Frequently Asked Questions
What are the sleeping arrangements?
There is a master bedroom, with king sized bed, second bedroom with double bed and a third bedroom with a single bed. There is also an option for a 6th person using the put up bed or spare mattress, however linen and towel aren't provided for a 6th person.
Are short-term breaks available?
Only in the off peak season or last minute.
Is the garden child / dog safe?
We would supervise, children at all times as though the garden is fully enclosed, there are a number of trip hazards.
For dogs with the garden gate closed it is fully enclosed.
What is the parking like at Mountain Cottage?
There is free on-site parking for one car, please note however that the road access it tight for this space. Street parking is also available locally but seasonally dependent. Find out more here.
Is there a secure place to store bikes?
Yes, the outbuilding is free to use for bike storage and it is lockable.
What payment methods do you accept?
Most of our payments are processed through Paypal which offers safe and automatic payment, however we do also accept bank transfers on request.
Are towels included?
Yes; clean bath towels, bath mats, hand towels and tea towels are provided by the cleaning company each changeover.
Is there a washing machine?
Yes and a tumble dryer, but you may require your own washing powder / tablets.
Are dogs welcome?
Yes, we have a spaniel ourselves so think it is import to facilitate dogs. However a maximum of two and not in the master bed room, which is carpeted.
Is the cottage accessible by public transport?
Yes, from Windermere Train Station, take the 505 bus to Coniston details of this can be be found here. From the bus stop the the cottage is around a 5 minute walk.