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Gillbank Cottage (traditional lakeland slate semi)

Traditional lakeland slate semi-detached cottage with lovely peaceful south-facing garden
39 reviews
Traditional lakeland slate semi-detached cottage with lovely peaceful south-facing garden
Private & secluded  location,  glorious views,  but only 5 mins drive / 20 mins walk into Hawkshead
Perfect location amidst the south lakeland fells below Latterbarrow, surrounded by woodland
Great  for wild-life and bird watching. We regularly see deer in the fields opposite the cottage
Warm and cosy living room with relaxing soft-furnishings
Wood-burning stove and high end hi-fi / TV equipment in living room with lovely outlook  onto garden
Kitchen / dining area with slate flooring and under-floor heating and granite worktops throughout
Utility area off kitchen with full-size dishwasher, washer / dryer, microwave and slow-cooker
Upstairs shower room and toilet with walk-in shower and heated towel rail
Main upstairs double bed room with views over garden
Small single upstairs bed room - views of private driveway, fields, and distant Fairfield Horseshoe
Larger single upstairs bed room - convertable to twin-beds for additional guest if requested
Generous upstairs landing area serving the bed rooms and shower room
Generous hall-way leading to gardens with ample space for wet clothes and walking boots etc
Logs available on non-profit basis and large selection of CD's and DVD's or bring your own Ipod
Secluded location / access to Gillbank Cottage along private driveway, off the public highway
Shared drive to rear with sole-use garage and private car parking space for one motor vehicle
Wine or Welcome Pack  & we do all our own meet-and-greets to help guest settle in fully on arrival
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3 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 4
Hawkshead, Ambleside, Lake District, Cumbria, England
Fully renovated, 3-bedroom, lakeland slate, semi-detached cottage. A cosy and comfortable bolt-hole for a maximum of four adults (or a family of five with up to three younger children - please contact owner for further details before booking). Peacefully situated amongst beautiful south lakeland countryside, secluded and private, yet only 20 minutes walk to the popular village of Hawkshead with many facilities including supermarket, deli, post office, shops, pubs / restaurants and public transport. Accessed along a quiet, privately owned, narrow, tarmac roadway, with a single lock-up garage (useful for bike storage) and shared drive providing car parking for 1 motor vehicle. The level, south-facing, lawned garden is surrounded by fields, hedges and National Trust woodland, safely fenced off from and raised above the adjacent tarmac r... Read more
Listing #HL1442000
About the Owner
Geoff T
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
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Reviewed 12 September 2017

We spent six days in this charming cottage, a perfect place to explore Beatrix Potter country. The owner, Geoff, was very friendly and obliging. A perfect getaway for a couple or small family.

Thank Bill T
Reviewed 2 September 2017

Myself & two friends stayed at Gillbank cottage for a week and I found it to be a fantastic change of environment. The cottage had all of the facilities for people to stay there for short or long periods. The surrounding area was very beautiful....More

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Reviewed 4 August 2017

Lovely cottage with all the amenities you could need. Spent a lovely few days exploring the area and the nearby Hawkshead village. Excellent location for getting out and about. Beautiful setting and coming from a city so quiet at night. Wish we could have stayed...More

Thank scriv1979
  • Books
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (5)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (5)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(3)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
Please note we only accept bookings from people arriving in the one car as we have a shared driveway with 1 parking space adjacent to our cottage. Also upon arrival please use the...
    1 Shower
    1 Full
    3 Twins
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  • Cleaning Fee / House Preparation: AU$98 / stay - Fee
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Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
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