About the property
- Cottage5381 sq. ft.
- Half Baths1
- Minimum Stay0 - 3 nights
Sleeps 10/12 people and close to, Ullswater and Keswick
Special 10% discount for the period of 29 December '17 to the 5th january '18
The recently extended and refurbished sandstone cottage stands alone on a quiet country road surrounded by half an acre of garden with delightful views towards The Lake District, Pennines and Greystoke Castle.
The cottage can sleep 10 people comfortably, the four bedrooms sleep 10 people with the option of 2 people using the sofa bed found in the sitting room.
The cottage is situated on the edge of Greystoke Village and is a stones throw from the imposing Greystoke Castle. The cottage is situated on the edge of The Lake District National Park and is within five minutes walking distance from Greystoke Village which offers a well stocked shop and post office, pub, Church and outdoor heated swimming pool.
Ullswater [6 Miles], Keswick, Borrowdale and Bassenthwaite [13 Miles] and Penrith [5 Miles] are all within easy reach, the cottage is also 5 minutes from the M6 and the West Coast Main Line Railway with regular services from Glasgow, Edinburgh, Manchester, Birmingham and London.
The family run Greystoke Cycle Cafe offers lovely food & an inspiring selection of Workshops and carefully selected tutors, often nationally renowned.
The Village Shop: Greystoke has an excellent shop/post office in the center of the village.
Supermarkets: Penrith [Sainsbury's, Booth's, Morrison's, Co-op, Aldi] and Keswick. [Booth's, The Lakes, Co-op]
Every other shop in Keswick sells outdoor gear!
Farm shops and local products: Cranstons Food Hall in Penrith and Stainton Farm shop near Penrith
Please can you confirm your enquiry for Mains Cottage by calling Dinah directly on +44 (0) 1768483616 or +44 (0) 7715178739 to put an end to any fraudulent enquiries.
Local Useful Links:
Rheged: Named after Cumbria’s Celtic Kingdom, Rheged is Europe’s largest grass covered building and a winner of the global “BA Tourism for Tomorrow Awards.”
BBC Weather: Keswick 5 day weather forecast.
Lake District Aquarium: The best collection of native sea life in Europe.
Hadrians Wall:Today the Wall is the starting point for so many holidays, and is internationally renowned as a World Heritage Site. The Wall is only part of the story. Since the Romans left, the area’s eventful history has been etched into the landscape, leaving a rich legacy to explore in these more settled times.
Western Lakes Center: The visitor center introduces you to the hidden delights of Cumbria’s Western Lake District with exhibits from top visitor attractions.
Ullswater Steamers: Take a trip on board either the M.Y. Raven or M.Y. Lady of the Lake. These 19th century steamers will allow you to enjoy the beauty of Lake Ullswater, the route takes you from Glenridding in the heart of the mountains to Pooley Bridge where the River Eamont flows out into the Eden Valley.
Trotters World of Animals: Home to hundreds of friendly animals including traditional favorites, endangered species, birds of prey and reptiles.
Cars of the Stars: Museum World renowned motor museum displaying some of our most famous cars from Herbie through to the Bat Mobile. they also have have one of the largest James Bond vehicle exhibitions.
Muncaster Castle: Explore the historic haunted castle. Thrill to wildlife on the wing at the World Owl Center. Discover thousands of exotic plants in the Himalayan Gardens. Experience the dangers of meadowland in the MeadowVole Maze.
Keswick Launch: Self-Drive Motor and Rowing Boat Hire on Derwentwater, Keswick.
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- Calendar last updated:
- Mar 12, 2018
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Immaculate and good for a group
A well-equipped house ideal for a group. Thoughtfully designed with good quality furnishings and plenty of space for everyone to be together.
Thank you so much and for leaving it so immaculate.I hope we may see you agin .Many thanks Dinah
The cottage is situated on the edge of Greystoke Village and is a stones throw from the imposing Greystoke Castle. The cottage is situated on the edge of The Lake District National Park and is within five minutes walking distance from Greystoke Village which offers a well stocked shop and post office, pub, Church and outdoor heated swimming pool. Greystoke is a pleasant village with 17th century cottages, many with cobbled forecourts, about 4 miles west of Penrith. It is on the outskirts of the Lake District National Park, and retains its village green with its ancient market cross that dates back at least to the early 1600's.
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Holidays commence at 4.00pm on the arrival date, the cottage must be vacated by 10.00am on the departure date. Advanced bookings may be arranged for 2014 and 2015, please contact us if you require further information. Please see our website for a full list of all our booking conditions: www.mainscottage.co.uk