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“Lovely cottage for a romantic getaway.”
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1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
Swarthmoor, Cumbria, England

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Very good - based on 14 reviews
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589kirste...
Portsmouth, England, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Lovely cottage for a romantic getaway.”
Reviewed 3 May 2015 for a stay in April 2015

On arrival your met by the owner, a bottle of wine, a bottle of beer and fresh eggs. The cottage is quaint and welcoming and situated up in the hills of the Lake District. Ulverston is accessible by foot and Barrow in Furness by car. A lovely stay at a lovely cosy little cottage.

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Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Matthew S
Shaftesbury, United Kingdom
1 review
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“Lovely area and wonderful cottage”
Reviewed 1 May 2015 for a stay in April 2015
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After driving 400 miles to this cottage myself and my partner were pleased with the location, even with the sheep guarding the road out of the property that liked to play chicken with the car.

The property is well sized to meet a couples needs for a place to stay whilst visiting Cumbria and offered a good location with a 15 to 20 minute drive North to get into the Lake District itself. Our only minor complaints and they are minor are that the stairs to get into the bedroom area are quite narrow and very steep so care is needed when going up and down the stairs.. And when we had some stormy weather the cottage did have some drafts around the main door and bathroom window.

With those minor complaints in mind, and the are only minor! Do not let them put you off ... the cottage was a lovely place to stay. Complimentary eggs, milk and champagne were well received! The owners are very friendly and let you do your own thing with no interruptions and the local cats are also very friendly and don't mind being petted (Careful with the black and white one as she likes to nip/bite)

Would definitely consider revisiting this cottage next year but me and my partner might choose another area of the UK to visit but should we want to revisit Cumbria we will most likely choose this cottage.

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Liked best: The location for our visit and the cleanliness of the cottage
Liked least: The matress was not very supportive for my generous size, we were told the internet connection was a little sporadic but manageable, however the TV reception was bad but not at the owners fault.
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 25-34
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway
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Naomi Y
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Stunning & Gorgeous Cottage”
Reviewed 2 November 2014 for a stay in November 2014
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people found this review helpful

Most beautiful cottage i have ever stayed in. Very romantic and warmly for a couple. The cottage provides you with everything you need and also attrations around the area. We stayed for a week and did many things i would definatly book back up to stay in this cottage again, very clean.

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NicDR
Lichfield, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
109 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Cosy cottage, great location for exploring the Lakes”
Reviewed 13 October 2014 for a stay in October 2014
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person found this review helpful

This cottage is lovely. Modern while still having cottage charm. Wood burner and wood an added bonus. Loved the welcome pack of milk and a bottle of wine (nice touch), Well equipped cottage, in a good location for exploring the Lake District.

Added bonus was the farm 'attractions' including three cats - as well as the goats, chickens and ducks that were on the site too.

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Liked best: Location and wifi
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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willowyma...
Grays Thurrock, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
59 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Modern cottage for two in remote location”
Reviewed 11 August 2014 for a stay in August 2014
1
person found this review helpful

Basically a one room open plan modern cottage, bedroom is accessed via a short but steep staircase, for two. Fairly well equipped, just a few shortcomings i.e. no freezer compartment in fridge which we consider to be an essential appliance for self-catering especially in a remote location where the local village pubs do not serve food until the latter part of the week. Lack of instructions for some appliances could be a handicap for some. The cottage is grouped with another 4 holiday lets so you are not totally isolated. Ideal for walkers as there is a path quite close to the properties. It is possible to walk via the path network into Ulverston from the cottage, but be prepared for some hills though!! Overall we enjoyed our stay at the cottage and the stairs did not cause us two active pensioners any problems. We would certainly consider a future booking.

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Liked best: Peaceful surroundings
Liked least: Poor quality cutlery and some glassware, flaking coating of pots & pans. Caused by lack of wooden spatulas/spoons. Metal on metal not a good combination, note left for owner.
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Large groups
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thornbury nr bristol.
Reviewed 6 May 2014 for a stay in February 2014

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Would I recommend this holiday rental to my best friend?  
Recommended for:
A romantic getaway
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Gloucestershire
Reviewed 6 September 2012 for a stay in June 2012

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A romantic getaway Older travelers
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