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The Coach House

Sawrey near Hawkshead, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 962593)

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  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

  • Reviews

    Mr Leonard

    “Only saw the owner once upon arrival.”

    Never asked if we’d settled in well and did we need anything...

    Never asked if we’d settled in well and did we need anything... Not a warm welcome you’d expect from someone renting their property for £619


  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine

Beechmount Country House Cottages

These two superb cottages are situated within walking distance of Hill Top, the home of Beatrix Potter and a traditional inn in the tiny hamlet of Near Sawrey, in the Lake District National Park. Set in a beautiful location, next to the owners’ home and guesthouse built in the Arts and Craft movement, these two cosy holiday homes both sleep two consisting of the Coach House and a cosy ground floor apartment, Potter Cottage, making them a perfect base for romantic getaways. Being located in such beautiful countryside these cottages will be delightful at any time of the year. Both cottages have been furnished and decorated to an excellent standard with oak floors, underfloor heating, granite worktops and scrumptious soft furnishings. Guests can wonder around the charming grounds including a secluded walled garden and embrace the magnificent surroundings – there are lots of quiet corners to enjoy a peaceful drink and listen to the birds singing. Without moving the car, a visit to Hill Top, home of Beatrix Potter and the famous garden tended by “Mr McGregor” is a great way to spend a few hours. You can also enjoy a fantastic afternoon tea with homemade scones and jam at a local tearoom or a refreshing drink at the local inn, The Tower Bank Arms. Slightly further away is the quaint village of Hawkshead, with its cobbled yards and traditional houses. The village also has some interesting shops including the Hawkshead. Relish which sells delicious relishes, jams and Damson Gin – all made locally in Cumbria. Guests might also like to visit the Drunken Duck Inn which has a highly regarded restaurant perfect for a special occasion, but book early - it is loved by both visitors and locals! With charming scenery, cosy and snug cottages, excellent places to eat and visit you might find this magical place weaves into your heart making you want to return again and again!

The property

This charming former coach house with an upside down layout has gothic features including a cathedral window set within the grounds of the owner’s home and guesthouse.

On the ground floor is a double bedroom with an en-suite shower room and on the first floor is an open plan living area with a sitting area and kitchen.

Outside there are ample elegant shared grounds and gardens to enjoy.

This charming cottage is superbly presented and is the perfect place for a romantic and peaceful holiday.

Note: This property can be booked with Ref 962592, together they sleep 4.


One ground floor double bedroom with en-suite shower, basin and WC. First floor open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area.


  • Electric underfloor heating
  • Electric double oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, TV with Freeview, DVD, Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 1 car
  • Shared gardens and grounds
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 2 miles, pub 2 mins walk
  • Note: Fountain in grounds
  • Note: Adults only, no children.

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About the location


Hawkshead 2 miles.

The village of Sawrey is situated two miles from Hawkshead down the eastern side of Esthwaite Water, overlooked by the woods and tarns of Claife Heights. Sawrey consists of two separate hamlets - Near Sawrey and Far Sawrey - both with a cluster of picturesque cottages, tea rooms and pubs. Near Sawrey is famous for Hill Top, the 17th century farmhouse where Beatrix Potter wrote her acclaimed children's stories. Now a museum, owned and run by the National Trust, Hill Top is one of the most visited houses in the Lake District. Far Sawrey is the hamlet furthest away from Hawkshead and the nearest to the ferry point on Windermere. It offers a church and pub/restaurant with a beer garden. There are good walks in the area, including those to Claife Heights and in Grizedale Forest. It's also a great base for enjoying a wide variety of typical Lakeland pursuits - with watersports close at hand on Lake Windermere, fishing on nearby Esthwaite Water and, of course, fell walking.

Region Information

Note: Adults only, no children.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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