Megs Beck Cottage is situated on the perimeter of Chapel Stile in the heart of the Langdale Valley, which encompasses some of the most spectacular scenery in central Lakeland. The position is ideal, secluded but not isolated, on the banks of a stream snuggling against the fells to the North with open views to the South. Every amenity for walking and climbing is to hand - Langdale Pikes, Bowfell, Crinkle Crags etc. or boating and fishing on nearby Grasmere, Windermere or Coniston.The cottage is only a few minutes walk from the village of Chapel Stile where there is a good shop supplying all provisions and a cafe on the upper floor, also the local pub, Wainwrights Inn serving food all day. At the rear of the property is an enclosed garden with small patio area and garden furniture, a garage and ample parking for 2 cars.
Megs Beck Cottage is traditionally furnished throughout, the lounge has comfortable seating for 5 people, TV, DVD player, wifi and open fire in the winter months, with an inset electric fire for summer use. Being an upside down house, views from the lounge and kitchen are fantastic, we could just sit here all day watching the world go by! The kitchen benefits from all the modern conveniences including washing machine, fridge freezer, oven, hob & dishwasher. Downstairs has a twin bedroom and a double bedroom, and the family bathroom with bath, separate shower, sink & w.c. The family bathroom has been completely refitted ready for 2013, and looks amazing we might add. The huge walk-in power shower is superb.
We want our holiday cottages to be a 'home for home'. All the beds are made up ready for you, towels are included so no need to bring those, and shower mats are also provided. Two tea towels and a set of oven gloves/oven cloth will be in the kitchen along with a starter pack that includes: washing up liquid, kitchen roll, toilet roll, basic cleaning products, a bin bag in each bin and a few dishwasher tabs. This is just to 'start you off'; you will need to buy your own once these have run out.
Fire Pack / Logs available to purchase form the Good Life Office.
N.B As off September 2018 Megs Beck no longer allows dogs.
Local Shop - The Village Store (Co-op) in Chapel Stile
Nearest Supermarkets - Booths, Windermere. Asda, Morrisons & Aldi, Kendal
Food Deliveries - Asda and Tesco deliver
Local Pub - Wainwrights Inn
Nearest Motorway - M6, J36 - 26 miles
Nearest train station - Windermere - 9.2 miles
Nearest Airport - Manchester - 98 miles
A few attractions in the area
Dove Cottage & Wordsworth Museum, Grasmere - 4.4 mile
The World of Beatrix Potter, Bowness-on-Windermere - 10 miles
Brockhole, Windermere - 6.9 miles
Hill Top, home of Beatrix Potter, Near Sawrey - 10.3 miles
Waterhead - 5.4 miles
Coniston Gondola - 7.3 miles
Yew Tree Farm, Coniston - 4.4 miles
Roman Fort, Ambleside - 4.9 miles
Lakes Aquarium, Newby Bridge - 16 miles
Art galleries & Museums in Kendal - 17.6 miles
Lakeland Maize Maze, Sedgewick, Kendal - 22 miles
Grizedale Forest & Visitors Centre, Hawkshead - 11.2 miles
Sizergh Castle & Gardens, Sizergh, Kendal - 22 miles
Lakeland Ponytrekking, Windermere - 8.7 miles
Grizedale Riding Centre, Satterthwaite - 12.9 miles
Putting green and crazy golf, Ambleside - 5 miles
18 Hole golf course, Windermere golf club - 12 miles
Hawkshead Trout Farm, Hawkshead - 9.8 miles
- Saturday changeover
- Sleeps 4
- 2 Bedrooms
- 0.3 mile to a pub
- Sorry, no pets allowed
- Open fire/woodburner
- WiFi available
- Private parking
- Great Views
- 1 Bathroom
- Bed linen provided
- Towels provided
- Washing machine
Lovely locations, quality properties fully described, towels and starter packs provided, ease of booking and key pickup. We've booked again for next year so that should say it all!Mrs Lynn Meredith - 4th June 2018
Megs Beck is a very peaceful location, ideally situated for Fell walking. There are plenty of eating places and a well stocked shop in walking distance of the property.Mr Malcolm Dobbins - 21st May 2018
The bathroom was excellent. The property was very comfortableMr Frederick Bradley - 3rd July 2017
Very comfortable easy to run cottageMrs Patricia Preston - 10th April 2017
The location of this property was perfect for us. We had the convenience of the village but also backed onto the fell.Mrs J Gracie - 10th April 2017
What a wonderfull cottage...after a long walk on the fells, a quick pint at wainwrights , there is nothing better than a long hot shower and then a sit down in front of the open fire lovely As always a great holiday at megs beck. Just in the process of booking next year thanks xMr Adi Howarth - 13th February 2017
Fabulous location loved the modern bathroom.Ms J Fairclough - 5th September 2016
Excellent service. Personnell extremely helpful and knowledgeable. A lovely property in a wonderful location.Mrs C E Lanham - 8th August 2016
Lovely cottage and great location.Had a wonderful holiday and will be back.Mrs Linda Turner - 4th July 2016
The cottage was lovely and the views amazing. The spec mentioned on your website was spot on. This is our third year staying in one of your cottages and we counted up that we have been coming to chapel stile for 20 years! This year was just as brilliant as ever, we were sad to leave but look forward to booking for next Easter.... How soon can we book!Mrs Anna Isle - 11th April 2016
...we will be booking again for next year very quicklyMr Adi Howarth - 8th February 2016
Couldn't wish for better location or holidayMr Tony Balchin - 24th January 2016
Very helpful in the office, thank you.Ms Michelle Marshall - 10th August 2015
Excellent all round, as before. That's the reason we are coming back again in 2016!Mrs Sylvia Cropper - 26th May 2015
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