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House | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Suitable for children over 5
  • No pets allowed
  • Car advised

Swallow's Nest is situated in the lovely hamlet of Catterlen, five miles from Penrith and is a wonderful semi-detached, sandstone barn conversion, that offers quality accommodation. This 'upside down' cottage features an open plan living area with sitting area, dining area and well-equipped fitted kitchen on the 1st floor and the bedrooms, bathrooms and underfloor heating are on the ground floor. The living area has a cosy woodburner, exposed beams and French doors that open out onto a Juliet balcony. This cottage sleeps four and has two bedrooms - one double with en-suite shower room and one twin. The bustling town of Penrith is only five miles away, and offers a wide range of shops, pubs and restaurants. The breathtaking Lake District and Yorkshire Dales National Parks are close by as are the lakes of Ullswater and Haweswater. Low Dyke is a perfect base for exploring the area.

Size Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms
Will consider Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Family friendly Suitable for children over 5
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, Internet access
General Wi-Fi available
Utilities Dishwasher, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms
Furniture Double beds (1)
Other High chair
Access Parking
Further details

Oil central heating with underfloor heating on ground floor, woodburner in sitting area and solar panelled hot water. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD player, surround sound cinema system, radio, iPod dock, WiFi. Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburner inc. in rent, additional logs for woodburner available to purchase from the owner. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Travel cot and highchair on request. Off road parking for 2 cars. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shop 5 miles, pub 2 miles.

The Cumbria/Lake District

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.

Penrith

The popular town of Penrith lies in a central position between the Lake District and North Pennines and is famous for its many specialist shops, sandstone buildings, and lovely cottages. The town also offers many pubs, restaurants, and a museum, meaning there is something for everyone in the town. Nearby is Rheged, a visitor centre, which offers shops, restaurants, exhibitions and a cinema screen that shows educational and informative films. All within a short drive are Brougham Castle, Long Meg and her daughters (the 3rd largest stone circle in England) and the city of Carlisle. The stunning Lake District and Yorkshire Dales National Park are also nearby and are essential to visit. Penrith is an ideal base, at any time of the year.

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Review 1-10 of 11

10 Nov 2013

5/5

"excellence and relaxation"

3rd time we have been to this amazing barn conversion and it remains excellent- we had yet another amazing week, Debbie is a great hostess and nothing is too much trouble for her. It was like going ho… More

1 Sep 2013

5/5

"Impeccable"

Super gîte, état et propreté impeccable. Belle déco et confort optimal. Propriétaires mitoyens très gentils et très discrets. très bonne situation géographique pour visiter les Lake District … More

27 Jun 2013

5/5

"Excellent!"

Genuinely warm welcome, superb quality of finish throughout the property, warm quiet and cosy. Good location for north of the park, convenient access to M6 very near. Fabulous service, nothing would … More

24 Jun 2013

5/5

"A beautiful holiday home."

Sue and I stayed at Swallows Nest last week and I just wanted to recommend it to anyone looking for a holiday home in the lake district. The house was spotlessly clean, the welcome from Debbie was war… More

19 Apr 2013

5/5

"Beautiful cottage with excellent facilities"

We stayed in February at Swallow's Nest and could not have been happier with the accommodation. Everything was very stylish, everything had been thought of and we were warm and cosy despite the … More

2 Jan 2013

5/5

"Beautiful cottage in a great location"

We have just returned from a fantastic new year break at this cottage with some friends and would highly recommend it. It is beautifully decorated and has pretty much everything you could need for a … More

13 Jul 2012

5/5

"A delightful cottage"

Stayed for a week to visit the Lake District for the first in many years, we looked around a chose this cottage on location, reviews and having parking for two cars. As others have said this is an ups… More

8 Dec 2011

5/5

"Fantastic Rental Cottage"

We stayed at Swallow's nest for our anniversary in Sept 11. The interior was finished to a very high standard, it was like staying in a 5 star hotel. The kitchen was well equipped and we enjoyed … More

2 Dec 2011

5/5

"Beautifully presented cottage"

We rented Swallow's Nest with another couple for a week's stay in the Lake District - and all 4 of us were very impressed with the friendly welcome from Debbie. The amenities in the cottage … More

21 Oct 2011

5/5

"Perfect Location"

This cottage was very comfortable, we received a lovely welcome from the owners. The cottage was in a delightful village not far from the motorway therefore we spent of our time exploring the area.Th… More

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  • 6 Years listed

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