Child Friendly Cottages at The Quiet Site
Child friendly cottage, Lake District & Cumbria – Ullswater, Cumbria
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About Child Friendly Cottages at The Quiet Site
Ivy and Watermillock Cottages are both full of character, sympathetically converted into luxury, self-catering cottages ideal for family holidays to the Lake District. Both Cottages offer easy access to the stunning fells which overlook Lake Ullswater. Guests have a shared use of a grassy area with sunken trampoline, playhouse and garden toys with the adjoining cottage next door. Ivy Cottage can accommodate families of up to 6 + cot, Watermillock Cottage sleeps 9 + cot - both may be hired as a single unit sleeping up to 15. .
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Ivy cottage started life as an old smithy and is full of character with vaulted ceilings, exposed beams and stonework. The cottage has recently been modernised and is tastefully decorated, finished to a high standard. The front door opens into a kitchen with vaulted ceiling; it is well equipped with a large dining room table, a dishwasher, washing machine and tumble dryer and fridge/freezer. A short flight of stairs leads to an open galleried area containing a double bed. Beyond the kitchen is a ground floor shower room/WC. A door leads from the kitchen area into a very large and comfortable reception room. This contains sofas, chairs, wall mounted wide screen TV with DVD/CD. Family DVDs and books are available and WiFi access is free. At the other end of this room is a coffee table, chairs and access to the garden. Another flight of stairs leads to two well appointed double bedrooms (one contains twin beds) and a family bath/shower room. The accommodation is gas centrally heated.
This period cottage offers superb accommodation for your family holiday with the shared use of a grassy area with sunken trampoline, playhouse (with lighting) and garden toys and patio furniture. Cot and trip trap highchair (please bring your own straps and cot linen) are available. You have off road parking space for two cars. All gas, electric, bed linen and free WiFi access are included.
The cottage is in an elevated position approximately 1 mile above Lake Ullswater. It is in an ideal position for exploring the outstandingly beautiful Lake District. Situated adjacent to The Quiet Site, a well maintained and picturesque camp & caravan site, you have access to all the facilities there including a shop, a children's play area and a unique bar. The cottage offers easy access to the stunning fells which overlook Lake Ullswater and is also in an ideal position for exploring the North & South Lakes by car being easily accessible from the M6 motorway. The town of Penrith is seven miles away.
Watermillock cottage is a grade II listed farmhouse dating back to 1680. It has been sympathetically converted into a luxury, self-catering cottage ideal for family holidays to the Lake District with many original features remaining. Guests have exclusive use of a grassy area with sunken trampoline, playhouse and garden toys. It can accommodate families of up to 9 + cot, with a further option of hiring the adjacent Ivy Cottage (let out as one single unit sleeps up to 15 people).
Watermillock is located on the northern shores of Lake Ullswater bordered by the lake on one side and the majestic mountains on the other. Within a short drive there are many water-sport facilities available including the Ullswater steamer. With many scenic walks from the door and the market town of Keswick and Penrith both within a 20 minute drive, Watermillock is the ideal base for those who enjoy the great outdoors away from the hustle and bustle of the busier parts of the Lake District.
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