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6 bed detached house for sale
Skiddaw House, Bassenthwaite, Keswick CA12

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Property location

Nearby amenities

  • Bassenthwaite Primary School1.3 miles
  • Ireby CofE School4.1 miles
  • Nichol End (Derwentwater) Ferry Landing5.8 miles
  • Keswick Ferry Landing5.9 miles

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Features and description

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An exciting and unique opportunity to purchase the most remote house in England.
The property was built in 1829 by the Earl of Egremont of Cockermouth Castle, built in the middle of Skiddaw Forest in the lonely lands back o'Skidda.
Situated in 3.45 acres 1,500 feet above sea level and only accessible by foot or 4x4 vehicle.
Skiddaw House is a 19th Century shooting lodge used over the years as a gamekeeper's lodge, shooting cabin, shepherds dwelling, schools field centre, ramblers bothy and currently a youth hostel.
Skiddaw House, Bassenthwaite, Keswick, Cumbria CA12 4QX
Cockermouth 14 miles, Keswick 11 miles, Penrith 28 miles, Carlisle 24 miles
The property is accessible by 4x4 from Bassenthwaite and on foot from Mosedale.

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