A simply gorgeous and luxurious detached 17th century Period farmhouse in the sleepy hamlet of Satterthwaite. Located between Hawkshead and Lake Windermere, it is blissfully secluded and surrounded by glorious open countryside, yet only a stone’s throw from the village pub.
A true character yet sophisticated and contemporary residence, Satterthwaite Farmhouse is sheer luxury throughout; 4 large stunning bedrooms with 4 luxury bathroom facilities. There are two spacious, light and contemporary reception rooms, brimming with character, showing off polished slate and adorning oak beams with wood burning stoves. The huge farmhouse kitchen, luxuriously equipped with everything you may need, complete with original 'butchers block' and an oak stable door to the garden. There is a ground floor cloakroom / 5th WC and wash basin; every mod-con you would hope for; views to die for and this dreamy picturesque setting surrounded by Grizedale Forrest.
Whether you are celebrating a happy event, searching for the perfect setting for a special family celebration or just spending time with your favourite people, here is a magical treat delivering sheer luxury and matching your high expectations.
The magical forest does surround this beautiful hamlet boasting some of the best mountain biking trails in the country along with 'Go Ape' Grizedale only a 15 minute walk from the property, a must for adventure junkies yet the walking throughout this magnificent part of the Lakes is hard to beat.Walkers and Cyclist alike will be spoilt for choice with all of the walking and cycling routes literally on the door step
Accommodation in detail
A lane leads off the heart of this hamlet to Satterthwaite Farmhouse with ample private parking right outside the kitchen front garden; wander through the pretty garden and through a traditional entrance porch and substantial oak entrance door into the first reception room, a spacious and luxurious room with warming wood burner alongside underfloor heating to polished slate and with simply beautiful furnishings to completely unwind in; there is a second sitting room, also with wood burner and picture windows, more comfy leather furnishings and Smart TV's. The kitchen dining room certainly suits this wonderful farmhouse, also set on a polished slate underfloor heater covering and with access to the rear garden and separate utility. The magnificent yew staircase has a quirky cloakroom / 5th WC / wash basin beneath it, and this leads to the first floor. On this level are three beautiful bedroom suites, each complete with en-suite facility, two with designer free standing baths and separate monsoon shower facilities and one with en-suite shower room, each with adorable views; a king size sleigh bed; a super king and a (zip-and-link) bed, this can be made as a super king or a twin bedded room, so please specify how you would like this when booking? Upstairs to the top floor and the 4th bedroom suite, with sleigh king size bed and oak beams, en-suite shower room and star gazing windows. The garden of this magnificent farmhouse is a real delight with a terraced patio with garden furniture. A secure outbuilding is ideal for the secure storage of expensive mountain bikes or outdoor equipment.
This 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, biking and outdoor adventure as well as for escaping the everyday rush.
On your doorstep is Grizedale Forest which has an intriguing network of walking routes, cycle paths and sculpture trails, great for children of all ages.Also located here is Go Ape zip wires for a fun for all the family day out. Nearby is the local commmnity play area walking distance from the house. 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 around 4 miles from the property; 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 further on to Ambleside or nearby Coniston.
Friday changeover – sleeps 8
2 king size
2 S/King or Twins (Please sate your preference when booking)
Detached 17th luxurious Period Lakeland residence
2 well behaved dogs welcome
Oil central & underfloor heating
Wood burning stoves;logs and fire lighters provided
Array of luxury bathroom facilities Inc. designer free standing baths; monsoon showers (see text)
Ground floor cloakroom / 5th WC / was basin
Electric Rangemaster double oven & 5 ring halogen hob
Bosch American style fridge / freezer with water filter / ice maker
Washing machine and Tumble dryer
Delightful gardens with terraced patio & garden furniture
Separate utility / secure bike storage
Ample private parking for at least 5 cars
Smart TV's DVD's
15minute walk from Go Ape and Grizedale Forest
Homemade welcome gift on arrival
For children many board games