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Ashstead Farmhouse Is On A Working Hill Farm, Selside, Kendal

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

Hill Views, Green Fields, Cattle, Sheep, Horses, Dogs, Cats, Hens, Ducks

Family friendly, self catering holiday home. Exposed lakeland stone walls and wooden beams. After exploring the local countryside or travelling afield, cosy up in front of the real working log fire. Find a tranquil spot to admire the stunning views of the surrounding country side. A lovely walk up onto the Fell behind the house, mountain bike on the bridleway from the front door. Rural Location, with walking and Mountian biking from the doorstep.

Helen Wilson
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
September 21, 2017

About Helen Wilson

Ashstead Farmhouse is situated so that it makes it easy to explore the southern and northern end of the Lake District.

It gives you the opportunity to spend a fantastic holiday on our working hill farm.

This enables you to have the rural base to enjoy the local countryside, the peace and tranquility it offers while having access to the Lake District National Park, Yorkshire Dales and Scotland.

For other peoples comments please look on Property 358584. click on "reviews"

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Why Helen Wilson chose Kendal & South Lakes

Something a bit different, Just for fun.

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Kendal Farmhouse Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 10:30 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Toilet 1 - toilet
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Electric shower over bath
  • Bathroom on first floor, electric shower over the bath, wc, sink, electric towel rail and electric heater. Ground floor wc and sink, heated towel rail, coat hooks. Both have vinyl flooring.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 baby crib
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 8 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with two bunk beds (sleeps 4), Bedroom 2 with double bed, Bedroom 3 with double bed, all with fitted carpets.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Golf ...
Leisure Activities:
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Outside: Two parking places adjacent to the house. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Bed linen is included and beds are made up before for your arrival, please supply your own towels. Other: Piano room: piano, piano stool, three chairs, assorted books


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Ashstead Farmhouse Is On A Working Hill Farm, Selside, Kendal
average rating of 4.888889 based on 10 reviews

very nice

  • 5 of 5

very nice house friendly owner, good location be back again thanks

  • Submitted: Sep 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
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Our stay at Kendal Farm

  • 5 of 5

The house was spacious, comfortable, attractive, spotless and very well serviced with crockery, washer, dryer, big kitchen, kids toys, TV, good beds, 2 toilets and basins, a bath and shower, restful walks around the farm with lots of animals. We were very happy.

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Wonderful House

  • 5 of 5

My family of seven spent a few days at the Ashstead Farmhouse. The view was excellent and plenty of room for the entire family. Helen was very quick in returning the security deposit which I really appreciated.

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nice place good view

  • 5 of 5

Owner very nice

  • Submitted: Jun 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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Thanks Helen, for the wonderful experience

  • 5 of 5

We, of three generations, totally enjoyed our stay at Ashstead Farmhouse. We were visiting Lake District, and decided to stay on this farm, just some miles away from most of the attractions. The farmstay turned out to be a lovely attraction itself. Children fed the lambs, picked chicken eggs and hung out with the friendly cats. Special thanks to Harold, who showed us around his chicken farm and educating us on farming. It was a pity that we missed the sheep shearing this morning, as it had to be postponed due to the rain.

We arrived late at night and was insecure while travelling along the dark narrow roads. Fortunately, the GPS sent by Helen was spot on. There were two little gates to open, and a warm greeting by a group of sheep, before we reached the lovely white house.

House is beautiful, spacious, very clean and well-equipped. Thank you very much, Helen, for your thoughtfulness. Will certainly come back here if we come back to Lake DIstrict.

  • Submitted: Jun 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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Absolutely lovely stay!

  • 5 of 5

Lovely farm house in a quite and scenic area! Well-decorated and comfortable. Host was very accommodating. Had an amazing weekend holiday with the family.

  • Submitted: Jun 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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Kendal Castle
Brewery Arts Centre
"Art & Design Lovers Foodies "
Brockhole - The Lake District Visitor Centre
Holker Hall & Gardens
Kendal Snowsports Club
Kendal Museum
Levens Hall
Shap Abbey
Sizergh Castle
Windermere Lake Cruises
World Of Beatrix Potter
Kennedys Fine Chocolates Ltd
Abbott Lodge Jersey Ice Cream
Low Sizergh Barn Farm Shop & Tea Room
Westmorland County Agricultural Society Ltd
Car: necessary

A page dedicated to show you all the local attractions and what the area has to offer.

With more than 3,500 kilometres of rights of way, you can walk, cycle and ride around the beautiful Lake District countryside to your heart's content. For example the walk;

Westmorland Borrowdale, from Huck’s Bridge. Starts from the door Step of Ashstead Farmhouse.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Damage Deposit $135.12

Payment is by Paypal, a direct payment request will be sent from my website and Invoice will be sent from Paypal
•Ashstead Farmhouse is available from 4pm on the day of your booking.
•The Farmhouse needs to be vacated by 10:30am on day of leaving.

You need to bring your own towels.

Changeover Day:
Minim stay of two (2) night off season and three (3) nights in season. If it is not possible to book minim nights due to other bookings already taken, please enquire for available dates.

Notes on prices:
•Prices start at £95.00 per night (off-peak) - £125.00 per night (full season), which equates to £15.63 per person per night (8 people).
Prices:(Farmhouse sleeps 8 people) pppn: Per Person Per Night
Please see our website for details;
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Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.