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Romantic historic boutique styled cottage near Lake Windermere.Dogs welcome

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3 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
6 guests
Minimum stay varies
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Woodside,near Lakeside and Newby Bridge, is a family owned, advertised and maintained cottage by Alison and Brian Smith, who really care that you have a great holiday.It is part of lakesgetaways. We strive to provide a personalised quality cottage and service. You won't be disappointed. Woodside near Lakeside and Newby Bridge, is a romantic, luxury, historic, period country cottage that has been lovingly restored. This historic lodging house was home to the young mill workers from the Stott Park Bobbin Mill ( as featured on BBC1's Britain's Hidden Heritage) and is over 225 years old!! Today the mill is owned by English Heritage. You will be staying in a piece of history! Woodside has everything that a luxury cottage should have: outstanding location(near High Dam and Lake Windermere),... Woodside,near Lakeside and Newby Bridge, is a family owned, advertised and maintained cottage by Alison and Brian Smith, who really care that you have a great holiday.It is part of lakesgetaways. We strive to provide a personalised quality cottage and service. You won't be disappointed. Woodside near Lakeside and Newby Bridge, is a romantic, luxury, historic, period country cottage that has been lovingly restored. This historic lodging house was home to the young mill workers from the Stott Park Bobbin Mill ( as featured on BBC1's Britain's Hidden Heritage) and is over 225 years old!! Today the mill is owned by English Heritage. You will be staying in a piece of history! Woodside has everything that a luxury cottage should have: outstanding location(near High Dam and Lake Windermere), beautiful furnishings,period features, two private gardens, private parking for 2 cars with extra parking nearby, WiFi, log burner, Inglenook fireplace, superbly well equipped with large flat screen TV and SKY HD, 2 bathrooms and a downstairs loo and dogs welcome. We are exceptionally CHILD FRIENDLY with high chair, travel cot, stair gate, fire guard, baby bowls and cutlery, children's games, books, toys, table football etc.are provided as well as a PS2 complete with several games. In fact there's a toy box full of games,quizzes, books etc. Guaranteed to keep any youngster happy.All provided free of charge , so leaving more room in your car! We are a family owned and run cottage. We take a pride in providing a quality cottage and service, as can be see by our many reviews. You will not be disappointed. In the lounge there is a fabulous inglenook fireplace dating back over 200 years with a log burner making the lounge very cosy for nights in with a bottle of wine and the oak beams and window seats within its three foot thick walls make for a room full of character. Come and sit in cosy comfort and watch our large flat screen TV with SKY HD., whilst you enjoy the romance of a real fire, what could be better? A beautiful romantic retreat......... The kitchen is superbly well equipped, spacious and has a large farm house table, you'll find the conversation flow around such a setting. We have all mod cons and more!!! And if you don't want to cook there are several restaurants and pubs nearby. And after a hard days sightseeing you will find the romantic master bedroom with Egyptian cotton sheets, designer fabrics and luxury en-suite, where towels are provided,is a haven of rest and relaxation. Likewise the other two bedrooms which are also furnished in designer fabrics and furniture to compliment the cottage. All bedrooms are well equipped with hairdryers, mirrors, plenty of storage and hanging space and window seats to sit on. In the family bathroom you have the option of a power shower over the bath to revitalise you or a long, luxury soak in a modern contempory setting. You will find Woodside is warm and cosy even in the depths of Winter. For the elderly we have easy rise chairs in the garden, double bedroom and the cottage is easily accessed via one step at the front of the cottage or 2 steps from the carpark. Woodside is a hideaway of peace and quiet between the mountains and lakes. Superbly well equipped, you'll find it an ideal base, all the attractions of the Lakes are only minutes away, many on foot. Four of the top ten Lake District visitor attractions are within walking....you can forget the car. Woodside has two gardens .....the cottage garden, which is a real sun trap with stunning views of the distant mountains and the patio garden which is wonderful for eating alfresco. Safe off road parking for two cars, with further parking available nearby, a welcome tray, detailed 'holiday guide' of the area and file of 'local walks', some right from the front door! are all provided. The GARDEN is safe and secure for little ones and dogs. We are away from main roads and you are sure to enjoy the peace and quiet of this area. We have a DOG friendly cottage with wooden and tiled floors downstairs. This is a wonderful area for dog owners with fabulous walks from the doorstep and plenty of fields, footpaths, woods and beaches to choose from to ensure that your dog can run around off the lead.The spectacular High Dam and Stott Park Heights are within walking distance and ideal for dogs and their owners while Grizedale Forest is just over 10 mins away. Miles of footpaths can be trod right from the front door!!!! Dogs are by arrangement and a charge is payable.More
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About the Owner
Brian S
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:January 2010
Interaction with guests
We are only at the end of a phone and our caretaker lives nearby, if you require help.
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My third stay at this lovely 3 bed cottage. Everything you need is supplied, lovely comfortable beds, extra quilts. A welcome pack awaits and there is milk in the fridge. Lovely garden and off road parking. Alison and Brian are great owners friendly and helpful...More

Date of stay: October 2019
Thank Andy C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Woodside cottage is fantastic and not only in terms of what you see in the pictures, but also the quality of the beds, the bedding, appliances, cookware, dinnerware etc... It is ideally located with easy access from the motorway yet it is tucked away on...More

Date of stay: September 2019
Thank Gordon W
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Reviewed 7 September 2019

Woodside Cottage is a well maintained, cosy comfortable cottage with plenty of room for six of us (three generations) and a dog in beautiful and peaceful countryside. It is very clean and well equipped and the beds extremely comfortable - we all slept like tops....More

Date of stay: August 2019
Thank Lorna P
chocogirl, VR Owner at Romantic historic boutique styled cottage near Lake Windermere.Dogs welcome, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2019

Many thanks Lorna for taking the time to write a review. Thank you for recommending Woodside and we hope to welcome you back in the future. Alison

Reviewed 12 February 2019

Had a fantastic 4 day stay at Woodside cottage last week. The cottage is spacious and cosy at the same time. There are 3 good sized bedrooms all decorated beautifully, as are the all the rooms, and the cottage has everything you need including decent...More

Date of stay: January 2019
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chocogirl, VR Owner at Romantic historic boutique styled cottage near Lake Windermere.Dogs welcome, responded to this reviewResponded 12 February 2019

Thank you for your lovely review and we would love to welcome you back to Woodside in the future. We are always happy for guests to book direct with us in order to gain the best price. Thanks for feeling you would have no hesitation...More

Reviewed 23 September 2018

A great cottage that was perfect for our needs. The cottage is well equipped and spotlessly clean. It has a cottage feel with modern kitchen and bathrooms. The woodburner was lovely on the chilly evenings. We travelled with our 2yo son and he loved the...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank stevenh989
chocogirl, VR Owner at Romantic historic boutique styled cottage near Lake Windermere.Dogs welcome, responded to this reviewResponded 24 September 2018

hi Steve So glad you enjoyed your stay at woodside and that you wanted to extend your stay. Hope you will return in the future Brian and Alison

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Housekeeping Included
Safe
Outdoor Dining Area
Towels Provided
Paper Towels Provided
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Private Garden
Cycling Trips
Books
Hairdryer
TV
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Secure Parking
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
VCR
Toaster
Telephone
Cooker
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Local Guides/Maps
Alarm Clock
Central Heating
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Balcony
Mountain Views
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Terrace
Patio
Fireplace
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About the neighbourhood
Woodside is in the very heart of the lakes and ideal for visiting all the attractions the lake District has to offer, Hawkshead, Cartmel, Bowness, Coniston and Windermere are all only minutes away in the car. Woodside itself,was part of the historic Low Stott Park Bobbin Mill now owned by English Heritage.You can take the guided tour of the mill, just across the road. Nearby are four of the TOP TEN LAKE DISTRICT VISITOR ATTRACTIONS all of which can be reached on FOOT..... you can forget the car!!! They are at Lakeside Village and there you can find the Aquarium of the Lakes,the Lakeside steam railway, the lake Windermere cruise ships and the ferry to Fell Foot (NT) Also is the Lakeside Hotel :-4 star restaurant/ bar/Spa treatments, gift shop and cafe. At Fell Foot(accessible by ferr...
Getting around
There are mainline stations at Kendal Oxenhome, Windermere and Grange over Sands. There is a bus service at Newby Bridge
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