A rare treat for large groups or families, gazing out over Esthwaite
water to the Coniston Fells through superb full-length windows.
Lakefield House is surrounded by scenes featured in the stories of
Beatrix Potter, being only a few minutes from her former home in Near
Sawrey. The lake itself (fictional home of 'Jeremy Fisher') is one of
the finest trout lakes in England, and walks in every direction in the
surrounding area will leave you spellbound.
Back at the house, the impressive living space is superb for family
gatherings, and spread out to suit one or two families - ground floor
king, double and twin bedrooms are en-suite with TVs, and the top floor
bedrooms benefit from a cosy TV/gaming room and basic kitchen. Perfect
for early risers!
Gather together or relax apart, and be assured of a spectacular outlook
at any time of year.
Accommodation in detail
Private parking for 4 cars. Enter via hall with 'boot room' with
Belfast sink. Large sitting room with a full wall of windows
overlooking Esthwaite Water to the Coniston Fells, open fire, comfy
sofas and 40" LCD TV/DVD. The dining area leads out to the raised
furnished deck area. Well-equipped kitchen with utility and access to
rear garden. Ground floor hallway with games cupboard, luxury en-suite
king-size bedroom with four-poster and LCD TV, luxury en-suite twin
bedroom with LCD TV and en-suite double bedroom with LCD. Upstairs to
the 2nd king-size and twin bedrooms, luxury bathroom, TV/gaming room
with LCD TV/DVD/ Playstation 2 and small kitchen and additional wc.
Table tennis is available in the garage.
This large holiday home in Near Sawrey is perfectly placed for a varied
Lake District holiday, with walks surrounding, interesting villages
nearby, and a wealth of Lake District family attractions within easy
Beatrix Potter once lived in Near Sawrey, and her former home is open
to the public at Hill Top. The Tower Bank Arms featured in her stories,
and is a wonderful place for a family meal with a traditional Lakeland
pub atmosphere. Near Sawrey is only a mile away from Hawkshead, where a
charming car-free village centre provides everything you need to stock
up the kitchen.
Near Sawrey is a great base for walking in the Lake District. Stroll
close-by to beautiful Moss Eccles Tarn (Beatrix Potter's favourite),
wander around Tarn Hows near Hawkshead, explore cycle tracks and
sculpture trails in the Grizedale Forest, or venture to famous routes
in areas such as the Langdale Valley and Coniston - both within easy
Bowness can be reached easily via the car-ferry over Lake Windermere,
only a few miles from your door. Bowness is a bustling Lake District
holiday destination, with contemporary shops and wide range of
entertainment. Hire a boat in Bowness Bay, or take a steamer cruise on
Lake Windermere to Ambleside or Lakeside. Windermere Golf Club is also
just outside Bowness village.
Pets information: Pet policies vary by property, please check the
properties listing on Lakelovers website for full details.