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The Cowshed

11 reviews
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Overview
1 bedroom
1 bathroom
3 guests
5 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
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....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.More
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Elizabeth H
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:June 2014
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Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

We have just arrived home from a fantastic 5 nights at the cowshed. This has to be one of the best equipped cottages we have stayed in. The cowshed is a beautiful small cottage based in a perfect location for visiting the lake district. We...More

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank sarah h
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Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

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Date of stay: August 2017
lillaStainton, VR Owner at The Cowshed, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2017

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Reviewed 13 May 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...More

Date of stay: April 2017
Thank 211James
lillaStainton, VR Owner at The Cowshed, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2017

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

Reviewed 19 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).

Date of stay: August 2016
Thank jodailey
lillaStainton, VR Owner at The Cowshed, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2016

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

Reviewed 30 December 2015

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

Date of stay: December 2015
Thank Paul K
lillaStainton, VR Owner at The Cowshed, responded to this reviewResponded 1 January 2016

Thank you Paul for your review

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Cooker
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Refrigerator
Central Heating
Washer
Highchair
Towels Provided
Freezer
Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk
Iron
Hairdryer
TV
Parking
Microwave
Linens Provided
Kettle
Toaster
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Would you recommend this holiday rental for someone who wants to stay near a lake?YesNoUnsure
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The Cowshed is a 10 min walk to the town centre
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There is a good bus service into the lakes
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