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    Property description
    Holiday Rental House – 
    3 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 6
    A converted 16th century farmhouse, this house offers a unique opportunity to stay in a listed, traditional Lakeland home. The property retains some rare original features such as oak panelling between the bedrooms, an original 16th century open fire range and spice cupboard in the sitting room and oak stairs, whilst having the benefit of modern comforts such as fitted kitchen and bathroom and freeview TV.
    The property has been maintained as a holiday cottage by the current owners family for a number of generations.

    There are stunning views over Lake Windermere and the surrounding hills as well as a secluded, private garden to the rear of the property, offering the opportunity for barbeques and relaxing in the peaceful countryside.
    The traditional, adjacent barn has an original wooden sp...
  • Amenities & details
    • Cooker
    • Cots:(1)
    • Dining Seats (6)
    • Double Beds:(2)
    • Dryer
    • DVD Player
    • Fireplace
    • Freezer
    • Grill
    • Highchair
    • Iron
    • Kettle
    • Linens Provided
    • Living Room Seats (6)
    • Microwave
    • Parking
    • Private Garden
    • Refrigerator
    • Satellite TV
    • Single Beds:(2)
    • Toaster
    • Towels Provided
    • TV
    • Washer
    • Wheelchair Access:
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    • Pets Allowed:
    • Smoking Allowed:
    • Suitable for Children:
    Additional amenities & feature info
    Ground floor:
    Living room with beams and open fire traditional range.
    Dining room with lovely window seat over looking the garden.
    Kitchen with fitted cooker and storage cupboards.

    First floor:
    3 bedrooms: 2 double, one with additional single, 1 single.
    Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet.
    Listing #HL149491 by: Holiday Lettings
  • Rates

    Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

      Begins Ends Min stay Per week
    Mid season 30 Aug 2014 26 Sep 2014 7 nights
    Low season 27 Sep 2014 24 Oct 2014 7 nights
    Peak season 25 Oct 2014 31 Oct 2014 7 nights
    Low season 1 Nov 2014 19 Dec 2014 7 nights
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    Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to Canadian Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
    Additional Rate and Availability Information
    20% non refundable deposit to secure the booking payable within 10 days from booking.
    Balance to be paid in full at least 60 days before holiday commences.
    Cancellation charges: 8 weeks - deposit + 20%
    6 weeks - deposit + 40%
    4 weeks - deposit + 60%
    2 weeks - deposit + 80%
    1 week - deposit +100%
    Payment in £ sterling, either by cheque (payable to Mrs A Bannister) BACS transfer or Paypal.
    First £10 electricity included in price, remainder payable to the Caretaker on departure.
    £100 breakage bond in cash payable to the Caretaker on arrival, breakages will be charged out of this and the remainder returned.
    Last minute discounts may be avaliable.
  • Property location
    Things to Do
    Car advised
    How to get there
    Airport: Manchester: 117.0 km
    Railway: Windermere: 4.0 km
    Ferry: Heysham: 38.0 km
    Car: A short 15 minute drive from the M6 motorway, Junction 36, a 5 minute drive from Bowness. Full directions will be sent to you on booking.

    Rail:Windermere railway station is approximately 5 miles away from the cottage. Regular trains link Windermere with Oxenholme station on the main Euston/West Coast line. Journey times: London=less than 4 hours, Manchester=less than 1.5 hours, Edinburgh=less than 4 hours, Birmingham=less than 2.5 hours and Newcastle=less than 3 hours.

    Sea: Our nearest ferry port is Heysham, with regular links from Belfast and The Isle of Man. Liverpool and Holyhead ports have regular links from Belfast and Dublin and Newcastle and Hull ports link from Northern Europe.

    Air: The Lake District is served by various neighbouring airports, although our nearest and mos...
    Activities nearby
    Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 30.0 km.
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English first
Wirral, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 28 July 2014 for a stay in July 2014

The cottage has been appropriately restored and furnished and has a sense of history. It is comfortable and relaxing and was a real pleasure to visit. The resident sheep were friendly and enjoyed looking in the windows at us, as we were looking out at them. It is away from all the noise and bustle of Bowness, while being within... more

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Thank you for reviewing our house, I'm so pleased that you had an enjoyable stay! We hope to be able to welcome you back in the future. more

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 7 October 2013 for a stay in September 2013

The cottage is a really old genuine farmhouse, larger than we had expected, with character and lots of wood panelling. Eg there are gaps in the bedroom walls through which slivers of light can be seen - this all adds to the atmosphere and makes it a great place for a family! It is situated half way up a hill...


Management response:

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a review. I'm pleased you enjoyed your stay at Bellman Houses. I hope that we can welcome you back again in the future, please remember that you can always leave a message for the Caretaker should you need to! more

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Pam C
Liverpool, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 September 2013 for a stay in August 2013

My partner and I stayed with our 2 teenagers in the cottage part of Bellman Houses. It's an old building with oak beams, stone floors and plenty of character that you would hope to find in a Grade ll Listed building, with all the mod cons that you expect in a holiday home. The garden was well used as amazingly... more

Management response:

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a review. I'm really pleased that you enjoyed your stay and found the cottage comfortable and that you were lucky with the weather! I hope that we can look forward to seeing you again in the future. more

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