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Bishop Howe

Far Sawrey near Hawkshead, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 955054)

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  • Sleeps 5

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

  • Reviews

    Mr Street

    “Great holiday cottage.”

    Recently refurbished so everything was spotless. Beautiful location with lots of activities nearby. Can't wait to go back with my family!

    Recently refurbished so everything was spotless. Beautiful location with lots of activities nearby. Can't wait to go back with my family!

Far Sawrey Cottages

These delightful Edwardian stone-built, semi-detached cottages are situated next door to a working livestock farm, on the edge of the small village of Far Sawrey, close to the village of Near Sawrey and within reach of Hawkshead in the wonderful Lake District National Park. Oozing character and charm and with superb country views, these cottages will appeal to two families who wish to travel together, but stay in separate accommodation. The accomodation is suitable for wedding stays in the local village. Identical in layout and size, the properties have three bedrooms, two of which have feature fireplaces, and there’s enough space in the open plan living area for guests to relax in comfort. Outside each property there is off road parking for two cars and a front garden area from where you may wish to enjoy a cold drink on a warm summer’s evening, whilst being surrounded by your loved ones. There are walks from these lovely holiday homes with one across the fields that will take you to Hill Top, once the home of Beatrix Potter and now a museum owned by the National Trust. Only a five minute walk away is the village of Far Sawrey which has a pub with the pretty village of Hawkshead offering a wealth of character with whitewashed 17th century houses, tea rooms, pubs, gift shops and the Beatrix Potter Gallery. A must whilst staying at these charming cottages is to enjoy a lake cruise on Lake Windermere, with sailings daily between Ambleside, Bowness and Lakeside, whilst other attractions and activities in the area include walks in Grizedale Forest, fishing on nearby Esthwaite Water and the Aquarium of the Lakes. Two excellent holiday homes for exploring all that the stunning Lake District has to offer.

The property

A delightful cottage for visiting the many attractions that can be found nearby.

Access is to the rear of the property, Inside you will find a spacious open-plan living area with a kitchen and dining area that looks out onto the patio and the sitting area at the front of the property are where the lovely countryside views can be seen.

On the first are three bedrooms, consisting of a king-size double, a twin (zip link, can be super king size on request) and a single, along with the main bathroom.

Parking for two cars is available, along with not only a front lawned garden, but a side lawned garden and a rear patio - there's plenty of space to enjoy the peace and quiet.

A great retreat for a family or friends, with something for everyone in the area.

Note: This property is attached to Ref. 955053, together they sleep 10 and can be booked either together or as separate properties.

Features

  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/Sky TV Sky TV
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

Accommodation

Three bedrooms: 1 x king-size double, 1 x twin (zip/link, can be super king size on request) 1 x single. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Ground floor shower room with shower, basin and WC. Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with open fire. Utility. Second sitting room with open fire.

Amenities

  • Electric heaters with open fires
  • Electric oven and induction hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, TV with Sky, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Fuel for open fires available to purchase locally
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars
  • Front raised lawned garden with veranda and furniture, plus side lawned garden and rear patio
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 3.5 miles, pub 5 mins walk
  • Note: There are a number of stone steps to the front door and a couple of steps to the rear door
  • Note: No stag/hen or similar.

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About the location

FAR SAWREY

Hawkshead 3.9 miles; Bowness (via ferry) 1.5 miles.

The village of Far Sawrey has a pub/restaurant, whilst Bowness, with all its shops, restaurants and leisure facilities, is just a short distance across the lake by ferry.

Also close by is ‘Hill Top’, once the home of Beatrix Potter, and Hawkshead with its picturesque 17th century cottages.

Footpaths lead from the grounds to the village and Claife Heights - a noted beauty spot of forests and tarns.

Watersports are close at hand on Windermere, along with Lake Cruises and the majestic Wray Castle to admire.

Fishing can be enjoyed on nearby Esthwaite Water and, of course, fell walking.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
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