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34 reviews
Yaffles
Stunning views towards Kendal and the Lake District
Spectacular Views
Front lawn with seating and built in barbecue
Family Room
Family Room
Double Room
Twin Room
Kitchen
Lounge / Dining
Lounge / Dining
View from the Lounge / Dining room
Side Garden
Front Lawn
Front Lawn
Front Lawn
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Bungalow -
3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8
Kendal, Lake District, Cumbria, England

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manchester
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
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“What an ideal place to take the family for a week in the Lakes”
Reviewed 5 October 2015 for a stay in August 2015

Enjoyed by all. The bungalow was very good, safe and secure for the children and dog .Overlooking the railway ( little noise to speak of ) .Ideally situated for the pub down the hill .Kendal and supermarket within 3/4 miles. The garden furniture for the children was ideal .Parking for three cars no problem . Two shower rooms a bonus .Lovely aspect in the evening with the setting sun.

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Liked best: Lots of garden for the children
Liked least: A little damp in some bedrooms ,but not a problem
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Cazza72
Essex
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Amazing!”
Reviewed 6 September 2015 for a stay in August 2015
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We stayed at Yaffles at the end of August. there were 7 of us, 6 adults and 1 teenager and 2 German Shepherd Dogs. We were worried it may have been to small for us all but as soon as we walked in we were put at ease. The cottage was amazing spacious and well decorated. The views were jaw dropping and the neighbours very friendly (well the field full of young bulls who liked to be scratched on the head!!). We were also grateful for the Coffee and Milk we found on our arrival as we had got stuck in traffic and after a 7 hour drive it was most welcoming!
The cottage was well situated down a single track lane but with easy access to Kendal and the Lakes. Asda was a 5 minute drive down the road and the Punch Bowl pub was a short walk down the lane and would recommend a visit as the food was amazing and we were made to feel welcome and came second in the quiz they have every Monday night.
Would highly recommend anyone to stay at this jewel in the Lakes.

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Liked best: The location and seclusion
Liked least: Cant think of anything!
Travelling group: Extended Family
Your age range 35-49
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88Dave88
Ely, United Kingdom
1 review
“Great house, Good Location”
Reviewed 21 August 2015 for a stay in August 2015

We really enjoyed our stay at Yaffles. The house itself is well-equipped and comfortable and we all enjoyed playing swingball in the back garden.
The location is great - secluded yet close to amenities in Kendal, and only a short drive into the Lakes of the Yorkshire Dales. The lack of light from surrounding towns meant we had a great view of the August meteor shower in the early hours of the morning.

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Liked best: Location
Liked least: Kitchen - awkward oven shelf
Travelling group: Teenagers
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754julie
Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
“Unwind and recharge”
Reviewed 26 June 2015 for a stay in June 2015

The cottage was clean with easy access for the more less able and as lovely views. Our mums spent all the time in they were in the cottage sitting in the bay looking out watching the cows, sheep and local wildlife. A quiet place to be. The garden allowed us the space to play with the dogs with The Helm is within walking distance to give them a good walk and exercise them.
Yes we we return soon.

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Liked best: Location,view,cleanliness and the garden
Liked least: Not enough work surfaces and cupboard space in the kitchen
Travelling group: Extended Family
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Doddie K
scotland
Level 4 Contributor
33 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“lovely cottage peacfull stay”
Reviewed 20 April 2015 for a stay in April 2015
3
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arrived at yaffles beautiful day the cottage is lovely veiws spectacular very cosy cottage well equiped kitchen .owner left fresh flowers .milk biscuits tea coffee. sugar ..lovely welcoming touch ..clean spacouse bedrooms little childrens snug outside the family room ..nice gardens and enclosed for the dogs we had our 3 cocker spaniels with us they loved lying out on the front lawn sun bathing ..secluded detached cottage quiet location which suited us perfectly ..nice pub a short distance away nice walks and a mile down the road a asda ..had our lunches outside in the large garden ..will definently be returning to yaffles with the family soon and will book for the week the long weekend went in so quickly ..

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Liked best: location and veiws from the cottage large enclosed gardens
Liked least: nothing really
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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