Sycamore Cottage ref: CC118179

Ellonby, Ullswater Area

3 Stars

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Bedrooms
1
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Bathrooms
1
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Pets
1
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  • Garden / Patio 
  • Pub within 1 mile 
  • WiFi 
  • Cot Available 
  • Washing Machine 
  • Parking - On Site 
  • Shower Cubicle 

Description

This delightful little barn conversion is situated in the grounds of the owner’s home in Ellonby a particularly tranquil area of Cumbria, just outside the National Park. The location is perfect for those seeking peace and quiet but with easy access to the Lake District, Eden Valley, Carlisle and Scottish Borders. There are good pubs serving bar meals nearby, the nearest of which is in Skelton, one mile. The owner’s are Blue Badge Guides (Official Cumbrian Tourist Board Guides) who possess a wealth of local information. It may be possible to hire their services by prior arrangement.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

Property has electric convector heaters and comprises:
Lounge/Diner: Open plan with TV, DVD, CD radio, bed settee, electric stove and patio doors to the garden.
Kitchen: With electric oven and hob, fridge and microwave.
Bedroom: With zip and link twin beds which can be made up to a super king.
Bathroom: With shower cubicle, WC and wash basin.

First floor

Second floor

Third floor

Fourth floor

Facilities

All fuel and bed linen included. Cot available. Guests have the use of the owner’s washing machine and freezer. Wi-Fi internet available.

Miscellaneous

Rear garden with lawn, patio and garden furniture. Private parking for 2 cars. Bike store. Visit England 3 Star. Please note: There is a pond in the garden.
  • Nearest town
    Penrith
  • Shops
    3.5 Miles
  • Distance
    10 Miles
  • Restaurant
    10 Miles
  • Nearest railway station
    Penrith
  • Pub
    1 Mile
  • Railway station distance
    10.0 miles
  • Lake
    12 miles

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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