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Windermere 8 miles.
An historic Lakeland town with a fine reputation for shopping, Kendal nestles on the banks of the River Kent and is known as the Southern Gateway to the Lakes. Its old cobbled lanes and byways branch off the attractive main street, and the stone ruins of 12th Century Kendal Castle sit perched on a hill with views over the town. Visit The Abbot Hall Art Gallery, its regular collection holding portraits by Kendal born George Romney and works by Turner and Ruskin, with other exhibitions through its links with the Tate. Both Sizergh Castle and Levens Hall with its superb Topiary Garden are nearby, as are limestone escarpments for easy walking, offering thrilling views of the Lakeland Mountains, the Howgills and Morecambe Bay. Kendal itself is ideally placed for exploring South Lakeland, the Yorkshire Dales and beyond. With other attractions such as Kendal Museum and the Museum of Lakeland Life, the fascinating Quaker Tapestry, Lake Windermere and the wider National Park within easy reach, Kendal provides a superb base for a relaxing break.
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A superb ground floor wing of a 19th century former vicarage, just a short walk from the centre of the historic Lakeland town of Kendal. Fully renovated, The Parsonage is one of our finest Lake District holiday cottages. Boasting understated contemporary styling, this cosy Kendal cottage combines modern amenities with original character features. The warm sitting room with dining area features a beautiful bay window, high ceiling, moulded cornices and ceiling rose to give the room elegance and space, a feeling which extends to the lovely modern kitchen. The main bedroom is a real delight and features a Victorian claw footed bath and king-size bed, whilst the shower room is modern and features a spacious walk-in shower. Kendal, with its marvellous shopping facilities, cobbled lanes, pavement cafes and great restaurants, is just a short walk from this Kendal cottage. The Brewery Arts Centre, Abbot Hall, and Lakeland Life Museum are all close by, as are pleasant walks into the beautiful countryside surrounding this old town. An ideal Kendal cottage for a romantic break whatever the time of year.
All ground floor. One king-size double bedroom with freestanding Victorian bath. Shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC. Modern fitted kitchen. Sitting room with dining area. Entrance hallway with seating overlooking the pretty garden area.
Electric heating. Electric cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer, TV, DVD, radio, stereo/CD, selection of books/games etc. All fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Off road parking for 1 car. Small garden area with furniture. Sorry, no pets, children or smoking. Shops, pubs and restaurants 10 mins walk. Note: Check in 4pm, check out 11am.
Previous visitors' comments about The Parsonage:
We appreciated that the property was convenient for town centre. Our privacy was respected and that it was clean and comfortable.
Dr Holland, February 2013
Exceptional attention to detail and above average presentation and effort.
Miss Tompkins, Bury, February 2013
Quite a large apartment, owner very friendly and exceedingly helpful.
Short walk to the town of Kendal. Peace and quiet will be returning when we can.
Mr Pigney, Walsall, December 2012
Nice location, comfy, warm and everything there that you needed.
Mrs Duffell, Nottingham, October 2012