Oak Cottage was built in the 1850s on the small road leading up to Holy Trinity Church. The cottage is spread over 4 levels, entrance is into a small hallway then open plan lounge, kitchen and dining area. Comfortable seating for six surrounds the open fireplace, flat screen TV, blue ray DVD player and BT Vision, perfect for watching Wimbledon on! The kitchen has oak fronted units, double oven, microwave, gas hob, dishwasher and fridge/freezer the large oak dining table generously seats six.
On the first floor are two bedrooms, the master bedroom has a king size bed, ensuite shower room and views over the village towards the Coop. The second bedroom has a standard double bed and the best view, looking out down the valley over the fields towards Lingmoor Fell, with the main family bathroom with bath, w.c. and sink, almost making it en suite.
On the second floor is the large 'L' shaped twin bedroom with ensuite shower room, sink and w.c, small seating area with TV (freeview only) and tea making facilities. Perfect for grandparents or grown up children wanting a bit of space.
From the lounge is access to the basement which has been converted into a games and TV room suitable for children, the 3 large comfy bean bags are great for playing on the playstation. In one end of the basement is a washer, dryer, wine fridge and storage. Access to the garden is from here, just outside the door is an outbuilding conveniently converted into a heated drying cupboard. The garden is lawned with shrubs surround and great views towards Lingmoor fell. Please note the garden is currently shared with the neighbouring property, although both have their own seating areas.
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.
Oak Cottage is perfectly situated in the centre of Chapel Stile, very close to both the shop and Wainwrights Inn. Walking from the door in all directions, you really don't need to use the car if you don't want to. Parking is on the village street outside, although it isn't designated, there is usually sufficient space for 1 car.
Fire Pack / Logs available to purchase from the Good Life Office.
Local Shop -The Village Store in Chapel Stile with Brambles Cafe above
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
Langdale Estate offers pool and gym (at a daily charge), restaurant and spa- 0.3 miles
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
- Friday changeover
- Sleeps 6
- 3 Bedrooms
- 0.1 mile to a pub
- 2 Pets allowed
- WiFi available
- Great Views
- Bed linen provided
- 3 Bathrooms
- Private parking not available
- Open fire/woodburner
- Towels provided
- Washing machine
- Tumble dryer
Very relaxing stay , the owners had covered everything that was needed , as the weather was very kind to us a BBQ would have been nice , however we used portable Ones bought in the local shop, otherwise very good and will use again.Mr Neville Stokes - 10th May 2018
We love the cottage and hope to make use of it many times again in the future.Mr John Fox - 26th November 2017
This is probably the seventh time we have stayed at Oak Cottage. It's our unofficial second home - thank you.Mr Mike Cox - 31st October 2017
Never stayed in a property so clean and well presented. Ms Ruth Middleton - 17th April 2017
Particularly impressed with the standard of kitchen equipment Mr J Wibberley - 1st March 2017
Very well equipped.Mrs. Louise Llewellyn - 21st August 2016
The owners had put a lot of thought into making the cottage a terrific holiday home. We loved it and would definitely stay there again and would recommend it to anyone.Mr K O'brien - 20th July 2016
Perfect for our family groupMrs Katie Fairbairn - 4th April 2016
The cottage description was perfect, correspondence was answered very quickly, staff in Elterwater were great!Mrs Amanda Hawkins - 30th December 2015
Another great holiday using the good life cottage company. Cottages are always supremely clean and well kept. Thanks again. We will be back!!Mrs N Alstead - 6th September 2015
Very Good!Mr Chris Leroy - 10th August 2015
Fantastic cottage - incredibly well equipped.Mrs Anna Lythgoe - 31st May 2015
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