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Kingfisher Cottage ref: 129264

Bowston near Staveley, Kendal and Area
3 Stars
details
  • Sleeps 22
Parking1 carGardenRaised rear garden
2 person discountNoFire/WoodburnerNo
SmokingNoInternet accessNo

Description

Kingfisher Cottage is one of a handful of cottages fronting the River Kent at Cowan Head, near Bowston, a peaceful location from where easy access can be had to the more popular tourist resorts of Bowness and Windermere or to the medieval market town of Kendal. on the Dalesway, some wonderful walking and cycle routes can be enjoyed directly from the cottage and there are plenty of fine watering holes along the way for the odd refreshments or two.
Comfortably furnished, this delightful property is the perfect getaway for a couple, well equipped and having a small garden area to the rear of the cottage. The outlook from the front of Kingfisher Cottage is idyllic, directly towards the mill race where you can take in the sight of ducks, geese and of course, Kingfishers and even the odd canoeist.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

Property has gas fired central heating and comprises:
Entrance into open plan living area...
Lounge: With gas fire, TV and DVD.
Dining area:
Kitchen: With electric cooker, fridge with small freezer box, washer/dryer and microwave.
Outside storage/cloakroom: With useful wash basin and WC.

First floor

Bedroom 1: With double bed, wooden furnishings and views across the mill pond.
Bathroom: With shower over bath, wash basin and WC.

Facilities

All gas, electric and bed linen included.

Miscellaneous

Raised rear garden with furniture provided. Private covered parking area, handy for storing bike.
Please note: There is an access statement available for this property, if required please call 01228 599 960.

Nearest townStaveleyShops2 Miles
Distance2 MilesRestaurantJolly Angler 1.4 Miles
Nearest railway stationStaveleyPubJolly Angler 1.4 Miles
Distance2 MilesLake6 Miles

About the local area

Situated to the South of the Lake District, and only a short drive from the sea, Kendal is especially well placed to cater for everyone’s holiday needs. Kendal is often seen as the Southern gateway to the Lake District, being only around nine miles from Windermere and around 30 miles from Keswick.

The other lakes are all within an hour or two's travelling by car from the town, as are locations for walks and rambles, both gentle and demanding. The town is home to a fine selection of shopping arcades, can boast two castles, two museums, a host of historical buildings and bridges, fine restaurants, a multitude of public houses, and views that would please the most demanding photographer including the nearby ruin of Kendal Castle.

The pleasant Lakeland village of Underbarrow lies to the west of the town of Kendal and sits at the foot of Helsington Barrow, a limestone ridge rising to around 700 feet. Underbarrow stands at the centre of a network of roads linking Kendal to Crosthwaite in the Lyth Valley, Newby Bridge and Ulverston and the village of Crook to Levens making it idea to explore all the surrounding areas with ease.

Further west is the small village of Crosthwaite which is an ideal point from which to explore the Windermere and South Lakes area and, with walks right from the door, it will please keen walkers and hikers.  

Things to do nearby

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What our customers say about Kingfisher Cottage

R E Martin -

Beautiful location was a bonus


D King -

Very pleasant cottage in idyllic surroundings beside a mill pond.


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Help & Advice

Call us: 01228 599960


What our customers say

R E Martin - June 2013

Beautiful location was a bonus


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