Situated amidst the mature wooded landscape of Stott Park, this cottage offers guests a peaceful woodland setting and benefits from direct private access to Lake Windermere with free boat launching available!
In addition, there is shared use of the peaceful and picturesque lakeside picnic area & the adjoining woodlands - visited by a variety of wild animals including red squirrel & deer. Fishing, climbing, pony trekking & many other outdoor pursuits are available within easy motoring distance - so there is no excuse not to take advantage of this opportunity to really get away from the hustle & bustle of everyday life.
The cottage is also a stone's throw away from attractions such as The Lakes Aquarium, Haverthwaite Railway and Lakeland Motor Museum, perfect for families and friends looking to explore the Lakes area.
Entrance hallway which leads off to the various living areas. There's a spacious sitting/dining room with colour TV & DVD player with electric fire and garden views. The sitting room also benefits from a very attractive south-facing balcony & garden access through French doors.
Just off the sitting room is the cottage kitchen with electric cooker, fridge, microwave, dishwasher, freezer & washer/dryer.
There's two comfortable bedrooms available, one of which is a twin, making this cottage perfect for families. There's also a house shower room and a separate W.C.
Bedroom 1 - double bed.
Bedroom 2 - twin single beds.
The property enjoys use of extensive shared grounds with trees, shrubs, garden furniture.
Boat launching and beach storage space (with vehicular access) onto Windermere lake are available with the cottage (a key & instructions are available at the cottage).
The lake is about 5 minutes' walk away through Black Hole Wood which is a delightful natural habitat covering about 20 acres.
Electric central heating, electricity, bed linen.
Available to hire
Towels, travel cot & high chair.
Parking for several cars.
Public Transport 2 miles
Pub 1 mile
Shop 6.5 miles
At the southern tip of Lake Windermere lies the quaint hamlet of Lakeside which as the name suggests enjoys open access to the lake shore.
A favourite for families looking to explore, nearby attractions include the Aquarium of the Lakes, the Lakeland Motor Museum, the Lakeside & Haverthwaite Steam Railway & Fell Foot Park.
There are also great walking routes on offer, perfect for big and little legs with High Dam & Gummers How not too far away.
About Hawkshead Windermere & Surrounding Area
The areas surrounding Lake Windermere are some of the most picturesque in the Lake District, picture perfect cottages, dreamy landscapes and quaint villages not to mention home to some of the ever popular Lake District hotspots. Loved by Beatrix Potter, it’s not hard to fall in love with the village of Hawkshead and the surrounding hamlets of High Wray, Near Sawrey and Far Sawrey. Away from the crowds who gather at Hill Top, solace can be found on the shores of the nearby Esthwaite Water and Blenheim Tarn.