Hazel Grove House is a wonderful Georgian residence, originally a farmhouse, which has benefited from extensive upgrading. Notable changes were made by a gentleman doctor owner in the 1840s, and full renovation by the current owner, who lives in an adjoining cottage, means that the property offers an excellent level of comfort and facilities. Spacious and well-presented living spaces provide families and groups the flexibility to spread out a little and utilise the space to their own requirements. The kitchen flows beautifully into the dining area, sure to be a hub for socialising and enjoying time shared around the table. The more formal drawing room is complemented by the cosy snug, complete with a wood-burning stove for cosy evenings in, and the additional relaxation area on the top floor allows guests a separate TV or quiet area. The generous bedrooms are beautifully presented and benefit from bathroom facilities for each room. Guests will no doubt appreciate the convenience of such an arrangement when holidaying in larger numbers.
Whilst first impressions portray a grand country residence with a formal frontage, the charm of the original farmhouse remains, giving a homely and comfortable feel to this spacious property. Sitting in 2 acres and tucked away in countryside on the edge of the Lakes, this fabulous holiday property has a lot to offer families and groups of friends looking for a high standard of accommodation in a most convenient location.
The delightful formal gardens, with year-round interest, are a joy to wander around, being well stocked with a variety of colourful and scented plants. Nature lovers will delight in the regular visits to the gardens of the roe deer and fallow deer which inhabit the surrounding fields, as well as hedgehogs, frogs, toads, a green woodpecker, curlews, herons, pheasants and owls. A short drive away in the Silverdale and Arnside AONB, birdwatchers will delight in Leighton Moss, home to the BBC’s Spring Watch.
Hazel Grove House offers an ideal location from which to explore a choice of popular destinations within a 30-minute drive, including The Lake District, Yorkshire Dales and the Forest of Bowland. The popular market towns of Kendal and Kirkby Lonsdale are both well worth a visit, offering a selection of cafés, bars and restaurants for all tastes and occasions, along with a good mix of independent traders and popular stores. For those drawn to the coast, the Kent Estuary and Morecambe Bay are within easy reach, and walkers and cyclists will enjoy the routes available for all abilities. Inland, Farleton Knott is a popular local attraction and visible from the gardens, and from here and neighbouring Hutton Roof Crags, the Lake District Fells across Morecambe Bay can be seen, as well as the Howgill Fells and Middleton Fells in the Yorkshire Dales, together with the moors of Bowland Forest. Farleton Knott has some of the best-preserved limestone pavements in Britain and is a designated SSSI. Beach 4 miles. Shop 500 yards, pub 1 mile, restaurant 2 miles.
Drawing room with ornamental wood-burning stove. Snug with wood-burning stove, TV. Spacious well-equipped kitchen/dining room with feature fireplace, oil Aga, electric hob, double electric oven, granite worktops. Separate toilet. First floor: Dual-aspect master double bedroom with 6ft zip & link bed (can be twin), feature fireplace, en-suite bathroom with shower attachment, separate shower cubicle, toilet and garden view. Two further dual-aspect double bedrooms, each with 6ft zip & link beds (can be twin); one with en-suite bathroom with shower over ½-bath and toilet, one with feature fireplace and en-suite shower room, toilet. Further double bedroom with feature fireplace, en-suite shower room with toilet. Second floor: All doorways with restricted headroom (5ft 6in). Living area with TV. Two beamed bedrooms, one double bedroom with 6ft zip & link bed (can be twin) and en-suite bathroom with over-bath shower and toilet, one twin. Bathroom with separate shower cubicle and toilet.
- Wood-burning stove - initial fuel included, thereafter available locally
- Electricity, full biomass central heating, bed linen, towels included
- High chair
- Two smart TVs
- Oil Aga included
- Double electric oven included
- Washing machine
- Tumble dryer
- Extra fridge
- Large, enclosed, lawned garden, patio and furniture
- 2-acre natural and landscaped grounds
- Ample parking
- Pets free of charge
- No smoking
- NB: 2 steps/alternative access to garden. Architectural features, significant drops, two unfenced ponds and stream in grounds