A warm and welcoming detached Lake District Farmhouse, large enough to sleep 10, Home Farmhouse sits amidst rural surroundings close to Lake Windermere on a 5000-acre country estate. Pets are welcome here. Guests have shared use of an indoor heated swimming pool, gym and sauna.
- Sleeps 10
- Bedrooms 5
- Bathrooms 4
A superb, detached farmhouse on the edge of the central courtyard of the beautiful Graythwaite Estate.
Enjoying magnificent woodland views, this lovely cottage has a separate annexe housing an additional bedroom and makes a great base for a large group to discover this beautiful area.
The cottage offers a welcoming sitting room with a slate fireplace housing a warming woodburner, and benefits from a lovely lawned garden and patio area, ideal for taking advantage of your tranquil surroundings.
Indulge in the shared on-site facilities close by, including an indoor swimming pool and table tennis room, or enjoy a walk or cycle ride through the scenic grounds of the estate.
Main house: * Four bedrooms
1 x king-size double with TV and en-suite bath, shower over, basin and WC
1 x double with en-suite bath, shower over, basin and WC
1 x twin
1 x ground floor twin
- Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC.
- Kitchen with dining area.
- Sitting room with woodburner. Annexe: One ground floor double bedroom with en-suite shower, basin and WC.
There are some wonderful on-site facilities to take advantage of, which include a fantastic indoor heated swimming pool, a fitness suite, table tennis room and a children’s play area.
This magical estate offers an escape to another world with a 2.5-acre lake, just a 10-minute walk from the courtyard, which is well stocked with rainbow trout and boasts a serene setting for hazy afternoons spent fly fishing. During the spring and summer months, guests can roam Graythwaite Hall’s pretty gardens, which are open to the public, while all year round, the estate’s grounds provide a wonderland for all ages and offer plenty of places to stop for a picnic or enjoy a quiet stroll along the lakeshore or a gentle cycle along the traffic-free lanes that weave through the parkland countryside. Outdoor adventure awaits from the very doorstep with the estate able to provide comprehensive walking maps and guides as well as arranging canoe hire, climbing and guided hikes along with a plethora of other adrenaline-fueled activities. Chug through the vivid scenery with a trip on the Lakeside and Haverthwaite Steam Railway, just four miles away, which can only be outshined by a memorable cruise along the lake all the way to Bowness-on-Windermere, where a wealth of attractions and amenities await you. Graythwaite customers can also avail of a multitude of benefits for local services and attractions. Enjoy discounted rates for Go Ape, mountain bike hire at Grizedale as well as a local catering company and delicious welcome packs with succulent, locally-sourced food. This is an excellent Lake District destination for a special holiday spent relaxing and enjoying the tranquil setting and fantastic on-site facilities.
Amenities * Oil central heating with woodburner * Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher * 2 x TVs with Freeview, DVD, WiFi * Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburner inc. in rent * Kindling available £4/bag * Bed linen and towels inc. in rent * Travel cot and highchair * Ample off road parking * Lawned garden with patio and furniture * Shared use of estate grounds and facilities inc. 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 * Shops 4 miles, pubs 2 miles
Water from private supply, fed from freshwater lake
Fitness suite charged at £20/guest/week (£15 for short breaks), payable on site
Pool open 8.45am – 7.30pm daily, with shower and 2 x WC (no changing facilities)
Licence required for fishing, equipment can be hired locally, fishing FOC unless catch is made, then small fee applicable
Limited mobile reception