This outstanding luxurious Period Lake District residence, which has been professionally interior designed and renovated, occupies a sublime setting in the dramatic entrance to the Langdale Valley, with quite simply breath-taking panoramic views. As well as traditional Victorian elegance and large rooms, you’ll enjoy the best of modern convenience and luxury.
Brunt House is furnished to the highest standard throughout, featuring a stylish mix of the contemporary and traditional, with Italian leather sofas, luxury pocket sprung super-king beds, a stunning modern 'cooks' kitchen and cosy throws, cushions and fabrics.
Originally built around 1890 as a spacious gentleman's residence, the house was converted into three large homes in the 1960s; Brunt House being the substantial main house with stunning views from all rooms. It features spacious accommodation for up to six guests (plus two babies/young children) in three large en-suite bedrooms.
Whether you're celebrating a happy event or looking for a well-earned escape with friends, Brunt House is a special place designed for spending precious relaxation time in sheer luxury and comfort. Step inside and take pleasure in the outstanding features echoed throughout. Highlights include; the 'Grand Drawing Room' gazing at the magnificent views and what a place to spread out and relax by the warming wood-burner; open plan into the super ultra-modern handmade kitchen with dining area and sumptuous leather chairs strategically placed in the huge window to watch the sunset - bliss; three impressive bedroom suites including the 'Penthouse Suite', all admiring the views and all with luxury in mind in every detail, including the individual bathroom facilities with cast iron roll-top baths and invigorating showers; the games room with full-sized professional table-football to bring out the competitive edge in us all!; the library and then outside to the perfect place for al-fresco dining and of course that view to die for?
The location has everything you could wish for including 'Chester's By The River', just a short stroll away and perfect for breakfast or much more and also The Drunken Duck is just up the road, a firm favourite with all, you also have the bustling villages of Windermere, Ambleside and historic Grasmere only a short distance away.
Accommodation in detail
Outside: approached via a sweeping driveway with ample parking and then that view; great for alfresco dining and with barbeque facility and external wooden furniture. There is a useful utility / boot room with Miele washing machine, tumble dryer and butler sink for your convenience. This boot room is ideal for storage of muddy boots, bicycles and other equipment.
Sociable spaces: The Grand Drawing Room; a magnificent grand room with beamed ceiling, original carved wood panelling, a period pink sandstone arch and a large fireplace with a real wood-burning stove. Luxury Italian leather sofas are complimented with soft cushions and throws: welcoming after a day's walking on the fells. Relax and read in front of the fire, play a game of cards with a glass of wine, or watch a movie thriller on the 48 inch TV with Dolby sound and sub-woofer for the cinema at home experience - the choice is yours.
A stunning ultra-modern hand made kitchen, fully equipped with Miele appliances including a double oven, built-in microwave, large induction hob and dishwasher.
The Siemens American fridge freezer has a built-in icemaker, and ample storage for all your food and wine.
Every gadget you can imagine, from the Dualit toaster to the automatic coffee machine.
Circulon professional pans, and a comprehensive range of utensils and crockery for cooking, baking and more.
A large solid oak dining table seats 8 guests in comfort.
Relax in the Conran leather armchairs; watch the sunset out of the huge bay windows.
Bedroom suites and bathrooms: all bedrooms have stunning views over the Langdale valley, and benefit from a Samsung HD smart TV with satellite, a Blu-ray player and a Bose music player for your phone or iPod. A hairdryer, Egyptian cotton bed linen, towels and bathrobes are all supplied.
Master Bedroom: Super-king size Harrison Spinks pocket-sprung bed OR Twin single beds ? please state your preference when booking. Luxury en-suite bathroom with walk-in shower and large cast iron roll-top bath. Bespoke built-in wardrobes and drawers provide ample storage.
Bedroom 1: King-size Vi-Spring pocket-sprung bed. Luxury en-suite bathroom with 'wet-room' shower and large cast iron roll-top bath. Hand made fitted wardrobes and drawers provide ample storage.
Penthouse Bedroom: Super-king size Harrison Spinks pocket-sprung bed OR Twin single beds ? please state your preference when booking. Luxury en-suite bathroom with walk-in shower and large cast iron roll-top bath. Hand made built-in wardrobes and drawers provide plenty of storage space.
The Penthouse Den on the top floor, with beautiful views, provides the ideal space for kids and adults of all ages to relax, play games or watch TV away from the ground floor reception rooms.
Equipped with a 40 inch smart TV, Blu-ray DVD player and a Sony PS4 games console, there is something to keep everyone entertained.
Test your skill on the full size professional table-football/foosball ? bring out the competitive spirit!
Enjoy the selection of Board games, children's DVDS, and jigsaws.
The Library; Provides a perfect space to relax or work with comfortable chairs, a selection of books and full WIFI or Ethernet Internet access.
As the saying goes, 'location' is everything. Brunt House is perfectly located in the centre of the beautiful Lake District, with access to everything that the National Park has to offer. Set at the entrance to the Langdale Valley, Brunt House is ideally placed for a walking holiday in the central lakes. Loughrigg Fell rises behind the house and there are many walks in the immediate area as well as easy access to the main tops of Great Langdale, Silver How, Pike o'Blisco and on to the highest peaks of the central fells. With Ambleside just two miles away you are well placed for shopping and eating out.
This exceptional Skelwith Bridge residence boasts some of the most spectacular Lake District scenery. It provides a peaceful retreat whether you wish to walk the Langdale Pikes, photograph the spectacular waterfalls or simply escape from the crowds.
Skelwith Bridge sits between Ambleside and Great Langdale, offering countless gentle or challenging walks conveniently starting from your door. With 'Chester's By The River', just a short walk and perfect for breakfast or much more, the Skelwith Bridge Hotel is just a ten minute stroll from the house and you also have 'The Drunken Duck' just up the road, which is a firm favorite with all; whether it's a pint of one of the famous 'Barngates' beers or dinner in the restaurant, it really is worth the visit. The nearby Elterwater hamlet is a delight to behold, and can be reached via a path alongside the tumbling river and within the hamlet is the Britannia Inn - a quintessential Lake District tavern serving great food and real local ale. For something more up market why not try the Eltermere Inn, serving lunches, afternoon teas and dinner in front of their roaring fire. If you want somewhere to unwind, why not visit the award-winning Langdale Estate where you can enjoy their impressive range of leisure, spa and dining facilities.
A holiday in Skelwith Bridge takes you away from the hustle and bustle of tourist traps, but places you in an ideal location for exploring. This is also a prime Lake District holiday destination for walking in the Lake District. Some of the most famous Lake District walks begin on your doorstep; including Loughrigg and the tarn. Your location just off the A593 makes exploring the wider reaches of the National Park a breeze. For example; follow the road back to Ambleside and the shores of Lake Windermere, then north to Rydal Water and Grasmere, or follow the A593 south to picturesque Coniston.
Whatever the season, and whatever style of holiday you prefer, the Langdale Valley provides blissful seclusion and world class walking, never too far from the Lake District's most vibrant communities.
3 bedroom suites; 2 super king and 1 king-size
Luxurious Period residence newly re-furbished
Breath-taking panoramic views
Secluded unrivalled setting
Gas central & underfloor heating
Wood burning stove
Every mod con you may wish for including Samsung HD smart satellite TV's, Blu-ray & Bose music players for all devices.
Full Wi-Fi or Ethernet Internet access
3 en-suite luxury bathrooms with designer roll-top iron baths & invigorating monsoon showers
Ground level cloakroom / 4th WC / wash basin
Two Miele Electric ovens and induction hob
Microwave, Dishwasher, coffee machine
American-style fridge and freezer with ice making facility
Utility room with washing machine and tumble dryer
Secure bike storage
Sony PS4 games console plus / full size professional table-football/foosball / games & DVD's
Beautiful garden with terrace and garden furniture
Sweeping private drive with parking for 3 cars
Egyptian cotton linens, towels & bathrobes supplied