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Beech Lea

(Ref. 1092963)

Lakeside near Newby Bridge, Cumbria & The Lake District Show on map

5.0

Sykes rating

  • 8 Guests

  • 4 Bedrooms

  • 3 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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13 Customer Reviews

  • "This was a very nice house with plenty of space for people to enjoy."

    The location is convenient for the lake and the railway, there are some lovely walks very close by with excellent views across Lake Windermere. The property has been very nicely furnished and provides a good kitchen and lovely bathrooms. The patio area provides lake glimpses . Overall a lovely property to stay at while exploring the Lakes.

    Reviewed by Peter5.0Jul 2024

  • "Beech Lea is absolutely stunning."

    The quality of everything is excellent, everything you can think of is provided. The location is peaceful but within walking distance of the Lakeside and the Swan. Somewhere definitely to return to.

    Hi Elaine Thank you for taking the time to submit your 5 star review for Beech Lea. We are so pleased you thought the property "stunning" and also loved the location. We look forward to welcoming you back again in the future. Thanks again Alison (Owner) Property Owner

    Reviewed by Elaine5.0Jul 2024

  • "The house is amazing, they have everything u need, they go above and beyond, the ..."

    The house is amazing, they have everything u need, they go above and beyond, the house is like home from home, I highly recommend a stay here, myself and family did not want to leave x

    Reviewed by Katie4.7Jun 2024

  • "We really enjoyed our stay at Beech Lea."

    The house was very well appointed - everything we needed and more. Lovely touches such as the toiletries in every bathroom and all the well labelled cupboards and drawers. Well positioned for trips on Lake Windermere. Loved the walk to and tour of Stott's Park Bobbin Mill and the lovely walk to the Swan Inn and in the surrounding woodland. A perfect spot for a family get together and a relaxing break. Particularly loved the sun room with it's bi-fold doors. Particularly useful when it's a bit breezy.

    Hi Ellen Thanks so much for taking the time to submit your lovely review. I am so pleased you had such a great time staying at Beech Lea with your family, and loved our extra little touches. Great to hear you also appreciated the area as much as we do. We hope to welcome you back again in the future. Thanks Alison (Owner) Property Owner

    Reviewed by Ellen5.0May 2024

  • "Wow! This property was absolutely amazing!"

    The rooms were spotless tastefully furnished and so many utensils etc in the kitchen you were never waiting for the dishwasher to finish for a mug even with 7 of us Well thought out bedroom and bathroom space Beautiful outdoor area and the garden room was a haven Have stayed in properties up and down the country but this is an out and out winner Lovely touch of shortbread and decent wine Thank you !!!!!

    Hi Thank you so much for your wonderful review. We are delighted that you have appreciated the thought and effort we have put into planning Beech Lea for the optimum guest experience, from the layout through furnishings down to the quality and quantity of kitchen equipment. We look forward to welcoming you back again. Thanks Alison (Owner) Property Owner

    Reviewed by Alison5.0Apr 2024

  • "We had a very comfortable and enjoyable stay."

    The house is beautifully equipped with everything you could need . Everything has been done to a very high standard. The garden room was a delight and the location is superb for activities for all the family just a few minutes walk from the property. All in all highly recommended and the owner was very helpful.

    Hi Susan Thanks for taking the time to write a review. I am delighted you felt Beech Lea was beautifully equipped to a high standard and loved the location. My favourite room is also the garden room with that wonderful view! Thanks again Alison Property Owner

    Reviewed by Susan5.0Apr 2024

  • "We have stayed in many holiday lets over the years and this was one of the best."

    The owner has provided detailed easy to follow guides for all the facilities and equipment in the house. The cottage is fitted out to a very high standard, beds are really comfortable, bathrooms were beautiful and kitchen was well equipped. Log burner was great in the evening. easy to use. Location was great, stones throw from ferry and many local walks. As recommended by owners the Swan Hotel via the walk along the railway line was great, good food, friendly staff and we felt great value for money. The garage 5 mins drive from the house is well stocked with most of the essential. We enjoyed the M&S shortbread provided as a welcome gift. Literally we could not fault this beautiful property, the owners should be so proud of their rental property., a home from home indeed. Thank-you for letting us have a relaxing stress free stay in your lovely property.

    Hi William Thanks for taking the time to submit your wonderful review for Beech Lea. I am so pleased your family group loved the property and the location, and that you enjoyed the beautiful stroll to the lovely Swan. I do hope we can welcome you back again in the future. Thanks Alison Property Owner

    Reviewed by William5.0Mar 2024

  • "Absolutely wonderful property to stay in."

    We have been coming up to The Lakes for the last fifteen years, sometimes up to three times a year. We have stayed in many many cottages and this is just about one of the best. Every thought has gone into how you might live in and use the cottage, there are plenty of pans in the kitchen and not the usual cheap frying pan that everything sticks to. Beautiful amenities in the bathrooms. Free logs and kindling, these along with the beautiful setting, interior design that was impeccable culminated in the most wonderful stay. Also included were plentiful supply of dishwasher tablets, washing powder, washing up liquid, herbs and spices and many other condiments in the kitchen that were free to use. Beautiful box of M&S shortbread biscuits and a bottle of decent Rosé wine.. Literally I could not find one fault regarding this beautiful property. The owners should be so proud of their home/rental property, a home from home indeed!

    Hi Penny Thanks so much for your wonderful feedback for Beech Lea. I am so pleased you appreciated all the extra effort we have gone to in order to enable our guests to relax on holiday in our lovely property, making it a home from home. We look forward to welcoming you again in the future. Thanks Alison Property Owner

    Reviewed by Penny5.0Mar 2024

  • "The house was simply perfect for our Christmas family stay."

    Spotlessly clean and beautifully furnished . After a couple of days we felt like it was home. Quality kitchen equipment made cooking easy , everything was there for us ! Location was great too being so close to ferry as well as easy driving distance to all the main areas. We enjoyed stunning walks , and breath taking scenery. A perfect stay . We would love to return. Just to add Alison was a great host providing clear communications and a lovely festive welcome pack of mince pies and mulled wine .

    Hi James Thank you so much for taking the time to write your wonderful 5 star review for Beech Lea after your family holiday. I am delighted you felt our quality kitchen equipment made cooking for your large group easy over Christmas. We agree the location is absolutely perfect! I look forward to welcoming you back again. All the Best for the New Year! Alison Property Owner

    Reviewed by James5.0Dec 2023

  • "An exceptional property."

    We were blown away with how clean and cosy the property was. Owner has gone above and beyond with everything. It was perfectly equipped with everything you could have needed. Wonderful location, only a 2 minute walk to the ferry which was handy! One of the best holiday let’s I have every stayed in. Couldn’t recommend more.

    Hi Amelia Thank you so much for taking the time to write your super 5 star review for Beech Lea. I am so pleased that you noticed we have done our very best to go "above and beyond", in our quest for guest satisfaction. I look forward to welcoming you back again in the future. Thanks Alison Property Owner

    Reviewed by Amelia5.0Oct 2023

  • "Lovely spacious property, high quality fittings and furnishings throughout, well equipped kitchen if you prefer to self cater rather than eating out."

    We had everything we needed for a nice relaxing family break. Good base for exploring the South Lakes, the weather was kind to us and we didn't want to come home!

    Hi Fiona Thank you so much for taking the time to write your lovely 5 star review for Beech Lea. I am so pleased you had a fabulous week's family holiday and enjoyed all the property has to offer. I look forward to welcoming you all back. Best wishes to you all. Alison Property Owner

    Reviewed by Fiona5.0Oct 2023

  • "Immaculate, well appointed cottage in excellent location at the southern end of Lake Windermere."

    Comfortable and spacious with fabulous extended conservatory you'll want for nothing in this luxury home away from home.

    Reviewed by Paul5.0Jul 2023

  • "We have had a fantastic stay at Beech Lea."

    We love the Lakes It is our favourite place in the UK and we have been visiting as a family for over 12 years. We really did not want to leave, everything was perfect and very much home from home, obviously minus the view. All in all we could not fault our stay at all and we are very fussy.

    Reviewed by Andrew5.0Jul 2023

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This property is part of the Lakelovers collection.
We have properties to suit every occasion throughout the southern and central Lake District including; Ambleside Cottages, Bowness Cottages, Coniston Cottages, Grasmere Cottages, Hawkshead Cottages, Lakeside Cottages, Langdale Cottages, Troutbeck Cottages, Ulswater Cottages, Windermere Cottages and smaller hamlets between, which although seldom heard of are none the less equally wonderful. With hundreds of properties available, all of which are inspected and graded by the English Tourism Council, Lakelovers are sure to have a property to meet your needs.

Summary

  • Four bedrooms with Smart TVs: 1 x super-king-size with en-suite walk-in shower, basin and WC, 1 x super-king-size, 1 x ground floor king-size with en-suite walk-in shower, basin and WC, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Utility
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • Sunroom
  • Entrance hall with piano
  • Oil central heating plus underfloor heating in sunroom
  • Electric AGA oven, induction hob, microwave, American style fridge/freezer with water and ice dispenser, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher
  • 5 x Smart TV, Wi-Fi, selection of books and games
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Highchair and travel cot available
  • Off-road parking for 3 cars with EV car charging
  • Enclosed patio garden with Weber barbecue and furniture
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking or vaping
  • Shop 1.6 miles, pub 0.9 miles, lake 0.1 miles
  • Note: Check-in from 4pm, check-out at 10am
  • Note: Hairdryers and Amazon Echo speakers in all bedrooms
  • Note: LED motion sensor mirrors with shaver socket and Bluetooth in all bathrooms
  • Note: No stag, hen or similar parties

The property

Newby Bridge 1.2 miles.

Settled on the southern shores of Lake Windermere in Lakeside near Newby Bridge, Cumbria, discover this distinctly elegant property, Beech Lea.

Benefitting from a woodburning stove, oak floors throughout the ground floor and a delightful sun terrace, Beech Lea welcomes eight guests to enjoy a memorable getaway in the Lake District.

Enter your new home-from-home, be impressed by the light and airy interior, featuring an entrance hall with a piano, a well-equipped kitchen/diner with all the necessary appliances required to rustle up a tasty home-cooked meal before settling down at the dining table to tuck in.

There are two stunning sitting spaces, each filled with character, beginning with the sitting room where guests can relax beside the woodburning stove and enjoy a movie marathon.

from here, take a coffee and settle into the sunroom, planning the day ahead of you in this light and airy space, decorated with a fur rug, beautiful pictures of the local landscape, quirky hanging lights and a tree mural.

On warmer evenings, why not take advantage of the enclosed garden, soaking up the views of West Windermere Way as you toast to a wonderful holiday over a cold glass of fizz; alternatively, if you’re seeking some alone time, treat yourself to a long soak in the bathroom or one of the en-suite shower rooms before indulging a movie marathon in the lovely sitting room, lighting the woodburning stove to elevate the homely ambience.

When sleep calls, choose from two super-king-size, one ground floor king-size and a twin bedroom to catch your rest in, preparing for another day of exciting adventures.

From your doorstep, you’re perfectly-positioned to explore all that the Lake District National Park has to offer; head out on a leisurely stroll along Lake Windermere, the largest lake in England before taking a cruise on the lake itself, ending with a picturesque picnic in amongst the rolling countryside.

Head to Lakes Aquarium, discovering a variety of freshwater and marine creatures, or take a scenic journey through the beautiful Leven Valley via the Haverthwaite Railway.

There are also watersports facilities within walking distance, allowing for an action-packed afternoon.

Further afield, spend a day at Fell Foot Park, a stunning National Trust property located on the shores of Lake Windermere, wander the lovely gardens at Graythwaite Hall, take part in outdoor activities at Grizedale Forest Park or explore the popular town of Bowness-on-Windermere, home to The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction and so much more!

For an unforgettable escape in the Lake District, book a stay at Beech Lea.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £300.

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About the location

LAKESIDE

Newby Bridge 1.2 miles; Bowness-on-Windermere 8.7 miles.

The small village of Newby Bridge takes its name from the five arched stone bridge built in 1651 over the River Leven. The famous Furness Railway, one of Britain's oldest working standard gauge steam railways, runs between Haverthwaite and Newby Bridge. Visit the Lakeside Hotels and enjoy magnificent views across Windermere and the surrounding fells, or enjoy the Aquarium of the Lakes, where the naturally themed habitats, bring the history of the Lakes vividly to life. Bowness-on-Windermere provides a lovely day out, plus the picturesque village of Hawkshead still retains the charm and character that so endeared it to its most famous residents - William Wordsworth and Beatrix Potter, and admire the views at nearby Gummer's How.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas