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Skiddaw House, Bassenthwaite, Keswick

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Mitchells Land & Property, Cockermouth

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Tenure: Freehold

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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Skiddaw House, Bassenthwaite, Keswick


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Mitchells Land & Property, Cockermouth

Lakeland Agricultural Centre, Cockermouth, CA13 0QQ

Mitchells is an established Land & Property agent offering a comprehensive, professional and forward-thinking approach to property marketing. We deliver an outstanding service with high standards in customer service.

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