2 Town Head Cottages
Cottage | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
Town Head is a 17th century cottage situated on the outskirts of Grasmere among a collection of farm buildings. The cottage sits in the shadow of the famous Lion and the Lamb fell and directly beneath Helm Crag and Steel FelI. It retains much of its original charm with exposed beams, an impressive cast iron range in the lounge and an open fire place in the kitchen. Views can be enjoyed from most of its rooms with more opportunities to absorb the rural views from the enclosed cottage garden outside.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest railway: Windermere|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Further details indoors|
Bedroom 1: Double bedroom.Bedroom 2: Twin bedroom.Bedroom 3: Twin bedroom.All bedrooms have wonderful views.Landing: With small sitting area.
2 Town Head Cottages has night storage heating and briefly comprises: Spacious entrance hall with ample hanging space leading to:Kitchen/dining room: With electric cooker, fridge with freezer compartment, microwave and washer/dryer.Lounge: Cosy room with feature cast iron range and colour TV.Bathroom: With bath, shower cubicle, hand basin and WC.
Initial coal and logs supplied with all electric, bed linen and towels included. Cot and high chair available.
The Cumbria/Lake District
The Lake District conjures up images of magnificent mountains and shimmering lakes and that is exactly what visitors find here. In fact the whole county of Cumbria is home to some of Britain's most beautiful scenery. This region has been a favourite all year round holiday destination for years and apart from its natural beauty it's also packed with lots of attractions and activities that cater for every kind of holidaymaker, from family holidays to romantic breaks for couples and from those who are looking for lots of activities and sports to those that prefer more gentle country pursuits. The Lake District National Park lies at the heart of Cumbria and contains well known and much loved holiday destinations such as Windermere, Bowness, Ambleside, Coniston and Grasmere, here there are lots of charming Lakeland villages to discover and visitor attractions for all the family. The northern and western lakes have miles of untouched natural rugged beauty and rural villages as well as being home to the historic northern lakes town of Keswick with its many shops, pubs and restaurants; providing a great holiday base. Other areas to discover include the Eden Valley, Cartmel peninsula, south east Cumbria and the Carlisle and Hadrian's Wall area; all equally beautiful and very handy for day trips into the lakes.
Grasmere is only a short walk from 2 Town Head Cottages. The village has a well stocked grocery store and a good selection of pubs for eating out in the evening. Try out The Lamb Inn where you can enjoy a relax atmosphere, locally sourced produce and delicious ales. The village is home to the famous poet William Wordsworth and his two former homes, Dove Cottage and Rydal Mount are both worth exploring. A short drive south brings you to the larger town of Ambleside where there are many places to eat out, local walks to enjoy and lots of maps and tourist information available. Once described by William Wordsworth as 'The most loveliest spot than man hath found'' Grasmere Lake which you have easy access to from 2 Town Head Cottages provides a lovely spot to picnic, canoe or sail!
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