Primrose Bank ref: UK32475

Sockbridge, near Penrith, Ullswater Area

4 Stars

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  • Bike Store 
  • Detached Property 
  • Dishwasher 
  • Garden / Patio 
  • Golf nearby 
  • Highchair 
  • Open Fire 
  • Horse Riding Nearby 
  • WiFi 
  • Cot Available 
  • Washing Machine 
  • Fishing Nearby/On-site 
  • Newly Listed Property 
  • Walk-in Shower/Bath 
  • Parking - On Site 
  • Shower Cubicle 

Description

Primrose Bank is a Grade II barn conversion, undergoing full renovation in 2021, situated in the quiet village of Sockbridge, easily accessible from the M6 and just 3 miles from Pooley Bridge and Ullswater, where you will find local shops, pubs and restaurants, plus access to the lake shore. It is ideal for a large family gathering or groups of walkers seeking to enjoy the splendour of the North Lakes. The pub in Tirril is within easy walking distance and provides a restaurant and small shop. A mile away in Yanwath is another pub/restaurant, renowned for its cuisine.

Activities available locally include pony trekking within Pooley Bridge and a variety of water sports on Ullswater, including sailing instruction, as well as some of the best fell walking in the Lake District National Park. Keswick is 20 miles away, with Windermere only 24 miles, meaning all major Lake District attractions and main walks are within 1-2 hours drive from the doorstep.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

Step to entrance.
Living room: With open fire, 40" Freeview Smart TV and patio doors leading to garden.
Kitchen/dining room: With electric oven, microwave and dishwasher.
Utility room: With fridge/freezer and washing machine.
Shower room: With walk-in shower, toilet and heated towel rail.

First floor

Bedroom 1: With kingsize bed and pull-out single bed (for flexible sleeping arrangements).
Bedroom 2: With 2 ¾ double beds.
Bedroom 3: With twin beds.
Bathroom: With shower over P-shaped bath, toilet and heated towel rail.

Second floor

Third floor

Fourth floor

Facilities

Oil central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Initial fuel for open fire included. Travel cot and highchair available on request.There can also be large leisure storage including boats on the owners nearby farm, this would need to be arranged prior to booking.

Miscellaneous

Lawned garden with sitting-out area with garden furniture. 2 dogs welcome, to be kept on a lead at all times (sheep country). Bike/boat/canoe store. Private parking for 3 cars. No smoking.
  • Nearest town
  • Shops
  • Distance
  • Restaurant
  • Nearest railway station
  • Pub
  • Railway station distance
  • 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

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