Old Codgers Cottage
Cottage | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
The cottage briefly comprises two double bedrooms, lounge with a cosy coal effect gas fire enabling you to enjoy the cosy ambience after hard day on the fells. The kitchen is fully equipped with washing machine and dryer and a small enclosed garden at the rear with patio table and chairs allows you to enjoy the Lake District evenings sipping a glass of wine or one of the local produced Lakeland ales.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||100 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Manchester International Airport.- 2hours 140 km, Nearest railway: Windermere Railway Station.- 5 minutes 1 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 5|
|Other||Linen provided, High chair|
|Further details indoors|
Our cosy little stone cottage has a fully equipped kitchen with washing machine and dryer, fridge, freezer and microwave oven. The lounge has comfy furniture, flat screen TV, DVD player with a selection of DVD films and a stereo system with plenty of CDs and numerous books to add to your relaxation. The cottage also has free Wi Fi, a luxurious tiled shower room benefits a modern shower enclosure and heated towel rail for your own comfort. There are two traditionally decorated double bedrooms offering plenty of wardrobe space. Travel cot available.
|Further details outdoors|
A Small enclosed garden,ideal for small or medium pets,the property offers on street parking with permit (supplied). Pet friendly small enclosed garden.
Small garden with patio table and 4 chairs, flooring is loose slate accessed by step 15cm high from kitchen width restriction to back door 57cm.
Minimum stay 3 Nights
Saturday to Saturday 7 Night stays only from May to September inclusive
Free Wi Fi available
The Cumbria/Lake District
Cumbria, at the very north of England, is amongst its most beautiful regions. The Lake District National Park has long been celebrated for its mirror lakes and craggy peaks.
There are also an abundance of pretty villages and towns. The Lake District is heaven for those who love the outdoors, with sailing, rock climbing and hiking and much more on offer. Cumbria has sandy coastlines and interesting towns to visit, including old-fashioned Windermere and Keswick.
The location of the cottage is in the centre of Windermere Village, an area that many see as the centre of the Lake District National Park, the cottage is conveniently located for restaurants and shops only a few metres away, Windermere Railway station is approximately 5 minutes away on foot.
Lake Windermere is less than a mile away where you can enjoy a ferry ride or take one of the small pleasure crafts that can be hired locally or just take in the amazing sites the Lakes has to offer.
Old Codgers cottage is situated in the centre of Windermere and is ideal for those without transport as it is close to the railway station, local bus routes and all the amenities of Windermere and the Lake District.
Situated in a cul-de-sac, our holiday Cottage is ideally placed for easy access to the centre of Windermere and only a short walk from the railway station. It is situated in a pleasant residential area of Windermere, close to various public houses selling traditional ales which are popular with locals and holidaymakers alike. It is also situated conveniently for all the attractions of a Holiday in the Lake District National Park.
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11 Apr 2014
"Old Codgers Cottage"
We booked by phone with Clive the owner. I thought it would be a 5 minute thing. Oh no, it was more like an hour later that I put the phone down with confirmation we had the cottage booked for our sta… More
24 Jan 2014
We had a lovely,relaxing midweek break at this lovely cosy, clean, well equipped and warm cottage with our irish wolfhound.
The cottage is central to the shops, take outs and pubs but is so quiet you would not know it was so close until you step out of the front door.
The walks for our dog were excellent and the views amazing.
We found parking so easy just outside the front door .
Clive the owner was very helpful and the booking was easy to make.
We found parking so easy right outside the front door.
Clive the owner was so helpful when we booked the cottage
4 Apr 2013
"Immaculate Cosy Cottage Central To All Amenities"
We booked a three night stay over Easter. There was me, my husband, our two children who are 2 and 5, and our dog. The owner Clive was a pleasure to deal with. He promptly responded to my booking enqu… More
1 Apr 2013
"Perfect little find in the heart of Windermere"
We have just returned from an Easter at this cottage and it was perfect. The location couldn't have been more convenient for everything in Windermere. It was cosy, comfortable and warm, even with… More
6 Dec 2012
"Lovely cottage in an outstanding central location"
My wife and I, with our 2 terriers, have just returned from a short mid-week break which - despite some of the weather - we thoroughly enjoyed. The cottage is just a few yards from the shops, tearooms', take-aways and pubs of Windermere village but in a quiet side street with residents only parking outside. A 20 minute walk downhill (bit longer coming back!) sees you at the lakeside at Bowness which is another pleasant, if touristy, village with regular boat access to other parts of the Lake. The cottage is also very central for touring the Lakes by car, eg in 3 afternoons we visited Kendal, Ambleside, Keswick and Grassmere, despite it being dark by 4pm.
The cottage itself is very clean, comfortably furnished and equipped with everything you need to self cater. The owners obviously care for the property and provide plenty of info about the area and plenty of things to do in the house by way of games, DVDs etc. though the TV has very limited channels.
Very few downsides to the property though I think 4 adults might find the lounge "cosy" if they wanted to spend evenings in together and the outside space is quite small.
Although much of the cottage is excellent I think a "very good" rating is fair overall and for us it was certainly good value for money.
4 Aug 2012
"A superb accommodation in an equally superb location"
We can sum up our impression of this property by the title alone. However, it's fair to say that Clive went to the next step to make this a memorable stay. A welcome bottle of wine was there on our arrival and the cottage was immaculately presented. I haven't stayed in a cleaner, or more comfortable place anywhere in the world.
The location in central Windermere is perfect, and a minutes walk to the local chippie and town centre. Parking the car was easy and a space was always available outside the cottage front door. I won't presume to tell you more about Windemere and this property. You'll just have to go and appreciate it for yourselves. You won't be disappointed I'm certain.
24 Jan 2012
"Lovely little cottage"
My mother and I have stayed at Old Codgers Cottage twice in the last few years, once with the old owners and once with the new. The house has remained much the same and the new owners are very accomod… More
27 Jul 2011
Perfect house right in the centre of the village. Couldn't have asked for more. Only problem was with parking a car but that is because there is not much parking in the whole town. Would recommen… More
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