This fabulous Lakeland farmhouse in the Troutbeck Valley has been recreated as a luxurious 4 star retreat, with the most enchanting original features remaining. Thick stone walls, open fires and original stone flagged floors blend tastefully with modern facilities and creature comforts. Robin Cottage is perfectly arranged for sociable gatherings; with a fire-warmed dining room for lingering family meals as well as the fine country kitchen for hearty breakfasts.
Spend the sunnier days al-fresco in the large enclosed garden, a haven for kids. The two king-size bedroom suites are a treat, with views to match, and further bedrooms provide flexible accommodation for friends, family or walking groups. Only a stroll away from an excellent pub serving hearty meals and local ale.
Accommodation in detail
Private parking for 3 cars. Traditional Westmorland entrance porch to a bright breakfast kitchen with restored work tops, modern appliances and a large farmhouse table for casual meals. Separate dining room with rug over original flagged floor, oak table and open fire. Relaxed lounge with woodburning stove, comfy sofas and patio doors to the large enclosed gardens. First floor: king-size en-suite bedroom, master double en-suite bedroom and twin bedroom, all overlooking the garden with glimpses of Lake Windermere. Further double bedroom and house bathroom. The property also has an and upright piano in the dining room which guests are welcome to use.
Between Windermere and Ambleside, the scenic and serene Troutbeck Valley is popular with walkers, photographers and those who love to simply admire the scenery!
There are many walks to enjoy in the area, ranging from a leisurely stroll around Brotherswater to an exciting trek on the Wansfell Ridge. Whatever you get up to, you'll be tempted by a meal or a pint of real Lakeland ale at the Mortal Man Inn in Troutbeck - one of the best country pubs in the Lake District.
Despite the air of seclusion, you only need travel a few miles to reach Windermere - with shops, Booths supermarket, cafes and restaurants on offer.
There are plenty of family attractions only a few miles further away in Bowness village, including the World of Beatrix Potter attraction, lake shore mini golf, cinema, the 'Old Laundry Theatre' and Windermere Golf Club.
Follow the A591 north and you'll reach Ambleside on the northern shores of Lake Windermere. This cosmopolitan village is great for shopping, offers several acclaimed Lake District restaurants such as The Glass House, and also offers Windermere Lake Cruises from Waterhead Pier. Continue on the A591 to Rydal Water and historic Grasmere. It couldn't be easier to explore!
2 king size
En-suite shower room
Oil fired central heating
Wood burning stove
40" HD TV and Blu Ray DVD Player
Upright piano in dining room
Large enclosed garden
Private parking for 3 vehicles
Lockable storage area for bikes