Dog-friendly, Townfoot Farmhouse is an outstanding Period Grade 2 Listed Lake District holiday cottage, occupying a picture postcard, glorious location with breath-taking views in every direction. This historic 17th century detached property exudes character, which effortlessly mixes with its 21st century indulgences and is ecologically warmed throughout, with heat from a Biomass boiler. It is luxuriously furnished for relaxation and completed with true flair, creating the perfect holiday home in this sublime setting in the Lakes.
** New for 2020, in response to feedback, we now have a ground floor king-size bedroom with a door onto the garden, plus a shower room – ideal for guests with limited mobility.
Townfoot Farmhouse, Troutbeck’s interior is designed and executed to the highest standard and in complete sympathy with its original farmhouse character. There are nooks and crannies all over this holiday cottage and interesting ancient details and features everywhere. The house has some wonderful vantage points for classic Lake District views over the Troutbeck valley.
On the ground floor, the living room has under-floor heated stone flags, sturdy oak beams, wood panelling, a warming wood burner set in an inglenook fireplace, and even a Spice cupboard dated to 1694. The designer farmhouse kitchen / breakfast room lead into the garden room with double doors out onto the patio area and garden. There also is a luxurious monsoon shower room on the ground floor which serves an easily accessible king-size bedroom with beautiful views and a door onto the garden – perfect for families with elder relatives, who may not want to tackle the old staircase.
From the living room, a winding old oak staircase takes to you the first floor where there are three further spacious bedrooms, one superking-size, one king-size and one double, together with two further bathrooms. These bedrooms also have wonderful views over the garden and Troutbeck valley and an abundance of character features and oak panelling.
Outside the holiday cottage, there is a dog-proof fenced garden and BBQ patio area with seating for 8.
Townfoot Farmhouse, Troutbeck is surrounded by fabulous walking territory with a footpath directly from the property onto Wansfell. The picturesque conservation village of Troutbeck is renowned for its numerous listed buildings and vernacular Lake District architecture and there is a strong and vibrant community with a village shop and tea room, visiting post office service, church and an excellent pub serving hearty meals and local ales. A few minutes’ drive down the road from Townfoot Farmhouse holiday cottage brings you to the stunning shores of Lake Windermere.
If you’d like to read what previous guests think of this Lake District holiday cottage, take a look at Townfoot Farmhouse’s review page