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Crook Howe Cottage

Whinfell, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 972373)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor accommodation
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi


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8 Customer Review(s)

  • Mr Stiles

    “We enjoyed the cottage”

    - Mr Stiles, September 2020

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The property

Crook Howe Cottage is a comfortable property set in two acres of private land near Whinfell Tarn on the edge of the Lake District.

This charming cottage provides a peaceful retreat from where to explore the Lake District, offering comfortable, secluded ground-level accommodation for a small family.

Stepping directly into the sitting room area, this family-friendly cottage offers open plan living without compromising on comfort.

The sitting area has a corner wood-burner next to the property's huge main window that lets sun fill the entire space.

A dining set splits the room leading into the kitchen area, allowing you to cook up a storm without missing out on the conversation or allowing you to watch the kids.

The bedrooms are comfortably furnished, offering one double bedroom and one twin-bedded.

Outside of the cottage, bench seating to the exterior of your living space window allows you to enjoy the tranquillity of the private grounds which offer restful walks and even optional fishing at Whinfell Tarn.

Whinfell Tarn offers plenty of peace and quiet, but a three-mile drive finds you in the town of Kendal, where you can treat yourself to some famous mint cake. Crook Howe is ideally positioned to explore the Lake District to the west and the Yorkshire Dales to the east.

A twelve-mile drive will find you in Windermere from where you can enjoy a restful cruise on the famous lake.

Perfectly located to explore the natural beauty of both the Dales and the Lake District, Crook Howe offers a peaceful retreat in private grounds, ideal for a small family looking for a restful escape to the country.


  • All on ground floor
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area.
  • Storage heating and wood burning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, fridge, microwave, washing machine, WiFi, DVD player
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Ample off road parking in private grounds
  • Gravelled outdoor area with garden furniture and private access to tarn with option of fishing
  • Cot and highchair available
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Nearest shops and amenities 3 miles.

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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.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

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