Fri 23rd Feb to 2nd Mar 2018
Bakers Rest Cottage is a cosy and characterful four bedroom, four bathroom, first and second floor maisonette sleeping 8, with two king size beds, centrally located just off the centre of Grasmere it is an ideal base for a memorable holiday in the Lake District.
Grasmere is internationally acclaimed not only for its Wordsworth connections but also as it sits at the northern tip of the lake with the fells towering above in the most stunning scenery imaginable. It is a walkers haven with low and high walks available in all directions.
A wide selection of tea rooms, restaurants and traditional village inns and a range of local shops including the world famous gingerbread shop and Heaton Cooper Art Gallery help to make this a popular destination at any time of the year.
Being situated in the centre of the Lake District's most popular village, Grasmere, makes Bakers Rest Cottage a popular choice for our discerning clients. Converted from, as the name suggests, the old bakery, the property has been updated with all modern comforts, including en-suites in each bedroom. Only a few minutes walk brings you to the shops, restaurants, pubs and the lake.
Note: This property accepts arrivals on Monday & Friday only.
Over first and second floors. Four bedrooms: 1 x first floor king-size double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x second floor king-size double with an en-suite bath, shower over, basin and WC, 1 x first floor twin with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x second floor twin with an en-suite bath, shower over, basin and WC. Kitchen. Sitting room with dining area and electric fire.
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.
This property offers the following short breaks: