Herdwick Place is the perfect cottage for walkers, families or couples enjoying the spectacular scenery and outdoor activities in the Great Langdale Valley near Grasmere. The property is spread over three floors and the accommodation includes an open spiral tread staircase. Herdwick Place is furnished to a very high standard throughout and its large windows offer wonderful views across Great Langdale Beck to Baysbrown Farm and Lingmoor Fell beyond.
The ground floor accommodation is accessed from the parking area and includes an entry hall with plenty of space for outdoor gear and bikes. This level also has a relaxing snug/ TV room with a DVD player, sofa bed and chair. The utility room with laundry facilities and freezer is also set on this floor. Flooring is eco-friendly rubber so soft and warm underfoot.
The main living space can be found on the first floor which is furnished with a new leather sofa, matching chairs and a herdwick wool carpet. There is also lovely valley views and modern entertainment facilities such as a large Smart TV, a DVD player and CD/ radio. The bookcase has been newly stocked with a good range of Lakeland books and family games. The powerful BT Smart Hub completes the room and connects with the TV system.
Both bedrooms are situated on the second floor:
Bedroom one - a double bedroom with shelving surround, mirrored wardrobe, dressing table and wonderful valley views. The ensuite shower room is beautifully tiled and has local slate flooring, a WC, sink and wall cabinet.
Bedroom two - This charming bedroom can be presented as either a twin or king -size bedroom. There is a chest of drawers, Shaker style wardrobe and shelving.
The main bathroom has an overhead shower, bidet, WC, sink, local slate flooring, tiles and an airing cupboard.
The cottage has a open garden to the front with bench, beautiful valley views and sounds of the Great Langdale Beck. There is also a useful sheltered covered area to the rear of the property. Parking for two cars can be found at the near entrance and there is plenty of roadside parking closeby.
Cots & high chairs are available to hire at £5 each per week. The rental price includes bed linen, towels, electric warm air heating, electricity and Wi-Fi service.
Short breaks of three nights or more may be available throughout the year, contact us for further details.
Dogs are accepted at an extra charge of £5 per night.
Great Langdale offers superb opportunities for mountain/ path cycling, rock climbing, gorge scrambling and guided or fell walks.
The Sticklebarn hosts a great choice of events throughout the year including family days, films, ranger walks, social walks, music and a weekly quiz.
Serious runners may enjoy the Great Langdale Road Races including 10Ks, half marathons, marathons & the annual festive 'Christmas Pudding 10k'.
Local amenities such as a Co-Op store, cafe and a popular Wainwright's pub can be found in nearby Chapel Stile. Elterwater village is half a mile away and travel further into the valley to find both Dungeon Ghyll Hotels and the National Trust owned Sticklebarn bar, restaurant and event centre.