Bishop Howe is a traditional Edwardian stone-built cottage situated within Far Sawrey, near Hawkshead village. This cottage has been designed with traditional features throughout with a clever blend of modern luxury, set within a charming rural location to create the perfect family base. Upon entering the property, you will be greeted to a spacious open-plan living area, boasting a sleek kitchen, a formal dining area and a cosy sitting room. A separate sitting room can be found at the front of the property and has been completed with a cosy atmosphere, with two comfortable sofas sitting in front of an open fireplace, ideal for some quiet reading whilst appreciating the countryside views. Located upstairs are three elegantly decorated bedrooms, comprising of two spacious doubles and a quaint single bedroom. Completing this floor is a family bathroom, boasting a luxurious design with a bath, shower over bath, basin and WC. Outside, you will find off-road parking and a charming front garden and rear patio area, where you can relax in the sunshine with your family. Set in peaceful area, the cottage is a mere five-minute walk away and the closest shop, which can be found within 3.5 miles within the village of Hawkshead. The village of Hawkshead is filled with charming houses, archways, and squares which were loved by Beatrix Potter, in addition to a selection of inns, tea shops and independent gift shops to explore. A popular attraction within the village is the Beatrix Potter Gallery, where you will find an exhibition of Beatrix Potter’s original drawings and illustrations. For more adventurous activities, you can explore the Grizedale Forest, where you will have access to miles of biking trails, a Tree Top Trek, an adventure playground and tearooms.
Three bedrooms: 1 x king-size double, 1 x twin (zip/link, can be super king size on request) 1 x single. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Ground floor shower room with shower, basin and WC. Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with open fire. Utility. Second sitting room with open fire.
FAR SAWREY Hawkshead 3.9 miles; Bowness (via ferry) 1.5 miles. The village of Far Sawrey has a pub/restaurant, whilst Bowness, with all its shops, restaurants and leisure facilities, is just a short distance across the lake by ferry. Also close by is ‘Hill Top’, once the home of Beatrix Potter, and Hawkshead with its picturesque 17th century cottages. Footpaths lead from the grounds to the village and Claife Heights - a noted beauty spot of forests and tarns. Watersports are close at hand on Windermere, along with Lake Cruises and the majestic Wray Castle to admire. Fishing can be enjoyed on nearby Esthwaite Water and, of course, fell walking.
This property offers the following short breaks: