Townfoot Farmhouse, Troutbeck

Townfoot Farmhouse, Troutbeck

Book direct with the owner – Townfoot Farmhouse, Troutbeck – 4 bedrooms. Historic, dog-friendly, self-catering holiday cottage with spectacular Lake District views.Goes Here

Townfoot Farmhouse Lake District holiday cottage
Townfoot Farmhouse dog-friendly lounge with log burner
Townfoot Farmhouse traditional oak bedroom

Townfoot Farmhouse is beautiful, dog-friendly, 17th Century, historic property in the heart of the Lake District. Located in a quiet valley, midway between the popular towns of Ambleside and Windermere, it occupies a picture postcard position down from the slopes of Wansfell. It has spectacular views in every direction and lovely walks straight from the door. The farmhouse is brimming with character features, and blends them with modern comforts and luxury. It is ecologically heated with a wood pellet biomass boiler. It is beautifully furnished with room for a large group to spread out, making it an ideal holiday home in a prime location in the Lake District.

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8a Townfoot Farmhouse, Troutbeck - Lake District, Dog-friendly holiday cottage - Bedroom 3 - Ground floor

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** New – we just created a new parking area for four cars, adjacent to the garden. Plus a new ground-floor, king-size bedroom plus shower room – which is perfect for guests with limited mobility…

***Due to COVID and the current (at time of writing in Oct 2020) regulations on groups of 6, although the house is ordinarily a “sleeps 8”, we are asking that bookings are for a maximum of six people.***

Townfoot Farmhouse, Troutbeck was constructed in 1694, as a wedding gift for the son of the local landowner – who lived in the National Trust’s property “Town End”, just a short walk up the hill. It shares a lot of design and build features with the National Trust property and has been painstakingly restored and conserved to combine those features with modern comforts. There are lots of little nooks and crannies in the house and quirky little features. The house has some great view-points out across the valley, with amazing, peaceful, classic Lake District scenes outside each window.

Entering from the garden, on the ground floor, you walk through patio doors into the garden room. This leads into the kitchen – a mixture of traditional farmhouse and high-tech convenience including Neff appliances – extra wide induction hob, two ovens, a dishwasher and american style fridge/freezer. At the other end of the kitchen is the dining area with a large, long table, seating 8.

Leaving the kitchen, you enter the lounge, which has under-floor heated, original stone flags and chunky oak beams and oak-panelled walls. There is a fantastic log burner set in an inglenook fireplace, and there are three large sofas. There is also a smart HDTV and DVD player. Tucked away in the corner is a nod to the date of the property – a spice cupboard, engraved and dated to 1694.

Set off the lounge is the ground-floor bedroom and shower room, ideal for groups with older members, who may not wish to tackle the old staircase to the first floor. The bedroom has a door out onto the garden, and the shower room is fully tiled with beautiful porcelain tiles and is fitted with a large monsoon shower.

Just of the lounge is the original oak staircase that leads to the first floor. up here are three good sized bedrooms – one double, one king and one superking/twin. There are also two bathrooms, with showers over baths. The bedrooms also have spectacular views over Troutbeck valley and and are each featureful with lots of oak panelling and window seats in each room.

Outside the holiday cottage, there is a dog-proof, fenced garden and a slate-gravelled patio area with a barbeque and large table/seating for eight.

Townfoot Farmhouse, Troutbeck is nestled in a stunning location with great walks in all directions straight from the door. The small and pretty village of Troutbeck is well-known for its character buildings and traditional Lake District architecture. There is a village shop and tea room, a church and two great pubs serving good food and local beers. Within easy reach is Ambleside, Windermere, and the shores of both lake Windermere and Ullswater.

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

Townfoot Farmhouse highlights

Holiday cottage details, room-by-room

Sleeps eight.
Dog-friendly.
Children welcome.
Available Saturday to Saturday.
17th century Lake District farmhouse.
Luxury contemporary interior.
Oak paneling and character features.
All-round views across the valley.
Slate floors with underfloor heating
Eco-friendly biomass heating.
Eco-friendly L.E.D lighting.
Ambleside or Windermere, 5 mins.
Tea rooms/shop in village.
Mortal Man pub nearby.
Log burner.
Free Wifi.

Oak mullioned windows.
Garden and valley views.
50″ L.E.D HDTV and Blu-ray player.
Ipod/wireless docking station.
CD sound system.
Old slates with underfloor heating.
1 two-seater and 2 three-seater sofas.
Solid oak furniture.
Beams and oak panel.ed walls.
Clearview log burner.

Contemporary kitchen.
Oak beams and thick stone walls.
Long oak table with 8 leather chairs.
Old slates with underfloor heating.
Granite and beech worktops.
L.E.D downlighting.
Neff extra wide induction hob.
Neff fan oven and microwave.
Neff fridge/freezer with ice maker.
Dishwasher and extractor hood.
Pop-up socket with USB phone charger.
Toaster, kettle, coffee machine.

Patio doors to garden.
Views across the valley.
Slate floor and sofa.
Utility area with granite worktop.
Washing machine and dryer.

First floor.
Superking size bed.
Egyptian cotton bed linen.
Pocket sprung pillows.
Beams and oak panelled walls.
Two windows with valley & garden views.
Solid oak furniture.
Two double wardrobes.
Large chest of drawers.
Oak mullion windows.
Ancient window seat.

First floor.
Kingsize bed.
Egyptian cotton bed linen.
Pocket sprung pillows.
Solid oak furniture.
Double wardrobe.
Chest of drawers.
Oak mullion windows.
Ancient oak window seat and shutters.
Dual aspect with valley & garden views.

Ground Floor.
Kingsize bed.
Egyptian cotton bed linen.
Pocket sprung pillows.
Solid oak furniture.
Single wardrobe.
Chest of drawers.
Oak window and door to garden.
Oak beam ceiling.
Valley views.

First floor.
Double bed.
Egyptian cotton bed linen.
Pocket sprung pillows.
Oak window and window seat.
Wardrobe with drawers.
Valley views.

Bathroom 1:
Traditional styling.
Shower over bath.
Airing cupboard.
Window over garden.

Bathroom 2:
Traditional styling.
Shower over bath.
Door to garden.

Bathroom 3:
Contemporary styling.
Porcelain tiles.
Large shower.
Spectacular views over valley.

Off road parking for 3-4 cars.
Dog-proof fenced garden.
Table and seating for 8.
Barbeque.
Direct access to Lakeland footpaths.

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