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Daffodil Cottage

Grasmere, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 1013377)

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  • Sleeps 3

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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26 Customer Review(s)

  • Barry

    “Bathroom felt damp even though we had great weather.”

    A beautiful cottage the green to the front a great evening retreat.

    A beautiful cottage the green to the front a great evening retreat.

    - Barry, June 2022

The property

2 Beck Steps is located opposite the village green in popular Grasmere. With an open fire this cottage will appeal to guests looking for a base from which to enjoy the stunning scenery and walks from the door at any time of year.

Grasmere is one of the most sought after locations in the heart of the Lake District, the pretty village has a number of shops surrounding the village green, Heaton Cooper Studios, garden centre, Grasmere Church where William Wordsworth is laid to rest and a number of pubs and restaurants to relax and unwind in after a day on the fells. Centrally located, there are numerous walks directly from your door in Grasmere including Rydal Water, Clough Head, Rydal Fell and Dunmail Raise.

This Lakeland stone cottage overlooks the village green and Heaton Cooper Studios with the fells towering above in the centre of Grasmere.

The cottage has a wealth of local amenities literally on the doorstep with walking opportunities in every direction.

2 Beck Steps is a traditional style cottage with a cosy sitting room with open fire. Ideally suited to 3 adults or 2 adults with 1 child, the cottage is centrally located in the village of Grasmere overlooking the village green with amenities on the doorstep.

The cottage is gas centrally heated and comprise: Entrance porch into sitting room with traditional style fireplace housing open fire and TV.

Breakfast kitchen with electric cooker and microwave.

Utility cupboard with washer.

Bathroom with shower over bath, hand basin and WC.

First floor: Double bedroom with king size bed overlooking the village green and Heaton Cooper Studio and with views of the fells.

Second bedroom with double bed accessed from one side, suitable for 1 person only, also with views of the fells.

All gas, electric and bed linen included.

Wi-Fi available Parking for one car, with a car parking permit.

Small patio area with seating Storage for bikes


  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x single
  • Kitchen with dining area
  • Lounge
  • Utility Room
  • Ground floor family bathroom with shower over, basin and WC.
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, fridge, washer, Smart TV, DVD player and WiFi
  • Power and fuel starter pack inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Parking permit for 1 car
  • No pets allowed
  • No cot or high-chair available
  • Shop, cafe and pub 1 min walk
  • Grasmere water 10 min walk
  • Note: Max 3 adults.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £100.

About the location


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 has 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. 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:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas