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The Undercroft

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2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
5 guests
2 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
Stunning Gothic arched window and vaulted ceilings greet you in this unique contemporary property. This truly is a modern home created within a historic ecclesiastical stone and slate annex to St Marys Church, Windermere, dating back to 16th century. Attention to detail and use of designer furnishings make this a sophisticated and comfortable holiday location. Comprising entrance hall, king size bedroom with en suite, twin room with bed for extra guest, main bathroom with power shower over bath, spacious sitting room, designer kitchen and dining room. Secluded garden with furniture to enjoy a glass of wine or two in the sunshine plus ample parking. Windermere with its abundance of shops, cafes, bars and restaurants together with breathtaking view over the lake is only a short walk aw...Stunning Gothic arched window and vaulted ceilings greet you in this unique contemporary property. This truly is a modern home created within a historic ecclesiastical stone and slate annex to St Marys Church, Windermere, dating back to 16th century. Attention to detail and use of designer furnishings make this a sophisticated and comfortable holiday location. Comprising entrance hall, king size bedroom with en suite, twin room with bed for extra guest, main bathroom with power shower over bath, spacious sitting room, designer kitchen and dining room. Secluded garden with furniture to enjoy a glass of wine or two in the sunshine plus ample parking. Windermere with its abundance of shops, cafes, bars and restaurants together with breathtaking view over the lake is only a short walk away. This is special, luxurious holiday home suitable for couples and families, weather you enjoy walking, water sports, golf or simply relaxing. Well behaved pets welcome.More
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Alison C
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:25%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:July 2007
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Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

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Date of stay: September 2018
Alison C, VR Owner at The Undercroft, responded to this reviewResponded 27 September 2018

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Reviewed 7 April 2018

This cottage is stunning. Pet friendly, very clean, central location in the heart of Windermere. The welcome hamper was so thoughtful and such an unexpected treat! We enjoyed our stay immensely. The owner Alison was very helpful and quick to respond to a couple of...More

Date of stay: April 2018
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Alison C, VR Owner at The Undercroft, responded to this reviewResponded 8 April 2018

Thank you for your feedback, much appreciated. Delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us.

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Reviewed 24 February 2018

I took my girlfriend here for a surprise birthday treat not long after we met, so I wanted somewhere with the WOW factor. The Undercroft certainly has the wow factor! It was even better than I hoped it would be. Lovely setting with safe parking...More

Date of stay: June 2016
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Alison C, VR Owner at The Undercroft, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2018

Thank you for your feedback it is much appreciated. So glad that you enjoyed your stay and hopefully you will think of us again next time you need a 'get away'.

Reviewed 15 July 2017

When we booked our stay at this 'cottage' for our much needed break we could not believe our luck thinking we found a 'hidden gem'. The great reviews of this converted old boys school promised lots of character, bright space in a great location with...More

Date of stay: July 2017
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Alison C, VR Owner at The Undercroft, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2017

I could respond to each and every comment separately, but I think it would look petty and the author of this review knows that he is not posting truthful information. All I can say is the property is so bad he phone on the final...More

Reviewed 3 July 2017

Would highly recommend. Great spacious clean comfortable accommodation in Windermere.. Ideal for 2 couples or family. Plenty of parking space.

Date of stay: June 2017
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Alison C, VR Owner at The Undercroft, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2017

Thank you for your comments. We appreciate you taking the time and are glad that you enjoyed your stay.

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Ask
Cooker
DVD Player
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Refrigerator
Central Heating
Washer
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
Cable/satellite TV
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Hairdryer
Stereo System
TV
Hiking Trips
Parking
Microwave
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Horse Riding Nearby
Kettle
VCR
Watersports Nearby
Toaster
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The interior and bathroom fittings are all stylish and to the highest specification. The kitchen is well stocked with everything you require for a relaxing break, including a washer drier to help with any damp walking clothes. The spacious sitting room has a large flat screen TV with DVD and Sky channels,and ipod docking station. Quality coordinated linen is provided for all of the permenant beds, further bedding is available by request for the additional extra / sofa bed.
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About the neighbourhood
Dove Cottage Wordsworth's home during most of his creative period and the Wordsworth Museum are close by and whist in Grasmere why not visit the famous Gingerbread shop. Grizedale Forrest has walks and mountain bike trails to suit all levels plus an amazing 'GoApe' activity complex. Aquarium of the Lakes lies only a couple of miles further around the shores of Winderemere, Beatrix Potter World is in Bowness and Hill Top Farm where she created many of her children's stories is in nearby Hawkeshead. You can explore the views of Windermere from the lake itself with Lake Cruises, between Ambleside, Bowness and Lakeside. Holker Hall & Gardens, a handsome neo-Elizabethan mansion , also home to Lakeland Motor Museum are only a short distance and offer magnificent views over Morecambe Bay. Other a...
How to get there
By road take M6 exit at junction 36, Kendal. Follow A591 (Kendal By-pass) to Winderemere - approx 15miles. As you enter Windermere, with station on left, continue straight on towards Ambleside. St Mary's Church is on your left. Turn down drive immediately before church. By train, take Virgin mainline west coast train to Oxenholme (Kendal). Change for connection to Windermere, station 0.5 miles from cottage. London Euston / Oxenholme- 3 hours. nearest airport, Manchester c.70 miles.
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