Three miles from the cottage is the village of Staveley, which boasts typical Lakeland stone buildings, the Rivers Kent and Gowan, a beautiful church and selection of shops and inns. Also within easy reach is iconic Windermere, with its literary history, bustling centre and beautiful lake, while Kendal offers larger stores, supermarkets, art galleries, a theatre and cinema. Windermere and its shores are a wonderfully scenic location to enjoy a huge range of outdoor activities a well as a good network of footpaths. Activities range from leisurely boat trips to open-water swimming, fell walking, cycling, canoeing, and sailing. There is abundant birdlife and plenty of activities, with stunning walks and cycle rides straight from the door.
Entered via a superb patio and welcoming sun room. Then into the open-plan lounge/kitchen/diner, sumptuously furnished by the warming wood burner and exposed slate wall. The lounge area has comfy luxurious sofas, wood burner and unique driftwood table. The dining area has seating for two, and the bright kitchen area offers everything that guests will need to prepare their favourite meals, including an electric oven and hob, dishwasher, fridge/freezer, microwave and washer/dryer. The cottage has its own music control pads and Bluetooth technology, with integral sound systems and widescreen TV. Bi-folding doors lead onto a private patio. The ground floor also has an additional wet room with shower and WC. Up the character wrought iron and railway steep stairway leads to the romantic master bedroom with double bed and en-suite bathroom with bath and WC, and access under the eaves to the balcony.
Outside the property through bi-folding doors is a private patio with garden furniture. There is also an outside shared garden, with three acres of gardens, including an unfenced large pond, which is home to wild ducks, frogs and newts, as well as water-lilies and gunnera. There is off-road parking for one car.