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Woodland View

Penny Bridge, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 1107764)


Lakelovers rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes

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  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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10 Customer Review(s)

  • Jim

    “You've created a lovely homely feeling to Woodland View.”

    My eleven year old granddaughter and I had a really relaxing and enjoyable few days. Thank you for letting us share your beautiful home. Jim & Livi PS. Can you please ask the pub to stay open next time we visit

    My eleven year old granddaughter and I had a really relaxing and enjoyable few days. Thank you for letting us share your beautiful home. Jim & Livi PS. Can you please ask the pub to stay open next time we visit

    - Jim, October 2023

    We are delighted you enjoyed your stay at Woodland View! Yes the pub is a wonderful, if rare treat. It makes the times when it is open all the more special. We hope to welcome you again in the future xxxxx Property Owner


  • Two double bedrooms
  • Bathroom with freestanding bath, walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Open plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with gas fire
  • Dining room
  • Gas central heating with gas fire
  • Electric range cooker with double oven and five ring hob, microwave, fridge/freezer and dishwasher
  • WiFi
  • Smart TV
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • On-street parking available
  • Shared garden
  • One well-behaved pet welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 0.1 miles
  • Note: Staircase is narrow and steep, please take care
  • Property not suitable for Children under 5 or those with mobility issues.

The property

Woodland View is situated in the quaint village of Penny Bridge, Cumbria, on the outskirts of the Lake District National Park. This charming stone-fronted end-terrace house features a steep and narrow staircase, wooden floors, and an eclectic interior design that incorporates panelling and original artwork throughout the home. It accommodates up to four guests in two bedrooms, has a shared garden, and is pet-friendly, making it an ideal location for families or groups of friends seeking a getaway in Cumbria. After a day of exploring the Lake District, retire to your home-away-from-home and relax in front of the gas fireplace in the spacious open-plan living area. The kitchen is equipped with an electric range cooker and an American-style fridge/freezer, guests can watch the designated group chef prepare a delicious meal from the breakfast bar stools. Enjoy this together in the separate dining room, which has a large table and enough seating for everyone; then, spend the evening swapping stories before retiring to your room upstairs. This floor features two double bedrooms and a large bathroom with a freestanding tub and a walk-in shower. Choose Woodland View as your Cumbria base for an action-packed getaway. Note: This property can be booked with Ref. 1105016, together sleeping up to 6 guests.

Woodland View Cottages

Woodland View Cottages consists of two charming properties resting in the quaint village of Penny Bridge in Cumbria. This collection boasts characterful features and quirky decor, welcomes dogs, is situated in the picturesque countryside and is close to the Lake District National Park, which is bursting with walks, trails and other activities; there is something for everyone, making it the perfect location for friends or families looking for a retreat in Cumbria. These cottages rest in Penny Bridge, a quaint village that is home to a local pub The Britannia Inn, which is ideal for when you need a break from cooking; there is also the nearby Crakeside Fish & Chips, or you can pick up a treat at Bakehouse Born and Bread. Venture to the market town of Ulverston where you can wander around Ford Park and be sure to pack your clubs for Ulverston Golf Club! Or head further south where you'll find the South Lakes Safari Zoo, Sandscale Haws National Nature Reserve, and the South Walney Nature Reserve near Barrow-in-Furness. Alternatively, travel north into the Lake District where the likes of Coniston Water and Lake Windermere are both within reach for boat tours, watersports, and idyllic walks. Be sure to visit the National Trust's Wray Castle and Beatrix Potter's Hill Top farmhouse, or perhaps you've come for unforgettable hikes up The Old Man of Coniston, Claife Heights, and Scafell Pike? Further afield, you'll find the town of Ambleside with Stock Ghyll Force, a Roman Fort, and Ambleside Climbing Wall, plus plenty of public footpaths to explore. Woodland View Cottages are ideally located for guests seeking both a rural retreat or fun-filled holiday in the Lake District.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £200.

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About the location


Ulverston 4.1 miles; Coniston 10.1 miles; Ambleside 18.7 miles.

Penny Bridge is a small yet quaint village resting within striking distance of the River Leven, bordering the majestic Lake District National Park. The pretty Cumbrian village makes a peaceful base for touring the area renowned for its outdoor pursuits, with The Britannina Inn pub offering a place for a bite to eat and drink after an action-packed day of admiring the nearby waters and taking on the challenge of one of the mountains. Further amenities can be found in the neighbouring village of Greenodd, where you will find a number of pubs, a shop, a Post Office, a bakery, a fish and chip shop and the excellent Handmade Ice Cream Company. Just 4.1 miles away is the ancient market town of Ulverston, resting at the centre of the Furness peninsula, where its labyrinth of cobbled streets play host to a range of shops, pubs and leisure facilities, as well as the renowned attraction of the only Laurel and Hardy museum in the world. The village of Penny Bridge is also 4 miles easy walk from the banks of Lake Coniston and 5 miles pleasant cycle on cycle route 77 to the shores of Windermere. Perfect location for Open Water Swimming, kayaking, cycling and walking From here, you can venture up The Old Man of Coniston, Scafell Pike, Claife Heights and many more! From Penny Bridge, you are also within reach of the beautiful Furness Coast with its miles of wild and diverse landscapes, home to glorious beaches and outstanding bird watching opportunities. Other local attractions include Holker Hall & Gardens, the Lakeside and Haverthwaite Railway, the Lakes Aquarium and Lakeland Motor Museum. With so much to see and do, Penny Bridge is a wonderful holiday base at any time of the year.

Please Note: This property accepts Monday and Friday arrivals only.
This property does not accept children under 8 and is not suitable for people with mobility issues due to the open staircase.

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