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  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes


  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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  • well (7)
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18 Customer Reviews

  • "Great cottage - wonderful location."

    The is a little gem of a ground floor cottage. Well decorated and in excellent condition. Kitchen very well equipped. Beds comfortable. Communication with owner excellent. Definitely recommend an would happily stay again.

    Reviewed by Josephine5.0Sep 2023

  • "Great property in a very convenient location."

    Very well equipped. Clean and well maintained. We had a really enjoyable stay and would definitely book again.

    Reviewed by Paul5.0Aug 2023

  • "Fantastic location to the village."

    Well appointed kitchen, Could do with a little more cupboard space in the kitchen to put the groceries. A shaving mirror in the bathroom. Fridge noises could be a problem when trying to watch the TV or having a conversation

    Reviewed by Joanne4.1Aug 2023

  • "Enjoyed our stay and had everything we needed."

    The kitchen had enough crockery and cooking equipment should you wish to self cater ((which we didn't). Also a dishwasher. Very comfortable cottage and would stay again.

    Reviewed by Susan4.4Jul 2023

  • "A great stay at Jenny's in a wonderful location."

    Fittings and equipment and so on all very thoughtful that made a lovely stay. Lovely court yard garden out the back. I marked down comfort by 1 star because the 2 two seater settee's were great for the two of us staying but would have been a squeeze if we'd had to share. I know this happens everywhere but a summer weight duvet would have been nice - we were very hot; the beds were very comfortable. All linen was very good. I would highly recommend. Note - not a criticism just an observation for you to get on top of - the lovely shower had just a couple of little spots of black mould that I wouldn't like to see get out of hand and spoil what is an amazing shower room

    Reviewed by Jane4.7Jul 2023

  • "The cottage is ideally located for the centre of Hawkshead being a very short walk into the village."

    It is easy to find and has good parking. Inside it has 2 good size bedrooms with comfy beds, well laid out kitchen and bathroom with a good shower. The seating area is comfortable. Outside is a small enclosed courtyard that catches the afternoon/evening sun. The cottage is on a single level so if mobility is an issue this property should be ok. The upper storey is a separate property that was vacant whilst we were there. We would definitely stay there again if we revisited the village.

    Reviewed by Christopher5.0Jul 2023

  • "Property is well equipped and in a fantastic location."

    It is very comfortable and was a great base. Good parking and a couple of minutes walk to village centre. There was no welcome pack so bring tea bags, milk etc It’s sold by Sykes as no pets but is actually pet friendly and welcomes dogs! Twin beds available but these were not made up and bedding not available to do this yourselves. There are no recycling facilities provided and it’s advised to put recycling in main bin but there are facilities in the local car park. The property hadn't been thoroughly cleaned but this has been raised and hopefully will be resolved for future users.

    Reviewed by Julie3.1Apr 2023

  • "Fabulous little one floor cottage, warm and comfortable, top notch kitchen equipment, smart TV and in a great little village made all the better as there's no through traffic in the village due to a bypass."

    Reviewed by Anthony5.0Jan 2023

  • "Is property was nothing like the property we booked and i was most upset to get ..."

    Is property was nothing like the property we booked and i was most upset to get an e mail the day before we arrived at primrose mount sent to my computer which i had no way of seeing as computer was at home We left home at 10 am on the friday as we had booked an over night stay in morecambe so that the travelling was not too much for me as i had been in hospital with pneumonia earlier in october l really do think you could at least have phoned me I definately would never consider a holiday with you agaln

    Reviewed by Jean1.9Nov 2022

  • "Really nice and cosy holiday home"

    Mr Ian GordonNov 2022

  • "Loved this property."

    Both the position of it and the facilities in it. The reason for a low mark regarding comfort is because (as an elderly couple) we both found the settees very low to the ground and difficult to get out of. Also found that front door a bit tricky to use. Maybe needs a squirt of WD40

    Hi Lynda Thank you for your feedback I will look into these issues. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Lynda4.1Sep 2022

  • "Had a lovely stay in Jenny's cottage, great location."

    The cottage was clean and had everything you possibly need.Yhe walks are fabulous around Hawkshead,so easy to follow.We stayed in Hawkshead 52 years ago for our honeymoon,but have visited lots of times.The only problem is getting a meal at some of the pubs,This is because of having no staff,it's ashamed for the village,and they have tried to sort things as much as possible.So once again a great stay.Sue and Tom.

    Reviewed by Thomas5.0Sep 2022

  • "Lovely property, very warm and cosy."

    Very close to the centre of town and easy access to the countryside for walks. Double beds are really comfortable and a great upgrade. Only downside is the inability to dry clothes. It is rainy season, but also warm. There is no dryer in the property and we did not want to put the heating on ! There appeared to be no outside washing line...

    Thank you for your comments, i am really sorry about that, I will make sure a dryer is available thank you. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Giles5.0Sep 2022

  • "Very very pleased with booking Jenny’s."

    The cleanliness was immaculate and we are already looking to book back for next year!

    Mr Ross PalmerMay 2022

  • "A lovely, clean apartment."

    Handy for Hawkshead village and local walks.

    Mrs Yvonne ReidApr 2022

  • "An absolute gem of a holiday cottage."

    Very clean and comfortable. the shower was very good and plenty of kitchen utensils, bowls etc. The bedrooms were lovely and the beds comfortable. The cottage was situated in the centre of Hawkshead and once parked up you didn't really need to use your car as there were plenty of amenities on the doorstep as well as good walking. We couldn't fault it other than possibly the lack of a dvd player,( a very minor issue) but the smart TV was more than adequate so not really a problem. A really lovely little cottage. Will definitely go back.

    Mrs Elaine RoseMar 2022

  • "Lovely little cottage in a central location of Hawkshead."

    Owner has clearly invested time and money into making the cottage appealing, interiors are beautiful. Fully equipped kitchen, again all lovely. We didn’t use the small courtyard due to weather but would have in dryer conditions!

    Mrs Sam CarrollOct 2021

  • "Perfect location with parking on site."

    Cosy, comfortable and clean with lovely bathroom and well equipped kitchen.

    Ms Jill JordanOct 2021

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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.


  • All-ground-floor
  • Two bedrooms: 2 x king sized beds (1 x ziplink can be made into a twin on request)
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin, and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge, washer/dryer, dishwasher, Smart TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking Enclosed courtyard with bistro seating
  • One well-behaved Dog
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 0.2 miles

The property

This comfortable ground-floor apartment sits in an endearing location on a side street, just outside of the centre of Hawkshead.

Jenny's provides welcoming accommodation for a group of friends or small family looking to explore the lakes.

Set over one floor; be charmed by the social hub of the property in the open-plan living space where you're met with an amply-equipped kitchen, certain to entice any budding chef.

Host special occasions on the dining table over your delicious home-cooking, accompanied by a bottle of wine and good company.

Once the dinner has been cleared away in the dishwasher, curl up in front of the Smart TV as you sink into the plush sofa or alternatively savour a glass of wine in your private courtyard, enjoying a summer's night on the bistro seating.

Escape to one of the inviting bedrooms on the ground floor, ideal for those with limited mobility, find two double bedrooms pretty décor and ample storage, served by a shared shower room where you can wake up underneath the heavenly walk-in shower.

Jenny's is perfectly situated, offering a quiet retreat on a side street from the village centre, Hawkshead is a vibrant location, boasting fabulous amenities and a rich history, including well-stocked shops for all your necessities, cute gift shops, welcoming pubs and charming tea rooms.

Better acquaint yourself with your surroundings on a lazy Sunday afternoon, exploring the local attractions including the Old Grammar School where William Wordsworth once attended, the amazing Beatrix Potter Gallery and Fitzwilliam Gallery, as well as the renowned National Trust owned Hill Top just a short journey away.

Discover more of what the Lake District has to offer, heading out for a day of adventure throughout a range of scenic walking and cycling trails at Grizedale Forest, which hosts the thrilling Go Ape adventure, and Segway tours throughout the forest, whilst the mountain peaks of The Old Man of Coniston or Claife Heights or waiting to be climbed.

Venture out on a relaxing Windermere Lake Cruise, sailing over to Ambleside, Bowness and Lakeside, here you can experience the true beauty of the lakes at the Aquarium of the Lakes and the awe-inspiring Aira Force Waterfall.

Enjoy a refreshing break with your loved ones at Jenny's.

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

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About the location


Ambleside 5.1 miles; Kendal 17.4 miles.

The picturesque village of Hawkshead still retains the charm and character that so endeared it to its most famous residents - William Wordsworth and Beatrix Potter. Visitors can wander the wealth of tiny alleyways, thoroughfares, archways and courtyards between the whitewashed 17th century houses. There are many pleasant inns, teashops, guest houses and gift shops in the village, as well as the Beatrix Potter Gallery, which houses an annually changing exhibition of the famous author’s illustrations and stories. The other famous Hawkshead enthusiast, William Wordsworth, attended the Old Grammar School in 1779-87, which still stands today, and you can visit the building where the Lakeland poet developed his love of the form, and even see the desk into which he scratched his name as a small boy! Newby Bridge is ten miles away and offers attractions such as the Aquarium of the Lakes and Windermere Lake Cruises, sailing daily between Ambleside, Bowness and Lakeside. With stunning scenery and numerous attractions within easy touring distance, Hawkshead is in an ideal location at any time of the year.

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