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Woodhead Farm Cottage

Penrith, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 980511)


Lakelovers rating

  • 6 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets No

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  • Electric car charging
  • Off road parking
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Games Room
  • Broadband / WiFi

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23 Customer Review(s)

  • Peter

    “Lovely cottage that was less than a 10 min drive to Penrith and Pooley Bridge.”

    Very quiet and peaceful surroundings and a perfect place to rest after a day in the Lake District. My children loved the horse in the field next to rear garden and the cows/sheep in field opposite the property.

    Very quiet and peaceful surroundings and a perfect place to rest after a day in the Lake District. My children loved the horse in the field next to rear garden and the cows/sheep in field opposite the property.

    - Peter, July 2022


  • Three bedrooms: 1 x twin, 1 x double, 1 x king-size double
  • Ground floor shower room with shower, WC & basin
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Utility
  • Sitting room with dining area and gas fire
  • Oil central heating with gas fire
  • Electric oven and hob, fridge/freezer, microwave, dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer, TV with Freeview, DVD player, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and Highchair available
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars
  • Lockable bike storage
  • Courtyard with gravel patio and furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Pub 1.6 miles, shop 4 miles Note: Electrical charging point available, shared with the property Property ID: 1020792 (The Old Cook House) and the owners of the property - additional charge required for usage payable to the owner
  • From December 1st the property will have some decorations and an artificial tree to get you in the festive spirit. Come make some everlasting memories at Woodhead farm cottage.

The property

A pretty sandstone cottage set amidst the abounding countryside in the small village of Catterlen. A cosiness welcomes you and your family and friends into the cottage through the utility with plenty of space to hang your coats and store your boots, which then leads through to the open-plan kitchen; well-appointed to ensure you have everything you need to prepare and cook a hearty meal. Walking from the kitchen leads you through a lovely hallway with a characterful window and exposed wooden beam resting over, dating back to when the property once housed the farm horses. The hallway takes you into the sitting room which hosts a formal dining table for you to enjoy evening pleasantries in style. Relax on the luxurious sofas that crowd around the gas fire, where you can exchange stories and plan for the days ahead or simply enjoy a good film together. Step out from the kitchen into the delightful courtyard which is bordered by beautiful sandstone of vivid shades, taken over by nature to bring bursts of inviting colour. Breathe in the cool air as you feel the gravel beneath your feet; you will be overjoyed by the verdant pastures surrounding the cottage, simply take a seat on the patio and soak it all up. As the last of the day's sun begins to fade over the rolling landscape of the Cumbrian countryside, find yourselves a place to rest your head with three lovely bedrooms to choose from upstairs. Head to Penrith of an evening where you can enjoy a nice meal at one of its excellent pubs or restaurants. During the day, the sandstone buildings hide some intriguing yards, lanes and alleyways, with a myriad of attractive gardens and shops to explore. Penrith also offers a museum and Millennium Trails for those historians among you. The bustling town of Keswick, Brougham Castle, Long Meg and her daughters and the city of Carlisle are all within short distance. The stunning beauty of the Lake District and the bountiful landscapes of the Yorkshire Dales are right on the doorstep, ideal for walkers, climbers and cyclists alike, as well as the wonder of Ullswater lake begin just a short scenic drive away, holding history in the form of Pooley Bridge alongside ample opportunities to explore landscapes like no other. Woodhead Farm Cottage is a wonderful base from which to explore this spectacular region of Cumbria. Note: This property next door to Ref: 1020792, together they sleep 10.

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

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About the location


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