Broad How, Penrith, Cumbria

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Sleeps
7-14
Bedrooms
7
Dining
14
  • Weekly price
    from £ 2000
  • 2 night weekend
    from £ 1300
  • 3 night weekend
    from £ 1400
  • Midweek per night
    from £ 415

Joined us:

2012
Property Type: 
Houses
Magnificent and stylish family house with a games room, sleeping 14, at the head of Ullswater in the Lake District

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends.
Broad How, Penrith, Cumbria, sleeps 7-14 in 7 bedrooms.

Broad How has been providing unforgettable getaways for large groups for 20 years with a high percentage of returning customers. Special occasions, family get-togethers, friends re-uniting, groups of fell-walkers... whatever the make-up of your party or reason for your holiday, we feel confident that we can accommodate you in style.

The house has 7 bedrooms, 3 bath/shower rooms, 3 sitting rooms (with 8 sofas), and a huge kitchen with a 16-seater table. It's surprisingly cosy for such a large house - centrally heated and part double-glazed, there's an amazing open fire (with a window over the mantelpiece) and an unlimited supply of wood and coal.

It has all the facilities you would expect from a 4-star property, plus a few you might not. Luxurious Egyptian Cotton sheets, FreeSat, Blu-Ray, PS3, a range of toys and games for all ages, hundreds of books, maps and guides, a full-sized pool table and 2 pianos, one of which plays itself! Free Wi-Fi internet access and phone calls to other landlines are also included.

The garden's not bad either! There is an acre of garden with lawns, shrubs, chairs, benches, swings and a play area for younger children. So, if you’re looking for somewhere special, somewhere you can enjoy with family and friends, a place where you can kick back, unwind and relax, in a picture perfect setting, then this superbly equipped, charming Lakeland house might just be your ideal location.

Facilities

The feature kitchen is unusually well-equipped with a range, double sinks, dishwasher etc. Just don't get distracted by the view as you cook.
The kitchen itself features a vast table with plenty of room for 16 plus diners to sit, eat drink and be noisy.
The main sitting room is large and cosy, with four sofas and an open fire. There are two smaller sitting rooms, with a piano in each.
2HD flatscreen Freesat TVs, Blue-Ray, DVD Player, PS3, CD with iPod dock, Internet Radio,Yamaha Disklavier high quality player-piano & electric piano.
Two phones, broadband internet access and free Wi-Fi, with coverage through most of the house. Inkjet printer.
There is a downstairs games room with high-quality full-sized pool table and darts.
The house is cosily heated by oil-fired central heating, and there is a majestic fireplace in the main drawing room with ample wood and coal provided.
There are two double, two twin, two singles, and a family room with bunk beds and twin beds. Two single folding beds and 2 cots available on request.
High quality Egyptian cotton linen and towels are provided.
Two bathrooms with large baths, toilets and bidets, one with shower unit. Also separate toilet and downstairs walk-in shower room also with toilet.
Downstairs loo & shower room. Unfortunately Broad How is an old house and not fully accessible to wheelchair users. Accessibility report on website.
Swings and playground. Large selection of board games, jigsaws, and books. Also a wide range of toys, a PS3 and games. Table tennis. Football goal.
Large garden with summer house, lawns, slate table, oak benches, children's playground, music cave, and feature swings.
No pool, but Broad How is 200 yards from river swimming, and a quarter of a mile from Ullswater itself.
Parking space for up to ten cars, on two gravel drives. Finding the house is very easy and access straightforward.
Smoking is not permitted within Broad How.
Up to two well-behaved pets at an additional cost of £20 per pet.

Location

Broad How's location is fantastic, both in terms of beautiful scenery and access to fell walking. Very near to Ullswater and the Helvellyn range.
Penrith and Ambleside/Windermere are equidistant from Broad How in opposite directions.
Patterdale Village Store is 200 metres away, with a post office and wide-ranging supplies.
The White Lion and the Patterdale Hotel are both within 5 minutes walk of Broad How, with good food options.

Booking Information

The cost of visiting Broad How ranges from £1300 to £1750 for 3 nights and from £1660 to £3100 for 7 nights. Short breaks are available all year except school holidays. Changeover day is Friday. There is a full breakdown of prices downloadable from the Broad How website.

Self Catering
Yes
Outside Caterers
Yes
Breakfast
No
Other Meals
No
Full Board Only
No
Wi-fi
Yes
Games Room
Yes
Hot Tub
No
Swimming Pool
No
Tennis Court
No
Pets
Yes
Open Fire
Yes
Disabled Access
No

Getting here

c/o 39 Grove Hill Road
Birmingham
Warwickshire
B21 9PA
United Kingdom
The nearest station is Penrith which is 15 miles away. It is on the West Coast mainline with trains to and from Glasgow and Edinburgh.
There are several buses a day between Patterdale and Penrith - more in the summer than the winter.
The nearest airport is Newcastle-upon-Tyne, which is just under a 2 hour drive away (85 miles).

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Broad How, Penrith, Cumbria
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Peter Wynne-Willson

Joined us: 2012
+44 (0)121 240 0195
c/o 39 Grove Hill Road
Birmingham
Warwickshire
B21 9PA
United Kingdom