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The School House Pet-Friendly Cottage in Dacre, Cumbria

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per week
sleeps 2
1 room
1 bathroom

The School House Pet-Friendly Cottage description

Holiday home
The School House is a detached cottage in the tiny village of Dacre, two miles from Ullswater. The cottage has a double bedroom, a bathroom and downstairs, an open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area. Outside is off road parking for one car, and gardens to the side and rear with furniture and a BBQ. The School House makes a wonderful romantic retreat or a peaceful base for those wishing to enjoy the scenery, walking and mountains of the Lake District.

Dacre is a small village within the Lake District National Park, just a couple of miles from the beautiful lake at Ullswater. Dacre has a pub, a castle and an ancient church. Five miles away is Penrith, with a further selection of amenities. The wonderful scenery, mountaineering opportunities and plentiful lake, water and mere sights of the region make this a great holiday base.

Impressive mountains, open fells and clear-water lakes, the Lake District has it all. From walking in the mountains to exhilarating watersports or just a gentle cruise on a steam-powered yacht, Cumbria is the perfect holiday destination.

Electric heating with woodburning stove in sitting area. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, TV with FreeSat, DVD. Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Travel cot and highchair. Off road parking for 1 medium sized car. Lockable bike storage. Enclosed lawned garden to side and rear with furniture and BBQ. Two well-behaved dogs welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop 2 miles. Village pub next door. Note: Stairs in the cottage are narrow and steep.


  • Accepts Pets
  • Cooker
  • Cots
  • Fridge
  • Garden
  • High chair
  • Kettle
  • Linen provided
  • Log fire
  • Parking
  • Parking space
  • Towels provided
  • TV
  • Near pub

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Mr Sutherland
October 2015
This was a lovely cottage in a lovely location. It was very comfortable and had a great pub next door with good food and friendly staff. It was perfect for visiting the Lakes or the North Pennines or just sitting in front of the fire with a book if you want to relax.
Mr Jones
November 2015
There is nothing which isn't perfect about this gorgeous little cottage.
Mr Ennis
May 2016
This was a great location with peace and quiet, which was just what we needed. This cottage was quirky and lovely. We had a wonderful time.
Ms Betney
April 2015
Dacre is a quiet, pretty village not on the main tourist route but near to Ullswater. The School House is a dear little cottage with a good sized garden. We really loved it.
Mrs Graham
November 2014
One word, Superb!
Mr Reid
April 2015
This property is an excellent location and environment for a couple and their pet.
Mr Elkington
February 2015
We liked that we could take our two dogs and also the enclosed garden. The cottage is well presented and we had a lovely stay! Thank You!
Mrs Nattress
August 2014
Good little cottage, all you need for two people and loved taking my two dogs. Lots of character and right next door to local pub. Would definitely use again.
Mrs Makings
January 2015
The cottage was very cosy, comfortable and in a beautiful little village very close to Ullswater. Great for touring the Lakes and right next to the village pub, what more could you ask for. Very warm when the fire was going and very romantic for a couple.
Mrs Bradley
October 2014
We loved the lovely peacefulness of the cottage and its surrounding
October 2013
Lovely characterful cottage, warm and cosy. Ideally placed for Ullswater, and the pub!
Mr Footman
April 2014
It was relaxing.
Miss Sibley
January 2013
The cottage was cosy, well equipped and an ideal location for Ullswater. The Horse and Farrier pub next door did excellent food, real ale and was very hospitable. Dacre is picturesque and sleepy. The little church is worth a visit. The cottage caters for dogs and there is satellite TV for nights in.
Mrs Buchan
July 2012
The cottage is excellent and in a great location. I would highly recommend it!
Miss Kennedy
November 2012
Beautiful cottage, lovely location, we would definitely stay there again.
June 2014
Lovely place for a romantic getaway. Light and welcoming with everything you need to relax. We will be going back soon.
Mr Rundell
August 2012
Lovely village location, quiet, close to the pub and to north Lake District attractions. Very pretty little cottage, perfect for one or two.
December 2012
lovely cottage, Ideal for a couple, very well maintained. Great pub next door which is also dog friendly. Great location but easy to get to nearby main routes. Would recommend it to anyone.
March 2014
The place is lovey and super clean. In a pretty little village. It did however lack the basics, just 3 tea bags provided (one per day perhaps) no sugar, no hand soap in the bathroom, had to find the bin liners to put in the bin myself. Logs provided but no fire lighters. There was a small welcome note and a (out of date) inventory of kitchen utensils. Maybe I have been lucky in the past when staying in cottages, getting things like sugar provided. Some personal info on the local area and walks would have been useful.
December 2012
This is the perfect little cottage for a bolt hole for one or two and a dog. Peaceful village, handy pub next door (the sort you can take the dog in), easy to get to, lovely woodburner and nice decor. The ducks next door were lovely to wake up to! My only negative was the mattress was a little uncomfy - everything else was perfect
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