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Woodside Cottage


Sleeps: 6


Pets: 3


Bedrooms: 3

Key Features of this property

  • Coastal Property
  • Wifi
  • Car parking on site
  • Enclosed Garden / Patio
  • Pub within 1 mile
  • Pets stay free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Woodburning Stove
  • Baby and Toddler Friendly

All Features of this property

  • Barbecue
  • Dishwasher
  • Enclosed Garden/Patio
  • Garden / Patio
  • Golf nearby
  • Highchair
  • Pub within 1 mile
  • Pets – no charge
  • Stairgate
  • Woodburning Stove
  • Decorated at Christmas
  • WiFi
  • Baby and Toddler Friendly
  • Cot Available
  • Washing Machine
  • Coastal within 5 miles
  • Parking - On Site
  • Shower Cubicle

Accommodation description

Ground Floor:
Step to entrance.
Living/dining room: With wood burner, 42" Sky Smart TV (entertainment package), DVD player, Wii, day bed and tiled floor.
2 steps to...
Kitchen: With electric range, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine and tiled floor.

First Floor:
Seating area.
Bedroom 1: With double bed.
Bathroom: With roll-top bath, shower cubicle, toilet and heated towel rail.
Shower room: With shower cubicle, toilet and heated towel rail.

Second Floor:
Bedroom 2: With double bed.
Bedroom 3: With twin beds.

Air source central heating (underfloor on ground floor), electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Initial logs for wood burner included. Travel cot, highchair and stairgate.

Enclosed garden with decked patio, garden furniture and BBQ. Private parking for 2 cars; additional on road parking available. No smoking. Please note: There is a step to the patio.

Located in the village of Backbarrow, just a couple of miles from the shores of Lake Windermere and 8 miles from the historic market town of Ulverston, Woodside Cottage is perfect for couples and families seeking a comfortable base from which to explore Cumbria’s stunning Lake District. This charming, end of terrace property, built in the 1800s as a mill worker’s cottage, has been literally taken back to its bare bones and transformed by the owners into a truly splendid home, which now provides stunning up-to-date accommodation. The property is spread over three floors and has been thoughtfully designed and beautifully presented. On the ground floor there is a spacious living/dining room with a lovely feature fireplace with wood burner. Two steps lead up to the well-equipped kitchen. On the first floor is a comfortable double bedroom, contemporary shower room and a stunning family bathroom, which has an elegant roll-top bath and separate shower cubicle. There is also a seating area on the landing which is the ideal place to sit and read a book in peace. The second floor has two further bedrooms, one of which looks out towards the Haverthwaite-Lakeside railway line. If you are lucky enough, you may see a steam train go chugging past (trains run between 10am and 5pm April to October). Outside, there is an enclosed garden with decked patio, and a driveway for 2 cars.

The nearest main town is Ulverston, 8 miles, known for being the birthplace of Stan Laurel and home to the world’s only Laurel and Hardy museum. Ulverston is a very traditional market town with historic buildings and cobbled streets, and it also marks the start of the 70-mile Cumbrian Way. Here you will find a good selection of shops, cafés, bars and restaurants. Ideal for families, there is lots to see and do within easy reach. Less than half a mile from the cottage is the Lakeland Motor Museum, and Haverthwaite railway station is just 1 mile away. You can take a beautifully restored steam locomotive on a scenic journey through the Leven Valley to Lakeside station. Once at Lakeside, you can explore the Lakes Aquarium or connect with Windermere cruises and take a steamer to Bowness or Ambleside.

Children will enjoy the world famous Beatrix Potter attraction at Bowness, 10 miles. For something more adventurous, why not visit Grizedale Forest with its many walks, mountain bike trails, segways, sculpture trail and GoApe treetop adventure? Foodies will enjoy a visit to the nearby village of Cartmel, 7 miles. Famous for its sticky toffee pudding, this characterful village is also the home of a Michelin starred restaurant as well as attracting many visitors to its racecourse. Other places to visit within easy driving distance include Furness Abbey, 15 miles, Holker Hall, 6 miles, Sizergh Castle, 15 miles, and the Edwardian coastal town of Grange-over-Sands, 9 miles. Shop 2 miles, pub/restaurant 300 yards.

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Guest reviews of this property

9.2 out of 10 – based on 13 reviews collected by ReeVoo
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2 nights - mostly start on Fri or Sat
3 nights - must start on Fri

4 nights - must start on Mon
5 nights - 22nd or 29th Dec 2012 only.

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The was price indicates the price at June 2018. The discount applies to the accommodation price only. Depending on popularity and property availability, we can withdraw or extend any offer. Subject to availability. Booking Conditions apply.

Pets stay free

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£20 super low deposit

"1.These terms and conditions should be read with the Booking Conditions and insurance information in our brochures or on our website. Especially note Sections 2, 4 and 7 of the Booking Conditions. 2. Offer applies only to bookings for 2020 and 2021 which are booked between 10th January and 20th January 2020 3. The low deposit payable under this offer is £20. 4. Does not apply to properties that sleep 10 or more. 5. The difference between the £20 low deposit and the usual deposit shown in our main brochure or website is payable with the balance payment, which we must receive no later than 10 weeks before your booking starts, or at the time of cancellation if you cancel your booking. This payment will include all applicable charges as detailed on your booking confirmation, including any insurance premiums and any Ferry costs. If payment is not received in full on time, we can treat your booking as cancelled by you for a non-refundable reason. If this happens, you will be responsible for cancellation charges (as shown in our main brochure or our website) including any deferred Booking Fee, Personal Travel Insurance and Ferry crossings that you have chosen to buy, all of which must be paid immediately. 6. Not available with any other offer except offers featured in our main brochure. 7. Depending on popularity and property availability, this offer may be extended or withdrawn."


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