The Dash
Exclusive, Private & Secluded

Grade II Listed Self-Catering Farmhouse alongside Whitewater Dash Waterfall
A magnificent Lakeland farmhouse set amongst spectacular mountain scenery
near Bassenthwaite, Keswick, English Lake District, UK
   Tel: +44 (0)1697 371217


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Whitewater Dash waterfall, English Lake District
Whitewater Dash,
locally known as Dash Falls.
(click to enlarge)

Pan of White Hause, Little Calva and Bakestall
The Dash is circled on the left and Whitewater Dash waterfall on the right of the picture above
(taken from the private road to the farm) (click to enlarge)

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The Dash farmhouse (click to enlarge)

The Dash is an unspoiled traditional hill farm, completely secluded, and located on the northern side of Skiddaw.  

The farm nestles at the foot of the famous Whitewater Dash waterfall which sits at the head of Dash Valley  looking down to Bassenthwaite Lake and on to the Solway Coast and to Scotland in the distance.  Click here for the view described

It is impossible to overstate
truly special qualities of this
traditional farmhouse,
together with its
absolutely spectacular location

  • Perhaps the most isolated and secluded farmhouse in England
  • Sits alone within spectacular and rugged mountain scenery
  • Beside the famous Whitewater Dash waterfall
  • Within the Lake District National Park
  • Designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty
  • The farmland is designated as a Site of Special Scientific Interest
  • Breathtaking views in every direction
  • Home to extremely rare and endangered birds and flowers
  • No neighbours
  • Lovely farmhouse with parts dating back to the 1500's
  • Listed farmhouse with its own spring water supply
  • Newly refurbished
  • Paradise for walkers of all ages and abilities
  • Close to innumerable attractions and places of interest

The property has only been available as a self catering farmhouse/cottage for two seasons so far, and we genuinely believe you will not find anything that comes close!  


Click on these two pictures on the right to enlarge and hopefully you will agree.


The property stands alone without neighbours, and is not one of several self-catering units grouped together.  It is the main farmhouse which being offered as holiday accommodation, 
not an adjoining cottage or barn.

house6.jpg (397027 bytes) View from the approach

Dead Crag - view from.jpg (123040 bytes) View from top of Dead Crags

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From the summit of White Hause looking down over the farm and to Bassenthwaite Lake in the distance.
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This is a rare opportunity to stay in a lakeland stone farmhouse in the most beautiful place in the English Lake District.

The Lake District, Cumbria - England's Finest Landscape

Welcome to "The Dash"
Self-Catering traditional farmhouse/cottage alongside Whitewater Dash Waterfall
A magnificent Lakeland farmhouse set amongst spectacular mountain scenery
The Dash, near Bassenthwaite, Keswick, English Lake District, UK,  CA12 4QX