Irton Hall - The Clock Tower

Irton, near Eskdale, Cumbria


Property Reference: 24587

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  • Sleeps10
  • Pets2
  • Bedrooms5
  • Grade4 Star rating

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2 nights - mostly start on Fri or Sat
3 nights - must start on Fri

4 nights - must start on Mon
5 nights - 22nd or 29th Dec 2012 only.

This property may offer special 6 night duration on 28th June. Call us for booking details
This property may offer special 6 night duration on 28th June. Call us for booking details
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Property Features

  • BarbecueBarbecue
  • Detached PropertyDetached Property
  • DishwasherDishwasher
  • Garden / PatioGarden / Patio
  • Pub within 1 milePub within 1 mile
  • Rural LocationRural Location
  • Woodburning StoveWoodburning Stove
  • WiFiWiFi
  • Cot AvailableCot Available
  • Washing MachineWashing Machine
  • Green SchemeGreen Scheme
  • Coastal within 5 milesCoastal within 5 miles
  • Open PlanOpen Plan
  • TowerTower
  • Parking - On SiteParking - On Site
  • Celebration HousesCelebration Houses
  • Unique CottagesUnique Cottages

Property Description

Ground Floor:
Open plan living space: With tiled floor.
Living area: With wood burner, satellite TV, DVD player with a selection of DVDs, CD player and patio doors leading to terrace.
Dining area.
Kitchen area: With electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and washer/dryer.
Bedroom 1: With double bed and en-suite with shower cubicle and toilet.
Bedroom 2: With double bed and en-suite with shower cubicle and toilet.
Bedroom 3: With double bed and en-suite with shower cubicle and toilet (Jack and Jill shared with bedroom 4).
Bedroom 4: With bunk bed.

First Floor:
Bedroom 5: With double bed and en-suite with shower cubicle and toilet.

Gas central heating (on timer, £10 per day May-September, by arrangement), gas, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Initial fuel for wood burner included. Travel cot.

Decking terrace with sitting-out area, garden furniture and BBQ. 19-acre lawned parkland and natural woodland (shared with other properties on-site). Private parking. No smoking. Please note: There is a stream in the grounds. This property has a security deposit of £150.

Irton Hall is a stunning holiday location with an impressive history, set in the foothills of the western fells of the Lake District between Wasdale and Eskdale. Parts of the magnificent hall, such as the Pele Tower, date from the 14th century. The Clock Tower is a wonderful original stone detached building behind the main hall with a modern interior, including four shower rooms and a spacious family living area with patio doors opening onto a private decked area.

Both Oliver Cromwell and Henry VI visited the hall, although it is reputed that Henry VI was refused entry and spent the night under the 1000 year old oak tree in front of the house, known as ‘The King’s Oak’.

Surrounded by 19 acres of natural parkland where children can play to their hearts’ content, and guests may wander and explore the natural habitats of abundant wildlife in the grounds. A short drive will bring you to wide sandy beaches, the Eskdale miniature steam railway at Ravenglass, and Muncaster Castle and Gardens which also house the unique International Owl Sanctuary. The Langdales are to the east, accessed via the Hard Knott Pass and Wrynose Pass, whilst Wasdale and Wastwater, with their amazing views of Great Gable and Scafell Pike, are 5 miles away. Ideally situated at the heart of the western Lake District, many lakes are within easy reach such as Ennerdale Water, Crummock Water and Buttermere. Whether to stroll along the banks and watch the reflection of the drifting clouds in the lakes, or expend some energy climbing the rugged hills to admire the stunning views from the top - the choices are endless. The historic port and marina of Whitehaven is 14 miles, with shops, restaurants, museums and many holiday activities. Beach 4¼ miles. Shop, pub and restaurant 1 mile.

The Clock Tower (ref 24587) can be booked together with Broughton House (ref 24374), Ormondroyd Cottage (ref 26258), Lingard Cottage (ref 26257), Lamplugh (ref 25507) and Pele Tower (ref 25366) to accommodate up to 56 guests.

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