The Old Post office is a delightful Cumbrian Cottage situated in the pretty Lakeland village of Dacre close to Ullswater, Keswick and Penrith an ideal base from which to explore, walk, cycle or simply relax.
As the name suggests, this charming 18th century
cottage was once the village post office situated in the centre of the village
of Dacre which is only 2 miles from the shores of Lake Ullswater and within a
15 minute drive of both Penrith and the vibrant market town of Keswick.
The village has its own castle, traditional
lakeland pub, a pretty church and a pathway to Dalemain House.
Lake Ullswater... with its steamers and water
sports is close by as is the dramatic Aira Force waterfalls, the traditional
village of Pooley Bridge is just over a mile away with pubs, café, restaurant
The Old Post Office has been sympathetically converted
retaining many original features and now provides modern day living tastefully
combined with traditional features including beamed lounge and wood burning stove.
Surrounded by beautiful countryside this Lake
District holiday cottage also has an abundance of walks directly from the door
and is the perfect retreat for a holiday at any time of the year.
The cottage has gas central heating and comprises:
with characterful beams, wood burning stove, TV, DVD player and a selection of
* Breakfast kitchen with electric
cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine and tumble
* First floor: Master
double bedroom with brass bed and co-ordinated linens.
* Double bedroom with oak furnishings.
* Double bedroom overlooking the garden.
* Bathroom with shower over bath, hand basin
* All gas, electric, initial supply of logs, bed linen and
* Cot and highchair available.
* Private parking for 2
* Outside lawned garden to the rear
with garden furniture.
Additional amenities include: wood burning stove yes, open fire/stove: wood burning stove, new cottages, garden or outdoor area, no. bathrooms: 1, star grading: 4*, lakes cottage holiday 4*, changeover saturday, october half term availability, keswick and district, seasonal promotionals, may half term availability, christmas and new year availability, parking facilities: private parking, easter availability, february half term availability, sleeps 6, valentine availability, ullswater, price f from £420 pw, pets no, this months bargains, keswick convention availability, summer school holidays, bedrooms 3: 1, bathrooms 1: 1, budget cottages, no. bedrooms: 3.Read more
THE OLD POST OFFICE, Dacre, Nr Ullswater Ullswater, Cumbria, England
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Last updated on July 30, 2014
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All prices include all taxes, gas, electric and bed linen. Please check property description to see if towels, logs, coal and cots are included free of charge or at a supplement. If a pet friendly property, the charge is £20 per pet per week/part week. Please telephone or email us for short break availability and prices.
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