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2 The Chapel

Stavely near Windermere, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 942262)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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  • Rating 

  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

  • View on map


  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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* Based on a combined average customer score over the last 3 months

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20 Customer Review(s)

  • Reviews

    “Lovely cottage in the picturesque village of Stavely near Kendal.”

    Great base for the area and we had a fabulous time.

    Great base for the area and we had a fabulous time. Cottage was quiet and well equipped with everything we needed for a great week away. Great local pub, cafes brewery as well, all within walking distance.

    - Mrs Hudson, May 2019

The cottage

This immaculately presented cottage, in a row of four, was once a former chapel and is situated in the pretty village of Staveley in the Lake District National Park.

A wonderful unique cottage suitable for couples, or smaller parties of friends and family wishing to explore this gorgeous area whilst still being convenient for all of the Lakes.

Full of history and character, it is stylishly furnished throughout in contemporary light colours whilst keeping its integral character with large stone windows, vaulted beams and quirky roof angles.

The ground floor is open plan with a modern well-equipped kitchen and a comfortable sitting area featuring a woodburning stove and duel aspect windows.

Upstairs there are two comfortable and spacious light filled bedrooms, both with resplendent beams which would have been open to the congregation in years gone by.

There are glass doors at each end, French doors to the front with a sunny seating area and a door to the rear leading to the decked patio and then down to a delightful cottage garden which overlooks a brook and is quite charming, a truly peaceful and pretty spot to relax and enjoy an alfresco meal or drink.

Step out of your cottage and explore this pretty village with its cafes, artisan bakeries, restaurant, a popular pub serving delicious food, the UK’s largest cycling shop, and the Hawkshead Brewery which hosts live music events and festivals.

This area is superb for cycling and walking especially in the less well-known but stunning Kentmere valley which shoulders the village.

You can enjoy the flowing River Kent and a five mile walk will take you into Kendal or hike to Potter Tarn above the village.

Why not hop on a train to Windermere, a mere seven minute journey and explore Windermere and Bowness, down to the lake where there is a host of water activities including cruises allowing you a superb vista of the stunning Lakeland scenery?

Ambleside, Grasmere and Coniston are also easily accessible by car, and at the end of a busy day you can return to your beautiful cottage and enjoy the tranquil outdoor space or snuggle down in front of the woodburner on chillier evenings.


  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size double, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburning stove.
  • Gas central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with FreeSat and on demand services, DVD, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Fuel for stove available to purchase locally
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 1 car
  • Secure bike storage
  • Enclosed lawned garden with decked patio and furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 5 mins walk
  • Note: There are steps leading down from the decking to garden
  • Note: Access to the rear of the property is via a pathway that leads through the garden of the adjacent cottage.

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About the location


Windermere 5 miles; Kendal 5 miles.

The thriving Lakeland village of Staveley is situated on the eastern fringes of the Lake District National Park and offers superb access to the whole region. The beautiful Kentmere Valley is just a short walk away and with the River Kent tumbling its way through the valley to Staveley, it is very popular with mountain bikers and walkers alike. Staveley Mill Yard is a former wood turning mill at the heart of the village, which is now a thriving tourist attraction with cycle hire and outdoor shops, artisan bakery, brewery and the renowned Wilf's Cafe. This complements the excellent range of amenities in the village, which include a variety of shops, two village pubs, craft shops, a children's playground, a regular bus service and a railway station. Close by, the bustling towns of Kendal, Windermere, Bowness and Ambleside are popular with visitors, providing a range of amenities to suit all tastes. Lake Windermere offers boat trips, including a ferry to the Lakeside Aquarium and Grizedale Forest Park. The 'Windermere Steamboat Museum' displays a fascinating collection of boats whilst children will enjoy the 'World of Beatrix Potter' in Bowness, where technology brings her characters to life. Within easy reach of Coniston Water, Kendal, Keswick and the Lakeland Mountains, Staveley is ideally situated for exploring all that the region has to offer.

Region Information

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