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Property ID: AC800604

Old Well Cottage

Short breaks from £416

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Penrith, Cumbria
Cottage
Sleeps 4
Pet Friendly
4 trees

For a wonderful escape to the countryside, enjoy time with family or friends in this characterful barn conversion.

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Fitted with large skylights and a Juliet balcony, the open-plan living space is infused with natural light during the day. The kitchen is complete with all the necessities needed for your stay.

Enjoy feasting upon home cooked meals at the dining table before settling down in the evening and enjoying a cosy film night by the log burner.

Both bedrooms sit on the ground floor and are complete with ample storage and elements of traditional charm, such as the wooden doors and deep set windows.

The master bedroom has a modern ensuite complete with a walk-in shower; and the family bathroom is fitted with a bath and overhead shower which is within easy access to the twin bedroom.

Every time one of our luxury breaks is booked we calculate the total amount of CO₂ produced, and plant enough trees to create a net-zero carbon footprint.

Key features

  • Bedroom with a double bed and shower ensuite
  • Twin bedroom with two single beds and a large wardrobe
  • Bathroom with a bath and overhead shower
  • Open-plan living space on the first floor
  • Living area with TV and log burner
  • Dining table
  • Fully fitted kitchen
  • Oven, hob, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and washing machine
  • TV, WiFi
  • Traditional wooden beams throughout
  • Well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Outdoor seating and a barbecue available on request
  • Parking for 2 cars
  • 4.9 miles from the nearest train station
  • 9 miles to Penrith for shops, pubs and restaurants
  • 18 miles to Ullswater in the Lake District

The quirky feature of having the living area on the first floor adds a unique feel to the property. Tall ceilings and wooden beams open the space up, creating a sociable environment for guests to spend time together in.

Wooden floors are fitted throughout the entire property and tiles are in the kitchen. Exposed bricks are a feature of the wall by the staircase.

Wonderful views of the hills and fields surrounding the barn can be seen from the windows on the first floor and dog walks are right on your doorstep.

The Hayloft and Byre Cottage

Next to Old Well Cottage is The Hayloft and Byre Cottage. The three properties can be booked together for groups of up to 12 guests. This option is perfect for larger groups of family and friends who want to enjoy a getaway to the countryside.

Book with confidence with a 25% deposit, and pay your balance 8 weeks before. If you need to change your break, just let us know - we don't charge any fees.

The Local Area

Within easy proximity to Ullswater in the Lake District, Old Well Cottage provides the perfect base for walkers and dogs to enjoy the fresh air. A range of walks are right on the doorstep as the barn is located in a small village surrounded by lush countryside. Penrith is a 10-minute drive from the barn and offers many great amenities including shops, pubs, restaurants and also a train line.

  • 4.9 miles from the nearest train station
  • 9 miles to Penrith for shops, pubs and restaurants
  • 18 miles to Ullswater in the Lake District
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This was our first time using Eden…

"This was our first time using Eden Retreats and we were not disappointed. We stayed at Old Well Cottage, Cumbria. We were very impressed with Eden Retreats and the standard of the cottage and the owners. The cottage was perfect - very clean and had everything you would need. The welcome gifts were a nice touch as was the home baking. We will definitely use the company again."

November 2021

Last minute change....amazing service

"Easy and user friendly webpage to book with. We initially booked a property and paid in full, however a week before we were due to go the owner contacted us direct to say that could not accommodate our dates, which put us in a real panic not knowing what we would be able to do. However, after contacting Eden retreats direct and we had call back from Josh Diamond, you put our minds at ease and gave the option of a refund or in finding us an alternative accommodation. We took the option of a alternative place/accommodation, which ended up being at a lower price than what we had paid for originally (the refund was paid back to us, promptly). We have no negative feedback on where we have just had a lovely week of relaxing, chilling and exploring. Amazing accommodation, perfect location, with loads of lovely extras upon our arrival. We stayed at Old Well Cottage, Belncarn, Cumbria, we highly recommend this place, the owners were very welcoming, lovely family run place. Thank You Eden for your recommendation, we would highly recommend using Eden to our family and friends."

October 2021

Good experience!

"Just booked a stay in Cumbria and the process was so easy and efficient. Our questions were answered so promptly by Josh and we look forward to our stay next month."

August 2021

Our booking process was quick and easy

"Our booking process was quick and easy. Although our initial choice wasn't large enough for our group, Josh was helpful in suggesting other alternatives which we eventually booked. A glitch with payment on booking was quickly sorted out. We are very much looking forward to our forthcoming visit. So far, so good!"

May 2021

Fabulous stay - very friendly and very quiet

"Just come back from an amazing 5 nights in one of the properties called "Old Well Cottage" - just wanted to say a big thank you to all of the hosts for arranging such good weather! From the booking process, everything worked a treat and it was so nice to be able to get away once again. We'll be back I am sure."

April 2021

Friendly and Straightforward

"Came across this site when looking for a holiday cottage. Found a great place at a great price. Cancellation and Covid rules were really easy to follow. Prompt online chat function even in the evening, very impressed with how helpful and straightforward everything has been."

March 2021

Lovely accommodation

"Found the Eden Retreats website by chance when searching for special places we could stay for a birthday/anniversary break. Was very impressed by the quality of accommodation on offer & the website is attractive & easy to use with great photo's to show you where you'll be staying. Customer service extremely quick to respond & helpful."

March 2021

Easy Booking, helpful team

"We found Eden Retreats when looking for a staycay this half term. We found the booking process simple, user friendly and informative. I had some additional questions before booking and used their "chat" function and got an almost immediate reply with all our questions answered. We look forward to our break in May."

March 2021

Easy booking with peace of mind

"I was thrilled to come across the Eden Retreats website, as it lists such beautiful stays across the country. Booking was really straight forward, and I felt safe committing to accommodation as their policies seem very fair on flexibility. Very excited for our trip in July! Thanks Eden Retreats."

March 2021

Brilliant booking service

"This was a brilliant booking service from start to finish. A lovely website that is really easy to use and well thought out. Communication has been great and the property choice is excellent."

March 2021

So far I cannot fault Eden booking…

"So far I cannot fault Eden booking system. I have found their approach extremely professional and well organised. I only hope the rest of the process is as smooth."

March 2021

Stumbled across Eden whilst looking for…

"Stumbled across Eden whilst looking for a place to stay close to a wedding venue. The cottages look really smart and the booking process was simple. Martha was very helpful. Professional experience so far!"

March 2021

Easy website to use

"Easy website to use, always someone on hand to answer any questions we had. Excellent service, will definitely be booking again."

February 2021

Super service so far

"The website easy to use and like the chat option available which Josh responded to immediately with my query. Looking forward to our cottage stay. Well done."

February 2021

What’s not to love!?

"What’s not to love? An easy to navigate website, detailed pictures of the stunning properties on offer, competitive prices for the increasingly popular staycation. Excellent customer service... Top marks."

February 2021

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