Traditional semi detached cottage in rural position, 1 1/2 miles north of Kendal. Ideal for exploring the Lake District - Windermere 8 miles, Ambleside 12 miles.
This traditional semi-detached 19th century cottage is situated in a quiet, rural position with views of the Lake District fells and Langdale Pikes in the distance. The cottage is approached down a private drive, a fields distance from the road, making it secluded and quiet and yet it is only 1 1/2 miles north of the mediaeval market town of Kendal, known as the GATEWAY TO THE LAKE DISTRICT. The cottage is on the edge of the Lake District National Park which makes it ideally situated for exploring Windermere (8 miles), Ambleside (12 miles) and the rest of the central Lake District. A trip up the scenic A6 takes you to the northern access to the Lakes - Pooley Bridge for the northern end of Ullswater or onto Keswick for Derwentwater and Borrowdale. The valleys of Longsleddale and Kentmere are only 4 miles away and they offer dramatic scenery, good walking and birdwatching - buzzards are often seen circling the hills opposite the cottage. Ten miles east brings you to the book town of Sedbergh and the Yorkshire Dales National Park. Accommodation comprises - Entrance Porch into hallway with downstairs WC. NEWLY extended and fully fitted kitchen with separate dining area with good sized table and chairs. Large and spacious sitting room (over 21' long) with a large comfortable 3 seater settee, a comfortable two seater settee plus other seating. There is an open fire and an antique broadwood cottage piano. Upstairs - on the first floor, one bedroom with double bed and one bedroom with two single beds. Both bedrooms have washbasins and both bedrooms look out over open countryside. Family bathroom with bath with overhead shower and WC. Gas central heating throughout. FREE Wireless internet access available (if you wish to make use of the internet please bring a wireless enabled laptop).
Garden / Grounds: Good size enclosed garden which is mature and private with a good sized field in front. There are lovely, rural views over open countryside to the Lake District fells. Various pretty flower beds. Tarmac hardstanding with ample parking.
Views, wildlife and local environment: Views to Lakeland Fells with the Langdale Pikes in the distance.
This is a semi detached cottage. This is a single unit. Max. group size: 4.
Sleeping arrangements (this unit only)
Sleeps: 4 (4 adults and children, 0 babies) Bedrooms: 2 (0 single, 1 double, 1 twin or bunk beds) Cots: 0
Electric blankets provided: No Bed Linen provided: Yes, included Cot linen provided: No Towels provided: Yes, £5.00 per pack
Fridge: Yes Freezer: No Microwave: Yes Aga: No Gas hob rings: None Electric hob rings: 4 Dishwasher: Yes Washing machine: Yes Tumble dryer: No
TVs: 1 Freeview / Satellite / Digital / Cable: No Video (VCR): No DVD player: Yes HiFi or similar unit: Yes Free phone in house: No Pay phone in house: No Phonebox: No Central heating: gas Open fires/stoves etc.: 1 Storage heating: No Other heating: Yes High chairs: No Baby sitting available: No Local caretaker: No Parking at site: Yes Gas: Yes, included Electricity: Yes, included Garden furniture: garden table and 4 chairs and wooden bench
Allow dogs: No Allow other small pets: No Allow children: Yes Allow babies: No Allow smoking: No Suitable for disabled: No
Extra cleaning available: Yes, £10 per hour Suitable for honeymoon: Yes
Distance to lakes: 8 miles Distance to golf: 2 miles Distance to sailing: 8 miles Distance to pub: 1 mile Distance to restaurant: 2 miles Distance to takeaway: 2 miles Distance to shops: 1 mile Nearest town / village etc.: Kendal, 2 miles
How to Get There
Route planner:The AA route planner Map of location:Google map Property postcode: LA9 6NY Nearest railway station: Kendal, 2 miles Nearest bus / coach station: Kendal, 2 miles Nearest airport: Manchester, 70 miles
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Please be sure to mention UKHH when contacting the owner Property owner: Mrs P M Dineen Owners phone (daytime): 07538155075 Owners phone (evening): 07538155075 Owners phone (mobile): 07538155075 Owners address: Greenbank, Summerhowe Cottages, Shap Road, Kendal, Cumbria Owners postcode: LA9 6NY Owners website:www.greenbankholidaycottage.co.uk Change-over day: Flexible Short breaks: By arrangement Season: January to December Arrival time: 3.30 p.m. Departure time: 10.00 a.m. We do not accept credit card payments