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Kendal, Cumbria & The Lake District

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The Property

This charming Kendal cottage is on the two lower floors of a traditional terraced property and boasts wonderful views of Kendal town and the fells beyond. This Kendal cottage is located on one of the cobbled ginnells that are a feature of the attractive hillside conservation area of Low Fellside in Kendal. Your Kendal cottage is an ideal base for enjoying walking and outdoor activities and for exploring the Lake District, just a short drive away, whilst benefiting from the excellent amenities of Kendal town centre on the doorstep. This cosy Kendal holiday home offers an open plan living area with feature stone walls, a bathroom and a spacious double bedroom. Outside this cottage in Kendal is a decking area, which provides a lovely place to enjoy a morning coffee or alfresco breakfast before setting off and discovering this beautiful area. There is always plenty to see and do in Kendal, with a regular street market, a theatre and a number of interesting shops and restaurants, all within walking distance. The stunning Lake District National Park is a short drive away, where you may wish to take a relaxing boat trip on Lake Windermere. This gem of a Kendal cottage is the perfect romantic retreat, at any time of the year.

Accommodation

One double bedroom. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Open plan living area with fitted kitchen, dining area and sitting area with gas fire.

Amenities

Gas central heating with gas fire in sitting area. Electric oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi, iPod dock, selection of books, games and DVDs. Fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Allocated off road parking space for 1 car. Rear decked area with furniture. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shops and pubs 2 mins walk. Note: The cottage is accessed via steps and may not be suitable for guests with limited mobility due to the steep location of the property. Note: There is no vehicular access to the cottage and the allocated parking space is approx. 200 yards away.

This property offers the following short breaks: Help

  • Winter
  • Off Season
  • Last Minute
  • Christmas

At a glance

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Sleeps:2
Bedrooms:1
Bathrooms:1
Pets:No

Cottage features

  • Off road parking
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

About the location

Kendal

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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Perfect location, very well equipped. All appliances were good quality, simple and easy to use. Top quality linen and towels, WiFi access perfect. Very good value! Would love to return some time in the future and have already recommended to family and friends.

Mr Nutter, Burnley, February 2014

This accommodation was excellent for two people, well laid out kitchen/living space with everything that was needed, including warmth and quiet. The location was ideal - a short walk into Kendal and a short walk to the fells; a short drive to the Lake District, the Yorkshire Dales, The Ribble Valey, the Trough of Bowland and Morecambe Bay.

Ms Dawson, Norwich, December 2013

Beautiful and clean cottage. The owner was very helpful.

Mrs Mackenzie, Dumfries, November 2013

This was a lovely cottage, clean and well equipped, with lovely views of the town and countryside. Kendal town centre is easily within walking distance, although a steep climb back.

Ms Smith, Llanfairfechan, May 2013

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