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Wisteria Cottage Studio

Grasmere, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 1066005)

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  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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  • “The access road is quite steep (when walking) Access to the property is down several flights of stairs and gravel path which might be difficult if your mobility is impaired.”

    Also getting heavy cases up and down the path is a challenge. ...

    Also getting heavy cases up and down the path is a challenge. Kitchen was fairly well equipped but utensils were not the best (loose handles) Low ceiling in kitchen, I kept hitting my head off the hanging lamp in the dining area Bathroom needs an upgrade, elderly fittings, corner bath with shower over but no hand rails. Lack of free mains sockets in bedroom Lovely outside area with a paved patio with seats looking over to the surrounding hills, nice stream running down the hill. Sheep and cattle in the fields below (occasional sheep finds its way into the garden)

    - Mr Innes, July 2021


The property

This romantic retreat has a picture window for all seasons (shown in the photograph) and couples wanting to get away from it all, or enjoy that second honeymoon, will find Wisteria Cottage top of their list. The accommodation comprises - Entrance into the sophisticated dining / kitchen area with marble tiling in the kitchen and plush carpeting and seating in the dining area, beamed ceiling and a staircase with subdued lighting leading to the magnificent living / bedroom complete with warming woodburning stove. Bathroom with shower over corner bath. Garden with views and seating and nearby private parking. == Accommodation in detail Private parking for 1 car leading to access for the property via a sloping gravel path and several slate steps (illuminated at night). Enter to the dining / kitchen with polished wood floor, beamed ceiling, electric oven and hob, dishwasher and TV. A wooden staircase leads to the luxurious living / bedroom room with woodburner, sumptuous seating, 46" 3D ready TV and blue ray DVD, and that glorious view through a truly superb picture window. Bathroom with shower over corner bath. Beautiful gardens with patio and furniture for al-fresco eating and drinking. Location Nestled in the very heart of the Lakes, Grasmere is a lovely place for a romantic break in peaceful surroundings. The Good Food Guide-listed Jumble Room is a great place for an evening meal and there are several other good pubs in the village and the surrounding area. You'll find all the shops you need in the attractive village centre, including plenty of local treats. You'll really be able to indulge your artistic side in Grasmere, which is a former home of poet William Wordsworth. His home Dove Cottage still stands in the village and is open to the public as part of the Wordsworth Museum. A number of art galleries preserve the legacy of artists who've been inspired by the landscapes around the village - of particular note is the Heaton Cooper Studio. A holiday cottage in Grasmere gives you easy access to some of the Lake District's most famous walking routes. Stride up to Easedale Tarn in the fells above the village, stroll on the peaceful shores of nearby Rydal Water, or take on Fairfield, Silver How or Loughrigg to name but a few! The A591, which runs through Grasmere, leads east to Ambleside, Windermere and Bowness and north to Keswick, linking you to some of the most beautiful locations the Lakes has to offer. The Langdale Valley, Coniston and Hawkshead are also all within easy reach.


  • One bedtoom: 1 x king-size bed
  • Bathroom with shower over corner bath, basin and WC
  • Kitchen with dining area
  • Open plan sitting and bedroom.
  • Gas central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, 3D TV, Blue-Ray
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 1 car (30 steps away from the property)
  • Lawned gardens with patio and furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Pub 8 mins walk
  • Shop 13 mins walk.

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 have 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, plus 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.

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