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Staveley, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 926646)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

  • Miss Anderson
    September 2017
    “Great cottage, within walking to ...”
    Great cottage, within walking to distance to all the local shops, pubs, train station.
    Great cottage, within walking to distance to all the local shops, pubs, train station. Cottage was clean, great facilities. We didn't want to leave!!


  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

A pretty end-terrace cottage, situated in the village of Staveley just four miles from the vibrant towns of Windermere and Bowness in the beautiful Lake District National Park.

This delightful property is perfect for both families and friends who wish to enjoy a relaxing holiday surrounded by fabulous countryside, or as a base for outdoor enthusiasts with superb walking and cycling opportunities up the stunning Kentdale Valley.

Offering cosy and comfortable accommodation, there are two bedrooms and a family bathroom, whilst downstairs there is a wonderful sitting room with woodburning stove.

The light and bright kitchen with spacious dining area, makes a really delightful space to enjoy delicious meals after a busy day out exploring.

On warm, sunny days there is an enclosed patio with a path leading to a lovely garden with a lawn enclosed by a stone wall and wooden fence.

Just a short walk takes you into the centre of the Staveley which has the UK’s largest cycle shop, together with a mix of interesting outlets in the Mill Yard, including the Beer Hall, where you can sample ales from the Hawkshead Brewery.

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

This charming cottage is a great base to enjoy a holiday in the stunning Lake District whatever you choose to do.


Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size double, 1 x twin. Bathroom with bath, separate shower, basin and WC. Kitchen with dining area. Utility in cellar. Sitting room with woodburning stove.


  • Gas central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washer/dryer in utility, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc in rent
  • Travel cot, highchair and stairgate on request
  • Off road parking for one car (there is a right of access to parking space along neighbour's drive)
  • Secure bike storage
  • Enclosed lawned garden with patio and furniture
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 8 mins walk
  • Note: There are steps leading from the kitchen to the patio and garden
  • Note: The utility is in the cellar, down steep, stone steps and there is limited head room so care should be taken

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

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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