Perfectly positioned this home is 1 mile from Penrith s town centre where you will find a nice selection of restaurants independent shops and cafes. Nearby is the Lake District National Park (3 miles) where you can enjoy a day out rambling the Wainwrights or cycling. The local area has some great outdoor pursuit centres and stables where you can enjoy a hack or try some water sports. Discover Ullswater just 5 miles away where you can enjoy a calming walk along its shores and a visit to the awe-inspiring Aira Force Waterfall (11 miles). Not too much further is the impressive fell of Helvellyn (16.5 miles) a stunning peak that ll satisfy even the expert hikers. Catch a train over the border to Glasgow or Edinburgh and enjoy a day shopping or look around the museums and art galleries. Quirky Cottage is easily accessible from the A6 where you can park on the pavement just outside the front door. As you enter this pretty cottage the age and character of this property cannot go unnoticed. There is storage for coats and shoes as you come through the front door and as you enter the open-plan lounge and dining area you will find original beams a stunning wooden floor and a sandstone fireplace with a cosy wood burner and ambient lighting. Relax on the comfortable corner sofa catch up on your favourite film or series on the Smart TV after a day out exploring or read a good book in front of the fire. There is a stylish dining area that offers a great space to make plans for your days ahead over dinner or breakfast. Stepping down one step from the lounge area you will find yourself in the hallway. Next there is a well-equipped kitchen with an electric hob and oven slimline dishwasher washing machine and fridge with a freezer compartment and a microwave. Access to the enclosed garden is from the kitchen. Across the hallway you will find a useful cloakroom/drying room ideal to dry off coats and walking gear. Heading up the staircase to the first floor you will find a lovely snug area at the top of the landing with a stylish armchair with views out across the field to the rear of the property. If you want somewhere to escape and enjoy a good book then this is the perfect spot. Also on the first floor you will find two bedrooms. The first is a bright king-size master bedroom with a high ceiling and original beams. Across the hallway there is a wet room with a rain shower and a WC. Next door there is a pretty twin bedroom with a Juliet-style balcony accessed by a secure ladder (children should be supervised and it is used at guests own risk). Up here on the balcony level you will find a secret snug with bean bags and stunning views through the Velux window over the open fields it s the perfect place to stargaze when the skies darken. There is also a family bathroom where you will find a bath a handheld shower and a WC. Outside there is a private enclosed garden with seating and a private hot tub. There is off-road parking for one car directly in front of the property on the pavement. You will find a couple of village pubs within 350 metres of the cottage. Need to know: 2 bedrooms 1 king size and 1 twin. 2bathrooms 1 wet room with rain shower and WC and 1 family bathroom with bath, handheld shower, and WC. Electric hob and oven, fridge with freezer compartment, slimline dishwasher, integrated washing machine, and microwave. Travel cot and highchair available. Smart TV in the lounge. Private enclosed garden with seating. Private hot tub. Private parking for one car directly in front of the property. Secondary glazing fitted in December 2022. Shops, bars, and restaurants 1 mile, pub within 350 metres.