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Gillbank Cottage

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    Gillbank Cottage from the track
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    Gillbank Cottage from the track
    Living room with wood burning stove. large sofas and wide screen Sky+ TV
    Wood burning stove in oak fireplace
    All bedrooms individually made up with linen, towels, shampoo and shower gel provided
    Private, secluded cottage accessed by private track and set in its own grouns
    Property description
    Rental Home – 
    5 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 12
    Recently renovated and refurbished, the property boasts the latest in modern convenience while maintaining the intimate features of a classic lakeland cottage. The house is private, secluded and self-contained, one of the only self-catering properties in the area with all of its own amenities, accommodation and grounds. Why share when you can enjoy all your holiday in private?

    It is nestled in the fells leading to Scafell from Boot and has its own private gardens and parking area - so no other guests to disturb your enjoyment of the property and grounds.

    The cottage - once owned by renowned Lakeland poet William Wordsworth - boasts many period features including an early 18th Century tapered porcelain bath and exposed oak beams.
    Views of Scafell and the Esk valley greet visitors from the...
  • Amenities & details
    • Central Heating
    • Cots:(1)
    • Dining Seats (10)
    • Dishwasher
    • Double Beds:(2)
    • Dryer
    • DVD Player
    • En Suite Rooms (1)
    • Fireplace
    • Freezer
    • Game Room
    • Grill
    • Hairdryer
    • Highchair
    • Internet Access
    • Iron
    • Kettle
    • Linens Provided
    • Living Room Seats (14)
    • Microwave
    • Private Fishing Lake/River
    • Private Yard
    • Refrigerator
    • Satellite TV
    • Secure Parking
    • Single Beds:(6)
    • Stereo System
    • Stove
    • Telephone
    • Toaster
    • Towels Provided
    • TV
    • VCR
    • Washer
    • Wi-Fi
    • Wheelchair Access:
    • Elder Access:
    • Pets Allowed:
    • Smoking Allowed:
    • Suitable for Children:
    Additional amenities & feature info
    Fell Bedroom
    The fell bedroom has an ensuite shower room, oak king size bed, oak dressing table and mirror, original exposed beams and 21 inch television with DVD/video and independent Sky box.

    Lindsay Bedroom
    The Lindsay room boasts two single beds with Lindsay tartan throws and matching cushions. There is also a chest of drawers and large double wardrobe.

    Duckegg Bedroom
    The Duckegg room is decorated in an attractive duck egg blue design and overlooks the front garden. It comprises of two single beds a large double wardrobe and a wide chest of drawers. The Duckegg room also has a large sink and splashback in the corner.

    Heather Bedroom
    The Heather Bedroom sleeps two with a double bed and it overlooks the large gardens and orchard to Whillen Beck, a small stream that runs alongside th...
    Listing #HL213907 by: Holiday Lettings
  • Rates

    Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

      Begins Ends Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
    Summer High Jul 18, 2014 Aug 28, 2014 2 nights
    Autumn Aug 29, 2014 Oct 23, 2014 2 nights
    Autumn high Oct 24, 2014 Oct 30, 2014 3 nights
    Autumn low Oct 31, 2014 Dec 18, 2014 2 nights
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    Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to U.S. Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
    Additional Rate and Availability Information
    Typical rates per week are:
    from £895 to £1,650
    or £388 for two nights or £580 for three nights during non-holiday periods
    Security deposit is £100
  • Property location
    Things to Do
    Car not needed
    How to get there
    Railway: Ravenglass for Eskdale: 8.1 mi
    By Car
    Leave the M6 motorway at junction 36 for Kendal/Lakes.
    Follow signs to Barrow (A590).
    Turn right to Workington (A5092) 3 miles beyond Newby Bridge and follow this road to Broughton-in-Furness (10 miles).
    Turn right to Ulpha before the River Duddon (3/4 mile beyond Broughton).
    After 4 miles turn left in Ulpha village to the steep hill signed Eskdale.
    Follow the fell road to the King George IV pub (6 miles).
    Turn right.
    At the Brook House (Poachers Bar) turn left into Boot village. Pass the Boot Inn on your left and immediately after the red phone box turn right into the lane before the small bridge.
    The road is labelled as private.
    Follow this track up the hill for approximately 1/2 mile. This is a single track that is quite steep in some areas, so proceed slowly and carefully. Gill...
    Activities nearby
    Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 16.8 mi.
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English first
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014 for a stay in June 2014

We stayed for just 2 nights and wished we could stay longer! The cottage had so much room. .Our group of 7 , three generations. grandparents, parents and 3 teenagers loved the cottage The youngest granddaughter loved the large window seat/ledge in her room and made a little nest to sit in and read and admire the views, which were... more

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014 for a stay in May 2014
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The lake district is a truly wonderful place to both relax and stretch your legs a bit on the many wonderful walks. However Gillbank cottage was not quite the 5 star luxury cottage they make out it is. The house although newly renovated could do with some maintainance. The lock on the tiolet door was missing, we had a morning... more

Blackpool, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014 for a stay in May 2014

good directions to cottage ,lovely cottage, great setup super location with good local pubs with real ale, a nice big table in a well stocked kitchen for everyone to enjoy meals . There were 9 adults and 2 children aged 9 and 5 to celebrate our silver wedding anniversary,everybody enjoyed the weekend with good walks or just sitting round relaxing... more

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Speaks English, French
Listed since : Mar 2012
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