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Mousehole Cottage

Armathwaite, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 971518)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Games room Games Room
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi


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22 Customer Review(s)

  • Imerson

    “Friendly host, great location.”

    The paddock to excercise the dogs was great. A nice relaxing atmosphere and everything you need is available. The extra touches made all the difference will definitely book again.

    The paddock to excercise the dogs was great. A nice relaxing atmosphere and everything you need is available. The extra touches made all the difference will definitely book again.

    - Imerson, October 2020

The property

Mousehole Cottage is an alluring cottage resting on the outskirts of Armathwaite in Cumbria.

It provides cosy accommodation for friends or family to enjoy all-year-round.

Kick off your muddy boots in the porch after a day of exploring the choice of National Parks and AONBs that surround the property.

Head into the open-plan living area for a relaxing evening with your loved ones, the exposed stone wall and wooden beams bring a sense of homeliness to the place.

The rustic flagstone flooring takes you over to the country cottage kitchen and dining area, boasting all of the necessary equipment with charming cream coloured units to give it a fine finish.

A stroll up the traditional wooden staircase takes you up to the first floor, here you will find the two comforting bedrooms under the eaves, with wooden latch doors and beams creating a perfectly warming environment to get your rest in.

Get ready for a night in one of the local pubs in the stunning family shower room boasting a walk-in shower, the Velux window fills the room with uplifting natural light.

This is a very dog friendly cottage with luxury kennels offering doggy day care, and a pet bereavement facility on site.

The 7 acre grounds offer a secure dog exercise paddock featuring a nature pond, and there are further meadows to which access is available.

A selection of domestic poultry – chickens, geese, ducks, guinea fowl and pea fowl – wander around free range.

Wild rabbits are also prevalent at dusk and dawn.

The site is adjacent to a dairy farm and, except the winter months, the cows can be seen coming in to be milked and returning to the field afterwards.

Armathwaite provides you with the essentials for a countryside break, boasting two gastropubs, a Post Office and a convenience store for your daily essentials.

For a wider range of amenities and some wonderful architecture, head to the city of Carlisle less than 10 miles away, it makes for a fantastic day out with something for everybody to enjoy.

For everything from scenic countryside, stunning coastlines and charming towns, Mousehole Cottage is the place for you to stay.

Note: Property can be booked with Ref 996947 and 971654, together they can sleep 14 people.


  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin
  • Shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Ground floor cloakroom with basin and WC
  • Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area.
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, TV with Freeview, selection of books and games
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Stairgate available
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Enclosed lawn and patio with furniture
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 1 mile
  • Note: Sloping ceilings in bedrooms
  • No stag/hen or similar parties allowed
  • Family orientated site
  • Note: Should you wish to use doggy day care, then advanced booking is required

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About the location


Penrith 11 miles.

The attractive, unspoilt rural village of Armathwaite is ideally placed for exploring the Lake District, Eden Valley and the lovely coastline of the Solway Firth. The village has two old pubs, both with popular restaurants serving excellent food, a village Post Office and a traditional village shop. The River Eden runs through the centre of the village, and the area is renowned for its excellent salmon fishing, plus walking, canoeing and climbing. Armathwaite Castle, by the river, is a four-storey Pele Tower, and the 15th Century Church has fine examples of stained glass windows. The Eden Gorge, between Lazonby and Armathwaite, is one of Cumbria's best-kept secrets, and is well worth exploring. The local railway station is a stop on the Settle-to-Carlisle Railway, which is one of the most beautiful railway journeys in Britain, and where today many old steam trains still wend their way through some of the finest countryside in Britain. The Rheged Discovery Centre in Penrith is the "largest grass covered building in the country" or you might like to visit Dalemain Historic House, featured in a television production of Jane Eyre.

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