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Dale End Farm

Grasmere - Grasmere

Beautifully appointed with views of Grasmere lake, create cherished family memories at this fantastic holiday home.
  • Saturday changeover
  • Sleeps 11
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 0.9 mile to a pub
  • 2 Pets allowed
  • WiFi available
  • Great Views
GL008
£1072 - £2352 per week *

Description

Large Lake District cottage sleeping up to 11 people, or if booked with Dale End Barn (reference: GL007) and Dale End Loggia (reference: GL002) sleeping 17 people in total.

Occupying a splendid position on the lower slopes of Silver Howe, overlooking Grasmere Water, Heron Pike and the surrounding fells, Dale End Farm is situated one mile from Grasmere village along the winding Langdale/Red Bank Road. A traditional stone built Lakeland farmhouse with many attractive features, to provide a high level of comfort, space and flexibility of accommodation.

Entrance is into a large hallway with lakeland stone floor. Seating, bookshelves and a separate w.c. with hooks for coats and space for boots inside. Down a step into the large lounge seating 12, new large flatscreen tv with Sky, video & DVD, wood burning stove and superb views of the fells and Grasmere Water. The lounge leads through into a comfortable study with its own flat screen tv and additional seating for 7. Access to the garden and upper terrace, with rustic picnic tables with seating for 12.

The hand made oak fitted kitchen has views to die for and is of a traditional farmhouse style with La Canche range cooker, dishwasher and a separate utility houses a full size fridge, full size freezer and plenty of cupboard space for storing all your essentials. Either the kitchen or hall entrance leads into the dining room with a huge long table with spacious seating for 12, a real 'pass me the salt affair'! Off the dining room a door leads into the family bedroom on the ground floor, with king size and single bed plus ensuite shower room.

Upstairs: Wide stairs from the entrance hallway lead to the first floor. A short passage way leads to the adjoining door between the farm and the barn, and then onto the master bedroom with wrought iron bed and stunning views out over the water and fells beyond. The bedroom benefits from a newly fitted ensuite bathroom, with bath, shower over, sink and w.c.

Further along the upper landing is the second bedroom, which has a double bed, and the benefit of its own wash hand basin. The third bedroom is a twin room also with wash hand basin, and the last upstairs bedroom is a double room with king size bed, and ensuite bathroom hidden through mirrored doors. Also upstairs is an additional shower room and separate toilet. The garden is well laid out with a small stream & wonderful views over the water. A large patio with stunning views is accessed from the kitchen with steps leading down to the lower level of the garden with grassed area.

The house benefits from professionally fitted wireless broadband that runs across all 3 properties. Plenty of parking for 4-5 cars in the lower car park.

What's included?

We want our holiday cottages to be a 'home for home'. All the beds are made up ready for you, towels are included so no need to bring those, and shower mats are also provided. Two tea towels and a set of oven gloves/oven cloth will be in the kitchen along with a starter pack that includes: washing up liquid, kitchen roll, toilet roll, basic cleaning products, a bin bag in each bin and a few dishwasher tabs. This is just to 'start you off'; you will need to buy your own once these have run out.

Please note: Dale End Farm shares a small part of the garden with Dale End Barn - this has its own patio area in the lower section of the garden with its own picnic bench and stunning views.

Fire Pack / Logs available to purchase form the Good Life Office.

 

Local Information
Local Shop - There are a variety of shops in Grasmere including a Co-op
Nearest Large Supermarkets - Booths, Windermere 9.7 miles. Asda, Morrisons & Aldi, Kendal, approx 19 miles.
Food Deliveries - Asda, Sainsbury and Tesco deliver

Local Pub - There are a variety of pubs in Grasmere to suit every taste

Travel info
Nearest Motorway - M6, J36 - 32 miles
Nearest train station - Windermere - 9.7 miles
Nearest Airport - Manchester - 100 miles

A few attractions in the area
Dove Cottage & Wordsworth Museum, Grasmere - 2.7 miles
The World of Beatrix Potter, Bowness-on-Windermere - 11.3 miles
Brockhole, Windermere - 8.2 miles
Hill Top, home of Beatrix Potter, Near Sawrey - 11 miles
Waterhead - 6.7 miles
Coniston Gondola - 7.8 miles
Yew Tree Farm, Coniston - 5.4 miles
Roman Fort, Ambleside - 6.3 miles
Lakes Aquarium, Newby Bridge - 18 miles
Art galleries & Museums in Kendal - 18 miles
Lakeland Maize Maze, Sedgewick, Kendal - 17 miles
Grizedale Forest & Visitors Centre, Hawkshead - 10.5 miles
Sizergh Castle & Gardens, Sizergh, Kendal - 22 miles

Horse Riding
Lakeland Ponytrekking, Windermere - 9.1 miles
Grizedale Riding Centre, Satterthwaite - 12.4 miles

Golf
Putting green and crazy golf, Ambleside 5 miles
18 Hole golf course, Windermere golf club - 12.5 miles

Fishing

Hawkshead Trout Farm, Hawkshead - 9 miles

 

Features

  • Saturday changeover
  • Sleeps 11
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 0.9 mile to a pub
  • 2 Pets allowed
  • WiFi available
  • Great Views
  • Bed linen provided
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • 3 Stars
  • Private parking
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Towels provided
  • Cot available
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer

Prices

Reviews

A wonderful property, full of character, in a stunning location with endless walks from the door and beautiful views of Grasmere lake. Plenty of space for all the family. Best 3* property ever!!! It was great fun to explore the house, which is very well equipped and the lovely grounds. Ms L J Valenti - 4th September 2017
The most amazing views!! The location couldn't be better.Mr Andrew Knight - 17th April 2017
An outstanding property with idyllic views in the most wonderful of locations. Miss C Roberts - 27th February 2017
Very spacious, perfect for our needs. Warm and comfortable. personal attention from the local team was excellent. Any problems were dealt with very quickly.Mrs Trippett - 14th November 2016
A stunning location with breath taking views, and the only property in the Grasmere area that can take a large group needing 7 or 8 bedrooms.Mrs Barbara Crane - 11th April 2016
Dale End Farm is in a superb position for walkers of all ages and abilities, and also has wonderful views upstairs and down. Having 2 sitting rooms was great for a large, 3 generation, family partyMrs Gillian Butler - 5th April 2016
Plenty of room for all the familyMrs Gillian Totty - 7th January 2016
fantastic accommodation and extremely well equipped.Mrs Violet Chapman - 26th October 2015

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Floor plans

Floor plans of Dale End Farm in Grasmere from The Good Life Cottage Company

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