Lake District Self Catering cottage, Bishop Fell, Backbarrow, sleeps 8
Areas: Lake District
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Pricing From: £931.00
This delightful detached cottage rests in Brow Edge, close to Backbarrow, Cumbria and can sleep eight people in four bedrooms.
Bishop Fell is a lovely detached cottage nestled in Brow Edge close to Backbarrow, Cumbria. Hosting four bedrooms: two super-king-sizes, one with an en-suite bathroom, a king-size and twin, together sleeping eight guests. There are two shower rooms to serve the remaining bedrooms.
Completing the interior is an open-plan living room with a kitchen, dining area and sitting area, and a second-floor snug. Outside provides a multi-level garden with furniture, as well as off-road parking for four cars. Bishop Fell is a wonderful choice for a rural break to the Lake District.
RECENT CUSTOMER REVIEWS
Do not waste your money if you are a young group!
To give an honest review I will give the accommodation credit it was well equipped and kept to a high standard.
However that is unfortunately where it ends.
Jane the host, made it perfectly clear she did not want a young group in her accommodation. We are all mid to late 20s hard working just wanting to explore.
I can only describe Jane as patronising, paranoid, aggressive and untrustworthy Receiving text messages during our stay, checking up on us saying the neighbours heard the smoke alarm. It created an atmosphere like we were being watched all of the time.
Then during check out we were essentially questioned about what we did, times that Jane spotted us and when we set the smoke alarm off. We were branded as liars when we said it was the toaster.
We took pride in leaving the house exactly as we received it and went the extra mile to make sure it was more then enough.
I then received a rather aggressive and bullying text messages falsely claiming we had burnt the bottom of her pans because the heat was too high on the induction hob.
The text message was as if she had been wanting to find anything just so she could prove us wrong and prove to herself we weren't the people who we were saying we were.
This was part of her aggressive text telling us also she can read our body language when speaking to us that something wasn't right. I would say you need to get your money back on who taught you because you were most certainly wrong!
This is something completely unacceptable and not what a host should be doing.
Jane left such a sour taste in our mouths at the end of our holiday and left us feeling so upset with your prejudice towards a younger group.
This is the only thing I can assume.
Anyway as a prewarning to anyone thinking of booking she will try and find anything to gain extra money from claiming 'damaged' items.
Take photos of everything at the start of your stay!
It was an absolute joy to spend a week at Bishop Fell and we thoroughly enjoyed our time there. Our family included me and my husband with two under 2's plus grandparents and the property was perfectly situated for us; close proximity to many tourist spots but peaceful and tranquil on a night time. There is a park literally next door (there is an access gate in the garden) which was great for taking the twins into to keep them occupied.
The cottage is recently renovated and you can tell - all appliances and kitchen utensils are up to date and there are smart TVs throughout so you don't miss out on Netflix, prime etc (godsend with two toddlers) and we had no issue with connectivity.
The views upstairs of the surrounding forestry are beautiful. It was just a shame we were so busy that we didn?t get the chance to sit in the comfy chairs and chill out - either indoors or outside. In the garden outside, for that matter, there are both a dining area and casual seating area as well as the option to use a fire pit.
Overall a fantastic week and we were sorry to have to leave!
We have just returned from our family holiday at Bishop Fell. The house is stunning and Jane the lady who owns the property was very helpful both before our holiday and during.
My elderly mum spent the week with us and all her needs were able to be met easily, due to bedrooms and a bathroom downnstairs.
Jane left us a lovely welcome pack for our arrival,with some lovely goodies.
The scenery is beautiful and to sum everthing up, our holiday was perfect.
We are already looking to book for next year.
Wow... Bishop fell - Luxury holiday home
Wow! We have just returned home after having an amazing week at Bishop Fell... the house is absolutely stunning with the most incredible fixtures and fittings.. the decor throughout is beautiful and the kitchen is very well equipped with everything at the highest quality. Jane the host greeted us on arrival and provided us with a welcome hamper which was lovely ! The house is situated in a great location in the lakes for exploring, we enjoyed many walks as well as visiting Coniston, Ulverston, Windermere, Bowness-on-Windermere, Ambleside all within driving distance. We will certainly return in the future to this amazing property and will definitely recommend this wonderful place to friends and family.
Fantastic cottage with a truly luxury feel - a real gem!
Stayed at Bishop Fell for a week in July 2020. We were blown away by the quality of every element of the house. It looked fantastic in the photos but was even better in real life which is certainly very rare! Decoration throughout was beautiful and extremely well thought out. Facilities were ideal for groups/families staying together as there was plenty of space for the evenings and 3 gorgeous bathrooms. Self catered most meals most days while we stayed and found the kitchen to be exceptionally well equipped compared to many other holiday cottages I have stayed in before. Owner was really helpful with suggestions for walks and restaurants etc both before arrival and during our stay. Responded to any queries very promptly and left us a lovely welcome hamper for arrival which was much appreciated. Great location in the lakes for exploring - we enjoyed many walks while we were there and our group of 2 children, a grandparent and other family members all had a fantastic week away. Covid-19 precautions were all also dealt with in a very efficient manner. We are already thinking about when we would like to book again and would highly recommend.
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