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The Crook

Greystoke, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 1061154)


Lakelovers rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets No

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  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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31 Customer Review(s)

  • David

    “Lovely cottage with nice views.”

    Quiet location in easy reach of lakeland walks. Very comfortable and excellent facilities.

    Quiet location in easy reach of lakeland walks. Very comfortable and excellent facilities.

    - David, April 2024


  • Two bedroom: 1 x king-size with en-suite bath, shower over, basin and WC, 1 x ground-floor twin
  • Ground-floor shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • First-floor kitchen/diner
  • Utility
  • First-floor sitting room with electric fire
  • Electric heating with electric fire
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, Smart TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • On-street parking in village
  • Back courtyard garden with seating
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 0.1 mile.

The property

This delightful mid-terrace cottage rests in the charming Cumbrian village of Greystoke, offering four guests a lovely base for exploring the Lake District. The Crook enjoys bright and airy first-floor living areas, along with a rear garden and is just a stroll away from the amenities of the village. Upon entering the property, be welcomed into the utility room, with coat hooks and room to store shoes and boots, along with a washing machine and access to the back garden. Continue into the rest of the ground floor, home to the pretty twin bedroom and a shower room before heading upstairs to relax in the lovely living areas. Discover a homely sitting room with two sofas to spread out on and a Smart TV to provide ample entertainment while the electric stove-effect fire adds a warming ambiance. Make delicious meals in the kitchen/diner, boasting contemporary style and all the appliances you need for home-cooking including an electric oven and hob, fridge/freezer and a handy slimline dishwasher. The second bedroom can be found on this floor too, boasting a beautiful king-size bed and enjoying a spacious en-suite bathroom, perfect for freshening up or relaxing in after a long day of walking in the Lakes. Spend time outdoors in your own private courtyard garden area on the ground floor, with seating providing an excellent spot for enjoying your morning coffee in the sun. A short stroll can bring you to the lovely village shop where you can pick up any essentials, whilst the pub, The Boot & Shoe Inn, is a friendly local serving food too, perfect for a night off cooking. There is also a children's play area within walking distance as well as Greystoke open air swimming pool to enjoy in the summer months (May-August). Venture to Penrith, just five miles away, to enjoy a larger selection of restaurants, pubs and cafés as well Penrith Castle, once occupied by Richard III, with the Castle Park being wonderful for a picnic on a sunny day. Explore Penrith and Eden Museum, discovering the local history, as well as stopping at Mayburgh Henge, an impressive prehistoric monument which you can easily incorporate into a walk, as well as the Neolithic earthwork henge of King Arthur's Round Table. Explore the beautiful Lake District National Park where an endless choice of walks can be enjoyed as well as attractions; head to Ullswater for a walk around the water and see the amazing Aira Force Waterfall amid the pretty nature trail or hop on an Ullswater Steamer to cruise along the lake. The charming town of Keswick is another excellent place to visit, sitting at the head of Derwentwater and surrounded by wonderful peaks including Skiddaw, Blencathra, Grisedale Pike and Grasmoor, as well as the town being host to Puzzling Place, a unique attraction with optical illusions and artwork sure to impress! Enjoy a fantastic holiday at The Crook, making unforgettable memories in the Lake District.

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About the location


Penrith 5 miles; Keswick 13 miles.

This charming village has a number of 17th Century cottages and is conveniently situated just 5 miles from Penrith. Set just on the outskirts of the Lake District National Park, only 5 miles from Ullswater and the numerous picturesque walks available make this a fabulous location for fans of the outdoors. Nearby, the popular town of Keswick is the holiday centre of the north of the Lake District and has plenty to offer, boasting numerous shops and restaurants to suit all tastes, as well as offering the Theatre on the Lake, a charming cinema, museum, indoor climbing wall and miniature golf. The area also steeped in history with a 10th century church in the village, lovely castle in Penrith and the stunning remains of Lowther Castle. Greystoke provides easy access to the spectacular Cumbrian countryside which can be explored by both car and on foot, and the southern Lakes, Eden Valley, Pennines Solway Coast and Hadrian's Wall all within close proximity, making this a great location with plenty to see and do.