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The Old Postmasters Cottage

Corner Cottage
35 reviews
Corner Cottage
Wood burning stove - ahhhh
It's the Kitchen
Living room from the bookcase
Living room from behind the television
Main Bedroom - my favourite anyway
Bedroom 2 - it's twins....beds
Chapel Stile - cows eye view
Chapel Stile - sheeps eye view
The Chapel of Chapel Stile fame
Chapel Stile - birds eye view
The Cottage from the middle of the road
Wood burning stove - not quite sure why I have 2 photos of the stove but it's better than none!
Floor Plan
The Games Room with brand new Pool table - just in case it rains!
Village shop - 50 yards away
Village shop welcomes novices!
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4 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 7
Chapel Stile, Cumbria, England
Traditional 18th century cottage originally built for the village Postmaster with the Post Office next door. Nestling under the fells in Great Langdale Valley, the cottage contains 4 bedrooms and a Games room. A well-stocked village shop, cafe & traditional country pub are all within 200 metres. Fell walks are 2 mins away. Riverside walks are 1 min away. BROADBAND WIFI, Sky TV, LOG BURNING STOVE, Games room with pool table, Nintendo Wii & 32" TV, Table football. The only garden with the cottage is the small one to the front.
About the Owner, Warren M
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 95 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 16 days ago
Listed since : Apr 2012
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 35 reviews and 1 property
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English first
Guildford, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago for a stay in July 2017

Lovely cottage in a lovely village with good well stocked shop and good friendly pub in a very short walking distance. Cottage is very well equipped with all you could wish for and dog friendly. We were concerned about only one bathroom but fortunately two toilets so no problem. Beds very comfortable and only the sheep as an alarm- peaceful....

Management response:

Many thanks for the review. I always smile when I see the local sheep amble by in the middle of the road seemingly totally unconcerned with any traffic! Pity you had a few wet days but it sounds as though it didn't stop you getting out there and enjoying yourself - good on you.


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Worthington, Ohio
1 review
Reviewed 2 July 2017 for a stay in June 2017

Great location. Clean rooms. Clear directions and information from owner. We were also lucky to have great weather for most of the time.

Management response:

Thanks for the review Steve - succinctly, but eloquently put!


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Fiona T
Billericay, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
61 reviews
17 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 10 June 2017 for a stay in May 2017

We stayed here in Oct 2016 , and were so impressed we rebooked for a week this time with my son and his wife , and my daughter and a friend . Even more impressed this time ! It was lovely to see our previous comments had been listened to , and there was this time plenty of room to...

Management response:

Fiona, many thanks for returning to The Old Postmasters Cottage and many thanks for leaving a kind review. I'm still working on the extra shower/wc room - my last plumber went awol but I've found another plumber/electrician who has give me good service on smaller jobs so I'm optimistic we can get that second bathroom. Hopefully, it will be in...


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  • Books
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Game Room
  • Garage
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Microwave
  • Pool Table
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Secure Parking
  • Single Beds:(3)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
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14 Jul 2017 -
31 Aug 2017
Summer School Hols
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1 Sep 2017 -
7 Sep 2017
Summer School Hols
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8 Sep 2017 -
14 Sep 2017
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Electricity, bedding and towels included in weekly rates. Payment by online bank transfer or cheque.
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About the neighbourhood
Well stocked village shop. Brambles cafe serving lovely cakes and coffee. Wainwrights Inn 200m away serving wide range of local food and real ale. Gothic 14th century church. Riverside walk - 200m. Fellside walks - 200m
Car advised
How to get there
The village of Chapel Stile is 4 miles up the Great Langdale Valley from Ambleside. <BR><BR>From Ambleside take the A593 (signposted Coniston)<BR><BR>After 2 miles, take the right turn B5343 (signposted Elterwater & Langdale)<BR><BR>Follow this road for another 2 miles passing Elterwater after 1.5 miles.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Horse Riding Nearby.
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