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Stybarrow Cottage

Patterdale, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 972494)

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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28 Customer Review(s)

  • Ms Hartley

    “Had a great time a fabulous location for walking, village centre and the Ullswater ferry.”

    House lovely and warm. Very cosy for a winter break. Sunny patio and bench at the back. Delicious home baked cakes to come back to after mountain walks.

    - Ms Hartley, January 2022

The property

This recently converted cottage has a balcony to take in the views of Helvellyn and is within a short walk of Lake Ullswater.

With a cottage garden, the cottage is an ideal base from which to relax and unwind in this popular area. The row of former mine workers cottages sit above the pretty village of Glenridding on the southern shore of Ullswater at the foot of Helvellyn with walking from the door.

The village has 3 pubs, a restaurant and 2 shops and the area is awash with water sports and activity centres, along with the Ullswater Steamers picking up in the village enabling you to hop on and off exploring the lake without the use of a car.

Ambleside, Windermere, Keswick and Penrith are easily accessible with a wide selection of shops, bars and restaurants. Stybarrow Cottage is a recently renovated and extended three storey Lakeland stone cottage that is immaculately presented with much care and attention to detail by the owner who lives close by and gives a warm welcome on arrival.

The property benefits from a cottage style garden with lawn, two patios, BBQ and magnificent views to Helvellyn towering above. The oil fired centrally heated cottage comprises: Lounge with TV, DVD player, video and living flame gas fire. Breakfast kitchen with electric oven and hob, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, microwave and views over the garden to Helvellyn. Utility/cloakroom with washing machine and WC. There is a coin operated tumble dryer in the outhouse. First floor: Double bedroom with en-suite shower room with hand basin and WC. Twin bedroom. Bathroom with bath, shower cubicle, hand basin and WC. Second floor: Master double bedroom suite, comprising seating area with TV and patio doors giving access to a covered balcony with magnificent views to Helvellyn. Cloakroom with hand basin and WC. All oil, electric and bed linen provided. Towels available to hire at £5 per set. Cot and highchair available. Private parking for 2 cars. Garden with patio, BBQ and garden furniture.


  • Over three floors
  • Three bedrooms: 1x first floor double bedroom with en-suite shower room, basin and WC
  • 1x first floor twin bedroom
  • Second floor master with king-size zip-link bedroom with balcony
  • First floor Bathroom with bath, shower cubicle, basin and WC
  • Second floor cloakroom with WC and basin
  • Ground floor cloakroom with WC and basin
  • Ground floor lounge, kitchen/diner, utility room.
  • Oil central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, fridge/freezer, microwave
  • TV with DVD
  • Oil, electricity, bed linen inc in rent
  • Cot and highchair
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Pretty cottage garden with patio furniture and BBQ
  • Sorry no pets and no smoking
  • Shop, restaurants and pub 5 mins
  • Lake, river and countryside walks and cycling routes in the local area
  • PLEASE NOTE: The second floor bed can be made into a twin, please advise at time of booking if you require this option.

About the location


Pooley Bridge 8 miles; Windermere 12 miles; Penrith 12.5 miles

Glenridding is a wonderful lakeside village, hugging the southern edge of Ullswater in the wondrous Lake District National Park. It offers the essentials of a convenience store, a café and a selection of characterful pubs. Some of the pubs overlook the picturesque Ullswater lake where you can try your hand at some exhilarating outdoor pursuits, or perhaps take a soothing cruise on one of the Ullswater Steamers. The area is popular with mountain walkers as there are seemingly endless opportunities nearby, above the village sits the Greenside Mine, this 18th century lead mine is the reason for the maintaining of the village's economy. There is much to do close by, with the wonderful twin towns of Bowness and Windermere just over 12 miles away, offering something to suit every age, taste and ability. Come to this wonderful Lake District village for a fun-packed holiday with your family and friends.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Last minute
  • Christmas