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Bank End House

Grizebeck, Lake District
Sleeps 8
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms 2
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 4
4 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Family friendly
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Beautiful large house and garden ideal for family get-togethers with stunning views across the valley
  • Enjoy cooking family meals on the AGA and plenty of space for storage in the American fridge freezer
  • Summer house at the end of the garden with log burner to relax in front of after a day exploring The Lakes or the coast
Property code: 86111

Attractive stone house set in mature gardens surrounded by gorgeous countryside. Less than a mile to the local pub, serving great food and local ales. Close to the Lake District and the coast.

Situated between the coast and Lake District National Park. Just 7 miles from Coniston Water, 12 miles to Windermere and less than a mile away is Duddon Mosses Nature Reserve. Discover one of England’s few remaining peatland habitats, striking views over the Lakeland Fells and the sea. This quiet haven is home to deer, barn owls and other local wildlife. There are some lovely walks from your front door and lots of small Cumbrian villages in the area with country pubs serving local pies and ales. Just 3 miles away you will find Langholme Mill Gardens, follow Lakeland slate paths to walk around mature woodland and gardens along the mill race stream which you can cross by a variety of bridges.

This characterful period property, built-in 1886 for the local quarry manager. Upon entering the property, you will find yourself in a cosy porch with storage for coats and shoes. As you walk into the hallway there is a shower room with a walk-in shower and WC. Off the hallway is the country-style open-plan kitchen/dining area. The kitchen has an oil Aga, large American-style fridge/freezer, microwave, coffee machine and Belfast sink. It is well equipped and opens through to the formal dining room which has access out onto a patio overlooking the lovely private garden. Head back through the hall and you will find the lounge with a TV, cosy wood burner, feature stone fireplace and contemporary wooden shutters. The lounge flows into the conservatory, which offers a nice place to sit and read a good book or simply watch the birds and wildlife in the garden. There are two bedrooms on the ground floor next to the lounge, a single and a double bedroom. As you head up the sweeping staircase you will find a further three bedrooms, two double bedrooms and a single bedroom and there is a fabulous family bathroom across the hallway with a freestanding bath, large walk-in shower and WC.

The garden is a mature, country-style garden with a summer house at the far end of the garden overlooking the property. The summer house offers comfortable seating, a wood burner and is the perfect retreat to enjoy. There is private parking for up to three cars on the private gated drive.

  • 5 bedrooms – 3 double rooms and 2 singles
  • 2 bathrooms - 1 shower room with shower and WC, 1 bathroom with freestanding bath, large walk-in shower and WC
  • Kitchen with Aga, American fridge/freezer, coffee machine and microwave
  • Wood burner in lounge
  • TV in lounge
  • Highchair and travel cot available
  • Large enclosed garden
  • Summer house with wood burner and sofas
  • Private parking for 3 cars
  • Shop and pub within 0.5 miles
  • Arrival: 16:00 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00 unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • 4 dogs allowed. Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week

Holly Popham

This property is personally managed by Holly.

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Location

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The Lake District National Park is situated in the north west of England in the county of Cumbria. It is famously home to England’s tallest peak, largest lake, deepest lake and some of the most beautiful views in the British Isles. It has been a major draw for holidaymakers for over 200 years and its popularity shows no signs that this will diminish anytime soon. Adding to the spectacle, there are long-distance walking trails, endless history and culture to appreciate, as well as an unbeatable array of outdoor activities to try in some exceptionally eye-catching locations.

Mountains, lakes, rocky rivers, waterfalls, and valleys lined by stone walls characterise the Lake District National Park. Add to this vision slate-roofed villages, winding country roads, arctic alpine and wildflower meadows, and beautiful birds such as skylarks, curlews, meadow pipits, and lapwings, which all provide the perfect backdrop for a holiday. The poet, William Wordsworth, who lived in Grasmere, wrote a guidebook of the area in 1810, and very little has changed in the region to tie it into the modern world. The centre of the Lake District is dominated by its craggy mountains such as Scafell Pike and its exceptional lakes like Windermere, Ullswater, Derwentwater, Coniston Water and so many more.

Each of the Lake District’s towns has a village sensibility, yet all of them offer handy amenities, cultural attractions and some of the North West’s best places to eat and drink. Top visitor attractions include The World of Beatrix Potter, Sizergh Castle, Hill Top, Go Ape Grizedale, Grizedale Forest, Fellini and Zefferelli’s Cinema/Restaurants, the Bluebird Mk II, Ravenglass Roman Bathouse alongside a world of outdoor sporting and activity providers. Natural landmarks include Aira Force, Tarn Hows, Scaffell Pike, Castlerigg Stone Circle, The Old Man of Coniston, Helvellyn and Skiddaw. Pull on your walking boots and traverse the long-distance walking trails of the Lakes like Wainwright’s Coast to Coast, and the Tour of the Lake District.

As you get to know the region better, you will find evidence of prehistoric and ancient man in the Lake District, as there are standing stones, circles, and rows to find, as well as one of the largest standing Roman buildings in the UK. Visit Ravenglass, one of the UK’s oldest settlements and the only coastal village in the Lake District; it has beautiful waterside views of the Munros of Southern Scotland. Remnants of the region’s industrial activity can be traced in the form of bobbin mills, gunpowder mills, and mines. The Lakes also have some famous literary and art associations, including Beatrix Potter, John Ruskin, Arthur Ransome, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, William Wordsworth, JMW Turner, John Constable, LS Lowry and Percy Kelly.

It could take you five lifetimes to visit each of the places mentioned here; a good way to see more of the Lake District National Park is stay at one of our self-catering holiday cottages. Our range of holiday properties in the Lake District and Cumbria gives you the perfect place to stay in the north west countryside or on the coast. Our self-catering cottages in the Lake District offer lovely holiday accommodation to suit all your needs, from cottages to rent for a romantic getaway to larger properties for the whole family – we even have dog-friendly holiday homes across the Lake District too. Take a look at our full collection of self-catering cottages and begin to plan your holiday.

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