A feast awaits
Open-plan kitchen
Cook up a storm
Grand kitchen
Dining bliss
Coffee time
Enjoy a spot of breakfast
Your own bar
Relax in front of the TV and roaring fire
Plenty of space for all the family
Grand features throughout
Original staircase
Mezzanine level
Contemporary and stylish
Pool anyone?
Let the games begin
Roll back the years
Conservatory overlooking the courtyard
Farm life
Ground floor shower room
A gamers dream
Race the day away
Grand hallway
Double bedroom
Stylish first floor shower room
Pretty king-size bedroom
Room with a view
Dressing room and more
King-size bedroom with an en-suite
En-suite to the king-size bedroom
Ground floor twin bedroom
First floor twin bedroom
Soak the day away
Bathroom of dreams
Play a spot of tennis
Dine alfresco
Ideal spot for a BBQ
Enjoy the many different seating areas
Have a table tennis competition
Plenty of entertainment for the children
View towards this magnificent property
View towards the property
Set within 4 acres of private land
The river Eamont
1 / 44  A feast awaits
2 / 44  Open-plan kitchen
3 / 44  Cook up a storm
4 / 44  Grand kitchen
5 / 44  Dining bliss
6 / 44  Coffee time
7 / 44  Enjoy a spot of breakfast
8 / 44  Your own bar
9 / 44  Relax in front of the TV and roaring fire
10 / 44  Plenty of space for all the family
11 / 44  Grand features throughout
12 / 44  Original staircase
13 / 44  Mezzanine level
14 / 44  Contemporary and stylish
15 / 44  Pool anyone?
16 / 44  Let the games begin
17 / 44  Roll back the years
18 / 44  Conservatory overlooking the courtyard
19 / 44  Farm life
20 / 44  Ground floor shower room
21 / 44  A gamers dream
22 / 44  Race the day away
23 / 44  Grand hallway
24 / 44  Double bedroom
25 / 44  Stylish first floor shower room
26 / 44  Pretty king-size bedroom
27 / 44  Room with a view
28 / 44  Dressing room and more
29 / 44  King-size bedroom with an en-suite
30 / 44  En-suite to the king-size bedroom
31 / 44  Ground floor twin bedroom
32 / 44  First floor twin bedroom
33 / 44  Soak the day away
34 / 44  Bathroom of dreams
35 / 44  Play a spot of tennis
36 / 44  Dine alfresco
37 / 44  Ideal spot for a BBQ
38 / 44  Enjoy the many different seating areas
39 / 44  Have a table tennis competition
40 / 44  Plenty of entertainment for the children
41 / 44  View towards this magnificent property
42 / 44  View towards the property
43 / 44  Set within 4 acres of private land
44 / 44  The river Eamont

Willow Mill

Penrith, Lake District
Sleeps 10
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms 3
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 2
5 star
Downstairs bedroom
Internet access
Games / Play facilities
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Fishing onsite / nearby
Family friendly
Sky TV
Tennis Court
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • A magnificent barn conversion in superb grounds to explore
  • A spacious family-friendly detached property with River Views
  • Enjoy a game of tennis on your own private tennis court
  • Get competitive in the games room with pool table, games and built in bar
  • Ideal location for exploring this attractive region with Ullswater and Glenridding a short drive
  • Perfect for a family celebration or for friends to get together
Property code: 77767

This amazing property boasts everything you would need for a family holiday, from the enormous outside space and the stylish inside space, plus something for all the family.

Nestled in its own private 4-acre grounds with private drive on the edge of the riverside sits Willow Mill, a very spacious converted mill dating back to the 1800s, one of six mills that supported the market town of Penrith only ½ a mile away. Willow Mill, once two properties, have been combined creating one luxury dwelling, with quirky corners to sit back and get lost in a book, play a board game there are plenty to choose from, or enjoy views over the paddock onto the river. The hub of the home is the kitchen, with a five oven Aga and lots of cupboard space, American style fridge/freezer and dishwasher, who wants to wash up when they’re on holiday! Enjoy your breakfast at the breakfast bar or open plan dining room hosting a large dining table for all to gather together and plan your day ahead. Take a trip to Keswick just a 25-minute drive away or take a boat trip or the steamer across Ullswater lake stopping off to explore, only 10 minutes away, all within easy reach. Enjoy a meal down at the local pub with its beer garden, just a 5-minute stroll away. There are many attractions in the area - too many to mention.

Many eateries restaurants and shops on your doorstep minutes away by car, or you can walk in 10 – 15 minutes.

The Victorian side of the property hosts a down stairs twin bedroom, you can also find a wet room on the ground floor, a huge typical Victorian hallway with panelling, upstairs you will find on the half landing a family bathroom with rolltop iron bath watch the stars whilst you soak and relax, also walk in shower. Further up the stairs you will find 2 x king-size bedrooms one hosting en-suite and the other hosting a huge walk-in dressing room, there is also a twin room, all with views over to Mayburgh Henge. Back downstairs through the door you enter the country cottage style area of this home, the hub …. the kitchen with open plan dining room and the warmth of the gas burning stove, hosting a large table to seat all, a large open living room with lots of space, you will find up on the gallery another double bedroom and shower room, a living area with tv, and another quite area for reading or just watching the river roll by. Just off the living room you will enter a large conservatory, hosting a seating area overlooking the court yard, a farm table for children to enjoy with tractors and animals, there’s a pool table, a darts board, a gaming table with 60 retro games for those that can remember …. Pacman, space invaders or donkey-kong. There is large wall mounted tv with full sky package, and a bar with bar stools all to yourselves, concertina doors that open out onto another patio area where you will find a table tennis table, and looking straight onto a full sized tennis court.

The playroom hosts a Wii, Wii –U, and Xbox Kinect 360, two large screen TVs. Rally around on the Ferrari driving steering wheel and chill out with a selection of DVDs, and an abundance of board games. Take a stroll in the woods to spot the woodpeckers and tree creepers, listen out for the shriek of the heron that flies up the river every evening. The swans often sail by too, taking a trip from Pooley Bridge just up the road. Shop, pub and restaurant ½ mile.

There are hammocks to use should you wish to relax down by the river, or maybe a spot of fishing. A climbing frame with slides, and a huge sand pit for the little ones in the summer months, all within the private grounds.

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

  • 5 bedrooms – 2 king-size, 2 twins and 1 double
  • 1 bathroom, 1 shower room and 1 en-suite shower room
  • Electric oven and hob, Aga, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine
  • Children’s outdoor play area
  • Tennis courts and table tennis
  • Games room/bar with pool table, dart board and arcade game
  • Stables available – please organise direct with owner
  • Electric and central heating included
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Wi-Fi included
  • 2 dogs welcome
  • Shop 1 mile and pub within walking distance
  • TV in master bedroom, TV with Sky standard package and TV/DVD with Xbox 360 and Wii in snug
  • Charcoal BBQ available
  • Kennels available on site – please organise direct with owner
  • Please note care is to be taken as the river at the bottom of the grounds is not fenced off

This property is personally managed by Holly.


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Reviewed by Josephine 20th March 2020

We booked Willow Mill for a weekend to celebrate our sons 40th Birthday. 2 gran parents, 4 adults and 4 kids. The Mill suited us ideally and was extremely well equipped. The kitchen had all the utensils and gadgets you would need and in addition to the outside play area, tennis court, pool, darts the owners has supplied numerous childrens toys and Read moregames. There is also a eclectic mix of books around, with areas for quite reading. We could not fault the Mill on any aspect. FABULOUS. Hide

A feast awaits
Open-plan kitchen
Cook up a storm
Grand kitchen
Dining bliss
Coffee time
Enjoy a spot of breakfast
Your own bar
Relax in front of the TV and roaring fire
Plenty of space for all the family
Grand features throughout
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Note: As the postcode is used to identify the general area of the property, it may not always reflect its precise location, therefore please only use this map as a guide.

The Lake District National Park is a superb choice for a holiday. If you love nature and the great outdoors, the Lake District is one of the UK’s most beautiful holiday destinations. Taking up the lion’s share of the north-western county of Cumbria, the region has been popular with visitors since Victorian times, and it’s the only place to find mountains in England. Peace and tranquillity characterise the wonderful Lake District, with 16 lakes, including England’s longest and deepest, there is much to see and do. Visit Coniston Water, Ullswater, Wast Water and Windermere for just a taste of what you can see in the Lake District National Park.

Small towns like Ambleside, Windermere, Hawkshead, Bowness-on-Windermere and Glenridding all make for great bases from which to relax and unwind between sojourns into the fantastic natural landscapes of the Lake District National Park. Wildlife and bird lovers can spot all kinds of lesser spotted species in situ, and walking trails reveal some of the very best vistas within English borders. To embellish the experience, you can enjoy some of the country’s cosiest pubs and restaurants, many found in picture-perfect locations.

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