With a peaceful garden and superb countryside views from every window, this traditional Lakeland cottage is tucked down a peaceful country lane in the hamlet of Crook. Inside the cottage, a homely interior welcomes you as latch doors lead through stone flagged floored rooms, with exposed beams and wood burning stove.
Only a few miles from Bowness and Lake Windermere, Birchmill Cottage is a haven for keen fell walkers, but is also ideal for family breaks in the beautiful southern Lake District. There are several excellent gastro-pubs nearby and The Sun Inn is only a few minutes' walk away. In addition to the aquatic attractions of Lake Windermere there are also three golf courses within easy reach.
The 'Crook Road' (B5284) runs between Kendal and Bowness, for ease of access to the shops, entertainments and attractions of both. There are plenty of opportunities for fell walking in the immediate area.
Accommodation in detail
Garden with furniture for al-fresco dining. Entrance hall with abundant hooks for outdoor clothes. Spacious lounge with fabulous views, comfy sofas, fire and a family-sized dining table. Snug with wood burning stove, perfect for quiet relaxing and well-equipped kitchen. Upstairs, the three spacious bedrooms feature window seats for admiring the countryside scenery. All bedrooms have king size beds and the family room also includes full size bunk beds. There is an en suite to the main bedroom and also a family bathroom. For babies, a travel cot and high chair are available. Dogs are welcome and will love exploring the nearby lanes and surrounding countryside as much as you will.
The cottage has full central heating.
Birchmill Cottage is part of the scattered hamlet of Crook, only three miles from Kendal, Bowness and Lake Windermere. The surrounding Lyth and Winster Valleys offer a real air of tranquility, far from the madding crowds and famously doused with damson blossom in spring. The magnificent display of snow drops locally in early spring is unsurpassed.
Although secluded and far enough off the beaten track for an undisturbed holiday, Birchmill Cottage is ideally located only a few miles from the main routes, which give easy and quick access to all parts of the Lake District. The unique beauty of the Lakeland peninsulas, the Kent estuary and Morecambe Bay are equally accessible.
2 king size
1 family room with 1 king size & 2 bunk beds
Bathroom with 4 piece suite including freestanding roll top bath and separate shower unit
En-suite shower room
Oil fired central heating
Electric oven and hob
Rural setting but short stroll to country pub
Garden & patio
Private parking for 3 small cars or 2 large cars
Shed for bike storage with padlock