Blenheim ref: UK1180

Motherby, near Penrith, Ullswater Area

4 Stars

Overview

Map

Local area

Prices & availability

Book now

Check prices and book

Book your short break or week away with 0% credit card fees. *

Go
Max sleeps
4
Sleeps
Bedrooms
2
Bedrooms
Bathrooms
1
Bathrooms
No pets allowed
No pets
Changeover day
FRI
Changeover day
  • Bike Store 
  • Bungalow 
  • Dishwasher 
  • Enclosed Garden / Patio 
  • Garden / Patio 
  • Golf nearby 
  • Highchair 
  • Pub within 1 mile 
  • Open Fire 
  • WiFi 
  • Cot Available 
  • Washing Machine 
  • Pets – not allowed 
  • Parking - On Site 
  • Shower Cubicle 

Description

This well-presented detached bungalow is ideally located to enjoy the delights of Northern Lakeland. Blenheim offers families and friends single-storey accommodation with a lovely rear garden adjacent to open fields. Situated in the hamlet of Motherby, the property is well placed to explore nearby Ullswater and its many pretty Lakeside villages and fells. Just a few miles away in either direction are the popular market towns of Kewsick and Penrith. With weekly markets, a fine selection of cafes, independent retailers and a good choice of pubs and restaurants, these are not to be missed. There are delightful countryside strolls available from the doorstep of Blenheim, and walkers of all abilities can enjoy exploring a variety of well-known nearby walking routes and fells. Sitting on the Coast to Coast cycle route, the area provides cyclists easy access to Cumbria, The Pennines and Eden Valley. Blenheim offers the convenience of a cycle store for keen cyclists. Beach 34 miles. Shop 2 miles, pub and restaurant 1 mile.

Read more about Blenheim

Accommodation details

Ground floor

4 steps to entrance. All on the ground floor.
Living/dining room: With open fire, Freeview TV and DVD player.
Kitchen: With electric oven, electric hob, microwave, fridge and dishwasher.
Bedroom 1: With kingsize bed.
Bedroom 2: With twin beds.
Bathroom: With bath and shower cubicle (no toilet).
Separate toilet.

First floor

Second floor

Third floor

Fourth floor

Facilities

Electric central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Fuel for open fire available locally. Cot and highchair. External utility room with freezer and washing machine.

Miscellaneous

Lawned garden with sitting-out area and garden furniture. Bike store. Private parking for 2 cars. No smoking.
  • Nearest town
    Penrith
  • Shops
  • Distance
    7 miles
  • Restaurant
  • Nearest railway station
    Penrith
  • Pub
  • Railway station distance
    7.0 miles
  • Lake

About the local area

Ullswater is the Lake District's second largest lake at nine miles long. Located in the eastern side of Cumbria, it bends and twists its way through dramatic mountain scenery on one side and a gently curving shoreline of green fields and woodland on the other.

Boating centres and marinas nestle unobtrusively on the lake edge, perfect for the water sports enthusiasts, or visitors can relax and enjoy the scenery from one of the steamers that have sailed the lake since 1855.

Many of the Lake District's many walks have their starting point from around Ullswater, including the renowned trek to Helvellyn's summit via Striding Edge. Or for the less energetic there are many low-level walks through beautiful countryside.

Of note is Glenridding which sits on the south western shore and is surrounded by the fells with wonderful scenic views. Pooley Bridge on the northern shore, with its 16th Century Bridge, Lakeland greystone houses and quaint teashops and Patterdale just to the south of Ullswater, cradled by mountains.

Things to do nearby

Simply Good Cookery School

TV chef and judge on the ITV's Britain's Best Bakery, Pete Sidwell is offering an exciting opportunity for families to join him at his restaurant based in the Rheged Visitors Centre near Penrith.

Lakeland Boat Hire

Enjoy the stunning scenery around Ullswater by hiring a boat from the northern shores at Lakeland Boat Hire. They supply a wide range of boats including luxury motor boats and Canadian canoes! Tel: 01768 486800

Sailing on Ullswater

On either side of the lake, there are places where you can go sailing.

Park Foot Pony Trekking

Park Foot is situated on the edge of Lake Ullswater and provides a brilliant place to do some Pony Trekking around the beautiful countryside surrounding the lake. All pony treks are fully supervised so it is a brilliant adventure no matter what your experience

Lake Ullswater

Ullswater is said by many to be the most beautiful lake in the Lake District. It is the second longest lake in Cumbria measuring a length of seven and a half miles and a width of _ mile.

Rheged

Located just off the M6 J.40 between the northern lakes market town of Penrith and the village of Stainton, Rheged is a surprising building of architectural merit.

Gowbarrow Crag
Gowbarrow Crag

Just above Pooley Bridge and easily accessible from the roadside Gowbarrow is south facing and offers some really worthwhile climbs on the middle crag.

Aira Force

On the northern side of the lake, a short walk from the lake shore you can find one of the Lake District's most stunning and famous waterfalls.

Walking up Hallin Fell

To experience one of the best panoramic views of Lake Ullswater, you should hike up Hallin Fell which is situated mid way down the lake and is part of the well known `kink' in the length of the waters.

Lakeland Photo Workshops

Take inspiration from this and other stunning locations to capture great photographs. Take your photography to the next level with Lakeland Photo Workshops

Read more things to do nearby

Availability selector

In:
Nights:
Start Date
Duration
Price
cottage-detail-pet-price-free cottage-detail-pet-price-payable
Friday 21 September 2018 7 nights £ 433.00
Was-
Save-
Friday 28 September 2018 7 nights £ 417.00
Was-
Save-

Availability calendar

Available start date Unavailable