Cottage | 5 bedrooms | sleeps 10
Huntingstile Lodge is a former gardeners cottage which was built in the 1870's in a position envied by anyone who passes it. Accessed down a private, secluded lane and with stunning views and private access to the shores of Grasmere Lake you could not get a more exclusive view of what William Wordworth once described as the lovliest spot that man hath ever found! Spanning three floors with five bedrooms and three bathrooms the lodge is far from your typical holiday home. It has been finished to an excellent four star Gold standard and benefits from a garden room, an open plan living space, stylishly decorated double and twin rooms and a carefully maintained mature garden. A short walk from Huntingstile Lodge brings you to the village centre where there are a number of unique shops, a gallery, eateries and the Wordsworth Hotel. Walks up Helm Crag, Langdale Pike and Helvellyn are easily accessible or enjoy an idyllic stroll around Grasmere Lake for a more relaxing adventure!
|Size||Sleeps up to 10, 5 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||5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 3 Family bathrooms|
|Further details indoors|
Bedroom 1: Beautiful master king size suite with fabulous fell and Lake views. Separate dressing room and en suite bathroom with shower cubicle, bath, wash basin and WC Bedroom 2: Delightful double room with quality fittings and well chosen soft furnishings. Bathroom: With corner bath having shower attachment, wash basin and WC. Bedroom 3: With double bed and views of Loughrigg Fell.
Property has oil fired central heating and comprises: Porch entrance into...... Kitchen:With electric double oven, induction hob, dishwasher, fridge, freezer and microwave. Utility Room: With wash basin and WC, washing machine and tumble dryer. Dining Room: With garden and lake views leading to the superb ...... Lounge: With feature fireplace, digital TV, DVD and fabulous Lake views. Garden Room: With dual aspect and patio doors to seating area, this room having superb views over the gardens to the Lake.
All fuel, electric, bed linen and towels included. Travel cot and high chair available. Internet access 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 less than a mile from Huntingstile Lodge. 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 Huntingstile Lodge provides a lovely spot to picnic, canoe or sail!