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Elder Howe

Pooley Bridge, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 972339)

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  • Sleeps 10

  • Bedrooms 5

  • Bathrooms 3

  • Pets Yes

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  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
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  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
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36 Customer Review(s)

  • Mrs Welton

    “This house is lovely and very spacious.”

    The bedrooms are all a good size with lovely en-suite bathrooms. The living room and dining room are great and also a big garden for the children to run around in. We really enjoyed staying here and I would definitely go back.

    The bedrooms are all a good size with lovely en-suite bathrooms. The living room and dining room are great and also a big garden for the children to run around in. We really enjoyed staying here and I would definitely go back.

    - Mrs Welton, September 2020

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The property

Elder Howe is a luxurious five-bedroom detached property in Pooley Bridge, on the northern edge of Ullswater. This beautifully maintained property is perfectly located to explore the finest of the northern reaches of the Lake District, and is spacious enough to accommodate large groups or two families with ease. With such a high capacity, any property needs significant living space, and Elder Howe has this in abundance.

The ground floor boasts a large open plan sitting room with no less than four sofas from which to enjoy each other's company.

Numbers are easily catered for in the additional dining area with a large dining table.

To support such a group, the kitchen is of significant size, rounding off the luxurious feel of the living areas.

As well as a downstairs single bedroom, the property has four upstairs bedrooms; two en-suite doubles, a twin and a triple to ensure the size of the property is maximised. Elder Howe doesn't compromise on outside space either.

There is private parking for up to four cars, and the rear of the home has a beautifully kept and secure lawned area with a patio section to match. Pooley Bridge makes the most of its idyllic location on the edge of Ullswater, so a five minute walk finds you amongst all the amenities you require for your stay. Bar and restaurant is open weekends from Easter to Whit then fully open every day until September.

Weekends only during October.

During the summer season entertainment is laid on with children's discos, live entertainment, licensed bar and beer garden, during the summer school holidays a children's club is operated and there is a restaurant with take away service available. Ullswater itself is second only to Windermere in size, so there are plenty of water activities to be found around the water's edge.

If you prefer a less energetic break, the historic Eden Valley town of Penrith is only six miles to the north, or a half an hour drive through the stunning mountainous countryside takes you to the beauty of Keswick. Ideally located to be at the heart of the best of the Lake District, Elder Howe is a perfect spot for a large group break in Cumbria.

Please note the only pets allowed are dogs.


  • Four first floor bedrooms: 2 x double (both with en-suite shower room and WC), 1 x twin and 1 x triple
  • One family bathroom with basin and WC
  • Ground floor single bedroom
  • Ground floor laundry room with basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Sitting room with log burner
  • Dining room.
  • Central heating and wood burner in sitting room
  • (Wood available to purchase from Pooley Bridge Post Office.) Electric oven and hob, fridge/freezer, microwave, dishwasher, washing machine and tumble dryer in utility room, DVD player
  • Fuel and power in rent
  • Bed linen inc. Towels are provided
  • Private parking for up to four cars
  • Secure lawned garden with patio furniture
  • Sorry,no smoking
  • Cot and highchair available
  • Nearest pub and amenities five minute walk
  • Please note: A pre-authorised £50 refundable good housekeeping bond is payable on arrival at Pooley Bridge Holiday Park. Note: The Holiday Park is shut between Mid-November and Mid-March.

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About the location


Penrith 6 miles.

The picturesque village of Pooley Bridge sits on the northerly edge of Lake Ullswater in the Lake District National Park. The name Pooley came to be due to the forming of a large pool, which was left by the fast flowing River Eamont, and the word Bridge was later added when a bridge, which is now 250 years old, was built over the river. Pooley Bridge has many traditional inns and tempting tea rooms, plus the Ullswater Steamers depart from the village, from where a tranquil cruise down the lake to the villages of Glenridding and Howtown can be enjoyed. There are numerous walks with breathtaking views nearby, plus a short walk up to Dunmallard Hill reveals fascinating Iron-Age remains, whilst the towns of Penrith and Keswick are within driving distance. Pooley Bridge is an ideal base for a cottage holiday stay in the stunning Lake District.

Region Information

Note: The Holiday Park is shut between Mid-November and Mid-March.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute

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