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Rose Cottage At Troutbeck

(Ref. 1058439)

Troutbeck, Cumbria & The Lake District Show on map

4.9

Sykes rating

  • 6 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 3 Bathrooms

  • Pets No

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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14 Customer Reviews

  • "The cottage itself was lovely with fantastic valley views, but there is an issue with parking at the cottage if your group has more than one car."

    There is only one identified parking space at the side of the property, although the owners believe that you can park two additional cars in the narrow country lane at the front of the property. When we tried that an angry farmer ( farmers use the lane at the front of the property 24/7 365 days a year) stopped and told us in no uncertain terms to move. Alternative Parking in the tiny hamlet of Troutbeck is otherwise very difficult, due to the narrow country lanes, and only possible at some distance from the cottage.

    We're glad you enjoyed your stay at Rose Cottage and apologise for the farmer's response and the inconvenience caused by the parking situation during your stay. We hope the photos give future guests a clear understanding that the additional parking outside the cottage is feasible, whilst leaving sufficient space for the farmer to access the lane. Property Owner

    Reviewed by John4.7Mar 2024

  • "The only thing I would change is the mattress on the Kingsize bed which was very firm causing aches and disturbed sleep."

    I obviously drew the short straw as the other two beds were fine.

    Reviewed by Keith5.0Feb 2024

  • "We’ve had a lovely time and will miss the cottage, I practically had to be dragged outside!"

    I was so pleased to have experience of cooking on an aga a bit if a bucket list with me; quiet and much needed rest. Netflix sub was a nice touch and the logs and stove made it sooo cosy!!! We posted on our insta stories but alas didn’t tag you

    We’re delighted that you had a restful Christmas at the cottage. Cooking with the AGA is surprisingly easy and helps add to the cosy winter feel. Please do tell all your friends on Instagram! Sorry we don’t have a page yet. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Angela5.0Dec 2023

  • "Perfect week in a perfect home ."

    A big Thankyou to the owners for their thoughtfulness in providing a Welcome Pack and such a lovely surprise to see the Christmas tree .

    We're delighted that you enjoyed your stay, and the extra little touches we try to provide for our guests. Spending Christmas with family by the log fire is wonderful. We hope to welcome you back next year! Property Owner

    Reviewed by Joyce5.0Dec 2023

  • "Beautiful cottage in a fabulous location, a few more smaller saucepans and wooden spoons is needed."

    Heating was set a little too high for my liking. 100% I will be booking this property again.

    Reviewed by Andrew4.7Nov 2023

  • "This is a stunning house in the most beautiful location."

    It’s equipped to the highest standard with everything you could possibly need. We only have one small but important criticism - the loo brushes were dirty with faeces from previous holidaymakers!! Not the nicest experience! We intend no criticism to the owners but hope, rather, that this serves as constructive feedback for the cleaners. Apart from that, we had the most wonderful stay and really hope to return.

    We're pleased that you really enjoyed your stay, and look forward to welcoming you back next year. Your feedback has been passed on to the cleaners and the toilet brushes replaced, please accept our apologies for this experience. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Anna4.7Aug 2023

  • "We loved our stay in rose cottage We will try to book again"

    We’re glad you had a great time, and would be delighted to welcome you back to Rose Cottage. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Alister5.0Aug 2023

  • "Rose Cottage is located in the picturesque village of Troutbeck, with amazing walks literally on your doorstep."

    From its location overlooking the Troutbeck valley, even the grey skies and drizzly weather of our week at the end of July 2023 (the summer that wasn’t) couldn’t detract from the beauty of the outlook from the windows and garden of this delightful home. Inside are three lovely double bedrooms and three bathrooms, perfect for gatherings of friends or family. The well-equipped kitchen, with an AGA stove and conventional oven, is ideal if you enjoy dining at home. Homely, comfortable and spacious in a stunning setting, we were sad to leave both the cottage and the village, and would love to return one day.

    Thank you for such lovely feedback, we're so pleased your family enjoyed their time in Troutbeck and we hope to see you again soon. We never tire of the views over the valley and the endless walks from the door. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Catherine5.0Jul 2023

  • "We loved our stay at Rose Cottage with our children and one year old grandchild."

    Although the weather frustrated some of the things we had hoped to do we still managed to get out and Rose Cottage was a perfect place return to, being spacious enough for people to spread out and comfortable in each space. We were also very impressed with how beautifully this very old house has been adapted and changed without losing character.

    We're glad you had a lovely time in the Lakes, and thank you for your kind comments. Rose Cottage was built in 1732 (did you find the date stone on the corner of the house?) and we love the beautiful flag stones in the kitchen and the timber ceilings downstairs. The downstairs bedroom is where the cows used to sleep many years ago! We look forward to inviting you back to Rose Cottage again soon. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Stella5.0Jul 2023

  • "We had a wonderful week at Rose Cottage."

    A beautiful peaceful location and a really comfortable and tastefully renovated cottage. We enjoyed some great walks, many straight from the cottage door - really nice to be able to leave the car behind for a change. We also sampled the delights of the Queen's Head - excellent food and very friendly service. All in all, couldn't have been better.

    Thank you for your kind comments. Troutbeck offers some of the best walking in the Lakes right from the door. Glad to hear you enjoyed the Queen's Head, two pubs in the village is a real treat, the log fire in the Mortal Man makes for cosy evenings in the winter. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Peter5.0Jun 2023

  • "Superb cottage and location, walking from the door made it ideal."

    We're delighted you enjoyed it! Thank you for the feedback and hope to welcome you again soon. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Ann5.0Jun 2023

  • "From the minute we arrived to the moment we left- Rose Cottage has been our beautiful holiday home for the week."

    Rose Cottage is beautifully decorated in every room - the kitchen is such a great place to socialise over meals & the lounge is relaxing with fantastic art work. The garden area is colourful and welcoming with beautiful flowers and a view which changes at every glance !- sit on the bench and say hello to walkers ,& runners passing by !- each bedroom is immaculate and the beds are so comfy so provide a great night's sleep after a long day of walking and sight seeing. 3 bathrooms to chose from - again tasteful & inviting for a soak at the end of the day. The village is friendly and the location is first class. Just the best weeks holiday my family & I have had in a long time - we plan to return later in the year - highly recommended.

    Thank you for your comments, we are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to welcoming you again. The Lakelovers Owner Relations Team Property Owner

    Reviewed by Mark5.0May 2023

  • "A beautiful cottage in a beautiful place."

    Highly recommended.

    Thank you for your kind comments, it is lovely to see that you had an enjoyable stay. We hope to welcome you again. The Lakelovers Owner Relations Team Property Owner

    Reviewed by Ian5.0May 2023

  • "This is such a beautiful,light, peaceful cottage, The owners have created a space that feels like home the minute you walk in the door."

    The location is idyllic on the edge of Troutbeck such a great base for exploring the abundance of walking the Lakes has to offer. We stayed in May and have booked again for September….. and maybe the log-burner beckons a December stay

    Thank you so much! We look forward to welcome you back in September. :) Property Owner

    Reviewed by Dawn5.0May 2023

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This property is part of the Lakelovers collection.
We have properties to suit every occasion throughout the southern and central Lake District including; Ambleside Cottages, Bowness Cottages, Coniston Cottages, Grasmere Cottages, Hawkshead Cottages, Lakeside Cottages, Langdale Cottages, Troutbeck Cottages, Ulswater Cottages, Windermere Cottages and smaller hamlets between, which although seldom heard of are none the less equally wonderful. With hundreds of properties available, all of which are inspected and graded by the English Tourism Council, Lakelovers are sure to have a property to meet your needs.

Summary

  • Over three floors
  • Three bedrooms: 1 x super-king-size (zip/link, can be twin on request), 2 x king-size
  • Bathroom with freestanding bath, walk-in shower, basin, and WC
  • Ground-floor shower room with walk-in shower, basin, and WC
  • Lower-ground-floor bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Utility
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • Snug
  • Central heating
  • AGA cooker, electric oven and grill, American-style fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher
  • 2 x Smart TVs and WiFi including Netflix subscription
  • Logs and fuel starter pack for woodburning stove, bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Highchair and travel cot available
  • Off-road parking for 3 cars
  • Secure bike storage
  • Enclosed side and rear gardens with furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub, 0.6 miles
  • Note: Check-in from 4pm, check-out by 10am
  • Note: Steps leading up to property that may be unsuitable for those with mobility issues
  • Note: Second parking space is located by parking tightly in front of the snug window, but must not block access to the lane

The property

Resting in the historic Cumbrian village of Troutbeck, within a Lake District conservation area, lies this exquisite, three-bedroom holiday home, Rose Cottage At Troutbeck.

Built in 1732, this excellent, stone-clad cottage boasts character, original features, stunning views of the surrounding countryside, and a wealth of tastefully-presented living areas, making it a superb choice for families or sharing friends who want a peaceful, self-catered stay at the heart of the Lake District National Park.

After parking up and unpacking, make yourself at home in your fabulous new home by utilising the lovely kitchen, complete with an AGA cooker, to rustle up delicious, home-cooked meals for the whole group.

Savour your meals at the dining table before retreating to the sitting room to watch a film on the elegant Smart TV whilst you're kept warm by the flickering flames of a stylish, woodburning stove.

As day rolls into night, indulge in a long, hot bath before retiring to one of three, plush bedrooms, each an idyllic sanctuary waiting to transport you to a night of tranquil slumber.

In the morning, enjoy a cup of coffee out in the garden before exploring everything your surroundings have to offer.

Take a stroll to the nearby Townend National Trust site or embark on a hike along the Wansfell Pike trail, which can lead you towards Ambleside; why not bring your bikes to explore the trails and iconic roads from the door, with the benefit of secure storage in the outside stone shed.

When you've built up an appetite, stop for some traditional pub fare at the Mortal Man Hotel or the Queen's Head, Troutbeck, both spots just a brief walk from your lodgings.

In Ambleside, pay a visit to the serene Stagshaw Gardens, the historic Ambleside Roman Fort, and the breath-taking natural location of Stock Ghyll Force waterfall.

All of this can be enjoyed during a stay at Rose Cottage At Troutbeck.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £200.

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About the location

TROUTBECK

Windermere 3 miles; Ambleside 4 miles.

The small Lakeland village of Troutbeck can be found between its more famous neighbours Windermere and Ambleside, close by the Kirkstone Pass. A mixture of houses, cottages and farms, the village is scattered along a narrow lane bordered by a drystone wall. Many of these buildings date back to the 17th Century with features such as mullioned windows and heavy cylindrical chimneys and the northern end boasts its own 17th century inn. Close by, the bustling towns of Windermere and Ambleside are popular with visitors, providing a range of amenities to suit all tastes. Lake Windermere offers boat trips, including the lakeside 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 destinations such as Coniston Water, Kendal, Keswick and the Lakeland Mountains, Troutbeck is ideally situated for exploring all that the region has to offer.