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Scafell Cottage - stunning Four Star Gold spacious cottage in the Lake District

Cottage -
4 Bedrooms , 3 Bathrooms , Sleeps 10
Boot, Eskdale, Lake District, Cumbria, England
Idyllic village location with two welcoming Inns serving good food and real ales. Mountains all around and fantastic walks from the doorstep.

VisitEngland 4 Star Gold standard. 400 year old grade II listed barn conversion with a plethora of oak beams and exposed stonework.

LATE AVAILABILITY DISCOUNTS - we often have special prices for last minute bookings, so do enquire about any late availability discounts we have!

Please note, we have a minimum stay of 2 nights during this period on Scafell Cottage, with 3 and 4 night options also available.

Please note our availability on Holiday Lettings is always 100% up to date.

Fully inclusive prices: all linen, towels, tea towels,...
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Listing #HL163155
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 April 18, 2017

Scafell Cottage is beautifully located in Boot in Eskdale. The adventure starts when you arrive by steam train (yes, really). It's quiet but not isolated, with two pubs nearby (book if you want a table). The cottage is well equipped and very well insulated -...More

Date of stay: April 2017
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Greg042014, VR Owner at Scafell Cottage - stunning Four Star Gold spacious cottage in the Lake District, responded to this reviewResponded March 9, 2018

How wonderful that you joined the ever increasing number of guests arriving by steam train. Since your visit we have installed a beautiful new kitchen with larger appliances and two fridges and other space saving solutions. Plus we have had a bespoke oak table built...More

Reviewed October 31, 2016

Scafell cottage is placed in an ideal walkers locations, with many scenic routes surrounding it. The pubs in Boot have a great atmosphere and tasty pub grub - which is perfect after a long walk! The cottage itself is very clean and fully equipped with...More

Date of stay: October 2016
Thank Pippa D
Greg042014, VR Owner at Scafell Cottage - stunning Four Star Gold spacious cottage in the Lake District, responded to this reviewResponded March 9, 2018

Thank you so much for these kind comments. We hope to welcome you back sometime soon. Kind regards from the Select Cottages team.

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Reviewed September 14, 2016

We were a group of 8 adults staying in Scafell cottage for 3 nights. We picked this area for its nearness to Scafell Pike for climbing. We had plenty of room, there are four bedrooms which would actually sleep nine and 3 bathrooms, 2 of...More

Date of stay: September 2016
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  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (10)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (2)
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (8)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Yard
  • Single Beds:(5)
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
Additional amenities & feature info
Ground floor: spacious, open-plan and light with a 24ft sitting room, feature fireplace and log effect fire. Farmhouse style oak kitchen with adjacent dining area - perfect to sit at and chat with the chefs! Family bathroom, double bedroom with brand new ensuite bathroom.

First floor: master bedroom with sitting area and ensuite bathroom with claw foot bath, triple bedroom with three single beds, attractive galleried twin bedroom entered through a door from the landing. Please note there are full height curtains which can be drawn across the balustrade to maintain privacy when required.

ALL BATHROOMS ARE BRAND NEW, EARLY 2016! Please check out our website for photos!
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
    1 Full bath
    2 Attached (ensuite)
    1 Crib
    5 Twins
    2 Fulls
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

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Additional Rate and Availability Information
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.

We are now offering both weekly bookings and selected short breaks throughout the year on Scafell Cottage. Minimum stay 2 nights.

Electricity, gas, linen and towels are included in the rental price.

If Scafell Cottage is not available for the dates you wish, please see one of our other delightful large cottages on site at Bridge End Farm:
Bridge End Farmhouse (sleeps 8 + 1), property reference 163154,
& Wastwater Cottage (sleeps 6 + 1), property reference 163156.


•Chocolates, Champagne and Flowers: £40.00
•Cumbrian Breakfast Hamper: £30.00
•Vegetarian Breakfast Hamper: £30.00
•Deluxe Cumbrian Hamper: £50.00
•Deluxe Vegetarian Hamper: £50.00

•There is an extra person charge on Wastwater Cottage, Hardknott and Wrynose...
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About the neighborhood
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 Scafel...
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How to get there
Airport: Manchester: 105.6 mi
Railway: Dalegarth: 0.3 mi
If coming from the North exit the M6 at Carlisle, then take the A5959 to Cockermouth, Egremont and then Gosforth. Head up Eskdale from the west.

If coming from the South, Depart the M6 at Junction 36. The quickest route is along the A590/A595 along South Cumbria to Broughton in Furness then through Ulpha and over Birker Moor.

There are other options by plane and train:

From Manchester Airport the cottages are a 2 hour drive. You can take the fast mainline train to Oxenholme near Kendal and hire a car there. Or take the West Cumbria train line around the coast to Ravenglass and then swap platforms to take the Ravenglass and Eskdale narrow guage steam railway up to Dalegarth station which is only 400 metres from the cottages.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Nearest Beach: 7.5 mi.
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