Rooms with a View: 10 homes with the best views in north Cumbria?

We’re blessed in Eden and the North Lakes to have some of the most spectacular scenery anywhere on the planet. Imagine being able to gaze out of your window at lakes, mountains and fells. Here are 10 incredible properties where you can do just that!!

Oakvale, Braithwaite, Keswick

This superb Lakeland home, between Derwentwater and Bassenthwaite, has exceptional views of the Skiddaw fell range. The living room has patio doors onto a decked terrace with stunning views, while the newly fitted kitchen also looks out over the fells, making washing up less of a chore! Currently divided into three holiday apartments, with five bedrooms and four bathrooms in total. £695,000

Crows Nest, Matterdale End, Penrith

A three-bedroom Grade II listed Cumbrian longhouse in the scenic Matterdale Valley, in the Lake District National Park. Magnificent views of Gowbarrow Fell can be enjoyed from the garden, and the North Lakeland fells and Ullswater are within easy reach. £599,000

High Winder House and Cottages, Tirril, Penrith, Cumbria

This successful holiday lettings business has been trading for 18 years, so this sale offers an exceptional Lake District lifestyle, with Ullswater just over the hill. Many of the cottages, and the gardens, have spectacular views of the surrounding countryside. There is direct pedestrian access from the grounds onto Askham Fell, with superb walks and magnificent views of Ullswater and the north Lakeland fells. £1,300,000

The Garden Flat, Watermillock, Penrith

one-bedroom period apartment with exceptional views of Ullswater and the surrounding fells. We can’t think of anything better than sitting on this window seat and enjoying the uninterrupted, south-facing views of the lake. An ideal holiday let, or second home! £235,000

White Scaur, Bassenthwaite, Keswick

A short distance from Bassenthwaite village, all of the south facing bedrooms at White Scaur have large dormer windows and views of Bassenthwaite Lake. The gardens also have beautiful views, backing onto woodland and fields. £800,000

Bessy Beck, Newbiggin on Lune, Kirkby Stephen

Set in just under 13 acres of grounds, including a substantial four-bedroom home, private gardens, an acre of woodland and three lakes, Bessy Beck has open views from the conservatory over the woodland at the rear, and to the Howgills. The impressive L-shaped living kitchen also has views over the lakes and to the Lakeland fells, while the living room, on the next level, has a balcony overlooking the estate, with views in three directions. £795,000

Breeze Hill, Portinscale, Keswick

A five-bedroom detached property set within magnificent grounds, with breathtaking views of the north Lakeland fells and River Derwent. The sitting room, kitchen, and rear bedroom have views of the Skiddaw mountain range, while the two attic bedrooms take in views of the Thornthwaite fells and Latrigg. £630,000

Fieldgate, Bampton, Penrith

Elevated above the nearby villages of Bampton Grange and Bampton, Fieldgate has uninterrupted views of the east Lakeland fells. A modernisation project, it offers the opportunity to create a unique family country home, with window seats offering views of the countryside. £550,000

Meaburn Hill Farmhouse, Maulds, Meaburn, Penrith

A unique Listed farmhouse, dating from the 16th Century, six-bedroom Meaburn Hill Farmhouse is on a large elevated plot, with open views of the Lynvennet Valley and beck. The three front bedrooms have window seats to enjoy the views of the valley, while the lawned garden looks over the village green. £475,000

Margate House, Tirril, Penrith

Close to Ullswater, Margate House has undergone a complete renovation, combining contemporary living accommodation with superb views of the surrounding Lakeland landscape. £445,000

To view any of these properties, or for a free valuation of your own, contact the Eden team on (01768) 869000.

Pink, green and blue, with a fabulous view!

New to the market today - this gorgeous stone built property, presented with great design flair, located on a elevated position in one of the most desirable villages in the area, with stunning views of Ullswater and a separate lake frontage for boat launching. 

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Pink, green and blue, with a fabulous view!