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“What a find! Lovely place :)”

Review of Apt 3 Caxton House

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Very good
31 reviews
Well Equipped Modern Kitchen
Rear of property
Master Bedroom
Modern Bathroom
Bathroom
Master Bedroom
Original Features
Views over windermere from master bedroom
View From Orrest Head
Windermere at Xmas
Rear Access To Property
2nd Bedroom
Lounge And Dining Area
Dining Area
Lounge
Walk In Shower
Master Bedroom With TV/DVD
Private Parkin Space
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2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Windermere, Lake District, Cumbria, England

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JimandJo
York, England
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
“What a find! Lovely place :)”
Reviewed 13 June 2016 for a stay in June 2016

Well, we will certainly be booking this brilliant apartment again! It is so central in Windermere, so close to the bars etc. We travelled to the lakes to take part in the Great North Swim and we would be hard pressed to have found somewhere better as a base. It took 30 mins ish to walk to the bowness ferry which was a lovely walk and day out. Excellently equipped apartment, and very modern. Thanks Jane...we will be back!

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421isabel
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
1 review
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“Exceptional”
Reviewed 24 May 2016 for a stay in May 2016
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We easily found the flat from the directions given. Once into the apartment we found it to be light, spacious and well furnished. The kitchen is very modern and well equipped with good quality equipment and easily managed.The flat is well situated near the Tourist Information Centre where many of the walks around Windermere commence. There are many restaurants and coffee houses within walking distance. The Lake is an easy walk away and a bustling place to be.

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Liked best: The relaxed feeling the apartment offered
Liked least: The lack of instructions on how some appliances worked
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Craig H
North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
1 review
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“A perfect base for exploring the area!”
Reviewed 30 November 2015 for a stay in November 2015
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person found this review helpful

We stayed for 2 nights in Caxton house and it was very well furnished, clean, well equipped, with good sized rooms and within easy walking distance to all local amenities.

The flat was very easy to find and instructions were clear on how to get the keys and into the apartment. The apartment itself is laid out very well with a narrow hallway leading to bedrooms, kitchen, bathroom and living room.

The apartment is a 2 minute walk into Windermere town where you can find a selection of pubs, shops. cafe's and other amenities. A short drive (20 mins ish) up the road is the picturesque village of Grasmere which has more shops and restaurants. Due to the weather we weren't able to go on any walks up the hills but we did see a few hardcore walkers so I imagine it would be easy to find a trail when the weather is nicer.

All in all I would highly recommend Caxton House, it was a great place to stay and we would gladly come back for another stay!

Thank you!

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Liked best: The cleanliness and furnishings
Liked least: A DVD player in the living room and a thicker duvet would improve things
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LynneandM...
Harrogate, United Kingdom
1 review
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“Great getaway 😊”
Reviewed 9 July 2015 for a stay in July 2015
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As previously mentioned you could be put off when entering by the back entrance. Although, once inside no 3 it's lovely and spacious. Comfy bed, lovely shower and everything you'd need in the kitchen. We weren't very lucky with the weather, we did take a couple of DVDs with us, we couldn't get the Xbox to work for DVDs , (we put new batteries in) so we put the DVD in the TV in the main bedroom, the remote didn't work there either , (again with new batteries) and unfortunately 'lost' my DVD as it wouldn't come out of the DVD player!
Apart from that , It's the perfect location, lovely walks, Bowness, bars, cafés, shops, supermarkets all within easy walking distance. We had a wonderful stay, just lovely to get away for a couple of nights. We would definately stay again ( I might get my DVD back )
Fantastic communication with Jane when booking the property, very helpful.
Thank you Jane and Darren

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Smiler71...
Worcestershire, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
20 reviews
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“Miss”
Reviewed 14 June 2015 for a stay in June 2015
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person found this review helpful

My boyfriend and I stayed at Apt 3 Caxton House from the 9th-13th June. I agree with previous comments that you could be put off by the exterior and entrance but the apartment itself is very nice and in a good location. The rooms are big and airy and equipped with the basics to provide a comfortable stay. We certainly felt very much at home and slept very well. We did feel a few small improvements would make all the difference such as wi-fi, a 2nd bed side unit in the master bedroom and a few more pictures/mirrors on the wall to enhance the character. The bathroom is nice and modern and there is a huge shower although we did find water seems to go everywhere despite our best endeavours to control it & not be too zealous in the shower! The parking space is really useful and it's a short walk into Windermere/Booths/ the train station. Overall we had a lovely stay and would recommend Apt 3, Caxton House.

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Prestatyn, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
23 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Absolutely Fantastic.”
Reviewed 30 May 2015 for a stay in May 2015
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On arrival and seeing the entrance hall we had doubts if we had done the right thing booking here.( The floor is need of repair and tidying up. ) But when we entered through number three door our hearts lifted. The apartment was spotlessly clean and we could not find any faults . The beds were all clean and comfortable , the shower is fantastic and the kitchen is lovely. My son noticed that people had left complaints in the visitor book that the x box didn't work but all it needed was new batteries in the controller . My son got it working straight away and we were able to watch dvds . We were also able to connect to BT openzone wifi with our laptop. The television in each room is fantastic. There are four flats in the Caxton house but there was no noise at all . The apartment is in a brilliant spot its literally a few minutes walk to the shops and booths supermarket is near to. We had a fantastic time and we will definitely be returning . Many thanks to the owners Darren and Jane.

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Shellflow...
2 reviews
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“Nice flat in convenient location”
Reviewed 11 April 2015 for a stay in April 2015
1
person found this review helpful

Great flat, big comfy sofa, comfy beds and fully equipped with everything needed. Location is conveniently right in the town of Windermere, next to the train station and near shops. There is also a nice walk to the top of a hill which looks over the lake and hills, starting right opposite the flat.

There were also some books, dvds, x box and games and a monopoly set, so had the weather been bad ( which luckily it wasn't) we would have had some entertainment. No internet access and could have done with instructions of where bins were for recycling,but apart from that it was perfect.

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