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'SWAN VIEW' (9 Railway Cottages, Newby Bridge, LA12 8AW)

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2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
4 guests
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***BOOK NOW FOR XMAS SHOPPING & SANTA STEAM TRAINS*** Swan View is a newly refurbished cottage, originally built in 1864 (1 of 12) by the Furness Railway for steam railway and lake cruiser employees. The cottage is located in the Lake District National Park, behind the Swan Hotel at Newby Bridge (South of Windermere) with the steam railway line running at the bottom of the fenced garden! It is an ideal base for couples or families (sleeps/dines 2+2) to explore the Lake District. Local attractions (within walking distance) are the Swan Hotel/Spa/Pool (day membership available), marina and playground, Haverthwaite steam railway runs past the cottage to Lakeside, where the Windermere cruises can be boarded. Lakeland Motor museum is at nearby Backbarrow.Swan View is only available for up to 1...***BOOK NOW FOR XMAS SHOPPING & SANTA STEAM TRAINS*** Swan View is a newly refurbished cottage, originally built in 1864 (1 of 12) by the Furness Railway for steam railway and lake cruiser employees. The cottage is located in the Lake District National Park, behind the Swan Hotel at Newby Bridge (South of Windermere) with the steam railway line running at the bottom of the fenced garden! It is an ideal base for couples or families (sleeps/dines 2+2) to explore the Lake District. Local attractions (within walking distance) are the Swan Hotel/Spa/Pool (day membership available), marina and playground, Haverthwaite steam railway runs past the cottage to Lakeside, where the Windermere cruises can be boarded. Lakeland Motor museum is at nearby Backbarrow.Swan View is only available for up to 140 days each year. Recent refurbishment means: NO SMOKING, NO PETS, NO STAG/HEN PARTIESMore
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Tony E
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:June 2015
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When you book Swan View I will send you a copy of my 'Things To Do' and 'Provisions' lists to help plan your holiday and minimise shopping. Your rental covers all costs including all beverages, breakfast cereals, cookies kids drinks and many other provisions (even birthday candles!). An honesty bar of cola, beers, wines and spirits is also available at supermarket prices, just pay in the piggy bank. On your arrival day I will meet you at Swan View, show you where everything is, answer any questions and hand over the keys. On your departure day just leave used towels in the bath, sign the visitors book and I will pop round for the keys. If you have had a great stay then please provide feedback on Tripadviser.
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

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Date of stay: October 2019
Tony E, VR Owner at 'SWAN VIEW' (9 Railway Cottages, Newby Bridge, LA12 8AW), responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have just had a lovely weekend break in the cottage. We stayed with our friend Violet who by the way is 96 she loved watching the steam train going past the bottom of the garden . The cottage is spotless and well stocked with...More

Date of stay: October 2019
1  Thank adyhornby
Tony E, VR Owner at 'SWAN VIEW' (9 Railway Cottages, Newby Bridge, LA12 8AW), responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks Ady for your lovely review, Violet (96) has been our oldest guest to date! We hope to see you and her again soon. Cheers, Tony E

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Reviewed 15 October 2019

Had a lovely stay at Swan View. The cottage is cosy and warm with everything you need for a relaxing Lakes break. Our 3yo son loved seeing the steam train pass at the end of the garden - it's only a few times a day...More

Date of stay: October 2019
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Tony E, VR Owner at 'SWAN VIEW' (9 Railway Cottages, Newby Bridge, LA12 8AW), responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Steve for your lovely review of Swan View. I'm so glad that it suited all the family and hope to see you again soon. Cheers, TonyE

Reviewed 11 October 2019

We had such a wonderful stay. The cottage had everything we needed and had some lovely extra personal touches that our daughter loved. We will definitely be back.

Date of stay: October 2019
1  Thank MichelleAshby
Tony E, VR Owner at 'SWAN VIEW' (9 Railway Cottages, Newby Bridge, LA12 8AW), responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you Michelle for your lovely review, so pleased that your daughter enjoyed the personal touches. I look forward to you all returning soon. TonyE

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Reviewed 14 September 2019 via mobile

Date of stay: September 2019
Tony E, VR Owner at 'SWAN VIEW' (9 Railway Cottages, Newby Bridge, LA12 8AW), responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2019

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Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Towels Provided
Paper Towels Provided
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
Books
Hairdryer
TV
Parking
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Playground
Horse Riding Nearby
Shared Tennis Court
Internet Access
Toaster
Swingset
Cooker
Sauna
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Local Guides/Maps
Gym
Game Room
Pool Table
Alarm Clock
Central Heating
Water Views
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Boat Available
Balcony
Mountain Views
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Terrace
Patio
Fireplace
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Does this holiday rental have a steam room?YesNoUnsure
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About the neighbourhood
*** UNESCO awards the Lake District World Heritage Site Status *** (07/17) Newby Bridge is a small village adjoining the River Leven at the southern end of Lake Windermere. It got its name from the five-arched stone bridge built across the river in 1651. It caters mainly for the passing tourist trade, and has a railway station on the preserved Lakeside & Haverthwaite Steam Railway. Newby Bridge is a convenient base to explore the Furness peninsula and southern Lakeland areas. Lakeside Pier is at the southern end of Englands largest lake, Windermere, where you can arrive by boat from Waterhead or Bowness. There is also a ferry across the short distance to the National Trusts garden at Fell Foot Park where you can rent boats and canoes. Lakeside Pier is one end of the Lakeside and Haverthw...
Getting around
Buses - To Grange, Kendal, Bowness, Windermere, Ulverston and Barrow stop on the A590 in front of the Swan Hotel. Open Top Tour Bus (summer) - Swan Hotel to Lakeside & Windermere Train Stations (Mainline) - at Grange, Windermere & Oxenholme Train Stations (Steam) - at Newby Bridge Halt, Haverthwaite & Lakeside. Boat Cruises - from Lakeside to Bowness & Ambleside Boat Hire - at Fell Foot, Bowness and on Coniston Taxi - 'Blueworks' at Backbarrow
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