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Gable View

Ravenglass, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 13766)

4.6

Very good

Sykes rating

  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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Features

  • Off road parking
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Broadband / WiFi

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25 Customer Reviews

  • "Does exactly what it says on the tin!"

    The accommodation is an open plan 1 up 1 down cottage, small and compact but clean and everything required is there. The en-suite is "very" compact but sufficient and the shower is hot and powerful, the bed keeps on getting mentions and now I know why, one of the best I've experienced on my travels. Freeview TV and free wifi available. It's on a working farm but not noisy, even the free range hens and cockerel were quiet when I was there! If I come back to the Lakes again I will definitely check if this is available :-)

    Reviewed by LeeMar 2022

  • "Very happy there."

    Friendly helpful owners. The dog loved it. Very restful. Only came back a day early because of other commitments. Would recommend. Loved the mattress

    Reviewed by SueJan 2022

  • "Arrived Monday for 7nights but left on Wednesday morning on arrival the ..."

    Arrived Monday for 7nights but left on Wednesday morning on arrival the apartment had a damp and musty smell the shower is extremely small and not very clean the duvet had a nasty smell and a hole in it and looked 20 years old not very good in these covid times the heating is controlled by owner and we found it very cold I did complain on leaving the property but all that was said was there's an electric fire and shut the door waste of money

    Reviewed by AnneNov 2021

  • "Gable View was a great location and the accommodation was ideal for someone like me wanting somewhere in the right place, at a good price and without frills."

    It was extremely quiet and had everything I needed, notably a good shower, a comfy bed and something to cook food on. It was great being attached to a working farm, the views of the mountains from the cottage were superb and I was able to walk to Ravenglass from the cottage. I had a great week. If you want a luxury, spacious cottage then this isn't the one for you. If you want a bit of solitude close to the coast and the mountains, then Gable View hits all the right notes.

    Reviewed by JeremyNov 2021

  • "What a beautiful place to stay."

    Everything you need for a comfortable stay. The owners are lovely. Will be booking again for next year. Scruffy (Patterdale Terrier) and I had a fabulous time. Thankyou so much.

    Reviewed by LynnNov 2021

  • "Wish to start by saying that owners are very friendly and welcoming."

    Luckily brought some milk , tea and coffee as nothing in the cottage after a very tiring long drive. Was not expecting the en-suite facility to be so extremely cramped. This let down the otherwise satisfactory provisions. Several webs led to us having some 8 legged guests. Would benefit from refurbishment to be in line with the other cottages. That said it was acceptable value for money.

    Reviewed by AmandaAug 2021

  • "The hosts were lovely people happy to help at any time."

    The views were stunning from Gable View. Would highly recommend a visit.

    Reviewed by MelanieAug 2021

  • "Wonderful, cosy cottage with exceptional, breathtaking views!"

    Lovely, friendly, kind and welcoming hosts.

    Reviewed by JoannaJul 2021

  • "Property was ok, but in the kitchen part, the fridge was in the corner, and the door opened with the hinges closest to you, and to get anything out you had to reach over the door, would be easier if they moved the hinges to the left side of the fridge."

    The oven was a small portable type sitting on the worktop. The first night when closing the curtains, looking out at the yard, saw it was crawling with rats!

    Reviewed by GeorgeJun 2021

  • "Lovely cottage in a good location for Scarfell pike and the west coast"

    Reviewed by NeilMay 2021

  • "I sampled the smaller cottage Gable View, i was on my own, so space was more than adequate, if 2 are staying and your hound is big, you might be tripping over each other."

    Bedroom was nice and cosy (keep window closed at night, as farm cockerel will wake you) didnt hear it after 3rd night... Lake district air does wonders for sleep. Lounge/kitchenette/diner more than passable even for a 2 week stay, my own personal points are TV not pick up the bulk of freeview channels, so choice of viewing a tad limited, wifi is there, but i took my own, also took a google chromecast with me.... Which proved a boon as TV is not internet type. Only other minor gripe is the sofa, really could do with a new firmer support model, although cushions available, i used pillows as extra back support and comfort. At time of visit stuff around me not fully open, but hey theres still good walks to be had, views from front are stunning.... Just still a bit too chilly to spend time sitting outside. Hosts are friendly and welcoming and regularly asked if needed anything else, if you get talking to Michael.... Very interesting character, we even had a connection to Keswick, Borrowdale where i worked in a hotel back in the day. You have a petrol station with a well stocked fairly large Spar shop 2 mins drive 10mins walk Directions to farm are given, but did i read... No so went slightly wrong way not far from farm, if you use the app what 3 words and use "Drawn. Change. Shepherds. That will take you to front door. I recommend a train journey along the west coast from Ravenglass, the line hugs the coast like a lizard.... And marvel at the properties that are built practically on the beaches along that coast, i travelled north, but you can travel south as well and go across another estuary at Arnside (involves a change of train) depending on your time of visit to Arnside... You might catch a tidal bore coming in. On the whole a nice relaxing holiday, which is what its about really.... Will be back, just dont know when.

    Reviewed by AlbertApr 2021

  • "Really lovely owners and farm."

    Comfortable cottages in beautiful surroundings. Thank you Mike and Lesley.

    Reviewed by JuliaApr 2021

  • "This was the Fourth time going back to the cottage and we thoroughly enjoyed our stay The cat rage is fully kited out with every thing you need alls you need to take is food ."

    The farmer Mike is a great guy a real hard grafter and so very helpful if you have any problem .

    Reviewed by DavidFeb 2020

  • "Absolutely beautiful setting."

    very friendly hosts and gorgeous views

    Reviewed by KatherineJan 2020

  • "Fantastic holiday in a very comfortable cottage on a proper working farm."

    The cottage is fully kitted out with everything you need for a great holidays Clean bedding , towels , on suite shower and toilet fully fitted kitchen , central heating , television and great Wi-fi and is dog friendly.. This is the third time I have been to Gable View and already planning more holidays there next year . The Farmer who owner Gable View Mike is very friendly chap and a real grafter from morning to night , but still had time for a chat with you. I highly recommend Gable view if you want to get away from it all in a place with stunning scenery.

    Reviewed by DavidNov 2019

  • "Nice location & beautiful views"

    Reviewed by BrendaNov 2019

  • "Fantastic views, quiet, lovely host, close to everything worth seeing."

    Mega holiday.

    Reviewed by JamesAug 2019

  • "My sat nav took me to the wrong farm to begin because of the postcode being the same but I was kindly directed to the correct farm."

    I had an amazing stay in the quaint little cottage which was perfect for me being a solo traveller. It had everything I needed and was very cosy. I took most things with me but there is a garage with a shop nearby which is handy if you run out of anything. The views from the farm are just stunning and I loved that it was a working farm. Mike the farmer is a lovely friendly man. I absolutely loved staying there and can't wait to return!

    Reviewed by MandyMay 2019

  • "Great cottage far from the madding Crowd on a proper working farm, we had a fantastic time and we have booked again for later this year."

    Reviewed by DavidFeb 2019

  • "Fantastic holiday cottage far from the madding crowd on a proper working Farm."

    Mike the Farmer is a lovely man and nothing was too much trouble for him. The cottage was very clean and warm with a comfy bed and a well equipped Kitchen area. We made all our food in there from breakfasts to three Course meals. I came home after staying at Gable View and rebooked the same day. I highly recommend Gable View if you want a holiday to get away from it all.

    Reviewed by DavidNov 2018

  • "Like anywhere different to your own home it takes a day or two so to settle in, that didn't take long and it was a very comfortable stay at Gable View."

    Everything you might need that you may have forgotten to bring with you seemed to be there. Great location too for the fells around Wast Water Lake including Scafell Pike and Great Gable, which you can see from the property, hence the name 'Gable View' presumably. You know when you have had a good week when you're not ready for coming home!

    Reviewed by JohnSep 2018

  • "Excellent location for exploring Eskdale, Wasdale, Ravenglass, etc!"

    Reviewed by HughJul 2018

  • "Great to stay on a working farm."

    Able to take the dog. Welcomed and made to feel at home. Fantastic location. Very pretty countryside.

    Reviewed by LynetteMay 2017

  • "Will definitely book again"

    Reviewed by LynnMay 2017

  • "The cottage was home from home everything you need is there for you."

    The views are absolutely fantastic. The owner Mike is a lovely man and very helpful . We enjoyed it so much we would love to go back and our little dog was very welcome . Frank and Sandra &Molly dog .

    Reviewed by FrankSep 2016

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Summary

  • One double bedroom with en-suite shower, basin and WC
  • Additional Z-bed available (for children 12 and under) so property can sleep 2 adults and 1 child under 12
  • Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area.
  • Gas central heating with separate convector heater
  • Electric oven, 2-ring electric hob, microwave, fridge, washer, 1xTV with Freeview, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for one car
  • Small shared lawned garden with furniture
  • One well-behaved pet welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 10 mins walk, pub 1 mile
  • Please note the minimum night stay in this property is 3 nights, this property does not accept 2 night bookings

The property

Situated close to Ravenglass is this former servants' quarters.

This Ravenglass cottage is attached to the owners' farmhouse and has an open plan living area and a master bedroom with feature fireplace and en-suite facilities.

This Ravenglass cottage is an ideal romantic getaway.

Note: The cottage is next to Refs. 9863 and 10189, together they sleep up to 10.

Cumblands Farm Cottages

Ravenglass 1 mile. Three delightful cottages near Ravenglass, converted from old stone farm buildings on a working arable and livestock farm in the hamlet of Carleton, a mile from Ravenglass in the Lake District National Park. Completed and finished to a good standard, these elegant Ravenglass cottages provide first-class accommodation, ideal for a warm and cosy romantic retreat or for a family holiday amongst the finest countryside that Lakeland has to offer. Features in two of these lovely Ravenglass cottages include open plan living areas located on the first floor to take advantage of the stunning views, and delightful welcoming bedrooms with their own en-suite facilities. The other Ravenglass cottage has a double bedroom with en-suite on the first floor and an open plan living area on the ground floor. With lovely styling throughout, two of these Ravenglass cottages offer original character including old beams, combined with modern comfort, whilst all three provide an ideal country holiday destination. The high level walking and climbing available from the doorstep of these cottages near Ravenglass is unrivalled, and there is a vast variety of walks and climbs to suit all skill levels. Add this to the fantastic bike trails in the area, a welcoming local pub serving excellent food, a lovely local tea room, Muncaster Castle, an 18-hole golf course and miniature railway in nearby Eskdale and you have all the ingredients for a memorable Ravenglass cottage holiday, whatever the time of year.

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About the location

RAVENGLASS

Eskdale 4 miles; Wasdale Head 6 miles.

Ravenglass is a small village on the west coast of Cumbria, which made its living from fishing, and in the 18th Century the harbour was also used for smuggling tobacco and other contraband from the Isle of Man. A popular attraction of western Lakeland, the famous Ravenglass to Eskdale Railway, a narrow gauge steam railway known as "L’al Ratty" runs daily from the station through some of the finest and most scenic country in Britain. Just minutes from Ravenglass and easily accessible by a new cycle track is Muncaster Castle, with magnificent gardens and views up to Scafell Pike, and home of the World Owl Trust. This great location boasts a skyline dominated by towering peaks including Scafell - England's highest peak, whilst the nearby stunning valleys of Eskdale, Wasdale and Dunnerdale provide breathtaking scenery to be enjoyed throughout the year. With beautiful Wastwater - the deepest lake in the country, and St Olaf's - one of the smallest churches in England amongst the many landmarks in this beautiful area, this stunning location will have visitors returning time and time again.

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Please note the minimum night stay in this property is 3 nights, this property does not accept 2 night bookings.