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Skelwith Bridge, nr. Ambleside
Grade 3 Star rating
Pets 2
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Lakeside, seaside, countryside, hillside...wherever you can picture your perfect cottage, you'll find it with Welcome Cottages!


Lovely wooden lodge with private gardens and access to leisure facilities which include swimming pool and games room.

Set in 2.5 acres of beautiful natural grounds and woodland, this charming wooden holiday lodge has its own private garden and shared use of an indoor heated plunge pool, sauna, Jacuzzi and table tennis. Right on the doorstep of the magnificent Langdales, with Ambleside, 2.5 miles and Coniston, 8 miles. It is a perfect base for touring and exploring the footpaths in the area with numerous woodland and hill walks straight from the door. The Lake District Visitor Centre near Windermere is worth a visit, as is the Beatrix Potter Exhibition at Bowness. Great for wildlife lovers, with deer and other animals freely wandering through this small, select woodland retreat. Pub and restaurant 0.5 miles.

Three steps from car park to entrance. Ground floor: Living/dining room/kitchen. 2 bedrooms: 1 double, 1 bunk (2ft 6in for children). Shower room with toilet.

Electric heaters, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Freeview TV. DVD. Playstation. CD. Electric cooker. Microwave. Shared laundry room with coin operated washing machine and tumble dryer. Dishwasher. Wi-fi (in adjacent pool hall). Private garden with furniture. Barbecue. Parking (2 cars). Shared indoor swimming pool (3.6m x 6m, depth 1.2m), Jacuzzi and sauna, March-mid November. No smoking. NB: Unfenced pond in grounds.

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  • BarbecueBarbecue
  • Detached PropertyDetached Property
  • DishwasherDishwasher
  • Garden / PatioGarden / Patio
  • Pub within 1 milePub within 1 mile
  • Free PetsFree Pets
  • Rural LocationRural Location
  • Swimming PoolSwimming Pool
  • Car Parking AvailableCar Parking Available
  • Washing MachineWashing Machine
  • Open PlanOpen Plan

Customer Comments

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 07/11/2015
    Warm, cosy and snug, set in woodland. A wildlife paradise. Feels very private, yet is close to the swimming pool and sauna. Nice comfy bed and plenty of storage space in the room. Had everything we needed in the chalet. Good television and interesting books to read. Surprisingly roomy shower room and everything you needed in the kitchen. The dishwasher proved useful! Walkers and wildlife enthusiasts could stay all week and never need their car. The beautiful Loughrigg Tarn, known to Wordsworth, can be accessed from the top of the estate and there are numerous longer walks for serious hikers. The Talbot Bar, at Skelwith Bridge, is a short walk or car ride away. Excellent meals, very welcoming to locals and holidaymakers alike, and dog-friendly. Ambleside has everything you need including a good range of Takeaway food outlets. Should the weather not be so good, there are numerous other lakes and tarns nearby including Coniston Water and all the villages have lots of shops for visitors. Further afield, the unusual Dock Museum at Barrow in Furness, would keep children occupied on rainy day.

  • 4

    Confirmed guest, 25/07/2015
    Place was dirty. Hoover needed filter changing so only used once due to smell of sick. Floor in shower dirty with dark brown staining especially near toilet. Damaged door of shower room. Door came off too easily on wardrobe so unsafe. Disappointing holiday

    Response from:

    Response on behalf of the owner; We are sorry your stay was disappointing. As noted in other reviews, we try our very best to maintain high standards. As you can imagine, with many guests staying at the property, the hoover gets well used and can pick up smells, especially from pets. However we are not aware of it ever having smelled of sick. The bag is changed and the filter is cleaned every few weeks. The staining near the toilet is in a very small area of the floor immediately beneath a connector on the bottom of the cistern, near the wall. Over a period of time, condensation has dripped onto the floor, and this has been the cause. Please don’t think it is anything unpleasant. Occasionally the shower screen rollers can become dislodged from the bottom track, but there is a push button on the roller fitting, allowing the rollers to be put back into the track within seconds. The door is not damaged. It is a similar situation with the wardrobe door in the bedroom, but the upper track/pelmet prevents the door from moving very far, so it is not unsafe. Again, we are really sorry you were disappointed. If you had called the caretaker, using the number in the book provided, we would have been able to put your mind at rest and address the problems you reported.

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 12/09/2015
    Perfect location for exploring the lakes. Quiet and secluded . We were visited by wild rabbits and at night could hear the owls. Would recommend the local Talbot bar pub we went there 3 nights for meals. Only downside is second room is more like a closet. Not really suitable for more than 1 small child as limited space for wardrobe. We were a couple with 2 border collies though so it was a lovely lodge for us

  • 4

    Confirmed guest, 05/09/2015
    Dog hair everywhere including inside the fridge, all over the flow, on the cooker and thick with dust and dog hair all over he magazines in the side cupboards. Still no cleaner after the cleaner came back for the second week.

    Response from:

    Response on behalf of the Owner; We were disappointed to receive your review. We do everything within our power to ensure our guests have a relaxing stay, and aim to be highly responsive to any concerns. We also visit the property every few weeks to ensure the cleaning standards are being maintained, and on the whole, the cleaning company does a good job. When you contacted us upon arrival, and provided your view on the standard of cleanliness, we despatched our cleaning company immediately. However, you then informed us there was no need for the cleaning company to do an additional clean, so we instructed them to return home. You also said that the DVD player and PlayStation were not working, so we despatched our caretaker. When he arrived, he found the DVD and PlayStation to be in perfect working order, and left a note explaining how to use the remote control. We are really sorry you were not 100% satisfied, but we feel your review is not a fair reflection of the experience enjoyed by the vast majority of our guests.

  • 9

    Confirmed guest, 22/08/2015
    Beautiful property in the perfect location to explore the lakes. Only one gripe would be the mattress on the double bed in the main bedroom. Old and uncomfortable, meaning poor sleep. If this was replaced my overall rating would have been 10/10.

    Response from:

    Response on behalf of the Owner; Thank you for your review, and we were pleased you had a good holiday. It was a shame you found the mattress uncomfortable, but it is worth noting that all mattresses in the property were purchased new in January 2014. It is difficult to get something that suits everyone, some prefer softer and some harder. We tried to get something in the middle. However, since this is the second time someone has passed comment on the mattress in the main bedroom, we have purchased a ‘topper’ for additional comfort and this will be in the property very soon.

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7.8 out of 10 – based on 8 reviews collected by Reevoo
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