Greenah View ref: UK11949

Uldale, near Wigton, Bassenthwaite Lake Area in the Lake District

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  • Barbecue 
  • Dishwasher 
  • Enclosed Garden/Patio 
  • Garden / Patio 
  • Highchair 
  • Pub within 1 mile 
  • Open Fire 
  • Rural Location 
  • Decorated at Christmas 
  • WiFi 
  • Cot Available 
  • Washing Machine 
  • Parking - On Site 
  • Shower Cubicle 


Located in a quiet end of the Northern Lake District, with stunning open views of the surrounding fells, the only disturbances during your stay here may only be the gentle hustle of the dairy cows passing as they head to the farm for milking, and the background tune of birdsong.
Greenah View is an exceptionally well-appointed, semi-detached property dating back to 17th century. It has a large entrance hall, with a seating area and an adjacent bookcase full of local guides and walks to give you plenty of ideas for exploring during your stay. The living room is a perfect space to sit in front of the open fire after the day’s adventures, whilst the dual-aspect windows offer views to each side. A large kitchen/dining room has everything you need to prepare a hearty meal, but with such an excellent pub in the village offering fine ales and home cooked food, you could easily be tempted back out again. Upstairs, the master bedroom has a feature four poster bed, and there are two other bedrooms and a family bathroom, along with a downstairs shower room.
Outside, the immaculate garden, with planted borders and raised beds, has two seating areas. The more sheltered lower area suited for those early morning coffees, and the raised area for those long summer evenings sitting with a glass of wine whilst watching the sun set over the countryside.
Uldale sits in a corner of the Lake District, an area the locals call Back o’Skiddaw. The quieter Northern Fell Ranges rarely get crowded, even in the height of summer, whilst the numerous pretty villages, with tea rooms, galleries and stunning landscapes making it a perfect days touring, whether by car or cycling. Beach 16 miles. Shop 5½ miles, pub and restaurant 100 yards.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

Step to entrance.
Living room: With open fire, electric heaters, 36" Freeview TV, DVD player, bluetooth iPod dock, CD player, beams and wooden floor.
Kitchen/dining room: With breakfast area, electric oven, electric hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washer/dryer, beams and slate floor.
Bathroom 1: With shower cubicle, toilet and heated towel rail.

First floor

Bedroom 1: With four poster super kingsize bed and TV.
Bedroom 2: With twin beds.
Bedroom 3:
With single bed and pull out bed.
Bathroom 2: With shower over bath, toilet and heated towel rail.

Second floor

Third floor

Fourth floor


LPG central heating (electric underfloor in bathrooms), electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Initial fuel for open fire included, remainder at cost (honesty box).


Travel cot and high chair. Telephone (honesty box). Welcome pack. Large enclosed lawned garden with patio, garden furniture and BBQ. Private parking for 2 cars. No smoking. Please note: There are 5 steps in the garden, and neighbours’ right of way to access their garden.
  • Nearest town
  • Shops
    5.2 miles
  • Distance
    8.5 miles
  • Restaurant
    25 yds
  • Nearest railway station
  • Pub
    100 yards
  • Railway station distance
    9.0 miles
  • Lake
    1.4 miles

About the local area

Bassenthwaite Lake and village of the same name is situated just north west of Keswick in the Northern Lakes. The magnificent Skiddaw (931m) can be seen rising to the east and Grisedale Pike (790m) to the south west.

Paths leading from Bassenthwaite village connect to circular walks in the area and holidaymakers are able to go fishing and sailing on the lake. From May to September look out for the wild Bassenthwaite Lake Ospreys raising their young chicks or watch the video link from Whinlatter Forest Visitor's Centre. Try a visit to the historic 17th century manor house, Mirehouse, which is close by on the eastern shore of the lake and has some lovely garden walks (Open April - October) or travel a few miles west to market town of Cockermouth or just a little further to Maryport on the coast.

This area offers the ideal base for exploring nearby Keswick; a charming Northern Lakes market town of great character and is well placed for touring the untouched northern and western lakes.

Things to do nearby

Trotters World of Adventures

Situated on the outskirts of Bassenthwaite Lake, this brilliant animal attraction is a great day out for all no matter what your age!

St Bega Church

Next to Bassenthwaite Lake is St Bega Church which is the parish church of Bassenthwaite. Services have been going on here at this ancient location for over a thousand years.

Mae's Tea Room and Gallery
Mae's Tea Room and Gallery

The renowned Mae's Tea Room and Gallery in Uldale is open throughout the year, serving tasty home cooked food through the day, some evenings and shows exhibits by local artists.

Mirehouse Historic House and Gardens

On the outskirts of Keswick is the grand historic home known as Mirehouse built in 1666 by The Earl of Derby.

Lakeland Photo Workshops

Take inspiration from this and other stunning locations to capture great photographs. Take your photography to the next level with Lakeland Photo Workshops

Alternative Keswick

Alternative is a design led Gift and Household Store.

Bassenthwaite Lake

The glacial formed lake of Bassenthwaite which once was linked to Derwentwater many years ago, is the only water form in the Lake District which is named a `lake' as the others are `waters', `meres' and `tarns'.

Emily's pub
Emily's Pub

Enjoy a tipple and some lovely pub grub at Emily's Black Lion - a traditional, family friendly village pub nestling on the Northern fringe of the Lake District in the lovely village of Ireby.

Lake District Maps

`Lake District Maps' is a unique and helpful website that enables visitors to purchase a variety of family friendly walking routes and maps.

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