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View towards the cottage
Rolling countryside
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Hillside - Hawkshead

Outgate and Tarn Hows, Lake District
Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Sat
Dogs welcome 1
2 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Enclosed garden / patio
Internet access
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
7 more

At a glance

  • Tucked away in quiet rural location in the hamlet of Knipe Fold
  • Restful atmosphere awaits at ground-floor apartment with pretty garden
  • Couples’ retreat for an utterly secluded and cosy escape
  • Close to Tarn Hows, Hawkshead and other Lakeland towns and villages
  • Views across the impressive Esthwaite Valley and Claife Heights
  • Generous storage spaces for coats, boots and room to clean muddy dogs
Property code: LLH50

Apartment situated on the ground floor of the owner’s home, enjoying a tranquil location in the stunning Esthwaite Valley, just four miles from Lake Windermere.

Set on the outskirts of the idyllic village of Hawkshead, this charming apartment makes a lovely base for a couple or two friends looking for a tranquil getaway in a beautiful part of the Lake District. The delightful apartment is situated on the ground floor of the owner’s home – where privacy is assured – and provides cosy and welcoming accommodation perfect for two guests with a pet dog. With Esthwaite Water and Tarn Hows both within 2 miles, and The Old Man of Coniston (5 miles) a little further on, this is a breathtaking area for you and your dog to explore.

The light and cosy open-plan lounge/kitchen/diner makes an ideal space to relax in. With pretty rural views from the windows, a TV, coal-effect electric fire and comfortable seating, the lounge is perfect for sitting back and catching up with a TV show or a good book. The dining table is ideal for a romantic meal, and the bright and fully equipped kitchen is a pleasure to cook in. The simply decorated bedroom features twin beds and is adjacent to the bathroom which is complete with a shower over the bath and a WC. There’s also plenty of storage space and room to clean muddy paws. You will have access to the beautiful garden which has plenty of space for your canine companion to exercise, though please note there are sheep in the neighbouring fields.

This is a wonderful area for keen walkers, with plenty of dog-friendly pubs dotted along the way. The picturesque village of Hawkshead (1.5 miles) lies at the head of Esthwaite Water, with Windermere a little further on (5 miles to the Claife Viewing Station). Dogs are welcome at local attractions including the grounds at Wray Castle (3.5 miles), Lakeland Motor Museum (11 miles) and Grizedale Forest (4 miles).

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

  • Accommodation on one level
  • One twin bedroom
  • Bathroom with shower over the bath and WC
  • TV
  • Wi-Fi available
  • Oven, hob, microwave, and fridge
  • Bed linen and towels included
  • Electric and heating included
  • Off-road parking for one car
  • Secure bike storageA
  • Pub 1 mile
  • Shops and restaurant 1.5 miles
  • 1 dog welcome
  • Regret no washing machine

This property is personally managed by Holly.


From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 4 guest ratings

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Reviewed by John 13th July 2019

The cottage is situated in a lovely quiet, remote spot with nice views over the fields. Its only 5 minutes drive from Hawkshead. The owner lives above and at the front of the cottage so one has to pass down his pathway at the side to gain access. The decor of the cottage is rather dated and the bedroom is very small with only twin beds. The electriRead morec shower is rather feeble but there is a nice bath and heated towel rail. It is comfortable enough and extremely quiet without any wow factor. Hide


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