Windale ref: CC132182

Great Salkeld near Penrith, Ullswater Area

4 Stars

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Max sleeps
3
Sleeps
Bedrooms
2
Bedrooms
Bathrooms
1
Bathrooms
No pets allowed
No pets
Changeover day
SAT
Changeover day
  • Garden / Patio 
  • Pub within 1 mile 
  • Rural Location 
  • Wifi 
  • Luxury Collection 
  • Washing Machine 
  • Pets – not allowed 

Description

Situated in a peaceful location, this holiday property makes an ideal holiday base from which to explore the surrounding area. The area offers a tremendous amount to occupy guests, with golf courses, sailing, horse riding, cycling amongst many other adventurous activities available locally. For those with young children, there are also a number of great days out on the doorstep. If arts and culture are a passion, a quick glance at the surroundings will see exactly why the region has inspired so many artists, writers and craftsmen. Great Salkeld is a picture-postcard village with red sandstone cottages, clustered by the village church. The village inn, just 200 yards away serves local real ale. The property is part of Wetheral Cottages, which is surrounded by well-maintained gardens that lead to a small paddock adjacent to the cottage, which is great space for play or adventure within the grounds. The village playground, 100 yards away, offers swings, junior assault course as well as hard and grassed areas for ball games.
Windale can be booked with Garth (CC132180), High Croft (CC132181), Mickledale (CC132183) and Langriggs (CC132184) to accommodate larger parties of up to 20 guests.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

The property has biomass central heating and comprises:
Bedroom 1: With king size bed.
Bedroom 2: With single bed.
Bathroom: With shower over bath and WC.

First floor

Open plan living space.
Lounge area: With Freeview Smart TV and DVD player.
Dining area.
Kitchen area: With electric cooker, microwave and fridge/freezer.

Second floor

Third floor

Fourth floor

Facilities

All electric, bed linen and towels included. Welcome pack. Shared laundry room with washing machine and tumble dryer.

Miscellaneous

Lawned garden with patio and garden furniture. Shared grounds. Parking for two cars.
  • Nearest town
    Penrith
  • Shops
    200 yards
  • Distance
    6 miles
  • Restaurant
    200 yards
  • Nearest railway station
    Penrith
  • Pub
    200 yards
  • Railway station distance
    6 miles
  • Lake
    15 miles

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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

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Your pets go free at this property. Your total pet price of £0 is included in the below prices
Saturday 30 December 2017 7 nights £ 515.00
Was£ 634.00
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Sunday 31 December 2017 7 nights £ 515.00
Was£ 634.00
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