Smithy House dates back to the 1700s and has retained much of its traditional charm and character. It is set in the old part of Stainton on the village green.
Smithy House has its own mature gardens and is ideal for those looking for a retreat away from the madding crowds but within easy reach of the many activities Cumbria has to offer. It is beautifully furnished and is a comfortable base to explore the Lake District.
Smithy House has been awarded 4 star Gold Award by Visit Britain.
Smithy house is gas centrally heated and comprises, lounge with digital TV,DVD player, docking station, unlimited wifi,Hi-fi, log burning stove and 3 and 2 seated settee and a cot. Dining/kitchen has a gas Esse range cooker, fridge/freezer and microwave. The utility room has washer/drier cooker and dishwasher.
Master double bedroom with King size oak bed and furniture and en-suite bathroom with cast iron slipper bath, hand basin and WC. First floor has a twin bedroom with built in wardrobe and flat screen tv and dvd. The double bedroom has a four poster king sized mahogany bed and matching furniture, superb buit in shower and hand basin. The bathroom has shower, hand basin and WC.
There is private parking for 2 cars. Large lawned garden with patio and garden furniture.
Stainton is ideally placed to enjoy the Northern Lake District and the Eden Valley being only 3.5 miles from Pooley Bridge and Lake Ullswater.
Penrith a market town is only 10 minutes away, here there are a variety of shops, restaurants, supermarkets, pubs and a large open air Saturday market.
There are superb opportunities for mountain and road cycling. The owner has left a mountain bike in the shed for your use and suggests the ride to Mungrisedale, Pooley Bridge or off road along the old coach road to Keswick.
Walkers can take local walksand there is a lovely walk to the village of Dacre which has a pub. Serious walkers can attempt Blencathra and Helvelyn which are only a short car drive away.
Stainton has a village pub, hotel,shop,post office,local farm shop and a church and the Rheged Discovery Centre is within walking distance.
All gas, electric, logs, bed linen and towels included.