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The Old Postmasters Cottage

45 reviews
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Overview
4 bedrooms
1 bathroom
7 guests
Minimum stay varies
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Traditional 18th century cottage originally built for the village Postmaster with the Post Office next door. Nestling under the fells in Great Langdale Valley, the cottage contains 4 bedrooms and a Games room. A well-stocked village shop, cafe & traditional country pub are all within 200 metres. Fell walks are 2 mins away. Riverside walks are 1 min away. BROADBAND WIFI, Sky TV, LOG BURNING STOVE, Games room with pool table, Nintendo Wii & 32' TV, Table football. The only garden with the cottage is the small one to the front....Traditional 18th century cottage originally built for the village Postmaster with the Post Office next door. Nestling under the fells in Great Langdale Valley, the cottage contains 4 bedrooms and a Games room. A well-stocked village shop, cafe & traditional country pub are all within 200 metres. Fell walks are 2 mins away. Riverside walks are 1 min away. BROADBAND WIFI, Sky TV, LOG BURNING STOVE, Games room with pool table, Nintendo Wii & 32' TV, Table football. The only garden with the cottage is the small one to the front.More
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Warren M
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:April 2012
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Reviewed 30 June 2019

We cannot recommend this lovely cottage enough. Warren, the owner, was extremely helpful and informative from booking onwards. The accomodation was just as we had hoped and the games room was a definite hit with our three lads. The whole cottage was set out beautifully...More

Date of stay: June 2019
Thank j0pple
wimason, VR Owner at The Old Postmasters Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 2 July 2019

Thank you for the great review. And yes, you'd think the sheep wandering around the village would be a road hazard but they seem to have a snack of knowing when it's quiet. And they seem to have mastered the art of circumnavigating the cattle...More

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Reviewed 7 November 2018

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Date of stay: October 2018
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Reviewed 30 October 2018

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Date of stay: October 2018
wimason, VR Owner at The Old Postmasters Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 4 November 2018

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Reviewed 16 October 2018

Clean, spacious, well-appointed, great location [although the road is busier than we expected]. Superfast WiFi, Good value, friendly owner.More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank 343dereke
wimason, VR Owner at The Old Postmasters Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2018

Hi Derek, many thanks for the review. Good to hear the broadband has improved. I got a free upgrade from my supplier earlier this summer and they said it was going to be much faster but I must admit I took that with a pinch...More

Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

The cottage was wonderful and in a great location for walks and sightseeing. It had everything we needed for a comfortable stay and the games room was an added bonus. I would definately look to stay again if we are back in the area and...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank helenbazin
wimason, VR Owner at The Old Postmasters Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2018

Thank you very much for the review Helen. Great to hear you had a good time and enjoyed the area. The Games room is a valuable feature of the cottage which I've resisted the temptation to turn into another bedroom, so it's great to hear...More

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Towels Provided
Private Garden
Cycling Trips
Books
Hairdryer
TV
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
Secure Parking
Horse Riding Nearby
Garage
Internet Access
VCR
Toaster
Telephone
Cooker
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Game Room
Pool Table
Long Term Rentals (Over 1 Month)
Central Heating
Dishwasher
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Iron
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Fireplace
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Does this holiday rental provide a workspace?YesNoUnsure
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About the neighbourhood
Well stocked village shop. Brambles cafe serving lovely cakes and coffee. Wainwrights Inn 200m away serving wide range of local food and real ale. Gothic 14th century church. Riverside walk - 200m. Fellside walks - 200m
How to get there
The village of Chapel Stile is 4 miles up the Great Langdale Valley from Ambleside. From Ambleside take the A593 (signposted Coniston) After 2 miles, take the right turn B5343 (signposted Elterwater & Langdale) Follow this road for another 2 miles passing Elterwater after 1.5 miles.
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