Little Ghyll Cottage is situated in a spectacular location close to Windermere, the cottage which sleeps 5 is family friendly with a wide selection of books, games and toys. The cottage has pretty south facing gardens with a small stream and a tree house which is perfect for children's holiday adventures.
The village of Ings is located midway between Windermere and Staveley and is home to the renowned Watermill Inn with real ales and excellent food. Little Ghyll Cottage is located within walking distance of the village and is a short drive from Windermere and Bowness where a wealth of activities await you. Perfect for families of all ages and ideally situated for all the attractions the Lake District has to offer.
Little Ghyll Cottage is a beautiful property situated in a south-facing elevated position in the quiet village of Ings. Surrounded by a large garden with a peaceful stream, open views of the countryside the garden is also home to a tree house which is ideal for children's holiday adventures. The cottage has been lovingly furnished and equipped and provides a homely base for families or groups of all ages looking for the perfect base from which to explore the natural beauty of the Lake District. A warm welcome awaits you from Lcarus and Casper, the new alpacas, along with the owner who lives next door.
The oil centrally heated accommodation comprises:
* Kitchen/diner with Rayburn, electric cooker, microwave, washing machine and tumble dryer.
* Large living room with inglenook fireplace, TV, video, books, games, videos and toys.
* Downstairs WC.
* Conservatory looking out onto large garden.
* First floor: Double bedroom with King size bed.
* Triple bedroom with 3 single beds.
* Family bathroom with shower over bath, basin and WC.
* All oil, electric and bed linen included.
* Cot or highchair available.
* Private driveway with parking for 2 small cars.
* Delightful enclosed garden and patio with garden furniture, where you can relax whilst taking in the views of the beautiful countryside.
* There is a tree house in the garden, ideal for children.
* Wi-Fi available
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Left on 01/13/2014 for a stay in December 2013 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Jan 13, 2014Stayed Dec 2013
The best cottage we have stayed in. Warm, cosy, welcoming with a lovely atmosphere. Great for families, lots of wooden toys, dressing up clothes, videos and books-so no need to bring any entertainer for them. Lots of Christmas decorations making it really homely. Good location for the central lakes. Friendly pub nearby in Ings. Perfect!
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We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay and found the property to be warm, cosy and welcoming. We hope that we can welcome you back in the future.
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Left on 10/24/2013 for a stay in September 2013 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Oct 24, 2013Stayed Sep 2013
Spent a wonderful week at Little Ghyll in September. The cottage was superb, the location was breathtaking and the owner next door was lovely.Highly recommended for both couples and especially families. Child's paradise in the garden and totally pet friendly.
Thank you for your feedback regarding your stay at Little Ghyll Cottage.
We are delighted to read you have enjoyed your stay at the property including the location.
Thank you for recommending this cottage!
We hope to welcome you back to Little Ghyll Cottage or another Lakes Cottage Holidays very soon.
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"lovely,clean, child and pet friendly cottage."
Left on 07/04/2013 for a stay in June 2013 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Jul 4, 2013Stayed Jun 2013
We received a warm welcome from Christine. The cottage had everything you could need, with a full toy box of toys and games for the children and lots of books and videos. It has a full dressing up wardrobe for the kids too which kept them entertained. The cottage was very clean and was very comfortable.
The garden was beautiful. With a lovely stream running through it. The children loved the tree house.
The cottage is in a great location with the nearest town only 5 minutes away and lake windermere only 10 minutes away.
We would definitely recommend this cottage to anyone.
Left on 06/20/2013 for a stay in May 2013 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Jun 20, 2013Stayed May 2013
we stayed here for a long weekend in May cycling and walking and cannot wait to come back. While the cottage was perfect for 4 blokes it would be even perfecter for a family. the attention to detail for kids is superb and i'll certainly be booking to come back with my kids
the local pub (i forget the name) was really friendly and had great beers, but also worth a visit is the microbrewery in Stapely (10 minute walk)
lovely views, incredible garden, really friendly owner who was availble but never intrusive.
again, can't wait to go back
Left on 06/14/2013 for a stay in May 2013 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Jun 14, 2013Stayed May 2013
Christine is the perfect hostess and made us feel very welcome. The cottage is perfectly situated for local amenities and attractions with Windermere only 10 mins away. The garden was in full Spring bloom and looked spectacular, the treehouse and slide were perfect for our girls! The cottage was very clean, tidy and well appointed. We enjoyed it so much we've booked for next year already!
"Cosy place, lovely garden and warm friendly owner"
Left on 04/04/2013 for a stay in March 2013 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Apr 4, 2013Stayed Mar 2013
Loved our stay here. Lovely five bed place with great views and nice gardens too. It has a lovely kitchen diner and lounge with all the comforts of home. The owner lives next door so if you need any assistance she is on hand to help. Strongly recommended.
Left on 01/17/2013 for a stay in December 2012 | Nick MeadeReviewed Jan 17, 2013Stayed Dec 2012
This delightful cottage made our Christmas break the best holiday we have had in a very long time. The cottage was most beautifully decorated throughout, with large open rooms. The treat of having a real fire of logs and coal[ availible from local garage], was the highlight at the end of each day. The views of rolling hills from every window makes you want to get out there and explore the beautiful surrounding countryside. The charming garden with a natural flowing stream coming straight off the hills above enhanced the garden as did the four different bridges that crossed it. The Water Mill pub in the village is a good place for food and it's own beer! In two words Excellent Value.
Left on 10/27/2012 for a stay in October 2012 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Oct 27, 2012Stayed Oct 2012
This is a lovely cottage with wonderful views of the area. It is a very well equiped cottage with lots of kitchen utensils for those wishing to do their own cooking. It is brilliant for children as there are lots of toys, videos and dressing up clothes and there is a tree house and sandpit in the garden, but there is a little tiny stream that runs through the garden, so children would have to be supervised in the garden at all times. Christine the owner is a lovely lady. The cottage is within walking distance of the Watermill Inn, a dog friendly pub that serves great beers which they brew themselves and wonderful food. We would love to go back sometime in the future.
"A wonderful cottage in a great location with a fabulous garden!"
Left on 06/11/2012 for a stay in May 2012 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Jun 11, 2012Stayed May 2012
We received a lovely warm welcome and were very well looked after throughout our stay at Little Ghyll Cottage by owner Christine.
It's a very comfortable and well equipped home-from-home. Every window has a wonderful view; the conservatory is a joy.
The location is convenient for sight seeing and fell walking alike. All amentities are catered for in Windermere a couple of miles away and the Watermill Brewery/Inn is just a five minute walk.
The garden is utterly delightful.
Left on 05/24/2012 for a stay in May 2012 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed May 24, 2012Stayed May 2012
This was an ideal place for our last minute group break, 5 adults & 2 dogs. The cottage was clean and spacious and the owner next door friendly and helpful both on arrival and departure.
Great place to stay prior to hitting a hard days walking from ambleside and the nearby Watermill Inn (very dog friendly) had fantastic ales, food and atmosphere.
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