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Spindle Coppice

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

4.5

Very good

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 3

  • Pets Yes

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Features

  • Off road parking
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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7 Customer Review(s)

  • James

    “Two kitchen shelves were not clean on arrival.”

    The living room carpet was slightly dusty. The light above the stairs did not work. The kitchen could have been better stocked (we bought and left in the kitchen a large serving spoon). Otherwise all was well and we found the facilities and comfort excellent, as was the location. The rooms were bright and airy, the views were fantastic, and we were delighted to find ourselves so near the Cumbria Way. We very much enjoyed the large screen TV for its coverage of the women's Euros. ...

    The living room carpet was slightly dusty. The light above the stairs did not work. The kitchen could have been better stocked (we bought and left in the kitchen a large serving spoon). Otherwise all was well and we found the facilities and comfort excellent, as was the location. The rooms were bright and airy, the views were fantastic, and we were delighted to find ourselves so near the Cumbria Way. We very much enjoyed the large screen TV for its coverage of the women's Euros. We broke a wine glass - sorry - and we found one dessert bowl broken after a dishwasher wash.

    - James, July 2022

Summary

  • 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.

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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

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

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About the location

AMBLESIDE

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:

  • Off-season
  • Last minute