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Eden Mill, Millers Beck

Kendal, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 977958)



Sykes rating

  • Sleeps 20

  • Bedrooms 9

  • Bathrooms 9

  • Pets No

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  • Hot tub
  • Off road parking
  • Sauna
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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21 Customer Reviews

  • "We absolutely loved our stay however we rang Matt a couple of times for things that weren’t working and these were not resolved in our stay."

    The lights to the outdoor area would not work at night therefore when we were using the hot tub at night we couldn’t see which was dangerous. The hot tub wasn’t working properly on the Friday the bubbles only seemed to work one side. Then we also rang regards the tv in the lounge. We wanted to watch the FA Cup final but couldn’t get it working. It said no signal we tried everything which was a shame as a group we couldn’t watch it. We couldn’t find anything in the house to help these issues. Like I said previous the house is beautiful and the photos don’t do it justice and it’s perfect for a large group it was just the above problems we had issues with. Also under the sink in the kitchen was leaking which we noticed just before we left on the Sunday. We cleaned it all and put a pot there just in case.

    “We are very sorry to hear that some things were not quite perfect. We did check on all of it as soon as we heard about these issues. The Antenna issue has been fully resolved and there was a fault in one of the distribution boxes. This said it is a large smart TV and you could have probably watched the FA cup via the internet on the ITV hub. Strangely enough we never received a call about this as we would have responded immediately. The hot tub works fine, but it is worth bearing in mind that you can adjust the jets both on top and at the jets themselves. With regards to the outside lights we had actually the electrician there about two weeks ago, so we are a little bit unhappy to hear that the problem had not been fixed at the time. Anyway, in the meantime the electrician has been back and addressed the issue. The kitchen sink was very easily resolved as a plastic screw had just loosened up. But of course we are very happy that overall this guest had a very positive experience and we will do our best that this is the case for all our future guests at Eden Mill." Property Owner

    Reviewed by RachelMay 2022

  • "The parking is tight for 8 cars especially if you have bigger cars."

    There is no blind/covering in the room that sleeps 4 people in the side that has the Velux window so very bright in there - awake very early as it’s so bright. The hot tub was only really hot the first night. Apart from the above we really enjoyed our stay and had a fantastic time and the house and garden are really great plenty of space for everyone and there were 20 of us altogether. Would definitely recommend the house to anyone.

    We are a little bit disappointed by this feedback. The hot tub issue could have been easily resolved as occasionally the hot tub goes into economy mode and it takes two clicks to get it back into standard mode...With regards to the roof window it is the first time that we have had this complaint over the last two and a half years of trading, but we will look into this. And it is obviously the only room that has a roof window. Most of the time parking is ok, and usually four medium sized cars can be parked in the front and four in the back...Anyway, we are happy that otherwise his guest had a very enjoyable time. Property Owner

    Reviewed by TraceyFeb 2022

  • "Amazing property, would love to return x"

    Reviewed by EmmaFeb 2022

  • "Lovely house - very clean and comfortable."

    Plenty of space for 12 people. Impressed by the kitchen gadgets/small appliances/cooking utensils available; really well stocked and made cooking for 12 easier! Despite the cold weather we made good use of the hot tub and sauna; both easy to use. Would love to stay here again - thank you!

    Thank you for this very positive feedback! We stayed in the property ourselves over New Year and that is when we decided that despite the fact that "old" cooker which was only 6 months old was not quite fit for purpose. So we decided to replace it and switch from gas to induction and have a larger oven. As a matter of fact we did the same with some of the beds and we now have one super king bed in the property as well as a king size plus new bedside lights. Trying to improve on what we have is very much in our DNA, so we love it when our guests comment on that. Property Owner

    Reviewed by HelenFeb 2022

  • "We had great time I recommend it to any sort of family or friends get together ..."

    We had great time I recommend it to any sort of family or friends get together its the best place to be we enjoyed our stay

    Thank you for this positive feedback. The truth is that we are not only engaged in running a few holiday lets - Eden Mill being one of them - for financial reasons and to make a living but also to give people a good and happy when people leave Eden Mill or our other properties with a feeling of joy and take this out into the world, then this will hopefully make a difference in the very difficult circumstances we are currently living in. Property Owner

    Reviewed by RachelDec 2021

  • "This is our 2nd time at this property and it is great for our family gathering before christmas."

    It was difficult to get organised for the 9am departure but I understood until I called when we returned home as i thought i may have left a charger behind in the bedroom to be told they had not started cleaning as no one was coming in that day. This was very disappointing as an extra hour that morning would have been so much better especially in those circumstances.

    Generally it has been very challenging to get good and reliable cleaners in 2021and many cleaning companies are struggling for staff. However, I am very surprised to read this comment as we get contacted by Sykes on many occasions and we are trying to accommodate our guests as much as we can, especially as our new family run cleaning company has been very flexible as well. So next time you stay at Eden Mill - and we do hope you enjoyed your stay otherwise - please contact us befiorehand and we will do our best to meet your needs. We are looking forward to seeing you again! Property Owner

    Reviewed by June & DavidDec 2021


    !!!!!!! This house is just amazing - clean / fab facilities and everything you need and more (love the amount of coffee cafeteria

    Well, this kind of feedback warms our souls and we thank you for that...we will try to continue to keep up the good work...and we recently introduced some new beds and bedside tables which we think look hopefully next time you come and stay at eden mill we will get another OMG...!! Property Owner

    Reviewed by KatyNov 2021

  • "We had a lovely time."

    Younger members thoroughly enjoyed the hot tub and adults that and the sauna. The house was well equipped, and the owners and your agents very friendly and responsive whenever an issue occurred.

    Thanks for this nice feedback. Obviously in a large house such as Eden Mill there will always be some issues but we definitely try to be as responsive as we can and also try to preempt as many issues as we can...anyways, we do hope to welcome you back before long! Property Owner

    Reviewed by HelenOct 2021

  • "A lovely place to stay suitable for all ages, we were a group of 20 ranging from 11 years to 74 years and everyone thoroughly enjoyed it."

    The outdoor area is particularly nice with a hot tub and a sauna, lots of outdoor seating and a bbq. Kendal town centre only a 10 minute drive away.

    Reviewed by JanOct 2021

  • "Everyone in our party had a fantastic holiday and the house was wonderful and spacious and felt really homely."

    We enjoyed all the facilities and especially loved the soothing stream running in the garden with the wonderful views of the surrounding countryside. Great time had by all. Only points to note but it did not spoil our holiday are the following: 1. Cooker - when lit the flames shot out very far, potentially dangerous. 2. Extractor fan needs a new filter as grease was leaking down when we used it. 3. Dishwasher in the main kitchen needs attention as the spray arm has dropped, therefore not spinning on the wash and dishes not being cleaned. Also, the pull out tray does not glide smoothly causing the breakage of 1 wine glass an cereal bowl. 4. In the bedroom on the top floor with the fire escape stairs one of the knobs was missing from the bed which is potentially dangerous as the exposed edge of the metal is quite sharp. 5. A few buttons were missing on the sofas

    Reviewed by SueSep 2021

  • "The house was exactly as described with loads of room for the whole group and so much communal space which was perfect!"

    The kitchen came equipped with everything we needed and we were very grateful for all the fridge space too! Would definitely come back again :)

    Reviewed by DanAug 2021

  • "We asked before we went if we could exit at 10 am due to being a large party including an 89 and one year old."

    The conditions changed after booking - we were told we had to leave at 9am. I emailed sykes twice before the holiday and was told no. We called sykes whilst we were there and the customer relations team were very unhelpful and refused to allow a 10 am leave. However, another sykes member of staff called whilst I was speaking on another phone to say that they had called the owner who was fine with us leaving at 10am. So nobody had even even asked the owner until we made complaints.

    Reviewed by AlisonJul 2021

  • "Just got back from a week away at Eden Mill and I can’t recommend it enough!"

    The hot tub and sauna was amazing, the sauna was a bit tricky to get going but it was pretty straight forward! All the rooms were lovely and comfy, the kitchen was spacious (big enough for 20 of us!!). The lounge was a nice place to chill and watch a film with the fire. The location of the house was perfect, driving distance to the town Center Kendal, Windermere, Bowness and the train station Oxenholme if you wanted to get the train anywhere. Overall it was amazing! And I’d definitely recommend!! 10/10

    Reviewed by MiaJun 2021

  • "A great place for like-minded people to get together and relax."

    House is excellent with en-suites, well-equipped kitchen and garden. We all had wonderful time together and will be back.

    Reviewed by TharaneetharasarmaJun 2021

  • "Really nice location and arrangements"

    Reviewed by RajeshbhaiJun 2021

  • "House was lovely all beautiful bedrooms."

    Kitchen was huge and had everything we needed. Gardens and views amazing. So peaceful even with the road. But disappointed with the sauna. Too much like hard work getting it going when supposed to be relaxing.

    Reviewed by ShazSep 2020

  • "It would have been helpful for someone to show us how to use the hot tub The bin situation was awful."

    We arrived on Friday and the bin was full to over flowing. We created an extra 12 bin bags and there was no recycling facilities. Very poor.

    Reviewed by JoanneAug 2020

  • "This is a gorgeous, really well equipped place to stay in a beautiful part of the country."

    There was plenty of space for all of us and lots of little places to have smaller 'get togethers' for kids, adults or families where we could play cards or board games or just read quietly. Then, when we wanted to have a big party for everyone on NYE, the dining room and living room allowed us to do that as well. I'd definitely recommend to anyone looking for a place for a large group of people who like a bit of luxury!

    Reviewed by EmmaDec 2019

  • "Amazing house!"

    The only point I would make is there wasn’t enough toilet roll provided for a full weekend between 19 people! Sounds extremely trivial but that’s one thing you don’t expect to have packed/need to bring with you on a trip away.

    Reviewed by JessicaJun 2019

  • "The house was fantastic, the only things that let it down slightly was the lack of parking, the close proximity to the road and some of the bedrooms had a little bit of a musty smell inside."

    Everyone loved it though, and I would definitely recommend as a fantastic house for big groups.

    Reviewed by SusanMay 2019

  • "Throughly enjoyed our weekend away with girls for a get together all 19 of us."

    House was very accommodating. Would suggest in future to leave some instructions on how to use any appliances in the house, for example we couldn’t get any hot water for showers on the mixer showers.(electrical showers fine), Couldn’t get hot tub up to temperature and once it once couldn’t maintain it. Would have also been nice to have some information on local amenities or recommendations for shops/pubs/activities. Punch Bowl pub 10-15 walk, Asda about 10min drive. Overall we had a great time and the house was clean, tidy and would come back again.

    Reviewed by RebeccaApr 2019

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  • Over three floors
  • Nine bedrooms: 1st floor: 1 x first floor double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x first floor king size with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x first floor double, 1 x first floor twin, 1 x first floor shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • 2nd floor: 1 x second floor family room with two doubles and en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x second floor family room with one super king and one single and en-suite shower, basin and WC, 3 x second floor doubles with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x second floor bathroom with bath tub, basin and WC
  • Ground floor: cloakroom with basin and WC
  • First floor kitchen/diner
  • Ground floor kitchen with breakfast island
  • Utility
  • Sitting room with wood-burning stove
  • Mezzanine sitting room with balcony
  • Conservatory/dining.
  • Oil central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, 2 x fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, 2 x dishwasher, TV's with Freeview, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for fire inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for 8 cars
  • Lawn, patio, decking, furniture, hot tub, outside barbecue and sauna (wood fired, starter pack provided)
  • Balconies
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 1 mile and pub 8 mins walk
  • Note: Steps inside the cottage and also outside in the garden
  • Note: Busy road outside, minimal traffic noise may be heard
  • Check in at Eden Mill is from 4pm
  • Check out time is 9am and it is imperative that this is adhered to, due to the turn around for next guests - if this is not adhered to then we reserve the right to charge the £400 Good-housekeeping Bond
  • From 27/1/2022 some of the utility needs of the property are met by a provider who sources their energies from renewable sources and is carbon neutral, this process will be completed by around the middle of 2022
  • All waste is already collected, then checked and separated by our waste disposal provider and the highest degree of recycling is thus assured

The property

This luxury cottage is situated near Kendal Cumbria, a delightful choice for an energetic walking holiday or time to unwind, and watch the world go by.

Perfect for a family get-together or a celebration with friends, Eden Mill is an exceptional property, comprising three floors of endless charm, and remarkable outdoor features.

A vestibule welcomes you inside to the comfy lounge, where you will be greeted by a collection of sofas/armchairs, and a woodburning stove to really set the scene.

The roomy kitchen is fabulously designed, home to a central island, with a helpful utility across the way, holding those extras you may need.

After preparing breakfast or dinner, the conservatory/dining space is where you will want to be, relaxing amongst the idyllic views of the stream which form a scenic backdrop to your quiet time.

Set-up for twenty people, this is the perfect arrangement for those social evenings watching the sun go down.

As you reach the first floor, a mezzanine landing awaits, revealing a second living area with comfy seating, a small kitchen, and a farmhouse style dining space.

Exposed beams introduce a glimpse of character, views of the fields welcome in the outdoors, and the balcony is your haven for a warm cup of tea.

The lovely bedrooms are divided between the first and second floor, beautifully presented and situated on different wings of the property; there are even two family rooms, and two rooms benefitting from their very own Juliet balcony.

You will look forward to waking up in style, making the most of the intriguing outdoors which even brings you a sauna, hot tub, and a barbecue, for an extra special afternoon.

This is the opportunity to enjoy a quiet break away from the busyness of everyday life, not in a bustling crowded city but in a warm, welcoming and homely atmosphere that is in easy reach of all the amenities you might expect of a charming town.

Your stay can be as varied as you like, from walking or riding in some of England’s most amazing scenery, enjoying your favourite sport of fishing or golf to leisurely shopping in the local markets of the surrounding towns.

Kendal itself is ideally located for exploring South Lakeland, the Yorkshire Dales and beyond.

With further attractions such as Kendal Museum and the Museum of Lakeland Life, this is a precious retreat for twenty people.

Windermere, Bowness and even Ambleside are within a short 30 minute drive to these stunning locations, which is great for a day full of adventure.

The property is located a 10 minute drive from the M6 and Oxenholme train station making the property easily accessible.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £400.

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About the location


Windermere 8 miles.

A historic market 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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Note: There is a good house keeping bond of £400 on this property.

Note: Check in is from 4pm and check out time is 9am. It is imperative that the 9am check out is adhered to due to the turn around for next guests - if this is not adhered to then we reserve the right to charge the £400 Good-housekeeping Bond

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas