Fellgate Farm Cottage

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Self Rated
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TripAdvisor traveller rating from 4 reviews
Sleeps 7

Historic holiday cottage in Helton, dating from the mid-1600s and with a Grade II listing. Family friendly, with off road parking & self catering facilities. Ref:3787

  • Family
  • Group Holidays
  • Parking
  • Weekend Breaks

At a Glance

  • 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms
  • Garden / patio

    About this Holiday Cottage

    Beautifully restored, well-equipped and full of character, Fellgate Farm is a 350-year old detached farmhouse lies in the small hamlet of Helton, and offers wonderful views across the countryside to Knipe Scar. A rustic feel makes this cottage an instant ˜home from home', and the spacious rooms offer very comfortable, welcoming accommodation. There are three bedrooms, including two king-size doubles and a family room with a double bed and two single beds, which can also be pushed together to make a super king-size double. The farmhouse kitchen has an AGA cooker and a stone-flagged floor, while in the living room guests can relax by the open fire or on one of the window seats. Outside, a large, landscaped mature garden makes a great spot for an evening meal. Walkers will love the direct fell access from the doorstep of Fellgate Farm, while Ullswater lake can be reached by a beautiful three-mile walk directly from the property.


    Three bedrooms: 2 x king-size double (one with stairs to mezzanine with sofa bed), 1 x family room with 1 double and 2 singles (zip/link, can be super king-size double on request). Bathroom with roll-top bath, separate shower, basin and WC. Separate basin and WC. Ground floor bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Kitchen with dining area. Utility. Sitting room with woodburner.

    Other Things to Note

    Oil central heating with AGA and woodburner. Oil AGA, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, TV with Freeview, DVD. Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburner inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Cot and highchair. Off road parking for 3 cars. Bike storage. Large, enclosed garden with furniture. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shop and pub 1 mile. Note: Pond in garden, children to be supervised. Note: Steep stairs in mezzanine bedroom, may be unsuitable for less mobile or young children. Note: No stag/hen or similar. Note: Check-in 4pm. Note: Max. 7 guests (not inc. infants). Note: Use of owner's WiFi available. The code can be collected from the owners upon arrival.

    Around and About

    A few miles from lovely Ullswater in north-east Lakeland, the hamlet of Helton is a great spot for enjoying the peace and stunning scenery of the area. The pretty village of Askham is a mile away, with whitewashed cottages, views over the River Lowther, two village greens and two pubs. There is plenty of excellent walking to suit all abilities, as well as cycling and climbing. The town of Keswick is a popular holiday destination, and offers a plethora of shops and restaurants for all tastes. Visitors to this beautiful region can head west to the Solway coast, south to Lake Windermere and Kendal, or even north to discover historic Hadrian's Wall.

    Impressive mountains, open fells and clear-water lakes, the Lake District has it all. From walking in the mountains to exhilarating watersports or just a gentle cruise on a steam-powered yacht, Cumbria is the perfect holiday destination.