The Watermill - The Lake District, Sleeps 4
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The Watermill - Grizebeck, Nr Coniston & Ulverston, Cumbria, The Lake District, England - Sleeps 4

The Watermill

Watermill Cottage accommodates four guests and is converted from a 19th century Watermill. Affording stunning views of the hillside and fields from the garden areas, a patio area leads to the owners garden which can be enjoyed, with its many areas to sit and view the surrounding hillside. The garden area is very private and enclosed and provides a lovely place to relax.

The holiday cottage provides comfortable homely accommodation with wooden beams throughout and wooden window seats present in both bedrooms to sit and enjoy the views.

Within the Lake District National Park, Watermill Cottage is set in an excellent location for exploring the southern lakes. There are great walks on the doorstep and Broughton-in-Furness is just three miles away where you will find a variety of great eating places, along with an exceptional butchers, greengrocers, bakery and Post Office. Great Cycle rides are within easy reach of the cottage.

Attractions include:

  • Broughton-in-Furness - an 11th Century town (three miles)
  • Lakeside and Haverthwaite Steam Railway (nine miles)
  • South Lakes Safari Zoo in Dalton-in-Furness (eight miles)
  • Lakes Aquarium Lakeside (twelve miles)
  • Muncaster Castle Gardens and Owl Centre (twenty three miles)
  • Ravensglass and Eskdale Railway the ‘Lil Ratty’ (twenty four miles)
  • Ulverston Historic Market Town - the birthplace of Stan Laurel (seven miles)
  • Dock Museum in Barrow-in-Furness (twelve miles)
  • Coniston Water (six miles)
  • Coniston Donald Campbell Museum (thirteen miles)
  • Holker Hall and Gardens (fourteen miles)
  • Beatrix Potter’s Hill Top Sawrey (eighteen miles)
  • Rydal Mount and Gardens - home of William Wordsworth (twenty two miles)
  • Dove Cottage and The Wordsworth Museum at Grasmere (twenty five miles)
  • Bowness on Windermere with The World of Beatrix Potter and Lake Windermere Cruises (nineteen miles)
  • Brockhole Lake District Visitor’s Centre (twenty two miles)
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  • The Watermill, Grizebeck
  • A garden to relax in
  • Fully fitted kitchen area
  • Seating area leading to the Garden
  • Dining area with garden view
  • Lounge with sofa bed and recliners
  • Four poster double bedroom
  • Double bedroom ground floor
  • A Garden to explore
  • Garden in full bloom
  • Sit and Relax and smell the Roses!
  • River Duddon near Birks Bridge just 5 miles away from the Cottage
  • What a view explore the Langdale Valley's
  • Beacon Tarn looking towards the Estuary 4 miles from the Cottage
  • Our Neighbours!
  • East side of Coniston Water only 6 miles away
  • Tarn Hows looking back to Swirl Howe Coniston range
  • Squirrel having it's breakfast
  • Near to High Arnside Tarn
  • High Arnside Tarn near Coniston
  • Looking towards Torver and the Coniston ranges
  • Wonderful winter scene on the doorstep
  • Enjoy a beautiful Walk to Elterwater Tarn in December
  • The breathtaking Tarn Hows in January
  • Sunset from the Cottage Lounge
  • Sunset over Black Combe from the Cottage
  • More Neighbours........
  • The wonderful Langdale Pikes winter in the Lakes
  • Rydal Water looking towards Grasmere
  • Dunnerholme Beach 4 miles from the Cottage
  • A great walk for the dog too half a mile from the Cottage
  • Explore beautiful Buttermere
  • A gentle stroll to Catbells!
  • Relax and enjoy the outdoors
  • Beacon Tarn looking towards Coniston
  • Walk for miles and miles on a local beach walk
  • Meet the local wildlife at Bowness


  • Internet Access
  • Pub/Restaurant Nearby
  • Garden/Outside Area
  • Golf Nearby
  • Off-Road Parking
  • DVD
  • Satellite/cable TV
  • Washing Machine
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • CD Player
  • Shower
  • Bath
  • Cot
  • Horse Riding Nearby
  • Accessible via Public Transport

The Watermill Continued

Accommodation comprises:

  • Spacious sitting room, situated upstairs, offering exclusive views over the fields and hills. This room is fully furnished with Flat screen Television with Freeview, DVD player and the Fireplace hosts an Electric Wood burning Stove. There is also a large sofa (sofa bed) and two reclining chairs.
  • Kitchen/dining room with wooden beams and stunning views towards the hillside and gardens areas. It has a fully fitted kitchen offering good equipment and facilities, with heated flooring if required.
  • Downstairs Bathroom with a new bathroom suit including overhead electric shower, wash basin and toilet. There is also a large airing cupboard.
  • Bedroom one has a double four poster bed with window seat.
  • Bedroom two is a double groundfloor bedroom with window seat - both bedrooms have been furnished with care.

Outside: A patio area with BBQ leads to the owner's garden which can be enjoyed. There are many areas to sit and view the surrounding hillside in the garden area which is very private and enclosed.

Additional information: The price includes high quality linen and towels together with oil central heating. A good selection of games and books are available. Pets accepted (at an additional charge of £15 per pet). Heating is provided by oil central heating (set times per day) an additional charge will be made for electric via a separate meter reading.

Prices for 7 nights:
Low Season from £345
Mid Season from £475
High Season from £595
Peak Season £595

Key details:
Pets: Yes 3 or more dogs allowed
Smoking: No
Children: Yes
Changeover Day: Saturday
Payment options:
Cheque, Bank Transfer

Bedroom configuration:
Sleeps 4 people in 2 bedrooms (1 Double four poster rm, 1 Double + sofa bed in sitting rm)

Owner's details:
Owner: Angela Athersmith, click Contact Details for owner´s phone number and email address.

The Watermill joined Independent Cottages in April 2011

Owner Noticeboard

Short breaks also available please enquire Why not visit and explore the tranquil and unspoilt Duddon Valley only 4 miles away!

Last Minute / Late Availability Offers

Sat, 30 Sep 2017 for 7 nights - £415
 Perfect for 4 people to explore the wonderful lakes in the autumn

Sat, 7 Oct 2017 for 7 nights - £355
 Explore the wonderful lakes and take in the fantastic autumnal colours

Sat, 14 Oct 2017 for 7 nights - £355
 Explore the lakes

Sat, 21 Oct 2017 for 7 nights - £495
 Half term escape to the Lakes for the last break before Christmas

Sat, 28 Oct 2017 for 7 nights - £335
 Explore what the Lakes have to offer

Sat, 4 Nov 2017 for 7 nights - £325
 Take in a relaxing breakaway in the Lakes

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Calendar last updated: 19th September 2017

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Owner Notice Board

Short breaks also available please enquire

Why not visit and explore the tranquil and unspoilt Duddon Valley only 4 miles away!