- Off road parking
- Open fire
- Garden / Patio
- Washing machine
Newby Bridge 0.6 miles. Located near the southern tip of Lake Windermere, nestling in the quiet hamlet of Staveley-in-Cartmel near Newby Bridge, Prospect Cottage offers a warm welcome to families and couples alike. With two open fires, exposed polished wooden floorboards, a cosy sitting room and modern kitchen, this end-terrace cottage near Newby Bridge also boasts wonderful countryside views from just about every window, making it a restful and comfortable country base. This Newby Bridge cottage is within easy reach of Grange-over-Sands with its delightful promenade, Cartmel, famous for its abbey, racecourse and sticky toffee puddings, the market town of Ulverston, and the popular village of Bowness-on-Windermere with its array of shops and eateries, pitch & putt golf, tennis courts and the children’s attraction of The World of Beatrix Potter. Close by you will find the National Trust property, Fell Foot Park, set right on the shores of Lake Windermere, where you can enjoy refreshments and light meals, hire a boat in season or simply enjoy the breathtaking view up the lake. There is also an adventure playground and tree trail which are great for children. The Aquarium of the Lakes, Windermere Lake Cruises and Haverthwaite Railway are a short car ride away from your Newby Bridge cottage, as is the Lakeland Motor Museum, home to the Donald Campbell Bluebird Exhibition. There are also the National Trust properties of Sizergh Castle and Townend, as well as the historic houses at Holker and Leven Hall within driving distance. Walkers can enjoy the many trails beginning directly from the front door of this Newby Bridge cottage, and for those a bit more adventurous, a drive out to Grizedale Forest is a must, with its many mountain bike routes suitable for all capabilities. Alternatively, why not try the tree top adventure park, Go-Ape, or enjoy a trip to the nearby South Lakeland Zoo? A wonderful Newby Bridge cottage for an action-packed break or relaxing escape.
Three bedrooms: 2 x double, 1 x adult bunks. Bathroom with bath, basin and WC. Ground floor shower room with shower, basin and WC. Kitchen with dining area and open fire, leading to sitting area (seats 3). Sitting room (seats 5) with open fire.
Oil central heating with open fires. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, CD/radio. Fuel, power and starter pack for fires inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Off road parking for 2 cars. Front patio with two benches. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shop 8.5 miles, pub 10 mins walk.
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About the location
Bowness-on-Windermere 8 miles.
The small village of Newby Bridge takes its name from the five arched stone bridge built in 1651 over the River Leven. The famous Furness Railway, one of Britain's oldest working standard gauge steam railways, runs between Haverthwaite and Newby Bridge. Visit the Lakeside Hotels and enjoy magnificent views across Windermere and the surrounding fells, or enjoy the Aquarium of the Lakes, where the naturally themed habitats, bring the history of the Lakes vividly to life. Bowness-on-Windermere provides a lovely day out, plus the picturesque village of Hawkshead still retains the charm and character that so endeared it to its most famous residents - William Wordsworth and Beatrix Potter, and admire the views at nearby Gummer's How.