Kingfisher Barn

Staveley near Windermere, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 924509)

  • Rating 

  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

  • Mr Corrigan
    March 2017
    “The accommodation was of the high ...”
    The accommodation was of the high standard we've come to expect with Sykes Cottages.

Features

  • Smoke-free
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

A delightful first and second floor apartment in an enviable position on the outskirts of the popular and picturesque village of Staveley in the beautiful Lake District National Park.

Well-furnished throughout, the apartment is perfectly placed to explore the surrounding towns and villages with an abundance of low level walks directly from the door.

There are two double bedrooms, a family bathroom and a modern kitchen with a Juliet balcony that looks out over the mill race and beyond to the Kentmere valley and fells.

The cosy sitting area has a high ceiling with exposed beams and an electric fire.

Staveley village boasts a well-stocked shop, a newsagent and Post Office, local butcher, chemist and a pub serving excellent food.

Explore the local town of Kendal with its independent retailers, restaurants and bars as well as a selection of museums and Kendal Arts Centre which offers a cinema and various live performances.

The popular towns of Bowness-on-Windermere, Ambleside and Keswick are all easily accessible by car or bus, or you can enjoy a gentle stroll along the River Kent to the Mill Yard, whilst the more energetic can pack a picnic and head for the Kentmere Horseshoe circular walk.

There really is something for everyone to enjoy at this beautiful Lake District holiday home.

Accommodation

Over first and second floors. Two bedrooms: 1 x first floor king-size double, 1 x first floor double. Second floor bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. First floor kitchen. First floor sitting room with dining area and electric fire.

Amenities

  • Gas central heating with electric fire
  • Electric oven and ceramic hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, TV with Freeview, DVD, DAB radio/CD, iPod dock, WiFi, selection of books and games
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair
  • Roadside parking directly outside cottage
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 5 mins walk
  • Note: There is a slight incline to reach the 10 steps leading to the front door

About the location

STAVELEY

Windermere 5 miles; Kendal 5 miles.

The thriving Lakeland village of Staveley is situated on the eastern fringes of the Lake District National Park and offers superb access to the whole region. The beautiful Kentmere Valley is just a short walk away and with the River Kent tumbling its way through the valley to Staveley, it is very popular with mountain bikers and walkers alike. Staveley Mill Yard is a former wood turning mill at the heart of the village, which is now a thriving tourist attraction with cycle hire and outdoor shops, artisan bakery, brewery and the renowned Wilf's Cafe. This complements the excellent range of amenities in the village, which include a variety of shops, two village pubs, craft shops, a children's playground, a regular bus service and a railway station. Close by, the bustling towns of Kendal, Windermere, Bowness and Ambleside are popular with visitors, providing a range of amenities to suit all tastes. Lake Windermere offers boat trips, including a ferry to the Lakeside Aquarium and Grizedale Forest Park. The 'Windermere Steamboat Museum' displays a fascinating collection of boats whilst children will enjoy the 'World of Beatrix Potter' in Bowness, where technology brings her characters to life. Within easy reach of Coniston Water, Kendal, Keswick and the Lakeland Mountains, Staveley is ideally situated for exploring all that the region has to offer.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas