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Stag Cottage

Penrith, Cumbria

Stylish historic cottage near the Lake District that offers the ideal location for an active rural escape

  • 6
  • 3 bedrooms
  • 3 bathrooms
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from £226 per night

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Please note that the minimum stay for this property is 2 nights

How to book

Stag Cottage is owned and managed by Christine Rowley.

You can ask a question or make a booking request directly with Christine Rowley.

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The highlights
  • The perfect place for kids and dogs, with an enclosed garden and plenty of places to roam free nearby.
  • A large living room with wood burning stove, and beautiful, handmade oak kitchen with doors to the garden.
  • Plenty to do outdoors, including biking, walking, sailing and fishing.
  • Explore the 25 acre Melmerby Estate or head off into the Eden Valley and the Lake District.
  • Fancy a romantic getaway? Stag Cottage can be rented at a reduced rate, just for two.

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  • Mobile phone reception is limited in the cottage, but there is a landline provided and free Wi-Fi.

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The detail

Set amidst the private grounds of Melmerby Hall, in the heart of Cumbria, is Stag Cottage. This peaceful, self-contained 17th century sandstone cottage makes the ideal base for holidays exploring Eden Valley and the Lake District, and is also a super spot for children and dogs.

Stag Cottage boasts its own private gardens, off street parking and entrance way through a stable garden. Inside, you’ll find a beautiful oak and stone floor running throughout the main reception room, which features a huge wood burning stove, plenty of sofas and a TV/DVD player. The fully equipped, handmade oak kitchen boasts wide double doors that open onto the garden, so the kids can go wild whilst you finish your morning cup of coffee in peace.

Step upstairs and appreciate the grandeur of a master bedroom with an antique oak bed and an en suite bathroom with a separate shower and a cast iron bath. The second first floor bedroom can either be arranged as a 6 foot bed or as two single beds depending on your requirements, whilst the third ground floor bedroom can either be arranged as a king sized bed or as two single beds, and comes with an en suite shower room.

Outside there’s a BBQ for cooking al fresco on sunny days. The walled garden is completely enclosed, so perfect for letting dogs and children play.

The location is perfect for exploring the nearby Eden Valley and the Lake District. Hire bikes, head out on foot with a picnic or bring your fishing tackle for a day spent at one of the many nearby fishing spots. Clay pigeon shooting and even paintballing can be arranged at Melmerby Hall, or head to Ullswater for sailing, canoeing or even a pony trekking with the stunning Cumbrian views for company. Kids, big and small, will surely delight in the opportunity for exploration and fairy tale that this stunning location suggests.

Features
Essential
  • Family Friendly
  • Baby Friendly
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • Dog Friendly
  • Wheelchair Friendly
  • Heating
  • No Smoking
Living Spaces
  • Games/Books
  • Open fire/Woodburner
  • Stairgate
Kitchen/Utility
  • Cooker
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Microwave
  • Highchair
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Fridge
Bed/Bath
  • Cot
  • Shower
  • Towels (bath)
  • Hairdryer
  • Bath
Tech
  • Television
  • Stereo music system
  • DVD Player
Outside
  • BBQ
  • Garden/Outdoor Space
Also Available
  • Off road free parking
  • Chef for hire
  • Walking distance to pub
Nearby
  • Pub/Bar
  • Markets
  • Restaurants
  • Boat trips
  • Fishing
  • Mountain Walking
  • Beach (lake)
  • Golf
  • Swimming pool (public)
  • Cycling
  • Historical sites
  • Rock Climbing
  • Spa
  • Wildlife
  • Bird watching
  • Horse riding
  • Mountain Biking
  • Sailing
  • Supermarket/food shop
  • Massage
  • Museums/Galleries
  • Tennis
  • Yoga
  • Wellbeing
from £226 per night
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Please note that the minimum stay for this property is 2 nights

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How to book

Stag Cottage is owned and managed by Christine Rowley.

You can ask a question or make a booking request directly with Christine Rowley.

Request To Book
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  Nearest Airport
Newcastle Airport - 70 miles or 1 hour 15 minutes by car

Detailed pricing info

Price is 'from' based on a 3 night mid-week stay in low season January -February

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