"Great property in a ideal location for exploring windamere, Hawkshead, Keswick, ..."
Great property in a ideal location for exploring windamere, Hawkshead, Keswick, kendal and surrounding areas, great walks nearby, and lots of great attractions, especially enjoyed the motor museum
"Really loved my stay and will go again."
Great views and parking alongside the cottage. So much provided in such a small place. Cleaning materials and toilet roll provided, shampoo, soap, shower gel all there. So clean, very warm and lashings of hot water, fab fluffy white towels and slippers provided. All you need bring is food.. Cooking facilities are simple no conventional cooked but a very effecient halogen hob and a very fancy microwave/oven. Fridge with a small top freezer compartment.
Will happily return but in need of a new mattress. Good dip both sides. So loved my stay in a wonderful location.
"The area cannot be beaten."
The cottage did not affect the overall experience. The only drawback was our inability to master the cooking facilities. the location suited the two of us & our dog very well Overall an enjoyable holiday and good weather.
"We had a lovely holiday at Ees Wyke Studios, made feel very welcome, the surrounding areas were lovely to explore especially with dog."
Moss Ekles Tarn was a lovely evening stroll straight from the door in the evenings.
The only issue that we had (probably us being a little un-prepared!) Was that everywhere to eat of an evening locally seemed fully booked for months and the cottage's only oven was part of the microwave, this wouldn't of been a problem and yes we knew about it before arrival if we were able to eat out as planned.
If ever we visit the area again we wouldn't hesitate to stay here or reccomend it to friends.
Thank you for a lovely holiday
"Hi one thing that did let us down, was on the day of the arrival the code we were given to get into the studio was wrong."
It was dark and raining when we arrived and couldn't get in I tried ringing the number I was given but there was no reply we had been there about a hour and ended up with the chef from the hotel close by letting us in and telling us it was a completely different code.
"Lovely accommodation in peaceful location ."
Completed by rabbits on the lawn. Very Beatrix Potter.
There was even a basket with dog supplies , treats , bowls etc . Very thoughtful.
"We had a really nice break in the Studio,
it is basic accomodation but it is clean and in a nice quiet position and reasonably priced."
We would stay here again if in the area.
"The cottage was lovely and clean - compact but definitely big enough for two of us for a week."
The location was brilliant - close to a pub/ restaurant, lots of walking paths, the car ferry to Bowness and Beatrix Potter's Hill Top House. It was also within easy reach of other popular towns/ villages, restaurants, cafes and sights. We would have liked the shower to be a bit warmer but it wouldn't stop us from staying here again. The key box also made checking in and out very convenient and the kitchen was fairly well equipped.
"A nice little studio but lacked the personal touch."
I didn’t like simply getting a key out of a safe, would far prefer to see and talk to an actual person. Other self-caters I’ve stayed in have at least put a pint of milk in the fridge, here the cupboards were bare. Could add some small details to really enhance the experience.
"We were really impressed with our studio cottage at Ees Wyke."
Being attached to a hotel made a difference as they were able to help us with any issues we had with the property eg. Needing more toilet roll/connectivity problems.
It was a perfect place for a hiking trip to the lakes.
Kitchen very well equipped.
Near Sawrey is a fabulous quiet location unfrequented when we went by tourists. The walks around are outstanding and we found ourselves on many 20km loop walks right from the property.
We would highly recommend the flat for a young couple and will be making a booking in summer if it is available.
"The best holiday we've ever had."
"We found this studio cottage to be very clean, warm, and though compact, there was enough space for my husband and I and our two Labradors."
The bed was comfy, hot water instant, and has a good shower. The studio is in a fantastic location for many walks straight from the door, and is just around the corner from Beatrix Potter’s Hill Top cottage, which I visited also. The owner is very helpful in suggesting walks, and the information file left in the cottage is very useful. This is a super little place to stay!
"The toilet needs fixing to the floor."
How ever we had a great week the studio was warm the owners was nice every thing you needed in a small room good views not to for from hawkshead can't wait to come again. And it's dog freindly.
Clean & comfortable. Beautiful surroundings.
"Amazing views mad to feel very welcome by staff"
"We stayed at Ees Wyke studio in Near Sawrey for 7 nights from 23rd August, paying £380."
For the same period my sister stayed in the Loweswater Apartment at Ees Wyke Farm, paying £460. The difference between the two properties could not have been greater.
My sister was in a well appointed apartment, comprising a huge, fully fitted kitchen, a large, well furnished lounge and dining area, a large double bedroom with a large en suite bathroom. The apartment was clean, nicely decorated and comfortable, had good car parking and lovely views.
On the other hand, the Studio was a single storey building attached to the side of the Ees Wyke Hotel. We had one room which comprised a poorly equipped kitchenette, a double bed, 2 easy chairs, a drop-leaf table, and two collapsible chairs hanging on the wall, with minimal space in which to move about. The bathroom was ‘rustic’ in the extreme with a latch door which required slamming for privacy. The decor was shoddy.
Fortunately my sisters apartment was only a couple of hundred yards away and so we spent our time and had our meals there. Had she not been so close, or had we been alone, we would have had a very unsatisfactory holiday. Finally, we feel that the Studio was sub-standard and over-priced.
"We had a fantastic holiday!"
Cottage was lovely ! Scenery was gorgeous! And we were lucky with the weather!
"The studio was extremely well equipped and comfortable, and in a delightful location."
"Perfect location , amazing views , very friendly staff will be booking to go back in the future"
"This is a beautifully decorated charming cottage, small but ok for 2 people."
Towels, bedlinen etc were all fresh and clean but the floors only seemed to have been vacuumed however not mopped at all. This was quite disappointing. Everything else was great.
"I enjoyed my short break at Ees Wyke studio."
There was one thing though, I have a chest complaint and it is aggravated by aerosols.
When I entered the studio I was met by the very thing that I have to try to avoid. Luckily I found one of those aerosols that puff out the smell periodically and was able to turn it off and open the window. I had to go out again for a few hours to let the room clear.
Why would you need one of those in an area with such clean air to breath anyway?
The accommodation is small but for only myself and my dog, it was a nice quiet place to spend a weekend.
"The studio was lovely, quite small but we expected that from the description."
It was really well equipped. The owner owns the hotel next door and ensured we had everything we needed and was very friendly. The grounds and views were beautiful.
"This was our 2nd year booking with Sykes cottages and again it was everything we wanted and needed"
"Lovely cosy studio in near sawrey."
Has all the amenities and more. Penhaligons shower gel, fluffy towels, warm shower, comfy bed. Perfect on foot access to grizedale and hawkeshead if you like walking. The tower bank arms pub has wonderful food 2 minutes away, booking is a must!
"The cottage has an amazing view when standing at the front door."
We shall never forget that.
We were able to view areas of the Lake District we hasn't been to before.
Would consider booking again sometime.
"Had a really great time, thought it was good value for money."
A humble cottage in a fairly isolated location which was exactly what we were looking for, if you want facilities it’s just a short distance in the car. Taxis in the area are expensive so a car is needed. The advert online said that it was 900 square foot which it wasn’t but I could tell that from the photos before I booked so I wasn’t bothered. The owner was fantastic, we left some items behind by mistake which he offerd to post back to us which we really appreciated. I have already recommended it to a relative.
"Superb views, very clean and quiet."
Thoroughly enjoyed my stay and was very pleased with the proximity to a pub (within walking distance), shops (5 minutes drive) and Ambleside, Windermere, Rydal, etc within a 20 minute drive.
"The cottage was what we expected but with a couple of setbacks."
Firstly the cleanliness of the cottage wasn't up to standard. Dust was covered all over the bedside tables, TV unit and cobwebs all over the bathroom. Secondly the bathroom really needs updating. A dated lino on the floor with signs of mildew and the toilet moved when sat on. A wooden warped and mildew covered panel (skirting board) was used to the entrance of the shower which wasn't exactly nice to look at. Also signs of what looked like rising damp in the bathroom. Other than that we had a nice time in the cosy cottage but a couple of improvements in cleaning and the bathroom are needed.
"The directions to the cottage included a route via the Windermere car ferry."
This has not been operating since the end of May due to an engine fire and would have resulted in a longer journey had we decided to choose this option. I do not understand why this was offered to us.
"The accommodation was comfortable and in a good location for touring the Lake District."
Lovely and quiet.
"Stunning, peaceful, idyllic settings, beautiful views even from the doorstep."
Perfectly placed for easy access to many of the walking routes in the area and away from the from the mainstream tourists. The shore and ferry to Windermere only a 5 minute car or bus journey away.
"Cosy cottage ideal for two."
Good base to explore the rest of the lakes.
"We had a wonderful time."
The cottage has every thing you need to enjoy the lake District. It was very helpful to find walking guides in the cottage. The view as soon as you step out of the front door is breathtaking.
"This is a fantastic property in a fabulous location with Hill Top, a pub and restaurant all within a 2 minute walk."
The walk up to Moss Eccles Tarn, about 1 mile, is highly recommended. We had an issue with the television but this was sorted within minutes. We will definitely be back.
"View was brilliant."
Peaceful setting. Just lovely.