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Kates Cottage

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High Brow Edge, near Backbarrow, Cumbria
Grade 3 Star rating
Pets 2
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Lovely cosy property with wonderful views towards the Furness Fells. A splendid location for enjoying both the Lakes and the coast.

This traditional, detached character cottage set in the tiny hamlet of High Brow Edge, is ideal for a peaceful holiday, with wonderful views towards the Furness Fells and Blackcombe. There are riding stables just 10 minutes walk from Kates Cottage and nearby attractions include Haverthwaite Railway, Lakeland Motor Museum and South Lakes Wildlife Park. Visit Bowness and Windermere, enjoy a boat trip and visit lakeside villages with boutiques, tea rooms, pubs and restaurants. The Lake District is a paradise for walking and climbing. There is a trout fishing lake just 15-minute walk away at Mungeon Farm, £20 per day. Shop, pub and restaurant 1½ miles.

Ground Floor:
2 steps to...
Living room: With open fire, Freeview TV, DVD player and CD player.
Kitchen/dining room: With electric cooker, microwave, fridge, dishwasher, washing machine and beams.
7 steps to...
Bathroom: With shower over bath, and toilet.
First Floor:
Bedroom 1: With double bed.
Bedroom 2: With twin beds.
Shower room: With shower cubicle and toilet.

Economy 7 central heating, electricity, bed linen and Wi-Fi included. Initial fuel for open fire included. Travel cot and highchair. Welcome pack. Large lawned garden with patio, sitting-out area, garden furniture and barbecue. Natural grounds. Bike store. Private parking for 1 car. No smoking. Please note: There are 5 steps in the grounds.

Show amenities 


  • Barbecue
  • Bike Store
    Bike Store
  • Detached Property
    Detached Property
  • Dishwasher
  • Garden / Patio
    Garden / Patio
  • Highchair
  • Open Fire
    Open Fire
  • Horse Riding Nearby
    Horse Riding Nearby
  • Rural Location
    Rural Location
  • Decorated at Christmas
    Decorated at Christmas
  • Wifi
  • Cot Available
    Cot Available
  • Washing Machine
    Washing Machine
  • Fishing Nearby/On-site
    Fishing Nearby/On-site
  • Coastal within 3 miles
    Coastal within 3 miles
  • Coastal within 5 miles
    Coastal within 5 miles
  • Parking - On Site
    Parking - On Site
  • Shower Cubicle
    Shower Cubicle

Customer Comments

  • 7

    Confirmed guest, 08/09/2017
    Pretty cottage and garden. Nice and cosy with the open fire.

  • 9

    Confirmed guest, 04/08/2017
    Really loved it at kates cottage had a great break in lovely surroundings and countryside

  • 5

    Confirmed guest, 30/05/2017
    Had to leave cottage early due to an unwanted animal above cookerhood in chimney not a pleasant experience and when spoke with owner she knew about it had happened previously for other holiday makers

    Response from:

    Response on behalf of the owner; Thank you for your feedback. The property was checked by a professional 2 days before the guests arrival for the bird but there was no sign of it. I did advise the guest this might occur and if there was an issue to call me and we would deal with it for her. Unfortunately this guest didn’t call until they had left the property, I did call her during her stay and she didn’t mention anything about the bird or that there was any issues. We are surprised by this review as it seems to contradict the positive comments left in our visitors book. We have now put something over the cowl to prevent birds getting in without blocking the ventilation. We are also organising for our handyman to do something more permanent in the future.

  • 8

    Confirmed guest, 23/03/2017
    quite a quant property but too out of the way & up hill for us. the weather wasnt in our favour making it more difficult walking as it was so wet and muddy. for younger people it no problem.

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7.7 out of 10 – based on 20 reviews collected by Reevoo
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