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  • VisitEngland 4 to 5 Star Self-catering
  • VisitEngland Gold Award
  • Fair Booking
  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Self-catering with 2 units £85-£1800 pupw sleeps 2-8

Rowling End & The Mouse House

Rowling End & The Mouse House

Rowling End & The Mouse House

Details

Rowling End is a family sized, traditional Lakeland house. Rowling End House has been lovingly restored and in July 2009 it was awarded a 5-star VisitEngland rating. The understated luxuriousness is complemented by a large farmhouse kitchen with an Aga and open fires in each of the sitting rooms. Rowling end consists of 4 bedrooms, 2 with en suite bathrooms, 2 king-sized doubles and 2 twins. An additional large family bathroom with shower and roll top free standing bath.
Two lounges to relax in with open fires, logs supplied and TV & DVD players.
A kitchen/dining room with oil-fuelled Aga, also an electric oven and hob, American- style fridge freezer, dishwasher & microwave and a large dining table.
A drying room/utility room for outdoor gear, also with a washer/dryer.
A further cloak room with WC and wash basin.

Outside the cottage there is a storage shed for the logs, which are supplied and a storage shed for bikes.

The Mouse House is an idyllic retreat for up to 2 people. Formerly a traditional Lakeland stone barn from when Rowling End was a farm, it has been sympathetically developed as a 1-bedroomed cottage and in July it was awarded a 4 star VisitEngland rating.
The Mouse House consists of a bedroom on the top floor with a zip bed so you can request either a king-size bed or 2 single beds.
A large shower room with walk in shower, sink and WC.
An open-plan lounge with a TV and DVD player.
A kitchen, open plan with the lounge, which has a built in oven, grill, microwave & hob, fridge with freezer and dishwasher also a washer/dryer.

This cosy cottage for 2 is perfect for romantic breaks in the Lake District, singles or friends. The cottage is fully central heated and pets are welcome.

Facilities

  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • RadioRadio
  • TelevisionTelevision
  • Satellite TVSatellite TV
  • Ironing facilitiesIroning facilities
  • Private parkingPrivate parking
  • GardenGarden
  • Central heatingCentral heating
  • Laundry facilitiesLaundry facilities
  • FreezerFreezer
  • Microwave cookerMicrowave cooker
  • DishwasherDishwasher
  • Linen providedLinen provided
  • Telephone (public)Telephone (public)
  • Visa/Mastercard/Switch acceptedVisa/Mastercard/Switch accepted
  • Dogs/pets accepted by arrangementDogs/pets accepted by arrangement
  • WiFi or internet accessWiFi or internet access
  • DVD playerDVD player
  • CD playerCD player
  • HairdryerHairdryer
  • High chairs availableHigh chairs available
  • Cots availableCots available
  • Real log/coal firesReal log/coal fires
  • BarbecueBarbecue
  • Drying facilitiesDrying facilities
  • Washing machineWashing machine

No real log fire in The Mouse House. Children welcome from any age.

Contact

1 The Saplings,
Threapland Moss,
Bothel,
Cumbria,
CA7 2JW

Address

Rowling End,
Newlands Valley,
Keswick,
Cumbria,
CA12 5TS

Directions

Plan route to Rowling End and The Mouse House using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: NY 249189  Lat: 54.57624 Long: -3.18631

From M6 jct 40 head towards Keswick. Bypass Keswick and take left turning into Portinscale/Newlands Valley, continue through Portinscale and approximately 1.5 miles turn right towards Swinside/Stair/Newlands Valley/Buttermere. Go through Stair and head towards Buttermere just past the guest house called Ellas Cragg, you will see a large gate on your left with a sign Rowling End, this is the private drive you go down to the properties.

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Parking

  • Parking for Single unit properties:
    • YesParking space provided
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • Parking for Multiple unit properties:
    • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • Surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • YesGravel
  • Route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesFlat (i.e. without steps)
    • YesSteps and no ramp

Access

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to:
    • YesLounge
    • YesKitchen
    • YesDining room
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls

Bed/ Bathrooms

  • YesBedroom furniture can be re-arranged if requested by guest
  • YesBedrooms available with non-allergic bedding (ie non-feather pillows)
  • YesBedrooms available with no fitted carpets
  • Bathrooms available with:
    • YesSeparate shower unit
    • YesBath with shower
    • YesBath

Entrance

  • YesSteps to the main entrance:
    • 2
      Number of steps to entrance
  • YesEntrance is well lit

Kitchen

  • YesSeating available in kitchen

General

  • YesGuest information available in large print (14pt and over)

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