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Wastwater Cottage - spacious, historic cottage in the heart of the Lake District

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Huge open plan living and dining area beneath all our original beams
Open plan kitchen and dining areas beneath the original beams
1 of 26Huge open plan living and dining area beneath all our original beams
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4 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
8 guests
1 night minimum
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Idyllic location in the pretty 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. VisitEngland 4 star standard. 400 year old grade II listed barn conversion with superb living areas, oak beams and exposed stonework. Doors leading to patio with garden furniture, barbecue and glorious fell views. Shared paddock with riverside picnic spot. Please note that the second bed in the fourth bedroom is a 'captains bed', a full size single bed, which can be pulled out for use by an 8th guest if required. We also have a cot available free of charge, just let us know what you need when you make your booking! We often have SPECIAL OFFERS available: UPGRADE TO A LARGER COTTAGE FOR NO EXTRA COST! ...Idyllic location in the pretty 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. VisitEngland 4 star standard. 400 year old grade II listed barn conversion with superb living areas, oak beams and exposed stonework. Doors leading to patio with garden furniture, barbecue and glorious fell views. Shared paddock with riverside picnic spot. Please note that the second bed in the fourth bedroom is a 'captains bed', a full size single bed, which can be pulled out for use by an 8th guest if required. We also have a cot available free of charge, just let us know what you need when you make your booking! We often have SPECIAL OFFERS available: UPGRADE TO A LARGER COTTAGE FOR NO EXTRA COST! Midweek discounts on our 3 larger cottages at Bridge End Farm up until mid December - 30% off for 1 or 2 people, 20% off for 3 or 4 people and 10% off for 5 or 6 people. Please contact us for more information and to book now! LATE AVAILABILITY DISCOUNTS - we often have late availability and savings on our listed prices so do enquire if you are booking last minute! Or contact owner directly by email or by phone. Please note our availability on Holiday Lettings / TripAdvisor is always 100% up to date.More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
1 Shower, 2 Full baths
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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 27 July 2015

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Date of stay: July 2015
A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer
newcastle upon tyne
3241
Reviewed 24 July 2015

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Date of stay: July 2015
Reviewed 1 June 2015

we enjoyed a great two week stay in the wastwater cottage. extremely well equipped and furnished to a high degree.the location is very picturesque and has the convenience of some great pubs within a miles walk. the village itself is rather remote but we enjoyed...More

Date of stay: May 2015
Thank MartinL161
Greg042014, VR Owner at Wastwater Cottage - spacious, historic cottage in the heart of the Lake District, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2015

We are sorry that your second week coincided with the school holiday week. The Lake District is very popular with families for the Whitsun half term week. Just occasionally guests do park in the wrong space and when we see this we politely ask them...More

Reviewed 20 February 2015

Cottage slept 4 adults, 2 children and an infant very comfortably. Very clean and well maintained. Lovely outdoor space. The location cannot be beaten in my opinion, amazing views with walks aplenty on your doorstep (we didn't need to get in the car for the...More

Date of stay: February 2015
Thank nicola715
Greg042014, VR Owner at Wastwater Cottage - spacious, historic cottage in the heart of the Lake District, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2015

Good news, we have an additional shower room, so it's now two shower rooms and one bathroom.

A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer
Ascot, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 November 2014

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Date of stay: October 2014
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A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer
Lymington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 June 2014

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Date of stay: June 2014
Reviewed 15 June 2014

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Wastwater cottage. We found the cottage very spacious, well maintained with a comprehensively stocked kitchen, a comfortable bed in the huge master bedroom, a really relaxing lounge space and access to lovely grassed gardens by the beck. Our daughter...More

Date of stay: May 2014
Thank Karen G
A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer
Pittsburgh
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Reviewed 4 November 2013

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Date of stay: October 2013
A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer
london
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Reviewed 27 August 2011

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Date of stay: January 2011
Reviewed 5 August 2011

Bridge End is a converted farm, with a range of small apartments, a large stand-alone farm cottage, and Wastwater Cottage, a large semi-detached cottage at the end of the row. It has an excellent open plan downstairs, including a piano, and opens out onto a...More

Date of stay: August 2011
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Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Balcony
Grill
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Dishwasher
Dryer
Freezer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Highchair
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Parking
Cable/satellite TV
Shared Garden
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, Engl...
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