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DELIGHTFUL 200 YEAR OLD STONE COTTAGE IN THE HEART OF THE LAKE DISTRICT

Caroline

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Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights
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DELIGHTFUL 200 YEAR OLD STONE COTTAGE IN THE HEART OF THE LAKE DISTRICT

Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday cottage in Cumbria & Lake District National Park - Birch Cottage

Sleeps 4: large double + twin -full size beds. Bathroom with bath + sep shower

Birch Cottage is set just above the small friendly town of Ambleside surrounded by mountains and at the head of Lake Windermere. 4 minutes walk downhill takes you to pubs, restaurants and even a cinema. Or walk from the door across the hills to other lakes and villages.

The cottage is loved by owner and visitors alike. A traditional terrace set out on 3 floors, it is centrally heated and comfortably furnished throughout. The top floor is made into a huge double room with an extra seating area with view to Wansfell. The middle floor has a cosy twin, also with views and a roomy bathroom with large bath and separate power shower. The ground floor is open plan. Lounge has 2 double leather sofas, living flame gas fire, TV with video player, books, games & information folder. Kitchen area has full size gas cooker, microwave, electric kettle, toaster, iron and a wide range of utensils and crockery.

Outside a private garden with lovely views, table & chairs. Parking for 1 car on private road

Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • pets not allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment

Caroline

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I was looking for a pied a terre in my favourite location in the world but fell in love with this beautiful cottage which I couldn't afford. It belonged to a famous local climber Bill Birkett and was already a holiday let so I just took the plunge, thinking that then lots of people would be able to enjoy it and I would be better able to afford it. Win, win!!

Caroline purchased this cottage in 1998

I just love it - I've made it into a welcoming home from home. And it has a tranquil private enclosed garden from where you can watch the sun rise or fall over Wansfell while you listen to the birds and the waterfall [when in spate] as you sip your morning coffee or a glass or two. Cheers!

As I holiday here myself when I can the cottage has lots of extra equipment & personal touches which most commercial holiday homes don't have. It is meant to be a real escape from the world.

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights
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Location

Nearest Airport
120 Miles
Manchester
Nearest Train
6 Miles
Windermere
Nearest Motorway
22 Miles
M6
Nearest Beach
35 Miles
beach
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Kilometres
The Golden Rule pub
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Kilometres
The Glass House
Car: not necessary

Just off the Kirkstone Road above Ambleside the tiny hamlet of Edinboro is perfectly located for a peaceful holiday relaxing in the garden or walking high mountains or tranquil valleys with glorious views all around. Relax by the fire or stroll into the small friendly market-town of Ambleside where there are many pubs, cafes, top class restaurants, late night food stores, bakers and local butchers. You can also walk to Lake Windermere to take a cruise or an open top [open in summer only!] bus to other lakes or hire a bike if you are feeling energetic. A different walk could be taken every day for over a week without even getting into the car.

Other Activities: Cinema

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Availability & Rates

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Rental rates for this holiday cottage in Cumbria & Lake District National Park, England

Rental Basis:
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Rental rates quoted in:
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Rental Period Minimum Rate Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Rate
 
school hols
25 Jul 2014 - 1 Sep 2014
3 night minimum stay
£287
for 3 nights
£610
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£245
for 2 nights
From
£100
£645
£2,045
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning £45
Notes Short breaks are available off- season.
Rental rate includes all fuel. Linen & towels with beds made up optional - extra £4pp
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Cumbria & Lake District National Park in England

Property Type:
  • cottage (terraced)
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 80 m²
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
  • mountain
Theme:
  • Sports & Activities
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Heating ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Parking ...
Kitchen:
  • Kitchen
  • Hob
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Toaster
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Refrigerator
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Dining ...
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , roomy with large original cast bath - perfect for sharing!
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , charming sunny room with original features, view
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , the entire top floor has extra seating area with views
  • 1 double, 1 twin
Entertainment:
  • Television ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Books ...
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Radio
Outside:
  • Garden ...
  • 4 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • pets not allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • walking
  • horse riding
  • bird watching
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain climbing
  • tennis
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • sailing
Notes:
Sorry smoking and pets are NOT allowed!

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