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Thompson Ground - Tarns Cottage

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Hawkshead, Cumbria
Grade 4 Star rating
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Sleeps5
Bedrooms3
Bathrooms1
Pets0

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Description

Tarn Cottage is located on a working farm alongside three other properties each of which enjoy private patios and panoramic views of Lakeland.

Heart of Lakeland, with panoramic views

A nature-lovers’ paradise

Wheelchair access in Tarns Cottage

Thompson Ground is a working hill farm in the heart of Lakeland, with panoramic country views. Visitors here will soon find that this wonderful area is filled with a profusion of things to see and pursuits to enjoy, from walking in the beautiful Grizedale Forest and on the Langdales, and going pony trekking, to participating in the water sports and launch trips on nearby Windermere and Coniston Water. However you choose to spend your time, any of these four cosy and comfortable cottages make an ideal holiday base to come back to. The Lake District itself hardly needs any introduction. In addition to the choice natural scenery, amongst some of England’s finest, there are also lots of interesting ‘man-made’ attractions to visit (some more publicised than others). Why not start with the picturesque village of Hawkshead, which is 1/2 mile away. Beatrix Potter’s former home, Hill Top (NT), lies near Sawrey, whilst The Wordsworth Museum in nearby Grasmere, occupies Dove Cottage, which the poet William Wordsworth made his home between 1799 and 1808. There are also many NT properties in the vicinity, from the magnificent Levens Hall to the tiny Old Bridge House at Ambleside. The cottages are attractively furnished and fully equipped, with sealed window units, a storm porch and Tarn Cottage (ref NP57) is specially designed for use by visitors with some degree of physical handicap. Each has their own furnished patio area, and all have access to a front lawn, which is the ideal venue for children and adults to socialise and play. Locally there are plenty of pubs and restaurants, any of which are perfect for spending a relaxing evening in. Stabling for 2 horses is available on request.

Ground floor: Living/dining room/kitchen. 1 twin bedroom. Wet room with shower seat, hand rails and toilet. First floor: 2 bedrooms: 1 double, 1 single.

Cot. High chair. Wheelchair access.

All properties: Open fire in living room included. Gas central heating, electricity, bed linen and towels included. DVD. CD. Electric cooker. Microwave. Washer/dryer. Dishwasher. Freezer. Wi-fi. Payphone (on site). Private patios and furniture. Shared lawned area to front of cottages. Barbecue. Ample parking.

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Features

  • Ground Floor Facilities
    Ground Floor Facilities
  • Garden / Patio
    Garden / Patio
  • Highchair
    Highchair
  • Pub within 1 mile
    Pub within 1 mile
  • Open Fire
    Open Fire
  • Rural Location
    Rural Location
  • Wheelchair Access
    Wheelchair Access
  • Wifi
    Wifi
  • Cot Available
    Cot Available
  • Washing Machine
    Washing Machine
  • Pets – not allowed
    Pets – not allowed
  • Open Plan
    Open Plan
  • Ground Floor Wet Room
    Ground Floor Wet Room
  • Grab Rails
    Grab Rails
  • Bath/Shower Seat
    Bath/Shower Seat
  • Car Parking - On Site
    Car Parking - On Site

Customer Comments

  • 10

    10/04/2017
    Confirmed guest, 01/04/2017
    This was our third stay at Tarns Cottage and it was like coming home. The property is spacious, cosy and has all you could wish for during your break. I loved to see the Herdwick sheep just outside our windows and the view changed as the shadows and light danced on the mountains, which to our surprise were dusted with snow. The log fire was comforting each evening and was perfect end to busy days. We took a stroll down to Hawkshead a number of times which has a couple of good pubs, a convenience store and a tranquil atmosphere. We know for certain that we will return.


  • 8

    29/09/2016
    Confirmed guest, 27/08/2016
    The cottage is set in the most beautiful location. Although not luxurious, it was cosy. All service areas were clean but areas such as corners and by the radiators were overlooked on this occasion. We also had to wash the sticky cutlery tray before we could use it. However we enjoyed the use of the dishwasher. The shower area is spacious but would look better if some cracked tiles were replaced. The instructions regarding the central heating did not apply to the box in situ. However, when I telephoned I received helpful and clear advice. Perhaps the owner could briefly meet with new arrivals to enable them to ask any questions. Altogether a very enjoyable stay.


  • 8

    15/08/2016
    Confirmed guest, 06/08/2016
    We went in the first week of August. It is a fabulous location and overall we found the accommodation very suitable for us. The kitchen equipment is a bit limited, but we did eat out quite often so not a major drama. The cottage was very clean but we did rewash some cutlery and glassware as it felt it had been unused for a period of time, so possibly others ate out often too! We managed to leave a toiletry bag which the owner posted on to us very promptly. Thank you and thank you for sharing such idyllic location.


  • 8

    12/08/2016
    Confirmed guest, 30/07/2016
    We enjoyed our stay very much. Talk about views ,you could not better the view from the front of the property


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