On the edge of the pretty village of Great Strickland, seven miles from Penrith, is this fabulous single-storey detached cottage. Situated in the attractive grounds of the owner's home, this property provides first-class accommodation in a quiet, peaceful location. The property provides a wealth of character features such as exposed beams, Velux windows and a cosy wood-burning stove. Adding to the property's airy feel are a set of French doors leading to a wonderful, private, south-facing patio area â€“ ideal for alfresco dining, or sunbathing with a good book.
All ground floor. Two bedrooms: 1 x double with en-suite shower cubicle, basin and WC, 1 x twin (single bed with additional pull-out stacker bed). Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Open plan living area with kitchen area, dining area and sitting area with woodburner.
Oil central heating with woodburner in sitting area. Electric cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, TV, DVD player, stereo/CD player/radio, WiFi, selection of books/games. Fuel, power and starter pack of fuel for woodburner inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Travel cot and highchair available. Off road parking for 3 cars. Private patio area with furniture, plus area of lawned garden. Cycle storage available. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shop 5 miles, pub 10 mins walk.
Ideally placed for exploring the Lake District and Eden Valley, the attractive, unspoilt rural village of Great Strickland makes an excellent holiday spot. Most of the local amenities for the village are provided by the nearby market town of Penrith and include a good selection of shops and restaurants, a cinema and swimming baths. Great Strickland does have some amenities with an excellent village pub. Just two miles away is the Lakeland Bird of Prey Centre whilst a cruise on one of Ullswater's motor yachts is also worth investigating â€“ these leave hourly from Pooley Bridge, just five miles from Great Strickland. Dalemain Historic House, which was used as a backdrop in a television adaptation of Jane Eyre, is nearby as is the Rheged Discovery Centre, giving visitors a wide selection of holiday activities.
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.