We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
“A beautiful 'cottage' with a beautiful view”
other travellers have booked this property
Decked balcony entrance
Bookings for this home are first-come, first served. Lock in your dates before they are gone
Decked balcony entrance
Silver Fell by Grasmere Lounge to terrace
Check Availability
Request to Book
Make Enquiry
Excellent
28 reviews
Decked balcony entrance
Silver Fell by Grasmere
Lounge to terrace
Entrance to cottage apartment via decked balcony
Lounge and kitchen via french doors to balcony
Lounge overlooking garden and lake
Double room
Double shower ensuite
Twin room
Super KIng/Twin Room
Twin ensuite with spa bath and shower
Calm reflections
Local resident
Rydal Water
Roe doe
Drifting on Grasmere
Derwentwater valley
Thirlmere
Winter sunrise
Winter Sunrise over Windermere
Winter Sunrise from Lounge
Winter Fells
This property is not available for these dates.
Don't give up! Enquire about other rentals just like this one that are available -
Show all rentals available
Overview
Condo/Apartment -
2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
Grasmere, Lake District, Cumbria, England

Reviews from our community

Excellent - based on 28 reviews
Write a Review

Reviews from our community

Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
English first
Any
English first
Julie S
Sunderland, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
26 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“A beautiful 'cottage' with a beautiful view”
Reviewed 13 December 2013 for a stay in December 2013

We spend a couple of days in the Lake District every December. There's middle-aged me, my two 'kids' and my son's wife. This is our first stay at Grasmere and our first at Silver Fell. Neither disappointed.

The cottage/apartment is a short walk away from Grasmere's town centre. The property owner had left a torch for our use during our stay - there is no lighting on the path to and from the town, and it's black dark at this time of year.

We arrived in the dark so did not get to appreciate the view until breakfast. Stunning! The property has a lovely little patio/terrace area with table and chairs and I could imagine myself sitting there with a glass of wine in the summer, soaking up the vista. To be honest, had it not rained, we would have wrapped up warm against the December chill and sat there with mulled wine instead. Beautiful.

The property has everything you need provided, It's really pretty and the owner clearly takes good care of the place. Fixtures and fittings are of good quality and each of the two bedrooms are generously sized.

There are steps up to the property entrance and a very steep driveway.

Departure time is quite early (well, we thought so) at 10 a.m. While this is a common time in hotels, where your breakfast is provided for you, an extra hour would be better for a cottage holiday. That said, we were leaving as the caretaker arrived and she was wonderful; we invited her in and she got on with what she needed to do as we packed up the car. Holidays are lazy times and leaving was a bit of a rush. But maybe that's our own fault for not being holiday early risers.

Grasmere itself is pretty too and there are some lovely places to eat and drink, though if you're used to places like Windermere then be prepared to have much less choice; this is a small town. Some places can be a little pricey but quality is good. Grasmere has a softness, a feeling of refined gentleness (a sort of 'less ruggedness' than other Lake District towns); the place is charming. I'd been many times over the years, for a couple of hours, but this is the first time I've stayed for a couple of days.

I'd stay again, at Grasmere and at Silver Fell.

Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Management Response
23 Jun 2014
Thank you for your comments, very thoughtfully expressed, and we agree that a winter booking is certainly the test for any property! The fact that you really enjoyed it makes it all worth while for us, we love having visitors and sharing this beautiful part of the world. Our cleaner is great, and we have to respect her timescale for her high standards, so thank you for being so understanding. Really hope we see you again. Best wishes, Nick and Polly
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
DaveYO19
York, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Pre Christmas Break”
Reviewed 3 December 2013 for a stay in November 2013
2
people found this review helpful

Booked this for a pre Christmas break with our daughter as she will be out of the country at christmas. Had a great time, appartment is in excellent condition with stunning views and ideal for getting out to walk the fells around grasmere. The outside decked area looked great for sitting in the summer sun and enjoying a drink in the evening, way too cold for this in early December !!

How easy was it to book the property? How helpful were the directions to the property?
How easy was key pickup/access to the property? Overall condition of the property
Bedding & mattresses Kitchen & utensils
Bathroom cleanliness Other facilities & amenities
Service
Liked best: Location and views
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Management Response
23 Jun 2014
Really glad you enjoyed your stay! Hope you are able to see it in the better weather too, one of these days! Best wishes Nick and Polly
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Enter dates for more accurate prices
2 guests
Adults2
Children0
Apply
Do you own a holiday rental? List it here.
Extra income
Earn money by renting out your home. With no up-front fees and no contract, you keep more for yourself.
Easy to manage
Confirm bookings in one click and track everything from enquiry to check-out – even while you're on the go.
Trusted by travellers
With millions of reviews and protected online payments, TripAdvisor helps travellers book your home with confidence.
Set up your free listing