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The Apartment, Betty Fold

Hawkshead Hill near Hawkshead, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 917445)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

  • Mrs Shuttlewood
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    “Fabulous place to spend a really ...”

    Fabulous place to spend a really relaxing week .close to a lot of places and walks .owners leave books with planed walks and maps .we would have been lost with out them

    Fabulous place to spend a really relaxing week .close to a lot of places and walks .owners leave books with planed walks and maps .we would have been lost with out them


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

Hawkshead 1.5 miles.

This spacious ground floor apartment, forming part of the owner’s home and gallery is surrounded by beautiful countryside in the rural hamlet of Hawkshead Hill, just a 20 minute walk from Hawkshead and Tarn Hows, in the heart of the Lake District National Park.

Comfortably appointed throughout to provide lovely holiday accommodation, this apartment is ideal for couples and families who wish to enjoy this peaceful location, which is rich in wildlife, with exceptional views at every turn.

There are two bedrooms, one with the luxury of an en-suite bathroom, the other with an adjoining dressing room, and an open plan living area with a kitchen, dining and sitting area.

Outside are three acres of gardens, which are shared with the owners, with lots of secluded corners where you can settle in the summer sunshine and admire the far-reaching views.

There are beautiful walks available directly from the property, or why not wander down to Hawkshead and enjoy the lovely shops and pubs, or hike to the scenic Tarn Hows and explore the beautiful Lakeland fells?

This lovely cottage is a perfect, well-located base for exploring the Lake District, and can be enjoyed all year round.

Sleeping arrangements

  • Bedroom 1

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    2 x single bed
  • Bedroom 2

    1 x double bed


All ground floor. Two bedrooms: 1 x double with en-suite bath, shower over, basin and WC, 1 x small twin with dressing room. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area.


  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi, selection of books and games
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Ample off road parking
  • Shared gardens with furniture
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 1.5 miles
  • Note: There are 8 stone steps leading down to the property's private entrance.

About the location


Ambleside 4 miles; Kendal 24 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.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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