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Church House, Boot, Eskdale, Lake District, Cumbria, England

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3 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
7 guests
3 nights minimum
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Church House is a superbly renovated, self catering farmhouse with many period features. This house is in a truly peaceful, but not at all isolated, location in the hamlet of Boot, in the Eskdale valley in the Lake District National Park. Church House sleeps 7 people in three bedrooms and provides luxurious accommodation and ample living space. A study and TV room are available in addition to the sitting room. A beautiful south-facing sun room houses a dining table and L shaped sofa with views across the open fields to the fells beyond. Our usual impeccable high standards, antiques and homely touches adorn Church House. Awarded 5 star Gold by Visit England, the house is set within two acres of private grounds with its own shallow stream. A quirky bothy across a cobbled courtyard provides ...Church House is a superbly renovated, self catering farmhouse with many period features. This house is in a truly peaceful, but not at all isolated, location in the hamlet of Boot, in the Eskdale valley in the Lake District National Park. Church House sleeps 7 people in three bedrooms and provides luxurious accommodation and ample living space. A study and TV room are available in addition to the sitting room. A beautiful south-facing sun room houses a dining table and L shaped sofa with views across the open fields to the fells beyond. Our usual impeccable high standards, antiques and homely touches adorn Church House. Awarded 5 star Gold by Visit England, the house is set within two acres of private grounds with its own shallow stream. A quirky bothy across a cobbled courtyard provides additional accommodation for an extra two adults, or up to three more grown up children. Please call for more information on adding the bothy to your booking.More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Ask
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
1 Attached (ensuite), 1 Half bath, 1 Full bath
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About the Owner
Didy M
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:95%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:November 2011
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Reviewed 2 June 2018

The location is incredible - right by a river with lovely stepping stones, and in walking distance of plenty of great pubs. The house itself has everything you could possibly need and is renovated beautifully, with cute little homely touches. The conservatory is perfect for...More

Date of stay: May 2018
1  Thank Ella S
Reviewed 25 May 2018

Had a great few days up here staying in this beautiful house. The views and walks close to the house are great and stunning. The house is beautiful and well provided for. Thank you for a great stay!

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank tallhusen1
Reviewed 21 May 2018

Unsuitable for old folk. Stairs are a nightmare. Beds uncomfortable. Hard to get round the end of the bed we slept in. Hazardous taking hot food from kitchen to dining area. 'Dining area' is actually a long bench to eat from and a bench to...More

Date of stay: May 2018
6  Thank maureen T
Management response:Responded 31 May 2018

Thank you for your message and it is nice to know that your daughter has already booked another three visits to Church House. Really sorry that you found the stairs difficult. Downstairs we have one step into the conservatory which has a hand rail and...More

Reviewed 31 March 2018

Incredible house, this is beautifully renovated and the views from the south facing conservatory are marvellous. Very well equipped, the stairs are original and can therefore be a little challenging. Once there very little use for the car - we did long, moderate and short...More

Date of stay: March 2018
1  Thank Amanda F
Reviewed 27 December 2017

We had the most wonderful long weekend in Church House at the beginning of December. We don’t live very far away but thought it would be an ideal place to invite our sons and partners for a pre Christmas get together. The house itself is...More

Date of stay: December 2017
1  Thank alfie546
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Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

Just returned from our second visit to this superb house that has everything you need. Such a relaxing place to stay. Top notch in every respect

Date of stay: October 2017
Thank martcurran
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Situated just on the edge of the tiny hamlet of Boot and along a narrow lane that leads to the church, Church House sits peacefully with panoramic views of the fells. quiet and peaceful, the house has everything you could ever want and much more....More

Date of stay: September 2017
Thank Amanda L
Reviewed 13 September 2017

We were amazed by how beautiful Church House was - between our two families we have stayed in the valley for decades and did not realise such a lovely place was there. Ideally located for the Brook Inn, Boot Inn, with the Woolpack Inn just...More

Date of stay: August 2017
Thank rebeccatusa
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Totally fabulous house and garden. Entertained 25 here after our wedding at st Catherine's. Perfect day and perfect house. Well equipped with lovely garden and views to fells -very romantic. Loved the bothy stayed in by the groom the night before! Thanks for the fizz!...More

Date of stay: July 2017
Thank daisyv66
Reviewed 25 July 2017

Just has our fourth weekend away at church house in boot I can't recommend this house enough beautiful house in a stunning location The house is amazing and beautifully restored and furnished !! The kitchen is fully equipped they have thought of everything all you...More

Date of stay: July 2017
Thank Donna C
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Ask
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Grill
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Dishwasher
Dryer
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Highchair
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Private Garden
Cable/satellite TV
Secure Parking
Stereo System
Cooker
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Long Term Rentals (Over 1 Month)
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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About the neighbourhood
The valley of Eskdale begins via Hard Knott Pass, a steep mountain road that is one of the most challenging drives in the Lakes. At the valley top is an old Roman fort built between AD120 and AD138, which is open to visitors. There are spectacular views from there right down to the Irish Sea and the old fishing village of Ravenglass, where there is a ruined Roman bath-house. Nearby is Muncaster Castle, Gardens and Owl Centre, with lots for children to do all year round. The bubbling River Esk runs right through Eskdale, flowing to the estuary at Ravenglass. The river has super, natural pools for swimming, especially at Trough House Bridge and Forge Bridge. Between Church House and the river is St Catherine's Church (300m away), which dates back to the 12th century. By the river at the si...
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