Large holiday house in Great Strickland near Penrith - sleeps 8

The Old Mill Cottage, Great Strickland near Penrith, Cumbria, CA10 3DH.
Property Reference: CC132186

Bedrooms - 4

Sleeps - 8

Bathrooms - 3

Pets welcome - 2

Thoughtfully renovated former water mill | The Old Mill, Great Strickland near Penrith
Warm and spacious living area with woodburner and river views | The Old Mill, Great Strickland near Penrith
Warm and spacious living area with woodburner and river views | The Old Mill, Great Strickland near Penrith
Lovingly restored open plan living space | The Old Mill, Great Strickland near Penrith
Elegant dining area with views overlooking the river | The Old Mill, Great Strickland near Penrith
Designer kitchen with breakfast bar | The Old Mill, Great Strickland near Penrith
Luxurious split level room with beams, king size bed and wood burner | The Old Mill, Great Strickland near Penrith
Luxurious split level room with beams, king size bed and wood burner | The Old Mill, Great Strickland near Penrith
Luxurious split level room with beams, king size bed and wood burner | The Old Mill, Great Strickland near Penrith
Impressive double bedroom with beams and en-suite with slipper bath | The Old Mill, Great Strickland near Penrith
Impressive double bedroom with beams and en-suite with slipper bath | The Old Mill, Great Strickland near Penrith
Comfortable bedroom with two double beds | The Old Mill, Great Strickland near Penrith
Comfortable bedroom with two double beds | The Old Mill, Great Strickland near Penrith
Beautifully designed bathroom | The Old Mill, Great Strickland near Penrith
Beautifully designed bathroom | The Old Mill, Great Strickland near Penrith
Delightful en-suite with slipper bath | The Old Mill, Great Strickland near Penrith
Wonderful private terrace overlooking the river | The Old Mill, Great Strickland near Penrith
Ideal for al fesco dining | The Old Mill, Great Strickland near Penrith
Beautiful views overlooking the river | The Old Mill, Great Strickland near Penrith
Extensively renovated former water mill | The Old Mill, Great Strickland near Penrith

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The Old Mill Cottage
4 bedrooms, sleeps 8

A former mill overlooking the River Leith on the edge of Great Strickland, six miles mile from Penrith. Discover peace in the Eden Valley or adventure on Lake Ullswater.

This former water mill (thought to be 15th century) has been extensively renovated and retains many interesting features. It also has a wood burning stove, designer kitchen and a wall mounted TV. Light, warm and spacious, it has a wonderful private terrace facing south to the sun and overlooking the River Leith. The Old Mill is situated on the outskirts of Great Strickland, a rural village in the Eden Valley and is just a stone’s throw from the Lake District National Park. To the west, a mile away, is Lowther Castle (featured on the Antiques Roadshow) and the beautiful villages of Askham and Pooley Bridge.

Ullswater offers various attractions including a trip on the lake on the old steamer, and some of Wainwright’s favourite fells including High Street, Place Fell and Helvellyn are all within easy reach. To the east there are peaceful country lanes for cycling and walking and beyond Appleby, the Pennine Hills. There are good opportunities nearby for horse riding, golf, sailing, canoeing, fishing, quad biking and clay pigeon shooting.

Penrith is six miles to the north and has excellent shopping choices with supermarkets as well as an excellent local produce delicatessen, many arts and crafts shops, a cinema and a number of restaurants. There is a host of good pubs and restaurants close by. Within a mile are two village pubs serving food. Others nearby have gained reputations for quality food and service. The Old Mill offers a perfect, relaxing, holiday base in a beautiful valley from which to explore and enjoy the wonders of the are

Accommodation details

Ground Floor: The property has one step to the entrance, oil central heating and comprises:Bedroom 1: With two double beds (for two guests only). Bedroom 2: With double bed. Bathroom: With bath, shower, WC and heated towel rail. Cloakroom: With WC. Cupboard: With washing machine and tumble dryer.

First Floor: Open plan living space: With beams and wooden floors. Lounge area: Spacious with wood burner, Freeview TV, DVD player and patio doors onto the balcony and terrace overlooking the river. Dining area: With views overlooking the river. Kitchen area: With breakfast bar, electric hob, electric oven, combination microwave/oven, fridge, freezer and dishwasher. Bedroom 3: A split level room with beams, king size bed, wood burner and dressing area. Cloakroom: With WC.

Second Floor: Bedroom 4: Beamed with king size bed and en-suite with slipper bath, shower attachment and WC.

All oil, electric, bed linen and towels included. Initial fuel for wood burners provided. Wi-Fi. Welcome pack.

Extra Amenities

Lawned garden. Balcony with furniture. Parking (3 cars). No smoking. NB: Unfenced river in garden.

Self-catering features

  • Detached Property
  • DVD player
  • Dishwasher
  • Main Fuel or Power incl.
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub within 1 mile
  • Rural Location
  • Television
  • Woodburning Stove
  • WiFi
  • Bed Linen & Towels Included
  • Winter Short Breaks
  • Lake District
  • Luxury Collection
  • Washing Machine
  • Cumbrian Cottages
  • Riverside
  • Waterside Breaks
  • Summer Best Sellers
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Great Strickland map and The Old Mill Cottage location

Large or small last minute breaks in North West England - Cheshire, The Lake District, Cumbria

Home comforts in a rural cottage or beach view? North West England has local events and festivals throughout the year. There is plenty of dog friendly weekend breaks in Lancashire , Cumbria or The Lakes in Cumbria - some have Christmas specials.

Walks for all ages

  • Canal walks
  • Lancaster Heritage Walking Trail
  • Forest of Burnley Sculpture Trail
  • Harle Syke and Briercliffe - 3 miles
  • Tatton Park
  • Peel Tower, Holcombe Moor and Ramsbottom

Our teams top beauty spots in North West England - Cheshire, The Lake District, Cumbria

  • Blackpool
  • Lyme Park
  • Helvellyn Mountain, climbing, and hiking
  • Keswick
  • The World of Beatrix Potter
  • Brantwood
  • Little Moreton Hall