Bobbin Beck Cottage is captivating contemporary traditional Lakeland
cottage on the banks of a soothing picturesque river in the sleepy
hamlet of Force Forge, between Hawkshead and Lake Windermere on the
edge of Grizedale Forest, blissfully secluded yet only a mile from the
An enchanting Lake District cottage in blissful surroundings with; 3
chic bedrooms, 2 stylish bathroom facilities, spacious living spaces
with warming woodburning stoves set on slate flagged flooring and true
picture windows. Outside a pretty cottage garden with patio and stone
steps leading into the river, what a perfect place for al-fresco
living...Grizedale Forrest surrounds this beautiful hamlet boasting
some of the best mountain biking trails in the country. Don't forget
the award winning and very exciting 'Go Ape', a must for adventure
junkies yet the walking throughout this magnificent part of the Lakes
is hard to beat. If searching for a special and eclectic escape in the
Lakes, you have found it here at Bobbin Beck Cottage.
Accommodation in detail
A pathway leads through your riverside garden to a traditional entrance
porch, ideal for walking gear and from here, through a stable door, you
enter the spacious kitchen / dining room which is a superb living space
itself, a state of the art kitchen with everything you may need and a
warming woodburning stove set on a slate flooring. An opening into the
second living area with leather relaxing furnishings set on original
slate flags with sumptuous rugs by a second woodburner, there are two
window seats and views over the garden towards the river, what a
relaxing space for a cosy night in. On this level is a useful utility
room housing the washing machine and freezer. Upstairs to the bedrooms
and bathrooms; the master king size bedroom complete with beamed
vaulted ceiling and en-suite shower room and then the twin bedroom also
with the vaulted beamed ceiling and soothing sound of the flowing
river. There is also a single bedroom. The house bathroom has a double
ended bath and invigorating power shower cubicle. Outside the riverside
garden is a true delight with patio and furniture, what a great place
to unwind and with direct access via steps into the river for paddling
but please be vigilant at all times with young children.
This secluded Satterthwaite holiday home enjoys a peaceful, picturesque
location between the lakes of Coniston and Windermere, just south of
Hawkshead village. The sleepy hamlet is surrounded by a natural
playground of stunning landscapes to explore; a great base for walking
and outdoor adventure as well as for escaping the everyday rush.
To the north, Grizedale Forest is an intriguing network of walking
routes, cycle paths and sculpture trails. Lake Windermere lies to the
east, and a car-ferry crossing can take you across the lake to explore
the lively attractions of Bowness village.
Also close by is the village of Near Sawrey, where Beatrix Potter
famously lived and was inspired to write her children's stories. Visit
the author's home at Hill Top and explore her favourite places; such as
Esthwaite Water and Moss Eccles Tarn.
Hawkshead village itself is easily reached to your north; a charming
historic village of whitewashed Lakeland cottages, car-free cobbled
streets and interesting local shops. You can stock up the kitchen
there, or drive just a few miles to Ambleside village.
Pets information: Pet policies vary by property, please check the
properties listing on Lakelovers website for full details.