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Stable Cottage

Pooley Bridge, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 972259)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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Features

  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free
  • 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
  • Mrs Brown

    “The first few days we were disappointed.”

    The heaters were not working until Monday and tumble dryer never worked.A washing line would have been very useful to dry clothes.

    The heaters were not working until Monday and tumble dryer never worked.A washing line would have been very useful to dry clothes.

The property

This 2 bedroom house has been converted from the old working stables, situated just 400 meters from the shores of Lake Ullswater, Stable Cottage is the perfect base for your Lake District holiday cottage. The most romantic lake in the Lake District is host to Pooley Bridge Holiday Park, located on the banks of Lake Ullswater, the park offers relaxed and friendly holiday accommodation comprising of static and touring caravans, lodges and cottages.

The family run park caters for families and couples and provides for all your holiday entertainment without having to use your car.

The facilities include a shop, lake access with boat launching direct from the park, two children's playgrounds, tennis court, table tennis, pool tables, amusements, pony trekking to Barton Fell and mountain bike hire.

Bar and restaurant is open weekends from Easter to Whit then fully open every day until September.

Weekends only during October.

During the summer season entertainment is laid on with children's discos, live entertainment, licensed bar and beer garden, during the summer school holidays a children's club is operated and there is a restaurant with take away service available.

During the summer season entertainment is laid on with children's discos, live entertainment, licensed bar and beer garden, during the summer school holidays a children's club is operated and there is a restaurant with take away service available.

The close proximity of the Lake gives holidaymakers the opportunity to try a variety of watersports including sailing, windsurfing, canoeing, boat hire and fishing.

Free lake access for residents of Park Foot and Blanton House. For those who want to venture further a field, Pooley Bridge is only 1 mile away with a traditional village inn, cafe and shops.

The surrounding area is home to numerous quaint Lakeland villages scattered along the shores of Lake Ullswater and Aira Force is a dramatic waterfall cascading into the lake below.

Sharrow Bay Hotel is only a short drive away for the ultimate in dining and is renowned the world over or a trip over Kirkstone Pass brings you into Ambleside where there is an abundance of shops, pubs and restaurants.

The historic market town of Penrith is within 5 miles and has numerous shops, a heated indoor swimming pool, golf course and driving range. In all Pooley Bridge Holiday Park is perfectly located to take advantage of the Lake District, tucked away from the hustle and bustle in a safe and friendly environment for the children but with bars, restaurants, sightseeing, fell walking, boat rides and much more on your doorstep. Blanton House was originally used as stables for the horses and coaches which visited the Sun Inn, opposite Blanton House and is ideally located in the centre of the popular village of Pooley Bridge just 400 meters from the shore of Lake Ullswater and within 1 mile of Park Foot Holiday Park.

The stables have been converted to a high standard to provide 2 cottages, Stable Cottage being 2 bedroomed and Coach House having 3 bedrooms. Situated at the northern tip of Lake Ullswater, Pooley Bridge is a traditional village with pub, shops, cafes and restaurants.

Twenty minutes drive over Kirkstone Pass brings you to Ambleside and within a 10 minute drive of the motorway means the whole of Cumbria is easily accessible. The cottages are heated by night storage heaters and comprise: Lounge with TV, DVD and CD player and dining furniture. Dining/kitchen with electric cooker, microwave, dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer and fridge/freezer. Cloakroom with WC and hand basin. First floor: Bathroom with shower over bath, hand basin and WC. Double bedroom with bed settee Twin bedroom. Shared use of the large garden with patio, furniture and barbeque. Private parking for 2 cars per property. All electric and bed linen included and use of the nearby Pooley Bridge Holiday park facilities. Towels can be hired at reception upon arrival. Please note: A pre-authorised £50 refundable good housekeeping bond is payable on arrival at Pooley Bridge Holiday Park.

Summary

  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin, family bathroom with shower over bath, hand basin and WC
  • Living room
  • Dining kitchen
  • Cloakroom with basin and WC.
  • Electric central heating plus feature coal effect fire
  • Electric cooker, microwave, dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer, fridge/freezer
  • TV, DVD, CD player
  • Electricity included, bed linen provided
  • Use of all facilities at Pooley Bridge Holiday Park
  • Cot and highchair available
  • Towels can be hired at reception upon arrival
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Private patio, shared use of garden with furniture and BBQ
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shops, pubs and restaurants 5 mins walk
  • Ullswater 400m
  • Penrith 5 miles. Please note: A pre-authorised £50 refundable good housekeeping bond is payable on arrival at Pooley Bridge Holiday Park. Note: The Holiday Park is shut between Mid-November and Mid-March.

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About the location

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.

Note: The Holiday Park is shut between Mid-November and Mid-March.

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