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The Place - Loweswater

Loweswater, Cumbria

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Sleeps 8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms 2
Change Fri
pets Dogs welcome 1
grade 5 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Waterside views
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Games / Play facilities
Luxury
Romantic
Family friendly
Decorated for Christmas
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • An idyllic 17th-century farmhouse brimming with character
  • Games facilities including pool table, table tennis and table football
  • Situated at the tip of Loweswater with magnificent far-reaching views
Property code: SZ511

Groups of eight will love this beautiful farmhouse located in a tranquil spot next to Loweswater. Stunning mountain views surround you and the games barn is a great addition for your Lake District break.

Full of rustic charm, this characterful and traditional farmhouse offers cosy and inviting holiday accommodation with ample space for up to eight guests. Dating back several centuries, this delightful property has been sensitively updated to makes a wonderfully relaxing hideaway. Set at the western edge of the beautiful lake of Loweswater, this sweet and idyllic retreat offers plenty of features including exposed wooden beams, welcoming wood burners, peaceful window seats, stone flooring, antique furnishings, a fresh summer house and a lovely games room. Offering stunning views of the lake and the surrounding fells, the farmhouse makes a great base for walkers, nature lovers, cyclists and climbers exploring the breathtaking western part of the Lake District.

Entering the property, the fully equipped kitchen makes a sociable space with a breakfast table, handmade units and a wide range of equipment, perfect for serving up a celebratory meal. There’s also a utility room with plenty of boot storage and hanging space, as well as a handy ground-floor shower room. Exploring further, the snug and welcoming lounge dates back to 1664 and features traditional exposed beams, an original fireplace, a bread oven and a salt cellar as well as a warming wood burner, plenty of seating and Smart TV/DVD. The light and inviting dining room has a wood burner and beams as well as a writing desk and window seats offering glorious views. The first of the farmhouse’s four cosy and relaxing bedrooms is on the ground floor: a delightful dual-aspect king-size room that can be made up as a twin on request. Three further bedrooms are on the first floor: a king-size room, a twin and a double, all with superb views and low, sloping ceilings. There’s also a refreshing family bathroom with a roll-top bath and separate shower. Heading outside, the extensive and enclosed garden has a large lawn with plenty of space for children and dogs to play and run. The pretty patio terrace has a fire pit and outdoor furniture, providing a lovely spot to dine alfresco on a lazy afternoon. There’s also a relaxing summer house and a secret garden, as well as the barn which makes a fantastic games room where you can play table tennis, table football and pool.

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  • 4 bedrooms - 1 king-size zip-and-link (the bed can be made into two singles if requested at the time of booking),1 king-size, 1 double, 1 twin
  • 2 bathrooms - 1 downstairs shower room with WC, 1 family bathroom with free-standing roll-top bath and separate shower, and cloakroom with additional WC
  • Induction range cooker, hob, American-style fridge/freezer, microwave, Nespresso coffee machine, dishwasher
  • Utility room with washing machine and tumble dryer
  • Wood burner (first basket of logs included, further baskets are £5 on an honesty box basis)
  • Smart TV, DVD, radio, record player
  • Wi-Fi included - Starlink satellite broadband
  • Spacious enclosed garden with furniture, summer house and games barn
  • Private parking available for 5 cars
  • Dogs to sleep in the utility room only, not allowed in the bedrooms or on the furniture
  • For smaller parties of guests, an additional dog may be considered by arrangement with the owner. Please contact us if you would like to bring 2 dogs
  • Tennis table, pool table, table football
  • Nearest pub 1.5 miles, shop 7 miles
  • Please note, group bookings may be checked to ensure the purpose of the stay is for a holiday, and where relevant, a security deposit may be requested. 
  • Please be advised that this property does not currently have the facilities for charging cars and the use of the domestic supply is strictly prohibited.
  • This property will be decorated for Christmas
  • Arrival: 16:00 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00, unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • 1 dog allowed. Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week
  • There is an Accidental Damage Deposit of £350 when booking at this property, however this may be waived for £40. We’ll provide more details about this when booking your holiday.

 

The farmhouse is less than half a mile from the banks of beautiful Loweswater, offering glorious views and wonderful walks and bike trails, with Holme Force Waterfall also just half a mile away. There are plenty of attractions and landmarks nearby including Whinlatter Forest Park, Honister Slate Mine, Blakeley Raise Stone Circle, Grasmoor and Grisedale Pike (all within 13 miles). Also close by are the beautiful lakes of Crummock Water, Buttermere and Ennerdale Water (all within 8 miles).

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Lyndsey Casson

This property is personally managed by Lyndsey.

CUSTOMER REVIEWS

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 15 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Susanne 6th October 2023

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What a perfect cottage in a perfect location. Me and a small group of friends visit the Western Lakes in September/October each year to do some wild swimming and walking. We have stayed in several cottages but The Place really stands out for its location and facilities. Every eventuality is catered for. We had a fantastic week and hope to book agaiRead moren next year. Hide

Reviewed by Vernon 22nd September 2023

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Reviewed by Julia 8th September 2023

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Super location. Lovely accommodation with everything we needed and more. Great walks to lake - saw red squirrel. Good pubs with lovely food. Loved the view from the summerhouse of the lake. Would recommend.

Reviewed by Rippy 18th August 2023

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We loved this property! Such a peaceful location off the beaten track but not too far to travel to activities.

Reviewed by Juliet 7th April 2023

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A perfect holiday escape! The Place has everything you could possibly want for a really relaxing and comfortable stay. This was a return visit to a much-loved holiday house. The kitchen is superbly equipped to enable as much or as little cooking as desired. Everything is high spec and great standard. We made lots of use of the games barn, and gardeRead moren / open fire (changing with the weather!). There are walks right out of the door, or a short drive to Buttermere. We hope to return! Hide

Reviewed by Rebecca 31st March 2023

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Just perfect. Well equipped, spectacular location, no negatives at all. Plenty to do at home and out and about. Perfect rural setting but not far from amenities. My children have declared it "the best holiday ever" and we are counting down to returning next year.

Reviewed by Joanne 9th December 2022

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What a hidden gem. Somewhere to escape the hustle and bustle of daily life. The scenery on the doorstep is forever changing within any 24 hour period. If you are looking for somewhere to escape to have some quality me time, to allow your mind to wander, relax, then the peace and tranquility of this place is definitely for you. The cottage has everyRead morething you could possibly want/need and more. It feels like your own family home, warm, safe and cosy. Hide

Reviewed by Ravi 21st November 2022

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We had an absolutely amazing time celebrating my daughters 20th at The Place. The house was beautiful and the hosts were so helpful offering plenty of advice and information to help us settle in quickly. It was cozy especially on the rainy days and the views were incredible- the only bad thing I can think of is that we couldn't stay for longer! We Read morehad a fabulous time and can't wait to return back in the future. Hide

Reviewed by June 11th November 2022

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Great accommodation in a spectacular location

Reviewed by Joanne 4th November 2022

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Beautiful fully equipped farmhouse in an idyllic location. Has everything and more that you could possibly need. A short stroll and you are lakeside, and you can walk to the Kirkstile Inn in under an hour, booking recommended, which we did prior to our stay, and enjoyed a wonderful Sunday roast. Considering the age of the farmhouse, we only spottedRead more one spider and not a cobweb in sight. Meticulously clean. Beautiful toiletries. Would definitely recommend. Hide

Reviewed by David 5th August 2022

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Beautiful cottage in a perfect location.

Reviewed by Sally 1st July 2022

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Beautiful old cottage set in amazing surroundings! We had a lovely stay as a multi generational family and everyone from 3 years to 75 years had a great holiday! Along with the dog who loved the garden! Great walks from the door and we found a great spot on crummock water to paddleboard & kayak. Loweswater is a very magical place!

Reviewed by Sara 8th April 2022

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We loved our stay here. The location is second to none. More than enough walks from the front door to go somewhere new every day during our week stay. The games room was brilliant for our teenage boys and to have such a beautiful private garden was a bonus. The nearby Kirkstile Inn sells fabulous food and beer with fell walker sized portions! The cRead moreottage was warm and cosy with plenty of hot water and a very useful boot room. We launched our kayak onto Loweswater and had lots of fun. Hide

Reviewed by Juliet 1st April 2022

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Reviewed by Lesley 11th March 2022

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FABULOUS! An idyllic spot for a 'get away from it all' break. The owners have thought of everything! You are made to feel welcome from the minute you walk in the door. Each bedroom is super comfy and the whole place is spotless. Every nook and cranny is filled with books; the games room is perfect for family gatherings; the extensive dvd selection Read morecovers all tastes. The location is perfect and the views of the lake are stunning. Not enough room on here to write everything that is great about it! Hide

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