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Old Codgers Cottage in the heart of Windermere ( pet friendly )

Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • non smoking only
  • Fireplace
  • children welcome


About the property

Comfy lounge, fully equipped dining kitchen, 2 double bedrooms, shower room

Situated right in the centre of Windermere village in the heart of the Lake District National Park, close to all the shops, bars, cafes, restaurants and local amenities.

Old Codgers pet friendly Cottage offers home from home comforts for your perfect self catering cottage holiday in the beautiful lake district.

Built in the mid 19th century using traditional Lakeland stone materials our 2 bedroom cottage briefly comprises two double bedrooms, luxurious shower room, lounge with a cozy gas coal effect fire enabling you to enjoy the cozy ambience after hard day on the fells. The kitchen is fully equipped with a fridge-freezer, microwave oven, washing machine and a dryer. At the rear of the property there is small enclosed pet friendly garden with patio table and chairs that allows you to enjoy the Lake District evenings sipping a glass of wine or one of the local produced Lakeland ales. For our guests with young children we supply a travel cot and a high chair for their use. We also supply ( free of charge ) a Windermere parking permit enabling you to park your vehicle outside of Old Codgers cottage and right in the centre of Windermere.

Clive Briscoe
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
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Calendar last updated:
March 20, 2017

About Clive Briscoe

Hi We are Clive & Rose Briscoe owners of Old Codgers Cottage Windermere. Our aim is to give you the holidaymaker a holiday to remember in our quaint little cottage, we both thrive on making our guests feel welcome and comfortable during their stay at Old Codgers. We offer a service that is second to none in self catering cottage holidays from the initial enquiry, arrival to departure we always do our upmost to ensure our guests have a great time. We have many guests making return visits to stay with us from all over the world and we feel privileged that guests want to stay with us time and time again. We are always available to answer any queries regarding the cottage or surrounding areas by e mail or phone to ensure our guests have a brilliant lake district holiday.

Clive Briscoe purchased this cottage in 2010

Why Clive Briscoe chose England

My wife and I bought Old Codgers Cottage as we love Windermere and the Lake District, we have spent a lot of time over many years in the area and Old Codgers Cottage is central to everything with an array of shops and restaurants all within easy walking distance. It is easily accessible by road or rail and there is plenty of public transport. We love the beautiful scenery and the peace and tranquillity the lake district has to offer and its amazing how this stunning area of natural beauty seems to change throughout the seasons.

What makes this cottage unique

Old Codgers cottage is a traditional Lakeland stone cottage dating back to the mid 1840's, yet inside it has all the luxuries and comforts you need and still keeps its traditional charm. Parking outside the cottage and walking straight through the front door and right in to the centre of Windermere which is remarkable, Old Codgers Cottage is the most central holiday rental cottage in Windermere. All the shops, pubs, cafes, restaurants and eateries are all within a 300 metre walk from the doorstep. It is in a prime location and many locals don't have this privilege as to park your car right in the centre with a free parking permit.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Extract from Old Codgers Cottage guest book.

We had a lovely Christmas at Old Codgers. Thank you so much for the wine and cake, we loved staying here and will come back again.
Dec 2011
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Windermere Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage (terraced)
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 5
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Town
  • Village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Alarm Clock
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking ...
  • Parking On Street
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double , Cot available
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
  • Travel cot and high chair available Sleeps maximum of 4 adults and 1 infant.
  • Books ...
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Lawn / Garden
  • 4 garden chairs
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Pet friendly cottage, we accept small and medium sized well behaved pets.


Rates & Availability

Windermere Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
March April 2017
Mar 4 2017 - Apr 6 2017
3 night minimum stay
Easter 2017
Apr 7 2017 - Apr 24 2017
3 night minimum stay
April 2017
Apr 25 2017 - Apr 28 2017
3 night minimum stay
May 2017
Apr 29 2017 - May 26 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
June 2017
May 27 2017 - Jun 30 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
July 2017
Jul 1 2017 - Jul 14 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
July Aug 2017
Jul 15 2017 - Sep 1 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Sept 2017
Sep 2 2017 - Sep 29 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Oct 2017
Sep 30 2017 - Oct 13 2017
3 night minimum stay
Oct Half Term 2017
Oct 14 2017 - Oct 26 2017
3 night minimum stay
Nov Dec 2017
Oct 28 2017 - Dec 22 2017
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $19

May, June, July, August and September full weeks only ( Saturday to Saturday ).
Short breaks, late deals and special offers subject to availability. Contact owner for further details.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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Nearest Airport
80 Miles
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Nearest Train
0.5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
15 Miles
Junction 36 M6
Nearest Restaurant
0.05 Miles
Car: not necessary

Cumbria, at the very north of England, is amongst its most beautiful regions. The Lake District National Park has long been celebrated for its mirror lakes and craggy peaks.

There are also an abundance of pretty villages and towns including old-fashioned Keswick, Ambleside and Windermere which boasts Englands largest lake were you can take the ferry to the quaint little village of Hawkshead.

The Lake District is heaven for those who love the outdoors, with sailing, rock climbing, mountain biking and hiking and much more on offer. Local attractions include Hilltop the home were Beatrix Potter wrote her celebrated children's stories, Wray Castle, The National Park Visitor Centre at Brockhole, Lakeside and Haverwaite Steam Railway, The Beatrix Potter Museum and Gallery, Dove Cottage once home to the famous poet William Wordsworth, Sizergh Castle and Levens Hall are to name a few.


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