Eel House is a lovely stone barn conversion situated near Hawkshead, Cumbria and is set on a 5,000-acre estate filled with Victorian barns. Step into the wonderful open-plan living space, its original beams and high vaulted ceilings creates spacious rooms filled with a wealth of character. With a range of seating for you to relax on after a long day sightseeing. Cosy up with your loved ones and enjoy the woodburning stove and large flat screen TV. There is a lovely dining area with seating for up to nine people. The kitchen area is amply-equipped with everything you will need to set you up for a weekend in the countryside. The barn has five bedrooms which consist of two doubles and three twins. There is a separate family bathroom and shower room with lovely beige tiling and white fittings. The bedrooms have all been uniquely furnished and decorated with a quirky curtains and bed throws and a lovely set of built-in wardrobes. With an outdoor picnic bench available for you to sit and relax in the afternoon sun and use the provided barbecue, this property has tons to offer. You can also enjoy the benefits of the shared indoor swimming pool on the estate, as well as a plethora of activities. Off-road parking is available. Nearby attractions include Lake Windermere, which is more than ten miles in length. It offers plenty of activities, including cruises, fishing, boating, sailing and scuba diving. Eel House is ideal for a short break or cosy holiday.
All ground floor. Five bedrooms: 2 x double (one with en-suite shower, basin and WC), 3 x twin. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Shower room with shower, basin and WC. Kitchen. Sitting room with dining area and 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.
This property offers the following short breaks: