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Cosy,romantic fellside cottage hidden in the Glencoyne valley

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

2 bedroom former miners' cottage located in the picturesque Glencoyne valley.

Location, location, location. If you are looking for a truly rural location with breath-taking views then this is the cottage for you. From Lake Ullswater, to the open fells of the Glencoyne valley to the wooded slopes rising up to Sheffield Pike, the location of this cottage cannot be rivalled for its beauty, tranquillity and habitat. Wildlife to be seen daily include, red squirrels, woodpeckers, deer, badgers and a multitude of birdlife. The mid terrace, stone cottage has been refurbished, retaining its wealth of character including flagstone floor, beamed ceiling, wood burning stove and wealth of local timbers which all help make this a cottage that is sure to be enjoyed by all those fortunate enough to stay here.

The accommodation comprises of:

•Entrance porch.

•Open plan living area with cosy wood burning stove, TV and DVD player.

•Dining area leading to-

•Kitchen equipped with electric oven and hob, fridge, washing machine and microwave.

•Steep open tread stair case to first floor:

•Double bedroom with superb views to the fells.

•Children’s room with built in bunk beds, suitable for children over 5 years due to the stairs.

•Compact shower room with hand basin and WC.

•All electric, an initial supply of coal wood and bed linen included.

•Night storage electric heaters.

•On street parking by the track.

•Garden with garden furniture and view to the lake.

More Details

Property Manager
Mark Johnstone
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
March 7, 2017

Amenities

Penrith Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 50 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 4
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Waterfront
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Compact bathroom with shower and heated towel rail
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Main bedroom - 1 double
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , Bunk beds 1.78m long
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Television
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • forests
  • live theater
  • museums
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • water skiing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(6 traveler reviews)

Cosy,romantic fellside cottage hidden in the Glencoyne valley
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 6 reviews
5

Absolutely beautiful

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful cottage in a fantastic location. A short walk down the track takes you on to the Ullswater Way, easily connecting you to Glenridding in one direction or Aira Force in the other. So much to do around the area and yet the cottages are perfectly secluded up in the valley.

The cottage is well furnished with everything you need, the storage heaters are pretty good at their job but that wood burner was a definite highlight of our stay.

Stunning place, stunning views, I would absolutely recommend this to anyone.

  • Submitted: Nov 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful little 'away from it all' place to stay, yet still close to Ullswater.

  • 5 of 5

The property is old and characterful yet has been renovated to a good standard. It's small, but has everything you need for a comfortable stay. We saw red squirrels, woodpeckers and lots of other birds just around the cottages. Sitting out on the garden bench you can watch them whilst looking out onto Ullswater below or the surrounding hills.

I stayed with my teenage daughter and she liked the little converted loft space with the skylight.

There are a couple of considerations if you are going to stay here though- all the stairs in the cottage are 'ladder' style so if you have mobility issues that could be tricky. Also the track to the cottage is quite long and rough so if your car has a low undercarriage this could be tricky too.( I had a Ford Fiesta and managed ok but not ideal).

There are lots of little parking spots nearby around the lake and we swam safely with a little dinghy for visibility to boat traffic. Your close to the Lake Steamers in Glenridding too.

For shopping we went to the big Sainsburys in Penrith which is free parking.

We had a lovely stay- very peaceful, relaxing and beautiful environment.

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Comfortable accommodation in an incredible location

  • 4 of 5

3 Seldom Seen is in a truly unique and incredible location with beautiful views down to Ulswater from the garden and great walks on the doorstep. The cottage is very clean, well kept and comfortable with everything you would need. The neighbours were quiet and friendly.

Worth noting that the track up to the cottage is quite narrow and rocky so if you don't have a 4x4 it is worth taking it easy. Otherwise no issues.

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Secluded, remote but only 20 mins from M6

  • 5 of 5

We loved it! Great original features such as the black beam ceilings but with all mod cons and good choice of furniture. Clean and perfectly prepared right down to a bunch of flowers on the window sill! It was warm, especially with the use of the wood burner fire box. Good, clear instructions for all equipment and facilities. If access is a challenge via the half mile track, it's worth it. We had a true sense of getting away from it all and would love to return one day.

  • Submitted: Apr 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
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5

Perfect

  • 5 of 5

Clean and comfortable stay, had everything we needed. Excellent views and perfect for where we wanted to be. Will definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
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5

A jem of a cottage

  • 5 of 5

Small and compact but with an abundance of character and plenty of wildlife on your front door.. Our stay here was simply memorable. Clean and cosy the cottage offered us a perfect base to explore the lake District away from the hustle and bustle of the tourist sites. Many thanks for our stay.

  • Submitted: Jun 17, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
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Rates & Availability

Penrith Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$106
From
$112
Fri,Sat
$562
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $125

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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