Sleeps 4 (1 double, 1 twin)
To the front of Melbecks, Skiddaw Cottage looks out across meadows towards Binsey and lies next to the farmstead’s original well, renovated but safely covered. A driveway leads directly to the property’s entrance. Situated on the grass in front of Skiddaw, a picnic table gives the opportunity to enjoy the stunning backdrop scenery whilst taking lunch or supper, or simply relaxing.
On the ground floor, an entrance hall leads into the open-plan kitchen/dining and sitting room, complete with upright piano and two large sofas. Windows to the front of the sitting room have views down the valley to Bassenthwaite Lake, giving evening sunlight and spectacular sunsets.
Upstairs there is a pretty double bedroom, and twin bedroom looking out towards the lake. A bathroom consisting of a bath with shower over, washbasin and WC is directly off the landing.
- Sleeps 4 in 1 double and 1 twin
- Bath with shower over, washbasin and WC
- All electricity included
- Electric storage & convector heating
- Bed linen & towels provided
- Cot & High Chair available
- Colour TV & DVD Player
- Combined Washer/Dryer, Dishwasher
- Electric Hob & Oven, Microwave
- Barbecue (please bring your own charcoal)
- Parking for two cars
- Childrens play area within lawned and wooded grounds to 1 acre
- Shared Games Room – table tennis, pool table, DVD library & WiFi
- Private water supply & drainage
- Two dogs welcome
Availability & Price
From April to October we offer weekly bookings beginning on a Friday. Alternative dates are sometimes possible so please do inquire.
From November to March (excluding Christmas & New Year)) our minimum stay is 2-nights. The minimum stay for Christmas and New Year is 3-nights.
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Skiddaw Cottage is named after the Lake District’s fourth highest mountain – Skiddaw. There are several circular routes to climb Skiddaw starting directly from the cottage. A typical route up Skiddaw would take 4 – 5 hours. The classical route is to ascend via Ullock Pike and descend via Bakestall and Whitewater Dash.