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The White House In The Lakes - A Large, Beautiful Detached Home, Sleeps 12

People12
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms4
Separate WC's1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Overview


Details
Property
house
People
12
Bedrooms
6
Bathrooms
4
Minimum Stay
3 - 7 nights

About the property

Home near Bowness-On-Windermere, Kendal, Lake District, Cumbria, England - Located In A Tranquil Country Setting With Incredible Views, Large Gardens & Just 10 Mins To Bowness

The White House in the Lakes is a large detached home with plenty of space both inside & out. Situated within walking distance of 2 excellent dining pubs! Close enough to Bowness & Lake Windermere to enjoy some shopping or lake activities yet far enough away to enjoy the secluded setting. Lots of lovely walks on your doorstep. A large well equipped kitchen, countryside views from each stylish bedroom, modern contemporary bathrooms together with a light and airy garden room and a large oak beamed lounge, with wood burning stove, makes this a very easy home for you to relax and enjoy. There is plenty of space outside for BBQ's and outside dining and lots of room for games with the children or simply lying on the lawn with a good book!

Please note!..7 day rentals only July, August, selected holidays & for Christmas/New Year weeks). 3 & 4 day breaks at other times - see 'rates'.

We do not accept 2 night bookings. We do accept payment by PayPal.

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Owner
Di Gale
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
26 February, 2017

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(36 traveller reviews)

5

Perfect

  • 5 of 5

Our long weekend at the White House in the Lakes was to celebrate our 50th wedding anniversary with our immediate family. We were banned from the cavernous kitchen by our son who insisted on cooking what turned out to be a wonderful celebratory meal. The house is spacious, beautifully equipped and spotless. The separate TV lounge and the spacious conservatory proved to be a real bonus (we had three grandchildren with us). A thoroughly enjoyable weekend was had by one and all (even though we were still unable to find the egg cups by the time we left).

  • Review Submitted: Nov 9, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Stunning property and location!

  • 5 of 5

This house was the perfect location for our family holiday. We used all the different areas but the garden room especially, it was lovely being able to sit and see the beautiful views all around us. Everything that we needed was there along with some lovely welcoming gifts. Would love to visit again.

We also visited the 'Hare and Hounds' as recommended and the food was excellent.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Fantastic Birthday weekend!

  • 5 of 5

Had an amazing weekend here celebrating my Father's 60th Birthday. The house had so many different areas to spend time - perfect for accommodating the 4 generations of my family staying for the weekend. Di had left us a lovely hamper which we thoroughly enjoyed. The kitchen was gorgeous and the garden room had amazing views and was perfect for keeping an eye on the boys playing in the garden. Our children spent most of the weekend exploring the garden and loved watching the cows and sheep in the field over the wall! We used the BBQ one night and enjoyed sitting out in the sun enjoying the views. Will definitely be returning here!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

A lovely house in a wonderful setting

  • 5 of 5

We had a very good week in the Lake District. The White House in the Lakes was as described on the website, and the owner, Di Gale, was very helpful, friendly and prompt in her responses to our queries. The house was very appropriate for a large family reunion, with several sitting/TV/reading rooms, a great kitchen, excellent amenities, clean and well-maintained. There were superb views from all windows, and we were fortunate in having a week of unbroken sunshine. Our party enjoyed hiking, scrambling, climbing around the nearby Langdale Fells, as well as boating on Lake Windermere and general sightseeing.

I would recommend the property to anyone looking for a large house in a great setting. However, I was surprised to find a charge of £300 added to my final payment. What is the reason for that? The owner later told me that this was a new booking fee, but I do feel I should have been told about this before it appeared on my invoice. I had thought that this was the refundable deposit, but it appears not to be the case. I feel there should be more transparency in the charges that are added to the total.

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

fabulous property

  • 5 of 5

Had a brilliant stay, house beautiful, loads of room didn't feel on top of each other and there was 12 of us ladies, only 1 little thing I would mention and it is little could do with more full length mirrors.Plenty of everything else you would need for your stay we all loved it and plan to stay again next year thankyou for a great weekend it did us all the world of good Views from house are lovely, only a stroll to the pub 2 mile, 10 min drive into Bowness couldn't ask for a better location.

  • Review Submitted: May 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
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5

Fantastic

  • 5 of 5

A stunning house in a glorious location. So comfortable, warm, homely and functional. Would love to return. Di has been extremely helpful with all requests and extremely quick to reply to emails.

  • Review Submitted: May 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
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Prices & Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Late February 2017
17 Feb 2017 - 26 Feb 2017
3 night minimum stay
£1,425
for 3 nights
From
£475
From
£525
Fri,Sat,Sun
£2,950
 
 
March - Mid April 2107
27 Feb 2017 - 6 Apr 2017
3 night minimum stay
£1,350
for 3 nights
From
£450
From
£475
Fri,Sat,Sun
£2,650
 
 
Easter 2017
7 Apr 2017 - 24 Apr 2017
3 night minimum stay
£1,485
for 3 nights
From
£495
From
£525
Fri,Sat,Sun
£2,950
 
 
End April - May 2017
25 Apr 2017 - 25 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
£1,425
for 3 nights
From
£475
From
£495
Fri,Sat,Sun
£2,950
 
 
End May - Early June 2017
26 May 2017 - 4 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£3,450
for 7 nights
£3,450
 
 
June - early July 2017
5 Jun 2017 - 13 Jul 2017
3 night minimum stay
£1,425
for 3 nights
From
£475
From
£495
Fri,Sat,Sun
£2,950
 
 
July & August 2017
14 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
£3,450
for 7 nights
£3,450
 
 
September - December 2017
1 Sep 2017 - 18 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£1,425
for 3 nights
From
£475
From
£495
Fri,Sat,Sun
£2,650
 
 
Christmas & New Year 2017/18
19 Dec 2017 - 4 Jan 2018
5 night minimum stay
£4,475
for 5 nights
From
£895
£4,750
 

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £0
Refundable Damage Deposit £300

Booking Notes:
7 day rentals only for Christmas week (from Sun 20th December 2015), new year week (from Sun 27th December 2015) & from mid July - August and selected holidays. 3 & 4 day breaks at other times - see 'rates'.

We do not accept 2 night bookings. PayPal.

To book, simple complete the enquiry form and I will reply ASAP.

If you decide to progress, I will e-mail you the booking form & details of the payment options. The deposit on booking is 50%, balance not due until 8 weeks before arrival.

Changeover Day:
The change over days are Friday or Monday.
At certain times of the year (October 1st to March 20th) except Oct half term & Christmas and New Year) I offer 3 night MINIMUM stays from Friday to Monday, and 3 or 4 night stays from Monday to Friday.

Notes on prices:
Note: 7 day rentals only for Christmas week (from Sat 20th December in 2014), New Year week (from Sat 27th Dec 2014) & mid July onwards - August, and selected holidays. 3 & 4 day breaks at other times - see 'rates'.

We do not accept 2 night bookings.

To book, simple complete the enquiry form and I will reply ASAP.

If you decide to progress, I will e-mail you the booking form & details of the payment options. The deposit on booking is 50%, balance not due until 8 weeks before arrival.

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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Crosthwaite and Lyth, United Kingdom

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 400 m²
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Toilet 1 - Toilet
  • The White House in the Lakes offers the following bathrooms: En-suites for bedrooms 1 & 2 - wc, shower Shared bathroom for bedrooms 3, 4, 5 - wc, bath, shower, twin sinks En-suite for bedroom 6 - wc, bath, twin sinks WC on the lower floor.
Bedrooms:
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Cot
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 5 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 6 - 1 Double Bed
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 12 (6 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: The bedrooms in The White House in the Lakes comprise: Bedroom 1 - super king bed Bedroom 2 - double bed Bedroom 3 - double bed Bedroom 4 - twin beds Bedroom 5 - twin beds Attic suite - upper floor, king bed
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • caving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: On entering the house via the entrance lobby, you find the huge lounge, with the kitchen off to the right, and the office, utility and downstairs toilet at the far end of the property. Patio doors to the gardens. Leading off the double height atrium stairway is The Garden Room also with patio doors to one of the garden terraces. Bedrooms 1 - 5 together with bathrooms are located on the first floor. The attic suite is on the second floor with a huge double bed with private bathroom. Outside, we have extensive gardens, all with walling or fencing, and protected by a gate to ensure the little ones cannot wander out to the lane. There is parking for approximately 6 cars within the grounds. The house is fitted with all mod cons, such as free wireless internet, SKY TV, large screen TV, DVD and Ipod dock. Outside: The extensive grounds provide plenty of parking for 6 vehicles, and tiered lawns, thus lots of space for children to run and play, all within sight of the main rooms. Gardening is provided weekly without the need for need access to the house. Exterior lockable shed to store your cycles. Utility Room: The separate fully equipped utility room houses a large Bosch washer, tumble dryer, sink. This room also leads out to into the gardens. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Thick fluffy towels are included, as are all linens. We even supply bathrobes for all adults during your stay. All towels and linens are changed weekly. We also provide complimentary toiletries in all bathrooms, courtesy of The White Company, London. Other: The Garden Room, a further living space, enjoys incredible westerly views from it's mass of windows, over fields and hills in all directions for miles. With patio doors leading to the upper terrace of the grounds. Large TV.

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