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Low mill cottage Visit England 4* Charming 17th Century cottage

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3 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
5 guests
3 nights minimum
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Low Mill is a charming Visit England 4* 17th Century cottage near Lakeside.Originally used by the mill workers at the nearby Bobbin Mill, the mill is now a museum owned by English Heritage. The wood-burner, stylish bedrooms and the peaceful patio garden makes for an ideal romantic break. Although families will not be disappointed, as the cottage sleeps five. Plus cot and a highchair are available for a baby too. As well as the family bathroom with bath and shower there is a downstairs toilet. There is full central heating as well as the multi-fuel burner. Lakeside is home to the Windermere Lake Cruises, Aquarium of The Lakes and The Haverthwaite steam railway. Treks and trails for walkers and cyclists are in abundance, and cycles can be hired at The Lakeside. Fell Foot Park, can be re...Low Mill is a charming Visit England 4* 17th Century cottage near Lakeside.Originally used by the mill workers at the nearby Bobbin Mill, the mill is now a museum owned by English Heritage. The wood-burner, stylish bedrooms and the peaceful patio garden makes for an ideal romantic break. Although families will not be disappointed, as the cottage sleeps five. Plus cot and a highchair are available for a baby too. As well as the family bathroom with bath and shower there is a downstairs toilet. There is full central heating as well as the multi-fuel burner. Lakeside is home to the Windermere Lake Cruises, Aquarium of The Lakes and The Haverthwaite steam railway. Treks and trails for walkers and cyclists are in abundance, and cycles can be hired at The Lakeside. Fell Foot Park, can be reached by a short ferry ride, where rowing boats and canoes can be hired. Locally, High Dam, known as 'The Hidden Tarn Hows' makes for a delightful walk, from the cottage door. 'Go Ape' great for adults and children alike is situated in the nearby Grizedale Forest. Several 4* hotels are close by, The Swan at Newby Bridge, The Lakeside Hotel, Michelin star L'Enclume restaurant at Cartmel- 4 miles away. More
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Kathryn R
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:August 2010
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Reviewed 3 November 2018

We have just got back from a week at Low Mill Cottage. We had a fabulous time in this cosy and very comfortable cottage. It was a peaceful location and a real pleasure to stay there. From the minute we arrived we felt at home....More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Tim S
NorthStar293393, VR Owner at Low mill cottage Visit England 4* Charming 17th Century cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 19 November 2018

Thank you Tim, it sounds like you had a wonderful time! Walking to High Dam, up to Gummers Howe and using the Windermere cruiser are all the things that we love to do! So pleased that you felt so at home in the cottage. Many...More

Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

Unfortunately I booked this cottage not knowing it didn't have an enclosed garden. As the cottage is located on a busy back road (no paths) it made taking my dog a challenge.... The cottage itself was lovely just not right for our stay.More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Joanne S
Management response:Responded 20 August 2018

Hello Joanne Sorry to hear that you were disappointed with the garden/rear of the property. We do provide an extendable wooden gate to place on the step leading down to the garden. There is also a beautiful walk directly from the cottage door up to...More

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Reviewed 22 July 2018

The cottage is beautifully decorated, has everything in it you need for your stay, it is comfortable and in a lovely part of the Lake District.. The hidden gem of High Dam is a stunning place to spend the day away from the hustle and...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank Wander431776
Management response:Responded 4 August 2018

Many thanks Julie for all your positive comments. Yes it is lovely and peaceful, yet close to many of the Lake District attractions.It's good to hear that you enjoyed the cottage and the surrounding area. Kathryn

Reviewed 20 June 2018

Low Mill Cottage is in a pretty hamlet 100 metres from the Bobbin Mill, an interesting visitor attraction and working example of the early textile industry. Homely, comfy beds, great location for all amenities. Our second stay at Low Mill as memorable as the first....More

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank Judith G
Management response:Responded 20 June 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review Low Mill Cottage, and all your positive comments. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to welcoming you all back again! Kathryn

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Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Date of stay: August 2017
Management response:Responded 7 September 2017

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Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Housekeeping Included
Outdoor Dining Area
Towels Provided
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
Books
Hairdryer
TV
Parking
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
Toaster
Cooker
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Central Heating
Dishwasher
Freezer
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Patio
Fireplace
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After parking your car, at the rear of the property, you enter the delightful garden/patio, where you can enjoy meals 'al fresco', then enter via the modern kitchen. The rest of the downstairs has traditional slate flooring, original ledged and braced wooden doors and chic furnishings.The lounge/dining room has French doors, that open onto the patio for when the weather is warm and sunny, and a woodburner stove for the chilly winter evenings, although there is also full oil central heating at the property , together with LCD TV and a DVD. There is a downstairs cloakroom with a 2nd W.C. and a handy boot airing cupboard.Upstairs comprises of a large King-size bedroom, a lovely double bedroom and a single bedroom all attractively furnished with traditional furnishings and co-ordinated linens.The luxury bathroom has a bath for those long soaks, with a power-shower overhead.
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About the neighbourhood
The Lakeside is home to the Windermere Lake Cruises, which can transport you up the lake to Ambleside and Bowness, or across the lake to Fell-foot Park, where canoes and rowing boats can be hired. The area is great for famlies, as well as the 'Aquarium of the Lakes', there is also 'Go Ape', situated in Grizedale Forest and the Haverthwaite steam railway. High Dam, is a must! as the walk is directly from the cottage door, it is the 'Hidden Tarn Hows'! Cyclists, walkers, families are all catered for in this quiet area of Lake Windermere
Getting around
The Windermere Lake Cruises leave from Lakeside. You can travel up to Bowness and Ambleside from here. You can also sail across the lake to Fell Foot Park, where small boats and canoes can be hired, and there is a cafe and gift shop. Tickets for the cruises, The Haverthwaite Steam Railway and The Aquarium can all be purchased from Lakeside.
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