A charming and characterful grade II listed building, perfectly positioned, offering fantastic panoramic fell, lake and valley views.
Converted from a former stables, much care and attention has been lavished on the renovation of this cosy cottage. The cottage is warm, welcoming and offers a real 'home from home' feel. From its elevated position the cottage overlooks Lake Windermere, the Langdale Pikes and Coniston Old Man, arguably enjoying one of the best views in the Lakes.
The bustling Lakeland town of Windermere and its amenities are just over a mile away and the nearest shop and eatery can be reached within 500yards. Sleeping 4 comfortably in two spacious en suite bedrooms, The Stables is the perfect base for couples, friends and families looking to explore the beauty of the central Lakes area.
Entrance into the light and bright open plan living area, complete with slate flooring throughout. The open plan sitting/dining room enjoys living flame gas stove, comfortable seating, TV & DVD player. Fantastic seasonal views can be enjoyed from the comfort of the dining table. The charming open plan kitchen enjoys touch control electric hob with single oven & grill. There is also a small downstairs toilet/wet room and large garage space, complete with large fridge/freezer and washer dryer, the perfect space for the storage of cycles and outdoor gear.
A wooden staircase leads up to two spacious en suite bedrooms offering fantastic views from their sky lights. Please note that the floors upstairs are wood effect laminate.
Bedroom 1 - King size bed, en suite bathroom with bath, basin, wc and shower.
Bedroom 2 - Super king bed or twin single beds, en suite bathroom with shower over bath, basin and wc.
A lovely lawned garden to the side of the property with garden furniture, perfect for relaxing and admiring the surrounding fells.
From the property guests can walk over Orrest Head viewpoint to Windermere Village. Footpaths also lead down to the local eatery & shop at Troutbeck Bridge.
Bed linen, towels, electricity, Wi-Fi, gas central heating.
Available to hire
Travel cot & high chair.
Reserved parking for 2 cars in designated area. Please note the entrance driveway is shared by a neighbouring property.
Public Transport 500 yards
Pub 500 yards
Shop 500 yards
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 area including the villages of Troutbeck, Hawkshead and the surrounding hamlets of High Wray, Near Sawrey and Far Sawrey.
The town of Windermere and the neighbouring Bowness-on-Windermere offers visitors to the Lake District a plethora of activities and past times to enjoy. Take a seat on board one of the lake cruises and explore England's largest lake or simply meander around the endless gift shops and cafes.
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.
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.