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Hilltop: Your Lake District Escape Awaits
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Hilltop: Your Lake District Escape Awaits

This quality detached Lakeland cottage near Hawkshead, within the beautiful 5,000-acre Graythwaite Estate, enjoys an elevated position, offering superb views over Lake Windermere and the surrounding woodland.

The setting is both private and peaceful, a perfect antidote to the stresses of everyday life, and the accommodation at this cottage is designed to help you relax.

There is a well-equipped kitchen, an open-plan dining area, and a very comfortable and welcoming sitting room with an open fire, perfect for settling in on a chilly evening or after an autumn stroll by the lake.

This Windermere cottage has two attractive bedrooms, one with an en-suite, guaranteeing a well-earned night’s rest.

The shores of Lake Windermere are just a 15-minute stroll away, and the surrounding estate is full of mature woodland walks with plenty of wildlife to spot. The on-site facilities at the estate’s central courtyard, around 3 miles from this Windermere cottage, are a fantastic bonus.

These include an indoor heated swimming pool, a table tennis room, a fitness suite and a children’s play area. The estate also offers free trout fishing.

Should you need to head away from your cottage near Windermere, the beauty of the Lakes is on your doorstep.

Plus, there is a beautiful selection of exclusive offers and benefits to enjoy, with excellent discounted Go Ape experiences and mountain bike hire in Grizedale Forest, along with convenient welcome packs and delicious homemade meals delivered straight to your door.

Visit Hawkshead or Ambleside, hop on the steam railway, take a boat trip, or explore the majestic beauty of the fells, pikes and scars, not to mention this remarkable region’s glinting waters, lakes and tarns.

Accommodation * Two bedrooms comprising:

  • 1 x king-size double with en-suite shower, basin and WC
  • 1 x twin.
    • Bathroom with bath, basin and WC
    • Kitchen with dining area
    • Sitting room with open fire.


* Oil central heating with open fire

* Gas oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher

* TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi * Fuel, power and logs for fire included in rent

* Kindling available £4/bag, coal available £8/bag * Bed linen and towels inc. in rent

* Travel cot and highchair

* Off-road parking for 2 cars

* Patio with furniture

* Shared use of estate grounds and facilities 3 miles away, including an indoor heated swimming pool, table tennis room, children’s play area, fitness suite and 2.5-acre trout fishing lake

* Two well-behaved dogs welcome

* Sorry, no smoking

8 Shop 4.3 miles, pub 1.5 miles

To check availability, make an enquiry or book Hilltop, please use the Visit Website buttons for further information. When enquiring, please tell us you found this Hawkshead holiday cottage in Cumbria on the My Favourite Holiday Cottages website. Thank you.





Once again, a wonderful week. I love the cottage, location and area. It is truly a beautiful place to come to, I always go home feeling totally relaxed.

Mrs Adams, Kidderminster, March 2016


The cottage offers peace and quiet. It is a wonderful cottage, set in a wonderful spot. Total relaxation.

Hazel Adams, Kidderminster, March 2016


Hilltop was peaceful and well located for Lake Windermere and many walks. Loved the use of the pool too, just perfect. Will be returning.

Mrs Helen Ingle, TRING, April 2015