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“Home from home”
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Smithy House
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Smithy House
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24 reviews
Smithy House
The lounge with log burning stove
The downstairs bedroom with slipper bath
4 poster king size bedroom with shower
Twin bedroom with flat screen dvd and tv
kitchen and dining room with 'Esse cooker'
The lounge with the wood burning stove
Kitchen and diner with 'Esse' range cooker
Upstairs shower, wc and hand basin
The house in the background from the green
The local pub The kings Arms
The local Brantwood Hotel
Smithy House Visit Britain 4 star award
The garden and drive showing the village green
The downstairs bedroom
The utility room
Lake Ullswater
Upstairs en -suite with toilet, shower and hand basin.
Downstairs ensuite toilet
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3 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
Penrith, Eden District, Lake District, Cumbria, England

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Alipali6
1 review
“Home from home”
Reviewed 25 August 2014 for a stay in August 2014

We are a family of 4 adults, 2 children and a small dog. Our stay was memorable. We felt it was home from home. It had everything that we needed. Washer/dryer, dish washer and plenty of kitchen utensils, including George foreman and slow cooker that were both used. We enjoyed sitting at the kitchen table to eat as a family and then around the log fire in the sitting room. We hired a hot tub but it would have been the cream on the cake if the house had one! We are hopefully going to stay there again next holidays.

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HayleyM19...
Witney, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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“Relaxing Retreat - Great location”
Reviewed 3 April 2014 for a stay in March 2014

Situated in a quiet village, Smithy's House is the perfect getaway for a small group of friends or family. We stayed from 29th March - 2nd April and took our well behaved Labrador along. There was plenty of space for 5 of us (all adults) and our dog. The house was very clean and has everything you could need, from bird feed for the garden wildlife, to hair straighteners! There is plenty of information on the book shelf about the surrounding areas and there are 2 pubs within a 5 minute walk.
If you like playing golf, it is also well positioned for the golf courses around, my family played at Keswick Golf Club, but there is also one a little closer in Penrith.
Having never been to the Lakes before, we will definitely be returning and more than likely will come to Smithy's again. It is the perfect house for discovering what the lake district has to offer.

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Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Friends getaway People with pets
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leanne p
Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
1 review
“FANTASTIC PLACE...”
Reviewed 23 January 2014 for a stay in January 2014

We stayed here last weekend, been my second visit in past few years. I love it. There is everything you need and always a little treat left for you from the owners. We had some home made jam left which was delicious. I will be visiting again. Loved the free standing bath and open fire. Local pub is lovely and Stainton is a lovely village and easy access off the main roads in North Lakes.

Travelling group: Friends
Your age range 25-34
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Loz45
Desborough, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Beautiful home!”
Reviewed 24 November 2013 for a stay in October 2013

We were lucky enough to stay at this lovely cottage, booking was very easy direct with Colin, he was very helpful. We arrived to a lovely welcome of wine and biscuits ( with our name on, nice touch!)
The cottage was perfect for the six of us, spotless, very well equipped and in a great location. The local pub was brilliant which always helps, we tried the local hotel and did not consider the steaks to be either good quality and were quite pricey. The pub though is great in every way.
The cottage was just what we wanted, had some great nights playing board games around the kitchen table, the beds were comfortable and the kitchen was very well equipped, if you wanted to cook, we managed bacon and sausage in the morning but if we had wanted to, everything would be at hand.
We had a little problem with damp but Colin made us fully aware of the issue and is sorting the problem out so no need to worry .
I would recommend this great house and thank you Colin and your wife for all the little extras that make all the difference.

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Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Friends getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers Families with young children
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Manchester, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 June 2013 for a stay in June 2013
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Liked best: The home from home comforts, the sitting room the beds the gorgeous bathrooms the whole lot!
Liked least: I have no comments at all and I am a fussy person usually quite hard to please!
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers Families with young children
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Gloucester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 April 2013 for a stay in March 2013
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Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with pets
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Reviewed 16 October 2012 for a stay in September 2012
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