Cottage | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2
Perfect for two, Rosebank cottage has been tastefully renovated and is in the heart of the picturesque village of Lindale. Catch the sun in the garden terrace or climb through the flowers for a view to estuary and fells. The cottage has a large and sunny double bedroom,a bathroom with thermostatic shower and bath, a comfortable dining/ living room with woodburning stove and a modern fitted kitchen.
Mediaeval Cartmel and the sea at Grange over Sands are just a couple of miles away. Local walks start from Lindale and provide spectacular views to the lakeland fells and over Morecambe Bay . Higher climbs are accessible after a short drive, as are interesting market towns at Kendal and Ulverston.
There are noted gardens at Levens, Sizergh and Holker, and the area's wild flowers are abundant. Local woods are full of wild daffodils, white wild garlic and bluebells. Morecambe Bay has several bird reserves and gives the area its benign climate.
|Size||Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Grange 3 km|
|Will consider||House swap, Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||200 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Manchester International 160 km, Nearest railway: Grange over Sands 3 km|
|Family friendly||Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 2|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden|
|Further details indoors|
Bedlinen and towels for two are included in rates.
There is sufficient clothes storage in the bedroom.
The thermostatic shower is placed over the bath.
|Further details outdoors|
On street parking right by front door.
The Garden rises from the back door.
There are leisure centres/spas in local hotels.
Rentals are inclusive of Gas and Electricity
The Wi Fi is an unlimited data package
The Cumbria/Lake District
The Lake District is home to England's five highest mountains, England's deepest lake, 2175 miles of footpaths, countless cycle trails, hills, valleys, rich woodlands and forests and a wealth of flora and fauna, as well as quintessential picture postcard villages and stunning scenery around every corner.
The Lake District is famed for being the UK's 'Adventure Capital'. Walking across the sands of Morecambe Bay with a guided party is an amazing experience unique in Britain.
All of the towns in the region are pleasant. Kendal and Ulverston are market towns, Ulverston also famous for its Laurel and Hardy connections and museum, Bowness and Grange waterfront-based resorts. Windermere and Ambleside are other centres. Watch also for literary connections with Beatrix Potter, Ruskin, and of course Wordsworth and the lakes poets.
The Lake District peninsulas where the lakes meet Morecambe Bay boast estuaries, abundant bird life and attractions such as the Lakeland, Motor Museum, Aquarium, and even a Zoo. The hills here are lower than the mountains of the centre but afford comparable views for less effort and in a milder, sunnier climate. At busy seasons you will notice this part of the region is quieter too.
Lindale climbs agreeably up the lower slopes of Newton Fell from the mouth of the Winster Valley. With a pub at the top of the hill and a shop half way up it has everything you need.
The summit of Hampsfell also looks down on the village and over the Cartmel valley to the village of that name with its famous Priory and racecourse, and towards the sea at Grange. All of these are easy walks from Lindale.
Grange overSands is a seaside resort of particular charm. The Tourist office has details of guided walks across the Bay from Arnside, itself another pleasant resort, or just stroll along the promenade and watch out for the craft exhibitions there or the Edwardian festival in the summer.
You are only five minutes drive from Lake Windermere and the National Trust's access land and beach at Fellfoot park there. Take the tiny ferry or drive round to Lakeside opposite for Windermere steamers and a steam railway.
The Cumbria Cycle Way passes close to Lindale on its way round the county's coast. The tiny roads and low land of the Winster valley also make for pleasant cycling. More adventurous mountain biking is catered for at Grizedale forest a little further afield.
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27 Sep 2014
"Excellent, as described, very valuable accomodation"
We have spent a lovely long weekend here. A very comfortable, tidy, very well equipped cottage we have got. I appreciated the really accurate Users Manual what was given us.The cottage is located in … More
Thank you for this review we are very pleased you liked the cottage and the area and had a nice stay. June
12 Sep 2014
"A comfortable peaceful cottage with all mod cons."
A comfortable peaceful cottage quaint stone building and yet modernised including wifi, tv, stereo, cd, ch. A beautiful garden which catches the sun up steep steps at the back. Easy parking on the ro… More
I'm very glad you liked the cottage and village. You are right this is not the centre of the Lakes but it has its own beauty with 360 degree views over Morecambe Bay and the Lakes, beautiful woods and wild flowers, - and quite a lot less rainfall!
29 Jul 2014
My husband and I spent a lovely week in Rosebank Cottage. The cottage was lovely and had everything that you required. The cottage was set in a neat little row, just off the main road. There were two … More
28 Feb 2014
"Lovely bolt hole"
Hidden in a small village (Lindale) is a veritable retreat from the hustle and bustle of daily life. Every need is catered for with a kitchen and cosy lounge easily warmed by a lovely wood burner. For those needing more modern comforts is a very efficient central heating system. There is a good sized double bed room and a very comfortable bed. It is very well placed for a great range of walks and for those who enjoy eating out there are two pubs in walking distance with a whole range of eateries that are easily accessible by car or bike. Would definitely recommend for those needing some calm, beauty and uncomplicated living.
1 Dec 2013
"Perfect little hidden gem"
Me and my boyfriend stayed here for 3 nights at the end of November. The cottage is adorable, cosy and comfy. We especially enjoyed the log fire and the huge squashy bed! The village is cute with two … More
13 Nov 2013
"Between the Bay and the Lakes - best of both worlds"
A delightful cottage for two, cosy and well equipped. We enjoyed the comfy sofa, the wood burning stove; the 'upper garden'. Perfect location for a holiday in the south-eastern Lake District… More
30 Oct 2013
"Outstanding Cottage in the Lake District"
This was my first time to the Lake District and in this respect I could not have picked a better place to stay - Rosebank Cottage was perfect. This small cottage located in the small village of Linda… More
6 Oct 2013
"exceptional cottage and surroundings"
Cottage was very clean and well presented. Ideal for a break in the south lakes area. Situated in the small village of Lindale close to Grange over Sands. Very quite and pretty village. Good local pub… More
28 Feb 2013
"Cosy cottage in quiet hamlet in South Lakes"
Lovely cosy cottage - perfect for couples gettaway. Loved the wood fired stove and rustic feel of the place. Small village shop two minutes walk away. Two pubs in village, one a bit "earthy" and the other a gastropub with interesting (but very good) menu.
Take a torch if arriving after dark. Shop shuts in early evening so bring food with you if arriving late and staying in. Cartmel well worth a visit especially if you're into all things sticky toffee.
So glad you liked the cottage and the village.
Just to say that food shops are open late in nearby Grange over Sands when the village shop is closed.
24 Sep 2012
"fantastic clean cottage in a lovely, friendly village"
great communication with owner.lovely clean cottage, everything you need is there. regular buses to grange and kendal and further afield, only £25.00 for a week mega gold bus ticket that you can go anywhere in cumbria with, no need for a car. lindale arms pub is great and only 2 mins walk away. small shop in village sells everything you need and only 1 minute from cottage. fantastic butchers and bakers in grange over sands. lots of lovely walks on doorstep. when the evenings draw in you would be best carrying a torch with you as there are not many street lights and some roads unlit.
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