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Kirkstone Cottage forms part of the Small Exclusive Bracken Fell Development

People2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

Lakeland Cottage in Outgate, Ambleside, Cumbria, England - Location,Location, Location In The Heart Of The National Park, Rural Hamlet Of Outgate

This beautiful and romantic Lakeland cottage with its woodburner for Winter or chilly evenings is a perfect retreat for couples looking for an unforgettable break. It's magnificent setting, in an exclusive conversion nestling into the hillside, guarantees views of the countryside from every window and walks just waiting to be discovered on the doorstep. Located between the popular destinations of Ambleside and Hawkshead, Outgate is a beautiful Lakeland hamlet. The local pub, serving real ales and home cooked food, is just two minutes stroll, perfect for a drink after a day's walking; and the acclaimed Drunken Duck pub, only a short distance from the cottage, provides a wonderful excuse for eating out. The cottage is sumptuously furnished, providing a relaxing base for exploring the fells. It is also intimately decorated with works from local craftsmen and photographers, which add to its ambience. For couples wanting a luxurious Lakeland experience, in tranquil surroundings, Kirkstone Cottage is a gem.


Owner
Denise Denton
Member since: 2011
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
18 May, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

Kirkstone Cottage has been welcoming guests for nine years. We have a visitors book:

We've enjoyed every minute of our stay, cottage very comfortable and cosy, in great location - just heavenly! Weather was superb - sun, sun and more sun; totally un-Lakes like, didn't need waterproofs at all! Can't wait until next visit!



What a wonderful cottage; it has got everything you need. We have had a lovely New Year's week. Everything was glistening with frost, just like a Winter Wonderland! Lovely walks, lovely break, we look forward to a return visit.



We have had an excellent week in this lovely well equipped cottage. The views and location are stunning. We hope to come back again next year!



Gorgeous cottage with lovely views and a very cosy log fire. Cottage, equipment and service all first class. Thank you!



Had a lovely relaxing week in the cottage, we would return! Plenty of walking and good food and drink at the Outgate Inn and the Drunken Duck.
Jul 2011
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Hawkshead, United Kingdom

Property Type:
  • cottage
Location Type:
  • rural
General:
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • En-suite shower room to bedroom, Good quality towels provided.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 2 (1 Bedroom) Notes on bedrooms: 1 very spacious bedroom. A king sized sleigh bed with sumptuous Sanderson bed linen. The bedroom has a TV and views of Latterbarrow can be seen from the bedroom window. The bedroom is decorated with peaceful neutral colours and soft lighting.
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
Suitability:
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: Sorry no pets allowed. Strictly no smoking in the cottage. Outside: Kirkstone Cottage has a front and rear private patio with furniture for 'alfresco' dining. Watch wonderful sunsets and listen to the owls as evening draws in. Communal Lakeland garden. Two designated parking spaces. Utility Room: No utility room in the property. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Good quality designer bedlinen. Towels and linen are included. Weekly cleaning and linen change. Other: Front and rear patios with furniture.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(16 traveller reviews)

5

Lovely cottage, lovely location, lovely local pub!

  • 5 of 5

The cottage is spacious, comfortable and very well equipped. The location is beautiful and we had no problem getting around. We loved the Inn at the end of the road, it's very busy but you can see why! Great food and very friendly. Would definitely recommend.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 18, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
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5

Lovely clean and welcoming. Peaceful retreat but close to local amenities

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic stay. Weather was excellent. The Outgate Inn at the end of the lane supplied us with delicious meals. We would highly recommend Kirkstone Cottage to anyone looking for peace and relaxation. Cottage was great base for 2. Beautifully presented with everything you need.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 14, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
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5

Lovely cottage

  • 5 of 5

Really enjoyed our stay. Beautiful place

  • Review Submitted: Mar 5, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
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5

Wonderful cottage in a fantastic location

  • 5 of 5

Just returned from a wonderful holiday at kirkstone cottage. The cottage was very cosy and was a joy to return too each evening. The cottage had everything you could ever need. The kitchen is so well equipped that found ourselves staying in and cooking. The location of the cottage was perfect. The views out of every window were beautiful. So peaceful. I would highly recommend the cottage and would love to stay there again when we visit the lakes next time.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Lovely Tranquil Hideaway

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful 10 night stay at Kirkstone Cottage. The cottage is well situated off the beaten track in a quiet lane but close enough to civilisation for easy access to local attractions/pubs/shops etc. On arrival the the cottage was spotlessly clean and well equipped with everything you could want or need. Views across the hills are lovely and you could hear a pin drop most of the time it was that peaceful.

Visited many Lake District attractions (Beatrix Potter & Wordsworth's homes) and enjoyed long walks from the cottage which were well signposted. If you are into it, the lake swimming is excellent and free, we tried Coniston, Wastwater & Grasmere.

The owners recommended the Outgate Inn, a five minute walk from the cottage. food was excellent and reasonable, great Sunday lunch.

Overall we had a great time and look forward to returning in the future.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
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5

Perfect Location

  • 5 of 5

The cottage was beautifully furnished with every mod con. Very comfortable for a quiet break in a wonderful area.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Mid Season
1 Apr 2017 - 27 May 2017
2 night minimum stay
£190
for 2 nights
From
£95
£450
 
 
High Season
28 May 2017 - 14 Jul 2017
4 night minimum stay
£400
for 4 nights
From
£100
£495
 
 
Premium
15 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
4 night minimum stay
£440
for 4 nights
From
£110
£525
 
 
Mid Season
2 Sep 2017 - 27 Oct 2017
2 night minimum stay
£190
for 2 nights
From
£95
£450
 
 
Low Season
28 Oct 2017 - 22 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
£180
for 2 nights
From
£90
£375
 
 
Christmas
23 Dec 2017 - 29 Dec 2017
4 night minimum stay
£440
for 4 nights
From
£110
£525
 
 
New Year
30 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
3 night minimum stay
£330
for 3 nights
From
£110
£525
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
To confirm your booking a 25% non refundable deposit is required.
The remainder of the holiday cost is to be paid four weeks before the start of your holiday. Again, this is non refundable. We strongly advise visitors to make sure they have adequate holiday insurance.
Security deposit of £50 is required.

Changeover Day:
Change over day is usually a Saturday. We can be flexible on this at quieter times of the year
Arrival: Kirkstone Cottage will be ready for you after 3pm.
Departure: Please vacate the Cottage by 10am
Short breaks available at quieter times of the year

Notes on prices:
All prices include gas, electricity, towels, linen and weekly cleaning.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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