Beautiful, traditional cottage in the Lakeland village of Grasmere, with its independent shops and eateries, perfect for walks by the lake, hiring boats and days out in Ambleside.
Make your Lakeland getaway to this delightful period cottage for four, set at the heart of the picture-postcard village of Grasmere, 4 miles from Ambleside. Enjoy your proximity to the varied shops, galleries and eateries of Grasmere, including the renowned gingerbread store. Hire boats in the village to take out on Grasmere Lake and visit the Wordsworth Daffodil Garden. Find numerous walks from the front door of the two-bedroom cottage, including up Helm Crag. Head into Ambleside, 4 miles away, for more shops, cafes and pubs. Venture down to Lake Windermere, 1 mile further on from the town, to book a cruise on England’s largest lake, walk along its shores, hire bicycles or have a go at water sports.
Step into this pretty property, which has connections to Beatrix Potter, to find yourselves in its inviting, open-plan lounge/kitchen/diner, with its characterful, low, beamed ceiling. Make yourselves at home on the comfortable seating, fire up the wood burner and gaze out towards the fields. Switch on the Smart TV with DVD and plan your evening’s viewing. Amble through into the kitchen, with its original slate floor and complementary work surface to prepare dinner. Here there is an electric oven, gas hob, dishwasher and fridge/freezer. Set the farmhouse table and dine together by the window. A separate utility room has a microwave and washer/dryer. As the day draws to a close venture to the first floor where there are two bedrooms. A king-size bedroom with TV has an en-suite bathroom featuring a rainforest shower above a roll-top bath. There is also a twin bedroom, with TV and en-suite shower room. Wake up in either bedroom to magnificent Lake District views.
Soak up the sunshine on warm days out in the split-level garden. Dine outside on the slate terrace and admire the lawns and flower beds, as well as the beautiful backdrop. Find there is a restored composting WC out here, for historic interest but not for use. Large shared parking area.