The Old Farmhouse sleeps up to eight guests in four bedrooms and has recently been sympathetically extended to provide spacious self-catering accommodation. If you are looking for an idyllic cosy cottage in a peaceful setting within the Lake District, with wonderful walks on the doorstep and plenty of attractions and pubs within easy reach then look no further!
With log burner and lovely garden, The Old Farmhouse is an ideal retreat at any time of the year. Dating back to the 16th Century, the cottage is set up a private drive which leads to a narrow farm track and is within walking distance of the pretty bustling Lakeland village of Hawkshead with lovely shops to browse and a good choice of places to eat.
Centrally located in the heart of the Lakes, The Old Farmhouse is a short drive from the areas many attractions including Coniston Water, Bowness-on-Windermere, Ambleside, Grasmere and Grizedale Forest (great for walkers and mountain bikers).
There are a host of outdoor activities to enjoy locally with something to suit all energy levels from a gentle row across the lake or a stroll around the shoreline; to more energetic fell walking, rock climbing, mountain biking and sailing. Alternatively spend your time exploring the national park and visiting the many pretty villages with their independent shops, museums, traditional inns and galleries.
Whether you want to simply relax amongst stunning scenery, fancy exploring the Lake Districts many attractions or are looking for an active holiday, The Old Farmhouse is an ideal retreat for friends and families at any time of the year.
Flexible start day offered and short breaks (three night minimum) out of peak season or at short notice.
Brenda Mackey joined Independent Cottages in November 2010
Outside: The sloping grassed garden is located on the other side of a small farm track where you will find garden furniture, BBQ, mature shrubs and trees - a peaceful place for alfresco dining or relaxing in the warmer weather.
Additional information: Electricity, bed linen, towels, cleaning, hot water and central heating are included within the price. This is a non smoking property.
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Private parking; 3 bath/shower rms; Lounge with log burner, 40inch Smart TV; Large dining rm for 8; Snug with 26inch TV, bureau for laptop; Beautiful garden, seating, charcoal barbecue.