Corney House is a refurbished cottage with a cosy wood burning stove and garden room, it is an ideal retreat at any time of year, located in the pretty village of Great Salkeld with easy access to the Lakes this cottage is sure to appeal to the discerning client.
Corney House is located in the pretty village of Great Salkeld within 100 yards of the Highland Drove Bistro Pub. The village has a range of period, sandstone cottages clustered around St Cuthberts Church and playground. Within a 10 minute drive are the villages of Lazonby, Kirkoswald and Armathwaite in the northern Eden Valley and 5 miles south is the market town of Penrith with a wealth of local amenities and a further 10 minute drive brings you to Ullswater the most northern Lake.
Corney House is ideally placed for the game fisher. There are miles of salmon and wild trout fishing to be had on the River Eden close by with week and day tickets available from the Penrith Angling Association. In addition Great Salkeld has its own stretch of the river located just outside the village and day tickets for Salmon and Trout fishing are very reasonably priced. Lake fishing can also be had nearby at Blencarn. The world famous fishing tackle retailer ‘John Norris’ is based just a few miles away in Penrith
The cottage has been used as the owners weekend retreat and is therefore thoughtfully equipped with many “personal touches” to cater for your every need. The Georgian property has been recently refurbished to provide a superb holiday home that is sure to be greatly appreciated by those lucky enough to stay and we are sure that they will return time after time.
The oil centrally heated accommodation comprises:
* Open plan living accommodation with cosy lounge with wood burning stove, TV, a good selection of books and local guides, opening out into the dining room with radio/CD player.
* Utility with washing machine and dishwasher.
* Cloakroom with WC.
* Shaker style kitchen equipped with fridge, electric Rangemaster cooker, microwave, CD player and stable door leading to the walled garden.
* A staircase with oak panelling and modern stained glass window on the half landing and magnificent period French chandelier.
* There are two spacious double bedrooms with period furniture.
* Twin bedroom.
* Bathroom with the “wow factor” comprising of free standing slipper style bath, shower cubicle, hand basin and WC.
* All oil, electric, bed linen and initial supply of logs included.
* WiFi available.
* Cot available.
* Private parking.
* The cottage has a secure walled garden that benefits from the morning sun and leads on to a further side garden. A new glazed sun parlour provides sheltered seating from which to view the cottage garden. This small walled garden contains garden furniture and a pergola and provides a high degree of privacy and a peaceful haven at any time of year.
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Left on 03/21/2013 for a stay in February 2013 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Mar 21, 2013Stayed Feb 2013
Corney House is a lovely house with a homely kitchen that has all the usual appliances. The lounge is really comfortable and was fantastic to relax in front of the fire with a drink after a long days walking! Bathroom is very luxurious and the bed was also extremely comfortable. The whole house is just perfect and we would certainly stay again. The pub which is 30 seconds walk is welcoming and serves a T bone steak to die for! Don't be put off by the distance to the lakes as the views on the drive are fantastic and a its a great way to enjoy the whole lake district.
Left on 10/05/2012 for a stay in September 2012 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Oct 5, 2012Stayed Sep 2012
On arrival the cottage was warm, clean and tidy. The kitchen and utility rooms were well equipped. Corney House is decorated to a high standard, but still has a lovely warm welcoming feel. Ideally located for many of the North Lake and Penrith attractions. Having the execellent village pub just across the road was a bonus. With visting in late September we didn't get the full benefit of the secluded garden, but could appreciate how lovely this would be on a warm sunny day. All in all an execellent holiday cottage and would definately consider visiting again.
Left on 05/27/2012 for a stay in May 2012 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed May 27, 2012Stayed May 2012
Booked at short notice and had a wonderfull,peacefull stay and loved the log fire and free standing bath and plenty of chill out music around the house. Invited my sister and friend for the weekend and they had a brilliant time, also my dog Rocco enjoyed his stay. Tried to rebook for June but it was fully booked.
Left on 04/09/2012 for a stay in March 2012 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Apr 9, 2012Stayed Mar 2012
We had a lovely relaxing short break staying in Corney House in Great Salkeld.
Unfortunately when we arrived we had been given the wrong key pin to retrieve the house keys. We had just had a very long journey, it was pouring down with rain and we couldn't get a mobile signal, I know mistakes can happen and we did finally get signal and contact the owner but in future I think it is very important to give guests the correct number as it isn't a great start.
Then when we entered the house I decided to put the shopping away, the fridge was full of mould! I was disugusted and did not expect this standard of uncleanliness...The fridge and freezer had mould all over it I spent 20 minutes cleaning it and it could have done with more but I was fed up at this point and just kept all food in bags and containers in the fridge. The microwave was also dirty, we didn't use this, but it needs attention. It is a lovely house and I know with log fires/burners and the age of the house things cannot be perfect but a sweap of a duster is needed...top surfaces and skirting boards, the fridge, microwave and kitchen pots and utensils, we washed everything before use and did go to use the sandwich toaster but it again was dirty, we just put it back in the cupboard. Little things like these are disappointing.
One last thing, I thought there may have been a leak in the downstairs toilet but my boyfriend thought it was condensation?
I did report this to the Cottage company on our return suggesting they may like to check this? along with all the above and I heard nothing back from them, that was also very disappointing.
The good thing is we had a very nice relaxing stay and if they have had a thorough clean you will not regret staying here.
If it had been cleaner and the Cottage Company had bothered to contact me with my concerns then this would have rated much higher, I'm afraid I expect good customer service and high standards of cleanliness. Read more
Thank you very much for your recent review of Corney House, Great Salkeld, Nr Penrith.
Your comments have now been investigated.
We must firstly apologise for not providing the correct key code for this property. For security reasons key codes are changed on a regular basis and unfortunately this particular booking had been received and confirmed before the code changes had been made.
We have discussed the cleanliness issues raised with the owners of the property. The property is used by the owners as their holiday home and is always cleaned and maintained to a very high standard. All previous feedback given directly to the owners has indicated that the property has been spotless. They ensure that the fridge is switched off between guests and the door is wedged open to prevent any possibility of mould or mildew growth. Unfortunately, if the door closed, then, as in all unused fridges and freezers, some mould may form.
The owners have recently stayed at this property and can confirm that there are no cleanliness issues or problems regarding leaking in the downstairs toilet.
We do advise guests as the time of booking, to contact the office immediately regarding any problems. This way we can ensure that any issues raised are rectified as soon as possible, leaving your holiday free for your to enjoy.
Unfortunately, in this instance, no complaints were received and we were unaware of any of the issues raised until the guests had departed.
This is a wonderful property and we want to make sure your holiday or short break is uninhibited. If you have any queries or concerns please contact us and we will be happy to address your questions.
A FlipKey verified reviewer
"Idyllic and homely!"
Left on 11/13/2011 for a stay in October 2011 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Nov 13, 2011Stayed Oct 2011
This house is absolutely gorgeous and in a lovely rural area. Just what we needed for some time away with out pet dog and friends. The area is lovely for walks and there is a pub at the rear of the property, with good food and the people are really friendly and made us feel welcome. Wish we had booked it for longer than 3 nights. Our friends also loved the house. It was furnished beautifully and the house was very cosy, with its log fire and central heating also. It was like home from home. There is nothing that we didn't like and we would definitely stay there again.
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