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The Undercroft

Stunning Gothic Arched Window in sitting room
5.0 of 5 stars
18 reviews
Stunning Gothic Arched Window in sitting room
main sitting room
Dining and sitting area
twin room
king size bedroom with en suite
internal view across from kitchen
view from outside
enclosed garden
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2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 5
Stunning Gothic arched window and vaulted ceilings greet you in this unique contemporary property. This truly is a modern home created within a historic ecclesiastical stone and slate annex to St Marys Church, Windermere, dating back to 16th century. Attention to detail and use of designer furnishings make this a sophisticated and comfortable holiday location. Comprising entrance hall, king size bedroom with en suite, twin room with bed for extra guest, main bathroom with power shower over bath, spacious sitting room, designer kitchen and dining room. Secluded garden with furniture to enjoy a glass of wine or two in the sunshine plus ample parking. Windermere with its abundance of shops, cafes, bars and restaurants together with breathtaking view over the lake is only a short walk away. This is special, luxurious holiday home suita... Read more
About the owner, Alison C
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 85 %
Response Time: Within a day
Calendar Updated: 49 days ago
Listed since : Jul 2007
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 18 reviews and 1 property
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Listing #HL33440 by: Holiday Lettings
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 18 July 2013 for a stay in June 2013

The Undercroft is extremely comfortable, bright, clean and modern, only downside was the only window that opened was small one in the kitchen, neither of the bedroom windows opened at all, the only thing which stopped us giving excellent rating was the poor ventilation more

Management response:

Thank you for taking the time to review the cottage. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay, really sorry that you were unable to open the bedroom windows, not sure why as they both do open, it's just a shame we hadn't know you had a problem during your stay as we could have given you help to sort... more

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 14 May 2013 for a stay in May 2013
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I've just come back from a weekend away with 3 friends, the place is stunning very clean and modern, The pictures just dont do it justice. Its a home from home, in fact we didn't eat out on either night we didnt need to. There are a couple of pubs and restaurants about 2 mins walk (though there a little... more

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Delighted that you all enjoyed our stay with us so much and have taken the time to tell others. Look forward to welcoming you again very soon. more

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stoke on trent
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 13 May 2013 for a stay in June 2012
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We stayed here to celebrate our first wedding anniversary and what an amazing find! We walked easily to both Windermere and Bowness as it was bang in the middle which was ideal! The cottage itself is stunning with beautiful features! Everything you need is provided including a welcome pack with biscuits (for us and the dog) and the important wine!... more

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Thank you for your comments which are very much appreciated. We work hard to make the cottage welcoming, clean and comfortable for all our guests, including four legged friends, its great to hear how much you enjoyed your stay with us. more

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  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Freezer
  • Hairdryer
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (10)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Toaster
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Wheelchair Access:
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  • Pets Allowed:
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Additional amenities & feature info
The interior and bathroom fittings are all stylish and to the highest specification. The kitchen is well stocked with everything you require for a relaxing break, including a washer drier to help with any damp walking clothes. The spacious sitting room has a large flat screen TV with DVD and Sky channels,and ipod docking station. Quality coordinated linen is provided for all of the permenant beds, further bedding is available by request for the additional extra / sofa bed.
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Additional Rate and Availability Information
We offer long weekends and short breaks, please call 07710 236119 or email alison@lakelandescapes.co.uk for availbility and rates.
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How to get there
By road take M6 exit at junction 36, Kendal. Follow A591 (Kendal By-pass) to Winderemere - approx 15miles. As you enter Windermere, with station on left, continue straight on towards Ambleside. St Mary's Church is on your left. Turn down drive immediately before church.
By train, take Virgin mainline west coast train to Oxenholme (Kendal). Change for connection to Windermere, station 0.5 miles from cottage. London Euston / Oxenholme- 3 hours.
nearest airport, Manchester c.70 miles.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
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