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Tower Cottage | Far Sawrey
Nr. Hawkshead

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Within walking distance of Far Sawrey, home to Beatrix Potter's Hill Top and good pubs, perched above the valley and providing views across to Lake Windermere and the fells on both shores, stands the large country house, Sawrey Knotts. Built in 1861 and once home to a Captain Dand, it is now a collection of beautifully converted apartments, each with its own character and charm.

Sitting high above Sawrey Knotts, looking down on all around is Tower Cottage. It looks like a castle but in truth is an old Victorian folly, complete with castellation. From up here, you feel like master of all you purvey, gazing over the panorama below - the local woods and hills, Windermere and the fells east and west of the lake. What a glorious spot for relaxing and enjoying life, hopefully while basking in sunshine!

Tower Cottage is a cottage with a difference. You'll find it hard to beat the views from its veranda or to match its central location, ideal for exploring the countryside around, making it great for couples, friends and families.

Ground floor
Entrance into the kitchen/diner; wooden beams and slate floor complement a fully equipped modern kitchen with electric cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine & tumble dryer. A large bay window with bench allows you to take in the views from inside if the weather is inclement. There is also a shower room with W.C just off the kitchen, great if you've returned home a little muddy.

The cosy living room has a large slate fireplace complete with stove and comfortable sofas to enjoy the fire, the view or both. There's a TV & DVD too if you ever bore of the aforementioned view.

First floor
A wooden staircase leads up to two bedrooms, both providing Lakeland views and en suite bathrooms.

Bedroom 1 - double bed, lake views, en-suite bathroom with shower & W.C.
Bedroom 2 - king size bed (or twin 2'6" single beds), lake views, en-suite W.C & wash basin.

Extensive timber veranda with garden furniture overlooking the Sawrey Knotts Estate and surrounding area.

Facilities included
Oil fired central heating, all electricity, bed linen & towels.

Available to hire
Travel cot & high chair.

Parking for 2 cars at foot of steps.

Property Notes
25 steps from the parking bay to cottage therefore cottage may not be suitable for very young children or guests with mobility issues.

Please note one side of the staircase is open so care must be taken with children.

Public Transport 300 yards
Pub 500 yards
Shop (Sawrey Store) 700 yards

Cottage Postcode
LA22 0LQ

Local Activities
The areas surrounding Lake Windermere are some of the most picturesque in the Lake District, picture perfect cottages, dreamy landscapes and quaint villages not to mention home to some of the ever popular Lake District hotspots. Loved by Beatrix Potter, it's not hard to fall in love with the village of Hawkshead and the surrounding hamlets of High Wray, Near Sawrey and Far Sawrey. Away from the crowds who gather at Hill Top, solace can be found on the shores of the nearby Esthwaite Water and Blenheim Tarn.

At the southern tip of Lake Windermere lies the quaint hamlet of Lakeside which as the name suggests enjoys open access to the lake shore. A favourite for families looking to explore, nearby attractions include the Aquarium of the Lakes, the Lakeland Motor Museum, the Lakeside & Haverthwaite Steam Railway & Fell Foot Park.

Hill Top
Wray Castle
Grizedale Forest
Esthwaite Water Trout Fishing
Blelham Tarn Walk
Lakes Aquarium
Lakeside Railway
Fell Foot Park

On Thursday, 31 May 2018
Excellent cottage, great facilities and location. Thank you.
On Monday, 30 Apr 2018
Beautiful cottage, amazing views, wonderful time.
On Thursday, 30 Nov 2017
Lovely cottage, very comfortable, great walks from the cottage.
On Thursday, 31 Aug 2017
What a fab location! Beautiful cottage. We don't want to leave. So peaceful.
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