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The Accommodation

Built more than 150 years ago, Routen House has been extensively refurbished and redecorated over the past few years. Spacious and sleeping 12 (plus cot) it is ideal for large family gatherings or for parties of walkers and friends.

The Kitchen at Routen Holiday House
The Farmhouse Kitchen, considerably modernised

The large farmhouse kitchen is fitted with all the luxury of the 21st Century with microwave, fridge, electric oven, gas hob, dishwasher … there is even a breadmaker if you fancy trying your hand at baking with minimal stress.

Next door the utility room is the perfect place to leave muddy boots after a long walk. There is also a washing machine and tumble drier, as well as an extra fridge, freezer and separate toilet room.

The Dining Room at Routen House
The Dining Room - easily seating 12

Beyond the kitchen is the dining room, furnished with antiques and a long table suitable for gracious dining as well as a quick takeaway from the nearby town of Cockermouth.

The main sitting room at Routen House

The second sitting room, leading out onto the patio   
The second sitting room,   
leading out onto the patio 

   The patio area - perfect for BBQs
   The patio area - perfect for BBQs

There are two sitting rooms, both of which have recently been refurnished with new settees. The second lounge has patio windows which maximise on the superb uninterrupted views of the fells and countryside. The patio itself is the ideal place for barbeques or just to unwind with a drink after a hard day enjoying yourselves.


One of the ensuite double rooms One of the ensuite double rooms
The two ensuite double bedrooms

The third double room


Upstairs on the first floor there is one double room and three twin rooms, all sharing a family sized bathroom. For groups with families, kids love to take over this floor, leaving the adults to enjoy the second floor with its two ensuite double rooms.


One of the twin rooms One of the twin rooms
Two of the twin rooms

The Garden

The garden outside is ideal for children to play in. Pets are welcome and there is ample parking.


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The garden gate leading to the paddock and stream (and beyond)