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Self-Catering Kendal

5 The Granary in Kendal, Cumbria

From: €475 weekly Guests 7 Rooms 3 Bathroom 2

5 The Granary Self-Catering

Holiday home
5 The Granary is an end-terrace cottage located near to the village of Kendal in the Lake District. The cottage sleeps seven and has two king-size double and one family bedroom with a king-size double and a single bed together with two family bathrooms. Also in the cottage are a kitchen and a sitting room with dining area and French doors. Outside is off road parking for two cars together and a front courtyard and rear patio with lawned garden. Situated close to Kendal, 5 The Granary is in an ideal spot to explore this lovely part of the world.

Area
An historic Lakeland town with a fine reputation for shopping, Kendal nestles on the banks of the River Kent and is known as the Southern Gateway to the Lakes. Its old cobbled lanes and byways branch off the attractive main street, and the stone ruins of 12th Century Kendal Castle sit perched on a hill with views over the town. Visit The Abbot Hall Art Gallery, its regular collection holding portraits by Kendal born George Romney and works by Turner and Ruskin, with other exhibitions through its links with the Tate.

Region
Impressive mountains, open fells and clear-water lakes, the Lake District has it all. From walking in the mountains to exhilarating watersports or just a gentle cruise on a steam-powered yacht, Cumbria is the perfect holiday destination.

Amenities
Gas central heating. Electric oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, Nespresso coffee machine. washing machine and tumble dryer in utility, dishwasher, 2 x TVs (one with FreeSat and one with Freeview), DVD, radio, iPod dock, WiFi. Fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Travel cot and highchair on request. Ample off road parking. Lockable bike storage. Enclosed garden with courtyard, lawn and patio. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shop and pub 1 mile. Note: The garden is on different levels surrounded by traditional dry stone walls, children to be supervised at all times.

Vacation Rental Amenities

  • Cooker
  • Cots
  • Dishwasher
  • Enclosed garden
  • Fridge
  • Garden
  • High chair
  • Kettle
  • Linen provided
  • Parking
  • Parking space
  • Towels provided
  • TV
  • Washing machine
  • Wifi
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Self-Catering Reviews

Mr Bourke
September 2020
The photographs are deceptive - the property is tired and in need of some maintenance, particularly the rotting patio doors, for which there was no key to open onto the terrace.. Despite having to check in later and out earlier, supposedly because of extra cleaning required for COVID-19, the cleanliness of the place left a lot to be desired, an example being the kitchen table which was sticky and grimy. As for the welcome hamper raved about in other reviews - a slab of Kendal Mint Cake and an out-of-date bottle of beer do not constitute a hamper, let alone a welcome.
Mrs Funnell
August 2020
Fantastic cottage in a superb location for access to Kendal and all the Lake District.. Cosy and comfortable
Mr Bourke, September 2020
March 2020
We could not travel anywhere during our stay due to COVID-19.. We realised this might happen so bought all our food with us so not to deplete the local supply despite all this we had a wonderful relaxing time. The cottage was well equipped and comfortable. We would highly recommend it. Thankyou
mrs Dennis, March 2020
January 2020
Lovely house, very well equipped with everything you would have at home and more.. Very peaceful and an ideal location to explore the lakes. Will definitely be going back.
Mrs Telfer, January 2020
November 2019
Beautifully decorated cottage.. Very comfortable and good location. Lack of space for car parking. Cottage sleeps up to 7, so we had 3 cars. Not enough space to park.
Mr Paterson, November 2019
October 2019
Lovely, cosy cottage and great location.. Short drive away from stunning walks around Windermere and easy reach from Ullswater. Kendal is on your doorstep for rainy day activities. Would definitely return
Ms Dibb
May 2019
As a family of four generations this cottage was in an ideal location providing a rural tranquility with close accessibility to amenities in the town.. We all had a wonderful holiday.
Kitty-Jay C
April 2019
Another excellent and thoroughly enjoyable stay at The Granary, one of our favourite houses/cottages in the south Lakeland area - and beyond! The 3-storey house is well off the main road in lovely rolling fields, and the accommodation is spacious, light and well-heated. Always a generous welcome pack including nuts, homemade preserve, and Kendal mint cake to greet us in the kitchen. Wonderfully quiet, with hardly a sound from the main road, as the house is well off the road down a track.The first-floor bathroom was completely renovated last year, and the owners have done an excellent job. I think the kitchen may be the next room on the list for renovation. We look forward to a return to this lovely, welcoming home.
Mr Miller
April 2019
Really nice place to stay and located literally within a few miles of Lake Windermere and many other attractions.. Extremely helpful guides and beautiful surroundings. Nice neighbours too. Thanks for the opportunity to stay there. Sam
Miss Sargent
November 2018
Enjoyed a lovely two night stay at The Granary to celebrate a friend's birthday.. It's in a beautiful place and a great location to be based from, we visited nearby Ambleside and Bowness on Windermere. The only thing I would say is that although the house can sleep 7 it is really only designed for 6. It was okay for us as we were only there for a couple of days, but it would have been a bit cosy with 7 adults for a whole week. The kitchen is really well stocked and the living room comes with great TV/ entertainment set up. If you're visiting in winter like us, pack plenty of jumpers!
Mrs Lakey
August 2018
Property in great location for touring south Cumbria.. We were a party of five adults and one baby. It was well presented and had all amenties needed for our stay. Property had three good size double bedrooms. Only downside was that third double bedroom had no wardrobe space. Would recommend this property as good value for money.
Dr Wendorff
August 2018
The house was brilliant.. As we wanted secluded and quiet. Garden was tiny but enough to do the grilling. We spent a great week. Thank you. The house had everything we needed.
Dr Sundararajan
August 2018
Lovely cottage in a lovely location
Kitty-Jay C
August 2018
This was our third stay at The Granary, one of our favourite houses/cottages in this area. Set well off the main road in lovely rolling fields, we always enjoy visits to this welcoming and spacious house. Always a generous welcome pack of wine, nuts, homemade preserve, and Kendal mint cake to greet us in the kitchen! Quiet - hardly a sound from the main road, as the house is well off the road down a track. Lovely to watch the sheep and lambs playing in the fields around during our spring stay. The first-floor bathroom was completely renovated earlier this year, and the owners have done an excellent job. We shall return as soon as we can!
Meryl B
March 2018
Set in lovely farmland, we simply loved our stay at the Granary. On arrival we found a welcome pack of wine, home made jam & Kendal mint cake - a lovely touch! Quiet, secluded and yet very easy acess as it is fairly close to a main road into Kendal.
Meryl B
March 2018
The house was well positioned just on the edge of Kendal.. It had a fabulous rural outlook. Spacious and well proportioned it was bigger enough for a large family. The owners clearly enjoy managing the property and have listened to feedback. The cold weather we had was negated by the warmth of the property. Great place and well with it. It only lacked a real fire or log burner then it would have been perfect.
Prof Allen-collinson
March 2018
This was our third stay in the Granary, and again we had a wonderful holiday in such a peaceful location, with easy access to the Lake District, Morecambe Bay, the Howgills and also the Yorkshire Dales, and of course Kendal town.. The cottage feels like a real family home, and is very well equipped, plus always a welcoming selection of goodies in the kitchen! The new bathroom on the first floor is brilliant. As it was a partly working holiday for us, the wifi was essential. With new lambs in the surrounding fields, and great views over toward the Howgills from the bedrooms, all in all, this was a really lovely holiday.
Mrs Phillips
July 2017
Great location, easy to find.. Easy access to the lakes and surrounding areas. Lovely accommodation, plenty of space and comfortable beds. Excellent complimentary gifts on arrival. Would definitely would go back.
Mr Winn
May 2017
Had a great time, good location for access to the lakes, cottage was great but maybe needs a bit more storage space..
Ms Cowey
February 2017
This cottage is superb.. Beautifully and confortably decorated. We absolutely loved our stay so much we booked to return before we left.
Ms Melanaphy
November 2016
This is an amazing cottage: clean, comfortable, cosy, yet spacious enough for 4 adults & 2 young children.. There were thoughtful little touches (such as a pot of home-made jam, a bottle of wine and some Kendal Mint Cake) left for us in the kitchen, which made us feel very welcome, and pampered, and despite being close enough to a main road into Kendal, it was a very quiet and felt private & secluded. The photos on the website do not do this cottage justice! The decor was lovely, and on a personal note, the selection of DVDs for use by guests were just spot on to my taste! The sound system & TV were great, and the little sheep stools were very cute, and a big hit with my niece and my little nephew. The Nespresso machine & capsules were also a massive hit with me, as a mega coffee fiend. A big thank you to the owners - we will definitely be booking out 5 the Granary for future holidays to the Lakes - and will be spreading the word with our friends and family.
Mr Harris
February 2016
Great cottage with everything you could need to feel at home away from home
Prof Allen-collinson
September 2015
Very well-equipped and comfortable cottage, with contemporary decoration. We really enjoyed our week in beautiful Cumbria. We've stayed in many cottages over the years in Cumbria and throughout the North and this ranks as one of the best.
Mrs Potter
August 2015
We loved the situation of the property and the comfortable homely feeling. A beautiful place!
Ashurst
July 2015
A lovely property with home comforts and a modern interior in a great location.
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