Heron View Cottage ref: CC121104

Grasmere, Grasmere Langdale in the Lake District

3 Stars

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3
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Bathrooms
1
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No pets allowed
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  • Garden / Patio 
  • Pub within 1 mile 
  • Cot Available 
  • Washing Machine 
  • Pets – not allowed 
  • Parking - On Site 

Description

Pretty as many of the Lakelands pictures, this traditional stone built cottage nestles in a quiet backwater just minutes walk from the village centre. With views to the surrounding fells and with a blend of modern fittings and traditional style, the cottage provides a cosy and comfortable retreat. The River Rothay meanders close by and there is direct access to the fells and lakes from the doorstep, with walks and days out to suit all ages and abilities.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

The accommodation has modern storage heating, double glazed sash windows and comprises:
Dining/kitchen: With Lakeland flagged floor and well equipped with electric oven and hob, extractor fan, fridge/freezer, microwave, washer/dryer and dining table. The old pantry remains.
Lounge: Cosy with comfortable furnishings, TV, DVD and old Victorian fireplace, the perfect spot to relax after a hard day on the fells.

First floor

Bedroom 1: with twin beds.
Bedroom 2: with a single bed.
Bathroom: With shower over bath, WC and hand basin.
Steep stairs to...

Second floor

Bedroom 3: in a converted loft with double bed and beautiful views through Velux windows.

Third floor

Fourth floor

Facilities

All electricity, bed linen and towels included. Cot available.

Miscellaneous

Outside there is a private sitting out area to the rear and private parking for two cars. Also sitting area to the front.
Please note: There is an access statement available for this property, if required please call 01228 599950
  • Nearest town
    Grasmere
  • Shops
    200 yards
  • Distance
    Central
  • Restaurant
    200 yards
  • Nearest railway station
    Windermere
  • Pub
    300 yards
  • Railway station distance
    8.0 miles
  • Lake
    0.25 miles

About the local area

Grasmere is a charming village in the heart of the Lake District National Park, situated in a valley surrounded by the lush green slopes of the Lakeland hills. Lovely old cottages and houses built of the local blue-green slate sit along side the art galleries and shops that line the twisty streets of the village.

Once home to the famous poet William Wordsworth visitors can see his two former homes - Dove Cottage and Rydal Mount and Gardens. At the centre of the village is St. Oswald's Church which contains the Wordsworth family graves.

A short distance to the west is the village of Chapel Stile at the entrance to the spectacular Langdale Valley with superb scenery all around. Langdale offers a variety of fell and low level walks making it a good base for walkers of all abilities.

Things to do nearby

Walking between Grasmere and Langdale

Starting at Grasmere, you can take a wonderful nine mile walk up on to the fells between Grasmere and Great Langdale; this is a great part of the country to walk in.

Russell Colman Photography

Russell Colman Photography is a studio located just outside Bowness-on-Windermere in the grounds of a beautiful, Lakeland country house.

Old Man of Coniston Walks

Overlooking the village of Coniston is the beautiful fell known as the `Old Man of Coniston'. A part of the Furness Fells, this summit is over 800 metres high and is interesting to the eye with evidence mining that was done here years ago.

The Grasmere Gingerbread Shop

Built originally as the village school this famous gingerbread shop in Grasmere is FULL of award winning delights. The original Grasmere gingerbread is baked fresh daily and simply shouldn't be missed! Tel: 01539 435428

Rydal Water
Rydal Water

Linked to Lake Grasmere by the River Rothay, Rydal Water is one of the smallest lakes in Cumbria measuring 3/4 mile long and 1/4 mile wide. Up the hill overlooking the lake, you can find RydaL Caves in the hill rock, they are surprisingly large and over 200 years ago they were used as a quarry supplying stone to the local villages.

Langdale Pikes

The dramatic Langdale Pikes can be found at the head of the Langdale Valley and can often be seen from many miles away overlooking the vale.

The World Famous Faeryland
The World Famous Faeryland

This is the home of Grasmere tea, Romany Tea and Faery Grey blends. Enjoy a romantic rowing boat trip out on the lake and return to a cup of tea and a freshly baked scone!

Grasmere Lake

Just a short stroll away from the village of Grasmere, you will find Grasmere Lake which is one of the smaller lakes in the Lake District measuring one mile in length and half a mile in width.

Kayaking on River Rothay

The River Rothay is a popular place to kayak. The meandering river provides great waters for novices to have a go at this exciting water sport.

Grasmere and Great Langdale

The National Trust owns most of the valley's farms, the glaciated valley of Mickleden, a Victorian garden in High Close and the dramatic Dungeon Ghyll.

Lakeland Photo Workshops

Take inspiration from this and other stunning locations to capture great photographs. Take your photography to the next level with Lakeland Photo Workshops

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