen looking out of side door





Photo below left: Sitting room looking to kitchen
Photo below right: Date on oak cupboard





Photo below left: The house from the garage
Photo below right: Looking south down Borrowdale. Longthwaite Farmhouse is the first group of buildings on the right of the picture.





Longthwaite is very much the simple family holiday home - we do not have a TV, Wi-Fi, freezer or dishwasher. The house's unique location makes it a perfect base for walkers and climbers as it offers immediate access by foot to the best loved Lakeland peaks: Scafell, Great Gable, the Langdale Pikes and Buttermere fells.   Please note that Longthwaite Farmhouse is situated between a river and a working farm. It can feel cold and damp when it has been unoccupied for a week or more and there are occasionally mice. The house uses a wood burning stove and night storage heaters downstairs, rather than central heating. During the winter months especially, we recommend that on arrival visitors light the stove and put hot water bottles in the beds. We suggest you should aim to get there in daylight.

With heavy rain, Borrowdale receives over 200" per year (London 25"), the access lane can become impassable where it runs beside the river. The level may rise rapidly but recedes just as fast and access is rarely restricted for more than a few hours. On extremely rare occasions the river level reaches the front door and may seep into the ground floor. There are detailed instructions at the house about what to do in the very unlikely event that this should happen during your stay. If the above does not put you off, then we know you will love it!
 





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