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Mallard Cottage

Ullswater, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 972348)

  • Mallard Cottage - (Ref. 972348)

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  • Sleeps 6 people

  • 3 bedrooms

  • 2 bathrooms

  • No pets allowed

  • Icon/Feature/Swimming Pool Swimming pool
  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/Games room Games Room
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi
  • Reviews

    “Lovely house but couldn't get my head around the upside down living.”

    Peaceful environment with regular duck visitors every morning. Reception and bar staff very friendly and helpful, kids loved the pool and jacuzzi. Would recommend and w... more

    Peaceful environment with regular duck visitors every morning. Reception and bar staff very friendly and helpful, kids loved the pool and jacuzzi. Would recommend and would like to come again but perhaps to a 'usual' style house instead

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The property

Mallard Cottage rests in the foothills of the stunning Blencathra Fell in the village of Whitbarrow.

Lake Ullswater is just a few minutes drive from the cottage.

With access to a complimentary leisure club with a pool, gym, sauna, spa bath, steam room, table tennis table and restaurant, this top quality accommodation has everything you need to keep entertained no matter the weather. The cottage is modern with 3 bedrooms in an ‘upside down’ style, with the bedrooms on the ground floor and the living space on the first floor.

On the ground floor you’ll find a master double bedroom with an en-suite shower room, a twin bedroom and a bunk bedroom.

On the first floor there is a lounge, fully equipped kitchen and a bathroom and WC.

Outside there is a small, shared garden for guests to enjoy in addition to the leisure club facilities which are included in the cost.

Within the village guests will find lots of entertainment suitable for families, including a crazy golf course, putting greens, giant outdoor games, a play area, holistic therapy centre and laundry room.

There is a local pub just a few minutes walk from the accommodation. Just a few minutes drive from Lake Ullswater, there is lots to do in the surrounding area and foothills.

Enjoy water sports nearby or head up Blencathra Fell for a challenging walk in the hills that will take most of the day.

Within easy driving distance you’ll have access to some of the best hill walks to be found in the Lake District.

This Ullswater cottage is the perfect getaway location for a group of friends or a family to visit whatever the time of year.

With leisure facilities on hand you’ll be able to enjoy indoor activities if the weather is unkind during your stay.


  • ‘Upside down’ style cottage
  • Three bedrooms on the ground floor: 1 x master double bedroom with en-suite shower and WC, 1 x twin room and 1 x bunkroom
  • On the first floor there is a lounge with entertainment systems, fully-equipped kitchen and bathroom with WC.
  • Lounge with TV, DVD player, hi-fi, telephone, Wi-Fi
  • Kitchen with oven, hob, microwave, fridge and dishwasher
  • Bathroom with hand held shower and WC
  • Master bedroom has en-suite with shower and WC
  • Private parking for 1 vehicle
  • Cot available
  • Fuel and power inc. rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent.

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About the location


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 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:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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