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“Tranquil setting”
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Excellent
9 reviews
Well equipped galley kitchen
Family bathroom with shower over the bath
Ensuite bathroom
View from the door
Sunny patio area
View from the lane with parking for 2 - 3 cars
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2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
Grasmere, Lake District, Cumbria, England

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Doobles63
Birmingham
Level 6 Contributor
180 reviews
36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
“Tranquil setting”
Reviewed 7 November 2017 for a stay in October 2017

We chose this cottage over staying at a local hotel, partly because most hotels were booked but more importantly we wanted the freedom and space, on arrival we were delighted we made this choice. The owners Wendy & Hugh are excellent to communicate with, they are very quick in their responses and their instructions in the house on how to use items are first class. They are also very helpful with any local knowledge you may have questions on. The cottage is tucked away in a small road just off the main Grasmere/Keswick road, so is easily accessible but very quiet and importantly for us has parking space for 2 -3 cars, in fact we never used our car for the week we were there. The cottage is only 8-10 minutes pleasant stroll into Grasmere with plenty of walks right from the door (recommend Alcock Tarn & Easedale Tarn) and many restaurants (recommend The Jumble Room & Lewis's) within a short walking distance. The Cottage is cosy, clean & spacious with just about all the facilities (of good standard and quality) you could want on a self catering holiday, in fact a "home from home" experience. Overall, we had an excellent stay in a well positioned "hidden gem" and certainly look forward to a return visit. Would highly recommend.

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David N
Guildford, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Perfect spot for a relaxing Lake District getaway”
Reviewed 28 July 2017 for a stay in July 2017
2
people found this review helpful

A lovely spot, tucked away down a very quiet lane with space for two cars to park off-road. The cottage is very well appointed and had everything we needed (except for the exceedingly minor oversight of cereal bowls). It's a short 5/10 min walk away from the heart of Grasmere - so has great access for shops/restaurants etc. Also very handy for getting out on the trails with some great walks starting only a few yards away from the front door. The owners were very helpful and accommodating. Would happily stay there again.

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Management Response
12 Aug 2017
Thanks for your review, glad you enjoyed your stay. There are definitely cereal bowls at the cottage! We can only guess that the previous guests had moved things around and you didn't come across them, but they are definitely there - somewhere! Thanks again, Wendy & Hugh Taylor
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J5154SJga...
Brighton, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Excellent cottage, well equipped and homely.”
Reviewed 20 June 2017 for a stay in June 2017
1
person found this review helpful

The location is peaceful and quiet but you can walk to the busy centre of Grasmere within 10 minutes. Ideal location for central lakes giving you access to many wonderful walks and fells.
The cottage was very clean and well equipped with nice shower and bath which was essential after a long day walking and climbing.

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Andy Z
Manchester, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Lovely cottage”
Reviewed 14 February 2017 for a stay in February 2017
1
person found this review helpful

Lovely, clean and well furnished cottage, located very conveniently near Grasmere and the fells. Very helpful owner. Highly recommended.

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meriva91
uk
Level 2 Contributor
9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Great Location”
Reviewed 26 September 2016 for a stay in September 2016
2
people found this review helpful

Lovely cottage in ideal area only few minutes away from the touristy Grasmere.
Bring your boots and bikes. The cycle ways are brilliant and could certainly show our council a thing or two.
Wildlife abundant too.

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