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Green Bank

Hartsop, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 1077880)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
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2 Customer Review(s)

  • Mrs Hunter

    “The location and cottage were beautiful.”

    We had not used Sykes before but were very impressed. We would use them again in the future.

    We had not used Sykes before but were very impressed. We would use them again in the future.

    - Mrs Hunter, July 2021

The property

A very popular 17th century Grade II listed cottage in a delightful setting at the foot of Hartsop Dodd in the Hartsop conservation area about five minutes walk by footpath to Brotherswater and only one mile from the Brotherswater Hotel which serves bar meals etc. The area is excellent for either touring or relaxing and there are many walks from the cottage - The High Street Ridge, Place Fell, St. Sunday Crag, and the Fairfield hills all being within striking distance. Enjoy also a cruise on Ullswater - one of our most beautiful lakes. The cottage is reached along a good track and stands at the end of a small cluster of character properties. Accommodation: Greenbank is all on ground level with front door into central hallway. Cosy sitting/dining room has a log burning stove (TV with Freeview (Sky) and DVD recorder, free Wi-fi) and three windows with views across to open fells and garden. Newly fitted kitchen, though small, is well-planned with an exposed stonework wall and door to back garden. There are two bedrooms - the double has three windows overlooking the garden and the twin room has views towards Hartsop Dodd. Bathroom has bath with shower over, basin and wc. The whole cottage is surprisingly light and airy with oak lintels supporting the thick stone walls. Exposed beams add to the character feel as do the dressed slate floors. Storage heaters throughout. Immersion heater. Outside: Delightful sunny cottage style garden with small stream. Garden furniture provided. Private parking for up to two cars. Nearest pub/shop at Brotherswater approx 1 mile, other shops in Patterdale approx 2 miles. Note: Wi-fi is for surfing and email only, no downloading. Phone for incoming and emergency outgoing calls. Sorry, no high chair available. Please note: The google map alongside is incorrect as Sykeside Camping in actually on the other side of the A592 about half a mile away. The marker for the cottage is in the right place. We have tried to alert Google in an effort to make this correction.


  • All-ground-floor
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Living/dining room with woodburning stove
  • Central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, TV with Sky and DVD player, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for two cars
  • Garden with furniture
  • One well-behaved pet welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £200.

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About the location


The delightful hamlet of Hartsop lies in the Patterdale valley. It has retained its historic image with charming 17th-century grey stone cottages and working sheep farms. Hartsop is right in the heart of the Lake District and in the midst of some of the finest walking country that the area has to offer. It is a popular starting point for hill walkers climbing on the High Street range and the Helvellyn range. The village is overlooked by Brock Crags and Hartsop Dodd. It is a great centre for touring to all parts of the area and would provide a pleasant place to unwind. Ullswater Lake is less than 3 miles away giving you access to sailing, kayaking, and lake cruises. A mile from Hartsop is the small and remote lake of Hayeswater which serves as a reservoir for the town of Penrith.

Note: WiFi is for surfing and email only, downloading is not possible due to bandwidth.
No Travel Cot or Highchair. If needed feel free to bring your own.