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Hawkshead, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 1066217)

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor accommodation
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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  • “Really nice and cozy holiday home”

    - Mr Gordon, October 2021

The property

Jenny's is a gorgeous ground-floor apartment situated in a side street from the attractive village centre of Hawkshead, perfectly-situated for a group of four who want to explore the Lake District National Park. After an adventure filled day, head into this homely accommodation to settle down for the evening, cooking up a storm in the well-equipped kitchen, fitted with an electric oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge, washer/dryer, and even a dishwasher. Tuck into your delicious cooking on the sociable dining table, or use this space for a night of competitive board games before gathering in the sitting area for a film night. Take your dining experience outdoors and enjoy a spot of alfresco dining in your own private courtyard, a perfect spot to relish in the sun with a drink of your choice. Retire to one of the lovely bedrooms after a fun-filled day, comprising a king-size and a twin/superking zip link room, both with ample storage and served by a sumptuous shower room with a spacious walk-in shower to feel refreshed. Hawkshead's amenities are right on your doorstep, a leisurely stroll takes you right into the village centre where you'll find a range of shops, pubs, restaurants and tea rooms to browse through, or discover fabulous attractions at the Beatrix Potter Gallery, William Wordsworth's old school, and the Fitzwilliam Gallery. Step out for a day of adventure as you relish in the scenes of nature around the Lake District, find the imposing National Trust owned Hill Top nearby, or plan a day of thrills at Grizedale Forest where you can enjoy gentle walks, challenging bike rides, unique Segway tours, or swing through trees at Go Ape adventure. Put on your walking boots and choose to hike up a nearby mountain peak like the Old Man of Coniston or Claife Heights, alternatively, indulge in a day of relaxation as you take a Windermere Lake Cruise over to Ambleside, Bowness and Lakeside. In easy distance from the Aquarium of the Lakes and Aira Force Waterfall, Jenny's is an ideal base for an exciting family getaway.


  • All-ground-floor
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size, 1 x Zip link twin/superking
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin, and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge, washer/dryer, dishwasher, Smart TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking Enclosed courtyard with bistro seating
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 0.2 miles

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £200.

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About the location


Ambleside 4 miles; Kendal 24 miles.

The picturesque village of Hawkshead still retains the charm and character that so endeared it to its most famous residents - William Wordsworth and Beatrix Potter. Visitors can wander the wealth of tiny alleyways, thoroughfares, archways and courtyards between the whitewashed 17th century houses. There are many pleasant inns, teashops, guest houses and gift shops in the village, as well as the Beatrix Potter Gallery, which houses an annually changing exhibition of the famous author’s illustrations and stories. The other famous Hawkshead enthusiast, William Wordsworth, attended the Old Grammar School in 1779-87, which still stands today, and you can visit the building where the Lakeland poet developed his love of the form, and even see the desk into which he scratched his name as a small boy! Newby Bridge is ten miles away and offers attractions such as the Aquarium of the Lakes and Windermere Lake Cruises, sailing daily between Ambleside, Bowness and Lakeside. With stunning scenery and numerous attractions within easy touring distance, Hawkshead is in an ideal location at any time of the year.