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“Peaceful Heaven”
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30 reviews
Mezzanine Area
Front of Cottage
Lounge area to relax and watch TV
Lounge area looking towards french doors
Dining & Kitchen area
Kitchen
Highchair available on request
Bedroom
Cot available on request
Upper lounge area
Bedroom
Staircase
Shower
Bathroom
Balcony area
Garden view from balcony
Private Stoned terrace
Private stoned terrace
View to private terrace
View to balcony and steps leading to parking area
Secluded garden
Secluded garden looking towards stream and pond
Snowy scene
View over Kirkby towards Black Combe
View over Kirkby Moor
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Cottage -
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 3
Kirkby in Furness, Lake District, Cumbria, England

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Howard J
Newport, United Kingdom
1 review
“Peaceful Heaven”
Reviewed 30 September 2013 for a stay in August 2013

This is one of the best properties of which my wife and I have had the privilege to stay in. Chris and Mike were wonderful hosts, providing us with a good selection of treats and wine (also a large flask of hot water and biscuits, when the Water Board did maintainance to the water mains). Very thoughful, will definately be visiting again.
100% Thanks.

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Liked best: Everything
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Older travelers
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NJSROSE
Winchester, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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“Superb cottage in stunning location”
Reviewed 21 July 2013 for a stay in July 2013

Exceptionally superb cottage in a stunning location, owned by a lovely and thoughtful couple. This little gem was great find and we had a lovely few days in the lakes. After a 6 hour journey we were greeted by smiles and were overwhelmed but the lovely cottage and gardens. There was also a welcome hamper and a cold beer on arrival. The cottage was in a great location for exploring Coniston and Windermere. We'd stay out all day and return to the cottage for a BBQ on our own roof sun trap over looking the beautiful garden and hills. Would highly recommend and hope to return again.

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Liked best: The view from every window.
Liked least: Our car did not like the small lanes to the property.
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children
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10 reviews
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“Perfect”
Reviewed 2 July 2013 for a stay in June 2013

Beatifully designed, comfortable and spotlessly clean. Everything you needed was there yet the cottage was spacious and tidy..and it had a nice big squishy warm bed too! we had a lovely stay and Chris the owner was a lovely lady.
I would highly recommend this cottage to anyone who wants to visit the Lakes.
We also visited beatrix potters teeny cottage which was very pretty in a delightful area

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Liked best: Little balcony/terrace
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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scotland
Reviewed 29 March 2013 for a stay in March 2013

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Liked best: The cottage was so well done on all fronts
Liked least: Leaving to go home!
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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GavinandJ...
Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
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“Perfect week in the Lakes”
Reviewed 5 December 2012 for a stay in August 2012

We've been to Bankwood House twice this year already and we wouldn't hesitate to visit again. It's in a great location, quiet and peaceful, but close enough to beautiful places to visit. The cottage is a home away from home for us - we love cosying up in the evenings and visiting the local area in the day. We've been to the cottage in winter and summer and both seasons are equally enjoyable. The owners make us feel really welcome and the accommodation is excellent. It's the little touches that make Bankwood House so special. We've recommended it to friends and they've loved their stay too! We'll be back to stay next year.

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Liked best: The location and quality of accommodation
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 35-49
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