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Swinside Lodge

Portinscale (1.5mls S), Lake District
Sleeps 20
Bedrooms 10
Bathrooms 10
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 2
5 star
Downstairs bathroom
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Games / Play facilities
Pub nearby
Family friendly
Towels included
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Property code: 80001

If you love the great outdoors, you will find this location hard to beat. Fabulous walks from your front door, views of Cat Bells, Skiddaw and Blencathra. The local area is popular with walkers and cyclists. Use the launch to get across to the popular market town of Keswick. The local area has so much to offer, from walking an Alpaca to some extreme outdoor activities and water sports for those in your party who like an adrenalin rush.

ntering the property, you will enter the bright spacious hallway. There are three reception/lounges on the ground floor, you will never feel on top of each other in this house. One formal lounge with a bay window with stunning fell views, there is a cosy wood burner and it is the perfect place to enjoy a few drinks and catch up on stories from that day. Opposite there is a second lounge with large Smart TV and gas fire and to the rear of the property with views over the garden there is a cosy lounge with log burner and Smart TV. There is a cloakroom area in the hallway which has plenty of space for your walking boots and jackets. The open-plan kitchen/diner is a fabulous social space to gather over some nice food and glasses of wine at the end of the day while looking out over fabulous Cat Bells. The large dining table is set in the sunroom which has access and views over the garden and patio, this is a lovely extended area to enjoy some alfresco dining on a summer’s evening. The table comfortably seats 20 and the bespoke kitchen with AGA and an island which has a breakfast bar and stools to sit up and enjoy a coffee or chat whilst cooking, it also accommodates two electric ovens, an electric hob, fridge/freezer and dishwasher. On the half landing up to the first floor there is a games room with TV and games console. Then on the first floor you will find five bedrooms all of the rooms are spacious with en-suite facilities. There is a twin bedroom with an en-suite bathroom with shower over bath and WC, one double bedroom with en-suite bathroom with shower over bath and WC, one super-king-size with en-suite bathroom with shower over bath and WC and two king size bedrooms both with en-suite bathroom with shower over bath and WC. Then on the second floor there is a twin with en-suite bathroom with shower over bath and WC, two super-king-size with en-suite bathroom with shower over bath and WC and two king-size bedrooms with en-suite bathroom with shower over bath and WC. There is also a utility room on the first floor which has a washing machine.

There is a spacious private garden and extensive patio with seating with views over the fells. There is ample private parking available on the private drive to the front and side of the house which will accommodate up to seven cars.

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

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  • 10 bedrooms - 3 super king-size, 3 king-size, 2 doubles and 2 twins
  • 10 en-suite bathrooms with shower bath and WC's and 2 separate WC
  • AGA, 2 electric oven and hobs, dishwasher, fridge/freezer and microwave
  • Games room with TV and games console
  • Utility room with washing machine
  • 2 wood burners (first basket of logs included)
  • Smart TV in two of the lounges
  • Private garden with patio and seating area
  • Private parking on drive for up to 7 cars
  • Pub and shops within walking distance

Holly Popham

This property is personally managed by Holly.


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Adventure, memories and awe-inspiring natural beauty await you in the rugged, wild and unique Cumbrian Lake District where beautiful expanses of water merge with magical forests against a backdrop of dramatic mountains and fells.

This ancient land has been sculpted by time and nature and is the newest UNESCO World Heritage Site and the first UK National Park to be awarded this outstanding accolade. Poets, writers and artists throughout the ages have been instinctively drawn here; William Wordsworth, Beatrix Potter and John Ruskin, to name a few. The attractions and the diverse landscape will not fail to charm the young and the young at heart, whether that be thrill-seeking activities you seek, pure and cathartic inspiration or simply just some relaxation, you will find it here.

Cycling, walking, canoeing, white-water rafting, flying, parachuting and ballooning are just some of the offerings for any level of adrenalin junky. Experience the glory of nature in the wild or in a setting such as the Predator Experience where you can walk with wolves and learn about the importance of conservation. For a complete day of family, enjoy treetop capers at Go-Ape in the Grizedale Forest.

Vibrant towns and villages are there to be discovered, be it by land or water. You can step back in time and enjoy a steamboat cruise on a lake or leisurely unearth the dynamic scene of contemporary art, culture and some of the best dining in the UK by foot, bus or car.

The National Park is an area of breath-taking beauty that will leave you spoilt for choice, refuelled and inspired. So much so that you’ll want to come back time and time again.

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