This luxuriously refurbished 17th century cottage takes a sublime rural setting; nestled down a leafy lane, backing onto woodland glade and gazing out over the lush Lyth Valley. Wonderful walking and cycling begins on the doorstep, and at the end of a long day you’ll choose from two excellent country pubs close by.
If you're taking a leisurely pace, you'll relish the elegant combination of Laura Ashley and Farrow & Ball throughout ample living space even for two couples. Explore the gardens and woodlands, rest-up in decadent bedroom suites, admire the view from the sun terrace or cosy-up by the woodburner in this unforgettable retreat. Foxdene Cottage is a 25 minute drive from Bowness and Lake Windermere.
Accommodation in detail
A long driveway leads to the cottage, and a stable door to the entrance hall with under-heated slate floor. Elegant lounge / dining room with old oak beams, feature fireplace and large glass doors to the sun-trap terrace. A superb oak / granite kitchen leads to the conservatory, with additional access to terrace. Ground floor king-size luxury en-suite bedroom with patio doors to private patio.Upstairs to the master suite with king-size sleigh bed, scenic sitting area and decadent Victorian bathroom.
This luxury rural cottage in the Lake District sits pretty as a picture overlooking the scenic Lyth Valley, famous for its serene walking, peaceful cycling and scattering of acclaimed Lake District gastropubs. Nearby is the famous Mason's Arms at Strawberry Bank - a must during your stay. The Punchbowl at Crosthwaite (a small village in the north of the Lyth Valley) also comes highly recommended.
The Lyth Valley lies to the east of Lake Windermere, offering a quieter alternative to the busier Lake District holiday destinations. But you'll find a manageable drive takes you to shops, cafes, restaurants and evening entertainment in Bowness village on the lake shore, with the opportunity to take a steamer cruise to Ambleside or Lakeside. Windermere Golf Club is also en-route to Bowness and keen golfers will love the scenic course.
If you're keen to explore the wider reaches of the Lake District National Park, you'll link up to the A591 at Windermere and find this road takes you easily to Ambleside, Grasmere and beyond.
1 super king size
1 king size
Romantic secluded Lakeland cottage
Electric underfloor heating
Breathtaking far reaching views
Bathroom with free standing roll top bath & separate twin power shower
En-suite bathroom with power shower over bath
LCD TV's & DVD with Freeview
i-pod dock and DAB digital radios
Electric Rangemaster oven
Fridge & freezer
Washer / dryer
Raised terrace / patio with furniture
Garden (not enclosed) with woodland glade
Pets welcome on lead only in the garden
Two private parking spaces
Walking distance to country pub