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Foresters Cottage

Satterthwaite, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 972630)

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  • Customer Rating: 3.9 / 4 out of 4

  • Sleeps 5

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

  • Mrs Conway

    “The location is wonderful, it was a great stay.”

    The only feedback I would give is that the cottage is described as having everything needed to support the time away, but we were only left with a few loo rolls and 2 nights worth of wood for the burner. Please be sure to leave more toilet roll for next visitors :) thank you

    The only feedback I would give is that the cottage is described as having everything needed to support the time away, but we were only left with a few loo rolls and 2 nights worth of wood for the burner. Please be sure to leave more toilet roll for next visitors :) thank you

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  • 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/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi
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* Average score of 7 customer ratings

The property

Foresters Cottage is a delightfully refurbished semi-detached cottage in Satterthwaite, in the heart of the Lake District National Park.

This finely finished 3-bedroom cottage in lush countryside offers a perfect spot for a family holiday exploring the Lake District, set as it is between Windermere and Coniston Water.

On the ground floor is a comfortable open plan sitting area, where you can sit back and relax in front of the TV or pluck a book from the well-stocked shelves in the dining area whilst looking out to the stunning Cumbrian countryside.

If you fancy a meal at home, the kitchen is amply equipped to keep the whole family catered for.

Sleeping accommodation is all on the first floor.

Here you will find a master double and two additional doubles, one with zip/link beds and one with its bed cosily nestled against the wall.

The cottage really comes into its own for outside space.

The surrounding countryside is breath-taking, but the cottage itself offers a huge private lawned area around three sides of the property.

Satterthwaite is a small village but still has its own pub, and further amenities are available just a ten-minute drive northwards to Hawkshead.

There are many activities around in keeping with the attraction of the Lake District.

Fishing, hiking, cycling and water sports are all options around the Lakes, with walks through Grizedale Forest and its Go Ape adventures nearby, while more leisurely cruises on Windermere can be enjoyed a little further afield.

Situated in peaceful countryside, Foresters Cottage makes an ideal spot for a family to take a restful break or a holiday of exploration of the beauties of the Lake District.

Accuracy of the listing -
* Average score of 7 customer ratings


Three bedrooms: 2 x double, 1 x super king-size double (zip/link, can be twin on request). Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Ground floor shower room with basin and WC. Kitchen. Sitting room with dining area. Utility.

Comfort -
Cleanliness -
* Average score of 7 customer ratings


  • Oil central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, TV with Freeview, WiFi
  • All fuel and power inc. in rent
  • All bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair available
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Lawned garden to the front, side and rear of the cottage with garden furniture
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 5 mins walk
  • Note: there is a £50 Good Housekeeping Bond on this property

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £50.

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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
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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