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Here is a selection of just some of the generous comments we've been receiving from our guests:

"Wouldn't stay anywhere else"
"Lost count of how many times we have stayed here. Have booked three more breaks for next year. Wouldn’t stay anywhere else. FANTASTIC. Thanks Paul and Becky." - November 2012

"Another wonderful stay in a perfect location"
"Another wonderful stay in a perfect location. Love it as soon as we walk through the door!" - November 2012

"Absolutely perfect... beautifully presented, immaculately cleaned"
"Absolutely perfect… beautifully presented, immaculately cleaned. Appreciated – decent cutlery, bath sheets and good coat hangers in wardrobes – we feel that you cared about your guests." - November 2012

"Can't imagine any place more perfect"
"Thank you so much for a wonderful place – can’t imagine any place more perfect. And beautiful views as well!" - October 2012

"A beautiful apartment and location"
"A beautiful apartment and location. Kendal, Ambleside, Windermere, Bowness, Keswick and Lakes areas all very beautiful, and well worth seeing. Thanks Paul and Becky for the use of your apartment, and the thoughtfulness you have put into it." - October 2012

"Thank you for finding this place!"
"We entered the apartment. Ten seconds later my wife turned to me and said, “Thank you for finding this place!” As I’m only rarely in my wife’s good books, I’d like to thank you, Paul and Becky…" - September 2012

"It exceeded all our expectations"
"We knew how beautiful the Lake and the Dales are – as we have visited many times. We know about the ups and downs of the weather which only served to make the area so beautiful. BUT we did not know what to expect from the apartment – and it exceeded all our expectations. Beautiful in every detail." - September 2012

"Lovely views and remarkably quiet... PERFECT!"
"Excellent apartment. Lovely views and remarkably quiet… PERFECT! Enjoyed some lovely walks – but we were accompanying 2 children in wheelchairs (long story!). Grasmere was definitely the highlight – a must for a day out. Paul – great guy, a true gent! Thanks again." - August 2012

"1st class apartment"
"1st class apartment. Comfortable, well equipped in the perfect location for exploring the Lakes & Dales. Wish we could stay longer! Many thanks. Balcony is the icing on the cake." - August 2012

"We had a totally relaxing week in this gorgeous apartment"
"We have had a totally relaxing week in this gorgeous apartment… peaceful, spacious, well-equipped and beautifully decorated! We are going home with our batteries re-charged. Many thanks for the wine." - July 2012

"A delightful apartment"
"A delightful apartment and perfect base from which to enjoy the Lakes. Thanks for wine, tea, coffee and milk, making for a warm welcome. Can recommend The Punchbowl at Crosthwaite for a good meal and Muncaster Castle & Owl Centre for a day out." - June 2012

"A real home from home!"
"Gorgeous apartment. A real home from home! All the facilities to a high standard. Thank you for a memorable weekend. Hope to visit again soon! P.S. Thank you for the wine!" - May 2012

"Great river views"
"Excellent apartment. Great river views. Would highly recommend – five star all the way. Many thanks for great service." - May 2012

"Apartment superb"
"Thank you Paul and Becky for making our anniversary to special. It’s so comfortable here and we especially enjoyed having our meals looking out over the river. Apartment superb." - April 2012

"Another memorable weekend"
"Another memorable weekend. Thanks Paul and Becky. Everything we could wish for and more. Lovely, clean smell as you walk into the apartment. Thank you for the wine – enjoyed!" - March 2012

"Fabulous accommodation"
"Fabulous accommodation and lovely location – enjoyed watching the swans from the window – very relaxing!" - March 2012

"The perfect location"
"Found Kendal Cottages by chance. How lucky we were – it offers everything you could wish for. The perfect location and great facilities in a lovely part of the countryside." - March 2012

"Thanks... for making this our second home"
"Third visit. 4th and 5th already booked. Wonderful accommodation once again. Thanks Paul and Becky for making this our second home." - February 2012

"Such a fabulous apartment"
"Thank you Paul and Becky for providing such a fabulous apartment. Had a very enjoyable stay in a great location." - January 2012

"A lovely Xmas location"
"We’d forgotten during the year just how amazing this flat is – so we had the pleasure of discovering it all over again. A lovely Xmas location – many thanks." - December 2011

"Second visit (3rd and 4th already booked)"
"Second visit (3rd and 4th already booked) to wonderful flat. Excellent accommodation and glorious position. Thanks again." - November 2011

"The best place we have stayed"
"An amazing apartment – the best place we have stayed. Thank you for everything – will be back." - October 2011

"Another fabulous time in Kendal"
"Another fabulous time in Kendal. Weather excellent. Hottest September in 20 years. Enjoyed some long walks in the Lakes and relaxed in this wonderful apartment.." - September 2011

"Very relaxing place to stay"
"Very relaxing place to stay. Lovely, clean and fresh. Favourite day spent driving over Wrynose and Hard Knott Pass. Amazing countryside and views. Will be back again. Thank you." - August 2011

"The apartment is beautiful"
"We had a wonderful week in Kendal. The apartment is beautiful. We enjoyed the river view and we sat on the balcony several times. We were treated to a beautiful sunset on our last night here." - August 2011

"Excellent apartment and location"
"Recommended by my sister from Australia who stayed last year. Excellent apartment and location." - August 2011

"Great place - better than any hotel"
"Great place – better than any hotel. We loved our independence at the gateway to the Lake District. What a pity that time rushed so fast. Thanks, Paul and Becky." - July 2011

"The accommodation was just perfect"
"We have had the most amazing time exploring the Lakes and Yorkshire Dales and found we were perfectly situated. The accommodation was just perfect – stylish décor and one of the best fit-outs we have seen. Thanks so much!" - April 2011

"Very relaxing"
"A beautiful apartment. Everything you could ever want to hand. Excellent location. Very relaxing." - April 2011

"A wonderful, wonderful apartment!"
"A wonderful, wonderful apartment! We loved staying here – thank you for all your care!" - March 2011

"Perfect in every way"
"Attention to detail from booking, greeting and apartment first class! Amazing, sitting and relaxing, and watching the fish leaping in the river. Only sorry we only had two days to enjoy it. Perfect in every way. Thanks xx." - February 2011

"Couldn't have found better"
"Perfect holiday apartment, couldn't have found better. Already booked to come back later in the year." - January 2011

"Absolutely flawless"
"Had a wonderful stay, such a beautiful apartment. Absolutely flawless. Thank you!" - January 2011

"Every detail was perfect"
"We had an amazing stay in your beautiful apartment which we cannot fault – every detail was perfect, from the comfy beds to the view over the river – we’ll definitely be back. PS – Thanks for the bottle of wine." - January 2011

"What a perfect start to the New Year!"

"What a perfect start to the New Year! Enjoyed every minute. Apartment very well thought out. Amazing view! Thank you! PERFECT!" - January 2011

"A lovely Christmas in this fantastic apartment"

"A lovely Christmas in this fantastic apartment – warm and cosy despite the sub-zero temperatures outside. The well-equipped kitchen was particularly appreciated – many thanks." - December 2010

"Wonderful apartment and location"

"Wonderful apartment and location. Will highly recommend and hope to return in 2011. Artisan at Booths is a good place to eat." - December 2010

"What an amazing apartment!"
"What an amazing apartment! Xmas tree was the cherry on the cake. The New Moon and Rococo Joe’s – recommended. Definitely be back!" - December 2010

"A great place to stay!"

"A great place to stay! Spacious and comfortable. Hope to stay again. Our best meal was at the New Moon." - November 2010

"Will definitely recommend to others"
"Came here for Kendal Mountain Festival. This fantastic apartment was perfect, just a few minutes walk from all the action. Beautifully and thoughtfully appointed. Will definitely recommend to others." - November 2010

"Will definitely be back, hopefully for longer next time"
"What a fabulous apartment! The photos on the internet don’t do it justice – we had a lovely time; enjoyed Kendal and the surrounding countryside; New Moon Restaurant excellent. Will definitely be back, hopefully for longer next time. Many thanks." - November 2010

"Fabulous view and setting"
"Very well equipped apartment. Loads of space. Fabulous view and setting. Handy for town and easy access for countryside. Thanks for all your help with directions, recommendations, etc. Thoroughly enjoyed the weekend." - November 2010

"What a fantastic apartment and location"
"Wow! What a fantastic apartment and location, we had a ball. Recommend Infusion, Deja Vu and Artisan Café to eat. “Mums on tour”, we will be back!! Thanks, Paul." - November 2010

"Stunning apartment"
"The smile didn’t leave my face all week long! Stunning apartment with a faultless service from Paul. I’ll tell everyone about the apartment but only after booking next year’s stay. Anyone staying here is in for a treat!! Roll on next year’s holiday!" - November 2010

"A fabulous anniversary"
"We’ve had a fabulous anniversary in your luxurious abode, we’ll definitely be back! Mumbai’s Indian is worth a visit." - November 2010

"Far exceeded expectations"
"It’s rare to find a holiday let finished and presented to such a high standard – far exceeded expectations and highly recommended. Best walks: Glenridding to Howtown (Ullswater) and return journey via steamer boat, and Hampsfell (Grange-over-Sands). Recommended drive: Honister Pass via Buttermere." - October 2010

"Up there with the best"
"Thank you for a lovely stay and especially for your attentive personal service - the birthday card was a lovely touch. We have stayed in some excellent (prize winning indeed!) accommodation over the years and yours is up there with the best. We will recommend the apartment without reservation." - October 2010

"Forget 5 star hotels"
"Forget 5 star hotels, this apartment is so much better - more spacious, more comfortable and with no balcony supplement! Best food - The Dalesman in Sedbergh. Best drive - Hardknott Pass." - October 2010

"We rebooked for next year as soon as we got home"

"We stayed in this spacious apartment in early October and had a fantastic holiday. We stayed as a couple but two couples or a family of four would be equally comfortable. The facilities are first rate and, being almost brand new, are high quality and comprehensive. The kitchen equipment even includes a rolling pin! A nice touch but I imagine that if I had suggested to my wife that, on holiday, she prepare a meal involving rolling out pastry, she would be more likely to brain me with said implement. Altogether a highly recommended holiday home - we rebooked for next year as soon as we got home." - October 2010

"Top notch in every way"
"Lovely apartment. Top notch in every way! We had a wonderful time and really enjoyed Kendal. Loved the balcony! Highly recommended: Deja Vu and New Moon for food, and Brewery Arts Centre for drinks. Will definitely be back! Thank you!" - September 2010

"...this is easily the best!"
"We've stayed in several such apartments around the county and this is easily the best! Especially the balcony! Wonderful place and holiday. We would recommend a visit to Blackwell House - a stunning Arts & Crafts house in a beautiful setting." - September 2010

"Superb - 10/10"
"Paul, your service from the start has been exceptional. To you and Becky, you have both created a wonderful place. Superb - 10/10. We've all had a wonderful week with lots of sunshine. 2 highlights: the Settle to Carlisle train journey and lunch at the Masons Arms at Cartmel Fell - great food and views." - August 2010

"Apartment is excellent"
"Apartment is excellent. Very well and thoughtfully equipped. Very relaxing aspect. Could watch the river for ages." - July 2010

"Very lovely town to explore"
"A wonderful apartment. Very calming by the river. Had a lovely week. Very lovely town to explore as is all the majestic countryside of the Lakes. Thank you. Hope to come back." - July 2010

"The balcony wins Gold Award!"
"Wonderful week, in every way – the balcony wins Gold Award! All so comfortable, even weather perfect. Warm welcome was nice. The apartment was perfect for us; central location, closeness to bus station (we buzzed about in the open-tops all over the place!), but above all the easy, informal comfort of the beautifully furnished apartment. The balcony made our visit feel as if we were abroad, in the sunshine, watching the river below! The friendly helpfulness shown by Paul and Doreen was much appreciated. Hope to be back!" - June 2010



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