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Seathwaite Cottage - Detached cottage, quiet yet convenient location

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5 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
9 guests
Minimum stay varies
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A large detached 16th Century cottage. In idyllic location. Sleeping 9 in 5 bedrooms with ensuite shower room, main bathroom and ground floor wet room. A rural retreat close to Ambleside - 10 minutes walk. Sympathetically furnished to a high standard. 3 King size beds, 3 singles. Full of character, light and spacious; original oak beams with good ceiling heights. Sitting areas in main bedrooms with sofas. Additional dressing/sitting area with small tv to 1st bedroom (and ensuite shower room.) Parking for 3 cars (2 large spaces, 1 smaller in car port.) Single track lane, one property beyond us; Ideal for walking groups or families. Freesat tv (SKY), Wifi. Beautiful, sunny terraced garden; some rooms and top patio have views to the Langdales. Walks to the fells from the door. ...A large detached 16th Century cottage. In idyllic location. Sleeping 9 in 5 bedrooms with ensuite shower room, main bathroom and ground floor wet room. A rural retreat close to Ambleside - 10 minutes walk. Sympathetically furnished to a high standard. 3 King size beds, 3 singles. Full of character, light and spacious; original oak beams with good ceiling heights. Sitting areas in main bedrooms with sofas. Additional dressing/sitting area with small tv to 1st bedroom (and ensuite shower room.) Parking for 3 cars (2 large spaces, 1 smaller in car port.) Single track lane, one property beyond us; Ideal for walking groups or families. Freesat tv (SKY), Wifi. Beautiful, sunny terraced garden; some rooms and top patio have views to the Langdales. Walks to the fells from the door. Ambleside 10 minutes walk with restaurants, shops, pubs, cafes, cinemas, churches. Visitor attractions within easy reach by bus and car. Boating on the lake, tennis and crazy golf in the village; golf not far away. Beatrix Potter house and attraction within 20 minutes drive. Quiet location. Suitable for walkers,cyclists and families. Well equipped kitchen, 5 ring gas hob, circotherm oven. Microwave; Miele dishwasher; washing machine; tumble dryer, fridge/freezer and additional large fridge. Lounge with flat screen tv, dvd player, separate dining room seating 9. Children welcome - dogs by arrangement. Studio/sitting area, ideal for members of the family to lounge around and play their music.More
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About the Owner
Brenda M
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:July 2013
Interaction with guests
Pay direct or through secure online booking site If paying direct you will be given my personal name, Email address, telephone numbers, and address when you decide to book. During your stay our wonderful team of Adam and Michelle will be on hand should you have any problems - telephone numbers provided. The cot is a travel cot, needing large undersheet - (Mothercare not big enough) If you need help with planning activities or walks we are happy to provide suggestions.
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a lovely stay in this cottage with all our family of 9. Our only complaint is that the two downstairs bedrooms are very dark and dingy, almost dungeon like. This is due to the lack of decent sized windows, so it became a...More

Date of stay: October 2019
Thank Brian K
Reviewed 8 July 2019

Although up a hill, it only took ten minutes to walk into Ambleside (perhaps 15 minutes back!) so we thought the location was excellent. The bedrooms were very comfortable and the cottage is very old and full of character. The garden is lovely and the...More

Date of stay: July 2019
Thank Margaret12s
Cosmopolitan481013, VR Owner at Seathwaite Cottage - Detached cottage, quiet yet convenient location, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2019

So pleased you enjoyed the comfort and character of the cottage The off road private parking is certainly a bonus in the area. We hope you will return Brenda Mackey and Family

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Reviewed 12 June 2019 via mobile

Parking was a nightmare.the cottage was very dark and had a very small lounge area with only comfortable seating for 4 adults .also it was a long uphill walk back from Ambleside and we are very fit .Enjoyed our stay but would not go back...More

Date of stay: June 2019
Thank Robert V
Cosmopolitan481013, VR Owner at Seathwaite Cottage - Detached cottage, quiet yet convenient location, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2019

Pleased you enjoyed your stay We wish you well for future holidays.

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Reviewed 25 March 2019

Date of stay: March 2019
Cosmopolitan481013, VR Owner at Seathwaite Cottage - Detached cottage, quiet yet convenient location, responded to this reviewResponded 2 April 2019

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Reviewed 15 September 2018

The cottage was such a beauty. Very cozy, very Cumbrian and simply made everyone in our group happy. We're already thinking about our next holiday. The cottage was so spacious and we enjoyed the walks to Ambleside from the cottage. Brenda is very welcoming and...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Sami A
Cosmopolitan481013, VR Owner at Seathwaite Cottage - Detached cottage, quiet yet convenient location, responded to this reviewResponded 18 January 2019

So pleased you found the cottage to be so perfect for you. Thank you for taking the time to post a review I hope to hear from you for a future holiday Best wishes Brenda Mackey

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Housekeeping Included
Outdoor Dining Area
Towels Provided
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Private Garden
Cycling Trips
Books
Hairdryer
TV
Parking
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Internet Access
VCR
Toaster
Telephone
Cooker
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Alarm Clock
Central Heating
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
Iron
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Balcony
Mountain Views
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Terrace
Patio
Fireplace
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Does this holiday rental have a dining room?YesNoUnsure
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About the neighbourhood
The Lake District National Park, Cumbria, covers a large area with many lakes and low and high fells Winderemere, Bowness on Winderemere, Grizedale Forest, Grasmere, Hawkshead and Coniston are all within a few miles of Ambleside, offering visitors varied and interesting galleries, museums and visitor attractions. Kendal is the nearest larger town. There are National Trust properties in the area, together with other houses and gardens to visit. There are cycle routes on the fells as well as walks too numerous to mention here Winderemere is home to Lakeland's main store and also to Booths splendid supermarket Local butcher is excellent Mr Garside on North Street
Getting around
Walks from the cottage across to Skelwith Bridge, Loughrigg, Wansfell and many more Access to high fells from the cottage: Red Screes, Dove Crag, Fairfield Round Buses run from the village to Kendal, Hawkshead, Grasmere and Coniston. Boats from Waterhead to Wray Castle, Brockhole Visitor Centre, and Bowness.
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