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Olde Blue Bell Cottage

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Hand crafted kitchen
Spacious dining area
Lakeland view
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Overview
3 bedrooms
1 bathroom
6 guests
7 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
Converted from an 18th century coaching inn, Olde Blue Bell Cottage is cosy, comfortable and full of character. It is located in the quiet village of Heversham. For a relaxing drink, there is a traditional pub just 5 minutes walk from the cottage, or to work up a thirst you can walk from the door up Heversham fell, and experience stunning views of the Lakeland hills and coastline. The Cottage has 3 bedrooms, a double and 2 twin rooms. The bathroom is newly refurbished with a large bath and powerful shower, finished in natural ceramic tiles with contemporary chrome tap fittings. The downstairs comprises an kitchen-diner and separate lounge, where a mixture of stonework, wooden beams and natural wood has been used to give a relaxing yet rustic feel. A cast iron, coal effect fire mak...Converted from an 18th century coaching inn, Olde Blue Bell Cottage is cosy, comfortable and full of character. It is located in the quiet village of Heversham. For a relaxing drink, there is a traditional pub just 5 minutes walk from the cottage, or to work up a thirst you can walk from the door up Heversham fell, and experience stunning views of the Lakeland hills and coastline. The Cottage has 3 bedrooms, a double and 2 twin rooms. The bathroom is newly refurbished with a large bath and powerful shower, finished in natural ceramic tiles with contemporary chrome tap fittings. The downstairs comprises an kitchen-diner and separate lounge, where a mixture of stonework, wooden beams and natural wood has been used to give a relaxing yet rustic feel. A cast iron, coal effect fire makes the lounge a really cosy room in which to unwind after a day on the fells or touring the lakes, and full gas central heating can be thermostatically set to a temperature of your liking, ensuring the cottage is as warm or as cool as you like it. The lounge has a digital flat screen TV, DVD player, and a combined CD/radio, and there is also free wireless internet in the cottage. The kitchen was hand crafted by a local joiner, and is equipped with a with a halogen hob, electric oven, dishwasher, microwave and washing machine. An oak style laminate wood flooring runs throughout. We keep the cupboards stocked with all the basic provisions you need to make holiday cooking a little easier, and a welcome tray with as much tea and coffee as you can drink will greet you from your journey. There is an enclosed courtyard garden for dining al fresco. The cosiness of this cottage makes it ideal for couples, families and friends alike. There is a small play park for children in the nearby field, a pub in the village, and walks from the door. We also welcome dogs. The village is ideally situated for site seeing or walking in both the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales. Lake Windermere for example is 15 minutes by car to the southern most tip where you can catch a steamer for a relaxing journey around the lake. Or if you wish head directly into central lakes, Ambleside at the northern end of Lake Windermere is just 30 minutes away. More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Dogs are welcomed in all our cottages, there is a simple £10 per dog fee, which can be paid on arrival. We automatically accept 3 dogs, but if you wish to bring additional dogs this must be agreed directly with Olde Blue Bell Cottages.
Bathrooms
1 Full bath
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About the Owner
Mary D
Languages spoken:English, Spanish, French
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:October 2013
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Reviewed 19 September 2019

Good quiet location for the Lake District. Milnthorpe is approx 5 minute drive, which is a quaint town with great supermarket. The cottage is spotlessly clean, and Mary the owner makes you feel so welcome. There are lovely touches, with a stock of items in...More

Date of stay: September 2019
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Windsor, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 16 September 2019

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Date of stay: September 2019
Reviewed 4 September 2019

Beautiful and well equipped cottage far enough away from town to be peaceful but close enough to visit shops with a short drive. The owner, Mary was lovely and let us know straight away where we could find her if we had any problems. We...More

Date of stay: August 2019
Thank Sightsee750515
Travel663122, VR Owner at Olde Blue Bell Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2019

Thank you so much for your lovely review. I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay and this beautiful area. It was lovely to meet you, hope you'll be back one day! Mary

Reviewed 25 August 2019

We had a lovely week stay at the coach house it was very clean and comfortable everything you needed was there the dogs were made very welcome Mary the owner is very friendly and helpful will visit again

Date of stay: August 2019
Thank Vera H
Travel663122, VR Owner at Olde Blue Bell Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 26 August 2019

It was lovely to meet you all, I'm so glad you enjoyed your week, and that the cottage provided you with a comfy holiday base. I will look forward to seeing you all again sometime. Mary

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Reviewed 2 July 2019 via mobile

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Date of stay: June 2019
Travel663122, VR Owner at Olde Blue Bell Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2019

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Reviewed 6 May 2019 via mobile

Fantastic stay in this well equipped and spotlessley clean cottage . Mary the owner was very welcoming and helpful with information regarding the local area . The cottage is ideally situated in the south lakes close to arnside silverdale and with coniston only a 20...More

Date of stay: May 2019
Thank Martin I
Travel663122, VR Owner at Olde Blue Bell Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 19 May 2019

Thank you Martin for such a lovely review. I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay and revisiting this beautiful area. It was a pleasure to meet you and your lovely dog Meg.

Reviewed 2 May 2019

The house is excellent! Very nicely refurnished and very clean. It’s full of accessorises and very very clean. The beds are very comfortable and the bathroom is newly renovated. There is a car park close to the house. The neighbourhood is quite and in 10-15...More

Date of stay: April 2019
Thank mikieema
Travel663122, VR Owner at Olde Blue Bell Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2019

So glad you enjoyed your holiday, and found the cottage a comfortable base from which to explore the Lake District. Thank you for your lovely review. Mary

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Reviewed 14 March 2019 via mobile

Date of stay: March 2019
Travel663122, VR Owner at Olde Blue Bell Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2019

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Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

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Date of stay: September 2018
Reviewed 17 June 2018

Wonderful cottage, lovely village location. We were all made very welcome especially Lilly/ Lou the dogs with there sofa blanket left for them. Some lovely walks in the local area. Haversham hotel pub was very welcoming too all.More

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank Carol F
Management response:Responded 19 June 2018

Thank you for leaving such lovely comments Carol. I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay, it really is such a beautiful area and we are so lucky to have the pub so close by. Your dogs were gorgeous, such characters. We hope to see you...More

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Grill
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Dishwasher
Freezer
Refrigerator
Highchair
Internet Access
Kettle
Linens Provided
Local Guides/Maps
Microwave
Mountain Views
Outdoor Dining Area
Parking
Playground
Private Garden
Stereo System
Cooker
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
VCR
Washer
Wi-Fi
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
Watersports Nearby
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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About the neighbourhood
Just 15 minutes from Lake Windermere, and just 10 minutes from the coastline, the quiet village of Heversham is perfectly placed for a whole host of breathtaking views. The stunning coastline of Arnside is a designated area of outstanding beauty, and is on the outskirts of the Leighton Moss RSPB nature reserve. Walks over the Arnside Knott reveal a 360 degree panorama of both coastline and fells. The area is excellent for low level walks or cycling. You can walk from the door of the cottage over Heversham Head for beautiful views and stunning sunsets. The village of Milnthorpe is a mile away, with a Booths supermarket, family butchers, and a whole host of other useful shops and places to eat and drink. The location is perfect for exploring the spectacular Lakeland scenery, as well as p...
Getting around
There is a bus that runs through the village to take you all the way through the centre of the Lake District. 1st stop Kendal, last stop Keswick, with stops at Windermere, Ambleside and Grasmere on route. Arnside train station is just 5 miles from the cottage, providing access to south Lakes or Lancaster, Morecambe and beyond. Oxenholme is the station on the main line from Manchester to Scotland, and is situated on the outskirts of Kendal. There are also a number of local taxis.
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