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Sylvan Wood

Cosy comforts with Kendal’s nearby conveniences, offering a peaceful, log burner-warmed retreat in the Lake District.


8 Guests

4 Bedrooms

2 Bathrooms

Warmth and culinary delight await in Sylvan Wood’s kitchen, centered around a traditional Aga, promising cosy mornings and hearty meals.
Not just one, but two log burners enhance the cosy ambiance of Sylvan Wood, inviting guests to unwind in warmth after a day of Lake District adventures.
This detached bungalow, Sylvan Wood, set against a backdrop of lush Cumbrian countryside, offers a tranquil escape with ample outdoor space for relaxation and play.

Property details

Sylvan Wood at First Glance

This property uniquely combines a spacious main house with a connected annexe, offering guests both privacy and the option to integrate the living spaces via a kitchen door. It’s perfect for larger groups or families seeking both shared experiences and individual privacy.

Property Highlights:

  • 4 Bedrooms: 3 doubles and 1 twin, provides comfortable accommodation across the main house and annexe.
  • 2.5 Bathrooms: Modern amenities including a separate shower, freestanding bath, and ensuite facilities in the annexe bedroom.
  • 2 Kitchens: A traditional setup in the main house featuring an electric Aga (active during winter months but side hobs function all year round) and a modern kitchen in the annexe, both fully equipped.
  • 2 Log Burners: Located in the living room and the dining room (sitting area) for cosy evenings.
  • Spacious Outdoor Areas: Including garden at the back with seating and a private area accessible from the living room. One of the ground floor bedrooms offers access to the front garden too.

Sylvan Wood merges traditional charm with modern comfort, making it an ideal retreat for those looking to explore The Lake District and its surroundings while enjoying the tranquility of a rural setting. Whether you’re seeking a connected family experience or prefer the solitude of your own space, this property adapts to your needs, promising a memorable stay in the Lake District.

Guest access

Full Access: Guests have full access to the entire house including the garden. 

Main Entrance Hallway: Offers ample storage for shoes and coats.

Ground Floor:

Living Room: Features a log burner, patio doors, and a large window facing the front. Direct access to a double bedroom with outdoor seating.

Three Bedrooms (one twin and two double): Two overlook the back garden and one the front patio.

Family Bathroom: Equipped with a shower, freestanding bath, WC, and sink.

Kitchen & Dining Room: Features an Aga (operational in winter, with electric options for other months), leading to the annexe.


Ground Floor WC: For convenience.

Sitting Area: With a TV, dining table, modern kitchen, and patio doors.

Upper Floor Bedroom: Accessible via stairs, includes an ensuite bathroom for added privacy.


Things to know

Check-in: 4:00 pm

Check-out: 10:00 am

Pets: Pet Friendly

Smoking inside: Not Allowed

Parties & events: Not Allowed

🐕 Pet-Friendly (£25 per stay): One well-behaved dog is welcome to join the adventure, ensuring the entire family can enjoy the beauty of the Lakes together (just remember to keep the furniture paw-free).

💳 Damage Deposit: At Laik, we place a £200 deposit hold on your card as a safety measure, ensuring a carefree stay for both you and us. This isn’t a charge, just a temporary hold. Expect this to be set up either the day before you arrive or on your check-in date.

Once you’ve checked out and we’ve made sure everything’s as lovely as when you arrived, we’ll promptly release the hold, freeing up those funds for you. It’s all part of making your stay smooth and secure.

Washing Machine
Garden or backyard
Free WiFi
Hair Dryer
Iron board
Hot water
Private entrance
Cooking basics
Smart TV
Clothing storage
Drying rack for clothing

Free parking

Kitchen & dining
Electric kettle
Cooking Stove
Dining room
Kitchen utensils
Dining area
Dining table
Wine glasses

Smoke detector
Fire blanket
Outdoor lighting

Cleaning products
Body soap
Shower gel
Rain Shower

Car recommended

Two log burners

Paddle boating
Wildlife viewing


Outdoor furniture

  • 🚗 Secluded Getaway:  Car recommended.
  • 📺 Entertainment: Equipped with a Smart TV for streaming services (note: no terrestrial TV).
  • Shepherd’s Hut on Grounds: Offers an additional holiday let, let separately to the main house,
  • Lodge with Elderly Resident: The owner’s elderly mother (97 years old) resides in a lodge at the back, adding a touch of familial warmth. Family visits to the elderly resident may bring extra vehicles to the shared drive.

Where you'll be

Tucked away in a safe, rural area of the Lake District, Sylvan Wood is the perfect starting point for scenic walks and country pub dining. Kendal, with its vibrant market, cafes, and shops, is just a 5-minute drive away. Bowness and Windermere are within easy reach, offering leisure boat trips and a variety of amenities.


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