Attractive semi-detached cottage with expansive gardens, on the edge of the stunning Grizedale forest, just a short drive from both Coniston Water and Lake Windermere.
This former forestry workers’ cottage boasts expansive gardens and a peaceful location, on the edge of Grizedale Forest. With some superb activities and water sports on offer locally, this is a great choice for an active family break. Accommodating five people and two dogs, the nearest pub, shop and restaurant are within 3 miles, in the popular village of Hawkshead.
Enjoying a tranquil rural setting, this semi-detached property combines traditional touches with modern features, to create a home-from-home feel. The lounge/diner is a welcoming space where your guests will be happy to put their feet up and unwind in front of the wood burner effect electric fire, while discussing the day’s events. Gather everyone around the sociable dining table to enjoy a delicious meal which you’ve rustled up in the well-equipped and stylish kitchen. When it’s time for sleep, each of the three tastefully decorated bedrooms has an inviting and restful feel. Stepping outside, children and dogs will love exploring the spacious gardens with lawns and patio area, while you relax and watch them play.
A stile to one edge of the garden allows access to the woodland which lies beyond the grounds, offering some fantastic walking opportunities. A short stroll will take you to the Grizedale Forest Visitor Centre, where the fabulous woodland trails will keep everyone entertained for hours. Take a day trip to Coniston Water (7.5 miles) or Lake Windermere (7.5 miles) which both give visitors the chance to try their hand at various water sports. For a more leisurely pace, jump on one of the pleasure boats that operate locally. For some great places to eat and drink, head to one of the many pubs, cafes and restaurants in popular Hawkshead, 3 miles away.
Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.