Visit England Rating 2014: 4 Stars
Lowfold nestles in the picturesque hamlet of Near Sawrey on the west side of Windermere, commanding spectacular panoramic views over Esthwaite Water towards the Lakeland mountains. Near Sawrey is the home of Hill Top, once the home of Beatrix Potter, and The Tower Bank Arms pub located in the village is a 2 minute stroll away. Walks are available straight from the door.
The property, which forms a semi-detached cottage, is furnished in a contemporary style and offers full central heating. It provides 4 double bedrooms, one with en-suite facilities, lounge/ dining room with open fire and Shaker style kitchen with granite worktops. Each room offers breathtaking views.
Floors are a combination of oak and carpeted, and furnishings are to a high standard, including Feather & Black, New Heights, and Marks & Spencers. Bed linen and towels are provided.
There is a decked sun terrace for al fresco eating and enjoying the super views, as well a front and rear garden.
|Size||Sleeps up to 8, 4 bedrooms|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Manchester, Liverpool, Leeds Bradford, Nearest railway: Windermere|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
|Luxuries||Log fire, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (3), Dining seats for 8|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden|
|Further details indoors|
Luxuries: Log fire, DVD player, Sky freeview TV in every bedroom and the lounge, free Wi-fi.
General: Central heating, TV, CD player
Standard: Kettle, Toaster, Iron
Utilities: Cooker, dishwasher, microwave, fridge freezer, washer dryer
Rooms: 4 bedrooms (one en-suite), one bathroom
Furniture: 1 superking, 2 king sized beds, 2 single beds – sleeps 8 people
Other: Bed linen and towels provided
|Further details outdoors|
Outside: Private garden, terrace/balcony.
Car parking: 2 spaces
Rental price includes free membership of Low Wood Bay Leisure Club, near Windermere, for the duration of your stay.
Rental price includes 2 fishing passes for Esthwaite Water Trout Fishery. Enjoy days on the lake fishing with family and friends.
Welcome pack available with full details.
Property cleaned once a week.
The Lake District is the largest National Park in England and renowned for its lakes and tarns. There are 16 lakes in total and over 500 tarns. Windermere is the largest lake at over 10 miles long. There are also numerous streams and spectacular waterfalls.
The Lake District is famous for its mountains and fells including Scafell Pike, the highest peak in England at 3210ft, Helvellyn, The Old Man of Coniston and the Langdale Pikes. The mountains combined with the lakes, tarns, rivers, streams and waterfalls offer some of the most stunning countryside in England and many breathtaking views.
The Lake District is a paradise for those who like the outdoor life, offering opportunites for walking,cycling, fishing,sailing and fell running. There are also many places of interest to visit and things to do; these include visiting Hill Top, the home of Beatrix Potter, exploring Dove Cottage and Grasmere, the home of William Wordsworth, discovering Levens Hall, an historic Elizabethan mansion with topiary gardens, taking a trip on the Eskdale Railway or a cruise on Windermere, and much more besides.
Near Sawrey is on the western side of Lake Windermere, a couple of miles from Hawkshead. Windermere can be accessed via the frequent car and passenger ferry approximately 3 miles from the property. Lowfold is well placed for easy access to the southern lakes, yet is situated in a quiet and peaceful location.
There are numerous activities close by including:-
• Grizedale Forest – walks, mountain biking and Go Ape
• Langdale Valley - great for walking
• Windermere & Coniston – sailing and boat trips
• Horse riding
• Fishing on Esthwaite
• Hill Top – the home of Beatrix Potter
• The Aquarium and Steam Railway at Lakeside
• Brockholes National Park Centre