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Towards the property
Relax in the cosy lounge
A fresh yet cosy feel
Lovely touches
Kitchen area
A comfy double
View from the bedroom
Bathroom with shower
Pretty garden area
View from the front door
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2 / 10  Relax in the cosy lounge
3 / 10  A fresh yet cosy feel
4 / 10  Lovely touches
5 / 10  Kitchen area
6 / 10  A comfy double
7 / 10  View from the bedroom
8 / 10  Bathroom with shower
9 / 10  Pretty garden area
10 / 10  View from the front door

Yew Tree Cottage - Lake District

Bouth (Newby Bridge), Lake District
Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 1
4 star
Enclosed garden / patio
Pub nearby
Romantic
Towels included
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At a glance

  • Charming cottage for two in a delightful village location
  • Within easy reach of the southern fells and lakes
  • Abundance of walks and cycling from the doorstep
Property code: LCC78

Just a stone’s throw from the local pub, this cosy cottage makes a charming bolthole for a romantic break in the Lakes.

Located on a winding country road, this quaint property is an ideal countryside retreat for two and the dog, with plenty of space for the three of you to spread out and a wonderful outdoor area for relaxing in the sun.

The open-plan living space is bright and airy, with soft furnishings that light the room up. A small living area features a sofa for two and comfortable armchair that’ll no doubt be claimed by a small dog, as well as a TV and a small dining table for two. The modern kitchen is generous in size and offers you plenty of space to prepare a romantic evening meal or a picnic for your long walks. A stunning old wooden beam takes centre stage in the kitchen, which maintains a traditional feel. Upstairs you can relax into the soft double bed, and the bedroom has plenty of space for a dog bed as well. Windows from the first floor of the property look out onto stunning country views. Weather permitting, the garden is the ideal spot for kicking back of an evening, with an outdoor dining set, a BBQ and a glorious summer house. The garden is enclosed, meaning you won’t have to keep an eye out for the dog whilst you relax.

Around 350 metres from one of Cumbria’s most popular pubs, this cottage is within dog-walking distance of Bouth’s village amenities. The village itself is ideally located to the south of both Coniston Water (6 miles) and Lake Windermere (5 miles), which both boast a wide range of stunning walking routes that will truly wear the three of you out. At Lake Windermere, you can board a Windermere Lake Cruise, where dogs are welcome for free, which offers you a more laid-back view of the waterside scenery.

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

Please note there is a refundable £100 security deposit for this property payable closer to the start of your holiday.

  • 1 double bedroom
  • 1 shower room with WC
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge and washer/dryer
  • Bed linen, towels, electric and heating included
  • TV
  • Garden with table, chairs and BBQ
  • 1 dog welcome
  • Parking for 1 car
  • Pub 2 minutes walk
  • Part of the garden is enclosed.

Anthony Cole

This property is personally managed by Anthony.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 18 guest ratings

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Overall equipment
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Overall comfort
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Overall location
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Reviewed by Elaine 14th September 2020

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Very basic. Lacks bit of tlc. Ok for a basic stay but little touches would make this a lovely cottage

Reviewed by Gudbjorg 11th September 2020

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If youre not going to spend time in the cottage cooking and watching tv etc the location is very nice in beautiful countryside with short distance to lots of activities.

Reviewed by Debora 14th August 2020

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nicely decorated. Well equipped. Few extra touches eg basic welcome pack could elevate it.

Reviewed by Sue 10th August 2020

Reviewed by Pippa 24th July 2020

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Great little cottage! Fully enclosed garden which was useful with the dog, we had good weather and sat in the garden in the evening - lots of gorgeous countryside, lovely horses in the field opposite and was fun spotting the bats flying about too! No issues with parking at all, even with guests in the cottage next door. Pub down the road was excellRead moreent, good food and friendly staff. Great base for walking in the south lakes, we managed to get round Coniston, Ambleside, Windermere easily. Hide

Reviewed by Steven 17th July 2020

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We enjoyed staying at the cottage as it was a good base with which to visit the popular parts of the Lake District including Windermere, Coniston and Ambleside. You felt away from the busy areas and so it was nice to come back to at the end of a day out. The village was nice and quiet and the local pub was just a few minutes walk away and was idealRead more for sitting outside with the dog! I felt the cottage could do with a few minor touches to it but it certainly didn't put us off our holiday there. Hide

Reviewed by Emily 14th February 2020

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We thought the cottage was true to the pictures but unfortunately really underwhelming for our stay. For 425 for 2 nights with one dog, we expected some personal touches but there were none. One half used toilet roll, no coffee/tea, handwash in kitchen or bathroom, no functioning wifi/tv/phone service or any personal touches whatsoever

Reviewed by Louise 4th October 2019

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Reviewed by Ellen 20th September 2019

Guest rating 3.2 starsGuest rating 3.2 starsGuest rating 3.2 starsGuest rating 3.2 starsGuest rating 3.2 stars

Lovely stay, fabulous location. Very dog friendly and surrounded by beautiful countryside and dog walks. Very cosy however we felt the property could have been a little cleaner.

Reviewed by Nicola 14th September 2019

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It says 1 parking space but a neighbour uses this and guests at Ash cottage; we did squeeze on the back but it left our car partly in the road all week! The garden isn't enclosed, we found a piece of trellis to block the stairs but that hardly worked so dog had to be on lead. The house is nice, cozy, but not 4 star, full of cobwebs, very basic kitcRead morehenware, the shower flooded so we contacted the owners and it was fixed that day but no store of basic amenities e.g. toilet roll so brought our own. Hide

Reviewed by B 30th August 2019

Guest rating 4.4 starsGuest rating 4.4 starsGuest rating 4.4 starsGuest rating 4.4 starsGuest rating 4.4 stars

the cottage is sole with parking to the front. If all three cottages are let, there is not sufficient parking for three cars; even if parked considerately. Either parking must be designated for this particular cottage or it must not be sold with adequate parking: even for one car.

Reviewed by Mandy 10th August 2019

Guest rating 4.6 starsGuest rating 4.6 starsGuest rating 4.6 starsGuest rating 4.6 starsGuest rating 4.6 stars

A romantic setting, in a gorgeous little village, idyllic views and plenty of walks with the added bonus of a village pub within walking distance. The cottage was comfortable with all the equipment required for a stay away from your usual home comforts. Parking is not easy. There is not a designated place for the cottage. A permanent resident inforRead moremed us it is a first come first serve basis (usually his two 4x4 vehicles!) A lovely working farm a few minutes walk, well worth a visit. Hide

Reviewed by Mike 14th June 2019

Guest rating 3.4 starsGuest rating 3.4 starsGuest rating 3.4 starsGuest rating 3.4 starsGuest rating 3.4 stars

The property for us was in an ideal position, we loved the walks around there and the local pub just two mins away was excellent good pub food.

Reviewed by Peter 7th June 2019

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the location is great with a friendly pub a few steps away and within easy reach of Windermere, Coniston, and Grange. The buffet at the nearby Lakeside Railway is ideal for breakfast and snacks.

Reviewed by Tim 12th January 2019

Guest rating 4.4 starsGuest rating 4.4 starsGuest rating 4.4 starsGuest rating 4.4 starsGuest rating 4.4 stars

Nice cottage in a lovely location with the pub literally 2 minutes walk away. Parking is not good as locals told us it was public and not dedicated to the cottages. We struggled to park in front of the cottage in January.

Reviewed by Jilly 21st December 2018

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Reviewed by Gary 19th October 2018

Guest rating 4.6 starsGuest rating 4.6 starsGuest rating 4.6 starsGuest rating 4.6 starsGuest rating 4.6 stars

The property is fabulous and a great quiet location to explore the lakes from

Reviewed by Ian 18th September 2018

Guest rating 3.4 starsGuest rating 3.4 starsGuest rating 3.4 starsGuest rating 3.4 starsGuest rating 3.4 stars

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