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Cosy,romantic fellside cottage hidden in the Glencoyne valley

Bedrooms 2
Space 538 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights


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:
June 23, 2017


Penrith Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 538 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Waterfront
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Compact bathroom with shower and heated towel rail
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Main bedroom - 1 double
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , Bunk beds 1.78m long
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • 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


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(9 traveler reviews)

Cosy,romantic fellside cottage hidden in the Glencoyne valley
average rating of 4.888889 based on 9 reviews

Ideal Lakes Getaway

  • 5 of 5

Small but peaceful and cosy with everything you need, including quick access to Glenridding and Ullswater.

We had a very relaxed time here, and it was a great starting point for walks and trips while also enabling us to get away from it all.

  • Submitted: Apr 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
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Small but perfectly formed!

  • 5 of 5

Fantastic, our most perfect holiday cottage so far. Will definitely be back please.

  • Submitted: Apr 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Beautiful, cosy cottage in a beautiful, spectacular location

  • 5 of 5

Amazing cottage in a beautiful location. We had a fantastic week in the cottage. Really cosy. Even the Tesco van could get up the track.

  • Submitted: Apr 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
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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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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
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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
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Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Penrith Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Summer 2017
Jul 9 2017 - Sep 3 2017
4 night minimum stay
Dec 17 2017 - Dec 28 2017
4 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $129.36

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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