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Self-Catering Torver

Saddleback in Torver, Cumbria

From: €551 weekly Guests 2 Rooms 1 Bathroom 1

Saddleback Self-Catering

Holiday home
Saddlebeck is a delightful ground floor apartment set next to the owner's pub in Torver near Coniston, Cumbria. With one king-size double bedroom (convertible to a twin on request) along with an en-suite wet room, the property can sleep two people. There's also an open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburner. French doors open onto the patio. There's also off road parking for two cars, whilst the owner's pub is just next door. Saddlebeck is a superb holiday property for couples seeking the beautiful scenery of this stunning location.

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.

Oil central heating with woodburner. Electric oven, ceramic hob, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, 2 x TVs with Freeview. Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburner inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Travel cot on request. Off road parking for 2 cars. Patio with furniture. Two well-behaved dogs welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop 2 mins walk, pub next door. Note: WiFi can be intermittent due to rural location. Please note check in time for this property is 4pm and check out is 10am.

Vacation Rental Amenities

  • Accepts Pets
  • Cooker
  • Cots
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge
  • Garden
  • High chair
  • Jacuzzi
  • Kettle
  • Linen provided
  • Log fire
  • Parking
  • Parking space
  • Towels provided
  • TV
  • Near Pub
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Self-Catering Reviews

Mr Mcwilliam
December 2019
Well looked after place.. Clean, friendly people.
Mrs Milanes
September 2019
The cottage was perfect for our purposes.. we wanted to explore the Lakes which we did. The duvet on the bed was a little bit too warm and heavy but would be fine in the winter. As a Sykes cottage owner we were very impressed with the standard of the decor and furnishings. There was everything we needed.
Mrs Milanes, September 2019
June 2019
It was a good cottage in a convenient location.. The pub next door is excellent, produces good food all day very friendly and has a massive beer garden. There was no noise issue from the pub at night. The cottage was clean and well equipped. One of the shower heads (the hand-held one) did not work and obviously hadn't for quite a while - a minor inconvenience for those who don't want to get their hair wet! Previous comments had been made about hearing noise from upstairs but although we could hear footsteps in the evening, we heard nothing at night - indeed it was blissfully quiet. I will go back when I am next in the Lakes.
Mr Jenkins
May 2019
The apartment above was occupied and you could hear every footstep also they had two small dogs that barked all the time.. When they left it was better. Also there are two doors to the apartment one has no curtain so every one can see in. This is not a new problem Looking through the visitors book both these had been mentioned many times.
Mr Edbrooke
May 2019
The booking process was quick and easy and the description of Saddleback was quite accurate, however there were a few points to raise.. The allocated parking place is in a ridiculous spot. I was asked to move my car early Tuesday morning because the bin lorry couldn’t access the rear of the owners main property, The Wilson pub. In doing this , with the ‘help’ of the lorry driver ,I managed to back into a wall which is now going to cost me . Also a previous visitor had stated that the shower head attached to the wall wasn’t working which I can confirm was true , although the ceiling mounted one , was. This wet room lived up to its name as it does get soaked when you have a shower . If anyone then has the need to use the room for anything else e.g using the toilet, having a shave, they then are walking on a very wet floor . I think a squeegee of some description should be made a available. A broom for the rest of the property would also come in handy . The property is in quite a convenient spot for touring the Lakes but I will certainly not be making use of it again.
Mr Edbrooke, May 2019
May 2019
The cottage and owners were welcoming.. Ample equipment for 2 people. Modern fittings throughout. In a quiet village but near enough to Coniston, Ambleside and Windermere. Plenty of walking opportunities, beginning directly outside the cottage.
Mrs Marlow
December 2018
Lovely cosy well equipped accommodation in a good location.. Pub staff very friendly and happy to agree take out meals-excellent food. Very nearby dog walking paths. Would return!
Miss Moug
November 2018
Lovely cottage in rural location.. Highly recommend.
Mrs Wright
October 2018
Cottage was clean, warm and had everything that we needed.. In addition there was fresh bread, milk and butter waiting for us....a lovely touch. The location itself has easy access to lots of good local walks including round Coniston lake. The local pubs are welcoming and the staff very friendly, pub food looked very tasty.
Mrs Welborn
September 2018
We love Torver so situation was key.. The flat was perfectly located. The kitchen was well equipped and I cooked roast dinner every day without the need for anything.The bed was to die for as was the wet room. I couldn't really fault the place. We were out all day and then in the pub so didn't really hear any noise from the upstairs apartment and could only hear the hot tub when we were in the bathroom. Sat in the beer garden so didn't need the outside space. We normally rent a cottage but will be using Saddleback again. We didn't personally need anything from the staff but watching them help other residents I couldn't fault them. We had a perfect stay.
Mr Fleming
August 2018
Thoroughly enjoyed the break at Torver ,cottage above expectations as where the facilities.. Apart from the weather we had a wonderful break.
Rev Jackson
April 2018
Friendly hosts, a great and cosy pub, an apartment reasonably appointed.. However, the dishwasher was full on our arrival, which questions how well or efficiently this apartment was checked and cleaned before our arrival. A washing machine would have been helpful. Most cottages these days have one. Sadly, all the positive elements were off-set by the intermittent and irritating noise of the motor from the hot tub on the balcony above, which sounded right through our apartment. This is kept running 9am-9pm every day!! It spoilt what would have been a most enjoyable, peaceful and tranquil holiday in lovely surroundings. For that reason alone I will not be returning or recommending it to my friends or family.
Mrs Armstrong
March 2018
Saddleback cottage is ok if you don't mind noise from the upstairs apartment.. The couches in saddleback and herdwick are practical but not very comfortable as we stayed in herdwick in December. The hot tub which came on at 9am and off at 9pm was very noisy and is situated on the balcony of the herdwick but we think there was a problem with it and reported it to the staff in the Wilson's pub. The staff in Wilson's pub and the church house inn were very nice and both pubs dog friendly.
Mr Blount
October 2016
Would have liked a bit more privacy as no certains for doors on a ground floor .... Would have liked a bit more privacy as no certains for doors on a ground floor flat and thought we had own yard to back but was open to back off pud was mainly for dogs We had a lovely time and enjoyed it very much but next time will have t try one of the cottages with the hot tub ha
Miss Tatterson
October 2016
The apartment was lovely but the noise from the apartment above made it so that it wasn't quite as a relaxing holiday as we'd have wanted.. We could hear the hot tub, foot fall, chairs moving, the TV and the other guests talking from the apartment above. It would have also been good to have the court yard out the back of the apartment fenced off so dogs could be let outside without worrying about them wandering off. The location was great for those staying in South Lakes with the Old Man of Coniston on the door step. The pub that the apartment is associated with was a real gem. The staff were super friendly and helpful, made us and our dog feel welcome. The food was good and they serve a cracking pint with a lovely roaring fire. It was really good to see the locals from Torver supporting their local too. I reckon if they could sort out the noise issue from the apartment from the above and fence off the court yard then it would be a cracker for those wanting to stay in the South Lakes with their dog.
Mrs Oldham
September 2016
We love this location, and have used cottages provided by the Wilsons Arms before.. This one was equally good.
Mrs Smart
May 2016
Saddleback is a lovely ground floor apartment next door to the pub. Friendly helpful staff. Good location for exploring the Lakes.
Mrs Oldham, September 2016
May 2016
Saddleback is a lovely ground floor apartment next door to the pub.. Friendly helpful staff. Good location for exploring the Lakes.
Miss Tolley
April 2016
So peaceful and relaxing. Lovely walks with amazing views and a nice cosy place to return to after being caught in the rain.The log burner got used to its full advantage!
Mrs Smart, May 2016
March 2016
So peaceful and relaxing.. Lovely walks with amazing views and a nice cosy place to return to after being caught in the rain.The log burner got used to its full advantage!
Miss Tattum
December 2015
Everything was perfect - from the location to the furnishings. We can't wait to come back!
Miss Tolley, March 2016
November 2015
Everything was perfect - from the location to the furnishings.. We can't wait to come back!
Mrs Critchley
October 2015
A warm and well presented holiday let.
Miss Tattum, November 2015
October 2015
A warm and well presented holiday let..
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