Set in an elevated enviable position on the edge of this highly popular Lakeland village, Heron Beck is within easy walking distance of Grasmere Village centre (10 minutes).
The short stroll brings you into the heart of Grasmere village with a fine array of tea rooms and shops, and a range of places to eat from local bistros to traditional village pubs, and the Michelin-starred Forestside just a couple of minutes walk from the property.
Walks abound in this central part of the Lake District.
There are gentle rambles along the lakeshore and up Easedale or you can head higher onto the fells; Fairfield, Helvellyn and Helm Crag are accessible from the door.
- Log Burner (Double Glass Door)
- Cot Available
- Highchair Available
- Several Pubs/Shops Near
You enter the accommodation into a spacious hallway, along with a Double Bedroom with En-Suite Shower, WC and Basin awaits. In addition, there is also a separate WC which is set off the hall. Taking the stairs to the first floor and the wonderful light, bright and spacious open plan Lounge/Dining Room and Kitchen.
This is the Heart of the House.
The double glass sided, centrally located log burning stove makes the perfect feature to curl up and relax in front on those cold winter days. Sit on one of the various comfortable sofas and enjoy a film on the large smart TV.
The fell views from the large lounge windows are exceptionally and French doors leading onto the patio, with boutique garden furniture. The dining area is for enjoying that delicious meal or indeed planning the day’s events. The kitchen carries all modern day appliances and houses a central island, high quality electric hob, double oven, large American style fridge and freezer, dishwasher, microwave, Nespresso machine and washer/drier. You will find everything you need to cook a hearty breakfast which will set you up for a day in the fells.
On this floor the further 4 bedrooms can be found. The first dual aspect Double Room with En-Suite Shower, WC and Basin.The 2nd Bedroom is a dual aspect Twin Room. It has an En-Suite Shower Room with Shower, WC and Basin. The 3rd is a King Size Room and the 4th is a Double. Both of these bedrooms can easily access the main bathroom which has a bath with shower, wc and basin.
Outside, relax on the Patio, which is ideal for al-fresco dining or to relax over a glass of wine in the evening or a coffee whilst listening to the waterfall which cascades through the garden. There is parking for three cars on the driveway. There is also a covered area at the rear of the property, ideal for storing bikes or canoes if required. It can also be used as a drying area for wet clothing.
Nestled in the very heart of the Lakes, Grasmere is a truly delightful place for a holiday in peaceful surroundings.
With the views beginning at home, you’ll be tempted to stroll around Rydal and Grasmere lakes or perhaps venture up Silver How and Helm Crag. Rising behind the property is the impressive Fairfield Horseshoe – keen walkers will be spoilt for choice.
However, a holiday in Grasmere isn’t just for walkers. This historic Lake District village is famous for its connections with the poet William Wordsworth. He lived in the village at Dove Cottage which is open to the public as part of the Wordsworth Museum. The National Trust’s Allen Banks can also be visited and there are several art galleries in Grasmere, particularly the Heaton Cooper Studio which displays the Cooper family’s famous work as well as that of guest artists.
The village centre has all the facilities you’ll need during your self-catering holiday in the heart of the Lakes, from local shops and a supermarket to quaint tea rooms and acclaimed restaurants, including the Good Food Guide listed Jumble Room and the Michelin Star Forestside. The famous Swan has a cosy bar and Tweedies offers an impressive range of craft beer and live music.
Grasmere is ideally situated for exploring the Lake District with Rydal Water, Ambleside and Lake Windermere to the south, or Keswick and Derwent Water to the north. The breathtaking Langdale Valley and the Lake District’s third largest lake, Coniston, are also easily accessible by car.
- Five bedrooms: King Size, 2 Double with En-Suite Shower Rooms with basin and WC, a Double Room, a Twin with En-Suite Shower Room with Basin and WC
- Cloakroom with Basin and WC
- Open Plan Sitting Room with Dining Area and access to Patio
- Feature Wood-Burning Stove
- Electric Double Oven and Hob, Large Fridge/Freezer, Washing Machine, Tumble Dryer, Dishwasher, Nespresso Coffee Machine, Smart TV and WiFi
- Fuel and Power inc. in Rent
- Bed Linen and Towels inc. in Rent
- Cot and Highchair Available
- Large Lawned Garden with Patio and Seating
- Off Road Parking for 3 Cars
- No Pets and No Smoking
- Pub – 11 Minute Walk
- Shop – 12 Minute Walk
- Ambleside Village – 4 Miles