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Spindle Coppice

Skelwith Bridge, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 1042994)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 3

  • Pets Yes

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi


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4 Customer Review(s)

  • Liz

    “We love the property, the views are amazing!”

    The cottage is spacious and well furnished and presented. ...

    The cottage is spacious and well furnished and presented. As home owners who rent abroad, we are aware of the minor issues that can be annoying. The following did not affect our holiday in any way, but you should be aware of them before further renters stay at the cottage. FYI the second television in the snug/sitting room does not work, even though we changed the batteries. The remotes needed new batteries. There is a strange mixture of glasses, only 4 suitable for juice? Thanks for a great holiday. We would certainly recommend the cottage to friends. Liz Marlow

    - Liz, April 2022

    Hi Liz, So happy that you enjoyed your stay at Spindle Coppice, as fellow holiday homeowners you know that it's always nice to get positive feedback from our guests. The niggles you have pointed out have already been dealt with, for the next guest's arrival. Thank you for booking and we hope to welcome you again, sometime soon. Kind regards, Gary & Jane Gary Property Owner


The property

Spindle Coppice is a beautiful detached character cottage situated approximately three quarters of a mile from Skelwith Bridge and virtually on the Cumbria Way. The cottage has one of the most spectacular views of the Langdale valley and Pikes you will ever see. Set in a walker's paradise - walks from the door include walks to Elterwater, Colwith Force, The Langdale Pikes, Park Fell and Tarn Hows. The Skelwith Bridge Hotel and Chesters Cafe is a twenty minute walk, and other cafes and pubs in Elterwater are a couple of miles away with a well-stocked Co-op at Chapel Stile. More shops, pubs and restaurants are located in Ambleside four miles away. Accommodation: Entrance up several stone steps to the front patio and then into the front door. Dining hall with large table to seat six, log burning stove and windows to the rear. Spacious shaker style kitchen with adjacent utility room and wc. Back door from utility. Large triple aspect lounge with character beams, L-shaped sofa, 58" smart LCD TV/DVD with freeview and TV/DVD, free Wi-Fi, log burning stove (logs not provided) and window seat with spectacular views. On the ground floor there is also a separate snug with TV, for use of DVD player only and a double room with en-suite shower, basin and wc - both rooms have beautiful views. Upstairs there are two bedrooms - a master double with en-suite bathroom with bath, basin and wc and a twin. Both rooms have spectacular views. Family bathroom with walk-in shower, basin and wc. Outside: Parking for three cars in private drive. Large patio to the front with garden seating and magnificent views across the valley to the Langdale Pikes. To the rear is a hillside garden on various levels with pond and patio (children should be supervised). Please note: Property has private water supply


  • Three bedrooms: 1 x ground-floor double with recently refurbished en-suite shower, basin and WC
  • 1 x double with en-suite, bath, basin and WC, 1 x twin
  • Recently refurbished house bathroom with walk-in rainfall shower, LED lighting, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Dining room
  • Sitting room with log burning stove (logs not provided)
  • Snug.
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, 58" Smart TV with Freeview and DVD player, WiFi
  • Gas and electricity inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair available
  • Off-road parking for three cars
  • Garden with patio
  • One well-behaved pet welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £200.

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About the location


Windermere 4 miles; Grasmere 4 mile; Keswick 15 miles.

Lying at the northern tip of Lake Windermere, England’s largest lake, Ambleside makes a superb base for touring the central Lakes, with Grasmere and the Langdale Valley just a short drive away. There is plenty to do here - cruises, boat trips and watersports on Lake Windermere itself and numerous shops, restaurants and pubs in the village to suit all tastes. On the lakeside at Waterhead, the parkland offers lovely views down the lake and a short stretch of beach, whilst a walk in the other direction, following Stock Ghyll through woodland, will bring you to the entrancing waterfall of Stock Ghyll Force. Along with the Lake and the great walking on offer, Ambleside is also famous for its annual rushbearing ceremony and the diminutive 17th century “Bridge House” - one of the most photographed buildings in the Lake District and now the National Trust Information Centre.

This property offers the following short breaks:

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