Merlestead (Ref: 1041290)

Merlestead (Ref: 1041290)

3 Bedrooms

Sleeps 6

3 Bathrooms


Pets Accepted

Gas central heating with log burning stove. Smart TV, Electric double oven, four ring induction hob, dishwasher, fridge, freezer, washing machine, tumble drier. Garden with patio. Private parking for three cars. Secure storage for mountain bikes. Wifi. Two pet dogs welcome. Five minutes drive to pub and shop.
This property does not accept short breaks.

All prices are inclusive of the booking fee.

Does this property accept dogs? - Yes

The property owner has advised that this property accepts visitors with pets.

Pets are accepted on the understanding that they are always kept under control and exercised off the premises. They should be kept out of bedrooms and off the furniture and they must never be left in the property unattended.

Please remember to include all the pets that will be accompanying you at the time of booking so that the property owner is expecting you and your pet.

Where there is a charge for taking your pet, this will be made clear on the property owners' website, and at the time of booking.

Merlstead is a comfortable and spacious detached bungalow that enjoys beautiful views from it?s elevated position, across the valley to the north western mountains of the Lake District and with glimpses of Derwentwater.A quiet, shared driveway leads to the gates of Merlstead and steps lead from the driveway to the front door (please note there is no level access from the driveway to the front door). The front door opens to the hallway that links all the principal rooms.The sitting room features a large bay window so guests can sit and relax and take full advamtage of the wonderful views.Comfortable sofas and armchairs are arranged around the fireplace, TV and to take full advantage of the views.To the rear of the cottage there is a large open plan kitchen with the dining area and additional sitting aarea benefiting from large picture windows that overlook the garden and French doors that open to the patio.The well equipped kitchen is well appointed and includes a breakfast bar making this whole room a very social space.There is a choice of three bedrooms, the first with a smart ensuite shower room and excellent views.The second features a Superking or Twin with ensuite walk-in shower & WC.Lastly the third bedroom is complemented by a family bathroom featuring shower room and additional WC. To the rear of the property there is a lovely, sloping, lawned, garden with patio area with outdoor dining furniture and a separate decked patio benefits from bistro table and chairs.A small open stream flows through the rear of the garden which can flow very swiftly during and after heavy rain and parents of young children are, therefore, respectfully requested not to leave children unattended in the garden.A gate from the garden allows direct access to the fellside beyond.A lockable store is available for the secure storage of mountain bikes and outdoor gear. The village of Applethwaite makes an ideal base from which to explore.With footpaths heading off in every direction there is something for everyone.The path from the back garden provides access to Skiddaw and there are several less demanding paths to Latrigg, and Keswick is an easy 20 minute walk away by lovely country footpaths.



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