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Ghyllbank House

Certificate of Excellence 2014

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Excellent 5/5 Score from 36 reviews

Ghyllbank House

House | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 8

Key Info
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden

TripAdvisor 2014 WINNER - 5 STAR CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENCE - Ghyllbank House is a luxury holiday home that includes a number of essential elements that will make you want to revisit time and time again! It is in a great location, with the bustling market town of Penrith only 4 miles to the East and the picturesque town of Keswick is just 13 miles to the West.

The property is close enough to the A66 to provide immediate access to all that the Northern Lakes has to offer. The A66 also opens up various routes to the Central and Southern fells. Ghyllbank House is stylish and comfortable with great interior design. The property is surrounded by a dry stone wall and the river Petteril runs to the rear and side of it. The constant babble of the river provides a wonderful backdrop whilst sitting outside. Every effort has been made to make your stay more comfortable and there is a large selection of books to read, board games to play, Sky TV and Wifi internet access. Children and babies are always welcome and are provided for. There is parking for 6 cars.

Size Sleeps up to 8, 4 bedrooms
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 1.5 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Newcastle 78 km, Nearest railway: Penrith 6.5 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, Telephone, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms, 1 En suites and 1 Shower rooms
Furniture Single beds (4), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 14
Other High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ
Access Parking
Further details indoors

Bedrooms:

Bedroom 1 with king size bed.

Bedroom 2 with twin beds (link and lock beds so can be made into a queensize on request).

Bedroom 3 with twin beds (link and lock beds so can be made into a queensize on request).

Bedroom 4 with king size bed.

Bathrooms:

Large family bathroom with freestanding cast iron roll top bath, basin, WC and a large shower.

Ensuite to bedroom 1 with large shower, basin, fitted units and WC.

Shower room adjacent to bedroom 4 with shower, basin and WC.

Kitchen:

Bespoke hand made kitchen - Well equipped with large gas range oven with induction hob, microwave, dishwasher, Nespresso machine (capsules not included), tall integrated fridge, walk in larder. Large dresser and dining table which seats 8 comfortably.

Utility Room:

Washing machine, tumble dryer, freezer, iron, ironing board and an airer.

Living Rooms:

Large elegantly decorated lounge. Includes 3 comfortable sofa's and an armchair. Stylish furniture which includes a writing desk and chair. Large selection of books, board games and children's toys/puzzles. Sky TV, DVD player and a wonderful open fire.

Other:

Sunny bright garden room with more comfortable seating and an ipod dock providing additional living space and a lovely room looking out onto the garden. There is also a downstairs cloakroom/WC.

Cleaning/towels/ linen/maid service:

House fully cleaned and made up prior to arrival. Hotel quality bed linen and towels provided. Toiletries, a welcome hamper and logs for the fire are also included.

Further details outdoors

Enclosed wrap-a-round garden. There is lawn area with shrubs to the front and one side of the property. To the rear of the house there is a further small lawn area and a large patio and smaller circular patio area. A lovely teak dining table with 8 chairs is provided. A charcoal BBQ is available for guests to use and a garden games set. The river Petterill runs directly behind and round to the side of the property. It is a fairly narrow section of the river but it is free flowing and provides a wonderful natural water feature!

Further details

The nearest village is Greystoke. Here you will find a shop, a post office and a fantastic pub called the Boot & Shoe which serves excellent food. Greystoke is on the Coast to Coast cycle route. There is a swimming pool open during the summer months. Penrith is just under a 10 minute drive away and here you will find a wide variety of high street shops, banks and a choice of supermarkets. For example there is a Morrison's, a Sainsbury's and a Booth's as well as specialist food stores selling local produce such as Cranston's. The hand book in the property also provides a lot more information such as the nearest hospital, doctor and dentist should they be needed!

The Cumbria/Lake District

The Lake District is famous for its beautiful mountains and lakes, wonderful walking and breathtaking scenery.

Cumbria, at the very north of England, is amongst its most beautiful regions. The Lake District National Park has long been celebrated for its mirror lakes and craggy peaks. There are also an abundance of pretty villages and towns. The Lake District is heaven for those who love the outdoors, with sailing, rock climbing and hiking and much more on offer. Cumbria has sandy coastlines and interesting towns to visit, including old-fashioned Penrith.

Penrith

The nearest village is Greystoke. Here you will find a shop, a post office and a fantastic pub called the Boot & Shoe which serves excellent food. Greystoke is on the Coast to Coast cycle route. There is a swimming pool open during the summer months. Penrith is just under a 10 minute drive away and here you will find a wide variety of high street shops, banks and a choice of supermarkets. For example there is a Morrison's, a Sainsbury's and a Booth's as well as specialist food stores selling local produce such as Cranston's. The hand book in the property also provides a lot more information such as the nearest hospital, doctor and dentist should they be needed!

There are so many activities on offer from rambling, adventure activities and sightseeing. Please ask for further details on things to do and see.

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1 Sep 2014

5/5

"A beautiful cottage with all the comforts of home, well located"

We enjoyed a wonderful week in the lakes with 6 adults, 2 teens and a dog sharing the cottage. There was plenty of room for all of us and furnishings were to a very high standard. The kitchen was we… More

27 Jul 2014

5/5

"A stunningly beautiful luxurious 5* holiday home"

We have been to the Lake District several times but nowhere we have stayed before compares to this amazing home.Upon arrival there is a lovely welcome pack waiting for you consisting of essentials you… More

16 Jul 2014

5/5

"Perfect getaway"

This was my first visit to the Lake District and I chose Ghyllbank House to stay with 4 friends. I was lucky to get the master bedroom but we were all highly delighted with each bedroom. Everything … More

17 Apr 2014

5/5

"Home away from Home; but with added luxury!"

My family and I (me, Wife and 2 kids) decided to meet up with some friends of ours from Scotland and were looking for the ideal place to meet up. We stumbled across Ghyllbank House after searching for… More

24 Mar 2014

5/5

"Comfortable, relaxing and great location"

We had a fantastic week in Ghyllbank House. It is spacious and comfortable and great for kids (we have 3). There is loads to do in the area and the owner was really helpful giving us suggestions in ad… More

28 Feb 2014

5/5

"A special place to be!"

This house is the bees knees! We stayed for three days for my youngest daughters 21st.I have never felt so welcome in my life. On arrival there was a lovely basket of food and drink, milk,cheese and e… More

27 Nov 2013

5/5

"Fantactic House in a great Location"

Ghyllbank House far exceeded our expectations. It is a wonderful house set in a great location. There were 6 family members of us staying here but it sleeps 8 quite comfortable. All the rooms are very… More

12 Nov 2013

5/5

"Beautiful"

Just spend a long weekend at Ghyllbank House and had the best time.From walking into the well fitted kitchen and going into the beautiful lounge with the open fire we all felt at home.The house is spa… More

13 Sep 2013

5/5

"Fantastic Place!"

Ghyllbank House was an excellent, well equipped house in a central location with easy access to all amenities round about.The property was tastefully furnished with a touch of homeliness . The rooms w… More

3 Sep 2013

5/5

"Everything we'd hoped for!"

Our group stayed at Ghyllbank House and we all really enjoyed our stay at this lovely house. It is a spacious, well equipped property and oh so comfortable - even the beds!. It has that wonderful com… More

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