Cottage | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 5
Stunning Gothic arched window and vaulted ceilings greet you in this unique contemporary property. This truly is a modern home created within a historic ecclesiastical stone and slate annex to St Marys Church, Windermere, dating back to 16th century. Attention to detail and use of designer furnishings make this a sophisticated and comfortable holiday location. Comprising entrance hall, king size bedroom with en suite, twin room with bed for extra guest, main bathroom with power shower over bath, spacious sitting room, designer kitchen and dining room. Secluded garden with furniture to enjoy a glass of wine or two in the sunshine plus ample parking. Windermere with its abundance of shops, cafes, bars and restaurants together with breathtaking view over the lake is only a short walk away. This is special, luxurious holiday home suitable for couples and families, weather you enjoy walking, water sports, golf or simply relaxing. Well behaved pets welcome.
|Size||Sleeps up to 5, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Morecambe Bay|
|Will consider||Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Manchester, Nearest railway: Windermere|
|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, Video player, CD player, Satellite TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 10|
|Further details indoors|
The interior and bathroom fittings are all stylish and to the highest specification. The kitchen is well stocked with everything you require for a relaxing break, including a washer drier to help with any damp walking clothes. The spacious sitting room has a large flat screen TV with DVD and Sky channels,and ipod docking station. Quality coordinated linen is provided for all of the permenant beds, further bedding is available by request for the additional extra / sofa bed.
|Further details outdoors|
There are two allocated parking spaces in front of the cottage with further additional visitor parking adjacent.
30 % deposit payable with booking. Balance payable 8 weeks prior to commencement of holiday. In addition we require a Good HouseKeeping Deposit of £250 per party. This is to offset any damages or breakages or additional costs incurred in restoring the cottage to a suitable clean and tidy condition. the deposit cheque will not normally be banked and will be shredded following your stay unless funds are required, in which case you will be informed in writing and the amount deducted and balance returned.
The Cumbria/Lake District
The English Lake District is one of the most picturesque areas in the UK. Windermere is a busy little town at the end of a short single track railway line, which connects to Virgin West coast main line (London Euston - Oxenholme 3 hours). It boasts an 18 hole golf course, fabulous walks and views from the surrounding fells, as well as relaxing lake cruises on Windermere itself, the largest of the lakes. Whatever the weather is there always something for everyone.
Dove Cottage Wordsworth's home during most of his creative period and the Wordsworth Museum are close by and whist in Grasmere why not visit the famous Gingerbread shop. Grizedale Forrest has walks and mountain bike trails to suit all levels plus an amazing 'GoApe' activity complex. Aquarium of the Lakes lies only a couple of miles further around the shores of Winderemere, Beatrix Potter World is in Bowness and Hill Top Farm where she created many of her children's stories is in nearby Hawkeshead. You can explore the views of Windermere from the lake itself with Lake Cruises, between Ambleside, Bowness and Lakeside. Holker Hall & Gardens, a handsome neo-Elizabethan mansion , also home to Lakeland Motor Museum are only a short distance and offer magnificent views over Morecambe Bay. Other attractions include Leven Hall & Gardens, Ravenglass & Eskdale Steam Railway, South Lakes Wild Animal Park and Muncaster Castle to name just a few.
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27 Mar 2014
This is a beutiful cottage, well maintained and centraly located. The accommodation is spacious and of a very high standard. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and look forward to visiting again.… More
18 Mar 2014
beautiful house everything you needed was there welcome pack with wine chocs and doggy treats lovely thought spotless clean owner friendly nothing too much trouble centrally located only complaint i h… More
Thank you very much for your kind and positive review. It is much apprecaited, guest comments are always welcome, we don't take for granted the time it takes to post fedback, so again thank you. Look forward to your next visit.
17 Aug 2013
What a fab weekend ,the undercroft beautiful ,spacious ,quiet and good location to everywhere we went ,our dog loved it aswell great walks , shops bars , and even a welcome hamper which was greatly ap… More
So pleased that you enjoyed your stay. Thansk you for taking time to give us your feedback, much apprecaited.
29 Jul 2013
We stayed with another couple - a beautiful cottage in a perfect location... plus the best weather we've ever experienced in the Lakes and we been on numerous occasions. The photographs really do… More
Thank you for your kind words, delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to welcoming you back very soon.
28 Jul 2013
"Excellent alternative to a traditional B & B"
We stayed at the Undercroft as it looked an interesting place to stay, and we weren't disappointed. The rooms are lovely and bright and offer excellent accommodation which is well equipped and … More
Thank you Tracey. Glad that you enjoyed your stay and found everything that you needed.
18 Jul 2013
"Very comfortable, but not enough ventilation"
The Undercroft is extremely comfortable, bright, clean and modern, only downside was the only window that opened was small one in the kitchen, neither of the bedroom windows opened at all, the only thing which stopped us giving excellent rating was the poor ventilation
Thank you for taking the time to review the cottage. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay, really sorry that you were unable to open the bedroom windows, not sure why as they both do open, it's just a shame we hadn't know you had a problem during your stay as we could have given you help to sort it there and then. Appreciate your feedback, many thanks.
14 May 2013
"BEAUTIFUL PLACE QUIET SURROUNDINGS"
I've just come back from a weekend away with 3 friends, the place is stunning very clean and modern, The pictures just dont do it justice.Its a home from home, in fact we didn't eat out on e… More
Delighted that you all enjoyed our stay with us so much and have taken the time to tell others. Look forward to welcoming you again very soon.
13 May 2013
We stayed here to celebrate our first wedding anniversary and what an amazing find! We walked easily to both Windermere and Bowness as it was bang in the middle which was ideal! The cottage itself is … More
Thank you for your comments which are very much appreciated. We work hard to make the cottage welcoming, clean and comfortable for all our guests, including four legged friends, its great to hear how much you enjoyed your stay with us.
13 Nov 2012
"Exactly what we were looking for - fantastic living space"
This property is even better than it appeared in the photos, as the striking conversion is difficult to capture on camera. After the minor challenges associated with finding it in the dark, (and getting the car through the narrow driveway!) we were delighted to arrive into a warm, welcoming and remarkably spacious flat. The downstairs bedrooms offer privacy with a bathroom each at a discreet distance from each other, and the upstairs living area/kitchen is open plan which means plenty of opportunity for socialising on the comfy sofas or around the dining table. As two couples, this place suited us down to the ground as a base for a weekend of good walks and good food. The welcome pack was a lovely touch too. Hope we can return soon!
Thank you very much for your kind comments. They are very much appreciated, as I have said before we try very hard to ensure that all is as you would expect and more if we can, so delighted that you enjoyed your stay and hope to welcome you back again very soon.
17 Sep 2012
"A stunning and well appointed property in a great location."
We booked The Undercroft very last minute for a wedding in the Lakes having been let down by a nearby hotel. The booking was straightforward and the owners were very accommodating taking into account the 3 days between booking and stay. The property exceeded our expectations from the photos, the bathrooms were modern and clean and the property contained everything you could ever imagine needing away from home. The complimentary arrival goodies were a big hit particularly with our three children as was the upside down layout of the property. Easy walk to Windermere and 5 mins from Bowerness. Properties managed to these standards deserve to do well!
Thank you very much for your feedback. It is much appreciated. Glad we were able to help with such good quality property at the very last minute. We try our best to make both the reservation process and the cottages themselves as good an experience as we possibly can.
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