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Tipsy Gin Cottage

Crosthwaite, Bowness/Windermere

Ref: 5067

  • Sleeps: 2
  • Changeover: Saturday


Tipsy Gin Cottage takes its name from the wonderful, albeit potent, damson gin that was made, to a special family recipe, every autumn by the current owners Mother from the plentiful supply of damsons that grow in the numerous orchards across the valley.Today this luxurious cottage, brimming with charm and character is a popular retreat for couples in beautiful surroundings. With a sumptuous king size bedroom, a cosy and welcoming lounge, smart bathroom and farmhouse kitchen Tipsy Gin Cottage is just the place to relax and unwind.


Nestled alongside a whitewashed farmhouse in the Lyth Valley, which has recently been included by Lonely Planet' Beautiful World List list of the most beautiful places on earth.Tipsy Gin Cottage is only 20 minutes away from Lake Windermere and Bowness and a similar distance from the renowned foodie destination of Cartmel home to the famous Sticky Toffee Pudding and the acclaimed and Michelin award winning L'Enclume which, in 2017, was named as Britain's Best Restaurant for the fourth year in a row.

The great news is that Tipsy Gin Cottage is only a 5 walk from the popular Lyth Valley pub and excellent restaurant.

From the driveway the front door opens to a porch and beyond, the beautiful sitting room with original oak beams and an imposing feature fireplace. Comfortable leather sofa and armchair are arranged around the cosy log burning stove and a large screen Smart TV, making it the ideal to just relax in the evening with a glass of wine, or damson gin, in front of the fire to enjoy your favourite film.


The smart farmhouse kitchen, with slate flagged floor, is well equipped with contemporary fitted units with granite work top and complemented by a traditional farmhouse breakfast table, Equipped with a four ring electric hob and oven, fridge, freezer and dishwasher. Though there is no washing machine the owners are able to arrange a laundry service on guests behalf. The back door from the kitchen leads to a small patio area with bistro garden furniture and a private parking space for one car.


Back inside the luxurious king size bedroom, with and additional Smart TV,  is a welcome retreat at the end of the day and adjacent to a smart shower room with shower basing and WC.


Luxury Lakeland Cottage Conversion
1 King size bedroom
Shower room
Walks from the door
Walking distance to country pub 
One private parking space
Large screen TV & DVD player
Second Smart TV in bedroom
Comfortable, cosy lounge
Log burning stove
Contemporary kitchen
Granite worktops
Farmhouse dining table
Electric oven and hob 


  • Shortbreaks
  • Sorry no pets
  • Fuel for fire available locally
  • Views
  • Electric cooker
  • Outside Space
  • Romantic Cottage
  • Parking
  • Walks from the door
  • Electric central heating
  • 1 Bedroom
  • Log burner or fire
  • Quiet location
  • Patio or Balcony
  • Character Features
  • Wi-Fi
  • Semi-rural
  • Walk to pub
  • Towels Inc
  • Non Smoking
  • Duvets/beds made up for arrival
  • Utilities included
  • Dishwasher
  • Washer/dryer
  • Microwave
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Electric hob
  • Electric storage heating
  • Freeview/freesat
  • TV
  • DVD
  • Shower
  • Garden furniture

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Property Reviews

Many, many thanks for a fantastic week. We have had such a great time, both in the area and the cottage, such a welcoming place to return to after a day of exploring. Faultless, spotlessly clean and so well equipped! Thanks againCousin Family
Had a fabulous week in this beautiful cottage – very cosy. Very unusually we’ve had sunshine every day, no rain! We’ve had a great walking week – hope to be back very soon!Mr & Mrs Owen
Many thanks to David and all the family for making us so welcome. We have both had a wonderful week!Hillary and Bob
Thank you for letting us stay in your cosy quaint cottage, a perfect retreat after a day walking. We had a wonderful week.Katy & Phil Everson
Wonderful cottage in a lovely location, exactly as described on the website. Gin was lovely and appreciated thanks. Would recommend ‘The Wheatsheaf’ at Brigste4er, food amazing and staff friendlyMichelle & Dave
Thank you for a splendidly memorable stay. The friendly generosity of our host was especially appreciated.Simon & Alison Beatson
Lovely quaint cottage in a beautiful location with friendly helpful owners, what more could one want. Many, many thanks for everything!Mr & Mrs Williams
Loved the cottage and the location. We had a great meal at the Lyth Hotel which has amazing views from the terrace. We will certainly come again!Jane & Mark
Cosy cottage once the heating was on! We had poor weather, it was very wet and cold but I thoroughly enjoyed my visit. Thank youDiana C
Fabulous week with exceptional weather! The cottage is luxurious and comfortable. The owner gave us fresh laid eggs which were delicious. We also thoroughly enjoyed the damson gin.Anne & Rob
We had a lovely stay, the weather was great! An ideal cottage, comfortable and cosy with great walks. Many thanksRos & Rog
Fabulous week with exceptional weather. The cottage is luxurious and comfortable. The owner gave us fresh laid eggs which were delicious. We also thoroughly enjoyed the damson gin.Anne & Rob
Had a fab week (weather excluded) in your terrific cottage. We will definitely return soon.Valerie & Alan
An ideal cottage. What more is there to say...we hope to return soon!Alistair & Alison