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'SWAN VIEW' (9 Railway Cottages, Newby Bridge, LA12 8AW)

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Overview
2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
4 guests
2 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
A HOME FROM HOME WITH STEAM TRAINS PASSING! Swan View is a newly refurbished cottage, originally built in 1864 (1 of 12) by the Furness Railway for steam railway and lake cruiser employees. The cottage is located in the Lake District National Park, behind the Swan Hotel at Newby Bridge (South of Windermere) and is an ideal base for couples or families (sleeps/dines 2+2) to explore the Lake District. Local attractions (within walking distance) are the Swan Hotel/Spa/Pool (day membership available), marina and playground, Haverthwaite steam railway runs past the cottage to Lakeside, where the Windermere cruises can be boarded. Lakeland Motor museum is at nearby Backbarrow. Swan View is only available for up to 140 days each year. Recent refurbishment means NO SMOKING, NO PETS, NO STAG/HEN ...A HOME FROM HOME WITH STEAM TRAINS PASSING! Swan View is a newly refurbished cottage, originally built in 1864 (1 of 12) by the Furness Railway for steam railway and lake cruiser employees. The cottage is located in the Lake District National Park, behind the Swan Hotel at Newby Bridge (South of Windermere) and is an ideal base for couples or families (sleeps/dines 2+2) to explore the Lake District. Local attractions (within walking distance) are the Swan Hotel/Spa/Pool (day membership available), marina and playground, Haverthwaite steam railway runs past the cottage to Lakeside, where the Windermere cruises can be boarded. Lakeland Motor museum is at nearby Backbarrow. Swan View is only available for up to 140 days each year. Recent refurbishment means NO SMOKING, NO PETS, NO STAG/HEN PARTIESMore
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Tony E
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:June 2015
Interaction with guests
When you book Swan View I will send you a copy of my 'Things To Do' and 'Provisions' lists to help plan your holiday and minimise shopping. Your rental covers all costs including all beverages, breakfast cereals, cookies kids drinks and many other provisions (even birthday candles!). An honesty bar of cola, beers, wines and spirits is also available at supermarket prices, just pay in the piggy bank. On your arrival day I will meet you at Swan View, show you where everything is, answer any questions and hand over the keys. On your departure day just leave used towels in the bath, sign the visitors book and I will pop round for the keys. If you have had a great stay then please provide feedback on Tripadviser.
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Great week at Swan View. This is our second trip and it didn’t disappoint. The Cottage is like a home from home and the new sofas were very welcome after long days outside enjoying trains, boats and sunny walks. The kids loved the wildlife and...More

Date of stay: March 2019
Thank Anna N
Tony E, VR Owner at 'SWAN VIEW' (9 Railway Cottages, Newby Bridge, LA12 8AW), responded to this reviewResponded today

Wow Anna I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay at Swan View, the new sofas and that the sun shone for you every day! Thank you for your kind review and I look forward to seeing you again soon. Cheers, Tony E

Reviewed 10 February 2019

Just back from here now and it really is a home from home. There is lots of attention to detail. It’s a very good base to explore. We will return

Date of stay: February 2019
Thank 502danb
Tony E, VR Owner at 'SWAN VIEW' (9 Railway Cottages, Newby Bridge, LA12 8AW), responded to this reviewResponded 25 February 2019

Glad you enjoyed your weekend at Swan View. Looking forward to you returning soon (but book early for summer) Cheers, Tony E

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Reviewed 31 January 2019 via mobile

We spent a fabulous weekend at Swan Cottage. The house is really lovely, very well equipped, clean, and tastefully decorated. The house catered for all of our needs, breakfast cereals, drinks, toiletries, even an emergency supply of calpol which was a godsend at 1am with...More

Date of stay: January 2019
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Tony E, VR Owner at 'SWAN VIEW' (9 Railway Cottages, Newby Bridge, LA12 8AW), responded to this reviewResponded 4 February 2019

Thank you for your kind review I am so glad you enjoyed your stay and found the Calpol useful, the medicine cabinet caters for all ages! Please come back again soon when the steam trains are running. Cheers, TonyE

Reviewed 28 January 2019

Just returned from a weekend break at the Cottage with my little boy (4), Mum & Dad… Beautiful Cottage, very well looked after, exceptionally clean and in a brilliant location. The owner, Tony, has literally thought of everything! The Cottage was stocked up with everything...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank NatalieD92
Tony E, VR Owner at 'SWAN VIEW' (9 Railway Cottages, Newby Bridge, LA12 8AW), responded to this reviewResponded 11 February 2019

Thank you Natalie for such a detailed and glowing review! I'm delighted that you all enjoyed the break and look forward to you returning again soon. Cheers Tony E

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Reviewed 21 November 2018 via mobile

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Date of stay: November 2018
Tony E, VR Owner at 'SWAN VIEW' (9 Railway Cottages, Newby Bridge, LA12 8AW), responded to this reviewResponded 3 December 2018

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Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Towels Provided
Paper Towels Provided
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
Books
Hairdryer
TV
Parking
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Playground
Horse Riding Nearby
Shared Tennis Court
Internet Access
Toaster
Swingset
Cooker
Sauna
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Gym
Local Guides/Maps
Game Room
Pool Table
Alarm Clock
Central Heating
Water Views
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Boat Available
Balcony
Mountain Views
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Terrace
Patio
Fireplace
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About the neighbourhood
*** UNESCO awards the Lake District World Heritage Site Status *** (07/17) Newby Bridge is a small village adjoining the River Leven at the southern end of Lake Windermere. It got its name from the five-arched stone bridge built across the river in 1651. It caters mainly for the passing tourist trade, and has a railway station on the preserved Lakeside & Haverthwaite Steam Railway. Newby Bridge is a convenient base to explore the Furness peninsula and southern Lakeland areas. Lakeside Pier is at the southern end of Englands largest lake, Windermere, where you can arrive by boat from Waterhead or Bowness. There is also a ferry across the short distance to the National Trusts garden at Fell Foot Park where you can rent boats and canoes. Lakeside Pier is one end of the Lakeside and Haverthw...
Getting around
Buses - To Grange, Kendal, Bowness, Windermere, Ulverston and Barrow stop on the A590 in front of the Swan Hotel. Open Top Tour Bus (summer) - Swan Hotel to Lakeside & Windermere Train Stations (Mainline) - at Grange, Windermere & Oxenholme Train Stations (Steam) - at Newby Bridge Halt, Haverthwaite & Lakeside. Boat Cruises - from Lakeside to Bowness & Ambleside Boat Hire - at Fell Foot, Bowness and on Coniston Taxi - 'Blueworks' at Backbarrow
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