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Ings - fine Lakeland farmhouse on the southern aspect of Blencathra
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Ings - fine Lakeland farmhouse on the southern aspect of Blencathra
Brand new well equipped kitchen with range cooker and dishwasher. Lambs grazing outside window. Dining table in kitchen in addition to dining room table - ideal for younger guests
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57 reviews
Ings - fine Lakeland farmhouse on the southern aspect of Blencathra
Brand new well equipped kitchen with range cooker and dishwasher. Lambs grazing outside window.
Dining table in kitchen in addition to dining room table - ideal for younger guests
Superb brand new cooking facilities
Dining room with oak furniture and south facing views
Comfortable downstairs lounge with open fire and views onto south facing gardens
Downstairs lounge showing direct access into south-facing garden
Downstairs lounge leads directly into garden
Upstairs double bedroom
Superb views in every direction!
Winter wonderland - Blencathra in the snow
View of Blencathra to rear of Ings
Footpath from Ings towards Skiddaw
Sheep graze the field outside the kitchen window
Spacious upstairs lounge with balcony overlooking Blencathra. Extensive book and DVD library.
Upstairs single bedroom with south facing views
Downstairs twin room
Downstairs kingsize bedroom
Woodland area of large south facing garden
Large south facing garden
South facing garden with swing for children of all ages
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5 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 9
Threlkeld, Keswick, Lake District, Cumbria, England
STOP PRESS..................Ings survived Desmond unscathed, but many other property owners were not so lucky - our thoughts are with those who have been displaced from their homes or suffered damage to their properties. The local area will take a little while to get back to normal, though remains a site of exceptional beauty and great hospitality. Please do visit!

This traditional Lakeland farmhouse sits nestled on the southern slopes of Blencathra in a quiet rural setting just outside the village of Threlkeld. The location in the heart of the Lake District National Park is ideal for keen walkers and cyclists, though the property also makes an excellent base for those who wish to simply relax and enjoy the stunning views and local wildlife. Lambs graze in the field behind Ings and the large south facing garden is frequented by red squir...
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About the Owner, Nick W
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 95 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 1 day ago
Listed since : Oct 2013
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 57 reviews and 1 property
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Listing #HL789305 by: Holiday Lettings
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English first
Leeds, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago for a stay in July 2016

This is a lovely place to stay with extended family. Well equipped and well thought out accommodation. Fabulous views out of every window and walking from the door. We love it!

Lucinda H
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016 for a stay in June 2016

Ings is an absolutely lovely house: it is located in the most beautiful spot in Cumbria (in my opinion) and has the charm of an ancient farm house with all modern updates including a washer and dryer which was really a blessing. Nick is a kind and communicative (long-distance) owner and has a very nice and easily accessible house manager...

Glynis M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016 for a stay in May 2016

had a brilliant weeks stay at Ings, house was superb and had everything you needed for self catering.Set in amazing countryside the views and scenery were breathtaking, felt like we were miles from anywhere but Keswick only four miles away. Our grandchildren loved the garden with its many nooks and crannies and would have been happy to stay and play...

  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony
  • Books
  • Central Heating
  • Cots:(1)
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (9)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (12)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Playground
  • Porch
  • Private Yard
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Single Beds:(5)
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Swingset
  • Terrace
  • Toaster
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
  • Pets Allowed:
  • Smoking Allowed:
  • Kid Friendly:
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Additional Rate and Availability Information
Prices include all heating and electricity
A damages deposit of £100 will be added to all bookings. This will be returned by bank transfer within 7 days of departure provided that the property is left in good order.
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How to get there
Airport: Manchester: 120.5 mi
Railway: Penrith: 14.3 mi
Ferry: Fleetwood: 97.6 mi
Easy access from M6 junction 40 via A66. Ings is less than 20 minutes from the motorway junction.<BR><BR>Ings can be reached by public transport. Penrith station is on the West Coast main line from where a number of buses regularly depart for Threlkeld village. From here a short walk down the lane leads to the property. We can provide further details for guests wishing to use this option.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
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