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Home Farmhouse

(Ref. 1059253)

Graythwaite near Hawkshead, Cumbria & The Lake District Show on map

4.7

Sykes rating

  • 8 Guests

  • 4 Bedrooms

  • 4 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes

Features

  • Swimming pool
  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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10 Customer Reviews

  • "The cottage was gorgeous and we had a fabulous weekend."

    Reviewed by Jade5.0Mar 2023

  • "All round excellent stay -4 bed home farmhouse was modern refurb'd and clean, with all you need (except a corkscrew!"

    ) really clean and well looked after; a few cobwebs behind tv's and ceiling of the little 1 bed annexe; (4.8/5!!) but otherwise a really good job. there was a slight drain smell in both annex ands main TV room but nothing too disagreeable for us; really spacious and room , bathrooms were very well spec'd. dog proof courtyard and opening to the paddock was really good; felt very well thought out and we enjoyed immensely our time. Swimming pool used twice was lovely also (booked private 45 mins sessions!)

    Reviewed by David5.0Dec 2022

  • "Lovely well appointed converted Farmhouse Sleeps 6 comfortably No downstairs toilet so something to consider for the less mobile Annexe was disappointing."

    Cramped, mould on toilet wall continual bad odour. Would not have been suitable had we needed for more than 2 nights Location is great for walks. Tesco unable to locate us as they use Royal Mail postcode finder for deliveries. Pool is good. Great for the kids Date of experience: 02 December 2022

    Reviewed by Robin3.1Dec 2022

  • "We had a wonderful week at Home Farmhouse, the facilities are exceptional."

    High specification throughout, everything we needed. The estate is wonderful for walks and the shop is an added bonus. Lovely staff , helpful and informative.

    Reviewed by Julie5.0Nov 2022

  • "The main house was wonderful & had everything you would every want."

    The one criticism we have is the annex bedroom was very cold. As the thermostat was in the main house this had to be turned up very high to heat the annex bedroom but made the temperature in the main living accommodation uncomfortable warm. Maybe a independent heating source for this room would be a good idea. Other than that we have only good comments.

    Reviewed by Linda4.4Oct 2022

  • "Lovely well-equipped property."

    Very cool in summer heat wave. Shop on site was very useful, though expensive. Enjoyed use of the swimming pool. Would definitely stay again

    Reviewed by Denise4.7Jul 2022

  • "The accommodation was generally outstanding ."

    However as feedback has been requested I would like to point out the following: My elderly mother found showering difficult without a rubberised mat( we had to put a large towel down which wasn’t ideal as it was a trip hazard) There were no towels provided for the annexe . Fully appreciating that pets are not allowed on the furniture having all white bedding and towels caused a level of stress . A certain amount of dog hair is inevitably transferred onto surfaces. We would have appreciated darker coloured linen etc. at least in the annexe . These are only meant as constructive comments. We found the location and general facilities amazing( pool etc) and thoroughly enjoyed our break after a difficult couple of years .

    Reviewed by Therese4.4Jun 2022

  • "This is a great place to stay we will be back"

    Reviewed by David5.0Mar 2022

  • "5 adults, 3 kids and 2 dogs in one house."

    Was pleasantly surprised, very spacious modern home that felt like we had gone from home to home. Plenty of room for all of us live to comfortably. We had a swim which was lovely followed by walks around the estate grounds and dropping down onto Windermere. This stay could not be more perfect, a retreat for us all to relax and unwind in the country. We did archery which was fantastic and only a short 15 minute walk to the location. We ate at local pubs which were recommended by the site. The shop on site was great, catering for all needs. The only down fall which was minor was the oven didn’t have instructions and left us starving and eating chocolate and crisps on the first night. Other than that I would love to stay again. None of us wanted to leave

    Reviewed by Kelly5.0Jan 2022

  • "Lovely spacious property in a beautiful location."

    Excellent facilities and modern, quality fixtures and fittings. We all loved the cottage. Superb.

    Reviewed by Richard5.0Dec 2021

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Summary

  • Main house: Four bedrooms: 1 x king-size with en-suite bath, basin and WC, 2 x twin with en-suite walk-in shower, basin and WC, Kitchen/diner
  • Utility
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • Annex: 1 x ground-floor double with en-suite walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Oil central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven, induction hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher
  • 3 x Smart TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Logs can be purchased at the farm shop
  • Travel cot and highchair available on request
  • Private parking for 10 cars
  • Enclosed lawned garden with patio and barbecue
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 0.1 mile, pub 3.5 miles
  • Note: There is an unfenced lake in the grounds
  • Graythwaite fishery is free for all guests and equipment can be hired locally, a small fee is applicable to keep your catch, rod fishing license required
  • Please Note: Minimum 3 night stay
  • The swimming pool can be booked for 45 minute private sessions, All guests can pre-book up to a maximum of 3 swimming slots ( or 2 slots for short stays 2 and 3 nights ) 7 days prior to arrival by contacting estate@graythwaite.com

The property

Hawkshead 5.8 miles.

Nestled amidst a wonderful collection of cottages in the heart of the Lake District is Home Farmhouse, a four -bedroom, detached dwelling offering a large group or family a superb base for outdoor adventures.

Situated on a private estate, Home Farmhouse benefits from off-road parking for up to ten cars, along with an enclosed garden, whilst inside you can expect to find traditional layout to unwind in with your loved ones.

Relax within the sitting room on one of the plush sofas with a woodburning stove sat within the stone fireplace, whether enjoying good conversation or watching a family favourite film on the Smart TV.

An amply equipped kitchen and dining room, with the addition of a utility for all your laundry needs, means you can rustle up delicious dishes for all the group to be enjoyed around the table together, talking over the day's exciting events.

The property boasts four bedrooms, one of which can be found in the separate, ground-floor annexe offering more privacy, consisting of a double bedroom with an en-suite shower room.

Whilst upstairs discover three sleeping spots, comprising a king-size and two twins with en-suite bathrooms.

Make the most of quality time with your nearest and dearest at Home Farmhouse in the Lake District.

Graythwaite Cottages

Hawkshead 4 miles. Located on a beautiful, 5000-acre private country estate of diverse lake, forest, woodland and meadow landscapes, this charming courtyard of Victorian farm buildings, dating from 1890, sits in a superb central setting for a Lake District getaway to remember. Each of these delightful Lake District cottages has been thoughtfully refurbished and retain much original character, well balanced with modern furnishings and set just one mile from the shores of Lake Windermere. Each has been finished to a high standard, with most offering cosy open fires or wood burners to snuggle beside after a busy day. The nearest Village is Hawkshead, situated 4 miles from the Estate. The nearest train station is Grange-over-sands and the nearest motorway is the M6 (J36). There are some wonderful on-site facilities to take advantage of, which include a fantastic indoor heated swimming pool, table tennis room and children’s play area. This magical estate offers an escape to another world with a 2.5-acre lake, just a 10-minute walk from the courtyard, which is well stocked with rainbow trout and boasts a serene setting for hazy afternoons spent fly fishing. The estate’s grounds provide a wonderland for all ages and offer plenty of places to stop for a picnic or enjoy a quiet stroll or a gentle cycle along the lakeshore. Make the most of the estate by booking activities with the on-site events team Graythwaite Adventure. The extensive list of premium activities and excursions, designed to keep you entertained regardless of the weather, includes but is not limited to; 4X4 Off-roading, Archery, Clay Pigeon Shooting, Paddle boarding, Canoeing, RIB tours, Sailing, Bubble Football, Guided Walks, Bush craft and more! All activities can be completely tailored to suit your needs and requirements to create the perfect activity schedule for you. Moreover, if there is an activity that tickles your fancy however is not listed please do not hesitate to contact the team. No request is too big or small, and they will endeavour to do their best to deliver. The on-site shop offers everything from milk to luxury local spirits and delicious welcome packs with succulent, locally-sourced food. Get in touch with the Estate to organise your pre-arrival order today. This group of Lake District properties provides an unforgettable escape and is an excellent destination for a special holiday spent relaxing and enjoying the tranquil setting and fantastic on-site facilities. Booked together, the properties can accommodate 86 people.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £600.

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About the location

HAWKSHEAD

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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Note: Minimum 3 night stay.

The swimming pool can be booked for 45 minute private sessions, All guests can pre-book up to a maximum of 3 swimming slots ( or 2 slots for short stays 2 and 3 nights ) 7 days prior to arrival by contacting estate@graythwaite.com

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas