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1 Field Foot Cottage

Grasmere, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 959046)

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    • “Comfortable cottage in the centre of Grasmere, a bit of “wet dog” odour in the Living Room but other than that we had no problems. Good quality furniture and bedding but a TV in the Living Room would be preferable than the second floor bedroom, The oven and hob require a deep clean or replacement. The supply of fuel for the open fire was appreciated and plentiful. One potential big problem for clients is the size of the garage/parking space, we used a VW Polo and found we could only open one door inside the garage, anyone with a car much larger will have a problem.”

    Mr Peppin, Wirral, October 2018

    • “Lovely cottage and very well equipped. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay here.”

    Perchard, Loughborough, September 2018

    • “Blind or curtains needed in lounge window because of draughts. No TV set in lounge. Heating needs to be on when tenants arrive, especially when the cottage hasn't been occupied the previous week. It took 2days to get the cottage warm.”

    Mr Wiles, Cambridge, March 2018

    • “I was not very happy at the time of booking the reservation with Sykes which I initially done on line - then within 24hrs ( in fact was the same day ) I had to phoned back as I had booked the wrong week a misunderstanding within the family - instead of the 8th Sept, I booked the 15th Sept . Due to this error I found that I had to pay a further £100.00 for that week which I thought was a bit steep then to be told that I had to pay a further £30.00 administration fee which I could not believe but unable to cancel the reservation I had to be penalised by paying the £130.00. Surely by pressing a few keys on a computer and changing the week does not cost £30.00 plus the possible cut you get from the £100.00 . So you can understand by making a small error it became a VERY expensive holiday. As far as 1 Field Foot Cottage we was pleasantly pleased the way the cottage had been renovated and set out and with many nice ideas and nicely situated in Grasmere. Things which I would like to mention for further reservations are:-1/ Why situate the TV in the bedroom - ok I was able to find the fittings the lounge and find suitable furniture to mount it on but thinking if somebody was not able to do this, who would want to sit on the second floor watching TV all night. 2/ We as a family with the dog always have our meals within the cottages we stay at but my wife was rather disgusted at the state of the oven - it certainly could do with a "good" clean (that's inside) OR a replacement. 3/ Finally I would be a bit concerned with the heating during the winter months - with our visit it was JUST passable with the radiators just getting warm ( not hot) enough and some extra clothing . I know its a lovely old building and you can't get away from the problem of drafts from doors and windows I do understand. 4/ Plus my wife has just mentioned that she would have liked better lighting in the kitchen. Thou I have mention these points we generally liked the reservation as it had many good points which shouldn't be looked over.”

    Mr Robinson, Colchester, September 2018

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  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
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The Property

A traditional stone cottage nestled on a quaint road within the centre of Grasmere. Throughout the property there is a sense of a traditional charm with a seamless blend of modern luxury, making this retreat perfect for a family looking to explore the surrounding area. The ground floor homes a neutral colour palette and charming traditional features to create a cosy, yet clean and elegant atmosphere throughout. On this floor you will find a well-equipped kitchen and dining area, complete with all the necessities you will require within a sleek surround. Next is a cosy sitting room, boasting an open fireplace with a complementing seating arrangement, perfect for those cosy nights in. Follow the staircase up to the first floor where you will discover two well-appointed bedrooms, comprising of a king-size bedroom and a single bedroom, both posing an elegant interior with ample storage. The final bedroom can be found on the third floor, posing an impressive king-size bedroom with en-suite, featuring a walk-in shower, basin and WC. Outside, you will be able to relax on the patio area or stroll into the village of Grasmere, where you will find a selection of shops, pubs and restaurants within a five-minute walk. Additional attractions within Grasmere includes the Dove Cottage, a historic property which was once home to the poet William Wordsworth and his sister Dorothy Wordsworth and the famous Sarah Nelson’s Gingerbread Shop. Nearby is Grasmere Lake, where you can take a leisurely stroll around the beautiful scenery. 1 Field Foot Cottage is a charming dwelling, completed to a luxurious standard to create the perfect family destination to the beautiful area.


Three bedrooms: 1 x second floor king-size double with one day bed and ensuite shower, basin and WC, 1 x first floor super king-size double, 1 x first floor single. Open plan second floor area with day bed and pull out trundle. Bathroom with bath, hand held shower, basin and WC. Kitchen/diner. Sitting room with open fire.


  • Gas central heating with open fire
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, TV with Freeview, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking in garage behind property for 1 Car
  • Gravelled garden with decking, patio and furniture
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub less than 1 mile
  • Note: The stairs are open to one side, please take care and make sure children are supervised.

Regional Information

GRASMERE Ambleside 5 miles; Windermere 9 miles; Keswick 13 miles. Situated in the heart of the Lake District National Park is the lovely village of Grasmere, probably best known as the home of William Wordsworth, a place he once described as "The most loveliest spot that man hath found". Any visit to Grasmere needs to include The Grasmere Gingerbread shop, where the Wilson family have been making gingerbread for over 60 years. Also in the village are a number of shops, pubs, a church which dates back to the 13th century and Grasmere Lake, plus Grasmere Sports takes place every August, where you can watch participants compete in a variety of sports, including Cumberland Wrestling. Just five miles away is the town of Ambleside and Lake Winderemere where you will find shops, pubs, restaurants and the 17th century Bridge House, which is one of the most photographed buildings in the Lake District. Cruises, boat trips and watersports can all be enjoyed on Lake Windermere and the towns of Windermere and Keswick are also within driving distance. Grasmere is a wonderful base for your Lake District retreat.