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3 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 6
Backbarrow, Lake District, Cumbria, England
3 night weekend (commence Friday)
4 night mid-week (commence Monday)
7 nights commencing Friday/Monday

up to six guests, maximum 4 adult guests
No Pets
No group or single gender bookings

Beautifully furnished with lounge incorporating a wood burning stove.
Well equipped kitchen and dining suite. Private garden with hot tub. Also included in the price is use of the Cascades Leisure Club, boasting a heated indoor pool, sauna, steam room, Jacuzzi and gymnasium (5 minute walk from the cottage)
There are pubs in the Village, Dolly Blue Bar, located on the River Leven, offering stunning views of the river and surrounding area, and The Anglers Arms, both offering local ales and home made food. Also a restaurant, and a village shop for all your essentials, Lakeside and Haverthwaite steam railway, linking with the cruisers on Lake...
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About the Owner, Deborah S
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 2 days ago
Listed since : Mar 2015
Overall rating: 4.5 / 5.0
Based on 7 reviews and 2 properties
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Listing #HL6973424
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Reviewed 1 week ago for a stay in April 2018

We stayed here in the cold spell and the heating was very welcome. A lovely bungalow with a step and door frame at the front which Deb is hopefully building a ramp for. Luckily I had a strong friend to get me in and out, otherwise I would not have been able to stay here. I was in the front...

Management response:

Thank you Kay for your review. We're glad you enjoyed your stay at Riverside and found your tips regarding wheelchair access very useful. This will help with planning of future development of our property. We strive to improve the quality of our accommodation and service at all times.


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Reviewed 24 October 2017 for a stay in August 2017

Fantastic cottage with lots of space. We explored the lakes, saw amazing meteor showers from the back garden and soaked in the hot tub.

Sarah C
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Reviewed 14 July 2017 for a stay in July 2017

Cottage was absolutely beautiful. Nice quiet area with a few pubs. The safari zoo, 25 mins away, was absolutely brilliant and we would definitely go back. Free entry during school times too Overall fabulous weekend for both couples and families.

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Thank you so much for your kind review


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  • Bunk Beds:(1)
  • Children's Pool
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hot Tub
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Shared Indoor Pool
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • TV
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
strictly no group bookings
4 adult guests maximum, (up to 4 adult, 2 child guests)
    1 Full bath
    1 Bunk
    2 Fulls
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Dates Min stay Per night Per week
Default 3 nights
R 3 098
R 12 908
1 Jul 2018 -
30 Sep 2018
3 nights
R 3 614
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  • Damage Deposit: R 1 721 / stay - Deposit
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About the neighbourhood
Our properties are located in the small Village of Backbarrow, in the National Park, at the foot of Lake Windermere in the Picturesque leven valley, there are several attractions in the Village, including Lakeside and Haverthwaite steam railway, which links with the steam boats and cruisers on Lake Windermere. Lakeland Motor Museum is also a short stroll away, housing a collection of classic cars and motorcycles, you can also visit Cafe Ambio at the Museum. Many attractions for all ages are all within a short drive, including, Go Ape at Grizedale Forest, with waymarked footpaths to explore the forest, and cycling routes from beginner to expert (bike hire also available). South Lakes Wild Animal Park is well worth a visit, not to mention the stunning Lakes, Mountains and scenery, truly a... more
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Activities nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 10.0 km.
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