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Beautifully renovated 4 star stone cottage, with easy access to Ullswater



Updated: 07-Oct-2016
Stone Cottage, near to Lake, and next to river and children's playground

Originally the wool store for the small hamlet of Laithes, Petteril View is a traditional detached cottage which has been extended to provide very comfortable accommodation for 8 people. Situated 4 miles from Penrith and just over 1 mile from the M6. Peteril View is a quiet retreat with easy access to Lake Ullswater, Keswick, the Eden Valey and the tranquil Caldbeck Fels. Nearby in Greystoke there is an outdoor swimming pool, an activity centre with quad bikes, archery, fishing, shooting and falconry. Eden Ostrich World at Langwathby and the Reghed Centre is nearby with its variety of shops, exhibitions, local produce, big screen cinema and children's play area. The nearest pub is approx 3 miles. Next door to the cottage is a small park with BBQ area, swings and a river with stepping stones. There are some very good restaurants within short drive, the Highland Drove in Great Salkeld serves excellent food at reasonable prices, and Sharrow Bay on Ullswater, reputedly the best in Cumbria

  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

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Guestbook comments from the owner

Dear Carlo,

Rather late, but neverthelss sincere, I write to say how very much we all enjoyed our holiday at Petteril Cottage;. From the first to the last moment we were very comfortable, especially with the wood-burning stoves, so welcome during that week! which kept the two boys (and me!) very busy. I had forgotten how enjoyable it is to see the logs catch fire and burn and turn into beautiful flickering flames. Very good for relaxation!

Everything was impeccable, nothing had been forgotten and your standards are more than 100%.

If it is still available in August 2017 we shall certainly contact you to re-book. (We go alternate years to different branches of the family, next year it is Somerset and Bristol).

Thanks once again Carlo, and with warm good wihes

Aug 2015
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16 Reviews

based on 16 holidaymaker reviews


Charming Cottage on edge of Lakes

  • 5 of 5

Cottage is full of character, and interesting objects, with the interior varying from a traditional-looking dining room to a more modern-looking lounge.

Outside space also appealing, with south-facing patio sporting a bench-table for outside dining (unfortunately our weather was poor for July so we couldn't take much advantage of this), and a bit of garden space.

Not much to do in Laithes itself, and some of the country paths are overgrown, but there are nearby attractions. Plus Penrith is a 10 minute drive for shopping, and eg. Keswick, Grasmere, Pooley Bridge, Glenridding are all about 30 mins or less. Sun Inn at Newton Reigny is only a few mins drive (good food), or 20 min walk, plus there's the Boot & Shoe at Greystoke and the well-situated Sportsman near Penruddock.

Facilities are fine - WiFi and Sky tv work well. Perhaps not completely 5-star facilities, but certainly 5-star value.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 6, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Great cottage & location

  • 4 of 5

Great cottage and location. We did a lot of walking in the Lake District and it was perfect for North & Western Fells - Keswick, Ullswater and Glenridding. Penrith is a fabulous little town with everything you need. The hamlet of Laithes is lovely - incredibly peaceful and very pretty. Awesome wood burner in the lounge :)

  • Review Submitted: Sep 27, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful cottage with easy access to lakes

  • 5 of 5

Lovely cottage exactly as described and perfect location to relax after a busy day visiting the Lake District. A small park close by with a stream gives fun for the kids whilst the patio area allows adults to relax also. Owners very helpful. Would definately visit again.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 24, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely Christmas at the cottage!!

  • 5 of 5

Real cottage and cosy feel! We enjoyed Christmas in the cottage, well

Equipped and plenty of space. Lots of walking done around the area! Great communication and helpful owner! Thank you!

  • Review Submitted: Dec 28, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Half Term in Lakes

  • 5 of 5

Lovely cottage. Full of character and well equipped. We enjoyed our stay.

Had a bit of trouble with the "gas" cooker as it was electric but we fathomed out how to work the oven eventually.

Will seriously consider coming back in warmer weather.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 5, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Tranquil escape to the country.

  • 5 of 5

Clean, well presented with excellent facilities. The owners were very helpful from beginning to end helping to make our holiday a perfect break. We had a great time. Thank you.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 25, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Manchester at 60 Miles Nearest Barpub : at 1 Miles Nearest Golf : at 3 Miles Nearest Train : at 3 Miles Nearest Motorway : at 1 Miles Nearest Restaurant : at 1 Miles Nearest Beach : at 30 Miles Car: necessary

Located in a small hamlet, with the river Petteril running through,approx 4 miles north of Penrith and 7 miles from Lake Ullswater. Nearby are the villages of Greystoke with it's Castle, Blencowe and Newton Reigny. Reghed (one of the largest grass covered buildings in England) with its big screen cinema and shops is about 3 miles west. Center Parcs, Whinfell Forest is a few miles south of Penrith and day passes are available from the Penrith tourist Board. GoApe is located near Keswick which is about 9 miles away along with the North face cycle trail.

Other Activities: Quad-biking, shooting, activity centre


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
17 Dec 2016 - 7 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Apr 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Jul 2017 - 16 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
high summer
17 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
17 Dec 2017 - 27 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £200

Full Payment must be received at least 4 weeks before arrival.

A refundable deposit of £200 per booking is required this may be in the form of a cheque which will not be cashed, unless damages occur.

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Updated: 07-Oct-2016
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Property Type

  • cottage


  • Away From It All
  • Family


  • Fireplace ...
  • Firewood
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Stove


  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room


  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television


  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Location Type

  • rural
  • village
  • waterfront


  • cinemas
  • forests
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls

Leisure Activities

  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • sailing
  • diving
  • swimming

Floor Area

  • 1000 sq. ft.


  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, en-suite wet room
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Shower Enclosure, Bath & separate shower
  • En-suite, fully tiled wet room with heated floor.


  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed, 1 Cot, travel cot
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed, double bed nr wall
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed, bunk beds
  • Bedroom 4 - 1 Double Bed


  • Child's Swing
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Terrace
  • 8 garden chairs


  • Self-catering


  • 4 star graded property Cyclists welcome Families welcome towel hire available Off-street parking available

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