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1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
Watermillock, Lake District, Cumbria, England

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LadyLuisa
Warrington, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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“Amazing Place”
Reviewed 29 November 2013 for a stay in November 2013
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Me and my partner stay at the Garden Flat at the end of October every year. It is a beautiful apartment located in a beautiful place. The view from the living room window is so pretty you can sit and look for hours. It is our hideaway at the end of a hard working year we relax with jigsaws, books, dvds. The flat itself is very well thought out and well equipped with everything you need and more for a relaxing break away from daily life. It is warm and cozy in the Autumn / Winter time with the mock log fire, underfloor heating in the bathroom and very comfortable bedroom. I cannot recommend it enough.

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352May
Preston, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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“Stunning view and Amazing location”
Reviewed 24 October 2013 for a stay in October 2013
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Lovely comfortable flat with an amazing view of Ullswater Lake. The flat is very well equipped for self catered, there's a pub in walking distance, lots to do nearby and a peaceful location away from the big Lake District tourist areas. The flat is perfect for sitting in the window, looking at the view with a glass of wine or reading a book. I stayed with my partner and it felt very romantic away from everything. Super place and had a wonderful, relaxing stay, an absolute joy. Will be back!!

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Liked best: The view and peace
Liked least: Having to leave!
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Artemesia...
London
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Can't wait for our imminent visit!”
Reviewed 26 August 2013 for a stay in August 2013
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We love this little flat perched high above Ullswater in sleepy Watermillock. We've been visiting now for several years, and a year without a stay in the garden flat never feels quite complete.

The flat is cosy and well-equipped. The view from the picture window is beautiful, and you can sit and sew, or paint, or just think about things for hours. Step outside the front door and there are quiet lanes to stroll along and access to footpaths. Lovely birdlife, and if you're out early enough, you may just see a red squirrel.

We've stayed at different times of the year. Spring is maybe our favourite, because of all the daffodils in the front garden and the abundance of wildlife; but summer and autumn are lovely too. Pooley Bridge is a nice little village. Granny Dowbeckers do good lunches and cream teas. There are splendid walks along Ullswater. If it's your first visit, take the boat from Pooley Bridge to Glenridding, and don't forget a visit to Aira Force. There are plenty of comments in the guest book so read, explore, enjoy, and return.

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Jane W
Salford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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“Peaceful views and birdsong enabled creative living”
Reviewed 28 April 2013 for a stay in April 2013
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person found this review helpful

We had a short mid week break which was very quiet and peaceful.It was wonderful to breathe fresh air and the view from the flat was wonderful. The flat was comfortable and warm and well equipped. I loved sitting out reading in the sun and looking across the beautiful space. We ate very well in Pooley Bridge a few minutes drive away and luxuriated in afternoon tea at the Sharrow Bay Hotel, just across the lake.
The worst thing was that my partner broke 2 glasses as he hand washed up because the large dishwasher seemed a bit of a waste of energy.

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Liked best: Easy access to fresh open air
Liked least: II forgot my distance glasses so had to move the settee a bit to watch T.V.
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reens80
Wellingborough, United Kingdom
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“Fantastic location.....stunning views”
Reviewed 24 April 2013 for a stay in April 2013
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We were looking for a quiet location with amazing views and this flat was perfect for the two of us. For a small apartment it was really well equiped with everything we needed in the kitchen to make dinners.
There were a few niggly issues with the flat that stopped me from giving it 5 stars - i would of loved a real woodburner - the electric one was noisy and the main heater in the room didnt work so it was cold when when we arrived and took a long time to get the place warm. Not enough hot water for 2 people to have a bath or shower, we boosted it as recommended but always had to wait. The bedroom was too small to have the over-the-bed table, we kept having to climb over and around it. The garden bench ouside had a neighbours car parked in front of it the whole time we stayed, so we couldnt sit outside and enjoy the views.
But overall, we loved this flat and because of the fantastic views, and great price offered by the owner for a short last minute break, we would love to come back.

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