Pretty, traditional cottage enjoying a tranquil countryside location, and yet still within walking distance to pubs and shops in the village of Hawkshead.
Situated on the outskirts of the charming village of Hawkshead, this beautiful traditional cottage makes a picturesque base for a couple or a family keen to explore this breathtaking part of the Lake District. Offering light, cosy and relaxing accommodation for four guests and two pet dogs, the cottage retains original features including a wood burner, stable door and exposed wooden beams, and is a wonderful spot for exploring Windermere and Coniston.
This charming cottage offers a snug and welcoming lounge with a beamed ceiling, a wood burner set in a fireplace, plenty of seating, a TV and a DVD, making this an ideal spot to relax in at the end of a lovely day. You can enjoy preparing and sharing all your favourite family meals in the bright and attractive kitchen/diner which has an original stable door opening out onto the garden. Two delightful bedrooms can be found on the first floor – a restful double room with plenty of storage space, and a cosy twin room with lovely rural views. Outside, the beautiful and unusual woodland garden has slate paths winding through the trees and features two chairs carved from tree stumps. There’s also a large patio with outdoor furniture so you can sit back, watch the dogs play and admire the stunning countryside views. Off-road parking is available for two cars.
Lying at the head of the magnificent Esthwaite Water and with a number of dog-friendly pubs offering refreshment, Hawkshead is a fabulous base for dogs and their owners. There are miles of wonderful walks in this idyllic area, with highlights including Tarn Hows (2 miles) and Claife Heights (5 miles). You can also accompany your dogs on trips across Windermere, on steam railway trips or in the grounds of Wray Castle (3.5 miles) and Grizedale Forest (3 miles).
Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.