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The Old Yew Tree Cottage

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Very Good 4/5 Score from 6 reviews

Front entrance to Old Yew Tree Cottage

Cottage | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Not suitable for children
  • Car essential
  • No pets allowed

Old Yew Tree Cottage nestles in the hillside with panoramic views over the Duddon estuary. Set in the Southern Lakeland the cottage is over 400 years old and built in traditional Lakeland stone with walls up to 3 feet thick. The lounge features an inviting log burning stove. A study of the following pages will give you an idea of the superior quality of the accommodation.

Old Yew Tree Cottage has been welcoming people for centuries.Come and see why.

Set in the heart of Southern Lakeland, this beautiful cottage dates from the C17th and has been very much a feature of local life and landscape. It stands on the old packhorse route over the fells and was for many years part of the local toll house - a stopping point for travellers making their way to the high peaks. It became a natural meeting point for folk scattered over the hills and was once used as a Quaker meeting house.

Size Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms
Will consider Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car essential
Nearest travel links Nearest railway: Kirkby in Furness 8 km
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, DVD player
General TV
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron
Utilities Cooker, Microwave, Fridge
Rooms 1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms
Furniture Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Shared garden
Access Parking

The Cumbria/Lake District

From fell walking, rambling, bird watching or simply visiting one of the numerous historic buildings, there is

something for everyone in the family to cherish.

You can eat locally at The Greyhound, where excellent food is the order of the day and being under new management they are more than welcoming and willing to make sure you are satisfied both in appetite and spirit. (bodily not liquid)

Kirkby in Furness

Old Yew Tree Cottage is also ideally based for visiting a

variety of attractions including the South Lakes Animal Park near Dalton, Dalton Castle, Furness Abbey, Grizedale Forest, Muncaster Castle and the

Ravenglass Railway [40 minutes drive away]. A visit to Ulverston on market day

will charm you and with Ulverston being the birthplace of Stan Laurel, discover

the Laurel and Hardy Musuem.

South Lakeland also has quaint towns and villages,with Grange-over-Sands having

views across Morecambe Bay, and the picturesque Cartmell . Don't forget to visit Holker Hall, Gardens and Motor Museum.

Also worthwhile visiting in the central areas of the Lake District, are Coniston and Coniston Water, Windermere and Ambleside. All are within a 30 minute drive away.

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12 Oct 2014

5/5

"Beautiful cottage with breathtaking views full of tranquility ."

Me and my wife stayed at the cottage for 4 days . The cottage is beautiful inside and out with very tasteful deco an a log fire . We ate in the local pubs each night and found the food was excellent a… More

8 Oct 2014

4/5

"Great little cottage"

Me and my girlfriend had a lovely time staying at Old Yew Tree cottage. The view when we arrived looking out over the Lake District was amazing. We stayed for 5 nights and found the cottage was clean … More

4 Oct 2014

4/5

"Lovely base to explore the Lakes"

My Husband and I stayed for four nights. We found the cottage to be very comfortable, with everything we needed for our stay. It was nice and clean, and there was lots of info about the surrounding … More

29 Sep 2014

2/5

"Damp...."

Myself and my partner booked this cottage for 3 nights, When we got there the cottage looked like it had quickly been cleaned as it was very dusty and dirty. We felt we had to clean it ourselves just … More

I am very dissappointed to hear that you had such important problems with our cottage and didn't take the opportunity to say something when asked if everything was ok when you arrived so that we could have rectified them. If the problems were as bad as you make out, we had another cottage available at the time which you could have used.
The cottage is thoroughly cleaned after every booking and you are visited by our caretaker on the evening of your arrival or the morning after to check everything is fine. Regarding the locked gate. The garden is shared between our cottages and as it is across the lane and there are other cottages up the lane, we find this is the best way that it is kept private for our cottages use only.
My wife and myself take pride in presenting Old Yew Tree Cottage at its best and it is very upsetting to receive such a scathing review.
I have spoken to the previous guests and the follow on guests and both have no complaints at all. Your comments have been noted and if we can find ways to improve our guests stay then of course we will do our best.

20 Aug 2014

4/5

"Lovely quaint cottage"

We stayed here last weekend and had a lovely time. The cottage is small but has plenty of character and the log fire really creates a relaxing atmosphere. You would ideally need a car to get there but… More

23 Jul 2014

4/5

"Peaceful rustic cosy cottage with very friendly courteous owners."

I spent 4 wonderful nights here with my girlfriend and we both had a fantastically lovely time. The cottage itself is very well kept with modern flooring and full furnishings with a pull out couch, do… More

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