A splendid recently upgraded 18th century stone cottage with lovely garden. Situated in an elevated position in the pretty village of Caldbeck. Sleeping six it is ideal for families or groups of friends wishing to explore the area.
Ellwood House is an 18th century stone built cottage located in an elevated position in the village of Caldbeck in the northern fells of the Lake District with open views to the rear of the house. High Pike can be seen immediately due south of the cottage in the picturesque expanse known colloquially as 'Back o' Skiddaw'. Just 100 yards across the field below you will find Gill Beck which runs through the vil...lage with a footpath just behind. The area is great for exploring on foot or bike, and the Cumbria Way and Reivers Route both pass through the village. For those who still have energy left from walking the fells, tennis courts are available for booking just 200 metres away. The local pub serves excellent bar meals and there are many more places to eat in the surrounding villages.
The cottage has benefited from a major upgrade which has included the installation of a cast iron wood burner, which provides a wonderful focal point and is great to cuddle-up in front of after a day on the fells, and fitting of a solid oak floor. Ellwood House is in a quiet, rural location which makes the cottage a perfect place to retreat to at any time of the year for a ‘get away from it all' break.
Ellwood House has oil fired central heating and comprises:
* Lounge/dining room with solid wood flooring, wood burning stove, Wi-Fi internet, freeview TV, DVD plus selection of DVD's, books, games and maps.
* Kitchen with electric oven and hob, fridge and microwave.
* Utility room with freezer, washing machine and tumble dryer.
* Bathroom with shower cubicle, bath, hand basin and WC.
* First floor: Master double bedroom.
* Twin bedroom.
* Single bedroom with single bed and pull out single divan guest bed.
* All electric, oil and bed linen included.
* Initial supply of logs/coal provided.
* Cot and wi-fi available.
* Private parking for 4 cars.
* There is a large secluded garden with patio furniture and barbeque.
* There is a barn ideal for storing mountain bikes.Read more
ELLWOOD HOUSE, Caldbeck, Nr Keswick Caldbeck, Cumbria, England
Additional Location Information
AvailableUnavailableLast updated: March 13, 2014◀▶
Rates shown in
(Rental listed originally in GBP)(change)
All prices include all taxes, gas, electric and bed linen. Please check property description to see if towels, logs, coal and cots are included free of charge or at a supplement. If a pet friendly property, the charge is £20 per pet per week/part week. Please telephone or email us for short break availability and prices.
Left on 03/02/2014 for a stay in February 2014 | The Polley Family
Loved the cottage. Wish we could pick it up and take it home.
It was spotlessly clean and fresh when we arrived and even though it is a pet-friendly property you'd never know there had been any animals in it. The layout was great, it was well furnished and the kitchen had just about everything we could need.
With a wood burning stove in the living room it would be perfect for romantic getaways.
There were even spare light bulbs and batteries provided should you need them.
The cottage was in what we thought was a quiet little side street but later turned out to be quite a busy one, but it didn't affect us much as we were out most of the day.
While we were staying there was a building site at the rear which we thought would be noisy and disturbing but wasn't, and the workmen were very accommodating when asked to move their vehicles for access.
All in all we had a very enjoyable week and would recommend Ellwood House to anyone who loves the area and would like to bring their pet. Read more
Thank you for your review of your stay at Ellwood House.
We are delighted to hear that you loved the property including the furnishings, well equipped kitchen and wood burning stove.
Thank you for recommending Ellwood House to others!
Lakes Cottage Holidays hopes to welcome you back to Ellwood House or another Lakes Cottage Holidays property in the future.
Lakes Cottage Holidays
Sunderland tyne and wear
Had a lovely stay
Left on 09/27/2013 for a stay in September 2013 | mojo
Loved the cottage it was lovely warm and cosy we loved the log burner. The Beds were very comfortable the cottage was well equipped it had everything we needed. We loved been able to take our dog too that made a big difference. Read more
Thank you for your feedback regarding Ellwood House.
We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay and found the property to be well-equipped for your needs.
We hope to welcome you back to Ellwood House or another Lakes Cottage Holidays property in the near future.
Lakes Cottage Holidays
If it's not broke!
Left on 09/17/2013 for a stay in August 2013 | Lownthwaite Luke
We had a lovely stay, the cottage could do with updating in terms of the cutlery and the drawer its kept in (loose handles and hard to open, generally a bit wonky)but new isn't necessarily better! comments of previous guests. Good clean bedding which is always a plus. Maybe the cleaning lady isn't paid enough, as the windows were grimy and I found sweet wrappers behind furniture when I vacuumed the lounge. I don't mind a bit of work even on holiday, its a change from my normal job! I even cleaned the glass in the lounge door. On a serious note, the cottage offered good accommodation and the barn/utility was a god send. Nice garden and dishwasher a godsend. Area was great and the village itself was charming, with some interesting features for us old fogey's 46 and 56. But still with more go than most in their 30's (Tongue in check) Read more
We are pleased to hear that you had a lovely stay in this cottage. Your comments will be passed onto the caretaker for their information and we hope we can welcome you back to one of our properties in the future.
Lakes Cottage Holidays
Lovely Family Cottage
Left on 09/09/2013 for a stay in August 2013 | Newton
This cottage was in a fantastic location, a lovely family cottage, large garden and particularly enjoyed the private parking.
Nice touch - owner contacted us during the week to see if everything was ok
Overall had a fantastic time in this cottage and will hopefully go again Read more
Thank you for your recent review on Ellwood House.
We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay.
Ellwood House is situated in a lovely location which many of our guests enjoy.
We hope to welcome you back again next year.
Lakes Cottage Holidays
Left on 08/30/2013 for a stay in August 2013 | fiona barrett
cottage and garden are lovely but kitchen needs a bit of an update, didnt spoil our week but is just a bit dated.And the bbq has seen better days.
location is superb , village is lovely.
We had a peaceful relaxing week and really enjoyed it.
Left on 01/17/2013 for a stay in December 2012 | E. Downes
The cottage is beautifully kept and in a perfect spot for walking and cycling. Caldbeck village is delightful with much to see and do if the weather is wet and an excellent real ale pub in the next village of Heskett Newmarket. We look forward to returning and climbing some hills in the near future.
Left on 06/14/2012 for a stay in June 2012 | roger key
great house great location peace and quiet great places to visit especially enjoyed hadrians wall only one complaint the matress in master bedroom needs replaceing very lumpy. loved the fact that mobile phones dont work
Nice cottage but everything smelt of damp on our return
Left on 11/11/2011 for a stay in October 2011 | Sue
Nice facilities and cottage but unfortunately this spoilt by the fact that there was a strong smell of damp that pervaded everything. The smell was very strong throughout the stay and then all clothes etc had to be washed on return, even those which had just been in cupboards, as the smell clung to everything. We all wanted to come home and have a really good shower and get rid of the smell. A real shame as everything else was very good.
FlipKey is a vacation rental marketplace with more than 240,000 rentals around the world. Find the perfect place to stay for your trip, and get great value along with the space, privacy and amenities of home.