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Mell View Cottage

Matterdale near Pooley Bridge, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 972285)

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The Property

Mell View Cottage is a characterful Ullswater cottage with the original beams still present and a cosy wood burning stove in the lounge, situated in a rural location. A delightful cottage sleeping four to six people ideal for your family.
The cottage is situated in a rural location one mile from Matterdale, on the coast to coast cycle route, located mid way between Keswick and Penrith, two miles north of Lake Ullswater. For those who enjoy an active lifestyle there are Little Mell Fell, Great Mell Fell and Gowbarrow Fell circumscribing the village and numerous watersports are available from nearby Lake Ullswater. Matterdale is in an area of outstanding beauty with magnificent fell views, there is a bar and village shop and the villages of Dockray and Dacre are both within a five minute drive with village pubs serving excellent bar meals.
Mell View Cottage has been sympathetically renovated and equipped to a high standard to provide cosy accommodation in a peaceful setting with views over the garden to Great Mell Fell. The original beams are still present and there is a wood burning stove to cosy up to on a cold winters evening.
The cottage is all on one level, has under floor heating throughout and comprises:

Dining/lounge with colour plasma TV with Freeview, DVD player, hi-fi and sofa bed.
Kitchen with electric oven and hob, fridge/freezer, microwave, washer/dryer and dishwasher.
Double bedroom
Twin bedroom.
Bathroom with shower over bath, hand basin and WC.

All electric, bed linen and towels provided.
The cottage has a large cottage style garden with patio and furniture, an ideal place to take advantage of the uninterrupted views
Private parking for 2 cars.
Please note Mell View is not suitable for guests with animal allergies.

To ensure these are available for your holiday, these must be booked and paid in advance.


One level, ground floor cottage with two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin, WC. Kitchen. Sitting room with dining area and 1 x sofa bed, Garden with patio and furniture.


  • Electric underfloor heating, plus a wood burning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, fridge/freezer, microwave, washer/dryer and dishwasher
  • Colour plasma TV with Freeview, DVD player
  • Electricity inc. in rent
  • All bed linen and towels provided
  • Private parking available for 2 cars
  • A large cottage-style garden with patio and furniture
  • Sorry, no smoking and no pets
  • Shop and pub in Matterdale village, 1 mile
  • Note: Mell View is not suitable for guests with animal allergies.

Regional Information

POOLEY BRIDGE Penrith 6 miles. The picturesque village of Pooley Bridge sits on the northerly edge of Lake Ullswater in the Lake District National Park. The name Pooley came to be due to the forming of a large pool, which was left by the fast flowing River Eamont, and the word Bridge was later added when a bridge, which is now 250 years old, was built over the river. Pooley Bridge has many traditional inns and tempting tea rooms, plus the Ullswater Steamers depart from the village, from where a tranquil cruise down the lake to the villages of Glenridding and Howtown can be enjoyed. There are numerous walks with breathtaking views nearby, plus a short walk up to Dunmallard Hill reveals fascinating Iron-Age remains, whilst the towns of Penrith and Keswick are within driving distance. Pooley Bridge is an ideal base for a cottage holiday stay in the stunning Lake District.