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Braegarth

Elterwater - Lake District

  • Saturday changeover
  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Sorry, no pets allowed
  • WiFi available
  • Bed linen provided
GL034
£919 - £1349 per week

Description

Braegarth occupies an elevated and enviable position above Elterwater Common with a backdrop of the Langdale Pikes, it's probably one of the most photographed views of the National Park. On the outskirts of the village with a sunny south facing aspect and open views surrounded by beautiful Lakeland garden. Close to the local pub The Britannia Inn and the Co-op stores Chapel Stile.

A traditional stone built Lakeland cottage which has been tastefully extended to create a spacious, well planned and comfortable 3 bedroom detached house. All the rooms have pleasant views towards the garden or over the common towards the fells. The garden extends over roughly two acres and encompasses a stream, waterfall, rockery and lots of mature shrubs and plants including colourful rhododendrons and azaleas. The cottage is double fronted and benefits from a substantial porch with flagged floor and pine bench seat.

Leading from the porch into the living and dining room, separated with a hand built central oak dresser, designed and crafted by local cabinet maker Philip Bowness. Oak table and chairs for 6 at one end and 2 Duresta sofas and chairs for 6 people to sit in comfort at the other, facilities include flatscreen TV, dvd player and MP3 player. The living room benefits from multifuel stove and fossil granite fire surround and both areas have good views over the Common.

The good quality fitted kitchen has units to three sides, Italian limestone flagstone floor, corian worktops, dishwasher, oven and hob. Access from the kitchen or living area into the garden room with it's own glass dining table and chairs, which takes in lovely views of the garden. Just off the kitchen is a laundry room, with fitted units, washer and separate tumble dryer. Off the hallway is a downstairs cloakroom with wc and wash hand basin, and internal door leading to an integral garage, now permanently converted into a games room with full size table tennis table. Great for the kids and the occasional wet rainy day.

On the first floor a large landing area leads to the master bedroom with triple aspect, built in wardrobes, beautiful view and ensuite bathroom with bath, shower, wc and wash hand basin. The second bedroom has dual aspect and lovely views, twin beds and fitted wardrobes. The third bedroom has fitted wardrobes and a single bed leaving plenty of space to stretch out. A separate bathroom on this floor has wc, wash hand basin, and separate shower.

Outside the property is approached by a private gated driveway with plenty of parking for 3 cars. Within the gardens is a small summerhouse with it's own electric and patio area and BBQ.

Please note: Due to the nature of the gardens, stream and shallow pond area, children of all ages should be closely supervised at all times.

Braegarth includes membership to the Langdale Spa for 4 people, additional passes can be purchased directly from the Spa.

What's included?

We want our holiday cottages to be a 'home for home'. All the beds are made up ready for you, towels are included so no need to bring those, and shower mats are also provided. Two tea towels and a set of oven gloves/oven cloth will be in the kitchen along with a starter pack that includes: washing up liquid, kitchen roll, toilet roll, basic cleaning products, a bin bag in each bin and a few dishwasher tabs. This is just to 'start you off'; you will need to buy your own once these have run out.

 

Braegarth no longer welcomes pets.

Fire Pack / Logs available to purchase form the Good Life Office.

Local Information

Local Shop - The nearest shop is the Village Store in Chapel Stile
Nearest Supermarkets - Booths, Windermere. Asda, Morrisons & Aldi, Kendal
Food Deliveries - Asda and Tesco deliver

Local Pub
 - Britannia Inn

Travel info

Nearest Motorway - M6, J36 - 25 miles
Nearest train station - Windermere - 8.2 miles
Nearest Airport - Manchester - 97.7 miles

A few attractions in the area

Dove Cottage & Wordsworth Museum, Grasmere - 3.5 mile
The World of Beatrix Potter, Bowness-on-Windermere - 9.2 miles
Brockhole, Windermere - 6.1 miles
Hill Top, home of Beatrix Potter, Near Sawrey - 9.4 miles
Waterhead - 4.4 miles
Coniston Gondola - 6.4 miles
Yew Tree Farm, Coniston - 3.5 miles
Roman Fort, Ambleside - 8.2 miles
Lakes Aquarium, Newby Bridge - 15 miles
Art galleries & Museums in Kendal - 16.7 miles
Lakeland Maize Maze, Sedgewick, Kendal - 21 miles
Grizedale Forest & Visitors Centre, Hawkshead - 10.2 miles
Sizergh Castle & Gardens, Sizergh, Kendal - 21 miles

Horse Riding

Lakeland Ponytrekking, Windermere - 7.8 miles
Grizedale Riding Centre, Satterthwaite - 12.2 miles

Golf
Putting green and crazy gold, Ambleside - 4.2 miles
18 Hole golf course, Windermere golf club - 11.2 miles

Fishing

Hawkshead Trout Farm, Hawkshead - 8.9 miles

Features

  • Saturday changeover
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Sorry, no pets allowed
  • WiFi available
  • Bed linen provided
  • 5 Stars
  • Private parking
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Towels provided
  • 0.2 mile to a pub
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer

Prices

Band Date Range 7 night price *
29th April 2017 - 27th May 2017 £919.00
27th May 2017 - 3rd June 2017 £1,298.00
3rd June 2017 - 17th June 2017 £1,029.00
17th June 2017 - 22nd July 2017 £1,039.00
22nd July 2017 - 26th August 2017 £1,184.00
26th August 2017 - 30th September 2017 £1,029.00
30th September 2017 - 14th October 2017 £919.00
14th October 2017 - 21st October 2017 £1,184.00
21st October 2017 - 28th October 2017 £1,298.00
28th October 2017 - 23rd December 2017 £919.00
23rd December 2017 - 30th December 2017 £1,298.00
30th December 2017 - 6th January 2018 £1,349.00

* Please note: guide prices are based on the current year's prices and do not include optional items such as pet fees.

Reviews

Beautifully equipped, clean, modern and altogether charming. This all made for the most perfect day, especially with the exquisite gardens. We are falling in love with this beautiful cottage and hope to return. Excellent service from your company too. Thank you.Ms N O'Shea - 10th April 2017
Lovely house.Mr STUART Wild - 7th January 2017
Lovely property, well maintained and well situated.Mrs K Topping - 16th November 2016
Amazing holiday. Beautiful house. No complaints from us. Will definitely use company again and hope to stay at Braegarth again.Mrs T Dewing - 17th October 2016
We love that it's right in the centre of Elterwater and we can easily get to places. From what we have experienced though everyone has been friendly, knowledgeable and helpful.Mrs C Franks - 31st August 2016
We were absolutely delighted to stay at Braegarth again. It really is a home from home and the owner clearly takes a great deal of trouble to ensure that people who stay are very well cared for.Mrs A Little - 4th April 2016
Excellent in all respects.Mr STUART Wild - 7th January 2016
It is a wonderful cottage in a wonderful location. We are regular visitors to the Lakes and this is one of the very best cottages we've stayed at. Have just made another booking thereMs S Kirk - 4th January 2016
We were very pleased and are very likely to return.Mrs J Seymour - 31st August 2015
The garden is particularly beautiful and being south facing and private provided a real bonus for our stay.Mr G S NoName - 19th August 2015
Excellent service providing a hidden gem at a reasonable priceMrs S Brannon - 13th July 2015
An excellent property in every way ..beautiful gardens.summerhouse and conservatory..we took advantage of the leisure facilities.local shop and pub walks are abundant.good life staff are excellent too even letting me know at the pub when our cottage was ready ?????Mrs D French - 8th July 2015

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Floor plans

  • Floor plans of Braegarth in Elterwater from The Good Life Cottage Company

Holiday Extras

Holiday Extras

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