Grubbings accommodation summary
Open plan living/dining area
Kingsize bedroom with en-suite shower room
Three twin bedrooms
Family shower room
Communal courtyard with picnic benches, barbecue and outdoor sofas
Access to shared indoor pool, games room and children's playground
Arrival Time: 17:00
Departure Time: 9:30
Towels will be provided
A cot is available for children under the age of 2 (please bring your own cot linen)
A high chair is available
The house is heated by gas central heating
WiFi access is available at the property
2 dogs are welcome at an additional charge of £20.00 per dog
The cottage is non-smoking
Grubbings is a spacious and well appointed cottage for up to 10 people on the magical Graythwaite Estate near the shores of Windermere. Boasting five lovely bedrooms this stone-built former barn has a large sociable living and dining area and access to the estate's indoor swimming pool and leisure facilities night next door. There are also multiple walks right around the private estate right from the door including Graythwaite's beautiful formal gardens and the wilder woodland.
On arrival at the property guests enter directly into the impressive main living and dining space. With original exposed beams reaching into the eaves, an immense stone-clad fireplace housing a wood-burning stove it makes a lovely sociable room to gather and chat. There are three deep Tetrad sofas arranged around the fireplace and a wall-mounted TV with DVD player for entertainment. The dining area has a substantial wooden dining set for 10, perfect for long post-dinner conversations planning your days out.
Just next door is the kitchen, there's a range-style oven with 5 ceramic hobs, a microwave, dishwasher, under-counter washing machine, large American style fridge freezer and all the crockery and cookware you'll need for your stay. The sleeping accommodation is divided into two "wings" making it ideal for two families, the decor throughout is light and fresh with vibrant textiles and all of the rooms have ample space and storage. The first wing has an en-suite king-size room, two twin bedrooms and a large shower room. The king-size room has a built-in wardrobe, a dresser and an en-suite shower room with mixer shower, the first twin has a dresser for storage and the second twin has a glass door out onto the courtyard. The corridor on this side of the house has a very large cupboard, ideal for all of your outdoor coats and boots. The main shower room has a modern suite with a large enclosure with a mixer shower.
A further corridor leading from the far side of the living room leads to the next two bedrooms. The kingsize room has a dresser and wardrobe as well as a glass door out onto the courtyard. The twin room has a wardrobe and dresser for storage. Lastly in this side of the house is the modern family bathroom which has an over-bath mixer shower.
Grubbings is situated in the old "Home Farm" part of the Graythwaite Estate. This makes it ideally placed for families as the children's playground, indoor swimming pool, table tennis facilities and farm shop are all right on the doorstep. It also makes it a sociable place for children to make friends, play and run around well away from busy roads. Grubbings has a communal courtyard right outside with a benches for outdoor dining, barbecue and a large sofas for lounging around in the sunshine. Access to the table tennis room is shared with the other cottages through the courtyard therefore it is not completely private.