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Grasmere

Spark Bridge near Greenodd, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 30272)

3.5

Good

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Features

  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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41 Customer Reviews

  • "I declined to stay after seeing the outside walking gravel which was a hindrance not easy to cross personally or move my travel suitcases."

    . I could not stay and left right away though the owner was sympathetic and tried to help by contacting sykes who declined to provide a refund... Those details should have been mentioned before one finalise his/her booking and pay... I wish a hard walkway pavement be made connecting the car park to the lodge entrance

    Reviewed by MahdiNov 2021

  • "The heating was not very good and seating in the lounge in not very comfortable ..."

    The heating was not very good and seating in the lounge in not very comfortable and no were to put any food in the kitchen apart from the fridge

    Reviewed by UrsulaOct 2021

  • "Everything was good with the accommodation, however, the radiator in the main bedroom did not work."

    We switched it on when we arrived as was a bit chilly but it never came on during our stay. Luckily, the rest of the week was mild and the heat from the living area moved through the cabin when kept the door leading to the room open.

    Reviewed by SineadSep 2021

  • "Comfortable but settee uncomfortable."

    Good facilities. Quaint cabin quiet and peaceful.

    Reviewed by PeterJul 2021

  • "We are used to high standards with Sykes cottages but I'm afraid Grasmere did not hit those standards."

    The lodge had a beautiful setting but was tired and needed updating. There were a lot of little things that could have been done to bring it up to the standard we have come to expect from Sykes.

    Reviewed by SusanJun 2021

  • "Lovely relaxing holiday."

    Reviewed by JohnMay 2021

  • "We had a fantastic week all round from the moment we pulled up to the property."

    The setting was a nice surprise and the lodge very appealing and comfortable. We would recommend Tarn Hows including Tom Heights and Toms Gill and the Bluebird Cafe in Coniston and Brantwood House gardens/Grizedale.

    Reviewed by ErnestApr 2021

  • "Such a beautiful location and just loved the cabin."

    Perfect little haven to come back to each day after exploring the Lakes

    Reviewed by NicoleApr 2021

  • "This was our second visit to Grasmere Lodge and we enjoyed it as much as the first time."

    The setting is beautiful - peaceful, surrounded by flowers and trees that attract a variety of wildlife. It feels remote but is only a short drive from Coniston, Ulverston and the southern end of Windermere. The accommodation is quite simple - no washing machine or dishwasher - but well equipped as a comfortable base for a holiday in the Southern Lakes.

    Reviewed by ElizabethApr 2021

  • "We enjoyed our stay in Grasmere so much that we have booked to visit again in the spring."

    The lodge is in a lovely peaceful setting with fine views of the garden and hillside from all the windows. Although up a very quiet lane (which suited us fine) you soon access the route towards Coniston, and the A590 is a few minutes away at Greenodd. We were able to walk in the hills in the mornings and visit the estuaries and coast in the afternoon. The accommodation was warm, comfortable and well equipped with good quality bed linen and towels.

    Reviewed by ElizabethOct 2020

  • "The heating wasn’t great, small accommodation, very isolated, shower wasn’t great."

    Old smell.

    Thank you for your feedback. We fully appreciate that it has been very cold recently due to the bad weather, therefore we have provided extra convector heaters in the property. If you required further heating during your stay, we were only a phone call away to discuss. The property is on the smaller side, and we feel that the photographs, and the price both reflect this. The website does state that the nearest village is 1.5 miles away, so we feel Guests are prior warned that the property is a little out of the way. Lastly, we did attend to the property following your visit, and we feel that the shower is in full working order. Thank you again for your comments, it is greatly appreciated. Property Owner

    Reviewed by HeatherFeb 2020

  • "Perfect location for get away from it all."

    Lodge was amazing everything you could of think of was supplied. Heated perfectly .loved every second will be back

    Reviewed by AnthonyJan 2020

  • "We had a lovely time at Grasmere Lodge."

    I would recommend staying here to anyone who wants to experience all the lakes has to offer. Realy nice break away. Would come back again.

    Reviewed by DavidAug 2019

  • "Lovely little get away."

    The cabin was clean and tidy and everything you need for a nice weekend away, very peaceful. The only thing I have to say is when it was raining heavy the roof starting leaking but apart from that very happy.

    Reviewed by GeorgiaJul 2019

  • "Lovely setting for a getaway from it all few days which is just what we wanted."

    Saying that Ulverston is only a few miles away for shopping and eating out . We loved to be back early just to wind down with a few drinks watching the wildlife and enjoying the peacefulness of Grasmere .

    Reviewed by JuneJun 2019

  • "General state of the property was a bit tatty, but made up for it by its excellent location."

    Wi Fi was very useful.

    Reviewed by PaulMay 2019

  • "It was a wonderful place for anyone like us who are looking for some peace and a connection with nature."

    The cabin is set away from any traffic and is well maintained ,as are the grounds.A car or bike is necessary to reach the nearest village which is about a mile away.There is no foot paths to walk on.This is no fault of the premises and did not affect our wonderful holiday.thank you also for your support and updates.

    Reviewed by CarolMay 2019

  • "Great location."

    Accommodating owner and smashing local fish and chips!

    Reviewed by DavidMar 2019

  • "Cottage was clean and tidy, absolutely fantastic!"

    Super cosy, and great facilities for cooking too. We really loved staying here, it made our holiday just perfect!

    Reviewed by JessiJan 2019

  • "The place was very easy to find and it was so beautiful and quiet."

    The cottage itself was spotless and the furnishings were very cosy and comfortable. Would definitely recommend staying here

    Reviewed by LouiseDec 2018

  • "The cabin was idealic , the area around it was stunning."

    My 2 friends and i sat on the veranda most of the weekend just listening to the wildlife and watching the birds hop from tree to tree right in front of us or looking at the beautiful scenery that changed every hour. Just when you thought it couldnt get any better you would spot a deer on the edge of the forest litterally right in front of you. We got there on friday night and booked for same time next year on saturday while we were there. Thats how much we all adored it. I think between us we took a thousand photos as we wanted to remember all of that stunningly beautiful weekend.

    Reviewed by MaxineNov 2018

  • "Beautiful quiet setting."

    Lots of wildlife to see - birds deer rabbits and squirrels. Very comfortable with good facilities. Would return.

    Reviewed by SheilaNov 2018

  • "The chalet is utterly delightful, we love the way it was situated in a private and secluded setting, surrounded by trees."

    We watched rabbits and squirrels from the kitchen window every morning, and on the last day there was a deer there as well. Even on the first, appallingly wet day, with biblical rain, it was a pleasure just to be in this lovely setting, warm and cosy, watching the rain sheet down. We will definitely return to this chalet!

    Reviewed by MelanieOct 2018

  • "We really enjoyed our weekend, it was ideal for a little getaway!"

    Brilliant quiet yet easily accessible location.

    Reviewed by AdamAug 2018

  • "Accomodation was perfect ."

    Was really not impressed with the management on site .

    Reviewed by StephenAug 2018

  • "Grasmere the log cabin is in a beautiful location, the wildlife has to be seen."

    You feel like you have been transported to a different planet, It's a must to stay there if you are looking for escapism from towns and cities. A most enjoyable holiday thankyou

    Reviewed by DavidJun 2018

  • "The place was lovely and very clean and was well equipped."

    The internet was very slow. I was disappointed as we didn't receive any welcome and introductory information. We were only told off by Mrs Campbell for parking in a wrong spot and for my children running around the garden. Wonder if a smile came at some extra cost, she was very grumpy. Apart from that it was a great spot and I would recommend the place to a friend.

    Reviewed by KateMay 2018

  • "Fantastic location to get away from the rat race great place good amenities lovely place"

    Reviewed by PeterApr 2018

  • "The cabins themselves are not new but have been refurbished to an excellent standard."

    Very comfortable in a quiet & peaceful spot. We hope to return.

    Reviewed by SueMar 2018

  • "A nice peaceful rural location and a straightforward, well-appointed, clean lodge is all we ask for."

    A good holiday.

    Reviewed by DouglasSep 2017

  • "Beautiful lodge, photos don't do it justice, perfect for a relaxing week."

    Couldn't recommend it more!!

    Reviewed by SophieSep 2017

  • "Grasmere is a spot of tranquility in this busy world."

    Was an extremely beautiful cottage that was self sufficient and as described. Would definitely look to coming back here sometime.

    Reviewed by BrendenJun 2017

  • "A lovely log cabin in wonderful grounds."

    It was so quiet, with just the sounds of the birds. It has everything you would need for a stay here and the WiFi, although not essential, was a bonus for us. We would stay here again.

    Reviewed by KennethJun 2016

  • "It was a very well maintained property with everything that we needed."

    Not only would I, but I have already recommended this property to friends.

    Reviewed by SteveAug 2015

  • "It was perfection, absolutely everything was perfect."

    We will be booking next year all being well. Everything was catered for and comfortable. It was the best ever cottage.

    Reviewed by MariaJul 2015

  • "It was a lovely log cabin in a good location easy to get to all of the attractions of the lakes."

    Would recommend this property and would visit again.

    Reviewed by JayneOct 2014

  • "Everything about our stay was brilliant."

    We had stayed in June and wanted to come back so we did. As my mother in law was terminally ill, this was the perfect place to bring her to enjoy the surrounding area and give some respite.

    Reviewed by RaymondSep 2014

  • "The setting was attractive and the accommodation good overall."

    The peace and quiet of the site was good too.

    Reviewed by MichaelAug 2014

  • "Quiet, comfortable secluded property with easy access to visit the Lakes."

    Reviewed by HazelJul 2014

  • "The weather was good and the lodge was great - a very peaceful and relaxing time."

    The Lake District is absolutely gorgeous with lots of bluebells everywhere.

    Reviewed by RobynMay 2014

  • "The setting for the lodge was beautiful and very peaceful."

    The two pubs in Spark Bridge are very good and just within walking distance. Easy to set off walking in any direction with an ordnance survey map. Perfect break to get away from it all.

    Reviewed by HeronFeb 2014

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Summer Hill Lodges

Greenodd 1.5 miles. These two pine lodges are situated in an acre of beautiful grounds close to the villages of Greenodd and Lowick Green and just four miles from Coniston Water with easy access to the Lake District fells. Located in tranquil and peaceful surroundings, these two Greenodd lodges provide a perfect retreat for two or three people. Both of these Lake District cottages provide comfortable accommodation with cosy, open-plan living areas and fully fitted kitchens. Outside, each of these Lake District lodges has a private veranda and a shared garden. The grounds and woods surrounding these Cumbrian lodges are forever changing and with a host of wildlife to observe including deer, squirrels and birds, these lodges provide a delightful location to simply enjoy all the beautiful surroundings with excellent walks from the doorstep. Just a short drive away is the village of Greenodd with a pub and village shops including a bakery, general store/Post Office and a butcher. Spectacular Coniston Water is just four miles away with numerous walks either on the lake shore or further across the fells over Torver Common or in Grizedale Forest. Slightly further afield are the popular tourist towns of Bowness and Windermere, Ambleside and Ulverston as well as the majestic Lake District countryside. Two lovely Greenodd lodges, perfect for a holiday at any time of the year.

The property

A lovely log cabin close to Coniston Water in Cumbria.

This Lake District cottage is all on the ground floor and has one double bedroom and an open-plan living area.

To the outside are extensive shared grounds, but for a little privacy you do have your own private veranda.

Perfect for discovering the wonderful Lake District National Park as well as the beautiful Cumbrian coast, this log cabin near Greenodd is a wonderful romantic retreat.

Note: Although all ground floor, there are external steps up to the lodge and a 50 meter walk along a gravel path.

Summary

  • All ground floor
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x single
  • Shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area.
  • Electric central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Front veranda with shared use of extensive grounds and lawns
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shops and pub close by mile
  • Note: Although all ground floor, there are external steps up to the lodge and a 50 metre walk along a gravel path
  • Note - this property is not suitable for anyone with limited mobility or in a wheelchair

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About the location

GREENODD

Ulverston 4 miles; Coniston 11 miles.

The small village of Greenodd rests on the estuary of the River Leven, within the Crake Valley, on the borders of the Lake District National Park. Once an 18th century shipbuilding centre and a significant commercial port, exporting locally quarried limestone, gunpowder and copper, Greenodd today is effectively a cul-de-sac with a selection of shops and a local pub, The Ship, which provides a visible link to the village’s history. The ancient market town of Ulverston is just 4 miles away, famous for its street markets and festivals, and boasts a wide range of shops, pubs and leisure facilities. It is also home to the only Laurel and Hardy museum in the world. This is a great location for a walking holiday and all the attractions of the National Park are within easy reach, including Coniston and Windermere, as is the beautiful Furness Coast with its golden beaches and good birdwatching opportunities. An ideal location for enjoying fantastic coastal and countryside pursuits.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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If your booking can't take place due to a COVID-19 lockdown in the UK or Ireland, you can request a change of date or receive a full rental charges refund.

Owners may request any evidence that they reasonably require before making a refund. Sykes Holiday Cottages is not agreeing to pay or guarantee any refund from the Owner to you under this Book with confidence.
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