Victorian property, once the courthouse and police station, located in the pretty village of Hawkshead, known for its connections to William Wordsworth and Beatrix Potter.
This stylish Victorian property in the heart of Hawkshead, one of the prettiest villages in the Lake District, is the perfect retreat and an excellent base for exploring this stunning area. Ideally situated between Coniston Water and Lake Windermere, Hawkshead is a thriving village, offering a great selection of tea rooms, pubs and gift shops, and is the home of the Beatrix Potter Gallery. Close by is Esthwaite Water, a fantastic fishing lake which also inspired Wordsworth. Coniston, Grizedale, Langdale, Grasmere and Ambleside are all within easy reach, and the busy centres of Windermere and Bowness are just a short ferry ride away. With breath-taking scenery and activities for the whole family, this idyllic spot guarantees a memorable holiday.
This impressive, gas centrally heated, property is on three levels and has been converted from the Hawkshead village Police Station and Court House, hence the name. On entering, you will find a charming entrance hall which leads to a large kitchen/diner. This is a traditional and welcoming room, with its original slate floor and an airy, spacious feel. The country-style kitchen is very well-equipped with electric oven and gas hob, dishwasher, microwave, fridge, washer/dryer and TV. The dining area is ideally situated and perfect for enjoying a special meal. Adjacent is a useful utility space perfect for coats and boots. There is also a handy downstairs WC. Heading up to the first floor, you will find the attractive and elegant lounge, which is complete with TV, DVD, video, CD and wood burner effect electric fire. On this floor there is a comfy single bedroom and a shower room with WC. Moving up to the top floor you will find the master bedroom – a spacious, vaulted room with exposed stone wall and beams. This romantic room offers a king-size bed and an en-suite bathroom with roll-top bath and WC. This beautiful room also has a TV and DVD.
Stepping outside, this delightful property has parking available for one car.
Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.