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Thornyfield Cottage

Crook near The Winster Valley, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 923262)

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  • Sleeps 3

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

  • Mrs Preston
    June 2017
    “Fabulous week in this lovely ...”
    Fabulous week in this lovely cottage, stunning location, very remote but peaceful. Owners very considerate making sure we had everything we required. Highly recommend this cottage for a "get away from it all holiday".

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

Bowness-on-Windermere 4 miles.

A traditional, Grade II listed, semi-detached cottage, situated in the village of Crook, adjacent to the beautiful Winster Valley, just four miles from Bowness-on-Windermere.

Well-presented, with superb attention to detail, this outstanding cottage boasts a cosy sitting room with woodburner, exposed roof beams, feature fireplace and a lovely sitting area.

The modern kitchen, lovely bathroom and two cosy bedrooms all go together to create a welcoming atmosphere for guests.

With great walks from the doorstep this is a perfect cottage for those who love the great outdoors.

Nearby, there are a number of renowned pubs, including the Brown Horse at Winster, which offers excellent food and real ales.

The location of this cottage is ideal, with a variety of shops, restaurants, outdoor pursuits, a cinema and the Beatrix Potter Exhibition all at nearby Bowness-on-Windermere.

Coniston Water, Ambleside, Grasmere and the Lakeland Mountains are all within easy reach, making this cottage a superb year-round base.

With its wonderful position, fabulous accommodation and easy access to Keswick and the Lakes, this is the perfect base for a romantic break.

Accommodation

Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x single. Shower room with shower, basin and WC. Kitchen. Sitting room with dining area and woodburner.

Amenities

  • Gas central heating with woodburner
  • Electric oven, induction hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, TV with Freeview, DVD, CD/radio, WiFi, selection of books
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Fuel for woodburner available to purchase locally
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Leisure passes for the nearby Damson Dene Hotel (indoor swimming pool, sauna, steam room, Jacuzzi, gym) inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair on request
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Rear patio with furniture and BBQ
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shops 4 miles, pub 1.5 miles, Damson Dene Hotel 8 mins drive
  • Note: The owners live next door.

About the location

BOWNESS & WINDERMERE

Windermere Train Station 1.5 miles; Ambleside 5 miles; Kendal 7 miles.

The vibrant twin towns of Bowness and Windermere hold enduring appeal for visitors to the Lake District National Park, with each providing a range of nearby attractions, amenities, shops and restaurants to suit all tastes. A variety of boat trips and boat hire are available from Windermere Lake Cruises in Bowness to Brockhole, Ambleside and Lakeside (at the southern end of the lake where the Lakeside Aquarium and the Lakeside and Haverthwaite Railway are situated). The World of Beatrix Potter attraction and the Old Laundry theatre are 1.5 miles away. Orrest Head, where Alfred Wainwright was inspired to write his series of iconic guidebooks, is a 30-minute walk to enjoy the spectacular panorama of far-reaching views over the lake and surrounding fells. Brockhole, which offers high wire tree top experiences, is less than two miles away, and the historic villages of Grasmere, Ambleside and Troutbeck are a short drive away. There are also a variety of watersports on offer for the more energetic at marine centres along the lake. The area is ideally situated for exploring all that this region has to offer, whether by foot, bike, car, railway or bus; and is within easy reach of attractions such as the spectacular Langdales, Beatrix Potter’s Hill Top House at Far Sawrey, Coniston, Grizedale Forest Park, with its delightful walks and famous outdoor sculptures, mountain biking and “Go-Ape” adventure park, Ullswater, Kendal, Keswick, stone circles, Roman forts and England's highest mountain, Scafell Pike.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas