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Gamekeeper's Cottage

Hale near Milnthorpe, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 8275)


  • Sleeps 2 people

  • 1 bedroom

  • 1 bathroom

  • No pets allowed

  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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21 Customer Review(s)

  • “Lovely cottage with everything you need in a beautiful area.”

    Close to all places of interest.

The property

A delightful and immaculately-presented cottage, attached to the owners' home in the small hamlet of Hale, which is close to the town of Milnthorpe, on the edge of the Lake District National Park.

Luxuriously appointed throughout to provide beautiful accommodation, this Cumbria cottage is perfect for couples.

The cottage backs onto open woodlands and also has uninterrupted panoramic views from the front across countryside.

Your holiday cottage has a spacious bedroom with a dressing room, and a shower room.

The open plan living area exudes quality and style, with a well-equipped fitted kitchen and delightful sitting area with a charming woodburning stove.

Outside your Cumbria cottage is a patio area, which enjoys far-reaching views.

The pretty village of Beetham nearby has a pub serving food and an excellent garden centre.

Within a few minutes' drive are the pretty villages of Arnside and Silverdale, both designated Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty with fantastic coastal walks and spectacular scenery.

Arnside is a popular village, with a viaduct across the estuary to Grange-over-Sands - an interesting train journey across Morecambe Bay.

It also has an excellent fish and chip restaurant.

Golf courses are on offer at Silverdale, Kirkby Lonsdale and Windermere.

With beautiful Lake Windermere within 30 minutes' drive, the bustling towns of Bowness-on-Windermere and Ambleside are favourite destinations to sample local food shops and cafes.

Situated on the shore of the lake, you can hire rowing boats or take a cruise on the Windermere steamer.

A car ferry also runs across the lake to Hawkshead and Far Sawrey, the home of Beatrix Potter.

This Cumbria cottage is a perfect base, any time of the year.


  • One king-size double bedroom with dressing room
  • Shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Open plan living area with fitted kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburning stove.
  • Oil central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, small freezer, dishwasher, TV with FreeSat, DVD, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 1 car, additional roadside parking outside property
  • Gravelled patio area
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 3 miles (local garage selling provisions 1 mile), pub 5 mins walk
  • Note: No infants or children.

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About the location


Milnthorpe 2.5 miles; Arnside 5 miles; Kendal 11 miles.

Situated in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty on the southern fringe of Cumbria, is the small hamlet of Hale, 2.5 miles south of the market town of Milnthorpe. There are a local pub, leisure facilities, limestone pavements and the Lakeland Wildlife Oasis, offering a tropical hall and butterfly house. The nearby town of Milnthorpe offers narrow lanes, historic buildings, a range of shops and a weekly market. Set in lovely rolling countryside the area has much to offer, with Dallam Tower and Levens Hall (historic and beautiful stately homes with their deer parks, topiary and ornamental gardens), providing a great day out for visitors. Sizergh Castle, Leighton Hall, the Great Lakes Aquarium, Windermere and Grizedale Forest are all within easy reach and well worth a visit.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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