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Poppy's Cottage

Grasmere, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 982665)


Lakelovers rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets No

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  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Games Room
  • Broadband / WiFi

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64 Customer Review(s)

  • Lisa

    “This is a beautifully decorated and well-appointed cottage in the centre of Grasmere.”

    We have now stayed at Poppy Cottage twice and would highly recommend.

    We have now stayed at Poppy Cottage twice and would highly recommend.

    - Lisa, October 2023

    Thank you for your kind words. Do come back and visit us for a third time! Property Owner


  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x king-size (zip/link, can be twins on request)
  • Bathroom with roll-top bath with hand held shower, separate shower, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburning stove.
  • Gas central heating, woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, TV, DVD, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Permit parking in nearby car park for one car
  • Rear courtyard with furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Sorry, no children under 5 years old
  • Shop and pub 3 minutes walk
  • Note: Parking in local car park with a permit, the permit is left in the property for guests arrival and convenience, please note that there is just one permit
  • Please note that a Good Housekeeping Bond of £200 will apply to all bookings made after the 4th September 2023.

The property

Resting peacefully among the gift shops, traditional pubs and a 13th-century church in Grasmere, is Poppy's Cottage. This stone-built terraced cottage is nestled in the heart of the Lake District National Park, boasting a wonderful setup ideal for families and friends! With flexible sleeping arrangements and with much to do close by, enjoy a quality break away from everyday life. The interior is bright and airy throughout, with timber flooring, chandelier lights and plush leather sofas to relax on in the living area. Gather with your loved ones around the woodburner on a winter's evening and exchange stories of the day's events. The kitchen is just off from the dining area, which boasts stylish fixtures and fittings for a home-from-home feel. Upstairs are two thoughtfully presented king-size bedrooms, one providing zip/link beds to accommodate families, couples and friends. The other bedroom enjoys an en-suite shower and there is also a family bathroom featuring a roll-top bath. The rear garden offers a courtyard, where you can sit and chat over a refreshing drink after exploring the Grasmere Lake for the day. There are abundant little shops, tea rooms and traditional coaching inns in the village, along with The Grasmere Gingerbread Shop. You can access some of the best attractions in the area such as, boat trips on Lake Windermere, shopping in Keswick, picturesque walks along Rydal Water and bike riding at Grizedale Forest. Visit the many pretty towns and villages. Poppy's Cottage promises a memorable trip to Cumbria.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £200.

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About the location


Ambleside 5 miles; Windermere 9 miles; Keswick 13 miles.

Situated in the heart of the Lake District National Park is the lovely village of Grasmere, probably best known as the home of William Wordsworth, a place he once described as "The most loveliest spot that man hath found". Any visit to Grasmere needs to include The Grasmere Gingerbread shop, where the Wilson family has been making gingerbread for over 60 years. Also in the village are a number of shops, pubs, a church which dates back to the 13th century, and Grasmere Lake. Grasmere Sports takes place every August, where you can watch participants compete in a variety of sports, including Cumberland wrestling. Just five miles away is the town of Ambleside and Lake Winderemere where you will find shops, pubs, restaurants and the 17th century Bridge House, which is one of the most photographed buildings in the Lake District. Cruises, boat trips and watersports can all be enjoyed on Lake Windermere, and the towns of Windermere and Keswick are also within driving distance. Grasmere is a wonderful base for your Lake District retreat.