Our individually designed, detached cottage, named after one of the local fells, is situated in the village of Ennerdale Bridge. It lies within the Lake District National Park, 1 mile from beautiful Ennerdale Water. Bright and airy inside, it is comfortably furnished and well-equipped, with fell views and a pleasing rear outlook over fields to the River Ehen.
The cottage sleeps up to 10 people comfortably. Downstairs comprises hallway, dining room, lounge, kitchen, utility room cloakroom and conservatory. Upstairs there are four bedrooms (one en-suite) and a bathroom with ‘whirlpool’ bath.
The lounge has a wood/coal burning stove for colder evenings, colour TV with satellite (full Sky package) and a DVD/video. There is a small selection of family videos and a considerable library of walking guide books and maps to help plan your next excursion. For warm Summer evenings, the lounge doors open onto a west facing patio where you can enjoy the last of the sunshine over a barbecue. Completed in 2005 is new south-facing conservatory opening onto private garden. The kitchen is well equipped with electric oven and hob, fridge freezer, washing machine, microwave, dishwasher and fitted units.
The master bedroom with uninterrupted views across a field to the River Ehen, has a king size (5ft) double bed and en-suite toilet and shower room. The spacious family room under eaves has has a double and a single bed. A further twin bedroom and single room both have village and mountain views. Heating is by electric night storage heaters.
Whilst Heckbarley is primarily let for self-catering holidays, from weekly breaks, to mid-week and long weekend breaks, depending on availability, we can also offer Bed & Breakfast at off peak times from £40 per person. Please telephone or e-mail us, us as soon as possible, with your intended dates of stay and we will advise on whether we can accommodate you.
For hikers walking Wainwright’s Coast to Coast Path, Heckbarley is a cosy home-from-home right on your route, in the centre of Ennerdale village. Heckbarley is particularly suitable for a group of walkers, with a double ensuite, a twin room, a single room and a family room (double plus single). The lounge has a log burning stove for colder evenings and the shared bathroom has a jacuzzi bath to soothe those tired limbs! The village pub (last photo below) is just down the road, serving tasty evening meals.
Games facilities: board games, snooker table, table tennis, 2 courtesy mountain bikes (used entirely at your own risk). Off-road parking for 1 car. Further parking available on road opposite. Sky Sports 1 to 5, Sky Movies , along with Sky Box Sets including Game of Thrones and others.
Pets can stay upon request.
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