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Woodlands

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Kendal, Cumbria
Grade 4 Star rating
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Sleeps6
Bedrooms3
Bathrooms1
Pets0

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Description

Enjoy large, spacious accommodation in this holiday home perched on a hillside on the edge of Kendal with lovely views of the Cumbrian fells.

This charming, spacious holiday property standing in an acre of gardens is built into the hillside on the edge of Kendal in an elevated position. There is woodland to rear and views of the Cumbrian Fells across farmland and historic Kendal to the front. The town is one mile away with quaint yards and alleyways that lead to delightful cafes, restaurants and the Brewery Arts Centre. Take a trip to the many wonderful sites of the Lake District National Park with breathtaking mountains to explore. Windermere is the closest lake, within 20 minutes’ drive. Shops, pub and restaurant ½ mile.

Steps to entrance. All on ground floor: Living/dining room with wooden floor and patio doors. Kitchen with slate floor. 3 bedrooms: 2 double (one 5ft), 1 twin. Bathroom with shower over free-standing bath and toilet.

Woodburner in living room (initial fuel included). Gas central heating, gas, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Freeview Smart TV. DVD. Gas Range included. Microwave. Washer/dryer. Dishwasher. Fridge/freezer. Wi-fi. Large enclosed lawned garden with patio, sitting-out area and furniture. Parking (3 cars). Welcome pack. No smoking. NB: Pond, steps and drop in garden.

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Features

  • Detached Property
    Detached Property
  • Dishwasher
    Dishwasher
  • Enclosed Garden / Patio
    Enclosed Garden / Patio
  • Garden / Patio
    Garden / Patio
  • Pub within 1 mile
    Pub within 1 mile
  • Woodburning Stove
    Woodburning Stove
  • Wifi
    Wifi
  • Washing Machine
    Washing Machine
  • No Pets Allowed
    No Pets Allowed
  • Car Parking - On Site
    Car Parking - On Site

Customer Comments

  • 4

    06/04/2017
    Confirmed guest, 24/03/2017
    Sorry to say the cottage was not clean . The kitchen sink and bowl were really dirty , I think the cleaner used the washing up bowl to clean the floors then just threw the water down the sink leaving all the dirt in the sink and bowl . Needless to say we bought a new bowl for the dishes ...we also had to buy cleaning products to clean the rest of the cottage. The heating was on a timer .....came on about 7.30 off at around 11.00 then on again at about 4.00 and went off again at 11ish . We could not change these settings as control was in the locked garage ...the owner suggested since we were concerned about being cold we could turn heating up really high then when heating went off ,it then would take longer for cottage to cool down .........this didn't work ! Anyway we would have liked to chosen ourselves when we wanted heating on ...... The other problem was out side lights not working , it was March and evenings got dark early ,walking up those steps in the dark was not easy , so we used a torch . Another problem was the shower , the water did not drain away very quickly ...ended up standing in a few inches of water ....not very nice ! A few other small problems .....will not mension . But it would have been nice to have been told about the gardeners coming ....3 times in the mornings while we were there ,opened curtains and there they were ! one morning 2 vans parked on the drive . This cottage could be comfortable if it was given a bit of tlc, and above rectified ..

    Response from:

    Response on behalf of the Owner; We are surprised by your comments. The average score awarded to Woodlands for cleanliness is 8.3 out of 10, which we've been told by Cottages.com is high. Many of our guests have remarked on how clean and tidy the property is. We mentioned at the start of your stay that the heating was controlled by a timer and turned on for 12 hours a day, while offering to activate it permanently if you preferred. You told us after two days that you were happy with the settings and that they didn't need changing, and we heard nothing more on the topic during your week at the house. With regard to the gardens, our guests tell us that they are one of the things they love most about Woodlands. With almost an acre to keep tidy, our gardeners visit once or twice a month during the spring and summer, devoting half a day to ensuring that everything is in top condition for all to enjoy. Their visits are necessarily dictated by the weather and the demands of the growing cycle. The outside lights are working. Our cleaner checks them on a weekly basis and our current guests have told us that everything is functioning properly. We're sorry that you didn't fully enjoy your stay but as owners we feel it's important that we address inaccuracies so that future guests are aware of the facts and what they can really expect from a stay at Woodlands.

  • 9

    30/10/2016
    Confirmed guest, 28/10/2016
    Beautifully furnished property. Great location for the lakes. Lots of local information provided in the house.


  • 8

    05/09/2016
    Confirmed guest, 19/08/2016
    Nice place and good location just on edges of Kendal. Driveway on property is tricky but manageable. Property was clean and presentable but could use a little more refinement in furnishing. A waste bin in the bathroom would be nice as would a small coffee table in living room (for magazines, tv remotes, drinks glasses, etc).

    Response from:

    Response on behalf of the Owner; We’re pleased you enjoyed your stay at Woodlands. Thank you for your suggestions. We will be adding a waste bin in the bathroom. There is a small table in the lounge which has a lamp on next to the sofas and we suggest to guests that they use this for putting drinks etc. on. There is also a side board and of course the dining table which guests can use.

  • 8

    11/08/2016
    Confirmed guest, 05/08/2016
    Woodlands is ideal for young families like mine (3 kids + 2 adults). Great base for day trips to the Lakes. 15 minute walk from Town Centre. Spacious living room and huge kitchen. Would definitely stay again.


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