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One of the BEST holiday homes UK The Independent April 2015
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42 reviews
One of the BEST holiday homes UK The Independent April 2015
22 acres of idyllic seclusion in the Lake District National Park
Sitting room, with fold-away table tennis table, seating for 16
Musical Balcony: keyboard and guitar
Dining Room for 16
Kitchen
Games Room: 2 full sized table football tables
En-suite bedroom, can be made as a super king or twin beds
One of the 5 bathrooms
En-suite bedroom, can be made as a super king or twin beds
The south-facing deck is a beautiful place to relax with panoramic views of the fells
3 wildlife ponds, 15 acres of private woods, 7 acres of meadows and lawn
One of the three ponds. Abundant wildlife, the endangered Red Squirrel is a frequent visitors
Privacy and seclusion is guaranteed within the grounds
The 22 acre grounds are perfect for games and exploring, treasure hunts are a big favourite
The decking looks over the River Ehen, Grike Fell and one of the 3 ponds
Masses of secure car-parking space
Far Moor End is secluded within the Lake District National Park
Far Moor End and surrounding fells
Climb the fells to enjoy panoramic views
Enjoy the views with a low level walk around Ennerdale Water
FAR MOOR END  is approached via a 1/3 mile long private driveway
The South-Facing Deck with beautiful fell views
St.Bees magnificent coast and RSPB reserve
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Overview
Farmhouse -
8 Bedrooms , 6 Bathrooms , Sleeps 16
Ennerdale Bridge, Lake District, Cumbria, England
Sited within 22 acres of idyllic seclusion in ENNERDALE in the Lake District National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
One of the BEST large holiday homes according to an April 2015 roundup by the Independent newspaper.
You will have EXCLUSIVE use of the estate, your party will NOT be sharing the grounds or buildings with anyone else during your stay. There is direct pedestrian access to the Fells.

In the LAKE DISTRICT NATIONAL PARK Far Moor End is a private small country estate, idyllically secluded in 22 acres of private grounds, just a short stroll from the shores of Ennerdale Water and only a mile from the village of Ennerdale Bridge, with its two pub, cafe and shop. The extremely generous, spacious accommodation for 16 people, comprises the Farmhouse, with traditional farmhouse kitchen, complete with large 2-oven Aga Rangemaster...
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About the Owner, Jan B
Languages spoken: German, English, French
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 7 days ago
Listed since : May 2008
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 42 reviews and 1 property
Interaction with guests
I will meet you on check-in, show you around the property and answer all your questions about the house and the surrounding area. You will have my mobile number and can contact me at any time during your stay should you need to do so, or if you just need some advice.
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Excellent - based on 42 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago for a stay in April 2018

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Curt B
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Reviewed 28 November 2017 for a stay in November 2017
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To keep it short, Far moor end offered the perfect break for a party of 12 with ample room to spare. Had a great weekend, taking in the local surroundings with everything you need in either a walk or a short drives distance. The property itself was immaculate and everything was well supplied and thought through to within every detail....

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 October 2017 for a stay in September 2017

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Amenities
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (16)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (2)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (3)
  • Game Room
  • Grill
  • Half Baths (1)
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(7)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (16)
  • Microwave
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 5:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
1. Stag & Hens Parties are welcome but they must leave the place in the same state as it is when they arrive or the security deposit will be docked accordingly to pay for...
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Bathrooms
    3 Full baths
    1 Half bath
    2 Attached (ensuite)
Bedrooms
    7 Super Kings
    2 Twins
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Rates

Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
Default 3 nights
R 13 818
£800
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13 Apr 2018 -
24 May 2018
April 13 - May 25, 2018
3 nights
R 9 224
£534
R 12 298
£712
R 49 159
£2 846
25 May 2018 -
31 May 2018
May 25 - June 1, 2018
3 nights
R 14 337
£830
R 19 087
£1 105
R 76 347
£4 420
1 Jun 2018 -
5 Jul 2018
June 1 - July 6, 2018
3 nights
R 9 707
£562
R 12 938
£749
R 51 733
£2 995
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to South African Rand and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
Fees
  • Damage Deposit: R 6 909 / stay - Deposit
  • Pets. Price is per dog: R 259 / stay - Fee
Additional Rate and Availability Information
**Weekend and Mid-week rates ARE available throughout the year, EXCLUDING Christmas and New Year** Pets are charged at pounds 15.00 each per stay. All bed linen, heating, an initial supply of firewood and electricity are included in the price. There is a returnable security deposit of pounds 400 payable on booking.
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About the neighbourhood
Ennerdale, often cited by seasoned Lakelanders as the most scenic corner of the entire National Park
ENNERDALE remains entirely free of the traffic jams, cruise boats and heaving crowds find at many of the regionother beauty spots. Quotations used by permission from Lonely Planet Lake District Guide.
As recently visited by Julia Bradbury &Ellie Harrison for BBCCountryfile, Ennerdale is Englandwildest valleys. It is one of the most remote lakes, offering a place to escape even in the high season. Yet it is only a 20 minute drive from a variety of towns and areas. Ennerdale lake is a deep glacial lake, 2.5 miles long, and 148 feet deep. The water is exceptionally clear and contains a variety of fish. It is the only lake that does not have a road running alongside it.

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Access
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Newcastle: 145.0 km
Railway: Whitehaven: 15.0 km
Ferry: Whitehaven: 15.0 km
From Penrith, Junction 40 off the M6, 'Far Moor End' is a 45 minute drive. The nearest airport is Newcastle. Manchester airport is 3 hours away.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 15.0 km.
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