The large south wing has three double bedrooms, each with an en-suite bathroom, a large farmhouse kitchen and a superb first floor sitting room. The house is suitable for families, extended families and groups of friends and provides an excellent base from which to explore the Lake district and to enjoy a relaxing 'get-away from it all' holiday. Set in 12 acres of private picturesque, landscape,there is a small lake,woodland walks and more formal gardens. Winding walks through the estate take in a ruined folly, gazebo and views to the sea and fells. There is plenty of space inside and out for families and friends to enjoy throughout year.
Eller How House was architect designed by George Webster 1827 as his own family home and has many unusual features, from the ornate plasterwork in the sitting room to the collection of 'heads' holding up the cieling in the 'quinquangular'master bedroom. It is set in it's own beautiful private wooded valley, landscaped at the time to take in views across the bay with direct access onto the fellside where you can climb Dixon Heights to the ruined tower and have a panoramic vista to the higher Lake District fells and the Irish sea.
Eller How House is in an ideal position for exploring the Lake District; about fifteen minutes scenic drive from Bowness and twenty from Coniston. Many guests come to enjoy the tranquil surroundings of the house and woods, eating out at the local pubs and restaurants, sitting on the terrace or in front of the fire and enjoying the high quality local produce.
In the holiday season we have week-long bookings starting on a Friday or Saturday and at other times of year we offer a long Week-end or Mid-Week break. Enjoy the day walking or sightseeing and return to a campfire in the woods or a meal on the sunny terrace in front of the house or if it is cool then an evening in front of the log fire in the comfortable sitting room.
We are on hand to greet guests on arrival and to make sure that you have everything you need. We are next door and can assist with advice on what to see, where to go or just for a chat. We respect our guests privacy and the house is completely self contained.
Eller How House Details about the Accomodation:
There is a large entrance hall with hooks for coats and space for boots and shoes. The hall floor is tiled and has a coconut mat so no problems about muddy feet. There is a table and a couple of spare dining chairs along with an umbrella stand and large basket for outdoor games.
Leading off the entrance hall and with a large table and chairs, it overlooks the garden with a fully equipped kitchen having an electric cooker and hob, extractor fan, fridge, dishwasher and double sink with drainer. There is also a micowave, toaster, kettle and plenty of crockery, cutlery, pots and pans and oven dishes.
The utility room behind the kitchen has a sink and drainer, a washer/dryer, two drying racks, a second fridge and a freezer, a steam iron and ironing board, a vacuum cleaner and cleaning products. This is where the recycling boxes are kept too. We have a highchair available for you to use.
There are two double bedrooms and bathrooms on the ground floor.
Bedroom One has a double bed and ensuite shower room with lavatory and basin.
Bedroom Two can be set up as either twin beds or as a super King size bed. There is an ensuite shower room with basin and lavatory. This bedroom has a dual aspect with views up to the fell side.
Bedroom Three is on the first floor and has a King sized bed which faces the balcony with its view across our lake. The ceiling is 'held up' by a collection of unusual heads and there is plenty of light with windows on three sides. There is an ensuite bathroom with large Victorian roll-topped bath, basin and lavatory.
All the bedrooms have wardrobes or hanging space, chests of drawers and bed-side tables with lamps. The linen is crisp, white cotton and there are plenty of fluffy white towels. The cost of linen and towels is included in the price.
The first floor sitting room is entered from the spacious landing via double doors. The ceiling is high and there are large windows with views across the gardens to the lake. There is fine plasterwork and a is a splendid open fireplace to burn a log fire. There are two very comfortable sofas and a couple of armchairs and a stool as well as occasional tables, a TV with DVD player and two bookcases full of all sorts of books. There is a cupboard stocked with games and jigsaws and plenty of information on attractions in the area as well as an OS map and books of local walks.
You are welcome to bring up to three well behaved dogs over a year old. Dogs are not allowed in the bedrooms or on the furniture and on departure there must not be evidence of dogs having stayed at the property. Please do not leave your pet(s) alone in the property and do speak to us if you wish to bring an extra dog as in some circumstances this may be possible.
There is no smoking anywhere on the property.