Field Head House is a traditional cottage, resting on the Graythwaite Estate in the Lake District National Park. The former century barracks houses an enchanting atmosphere, with carefully selected furniture to make this a relaxing family getaway to the countryside. This floor homes a two sitting rooms, one boasting a cosy woodburning fire place, making this the ideal spot for unwinding of a winter’s evening. Following this is a well-equipped kitchen, complete with everything you will need for a family night in. Enjoy your lovingly prepared meal within the formal dining area, posing a striking, yet charming interior design. Completing this floor is a single and double bedroom, both featuring a contemporary style. Follow the stairs down to the lower ground floor, where you will discover a super-king size double bedroom and a single bedroom, oozing a sense of charm. In addition, you will also have access to a classical style bathroom. Outside, you can enjoy the summer months in the garden, featuring a patio area, a charming pond, whilst appreciating the stunning views. Nearby, is the breath-taking waters of Lake Windermere or the exciting adventure centre 'Go Ape', where guests can enjoy the discounted rates. Alternatively, visit the National Trust Hill Top, where you can walk in the steps of Beatrix Potter, her home contains her favourite things and each room boasts a reference to a picture in a 'tale'. All-in-all Field Head House is the perfect family base for a getaway to the Lake District National Park.
Four bedrooms: 1 x lower ground floor super king-size double, 1 x double, 1 x single, 1 x lower ground floor single. Lower ground floor bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Bathroom with bath, hand-held shower, basin and WC. Shower room with shower and basin. Kitchen with breakfast table. Dining room. Sitting room with open fire. Second sitting room with woodburning stove.
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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