Granary Nook is delightful 3 bedroomed property sleeping 5.
located in the heart of Windermere it is an ideal base for families who are looking for a very central base from which to explore the southern Lakes.
The village boasts a wide variety of shops, pubs, restaurants and visitor attractions there is quite literally something for everyone.
Windermere has many charms and attractions, located only a mile away from the popular village of Bowness on Windermere with its steamers and Beatrix Potter attractions. Windermere is a much quieter village and has an abundance of unique shops, tea rooms and restaurants, the train statio...n and main bus route running through means you can leave your car behind whilst exploring the surrounding area. Troutbeck Bridge is 3 miles away with its own swimming pool and Brockhole Adventure Park which is ideal for children and adults alike, a further 15 minute drive brings you to Grasmere, the home of Grasmere Gingerbread and William Wordsworth.
Located in the heart of Windermere village Granary Nook is a traditional stone built cottage and is ideally located to enjoy all of the village amenities, with a bakery next door ideal for early morning bread and croissants. Granary Nook is set back of the main street and has a large enclosed courtyard perfect for relaxing in after a long day on the fells.
The cottage is gas centrally heated and comprises:
* Lounge with TV and DVD player.
* Kitchen with electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine and dining area.
* First floor double bedroom.
* Double bedroom.
* Second floor: Single bedroom.
* Large bathroom with shower over bath, hand basin and WC.
* All gas, electric and bed linen included.
* Parking permit available
* Large fully enclosed
courtyard garden with garden furniture.
* Highchair available.
* Sorry there no cot however you are welcome to bring your own or hire one from Lakes Cottage Holidays.Read more
GRANARY NOOK, Windermere Bowness & Windermere, Cumbria, England
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All prices include all taxes, gas, electric and bed linen. Please check property description to see if towels, logs, coal and cots are included free of charge or at a supplement. If a pet friendly property, the charge is £20 per pet per week/part week. Please telephone or email us for short break availability and prices.
Left on 11/06/2013 for a stay in October 2013 | Nikig
The service we received was fantastic. The cottage was welcoming and quaint, although a hinge on the kitchen door was loose and we had to tighten the screws to stop the door falling off. The rooms were lovely and the shower worked perfectly as well as the heating for those cold wet days. The garden is small, btu seating is plentiful, but small dogs like my little Yorkie could get under the gate if left unattended so make sure to be outside with your dog at all times. That said, he really enjoyed his first holiday :-)
The cottage is centrally located in windermere, seconds away from the Co-op and other local shops for those essentials. Plenty of cafes and takeaways nearby and a lovely park for early morning dog walks along the road. We really enjoyed walking up Orrest Head - the start of it being only 5 minutes away from the cottage. We had no problems with finding a parking space using the permit.
There were builders working on a building very close by, but we are early birds so their noise didn't effect us at all.
One thing I would say is that the guest folder containing info about the cottage is out of date, the inventory dated back to 2008!!! An up to date version would have been good. Read more
We are sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your stay at this property and the beds were not to your liking.
Unfortunately we are unable to cater for all needs with regards to mattresses and we hope that this did not detract too much from your stay in the Lake District.
We hope we can welcome you back to one of our properties in the future.
Lakes Cottage Holidays
Ideal location and a pleasant property
Left on 09/06/2013 for a stay in August 2013 | Stehoo
We chose this property and location for the public transport links, you can get almost everywhere by bus(so no need to worry about not having a car), its just a short walk down to bowness on windermere, for the ferries/boats, the property it self is lovely and quiet, more than enough room for 5 people and a pet, the cleanliness is up there with the best, parking can be a pain but not a problem,there is 2 mini supermarkets within a minutes walk, a butchers and a supermarket about 5-10 mins up the road. So if you plan going to the lake district by public transport this is the property for you Read more
We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay at this property.
This property is indeed ideally located for those who wish to travel to the Lake District without a car. The train and bus routes located only a few minutes away provide direct links throughout the Lakes.
We hope to welcome you back to one of our properties in the future.
Lakes Cottage Holidays
Delightful! Would stay again.
Left on 08/02/2013 for a stay in July 2013 | Buzzy
Granary Nook was exactly what we were looking for. The cottage it's self was small but perfectly formed, very well equipped. The only disappointment was it being up a narrow alley, opposite a funeral directors and beside a current renovation project ( where the workers swore like troopers all day) this aside, Granary Nook was central for walks, days out, shops, restraunts and pubs. We would certainly stay again.
Granary Nook is very close by everything,it is within 100 meters of 4 takeaways,3 pubs,a bank,post office corner shop and many coffee shops.Parking with the permit is very convenient the cottage is on 3 floors so anyone with stair problems should think again.Only a mile to Bowness 500 meters to Orsthead hill and 400 meters from the train station the only downside for me was the lack of a view as the building is surrounded by other property but all in all a good clean holiday cottage.
Left on 06/17/2013 for a stay in June 2013 | Alepou
great location and convenient for all amenities. House was very cosy but was let down by building work going on next door. The next door bakery was an irresistable temptation and the funeral parlour behind meant very quiet neighbours! Didnt like the fact there were no recycling facilities at the cottage,everything had to go in the one bin-surely everyone recycles these days and doesnt mind doing it on holiday? great for our family though and we would return-there was no cot when we arrived but the people in the office sorted this out very quickly
Left on 05/19/2013 for a stay in April 2013 | Andy Harris
Would not use Cottage Holiday Group the booking agent again. For 2 reasons:
Car parking in the house details clearly stated that the pass provided was for 'all car parks'. We parked the the nearest car park with the pass provided and get a £30 fine! They would not entertain that it had been their negligence that had caused the situation.
Also we left a book in the house. They wanted a £10 'admin charge' above the postage to return it!
Have been going to lake district twice a year for 30 years - but will not use these jokers again.
this cottage bears little comparison to the brochure description
Left on 01/09/2013 for a stay in December 2012 | Mrs T Dunn
upon arriving @ the office in windermere to pick the keys up, the staff were pleasant & cheerful & most helpful.Upon entering the cottage we noticed a musty smell,on 1st inspection the cottage decor looked very tired,kitchen was abit adhoc affair, the cupboad doors were all out of alignment did not open correctly, the cutlery draw fell out when opened,the frdge-freezer was very dated.On inspecting the bedrooms the single bedroom on the top floor had extensively water damaged ceiling which continued down the walls behind the wardrobe in the form of milldew & mould this was also visible in the 1st floor bedroom,we realised we could not stop there as we had an infant in our party who is asthmatic this was the reason for booking a 3 bed cottage.I returned to the office & expressed my concerns,staff in the office were most helpful & tried their best to rectify the situation or come up with a compromise.This they did by offering us accomodation in smaller superior accomodatin Maple Leaf cottage.This we were grateful for as the other option was to go back home.I would have an easier time writing a favourable review on Maple Leaf cottage.Although the staff were very helpful & could not fault them, I feel that the property (Granary Nook) should have been inspected more thoroughly in advance of our arrival as the problems it had weren't an overnight thing & on perusal of the visitors we were not alone together with the missing pages.
A spacious, comfortable, clean cottage in an ideal area of the L
Left on 08/26/2012 for a stay in August 2012 | The Smith Family & Millie The Dog
Although the cottage is tucked away up a driveway out of the way of the hustle and bustle of Windermere Town it is still in the thick of it with lots of bars and shops on your doorstep to choose from. It is only one mile away from Bowness on Windermere so easily within walking distance of Lake Windermere (about 20 minutes). The cottage was spacious, comfortable and clean and felt like a home from home with everything you would need. We would definitely stay again. Parking the car was a bit tricky but once we had found a space, due to the location of the cottage, we didn't need to move it and only used it once anyway. All in all a great place to stay.
Left on 07/20/2012 for a stay in June 2012 | Diane
Granary Nook is a quaint cottage. With 5 people it is cosy and because it rained a lot we did get to know each other well. There are plenty of games and jigsaw puzzles in the cottage to while away the time when it is pouring. Being right by the Co-Op it make cooking and shopping very easy. Cooking utensils left a bit to be desired. The enclosed garden was a bit of a let down as it was also shared by neighbours so it was not possible to leave things outside. That would have been good to know beforehand.
And being up an alley we were woken early by people moving bins and the bakery.
Because of being in the centre of Windermere it was about a 15-20 min walk before getting to somewhere where the dog could be let off, though we did find a park about 5 mins away that worked well for quick walks.
We would advise reading the parking permit carefully too as we finished up with a £25 parking fine for parking where we thought we were allowed to be. Unfortunately it was on the last day we didn't check whether it was us or the instructions in the cottage that were wrong, and even though we have emailed the company have not had a reply.
But even so it was a lovely cute cottage and we all had a great time there.
Left on 05/30/2012 for a stay in April 2012 | Graham McQuillam
This cottage is hidden up a small alley, next to a superb bakers and a chapel of rest. It covers 3 floors and the bathroom is on the top floor, this caused my wife some problems when rushing to the toilet but if you are fit it's terific. Parking is a nightmare if you go in busy period even though you are given a free parking voucher, just volume of cars. Decent stroll down to Bowness but worth the walk. Lack of TV in the bedrooms is a bit of a let down. Overall the experience of the Lakes is among the best in the country
Left on 03/11/2012 for a stay in February 2012 | matthewpinkney
Cottage was in a great location - in the heart of Windermere, which meant we could go out for dinner easily! It's pet friendly but also nicely furnished, and the enclosed garden was brilliant for the dog. It was exactly what we were looking for.
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