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View towards the pretty Lakeland cottage
The spacious lounge has beams and  a welcoming open fire
The light and airy kitchen diner
Step back in time as you enter the charming entrance hall
The perfect place to relax at the end of a day
The kitchen is very well equipped
The kitchen has lovely views into the garden and field behind the cottage
Pretty garden views
The cottage has many charming details
The elegant and spacious double bedroom
The beams and high ceiling create a stunning, romantic room
The bedroom offers views across the village
There is a wonderful collection of embroidery
The kingsize bed can be split to create twin beds if requested
The attention to detail extends to the  bedrooms
The family bathroom
View to the rear of the property
Garden
The little gate leads from the private parking area to the rear of the cottage
View towards the rear of the property
A real gem of a Lakeland whitewashed cottage
Set in the pretty hamlet of Outgate
The cottage is set on a small village lane
1 / 23  View towards the pretty Lakeland cottage
2 / 23  The spacious lounge has beams and a welcoming open fire
3 / 23  The light and airy kitchen diner
4 / 23  Step back in time as you enter the charming entrance hall
5 / 23  The perfect place to relax at the end of a day
6 / 23  The kitchen is very well equipped
7 / 23  The kitchen has lovely views into the garden and field behind the cottage
8 / 23  Pretty garden views
9 / 23  The cottage has many charming details
10 / 23  The elegant and spacious double bedroom
11 / 23  The beams and high ceiling create a stunning, romantic room
12 / 23  The bedroom offers views across the village
13 / 23  There is a wonderful collection of embroidery
14 / 23  The kingsize bed can be split to create twin beds if requested
15 / 23  The attention to detail extends to the bedrooms
16 / 23  The family bathroom
17 / 23  View to the rear of the property
18 / 23  Garden
19 / 23  The little gate leads from the private parking area to the rear of the cottage
20 / 23  View towards the rear of the property
21 / 23  A real gem of a Lakeland whitewashed cottage
22 / 23  Set in the pretty hamlet of Outgate
23 / 23  The cottage is set on a small village lane

Moss Beck Cottage

Outgate and Tarn Hows, Lake District
Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 1
Change Sat
No Dogs
4 star
Downstairs bathroom
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Pub nearby
Romantic
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Very attractive cottage with flowers around the front door
  • Quiet hamlet location in Outgate, short stroll to pub
  • Perfect blend of period features and contemporary styling
  • Short distance from Lakeland village of Hawkshead
  • Fantastic location for exploring the Lake District’s top attractions
Property code: LLH54

Beautiful, lovingly styled cottage, situated in a lovely rural location, and yet just one mile from the popular village of Hawkshead.

This gorgeous cottage is found in the peaceful hamlet of Outgate, just 1 mile from Hawkshead, opposite a pretty green used for grazing sheep. Surrounded by beautiful countryside, it’s the perfect choice for families or couples who are looking to escape the bustle and get back to nature. The local pub is a short stroll away and there are some scenic walks on the doorstep, if you don’t fancy getting in the car.

Carefully blending period features and contemporary touches, this lovingly styled cottage exudes old-world charm. The grand feature fireplace takes centre stage in the welcoming hall, which has additional seating and book-lined shelves. Take several steps into the characterful lounge, where you’ll feel at home as soon as you sink down onto the comfortable sofas, in front of a roaring open fire. The kitchen/diner is a light and airy space, creating a sociable spot to chat while rustling up breakfast or a tasty snack, before enjoying it together at the dining table. Each of the two elegant bedrooms is to be found on the first floor, along with the family bathroom, creating a restful retreat after a busy day of exploring. Doors lead into the garden from both the lounge and the kitchen, where you’ll find an attractive garden and patio area. Fire up the BBQ while the children play, and enjoy a glass of something cold.

Hawkshead has some great shops and pubs, if you’re looking for somewhere to eat and wander. Learn more about Beatrix Potter with a visit to Hill Top (3.5 miles), her former family home. For a day of adventures, both Lake Windermere (6 miles) and Coniston Water (5 miles) offer boat trips, water sports, hikes and cycling routes. Don’t miss the chance to explore Wray Castle, 2.5 miles away.

  • 2 king-size bedrooms (1 can be made up as a twin on request)
  • Bathroom with shower over the bath and WC
  • Ground-floor WC
  • TV/DVD and CD player, plus additional TV, and DVD in the kitchen
  • Oven, hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, coffee machine, and washer/dryer
  • Bed linen and towels included
  • Electric and heating included
  • Telephone (honesty box provided)
  • Open fire with fuel provided
  • Regret no pets
  • Parking for 2 cars
  • Secure bike storage
  • Pub within walking distance
  • Shops, and restaurant 1 mile

Holly Popham

This property is personally managed by Holly.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 19 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Joanne 11th January 2020

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Lovely cottage,great location,well equipped,very warm,clean,gorgeous comfy beds ,would definitely return

Reviewed by David 28th December 2019

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Very well equipped, very warm and comfortable. good location easy walk into Hawkeshead avoiding the road.

Reviewed by Penelope 21st December 2019

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Reviewed by Bob 30th November 2019

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after 40 years of renting holiday cottages in Cumbria and sometimes other parts of the country this is by far the best we have ever stayed in.it started with a lovely feeling of satisfaction on entering for the first time.The decor,the furniture and fittings,the kitchen 'the bedrooms,etc

Reviewed by Sarah 28th September 2019

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A delightful character cottage with sympathetic modern comforts and a superbly equipped kitchen.

Reviewed by Julie 4th August 2019

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The cottage and garden were absolutely beautiful and in lovely surroundings. It had everything we needed, I really can't fault it. It was the nicest cottage we'd ever stayed in. It had all amenities - even Netflix! I would certainly recommend this cottage and a reasonable price too.

Reviewed by David 27th July 2019

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A really delightful cottage with a beautiful garden. Great location for local and wider walking. The Drunken Duck is just a one mile stroll along the quiet back lane which was an unexpected bonus.

Reviewed by Paula 20th July 2019

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We spent a very comfortable and relaxing week at Moss Beck, two adults and two children. The cottage is spotless and fully equipped. The beds very comfortable for a good rest after a day cycling the beautiful surroundings.

Reviewed by Mark 13th July 2019

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Reviewed by John 6th July 2019

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Reviewed by Kylee 29th June 2019

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Reviewed by Christopher 1st June 2019

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This is probably the nicest cottage we have ever found, although I would have been a little scared of the uneven stone stairs if I had had small children. The kitchen was easy to use/and sit and dream in as it was spacious and light and airy. The open fire was wonderful for the same purpose!

Reviewed by Hilary 13th April 2019

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Reviewed by John 3rd November 2018

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A very cosy cottage with a home-from-home feel. Very clean and excellently stocked.

Reviewed by Jessie 28th October 2018

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This is an immaculate cottage. It has everything you need and more with walks out the door and 2 pubs within walking distance. Beautiful garden and beautifully decorated. We enjoyed every minute.

Reviewed by Graham 21st September 2018

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We had a wonderful three night stay at Moss Beck Cottage. Its a spacious yet snug cottage, beautifully decorated and thoughtfully equipped. Would definitely recommend.

Reviewed by Glen 1st September 2018

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This is by far one of the best holiday cottages Ive stayed in the Lakes and Ive stayed in a lot. Very clean, well presented, well thought out. It was so cozy in a lovely part of the world, will certainly be coming back again soon!

Reviewed by Jason 25th August 2018

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Reviewed by Jacky 18th August 2018

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View towards the pretty Lakeland cottage
The spacious lounge has beams and  a welcoming open fire
The light and airy kitchen diner
Step back in time as you enter the charming entrance hall
The perfect place to relax at the end of a day
The kitchen is very well equipped
The kitchen has lovely views into the garden and field behind the cottage
Pretty garden views
The cottage has many charming details
The elegant and spacious double bedroom
The beams and high ceiling create a stunning, romantic room
Show 11 moreThe bedroom offers views across the village

Location

Map
Note: As the postcode is used to identify the general area of the property, it may not always reflect its precise location, therefore please only use this map as a guide.

The Lake District National Park is a superb choice for a holiday. If you love nature and the great outdoors, the Lake District is one of the UK’s most beautiful holiday destinations. Taking up the lion’s share of the north-western county of Cumbria, the region has been popular with visitors since Victorian times, and it’s the only place to find mountains in England. Peace and tranquillity characterise the wonderful Lake District, with 16 lakes, including England’s longest and deepest, there is much to see and do. Visit Coniston Water, Ullswater, Wast Water and Windermere for just a taste of what you can see in the Lake District National Park.

Small towns like Ambleside, Windermere, Hawkshead, Bowness-on-Windermere and Glenridding all make for great bases from which to relax and unwind between sojourns into the fantastic natural landscapes of the Lake District National Park. Wildlife and bird lovers can spot all kinds of lesser spotted species in situ, and walking trails reveal some of the very best vistas within English borders. To embellish the experience, you can enjoy some of the country’s cosiest pubs and restaurants, many found in picture-perfect locations.

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