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The Annexe, Melbourne House

Penrith, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 1116030)

4.9

Lakelovers rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes

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Features

  • Off road parking
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Games Room
  • Broadband / WiFi

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17 Customer Review(s)

  • Stephen

    “What a beautiful place to stay, clean & tidy, everything you needed was catered for.”

    Comfy beds and very spacious apartment with the added bonus of a games room downstairs - What a treat!

    Comfy beds and very spacious apartment with the added bonus of a games room downstairs - What a treat!

    - Stephen, May 2024

Summary

  • Set over first-floor
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x super-king double (zip/link, can be twin on request) with en-suite walk-in shower, basin and WC, 1 x super-king double (zip/link, can be twin on request) with Jack-and Jill access to bathroom
  • Bathroom with bath, walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area
  • Ground-floor games room
  • Electric central heating
  • Electric oven, hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer and dishwasher
  • TV, WiFi, pool table, arcade games
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking
  • Front garden with lawned area and patio
  • One well-behaved dog is welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 0.4 miles, pub 0.8 miles
  • Note: Access is gained by a flight of side steps
  • Note: There are warehouses nearby; however, views overlook these
  • Note: Dogs to be kept on lead on the grounds please
  • Secure storage for bicycles available

The property

The Annexe, Melbourne House is beautifully-appointed annexe in the heart of Penrith, Cumbria. This pet-friendly dwelling is set over the first floor, enjoying views over the market town and countryside, ideal for families and friends looking for a getaway. On arrival, leave your vehicle in an off-road parking space before climbing up to the first floor to explore your holiday home. The open-plan living space has contemporary features, with spotlight ceilings and a skylight window. Unwind on the sofa in front of the TV and savour mealtimes together at the dining table with a glass of wine. There is a fully-equipped kitchen to ease your self-catered stay, with an electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer and a dishwasher. Have some family-fun in the games room below, where you can engage with arcade games and test your putting skills at the pool table. As the day draws to night, there are two double bedrooms to choose from, one with an en-suite and the other with Jack-and-Jill access to the bathroom. Both bedrooms are presented in grey hues and offer zip/link beds for flexible sleeping arrangements. The historic town of Penrith is nestled in the Eden Valley and is home to stone buildings, traditional pubs to enjoy pub fare and the ruins of Penrith Castle. Immerse yourself in the past with a visit to the close-by attractions, including, the Grade I, Dalemain Mansion & Historic Gardens, the ancient Yanwath Hall and Beckstones Art Gallery for an insight into the culture of Cumbria. Venture to the town of Keswick, home to the Derwent Pencil Museum, Keswick Museum, and Keswick Climbing Wall. The town is surrounded by stunning scenery and is a perfect place to relax and enjoy the outdoors. For a stylish stay in Cumbria, consider The Annexe, Melbourne House.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £250.

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About the location

PENRITH

Keswick 17 miles; Carlisle 20 miles.

The bustling market town of Penrith, once the capital of Cumbria, enjoys a central position between the Lake District, the Westmoorland Dales and North Pennines and is ideally placed for taking in all that the region has to offer. Renowned for its wealth of specialist shops, the sandstone buildings of Penrith hide intriguing yards, lanes and alleyways, with a myriad of attractive cottages, gardens and little shops. With a wide choice of excellent pubs, hotels, restaurants and entertainment, Penrith also offers a museum, and Millennium Trails round the historic city streets. Within easy reach of the town is Rheged – an innovative visitor centre with shops, restaurants, exhibitions and a giant cinema screen showing educational and informative films. Brougham Castle, Brougham Hall (The Windsor of the North), Lowther Castle and Gardens, Long Meg and her daughters (the 3rd largest stone circle in England) and the historic city of Carlisle are all a short drive away, as is the stunning scenery of both the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas