Pepper Cottage - The Lake District, Sleeps 4
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Pepper Cottage - Ambleside, Cumbria, The Lake District, England - Sleeps 4

Pepper Cottage

Pepper Cottage sleeps four guests and provides a high degree of comfort, perfectly blending together the charm and tranquility of a country setting with stylish bang up-to-date facilities. Spend your days exploring the Southern Lakes then return home to this oasis of calm with everything provided to immediately relax and unwind including two fabulous shower/bathrooms with waterfall showers (plus a free standing bath in one!), modern kitchen with mountain views and white units topped with granite, and a large television for snuggling up and watching your favourite movie in front of the log burner.

Perfectly sandwiched between the pretty village of Hawkshead and Ambleside, Pepper Cottage sits in the tiny hamlet of Knipefold with superb walking and cycling from the front door and magnificent views over the rolling valley. The renown Drunken Duck Inn with its fine ales and excellent food is just a mile away (make sure you book in advance as it is exceptionally popular), and slightly closer is The Outgate Inn serving hearty pub food and a good pint. You also have the choice of four other pubs in Hawkshead so no shortage of places to enjoy a meal out!

The area offers an abundance of attractions. Coniston Water is a short drive away offering a host of water-based activities, as well as 'The Old Man' for those up for the challenge. Esthwaite Water, close to Hawkshead may be one of the areas smaller lakes but it offers excellent opportunities for fishing. And for mountain bikers (and walkers), Grizedale Forest is a must (you can park at High Cross just a mile from the cottage or the main visitors centre five miles away) with superb tracks and trails with sculptures along the way and a cafe (dog-friendly) for when you are needing refreshments. There is also a Go-Ape at the forest for a tree top adventure.

Should you get an inclement day, head to Ambleside and browse the shops, take in a film at the Cinema or have some indoor activity on the climbing wall. Visit Muncaster's haunted Castle with the Hawk and Owl Centre, the Beatrix Potter Gallery in Hawkshead or Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's farmhouse where you can step back in time and follow in the writers footsteps. The Lakeland Motor Museum is another good attraction to visit at Backbarrow with an impressive 30,000 vehicles, from bikes to classic cars.

Whether you simply want to relax, lace up your walking boots and hike the hills or discover the beauty of the area and its many attractions, Pepper Cottage provides a warm welcome at any time of the year.

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  • Pepper Cottage
  • Kitchen area with mountain views
  • Open-plan living
  • Sitting area with log burner
  • Kitchen
  • Well equipped for self-catering
  • Dogs are welcome (up to three)
  • Double en-suite bedroom
  • The cottage has a shower room and en-suite bathroom
  • En-suite to the double bedroom with freestanding bath
  • Twin bedroomo
  • Twin bedroom
  • Plenty of space to relax outside
  • Stunning views
  • Make sure you pre-book - just a mile away serving excellent food & ale
  • Perfect for outdoor enthusiasts
  • A stunning setting
  • A warm welcome awaits at Pepper Cottage


  • Internet Access
  • Log Burner
  • Pub/Restaurant Nearby
  • Garden/Outside Area
  • Bike Storage
  • Off-Road Parking
  • DVD
  • Washing Machine
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Shower
  • Bath
  • Cot
  • Kingsize Bed

Pepper Cottage Continued

Accommodation comprises:

  • Open-plan living at the very heart of the house with three areas for cooking, dining and relaxing. The kitchen is beautifully presented with stylish gloss white units topped with striking granite, microwave, dishwasher, electric oven/induction hob, fridge with ice compartment, washing machine and tumble dryer. This area has fabulous views of the mountains with bar stools allowing you to sit and enjoy them whilst chatting to the cook as they prepare supper with a glass of wine. The sitting area has comfy leather seating in front of a large fifty inch wall mounted Smart television with surround sound (WiFi internet and Chromecast allow you to stream movies). There is also a log burner and large glass bi-fold doors that let the outside flood in, providing access out onto the patio. The dining area has a table seating six guests.
  • With lovely valley views to wake up to, the master bedroom has a king-size bed and en-suite bathroom with freestanding bath, wash basin, WC and separate walk-in waterfall shower.
  • Twin bedroom offering plenty of space for children or adults.
  • Wet room with WC, wash basin and waterfall shower.

Outside: The patio affords a sunny south facing aspect and provides a lovely place for alfresco dining (BBQ provided) whilst soaking up the peace and tranquility. There is also a gravel terrace with seating and garden where children can play and dogs can wander. Bike storage is secure for those bringing bikes.

Additional information: An additional fee of £75 is charged per rental to ensure the cottage is spotless and cleaned thoroughly in between lets. Within this price some basic essentials will be provided including fresh bed linen, towels, and some toiletries. Underfloor heating throughout and a log burner keep the cottage cosy during the cooler months. Electricity and heating included in the price. Cot and high chair available at an additional cost of £20 each. No smoking. Up to three dogs are welcome (no extra charge).

Prices for 7 nights:
Low Season from £484
Mid Season from £604
High Season from £695
Peak Season £741

Key details:
Pets: Yes 3 or more dogs allowed
Smoking: No
Children: Yes
Changeover Day: Flexible
Payment options:
Paypal, Bank Transfer

Bedroom configuration:
Sleeps 4 people in 2 bedrooms (1 King & 1 Twin)

Owner's details:
Owner: Will Coley, click Contact Details for owner´s phone number and email address.

Pepper Cottage joined Independent Cottages in March 2017

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