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The Cragg

Hawkshead, Hawkshead/Coniston

Ref: 3073

  • Sleeps: 8
  • Changeover: Saturday


It is easy to see why this beautiful Grade Two listed character farmhouse will be a popular holiday venue for our guests. Dating from 1695, and set in Beatrix Potter country, The Cragg oozes character, combined with a peaceful, relaxing feel, a large garden and plenty of home comforts - everything you need for a perfect holiday in any season. There are walks and cycle rides from the door along quiet country lanes, and footpaths to nearby Hawksead and also to Claife Heights and Latterbarrow. Don't miss a visit to Wray Castle, an exciting lake shore venue especially if you have children - the adventure playground is one of the best in the area. Hawkshead has everything you need for day to day shopping as well as several excellent pubs and cafes. You are also well placed for visits to Beatrix Potter's Hilltop home at Near Sawrey. 

Accommodation: The covered entrance porch leads into the stone flagged, oak panelled dining kitchen with its cosy AGA (additional electric cooker with ceramic hob) and circular dining table for family meals. There are two sitting rooms - a quiet room to the front with log burner - an ideal spot for a relaxing read or a quiet glass of wine. The snug to the rear of the house has flat screen TV (freeview, dvd), comfy seating and back door to the garden. Wi-fi. Well-equipped utility room.

Upstairs you will find four good bedrooms  - a king double, a twin and a further double whilst the fourth bedroom has super king double and an extra single bed (please note maximum 8 people in the property. Family bathroom with roll top bath, basin and wc and additional shower room with shower, basin and wc.

The Cragg is comfortably furnished with fitted carpets upstairs and rugs to flagged floors on the ground floor. The original oak panelling throughout the house is a real feature, complemented by the deep set windows, beamed ceilings and spice cupboards.

Outside: Garden areas extend to around an acre with mature shrubs, patio with garden seating and plenty of grassy lawns to front and rear. Parking within the grounds for up to three or four cars. Bike storage available on site.  Shopping and eating out in Hawkshead 1 mile approx.

One dog accepted *non-smoking *  oil and elec. included * duvets with beds made up / towels included * Aga cooker * dishwasher * microwave * fridge * freezer * auto washer * tumble dryer * wi-fi * radio * travel cot and high-chair to order * fuel for log fire available locally


  • Multiple Bathrooms
  • Shortbreaks
  • Travel cot available to order
  • High chair available to order
  • Fuel for fire available locally
  • Views
  • AGA
  • Outside Space
  • Pets
  • Parking
  • Rural
  • Log burner or fire
  • Quiet location
  • Character Features
  • Wi-Fi
  • Low occupancy tariff for 4
  • Towels Inc
  • Non Smoking
  • Duvets/beds made up for arrival
  • Utilities included
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Dryer
  • Microwave
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Oil central heating
  • Freeview/freesat
  • TV
  • DVD
  • Shower
  • Garden furniture
  • Shop within 1 mile
  • Pets Allowed

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