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17th century modernised cottage 15 minutes walk from pub

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Large family bathroom
Spacious shower cubicle and underfloor heating
Cosy  log fire - first logs provided
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Overview
3 bedrooms
1 bathroom
6 guests
3 nights minimum
Cottage
Ashes Cottage is a typical Lake District slate and stone 17th Century cottage set in a beautiful rural location. A comfortable, spacious lounge with wood stove and TV leads out on to a patio area (charcoal barbecue provided) with steps down to a large landscaped garden complete with pond. The fitted kitchen has an induction hob, electric oven, microwave, dishwasher, fridge freezer and all the equipment you will need. There is a separate dining room and 3 bedrooms upstairs with far reaching views over farmland to the Kentmere Valley. Ashes Cottage sleeps 6 in 1 super king room, 1 double and 1 twin bedroom. The large family bathroom was renovated in July 2017 and has a separate bath with shower plus a shower cubicle, underfloor heating and heated towel rail. There is free WIFI throug...Ashes Cottage is a typical Lake District slate and stone 17th Century cottage set in a beautiful rural location. A comfortable, spacious lounge with wood stove and TV leads out on to a patio area (charcoal barbecue provided) with steps down to a large landscaped garden complete with pond. The fitted kitchen has an induction hob, electric oven, microwave, dishwasher, fridge freezer and all the equipment you will need. There is a separate dining room and 3 bedrooms upstairs with far reaching views over farmland to the Kentmere Valley. Ashes Cottage sleeps 6 in 1 super king room, 1 double and 1 twin bedroom. The large family bathroom was renovated in July 2017 and has a separate bath with shower plus a shower cubicle, underfloor heating and heated towel rail. There is free WIFI through the propert. A washing machine is in the garage along with lockable storage for your bikes. Ashes Cottage is 1 mile outside the pretty village of Staveley with it's own artisan bakery, cafes, The Eagle and Child pub, the Hawkshead Brewery & Beerhall, a playground, Wheelbase Bike Store and riverside walks. With Lake Windermere only 10 minutes drive away, Ashes Cottage is the perfect base from which to explore all the Lake District has to offer with a guaranteed cosy and comfortable home from home to return to in the evenings. More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Shoes off inside please - bring slippers for the tiled dining room and kitchen if you get cold feet! Ashes Cottage has a septic tank system so please don't put anything down the toilet other than toilet paper. Please watch small children near the unfenced garden pond. Please respect the neighbours and keep noise outside the cottage to a minimum so that everyone can enjoy the peace.
Bathrooms
1 Full bath
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About the Owner
Liz W
Languages spoken:German, English, Spanish
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:August 2015
Interaction with guests
The owner does not live nearby and keys are available from a coded key box at the property - access details will be sent upon receipt of payment. The owners relatives live nearby and may be available for meet and greet and to offer local information or advise on any problems.
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Reviews (15)
Stacey25
Stacey25
3 contributions
The cottage was beautiful, clean and well equipped! We had a fab stay and will definitely look into a summer trip as well! The lovely owner also helped get us NYE tickets for Hawshead brewery and it help make the trip a nye to remember.
Visited December 2018
Written January 4, 2019. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Angela K
Angela K
San Francisco, CA3 contributions
Ashes cottage was beautiful. Lovely big bedrooms, crisp white bedding, very clean, newly decorated, all with views over fields and hills. We had lambs springing about in the fields making it extra special during our stay. Kitchen had everything we needed to cook a big family meal with a mix of local produce from the farm shop and Sainsbury’s, which delivered our online shop to the cottage. We walked across the fields into Staveley to eat at the Eagle & Child two evenings during our stay. Our 3 kids loved it (aged 12,10,6) with its roaring fires and brilliant decor fuelling an eye-spy marathon! The Hawkshead Brewery was very cool, and Wilfs breakfast a big hit - all just in Staveley! The other great thing about this village in Kendal is that you are just 10 minutes from the wonder of Windermere. If like us your kids are looking to recreate Swallows and Amazons, with boat trips, fell walking and proper countryside then this was a great base. Only down side was we didn’t stay long enough!
Visited April 2018
Written April 7, 2018. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Liz W
Liz W
Thank you for your lovely review. I’m so glad you a good stay and enough dry weather to recreate the Swallows and Amazons adventures! I look forward to welcoming you back again soon.
Written April 8, 2018. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

ihtagg
ihtagg
Harwell, United Kingdom1 contribution
We spent a lovely week in Ashes Cottage over New Year it is an amazing place with every thought to detail - I would happily book again Thank you
Visited January 2018
Written January 14, 2018. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Liz W
Liz W
Thanks for the review, I'm glad you had a good New Year's Break and hope to welcome you back another time.
Written January 19, 2018. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Charlie3693
Charlie3693
Enfield, United Kingdom23 contributions
This place had everything we were looking for in a weekend away. It is in a lovely quiet rural setting with beautiful views from every window. The fields of sheep and the snow capped fells were a particular delight. The cottage also has a nice traditional feel but has been recently and tasteful refurbished. The underfloor heating in the bathroom and the large, comfy beds were very welcome. Although there are nearby neighbours you are barely aware of them as the windows don't overlook them. It was flooding in the Lake District when we went but we had no problems accessing the house and the surrounding roads seemed high enough to stay dry. It was very quick to get to Windermere and Kendal from here and there are loads of great local pubs, the Eagle and Child in Staveley is within walking distance and did great food. The property owner was also very friendly and quick to reply to emails.
Visited November 2017
Written November 29, 2017. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Liz W
Liz W
Thank you for taking the time to leave such a lovely review. I'm glad you enjoyed your stay and that the new bathroom was appreciated. I look forward to welcoming you back again in the future.
Written December 11, 2017. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Kate H
Kate H
1 contribution
We had a fantastic week at Ashes cottage in May 2017. The cottage itself was perfect, picture postcard views from every window, a well appointed kitchen, light and airy living room, comfortable beds and a bright and sunny patio. The location is great, a short walk over the hills to Staveley with it's Brewery (serving delicious food and ale) and the More? Artisan bakery, which was far too tempting for just one visit. The location was also perfect for visiting the lakes, not far from Windermere and Kendal, we ventured off on several trips around the lake district. We'll be certain to make a return visit. Thank you.
Visited May 2017
Written May 17, 2017. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Liz W
Liz W
Dear Kate thank you for taking the time to write such a wonderful review, we look forward to welcoming you back again soon.
Written May 23, 2017. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Bex D
Bex D
Portsmouth, United Kingdom14 contributions
This is a stunning cottage which was a fabulous base for traveling around the region. The owners were super helpful and kind. we could have just hung out at the cottage though as the views were spectacular. Nearby Staveley has all the basics you need and a cool brewery. The only reason I couldn't give 5/5 for everything was that I reckon I wouldn't want an adult to sleep on the single beds (they could do with new mattresses). Also maybe we were being dumb, but we often ran out of hot water for showers. Overall would definitely return.
Visited August 2016
Written August 21, 2016. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Liz W
Liz W
Thanks for taking the time to review Ashes Cottage and I'm glad you liked it. We have recently had an electrictian look at the hot water and this is now working properly. I will take a look at the mattresses but they are less than a year old so I'm disappointed to hear they may be uncomfortable. Many thanks for the feedback.
Written August 22, 2016. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

JBTS1
JBTS1
Harrogate, United Kingdom1 contribution
Our friends visited from Canada and wanted a long weekend in the lakes. The cottage is situated about 15 minutes walk across fields (great fun walking back in the dark) from the village of Staveley. From the village there was a fabulous walk to Brunt Knott with stunning views well worth the climb. The village pub, Eagle and Child has a good atmosphere and serves excellent food. The cottage is well equipped with all home comforts, we could not have wished for a better place to stay and did not want for anything. Would definitely book again and will recommend to friends. Thank you Liz and family we had an amazing time. Jane
Visited August 2016 Travelled with friends
Written August 8, 2016. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Liz W
Liz W
Hi Jane thank you very much for taking the time to write to a review. I'm glad you had a great stay and look forward to welcoming you back another time. All the best, Liz
Written August 10, 2016. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Wayne88
Wayne88
34 contributions
Ashes cottage is surrounded by pure beauty. It is only a 10 minute drive from lake Windermere, and is within walking distance of the village Stavely. Out of its windows you have postcard views of the green valleys (as well the sheep). Inside, you are treated to 5 star luxury, with absolutely everything provided, including wood for the fireplace, charcoal for the BBQ, and board games to play on a rainy day (fortunately we didn't have too many of those). The rooms are warm and bright, with deep carpets and the beds are very comfortable, and there's plenty storage space. It is also immaculately clean. Andy, who lives close by is a wealth of information, is fun to talk to, and goes out of his way to make the stay more enjoyable. Highly recommended!
Visited July 2016 Travelled with family
Written August 2, 2016. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Liz W
Liz W
Thank you so much for your lovely review. We're so pleased you enjoyed your stay and look forward to welcoming you back another time. Best wishes.
Written August 3, 2016. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

9erica73
9erica73
Cardiff, United Kingdom19 contributions
The owners have thought of everything . The cottage is well equipped to a high standard and the log fire adds to the cosines on a January evening. There are wonderful views from the back patio and snowdrops were blooming in the garden. A peaceful retreat but not far from attractions in the area. We will certainly recommend this cottage and hope to return.
Visited January 2016 Travelled as a couple
Written January 30, 2016. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Liz W
Liz W
Thank you for taking the time to write a review. I'm glad you had a relaxing break and hope to welcome you back soon.
Written January 31, 2016. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Rebecca G
Rebecca G
3 contributions
We will certainly be coming back to stay in Ashes cottage. The cottage was just beautiful and was a lot more than we expected. Perfectly and tastefully decorated, gorgeous views, and nothing beats a glass of wine by a roaring fire after a chilly days walking. A 15 minute walk across the fields and you are in the local village which is so quaint and has everything you need including a gorgeous cafe in and amongst an antique shop! I would love to come back in the summer and sit out on the gorgeous patio watching the world go by, which I can only imagine is a sun trap! Our New Years getaway will be one to remember and we cannot wait to go back soon!
Visited January 2016
Written January 6, 2016. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Liz W
Liz W
Thank you for taking the time to write and for your kind words. I look forward to welcoming you back soon. Kind regards Liz
Written January 8, 2016. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

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Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Balcony
Grill
Central Heating
Dishwasher
Dryer
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Garage
Highchair
Internet Access
Business Travel
Kettle
Business Travel
Microwave
Mountain Views
Patio
Private Garden
Secure Parking
Cooker
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
Watersports Nearby
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
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About the neighbourhood
Staveley is a pretty village situated at the southern gateway to the Lake District National Park - easy for visitors travelling from the South. If you wanted a day without getting into the car, why not walk down to the village across the fields, stop for coffee at Wilfs cafe and stroll along the river. The children will love playing in the village adventure playground and you can't miss a Sunday night at The Hawkshead Beer Hall with open mic musical entertainment for all ages.
Getting around
Staveley train station is situated 10 minutes walk away from Ashes Cottage, down the lane. On the Cumbria Railway Network you can catch a train to Windermere or Kendal from here. For major connections travel to Oxenholme. Stagecoach buses run from Staveley village Abbey Square every half hour or so, stopping at Windermere, Bowness, Brockhole, Ambleside, Rydal, Grasmere, Thirlspot and Keswick.
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  • 50% refund* if you cancel at least 4 weeks before check-in
  • 25% refund* if you cancel at least 2 weeks before check-in
  • No refund available if you cancel thereafter

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