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Yewtree House

Sockbridge near Askham, Cumbria, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 1135029)


Lakelovers rating

  • 16 Guests

  • 7 Bedrooms

  • 5 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes

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  • Hot tub
  • Off road parking
  • Garden / Patio
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Games Room
  • Broadband / WiFi

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6 Customer Review(s)

  • Lyn

    “We had a lovely week spacious cottage, comfy beds a great location and we enjoyed the hot tub.”

    The Queens Head is a great pub, good food and less than a 5 minute walk

    The Queens Head is a great pub, good food and less than a 5 minute walk

    - Lyn, March 2024

    So glad you enjoyed your stay! We appreciate the kind words about the cottage, beds, and hot tub. The Queens Head is definitely a favorite among our guests! Property Owner


  • Seven bedrooms:
  • Ground Floor:
  • Stickle Tarn - King with en-suite walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • First Floor:
  • Little Langdale Tarn - Twin (zip/link, can be super-king-size on request), Overwater Tarn - Super-king-size (zip/link, can be twin on request) with en-suite walk-in shower, basin and WC, Watendlath Tarn - Super-king-size (zip/link, can be twin on request) with en-suite walk-in shower, basin and WC, Blea Tarn - King, Loughrigg Tarn - Twin (zip/link, can be super-king-size on request), Tarn Hows - Super-king-size (zip/link, can be twin on request), and 1 x sofa bed
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Bathroom with bath, separate walk in shower, basin and WC
  • Separate downstairs cloakroom with WC and basin
  • Dining room
  • Electric central heating and air source heat pump
  • Kitchen: With electric oven, hob, combi microwave/oven/grill, fridge/freezer and dishwasher
  • Utility room: With washing machine and tumble dryer
  • Games room: With multi-use pool table, air hockey and ping pong table
  • Sitting room: With WiFi, Smart TV and DVD player
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair available on request
  • Off-road parking available for 6 cars and electric car charging point available
  • Enclosed rear decking area with 8 seater hot tub, furniture and outdoor shower and garden room with doors leading to decking
  • Two well behaved pets welcome
  • Additional pets allowed on request at a charge of £25 per pet, not allowed on furniture or in beds
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 0.2 miles, pub 0.3, River Greta 1.5 miles, Derwentwater 2 miles
  • Note: No stag/hen or similar
  • Note: There is a good housekeeping bond of £500

The property

Askham 2.8 miles. Settled on the outskirts of the Lake District National Park in Sockbridge near Askham, Cumbria is this fabulous seven-bedroom abode, Yewtree House. Benefitting from an enclosed decking area with its very own hot tub, an enviable location close to the local amenities and the River Eamont, and en-suite bedrooms, Yewtree House welcomes fifteen guests, perfect for a large family or group of friends seeking to get away from it all. After parking up, take the weight off your feet in the lovely sitting room, ready to click on the Smart TV and catch up on your favourite shows as your other half cooks up a storm in the well-equipped kitchen. Settle down in the formal dining room or venture outside where you can saviour an alfresco feast, popping corks until sundown and planning your itinerary for the coming days. If it’s some much-needed R&R you’re craving after a long day, escape to one of the charming bedrooms with their own en-suites or indulge a long soak in the family bathroom, before completing your all-important night-time routine and sinking into a sumptuous super-king-size or twin single bed. If you can tear yourself away, begin by exploring all that this stunning region has to offer, known for its picturesque lakes, towering mountains, and miles of countryside, you’ll certainly never be short of activities. Spend the day at Ullswater, where you can try your hand at a range of watersports of enjoy a scenic stroll to discover the uninterrupted beauty of Aira Force Waterfall. Further afield, challenge yourself to summiting one of several beautiful mountains, with Scafell Pike, Helvellyn, Skiddaw and Great Gable to choose from. Travel by car to Lake Windermere, the largest natural lake in England, perfect for boating fishing, swimming, and soaking up panoramic views of the surrounding mountains; nearby you can also visit the Beatrix Potter Museum, as well as the author’s former home at Hill Top, preserved in its original state and giving visitors a glimpse into her life. With the popular towns of Penrith and Askham only paces away, you have everything you could need for an unforgettable holiday in Cumbria. Book a stay at Yewtree House today.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £500.

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About the location


Penrith 4.7 miles; Ambleside 18.7 miles; Bowness-on-Windermere 21.3 miles.

Askham is a village and civil parish resting in the Eden district of Cumbria, England. Seen as one of the most attractive villages in the County of Westmorland and adjoining the River Lowther, this village contains many whitewashed cottages surrounded by rural country fields, making it a peaceful setting for friends, families or couples seeking an escape to the beautiful Lake District National Park. The village itself has a convenience store, as well as a couple of pubs and restaurants for that fine dining experience. A short drive away is the historic and thriving towns of Ambleside, Bowness-on-Windermere and Keswick, all of which are popular tourist attractions with a range of sites to be seen. Make sure to visit Dove Cottage and the Wordsworth Museum, as well as Lake Windermere for its lakeside walks and watersporting opportunities. A truly delightful rural base, with attractions to suit all ages and tastes.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas