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Park House Cottage

Skirwith near Penrith, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 903907)

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  • Sleeps 8

  • Bedrooms 4

  • Bathrooms 4

  • Pets No

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi


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24 Customer Review(s)

  • Mr Akhtar

    “The location and the cottage were stunning, it is much much larger than what the photos suggest.”

    The scenery and the surrounds were also brilliant.

    The scenery and the surrounds were also brilliant.

    - Mr Akhtar, September 2020

The property

A magnificent Grade II listed, stone-built, detached cottage situated within the grounds of Skirwith Abbey in the small village of Skirwith, eight miles from Penrith in the beautiful Eden Valley.

This superb Skirwith cottage, situated on a dairy farm, has many fine and delightful features and has been restored to provide wonderful, spacious accommodation for families.

This cottage near Penrith offers four excellent bedrooms, two of which boast en-suite facilities, whilst the lovely first floor sitting room has an open fire set into a feature fireplace.

Completing the accommodation is a first floor kitchen with dining area and ground floor bathroom with freestanding bath.

Outside this Penrith cottage is an enclosed, walled lawned garden with furniture and views across the adjacent parkland.

There are many quaint Cumbrian villages to explore in the area, as well as an array of interesting walks, cycling and day trip opportunities.

You can travel on the famous Settle-Carlisle railway which crosses the Ribblehead Viaduct, whilst passing through some of the most spectacular scenery in the country, and the beautiful Lake District National Park is also within easy reach with Ullswater, the second largest lake, just a twenty minute drive away.

The pretty village of Pooley Bridge sits on the shores of the lake and boat trips are available on the Ullswater Steamer, or why not hire a rowing boat and take a picnic in order to make the most of the inspiring surroundings?

This quality Skirwith cottage is a very special place to stay, at any time of the year.


  • Four bedrooms: 1 x king-size double with en-suite bath, basin and WC, 1 x king-size double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 2 x ground floor super king-size double (zip/link, can be twin on request)
  • Ground floor bathroom with freestanding bath, separate shower, basin and WC
  • First floor basin and WC
  • First floor kitchen with dining area
  • First floor utility
  • First floor sitting room with open fire.
  • Biomass central heating with open fire
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, TV with FreeSat, DVD, iPod dock, WiFi, selection of books
  • Fuel, power and fuel for open fire inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot, highchair and stairgate on request
  • Ample off road parking
  • Bike storage
  • Enclosed, lawned garden with furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pubs 3.5 miles
  • Note: The owners live on site
  • Note: Check-in 4pm, check-out 10am

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About the location


Penrith 8 miles.

Located at the foot of Crossfell, the small village of Skirwith is situated in the wonderful Eden Valley, within easy reach of Penrith and close to the stunning Lake District National Park. Made up of a cluster of houses, Skirwith also has a village green and a beck running through its centre. The River Eden runs nearby and the area boasts trout and salmon fishing, as well as walks, cycling, canoeing and climbing. Long Meg and her daughters (the 3rd largest stone circle in England) is close by, as is the market town of Penrith with its sandstone buildings, specialist shops, pubs and restaurants. Hadrian's Wall and the historic city of Carlisle are within driving distance, or why not discover the stunning scenery of both the Lake District and the Yorkshire Dales National Parks? Skirwith is a lovely base for a holiday in this area.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

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