Enjoying a rural location among three acres of landscaped gardens and being tastefully designed, this property is just perfect for couples looking to get away and enjoy Cumbria throughout the year.
This pretty ground-floor apartment is set within an impressive country house in the picturesque village of Near Sawrey, located between Lake Windermere and Esthwaite Water. Providing perfect accommodation for two guests – with space for a four-legged best friend to tag along – this is a wonderful base for a romantic break. Handsomely decorated and retaining many period features, the apartment makes a lovely setting for exploring this idyllic area.
Entered via a grand hallway, this elegantly decorated and attractively furnished ground-floor studio-style apartment comprises a welcoming open-plan lounge/kitchen/diner/bedroom. The lounge features comfortable seating, a TV/DVD and a large bay window with stunning views. The kitchen is fully equipped with everything you may need, and the dining area is situated near the fireplace. The chic bedroom area has a cosy double bed with a feature canopy effect. The grounds of the house offer beautiful shared landscaped gardens for you to discover, with a footpath leading directly up to Claife Heights which overlooks Lake Windermere (1 mile) and which your tail-wagging companion will love.
The picturesque village of Near Sawrey is home to Hill Top where Beatrix Potter wrote many of her most famous stories. There are numerous nearby villages with dog-friendly places to eat and drink including Hawkshead (3 miles), Coniston (7 miles) and Newby Bridge (7.5 miles). This is a glorious area for dogs to discover, with Esthwaite Water (2 miles) and Lake Windermere (1 mile) both within easy reach. Happy hounds are welcome to join you on ferry crossings over the lake, the local steam railway and at attractions including the estate at Sizergh Castle (19 miles), Lakeland Motor Museum (8 miles) and Grizedale Forest (5 miles).