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Broad Howe

Near and Far Sawrey, Lake District
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Sleeps 8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms 3
Change Sat
pets Dogs welcome 3
grade 4 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Waterside views
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Pub nearby
Family friendly
Decorated for Christmas
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Wonderfully spacious single-storey holiday cottage with acres of grounds to relax in and enjoy the surroundings
  • Secluded and idyllic rural location to hideaway with Panoramic views over Esthwaite Water
  • Close to the villages of Near and Far Sawrey and easy access to Lake Windermere and the village of Hawkshead
Property code: LLH42

Elegant and spacious single-storey property, close to Near Sawrey, set in a four-acres of gardens, with great views of the surroundings.

This beautiful countryside home-from-home is perfect for a family or friends’ rural retreat. The property sleeps eight guests across four bedrooms, and for those bringing the whole pack it also welcomes four dogs, so your faithful friends can experience the many walks and trails of the Lake District. Set in an idyllic location, enjoy spectacular views of the countryside and Esthwaite Water, and tuck into hearty meals served just down the road at the local inn (0.5 miles). You don’t have to worry about queues for a hot bath or shower after a day spent outdoors, with three bathrooms between you, and for relaxing in the sun you only have to step outside to the 4-acre garden.

Charming interiors, filled with eclectic and colourful soft furnishings, create a comfortable space to settle into for your group holiday. Untie boots and shoes in the hall, where you can warm up hands and feet in an armchair by the wood burner-effect electric fire. Take it in turns to prepare meals in the cosy kitchen/diner and as you cook, share stories and discuss ideas for tomorrow, with nibbles and drinks set out on the table for everyone to snack on. After dinner, set the dishwasher off and retire to the lounge. Light the wood burner and curl up on one of the sofas. Choose a book from the shelf, share a large bowl of popcorn with a film on the TV/DVD, or simply bask in peace in front of the large floor-to-ceiling windows, which flood the room with light. Three of the bedrooms are along the corridor in the main house, but the fourth, a twin, can be found in the summer house. It provides additional flexible accommodation, as it comes with its own wet room. In the morning wake refreshed and spend time in the garden. Children will love exploring the lawn to the back of the property, where there is a swing and benches, and the front veranda is a lovely place for an al fresco breakfast. Access to the house is via a quiet track, and there is off-road parking for three cars.

Read more Code: LLH42

  • 4 bedrooms: 1 double, a bunk bedroom, a twin (can be a king-size on request) and a further twin
  • Bathroom with shower over the bath and WC, shower room with WC, wet room with shower and WC
  • TV/DVD
  • Ground floor property
  • Access is via a track
  • Oven, hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, and tumble dryer
  • Wood burning stove with fuel supplied
  • Off-road parking for 3 cars
  • Please note - there are sheep in surrounding fields- although the garden area is enclosed this is not dog proof and care should be taken at all times
  • Pub and restaurant 0.5 miles

  • Arrival: 16:00 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00 unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • 3 dogs allowed. Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week

Less than 0.5 miles away from the doorstep, visit National Trust Hill Top Beatrix Potter’s cottage. Tour the famous author’s house, discover her original source of inspiration in the garden, and browse for gifts in the little shop. Board a boat trip on Lake Windermere (2 miles), England’s largest natural lake, then wander round Wray Castle (4 miles) and order a light lunch in the cafe. Stroll the streets of Hawkshead (2 miles) and Ambleside (7 miles) or get close to nature with hikes in Grizedale Forest (3 miles) and around Claife Heights (3 miles).

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Hollie Tattersall

This property is personally managed by Hollie.

CUSTOMER REVIEWS

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 32 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Deborah 5th November 2022

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This cottage is in a fabulous location the views are panoramic. There are several walks you can do from the door. Hawkshead village nearby lots of lovely cafes and pubs .

Reviewed by Susan 1st October 2022

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Reviewed by Susan 17th September 2022

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A bit remote 40 min drive to ASDA but as long as you stock up for the duration you need to go only once. Stunning views and nice walks very spacious accommodation lots of driving to places of interest

Reviewed by Miriam 23rd July 2022

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Broad Howe has "the best view in the Lake District" which was again commented on when a handyman called over a monor poblem. It has been my family home for holdays all my life and I spend a week there every year I can.

Reviewed by Daren 9th July 2022

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Reviewed by Lorraine 21st May 2022

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Reviewed by June 7th May 2022

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This house will remain in our memories forever, views to die for, extremely comfortable, walks on the doorstep. The dogs were in their element!! Lovely surrounding area and great pub food not to mention Beatrix Potter cottage, brilliant.

Reviewed by Susan 30th April 2022

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An absolutely stunning property with the most amazing views. The house was lovely, spacious and in keeping with the surroundings. It was spotlessly clean and well equipped. The garden a joy to explore and was visited daily by various species of birds. The birdsong at night was spectacular with several owls, geese and farm animals joining in. There Read moreare many walks directly from the door and Near Sawrey is a short walk away. Hide

Reviewed by Jillian 23rd April 2022

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Reviewed by Pamela 16th April 2022

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Wonderful place in a beautiful location.

Reviewed by Heather 2nd April 2022

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Reviewed by Dessie 19th March 2022

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Beautiful property in a stunning location with amazing views of the lake, fells, forests..,and wildlife in abundance. Property could do with a little updating but very spacious and welcoming. Beautiful gardens but not completely secure for dogs. Many lovely walks from the cottage. So far, of the best places weve stayed in the Lake District, highly Read morerecommended. You will not be disappointed. Hide

Reviewed by Christine 29th January 2022

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A wonderful setting and a view that never disappoints. The house is perfect for a group of friends and their dogs for a walking holiday. Although there are sheep in the neighbouring fields and the garden is not dog-proof so dogs need to be supervised outside. There are lots of great walks from the door and two easily reached pubs which serve good fRead moreood. The ferry to/from Bowness means that you can easily reach Bowness / Windermere/ Ambleside. Hawkshead is also just a walk away. Hide

Reviewed by Sue 22nd January 2022

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Beautiful old cottage full of character. It's warm and welcoming and feels like a home from home. The views are awsome and you'll never tire of the peace and tranquility. At night the stars are amazing and all you can hear are the noises of wildlife. Bird feeders immediately outside the picture window provide a great display of nuthatches, Robins, Read moreblue tits, great tits and lots of pheasants. A perfect retreat from a busy world Hide

Reviewed by David 14th January 2022

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Reviewed by Andrew 13th November 2021

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What a stunning location! The views were fantastic and we could walk or cycle from the front door. There are a couple of pubs within walking distance and Hawkshead is a 5 minute drive away (or 45 minute walk) if you need supplies. The house was cosy and big enough to easily accommodate 8 people. Broad Howe is a very special spot!

Reviewed by Gillian 16th October 2021

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I went to the office for Holiday Cottages in Hawhshead as there was no soap provided in the bathrooms which surprised us. The gentleman on duty there, was very pleasant and helpful. Thankyou.

Reviewed by Anne 9th October 2021

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Fabulous house, warm on arrival with a great variety of equipment. The view is spectacular and the garden is great to explore; enclosed although not secure. The track to the house is narrow and vehicle free but theres a hairpin turn into the drive of the house. Our car is long so the 3 point turn was more like a 6 point and tricky. I feel that the Read moreannexe could be better described the wet room is totally separate to the bedroom - you have to go outside, across a patio and into the wet room. Hide

Reviewed by Peter 25th September 2021

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We greatly enjoyed our second stay at Broad Howe. The location is superb with a stunning view over Esthwaite Water to the Old Man of Coniston from both the front terrace and the large sitting room windows. One can walk straight up the track to Moss Eccles Tarn, which is lovely in all weathers, and on through woods for views over Windermere, or downRead more the access road to Near Sawrey and Beatrix Potter's Hill Top. It is very comfortable and the drier and clothes rack are a great help in wet weather. Hide

Reviewed by Dawn 18th September 2021

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Spectacular and breath taking views and a feeling of peace and tranquility. Plenty of room for large parties (8 adults in ours) no feeling of being on top of each other.

Reviewed by Elizabeth 28th August 2021

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5 stars for the location. What an amazing view, and perfect for star gazing. We went to Moss Eccles tarn just up the path and swam several times. Be aware that the annexe bedroom does not connect to the bathroom, so you need to go outside and back in again. The garden is not at all dog secure and there are sheep in the field next to the property wiRead moreth a very low wall. Hide

Reviewed by George 21st August 2021

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A lovely quiet place to stay in a very busy area.

Reviewed by Gillian 7th August 2021

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Reviewed by SALLY 31st July 2021

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Perfect place views outstanding clean tidy spacious 1000% would visit again its the drive upto the cottage that killed it for me

Reviewed by Miriam 24th July 2021

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Broad Howe is the perfect holiday home (which has been enjoyed by 5 generations of my family) with fantastic views and easy access to the whole Lake District.

Reviewed by Kerri 17th July 2021

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Reviewed by Helen 26th June 2021

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Great view and lovely property. May find it a little difficult if you have a long car as property is on a pretty steep incline with a ^ shape turning.

Reviewed by Ronald 12th June 2021

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Reviewed by Mary 5th June 2021

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Beautiful cottage in wonderful surroundings!

Reviewed by Pamela 29th May 2021

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Wonderful to be back at B.H. once again, been visiting 30 years and its such a special place. Wish others would treat it with the respect it deserves.

Reviewed by Sally 22nd May 2021

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A really stunning place with a homely feel and fabulous views. We loved our time there with our family. Plenty to see and do on foot and just a short drive away.

Reviewed by Lorraine 15th May 2021

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