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The Shippen

Rusland near Crosslands, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 919747)

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  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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    pickles90
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    “Fabulous cosy cottage”

    Booked here for the Christmas week for wife and myself on arrival we were greeted by a friendly lady called Brenda who helps out and house sits who took us in to the shipped. It's laid out to a high standard with lots of little extras the fire was ready to be life only we were a little early so only had to put a match to it. Much bigger then I thought with a beautiful spiral stairs going down to a little hall and bedroom with was truly good standard top quality bedding and furniture also off to ...

    Booked here for the Christmas week for wife and myself on arrival we were greeted by a friendly lady called Brenda who helps out and house sits who took us in to the shipped. It's laid out to a high standard with lots of little extras the fire was ready to be life only we were a little early so only had to put a match to it. Much bigger then I thought with a beautiful spiral stairs going down to a little hall and bedroom with was truly good standard top quality bedding and furniture also off to another door step down to the bathroom door wow beautiful bathroom. Just love the way this place has used all the old latch doors and a few beams too stunning x. We've never gone away over Christmas before but truly glad we booked here so peaceful day n night. Brenda what a true star very friendly and helpful thank you Brenda miss you already true star xx Sorry we didn't get to meet owners but your cottage is beautiful and all the little extras and to meet ozzey n the cats gorgeous x thank you for the cake we truly it, with our afternoon cuppa x we wish you the very best for the new year xx Chris and Dee xxx

Features

  • 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/Smoke-free Smoke-free
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Free Broadband / WiFi

The property

Two miles from Grizedale Forest and its visitor centre, and six miles from Hawkshead.

This charming, quaint cottage is attached to the owners’ traditional, 17th century Lakeland farmhouse, located in the pretty hamlet of Rusland in a peaceful part of the Lake District.

This romantic holiday home is an ideal base for couples wishing to spend time together in this idyllic setting.

Decorated and furnished in an attractive, elegant style, with open beams and a spiral staircase, the cottage offers a first floor open plan living room with a woodburning stove, an external door and a modern kitchen and dining area.

There is a ground floor bedroom with a king-size double bed, a bathroom and an enclosed courtyard garden, which has an abundance of pretty flowers and plants throughout the year.

Guests can also enjoy a stroll around the owners’ extensive gardens.

Being located in the hamlet of Rusland, just six miles from Hawkshead, there are endless lanes and paths to explore, either on foot or on your bike.

Why not head out to Grizedale and discover the beautiful routes that wind their way through the forest, and perhaps visit Hawkshead and sample some of the local beer in one of the old inns?

Visit Hill Top, where Beatrix Potter lived and hop on the Windermere car ferry to explore the bustling town of Bowness-on-Windermere.

This special cottage is just the spot for a relaxing, romantic Lake District holiday.

Accommodation

One ground floor king-size double bedroom. Ground floor bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. First floor open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburning stove.

Amenities

  • Oil central heating with woodburning stove
  • Gas oven and hob, microwave, fridge, TV with FreeSat, DVD, broadband via ethernet cable
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Lockable bike storage
  • Enclosed courtyard with furniture
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 3 miles
  • Note: Spiral staircase and internal steps
  • Note: Interconnecting door to owner’s house in living room, which is kept locked at all times.

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About the location

CROSSLANDS

Grizedale 4.4 miles; Coniston 10 miles; Bowness-on-Windermere 11.3 miles.

Crosslands is a small hamlet in the Rusland Valley, just a couple of miles from the Grizedale Visitor Centre and six miles from the shores of Lake Windermere in the Lake District National Park. The pretty Lakeland village of Hawkshead is six miles away, famous for its cobbled yards, white-washed cottages and as being the home of the Beatrix Potter Gallery. There is superb walking, cycling and mountain biking available in the area, and most trails will lead to the beautiful Grizedale Forest. Heading towards Lake Windermere, to Finsthwaite, is the Stott Park Bobbin Mill, a restored working mill run by English Heritage. East is the quiet and idyllic Coniston Water, where Gondola, a steam yacht, gently cruises up and down the lake. A wonderful retreat for families and friends exploring Cumbria’s beautiful National Park.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

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