Bottom Shop started life as a Joiner's workshop, along Elterwater's main village street. Perfectly located for walking in all directions and just a short stroll to the Britannia Inn. Close to many of the areas attractions, Bottom Shop's cosy and traditional style has kept people coming back year on year.
Entrance is into an open plan /hallway (with hooks for coats and space for muddy boots) and fitted open plan shaker style kitchen.
The Living/Dining area offers ample space for three tired walkers to relax after a day on the fells. The log burner keeps you warm and cosy on winter nights, and in summer you can open the back door on to a large shared garden and orchard with private patio with table and chairs and a lovely view. Dogs are welcome at Bottom Shop, and can enjoyed the shared garden area at the rear.
There is a large double bedroom with king-size Sleigh bed, wardrobe and dressing table. The single bedroom offers bunk beds and a built in wardrobe and overlooks the garden.
Both the kitchen and shower room are compact but well laid out for ease of use.
If you are looking for a cosy holiday cottage in a great location this is the ideal place for your Lake District holiday!
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. This is just to 'start you off'; you will need to buy your own once these have run out.
Parking permit provided for parking on the village street outside.
Fire Pack / Logs available to purchase form the Good Life Office.
Local Shop - The nearest shop is the Village Store in Chapel Stile
Nearest Supermarkets - Booths, Windermere. Asda, Morrisons & Aldi, Kendal
Food Deliveries - Asda and Tesco deliver
Local Pub - Brittannia Inn
Nearest Motorway - M6, J36 - 25 miles
Nearest train station - Windermere - 8.2 miles
Nearest Airport - Manchester - 97.7 miles
A few attractions in the area
Dove Cottage & Wordsworth Museum, Grasmere - 3.5 mile
The World of Beatrix Potter, Bowness-on-Windermere - 9.2 miles
Brockhole, Windermere - 6.1 miles
Hill Top, home of Beatrix Potter, Near Sawrey - 9.4 miles
Waterhead - 4.4 miles
Coniston Gondola - 6.4 miles
Yew Tree Farm, Coniston - 3.5 miles
Roman Fort, Ambleside - 8.2 miles
Lakes Aquarium, Newby Bridge - 15 miles
Art galleries & Museums in Kendal - 16.7 miles
Lakeland Maize Maze, Sedgewick, Kendal - 21 miles
Grizedale Forest & Visitors Centre, Hawkshead - 10.2 miles
Sizergh Castle & Gardens, Sizergh, Kendal - 21 miles
Lakeland Ponytrekking, Windermere - 7.8 miles
Grizedale Riding Centre, Satterthwaite - 12.2 miles
Putting green and crazy golf, Ambleside - 4.2 miles
18 Hole golf course, Windermere golf club ? 11.2 miles
Hawkshead Trout Farm, Hawkshead - Closed
- Friday changeover
- Sleeps 3
- 2 Bedrooms
- 0.1 mile to a pub
- 2 Pets allowed
- WiFi available
- Bed linen provided
- 1 Bathroom
- On one level
- Private parking not available
- Open fire/woodburner
- Towels provided
- Washing machine
- Tumble dryer
I have made several bookings with Good Life and always find the service great. Mr Jon Mashhadi - 3rd July 2017
Love it!! Enough said Booked for Brathay loft in March Can't wait.Mr W Shanks - 6th October 2016
Lovely cottages in a stunning area of the Lake district. Friendly and helpful staff. Will return againMrs L Waugh - 31st July 2016
Very nice cottage. Very comfortable and well appointed. We know the area well and liked the central location for the whole Langdale Valley. We liked that we were able to bring our dog too!Mrs Pamela Thompson - 17th July 2016
Our stay in Elterwater was just as expected. Lovely cottage in a pretty village with many lovely walks from the door. Excellent placeMrs Terri Trask - 27th June 2016
cosy and quaint the staff jn the office couldn,t have been more helpful so a big thankyou to them ....Mrs Rita Denver - 19th June 2016
We all enjoyed our holiday, the cottage was very clean and is in a lovely location. Would definitely use your company again when staying in the Lake District.Mrs L Dixon - 7th June 2016
At least one visit each year for past 20 years, very relaxing but plenty to do if you want an active time. Several different cottages used each would be used again.Mrs Yvonne Stanton - 16th May 2016
Excellent accommodation in a superb locationMr S Avery - 17th March 2016
Absolutely loved our stay here, the location and property were excellent and we do hope to stay again in the futureMiss S Upton - 6th March 2016
A fantastic little cottage in a great locationMrs Tamar MacLellan - 7th January 2016
Excellent locationMr W K Warhurst - 1st January 2016
We thoroughly enjoyed our stay here. Location was excellent, parking, no problem, the weather was too good to be true! Will definitely book to stay here again.Mrs J Robinson - 2nd December 2015
A lovely cottage we have stayed here before and really enjoyed our stay, thank you. Fabulous, the views, the peace, the food, the pubsMrs E Wright - 9th November 2015
Staff very friendly & helpful Cottage location excellent and really cosy.Mr Pike - 6th October 2015
We can always expect a consistent standard of comfort and cleanliness with the Good Life Cottages. The staff are always helpful and welcoming as well .Mrs Penny Jackson - 5th September 2015
Just love it which is why we come back time and time again.Miss Heidi Bjornsgaard - 30th August 2015
We had a very enjoyable relaxing stay in Elterwater, the company rang to let us know that we could access the property early as previous people had left early. We couldn't take up the offer but thought that this was a nice gesture.Mr J Finch - 20th July 2015
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