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The Cosy Peacock

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  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes


  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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42 Customer Reviews

  • "Very nice and warm, very well equipped for everything you would need!"

    The driveway is very narrow and anyone with biggish car would struggle.

    Reviewed by Claire5.0Mar 2024

  • "A wonderful stay!"

    The cottage is beautifully finished and built for comfort. We started our days watching day break from the living room window with our morning coffee. As night turns to day the hills come into focus, the view is spectacular! For a city couple like us it was really special. I recommend this cottage to anyone, local pubs are great and lakeside taxis reliable and always happy to accommodate dogs, should you want to leave the car for an evening and head into bowness for dinner. I honestly cannot wait to come back.

    Hi Kelly and what fantastic comments from you! The views are spectacular as you say and really glad you enjoyed your stay here. Look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Rob & Rachel Property Owner

    Reviewed by Kelly5.0Dec 2023

  • "Really like the cottage and facilities."

    Perfect for dog walks and pubs as tge surrounding area is stunning.

    Thanks for your feedback David. Rob Property Owner

    Reviewed by David3.8Oct 2023

  • "Cottage is in a great location and perfect for walking."

    Garden perfect for active dogs. wet room is fab after a day out and if you are a bath lover it has everything you need. Few bits for the owner some probably personal preference. I agree with a previous reviewer that a smaller bed in one of the rooms would work better as limited space to manoeuvre and could do with more storage space. Similarly if you're a cook there's limited cupboard space in kitchen but the little trolley did ok. Personally and as a dog and pet lover, I wouldn't have carpet in main living space as it did smell quite a bit of dogs and hard floor is easier to maintain and clean. on a night when sat with hearing on was quite overwhelming smell.

    Hi Karen and thank you for letting me know. Rob. A note for future guests: Following this review a precautionary deep clean has taken place and we are ensuring that the cottage carpets are sanitised each week. This ensures we are retaining the cosy aspect of the lounge area whilst also welcoming furry friends. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Karen3.1Sep 2023

  • "We had a lovely stay at the Cosy Peacock, a beautiful cottage with everything you need for a great holiday."

    Ideal location within easy walking distance of 2 pubs, loved the pies at the Queen's Head! The cottage was very comfortable and welcoming after a day's walking and the dogs loved the garden. Lots of places to sit out and enjoy the view with a glass of wine when the weather allowed. Could do with some more supportive pillows on the beds but that's personal choice. Thank you for a fabulous stay.

    Hi Emma and thank you for your kind feedback. We will take a look at the pillows and change where necessary. Glad you enjoyed your stay and hopefully look forward to welcoming you back soon! Rob & Rachel Property Owner

    Reviewed by Emma5.0Jul 2023

  • "Lovely property, well furnished and lovely view from the lounge and garden."

    Two things we would recommend - 1. More cutlery and mugs for the property 2. The king size room, change to a double bed ( with under bed storage) to allow more room round the bed and more storage for clothes, as it was very limited

    Hi Darren. Thank you for your comments and noted. We have found that guests prefer the comfort of king-sized beds along with the wardrobe for clothes. Many thanks again. Rob Property Owner

    Reviewed by Darren4.4Jun 2023

  • "Great property, super clean, fabulous views from the balcony."

    Did a few walks from the door which was lovely. Good base for other adventures too. Drive a little snug at the top for our Sportage but once down the drive the parking space was good. Garden was handy for the dog but not enclosed so remember your flexi lead. Unfortunately the hot water was affected for the first part of our stay but we were notified before we arrived & electric shower and hot water tap meant we could manage until the issue was fixed. Rob was in contact throughout and managed to sort it whilst we were out one day. Definitely would return -however as dog owners we wouldn’t say this is the most dog friendly place we’ve stayed as no enclosed garden & no dogs upstairs rule (without a gate to stop them) could be tricky for some to manage for a week. Our dog was fine but we know others that this wouldn’t work well for.

    Hi Emily and thank you for your feedback. You were more than accommodating when we had to install a new water heater, so thank you. A lot of our guests book for a stay with a dog and do manage everything well. Be great to see you back again. Rob & Rachel Property Owner

    Reviewed by Emily4.7Jun 2023

  • "Lovely cottage in a beautiful setting."

    Great views from the house. WiFi was at times a little patchy but generally OK. The driveway entrance/exit is very narrow. I scraped my car on the way out. Our holidaying neighbours in the adjacent cottage also inflicted similar damage on their car. To be fair the owners do note the narrow entrance in their description of the cottage. But I do wonder whether anything more could be done to widen the entrance in order to avoid further (expensive) mishaps. There is plenty of adequate parking space once the entrance has been negotiated. Other than that we enjoyed the location and the local pub food and I would recommend it to future holidaymakers.

    Hi Emmet and thanks for your feedback. The driveway is fine for most guests but I acknowledge that it can prove difficult for some. Great to hear you had good time and hope your painful bad back cleared up! Rob & Rachel Property Owner

    Reviewed by Emmet4.7May 2023

  • "We loved this cottage."

    It has everything you need in a holiday cottage. It was so restful there and we were lucky that we had sunshine for a couple of days. I don’t like reviews where people focus on negatives instead of saying what the positives were. Troutbeck is a nice village with the shop etc. You can walk from door with lots of fab walks close by. We would definitely stay again. The owner was lovely and the wine and cake appreciated.

    Thanks for your kind words about Cosy Peacock and Troutbeck Julie. Hope to welcome you back soon! Rob & Rachel Property Owner

    Reviewed by Julie5.0May 2023

  • "Gorgeous cottage in a great location."

    We had a wonderful time exploring troutbeck, loads of great walks to do in the area. We had a lovely meal at the queens head at the bottom of the hill and a brilliantly equipped and cosy cottage to go back to each day. Highly recommend.

    Many thanks for your comments Lucy and much appreciated. Rob & Rachel Property Owner

    Reviewed by Lucy4.7Apr 2023

  • "Beautiful cottage in stunning surroundings."

    Very well equipped and comfortable. Has everything you need and a nice welcome pack on arrival. Only a short walk to both local pubs where you will find a nice welcome and great food. Supermarket only 10 mins down the road if you need it. The owners have spared no expense on this cottage and the place is a credit to them. Nice garden for the dogs and sitting out in the sunshine to admire the views. If you take dogs with you keep them on a flexi lead in the garden. The fences at the bottom are not secure into the field and there is livestock. (Fence was farm responsibility and not a reflection on the cottage) Barn just through the trees and they were lambing during our stay. With regards the narrow drive mentioned in other posts don't let it put you off. Up and down all week in a double cab pickup without incident. Just take your time. Little gem of a holiday cottage and I'd book again without question.

    Fantastic comments and great to hear you appreciated Cosy Peacock Russell, thank you. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Russell5.0Apr 2023

  • "Very comfortable and cosy cottage."

    Location is perfect to walk from the door! Fabulous walks on the doorstep. Kitchen has everything you need to cater for your stay and you are within a few minutes walking distance to two great places to eat. The Mortal Man and The Queens Head. Enjoyed our week.

    Brilliant to hear David, Thank you! Glad you enjoyed the local pubs as well - maybe a little too handy! Rob & Rachel Property Owner

    Reviewed by David5.0Mar 2023

  • "This holiday cottage is amazing, just stayed for 5 nights to celebrate my birthday and we wasn't disappointed."

    Luxury, clean, comfortable, views outstanding, there was nothing to dislike about this place. Perfect location peace and quiet with the sound of only birds and with 2 pubs in walking distance both dog friendly, what's not to love. We've stopped in other lovely accommodations but this was quality. We would definitely recommend this cottage, it is just like the pictures or even better. Lovely welcome package. Driveway is a bit of a squeeze but we had no problem with our Kia Sportage. Just take your time. Thank you for a lovely stay

    Hi Julie. What a wonderful response to your week stay here in Troutbeck! Thank you very much for your comments and so glad you were able to celebrate your birthday in our special place. Hopefully we can welcome you back sometime in the future too. Rob & Rachel Property Owner

    Reviewed by Julie5.0Mar 2023

  • "When we arrived at The Cosy Peacock we were impressed with the quirky layout and location however on close inspection the downstairs toilet and shower room was not clean."

    We contacted the owner who disappointingly told us his cleaner is very thorough and it was Bizarre ! The whole cottage could do with a good clean , the silicon mat on the counter top was full of food bits. The middle floor had a dog smell. I know this cottage allows dogs we also have a dog , We have stayed many times at the lakes in lots of luxury cottages , that allow dogs and this has never been an issue. This cottage is finished to a very high standard with lots of excellent appliances and furnishings in a good location but the cleanliness let it down unfortunately.

    Hi Louise. As you will know my comment to you was in response to a photo you sent to me and which was impossible to make out, so out of context a little unfair! I do appreciate your comments however and I have discussed them with our housekeeper who also acknowledges them. Rob Property Owner

    Reviewed by Louise3.1Mar 2023

  • "The cottage is lovely and cosy, and the property is well furnished with comfortable beds and sofas, woodburner, new bathrooms and smart tvs in each room."

    A welcoming pack of wine, fruit cake and coffee pods were a lovely touch. There are stunning views across the surrounding valley and the location is perfect for exploring the area, with a circular walk from the cottage to Ambleside, over Wansfell Pike, a particular highlight. The 2 pubs in the village are warm and welcoming, with good quality food available every day, and the village shop / cafe is a fantastic asset. There were 2 drawbacks with the property - the driveway is very narrow and curved - an issue with a large car getting down to the car parking area (Land Rover Defender). The other is the Wifi strength, with 4 Smart TVs and then visitors' devices connected, this had to be re-booted when the service ground to a halt. Less of an issue if the modem had been in the cottage. (Likewise the remote Hive control of the heating meant the cottage was cold for early risers) Otherwise a wonderful stay in a superb location; would recommend

    Hi Heather. If only you had let me know I could have easily accommodated your early mornings! I appreciate that there was an issue with the internet during your week but all good now. Hope to welcome yourselves back soon. Regards Rob Property Owner

    Reviewed by Heather3.8Mar 2023

  • "3rd time staying at this property."

    Lovely cottage in a superb location. Everything you need is provided and if not the hosts are always willing to help out. The cottage is warm and cosy and a warm welcome at the end of a days walking.

    Hi John and thank you for your comments, greatly appreciated. We make it as cosy as possible for guests and you are right, it is a great place to get back to after a long day out on the fells! Rob Property Owner

    Reviewed by John5.0Jan 2023

  • "A lovely stay in a beautiful cottage."

    The property is very well maintained. A few cobwebs around the fireplace and alcoves and crumbs on the kitchen worktop upon arrival, but not enough to detract from the beautiful interior and scenic views. The kitchen would benefit from additional cupboard storage and some pint glasses. Thank you for a great holiday.

    Hi Stuart. Good feedback and understand your comment on storage. We are addressing that shortly to tweak things for future guests. Rob Property Owner

    Reviewed by Stuart4.4Dec 2022

  • "Well, what’s not to love about The Cosy Peacock?"

    The decor and furniture is beautiful with a peacock theme throughout. A well laid out kitchen with a great range of equipment, crockery and utensils - and underfloor heating which was a joy given we were there in a bit of a cold snap! The sitting room is very spacious with a great view over the stunning countryside. It’s so peaceful and quiet. If you fill up the bird feeders outside, the birds come in their droves! The main bathroom has a great bath and great lighting to enjoy a glass of gin (in my case) or wine (his nibs) and relax. The king sized bed is very comfy and even I slept well! It’s walking distance to the two pubs, always a plus! and The Post Office Tearoom offers great food and even has a shop area which is very handy. We can’t recommend The Cosy Peacock enough - it is the best cottage we have stayed in.

    Hi Emma, what great feedback and thank you! You obviously appreciated just how Cosy Peacock is such a great place to be and the surrounding area. Be great to welcome you both back in the future. Rob & Rachel Property Owner

    Reviewed by Emma5.0Dec 2022

  • "Another fabulous stay at the Cosy Peacock."

    We are always excited to return as it is a lovely peaceful haven away from the world. Always so well maintained and cared for by the owners. A real tonic and highly recommended.

    Thanks for your kind comments Steve and I enjoyed meeting Kim and yourself on your last day. Be great to welcome you back again! Rob Property Owner

    Reviewed by Steve5.0Nov 2022

  • "We very much enjoyed our stay here."

    Troutbeck is a great location - free of tourist crowds but close to main centres of Windermere and Ambleside. Also two excellent pubs within walking distance of the cottage. Cottage is very well equipped and the lounge area in particular is a great space to spend time, with an open balcony looking across the valley. Very good shower and wifi - key needs for us! Netflix, Amazon Prime and Disney+ can also be accessed via the TV - although we didn't end up using them. Lots of good walks from Troutbeck or a short drive up over the Kirkstone Pass. Only thing to watch out for is that, as others have pointed out, the driveway down to the parking area is pretty tight, and challenging if you have (like us) a big car. We managed it with no scrapes, but just be aware!

    Hi Christian. Thank you for the comments on your stay at Cosy Peacock. You are right, Troutbeck is a great location and in the Lakes and The Cosy Peacock is in one of the best locations in Troutbeck! Be great to see you back in the future. Rob Property Owner

    Reviewed by Christian5.0Oct 2022

  • "The bedroom with the larger bed, should be adjusted to have a smaller double bed, as their was little space to move around and a lack of storage."

    Also, we found that the heating of the property was not adequate, especially when compared to the amount we had paid for the weeks hire of the property. The kitchen, their was not enough range of trays etc to use with the large range oven, also not enough storage space for food etc. Not enough mugs and cups, glassed too delicate to use, No hand rail for the upstairs bathroom, for when leaving the upstairs bath/shower, you could hold on to the towel radiator, but if this was on, you would find it impossible to hold on to it for support. Light switches, too many, too confusing. However, good location, and we love troutbeck.

    Thank you for your feedback Matthew and for sharing your views. As you know we contact all visitors just prior to their stay to ensure they have our number so we can respond quickly to any queries or issues that may arise. We would have been happy to help with the heating if we had been informed of this issue you had. We hope you enjoyed all other aspects of our beautiful Cumbrian cottage and that you find accommodation more suitable for your needs in the future. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Matthew2.5Oct 2022

  • "My daughter and I really enjoyed our stay at The Cosy Peacock Cottage which was beautifully appointed and comfortable and the view from the Juliette balcony was superb."

    We did, however, find the parking rather daunting. I’m sure it is much easier to manage with a Range Rover or similar highly raised vehicle but not so easy with my daughter’s Audi which she ‘dinged’ on one occasion. Really think it would be helpful to alert future holiday cottage renters to the steep drive to help to avoid potential parking problems. Having said all that, I would definitely recommend The Cosy Peacock to friends as a really delightful and comfortable holiday cottage. My daughter and I love Troutbeck and have stayed in this beautiful area on several occasions in the past and I’m sure we will be back here in the near future.

    Many thanks for your feedback Pauline and really glad you have enjoyed your stay with us at Troutbeck. I appreciate your comment of your experience of the traditional Troutbeck architecture however Troutbeck is a Conservation Area and it is imperative to maintain the historic aspect. Be really great to see you again for your Lakeland stay. Rob Property Owner

    Reviewed by Pauline4.4Sep 2022

  • "We had a great holiday at the cosy peacock."

    The cottage is very comfortable, amazing views and extremely well equipped. We arrived to some lovely treats and the dog was very well catered for with the owner providing dog bowls and a towel for the dog. It was great to have a garden to sit in and for the dog.

    Reviewed by Malcolm5.0Aug 2022

  • "Cottage is beautiful inside and out, very facility you could wish for."

    Troutbeck is wonderful area. Parking for the Cosy Peacock is very tight and a big 4x4 car won’t be able to use parking for cottage. Downstairs shower was not working & needed to be replaced which was replaced over (two days). No water for 24 hours due to United Utilities, container of water delivered 2nd day onwards.

    Hi John. Thank you for your feedback but I must say your score is rather unfair. I made it very clear to you before you arrived that the shower needed to be replaced and effected a remarkably quick turnaround to ensure you had the use of the additional shower for your stay (which you seemed to be very grateful for). In addition the lack of water was not down to ourselves but down to United Utilities. The lack of water was reported on Sunday evening and a water container was delivered in to you the following day which most people would say is pretty good?! (Which you seemed to be very grateful for). The parking to the cottages is tight due to the historic nature of the properties but many large vehicles use it on a regular basis. Rob. Property Owner

    Reviewed by John3.4Aug 2022

  • "We thoroughly enjoyed our week at the Cosy Peacock, location was perfect for where we wanted to visit."

    The Cottage has been furnished to a high standard no expensive spared on quality of fixtures and fittings, really thoughtful, tasteful items, and everything you could wish for in the kitchen. The Juliette balcony provided a beautiful view, so we made the most of opening the doors and enjoying a glass of wine taking in the view. Welcome pack was a nice touch, good quality items which we enjoyed. The cleanliness could have been better, especially in the bathroom, slow draining, mouldy grout things that you’d address in a deep clean rather than a quick change over. Also the low level fridge was missing the drinks shelf so that limited space when you had to put milks and juice in the fridge so that needs replacing. Signage at the top if allowed would be useful as the Sat Nav overshoots and down a lane, the driveway is quite narrow and we damaged our car on the flint wall but we have a very large SUV but that shouldn’t deter you from booking the Cosy Peacock as the pluses far outweigh the minuses. Our love affair with the Lakes will continue, thank you.

    Hi Leanda and thank you for your comments and good hear that you really enjoyed your time at Cosy Peacock. I appreciate the drinks shelf in the fridge door could ideally do with replacing which is happening this coming weekend, so all good. Many thanks Rob Property Owner

    Reviewed by Leanda4.1Jun 2022

  • "We loved our stay at the cosy peacock, it was an absolute gem ."

    Perfectly situated for great walks from the door. Beautiful views from the house and a lovely garden for the dogs to play on with their ball . Nothing but good to say about our stay and will definitely be booking another stay . Thank you also for the little treats that awaited us on arrival and the texts , a lovely touch .xxxx

    Hi Helen. Many thanks for your kind comments about Cosy Peacock and glad you had a great time. Look forward to welcoming you back! Rob & Rachel Property Owner

    Reviewed by Helen4.7Jun 2022

  • "Beautiful location Beautiful views spotlessly clean could do with a wood store ..."

    Beautiful location Beautiful views spotlessly clean could do with a wood store pay when you leave base's the arrival gifts are a nice touch

    Hi Andrew. Glad you enjoyed your stay and thank you for your considered comments. Regarding the wood store in our experience it would be difficult to manage effectively, however there are many places in the local area where additional wood can be purchased. As you will know we always provide a starter basket of wood on guest arrival. Hopefully see you in person for your next visit! Rob & Rachel Property Owner

    Reviewed by Andrew5.0May 2022

  • "We’ve just returned home after an amazing week in The Lake District."

    The Cosy Peacock could not have been better, amazing place, incredible views and a perfect setting to return to after a day hiking - we will most definitely be back!!

    Hi Kim. Really good to meet you both last Thursday. So glad you have made the best of Cosy Peacock and appreciated just how special the cottage is. Look forward to seeing you again soon! Rob & Rachel. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Kim5.0Apr 2022

  • "The Cosy Peacock is a beautiful home-from-home with incredible fell views."

    Excellent location on the doorstep of beautiful walks and right in between two pub / eateries. The accommodation is decorated to a high standard, the beds are extremely comfortable and there is plenty of lounge area seating. Not to mention the Juliette balcony affording fantastic views. We had a great stay and the hosts were on hand throughout. Not that we needed anything. The welcome hamper was a nice touch as were the fresh spring daffodils on our arrival. Thank you Rob and Rachel.

    Hi Natalie. So glad you have had a great break and have been able to enjoy our special place, Cosy Peacock. Rob & Rachel. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Natalie5.0Apr 2022

  • "We had a great holiday in the Lake District."

    The location of the cottage is fabulous for exploring the area, and Troutbeck is wonderful (especially with the fields full of lambs!). The underfloor heating and radiator in the bathroom didn't work, we tried to follow the instructions to turn them on. We were told (by Rob) the instruction sheet left there was for next door and a tradesman was coming to replace the radiator the next day, so clearly it was a known issue. It would have been courteous to have been told in advance. Leaving keys out for someone to access the property wasn't ideal, and the tradesman was in the house for over two hours so we couldn't access the upstairs. Things breaking/needing replacing are to be expected but the situation could have been handled much better with warning and an apology for any inconvenience. Both beds are zip beds (two joined together) but the smaller one didn’t have a mattress protector on so it was uncomfortable. Before we booked I did ask if one of the rooms had zip beds to make into single beds but was told this wasn't possible (not sure why). Both bedrooms only have one light switch by the door so if you're sleeping on the far side you can't turn the light on/off! Strange design especially when the lounge has so many light switches! The kitchen doesn't have any empty cupboard space to put any food, it's a lovely looking kitchen but isn't practical. A few other small things; the inside fridge door is broken, the wheels on the dishwasher tray need replacing and the wok was left in a dreadful state (I sent Rob a photo of the wok so he knew we hadn't ruined it, his response was the cleaner has a short window between guests). The house could have been cleaner, I’m not sure it had been hoovered especially the stairs. Nevertheless we loved the Lakes and will be back.

    Dear Sonia. Gosh, wow - so many things! Obviously Cosy Peacock is not for you but you seem to have forgotten the special things we did for you like helping you with your pushbikes to say the least?? I hope you choose accommodation more suiting to yourselves for your stay in the Lake District next time so you are able to actually enjoy your break. Rob Property Owner

    Reviewed by Sonia2.8Apr 2022

  • "Very nicely presented, comfortable cottage with lots of facilities in a great location between the 2 pubs and with walks from the door."

    We enjoyed several good meals at The Mortal Man.

    Hi Jaki and thank you for your kind comments about your stay at Cosy Peacock. The Queen's Head and the Mortal Man are great local pubs which are minutes away on foot. It is great to welcome back guests who have been returning for many years and we look forward to seeing you again soon! Rob & Rachel Property Owner

    Reviewed by Jaki5.0Mar 2022

  • "Beautiful well equipped property, loved all the attention to detail and little touches."

    thoroughly enjoyed our stay, and will be back to this wonderful cottage in a wonderful part of our country.

    Reviewed by Susan5.0Feb 2022

  • "Our stay at The Cosy Peacock was very comfortable and relaxing."

    The cottage is beautifully furnished and the lounge in particular which has superb views over the Troutbeck valley! The welcome pack was also a luxurious and thoughtful touch. The cottage is ideally placed with walks from the door and ten minutes by car, in either direction to Ambleside and Windermere. We would highly recommend The Cosy Peacock and would love a return visit!

    Reviewed by Lorraine4.7Feb 2022

  • "We returned to the Cosy Peacock this February and it provided the refuge and comfort we had enjoyed before and had hoped for again."

    The location, its proximity to good walks, views and two great pubs, the quiet of Troutbeck and easy road access to other locations, makes it a super destination. The cottage itself is really well equipped and furnished - a haven from the wildest weather and a pleasure to spend time in and return to after a long hike or a day exploring.

    Thank you Kathryn and so glad you enjoyed your stay once again! It's really positive to keep seeing guests returning. Rob. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Kathryn5.0Feb 2022

  • "The cottage is beautifully positioned in the village and sets a very high standard for accommodation."

    The drive is very steep and very narrow and parking can be an issue…. But it is everywhere in troutbeck. Long estate cars or big SUV’s may struggle. Storage space seems limited but in fairness , 4 adults and one dog managed adequately for a week in winter… the cottage description did not mention a washer/drier so we all brought too much stuff, perhaps this needs adding to the description. These points in no way detracted from our stay which we thoroughly enjoyed. The owners were superb when we contacted re issues with a heated towel rail. Lovely property , amazing views from the lounge.

    Thank you for you kind and considered comments Lesley which are completely fair. I would however say that I drive a Jaguar I-Pace and don't have any problem and the gardener brings a transit van down the drive. We shall contact Lakelovers so they can add the washer/dryer to the description. Glad you had a fab break and look forward to welcoming you back soon! Rob Property Owner

    Reviewed by Lesley4.7Feb 2022

  • "Lovely cottage in a fantastic location and great views."

    Great facilities within walking distance. This is the second time we have stayed and will surely book again.

    Thanks for your kind comments John and glad you had a fabulous time! Looking foreward to welcoming you back soon. Rob. Property Owner

    Reviewed by John5.0Jan 2022

  • "Excellent location, but parking a struggle if you have a large car and there are two couples both with cars."

    Not much cupboard storage in kitchen. (we stayed over Christmas) Only Freezer box in fridge as apposed to a fridge freezer. Limited storage for clothing in bedrooms only two coat hangers in one room. A very tight squeeze shimmying around the bed in superking room. Also dog poop left on back garden grass. We don’t have a dog !

    Hi Alan. Many thanks for taking the time to leave some feedback and we are glad you had a good time in Troutbeck over the Christmas period. We do highlight to guests who bring a dog with them that it is their responsibility to keep the garden clear so thank you for bringing this issue to our attention and we shall ensure the garden is checked regularly. Your other points are also noted. We look forward to welcoming you back to the Cosy Peacock in the future, Property Owner

    Reviewed by Alan4.1Dec 2021

  • "We have sent them a couple of photos re the cleaning aspect of the cottage."

    This is no way detracted from a wonderful stay, apart from the rain. Rob was very accommodation when we were without electricity for a night, paying for our breakfast at a local hotel. ❤️

    Thanks for your comments Sally and glad you enjoyed your stay at Cosy Peacock. We have made sure the coffee pod holder as you pointed out is now spotless! Rob Property Owner

    Reviewed by Sally4.4Oct 2021

  • "Perfect property in a perfect situation"

    Reviewed by Carol5.0Aug 2021

  • "Absolutely fabulous place to stay, tucked away off the main road and on a hillside so you can enjoy the views of the fells."

    From walking into the modern kitchen you can feel the quality, everything you need in a kitchen, maybe a bit more storage, then a beautiful downstairs wet room, a walk up the stairs to the lounge and the views are gorgeous, nice to sit down with the French doors open with a coffee or a glass of wine and relax with the views, plenty of comfy seating and a lovely log burner. The bedrooms are small but perfect, maybe the pillows are a bit soft but that's a personnel choice, a very modern bathroom with shower and lovely led lighting on the ceiling that you can change the colour whilst you soak in the bath. I managed 3 full days out walking straight from the cottage and 2 excellent pubs either side of you a 5 min walk, the Queens Head or the Mortal man, which was our favourite. All in all we loved our stay and will definitely go back and highly recommend, thank you Rob for letting us stay in your cottage.

    Reviewed by Andrew5.0Jul 2021

  • "A great location with walks from the door and two pubs nearby."

    Reviewed by David4.7Jul 2021

  • "We had a wonderful week in the Cosy Peacock in Troutbeck."

    Absolutely loved Troutbeck and didn't go anywhere else for our walking as there was plenty to do around the area. The Juliette balcony in the lounge with its stunning view was our favourite place to relax. Highly recommended.

    Reviewed by Kaz5.0Jul 2021

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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.


  • 2 bedrooms: Second floor 1 x super king size, 1 x king size, 1 x family bathroom with monsoon shower over bath
  • Ground floor 1 x slate wet-room with shower and wc
  • Kitchen
  • First floor sitting room with Juliette balcony
  • Private outdoor dining area.
  • Electric central and underfloor heating
  • Wood burning stove with firelighters and logs
  • Range cooker with induction hob, instant boiling water tap, microwave, fridge freezer, dishwasher, wine fridge, Washer/dryer
  • TVs in bedrooms, sitting room and kitchen, DVD, WiFi, patio furniture, Bose sound link
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Parking for 2 cars
  • Welcome pack and toiletries provided
  • No babies or children under 16
  • Two pets welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking.

The property

With outstanding views, stunning décor and luxury fittings, The Cosy Peacock is a cottage with the wow factor.

Set in the popular Troutbeck Valley, with the vibrant villages of Windermere and Ambleside on the doorstep, this cottage offers the best of peaceful rural living with cinemas, restaurants and shops only a few minutes’ drive away.

Set across three levels, with outdoor dining area and garden, The Cosy Peacock is a great choice for two couples or family wanting to make the most of their time in the Lake District.

On the ground floor is the outrageously smart kitchen.

A large range, granite worktops and even a wine cooler take self-catering to a whole new level.

A dining area for four and luxury slate wet room complete the ground floor accommodation. The first floor, full of character with wooden beams, open fire and exposed stone walls provides a glorious living space.

The Juliette balcony offers guests the chance to make the most of the views, which can also be enjoyed from the comfortable sofas and chairs.

This is a perfect spot for relaxing after a hard day walking, or shopping! Upstairs the two sumptuous bedrooms, with luxury bedding, TVs and gorgeous house bathroom will be hard to leave.

Black-out blinds and underfloor heating add the finishing touch to luxury living and sleeping.

Outside guests can enjoy splendid views from the comfort of a private patio area, perfect for al-fresco dining or an aperitif.

Make the most of the evening light while watching pets and children have fun in the great outdoors.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £350.

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About the location


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.

No babies or children under 16.