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 woodburners to snuggle beside after a busy day. There’s a variety of holiday accommodation available, from cosy, romantic retreats to larger family-friendly properties. Many of these Lake District cottages share a pleasant patio garden and there are some wonderful on-site facilities to take advantage of, which include a fantastic indoor heated swimming pool, a fitness suite, table tennis room and a 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. During the spring and summer months, guests can roam Graythwaite Hall’s pretty gardens, which are open to the public, while all year round, 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 along the lakeshore or a gentle cycle along the traffic-free lanes that weave through the parkland countryside. Outdoor adventure awaits from the very doorstep with the estate able to provide comprehensive walking maps and guides as well as arranging canoe hire, climbing and guided hikes along with a plethora of other adrenaline-fueled activities. Chug through the vivid scenery with a trip on the Lakeside and Haverthwaite Steam Railway, just four miles away, which can only be outshined by a memorable cruise along the lake all the way to Bowness-on-Windermere, where a wealth of attractions and amenities await you. Graythwaite customers can also avail of a multitude of benefits for local services and attractions. Enjoy discounted rates for Go Ape, mountain bike hire at Grizedale as well as a local catering company and delicious welcome packs with succulent, locally-sourced food. Delivery of milk and provisions can also be arranged, and the nearby Lakeside Hotel also offer a discount exclusively for Graythwaite customers. 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 82 people.
Surrounded by woodland and natural scenery, this detached property is an uplifting retreat within Ulverston, Cumbria.
The open space promotes an elegant feel throughout, an excellent opportunity for families and friends to spend quality time.
Upon entering you will be welcomed by a spacious sitting room, hosting leather seating with a warm chocolate tone for a cosy night time escape.
Moving through the tiled hallway, a double bedroom with en-suite, is nicely furnished with decorative pieces, and followed by glorious views.
This leads over to an open plan dining and kitchen area with a contemporary touch, adjoined by patio doors that steer out to a fabulous terraced area.
Scenic views are right on your doorstep.
A second bedroom zip and link style lies to the front of the property, laced with neutral interior, and a very calming feel.
Then to the side, a luxury bathroom hosts a shower, that breathes quality and attention to detail.
A beautiful lounge is a central highlight of this home, carrying a warm sandy effect, and surrounded by breath-taking greenery.
Take the stairs, and you will find two zip and link bedrooms that almost mirror each other, with harmonising designs; there is a king-size bedroom just off from this, showcasing a freeing backdrop and a serene atmosphere.
Bringing everything together is a state of the art bathroom that flows down to another king-size bedroom neighboured by an immaculate en-suite.
Accompanying this matchless interior lies outstanding greenery that almost circles the property, for a panoramic outlook.
If you are looking to head further afield, why not wander into the well-known festival town of Ulverston with nearby family attractions that include the South Lakes Wild Animal Park and Lakes Windermere.
A luxury getaway to mark an incredible stay.
Six bedrooms: 3 x king-size double (zip/link, can be twin on request), 1 x king-size with en-suite shower basin and WC. 1 x ground floor double with en-suite shower, basin and WC,1 x ground floor double (zip/link, can be twin on request). Ground floor bathroom with shower, basin and WC. Kitchen and dining area. Sitting room. Second sitting room.