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The School House

  • Dacre
  • CA11 0HL
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Self Rated


  • Family
  • Historic Romantic
  • Parking
  • Pet Friendly
  • Self Catering

At a Glance

  • 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom
  • Garden / patio
  • Pub / shop < 1 mile

About this Holiday Cottage

The School House is a detached cottage in the tiny village of Dacre, two miles from Ullswater. The cottage has a double bedroom, a bathroom and downstairs, an open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area. Outside is off road parking for one car, and gardens to the side and rear with furniture and a BBQ. The School House makes a wonderful romantic retreat or a peaceful base for those wishing to enjoy the scenery, walking and mountains of the Lake District.


One double bedroom. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Open plan living area with fitted kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburning stove.

Other Things to Note

Electric heating with woodburning stove in sitting area. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, TV with FreeSat, DVD. Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Travel cot and highchair. Off road parking for 1 medium sized car. Lockable bike storage. Enclosed lawned garden to side and rear with furniture and BBQ. Two well-behaved dogs welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop 2 miles. Village pub next door. Note: Stairs in the cottage are narrow and steep.

Around and About

Dacre is a small village within the Lake District National Park, just a couple of miles from the beautiful lake at Ullswater. Dacre has a pub, a castle and an ancient church. Five miles away is Penrith, with a further selection of amenities. The wonderful scenery, mountaineering opportunities and plentiful lake, water and mere sights of the region make this a great holiday base.

Impressive mountains, open fells and clear-water lakes, the Lake District has it all. From walking in the mountains to exhilarating watersports or just a gentle cruise on a steam-powered yacht, Cumbria is the perfect holiday destination.


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