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The Watermill

7 Nights FromSee prices

  • £365
    Low season
  • £615
    Peak season

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Preferred arrival day: Saturday

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£205 Fri, 8 Jun 2018
3 nights - Shortbreak in the Lakes sleeps 4

Key Information

  • Sleeps


  • Bedrooms

    2 Rooms

  • Min Nights

    With Owner

  • Children


  • WiFi


  • Dogs

    3+ Dogs

  • Access

    Ground floor

  • Off-Road Parking
  • Accessible by Public Transport

About 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)

Contact the owner

Owner details:

Angela Athersmith joined Independent Cottages in April 2011

1) Phone:

2) Enquire online:

Amenities / Facilities

  • Off-Road Parking
  • Accessible by Public Transport
  • Cot
  • Pub Nearby
  • Golf Nearby
  • Garden/ Outside Area
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite/ cable TV
  • Washing Machine
  • Microwave
  • Dish washer
  • CD Player
  • Shower
  • Bath
  • Horse Riding Nearby
  • WiFi

Location (The Lake District)

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 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.

The Watermill Tariff & Supplementary Information

Bedroom Configuration:
Sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms (2 Doubles + sofa bed in sitting rm)
3 or more dogs welcome
Ground floor accommodation
No smoking
Prices for 7 nights:
Low Season from £365
Mid Season from £495
High Season from £615
Peak Season £615
Preferred Arrival Day:
Payment Options:
Cheque, Bank Transfer
Booking Conditions:
Please refer to the owner for accessibility requirements, booking terms / conditions and cancellation policy.
Help combat online fraud. Speak to the owner on our officially verified number: +44(0)1229 889851 before paying by bank transfer.
Please discuss any requirements regarding your pet(s) with the property owner.
Independent Cottages recommends that you take out holiday cancellation insurance.

Owner Area

Angela Athersmith
Member Since April 2011

The Watermill Noticeboard

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

Last Minute Offers

Fri, 8 Jun 2018 for 3 nights, £205
Shortbreak in the Lakes sleeps 4
Sat, 23 Jun 2018 for 7 nights, £465
Explore the Lake District
Sat, 14 Jul 2018 for 7 nights, £535
Explore the wonderful lake district

The Watermill 18 month availability calendar

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* Calendar last updated: 26th May 2018