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Tranquil Village Setting, Off Road Parking

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

2 Bedrooms One Bathroom, Good Sized Kitchen, Dining Room and Lounge.

Access to the cottage from brow lane via gate or side ramp.

One double bedroom with view over Staveley and fells, second smaller bedroom with twin beds with garden & fell views.

Bathroom with hand basin, toilet and large walk in shower.

Well equipped Kitchen including microwave.

Dinning and lounge area including log burner.

Small porch for muddy boots, wet coats/gear and store logs for fire.

Lawns on three sides, including a well with fishes and hand pump.

Medium sized outbuilding for bike storage & logs.

More Details
Michael Crabtree
236 Rochdale Road, Halifax
HX2 7JT West Yorkshire United Kingdom
VAT Reg No

Owner
Janet & Michael Crabtree
Member since: 2002
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
20 April, 2017

About Janet & Michael Crabtree

Michael born in Rochdale, Janet nearby in Oldham. Living in Halifax West Yorks, I used to be an Insurance Broker until 2001 then joined youngest brother in his existing buisness cutting down trees and Janet looks after everything else. We started renting short term with a Villa in Menorca [Owners Direct Ref No. 8000840] some 19 years ago which is proving very popular.

Janet & Michael Crabtree purchased this cottage in 1985

Why Janet & Michael Crabtree chose Penrith, East Lakes & Eden Valley

The property was purchased before the bypass was started, traffic flowed relentlessly towards Windermere in the mornings and returned during the afternoons. Crossing the main road was a No No! However the bypass made Staveley village something of a backwater. It has evolved into a village with all that that is needed for a short break from the boredom of the evreyday commute. Kentmere River is just a short walk and if you are up to it you can follow it to its source in the fells.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Staveley in Cumbria & Lake District National Park

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • rural
  • village
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Good sized shower with W/C and hand basin.
  • Bathroom includes large walk in shower toilet wash basin towel horse and cupboard including the boiler
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom one includes 1 double bed, 1 set of draws & two wardrobes. Bedroom two includes Twin beds, 1 bedside table.
Entertainment:
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Garden ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • diving
  • caving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(14 traveller reviews)

5

lovely cottage great setting would recommend

  • 5 of 5

we had a lovely time staying here, would recommend and definetely stay again.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 19, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Louise, Good to hear that you enjoyed Willowdene Cottage. Your independent review helps prospective holidaymakers make a decision as to suitability for their needs it also keeps us in the know of if the cottage is suitable or needs some new tweeks etc., we cannot tell you how proud we are to hear all this great feedback - we would very much welcome your return to the cottage so you no doubt will give us in return some more useful feedback Thank You Michael & Janet Crabtree
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5

Quaint cottage and great host

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay at Willowdene Cottage. The cottage had a lot of English charm. Mike was very helpful especially when we called him at wee hours to ask for directions at check-in. Would definitely stay at Willowdene again next time we are in Lake District. Thanks for having us.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 10, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay at Willowdene Cottage, the early morning phone call was not a problem. Hope the wedding went to plan. Yours Mike & Janet Crabtree.
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5

Cottage is lovely, nice quiet with everything needed for short getaway.

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay at Willowdene and would throughly recommend to anybody wanting to book for a short break to Lake District. Owners are really nice and we will happily rebook when we return if available. Bathroom has been updated to a very high standard and location of cottage is great. Wood burner is really nice feature in living room and really warm to snuggle in the evening with family. Stavely village has really nice local pub, spar supermarket and fish and chip shop, really handy as all within walking distance (5 mins). Also bike shed is really handy to store bicycles and is lockable and secure.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 3, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Amazing

  • 5 of 5

I fell in love with the cottage straight away and felt so at home..even my labrador settled straight away,local people friendly & helpful.

Cottage was warm,spacious and had everything i needed and close to local shops,chippy & pub. I had time to chill out but also not far from beautiful scenery like windermere..absolutely breath taking..

Definately would go back..actually intend too if welcome xx

  • Review Submitted: Jan 22, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So good to hear that we have another happy visitor. Mike & Janet Crabtree.
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4

Homely stay

  • 4 of 5

Very clean and homely. Would stay again..log burner great. Lovely walks locally and very close to Windermere. Only marked down for no washing machine.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are both happy that you enjoyed your stay at Willowdene Cottage, Re. washing machine, yes this is something that we have discussed and may happen. Our only problem is finding space for it, we think it may have to go in the shed. Discussions are ongoing. Yours Michael & Janet Crabtree.
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5

Perfect little cottage for a weekend in the lakes.

  • 5 of 5

Lovely cottage within easy reach of the facilities in Staveley plus beautiful walking country. The shower is a delight after a long day on the fells, as is the wood burning stove!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So pleased that your stay at our cottage was as you had hoped. Glad to hear you also went into Staveley as it is only small but packed with everything you need for a short break. Thank you for your feedback it is much appreciated. If we can be of any help in the future please do not hesitate to contact us. Janet & Michael Crabtree.
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Summer
21 Jan 2017 - 21 Jul 2017
3 night minimum stay
£270
for 3 nights
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£90
 
 
High Summer
22 Jul 2017 - 8 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
£300
for 3 nights
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£100
 
 
Late Summer
9 Sep 2017 - 22 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£270
for 3 nights
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£90
 
 
Christmas
23 Dec 2017 - 8 Jan 2018
3 night minimum stay
£300
for 3 nights
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£100
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£270
for 3 nights
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£90
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£90
Fri,Sat,Sun
£400
 

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