Greystones is a special find in this simply magical setting, once a bobbin mill and proudly standing alongside a soothing river in the sleepy hamlet of Force Forge, between Hawkshead and Lake Windermere on the edge of Grizedale Forest, blissfully secluded yet only a mile from the village pub.
A true character Lake District cottage, Greystones is captivating throughout; 3 beautiful bedrooms with 2 stylish bathroom facilities plus a 3rd cloakroom, spacious living spaces with warming open fire and true picture windows and patio doors to gaze out over the picturesque views; a state of the art kitchen with breakfast bar and all this is complemented by the delightful riverside garden and patios, perfect for al-fresco living and with the constant gently flowing river running by...Grizedale Forrest surrounds this beautiful hamlet boasting some of the best mountain biking trails in the country, and there is secure storage for your bikes at the property. Don't forget the award winning and very exciting 'Go Ape', a must for adventure junkies yet the walking throughout this magnificent part of the Lakes is hard to beat. If searching for a special escape in the Lakes, you have found it here.
Accommodation in detail
A private drive leads you to the cottage with ample private parking. Entrance hall with space for walking clobber. The living room is flooded with light through the glass wall of patio doors and what a great place to relax by the open fire. The dining room also leads out to the garden and patio, ideal for any formal gathering. The stunning kitchen has everything you may need and on the ground floor is a cloakroom with 3rd WC / wash basin. Upstairs to the bedrooms and bathrooms; a king size bedroom with en-suite luxurious power shower room; a double and a twin bedroom, each with glorious outlook and then the house bathroom with shower over a bath. Outside the riverside gardens are a true delight with two peaceful patio areas complete with furniture, what a great place to unwind and with direct access into the river for paddling but please be vigilant at all times with young children.
This secluded Satterthwaite holiday home enjoys a peaceful, picturesque location between the lakes of Coniston and Windermere, just south of Hawkshead village. The sleepy hamlet is surrounded by a natural playground of stunning landscapes to explore; a great base for walking and outdoor adventure as well as for escaping the everyday rush.
To the north, Grizedale Forest is an intriguing network of walking routes, cycle paths and sculpture trails. Lake Windermere lies to the east, and a car-ferry crossing can take you across the lake to explore the lively attractions of Bowness village.
Also close by is the village of Near Sawrey, where Beatrix Potter famously lived and was inspired to write her children's stories. Visit the author's home at Hill Top and explore her favourite places; such as Esthwaite Water and Moss Eccles Tarn.
Hawkshead village itself is easily reached to your north; a charming historic village of whitewashed Lakeland cottages, car-free cobbled streets and interesting local shops. You can stock up the kitchen there, or drive just a few miles to Ambleside village.
1 king size
Original bobbin mill
Gas central heating
House bathroom with shower over bath
En-suite luxury power shower room
Ground floor cloakroom with 3rd WC / wash basin
Electric double oven & ceramic hob
Dishwasher / microwave
Fridge & freezer
Washing machine & tumble dryer
Enchanting riverside setting
Beautiful garden with patios and furniture
Private parking for 3/4
Secure bike storage