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Silverdale Mount

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  • 6 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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49 Customer Reviews

  • "A really happy and relaxed place to stay."

    The host is extremely generous with essentials and it feels very homely. The kitchen is really well equipped and the house was warm and plenty hot water. The garden is gorgeous and has a perfect sun trap with a fantastic view. We really loved this place and enjoyed Grange itself very much.

    Reviewed by Lesley5.0Mar 2024

  • "Really well equipped homely bungalow very spacious great location fabulous views"

    Reviewed by Sue5.0Feb 2024

  • "We loved staying here, really suitable for our family."

    Had everything we needed and lovely and warm. The only small issues we had was we put the bin out for collection on Tuesday night as instructed and it was never collected, and the hoover smells of wet dog.

    Reviewed by Emma5.0Oct 2023

  • "Lovely property in a fabulous location."

    Everything you needed. Excellent seating on the patio area with superb views. Two bathrooms was good, plently of storage, carport area was handy given the inclement weather. Very quiet but friendly neighbourhood. Areas for improvement are: standard of cleaning, never seen as many cobwebs on furniture, some small sharp knives would have been helpful. In general need of an update.

    Reviewed by Lorna3.8Sep 2023

  • "A comfortable "home" to return to each day from outings in various lake district venues."

    We had good weather and took advantage of sitting out in the well layed out garden. Great views to look out onto, and convenient to travel into GoS and venues further afield. Only fault, if you can call it that, was that the accommodation was not throughly cleaned with cobwebs and some food left under the dining table from previous occupiers and no spare toilet rolls.

    Reviewed by Michael4.7Jul 2023

  • "The property was spacious, spotlessly clean and very well equipped."

    The photographs appeal, but the reality is even better. The lounge area has an excellent view over Morcambe Bay. We had fantastic weather for exploring, but the bungalow has an extensive range of books and games too. A really good find. There is a hill to climb (or drive) up, but it is, well worth it for the views. Lovely, quiet area and perfect for a relaxing break.

    Reviewed by Ann5.0Jul 2023

  • "As my husband and I have mobility problems this property suited us perfectly."

    It was lovely inside and out and the views are spectacular from the lounge windows. It is very well equipped with everything you need with plenty of off road parking.

    Reviewed by Carole5.0Jun 2023

  • "Cottage was lovely and clean, directions were good and pictures made it obvious which house it was."

    Bungalow and general decor/furniture made it really easy for us with a toddler, as did the wax tablecloth! Garden was brilliant, great to be able to close the gate and know our daughter couldn't get onto the road easily. Appreciate all the cleaning products that were left for using too. Some hooks for coats by the door for all the rainy lakes weather would have been useful, as well as a drying rack for washing but generally the house had everything we needed. Really enjoyed our stay, the views from the house were amazing!

    Reviewed by Rachel5.0May 2023

  • "We had a great holiday at Silverdale Mount in October 2022 and commented then that we hoped to pay another visit."

    We enjoyed our stay again - a lovely property, well equipped and very comfortable, with great views across the bay.

    Reviewed by James5.0Apr 2023

  • "The location, views and property are fantastic but the beds and sofas, need to be more comfortable."

    Reviewed by Khushnuma4.1Dec 2022

  • "We loved Silverdale Mount!"

    It was a real pleasure to stay there… so very convenient in every way. It’s a fabulous bungalow; very light and attractive. Our only (very small) criticism was that the 9.00am leave time was a bit of a strain: 10.00am would have been much appreciated! But thank you for a fabulous six days.

    Reviewed by Vivian5.0Oct 2022

  • "Excellent holiday cottage, well equipped, very clean."

    Lovely views from cottage and garden of the bay. Good base to explore the area. Will definitely visit again.

    Reviewed by James5.0Oct 2022

  • "Loved our stay at Silverdale Mount."

    Situated in a quiet area with lovely views of the beach and Morecambe Bay. The house was perfect as a base to explore the Lake Windermere area and we had lovely trips to various places. Our kids loved Go Ape and we had a cruise on the Lake to Bowness in beautiful weather. We had everything we needed in the house, beds were comfortable and the garden was lovely to sit out in (bushes overhanging the path might need a bit of pruning).

    Reviewed by Annemarie5.0Jul 2022

  • "We have been to many self catering houses and this has to be up there with the ..."

    We have been to many self catering houses and this has to be up there with the best The house is beautifully situated with fantastic views from lounge and garden Everything you could want was there including high chair and travel cot and washer/ dryer The beds were extremely comfy and pillows and quilts were lovely ( if I were to be really picky a summer weight quilt would of been good ) but then we had good weather which is not always the case in the lakes We would not hesitate to stay here again

    Reviewed by Sharon5.0Jul 2022

  • "Lovely, comfortable bungalow with absolutely wonderful views over the sands."

    A beautiful garden to sit and eat meals (weather permitting)

    Reviewed by Christine4.7Jun 2022

  • "Shame the sink in one bathroom was so small to be of no real use."

    It meant you had no option than to shower every day and that is an expense(water and energy) for the owner. A welcome pack would have been good even if the cost went up £10 per week

    Reviewed by Stuart5.0May 2022

  • "Facilities Generally Good Had a Problem with the boiler and a leak from the radiator When reported the problem was quickly fixed so was impressed with that."

    I Don't understand why you cant have 2 well behaved Dogs. Also i don't know why the check in and out are though times it really reduces Holiday enjoyment is the Sykes Policy or the owners Check in after 5pm and check out before 9am does not help make a good experience.. Other companies that we have stayed with are latest check in has been 4pm and check out 10 am. y

    Reviewed by Stephen4.4Apr 2022

  • "There was no welcome pack on arrival which was a surprise particularly as we arrived in the midst of the festive season There written notes on scraps of paper dotted around stuck to the walls with black electrical tape which was reminiscent of our holiday cottage stays back in the 1980's."

    This made us feel like we had gone back to school and certainly detracted from the look and feel of the place. However apart from that the cottage was very nice, clean, warm, well equipped and cosy. The views of the bay were fabulous. It's situated on a nice residential street and it was very quiet. The path around the property and patio were covered in green moss and were incredibly slippery underfoot - no warnings anywhere about that. We lost connection to the WIFI from Sunday morning onwards which was a minor inconvenience on this occasion. The garden is lovely and was visited by many small birds constantly throughout the day. We would definitely visit again.

    Reviewed by Jane4.7Dec 2021

  • "Hi there were wasps coming into the main bedroom everyday even if the window was shut ."

    up to seven on one day . We think there is a wasps nest in the air brick . regards janet

    Reviewed by Janet4.4Aug 2021

  • "Clean and comfortable with amazing views A day after we arrived, we noticed a wasps nest forming in one of the vents outside the house."

    We reported this to Sykes who contacted Orian who deal with the maintenance on the bungalow. Because of the wasps, we couldn't open all the windows so they supplied us with fans until pest control could come out. This was all out of hours at weekend and they replied to our messages almost immediately. The service from Orian and the pest control company was first class. We had an enjoyable holiday despite the wasps nest but it would have been a very different outcome if the nest had been left any longer. Knowing that it would be dealt with was very reassuring. The nests could not have been predicted but everything was done to resolve the problem in a friendly and efficient manner. We are looking forward to returning to this property again.

    Reviewed by Joanne5.0Jul 2021

  • "The accommodation was tired and unclean in places."

    When we arrived one of the curtain rails in the lounge was down and the curtain on the floor behind the sofa. One of the toilets was out of use which was a real problem as we were staying with two elderly parents who have more frequent toilet visits. I had to ring the office who sent someone the following day but it could not be fixed we had to wait for Dynarod who didn’t arrive until the afternoon before our holiday finished. The accommodation has beautiful views of the bay but the windows were really dirty or the units had blown which impacted from inside the house. I always stay with Sykes this property was definitely not up to their usual standard.

    Reviewed by Nicola2.2Jun 2021

  • "Lovely bungalow with amazing views of Morecambe Bay."

    It kept us fit walking to the shops as it is very hilly.

    Reviewed by Christine5.0Apr 2021

  • "Enjoyed my virtual holiday and days out maybe next time might be reality"

    Reviewed by Paul3.8Jan 2021

  • "Sadly as a pet friendly property this failed to be totally grandfather and grandson friendly."

    Both of us favour dark clothing and both ended up covered in white dog/cat hairs which had not been picked up by the cleaners or the (seemingly ineffective) vacuum which my daughter in law had used throughout. Fortunately neither of us suffer from allergies. The property was well situated and in a very quiet location. The accommodation was spacious and the beds comfortable. The settees in the lounge however seem to be past their use by date and rising from them was not easy! The kitchen was spacious and equipped with quality pots/pans/crockery. Though the fridge freezer was incredibly loud. The towels in the bathrooms were absorbent and of a good quality, and there was instant hot water at all times. The garden was pleasant to sit in when the sun shone with a panoramic view of the bay. We left the property in the state and at the time specified by Sykes. The tone of the leaving instructions was somewhat threatening and draconian, perhaps someone could read and redraft these perfectly reasonable requests in a friendlier fashion?

    Reviewed by Alexander3.8Sep 2020

  • "Very spacious property."

    Great views , when it wasn’t raining. Beds very comfortable with good sleep throughout the week. Convenient location for the Lakes. Overall a very enjoyable stay.

    Reviewed by Christopher5.0Aug 2020

  • "This house has amazing views and a lovely private garden."

    It was clean and comfortable and we really enjoyed our stay here. Thank you

    Reviewed by Joanne4.4Aug 2020

  • "Reviews mentioned the steep hill to get to the property."

    I think it's important to highlight this. Also, other reviews mentioned the narrowness of the drive, my Ford Kuga SUV fitted no problem, you just need to be careful. I reversed in every time.

    Reviewed by Graeme5.0Aug 2020

  • "I have sent numerous messages to tell you what went wrong but with no response yet."

    The house was filthy when we arrived at 5.30pm despite there being a note saying the cleaners had been. Dirty laundry, no beds made. With no reasonable help from sykes we left the property checked into a local hotel for the rest of the week, we did not return despite the cleaners being sent. We had to pay 1400 for 2 rooms on top of the 997 we paid for this house. I also paid 50 insurance so hope to get some compensation from sykes

    Reviewed by Lynn1.3Jul 2020

  • "We liked the spaciousness of the cottage and really appreciated the two bathrooms, especially when we were trying to get out in the morning."

    The lounge and dining room were very comforatble. The view from the lounge was lovely and we enjoyed sitting on the patio and looking at the view from there as well. The cottage was very clean and smelt clean when we arrived. Everyone commented on how comfortable the beds were and how cosy the duvets were. The cottage was well placed for a stroll on the prom, although you have to be ready for the steep bit of road on the way back up!

    Reviewed by Lynn5.0Jul 2020

  • "The house was beautifully presented, very clean and all the details thought of."

    The layout of rooms and bathrooms was ideal. A lovely property, certainly a good way to get fit climbing up the very steep hill to get to it! We thoroughly enjoyed our stay there. Just a minor point, it might be useful to have somewhere to put dirty boots under the car port (save getting the kitchen floor dirty). In normal weather they can just be left outside but if it's windy they would get wet! We're certainly hoping to book again.

    Reviewed by Dorothy5.0Feb 2020

  • "Silverdale Mount is a spacious, comfortable, warm house with amazing sea views."

    It's one of the best-equipped houses we have ever stayed in and we've stayed in plenty!

    Reviewed by Jill5.0Feb 2020

  • "First class it was our seventh visit to this property looking forward too return"

    Reviewed by Paul5.0Dec 2019

  • "The cottage was very cold."

    Even though we ma ually put the temp higher, it went off every hour or so. As a result it never really got warm. Next time we would take our own large bath towels as only very small ones were provided. All in all a nice stay. Thankyou

    Reviewed by Irene3.4Dec 2019

  • "This property is nice and great location."

    Though it is very dated and does require some improvement and investment. New windows paint inside and out side. Though we really enjoyed the house and our holiday.

    Reviewed by Sean4.1Nov 2019

  • "Lovely bungalow, views super."

    Only one thing spoilt it for me as I wrote in visitor book, l am hypersensitive to smells tastes etc, on arrival the smell of cleaning products or washing powder e.g.. febreze which a can of it was in bathroom ,and washing machine smelt, the same , was very pungent for more than 24 hours ,did not sleep well ,l was outside 2am getting fresh air . Please can renters be aware of people's problems and just use none perfume products. At one point thought May have to go home. Such a shame as the place was nice. Did dissipate only after 24 hours. So because of this I will. be reluctant to book any properties again.

    Reviewed by Patricia3.8Nov 2019

  • "Super house our 7th visit always high standard met returning at xmas"

    Reviewed by Paul5.0Oct 2019

  • "A spacious house; comfortable traditional furnishings, easy to ventilate on warmer days."

    Peaceful location, good views out across Morecambe Bay. Good supply of towels also dishwasher tabs and useful extras like kitchen paper and clingfilm / foil. Ample quantities of tableware. The driveway is long enough to accommodate more than 1 car, but anyone with a SUV type might find it rather narrow.

    Reviewed by Robert5.0Jul 2019

  • "The cottage is in a good position close to the promenade at the top of the hill, which provides great views."

    The cottage was really clean and comfortable. Well equipped kitchen and good appliances. I would consider booking again for next year.

    Reviewed by Samantha5.0Oct 2018

  • "Windows with failed seals need replacing and decor around Windows needs improving."

    Having 3females in the house with long hair and no hair dryer provided proved a problem.

    Reviewed by Peter3.8Aug 2018

  • "Because we visit from the USA, it would be beneficial to be able to rent for more than 4 weeks in the same place."

    . Wi fi was a plus, We have booked again for next year..

    Reviewed by Linda5.0Jun 2018

  • "Best yet"

    Reviewed by John5.0Mar 2018

  • "We rent a house each xmas for a family get together this was by far the best we have had."

    The house was roomy spotless and well appointed

    Reviewed by Andrew4.8Dec 2017

  • "Entrance to drive is tight for those with long cars (mine is an estate) as the road is a narrower than usual."

    Reviewed by Richard4.0Sep 2017

  • "The bungalow was very clean, comfortable and warm."

    It had everything that you would require for the holiday. The only downside if there was one, is that there was no Wi-Fi.

    Reviewed by J5.0Apr 2017

  • "A beautiful house located in a very quiet area made for a very relaxing week."

    The view over Morecombe Bay was lovely.

    Reviewed by Anne4.6Nov 2016

  • "The property was excellent, a homely feel to it, well equipped in the kitchen."

    A very quiet area with shops about 15 mins walk away, the local chip shop wasn't the best. A great base to venture out from.

    Reviewed by Dean5.0Oct 2016

  • "We thoroughly enjoyed our holiday."

    Grange-Over-Sands is an ideal location from which to explore the Lakes and a very pretty town in its own right with lovely ornamental gardens, great shops and spectacular views over the bay and good to stroll around. There is a very handy recreation ground 5 minutes walk away which is a great place to exercise the dog. The cottage was larger than expected, immaculate and extremely well equipped. We wanted for nothing, and it was presented beautifully, ideal for my dog with a well enclosed garden and plenty of space for her to run around. The house did not smell 'doggy' at all when we arrived. There was even a dog bed and bowl provided. I really cannot think of anything which was not as I would have wished. My only reason for not giving a top rating for the accuracy of the description is because it was described as a 10 minute walk to the shops. I think this is a little optimistic. I am a good walker and the main part of the town which you would need for bread and milk etc is at least a 15 minute walk or possibly 20 if you are not a brisk walker. Also the walk back is quite a steep climb - good if you want to get fit on your holiday but realistically a trip in the car if you are stocking up with provisions. We found several excellent pubs to eat, all in Flookburgh. Overall my rating is excellent, many thanks for all the effort in providing such a good service.

    Reviewed by Jan4.8Oct 2016

  • "Excellent property, we used a car for access but it is a steep long uphill walk to the house."

    We noticed this before we booked and it had been mentioned in a previous review. My mother is 88 years old and she managed to walk into Grange and back but the hill was very difficult for her to climb. This was not at all a problem for our stay but I think the location should be highlighted on your site. Car port and driveway excellent, all in all an excellent spacious property with everything we needed. No Wi-Fi was a bonus.

    Reviewed by Stuart4.8Sep 2016

  • "This cottage was wonderful, roomy, homely and very well equipped."

    A dog bed & bowl for the dog as well as extra doggy bags. Cleaning & washing supplies all provided. Board games for the very wet day we had. The patio furniture & BBQ were great for the sunny days with wonderful views. Grange over sands has wonderful amenities, butchers, bakers, coop and various takeaways. Only one criticism is that there not internet which would have been an added bonus. We will definitely be back to this stunning area, as so much more to explore.

    Reviewed by Julie5.0Aug 2016

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  • All ground floor
  • Three bedrooms: 1 x king-size double, 2 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Sitting room with dining area.
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, WiFi, TV with Freeview, DVD player, radio/CD
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair on request (no cot bedding provided)
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Lockable bike storage
  • Gardens with furniture and BBQ
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shops and pub 10 mins walk downhill
  • Note: Check-in time 4pm
  • Check-out time 10am
  • This property is changing to a Saturday changeover day from 5th November 2022

The property

An immaculately presented, detached single-storey cottage set on a hillside.

Providing spacious accommodation, this Grange-over-Sands cottage is ideal for families and friends, with all the benefits of the town nearby, whilst having the Lake District National Park just a short drive away.

This ground floor Grange-over-Sands cottage has three spacious bedrooms, a family bathroom and a shower room.

There is a well-equipped kitchen and the bright and airy sitting room enjoys elevated views across Morecambe Bay to Arnside and Silverdale.

Outside this cottage in Grange-over-Sands are established gardens with lawns, well-stocked flower borders, and a delightful terrace overlooking Morecambe Bay.

With a host of specialist food shops just a short walk away down the hill in Grange-over-Sands (a little longer on the return journey!), you can stock up for a picnic and enjoy a stroll along the shore or take the train across the viaduct to Arnside.

With fabulous walking available along Morecambe Bay, and from the property onto Hampsfell, or in the Lake District itself, this Grange-over-Sands cottage is perfectly placed for a memorable Cumbrian holiday.

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About the location


Cartmel 2 miles; Lake Windermere 8 miles; Kendal 10 miles.

The charming Edwardian resort of Grange-over-Sands is set between the Lake District fells and Morecambe Bay and offers one of the mildest climates in the north of England. Formerly a small fishing village, the introduction of the Furness Railway transformed Grange-over-Sands into a fashionable Edwardian resort. Today, the town has much to offer the visitor including a traffic-free promenade, delightful ornamental gardens, golf courses, brass band concerts and excellent bird watching. Just a short drive away are Lake Windermere (8 miles), the villages of Bowness-on-Windermere and Hawkshead, which still retain the charm and character that has endeared them to so many, and the home of sticky toffee pudding, Cartmel, with its famous racecourse and the L’Enclume restaurant, which has been voted the 4th best restaurant in the UK. Other attractions in the area include Levens Hall, with its Elizabethan Hall and world famous topiary gardens, Holker Hall, Furness Abbey, Sizergh Castle, a National Trust medieval house and gardens, and Conishead Priory, a Gothic revival country house. There is also the 25 mile Cistercian Way which starts at Grange over Sands. Set amidst the southern lakes, the attractive town of Grange-over-Sands makes a superb base from which to enjoy the whole of this magical area.

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This property is changing to a Saturday changeover day from 5th November 2022