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Eusebank

Pooley Bridge, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 923874)

4.9

Outstanding

Sykes rating

  • Sleeps 5

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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Features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine

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38 Customer Reviews

  • "Spotlessly clean, very well equipped and comfortable cottage in a great location."

    Would have no hesitation in recommending this cottage to future guests.

    Reviewed by LarraineJul 2022

  • "Eusebank is a beautiful property."

    Well equipped kitchen and delightful garden , which we made full use of in the evenings after the days activities. Will certainly book again.

    Reviewed by StephenJul 2022

  • "Lovely property, clean and well equipped."

    Great location and good to have parking in a popular village. Probably would have given it 5 stars if it had wifi.

    Reviewed by JacquelineJun 2022

  • "Most importantly for me, Eusebank was a spotlessly clean property."

    The beds and furniture were comfortable and the shower was amazing! Walking distance to a shop for essentials, bus stops and the steamer to Windermere. Lovely scenery, and, fortunately, the weather was kind to us, too. Thank you!

    Reviewed by JuneJun 2022

  • "Excellent bungalow."

    Very clean and well equipped. Garden a suntrap. Easy access to walks from the door,buses and steamer .

    Reviewed by RuthMay 2022

  • "Eusebank is in a great location within Pooley Bridge."

    Extremely convenient for local amenities, shops, pubs , eating places etc and a short stroll to the lake. Lots of walks from the door from short walks around Dunmallard to long walks like the Ullswater Way, and of course easy access to Ullswater steamers. On site parking for several cars plus local bus services. The bungalow is very clean and comfortable with excellent heating, although a little bit dated. Only real downside is lack of wi-fi... We would definitely visit again.

    Reviewed by AlanApr 2022

  • "The cottage was everything as advertised and more."

    It is a home away from home with everything you need for a comfortable holiday. The cottage was very clean and well maintained inside and out. It was ideally situated for exploring the local area and lake district. We would not hesitate in booking Eusebank again and would highly recommend this cottage if holidaying in Pooley Bridge.

    Reviewed by WilliamOct 2021

  • "Fabulous cottage with great amenities and in a great location."

    Plenty of walks on the door step, 3 pubs that meet a variety of needs. Very highly recommended.

    Reviewed by MichaelOct 2021

  • "We found it an imposition to expect us as customers at the price we paid for our weeks stay to be expected to strip beds and pillows etc and place them in a laundry bag prior to our departure, we are elderly, in our 70's."

    But wish to add that our Daughter who stayed at another of your properties a few weeks ago feels exactly the same with same circumstances. Finally we would add this would not be expected or accepted in a hotel or similar.

    Thank you for taking the time to leave feedback, we are sorry that you are unhappy with the policy of removing the used bedding and placing it in the laundry bag. If you had made us aware of any concerns we would have let the owner know and told them linen would still be on the beds when the cleaners arrived. Due to covid concerns we have advised our owners to ask guests to remove the linen for the safety and well being of themselves or their housekeeping team. Sykes customer relations. Property Owner

    Reviewed by WilliamSep 2021

  • "A very comfortable bungalow."

    Plenty of room for four adults with superb kitchen facilities and a lovely secluded back lawn where we sat in the sun (having taken camping chairs in that expectation from the photos). Handy for both Blencathra and Helvellyn, which we did in a remarkable late hot spell.

    Reviewed by AndySep 2021

  • "Great location, high quality property & very quiet yet near the village & great walks."

    Reviewed by FrancisAug 2021

  • "Eusebank is a cosy bungalow, surprisingly spacious and everything you could possibly need to make your holiday comfortable is provided by the owners."

    It is set back off the road so is very quiet and has a lovely garden with space to sit out in the warmer weather. It is situated in the perfect location and there are so many lovely walks straight from the front door. The village is only a bout 200 yards away and has a well stocked mini market, three pubs and a delightful tea room so lots of choice for eating out. There are also many attractions to visit in the area without having to travel too far. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and would recommend it to others.

    Reviewed by CarolOct 2020

  • "Very well kept property and for those who like both nearby convenience and quiet!"

    Reviewed by MartinAug 2020

  • "Eusebank Cottage is in a great location."

    It was extremely clean, and had everything we could possibly need and more. I'd stay there again, and I'd happily recommend it.

    Reviewed by SusanAug 2020

  • "Eusebank is a lovely bungalow a real home from home has everything that you will need."

    Reviewed by PeterJul 2020

  • "Fantastic location in a wonderful village with good pubs and food."

    Ideally situated for great walks across the fells. Eusebank was easy to find, well appointed and a fabulous place to spend the Christmas holidays. Very highly recommended

    Reviewed by MichaelDec 2019

  • "No, everything we needed was in the bungalow and it was ideally situated for our purpose."

    Thank you.

    Reviewed by NSep 2019

  • "Great location in the village,quiet and restful."

    Well equipped and maintained for holidays. Had a fantastic week with extended family for a wedding and days out to local attractions. Love the lakes and especially Pooley Bridge.

    Reviewed by RosemarieJul 2019

  • "Very good location for touring, walking and great choice of pubs in the village"

    Reviewed by CliveJul 2019

  • "We stayed from 15th-22nd June."

    Eusebank in Pooley bridge is a great place to stay. Very well equipped, spotlessly clean and only a couple of minutes walk to the local pubs, restaurants and shops. We highly recommend this homely accommodation and would want to stay there again in the future.

    Reviewed by RobertJun 2019

  • "The bungalow was fine."

    Very clean and contained everything we needed. Lots of space in all the rooms and a great drive and garden. Great location a few minutes from Pooley Bridge centre which had a few pubs and shops and some great walks. We walked to the boats and spent a day travelling across Ullswater taking in each stop and a few pubs and shops on the way. The only disappointment was a surprise visit part way through our break from the owner which we thought was a bit intrusive. Also a visit from the gardener on Friday afternoon which interrupted me revising for an exam.

    Thank you for very much for your comments. The owner will always pop around to the property if she hasn't seen you on arrival. We hope to welcome you back in the future. Property Owner

    Reviewed by PaulJun 2019

  • "Eusebank was perfect family home."

    It was very cosy and comfortable and near to the village and Ullswater lake. The amenities in the house were enough for a family to spend their holiday. Our kids enjoyed the cottage and the views were amazing too. The owners gave us a warm welcome. Cannot stress enough how amazing stay we had at Eusebank. Would love to come back some day.

    Reviewed by NirmalMay 2019

  • "Beautiful well appointed property in wonderful location every need catered for great quiet base in which to explore the beautiful English Lakes fortunate to see a red squirrel in the back garden and enjoyed watching the cattle grazing in the field in front of the lounge window."

    Very helpful and friendly service from all shops in village. Definitely recommend.

    Reviewed by KarenMay 2019

  • "Great location for lakes and fells, ideal for walking and touring."

    A home from home, comfortable without being fussy. Good value for money. Internet/Wifi would be nice to have for access to local information (as mobile signal is a bit inconsistent), but not much missed and certainly not a deal breaker.

    Reviewed by ChristopherMar 2019

  • "A wonderful cottage, would absolutely go back, more a matter of when, not if."

    Pooley Bridge has three good pubs and within easy striking range of Ullswater Lake and wonderful walking. A great base for walking the Eastern Fells. Very highly recommended.

    Reviewed by MichaelSep 2018

  • "We loved the lakes and spent a lot of the time cruising each lake."

    Cottage was in a lovely quiet location but with shops and pub within walking distance. Weather was glorious for late September. Cottage really well stocked and was like him from home.

    Reviewed by DeborahSep 2018

  • "The cottage was clean and comfortable."

    The owner was friendly and helpful. The welcome pack of tea coffee and milk was just what we needed after a long drive. This cottage is ideally placed in a quiet corner of the lakes.

    Reviewed by KarenJul 2018

  • "Very clean homley cottage in easy reach of all facility's."

    A bigger fridge would have been nice but overall a very nice holiday home. We will return soon.

    Reviewed by ColinJul 2018

  • "A very clean, comfortable and well equipped cottage set in a super location."

    The cottage is a short walk from the center of Pooley Bridge, far enough away to be very quiet (weekends can get a bit busy at Pooley Bridge), but near enough to be able to walk into the center of the village in 5 mins. The cottage has a small rear garden which is well maintained, private and is a lovely sun trap. It also has it's own drive, so off street parking is a real bonus. Pooley Bridge itself is a beautiful location which is served by 4 pubs serving food, an excellent cafe and several small shops. Ullswater Steamers operate from a short distance from the middle of the village. An excellent holiday, I'll definitely be going back.

    Reviewed by MichaelJun 2018

  • "Had a really lovely time."

    Cottage was beautiful and very well equipped and in a great location.thank you very much.

    Reviewed by AllanAug 2017

  • "Bungalow was very comfortable and well appointed , also really clean."

    Owners were pleasant and helpful. Situation was appropriate for our needs.

    Reviewed by RAug 2017

  • "Susana know cottage was very well equipped."

    Far more than we expected. The owner called round to make sure all was well. A lovely gesture. The location was excellent, handy for all amenities but quiet.

    Reviewed by JanJun 2017

  • "Close to the centre of the village perfect base location."

    Cosy and clean. Could not fault in any way. The snow just made it perfect as I've always wanted to see the lakes in the winter. Luckily it didn't stay long but it was beautiful. Would like to book again in the future.

    Reviewed by BeverleyMar 2017

  • "A clean, comfortable, well appointed property in an excellent location."

    Eusebank was perfect for our stay with an elderly person with mobility problems, very convenient for amenities in Pooley Bridge. The friendly owners are on hand if any problems arise.

    Reviewed by PatriciaMar 2017

  • "Fantastic location and accommodation"

    Reviewed by RaymondDec 2016

  • "Excellent traditionally furnished property, exceptionally clean, comfortable ,warm and well equipped."

    Stayed with elderly Mum and the bungalow was perfectly suited to less mobile /elderly guests however does have couple of steps to negotiate at both entrances which without handrails may restrict access for some.Friendly helpful owners nearby who clearly take pride in ensuring visitors have good holiday experience with all home comforts provided.

    Reviewed by DianeOct 2016

  • "Very comfortable cottage, nice owners"

    Reviewed by RaymondSep 2016

  • "Very comfortable."

    Clean and tidy and family friendly Berating centre of the village. Free parking and rear garden Kitchens is specially specious and fully equipped.

    Reviewed by MAug 2016

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Summary

  • All ground floor
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x family room with 1 double and 1 single
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen with dining area
  • Sitting room with open fire
  • Oil central heating with open fire
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washer/dryer, TV with Freeview, DVD
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for fire inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 3 cars
  • Front and rear lawned garden plus rear patio with furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 2 mins walk
  • Two well stocked villages stores and Post Office, selling papers/magazines, fresh meat, fresh fruit and vegetables, great range of groceries, beers/wines/spirits/soft drinks, toiletries etc! Note: Although all ground floor, there is one step to the front and back door.

The property

Eusebank is a lovely, detached bungalow set within a short stroll of Lake Ullswater and the facilities of Pooley Bridge, in the Lake District National Park.

This is a stunning base for couples and small groups seeking the sights of this northern corner of the Lakes, whether by foot, bike or car, and for those wishing to spend their time simply relaxing beside the gentle shores of the lake.

You’ll find everything you need for a comfortable stay, with the accommodation set entirely over the ground floor.

The sitting room comes with a cosy open fire, which can also be used as an electric fire, an essential addition for a memorable, romantic break in Cumbria, where you can settle at the end of the day and share the nostalgia of your holiday so far.

There is a spacious kitchen, which leads through to a sociable dining area, whilst two comfortable bedrooms and a bathroom complete the accommodation.

To the front and the back of the property lies a lawned garden, and to the rear there is a patio with furniture, where you can sit on a sunny afternoon and prepare tomorrow’s adventure.

Ullswater provides a very popular area for exciting outdoor activities, including canoeing, rock climbing, ridge walking and abseiling to name but a few.

Many charming Lakeland villages are scattered all around, worthy of a visit, and the lofty peaks provide all the inspiration one needs for wonderful walks.

The scenic backdrop of Lake Ullswater is thought to have inspired Wordsworth's iconic poem Daffodils, with a steamer cruise across its waters the perfect way to enjoy the surrounding fells.

Whether you’re in search of the solitude treasured by Wordsworth, or the bustling towns popular with tourists, there is something to appeal to everyone from this delightful cottage.

Note: This property is 300 yards away from Ref. 25680 and 934105 together they sleep 12.

Ullswater Holiday Cottages

All properties are in the Lake District, an area of outstanding natural beauty and within easy reach of Hadrians Wall - both are World Heritage Sites

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About the location

POOLEY BRIDGE

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.

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Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Last minute
  • Christmas