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Beautiful cottage with breathtaking mountain views, wifi, Sky, enclosed garden

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High Ground Cottage has wild and beautiful views of fells (Scafell!) and moors
One of the terrific local inns in the area
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Overview
4 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
8 guests
7 nights minimum
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N.B THE COTTAGE IS CURRENTLY BEING BEAUTIFULLY REFURBISHED. NEW PHOTOS AVAILABLE IN JANUARY. High Ground Cottage is a magical place. High on the fell, with breathtaking mountain views from every window, there are wonderful walks from the door (including one to a waterfall and one to a mountain lake) and only skylarks and sheep to listen to, far from traffic. Yet there are loads of great things to see and do nearby, from the little steam train that puffs its way to the coast to an owl sanctuary and the Cumbria Heavy Horses Centre. This is a less crowded part of the Lakes, but Lake District favourites like Beatrix Potter's Hilltop Farm are within easy reach. You're not far from beautiful sandy beaches either. The cottage itself is spacious, warm and stylish, with a big farmhouse kitchen at ...N.B THE COTTAGE IS CURRENTLY BEING BEAUTIFULLY REFURBISHED. NEW PHOTOS AVAILABLE IN JANUARY. High Ground Cottage is a magical place. High on the fell, with breathtaking mountain views from every window, there are wonderful walks from the door (including one to a waterfall and one to a mountain lake) and only skylarks and sheep to listen to, far from traffic. Yet there are loads of great things to see and do nearby, from the little steam train that puffs its way to the coast to an owl sanctuary and the Cumbria Heavy Horses Centre. This is a less crowded part of the Lakes, but Lake District favourites like Beatrix Potter's Hilltop Farm are within easy reach. You're not far from beautiful sandy beaches either. The cottage itself is spacious, warm and stylish, with a big farmhouse kitchen at its heart and an open fire in one of two sitting rooms. Very well equipped, with Sky TV and wifi, the kids will be just as happy as you. And there's an extensive library of books and games. (Please note that High Ground Cottage has a Friday changeover.)More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
1 Shower, 2 Full baths
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About the Owner
Candy G
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:95%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:July 2015
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Reviewed 11 January 2020

We (5 adults 2 kids and 2 dogs) stayed at High Ground in August 2019 and thoroughly enjoyed our week. Beautiful setting and with stunning views, it was just a shame the weather meant we could only enjoy it in between rain showers! Great base...More

Date of stay: August 2019
Thank staticqueen
Maps524390, VR Owner at Beautiful cottage with breathtaking mountain views, wifi, Sky, enclosed garden, responded to this reviewResponded 23 November 2020

Thanks so much for taking the time to review High Ground! I'm delighted you enjoyed the location and your stay so much. Just to reassure future guests, the nearest shop is either in Ulpha (a lovely old post office and stores) or the little Eskdale...More

Reviewed 17 September 2019

We really enjoyed our week at High Ground cottage, the house had everything we needed and was wonderfully spacious( for 10 of us!). The house was really inviting after long days walking, particularly the kitchen and cosy sitting room. The view from the sitting room...More

Date of stay: September 2019
Thank ECPorter
Reviewed 16 September 2019

High Ground has stunning views of the mountains- we were totally in awe on our first visit and that's why we keep coming back to this very special property. All the bedrooms are comfortable and there plenty of bathrooms. Kitchen had everything we needed for...More

Date of stay: August 2019
Thank Cat770
Maps524390, VR Owner at Beautiful cottage with breathtaking mountain views, wifi, Sky, enclosed garden, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2019

Thanks so much for taking the time to post this review - it's such a joy when people feel the same way about High Ground as we do. I hope you'll come again.

Reviewed 20 August 2019

Excellent place , navigation may take you wrong just remember when road end front of your car will be some dustbin navigation will show you take right but this property on your left , i think owner must put some direction from main road till...More

Date of stay: August 2019
Thank bnadeem2006
Reviewed 29 July 2019

This was the second time we have stayed at High Ground Cottage and have again had a fantastic week. The cottage is beautiful, comfortable and well appointed. it was immaculately clean on our arrival and the instructions for arrival were clear and easy to understand.We...More

Date of stay: July 2019
Thank Jo B
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Reviewed 8 June 2018

Everything about High Ground Cottage was perfect for our needs. As a group of school friends and partners, we have been visiting the Lake District in the Springtime for the past twenty years, and this has to be one of the nicest cottages we have...More

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank 1010Janice
Reviewed 16 November 2017

Very calm and large cottage in the middle of the Lake District with everything you need inside and amazing views around. We stayed there with 2 families and kids and everyone loved it.

Date of stay: November 2017
Thank rolandoLondon
Reviewed 2 August 2017

A wonderful place to stay, slightly off the beaten track, but well worth it. Communication and booking with Candy couldn't have been better or easier. Everything in the house was great and the views are fantastic. Lovely walks all around, an ideal place to take...More

Date of stay: June 2017
Thank BeautifulToday
Management response:Responded 4 August 2017

Well this a huge compliment from someone who lives in such a beautiful country! So happy you loved the house and the views. (We hope you got to visit some of the family attractions in the area too.) Thank you so much and we hope...More

Reviewed 8 June 2016

High ground cottage catered brilliantly for three generations of our family plus dogs. It's location means it is within reach of the best of the Lake District plus the beaches of the coast -ideal if you have children and dogs with you. There are good...More

Date of stay: May 2016
2  Thank gaylegmac
Reviewed 21 April 2016

The location of this cottage is idyllic. Every room has magnificent views of the mountains, with just the chirping of bird song and the odd bleat of sheep, a complete contrast to stressful life in Surrey! The cottage itself is very well equipped and has...More

Date of stay: March 2016
3  Thank Christine C
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Balcony
Grill
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Dishwasher
Dryer
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Highchair
Housekeeping Included
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Mountain Views
Parking
Patio
Private Garden
Safe
Cable/satellite TV
Stereo System
Cooker
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
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About the neighbourhood
This is the Western Lakes - a much less crowded but dramatically beautiful part of the Lake District National Park. You are within easy driving distance of Lake District favourites like Beatrix Potter's Hilltop Farm,but also to the coast, where there are beautiful, wide, sandy beaches with the mountains as a backdrop. The cottage itself is high on the fell, with Scafell Pike rising in front of you, and sweeping moorland to one side. Wonderful walks from the house go to a waterfall one way, and small, mysterious mountain lake on the other.
Getting around
You'll need a car to get around here, but it's also a very popular spot for cyclists.
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