Beck Steps 1 is a delightful character cottage situated in the heart of Grasmere village in the picturesque Lake District.
Combining picture perfect exteriors with a boutique hotel style interior, Beck Steps 1 cottage combines modern luxury with romantic style to create the perfect Lakes hideaway for a couple.
Through the traditional cottage style front door, you enter the living room with its Lakeland stone flagged floor, wood burning stove and cosy yet contemporary furnishings.
The Shaker style kitchen is clean and bright and luxuriously fitted out and there's a door out to the patio.
Upstairs is pure luxury, from the king size bed and lovely Shaker style bedroom suite to the bathroom with its claw-footed freestanding tub and oversized telephone shower.
There's also a hand basin, WC and heated towel rail to complete the opulent yet relaxed feel.
Outside there's a patio with garden furniture, ideal for a morning coffee or an evening glass of wine after a busy day's sightseeing.
Private parking for one car is also provided at the rear of the property, while the front door opens almost directly on to the traditional village green.
Grasmere is one of the most vibrant and sought after villages in the Lake District, famous for its gingerbread and its association with the Lakeland poets.
William Wordsworth lived on the outskirts of the village at Dove Cottage and was inspired to write his famous poem 'Daffodils' here.
Modern Grasmere has a wide range of facilities including fabulous restaurants and pubs, and there are walking opportunities literally on the doorstep.
The Lake District is Britain's most popular national park and it's not difficult to see why.
Spellbinding scenery, top quality fine dining and some of the finest walking countryside in the world make the Lakes a uniquely beautiful place to spend a romantic weekend or a longer stay.
Take a cruise across Lake Windermere on one of the popular steamers, or visit one of the spectacular castles in the region.
Follow in the footsteps of the many writers who have made the Lakes their home with a trip to Beatrix Potter's house at Hill Top, or ride one of the many mountain bike trails.
And don't miss a visit to Kendal for some of the famous mint cake that took Edmund Hillary to the summit of Everest!
Perfectly located for an exploration of everything that the spectacular Lake District has to offer, Beck Steps 1 in Grasmere is the ideal romantic bolt hole at any time of year.
About the location
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.
Note: Dates available online for either 2-3-4 nights the owner is happy to take short break. Can you please contact the office or Chat for price.