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Little Ghyll Cottage

Windermere, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 972416)

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  • Sleeps 5

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

  • Reviews

    Mrs Buzuk

    “Great cottage.”

    Very comfortable.

    Very comfortable.


  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Games room Games Room
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

The property

Little Ghyll Cottage is situated in a spectacular location close to Windermere, the cottage which sleeps five is family friendly with a wide selection of books, games and toys.

The cottage has pretty south facing gardens with a small stream and a tree house which is perfect for children's holiday adventures. The village of Ings is located midway between Windermere and Staveley and is home to the renowned Watermill Inn with real ales and excellent food.

Little Ghyll Cottage is located within walking distance of the village and is a short drive from Windermere and Bowness where a wealth of activities await you.

Perfect for families of all ages and ideally situated for all the attractions the Lake District has to offer. Little Ghyll Cottage is a beautiful property situated in a south-facing elevated position in the quiet village of Ings.

Surrounded by a large garden with a peaceful stream, open views of the countryside the garden is also home to a tree house which is ideal for childrens holiday adventures.

The cottage has been lovingly furnished and equipped and provides a homely base for families or groups of all ages looking for the perfect base from which to explore the natural beauty of the Lake District.

A warm welcome awaits you from the owner who lives next door. The oil centrally heated accommodation comprises: Kitchen/diner with Rayburn, electric cooker, fridge freezer, microwave, washing machine and tumble dryer. Large living room with inglenook fireplace, TV, video, books, games, videos and toys. Downstairs WC. Conservatory looking out onto large garden. First floor: Double bedroom with King size bed. Triple bedroom with 3 single beds. Family bathroom with shower over bath, basin and WC. All oil, electric and bed linen included. Towels are not provided. Private driveway with parking for 2 small cars. Delightful enclosed garden and patio with garden furniture, where you can relax whilst taking in the views of the beautiful countryside. There is a tree house in the garden, and hens which love to be fed, ideal for children.


Two bedrooms: 1 x double with king-size bed and 1 x triple with three singles. Family bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Ground floor sitting room with inglenook fireplace. Kitchen with dining area. Conservatory.


  • Oil central heating and open fire
  • Rayburn range oven and electric cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine and tumble dryer, WiFi, selection of books, toys, games and videos
  • Bed linen
  • in rent
  • Cot and highchair available
  • Driveway parking for two small cars
  • Large enclosed garden with patio furniture, stream and children?s tree house
  • Note: stream is not enclosed from garden so caution required with young children
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome for additional fee - only friendly dogs welcome as owner has two small friendly dogs of her own
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Pub 5 mins walk
  • Please note: Towels are not provided

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About the location


Windermere Train Station 1.5 miles: Ambleside 5 miles; Kendal 7 miles.

The vibrant twin towns of Bowness and Windermere hold enduring appeal for visitors to the Lake District National Park, with each providing a range of nearby attractions, amenities, shops and restaurants to suit all tastes. A variety of boat trips and boat hire are available from Windermere Lake Cruises in Bowness to Brockhole, Ambleside and Lakeside (at the southern end of the lake where the Lakeside Aquarium and the Lakeside and Haverthwaite Railway are situated). The World of Beatrix Potter attraction and the Old Laundry theatre are 1.5 miles away. Orrest Head, where Alfred Wainwright was inspired to write his series of iconic guidebooks, is a 30-minute walk to enjoy the spectacular panorama of far-reaching views over the lake and surrounding fells. Brockhole, which offers high wire tree top experiences, is less than two miles away, and the historic villages of Grasmere, Ambleside and Troutbeck are a short drive away. There are also a variety of watersports on offer for the more energetic at marine centres along the lake. The area is ideally situated for exploring all that this region has to offer, whether by foot, bike, car, railway or bus; and is within easy reach of attractions such as the spectacular Langdales, Beatrix Potter’s Hill Top House at Far Sawrey, Coniston, Grizedale Forest Park, with its delightful walks and famous outdoor sculptures, mountain biking and “Go-Ape” adventure park, Ullswater, Kendal, Keswick, stone circles, Roman forts and England's highest mountain, Scafell Pike.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Off-season
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