Hatter's Cottage - The Lake District, Sleeps 4
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Hatter's Cottage - Hawkshead, Ambleside, Cumbria, The Lake District, England - Sleeps 4

Hatter's Cottage

Hatter's Cottage sleeps up to four guests in two bedrooms and is a charming 18th Century stone holiday cottage that is detached and positioned away from it all in the heart of the southern Lake District. Situated on a small farm between the beautiful popular lakes of Windermere and Coniston, the cottage is one hundred and fifty metres from public roads. It offers a peaceful retreat for couples who want to explore this beautiful area with its many attractions and is equally suitable for families with teenagers who want an adventurous holiday. It is close to a bus route, so is convenient for those who wish to leave the car behind.

The picturesque village of Hawkshead is just one mile from Hatter's Cottage and offers several pubs serving food, a small supermarket and a post office.

This beautiful tranquil location allows provides miles of walking and cycling with direct access from the cottage door out onto footpaths, forest tracks and quiet lanes. Boating, mountain walks, rock climbing and pony trekking are all available nearby and the central location makes the cottage an excellent base for exploring the Lake District.

Hatters Cottage sits beside a little stream with lovely gardens, orchard, fields and woodland surrounding it. The cottage affords lovely mountain views and is the only holiday home on this small farm which is personally run by the owners.

The area offers many attractions to suit all ages which include: Tarn Hows - a popular beauty spot with one of the best views in Lakeland just a short walk from the cottage; Hill Top where you can discover the tales of Beatrix Potter; many National Trust places; Steam Yacht Gondola on Coniston Water - the oldest steam yacht and a relaxing way to explore the waters; Historic Sizergh Castle and Gardens; Grizedale Forest and the popular centres of Windermere and Bowness.

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  • Hatters Cottage from the west
  • Living room with view to sunny patio and leafy private garden
  • Kitchen with gas cooker, dishwasher, washing machine, fridge & microwave
  • Hatter's Cottage
  • Hatters Cottage and sunny patio from the private garden
  • Dining area with antique oak table and welsh dresser
  • Double bedroom
  • Twin bedroom
  • Patio and front door
  • Hatters Cottage viewed from the east
  • Summer view northeast from behind Hatters Cottage
  • Winter view northeast from behind Hatters Cottage
  • Hatters Cottage from behind
  • National Trust's Victorian steam yacht Gondola
  • Cycling in Grizedale forest, Coniston Fells behind
  • Sailing on Coniston Water
  • Coniston Water looking north


  • Internet Access
  • Pub/Restaurant Nearby
  • Garden/Outside Area
  • Bike Storage
  • Off-Road Parking
  • DVD
  • Washing Machine
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Shower
  • Kingsize Bed
  • Horse Riding Nearby
  • Accessible via Public Transport

Hatter's Cottage Continued

Accommodation comprises:

Ground Floor:

  • Cosy sittiing room with stone hearth, beams, electric 'wood effect' stove fire, television and DVD player.
  • Separate galley kitchen with fridge, gas cooker and microwave.
  • The dining room has an oak table, dresser and a lovely view of the stream, fields and woods.

First Floor:

  • There are two bedrooms with views over the fields and mountains. Bedroom one has a five foot bed and bedroom two has two singles
  • Shower room including wash basin and WC.

Outside: The front door of the cottage opens out onto the peaceful private garden with south facing patio providing a good place for a barbecue or to enjoy a coffee or glass of wine in the sunshine.

Additional information: Children over eleven welcome. Duvets, pillows and also blankets for the cooler months are provided and bed linen can be hired or you can bring your own. Gas central heating is charged by meter reading. Private off-road parking and bike shelter. There is a washing machine in the outhouse. Wi-fi expected mid July 2012. Overseas guests - please enquire with the owner regarding other payment options.

Prices for 7 nights:
Low Season from £320
Peak Season £635

Key details:
Pets: No
Smoking: Yes
Children: Enquire with owner
Changeover Day: Friday
Payment options:
Paypal, Cheque, Bank Transfer

Bedroom configuration:
Sleeps 4 people in 2 bedrooms (1 Double, 1 Twin)

Owner's details:
Owner: Mr & Mrs Gunner, click Contact Details for owner´s phone number and email address.

Hatter's Cottage joined Independent Cottages in July 2012

Owner Noticeboard

- WiFi now available - special offers for 1-2 people in many weeks

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Calendar last updated: 22nd September 2017

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Owner Notice Board

- WiFi now available
- special offers for 1-2 people in many weeks