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Lakefield House

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View from the sitting room
The village pub, The Tower Bank Arms,4 to 5 mins stroll from Lakefield House
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5 bedrooms
5 bathrooms
10 guests
3 nights minimum
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Visit England Rating 2018: 4 Stars Lakefield House is peacefully situated in the conservation village of Near Sawrey with stunning views over Esthwaite Water to the Coniston Fells through superb full-length windows. Near Sawrey was the home of Beatrix Potter who settled at Hill Top farm. The Tower Bank Arms pub located in the village is a 5-minute stroll away. There are beautiful walks from the front door. The impressive living space is perfect for family gatherings and groups.Whether you gather together or relax apart, you will be exhilarated by the spectacular views at any time of year. The beautiful village of Hawkshead (with local shops) is 5 mins drive along the lake and Coniston and Ambleside are 15 mins drive away. Lakefield House, provides 5 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms, with a...Visit England Rating 2018: 4 Stars Lakefield House is peacefully situated in the conservation village of Near Sawrey with stunning views over Esthwaite Water to the Coniston Fells through superb full-length windows. Near Sawrey was the home of Beatrix Potter who settled at Hill Top farm. The Tower Bank Arms pub located in the village is a 5-minute stroll away. There are beautiful walks from the front door. The impressive living space is perfect for family gatherings and groups.Whether you gather together or relax apart, you will be exhilarated by the spectacular views at any time of year. The beautiful village of Hawkshead (with local shops) is 5 mins drive along the lake and Coniston and Ambleside are 15 mins drive away. Lakefield House, provides 5 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms, with a further separate WC, 2 sitting rooms (both with spectacular views), fully-equipped kitchen/ dining room. Bed linen provided. Towels available at small extra charge. The house is set in beautiful enclosed gardens. In detail the accomodation provides: Private parking for 4 cars. Enter via hall with 'boot room' with Belfast sink. Large sitting room with a full wall of windows overlooking Esthwaite Water to the Coniston Fells, open fire, comfy sofas and 40' LCD TV/DVD (FreeSat). The dining area leads out to the raised furnished deck area. Well-equipped kitchen (large fridge freezer plus 2 further fridges) with utility and access to rear garden. Ground floor hallway, luxury en-suite (shower room) king-size bedroom with four-poster and LCD TV, luxury en-suite twin bedroom with LCD TV and en-suite (shower room) double bedroom with LCD. Upstairs to the 2nd king-size and twin bedrooms, luxury family bathroom, additional separate WC, cosy sitting room with LCD TV/DVD/ Playstation 2 and small kitchen. A travel cot (but not linen for the cot) and high chair will be provided on request. Free WiFi The house can be rented together with the adjoining Lakefield Cottage (sleeps 2/3) Description 1 king size four poster, 1 king size 1 double, 2 twins 4 bathrooms as follows: 1 family bathroom with shower over bath (upstairs) 1 en-suite bathroom with shower over bath 2 en-suite shower rooms Oil and electric central heating Substantial open Fire 2 sitting rooms Electric double oven & grill 5 ring induction hob Microwave Dishwasher 2 Fridges, 1 Fridge/freezer Washing dryer Free Wifi Beautiful enclosed gardens Wonderful views 4/5 private parking spaces 2 mins walk to pub Up to 2 dogs welcome For visitors with restricted mobility, there are three steps up to the front door with hand rail on both sides. Three bedrooms (all with en-suites) are on the ground floor. The main sitting room is two steps down with hand rails on both sides. More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
No stag or hen parties. Guests are required to clean up after their dogs. No dogs in bedrooms or on furniture. Strictly no smoking. 1.Please help our cleaning team on the day of departure, due to the extra precautions re Covid-19, by leaving the property tidy. 2.To protect our cleaners, please strip beds: placing sheets, duvet covers & pillow cases in black bin liners provided & placing mattress protectors & pillows, with pillow protectors on, in large zip up storage bag provided (birds/maps)
Bathrooms
3 Attached (ensuite), 1 Full bath, 1 Half bath
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About the Owner
Guy a
Languages spoken:English, Spanish, French
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:August 2015
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very comfortable and well-equipped house in a lovely part of the Lake District. Beautiful walks around the west shore of Windermere, Coniston and Tarn Hows. Comfortable beds, kitchen had everything we could possibly need, stunning views from the large lounge. We enjoyed...More

Date of stay: October 2020
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janiebee, VR Owner at Lakefield House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for leaving a review. We are very pleased that you enjoyed your time at Lakefield House and we would be delighted to see you return.

Reviewed May 8, 2020 via mobile

Stayed here with friends over the summer, for around a week, and it was fantastic. Great location, fully fitted kitchen, big lounge and lots of parking. Fantastic walks and pubs right near the house and only a short drive to local shops.

Date of stay: July 2019
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janiebee, VR Owner at Lakefield House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Many thanks for these kind comments. We hope to welcome you back to Lakefield House soon.

Reviewed May 3, 2020

Really peaceful and relaxing setting, with great walks nearby. Amazing views from the house, which was spacious and comfortable with everything you'd ever need

Date of stay: June 2019
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janiebee, VR Owner at Lakefield House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your comments. Yes, the view is amazing. We hope to welcome you back to Lakefield House soon.

Reviewed May 3, 2020

Beautiful lakeside house and well located near Ambleside and Windermere, ideal place for a group of friends or family trip. Lots of fun water activities in Windermere and good walks in the area too, not too far to drive. The house has everything you need...More

Date of stay: July 2019
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janiebee, VR Owner at Lakefield House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We much appreciate your comments and are delighted you enjoyed your holiday at Lakefield House. We agree that the living room is the perfect place to admire the view, particularly with a glass of wine! Come back soon!

Reviewed October 21, 2018

This property proved to be perfect for our annual get together of a bunch of(ageing) school friends. The weather initially was atrocious,but we were warm, extemely comfortable and the superb views from the huge sitting room windows of Esthwaite Water,Grizedale and the Coniston Fells was...More

Date of stay: October 2018
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classichacker, VR Owner at Lakefield House, responded to this reviewResponded October 23, 2018

Thank you for your kind words, which are much appreciated. We hope to welcome you and your friends back to Lakefield House in the near future...this time with clear blue skies!

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Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

Stayed the three nights with family visiting from around the world after our wedding. It was a perfect venue with beautiful vistas. We went on amazing walks and ate at the local pub one night which was delicious. Highly recommended.

Date of stay: September 2018
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classichacker, VR Owner at Lakefield House, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2018

Thank you so much for your review of Lakefield House. We are so pleased that you had a lovely time with your family and wish you every happiness for the future. regards Guy and Jane

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Reviewed September 17, 2018

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Date of stay: August 2018
classichacker, VR Owner at Lakefield House, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2018

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Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

TLDR; Great house, great location, suitable for big groups. Can't recommend it enough! We went with a big group this August for about a week and had a wonderful time out in the Lakes. The house is fully equipped with everything you could need and...More

Date of stay: August 2018
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classichacker, VR Owner at Lakefield House, responded to this reviewResponded September 4, 2018

Thankyou for your review, just to clarify the type error in your review. Lakefield sleeps 10 not 12 for anyone reading this.But thankyou so much for your lovely review and we hope to welcome you back in the future. Best wishes Guy and Jane

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Reviewed September 1, 2018 via mobile

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Date of stay: August 2018
classichacker, VR Owner at Lakefield House, responded to this reviewResponded September 4, 2018

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Reviewed August 30, 2018 via mobile

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Date of stay: August 2018
janiebee, VR Owner at Lakefield House, responded to this reviewResponded August 31, 2018

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Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Balcony
Grill
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Deck
Dishwasher
Dryer
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Highchair
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Mountain Views
Outdoor Dining Area
Parking
Patio
Ping Pong Table
Private Garden
Cable/satellite TV
Stereo System
Cooker
Terrace
Toaster
Washer
Water Views
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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About the neighbourhood
Near Sawrey Near Sawrey is on the western side of Lake Windermere, a couple of miles from Hawkshead, on the south side of Esthwaite Water. Windermere can be accessed via the frequent car and passenger ferry approximately 3 miles from the property. Lakefield is conveniently situated for easy access to the southern lakes, yet nestles in a quiet and peaceful location. There are numerous activities close by including:- - Hawkshead - historic village with Wordsworth's school house - Grizedale Forest – walks, mountain biking and Go Ape - Coniston fells and the Langdale Valley - great for walking - Tarn Hows: famous beauty spot (National Trust) - Windermere & Coniston – sailing and boat trips - Horse riding - Fishing on Esthwaite - Hill Top – the home of Beatrix Potter - Th...
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