Holme Well is a barn conversion located near Hawkshead, Cumbria. The property is located on the wonderful 5,000-acre private estate of Graythwaite Cottages and is host to a number of Victorian farm buildings, which date back from 1890. Step into the lounge, with its modern interior and three plush sofas. It has been decorated with muted tones, and an added splash of colour with the quirky red curtain design, giving the room a wealth of warmth. You can settle down in front of the TV to watch your favourite shows or films and enjoy the benefits of the cosy woodburning stove which is encased in an attractive stone chimney breast. The kitchen has been fitted with contemporary fixtures and fittings, all to suit your cooking needs. There is a large dining area adjacent to the living room with seating for up to eight people, and is a great space for socialising over a home cooked meal. All rooms are located on the ground floor, with four spacious bedrooms. It has two double and two twin beds, with a separate family bathroom with a choice of a bath or shower. All bedrooms have a minimal decor, with a range of high-quality wooden furniture and lovely exposed beams showing the individuality of this property. There is ample off-road parking available. Guests will have shared use of the estate's facilities, including an indoor heated swimming pool and a children's play area. The estate itself also provides walking maps, guides, as well as canoe hire and a multitude of other activities. While you stay at Holme Well, why not visit the Beatrix Potter Gallery? It is run by the National trust, with exhibitions of original illustrations by Beatrix Potter herself and is displayed in a 17th century house. Holme Well is the ultimate holiday destination for friends and families.
All ground floor. Four bedrooms: 2 x double, 2 x twin. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Shower room with shower, basin and WC. Kitchen leading to dining area in hall. Sitting room 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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