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Farmhouse -
5 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 9
Threlkeld, Keswick, Lake District, Cumbria, England
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 squirrels and a wide variety of bird life. The property is reached up a tree lined track through a five-barred gate from the lane.

Ings was originally refurbished from a 17th century farm house and adjoining barn by the actor and Oscar winning director Colin Welland (Z-Cars, Kes, Chariots of Fire). Whilst thoroughly modernising the property, he retained many of the tradi...
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Listing #HL789305
About the Owner
Nick W
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:95%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:October 2013
Interaction with guests
The property is managed by Barbara Scott, who will be your point of contact during your stay. You will be provided with her contact details, as well as the key code for access to the property prior to your visit. The email will also contain directions and other useful information.
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Doncaster, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile


Date of stay: November 2018
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

An excellent property for a large group or extended family. We will be back next year and for many more.

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Ian G
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here at this venue on holiday in early November. It was cosy, the wood burner fires were great. Having two living rooms was also very good as the kids could play in one room whilst the adults could sit by the fire downstairs....More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Odyssey107265
  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Books
  • Central Heating
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (9)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (12)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Playground
  • Porch
  • Private Yard
  • Queen Beds:(2)
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(5)
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Swingset
  • Toaster
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
No outdoor footwear upstairs to protect our carpets, rugs and flooring - many thanks.
    1 Full bath
    1 Attached (ensuite)
    2 Queens
    5 Twins
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  • Damage Deposit: $126 / stay - Deposit
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 through Paypal within 7 days of departure provided that the property is left in good order.
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About the neighborhood
Threlkeld has two well known pubs - the Horse and Farrier being the closest and The Salutation at the other end of the village. There is excellent local shopping in Keswick together with theatre, cinema and lake cruises. Keswick Golf Club is less than a mile away and welcomes visitors.
Getting around
There is bus service from Threlkeld to Penrith to the East and Keswick (and on to Cockermouth and Workington) to the West. The bus stop is at the end of the lane leading to Ings from the A66 exit.
Car advised
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.

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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