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The Cowshed

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1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 3
Penrith, Eden District, Lake District, Cumbria, England
The cottage is at the north end of Penrith which is six miles from Lake Ullswater and within easy reach to the rest of the Lake District.The cottage was converted from a cow shed and dates from the seventeenth century It retains many features including flag floors exposed stone walls and beams it is decorated with numerous objects in keeping with its character.The Cowshed is a ten minute walk from Penrith town centre and five minute the other way to country walks.There is an unfenced garden back and front with chairs and a table.One small pet is welcome. Spiral stairs lead to single bed in an open gallery only suitable for a child.
About the Owner, Elizabeth H
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 95 %
Response Time: Within a day
Calendar Updated: 2 days ago
Listed since : Jun 2014
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 9 reviews and 1 property
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English first
London, Canada
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 13 May 2017 for a stay in April 2017

The Cowshed was cosy and very well-equipped. It is a very interesting historic building, which was has been thoughtfully and solidly converted. The thick walls and distance from other homes meant it was very quiet. We used it as a base to explore the northwest Lake District: it's only a ten-minute walk to the bus station, and from there we...

Management response:

I am delighted you enjoyed your stay and that you appreciated the cottage. It was a pleasure meeting you. Best wishes Elizabeth


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Little Rock, AR
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11 reviews
Reviewed 19 August 2016 for a stay in August 2016

The Cowshed was just as described. It was clean, spacious and comfortable for a week-long stay. Owner was friendly and welcoming. Cottage was quiet and in a good location for walking into the center of town (about 10 minute walk).

Management response:

Thank you for your review I am so pleased you enjoyed the cottage.


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Paul K
Solihull, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
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Reviewed 30 December 2015 for a stay in December 2015

Returned again and perfect as last time. New boiler this time improves the comfort levels. Lovely host and easy booking. Highly recommended.

Management response:

Thank you Paul for your review


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  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (3)
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (3)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(1)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
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9 Jun 2017 -
28 Sep 2017
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About the neighbourhood
The Cowshed is a 10 min walk to the town centre
Getting around
There is a good bus service into the lakes
Car not needed
How to get there
Drive through Penrith on the A6 north signed Carlisle where you pass a BP garage on your right at the mini roundabout turn right and the cottage is straight ahead
Activities nearby
Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk.
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