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7 Nights  

  • £425  to  £765

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£625 Sat, 22 Jun 2024
7 nights - Explore the Lakes

Key Information

  • Sleeps


  • Bedrooms

    2 Rooms

  • Min Nights

    With Owner

  • Children


  • WiFi


  • Dogs

    3+ Dogs

  • Bathrooms


  • Access

    Ground floor

  • Beach Nearby

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

Enquire online / Phone:

Amenities / Facilities

  • Beach Nearby
  • Off-Road Parking
  • Accessible by Public Transport
  • Cot
  • Highchair
  • Pub Nearby
  • Golf Nearby
  • Kingsize +
  • Garden/ Outside Area
  • Enclosed Garden
  • Smart TV
  • Washing Machine
  • Microwave
  • Dish washer
  • 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.
  • 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 king-size ground floor 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 and electricity. 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).

The Watermill Tariff & Supplementary Information

Bedroom Configuration:
Sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms (1 Double & 1 King + sofa bed in sitting rm)
3 or more dogs welcome
Ground floor accommodation
No smoking
Prices for 7 nights:
From £425
To £765
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 are also available so please enquire.

Explore the tranquil and unspoilt Duddon Valley it is only 4 miles away! Other hidden gems are on your doorstep

Last Minute Offers

Sat, 22 Jun 2024 for 7 nights, £625
Explore the Lakes
Sat, 6 Jul 2024 for 7 nights, £650
Enjoy a week away in the Lakes
Sat, 13 Jul 2024 for 7 nights, £675
Enjoy a summer week away
Sat, 20 Jul 2024 for 7 nights, £725
School holidays in the Lakes
Sat, 27 Jul 2024 for 7 nights, £725
Explore the Lakes
Sat, 17 Aug 2024 for 7 nights, £725
Summer in the week
Sat, 31 Aug 2024 for 7 nights, £625
Explore the Lakes

The Watermill 18 Month Availability Calendar

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* Calendar last updated: 13th June 2024