Bull Pen is a wonderful stone cottage located near Hawkshead, Cumbria. It is set on a 5,000 acre estate, with plenty of grounds for your dogs to run around and play. Step into the spacious open-plan interior and relax on the plush sofas and armchair with their quirky tartan cushions to keep you extra comfortable. There is an original stone chimney breast housing a cosy woodburning stove, guaranteed to keep you warm during those chilly winter months. The kitchen has a convenient breakfast bar, with a set of fitted wooden units and many modern appliances to suit your needs. Gather around the dining table, with seating for up to ten people and enjoy the benefits of this social space. There are five bedrooms: one ground floor double with a lovely en-suite shower room. The remaining first floor bedrooms consist of one double and three twin, ideal for accommodating families or a group of friends. The bedrooms have a range of furniture, with matching bedside tables and lamps, perfect for some late night reading. The property has one shower room and one bathroom, both with high-quality and modern fixtures and fittings. Outside, the on-site facilities include a luxury indoor heated pool, a tennis court and a children's play area. Off-road parking is available. Hawkshead is ideally located for many attractions. Bridge House is a lovely stone, architectural building, with magnificent views across the local town and is perched over a narrow stream. Bull Pen is the perfect getaway for friends and families.
Five bedrooms: 1 x ground floor double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x double, 3 x twin. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Shower room with shower, basin and WC. Open plan living area with kitchen with breakfast bar (seats 3), dining area and sitting area with woodburner.
HAWKSHEAD Ambleside 4 miles; Kendal 24 miles. The picturesque village of Hawkshead still retains the charm and character that so endeared it to its most famous residents - William Wordsworth and Beatrix Potter. Visitors can wander the wealth of tiny alleyways, thoroughfares, archways and courtyards between the whitewashed 17th century houses. There are many pleasant inns, teashops, guest houses and gift shops in the village, as well as the Beatrix Potter Gallery, which houses an annually changing exhibition of the famous author’s illustrations and stories. The other famous Hawkshead enthusiast, William Wordsworth, attended the Old Grammar School in 1779-87, which still stands today, and you can visit the building where the Lakeland poet developed his love of the form, and even see the desk into which he scratched his name as a small boy! Newby Bridge is ten miles away and offers attractions such as the Aquarium of the Lakes and Windermere Lake Cruises, sailing daily between Ambleside, Bowness and Lakeside. With stunning scenery and numerous attractions within easy touring distance, Hawkshead is in an ideal location at any time of the year.
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