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Holiday Rental House -
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Bowness-on-Windermere, Lake District, Cumbria, England

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Very good - based on 13 reviews
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amedlaw
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
1 review
“Cosy, comfortable and centrally located stay”
Reviewed 4 July 2016 for a stay in June 2016

Well situated cottage. No immediate parking but permit given by cottage holiday company allowed us to park in nearby car park (2 mins walk). The cottage was warm and clean and had almost everything you'd need. It is close to pubs but if you're not usually in bed before 11.00-11.30,it's not really an issue. Back bedroom is a lot quieter than front one.

Would recommend it as a good location to tour the lakes.

Only 2 small requests.
1. Fix the guttering above the front door as it creates a waterfall directly above the door.
2. Nowhere to hang things up in the back bedroom at the moment. Can I suggest hooks on the back of the doors ?

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Liked best: Location
Liked least: Lack of hanging space in back bedroom or for drying towels
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
People with pets
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  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
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Management Response
7 Jul 2016
Good evening
Thank you for your review following your stay at Little Brook Cottage. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay and found the location of the cottage ideal. We will pass on your comments to the owner. It is great to hear that you would recommend this cottage to others and we hope to welcome you again in the future.
Kind regards
Lakes Cottage Holidays
017687 74060
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PaVyyy
Moreton, Wirral
Level 3 Contributor
10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Nice stay apart from happy snappers”
Reviewed 15 June 2016 for a stay in May 2016
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person found this review helpful

Had a lovely few days break except for a couple of things. No parking outside was bit tricky but we managed with car park few minutes away. The cottage was spacious enough for the 2 of us and our dog. We thought it could have done with deep clean as we found dust in various places if you put your hand down (must add we were not checking for dust) but at least the bathrooms were spotless. The tiny backyard was filthy needed a good hose down to remove moss which could be slippy. Rooms nice furnished though making it feel cosy and cottage like.
My main PROBLEM though was the WINDOWS particulary downstairs. There was NO PRIVACY at the windows you could see straight into lounge, there were solid pull down blinds but that made the room dark (venetian or verticals or nets would have been better). Fully aware that the age of the property attracts attention but it is not nice when you are sitting having a drink and tourists are taking photos of you i.e. standing outside the window smiling and snapping away. For us that spoilt what was a lovely few days need break.

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Liked best: Bathrooms and furnishings
Liked least: No privacy at windows
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
People with pets
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Management Response
16 Jun 2016
Good evening
Thank you for your review following your stay at Little Brook Cottage. We are disappointed to hear that you had a couple of issues during your stay - had you made us aware of these we would have had an opportunity to have the cleaner revisit the property. (Your comments regarding the blinds have been passed on to the owner) We do hope these issues did not detract too much from your stay and we hope to welcome you again in the future.
Kind regards
Lakes Cottage Holidays
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Pinfold31
Level 5 Contributor
61 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Weekend break”
Reviewed 21 November 2014 for a stay in November 2014

Great location for everything.
Bedrooms lovely and the lounge.
Kitchen could do with a few more untensils as we like to cook.
Shower lovely just watch when wAlking into bathroom as very tight fit.
Back yard could do with a clean up as very slippy.
But would recommend to friends.

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Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
24 Nov 2014
Thank you for your feedback following your stay at Little Brook Cottage.

Thank you for informing Lakes Cottage Holidays that you would recommend Little Brook Cottage to your friends!

We are pleased you enjoyed the location of the cottage and thought the bedroom and lounge were lovely.

Lakes Cottage Holidays hopes to welcome you back to Little Brook Cottage or another Lakes Cottage Holidays property in the future.

Kind Regards,

Lakes Cottage Holidays
017687 74060
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ross on wye
Reviewed 18 December 2013 for a stay in December 2013
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people found this review helpful

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Would I recommend this holiday rental to my best friend?  
Recommended for:
Luxury-minded travelers
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Management Response
18 Dec 2013
Thank you for your feedback regarding your stay at Little Brook Cottage.

We are pleased you found the property well-appointed, clean and warm.

Lakes Cottage Holidays hopes to welcome you back to Little Brook Cottage or another Lakes Cottage Holidays property in the future.

Kind Regards,

Lakes Cottage Holidays
017687 74060
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Northamptonshire
Reviewed 1 November 2013 for a stay in October 2013

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Recommended for:
A romantic getaway Older travelers
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Management Response
1 Nov 2013
Thank you for your feedback of your stay at Little Brook Cottage.

We are pleased to read you enjoyed the location of the property and found it well-equipped for your needs.

We hope to welcome you back to Little Brook Cottage or another Lakes Cottage Holidays property in the near future.

Kind Regards,

Lakes Cottage Holidays
017687 74060
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Wrexham
Reviewed 15 September 2013 for a stay in August 2013

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Management Response
15 Sep 2013
Thank you for your recent review.

We are sorry to hear that you did not thoroughly enjoy your stay at this property.

Our Windermere based office is located on the main route through the village. There is on street parking, however, this can on occasion be difficult to find.

The cottage is located on a very narrow road. Unloading and Loading can be carried out but parking is not permitted.

The owner has now purchased extra crockery and cutlery for the property.

As advertised on the web site this cottage is centrally located and close to all amenities.

We hope that these issues did not detract too much from your stay at this popular property and we hope to welcome you back in the future.

Lakes Cottage Holidays
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Essex
Reviewed 14 June 2013 for a stay in May 2013

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Recommended for:
People with disabilities Older travelers
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