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Cottage | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 4
Rose Cottage is a traditional 3-bedroom Lakeland cottage located in the pretty hamlet of Dockray near Ullswater and Keswick. The cottage has been lovingly restored and is situated 1 mile from the beautiful shores of Ullswater with views of fells and fantastic walking from the door. The mountain ranges of Helvellyn, Blencathra and High Street are near by. The cottage has a peaceful location, private gardens and lots of wildlife on the doorstep including red squirrels, woodpeckers and many other birds. We recently added a parking space to allow secure off road parking at the cottage.
This is a good base for exploring the Lake District National Park with the market town of Keswick only 15 minutes drive away. From the village of Dockray you can enjoy lots of walks including the National Trust's Aira Force, and Gowbarrow- famous for its daffodils that inspired the poet William Wordsworth. For the more adventurous there is a fantastic walk over The Dodds to Helvellyn. Close by is the village of Glenridding with sailing club, hotels, pubs, shops and the lake steamer.
The cottage is very comfortable with oil-fired central heating from the Rayburn range in the kitchen. It has a wood burning stove in the living room and heated radiators in the kitchen and bathroom.
In the living room there is a window seat overlooking the garden and in the main bedroom the window seat overlooks gardens and has fell views. The cottage would suit up to four people having a king-sized main bedroom and two further separate single bedded rooms all with countryside and garden views. The cottage has BT broadband so WiFi is available.
Outside there is a summerhouse with a range of garden furniture, a secure bike shed and two good sized gardens. The nearest pub 'The Royal Hotel' is 50 metres away, a good friendly bar serving real ales and a variety of local foods. The cottage has a freeview TV and DVD player in the living room and CD player with Ipod docking station.
All electric and oil is provided as well as a basket of logs for the wood burner. The cottage is very clean tidy and cosy and has freshly laundered high quality white cotton bed linen.
Rose Cottage is a lovely clean and tidy cottage with an unfussy fresh feel with new furniture, beds and bedding. Please bring your own towels.
Very sorry but no smoking allowed at this property., also sorry but no pets are allowed.
Unfortunately the cottage is not really suitable for people with restricted mobility due to the bedrooms being upstairs with slightly narrow cottage stairs.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Ullswater 4 km|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||6 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest railway: Penrith 18 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|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, Telephone, Safe, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 4|
|Further details indoors|
The main bedroom has a king sized bed. The other two bedrooms have single beds. All bedrooms have lovely views of the gardens and surrounding hills.
Wi-fi is available and the cottage has a television. The kitchen has oven, hob, slow cooker, fridge, freezer, washing machine, toaster, kettle, Rayburn range, all sorts of ovenware, pans cooking equipment and a full range of crockery etc.
|Further details outdoors|
Secure bike shed
Summer house in the garden
There is a secure off road parking area at the cottage
About this location
The Lake District
The Cumbria/Lake District region
The Lake District conjures up images of magnificent mountains and shimmering lakes and that is exactly what visitors find here. In fact the whole county of Cumbria is home to some of Britain's most beautiful scenery. This region has been a favourite all year round holiday destination for years and apart from its natural beauty it's also packed with lots of attractions and activities that cater for every kind of holidaymaker, from family holidays to romantic breaks for couples and from those who are looking for lots of activities and sports to those that prefer more gentle country pursuits. The Lake District National Park lies at the heart of Cumbria and contains well known and much loved holiday destinations such as Windermere, Bowness, Ambleside, Coniston and Grasmere, here there are lots of charming Lakeland villages to discover and visitor attractions for all the family. The northern and western lakes have miles of untouched natural rugged beauty and rural villages as well as being home to the historic northern lakes town of Keswick with its many shops, pubs and restaurants; providing a great holiday base. Other areas to discover include the Eden Valley, Cartmel peninsula, south east Cumbria and the Carlisle and Hadrian's Wall area; all equally beautiful and very handy for day trips into the lakes.
The Ullswater area
The property is just 50 metres from the pub and restaurant in the village (The Royal Hotel). From here you can enjoy lots of walks including to Ullswater Aire Force. The outdoor activity centre at Glenridding and the great tourist attraction of Rheged is within easy reach as is the ever popular fells of Helvellyn and High Street.,Place fell and Gowbarrow Fell is just to the west of the village and is famous for its daffodils, which inspired Dorothy Wordsworth whose brother William wrote about them.
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19 Jan 2015
"Perfect location/cottage and scenery"
Beautiful location just above Ullswater lake, within a 3 minute walk to the local pub! My family and I had an amazing time in Dockray, the cottage is extremely homely with a wood burner and Aga cooker… More
Many thanks for your lovely review. Its so nice to hear that you had a great holiday at the cottage.
5 Jan 2015
"Cosy and comfortable"
Lovely clean and delightfully situated cottage. Nice pub next door but a really small and quiet village. No noise at night and very dark - excellent for stargazing. Only problem was parking away from … More
Thank you for a lovely review of the cottage, its great to hear you had a lovely time. Yes you're right to mention the parking which was an issue but we are glad to say is now resolved as we have now built a safe off road parking space at the cottage, we will be putting photos onto the website that show this new addition.... Thanks again for your constructive comments and lovely review. Best wishes Tony and Carole
24 Aug 2014
"A special retreat in a fabulous location."
This was our second stay at Rose Cottage and it did not disappoint, the cottage was very clean and was provisioned to a high standard. Great Walks from the door step and the garden space was wonderful… More
Thanks so much for such a positive review of the cottage, we're so glad you have had lovely holidays each time you stayed at the cottage, best wishes Tony and Carole
13 Jul 2014
"Wonderful cottage and Highly Recommended!"
We had the privilege of spending a week in Rose Cottage with friends and we loved it! Fed the birds and watching them through the window. Love garden to have an afternoon tea. Very close to Aira Forc… More
Thank you for leaving such a lovely review, we are really glad you had a great stay at the cottage and lovely holiday. Best wishes Tony and Carole
7 Jan 2014
"Great Place To Stay. A+++++++++++"
This was our second visit to Rose cottage this year and is the fisrt cottage we have returned to in the Lake District. Their are many reason why we returned, the cottage is very cosy and warm and ha… More
Thank you very much for your lovely review of Rose Cottage. We are really pleased that you had such a nice time there. Thank you for taking the time to write such a positive and kind review.
13 Nov 2013
"Fantastic, cosy place to stay in great Lakes location"
Rose Cottage provided us a brilliant home-from-home very close to Ullswater for a week in October. We neednt have worried about the Lake District weather - the cottage was snug and well equipped, and … More
Thanks so much for such a lovely review of Rose Cottage. Its lovely to hear that you had such a good stay there and it's very kind of you to take time to send in a review. Kind regards Tony and Carole
4 Sep 2013
"Fabulous location, roomy accommodation and very clean."
We spent 2 weeks at this fabulous cottage, great location and had everything inside a family of 4 would require. The supplied slow cooker was a great idea and we were able to cook great meals while we… More
Thank you so much for your lovely review of the cottage and we are so pleased that you had a nice holiday and enjoyed staying. We have just got planning to add a new drive and parking area which we will have built once the new beech hedge grows which we put in to screen the garden from the new parking area. Thanks a lot for your feedback on this and for taking the time to write such a nice review.
12 Feb 2013
Me my husband and our 1 year old daughter had a lovely weekend at rose cottage, The cottage has everything you need and more the log burner was amazing especially as it snowed all weekend, The location was fab! Ullswater is just down the road, would definitely recommend this cottage to everyone all I can say is it was perfect retreat in the lakes!
Thank you for such a lovely review it's very kind of you to take the time to write and give such great feedback.
22 Nov 2012
"A fantastic place to stay, a real Gem."
I had a lovely time at Rose cottage. Work was getting stressful and I needed somewhere peaceful and tranquil that would let me have some "me" time and this was exactly what I needed.Of cours… More
Thank you for your lovely review of the cottage. We are really glad you enjoyed your stay and its great to get your nice feedback about Rose Cottage.
19 Nov 2012
"Warm & Cosy Stay in this Charming Country Cottage"
We had a family getaway holiday at Rose Cottage with our 3 year old and had a fantastic time. The cottage has all the chocolate box appeal from the outside with all the mod cons and warmth on the ins… More
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