Low Shepherd Yeat Farm ref: LK3

Crook, Kendal, Bowness on Windermere in the Lake District

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Max sleeps
10
Sleeps
Bedrooms
5
Bedrooms
Bathrooms
5
Bathrooms
Pets
2
Pets allowed
Changeover day
FRI
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  • Barbecue 
  • Detached Property 
  • Dishwasher 
  • Enclosed Garden / Patio 
  • Garden / Patio 
  • Games Room 
  • Highchair 
  • Pub within 1 mile 
  • Rural Location 
  • Satellite TV 
  • Wifi 
  • Cot Available 
  • Luxury Collection 
  • Washing Machine 
  • Private Hot Tub 
  • Parking - On Site 
  • Shower Cubicle 

Description

A superb, detached holiday cottage with pretty countryside views, this extensively refurbished and redecorated former farmhouse provides an idyllic location in the stunning Gilpin Valley. It enjoys 25 acres of land and its own stretch of the River Gilpin with a stone bridge over the river. There are beautiful walks and cycle paths from the door, whilst the Lake District Fells such as The Langdale Pikes and the Old Man of Coniston are a short drive. Only 4 miles from Lake Windermere and Bowness with boutiques, galleries, tea rooms, pubs, watersports and ferries to Hawkshead, Coniston and the Grizedale Forest. Cruisers at Bowness offer trips round Lake Windermere, a more leisurely way to enjoy the wonderful scenery, calling at Ambleside to the north or Lakeside to the south to visit the fascinating Aquarium of the Lakes. Historic houses with lovely grounds such as Holker Hall and Sizergh Castle are nearby; don’t miss Muncaster Castle or the South Lakes Wild Animal Park at Dalton. Beatrix Potter, Wordsworth and other famous authors found the Lake District truly inspirational and there are many locations where their history and works are interestingly displayed. Nearby, the historic market town of Kendal has an art gallery, castle, theatre, larger shops and pretty walks along the River Kent. Whichever direction you walk or drive in this most beautiful area will bring you to breathtaking views of the lakes and mountains. Shops 3 miles, pub 1 mile.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

Most rooms with oak floors.
Living room: With gas coal-effect fire, satellite TV, DVD player with a selection of DVDs, CD player and beams.
Conservatory/dining room: With French doors leading to patio.
Kitchen: With oil Aga, combi microwave/oven/grill, 2 fridges, 2 freezers and dishwasher.
4 steps up to...
Bedroom 1: With kingsize bed, Freeview TV and en-suite with shower cubicle and toilet.
3 steps up to...
Bedroom 2: With kingsize bed and Freeview TV.
Bathroom 1: With shower over bath, toilet and tiled floor.
Step down to...
Bedroom 3: With kingsize bed, Freeview TV and en-suite with shower cubicle and toilet.
Lower Ground Floor:
Utility room:
With washing machine and tumble dryer.
Bedroom 4: With kingsize bed and Freeview TV.
3 step to...
Bedroom 5: With kingsize bed and Freeview TV.
Bathroom 2: With shower over bath, toilet and tiled floor.

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Second floor

Third floor

Facilities

Oil central heating, gas, electricity, bed linen, towels, Wi-Fi and laptop included. Cot and highchair. Telephone. Welcome pack.

Miscellaneous

External games room with Freeview TV, kitchenette, table football, snooker table and bathroom with shower over bath, and toilet. Patio with garden furniture, BBQ and large enclosed lawned garden with decking at lower level. 25 acres of natural grounds with two paddocks suitable for games. Bike store. Private parking 5 cars. Hot tub (private). No smoking. Please note: There are 10 steps to the patio and sloping garden and there is a river in the grounds. This property has a natural water supply from a borehole and a security deposit of £200.
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  • Nearest railway station
  • Pub
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  • Lake

About the local area

Bowness-on-Windermere is one of the most popular locations in the Lake District. Situated midway down Lake Windermere, a long promenade skirts the lake with views over a busy harbour where pleasure cruisers arrive and depart taking visitors up and down the lake.

The town has a vibrant, bustling atmosphere, especially in the summer months and a superb lakeside setting with lovely views across and down the lake. A car ferry runs to the far side of the lake taking visitors to Sawrey and Hawkshead or you can take a trip on one of the steamers north to Ambleside or south to Lakeside.

There is plenty to see and do including the Beatrix Potter Exhibition and Steamboat Museum, as well as an 18 hole `pitch and put' and sailing marinas. Bowness provides a good selection of pubs, cafes and restaurants as well as a wide range of shops, all within easy reach.

Things to do nearby

Old Man of Coniston Walks

Overlooking the village of Coniston is the beautiful fell known as the `Old Man of Coniston'. A part of the Furness Fells, this summit is over 800 metres high and is interesting to the eye with evidence mining that was done here years ago.

Lakeland Photo Workshops

Take inspiration from this and other stunning locations to capture great photographs. Take your photography to the next level with Lakeland Photo Workshops

Cookhouse Galleries

Cookhouse galleries are a family run business which was first set up back in 1981 and is well known for its wide variety of artwork and photography from many different artists from the Lake District area.

Blackwell - Arts and Crafts House

This is one of Britain's finest houses and has been kept in its original state. The views over Windermere make the gardens a real joy. Tea room and Craft shop with exhibitions. Tel: 01539 446139

Total Adventure Limited

Activity days for small and large groups based in Bowness on Windermere. Activities include rock climbing, abseiling, gorge scrambling and orienteering. Tel: 01539 444451

Carus Green Golf Club

Situated a mile from Kendal is Carus Green Golf Club, a fantastic place to visit for a round of golf.

Russell Colman Photography

Russell Colman Photography is a studio located just outside Bowness-on-Windermere in the grounds of a beautiful, Lakeland country house.

The World of Beatrix Potter

The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction in Bowness on Windermere, takes you on a journey through the life and work of Beatrix Potter.

Windermere Lake Cruises
Windermere Lake Cruises

Step aboard the most popular boats in the Lake District! Relax and enjoy the stunning scenery on board then take a walk around the lake or visit one of the many attractions nearby. Well behaved dogs travel free. Tel: 01539 443360

Windermere Car Ferry

Windermere Ferry has been operating for more than 500 years taking people, vehicles, horses and cycles across the lake.

Monties Cafe
Monties Cafe

Open every day, serving hearty breakfasts, lunches, afternoon tea, drinks and homemade cakes. Monties Cafe always aims to use as much local produce as possible.

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