Mere Syke Cottage is situated on the outskirts of Elterwater, it's the middle of three properties set in a secluded part of the Langdale Valley, built in the 1960s. Entrance is into a small hallway with space for coats and boots. The kitchen is fully fitted with dishwasher, fridge freezer, oven and hob. From the hallway, entrance into a large open plan room with dining table with 'Ercol style' table and chairs for 6, taking in a fantastic view of Langdale. A small study area and downstairs w.c. are off this open space. The conservatory is off the dining area and benefits from the great view, access from the conservatory to the patio area with table and seating for 6 people and the back lawn.
The lounge is of a generous size also with stunning views over the garden towards the Langdale Pikes, seating for 6, flat screen tv and dvd player, with wood burning stove to one side.
Upstairs are 3 bedrooms, one king size bedded room with ensuite bathroom with bath and shower over, and the most amazing view of Langdale. The second double bedroom has a standard double bed and the twin room has two single beds and mouthwatering views! Both the double and twin room share large integrated wardrobes and a 'Jack and Jill' shower room.
The back lawn at Mere Syke is shared with the 3 cottages in the row, guests are asked to respect the privacy of the other cottages when using it. The best bit about Mere Syke Cottage is that to the front of the cottages along a short path is another massive grassed area for the private and sole use of Mere Syke Cottage guests, which has the best view of all!
The cottage is a short walk from The Britannia Inn in Elterwater and a mile from Chapel Stile Coop and Brambles Cafe. Parking for two cars.
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.
Four passes to the nearby Langdale Estate leisure facilities which includes a swimming pool and gym.
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 - Britannia 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 - 8.9 miles
- Friday changeover
- Sleeps 6
- 3 Bedrooms
- 0.6 mile to a pub
- 2 Pets allowed
- WiFi available
- Great Views
- Bed linen provided
- 2 Bathrooms
- Private parking
- Open fire/woodburner
- Towels provided
- Washing machine
Lovely cottage, great location.Mr S. Roach - 15th August 2017
Very suitable property for a family holiday. Spacious interior, lovely large garden appreciated by everyone. Super base for an outdoor Lakes holidayMrs Jenifer Cooper - 31st July 2017
The properties in Elterwater are ideal in that you can leave the car parked up all week; walk from the door or use the bus. Mrs Margaret Morris - 6th July 2017
Great view comfortable very good fire.Mrs Helen Kippax - 17th March 2017
Wonderful setting. Extremely clean and a welcome pack to greet us which was most appreciated. The property was warm on arrival, it is one of the nicest we have stayed in. The Good Life Cottages give excellent service, the property we stayed in was warm, clean with a delightful welcome pack on arrival. We took our two dogs which they welcomed. Plenty of games and colouring for the children to enjoy.Mrs G Frost - 30th October 2016
A large, spacious property, well located. An efficient and friendly company who we have been using for over 20 years.Mrs Laraine Shapley - 10th October 2016
The conservatory at Mere Syke is a splendid feature - looking out over glorious views. The sparkling cleanliness of the whole cottage was much appreciatedMrs Diana Edwardes - 6th October 2016
Lovely property.Mrs Bason - 10th September 2016
A beautiful cottage with plenty of space. Very central to explore all the Lakes. The views from the house were spectacular.Ms R Gibson - 19th July 2016
Looks can be deceiving. Lovely property with stunning views. Spoilt a bit with no one either side. The dogs enjoyed the freedomMr Simon Thomas - 10th July 2016
A delightful property, well equipped and presented.Mrs Rosemary McDonagh - 25th April 2016
Our property, Mere Syke , had outstanding views and what attracted us was the location, and the ability to leave the car parked up all week and walk from the door.Mrs Margaret Morris - 17th April 2016
The Coop shop in Langdale is wonderful. Very helpful Good Life staff. Great beginners walks for young children as well as the Fells for adults. We loved this property and the amazing views.Mr M Milling - 10th April 2016
I would definitely recommend booking with the Good Life Cottage Company.Mr McGorry - 23rd February 2016
We have stayed in many Lake District cottages, but never with your company. Your service was excellent, the greeting card , chocolates and wine etc are an excellent touch...very much appreciated, it's little touches that make people come back.Mrs Lisa Weir - 7th January 2016
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