Beautiful, lovingly styled cottage, situated in a lovely rural location, and yet just one mile from the popular village of Hawkshead.
This cottage is situated in the tranquil hamlet of Outgate, directly opposite a lovely green which is often used for grazing sheep. Just a short stroll from the property is the local pub, The Outgate Inn, which is known for its locally sourced food and welcoming atmosphere. Just one mile south of the property, the village of Hawkshead has several shops, as well as the interesting Beatrix Potter Gallery and the historic Hawkshead Grammar School, which dates to when William Wordsworth was a pupil. The shore of Lake Windermere is just 2.5 miles away, offering plentiful opportunities for boat trips, water sports, hikes, and cycling routes.
Upon entering this cottage, guests step straight into a spacious and welcoming hall, with a grand feature fireplace, beamed ceiling, wood panelling, comfortable seating, window seat, and book-lined shelves. To the right-hand side of this room, several steps lead to the lounge, a lovely relaxing space with beams, comfortable sofas, chairs, open fire, TV/DVD, and CD player. A door from this room leads to the property’s garden. The kitchen/diner is a stunning room, with wooden floor, a large dining table which has views over the garden, an oven, large hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, coffee machine, and a TV/DVD. Like the lounge, this room also a door opening out onto the garden. Between the kitchen and the hall, guests will find a convenient cloakroom with WC. Stairs lead from the entrance hall to the first floor, where there are two spacious bedrooms and a bathroom. The master bedroom is a stunning room, with original beams which provide a dramatic focal point to the room, king-size bed, and low-level window. The second bedroom is a zip-and-link double, this can be made up as twin beds upon request. The property’s bathroom is fresh and stylish, with a shower over the bath and WC.
Outside, to the rear of the property, there is an attractive garden which has a patio area with seating and BBQ near to the house, a central paved area, and small lawn which gives guests a great place to relax and enjoy the countryside surroundings. There is a handy garage which allows guests to securely store bikes, and parking is available for two cars.