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Standing in beautiful grounds
Magnificent country house
Relax in the inviting lounge
Enjoy warming your toes by the wood burner
Well-equipped kitchen
Enjoy preparing a meal together
Enjoy time together in the conservatory
Thoughtful design features
Dine in style in the dining room
Perfect place for friends and family to dine together
Enjoy peace and quiet in the snug
Master bedroom
Beautiful features
Master bedroom en-suite
Stylish double bedroom
House bathroom
Cosy double bedroom
Double bedroom with a view
Ground floor double bedroom
Ground floor shower room
Twin bedroom
The perfect spot for al fresco dining
Beautiful patio to enjoy the outside space
Approach to the property
1 / 26  Standing in beautiful grounds
2 / 26  Magnificent country house
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5 / 26  Relax in the inviting lounge
6 / 26  Enjoy warming your toes by the wood burner
7 / 26  Well-equipped kitchen
8 / 26  Enjoy preparing a meal together
9 / 26  Enjoy time together in the conservatory
10 / 26  Thoughtful design features
11 / 26  Dine in style in the dining room
12 / 26  Perfect place for friends and family to dine together
13 / 26  Enjoy peace and quiet in the snug
14 / 26  Master bedroom
15 / 26  Beautiful features
16 / 26  Master bedroom en-suite
17 / 26  Stylish double bedroom
18 / 26  House bathroom
19 / 26  Cosy double bedroom
20 / 26  Double bedroom with a view
21 / 26  Ground floor double bedroom
22 / 26  Ground floor shower room
23 / 26  Twin bedroom
24 / 26  The perfect spot for al fresco dining
25 / 26  Beautiful patio to enjoy the outside space
26 / 26  Approach to the property

Three Mile House

Lake District, Cumbria
Sleeps 10
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms 3
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 2
5 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Hot tub
Internet access
Luxury
Family friendly
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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Property code: 60305

Escape to this beautifully finished Georgian farmhouse and discover the rejuvenating power of the Lake District. Set on the outskirts of the village of Killington, famous for its pele tower that dates back to the 1400s, this spacious cottage makes a tranquil haven for large groups of family and friends. Sleeping ten guests across five elegant bedrooms, it's the perfect location to explore the perfectly preserved villages of Kirkby Lonsdale, Kendal and Staveley.

 

Step inside this magnificent country house and savour the lavish interior. From the main lounge's rustic wood burner to the wooden beams of the dining room, this cottage oozes comfort and class. Prepare a hearty homecooked meal in the well-equipped kitchen or let the warmth of the snug inspire your next adventure. After a day of exploring the rising fells of the Lake District, enjoy a long hot bath before sinking into one of the property's five flexible bedrooms which can be made up to accommodate all manner of guests. Step through the conservatory and out into the fabulous garden to drink in the unparalleled Cumbrian countryside. Then feast together around the charcoal BBQ or relax in the hot tub and while away the evening with stories and laughter.

 

Described by Alfred Wainwright as 'a herd of sleeping elephants' the Howgills lie in slumber for every visitor. This small triangle of hills drawn between Sedbergh, Kirkby and Tebay boasts spectacular views of both the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales. Be sure to visit Cautley Spout (10 miles), considered to be the highest waterfall in England, for a serene day out. Closer to home, take a leisurely stroll along the river to the fabulous vista at Ruskin's View. Or travel 7.5 miles to Kendal, a town alive with heritage, arts, culture and fabulous cuisine.

 

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

Please note there is a refundable £300 security deposit for this property payable closer to the start of your holiday.

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  • 2020 BOOKINGS - Occupancy max 6 guests only
  • Relax & Unwind in the Hot Tub 
  • 5 bedrooms - 2 super-king-size zip-and-link (which can be made up as a twin on request), 1 king-size zip-and-link (which can be made up as a twin on request, small singles 2’6”) and 2 king-size
  • Family bathroom with bath, walk-in shower, WC
  • Jacuzzi bathroom with shower and WC to master bedroom
  • Ground floor shower room with WC
  • 2 electric ovens and an induction hob, combination microwave, fridge/freezer and dishwasher
  • Utility room with washer/dryer and additional fridge/freezer
  • Smart TV/DVD in both lounges
  • TV/DVD in 4 bedrooms
  • Wood burner and open fire (logs starter pack included)
  • Central heating, electric, bed linen and towels included
  • Off-road parking for 5 cars
  • Super fast fibre optic Wi-Fi included
  • 2 dogs welcome
  • Welcome pack on arrival
  • A selection of books and games available

Holly Popham

This property is personally managed by Holly.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 32 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Ashleigh 4th September 2020

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We had a fantastic stay at Three Mile House, it was just perfect all round for our family. It had everything we needed. Couldn't fault it. Thank you very much. We will be coming again.

Reviewed by Daisy 28th August 2020

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Absolutely perfect stay! The place itself is exactly like the photos, absolutely gorgeous and so homely to stay in. Couldnt think of anywhere better to stay

Reviewed by Angela 14th August 2020

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Amazing holiday cottage. 3 generations and our dog enjoyed the comfort and space. Loved the hot tub. Had some superb walks in the lakes..Weather was just right.

Reviewed by laura 10th July 2020

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Amazing from start to finish,!SELECTED! !ENDOFSELECTED!the owner was so friendly and helpful in communication before arrival and during our stay. The actual house itself is stunning and in the perfect location with gorgeous views, we have never had such a perfect stay anywhere before. Everything you could possibly need was available. Kirkby LonsdalRead moree is a short drive and was a great place to go for a day trip. We cant wait to come back!! Thank you for such a memorable break! Hide

Reviewed by Sandra 4th July 2020

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Three Mile House is perfect for a week away with friends/family. You feel at home as soon as you arrive and when the sun is out the patio area is great. The hot tub is a great addition. Arriving there just after COVID 19 restrictions were eased after 14 weeks was lovely and relaxing around the house was just what we needed !

Reviewed by Brianna 27th December 2019

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Reviewed by Amanda 29th November 2019

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Reviewed by Kathryn 22nd November 2019

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We booked this holiday cottage for an early family Christmas party. The cottage is stunning. Beautifully decorated. Ideal for our party. It is clean and comfortable with plenty of hot water for baths and showers for ten people. The kitchen is very well equipped. There are a couple of good walks nearby and plenty to do in the area. The owner is frieRead morendly, helpful and accomodating. This was a perfect choice for us and we really enjoyed our weekend. Hide

Reviewed by Anna 8th November 2019

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Beautiful cottage would really recommend. Will definitely revisit.

Reviewed by Stephen 25th October 2019

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Superb for family get-together

Reviewed by Jennifer 21st October 2019

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Stunning house, everything you need & more provided. Location was so quiet but within driving distance to do many wonderful parts of the Lake District. Great to go out for the day then return to this beautiful house, we loved it.

Reviewed by Malcolm 18th October 2019

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Reviewed by Sharon 20th September 2019

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Lovely property thats feels well designed and homely as well as stylish. Lived up to expectations and was as good as it looked in the photos.

Reviewed by Susan 16th August 2019

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After a very long tiring drive we were at once cheered up by this absolutely charming house. Every comfort is provided (the beds are heavenly) and our nine family members plus dog were able to spread out and relax. Our Sainsburys home delivery arrived just as we did. Our host came to check we'd all settled in ok and was very helpful. The tranquilliRead morety of Killington is wonderful and it's a beautiful part of the Country. The house has great WIFI and all mod cons. We all loved it. Hide

Reviewed by Nina 9th August 2019

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Reviewed by Nida 2nd August 2019

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We booked this cottage after reading all the positive reviews and I must say, we weren't disappointed at all. The cottage was very clean, well-equipped and spacious. The two downstairs living rooms really enabled the kids to watch TV/play games in one room while the adults carried on with their chats in the other room. Three Mile House is a gloriouRead mores cottage, tastefully decorated and will offer anyone who goes a relaxing and comfortable stay. We hope the next family enjoys it as much as we did. Hide

Reviewed by Christopher 5th July 2019

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Well maintained property with quality furnishings

Reviewed by Ricky 14th June 2019

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A delightful property that is obviously loved by the owners (it was until recently their family home). It is beautifully furnished and appointed. It took no time at all to settle. It was a wrench to leave. Throughly inviting property.

Reviewed by Vicki 3rd May 2019

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This cottage is furnished & kitted out to the highest standard. The beds are The comfiest weve ever slept in, the area is quiet & quaint with a couple of nearby market towns.

Reviewed by Hannah 29th March 2019

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Fabulous family holiday cottage, very spacious with really good communal areas, kitchen was extremely well equipped and the house had everything we needed. The local area was beautiful, would recommend a trip into Kirkby Lonsdale. Lovely host, very helpful and have us good recommendations and local info. Would love to go back!

Reviewed by Philip 22nd March 2019

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Everything suited our purpose no need for improvement at all

Reviewed by Malcolm 8th March 2019

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Amazing cottage, in ideal location to reach both the lakes and Yorkshire dales! Perfect for a four generation family break. The owners were excellent prior and throughout our stay providing guidance on local eateries and days out. 5 star

Reviewed by Emma 15th February 2019

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This house far exceeded our expectations. It was an absolute delight to stay here from start to finish. The house is equipped with everything you could need and the owner is so helpful and friendly!

Reviewed by Graeme 8th February 2019

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Excellent cottage . Really enjoyed our long weekend there with the family. It had everything we needed and more . It was warm and cozy and the beds were so comfy didnt want to get out of them !! Would definitely return . Many thanks to the owner who made sure all was ok .

Reviewed by Ewan 4th January 2019

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The cottage is well appointed and has everything especially in the kitchen to make staying very comfortable and enjoyable. The owner was a joy to deal with and was available if required. Overall we would highly recommend this property as a fantastic base in the Yorkshire Dales.

Reviewed by Jennifer 30th December 2018

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Myself and 9 friends spent new year at this lovely property and we all couldn't fault our stay. The property is outstanding with everything you could possibility need for a short stay. Set in the gorgeous countryside this property has enough space to park amble cars with 5 large double bedrooms. The property was spotless. The owner was very helpfulRead more and helped make the stay very comfortable. Short drive to local shops and pubs. Honestly couldn't fault our stay. Thank you. Hide

Reviewed by Mark 21st December 2018

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Incredible location and absolutely stunning inside. The property was exactly what we were looking for and is in fantastic condition. Very clean and everything was done to a high standard.

Reviewed by Stephen 7th December 2018

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Reviewed by Stephen 23rd November 2018

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The house was of the highest standard, we could not of wished for anything better. The owner kept in contact with us, her attention to detail with communications and offer of help made us all feel so welcome. She is always prepared to go the extra mile to ensure everyone throughly enjoys the experience.

Reviewed by PJ 16th November 2018

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Quality setting, house, amenities and equipment. Beautiful and classic throughout with everything you need to relax and enjoy family and friends time. Owner took time to visit to see if all was ok and offered advice on the hub zone heating which was welcomed. We invested in paying more than usual to maximise a 40th Birthday- and the memories createRead mored as a result of this beautiful house makes it worth every penny. Fabulous! Hide

Reviewed by Deb and Kev 29th October 2018

What can I say except WOW! this house has everything you need and more. Beautifully furnished to such a high standard; Im going home with a huge shopping list of ideas taken from this amazing home from home. We will definitely be back and recommend this amazing house.

Reviewed by Diane and Chris 29th October 2018

This is just the most nurturing retreat I have been to, it is more than a home from home. It has everything you need and is tasteful and quirky. The rooms are big and have fab views. It has been helped by the weather being cold but sunny. Beautiful walks and rolling scenery. We hope to return.

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Standing in beautiful grounds
Magnificent country house
Relax in the inviting lounge
Enjoy warming your toes by the wood burner
Well-equipped kitchen
Enjoy preparing a meal together
Enjoy time together in the conservatory
Thoughtful design features
Dine in style in the dining room
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Location

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Adventure, memories and awe-inspiring natural beauty await you in the rugged, wild and unique Cumbrian Lake District where beautiful expanses of water merge with magical forests against a backdrop of dramatic mountains and fells.

This ancient land has been sculpted by time and nature and is the newest UNESCO World Heritage Site and the first UK National Park to be awarded this outstanding accolade. Poets, writers and artists throughout the ages have been instinctively drawn here; William Wordsworth, Beatrix Potter and John Ruskin, to name a few. The attractions and the diverse landscape will not fail to charm the young and the young at heart, whether that be thrill-seeking activities you seek, pure and cathartic inspiration or simply just some relaxation, you will find it here.

Cycling, walking, canoeing, white-water rafting, flying, parachuting and ballooning are just some of the offerings for any level of adrenalin junky. Experience the glory of nature in the wild or in a setting such as the Predator Experience where you can walk with wolves and learn about the importance of conservation. For a complete day of family, enjoy treetop capers at Go-Ape in the Grizedale Forest.

Vibrant towns and villages are there to be discovered, be it by land or water. You can step back in time and enjoy a steamboat cruise on a lake or leisurely unearth the dynamic scene of contemporary art, culture and some of the best dining in the UK by foot, bus or car.

The National Park is an area of breath-taking beauty that will leave you spoilt for choice, refuelled and inspired. So much so that you’ll want to come back time and time again.

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