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Waingarth Cottage | Grizedale Forest & Satterthwaite

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As a special introductory offer we offering extra savings on all 2022 bookings at Waingarth Cottage. Discount applied at checkout.

Nestled within the impossibly picturesque Lake District village of Satterthwaite awaits Waingarth Cottage. This traditional, stone-built dwelling is sandwiched between the iconic lakes, Windermere and Coniston Water and is surrounded by a charming rural landscape and the enchanting Grizedale Forest.

All around is spectacular walking and mountain biking whilst the nearby Visitor’s Centre within Grizedale Forest has near endless opportunities for family fun and adventures. Those seeking peace and escapism from busy modern life will find much to soothe their souls in the restorative and tranquil countryside and woodland that surrounds this delightful cottage.

Upon stepping inside this welcoming cottage guests will find comfort in the double-aspect sitting room with feature log-burning stove, three comfortable bedrooms and two well-appointed bathrooms. Stepping outside and a large, mature garden with ample space for playing, relaxing and al fresco dining and with unspoilt countryside views beyond awaits.

The heart of this home-from-home is undoubtedly the bright and sunny kitchen diner with its imposing traditional AGA. While no longer in use this still creates a true cottage kitchen atmosphere. With inviting views across the cottage garden and open countryside beyond this really is the perfect place in which to enjoy a morning coffee or a hearty evening meal.

With a popular Lakeland pub just a short stroll away this really is the perfect setting for a break in the glorious Lakes for families, couples and friends alike.
Ground Floor
The main entrance is situated along the side of Waingarth Cottage and the front door leads into a spacious hallway - perfect for storing coats, boots and bags. Several doors lead off from this central hallway the first of which takes you into a bright and airy sitting room. Double aspect windows include pretty views over the cottage garden an ensure the room is flooded with natural light. A feature log-burner creates a cosy centre-piece to the room and makes for the perfect place in which to relax after a day spent exploring the local area.

Back into the hallway a second door leads to the spacious kitchen and dining room. The country kitchen is equipped with an electric oven and hob, microwave, dishwasher, washer and dryer while a handy larder ensures there's ample storage space.The centre-piece of the kitchen is the impressive, traditional Aga, ensuring the kitchen is stuffed full of country kitchen charm.

From the kitchen steps down lead you into the sunny dining area. Bathed in light from the large windows and roof lights and with gorgeous views of the gardens with open countryside beyond, this really is the perfect place to enjoy a hearty breakfast or a relaxing coffee before your day's adventures.

Back into the hallway and a final door leads to a handy bathroom with corner bath, W.C. and basin which completes the downstairs accommodation.

First Floor
Bedroom 1: Feature four-poster bed and lovely views of the garden and open countryside beyond.
Bedroom 2: King-size bed and more gorgeous views
Bedroom 3: Twin single beds and pretty views

A shower room with walk-in shower, W.C. and basin completes the upstairs of Wain Garth Cottage.

Outside
A door from the dining area leads out into the delightful garden. With mature trees & shrubs, areas to dine, to relax and to play and with uninterrupted countryside views beyond, this is really is a wonderful slice of Lakeland which is all yours and yours alone should you choose to stay in Waingarth Cottage and we definitely recommend that you do!

To the side of the cottage is a detached garage - perfect for mountain bike storage.

Facilities included
Electricity, Wi-Fi, bed linen, towels & initial logs for the fire

Available to hire
Travel cot & high chair.

Parking
Parking for 2 small cars on the driveway or one small car in the garage plus another car on the driveway. Additional limited parking can be found on the road alongside the village church.

Local Area
Grizedale Forest sits within the Lake District World Heritage Site designated on 'cultural landscape'. The forest is a place for people: a top-ten Lake District tourist attraction, a cultural hotspot, and a sanctuary for relaxation, for exercise and play.

It is the place to visit to experience art in the landscape and art inspired by the landscape. It is also renowned internationally as the UK's first forest for sculpture. It has expanded into contemporary arts and provides unique gallery spaces for a diverse range of exhibitions - all inspired by the landscape. Guests can experience over 50 artworks throughout the forest. The collection features permanent and temporary sculpture from artists including Andy Goldsworthy, Richard Harris, and Lucy Tomlins, Charlie Whinney, and Greyworld

The forest is a working forest - with mixed broadleaf, coniferous and semi-ancient oak woodlands, upland heath and grassland. The Forestry Commission carefully manages the forest with a balance of producing timber with conservation in mind. Grizedale Forest provides habitats to some of the UK's most prized wildlife, including stoat, badger, deer, buzzard and red kite.

Wain Garth Cottage has fabulous footpaths, bridleways and bike tracks right on its doorstep. It is conveniently placed just a short distance from Grizedale Visitor Centre - where one can enjoy the Forest on stunning way marked trails, Go Ape tree top adventures, zip trekking and segways, and amazing mountain biking.

Go Ape (Grizedale Forest) discounts https://goape.co.uk/discounts

It is also a stone's throw away from Coniston Water, and Hawkshead and Sawrey - the home of Beatrix Potter.

Nearby
Pub 0.1 miles
Shop 4 miles

T.L.
On Monday, 27 Jun 2022
Lovely cottage, cosy especially after the long walks with the dog. Lovely garden. Located very close to the pub, which has great food.
C.G.
On Friday, 04 Mar 2022
We had a really lovely stay at Wain Garth, the good weather was a bonus! Lots of opportunity for good walks right from the front door, and the village pub a couple of minutes away is very welcoming. Would certainly recommend. The cottage is very well equipped and comfortable. There's a lovely spacious garden at the back, with good views over the fells. Ideal for getting away from it all, even, I surmise, if it rains.
 
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