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Limestone Cottage

Levens, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 972562)

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    • “Lovely little cottage, well situated”
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    • “Lovely little cottage, well situated in a charming village. Handy for Arnside and Leighton Moss, also for Lake District. Levens Hall and Sizergh Castle are on the doorstep. Try the village shop, which has a good range of local food. There is enough to do from Levens without going into the Lake District every day, and good facilities in Kendal and Milnthorpe.”

    Molly W, March 2017

    • “We would definitely recommend Limestone Cottage for a holiday in the Lake District”
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    • “Limestone Cottage is in the pretty village of Levens, just a few miles from Kendal. The cottage was very clean and comfortable, well decorated and beautifully furnished throughout and we loved both the interior and exterior. It has everything you need, and will sleep up to 3 people. It is only towels that are not provided. There is private parking and a garden. It was very easy to reach from the M6, and you didn't have to go far to see some beautiful sights. We would recommend Bowness, Coniston, Grasmere, Ambleside and also the Ingleton Waterfall Trail. We managed to get to Hill Top, too, which was one of Beatrix Potter's homes. We stuck to the South Lakes, as there was so much to see, but you could go further afield as well. You can see Levens on foot and we had a lovely long walk around the local countryside on one of the days. We were very fortunate with the weather for our week's holiday. We would definitely recommend the Hare and Hounds in Levens for a meal. Bowness is also a good place to eat out. There are loads of restaurants to choose from there. We were spoilt for choice. We very much hope to return, as this was our first visit to the Lake District and we loved it.”

    Ruth D, May 2016

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    • “Lovely cottage on the edge of Levens, very clean and comfortable and within a few minutes walk of the local shop and the Hare & Hounds pub. Would highly recommend Limestone Cottage.”

    Mr Shaw, Manchester, June 2018


  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Broadband / WiFi

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The Property

Contemporary style and traditional cottage character are perfectly combined in Limestone Cottage. The interior has been beautifully refurbished; retaining the charm of old oak beams and multi-fuel stove. Summer evenings will be well spent with a drink or two in the garden while the sun goes down.
Located in a quiet corner of the Lake District, Limestone Cottage is perfectly placed for exploring both the Lake District and the Yorkshire Dales. Surrounded by scenic footpaths and cycling opportunities, the village is a perfect base for a break in the countryside. Take a walk up Levens Park and see if you can spot the deer or cycle along the Lyth Valley or visit the viewpoints on Scout Scar or Whitbarrow to enjoy magnificent views of the Lakeland Mountains. Levens Hall, an Elizabethan mansion standing in magnificent grounds and famed for its topiary gardens, is just a short distance from the cottage, as is the medieval Sizergh Castle. Both the lovely market town of Kendal and the pretty coastal resort of Arnside are within easy reach of Levens and are well worth a visit. The popular Lake District destinations of Bowness on Windermere and Hawkshead are also only a short drive away.
A traditional Cumbrian Cottage situated in the picturesque village of Levens, the perfect base from which to explore both the Lake District and the Yorkshire Dales.


Two bedrooms: 1 double, 1 single, family bathroom with bathtub, shower over, wash basin and WC. Living/dining room. Kitchen. Downstairs WC.


  • Gas central heating with wood burning stove
  • Electric oven and halogen hob, microwave, washing machine, fridge/freezer, Freeview TV, Blu-ray player, WiFi
  • Gas and electricity included
  • Bed linen and towels provided
  • Cot and high chair available on request
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Garden with borders, lawn and raised deck, garden furniture
  • Outhouse for bike storage
  • Private parking
  • Sorry, no dogs or smoking
  • Pub and shop, 5 minutes walk
  • Levens Hall 15 minutes walk, Sizergh Castle 30 minutes walk
  • Supermarket 3 miles, Kendal 6 miles.

Regional Information

LEVENS Kendal 5 miles; Windermere 16 miles. Levens is a small traditional Cumbrian village set on a high promontory in beautiful countryside and ideally placed for exploring the Lake District and the Yorkshire Dales. The village has a lovely old church, general store/newsagent and a pub. With excellent views of the southern fells across the Lyth Valley and the River Kent which flows below the village, Levens consists of a huddle of fine, stone-built traditional houses, cottages and barn conversions surrounded by unspoilt countryside, with varied flora and fauna and a nature reserve providing beautiful walking country. Both Sizergh Castle and Levens Hall, with its superb topiary garden, are nearby, as are limestone escarpments for easy walking, offering thrilling views of the Lakeland Mountains, the Howgills and Morecambe Bay. Nearby Kendal is ideally placed for exploring South Lakeland, the Yorkshire Dales and beyond. With other attractions such as Kendal Museum and the Museum of Lakeland Life, Lake Windermere and the wider National Park within easy reach, Levens provides a superb base for a relaxing break.

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