An award-winning, restored coach house set against Cumbria’s idyllic Lake District backdrop.
Please note: minimum stay for this property is: 2 nights low season & 7 nights high season
Dating back to the 18th century, this Grade II listed cottage has been expertly restored to create a luxurious home from home. Located on the edge of Cumbria’s magnificent Lake District, and part of the lush Rowley country estate, the cottage is ideal for scenic walks and nature lovers. Head out for a country adventure or relax in front of the serene mountain views for a truly memorable escape.
Carefully renovated, the cottage presents a stunning array of original features dotted with modern facilities. High vaulted ceilings give the living area a spacious feel while sumptuous leather sofas make it a truly welcoming space. Large arched windows steal the show, along with a traditional cast iron wood burner, superb sandstone fireplace, solid oak wood floors and exposed stone walls. A modern kitchen and dining area is also perfectly equipped and has a door opening out onto the pretty countryside scene.
Across its two floors, the cottage has three double bedrooms which each have their own deluxe en-suite bathroom and timeless natural style. The downstairs room boasts an impressive 6 foot bed which can be split into two singles, while the two first floor rooms have large sumptuous beds, high sloped ceilings and quality wood furnishings.
Outside, the cottage has a large private garden with exceptional views over to the Lake District’s Mell Fell. Here you can sit back and relax beneath the clear night sky before heading in for a night beside the fire.
Located on the edge of Cumbria’s magnificent Lake District, the cottage is an ideal base for walkers and nature lovers. Whether you want a short romantic stroll or a hike amongst the mountains there is something here for everyone. With an array of additional outdoor activities, including quad biking, paintballing and pony trekking, you can make your stay here as exhilarating or relaxing as you like.
For a more chilled out day, there are a range of local attractions to enjoy such as the traditional tea room and stunning garden of Dalemain House and the serene waters of Ullswater Lake. If you don’t fancy cooking then there are also a handful of excellent local pubs in the area which won’t disappoint.
Riverain is set within the 30 acres walled gardens and grounds of Blencowe Hall and has its own private entrance, parking, sandstone terrace and garden protected by a sandstone walled ha ha. It overlooks Mell Fell and the Lake District National Park which is four miles away. A mile or so up the country lane and also accessible via a public footpath is the village of Greystoke with its welcoming, traditional pub, the Boot & Shoe set at the base of the massive Greystoke Castle Estate (walks open to the public). Clay pigeon shooting can be arranged within the grounds of Blencowe Hall and nearby is easy access to quadbiking, paintballing, sailing & canoeing on Ullswater, mountain biking, hiking, archery.
77 miles from Newcastle Airport
Price is 'from' based on a 3 night stay in low season January - February
From Previous Guests
Have you stayed here?
What a fantastic place to stay. I had arranged to visit Riverain for my boyfriends birthday, meeting up with family as a surprise. We couldn't have asked for a better place to meet. The cottage itself is stunning and the service really was 5 star. The welcome pack was yummy especially the home made raspberry jam :-) We would definitely visit again and have already recommended it to a number of family and friends.
Stayed February 2019
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