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Rowan Cottage

Grasmere, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 972231)

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  • Ground floor bedroom
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  • Cot available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
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The Property

Situated only a stones throw away from the centre of Grasmere, Rowan Cottage has been tastefully furnished, sleeping six it is ideal for large families who are looking for a stylish retreat in the heart of the lakes.
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.
Rowan Cottage is situated a stones throw from the centre of this picturesque village, forming part of a terrace of substantial mid 19th Century stone built properties with views towards Silver How and Helm Crag. This well equipped cottage has been renovated and very comfortably furnished with many characterful features including an abundance of stripped pine and is ideal for family holidays at any time of the year.
The accommodation is centrally heated and comprises:

Attractive entrance hallway.
Double bedroom with co-ordinated linens and feature Victorian fireplace.
Double bedroom and en-suite shower room.
Twin bedroom.
Bathroom with shower over bath, hand basin and WC.

First floor: Cosy and characterful lounge with bay window and window seat, attractive fireplace housing a living flame electric fire, TV, video and comfortable furnishings.
Kitchen/diner well equipped with gas cooker, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, microwave and dining furniture.
There is also a WC and washer/dryer situated on this floor.

All electric, gas and bed linen included.
Cot available.
Parking permit provided.
Extra parking can be purchased at the Red Bank Road car park (200m from the cottage) at an approx. cost of 30 pounds for 7 days or 15 pounds for 3.

PLEASE NOTE: Cot available.


Over two floors. Three ground floor bedrooms: 1 x double with en-suite shower and basin, 1 x double, 1 x twin. Ground floor bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. First-floor basin and WC. First floor kitchen with dining area. First floor sitting room with living flame electric fire.


  • Gas central heating and gas fire
  • Gas oven and hob, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, microwave, washing machine/dryer, TV, video, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc in rent
  • Cot available on request Parking permit for 1 car
  • Additional parking to be purchased at Red Bank Road car park (200m from the cottage)
  • Parking costs £30 for 7 days, £15 for 3 days
  • Shop and pub within walking distance
  • Note: This property is next door to a restaurant

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.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas