Charming eco-friendly cottage enjoying a tranquil location with stunning countryside views, located close to the village of Hawkshead.
This charming 400 year old Grade II-listed cottage is set in a quiet rural location close to Tarn Hows and enjoys lovely views across the Esthwaite Valley. Close by is Esthwaite Water, a fantastic fishing lake, while the cottage is also ideally situated between Coniston Water and Lake Windermere. Just two miles away is Hawkshead, a pretty village home to tea rooms, gift shops, pubs and the Beatrix Potter Gallery. Ambleside, Coniston, Grasmere and Grizedale Forest are also nearby, while you can also take the ferry across Lake Windermere to Windermere and Bowness.
On entering this lovely cottage you will find yourself in the stylish and elegant open-plan kitchen/diner. The kitchen is equipped with everything you might need including an electric oven, gas hob, fridge/freezer, microwave, dishwasher and TV. The bright and airy dining area looks out onto the garden and is ideal whether you’re enjoying a special meal or grabbing a quick snack. Adjacent to the kitchen/dining room is a utility room containing a washing machine, tumble dryer and WC. Next to the kitchen you will find the traditional and welcoming lounge which contains a cosy wood burner, TV, beautiful exposed beams and a great deal of old world charm. Heading upstairs you will find three comfy and traditional bedrooms, all with exposed beams. The two double bedrooms have a TV with DVD and an en-suite shower and WC. There is a cosy twin room with sloping ceiling, and a separate bathroom which has a shower over the bath and WC.
As you step outside you will find a useful separate room with facilities for changing in/out of all walking gear. There is a delightful south-facing garden with a choice of patios and lawns. The property also owns an extended area beyond the cottage with trees and shrubs. The owners have also installed several nature cameras which can be viewed on one of the televisions installed in the cottage. A footpath from the garden provides an easy walk into Hawkshead. Off-road parking is available for two cars.
Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.