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Wetherlam

Grasmere, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 1042822)

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  • Sleeps 8

  • Bedrooms 4

  • Bathrooms 3

  • Pets Yes

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Features

  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/Games room Games Room
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

Reviews

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5 Customer Review(s)

  • Mr Hopkinson

    “We had a great time staying here.”

    It’s a beautiful location on a hill with window views overlooking Lake Grassmere. There are some great footpaths accessible through the back gate. The town is beautiful. Just the right size. Not too touristy, but with lots of choices to eat and enjoy. The cottage has two great living rooms. The upstairs one has the best view with seats along the window. The gaming room was a hit with the kids we had fun table football games each evening. ...

    It’s a beautiful location on a hill with window views overlooking Lake Grassmere. There are some great footpaths accessible through the back gate. The town is beautiful. Just the right size. Not too touristy, but with lots of choices to eat and enjoy. The cottage has two great living rooms. The upstairs one has the best view with seats along the window. The gaming room was a hit with the kids we had fun table football games each evening. The kitchen is fully equipped and a pleasure to cook in. We had 2 deer eating out in front of the window The only thing that is hidden on the description is it’s presented as a single cottage. But the building is spilt in 2 and has another 3-4 holiday units on the same location. This isn’t an issue, but strange to not mention it. We would stay here again and still have lots to explore and do.

    - Mr Hopkinson, May 2021

The property

This spacious holiday home over three floors enjoys truly spectacular views over Grasmere Lake. The home forms part of an outstanding former gentlemen's residence (now divided into several properties), only minutes away from the centre of Grasmere and stands proud in shared landscaped gardens attracting lots of wildlife. There are some well-known walks from the door including Alcock Tarn, Loughrigg, Fairfield and the Rydal Round. Grasmere village is only a short walk down the hill, where you will find a wealth of shops, pubs and restaurants and the famous Gingerbread shop. Dove Cottage and Grasmere lake are only a short walk away. Ideal for families and friends and couples alike to take in the peace and tranquillity Wood Close offers. Lovingly presented to provide superb, comfortable and home from home accommodation. Accommodation: Front door entrance into vestibule with space for coats and boots. Door leading to large hallway with high ceilings, to the left a large lounge and diner with views over the garden and Grasmere Lake. From the hallway on the right is the kitchen, with granite worktops and shaker style units. A twin bedroom on the ground floor and a separate (shower wc and basin). On the first floor a large king bedroom, a further twin bedroom and a king en-suite (shower, basin and wc). A family bathroom with bath, wc. A second lounge with wood burner ample comfortable seating (TV,Ipod docking station, DVD player) with an elevated view from the large window of Grasmere Lake with window seating. The basement is home to a cosy Den/Games room with table football comfy seating and a 55" TV with freeview. A seperate WC and basin and a large utility room.The property has mostly fitted carpets throughout and electric storage heating. Furnishings are beautiful and traditional with a high quality standard, and the modern country house style creates a comfortable feel with co-ordinated neutral colours and an array of fabrics. Outside: The front of the property has a paved sitting-out area with garden furniture (views towards Grasmere and beyond) and large shared and beautifully landscaped gardens. Enjoy the stunning location while keeping an eye out for red squirrels, badgers and deer. There is private parking for three medium sized cars in allocated spaces immediately in front of the property.

Summary

  • Over three floors
  • Four bedrooms: 1 x king-size with en-suite shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC, 1 x king, 1 x twin, 1 x ground-floor twin
  • Bathroom with roll top bath, shower over, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Living/dining room
  • First-floor sitting room with woodburning stove
  • Lower-ground-floor games room
  • Electric storage heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, table football, IPod docking station, TVs with DVD Player, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen inc. NO towels provided
  • Travel cot and highchair included
  • Designated parking for three cars
  • Patio with outdoor furniture within shared & communal gardens
  • One well-behaved pet welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking.

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

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About the location

AMBLESIDE

Windermere 4 miles; Grasmere 4 mile; Keswick 15 miles.

Lying at the northern tip of Lake Windermere, England’s largest lake, Ambleside makes a superb base for touring the central Lakes, with Grasmere and the Langdale Valley just a short drive away. There is plenty to do here - cruises, boat trips and watersports on Lake Windermere itself and numerous shops, restaurants and pubs in the village to suit all tastes. On the lakeside at Waterhead, the parkland offers lovely views down the lake and a short stretch of beach, whilst a walk in the other direction, following Stock Ghyll through woodland, will bring you to the entrancing waterfall of Stock Ghyll Force. Along with the Lake and the great walking on offer, Ambleside is also famous for its annual rushbearing ceremony and the diminutive 17th century “Bridge House” - one of the most photographed buildings in the Lake District and now the National Trust Information Centre.

Notes: Dogs must be kept downstairs at all times

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute

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