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Sleeps 8 adults Bedrooms 3 Pets 1 Welcome Region Cumbria & The Lake District Town/village Kendal

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Comfortable Holiday Home, Kendal

With a peaceful garden and superb countryside views from every window, this traditional Lakeland cottage is tucked down a peaceful country lane in the hamlet of Crook. Inside the cottage, a homely interior welcomes you as latch doors lead through stone flagged floored rooms, with exposed beams and wood burning stove.

Only a few miles from Bowness and Lake Windermere, Birchmill Cottage is a haven for keen fell walkers, but is also ideal for family breaks in the beautiful southern Lake District. There are several excellent gastro-pubs nearby and The Sun Inn is only a few minutes' walk away. In addition to the aquatic attractions of Lake Windermere there are also three golf courses within easy reach.

The 'Crook Road' (B5284) runs between Kendal and Bowness, for ease of access to the shops, entertainments and attractions of both. There are plenty of opportunities for fell walking in the immediate area.

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Accommodation in detail

Garden with furniture for al-fresco dining. Entrance hall with abundant hooks for outdoor clothes. Spacious lounge with fabulous views, comfy sofas, fire and a family-sized dining table. Snug with wood burning stove, perfect for quiet relaxing and well-equipped kitchen. Upstairs, the three spacious bedrooms feature window seats for admiring the countryside scenery. All bedrooms have king size beds and the family room also includes full size bunk beds. There is an en suite to the main bedroom and also a family bathroom. For babies, a travel cot and high chair are available. Dogs are welcome and will love exploring the nearby lanes and surrounding countryside as much as you will.

The cottage has full central heating.

Location

Birchmill Cottage is part of the scattered hamlet of Crook, only three miles from Kendal, Bowness and Lake Windermere. The surrounding Lyth and Winster Valleys offer a real air of tranquility, far from the madding crowds and famously doused with damson blossom in spring. The magnificent display of snow drops locally in early spring is unsurpassed.

Although secluded and far enough off the beaten track for an undisturbed holiday, Birchmill Cottage is ideally located only a few miles from the main routes, which give easy and quick access to all parts of the Lake District. The unique beauty of the Lakeland peninsulas, the Kent estuary and Morecambe Bay are equally accessible.

  • Cot
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD Player
  • High chair
  • TV
  • Wireless Broadband
  • Garden
  • Central Heating, Oil fired
  • Patio
  • Visit England Gold Award
  • Parking, Private
  • TV, Sky or Freeview

Conditions

Check in / Check out

Standard check-in is 4pm and standard check-out is normally 10am on your day of departure. In some cases these times vary. Always check your booking confirmation paperwork for correct timings or ask your local agent.

Pets Welcome

A maximum of 1 pet is welcome at this property. Typically pet charges apply but please contact the office for details.

LocationCumbria & The Lake District

The rural county of Cumbria is one of the most attractive in England. It contains the whole of the area known as the Lake District, as well as the northern part of the Pennines mountain range and, somewhat counter-intuitively, a part of the Yorkshire Dales.

The county is replete with attractions for the visitor, its historic heritage ranging from houses and gardens to stone circles and activities ranging from walking and climbing to watersports and fishing. Cumbria's lakes, valleys and fells can loosely be broken down into eight areas.

The North Lakes are the most popular with the serious outdoor enthusiast and the South Lakes draw most of the holidaymakers. The Western Lakes are less busy but still hold some varied attractions and appeal to the walkers as well as families and groups. They are home to England's tallest mountain, known as Scafell Pike.

East Lakes has its quota of mountains too, including the well-known Helvellyn, and is a fairly quiet area. Visit the Eden Valley and North Pennine area for wilderness, castles and rural villages, or perhaps consider North and South Cumbria. In the former we find Hadrian's Wall and the city of Carlisle. In the latter, coastal resorts and the biggest town, Kendal. Finally, the edge of the Yorkshire Dales is a beautiful part of Cumbria with country pubs, easy walking, and a thriving arts scene.

Area Cumbria & The Lake District

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