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Gooseyfoot

Hawkshead Village, Lake District
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Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
No Dogs
4 star
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Romantic
Decorated for Christmas
Apartment
Towels included
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At a glance

  • Stunning property, in a central location in Hawkshead village
  • Close to Grizedale Forest, and situated between Ambleside and Coniston
  • Ideal couple’s retreat with pubs, shops and cafes on the doorstep
Property code: LLH18

Enjoying a fantastic location at the centre of the bustling Lakeland village of Hawkshead, this beautiful property makes a wonderful holiday home for two guests exploring this magical part of the Lake District. Overlooking the village square, this imaginatively updated and tastefully decorated cottage is perfect for couples seeking a cosy romantic getaway. Within easy reach of the village’s popular pubs, restaurants and cafes, the property has impressive timber beams, a warming wood burner, exposed stonework and underfloor heating throughout.

This inviting property is accessed via a set of external steps leading up to a stable door that opens into the main hallway. Stepping through, the charming open-plan lounge/kitchen/diner provides a fresh, airy and relaxing space for you both to unwind at the end of a great day. The lounge is perfect for settling back and chatting into the night, watching a movie or catching up with a good book, and has an exposed stone wall, a wood burner on the hearth, plenty of seating and a Smart TV. The dining table is to the side, perfect for sharing a romantic meal which you can cook in the spacious and stylishly designed kitchen. A glass-sided staircase leads up into the romantic and cosy bedroom which features a king-size bed and exposed wooden beams in the low vaulted ceiling. Just opposite the bedroom is a sleek and invigorating bathroom.

Hawkshead is home to the Beatrix Potter Gallery and Wordsworth’s Old Grammar School and is just a mile north of the sparkling Esthwaite Water. Walkers and climbers can head to Tarn Hows, Latterbarrow, Blelham Tarn and Claife Heights (all within 2.5 miles). Other attractions include Claife Viewing Station and Wray Castle overlooking Windermere (both within 4 miles). In the west is The Old Man of Coniston and Coniston Water (both within 5 miles).

  • 1 double bedroom with king size bed (can be made up as a twin upon request)
  • Bathroom with shower over the bath and WC
  • Smart TV in lounge
  • Bose Bluetooth speaker
  • Oven, hob, microwave, fridge, dishwasher, and washer/dryer
  • Nespresso Machine (Pods not included, only Nespresso pods to be used)
  • Log burner (first basket of logs included)
  • Underfloor heating
  • Walking distance to pubs, shops, and restaurant
  • Regret no children or infants
  • Parking permit for local car park provided for 1 car (Failure to return permit on departure may result in guest covering replacement cost)
  • This property will be decorated for Christmas
  • Arrival: 16:00 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00, unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • Sorry, no dogs allowed
  • There is an Accidental Damage Deposit of £150 when booking at this property, however this may be waived for £20. We’ll provide more details about this when booking your holiday.

Kieron Anderson

This property is personally managed by Kieron.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 26 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Gill 30th December 2023

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Definitely be back. Already looking at dates. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Very comfortable, brilliant location, and good communication.

Reviewed by Ian 8th December 2023

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Great stay in a great location. Fab walking location.

Reviewed by Stephen 17th November 2023

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What a lovely flat in a superb location. So well equipped and clean and very cosy and modern all at the same time. Hawkshead is a lovely location and has good bus services to all surrounding areas and great walking on the doorstep. Poppi Red and Queens Head are great for food, but you must book the later in advance in high season. Local shops greatRead more and the chocolate and gingerbread shops are lovely (shout out to Alan at gingerbread) and the local COOP has all the essentials. Superb stay. Hide

Reviewed by Deborah 1st November 2023

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We had an amazing stay and would definitely visit again .Such a fab location , and a cosy and comfortable base to explore from .

Reviewed by Cameron 18th October 2023

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Reviewed by Martin 15th September 2023

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Brilliant cottage in a lovely location if we come to the lake district again we will definitely book again

Reviewed by Ian 8th September 2023

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Reviewed by Linda 30th August 2023

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Reviewed by David 4th August 2023

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Reviewed by Lucy 24th July 2023

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Reviewed by Paul 15th July 2023

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Our first stay in Hawkshead - The apartment was very comfortable and cosy and helped make our stay very enjoyable. We would highly recommend the area and the apartment if you are looking to visit. We are already planning to return in the near future.

Reviewed by Sharon 5th June 2023

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Reviewed by Martin 27th March 2023

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Reviewed by Lesley 24th February 2023

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Gooseyfoot is a perfect central place to explore the lake district. It is comfortable and very well equipped. We loved the log burner and the under floor heating, we definitely recommend Gooseyfoot if you are looking for great place to stay in Hawkeshead.

Reviewed by Pauline 16th February 2023

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Cosy and comfortable

Reviewed by Peter 9th February 2023

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The property was ideal for us, a great location, easy to access, lovely decor and we thoroughly enjoyed our stay - thank you

Reviewed by Mark 23rd January 2023

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Beautiful apartment in a beautiful location. Its the perfect base to explore the area. The apartment is clean and well equipped but we found the fire didn't work well and we ended up paying a fortune for logs from the local shop. The heating isn't adjustable and the apartment was chilly at times. There are places to eat in the village and I'm coeliRead moreac and managed very well to dine here. Poppi Red was amazing. All in all we had a really lovely break. Hide

Reviewed by David 7th January 2023

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Reviewed by Verity 24th December 2022

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Just the most perfect place to stay fabulously located and super comfy. The log burner just made it more perfect. The photos on the web site dont do it justice. The underfloor heating made the place feel so cosy and the kitchen was incredible. 5* standard. We know the village and love how friendly everyone is. The bed was really comfy too. Great stRead moreorage Hide

Reviewed by Suze 23rd October 2022

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We had a lovely time in Gooseyfoot and would love to come again. Very comfortable and cosy, nicely clean and in great location.

Reviewed by Jane 16th October 2022

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Warm, cosy and relaxing apartment in a beautiful location

Reviewed by Dianne 6th October 2022

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Reviewed by Deborah 29th July 2022

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Reviewed by Martin 18th June 2022

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Lovely property in a perfect location. Highly recommended

Reviewed by Samantha 29th April 2022

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Goosefoot is a beautifully converted apartment and very well equipped in the centre of Hawkshead. We loved staying there and had a peaceful and relaxing break. We did struggle to eat out in Hawkshead as two of the pubs in the village don't serve food and one of the remaining two was booked for many weeks ahead which left only one choice. The Tapas Read morebar and village chippy were excellent and the Co-op is very well stocked. We would definitely return. Hide

Reviewed by Lana 4th March 2022

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