Detached, renovated Georgian country house a short walk away from Derwentwater. A great location for extended family and friends to explore the Lake District.
Tucked away in the dramatic Lake District National Park, this grand bolthole boasts views over Catbells, Skiddaw and Blencathra. Sleeping 20 guests over ten bedrooms it’s the perfect home for reuniting with family and friends, with two canine companions welcome to join you too. A plethora of scenic Lake District spots await discovery close to this Georgian country house, including Ullswater (19 miles). After days out, head back to relax and warm up in front of the wood burner.
With three lounges on the ground floor, spend sociable times laughing, chatting and playing games, or find a quiet spot for a moment to unwind in peace. Perfect for drinks and a catch up, the formal lounge enjoys gorgeous views across the fells and has a wood burner to keep toes and tails warm. If you’ve any energy left after days exploring the great outdoors, make your way to the games room, located on the half-landing to the first floor, and challenge fellow guests to a competition on the games console. Fit for feasts and banquets, the kitchen/diner has all you need to cater for all occasions. Keep the chef company at the breakfast bar, admiring the glorious views over Cat Bells, and serve up your meals at the large dining table in the bright sunroom area. Should the night be balmy and warm, head outside to the private garden for an al fresco sundowner before heading to bed. All with en-suites, the ten bedrooms reside over the first and second floors and are exquisitely decorated to help you drift off and to enjoy lazy mornings. There is off-road parking for 7 cars.
Pack your rucksack and head to Ullswater (19 miles) where you can book a cruise on an Ullswater Steamer, hire boats and kayaks, wander the 20-mile waterside trail, or visit the crashing falls of Aira Force. Closer to home, visit the vibrant hub of Keswick (3.5 miles) where you can pick up fresh food from the twice-weekly market, pop into the Derwent Pencil Museum, and treat yourselves to a night off from the kitchen.