Self Catering in Cumbria - Dacre

The School House

The School House, Dacre, Cumbria
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Sleeps a maximum of: 2

Pricing From: £270.00 - 493.00

This detached character property in Dacre near Ullswater sleeps two people in one bedroom.

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.


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.
Mr Ennis

There is nothing which isn't perfect about this gorgeous little cottage.
Mr Jones

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 Sutherland

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.
Ms Betney

This property is an excellent location and environment for a couple and their pet.
Mr Reid

Services / Facilities:

Electric heating throughout, additional heating from 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 on request. Off road parking for 1 car. Lockable bike storage. Enclosed lawned garden to side and rear with furniture and BBQ. One well behaved dog welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop 2 miles. Village pub next door. Note: Stairs in the cottage are narrow and steep.

Changeover Day


Double Beds: 1

Further Amenities:
Linen provided
Towels provided
High Chair

Approximate Location

Map is approximate and should only be used to get a rough idea of the cottage location.

Get an Ordnance Survey map covering the Dacre area.

Nearest Attractions

Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest

Dacre, St Andrews Church - 0.1 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Dalemain - 1.1 miles (Historic House) Heritage Rating

Mayburgh Henge - 3.9 miles (Prehistoric Site) Heritage Rating

Ullswater - 3.9 miles (Countryside) Heritage Rating

Penrith Castle - 4 miles (Castle) Heritage Rating

King Arthur's Round Table - 4.1 miles (Prehistoric Site) Heritage Rating

Penrith, St Andrew's Church - 4.2 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Lowther Castle and Gardens - 4.3 miles (Historic House) Heritage Rating

Brougham Hall - 4.4 miles (Historic Building) Heritage Rating

Clifton Hall - 4.6 miles (Historic Building) Heritage Rating

Nearest Alternative Cottages

Details of facilities are believed correct at time of publication, but may be subject to change by the cottage proprietor. Up-to-the-minute facility listings will be always presented during the booking process for your approval.

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