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Cottage | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

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 – ideal for alfresco dining, or sunbathing with a good book.

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

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire
Utilities Dishwasher
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms
Furniture Double beds (1)
Other High chair
Outdoors Private garden, Shared garden
Access Parking
Further details

Oil central heating with woodburner in sitting area. Electric cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, TV, DVD player, stereo/CD player/radio, library 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.

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

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 – 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.

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24 Oct 2013

4/5

"Pleasant restful break"

We received a warm welcome from the owner of Sunny Hill. The property itself was very clean, tidy and comfortable. As a single storey cottage, with no steps to negotiate inside, it was also very acc… More

6 Sep 2012

4/5

"Relaxing"

Lovely well equipped cottage. Light and airy and quite spacious. Would have preferred a washing machine to the dishwasher, but no complaints. Very quiet village and the local pubs were great for meals… More

13 Jan 2012

5/5

"Excellent relaxing break"

Warm welcome from lovely owners who left us a bottle of wine and cake.Cottage was beautifully furnished,very warm and cosy -there was a wood burning stove which we did not need to use as the weather w… More

8 Dec 2011

5/5

"Superb in all aspects"

Great service from Sykes. Lovely friendly owners of a superb property. An excellent location for the lake district and for the Cumbria/Westmorland area. Very nice village with a good eating pub,… More

5 Aug 2011

5/5

"Perfect little cottage, central to The Lakes and the Eden Valley, great for kids!"

We booked this as our last holiday before the birth of our second child. Our toddler loved the garden and the wildlife around. Cows and horses in the fields nearby. Good open plan so good to keep a… More

5 May 2011

5/5

"Great cottage, great owners, great week away, Great Strickland!"

We've visited Sunny Hill before but in the bleak midwinter of 2009, so we were keen to revisit without snow drifts and be able to explore more of the beautiful Cumbrian countryside that we just c… More

7 Mar 2011

5/5

"Perfect"

We stayed at Sunny Hill for a week in Febuary and could not find fault with the cottageWe were greeted by the owners who had put home made cakes in the kitchen for us,the cottage is very well appointe… More

13 Jan 2011

4/5

"very peaceful escape"

A lovely welcoming cottage. If you want to get away from it all its perfect as it is very secluded. There is no shop in the village so if you are not wanting to drive then ensure you have all your su… More

11 Nov 2010

5/5

"Quiet Cottage with no disturbances!"

We stayed here for a week during august, weather was iffy but the cottage was so nice that it didn't matter if we stayed inside for a day or two. There's plenty of walks to go on, very close… More

6 Nov 2010

5/5

"Absolutely Fabulous"

Sunny Hill is an excellent cottage in a very peaceful location. The owners are brilliant hosts and very nice people. The location is great for the Lakes and the Dales. Even for towns and shops. A tota… More

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  • 6 Years listed

Calendar last updated:24 Oct 2014

Based in United Kingdom

Languages spoken
  • English
Landline
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