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Langdale, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 1041516)


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  • 6 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes

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

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23 Customer Review(s)

  • Jamie

    “Amazing cottage in an amazing place.”

    Stayed here many times and will be staying again many times more.

    Stayed here many times and will be staying again many times more.

    - Jamie, September 2023

    Thank you for your feedback. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay with us at Wythebank. We do hope to welcome you again in the future. The owner relations team - Lakelovers Property Owner


  • 3 bedrooms, 1 x super king size or twin (please confirm when booking), 1 x king size, 1 x double
  • Bathroom with bath and shower over, basin and wc
  • Ground floor shower room
  • Kitchen and dining area
  • Utility room
  • 2 x sitting rooms.
  • Oil central heating
  • Electric oven with induction hob, microwave, dishwasher, fridge, freezer, washer, dryer, TV, DVD, piano, WiFi, wood burning stoves, private water supply, drying cupboard
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Private parking
  • Two pets welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Phone for local and emergency calls
  • 20 mins stroll from pub.

The property

This glorious detached 17th century Lakeland cottage occupies a sublime setting within the magnificent Tilberthwaite Valley between Langdale and Coniston alongside the awe inspiring slate quarry Hodge Close. It is set in picturesque, complete seclusion, circumscribed by simply breathtaking, uninterrupted views in every direction. For an outstanding Lake District holiday in a truly magical setting - this is a special place and one to spend your precious time together soaking up Lakeland's luxuries. Step inside and take pleasure in the outstanding features echoed throughout, a secluded country Lake District atmosphere blends effortlessly with 21st century life but the views remain exactly the same, walk out into the garden or admire from the true picture windows, here you can't help but fall in love with the setting. Leave aside the 'million dollar setting' for a moment and wander into this beautiful cottage, brimming with character and charm yet modern and light. What a great place to unwind and get away from it all, with direct access onto a maze of magnificent walks including the famous Cathedral Caves and Slater's Bridge. Whether you are celebrating a happy event or just spending time with your favourite people, Wythebank is a magical treat. Enjoy the luxury bathrooms, sumptuous bedrooms, 21st century kitchen, a dining area fit for any formal gathering complete with doors straight out the garden and the relaxing living spaces with warming woodburners, all wrapped up in sophisticated technology, are but a few things to mention. A picture perfect 20 minute walk will bring you to The Three Shires, a county pub serving great food and real ales and the famous Drunken Duck inn and Langdale's Old Dungeon Ghyll are both within a short distance. This location has everything you could wish for. == Accommodation in detail A single tracked, tarmacked country lane winds up to Wythebank with private parking right outside, there are two entrances to this property but we shall lead you through the garden and patio area into the bright and airy dining area which is open to the well equipped kitchen; here there is a beautiful monsoon shower room and outside the kitchen is a useful utility / boot room. A corridor leads to what we call the snug, a cosy room to cuddle up on the relaxing sofas by the fire or even gather round the piano! Then into the lounge, also displaying a warming woodburner, what a great room to spread out and relax in, admiring the views from the window seats. Upstairs to the three bedrooms with vaulted ceilings, one king size; one double and one super king size which can be separated into a twin room, so please say how you would like this arranging when booking. On this level is a bathroom with shower over a 'P' shaped bath. Please take care with young children in the garden. There is a low wall with a bank dropping off the other side. Location Wythebank nestles between Little Langdale and Coniston, in a peaceful and secluded spot. There are a handful of traditional cottages here, as well as the awe inspiring Hodge Close Quarry. A self-catering cottage in Tilberthwaite makes a great base for walking in the Lake District. The property is surrounded by scenic strolls for all abilities, and there are many famous Lake District walking routes nearby including a path to Holme Fell starting via a gate straight from the gardens of your property. The Langdale Valley is overlooked by the famous Langdale Pikes and offers wonderfully scenic valley strolls. Coniston Water and the Coniston Old Man fell walk are also within easy reach. For the more adventurous A holiday cottage in Little Langdale makes a magical retreat for walking in the Lake District, or simply soaking up the breathtaking scenery. Under the Lingmoor Fells, Little Langdale is approached via Blea Tarn on a winding road and Wythebank is approached by a narrow lane from the opposite direction. You'll come across a select few excellent country pubs in the Langdale Valley, serving real Lakeland ale and hearty meals to refuel you after a day in the fresh air. For sophisticated shopping, acclaimed Lake District restaurants and the delights of Lake Windermere's shores, head to Ambleside. It's only a few miles away and the perfect place to stock up the kitchen. A short stroll will take you from the village centre to Waterhead Pier. From there, Windermere Lake Cruises provide a scenic route to Bowness and Lakeside.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £200.

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About the location


Grasmere 4.4 miles; Windermere 4.7 miles; Keswick 16.7 miles.

Lying at the northern tip of Lake Windermere, England’s largest lake, Ambleside makes a superb base for touring the central Lakes, with Grasmere and the Langdale Valley just a short drive away. There is plenty to do here - cruises, boat trips and watersports on Lake Windermere itself and numerous shops, restaurants and pubs in the village to suit all tastes. On the lakeside at Waterhead, the parkland offers lovely views down the lake and a short stretch of beach, whilst a walk in the other direction, following Stock Ghyll through woodland, will bring you to the entrancing waterfall of Stock Ghyll Force. Along with the Lake and the great walking on offer, Ambleside is also famous for its annual rushbearing ceremony and the diminutive 17th century “Bridge House” - one of the most photographed buildings in the Lake District and now the National Trust Information Centre.