Oakdene Cottage is a part of Oakdene House, a large detached property built in the early 1970's, situated in the centre of Chapel Stile, just a stones throw from the local Coop Store and the Wainwrights Inn pub. The house was extended and split into two properties some time in the 80's, the larger half sleeping 8 being named Oakdene House and the smaller part sleeping 6 now named Oakdene Cottage.
The property is spread over three floors, entrance into Oakdene Cottage is to the left of the main house when accessed from the front. A porch space for muddy boots and coats leads into the hallway on the ground floor. Off the hallway is the double bedroom with king size bed, wardrobe and drawers; the twin bedroom with standard size single beds, hanging rail and drawers and the ground floor shower room with shower, toilet and sink. There is also a storage cupboard and freezer on the ground floor. From the hallway the stairs lead up to the open plan lounge, kitchen and diner. The lounge has comfortable seating for six, tv with full Sky and BT sports package, blu ray and music docking station. The kitchen is a good standard and has electric oven, hob, dishwasher, fridge and washer dryer. The dining area has a good sized oak table and chairs for six. The family bathroom with bath, shower over bath, toilet and sink is also on the first floor. On the top floor is another twin bedroom with standard size twin beds, wardrobe and drawers. Please bear in mind that the beds are underneath the eves so there are some restrictions to the head height, please see photos (photos to follow).
The cottage has a part of the garden set aside from the house. It's enclosed by a hedge and is to the rear of the cottage. With well established plants and trees, a grassed area for family games and a picnic bench on a patio area provides seating. A short path from here also leads to the private parking area specifically for Oakdene Cottage, with room for 2-3 cars.
Oakdene 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.
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.
Local Shop -The Village Store 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
Dove Cottage & Wordsworth Museum, Grasmere - 4.4 miles
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
- Bed linen provided
- 2 Bathrooms
- Private parking
- Towels provided
- Washing machine
- Tumble dryer
Good House combined with Oakdene House.Mr Richard Kingscott - 1st November 2016
Loved the location and facilties of the property.Mrs C Cooper - 14th August 2016
Delightful location Good for children SpaciousMrs Susan Radford - 7th August 2016
Good clean cottage with plenty of amenities.Good location close to shop and pub, easy access to numerous walks. Easy access to Ambleside and beyondMr Andy Jenkinson - 17th July 2016
We stayed at Oakdene Cottage in Chapel Stile. The cottage is very spacious and comfortable. It is perfectly situated, close to a few leisure walks along the Great Langdale valley with panoramic views of the Langdale Pikes. The cottage is also just a stone's throw from the local Coop Store (very useful if you desperately need waterproof clothing!) and the Wainwrights' Inn pub (excellent local Ales and friendly Staff). We will definitely come back.Mrs Agata Ciesielska - 26th February 2016
We didn't expect to find a cottage in the lakes at short notice in August especially for a long weekend. This was the only company that offered a short break at this time of year. Booking on line was easy and hassle free. The cottage was well equipped and nicely furnished. A big plus was the Sky TV included. Accommodation clean and well furnished. Welcome pack a bonus, not all companies provide this anymore. As previously stated, good website, easy to use and details re property info excellent. Nice welcome to collect keys and directs to property good.Mrs Jane Holden - 27th August 2015
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