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Stable Boys Cottage

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Stable Boys Cottage
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Overview
1 bedroom
1 bathroom
2 guests
7 nights minimum
Cottage
Small family estate incorporating an idyllic rural retreat one bedroom cottage within the walled Thomas Mawson garden, with bathroom, kitchen and open plan sitting room, and access to roof terrace. The estate tennis court has just been resurfaced, so please feel free to bring a tennis racket, there are some in the pavilion but they are a bit old! :) Whether you are walking in the Lakes, cycling in the Dales, or after a spot of bird watching, this cottage is set within the private grounds of a lovely family home and parkland .Peacocks roam free around the garden, and the family are on hand to offer advise on the best places to visit and eat. There are many local Nature Reserves. Easy access from the M6 junction 35 and 36 Friday-Friday or Friday-Monday, or Monday-Friday bookings prefe...Small family estate incorporating an idyllic rural retreat one bedroom cottage within the walled Thomas Mawson garden, with bathroom, kitchen and open plan sitting room, and access to roof terrace. The estate tennis court has just been resurfaced, so please feel free to bring a tennis racket, there are some in the pavilion but they are a bit old! :) Whether you are walking in the Lakes, cycling in the Dales, or after a spot of bird watching, this cottage is set within the private grounds of a lovely family home and parkland .Peacocks roam free around the garden, and the family are on hand to offer advise on the best places to visit and eat. There are many local Nature Reserves. Easy access from the M6 junction 35 and 36 Friday-Friday or Friday-Monday, or Monday-Friday bookings preferred **PLEASE NOTE we have 2 cockerels that crow in the morning, and in the Spring the peacocks are flirting and can make some noise - all around the cottage (maybe bring ear plugs if you are a light sleeper!!)More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: No
Bathrooms
1 Full bath
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About the Owner
thomasina s
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:August 2012
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Reviewed January 8, 2019

Stable Boys is a lovely cottage for two, quite spacious in a peaceful rural location and ideally situated for exploring the Lakes, Dales and Forest of Bowland. You also have the beautiful Arnside and Silverdale AONB on your doorstep. We stayed over the New Year...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Ian S
Reviewed July 16, 2018 via mobile

We stayed at Stable Boys from 9th July to 14 July 2018. It was a lovely place to stay. Very peaceful. Loved the quaint cottage we stayed in. Every thing was there that you needed. Loved the xlarge bed. Peacocks and Doves were adorable. Liked...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank MRS CAROL D
Reviewed May 23, 2018

A fantastic cosy and stylish cottage on a stunning country estate. We enjoyed sipping wine on our sunny terrace admiring the peacocks; made the most of local walks straight from the door through private woods and to the limestone pavements; took in a show at...More

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank Natalie M
Management response:Responded June 4, 2018

Thanks for your lovely review - it was great to have you to stay! Please come again :)

Reviewed May 22, 2018

Lots of good points i.e. setting, welcome goodies, comfortable bed, little balcony, use of tennis court etc but bit underwhelmed by the interior decor and orange pine. This cottage could be so much better with upgraded furnishings, crockery, kitchen fittings and some paintwork!

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank Karen H
Management response:Responded June 4, 2018

Thanks for your review- have taken into consideration your comments and will look into upgrading areas without losing its quirkiness! :) safe travels!

Reviewed August 11, 2017

Perfect base for the lakes and dales comfortable cottage with friendly owners who are happy to help and advise on surrounding places to visit magestic peacocks come to visit and can be hand fed couldn't fault the experience

Date of stay: August 2017
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Reviewed June 30, 2017 via mobile

Great place to be surrounded by nature, remote but with easy access to the Lakes and great walks. The cottage is very comfortable and the surrounding grounds lovely for strolls. Thomasina very friendly and available if needed but left us to our own devices otherwise....More

Date of stay: June 2017
Thank Jezcuer
Management response:Responded July 14, 2017

Thank you for your lovely review. Yes I am sorry about the cockerel but he is such a handsome fellow and likes everyone awake as he's bored and wants some action :) I hope the earplugs were of some use! Hope to see you both...More

Reviewed June 11, 2017

This is a very quaint cottage set in beautiful grounds. It is very quiet and peaceful but very close to attractions and easy access to the M6. We loved the peacocks and were amused when they scurried to meet us when we returned to the...More

Date of stay: June 2017
Thank Glennie01
Reviewed June 3, 2016

My wife and I came down for a belated honeymoon. Thomasina and George wrote for us a card and left us a gift of chocolate and shortbread in the cottage for us coming. Jeff who works on the grounds was also very kind and helpful....More

Date of stay: May 2016
Thank James M
Reviewed May 23, 2016

We had a lovely holiday in beautiful surroundings made even better by great weather.This is a great base for exploring the lake district.

Date of stay: May 2016
Thank A7786QXmikeh
Reviewed November 4, 2015

This is a charming cottage just off the beaten path, it suited us very well for a week. It's situated halfway between Kendal and Lancaster, you can reach either in about a 20 minute car journey. The WiFi is good, and we felt a good...More

Date of stay: October 2015
Thank AndrewMacLean-Finney
Management response:Responded November 5, 2015

Hi Andrew. Thanks so much for your review, I am sorry about the geese! For anyone else reading this review, we also do have a few peacocks that can be quite vocal in the Spring time, but please don't let this put you off coming!...More

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: No
DVD Player
Balcony
Grill
Central Heating
Dryer
Freezer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Internet Access
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Parking
Private Tennis Court
Cooker
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Watersports Nearby
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Long Term Rentals (Over 1 Month)
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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About the neighbourhood
Golf in Kirkby lonsdale, Tennis courts in Burton, Watersports centre at Pine Lodge, just outside Carnforth Fishing in the village Local horse riding in Kendal Local pheasant shooting can be arranged
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  • Stable Boys Cottage is able to accommodate up to 2 guests. See all property details.

  • Stable Boys Cottage has one bathroom available. See all property details.

  • Stable Boys Cottage has one bedroom available. See all property details.

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