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Whitestone Cottage

7 Nights FromSee prices

  • £340
    Low season
  • £595
    Peak season

Availability 12 month calendar

  • Available
  • Unavailable
Calendar last updated: 13th December 2017
Preferred arrival day: Saturday

Key Information

  • Sleeps

    6

  • Bedrooms

    3 Rooms

  • Min Nights

    Enquire
    With Owner

  • Children

    Yes

  • WiFi

    Yes

  • Dogs

    Sorry
    No Dogs

  • Access

    Stairs

  • Log Burner
  • Off-Road Parking

About Whitestone Cottage

Whitestone Cottage sleeps six guests in three comfy bedrooms and dates back to the late 18th Century. Nestling in the peaceful village of Newby Bridge in the Lake District National Park, the cottage is close to Lake Windermere and surrounded by some of the country’s most beautiful scenery.

Formerly mill workers homes, the property is in a row of cottages and offers accommodation split across three levels. Full of original character, it offers the perfect blend of historic features including an inglenook inset fireplace with wood burning stove, lots of beams, mixed with modern luxuries such as a comfy cosy lounge where you can relax on the leather recliners whilst watching the forty nine inch LCD SMART television with DVD surround sound.

The cottage provides a welcoming retreat to return home to of an evening where you can relax after an exciting day visiting the many attractions of the Lakes or hiking. With two sunny garden patios equipped with outdoor furniture and BBQ, there are plenty of places to relax in the warmer months and in the winter, warm in front of the flames of the open fire whilst enjoying a glass of wine and a good film. The well equipped kitchen provides everything needed for creating a hearty supper or romantic meal for two.

The Lake District is popular with walkers and famous for its mountains and fells with the highest and most challenging being Scafell, Scafell Pike, Skiddaw, Helvellyn and Bowfell - ideal for the most enthusiastic of hikers! There are also many more mountains that are easier and just as enjoyable, along with pleasant walks along the lake shore.

The area offers plenty of local attractions to suit all ages and energy levels. Local attractions within walking distance of the cottage are: Lakeland and Haverthwaite Railway; Lakeland Motor Museum and Lakeland Steam Cruises across Lake Windermere. Within just a few minute's drive (or uphill walk) you have Bigland Equestrian Centre where you can enjoy horse riding (ideal for both experienced and novice riders and a fantastic stables). The Centre also offers several exciting outdoor sports including fishing, shooting, archery and quad-biking. A short drive from the cottage is Lakeside where you will find Lakeside Aquarium and just eight miles away you have Bowness-on-Windermere with its buzzy atmosphere in the town and around the lake. Ambleside is equally as popular with much to offer its many visitors.

Other popular attractions include: South Lakes Animal Park and Zoo; Grizedale Forest including Go-Ape, with its miles of forest trails which can be explored by mountain bike or foot; Munster Castle and Holker Hall.

Within walking distance of Whitestone Cottage is The Whitewater Hotel with bar and restaurant and the Swan Hotel and Spa. Close by is The Newby Bridge Hotel where you can enjoy a lovely Sunday lunch carvery and both hotels can be reached by an enjoyable hillside walk to help you work up an appetite! There is also a village pub serving good food and drink and family groups are made very welcome.

Wordsworth's best loved family home, Rydal Mount, sits in the heart of the Lakes between Grasmere and Ambleside and is worth a visit with fantastic views over Lake Windermere and Rydal Water, along with the surrounding fells. Grasmere Lake and Rydal Water are just to the South, and provide some gentle low level walks.

The cottage is a traditional three storey holiday home that is over two hundred years old.

Contact the owner

Owner details:

Christine & Bill Russell joined Independent Cottages in June 2011


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Amenities / Facilities

  • Log Burner
  • Off-Road Parking
  • Cot
  • Pub Nearby
  • Bike Storage
  • Garden/ Outside Area
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite/ cable TV
  • Washing Machine
  • Microwave
  • CD Player
  • Shower
  • Bath
  • WiFi

Location (The Lake District)

Accommodation comprises:

Ground floor

  • Comfy lounge with log burning stove to relax in front of, oak floor/beams on the ceiling, comfy leather seating, forty inch wide screen television (with BT TV) and Cinema surround DVD.
  • Through the archway is the well equipped kitchen with all mod-cons and a dining-table with seating for six guests, providing a relaxing environment in which to cook and enjoy evening supper whilst discussing the day's events.

First floor

  • Really cosy cottage style double bedroom.
  • Spacious family bathroom.

Second floor

  • Master bedroom with four-poster bed. This room has an en-suite with WC and hand basin.
  • Third bedroom with bunk beds to comfortably sleep adults/children. There is also a pine tallboy wardrobe and large set of draws.

Outside: A private patio/garden at the front and back of the cottage provides a nice place to enjoy alfresco dining with outdoor furniture for sitting out. The front affords a south facing aspect capturing lots of sun right through into the evening - the perfect place for a sun downer of BBQ (gas is provided for the BBQ from May until September). Off-road parking for two cars to the front of the cottage and back.

Additional information: Wi-Fi internet access. Storage heaters keep the cottage warm throughout. Heating, bed linen and electricity are included in the price. Coal and logs available to purchase locally. Short breaks available out of peak season from November to March (three nights minimum stay). Towels can be provided by prior arrangement at a small additional charge of £2.00 per person. Cot and high chair available by arrangement.

Whitestone Cottage Tariff & Supplementary Information

Bedroom Configuration:
Sleeps 6 in 3 bedrooms (1 Four-poster double, 1 Double & 1 Bunk bed room)
Children:
Yes
Dogs/Pets:
Sorry, the owner does not accept pets
Accessibility:
Unlikely to be suitable for wheelchair users. Please discuss any specific accessibility requirements with the owner
Smoking:
No smoking
Prices for 7 nights:
Low Season from £340
Mid Season from £420
High Season from £549
Peak Season £595
Preferred Arrival Day:
Saturday
Payment Options:
Paypal, 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)7541 697146 before paying by bank transfer.
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Christine & Bill Russell
Member Since June 2011

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Whitestone Cottage 12 month availability calendar

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* Calendar last updated: 13th December 2017