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Rose Cottage

Lazonby near Penrith, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 935004)



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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

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  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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38 Customer Reviews

  • "This cottage was just perfect."

    The kitchen was so well equipped, the shower was powerful and loads of hot water. The double bed was super comfortable. The cottage was lovely and clean and so warm and cozy. And the bottle of wine left for us was a lovely surprise. A great location for walking Blencathra and easy to get to Siddaw. All in all we had a great time and would love to come back another time.

    Thank you, so glad you had a great time. Property Owner

    Reviewed by SamanthaNov 2021

  • "Lovely, cosy cottage and very warm."

    Comfortable beds too. Great location to explore the surrounding area. Only a tiny negative in that the front garden isn't really enclosed so couldn't let our dog out without a lead, especially as the road can get quite busy.

    We are awaiting a gate to go on the path towards the steps......two years and counting, but we are chasing it up, but we want one to match the fence. Property Owner

    Reviewed by SusanOct 2021

  • "Great stay in a beautiful part of the country."

    Lots of nice walks and places to see. Lovely pubs in the neighbouring villages. We had a wonderful holiday.

    Reviewed by SteveSep 2021

  • "The cottage was far beyond our expectations, spotlessly clean, well furnished and renovated to an exacting standard, the house was warm and inviting, with underfloor heating to the ground floor."

    Plenty of information provided about the area with recommendations for places to eat locally and further afield. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Rose Cottage, happy to return home to in the evening after long days out, especially with some of the seasonal weather we endured. This is a house I would be proud to call my own.

    Reviewed by RobinSep 2021

  • "Had an excellent week at Rose Cottage, the property had been renovated and equipped to high standard and provided an excellent location to explore the surrounding area, would happily recommend."

    Reviewed by IanSep 2021

  • "Lovely cottage in a quiet village."

    Convenient having a Co-op down the road. neighbouring village of Kirkoswald had two nice pubs. The food at the Fetherston-Arms was very good.

    Reviewed by IreneAug 2021

  • "We were purposely looking for somewhere just outside the Lake District National Park as we know that offers far better value, is less congested, and yet is just as beautiful, and within easy reach of the parts of the park we wanted to visit."

    Rose Cottage fitted the bill perfectly, and we somehow knew that once we established that the owner runs her own B&B business elsewhere in the Lakes, every detail would be taken care of by someone whose own livelihood revolves around welcoming visitors. Lazonby itself and the surrounding villages are lovely and mostly peaceful, yet the road access to most busier parts of the Lake District is excellent. While the cottage is less than 10 minutes' walk from the railway station, lying on the famous Settle & Carlisle railway line, you do really need a car to make the most of your stay. We arrived as two family groups, and were able to park both our vehicles reasonably easily. We had an eventful time getting to grips with the cottage's hob and oven, but overall all of the appliances are excellent - probably more than most people will need on holiday. Another good touch was the plentiful supply of crockery and cutlery, as we find many holiday cottage owners only leave a bare minimum. The village's Co-op store is large and generally well-stocked, but you're only 20 minutes' drive from the town of Penrith where there are two large supermarkets, so keeping supplied isn't a problem. One minor quibble would be about the bedding supplied - this was probably fine for visitors at cooler times of the year, but in the main bedroom at least, is somewhat over-generous for the summer, and we were rather warm on most nights. A lighter-weight duvet as an alternative to the one supplied would be just the job!

    Reviewed by JanetAug 2021

  • "The train station in the village allowed us to take trips to other parts of Cumbria and the Yorkshire Dales without having to take a car."

    Most important was the large convenience store / PO in the village. All within walking distance of Rose Cottage.

    Reviewed by AdrianJul 2021

  • "A really excellent cottage everything was to a very high standard."

    Extremely clean - many thanks to Kath. Nothing was too much trouble. All the information from Judith was clear and accurate. Lazonby is a very pleasant village and the local Co-Op is well stocked. The location allows easy access to the Lake District, Yorkshire Dales and Teesdale. All in all a very pleasant place to stay.

    Reviewed by RoyJun 2021

  • "The cottage is of extremely good quality."

    all furniture very comfortable and kitchen equipment brilliant. Added bonus was the lovely weather

    Reviewed by ChristineJun 2021

  • "The cottage has been renovated to a very high standard and had everything we needed for an enjoyable holiday."

    The position is handy to travel to all the lakes and the next village has two pubs which did super food, we can't wait to return.

    Reviewed by MikeMay 2021

  • "Lovely comfortable cottage in an excellent location."

    The Eden valley is a real gem.

    Reviewed by SimonOct 2020

  • "Rose Cottage is absolutely gorgeous."

    It had everything we needed and more. The beds were so comfortable and the heating, including under floor, was sufficient that we did not need to use the log burner. There is a lovely garden with patio furniture that you can enjoy in good weather. There are games and dvd's provided which is a good thing as, Lazonby is an ideal location to reach the lake district, Carlisle, Penrith etc, but it does not have a lot of amenities. There is an excellent supermarket but unfortunately the pub was only open 3 nights and only did meals on 2 of those. Although there are excellent pub/restaurants within a short driving distance. I would definitely recommend this cottage

    Reviewed by ChristineSep 2020

  • "Rose Cottage in Lazonby was precisely what I needed for short stay to go fishing with my son."

    Conveniently situated for grocery shopping and easy to find following clear and explicit directions. Penrith is only a short drive away to find any luxuries that cannot be obtained at the Coop in Lazonby and there are a number of very good F&B establishments close by serving good wholesome food. Not forgetting a fish and chip van that visits once a week. Very clean and comfortable.

    Reviewed by DavidAug 2020

  • "Cottage was lovely very warm and cozy."

    With log burning stove that was great one we got the knack of lighting it. Very comfortable with excellent facilities. Situated in a small village, but with good size Co-op to buy messages. Also has a train station that can be used to for days out if no one wants to drive. Has nice garden with table and chairs that can be used in the good weather. If taking a pet don’t let it out in garden to run around alone as they can escape through small gap in fence at the side of garden and down the stairs (this was the only negative thing about the whole cottage) Would recommend staying there as we thoroughly enjoyed ourselves.

    Reviewed by MarcellaMar 2020

  • "The cottage was fantastic."

    The décor was excellent, it was extremely comfortable and the log burner was fantastic. The cottage was clean, tidy, well located and had lots of useful amenities. The only issue we had was around heating and hot water, as there was no heating on arrival other than the log burner. This was "fixed" on the Monday, but broke again on the Tuesday, after which we had no heating or hot water. This was a real shame as the cottage was excellent!! Fortunately the wood burner kept us warm, and the lack of hot water was more of an issue than the lack of heating. I would highly recommend this cottage when the boiler is fixed!!

    Reviewed by LiamFeb 2020

  • "Fabulous gem of a cottage we had a great time time here its an ideal base for exploring, the cottage was so cozy and welcoming - by far one of the best we have ever stayed in."

    Reviewed by JenniferDec 2019

  • "Excellent cottage."

    we had a week of rainy days which resulted in us spending more time than expected in the cottage. it wasnt hard as the cottage was so nice. underfloor heating downstairs made cold feet out of soaking shoes quite a pleasure. the cottage has everything you could want or need. simply excellent.

    Reviewed by MichaelAug 2019

  • "We were very happy with Rose Cottage."

    It was a lovely cosy and very well appointed cottage. The typical cottage garden was very pretty and added to the charm of the place. Would certainly book again.

    Reviewed by JaneJul 2019

  • "We enjoyed 3 days at Rose Cottage and wish it could have been longer, Lazonby is a very attractive Village and we found getting around the area very easy, the Cottage is a real credit to the owners who have created a very homely feeling."

    Just two ideas for the owners going forward a small freezer would be helpful especially during the coming summer months and a mirror in the bedrooms these are just minor things as overall Rose Cottage is a real gem. Lastly to the owners the wine was a very nice touch.

    Reviewed by JanetMay 2019

  • "Superb cottage in immaculate condition."

    Reviewed by PhilipMay 2019

  • "I have already recommended your cottage to a friend."

    We all had a lovely relaxing time. Good place to stay,near to Penrith.

    Reviewed by AngelaMay 2019

  • "Lovely cottage, close to local amenities."

    Reviewed by SarahApr 2019

  • "Lovely cottage - very clean and well decorated."

    Great area for exploring beautiful countryside. Absolutely no hesitation in recommending this cottage.

    Reviewed by VivienneApr 2019

  • "So clean beautiful cottage lovely decor"

    Reviewed by ElaineApr 2019

  • "Spotlessly clean & exceptionally well equipped."

    We really enjoyed our week at Rose Cottage & would certainly recommend to others. Extremely cosy & comfortable in every way. Very handy village shop & several pubs serving good food in nearby villages, but none in village itself. A lovely quiet part of Cumbria to enjoy the scenery & wildlife.

    Reviewed by NigelMar 2019

  • "A fantastic wee cottage in a lovely location."

    Reviewed by CharlotteDec 2018

  • "Everything is provided in Sykes cottages & Rose Cottage was a marvellous stay; very private, with all necessities within the cottage."

    Perfect for a getaway from urban life, and hassle free; no reception, or operators, just get on with your holiday. Definitely choose Sykes again. Perfect.

    Reviewed by AmenahAug 2018

  • "Lazonby is a great place to explore the lakes either driving or on the Settle Carlisle railway."

    We had a great time

    Reviewed by WilliamAug 2018

  • "The cottage was very luxurious and in a perfect position for what we wanted to do."

    We were very surprised at how comfortable and nicely decorated the cottage was and would recommend Rose cottage to other people.

    Reviewed by SarahJul 2018

  • "A beautiful and very comfortable cottage with all mod cons to help us enjoy a lovely holiday."

    The village of Lazenby was lovely with lots of amenities including a lovely little outside swimming pool/lido which we used as the weather was amazing.Beautiful scenery and a great spot from which to explore the stunning countryside and villages etc and enjoy lots of walks.

    Reviewed by MaggieMay 2018

  • "We were delighted and impressed by the whole process and the cottage."

    Everything we needed was there and great quality. Congratulations to all involved.

    Reviewed by AnthonyApr 2018

  • "The booking experience was excellent and the cottage itself perfect for a week's getaway."

    Not only a really lovely cottage in a cosy village, but the owners were very friendly and approachable and really helpful. Judith especially wanted to know if we had had a good time and I had no hesitation in saying yes, yes, yes! Also, the pub in the next village of Kirkoswald, the Fetherstone Arms was excellent with attentive service, friendly staff and outstanding food. This break had it all, and in a wonderful rural location. We will definitely be re-booking the same place very soon! Thank you again.

    Reviewed by AndrewSep 2017

  • "Lovely, comfortable cottage in a great Location close to the Yorkshire Dales and the Lake District."

    Lots to do in the area. I recommend a trip on the Settle - Carlisle Railway,supermak Station is a short walk from the cottage. Good little supermarket in Lazonby. Best pubs in Kirkoswald approx. 2miles.

    Reviewed by MarilynJun 2017

  • "Beautiful cottage but location wasn't as good as we had hoped for."

    Would recommend to others but unlikely to rebook as we like to try new locations.

    Reviewed by NikketaApr 2017

  • "Great cottage"

    Reviewed by AnthonyMar 2017

  • "The cottage was fantastically decorated and had a very warm and comforting pleasant feeling to it."

    The condition of the cottage made the entire experience for us. Would recommend this cottage to all my friends and family.

    Reviewed by ZakNov 2016

  • "Cottage is modern and comfortable and good communication with Owner."

    She may need to ensure her cleaner is doing as requested as we were unable to find the travel cot on our arrival and it was not located til 7.30pm and in addition to this dog hairs were found in the master bedroom - presumably from prior occupant. This did not affect the overall enjoyment of the stay, and the cottage was otherwise perfect for us and we would hope to return.

    Reviewed by GemmaAug 2016

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  • Three bedrooms: 1 x king-size double with TV and en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x double, 1 x adult bunks
  • Ground floor shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Sitting room with dining area and woodburning stove
  • Oil central heating with underfloor heating on ground floor and woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and induction hob, microwave, fridge, washer/dryer, dishwasher, 2 x TVs with Freeview, DVD, Sonos Play 1, WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Small freezer in garage
  • Highchair on request
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Lockable bike storage
  • Enclosed front lawned garden with patio and furniture
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 3 mins walk
  • Note: Mobile phone coverage varies depending on network.

The property

This beautifully-presented, link-detached character cottage dating back to 1826 is located in the attractive village of Lazonby on the edge of the Eden Valley.

This cottage is ideally located for family and friends wishing to spend time together and explore this stunning area.

The River Eden runs through the bottom of the village and the property is also within easy reach of the Lake District.

Stylishly and thoughtfully presented throughout, this cottage boasts a high quality well-equipped kitchen with granite surfaces, exposed beams and underfloor heating on the ground floor.

There are three comfortable bedrooms upstairs with oak fitted wardrobes, each having the advantage of an USP socket.

The fells such as Melmerby Fell beckon you from the views from the bedroom windows.

After a day’s exploring relax in the lounge and cosy up in front of the woodburning stove.

On warmer evenings why not throw open the front door and enjoy an alfresco meal or drink on the patio in the generous front enclosed cottage garden.

This particularly well-served village not only has a choice of pubs, a church and petrol station but even has an outdoor heated swimming pool that is open in the summer months.

The Settle-Carlisle Railway also stops here and the station is two minutes away from the cottage.

Lazonby is surrounded by rolling hills and the idyllic countryside of the Eden Valley, ready for you to explore on foot or by cycling, and is a great area for birdwatching.

A short drive away is the town of Penrith where younger members of your party can enjoy the glass roof heritage centre Rheged with its cafe, shops, play areas and huge 3D film screen.

The centre also houses exhibitions, talks, live-screenings and even has a spa, so is a treat for all the family.

Also a short drive away is the popular Hutton-in-the-Forest, a historic house and gardens which hosts a variety of events.

Why not visit Ullswater Lake and Pooley Bridge with the historic steamers, watersports and its bustling village centre?

For those looking for a more challenging activity the fells surrounding Ullswater include Helvellyn.

This super cottage has delights to discover and explore that are so accessible in all directions, making it an ideal location all year round.

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About the location


Pooley Bridge 15.6 miles; Penrith 7.5 miles.

The attractive rural village of Lazonby is situated on the edge of the Eden Valley and North Pennines, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The River Eden meanders through the bottom of the village and this area is famous for canoeing, trout and salmon fishing together with climbing, walking and cycling. Between Lazonby and Armathwaite is the Eden Gorge, one of Cumbria's best kept secrets which is well worth a visit. Lazonby has a good selection of amenities including a church, two pubs, a supermarket and a post office. There is also a seasonal outdoor swimming pool. The railway station which is part of the Settle-Carlisle Railway line offers a scenic day out. There is also an independent wooden toy shop, Croglin Toys & Designs which is located in the old school (approx. 18th century) which makes bespoke toys and decorative objects such as wooden bunting. The innovative Rheged Centre in Penrith is within easy reach of the village with its exhibitions, large 3D screen, shops, play area and spa. Historic sites include, Long Meg and Her Daughters which is the third largest stone circle in England, and Hadrian’s Wall, both a short drive away. Ullswater, Keswick and Pooley Bridge are all stunning lakeside locations within easy reach. This village is perfectly placed to discover the stunning scenery and many activities the Yorkshire Dales and Lakes District National Parks have to offer.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
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