Luxury properties across the UK
Encompassing Cornwall, Devon, Dorset and Somerset, the South West is one of the most popular cottage holiday destinations in the UK. Boasting some of the most unspoilt countryside and coastline in the UK, it is easy to see why booking holiday cottages in the South West is so popular. Read More
The North West England region is home to the counties of Cheshire, Cumbria and Lancashire, each with their own unique qualities that draw in international visitors. The region is steeped in history as well as popular tourist attractions making it a popular destination to visit all year round. Read More
Highlands of Scotland
Borders & The Lothians
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Skye & The Hebrides
Grampian & Speyside
The UK is blessed with some of the most beautiful and diverse National Parks and Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty anywhere in the world. For us, these stretch from Isles of Scilly holiday cottages in the south to the very tip of Scotland. The largest of these is the Lake District but there are well over 50 in total. Read More
15% off the listed price of all stays including weekend breaks and Bank Holidays.
Stay in style at this gorgeous country house close to Bowness in the majestic Lake District National Park. The property is perfect for holidays, short breaks (3 nights min) and as the ideal venue to celebrate a special occasion or event.
Birkdale House is situated in beautiful countryside, yet only a five-minute stroll into Bowness and is well located for all the Lakeland activities and attractions. The property accommodates ten guests (currently the rule of six applies) in five beautiful, well-appointed bedrooms, with fantastic views of Lake Windermere, the spectacular Lakeland Fells or the idyllic estate grounds on its doorstep. A well-equipped kitchen, an elegant drawing room with a log-burning stove, a cosy snug and a traditional dining room, offer a living space which is both stylish and spacious.
The once conventional cellar is now a unique, vibrant hideaway brimming with character. Enjoy your favourite film in the brand-new cinema room with its 75” screen and surround sound speaker system, or challenge friends and family to a few frames of pool or a game of table-football.
The House sits in over 2 acres of private grounds, surrounded by the working Estate. Access to the property is via a private road and sweeping drive. There is parking from several cars and an Electric Vehicle Charging point for use by guests. There is a large lawn accessed via elegant stone steps; a large terrace and barbecue area with Big Green Egg and a fire pit. Blankets and cushions are provided for all year round comfort. The rear of the property is accessed by a level, gravel, gated drive which gives access to the storage garage and rear door. There is a natural stone outcrop at the rear. There is also a covered porch area. The garage is large with spaceto sore luggage, baby buggies and bicycles (there are floor mounted racks for up to 10 bikes).
The front door opens into a traditional porch are with tiled floor. There is a spacious bootroom with cloakroom and WC. The elegant hallway leads to the dining room, kitchen and drawing room all on one level. There is a downstairs shower room and a door leading onto the terrace. The kitchen has a Utility from where the Cinema and Games room are accessed. This is located on the lower ground floor with 3 spacious areas and a wine cellar. A door from the utility room leads to the gravel courtyard. A magnificent staircase leads to the first floor.
First Floor Description
Five bedrooms come off the spacious landing, named after the old field names of the Matson Ground Estate. Gossemire - a super king bed with stunning views over the fells and Lake Windermere. Peasedale - a King bed with ensuite shower room. Longmire - a super king bed which can be separated into two singles. Undermillbeck - a twin room with double aspect windows over the Estate. Summergrove - a super king bed with ensuite shower room. Stunning views over the front of the poperty, and Lakeland fells.. There are two first floor bathrooms, one with a modern roll top bath and double shower.
Window Views Description
The downstairs Drawing Room and Dining room have views to the front of the property across the elegant lawn with the Lakeland fells in the distance. There is some beautiful natural woodland both within the house grounds and on the wider estate. Two of the first floor bedrooms (Goosemire and Summergrove) have views of the western fells and Lake Windermere.
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