The Clock Tower, Irton Hall self catering accommodation

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The Clock Tower, Irton Hall

Quality Grade: 4

Sleeps: 10

Pets Allowed: Yes

Property Ref: 24587

Irton Hall is a stunning holiday location with impressive history, set in the foothills of the Western fells of the Lake District between Wasdale and Eskdale. Parts of the magnificent hall, such as the Pele Tower, date from the 14th century.Broughton House (ref 24374) forms the west wing of Irton Hall, where spacious elegant rooms, chandeliers and a grand staircase with stained glass windows make this a dream holiday venue. A pool table in the living room and wi-fi access enhance the excellent facilities available.Copeland (ref 24430) is the centre section of the hall, next to the original Pele Tower, and what was once an 18th century ballroom is now the very spacious living/dining room. The marble floors, tall ceilings and chandeliers create an opulent holiday environment.The Clock Tower (ref 24587) is a wonderful original stone detached building behind the main hall with a modern interior, including 4 shower rooms and a spacious family living area with patio doors opening onto a private terrace garden.Both Oliver Cromwell and Henry VI visited the hall, although it is reputed that Henry VI was refused entry and spent the night under the 1000 year old oak tree in front of the house, known as ‘The King’s Oak’. Surrounded by 19 acres of natural parkland where children can play to their hearts’ content and guests may wander and explore the natural habitats of abundant wildlife in the grounds. A short drive will bring you to wide sandy beaches, the Eskdale miniature steam railway at Ravenglass and Muncaster Castle and Gardens which also house the unique International Owl Sanctuary. The Langdales are to the east, accessed via the Hard Knott Pass and Wrynose Pass, whilst Wasdale with its amazing views of Great Gable and Scafell Pike is 5 miles away. The historic port and marina of Whitehaven which hosts the Tall Ships Race every two years is 14 miles, with shops, restaurants, museums and many holiday activities. Shop and pub 1 mile._Ground floor: Living/dining room with patio doors/kitchen with tiled floor. 4 bedrooms: 3 double, two with en-suite shower room and toilet, 1 bunk. Shower room with toilet (with interconnecting door to 1 double and 1 bunk). First floor: 1 double bedroom with en-suite shower room and toilet._Woodburner in living room (initial fuel inc). Gas CH, ,inc (by arrangement May-Sep). Gas, elec, bed linen and towels inc. T/cot. Satellite TV. DVD and small library. CD. Gas hob. Elec oven. M/wave. Washer/dryer. D/washer. F/freezer. Decking terrace with sitting-out area and furniture. 19-acre shared lawned and wooded grounds. Ample parking. No smoking please. ,Easy walking access. , Friday to Friday..