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Herbert House

Herbert House Holiday Cottage

A period detached house set over three floors, with lovely views across the estuary to the Irish Sea, in the pretty village of Ravenglass on the west coast of Cumbria, once a Roman port and favourite smugglers' haunt!

Herbert House has been fully restored to offer spacious and comfortable accommodation, ideal for family or friends to enjoy this beautiful corner of the Lake District. Boasting five bedrooms, three with lovely views of the estuary, a lovely sitting room with bay window and a second reception room, there is space for everyone. Herbert House has the added advantage of being next door to The Pennington Hotel, which serves fine cuisine and real ales in beautiful surroundings.

Attractions from the doorstep include the beach, some fifty yards away, a nature and conservation area, the delightful and the magnificent Muncaster Castle, with its award winning attractions. Add to this the unrivaled walking and climbing available to suit all skill levels, and you have all the ingredients for a memorable holiday, whatever the time of year!

This property, as all of our holiday houses, can be booked for a short 3 day break or by whole weeks at a time giving you the flexibility and choice to being your relaxing break in the Lake District.

Accommodation

Five bedrooms: 3 x double, 1 x 2nd floor twin, 1 x 2nd floor family room with 1 double & 1 single. Bathroom with bath with shower over, basin & WC. Shower room with shower cubicle & WC. Well-equipped kitchen. Dining room (seats 10). Sitting room (seats 10). Reception room with dining table (seats 4).

Amenities

Full gas central heating throughout. Gas range cooker with double oven & multi ring hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, colour TV, DVD, radio/CD player. Fuel & power inc. in rent. Bed linen & towels inc. in rent. Cot & highchair available. Ample off road parking. Lockable bike storage. Front garden & rear yard with garden furniture & BBQ. Two well behaved pets welcome. Sorry no smoking. Shop & pub 1 min walk.

In the area

Eskdale 4 miles; Wasdale Head 6 miles; Muncaster Castle 1 mile Ravenglass is a small village on the west coast of Cumbria, which made its living from fishing, and in the 18th Century the harbour was also used for smuggling tobacco and other contraband from the Isle of Man.

Just minutes from Ravenglass and accessible on foot or by bike off the main road is Muncaster Castle, with magnificent gardens and views up to Scafell Pike, and stunning flying displays from the Hawk & Owl Centre. This great location boasts a skyline dominated by towering peaks including Scafell - England's highest peak, whilst the nearby stunning valleys of Eskdale, Wasdale and Dunnerdale provide breathtaking scenery to be enjoyed throughout the year. With beautiful Wastwater - the deepest lake in the country - and St Olaf's - one of the smallest churches in England - amongst the many landmarks in this beautiful area, this stunning location will have visitors returning time and time again.

Knott View

Knott's View Holiday Cottage

Two superb Georgian semi detached houses in just over an acre of grounds, half a mile from the pretty village of Ravenglass on the west coast of Cumbria, the Lake District. Fully and lovingly renovated, these two properties offer a unique opportunity for family and friends to get together and explore this fantastic region, with interconnecting doors between the properties offering the option of booking them together. Newtown House has views of the Irish sea, a sitting room with bay window, a four poster bed and en-suite facilities.

Knott View has lovely views of the surrounding gardens and countryside, and boasts a lovely farmhouse style kitchen and en-suite facilities. The gardens and play area, part of the extensive Muncaster Castle Estate, provide a superb space for enjoying a BBQ or playing with the children. The Pennington Hotel, serving fine food and real ales, is just a 15 minute walk away in Ravenglass. Walking, climbing, railways, the coastline and abundant nature - all the ingredients for a memorable holiday.

The property can be booked for 3 days or a week (or more!) allowing you the flexibility and choice to begin your ideal break.

The Property

A Georgian built, three story semi detached house, in an acre of grounds, part of the Muncaster Castle family. Well renovated, spacious accommodation, ideal for families and friends. Knott View can be booked with Newtown House to accommodate 26 people.

Accommodation

Over three floors. Six bedrooms: 1 x twin (zip & link, can be made up as double if requested), 1 x family room with 3 single beds, 2 x 2nd floor twin, 2 x 2nd floor double (zip & link, can be made up as twin if requested) & en-suite (shower cubicle, basin, WC). Bathroom with bath, shower cubicle, basin, WC. 2nd floor basin, WC. Well-equipped kitchen with spacious dining area. Sitting room with sofa bed.

Amenities

Full gas central heating. Gas range cooker with double oven, hot plate & multi ring hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, additional freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, colour TV, DVD, radio/CD player. Fuel & power inc. in rent. Bed linen & towels inc. in rent. Cot & highchair. Ample off road parking. Lockable bike storage. Extensive shared grounds with playground & BBQ. Two well behaved pets welcome. Sorry no smoking. Shop & pub 1 mile.

In the area

Ravenglass is a small village on the west coast of Cumbria, the Lake District, which made its living from fishing, and in the 18th Century the harbour was also used for smuggling tobacco and other contraband from the Isle of Man.  Just minutes from Ravenglass and accessible on foot or by bike off the main road is Muncaster Castle, with magnificent gardens and views up to Scafell Pike, and stunning flying displays from the Hawk & Owl Centre. This great location boasts a skyline dominated by towering peaks including Scafell - England's highest peak - whilst the nearby stunning valleys of Eskdale, Wasdale and Dunnerdale provide breathtaking scenery to be enjoyed throughout the year. With beautiful Wastwater - the deepest lake in the country - and St Olaf's - one of the smallest churches in England - amongst the many landmarks in this beautiful area, this stunning location will have visitors returning time and time again.

Newtown House

Newtown House Holiday Cottage

Two superb Georgian semi detached houses in just over an acre of grounds, half a mile from the pretty village of Ravenglass on the west coast of Cumbria. Fully and lovingly renovated, these two properties offer a unique opportunity for family and friends to get together and explore this fantastic region, with interconnecting doors between the properties offering the option of booking them together.

Newtown House has views of the Irish sea, a sitting room with bay window, a four poster bed and en-suite facilities. Knott View has lovely views of the surrounding gardens and countryside, and boasts a lovely farmhouse style kitchen and en-suite facilities. The gardens and play area, part of the extensive Muncaster Castle family of properties, provide a superb space for enjoying a BBQ or playing with the children.

The Pennington Hotel, serving fine food and real ales, is just a 15 minute walk away in Ravenglass. Walking, climbing, railways, the coastline and abundant nature - all the ingredients for a memorable holiday and, like all of our holiday houses, can be booked for a 3 day break or whole weeks at a time giving you the flexibility and choice to begin your Lake District break.

The Property

Newtown House, Ravenglass, The Lake District, Cumbria

A Georgian semi detached house, with lovely views of the Irish Sea, part of the magnificent Muncaster Castle Estate. Spacious, comfortable accommodation in a superb area. Newtown House can be booked with Knott View to accommodate 26. 

Accommodation

Four bedrooms: 1 x king size double with feature fireplace & en-suite (shower, basin, WC), 1 x family room with four poster double, single bed, additional pull-out stacker bed & en-suite (shower, basin, WC), 1 x family room with twin beds (zip & link, can be made up as double if requested), single bed & additional pull-out stacker bed, 1 x twin room (zip & link, can be made up as double if requested), Bathroom with jacuzzi corner bath, shower cubicle, basin, WC. Ground floor basin, WC. Kitchen. Utility room. Dining room. Sitting room.

Amenities

Full gas central heating. Gas range cooker with double oven, hot plate & multi ring hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, additional freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher,  colour TV, DVD, radio/CD player. Fuel & power inc. in rent. Bed linen & towels inc. in rent. Cot & highchair. Ample off road parking. Lockable bike storage. Extensive shared grounds with furniture, playground & BBQ. Two well behaved pets welcome. Sorry no smoking. Shop & pub 1 mile.

In the area

Eskdale 4 miles; Wasdale Head 6 miles, Muncaster Castle 1 mile Ravenglass is a small village on the west coast of Cumbria, which made its living from fishing, and in the 18th Century the harbour was also used for smuggling tobacco and other contraband from the Isle of Man.

Just minutes from Ravenglass and accessible on foot or by bike off the main road is Muncaster Castle, with magnificent gardens and views up to Scafell Pike, and stunning flying displays from the Hawk & Owl Centre. This great location boasts a skyline dominated by towering peaks including Scafell - England's highest peak - whilst the nearby stunning valleys of Eskdale, Wasdale and Dunnerdale provide breathtaking scenery to be enjoyed throughout the year. With beautiful Wastwater - the deepest lake in the country - and St Olaf's - one of the smallest churches in England - amongst the many landmarks in this beautiful area, this stunning location will have visitors returning time and time again.

To book your special break, call 0845 450 6445

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