Wordsworth Cottage

Sockbridge, nr. Ullswater

Property Reference: LXV
  • Sleeps5
  • Pets0
  • Bedrooms3
  • Grade5 Star rating

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Availability & Price

Prices are per property not per person includes a £30.00 booking fee.

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2 nights - mostly start on Fri or Sat
3 nights - must start on Fri

4 nights - must start on Mon
5 nights - 22nd or 29th Dec 2012 only.

This property may offer special 6 night duration on 28th June. Call us for booking details
This property may offer special 6 night duration on 28th June. Call us for booking details
Looking to leave tonight, or arrive on a different day?
Call us on 0345 268 0760.

Property Features

  • Bike StoreBike Store
  • Cot AvailableCot Available
  • DishwasherDishwasher
  • Gold AwardGold Award
  • Garden / PatioGarden / Patio
  • HighchairHighchair
  • Pub within 1 milePub within 1 mile
  • Rural LocationRural Location
  • StairgateStairgate
  • Woodburning StoveWoodburning Stove
  • Christmas Themed CottageChristmas Themed Cottage
  • BoutiqueBoutique
  • WifiWifi
  • Luxury CollectionLuxury Collection
  • Car Parking AvailableCar Parking Available
  • Washing MachineWashing Machine

Property Description

This charming Grade II listed house is situated in the peaceful village of Sockbridge, ideally situated for exploring the northern lakes and fells, just 2½ miles from Ullswater and 15 miles from Keswick. Formerly part of the small estate once owned by Wordsworth’s grandfather, this holiday property is light, warm and spacious, and retains many original features. There are several pleasant walks to be enjoyed across the fields and along the river directly from the house. Nearby, across a quiet no-through-road, is a completed children’s play area. The market town of Penrith, with its variety of shopping facilities, is only 3 miles away at Junction 40 of the M6. Shops 2 miles.

Large sitting room with wood-burning stove and rug on oak floor. Spacious well-equipped farmhouse-style kitchen. Utility. Cloakroom/toilet. Garden room with French doors to patio and terraced garden. Oak stairs to first floor: Double bedroom with double aspect and en-suite shower room. Large twin bedroom with bay window and views towards fells. Single bedroom with feature stone wall. Bathroom and toilet with arrow-slit windows. Oak floors to bedrooms and rugs throughout.

  • Wood-burning stove – fuel included
  • Electricity, full oil central heating, bed linen and towels included
  • Travel cot
  • High chair
  • TV
  • DVD
  • Stereo/CD
  • iPod dock
  • Microwave
  • Washer/dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Wi-fi
  • Terraced garden with patio and furniture
  • Parking (for 3 cars)
  • Cycle store
  • Unsuitable for the infirm
  • No smoking

Customer Comments

Selected comment(s) from customers who have enjoyed staying at this property:
  1. We have been to this cottage twice now and really love it. It is in a great location and the cottage is totally relaxing from the minute you walk through the door. Plenty of space and well equipped too. The decor is excellent. We will be back. Aug 2012.
  2. If you said that this cottage is fully equipped that would be an understatement! It has everything you could think of. On a sunny day there is nothing more beautiful than cruising Ullswater on the steamer. Local pub provides tasty and good value meals. June 2012.
  3. Best cottage we’ve stayed in. Would heartily recommend it. June 2012.
  4. This property is an excellent base for exploring the Lakes and the Eden Valley and is equally suited to people who wish to stay put and enjoy peace and quiet without the need for a car.With an excellent pub serving good quality food just 5 minutes walk and Penrith only a short distance away you have evertything you need on your doorstep without having to drive miles.It’s also only a stones throw from the motorway yet feels as though you are ion the, middle of no-where. It really is a place to chill out in! We loved it and hope to be back soon. May 2012.
  5. A charming cottage, with all the mod cons but wothout losing the feel of a 200 year old barn conversion. Great location, only 5 minute drive from Penrith but you feel as though you are in the middle of nowhere. Great for families. Lovely log burning stove for the cold days and nights, and underfloor heating is great when i you get back from walking. Dec 2011.
  6. Lovely comfortable cottage, well equipped for children and adults. Great location for the North Lakes and Keswick, Aira Force and Whinlatter Park worth visits. Children also enjoyed Keswick climbing wall which was great value for money. Aug 2011.
  7. Wonderfully comfortable cottage, generously furnished and equipped. June 2011.
  8. Ideal village setting in a good location with quick access to Ullswater. Cottage was extremely clean and well organised, definitely one of the best we’ve stayed in. April 2011.
  9. A very warm welcome and tour of the property. Excellent recommendation from the owners with regards to a local hotel to visit for morning coffee/ afternoon tea. March 2011.
  10. Spacious accommodation, very nicely fitted out, very bright/light bedrooms, very good kitchen facilities, characterful accommodation. Aug 2010.
  11. Very clean and welcoming. Very well appointed. One of the best cottages that we have ever stayed in. July 2010.
  12. Very spacious, endless hot water, excellently appointed with everything from large fluffy towels to a welcome food basket in the kitchen. It felt like a real home and not just a holiday let. June 2010.
  13. Beautiful property, very spacious. May 2010.
  14. It had alovely homely spacoius kitchen which was great for eating, chatting and planning days out. May 2010.
  15. This cottage is of a high standard, clean, comforatble no bad smells and ideally located. I have recommended this cottage to many friends, its very attractive and a great place to relax at the end of days walking. We have stayed here before and have booked for 3 more visits over the year. May 2010.
  16. A dream cottage! Restored sympathetically using original stonework and beams. The cottage had absolutely everything we needed. It was warm, inviting, spacious and really beautiful. April 2010.
  17. Very high standard, comfortable and simple but well appointed. March 2010.
  18. The thought and effort that has clearly been put into Wordsworth Cottage makes for a charming and relaxing holiday let. Dec 2009.
  19. Welcoming, spacious and well equipped. The kitchen diner was a great space to cook and relax. The lounge was inviting and a perfect space to read, watch a movie or relax with a good book by the fire. Lots of books available at the property so don’t bother taking your own. Nov 2009.
  20. Very high quality, excellently designed and maintained. Lovely to come back to after a day’s walking. Location also great. Lovely welcome from the owner. Sept 2009.
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    Low deposit only £25

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    2. Offer applies only to bookings for 2014 which are booked before 13th April 2014.
    3. The low deposit payable under this offer is £25.
    4. Does not apply to properties that sleep 10 or more.
    5. The difference between the £25 low deposit and the usual deposit shown in our main brochure or website is payable with the balance payment, which we must receive no later than 8 weeks before your booking starts, or at the time of cancellation if you cancel your booking. This payment will include all applicable charges as detailed on your booking confirmation, including any insurance premiums and any Ferry costs. If payment is not received in full on time, we can treat your booking as cancelled by you for a non-refundable reason. If this happens, you will be responsible for cancellation charges (as shown in our main brochure or our website) including any deferred Booking Fee, Personal Travel Insurance and Ferry crossings that you have chosen to buy, all of which must be paid immediately..
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    7. Depending on popularity and property availability, this offer may be extended or withdrawn.

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