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Mill Cottage

Garnett Bridge, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 972297)

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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  • “The cottage was very clean and cosy.”

    The owners are very friendly and welcoming. We enjoyed our time there very much and we hope to return.

    The owners are very friendly and welcoming. We enjoyed our time there very much and we hope to return.

    - Mrs Davison, October 2021

The property

Mill Cottage is a grade II listed Lake District cottage ideally located to enjoy the Lakes with a wealth of traditional features including an Aga and open fire.

This is one of our dog friendly cottages in the Lake District. Exuding an air of peace and tranquillity, Garnett Bridge is a hamlet which is situated at the foot of the beautiful and unspoilt Longsleddale Valley just four miles north of Kendal and eight miles east of Windermere and all its amenities.

As you would expect from such a location there are ample walking and cycling opportunities for the door in and around Longsleddale (also known as Greendale to Postman Pat). This fine Grade II listed Lakeland cottage, originally the home of the local miller, oozes charm and character.

Mill Cottage, in its historic setting, is the retreat that everyone dreams of, with an abundance of oak beams, flagstone floors, AGA, together with an open fire all help to make this a cosy cottage suitable for a break at any time of year. The accommodation is electrically heated and comprises: Lounge with flagstone floor, beamed ceiling, open fire, TV with Freeview, DVD, CD and payphone. A characterful kitchen including AGA, electric hob, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, microwave and TV. Dining room.

Dairy/utility with washing machine and WC. A winding staircase leads to the first floor: Double bedroom. Twin bedroom which can be made into a double bed upon request. Twin bedroom, all bedrooms have exposed stained floorboards and beamed ceilings. Bathroom with shower over corner bath, hand basin and WC. All electric, logs and bed linen and towels included. Cot and highchair available. Parking for 4 cars on the cobbled yard to the front of the property.

Enclosed garden and BBQ area nearby. A warm welcome awaits you from the owners who live in the Old Mill nearby. Free unlimited Wi-Fi.


  • Three Bedrooms 1 x double, 1 x twin (zip/link please request if you need a double at time of booking), 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Utility with downstairs WC
  • Dining Room
  • Sitting room with open fire.
  • Electric Heating, open Fire
  • AGA cooker, electric hob, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, microwave, TV in kitchen
  • Washing machine, TV with Freeview, DVD, CD, payphone, Hyperfast Fibre Optic WiFi
  • Fuel, power and logs inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels included in rent
  • Cot and highchair on request
  • Off road parking for 4 cars
  • Enclosed garden with outdoor furniture and BBQ nearby
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome
  • Sorry no smoking
  • Shop and pub 4 miles.

About the location


Kendal 4 miles, Windermere 9 miles, Penrith 24 miles

The Garnett Bridge is located 4 miles north of the nearby market town of Kendal, 2 miles from Burneside and at the foot of Longsleddale Valley. The hamlet is situated at the edge of the National Park with walkiung from the door onto the fells such as Potter Fell and Kentmere Pike. The area is also excellent for cycling being located on several popular roads and mountian biking routes.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute