A cosy character cottage with open fire, in a rural village location with fell walks from the door
A most charming character cottage situated in the village of High Lorton.The name Yan Yak is Cumbrian dialect for "One Oak" and the cottage has an interesting history, being part or the original Jennings Brewery buildings and dating back to the early 1800’s. In 1875 the brewery located to Cockermouth and its real ales are distributed nationally. Do take a guided tour of the brewery when visiting Cockermouth. The Lorton Valley is a beautiful, peaceful corner of the Lake District, much of it accessible by foot and bicycle from the property’s front door. Buttermere, Loweswater and Crummock Water are close by and Haystacks, Alfred Wainwright’s favourite fell, is perhaps the most famous peak in the valley.
It is only 10 minutes walk to the Wheatsheaf, an excellent pub/restaurant and the newly refurbished village shop is two minutes away. In addition to the rear shared patio garden, there is a further pretty community garden a few metres down the lane on the banks of the river Whitbeck.
The bustling market town of Cockermouth is less than a 10 minute drive, with many good pubs, shops and restaurants while Keswick is 15 minutes away over Whinlatter Pass.
Property has electric heating and comprises:
Stone steps to the Ground floor:
Lounge/Diner: With original sandstone floor from the brewery days, open range fire (initial supply of fuel provide), TV, DVD and radio.
Kitchen: With electric oven and hob, dishwasher, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer and microwave
Bedroom 1: With super king size bed which can be split into single beds (please advise when booking)
Bathroom: With shower over bath, WC and wash basin.
All electric, towels, bed linen and Wi-Fi included. Outside: Shared courtyard with patio and seating. Cellar providing storage for bikes.
The owner stays at the property and must be informed of last minute bookings on either his mobile or email There is NO access statement for this property.Up to one dog only, at a charge of £20. The height of the banister/balustrade is less than 1m. The gaps between the spindles on the external stairs are more than 10cm. Shared courtyard. OWNER SOMETIMES STAYS AT THE PROPERTY WITHOUT BLOCKING IT OFF PLEASE ALWAYS SPEAK TO HIM RE LAST MINUTE BOOKINGS ON HIS MOBILE OR EMAIL