Nestled on the fringes of Grasmere, overlooking its picturesque lake, with beautiful shared grounds, is this lovely, single-storey apartment. It is one of nine properties set in a former gentlemen's residence, nestled on the banks of Rydal Fell, in Cumbria. Surrounded by breath-taking landscapes of the Lake District, this apartment is ideal for families and friends. Thoughtfully presented throughout, it boasts a spacious lounge warmed by an electric fire and a large sash window displaying views over Grasmere Lake. The kitchen is well-equipped with a dining area his delightful apartment has three bedrooms, one of which is a king-size double, together with a family bathroom. There is also a spacious kitchen with a dining area set for six and outside you have a sunny terrace with garden furniture, ideal for wildlife watching. A 10-minute walk will bring you into the village of Grasmere, where you can sample a selection of restaurants, pubs and gift shops. Try a taste of gingerbread at the famous Grasmere Gingerbread shop and stroll through the small park next door to see the famous words from Wordsworth's 'Daffodil' poem carved into the concrete. You can also pay a visit to Dove cottage, where Wordsworth and his family lived during the 18th and 19th century. For those wishing to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life and surround themselves in peace and tranquility, just a stone's throw from the door is the Coffin Trail around Rydal Water, leading you on a quest of natural beauty. Ambleside and Keswick are perfect for shopping, boat trips and days out with the family. This cosy apartment is just what you need, for a restful holiday in Cumbria.
All ground floor. Three bedrooms: 1 x king-size double, 1 x twin, 1 x single. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Kitchen with dining area. Sitting room with electric fire. Shared external utility.
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: