If you are looking for an exclusive, stunning and luxury holiday home, that is possibly, one of the finest to be found anywhere in England, then Silveholme on the Graythwaite Estate near Hawkshead in Cumbria will top your list. This impressive Georgian manor house is located on the shores of Lake Windermere in the Lake District, one of the most spectacular settings anywhere in the country. With a range of stunning facilities, exclusivity and luxury are part of the package at Silverholme.
The grounds at Silverholme are unique, right on the edge of Lake Windermere. They include a fantastic private driveway with parking for many cars. The beautiful garden is complete with an elegant patio, garden furniture and a barbecue, perfect for feasting your eyes on the most amazing views.
There are a range of relaxing rooms to enjoy during your stay at Silverholme, from the drawing room with its classical furniture and wood burner that seats up to 9 people, to the manor house library that seats a further 6. Silverholme even has its own cinema room that seats 5 people. The breakfast area in the kitchen has room for 12. All rooms are elegantly appointed with a range of sofas and chairs and occasional tables in this beautifully preserved Georgian manor house.
The open plan kitchen and dining area is modern and wonderfully appointed. The stunning long white table has seating for up to 18 people where you can benefit from the most spectacular views through the huge windows. This room is perfect for a family get-together or a celebration. For more traditional meals and formal events, there is a gorgeous high ceilinged dining area with seating for up to 14 people around a beautiful solid wood table with feature fireplace at the end. All of the rooms are appointed with facilities up to the highest standards, from the electric quad oven in the kitchen to the 50-inch modern flat screen TV in the cinema room, complete with surround sound. The property also has one of the most elegant hallways you will ever see with a sweeping oak staircase set on a beautiful tiled floor in a grand opening entrance.
There are 9 bedrooms in the main house including:
• 1 ground floor king-sized double bedroom with its own ensuite bathroom that also has a separate shower.
• 1 ground floor twin bedroom that has an ensuite bath and also has a walk-in shower
Both of these rooms are ideal for those with limited walking abilities.
On the first floor there is:
• 1 twin bedroom with its own ensuite bathroom complete with bath and separate shower.
• 1 twin bedroom is on the first floor, again with and ensuite bathroom with a shower over the bath.
On the second floor, there are:
• 2 king-size double bedrooms complete with ensuite bathrooms with baths.
• 1 twin bedroom on the second floor also has an ensuite bathroom with a shower over the bath.
In the Coachman’s cottage, you will find:
• 1 double bedroom that has its own ensuite shower room, WC and wash hand basin.
Coachman’s cottage also has an open plan feel with a kitchen, sitting and dining area in a modern style.
During your stay at Silverholme near Hawkshead in the Lake District, you can take advantage of the facilities in the estate grounds. These include an indoor heated swimming pool along with a fitness suite, children’s playroom and a table tennis room.
There are a range of activities to do including a private trout fishing lake and many additional services can be provided. Private catering and a staff are available should you require them including chefs and butlers, activities and days out from clay pigeon shooting to mountain biking can be organised. Silverholme really is more than just a self-catering holiday home; it is a unique and luxury Lake District holiday experience in itself, one that is guaranteed to be unforgettable.
Availability and enquiries
This owner does not accept online enquiries, please check the cottage website or enquire by phone.
Cottage added 20th September 2016