Hawkshead holiday house rental with internet access

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  • House
  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
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Key information

  • 100% refund within 24 hours after booking. See Policies & House Rules
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden

From the owner

The Old School House is a listed property situated in the heart of the village. Formerly the home of the headmaster of the Old Grammar School next door which is now open to the pubic as a museum. The house is one of the grandest in the village. Used predominately as an elegant B&B it is has been opened up for self catering guests for selected weeks.

The porchway leads into a large entrance hall. To the left there is an attractive lounge with cosy woodburning stove, leather sofas, Flatscreen TV, freeview & DVD. To the right is a very spacious dining room with a large oak table comfortably seating 10 people. In addition there is a seating area with armchairs looking out of the floor to ceiling windows across the village towards Latterbarrow. At the rear of the house is a second lounge/snug with slate floors, open fire & flatscreen tv. This rooms leads on to the kitchen with a large double oven, dishwasher, large fridge/freezer, washer & tumble dryer.

Upstairs there are 5 stylish & relaxing ensuite bedrooms. There are 3 kingsize and 2 superking (which can also be made as a twins) There is a separate wc.

Outside there is a gravel drive, ample parking for several cars & a large secluded garden perfect for children or simply relaxing in peaceful surroundings.

*Non Smoking

*TV's in all bedrooms

*WIFI

*All fuel included

*Well behaved dogs welcome, max 2 (restricted to kitchen and slate floor snug)

*Large garden

*Off road parking for several cars

*Linen & Towels provided

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Amenities

Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: King Bed
  • Bedroom 2: 2 Single Beds
  • Bedroom 3: King Bed
  • Bedroom 4: Super King Bed
  • Bedroom 5: King Bed
  • 5 En suites, 1 Toilet Only

Families

  • Great for children of all ages
  • Pets welcome

Access

  • Parking
  • Secure parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Essentials

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Private garden
  • Internet access
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Cancellation policy

Full refund

100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).

Partial refund

50% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 8 weeks before check-in.

25% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 4 weeks before check-in.

No refund

No refund if cancelled less than 4 weeks before check-in.

100% refund100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).
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50% refund50% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 8 weeks before check-in.
24 hours after booking
25% refund25% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 4 weeks before check-in.
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4 weeks before
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Things to know

Check in: 16:00 Check out: 10:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.

Payment

This rental can only be paid for online through Holiday Lettings using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).
Damage deposit: £200.00

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Smoking

No smoking at this property

About the owner

Emma G.
Average reply time:
25 minutes

Calendar updated:
14 May 2024

Years listed:
8

Based in:
United Kingdom
Languages spoken: English
This House has 5 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms and sleeps 10. It has been listed on Holiday Lettings since 05 Jan 2016. Located in Ambleside, it has 10 reviews with an overall rating of 5. The average weekly rate varies from £3378 to £3722.
The Owner has a response rate of 100% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 14 May 2024.
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Crubertaisy

A Fabulous Find
Apr 2024

What a fabulous place! My room (Ruskin) was spotlessly clean, light, spacious with a lovely comfy bed and view to the front. The breakfast is absolutely delicious, freshly cooked and with plenty o… More 

Reviewed 19 Apr 2024

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Jeff C
Faringdon, United Kingdom

Excellent B & B in Hawkshead
May 2022

Situated on the edge of Hawksworth village, it's a very short walk to the local amenities (including a general shop and a Co-Op, amongst others). The property has ample parking space and 5 bedroo… More 

Reviewed 21 May 2022

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A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer

Perfect family getaway home
Apr 2022

What a great property for a family getaway. We are 3 households from one family with 4 children and 6 adults, from age 3 up to 71. The Old School House was perfect for us. It gave us time to spend tog… More 

Reviewed 17 Apr 2022

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A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer

Perfect location and perfect accommodation
Oct 2021

I booked The Old School House for the family to go away and spend time together. The accommodation was perfect for us - we all had our separate room with an en-suite in each room. The living rooms wer… More 

Reviewed 17 Oct 2021

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A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer

Superb holiday accomodation!
Aug 2020

We rented the whole of the Old School House for our family weekend get together. The accomodation was brilliant and in easy reach of the lakes for walking, swimming and kayaking. We hope to book again… More 

Reviewed 12 Aug 2020

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Review 1-5 of 10

FAQs

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Send Emma (the owner) an email through the contact form on this page. Alternatively, if there’s a phone number on this page, you can call them.

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You’ll receive an email within 24 hours to let you know. Or you can check in Manage your holiday booking. No money will leave your account unless it’s accepted.

How do I pay for my holiday?

Use the Book your stay form to pay provisionally online. You can pay by credit/debit card or PayPal. Emma (the owner) will have 24 hours to accept the booking and no money will leave your account before then.

If you’ve been sent a quote, simply accept it and pay online through the email we sent you. You can also do this in Manage your holiday booking.

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Why can't I call Emma (the owner) before booking?

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How do damage deposits work?

In most cases, you don’t pay a damage deposit up front. Instead, we save your payment details securely and you’re only charged in the event of damage to the property.

Occasionally, you will pay a damage deposit up front as part of the total rental cost. In this case, the owner has 10 days after you check out to report any damage. If they don’t, we’ll return your deposit. If their claim is successful, we’ll deduct the agreed cost and return the remainder.

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How can I retract my booking request?

You’ll need to contact Emma (the owner) to do this. Send them a message in Manage your holiday booking or through the contact form on this page.

How do I cancel my booking?

Go to Manage your holiday booking to cancel your booking. Here you can view your cancellation policy to see if you’ll be refunded.

How do I edit my booking?

You can request to change the dates or number of people on your booking via the Manage your holiday booking page. To change your holiday dates use the Edit booking button. If you need to change the number of guests staying then send Emma (the owner) a message.

If Emma (the owner) agrees, they’ll send you a revised quote outlining the changes. You can review and accept/decline this from the Manage your holiday booking page. You’ll have 48 hours to take action before the revised quote expires.

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