Cottage | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2
Grizedale Cottage with its log burning stove forms part of the recently converted Bracken Fell development, providing superb relaxing accommodation in a picturesque and exclusive setting. Located between the popular destinations of Ambleside and Hawkshead, Outgate displays a handful of Lakeland cottages and the local Outgate Inn serving excellent food. The famous Drunken Duck is a short distance away and the villlage of Hawkshead a short walk across the fields.
The cottage has a private patio for meals al fresco or a drink after your long walk.
|Size||Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Family friendly||Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||Double beds (1), Dining seats for 2, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Shared garden|
|Further details indoors|
A romantic cottage retreat in the heart of the English Lake District ideally situated for walking, mountain biking, relaxing or strolling to the local pubs. Grizedale has its own patio, ideal for a relaxing drink after a hard days walking and a log burning stove to curl up in front of when its dark and chilly outside. The cottage has one large bedroom with king bed and toilet/cloakroom off. One bathroom with shower over and a large leather sofa in front of the log burner. The large separate kitchen has all modern equipment.
|Further details outdoors|
Private patio, beautiful communal gardens and secure parking. All behind closed gates but only a few yards from the local Outgate Inn, serving good pub food and possible walking distance from the famous Drunken Duck.
Cot and high chair available on request.
The Cumbria/Lake District
The Lake District National Park contains almost every feature of mountain scenery, verdant valleys, major lakes, lesser-known " tarns ", majestic waterfalls, beautiful scenery and breathtaking views. It is the largest National Park in England and has been so since 1951. Famous for its mountains, including the famous Helvellyn and Sca Fell Pike - the highest peak in England (3210 ft), the area provides a real challenge for climbers or a relaxing break in the fresh air and glorious outdoors.
Lake Windermere is situated in the heart of England's National Parkland in the beautiful lake district, famous for its lofty peaks and tranquil lakes and sheer beauty. There are 16 lakes and over 500 secluded tarns all set in magnificent countryside. Windermere, the longest lake, stretches for over 10 miles.
Ambleside, one of the pearls of the Lake District, is set in the centre of the region at the head of Lake Windermere. This lively market town provides everything a visitor could want – from the many shops offering wares for walkers and climbers to the many eating and drinking establishments.
The town is rich in history and heritage. Originally containing a Roman fort Ambleside has always been an important area of the Lake District. Buildings such as the 17th-century Bridge House, one of the smallest houses in Britain, and the Ambleside Museum (home to many Beatrix Potter artefacts) offer visitors an insight into local life in bygone days. Nearby Stock Ghyll Force, a beautiful waterfall, provides another stunning natural feature.
An ideal base for a walking holiday, Ambleside has easy access to the surrounding fells and breathtaking mountains. For the less energetic, there are strolls along the shore, boat trips on the lake and many other things to do and see. Shoppers are well catered for with an abundance of outdoor retail outlets, craft shops and galleries.
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4 Feb 2014
"Perfect location, so cosy!"
It was really easy to book the cottage for a last minute break with my boyfriend. In Feb the cottage provided a cosy and comfortable place to rest after a day walking and exploring in Ambleside. About… More
29 Oct 2013
"A hidden gem"
This cottage is exactly as described. A really homely feel with plenty of space for two. Everything you could possibly need to make your stay comfortable. Grizedale is between Ambleside and Hawkshead … More
23 Apr 2012
"Great Cottage, Great Location......"
Stayed here for a 4 night break over the Easter weekend. Wanted somewhere close to Ambleside and this cottage fitted the bill exactly. The cottage is positioned brilliantly with walks and biking trails from the door. We biked from the cottage one day, into Grizedale forest around various MTB trails and back to the cottage. Also climbed Helvelynn and only a 30min drive to the start of the walk.
Hawkshead is only 5 min drive away but could easily be walked or cycled from the cottage. It is also a couple of hundred metres walk to the Outgate Inn which serves fantastic food and local beers!!
Toured around some of the other local villages aswell which was very easy to do from here.
Cottage is well equipped with a fantastic kitchen, which is very modern and has everything you will ever need. Didnt need to use the log burning stove but imagine it heats up the cottage very quickly.
Ideally sized for 2 people, with en-suite toilet as well as main bathroom and king sized bed. There was a place round the back to lock the bikes up to, and the key was easily accessed from a security box underneath the rafters.
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