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Sleeps 10 adults Bedrooms 5 Pets 2 Welcome Region Cumbria & The Lake District Town/village Hawkshead

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Well Appointed Holiday Rental, Hawkshead

A rare treat for large groups or families, gazing out over Esthwaite water to the Coniston Fells through superb full-length windows. Lakefield House is surrounded by scenes featured in the stories of Beatrix Potter, being only a few minutes from her former home in Near Sawrey. The lake itself (fictional home of 'Jeremy Fisher') is one of the finest trout lakes in England, and walks in every direction in the surrounding area will leave you spellbound. Back at the house, the impressive living space is superb for family gatherings, and spread out to suit one or two families - ground floor king, double and twin bedrooms are en-suite with TVs, and the top floor bedrooms benefit from a cosy TV/gaming room and basic kitchen. Perfect for early risers!
Gather together or relax apart, and be assured of a spectacular outlook at any time of year.

Accommodation in detail
Private parking for 4 cars. Enter via hall with 'boot room' with Belfast sink. Large sitting room with a full wall of windows overlooking Esthwaite Water to the Coniston Fells, open fire, comfy sofas and 40" LCD TV/DVD. The dining area leads out to the raised furnished deck area. Well-equipped kitchen with utility and access to rear garden. Ground floor hallway with games cupboard, luxury en-suite king-size bedroom with four-poster and LCD TV, luxury en-suite twin bedroom with LCD TV and en-suite double bedroom with LCD. Upstairs to the 2nd king-size and twin bedrooms, luxury bathroom, TV/gaming room with LCD TV/DVD/ Playstation 2 and small kitchen. Table tennis is availabe in the garage.
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Location
This large holiday home in Near Sawrey is perfectly placed for a varied Lake District holiday, with walks surrounding, interesting villages nearby, and a wealth of Lake District family attractions within easy reach.
Beatrix Potter once lived in Near Sawrey, and her former home is open to the public at Hill Top. The Tower Bank Arms featured in her stories, and is a wonderful place for a family meal with a traditional Lakeland pub atmosphere. Near Sawrey is only a mile away from Hawkshead, where a charming car-free village centre provides everything you need to stock up the kitchen.

Near Sawrey is a great base for walking in the Lake District. Stroll close-by to beautiful Moss Eccles Tarn (Beatrix Potter's favourite), wander around Tarn Hows near Hawkshead, explore cycle tracks and sculpture trails in the Grizedale Forest, or venture to famous routes in areas such as the Langdale Valley and Coniston - both within easy reach.
Bowness can be reached easily via the car-ferry over Lake Windermere, only a few miles from your door. Bowness is a bustling Lake District holiday destination, with contemporary shops and wide range of entertainment. Hire a boat in Bowness Bay, or take a steamer cruise on Lake Windermere to Ambleside or Lakeside. Windermere Golf Club is also just outside Bowness village.

1 king size four poster, 1 king size
1 double, 2 twins
Bathroom with shower over bath
En-suite Bathroom with shower over bath
2 En-suite shower rooms
Additional WC
Oil and electric central heating
Substantial open Fire
2 sitting rooms
Electric double oven & grill
Halogen electric hob
Microwave
Dishwasher
2 Fridges, 1 Fridge/freezer
Washing dryer
Games room / garage with table tennis
Free Wifi
Beautiful enclosed gardens
Wonderful views
Four private parking spaces
2 mins walk to pub
Up to 2 dogs welcome

  • Accommodation, ground floor
  • Bed, Four Poster
  • Cot
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD Player
  • Games Room
  • Garden Furniture
  • High chair
  • TV
  • Wireless Broadband
  • Water Views
  • Garden
  • Central Heating, Oil fired
  • Patio
  • Parking, Private
  • Parking, garage
  • TV, Sky or Freeview

Conditions

Check in / Check out

Standard check-in is 4pm and standard check-out is normally 10am on your day of departure. In some cases these times vary. Always check your booking confirmation paperwork for correct timings or ask your local agent.

Pets Welcome

A maximum of 2 pets are welcome at this property. Typically pet charges apply but please contact the office for details.

LocationCumbria & The Lake District

The rural county of Cumbria is one of the most attractive in England. It contains the whole of the area known as the Lake District, as well as the northern part of the Pennines mountain range and, somewhat counter-intuitively, a part of the Yorkshire Dales.

The county is replete with attractions for the visitor, its historic heritage ranging from houses and gardens to stone circles and activities ranging from walking and climbing to watersports and fishing. Cumbria's lakes, valleys and fells can loosely be broken down into eight areas.

The North Lakes are the most popular with the serious outdoor enthusiast and the South Lakes draw most of the holidaymakers. The Western Lakes are less busy but still hold some varied attractions and appeal to the walkers as well as families and groups. They are home to England's tallest mountain, known as Scafell Pike.

East Lakes has its quota of mountains too, including the well-known Helvellyn, and is a fairly quiet area. Visit the Eden Valley and North Pennine area for wilderness, castles and rural villages, or perhaps consider North and South Cumbria. In the former we find Hadrian's Wall and the city of Carlisle. In the latter, coastal resorts and the biggest town, Kendal. Finally, the edge of the Yorkshire Dales is a beautiful part of Cumbria with country pubs, easy walking, and a thriving arts scene.

Area Cumbria & The Lake District Nearest pub 1 miles

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