A stay at this property allows guests to enjoy both the finer things in life, as well as the simplest of pleasures. The town is well-known for its proud gastronomic reputation and guests can indulge at one of the country’s most highly-acclaimed restaurants, or perhaps relax over lunch in one of the pubs. For nights when you want to eat-in, the specialist food shops in the village will ensure that you have the finest local ingredients to hand. Heading out of the village, this property is in a fantastic position for enjoying the great outdoors, lying just a short distance from the edge of the Lake District, within easy reach of both Lake Windermere and Coniston Water, as well as the stunning landscape between the two lakes which naturally lends itself to a huge range of outdoor pursuits from simple walks to more challenging sports such as climbing, canyoning, and gorge walking.
Approaching this property down a private road next to the priory, guests enter the house through the front door which brings them into the hallway, which in turn leads into the elegant lounge. This chic space looks out towards the priory and is furnished with relaxing sofas, a warming wood burner, and even a baby grand piano, and is finished with some carefully chosen pieces of art which life the whole room, letting guests enjoy the artistic tastes of the owners. A second door from the hallway opens onto a second lounge, an equally attractive room which also has a wooden burner, and features impressive Georgian panelling. Guests will pass the formal dining room on the way to the sleek kitchen, which is equipped with to a very high standard offering an AGA, oven, hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, and dishwasher, as well as some thoughtful extras including a slow cooker, a food processor, and even a Smart TV/DVD which can be watched from the island seating area. There is a separate laundry space in a cloakroom just off the main hall, which is home to the washing machine and tumble dryer, as well as a WC. Next to the kitchen, a cosy day room is a great place to enjoy a leisurely breakfast or simply relax with a good book whilst enjoying the view over the gardens. A grand oak staircase leads to the first floor where three of the property’s bedrooms can be found. The first of these is the master super-king-size room which benefits from a sanctuary-like en-suite bathroom with a double-ended bath, separate shower, and WC. The second bedroom is a double and the third a charming king-size room, and there is also a bathroom with shower-over-bath and WC on this floor. A secret staircase leads up to the second floor, where there is another double room, as well as a delightful twin, both of which feature impressive exposed beams and have some reduced head height. The contemporary shower room on this floor has a shower and WC.
Outside, there is a generously-sized walled garden to the rear of the property, featuring a patio seating area with garden furniture and a BBQ, as well as a large lawn, which is perfect for both relaxing and playing games. There is parking available for two or three cars at the property, whilst there are also two permits provided for the village car parks.
Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.
Please note there is a refundable £300 security deposit for this property payable closer to the start of your holiday.