This charming cottage is located in the tranquil hamlet of Bampton ideal for those looking for a relaxing retreat with a village store/tearoom and pub within 0.2 miles of the property. Nature lovers will enjoy Haweswater (2 miles), a haven for wildlife and with an abundance of peaceful picnic spots. There is also plenty of wonderful walking, including the nearby fells that go over to Ullswater and from Mardale Head as well as plenty of calm, scenic roads and nearby cycle tracks from Lowther Castle should you wish to explore on two wheels you can also hire bikes from here. Why not take a trip to the Askham open air swimming pool, only 4 miles away, as well as Lowther Castle and Bird of Prey Centre. Pooley Bridge, just 7 miles, is located on the banks of Ullswater; enjoy a scenic cruise around the lake, hire your own boat, go kayaking or paddleboarding or walk up Helvellyn from Glenridding. The historic market town of Penrith, 7 miles away, is brimming with independent shops and eateries. As well as being ideal for exploring the wider Lake District, Howgills and the Pennines, the cottage itself is brimming with original charm. It s open plan, single storey layout makes it ideal for all types of guests and its features make this a warm and welcoming home to return to after a day of adventures. With exposed beams throughout and an original stone fireplace with wood burner in the cosy lounge, this cottage feels homely and characterful. Stepping inside, guests will find a hall with a boot rack, perfect for storing muddy outdoor clothes and shoes. From here, there is the open plan lounge/kitchen which has been thoughtfully designed to create a light and airy space for relaxing and entertaining. There s a large table for gathering for meals and the kitchen is well equipped with everything guests need for whipping up delicious meals. As well as the wood burner, the lounge also has comfortable seating and a TV with Chromecast, making this the perfect place to relax. Leading off from the lounge, you'll find a lovely conservatory with large windows that let in plenty of natural light and offer stunning views of the garden and surrounding countryside. It's the ideal spot to enjoy a morning coffee or an evening glass of wine. The master bedroom is spacious and comfortable with a king size bed and plenty of storage space. There are also two further pretty bedrooms with single beds. The impressive family bathroom also hides a surprising and unusual secret a fabulous sauna where you can relax and unwind after a busy day of exploring as well as a bath to soak away the day. Outside, the attractive garden with mature trees and shrubs has a patio dining set for guests to dine alfresco or enjoy a glass of wine whilst taking in the delightful country views and the wonderful peaceful location of this property. Need to know: 3 bedrooms 1 king size, 2 singles. 1 bathroom with shower over the bath and sauna. Rangemaster ceramic hob electric range cooker, Nespresso coffee machine, integrated fridge, freezer, slimline dishwasher, microwave and washer/dryer in bathroom cupboard. TV with Chromecast in lounge. Wood burner initial supply of fuel provided. Enclosed garden with furniture and countryside views. Private off road parking for 3 cars. Pub and village store within 0.2 miles. Please note due to the character of the property some of the floor levels are uneven Please note guests with health conditions should seek medical advice before sauna use.
Downstairs bedroom, Downstairs bathroom, Enclosed garden / patio, Open fire / woodburner, Internet access, Pub within 1 mile, Family friendly, Quirky, Cottage, Does not allow pets, Yes, Yes, Yes
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