Chapel Cottage ref: CC118123

Helton, Ullswater Area

4 Stars



Local area

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  • Cot Available 
  • Enclosed Garden / Patio 
  • Garden / Patio 
  • Highchair 
  • Pub within 1 mile 
  • Woodburning Stove 
  • Wifi 
  • Car Parking Available 
  • Washing Machine 


A traditional 18th century Cumbrian cottage with beautiful panoramic views. Helton is a small picturesque village in this little known area of the Lake District, a perfect place to get away from it all, in tranquil surroundings. There are wonderful walks right from the cottage. Close by are Ullswater and Haweswater (home to England’s only Golden eagle) with excellent high level walking. Other nearby attractions & activities include the Lowther Castle, Askham Hall Gardens, Dalemain historic house, the Alpaca centre, Ullswater steamers, Aira Force waterfall, horse riding, mountain biking, fishing, sailing, windsurfing and canoeing. There are two delightful pubs and a village shop, a mile away, in the neighbouring village of Askham. The attractive market town of Penrith just 10 minutes drive.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

The cottage retains many original features. It is beautifully furnished and very well equipped, with oil fired central heating and comprises:
Lounge: With log burning stove, Smart TV, DVD player and open views.
Dining room: With beamed ceiling and open views.
Kitchen: The kitchen has an electric cooker with a double oven and hob, dishwasher, fridge/freezer, microwave and CD/radio.
Utility/drying room: With washer/dryer and space for boots and coats.
Cloakroom: with WC.

First floor

Bedroom 1: with king size bed and views.
Bedroom 2: with twin beds and views. 
Bedroom 3: with full size adult bunk beds.
Bathroom: With bath, shower cubicle, WC and hand basin.

Second floor

Third floor


All fuel and bed linen is provided. Free Wi-fi internet access available. Cot, highchair and payphone available.


To the front of the cottage there is an enclosed terraced garden with patio area, garden furniture and a BBQ. Enjoy the views and watch out for the red Squirrels and a vast variety of bird life which are attracted to the well stocked bird tables. To the rear is an area to keep bikes - with a locking point. Private parking for two cars. Two well behaved pets welcome.
Please note: There is an access statement available for this property, if required please call 01228 599 960
  • Nearest town
  • Shops
    1 mile
  • Distance
    5 miles
  • Restaurant
    1 mile
  • Nearest railway station
  • Pub
    1 mile
  • Railway station distance
    5 miles
  • Lake
    4 miles

About the local area

Ullswater is the Lake District's second largest lake atnine 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

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

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 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


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.

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.

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

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.

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