The Bothy at High House Farm ref: CC118217
Watermillock, near Ullswater, Ullswater Area
Garden / Patio
Pub within 1 mile
Parking - On Site
High House Farm is situated in Watermillock, 1 mile above Ullswater, an idyllic situation surrounded by open fields and with lovely views from the grounds. No longer a working farm, the owner has converted some of the traditional stone buildings into five superb quality self catering cottages. Each cottage is private, not overlooking each other and all provide ground floor accommodation, oozing quality and character, with original features in the structure, beautiful furnishings and excellent en-suite facilities. They are perfect for a romantic break or an activity holiday, with storage for canoes, bikes, windsurfs etc and livery for horses (for additional fee). Situated in 10 acres of grounds and only 1 mile from the lake, with walks from the doorstep, including Aira Force where you can enjoy stunning views to Ullswater along the way. There is a shop at a neighbouring camp site, a pub within 1 mile and more amenities in Pooley Bridge, 3 miles. Only a 10-minute drive from the M6 makes High House Farm accessible for short breaks as well as full week holidays. Shop 500 yards, pub and restaurant 1 mile.
The Bothy can be booked together with The Byre (CC118201), Stable Yard (CC118216), The Hoggest (CC118233) and Heft (UK1320) to accommodate up to 10 guests.
Open plan living space.
Living area: With 32" Sky TV, DVD player, CD player and patio doors leading to sitting-out area.
Kitchen area: With electric cooker, microwave, fridge, dishwasher and washer/dryer.
Bedroom: With super kingsize bed and en-suite with shower over bath, and toilet.
Nearest railway stationPenrith
Railway station distance8.0 miles
About the local area
Ullswater is the Lake District's second largest lake at nine miles long. Located in the eastern side of Cumbria, it bends and twists its way through dramatic mountain scenery on one side and a gently curving shoreline of green fields and woodland on the other.
Boating centres and marinas nestle unobtrusively on the lake edge, perfect for the water sports enthusiasts, or visitors can relax and enjoy the scenery from one of the steamers that have sailed the lake since 1855.
Many of the Lake District's many walks have their starting point from around Ullswater, including the renowned trek to Helvellyn's summit via Striding Edge. Or for the less energetic there are many low-level walks through beautiful countryside.
Of note is Glenridding which sits on the south western shore and is surrounded by the fells with wonderful scenic views. Pooley Bridge on the northern shore, with its 16th Century Bridge, Lakeland greystone houses and quaint teashops and Patterdale just to the south of Ullswater, cradled by mountains.
Things to do nearby
TV chef and judge on the ITV's Britain's Best Bakery, Pete Sidwell is offering an exciting opportunity for families to join him at his restaurant based in the Rheged Visitors Centre near Penrith.
Enjoy the stunning scenery around Ullswater by hiring a boat from the northern shores at Lakeland Boat Hire. They supply a wide range of boats including luxury motor boats and Canadian canoes! Tel: 01768 486800
Park Foot is situated on the edge of Lake Ullswater and provides a brilliant place to do some Pony Trekking around the beautiful countryside surrounding the lake. All pony treks are fully supervised so it is a brilliant adventure no matter what your experience
Ullswater is said by many to be the most beautiful lake in the Lake District. It is the second longest lake in Cumbria measuring a length of seven and a half miles and a width of _ mile.
Located just off the M6 J.40 between the northern lakes market town of Penrith and the village of Stainton, Rheged is a surprising building of architectural merit.
Just above Pooley Bridge and easily accessible from the roadside Gowbarrow is south facing and offers some really worthwhile climbs on the middle crag.
On the northern side of the lake, a short walk from the lake shore you can find one of the Lake District's most stunning and famous waterfalls.
To experience one of the best panoramic views of Lake Ullswater, you should hike up Hallin Fell which is situated mid way down the lake and is part of the well known `kink' in the length of the waters.
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