This 17th century farmhouse is just a short walk from heart of the world famous Lake District village of Grasmere and is the ideal spot from which to explore this beautiful area.
The farmhouse, which sleeps eight, is tastefully furnished and is equipped to the highest of standards.
Retaining many of its original features, this property brings charm and character to a stay in the Lake District, boasting a wealth of exposed oak beams and it even has a cupboard that dates back to 1687.
Hollens Farmhouse has four bedrooms, all of which include en-suite facilities.
The property also enjoys sensational views of Helm Crag and Silver Howe, two of the most picturesque locations on the surrounding landscape.
From the first-floor lounge, which has a woodburning stove, there are also breathtaking views down the Grasmere Valley and Grasmere lake.
The farmhouse has a dining area and kitchen, making it the perfect place to relax after a day exploring the local area.
Outside the property there is a lawned garden and patio, plus decking and seating offering panoramic views.
The property sits almost mid-way between the towns of Keswick and Ambleside and is within easy reach of a whole host of Lake District sights and activities.
Grasmere has so much to offer to the Lake District visitor, from a spectacular range of walks to take in some of the breathtaking scenery in the surrounding areas, to a wide choice of tea rooms, restaurants and village pubs in which to while away some time and take in the local community.
It is also known for its world famous gingerbread shop, which attracts visitors from all over the globe.
With its charming original features, fantastic amenities and spectacular location, Hollens Farmhouse is the perfect venue for large groups or families to enjoy this part of the Lake District.
Spread over two floors. Two bedrooms are downstairs: 1 x double antique French bed with en-suite bathroom, shower room, hand basin, WC and 1 x twin bedroom with en-suite bathroom, shower over bath, hand basin, WC and washer/dryer. Two further bedrooms on first floor: 1 x double with views and en-suite shower room, shower cubicle, hand basin and WC plus 1 x twin bedroom with en-suite bathroom, shower over bath, hand basin and WC. First floor kitchen/dining area. First floor sitting room with woodburning stove.
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.