If you and your loved ones are seeking a beautifully-presented holiday accommodation to one of the most sought-after locations within the Lake District National Park, look no further than The Old Water Mill. This converted mill has been immaculately transformed to offer a family of eight guests a chance to enjoy the surrounding area, with striking features such as the River Sprint views, a hot tub and a woodburning stove, ensuring luxury.
Savour your surroundings before heading inside to the utility, which is a spacious room, complete with laundry equipment and space to store muddy boots and rain coats. Cross the stunning underheated floor that sooths the soles that have spent the day on the surrounding fells and discover the open-plan living room, which acts as the sociable hub of the home. The modern kitchen suite is certain to encourage a spot of home-cooking with the use of a Range cooker, a microwave, fridge/freezer and a dishwasher for keeping the space clutter free. The elegant dining table is a great spot for tucking into meals, toasting to a wonderful holiday and simply enjoying the company of your family, whilst the sitting area invites you to unwind, whilst the woodburning stove offers a gentle warmth. During the summer evenings, be sure to spend time out on the balcony, where outdoor table and chairs offers an alternative spot for alfresco dining and a hot tub is awaiting to savour a moment of relaxation beneath a canopy of stars. As the evening draws to a close, catch your rest within one of the four bedrooms, comprising of a ground-floor king-size with en-suite walk-in shower, basin and WC, whilst upstairs is a super-king-size with en-suite bath, basin and WC, a super-king-size with en-suite walk-in shower, basin and WC and a king-size bedroom with Jack-and-Jill access to bathroom with bath, walk-in shower, basin and WC.
Please note that the river that flows to the side of the property is active and when the weather is bad it can run quite fast and fill up quickly, for this reason we will only be allowing children over the age of 11.
When you can bring yourself to leave The Old Water Mill, head into the centre of Kendal where you will happen upon a wealth of amenities, as well as superb attractions including the beautiful historic Kendal Castle before admiring the artwork at The Abbot Hall Art Gallery and brushing up on the local history with a visit to the Museum of Lakeland Life and the Quaker Tapestry Museum. Avid ramblers will be spoilt for choice by the fells that surround, with opportunity to explore Cunswick Scar, Potter Fell, Whitbarrow - Lord's Seat and Sallows. More outdoor adventure can be found nearby on Lake Windermere, offering opportunities for canoeing, sailing, windsurfing, diving and boat trips, whilst Ambleside is also within close reach offering more things to do. With all of this and much more, bring your loved ones to The Old Water Mill for a superb holiday in the Lakes.
About the location
Windermere 8 miles.
A historic market town with a fine reputation for shopping, Kendal nestles on the banks of the River Kent and is known as the Southern Gateway to the Lakes. Its old cobbled lanes and byways branch off the attractive main street, and the stone ruins of 12th century Kendal Castle sit perched on a hill with views over the town. Visit The Abbot Hall Art Gallery, its regular collection holding portraits by Kendal born George Romney and works by Turner and Ruskin, with other exhibitions through its links with the Tate. Both Sizergh Castle and Levens Hall with its superb Topiary Garden are nearby, as are limestone escarpments for easy walking, offering thrilling views of the Lakeland Mountains, the Howgills and Morecambe Bay. Kendal itself is ideally placed for exploring South Lakeland, the Yorkshire Dales and beyond. With other attractions such as Kendal Museum and the Museum of Lakeland Life, the fascinating Quaker Tapestry, Lake Windermere and the wider National Park within easy reach, Kendal provides a superb base for a relaxing break.