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Thompson Ground - The Farm House

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Hawkshead
Grade 4 Star rating
Sleeps10
Bedrooms5
Bathrooms3
Pets0
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Set on a working farm with wheelchair access, panoramic views and private patio. Central Lakeland location with lots of attractions to visit nearby.

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 room with beams. Dining room/kitchen with beams and slate floor. 1 double bedroom. Bathroom with toilet. First floor: 4 bedrooms: 2 double, 2 twin. Bathroom with toilet. Shower room with toilet.

Cot. High chair.

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

  • Garden / PatioGarden / Patio
  • HighchairHighchair
  • Pub within 1 milePub within 1 mile
  • Open FireOpen Fire
  • Rural LocationRural Location
  • WifiWifi
  • Cot AvailableCot Available
  • Car Parking AvailableCar Parking Available
  • Washing MachineWashing Machine
  • No PetsNo Pets

Customer Comments

  • 8

    Confirmed guest, 25/06/2016
    Wonderful views from front patio and nice grass area for young children to play safely. 10 people would be a squeeze, especially for eating. Accommodation is not luxurious, but has everything you need for a family holiday.


  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 21/05/2016
    Our family have been coming to the farmhouse for several years and we always have a great time. Our ages range from 6 months to 93 years and everyone enjoys this week in the Lakes. The farmhouse is in a great position for access to lots of beautiful places but we happily spend a lot of time at the house - the view is fantastic and our family has created many happy memories celebrating birthdays and anniversaries and enjoying family meals. We just love it there and think of it as 'our' farmhouse!


  • 8

    Confirmed guest, 14/05/2016
    We had a wonderful week as the weather was perfect and we could really enjoy the superb views from the front of the house. Perfect location for us , easy to locate and many places to visit close by. Well-equipped house although we would have preferred all the lights in the kitchen to work as 50 % didn't and we had to use a torch to see cooker settings etc. and this was in light and sunny conditions. Very comfortable beds and lots of storage in bedrooms. We appreciated having our milk delivered every morning!


  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 20/02/2016
    Love staying at The Farm House. The views are spectacular and the house is very comfortable. This was our third stay at the Farm House and we are already planning to come back next year.


  • 8

    Confirmed guest, 28/12/2015
    The cooker only works if we prop a chair against the oven door, otherwise it springs open. The double bed in the downstairs bedroom is broken a sqeaks all night. Most of the matresses are well past their best throughout the farm house. There is serious damp in the walls of the double bedroom next to the shower room. Looks like a leaking roof. There are too many gaudy or unsuitable paintings on the walls. There are cobwebs still there from 2 years ago. The first thing we had to do was clean the whole place top to bottom. The whole place is looking tired compared to the first time we visited. The family have been meeting up here for years, and although it didn't spoil our week, it did feel grubby.


  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 04/01/2016
    This was our 3rd time staying at the farm house and we will absolutely be back! It is the perfect house in the perfect location. A short walk into town and a slightly longer walk to beautiful Tarn Hows. The farm house is fully equipped with everything you will need to have a comfortable stay - A real home from home. The mattresses have recently been upgraded and I can honestly say that we have never had a more peaceful week of sleep! The farm house is definitely our first choice of holiday homes in the Lake District and we look forward to coming back!


  • 8

    Confirmed guest, 14/11/2015
    Excellent location. Very comfortable cottage. Generally well cleaned but kitchen (utensil drawer, cooker and bin) needed a good end of season clean.


  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 31/10/2015
    Fantastic place, beautiful view, a little off the beaten track but that's exactly what we wanted. Very well equipped, good value for money, definitely use again


  • 9

    Confirmed guest, 17/10/2015
    Spacious, wonderful views from the front door and plenty of gentle walking from the property without needing to use the car.


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