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Luxury 17th Century, Barn Conversion, With Its Own Woodland And Babbling Stream

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 807 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

Two bedroom cottage with open plan living and a wood burning stove

Located on the edge of Unthank in the heart of rural Cumbria.

Woodland View is part of the Glen Mews Holiday Estate, formally a working farm dating back to the 17th Century. Our key features include open plan living, oak floors and beams, wood burner, radiant heating, private patio/bbq area, modern fully equipped kitchen and bathroom and large communal garden with woodland area. Each room is equipped with its own tv/dvd and linen,towels and logs are provided.


Owner
Glyn West
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
24 May, 2017

About Glyn West

We are Glyn and Elizabeth West from Great Ayton, North Yorkshire. We have two children Joseph and Thomas. We both grew up locally and met at University. This is our holiday home that we share with you.

Glyn West purchased this cottage in 2011

Why Glyn West chose Penrith, East Lakes & Eden Valley

We purchased this cottage in October 2011 and spent 18 months refurbishing it, a real labour of love with attention to detail. We use the cottage ourselves around bookings, our weekend retreat in a rural peaceful setting.

What makes this cottage unique

Set in it own grounds the woodland with it's babbling stream, make the place perfect to relax, giving the children freedom to run free and enjoy the outdoors.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Really glad we choose your cottage for our weekend away. Great location and a fantastic cosy cottage. A real home from home, with lovely grounds.
Nov 2013
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Penrith in Eden District

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 807 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
General:
  • Fireplace
  • Garage ...
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • One main bathroom with toilet, basin, bath and over bath shower.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • One master with double bed and one twin with two singles. Cot is available upon request. Linen provided
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • diving
  • bay fishing
  • caving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(35 traveller reviews)

Luxury 17th Century, Barn Conversion, With Its Own Woodland And Babbling Stream
average rating of 4.9428573 based on 37 reviews
5

Gorgeous cosy cottage

  • 5 of 5

We had a great stay at Glenmews over the Easter break. My little girl loved the spacious garden seeking out all the animals and fairies! The cottage itself has everything you need. Beautifully decorated and comfortable, we loved coming back at night after a full day out walking to light the fire and chat over a glass of wine! Look forward to visiting again sometime soon.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 27, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Great review, thank you Glyn & Elizabeth
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5

A homely base from which to explore the area

  • 5 of 5

On arrival met Mr West he was very friendly and helpful. The cottage had a homely feel, the gardens were beautiful and there was a bottle of prosecco on the table (courtesy of Mr & Mrs West) what more could you ask for. Overall an enjoyable weekend stay.

  • Review Submitted: May 14, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are really glad you enjoyed yourselves. Thanks Glyn & Elizabeth
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5

Lovely Romantic retreat !!!

  • 5 of 5

Me and my partner Adam came for a break from reality ...this place was truly that

The fire was fantastic .... the cottage was cosy ... you will need a car to travel to restaurants.

That Garden wow ...what a little fairy land .. hidden gem with so much Character

THANK you for an amazing visit

We will be back x

  • Review Submitted: May 1, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Really glad you had a lovely time. See you again soon. Thanks Glyn & Elizabeth x
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5

FANTASTIC !!!

  • 5 of 5

WE HAD A FANTASTIC TIME THE ACCOMMODATION WAS CLEAN TIDY AND ALL THE COMFORTS FROM HOME CAN NOT WAIT TO REBOOK STRONGLY RECOMENDED ...

THANK YOU

GLYN ...

  • Review Submitted: Apr 11, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are really pleased you enjoyed yourselves. See you again soon Glyn & Liz
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5

Superb property!!

  • 5 of 5

Great welcome from Glyn. What a wonderful place to stay. Right on the doorstep of the Lake District. Perfectly relaxing location. Excellent woodland garden. Extremely clean and modern within. Best of all was the log fire !! Thank you so much for the log supply too. We'll be booking here again, no doubt about it.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 16, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Brilliant review, thank you. Hope to see you again soon. Glyn And Liz
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5

Beautiful cottage!

  • 5 of 5

A fantastic cottage in a great location; near to Penrith, Carlisle and Ullswater. My sister and I booked to come here for my mum's 60th birthday and we certainly weren't disappointed. Parking is available off-road right next to the cottage although be careful when exiting the cottage onto the main road as it's a bit of a blind spot! Spotlessly clean inside and Glyn even provided a bottle of prosecco which was a lovely touch. There was an issue with the drainage system but Glyn replied to my messages immediately and the problem was fixed. Would definitely stay here again and would recommend to anybody wishing to come to this part of the country. You definitely need a car to travel around as restaurants aren't in walking distance (unless you wish to walk up a country road with no street lights or pavements!).

Overall, 10/10!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 27, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your lovely review. Glyn & Elizabeth x
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Location

Nearest Airport
72 Miles
Newcastle Airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
The Dog and Gun, Skelton
Nearest Ferry
87 Miles
Newcastle Ferry Port
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Penrith Golf Course
Nearest Train
5 Miles
Penrith Train Station
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
M6
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
The Boot and Shoe, Greystoke
Nearest Beach
29 Miles
Allonby, Maryport
Car: necessary

Woodland View is located in Unthank, a small village providing a fantastic rural setting. Unthank is within the Hutton-in-the-Forest area and is a short drive to most places within the Lake District. Penrith is within 5 minutes, Ulswater 10 minutes, Keswick 15 minutes and the Scottish Borders are within 20 minutes.The cottages neighbours the village of Skelton, which is a short 0.8 mile walk to the centre, offering a traditional country pub. Woodland View is a fabulous base for any amounts of scenery and walking within the Eden Valley, Caldbeck Fells and the Pennines.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Penrith, Cumbria & Lake District National Park

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Spring/Summer 2017
22 Apr 2017 - 21 Jul 2017
2 night minimum stay
£190
for 2 nights
From
£95
£385
 
 
Summer 2017
22 Jul 2017 - 29 Jul 2017
4 night minimum stay
£380
for 4 nights
From
£95
£399
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£190
for 2 nights
From
£95
£340
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £100

Deposits are non refundable. Refunds will not be available within 8 weeks of your stay.
Security deposits are due with your final payment and will be refunded within seven days of your checkout, following an inspection. If a booking needs to be cancelled by the homeowner a full refund will be provided (charges will be deducted for payments abroad, daily exchange rates will be provided).

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