Elm How offers spacious 4 star accommodation for 8.
This is an old farmhouse with a stone circular staircase, a very large living room with a log-burning stove, and a smaller ground floor sitting room. The kitchen and dining room have been combined into one large room. Upstairs there are 4 bedrooms : 2 double rooms and two twin bedded rooms. One of the double rooms can be connected to the new shower room as an ensuite. In the main bathroom there is a bath and separate large shower cubicle. There is a wc downstairs and separate utility with washer and tumble dryer.
There is a CD player. Please note that although there is a TV and DVD there is no TV reception. The kitchen has an electric range cooker, larder fridge, microwave, dishwasher, freezer. There is a cot and a high-chair and extras can be provided if requested. Linen is provided in all units. Heating is by electric night storage heaters. Elm How has wood burning stove and firewood is provided. The price includes all electricity costs.
We regret - no pets.
Mobile phone reception is poor at Elm How, but improves slightly as you go up the valley. There is good reception in Patterdale.
Access to Elm How is by a single track unpaved gated road, about a mile long, and 1.5 miles from Patterdale. Elm How lies adjacent to one of the main footpaths to Helvellyn and Fairfield and is an ideal base for walking. There are low level walks from the door.