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Kim

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Luxury Lodges On Shores Of Lake Windermere, Lake District, Cumbria, England - Happy Days Lodge Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms)

39 Reviews
Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights

Overview

Photos and Description of this Troutbeck Bridge holiday cabin

2 Lodges at Lake Windermere, Troutbeck Bridge, Lake District, Cumbria, England - Peaceful Location, 2 Minute Walk To The Lake

Both of our lodges are large luxurious, contemporary style lodges, beautifully furnished, very well equipped and with top quality bedding and towels.Each lodge has a huge decking area on 3 sides and private parking for 2 cars. Both lodges are about a 3 minute walk down to the marina and the shores of Lake Windermere. Happy Days is our Pet friendly lodge, with gates fitted to keep your doggy safe.

Details for Happy Days Lodge Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, 1 Bathroom

Happy Days Lodge has been completely refurbished and is now bright, modern and extremely comfortable. 2 bedrooms, master bedroom with TV and en suite plus a twin bedroom and family bathroom.centrally heated and double glazed. Large lounge (42" tv)with dining area with french doors leading onto a huge decking area that gets the sun all day, top quality outdoor furniture for your comfort. Fully fitted kitchen,with every appliance you need incl dishwasher. Happy Days is in a great position on the Park close to reception and all the leisure facilities, swimming pool, gym, sauna etc which are all free to guests staying at the lodge, yet we are only a 2 minute walk from the Lake.

White Cross Bay Park and Marina is in an ideal spot for couples and families wanting to explore this fabulous area, with Windermere, Bowness and Ambleside and many major attractions close by. This lodge will not disappoint, it has everything you need and more for your perfect break in the The Lake District.

Suitability:
  • long term rentals available
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Kim (Owner)
Member since: 2007
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Speaks english

About Kim

Myself and my partner Anthony live in Preston with our 2 yorkies Freddie and Barney, we still both work full time, so unfortunately don,t get to spend as much time at the lodges as we would like, we can,t wait to retire then we can spend more time in the Lakes.

Kim purchased this cabin in 2012

Why Kim chose Windermere & Central Lakes

We had 3 fab holidays at White Cross Bay, before we took the plunge and bought Lazy Days Lodge. We looked at quite a few but as soon as we walked into Lazy Days we knew this was the one.....its so bright and airy with a full wall of glass, and the fact it had the stream in front of it and the ducks were swimming away in front of the decking , we just fell in love with it and bought it the same day.

2years later Happy Days came up for sale.......this was different it was a project! The lodge was in a bit of a state but we saw the potential......so over the closed season we gutted it, and did a complete refurb, and the result is stunning. Happy Days is now a bright contempary style lodge lodge, very comfortable and everyone that stays loves it.

What makes this cabin unique

Both lodges benefit from being very large, ideal for families or 2 couples. The decking areas on them both are some of the largest to be found on White Cross Bay, and we have quality outdoor furniture on them both.

It is only a 3 minute walk to the lake from either lodge and a similar time to walk to reception and the leisure facilities.

Whichever oidge you choose.....we guarantee you won,t be disappointed......some guests have stayed in both.....but can,t decide which they prefer!

Guestbook comments from the owner

"We have stayed at White Cross Bay many times.....but this is the best lodge weve stayed in by far.....we will be back"
Mar 2015
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Reviews

5
based on 39 traveller reviews

Happy Days Lodge Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms)
average rating of 4.974359 based on 40 reviews
5

Fabulous lodge

  • 5 of 5

A fabulous spacious lodge beautifully decorated and furnished situated a short stroll from the lake. Kitchen is extensively equipped, Kim has thought of everything including extras such as tea, coffee, salt, pepper, kitchen roll, etc. Plenty of storage throughout the lodge and everything provided including lovely towels (not for pool use). Beautiful modern bathrooms, lovely cosy and comfortable lounge, Sky TV, it really is a delight. The decking is large and enclosed which was perfect and safe for our dogs. Negatives, wifi is weak but that applies to the whole of Whitecross Bay but it is also free. We were surprised how far it is from Windermere, about a 45 minute walk but location is central for accessing both Windermere and Ambleside. We totally relaxed and we were sad to leave. It felt like home, it exceeded our expectations and we will definitely return. We had a fabulous time.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Such a lovely lodge in a great location.

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at happy days lodge for a long weekend and was a great break away. The lodge is beautiful and very cosy we didn't want to leave.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
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5

Lovely stay again happy days

  • 5 of 5

Clean

Bright

Modern decor

Lovely veranda making it easy for dog.

2nd stay

Will be back. Love it

  • Review Submitted: Sep 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
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5

Stunning lodge and really luxurious.

  • 5 of 5

Excellent location we had a fantastic holiday with all our family, facilities on site was very good and the accommodation was 1st class with everything that you need.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
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SIMPLY WONDERFUL!

  • 5 of 5

Our second stay at Happy Days. Felt at home as soon as we unpacked. Lodge as clean and well maintained as our first visit the year before. The lodge is the perfect base from which to explore the Lake District; a home from home, and centrally located between Windermere and Ambleside. A visit to Brockhole for Tree Top Trek, the adventure playground and walks at Whinlatter, an adventure on Lake Windermere and a visit to Wray Castle are a must for families. Highly recommended.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
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Best lodge we have stayed in!

  • 5 of 5

wa cannot fault the lodge from the second we pulled up to the second we drove away everything was perfect, even had tea coffe milk etc awaiting our arrival - we have stayed at whitecross for the third year in a row and this is by far the best lodge we have picked! Looking fowl reward to booking with you again!!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So pleased you enjoyed your stay. We like to look after our guests and it's the small things like tea coffee sugar milk and juice that seem to be really appreciated. We hope to welcome you back in the future.
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Map

Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Windermere golf club
Nearest Train
3 Miles
Windermere train station
Car: recommended

Coast/Beach:

Lake Windermere is a 3 minute walk from the lodges.

Travel:

How to get here

White Cross Bay is easily accessible by road or rail.Sat Nav postcode LA23 1LF.

Exit M6 junction 36, at the roundabout take exit A590 ( Kedal,Barrow) A590 becomes A591 continue in direction of Windermere, pass Stavely, Ings and just before Windermere, carry straight on over mini roundabout following directions for Ambleside. Follow A591 for approx 2 miles ( garage and spar shop on the left) and you will arrive at White Cross Bay on your left, its well signposted.

Distances:

Windermere and Bowness 2 miles ( turn right out of the Park). Ambleside 2 miles ( turn left out of the Park). Lots of attractions and many quality restaurants and pubs are all within a short distance of White Cross Bay.

Further Details:

Shops, banks, garage, supermarkets, restaurants and pubs in Windermere and Ambleside. Lake District Visitor Centre less than 1 mile. Water sports at The Low Wood is only a mile away. Lots of lovely walks and bike rides are on your doorstep.

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday cabin in Troutbeck Bridge, United Kingdom

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Winter
7 Nov 2016 - 22 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
A$125
From
A$167
Fri,Sat,Sun
A$837
 
 
Christmas
23 Dec 2016 - 29 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
A$252
From
A$279
Fri,Sat,Sun
A$1,683
 
 
New year
30 Dec 2016 - 2 Jan 2017
3 night minimum stay
A$337
 
 
End of season
3 Jan 2017 - 14 Jan 2017
3 night minimum stay
A$125
From
A$167
Fri,Sat,Sun
A$837
 
 
Early season
1 Mar 2017 - 30 Mar 2017
3 night minimum stay
A$149
From
A$196
Fri,Sat,Sun
A$1,013
 
 
Early season
31 Mar 2017 - 9 Apr 2017
3 night minimum stay
A$189
From
A$254
Fri,Sat,Sun
A$1,267
 
 
Easter
10 Apr 2017 - 20 Apr 2017
3 night minimum stay
A$210
From
A$281
Fri,Sat,Sun
A$1,352
 
 
Late April
21 Apr 2017 - 27 Apr 2017
3 night minimum stay
A$189
From
A$281
Fri,Sat,Sun
A$1,352
 
 
Bank Holiday
28 Apr 2017 - 4 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
A$210
From
A$281
Sat,Sun
A$1,352
 
 
May
5 May 2017 - 25 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
A$189
From
A$252
Fri,Sat,Sun
A$1,352
 
 
May Bank Holiday
26 May 2017 - 1 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
A$211
From
A$281
Sat,Sun
A$1,521
 
 
Early summer
2 Jun 2017 - 2 Jul 2017
3 night minimum stay
A$189
From
A$281
Fri,Sat,Sun
A$1,521
 
 
Summer
3 Jul 2017 - 3 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
A$253
From
A$337
Fri,Sat,Sun
A$1,690
 
 
Early autumn
4 Sep 2017 - 1 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
A$189
From
A$254
Fri,Sat,Sun
A$1,352
 
 
Autumn
2 Oct 2017 - 19 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
A$189
From
A$225
Fri,Sat,Sun
A$1,267
 
 
Half term
20 Oct 2017 - 5 Nov 2017
3 night minimum stay
A$211
From
A$281
Fri,Sat,Sun
A$1,352
 
 
Winter
6 Nov 2017 - 21 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
A$147
From
A$168
Fri,Sat,Sun
A$929
 
 
Xmas
22 Dec 2017 - 28 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
A$253
From
A$281
Fri,Sat,Sun
A$1,690
 
 
New Year
29 Dec 2017 - 2 Jan 2018
4 night minimum stay
A$252
A$1,007
 
 
January
3 Jan 2018 - 14 Jan 2018
3 night minimum stay
A$127
From
A$167
Fri,Sat,Sun
A$844
 

Additional information about rental rates

Dogs (max 2) each A$17
Pet Fee A$17

Booking Notes:
A £ 50 deposit is required to confirm your booking, and the balance is due 6 weeks prior to your stay. Payment can be made by cheque or bank transfer.
4 night breaks (Mon- Fri) and 3 night breaks ( Fri -Mon) are available all year. 7 night breaks are either Mon-Mon or Fri-Fri.
Please call me on 07714099073 for prices for 3 or 4 night stays or if you have any enquiries.

Changeover Day:
7 nights Friday/Friday or Monday/Monday
4 nights Monday/Friday
3 nights Friday/ Monday
Arrival time 3.30pm
Departure time 10am

Notes on prices:
Prices include all bedlinen, towels and tea towels, gas and electricity and free wifi which is provided by the Park.
We also supply, cool bags, and flasks which you are welcome to use.
There is a £ 10 charge per dog to cover extra cleaning costs

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin rental in Troutbeck Bridge, United Kingdom

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Lake
  • Mountain
Theme:
  • Family
  • Holiday Resort
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath (no shower) , shower enclosure , bidet
    Shower room 1 - shower enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Veranda / Loggia
Suitability:
  • long term rentals available
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Indoor Pool
  • Sauna ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • sailing
  • swimming
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: Both lodges are very comfortable and well equipped, with everything you need for your holiday. They are great for couples ( 2 bathrooms) or ideal for families. Free wi-fi internet access, a selection of DVD,s and books. Guests are welcome to use the site leisure facilities for a small charge. The park is open 1st March-14 th Jan each year. We own both Happy Days and Lazy Days lodges, so if you wish to holiday with family or friends and need 2 lodges , please speak to me on 07714099073 to enquire about hiring them both. Unit 1..Happy Days is a pet friendly lodge......but sorry we don,t accept pets in Unit 2 Lazy Days. Outside: Unit 1...Happy Days has a brand new huge decking area wrapping all around the lodge, with secure gates on both entrances, to keep the little ones and the dog safe. There is lots of trees and greenery around the lodge as well as lots of plants on the decking. Large dining table and 6 chairs for your alfresco dining. Unit2 .Lazy Days Lodge has a huge decking area on 3 sides of the lodge ( sun all day)and has top quality outdoor table and 6 chairs on the main decking, with a small bistro table and 2 chairs on the side decking. Theres a comfy sunlounger, lots of pots with plants and flowers and the stream leading to the Lake runs infront of the lodge.We are surrounded by mature trees and this gives the lodge some privacy. The decking has secure gates on both sides, and we have lots of parking space behind the lodge.