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Kirkbank Cottage
LA23 2ES

Kirkbank Cottage, Windermere, Cumbria

  Booking through:
Sykes Cottages
Telephone Sykes Cottages booking line   01244 352 197

Sleeps a maximum of: 6

Pricing From: £437.00

A stone-built cottage set in the Lake District town of Windermere, it can sleep six people in three bedrooms.

Kirkbank Cottage is a stone-built cottage based in the town of Windermere in the Lake District. It has three bedrooms including a king size, a double and a twin room with an en-suite, there is also a family bathroom, the cottage can sleep six people. Also inside there is a kitchen diner, a living room diner with a woodburning stove and a sitting room with an open fire.

To the outside there is roadside parking in front of the house as well as a surrounding gravel area and a patio with a table and chairs. Kirkbank Cottage is a charming house in a fantastic location.

Pet friendly accommodation Pet Friendly


Joke of a booking!
We booked this property on low deposit through Sykes cottages, We received this yesterday ?I am contacting you regarding the above booking. We have been contacted by the Owner who has advised us due to ongoing concerns with Covid-19. They have needed to withdraw certain weeks from rental to allow a gap between bookings for deep cleaning. The outcome of this is, I am very sorry to advise that we have had to cancel your booking. I will arrange for you to receive a refund of the £20 Low deposit, which can take 5 ? 10 working days. . I cannot apologise enough for the frustration and inconvenience this will cause you. Firstly if they think I am stupid enough to believe this property is getting a deep clean between bookings they really do insult my intelligence, I work in an sector that allows me to be well aware of the protocols for entering properties. No the likelihood hood is that they will leave it for 72 hours and then do a normal clean. This questions the commitment they really have to their customers. Then there is Sykes itself, although this is not the fault of the owner, they did not even justify this by looking for an alternative for us. Very disappointed with the who experience with Sykes and the owners of this cottage. Luckily I was sensible enough to withhold my payment until it was due. We were looking forward to this holiday as everyone will appreciate, we have had 3 cancelled already due to the lockdown protocols. This is purely down to the laziness of the property owner to clean the property to turn around bookings. Other owners do not seem to have any issues with this. Maybe you should get some guidance from them.

Beautiful, spacious house in a fabulous location!
Kirkbank cottage is a beautiful cottage with so many extras! A cottage implies a small place, this house is large! The living room has an open roaring fire and the dining room has a small log burner. Everything we needed was provided, dog bowls, iron, internet, hairdryer, hoover, logs, coal and firelighters...... even chocolates on arrival! We had a small problem on the Sunday night (we had locked ourselves out), the owners drove for over an hour late at night to help us and wouldn't take a penny for petrol. The lady who owns the house was in touch with us several times to see if we were ok regarding locking ourselves out - nothing was too much trouble for the owners. One last thing - location is fabulous! Ten minute walk to the lake and ten minute walk to Windermere. Thank you so much x
Stephen M

Brilliantly placed
Spent a great week at the beginning of February at Kirkbank cottage with family. Warm and cosy after day of walking. All 3 bedrooms are large, and lovely and warm at night. Cottage had everything you could need/want re facilities In kitchen. Some leaflets or literature on places to visit nearby would have been helpful though, also if I had to point out one thing it is that we were told coal/wood was provided for fire and wood burner, however there was barely enough for 1 night with the fire lit. And a list of places where we could purchase wood and coal from would have been helpful too. Overall a lovely cottage, a lovely welcome box of chocolates was a nice touch, recommend. Grizedale forest and Tarn Hows are nearby and are both lovely places to visit, as is Windermere, Bowness and Grasmere.



Parking Space Parking Space
Linen Provided Linen provided
Towels Provided Towels provided
Dishwasher Dishwasher
cookewr Cooker
Refrigerator Fridge
Washing Machine Washing Machine
Televsion Television
High Chair High Chair
Cot Cot
WiFi WiFi



Central heating, woodburning stove, open fire
Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, WiFi
Fuel, power and starter pack inc in rent
Bed linen and towels inc in rent
Highchair and two cots available on request
Off road parking
Lockable storage
Surrounding gravel, patio with a table, chairs and BBQ
One well-behaved pet welcome
Sorry, no smoking
Shop and pub 15 minute walk

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Approximate Location

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Nearest Attractions

Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest

Lake Windermere - 1.1 miles (Countryside) Heritage Rating

Claife Viewing Station - 1.7 miles (Historic Building) Heritage Rating

Blackwell, the Arts and Crafts House - 1.8 miles (Historic Building) Heritage Rating

Holehird Gardens - 2.2 miles (Garden) Heritage Rating

Brockhole Gardens - 2.5 miles (Garden) Heritage Rating

Hill Top - 2.6 miles (Historic Building) Heritage Rating

Townend - 2.9 miles (Historic House) Heritage Rating

Wray Castle - 3.1 miles (Historic House) Heritage Rating

Hawkshead Grammar School - 3.6 miles (Historic Building) Heritage Rating

Hawkshead, St Michael & All Angels - 3.6 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

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