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Becksteps Cottage

Grasmere, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 1041924)

3.9

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  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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5 Customer Review(s)

  • “Ideal location in centre of village.”

    Previous guests comments about noise a little unfounded - it''s hardly a city centre! A larger TV in this day and age is considered the norm, also our preference would be for a dvd player to be included. Although the cottage has an open fire, there was absolutely nothing left in cottage to prepare a fire and left us feeling that it was rather discouraged. Bed very comfy. Unlike previous guests we had no problem getting evening meals out locally.

    Previous guests comments about noise a little unfounded - it''s hardly a city centre! A larger TV in this day and age is considered the norm, also our preference would be for a dvd player to be included. Although the cottage has an open fire, there was absolutely nothing left in cottage to prepare a fire and left us feeling that it was rather discouraged. Bed very comfy. Unlike previous guests we had no problem getting evening meals out locally.

    - Paul, October 2021

This property is part of the Lakelovers collection.
We have properties to suit every occasion throughout the southern and central Lake District including; Ambleside Cottages, Bowness Cottages, Coniston Cottages, Grasmere Cottages, Hawkshead Cottages, Lakeside Cottages, Langdale Cottages, Troutbeck Cottages, Ulswater Cottages, Windermere Cottages and smaller hamlets between, which although seldom heard of are none the less equally wonderful. With hundreds of properties available, all of which are inspected and graded by the English Tourism Council, Lakelovers are sure to have a property to meet your needs.

The property

Becksteps Cottage is a traditional Lakeland cottage located in the heart of Grasmere overlooking the Grasmere Green.

This is an ideal base for two couples or small family looking to discover the hidden gems of the Lake District on foot.

The front porch leads you into the lounge with dining area, here you will have space to cosy by the open fire after a day hiking the Lion and the Lamb.

Head through to the well-equipped kitchen that opens out onto the courtyard with furniture, perfect for dining al fresco in the summer months.

There is also a coal house and secure bike storage to the rear.

Head up the traditional winding cottage staircase to find the two comfortable bedrooms, one double and one twin.

The shower room is also located to the first floor.

Grasmere is world-renowned for the inspiring surrounding that moved William Wordsworth to write some of his best-loved poetry.

This charming village is home to a variety of cafes, bars and eateries as well as the famous Sarah Nelson’s Grasmere Gingerbread shop.

There’s a host of walks directly from the village including Fairfield, Silver How, Helm Crag and Loughrigg.

Further afield you can reach the market town of Keswick which lies on the showers of Derwentwater.

Summary

  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size bed with en-suite shower room with basin and WC, 1 x adult twin beds
  • 1 x shower room with basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Sitting room with dining area.
  • Gas central heating with open fire
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair available
  • Permit parking for 1 vehicle in nearby hotel car park
  • Outhouse/bike storage
  • Gravelled courtyard with furniture
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Pub 1 min walk
  • Shop 1 min walk.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £200.

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About the location

GRASMERE

Ambleside 5 miles; Windermere 9 miles; Keswick 13 miles.

Situated in the heart of the Lake District National Park is the lovely village of Grasmere, probably best known as the home of William Wordsworth, a place he once described as "The most loveliest spot that man hath found". Any visit to Grasmere needs to include The Grasmere Gingerbread shop, where the Wilson family have been making gingerbread for over 60 years. Also in the village are a number of shops, pubs, a church which dates back to the 13th century and Grasmere Lake, plus Grasmere Sports takes place every August, where you can watch participants compete in a variety of sports, including Cumberland Wrestling. Just five miles away is the town of Ambleside and Lake Winderemere where you will find shops, pubs, restaurants and the 17th century Bridge House, which is one of the most photographed buildings in the Lake District. Cruises, boat trips and watersports can all be enjoyed on Lake Windermere and the towns of Windermere and Keswick are also within driving distance. Grasmere is a wonderful base for your Lake District retreat.

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