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The Annex - Eden House

Edenhall near Penrith, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 925449)



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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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  • “Take plenty of waterproof clothes as you are in the right area for heavy rain, plus nearest pub is always fully booked for meals weekend, easy to get into Eden dales and northern lakes ,ideal for one or two people lots of places to go to .”

    - Mr Mcgovern, September 2021

The property

This is a lovely mostly first floor annexe, attached to a Grade II listed detached house, in the village of Edenhall in Cumbria.

This delightful annexe is set in superb countryside and offers an ideal retreat for two.

The perfect base for discovering all the delights of the Eden Valley and the Northern Lakes.

From the front door, take the stairs up to the first floor open plan living space which has character beams, a well-equipped kitchen, dining area, a comfortable seating area and a king-size double bed, plus there's a separate ground floor shower room.

Outside this delightful cottage there is a small courtyard garden where you can relax with a refreshing drink, after a day spent walking in the beautiful local countryside.

The surrounding area provides an array of interesting walks, excellent cycling and good touring opportunities.

The market town of Penrith has a good selection of shops, pubs and restaurants, as well as a swimming pool and cinema, and further afield is the Lake District National Park.

A short drive away are Alston, Appleby, Keswick and the magnificent lakes of Ullswater and Haweswater.

Down the road from Edenhall there are many other attractive villages with country pubs serving fine quality cask ales.

Drive to Langwathby on what has been voted among the top ten scenic driving roads in the world.

The Eden Gorge is also well worth a visit, from where you can join the Settle-Carlisle Railway and enjoy one of the most beautiful railway journeys.

Visit Alston, the highest market town in England, or take a day trip to discover the stunning scenery of both the Lake District and the Yorkshire Dales National Parks.

This delightful annexe is a perfect base for discovering this lovely area of the Eden Valley.

Note: This property is attached to Ref. 925455, together they sleep 15.


  • First floor open plan studio accommodation with one king-size double bed, kitchen, dining area and sitting area
  • Ground floor shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC.
  • Electric radiators
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, TV with Freeview, DVD, CD, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair on request
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Bike storage in garage
  • Enclosed private patio with furniture
  • One well-behaved pet welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 1 mile, bar and restaurant in hotel 3 mins walk
  • Note: There is limited headroom in the annexe
  • Note: The garage below the property belongs to the annexe and is used for bike storage only.

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About the location


Penrith 4 miles; Ullswater 12 miles.

The enchanting, unspoilt rural village of Edenhall is situated in the Eden Valley and is ideally placed for exploring the Lake District and the North Pennines, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Edenhall with its sandstone cottages and attractive scenery should be at the top of your holiday hit list if you're looking for a quaint and rural destination in Cumbria. The River Eden runs nearby and the area is renowned for its excellent trout and salmon fishing, along with walking, cycling, canoeing and climbing. Just four miles from Penrith, yet deep in the peaceful Eden countryside, Edenhall is a big hit for those in search of seclusion. Think single lane country roads flanked by time forgotten drystone, along with lofty sandstone houses beside stone-built terraces, the perfect place to relax and unwind amid the charming countryside. Down the road from Edenhall is Langwathby, another attractive Cumbrian village with a handful of country pubs serving fine fare and quality cask ales. The road to Langwathby is thought to be one of the prettiest in Cumbria and is regularly voted among the top ten scenic driving roads in the world. The Eden Gorge, between Lazonby and Armathwaite, is one of Cumbria's best-kept secrets, and is well worth exploring, plus the local railway station is a stop on the Settle-Carlisle Railway, which is one of the most beautiful railway journeys in Britain. Within easy reach is Rheged, which provides an innovative visitor centre with shops, restaurants, exhibitions and a giant cinema, whilst Brougham Castle, Long Meg and her daughters (the 3rd largest stone circle in England), Hadrian's Wall and the historic city of Carlisle are all a short drive away. Visit Alston, the highest market town in England, or take a day trip to discover the stunning scenery of both the Lake District and the Yorkshire Dales National Parks.

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