Fairholme ref: UK1098

Seldom Seen, near Thornthwaite, Thornthwaite & Braithwaite

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  • Highchair 
  • Rural Location 
  • WiFi 
  • Cot Available 
  • Washing Machine 
  • Pets – not allowed 
  • Parking - On Site 

Description

Fairholme sits above Comb Beck on the slopes of Whinlatter Forest, in the little known hamlet of Seldom Seen and adjoining the village of Thornthwaite. Fairholme is the end cottage of a small terrace of properties which were converted from a former water driven saw mill dating back to the 1700’s. This is a truly tranquil location for those wishing to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life, yet is less than 4 miles from a great range of amenities and visitor attractions in Keswick, and 1½ miles from Braithwaite, which has a village shop, pubs and restaurants. A gallery and tea room can also be found 100 yards from the property. The Whinlatter Visitor Centre, in England’s only true mountain forest, is the hub for many activities, including the Whinlatter Wildplay trail designed for children, the longest mountain bike trail in England, forest walks and an osprey viewing point. It also boasts an information centre, forest shop and café. Shop, pub and restaurant 1½ miles.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

Living room: With 40" Sky TV.
Dining room: With 40" Freeview TV.
Kitchen: With electric oven, electric hob, combi microwave/oven/grill, fridge/freezer and washing machine.

First floor

Bedroom 1: With kingsize bed, Freeview TV and DVD player.
Bedroom 2: With double bed, Freeview TV and DVD player.
Bathroom: With shower over bath, and toilet.

Second floor

Third floor

Fourth floor

Facilities

Gas central heating, electricity, bed linen and Wi-Fi included. Travel cot and highchair.

Miscellaneous

Private parking for 1 car. No smoking.
  • Nearest town
    Keswick
  • Shops
  • Distance
    4 miles
  • Restaurant
  • Nearest railway station
    Penrith
  • Pub
  • Railway station distance
    21.0 miles
  • Lake

About the local area

Thornthwaite and Braithwaite are situated in between Bassenthwaite Lake and Derwentwater in the Northern Lakes. These peaceful Lakeland villages are ideally located, with many local places of interest right on the doorstep.

These peaceful Lakeland villages are ideally located, with many local places of interest right on the doorstep; lakes, forests, mountains and the delightful market town of Keswick a short distance away. Great for cycling, walking, nature watching and water sports on the nearby lakes.

Whinlatter Forest Park is adjacent and is England's only true Mountain Forest. From May to September visitors can see wild Bassenthwaite Ospreys raise their young, either at the lake or via video link to the Forest Park Visitor Centre. The park has miles of footpaths and cycle ways and provides a habitat for a wide range of wild life. They also have many organised activities and events throughout the year.

Both villages are within easy reach of all the essential amenities and Keswick is only 2 or 3 miles away. Braithwaite has a village shop and two excellent pubs both serving bar meals.

Things to do nearby

Force Crag Mine

Last mineral mine to be worked in the Lake District. Explore the processing mill and landscape with a guide.

Go Ape at Whinlatter Forest Park

If rope bridges, tarzan swings and zip wires sound like your thing then Go Ape is the place to go! This challenging course is up high in the tree tops and is an exhilarating adventure for all ages!

Alternative Keswick

Alternative is a design led Gift and Household Store.

Whinlatter Forest Park

Whinlatter Forest Park can be found up the Whinlatter Pass past Braithwaite. This is a brilliant place to get spectacular views over the Lake District and into Scotland.

Thornthwaite Galleries

In the village of Thornthwaite you can find a local gallery full of contemporary artwork by many local artists.

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.

Hemmingways Fishing
Hemmingways Fishing

Unique guided fishing trips and fly casting tuition amongst the beautiful scenery of the Lake District - great if you are not familiar with the area. Tel: 01768 779227

Mountain Biking in Whinlatter Forest

Whinlatter Forest Park is THE place to go for mountain biking in the Lake District.

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

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