How does a luxurious and secluded haven of a place nestled between Lakeland fells with staggering views sound to you? Well, let us introduce you to The Hill; a stunning property sleeping up to eight people in four well-appointed bedrooms and boasting plenty of gorgeous socialising space for your party to enjoy. Incredibly just 15 minutes from the M6 motorway you could find yourself at this tranquil paradise far away from the stresses and strains of 21st century life.
Situated in its own two acres of magnificent grounds in Matterdale near the picturesque valley of Ullswater, this beautiful house is a peaceful gem perfect for escaping the hustle and bustle of daily life. Its huge garden boasts its own pond, raised patios and bags of places to enjoy a morning cuppa or an evening glass of wine. The views stretch out in all directions taking in soaring fell tops such as Blencathra and providing wonderful dark skies on clear nights for stargazers. History is woven through the house with elements such as exposed beams and stone stairs giving clues to its16th century origins. It has nonetheless been brought right up to date with subtle decor, well-chosen furnishings and all the modern amenities you would hope for from a luxurious holiday home.
Tucked between Little Mell and Great Mell Fells the cottage is in a marvellous position to make use of all the walking and cycling opportunities this stunning part of the Lake District has to offer. The peaceful undulating roads of this area make a great workout for cyclists while on foot you can explore one of the many walks from the door including the Ullswater Way or go further to tackle mighty Helvellyn; one of the Lake District's giants nearby. Why not venture down to beautiful Ullswater itself? You could explore the lake on one of the stately Ullswater steamers or for a more hands-on approach, why not hire a kayak to explore the lake? You could find your perfect picnic spot for paddling and stone skimming.
If the rich history of Cumbria is of interest then Dalemain, a stately home with glorious gardens and a fascinating past, is just a few miles away. The area also has a wealth of ancient history in the form of stone circles and roman ruins to discover. Nearby you'll also find Rheged, an award-winning visitor attraction boasting a spa, shops, local art, an artisan deli and a gigantic 3D cinema. There's a fabulous choice of eateries in the area from great local pubs to award winning fine dining, with all the fantastic local food suppliers it really is foodie heaven. So, if you’re looking for a magical place to gather friends or family in the most glorious of surroundings then The Hill really is the perfect choice.