Hawkshead, South Lakes

  • Spacious detached house sleeping eight with lake views and wood fired Hot Tub that is dog friendly on the family run Graythwaite Estate .

You can book this property from:

  • £1,003 per week
  • £143 per night


Beds & bedrooms

  • Bed linen provided
  • 2 super king size beds
  • 4 single beds


  • 5 WCs
  • Towels provided
  • En-suite bathroom
  • Bath
  • Shower


  • Oven
  • Cooking hob
  • Washing machine
  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer

Special Features

  • Complimentary leisure passes provided
  • WiFi
  • Open fire or woodburner
  • Hot tub
  • Countryside views
  • Lake views


  • Family friendly
  • Travel cot
  • Highchair


  • Garden or courtyard
  • Barbecue
  • Private parking

Nearby activities

  • Walking
  • Cycling


  • Ground floor WC
  • Walk-in shower

Important - please note

House Rules

  • Check in: 5:00pm
  • Check out: 9:00am

  To give our cleaners enough time to complete the additional cleaning and sanitising that is currently needed to keep our guests safe, check-in and check-out times at the majority of our properties have been temporarily revised. The revised times for this property are reflected above.


Standing proud is Cunsey lodge in a gently elevated position affording wonderful views over the Graythwaite family owned estate to the lake. This detached statuesque lodge is surrounded of countryside and woodland and your only neighbour’s may be wild life and birds. Graythwaite estate lies just to the west of lake Windermere and is close to Hawkshead, Newby bridge and is on the shores Lake Windermere itself.

Step inside into this extremely spacious light filled beautifully appointed property and find on the ground floor entering through the porch the open plan kitchen diner to the left .The dining area leads to the fully equipped quality fitted kitchen and there is also a further cloak room ,utility and bathroom to the rear of the property. In the dining area there is also a second TV and the entire ground floor has underfloor heating, which is wonderfully cosy underfoot .The dining area flows seamlessly to the sitting room with wood burner and triple aspect views to the fabulous countryside and lake .The sitting room has ample comfortable seating, again those beguiling views and the wood burner is perfect to enjoy and relax in front of on those chilly evenings for all your party to enjoy. Logs are supplied by the Graythwaite estate for your entire visit and the estate owners are very eco minded, and have had sustainable tree planting programmes over the 5000 acre estate, which is just one of the programmes they operate along with saving and treating water and providing their own electricity.

Upstairs you will be spoilt for choice as all the four bedrooms are light filled and have views and each have spacious beautifully tiled en-suites. Two have baths with shower over so you will be able to enjoy a soak after your active day if required .All the rooms are well presented with oak furniture and are extremely spacious with quality soft furnishing.

Outside there is an elevated patio area with seating and plenty of room to take in the outstanding vista whilst alfresco dining or enjoying a morning coffee. The external space here also makes use of the natural surrounding as you are shielded by a natural slate face and have a sloping bank which is full of wild flowers at various times of the year .Perhaps the icing on the cake here is the a eco wood burning Hot Tub but you also have a fire pit and BBQ too.

This is a wonderful property for family and friends to enjoy including your four legged friends in an outstanding location. Away from it all yet you are able to enjoy estate facilities such as the swimming pool and are well positioned to explore the Lake District national park or simply enjoy this super setting.

Activities which can be arranged such as off road driving, various water sports and clay pigeon shooting. Please contact the Good life for further details.

NB: Garden area is not fully enclosed. There is ample private off road parking.

NB: Guests staying at Cunsey have free use of the heated indoor swimming pool on the estate but the fitness suite is £20 per person for a week or £15 for a guest staying here on a short break. The pool is situated by the farm shop which is 2 miles away.

All guests have access to a heated indoor swimming pool (approximately 8 metres by 3 metres in size), fitness suite (rower, cross trainer, stepper, weights, and bench press), table tennis and children’s play area, accessible from the Central Courtyard at Home Farm.