3.9 miles E of Penrith

Kai

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Bedroom details

1 Bedroom (Sleeps 2 + cot)

Bedroom 1

1 x king

In the heart of a 1,500-acre historic estate in the Eden Valley, Kai enjoys a dreamily private location between the Lake District and North Pennines AONB. Whether you're looking for solo adventure or a romantic retreat for two, our exquisite haven provides a luxurious sanctuary to revive and unwind. Combining original features, raw textures and earthy tones, the sumptuous interiors of this charming cottage nod to the landscapes framed by each window and beckon for heavenly downtime. Meanwhile, outside a crackling fire pit and wood-fired hot tub vie for your attention, a delight for daytime indulgence or nightly stargazing. Beyond the grounds of the estate, a whole realm awaits for exploration, tangled with ancient woodland and painted with undulating fells. However you want to write the pages of your story, all the material is right on your doorstep for the most magical adventure here.


Living

A divine space for rest and relaxation, the main living area boasts vast windows which show off captivating views over the countryside and a door connecting to the pretty outdoor terrace. With painted stone walls, wooden floors, a sumptuous sofa, and window-side armchair, it's a light-filled pocket that's as lovely for leisurely mornings watching the sun burst over the horizon as it is for cosy evenings tucked up inside. Embrace a tranquil evening watching your favourite show on the Smart TV, or retreat to the snug with your latest read and lose yourself to the pages. With an authentic country cottage feel finished with elegant touches throughout, it's the perfect Lakeland hideaway for retreating in Boutique style.


Eating

Decorated in neutral shades playfully complemented by Moroccan-inspired tiles, the pretty cottage kitchen has everything you need for channelling your culinary creativity. Featuring all the essentials for decadent breakfasts and evening repasts after days in the fells, it includes a dishwasher, oven, washing machine and the all-important Nespresso coffee machine for deliciously aromatic pick-me-ups.

Connected to the living area through an open walkway, the forest-green dining room invites for romantic feasts in front of an open fire.


Sleeping and bathing

For nights of restful slumber, Kai's beautiful bedroom awaits with a king-size bed, marshmallow-soft duvet, and the finest linens, topped with plump cushions and throws. With an attractive wood-panelled feature wall contrasted with soothing tones, this space provides an oasis of calm and luxury escapism. The characterful bathroom promises a clawfoot bathtub, perfect for soothing soaks after a day of exploration.


Outdoor space

Outside, the beauty of Kai seeps out into the grounds, with every detail carefully considered for the most blissful stay. Step out into the enchanting garden, where the rolling lawn seamlessly blends with its surroundings, creating a space that's just made for escaping the everyday. A picnic bench and outdoor dining table set the scene for alfresco feasting, while an open fire pit awaits for cosy nights spent under star-studded skies. A real showstopper, the wood-fired hot tub sits beneath a leafy canopy and affords far-reaching countryside views - the dreamiest setting for luxurious nights relaxing with bubbles of the hot tub and Champagne variety.


Parking

There is parking for two large cars outside the cottage.


Babies and children

Babes-in-arms (up to 6 months) are most welcome at Kai, one travel cot and one highchair will be available on request. Please contact the office to book a babe-in-arms in to Kai.


Dogs

Two dogs are most welcome at Kai. Doggy beds and bowls for your four-legged friends are available on request.


Setting

Explore the full Edenhall Estate collection here.


In the Area

Within easy reach of many of the most beautiful sights of both the North Pennines AONB and Lake District and only a few miles from the historic market town Penrith, Kai is ideally located for exploration. Should you wish to venture beyond the luxury of our beautiful abode, you will immediately stumble upon endless reams of pastoral countryside laced with paths and trails for ambles in the fresh air. A particular highlight, a trip to the mirror-topped Ullswater in the Lake District won't fail to captivate for its unrivalled scenery, especially when combined with a visit to Aira Force Waterfall too. For a hearty ramble, Cross Fell, the highest point of the Pennine Range, calls to those looking for a challenging hike, rewarded with breath-taking views.

For history lovers, you can journey back in time at the Bronze Age stone circle Long Meg and Her Daughters and explore Lowther Castle and its 130-acre grounds, both near Penrith. Meanwhile for literary fans, the chance to visit the carefully preserved homes of legendary authors William Wordsworth and Beatrix Potter in the Lake District cannot be missed. To satiate your appetite, there are a number of tantalising eateries and welcoming country pubs within Penrith too, including the award-winning 1863 restaurant which serves delicious plates in tandem with the seasons. Allium at Askham Hall and the Dog and Gun in Skelton have both earned Michelin stars for their exquisite food and fine service and are within easy reach of Kai.


Set on the fringes of the Lake District sits our romantic retreat for two, with countryside vistas, an open fire and wood-fired hot tub. It's dog friendly too!

At a glance

From £680 for a long weekend or mid week break.

Sleeps 2 + cot | 1 Bedroom | Dogs welcome

Key features

Autumnal escapes

Baby on Board

Boutique Hideaway

Cottage garden

Downstairs bedroom

Edenhall Estate

Fire pit

Hidden Havens

Ideal Honeymoon spot

Perfect for stargazing

Rolling countryside

Romantic Hideaway

Travel cot and highchair

WiFi

Wood-fired hot tub

Dog friendly

Open Fires

Perfect For Couples

Parking

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Short breaks:

  • Mid Week Breaks (Mon to Fri) cost 75% of the weekly rate.
  • Long Weekends (Fri to Mon) cost 75% of the weekly rate.
  • Short breaks are not available at Christmas and New Year.

Payments:

  • A 13 deposit & £40 booking fee secures your dates.
  • Payment of balance is due 8 weeks before your holiday starts.
  • There is a charge of £38 per pet per week or short break
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We know how gorgeous our retreats are, but don’t just take our word for it – here’s what previous guests say about Kai:

Peace and quiet is what Kai is all about, from the comfy sun room to the nordic style hot tub, relaxation at it's finest. A lovely welcome pack and a beautiful property. We didn't want to leave!

Charming, secluded, cosy cottage. Thank you!

Beautiful cottage that exceeded our expectations in every way. Great mix of rustic and contemporary features and all the amenities you could want. 5*+

Overall, we had a truly wonderful time and would absolutely stay here again! We especially appreciated the cows just outside our window, the hot tub, fireplace, and cosiness of the home. We loved being able to stay on such a gorgeous piece of land not too far away from Penrith, which is a charming town. It was a luxurious retreat in the gorgeous lake district, it was our first time visiting and staying here made all the difference. Thank you so much for such a wonderful stay!!

Secluded location hidden away like a gem. Quiet, tranquility home from home.

What a wonderful, hidden treasure! A stunning cottage, in a beautiful location, perfectly composed for maximum rest and relaxation. X

We had a lovely stay. The location is great, with beautiful countryside views from every window. We'll be back!

Thank you so much for a comfortable and stylish stay in beautiful surroundings. We really enjoyed spending our honeymoon here with our dog!

Beautiful rustic cottage in the heart of Lake District - the perfect destination for escaping the busy city for a little while. The hot tub is such a lovely addition to the property and is excellent for those chilly evenings. Comfortable bed, loved the selection of books and board games available—just an ideal place for a few nights away.

Stunning, Stunning. We loved Kai, totally relaxing away from everything. The noisiest thing was the kettle. Loads of wild life, hares, badgers. Great walks. Peace

We enjoyed our stay in this small, remote cottage. An away from it all break!

Beautiful cottage, amazing location. Loved the aesthetics and was very dog friendly.

We had a lovely time at Kai with our dog. The cottage was cosy and warm in a quiet location. It was clear that a lot of effort had been put into decorating the cottage and providing all the little extras. The items like the coffee machine and the candles added to the romantic and luxury feel. The wood fired hot tub was a lovely idea, but the reality didn't quite match up. We would recommend Kai to friends and family.

Fantastic weekend, just what was needed! The cottage and facilities were all spot on.

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