The Old Post Office

Santon Bridge near Eskdale, Cumbria & The Lake District

An attractive semi-detached cottage, formerly the Santon Bridge Post Office, in the pretty Wasdale Valley in the Lake District National Park. With a cosy sitting room with flagged stone floor and woodburning stove, this Wasdale cottage is the perfect romantic retreat.

Enjoy the peaceful surroundings in the front garden, set alongside the River Irt, with the mountains providing a dramatic backdrop. Excellent bar food is served in the Bridge Inn just a few minutes' walk from this Wasdale cottage, and the Woodlands Tea Rooms serves delicious cakes - especially good after a long day's walk. . (Fresh, locally sourced produce are also available to buy from the Tea Rooms)

With an impressive range of mountains available, including Scafell Pike (England's highest) even the most experienced walker will be spoilt for choice at this Wasdale cottage. The breathtaking views can also be enjoyed from the open air carriages on board the Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway.

A little further away is Muncaster Castle, which has some beautiful gardens perched up above the valley, offering striking views of the Cumbrian coast. Horse riding is available nearby, and makes a wonderful way to see the stunning countryside this area has to offer.

This Wasdale cottage has been tastefully furnished to ensure guests have a relaxing stay, at any time of the year.

Over three floors.
Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x 2nd floor 2'6" single with additional single trundle bed on mezzanine level overlooking landing.
Shower room with shower, basin and WC.
Fitted kitchen.
Sitting room with dining area and woodburning stove.
Note: The single bedroom has restricted headroom and is suitable for children only.

Electric underfloor heating with woodburning stove in sitting room.
Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, TV with full Sky package, selection of books and games.
Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburning stove.
Bed linen and towels.
Off road parking for 1 car.
Front garden with furniture.
Sorry, no pets and no smoking.
Shop 3 miles, pub 1 min walk.
Note: Cottage is located near the village campsite. Note: Max. 2 adults & 2 Children

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