Pippa's Cottage

Greystoke Gill near Greystoke and Penrith, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 913696)

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  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

Greystoke 0.75 miles.

This bright and modern cottage is set on a non-working farm formerly part of the Greystoke Castle Estate, on the edge of Greystoke, just a ten minute drive from Penrith.

The cottage is a fabulous romantic retreat with a light and airy open plan living area with exposed beams throughout.

On the ground floor there is a kitchen, dining area and a comfortable sitting area with an electric stove to keep you cosy in the evenings.

Upstairs is the charming king-size double bedroom with an en-suite bathroom.

Outside there is a patio with furniture where you can sit, relax and take in the lovely scenery.

The village pub in Greystoke is a pleasant 15 minutes’ walk from the front door.

Greystoke also has a local shop, café and an open air heated swimming pool open during the summer months.

Greystoke also lies on the Coast to Coast cycle route, making it an ideal stop for cyclists.

With Penrith within easy driving distance you are spoilt for choice with places to eat and drink in the evening.

Set on the outskirts of the Lake District National Park there are many opportunities for outdoor activities with Keswick just 14 miles away, set on the shores of Derwent Water.

This is an ideal location for walkers and cyclists to explore the Lake District and then return to Pippa's Cottage and enjoy a relaxing massage at the Retreat at Red Barn, located next door.

Accommodation

One king-size double bedroom with en-suite bath, shower over, basin and WC. Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with electric stove.

Amenities

  • Biomass central heating with electric stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge with freezer compartment, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair
  • Off road parking for 1 car
  • Bike storage
  • Patio with furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 10 mins walk
  • Note: The owner runs a beauty room on site, appointments are available by prior arrangement.

About the location

GREYSTOKE

Penrith 5 miles; Keswick 13 miles.

This charming village has a number of 17th century cottages and is conveniently situated just 5 miles from Penrith. Set just on the outskirts of the Lake District National Park,only 5 miles from Lake Ullswater and the numerous picturesque walks available make this a fabulous location for fans of the outdoors. Nearby, the popular town of Keswick is the holiday centre of the north of the Lake District and has plenty to offer, boasting numerous shops and restaurants to suit all tastes, as well as offering the Theatre on the Lake, a charming cinema, museum, indoor climbing wall and miniature golf. The area also steeped in history with a 10th century church in the village, lovely castle in Penrith and the stunning remains of Lowther Castle. Greystoke provides easy access to the spectacular Cumbrian countryside which can be explored by both car and on foot, and the southern Lakes, Eden Valley, Pennines Solway Coast and Hadrian's Wall all within close proximity, making this a great location with plenty to see and do.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Last minute
  • Christmas