Hilltop is a detached lakeland cottage based near Hawkshead, Cumbria. Set in the tranquil area of Graythwaite Cottages on a 5,000 acre estate. This is a great choice for those who fancy a rural location where you can enjoy some of the Lake District's finest locations. Step into the lounge with its homely interior decor and comfortable sofas. Settle down and enjoy the large flatscreen TV and cosy up in front of the open fire. The open-plan kitchen and dining area is situated toward the rear of the property with lovely hardwood flooring and a contemporary fitted kitchen, sure to inspire some home cooking. The dining area is a wonderful social space and has seating for up to four people. There are two bedrooms; one king-size with an en-suite shower room and one twin, with a separate modern bathroom. The bedrooms have been collectively furnished with lovely cream furniture such as chest of drawers and bedside tables to house all your personal belongings. Off-road parking is available. Outside, there is a lovely shared patio area with furniture, and many on-site facilities, including an indoor pool and tennis court. For some wonderful sightseeing opportunities, visit Holehird Gardens, a 12 acre garden with stunning landscaped plants, flowers and trees. It is the perfect excuse for day trip out. With magical views of the lakes, what more could you need? A number of footpaths also lead here from Windermere, which makes it easy and enjoyable to integrate into an afternoon walk. Hilltop is an excellent property for friend and family holidays.
Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x twin. Bathroom with bath, basin and WC. Kitchen with dining area. Sitting room with open fire.
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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