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Yew Tree

Discover the charm of a historic Georgian Farmhouse in Ellonby, where medieval roots meet modern luxury amidst the serene Cumbrian landscape.

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7 Guests

4 Bedrooms

3 Bathrooms

Luxurious Relaxation: Immerse yourself in the property’s beautiful burgundy freestanding bath – a haven for soaking away your cares. With three well-appointed bathrooms, comfort is ensured for every guest.
Warm and Welcoming Spaces: Relax in the farmhouse’s heart: a fully-equipped dining kitchen with an iconic four-oven Aga, or lose yourself in a book in the adjacent snug/library.
Nature’s Theatre: Revel in serene views of the Pennine hills from the sunroom and watch the garden’s red squirrels play, bringing a touch of nature right to your doorstep.

Property details

This spacious and stylish farmhouse with beautiful interior design boasts four elegant bedrooms and three bathrooms, ensuring a comfortable stay for all guests. And worry not – all linens, towels and luxury toiletries, along with a welcome hamper, are thoughtfully provided for your convenience.

Yew Tree at a glance:

  • Stylish interiors
  • 3 king size bedrooms, 1 super king bedroom, 1 single
  • Delightful enclosed gardens with summer house and outstanding views
  • Pet friendly
  • Ground floor bedroom and ensuite
  • Roll top bath, real fire, Aga, antiques and dreamy beds
  • Separate dining room and informal dining in the sunroom
  • Boot room and large double garage Utter peace and quiet yet easily accessible from the M6 and the London-Glasgow main line at Penrith
  • PS5, Ping Pong table, games room, library of books
  • Short walk to the Michelin Dog and Gun pub

Downstairs, there are two beamed reception rooms which set the tone for relaxation, while the heart of this home is undoubtedly the dining kitchen with its iconic four-oven Aga and views of Blencathra. There is also a gas hob and electric double oven, dishwasher, American fridge freezer with ice maker, and plentiful kitchen equipment. Adjacent is a snug/library, perfect for quiet reads, a downstairs cloakroom, and a sunroom that offers picturesque views of the Pennine hills and our garden’s squirrel activities. A large utility and boot room offers plenty of storage for boots and coats along with a washing machine and an airing rack.

The living room and dining room make up the oldest part of the house, originally medieval, and are full of character. A convenient gas fire is installed in the huge hearth in the living room, while the dining room features a real wood fire, vintage drinks cabinet, window seats and an antique dining table and chairs for 8. A newly installed oak staircase leads to an expansive games/TV room complete with PS5, with plush sofa and picturesque views. It’s the ideal spot for both relaxation and fun. There is a convenient and charming ground floor king size bedroom complete with its own en-suite with rain shower – perfect for those who’d rather skip the stairs.


The upper floor has a super king master bedroom, another king size bedroom and a cute single bedroom with panoramic views of the Pennines. There is a Jack and Jill ensuite with rain shower and double basins, and a luxurious family bathroom with roll top bath overlooking the gardens.

Managed by Laik, we are dedicated to making your stay a memorable one, from seamless check-ins to providing local tips and recommendations. Welcome to your home away from home in the Lakes!

Guest access

Guests will have full access to the main house, including the reception rooms, dining kitchen, sunroom, snug/library, and all bedrooms. The delightful gardens are also open for you to explore and relax in. The garage and workshop areas are reserved for private use.

Things to know

Check-in: 4:00 pm

Check-out: 10:00 am

Pets: Pet Friendly

Smoking inside: Not Allowed

Parties & events: Not Allowed

General
Washing Machine
Garden or backyard
Fireplace
Free WiFi
Hair Dryer
Heating
Hangers
Laptop Friendly workspace
TV
Iron
Iron board
Linens
Towels
Hot water
Private entrance
Cooking basics
Smart TV
Clothing storage
Drying rack for clothing
Travel cot

Parking
Free parking

Kitchen & dining
Kitchen
Toaster
Dishwasher
Microwave
Oven
Electric kettle
Coffee/tea maker
Stove
Refrigerator
Dining room
Kitchen utensils
Dining area
Dining table
Freezer
Wine glasses

Safety
Smoke detector
Carbon Monoxide Detector
Fire Extinguisher
Outdoor lighting

Bathroom
Shower
Tub
Toilet
Cleaning products
Body soap
Shampoo
Conditioner
Shower gel
Rain Shower

Car
Car recommended

Entertainment
Books
Games
Board games
Ping Pong table
Playstation 5

Leisure
Boating
Paddle boating
Shopping
Wildlife viewing

Location
Mountain

Outdoors
Outdoor furniture

1. The farmhouse is located close to both the Lake District National Park and the Pennines, offering the best of Cumbria’s natural beauty.

2. Essential amenities like Penrith and Carlisle are a brief drive away, making it convenient for any needs during your stay.

3. The heating comprises a mix of central heating, a Calor gas fire, wood burner, open fire, and electric Aga. Always cosy!

Where you'll be

Discover the picturesque hamlet of Ellonby, a true Cumbrian gem nestled snugly between the breathtaking Lake District National Park and the sweeping Pennines. From here, you can soak in the calming views of Blencathra and Carrock Fell up front, with the Pennine hills gracefully lining the horizon.

Ellonby is a delightful, quiet hamlet surrounded by fabulous walking country, yet offering easy proximity to the M6 and within a 15 minute drive of Ullswater. A short walk from the house takes you to Skelton where the famous Michelin Dog and Gun pub provides a warm welcome and fantastic food and drink. The market town of Penrith is 6 miles away with a range of supermarkets and independent shops, and the west coast main line to London and Glasgow.

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