This luxuriously refurbished 17th century cottage takes a sublime rural
setting; nestled down a leafy lane, backing onto woodland glade and
gazing out over the lush Lyth Valley. Wonderful walking and cycling
begins on the doorstep, and at the end of a long day you'll choose from
two excellent country pubs close by.
If you're taking a leisurely pace, you'll relish the elegant
combination of Laura Ashley and Farrow & Ball throughout ample living
space even for two couples. Explore the gardens and woodlands, rest-up
in decadent bedroom suites, admire the view from the sun terrace or
cosy-up by the woodburner in this unforgettable retreat. Foxdene
Cottage is a 25 minute drive from Bowness and Lake Windermere.
Accommodation in detail
A long driveway leads to the cottage, and a stable door to the entrance
hall with under-heated slate floor. Elegant lounge / dining room with
old oak beams, feature fireplace and large glass doors to the sun-trap
terrace. A superb oak / granite kitchen leads to the conservatory, with
additional access to terrace. Ground floor king-size luxury en-suite
bedroom with patio doors to private patio.Upstairs to the master suite
with king-size sleigh bed, scenic sitting area and decadent Victorian
This luxury rural cottage in the Lake District sits pretty as a picture
overlooking the scenic Lyth Valley, famous for its serene walking,
peaceful cycling and scattering of acclaimed Lake District gastropubs.
Nearby is the famous Mason's Arms at Strawberry Bank - a must during
your stay. The Punchbowl at Crosthwaite (a small village in the north
of the Lyth Valley) also comes highly recommended.
The Lyth Valley lies to the east of Lake Windermere, offering a quieter
alternative to the busier Lake District holiday destinations. But
you'll find a manageable drive takes you to shops, cafes, restaurants
and evening entertainment in Bowness village on the lake shore, with
the opportunity to take a steamer cruise to Ambleside or Lakeside.
Windermere Golf Club is also en-route to Bowness and keen golfers will
love the scenic course.
If you're keen to explore the wider reaches of the Lake District
National Park, you'll link up to the A591 at Windermere and find this
road takes you easily to Ambleside, Grasmere and beyond.
Pets information: Pet policies vary by property, please check the
properties listing on Lakelovers website for full details.