Situated amidst the mature wooded landscape of Stott Park, next door but one to Grange Cottage, this cottage is one of four cottages in the converted stables of Stott Park Mansion. The cottage offers guests a peaceful woodland setting and benefits from direct private access to Lake Windermere, with free boat launching available!
In addition, there is shared use of a peaceful and picturesque lakeside picnic area, and the adjoining woodlands - visited by a variety of wild animals including red squirrel & deer. Fishing, climbing, pony trekking & many other outdoor pursuits are available within easy motoring distance - so there is no excuse not to take advantage of this opportunity to really get away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.
The cottage is also a stone's throw away from attractions such as The Lakes Aquarium, Haverthwaite Railway and Lakeland Motor Museum, perfect for families and friends looking to explore the Lakes area.
Spacious entrance hallway, with ample room to store boots, bags and wet weather gear. From the hallway all rooms can be accessed, the bright sitting/dining room overlooks the entrance to the grounds and along with its comfortable seating benefits from Sky TV, DVD Player & feature bay window.
The kitchen area is also linked to the sitting room, making social cooking a reality. The kitchen comes equipped with electric cooker, microwave, dishwasher & fridge with a small ice box.
Back to the hallway both bedrooms can be accessed. There'll be arguments as to who gets the master room and who gets to be kids (grown up or otherwise) in the bunk beds.
Bedroom 1 - king size bed.
Bedroom 2 - twin full size bunk beds (for 4 people).
The house shower room encompasses a shower & WC and there's also a separate WC, so morning queues can be avoided.
Finally there is also a utility room with storage, perfect for tidying away any excess baggage.
The property enjoys use of the extensive shared grounds with trees, shrubs & parking for several cars.
There is also boat launching & beach storage space (with vehicular access) onto Windermere lake available with the cottage (a key & instructions are available at the cottage).
The lake itself is less than a 5 minute walk away through Black Hole Wood which is a delightful natural habitat covering about 20 acres.
Electric storage heating, electricity, bed linen, Wi-Fi.
Available to hire
Travel cot & high chair. Please note that towels are not available to hire at this cottage
Parking for several cars.
Public Transport 2 miles
Pub 1 mile
Shop 6.5 miles
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.
There are also great walking routes on offer, perfect for big and little legs with High Dam & Gummers How not too far away.
About Hawkshead Windermere & Surrounding Area
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.