Greenbank, Kendal
Holiday Cottage: 5411 Cumbria

Greenbank

Kendal
This traditional semi-detached 19th century cottage, is situated in a quiet, rural position with views of the Lake District fells and Langdale Pikes in the distance.

The cottage is approached down a private drive, a fields distance from the road, making it secluded and quiet and yet it is only 1 1/2 miles North of the mediaeval market town of Kendal, known as the Gateway to the Lakes.

Accommodation comprises of entrance porch into hallway with downstairs WC. Fully fitted kitchen with separate dining area with good sized table and 4 good size chairs.

Large and spacious sitting room (over 20' long), with a large comfortable 3 seater settee, a comfortable two seater settee plus other seating. There is an open fire and an antique broadwood cottage piano.

Upstairs - on the first floor, one bedroom with double bed and one bedroom with two single beds. Both bedrooms have wash-basins and both look out over open countryside. Family bathroom with bath, overhead shower and WC.

Good size garden, which is mature and private with a good sized field in front. There are lovely, rural views over open countryside to the Lake District fells with distant views of the Langdale Pikes.

There is a tarmac hard standing with ample parking for 2/3 cars; a garden table, five chairs and a parasol in one area, and 2 wooden benches in other areas.

The cottage is on the edge of the Lake District National Park, in the county of Cumbria, an area of outstanding beauty, one quarter being owned and protected by the National Trust.

The nearby market town of Kendal, known as the Gateway to the Lakes is famous for its Kendal Mint Cake.

Lake Windermere, which at 10 1/2 miles long is the largest of the 16 lakes, is a 15 minute drive away.

The village of Ambleside, just 5 miles further on from Windermere, is approximately the centre of the lake district, with the lakes radiating out in most directions.

Beatrix Potter who wrote and illustrated books for children, lived near to Windermere and William Wordsworth the poet and writer lived in Grasmere.

The property has good access to both the South and North lakes and the Yorkshire dales.

Kendal has a good variety of attractions such as The Brewery Arts Centre, which has a good programme of entertainment - films, concerts and exhibitions and The Abbot Hall Art Gallery, which contains paintings and sculptures, including landscapes by Turner and Ruskin.

Kendal Museum and the Museum of Lakeland Life, are also well worth visiting. The ruins of Kendal Castle overlook the town.



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twin bedroom
twin bedroom
the field abuts the garden
the field abuts the garden
view from garden
view from garden
view from bedrooms
view from bedrooms

Facilities
Sleeps:   4
Bedrooms:   2
Cot Available:   No
Disabled Facilities: No.

Linen Provided: Yes.
duvets, duvet covers, blankets, pillows and pillowcases. Beds made up for your arrival
Pets Allowed: No.

Central Heating: Yes.
Fuel type: Gas
Open Fire: Yes.
Fuel type: Coal
Smoking Allowed: No.

Outdoor Facilities: Yes.

Local Services: The cottage is on the edge of the Lake District National Park, in the county of Cumbria, an area of outstanding beauty, one quarter being owned and protected by the National Trust. The nearby market town of Kendal, known as the Gateway to the Lakes is famous for its Kendal Mint Cake. Lake Windermere, which at 10 1/2 miles long is the largest of the 16 lakes, is a 15 minute drive away. The village of Ambleside, just 5 miles further on from Windermere, is approximately the centre of the lake district, with the lakes radiating out in most directions. Beatrix Potter who wrote and illustrated books for children lived near to Windermere and William Wordsworth the poet and writer lived in Grasmere.

The property has good access to both the south and north lakes and the yorkshire dales. Kendal has a good variety of attractions such as The Brewery Arts Centre, which has a good programme of entertainment - films, concerts and exhibitions and The Abbot Hall Art Gallery which contains paintings and sculptures including landscapes by Turner and Ruskin. Kendal Museum and the Museum of Lakeland Life are also well worth visiting. The ruins of Kendal Castle overlook the town. Kendal is the main shopping centre for south lakeland with a good variety of shops, restaurants and supermarkets (Morrisons, Asda, Booths, M&S, Iceland)


Directions
By rail, Oxenholme Lake District station is approximately 5 miles from the property on the West Coast main line route, between London and Glasgow. You could then take the branch line from Oxenholme to Kendal railway station, which is 1 1/2 miles from the property.

By road, leave junction 36 of the M6 motorway and take the A591 into Kendal.
Then follow the A6 Northbound to Skelsmergh. Full directions will be sent with booking. See map.
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Pricing and Opening Times
Seasons Open: Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter.

Prices vary depending on the time of year, between £265.00 and £450.00. Short breaks start from £150.00 (minimum 3 nights).

There is a 20% discount on all prices for bookings for 2 people, (this offer may be different where late availability prices occur).

The cottage is available January-December. Short breaks are available throughout the year, subject to availability.

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