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Bridge End Farmhouse - fabulous 5 star farmhouse in the heart of the Lakes!

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Boot village, Eskdale (circled) in Summer beneath Scafell Mountain
Boot village (circled) in Winter nestled beneath mighty snowcapped Scafell
Private walled garden with fabulous fell views - perfect for a BBQ or afternoon tea!
1 of 28Boot village, Eskdale (circled) in Summer beneath Scafell Mountain
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4 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
9 guests
1 night minimum
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VisitEngland 5 star standard. 400 year old grade II listed Elizabethan Farmhouse with beautifully preserved features such as Jacobean court cupboard, oak panelling, oak beams, oak floorboards and flagstone floors. Wood burning stove with logs and coal provided free of charge. Idyllic location in the village of Boot, with two welcoming Inns serving good food and real ales within walking distance. Mountains all around and fantastic walks from the doorstep. Please note our availability on Holiday Lettings / TripAdvisor is always 100% up to date. LATE AVAILABILITY DISCOUNTS - we often have special prices for last minute bookings, so do enquire about any late availability discounts we have! SHORT BREAKS: The Farmhouse has short breaks with a minimum of 2 nights throughout the year. Scafel...VisitEngland 5 star standard. 400 year old grade II listed Elizabethan Farmhouse with beautifully preserved features such as Jacobean court cupboard, oak panelling, oak beams, oak floorboards and flagstone floors. Wood burning stove with logs and coal provided free of charge. Idyllic location in the village of Boot, with two welcoming Inns serving good food and real ales within walking distance. Mountains all around and fantastic walks from the doorstep. Please note our availability on Holiday Lettings / TripAdvisor is always 100% up to date. LATE AVAILABILITY DISCOUNTS - we often have special prices for last minute bookings, so do enquire about any late availability discounts we have! SHORT BREAKS: The Farmhouse has short breaks with a minimum of 2 nights throughout the year. Scafell Cottage also has 4 bedrooms, it has weekly bookings and we also are able to offer selected short breaks throughout the whole year, so if you are looking for a full week or short break, please see the Scafell Cottage availability pages and calendar for these. LOW OCCUPANCY DISCOUNT: Between September and March and excluding school holiday weeks, Christmas and New Year we are able to offer a 10% low occupancy discount on the Farmhouse if your party size is 4 or fewer.More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
1 Full bath, 1 Attached (ensuite)
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About the Manager
Greg Poole (Property Manager Select Cottages)
Languages spoken:English, French
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:March 2008
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Reviewed 29 June 2019

We have just returned after 6 nights at Stanley Ghyll and have to say, in the ten years we have been visiting this valley, this was our favourite stay. Stanley Ghyll being detached really suited us and we had our very own walled garden. Everything...More

Date of stay: June 2019
Thank KiranR105
Greg P, VR Owner at Bridge End Farmhouse - fabulous 5 star farmhouse in the heart of the Lakes!, responded to this reviewResponded 8 July 2019

Dear Kiran, it was lovely to meet you and Adam and thank you so much for these kind comments, they really are appreciated. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Best wishes, Greg

Reviewed 2 April 2019 via mobile

I booked Wastwater Cottage and The Farmhouse to host a Wellness Weekend Health Retreat. Everything was perfect and I booked the very next day to host another event for longer this time in September 2019. I have no hesitation in recommending Select Cottages.

Date of stay: March 2019
1  Thank ElaineGodley
Reviewed 2 April 2019

A stunningly beautiful house full of period features, very well appointed and fitted out. The house was very clean with plenty of wood for the wood burning stove. With the fire lit the sitting room was cosy and warm. We walked from Boot every day...More

Date of stay: March 2019
Thank Scenic58470390258
Reviewed 20 September 2018

We spent 2 nights at this lovely farmhouse, it was full of character and extremely clean. The kitchen was well equipped, and the tea coffee and milk was much appreciated when we arrived. I would definitely recommend this place. We were a stones throw from...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank suejohnhow
Reviewed 19 February 2018

We booked Bridge End Farmhouse for a weekend in February, so we were expecting the weather. And the Lake District didn't disappoint us on that front! But, not only were we well dressed for the weather, we had this beautiful, very characterful and stunningly quaint...More

Date of stay: February 2018
Thank MichaelDonkin
Greg042014, VR Owner at Bridge End Farmhouse - fabulous 5 star farmhouse in the heart of the Lakes!, responded to this reviewResponded 11 March 2018

Dear Michael, thank you for your feedback about "this beautiful, very characterful and stunningly quaint cottage". We agree, it really is an amazing Farmhouse. We hope you enjoyed the beautiful new kitchen and those fabulous and sumptuous brand new Italian leather sofas in the living...More

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Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

Date of stay: December 2017
Greg042014, VR Owner at Bridge End Farmhouse - fabulous 5 star farmhouse in the heart of the Lakes!, responded to this reviewResponded 10 March 2018

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Reviewed 16 November 2017

Beautiful old fashioned cottage, situated in a lovely quiet spot . Excellent for peace and quiet and good walks, Owners even supplied milk,tea,coffee and sugar,(Nice touch) Would definitely stay here again. No locals shops, so will need to bring food with you, but there is...More

Date of stay: November 2017
1  Thank AJMc147
Greg042014, VR Owner at Bridge End Farmhouse - fabulous 5 star farmhouse in the heart of the Lakes!, responded to this reviewResponded 10 March 2018

Thank you for your kind comments. We do offer hampers as well as the welcome pack. The local shop in Eskdale Green is open 7 days a week and is just 5 minutes from the cottages so you could try using this on your next...More

Reviewed 12 January 2016

We stayed in Scafell Cottage over new year - extended family of 9 including 2 teenagers, 5 year old, and a baby. The cottage was a superb location for our break - plenty big enough with a large lounge to sit all of us. I...More

Date of stay: January 2016
3  Thank RachieC555
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Orange, Australia
Reviewed 12 January 2016

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Date of stay: October 2015
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Connah's Quay, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 9 January 2016

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Date of stay: January 2016
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Balcony
Grill
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Dishwasher
Dryer
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Highchair
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Mountain Views
Parking
Private Garden
Cable/satellite TV
Stereo System
Cooker
Telephone
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
VCR
Washer
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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About the neighbourhood
Bridge End Farm Cottages have colourful and well maintained gardens with wonderful views. The cottages are tucked away in a secluded location within the picturesque and historic village of Boot. Boot has a fantastic setting in the valley of Eskdale eloquently described by the famous Lakeland author Alfred Wainwright: 'Eskdale, one of the loveliest of Lakeland's valleys, descends from the highest and wildest mountains in the district to the sands of Ravenglass in a swift transition from grandeur to beauty... It is a place of many delights, the finest of all valleys for those whose special joy is to travel on foot and a paradise for artists.' This is the heart of the Lake District National Park with the highest, deepest, steepest, and oldest! Within walking distance are Scafell Pike, En...
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