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Hugill Cottage

Staveley near Windermere, Cumbria & The Lake District, LA89LU (Ref. 1072088)

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Features

  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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2 Customer Review(s)

  • Mrs Robinson

    “A beautiful cottage in a fantastic location.”

    The house was extremely comfortable and spacious- we had a fantastic week away!

    The house was extremely comfortable and spacious- we had a fantastic week away!

    - Mrs Robinson, September 2021

About the property

This attractive, stone and slate cottage lies in the heart of Staveley, a thriving village that is perfectly placed for touring the Lake District.

Boasting a contemporary flair with an open-plan aspect, Hugill Cottage is a fabulous base for families or groups of six eager to uncover this splendid region.

Internally, the owner has provided care and attention to detail, offering a spacious and well balanced living space for 21st century living whilst retaining the charm and character of its period origins, conveyed through the sash windows, original pine doors and architraves and slate fireplace.

The downstairs is entirely comprised of the open plan living area, where you can sink into the sumptuous settees and settle down for a quiet night browsing the Smart TV.

The contemporary kitchen is finished to a high standard with glossy white units and sleek worksurfaces, along with all the essential appliances to whip up tasty meals.

Set the mood by lighting the woodburning stove and prepare the dining table for a delicious feast, before toasting to a long-awaited getaway to the Lakelands.

Throw open the bi-fold doors to create a seamless indoor-outdoor living space, perfect for alfresco dining or an evening drink.

Upstairs houses the bedrooms, including the master with sumptuous super-king-size bed and contemporary en-suite shower room, while there is also a double and twin boasting pleasant views across the village to the open fells.

Each bedroom has been presented in neutral hues and soft furnishings, while there is also a family bathroom with attractive tiled flooring and down lights, creating a lovely spot to start the day.

The village of Staveley enjoys a thriving community with a variety of shops, a post office, churches, a pub and the ever-popular mill yard with its shops, Wheelbase and Wilf's café and the Hawskhead Brewery, where you can sample a range of award-wining beers.

The River Kent passes through the village from the Kentmere Valley, leading walkers to Mardale which is popular with cyclists.

Venture to the town of Kendal and expect a range of independent retailers, well-established restaurants and bars to enjoy, along with a selection of museums and the Kendal Arts Centre where you can catch various live performances.

Local train and bus services give access within 10 minutes to Windermere & Kendal.

Alternatively, head in the opposite direction to the beautiful Lake Windermere, providing idyllic cruises onboard the iconic Steamers, or pop over to the town of Ambleside and enjoy an afternoon of exploring.

With all this and plenty much more within easy reach, Hugill Cottage provides an excellent base for a Lake District getaway, all-year-round.

Summary

  • Three bedrooms: 1 x super-king-size with en-suite shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC, 1 x double, 1 x twin (zip/link, can be super-king on request)
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining and sitting area with woodburning stove
  • Gas central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and halogen hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, Bosch pod coffee machine
  • Smart TV and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Highchair available
  • Roadside parking available on a first come, first served basis
  • Enclosed garden patio with furniture
  • Secure bike storage
  • One well-behaved pet welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 0.1 miles, pub 0.2 miles

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £100.

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About the location

STAVELEY

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

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas