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Whisk Away Cottage

Penrith, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 1067094)

Lakes Cottage Holidays rating

  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

  • View on map


  • Hot tub
  • Swimming pool
  • Sauna
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi


  • Two Ground floor bedrooms: 1 x Super king-size, with walk-in dressing area luxury en-suite with large stone freestanding bath, his and hers stone pedestal basin and seperate WC with stone pedestal basin, private balcony, 46" Samung Smart TV, Apple Home Pod, 1 x ground-floor twin with family sized bathroom, large walk-in shower with overhead rainfall shower, stone pedestal basin and WC, 43" Samsung Smart TV
  • First-floor open-plan living area with contemporary kitchen, dining area and sitting area with, 55" Samsung Smart TV, Sonos Soundbar, floating electric fire and balcony
  • 1x Secret hidden room with 43" Samsung Smart TV.
  • Central heating throughout with floating electric Fire
  • Siemens IQ700 Double oven, hob, microwave, dishwasher, instant hot water tap, Nespresso machine, Teppanyaki bar, fridge/freezer
  • 3 x Smart TV , Sonos sound bar, Apple mini Bluetooth home pod, high-speed WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Parking in on-site carpark
  • Rear patio area
  • Access to on-site swimming pool, children’s pool, sauna, steam room, Jacuzzi, gym, sauna, steam room, crazy golf, Frisbee football, giant chess board, bar/restaurant
  • Complimentary Bathrobes and Slippers
  • Selection of board games
  • Sorry, no pets or smoking allowed
  • Shop 2.7 miles, pub 2.3 miles
  • Note: Hampers and Spa Packages can be reserved upon booking
  • Note: This property is adults only
  • Note: No parties or events
  • Note: Check-in is 4pm, check-out is 10am
  • Note: A luxury welcome hamper is provided at the property on arrival
  • Note: all appliances are Wifi enabled

The property

Situated on the edge of the Lake District National Park, boasting a prime position between both the market town of Keswick and Ullswater is Whiskaway Cottage.

This property offers everything you could want for that Romantic Get Away or Luxury Lake District Break Its an exceptional self-catering experience to an area renowned for its outdoor pursuits and has access to an array of on-site activities to enjoy, including a swimming pool, a gym, a sauna, and lots more!

After a bracing day on the fells, enter the open-plan living room, which has been immaculately transformed with an elegant décor and all the conveniences a self-catered stay.

The kitchen is well-equipped with everything you could possibly need to cater for yourself and the large dining table with feature lighting great for tucking into tasty dishes and enjoying the company of your friends and family.

Concluding the space is the sitting area, where the floating electric feature fire and media Wall takes centre stage before the seating arrangement that invites you to kick back and relax in front of the TV.

Alternatively, during the relaxed cosy evening in, take a locally distilled rhubarb gin and tonic or glass of fizz out onto the private balcony area to catch glimpses of the resident wildlife of ducks, rabbits and squirrels enjoying the immaculate grounds, which surround the property whilst watching the sun set over the hills.

Sleep is sure to come easy in the master suite, where quality linens drape across the sumptuous king-size bed with additional white company cosy throws and cushions , this room also benefits from its own private patio area and a stunning en-suite, boasting its own stone freestanding bath and his and hers matching stone pedestal basins, luxury local toiletries and soft cotton towels.

Bedroom two comprises of a twin bedroom room containing two single beds with Egyptian cotton sheets and more luxury white company throws and cushions and is serviced by a the main bathroom with its own large rainfall shower for that quick rinse in the morning.

If you can tear yourself away from this superb base, choose to dine in one of the local gastro pubs or venture to the local farm shop to picking up any last-minute essentials, alternatively, travel to the market town of Penrith or Keswick to find further amenities.

Better acquaint yourself with your surroundings by venturing to the nearby Ullswater, where you can experience the waters from the steamer or brush up on the local history by paying a visit to Penrith Castle, Cumbria’s stone circles of Castlerigg, Dalemain Mansion & Historic Gardens and Lowther Castle & Gardens.

Moreover, The Lake District is a playground for thrill seekers, from gorge walking, abseiling, white water tubing or the calmer kayaking or archery.

Avid ramblers can don their walking boots can explore the mountain peaks of Helvellyn, Skiddaw, Blencathra and further afield to Scafell Pike, the highest mountain in England.

Keswick is also nearby and is well worth a visit, a friendly town playing host to array of shops, a great range of pubs, restaurants, bistros, cafes and wine bars and the 100-year-old Alhambra offering first class cinema entertainment in traditional surroundings.

Other attractions within the area include the beautiful Aira Force Waterfall, mountain biking in Whinlatter Forest and visiting the subline scenery at Crummock Water.

Please note: This property only accepts arrivals on Mondays and Fridays.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £300.

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.

Please Note: There is a Good Housekeeping Bond of £500
Please note: This property only accepts arrivals on Mondays and Fridays.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute