TOUR THE HOUSE

THE HOUSE HAS RECENTLY BEEN COMPLETELY RESTORED TO ITS 1930s SPLENDOUR BY A FOURTH-GENERATION LAKE DISTRICT FAMILY.

Known locally as the Poirot House, guests will immediately see why: walking down the curved staircase you will feel like a character in an Agatha Christie film set. It is furnished in period style, with original 1930s Crittall windows, antique art deco furniture, complemented by some contemporary pieces and original artworks. 

 

6 BEDROOMS: 2 superking or twin & 4 king size    |    ACCOMMODATES: 12  

5 BATHROOMS: 3 Ensuite shower rooms, 1 house bathroom & 1 house shower room

LIVING ROOM: large-screen TV, log burning stove
SNUG: TV, log-burning stove
DINING ROOM: seats 12
KITCHEN: Aga, electric double oven, 5 ring electric induction hob, American style fridge freezer, espresso machine
UTILITY ROOM: washing machine & dryer
GARDENS: Spacious terrace, able to seat 12 to eat outside, 4 acres of private land, with mature planting
Family friendly (please ask for cot or high chair), dog friendly (up to two dogs), car parking for 4 cars; WiFi and central heating

 

 

LIVING SPACE

On the ground floor, enjoy the 1930s splendour of the sweeping staircase in the hallway giving off to a spacious double sitting room, a cosy snug, an elegant dining room and a large kitchen warmed by an Aga.

THE KITCHEN

A wonderfully appointed kitchen with breakfast bar, Aga, separate double oven, induction hob, wine fridge, American fridge freezer, dishwasher, microwave, espresso machine

THE DINING ROOM

Our dining room sits 12 very comfortably and has some of the best views of the entire house.

THE SITTING ROOM

Huge 33 ft double sitting room with 50 inch smart TV/ DVD player, wood burning stove, bar area, cupboard containing board games

THE SNUG

A cosy space with plenty of books of local and general interest with TV/DVD player and wood burning stove

THE SITTING ROOM

Huge 33 ft double sitting room with 50 inch smart TV/ DVD player, wood burning stove, bar area, cupboard containing board games

HALLWAY

The house has Art Deco Crittall windows throughout, including this large one above the sweeping staircase in the hall.

BEDROOMS

On the first floor, there are six luxurious bedrooms all with stunning views of the fells. In a nod to the Art Deco nature of the house, the rooms are all named in homage to Agatha Christie.  

 

WHAT'S IN A NAME

Endymion House is named after one of Keats’ epic poems, written in 1818. Endymion is a shepherd of classical mythology but Keats wrote the poem inspired by his early morning ascent on Skiddaw, the fell behind the house. He wrote to his brother Tom that from Skiddaw,

“we were high enough without mist to see the coast of Scotland — the Irish Sea — the hills beyond, Lancaster — and nearly all the large ones of Cumberland and Westmoreland, particularly Helvellyn and Scawfell.”