French doors lead out onto the balcony
Fantastic views across the rolling countryside
View to the front of the property
Lounge leading onto balcony
Compact kitchen
Comfortable bedroom
A lovely self contained apartment in a quiet location
The apartment is on a little lane that leads up to Tarn Hows
Garden area with picnic bench for guests
1 / 9  French doors lead out onto the balcony
2 / 9  Fantastic views across the rolling countryside
3 / 9  View to the front of the property
4 / 9  Lounge leading onto balcony
5 / 9  Compact kitchen
6 / 9  Comfortable bedroom
7 / 9  A lovely self contained apartment in a quiet location
8 / 9  The apartment is on a little lane that leads up to Tarn Hows
9 / 9  Garden area with picnic bench for guests


Outgate and Tarn Hows, Lake District
Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Sat
No Dogs
Enclosed garden / patio
Internet access
Towels included
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At a glance

  • Pleasant apartment in secluded tranquil rural location
  • Couple’s retreat, ideal for a romantic break
  • Balcony with stunning views of surrounding fields
  • Additional garden area with picnic table
  • Close to the village of Hawkshead and Tarn Hows
  • Scenic lake and fell walks directly from the door
Property code: LLH13

Self-contained apartment hidden away on a private lane in rolling countryside, between the villages of Hawkshead and Coniston.

This apartment enjoys a stunning location close to the stunning beauty spot of Tarn Hows. There is a circular 1.5-mile walk around the Tarn, which is accessible for all, including those in wheelchairs. For those looking for a more challenging hike or climb, there are plenty of opportunities in the surrounding area, including climbs at Dow Crag and Hodge Close Quarry. Of course, a trip to the Lakes would be incomplete without taking to the water and with both Coniston Water and Lake Windermere only a few miles from the property, visitors will be spoilt for choice, with pleasure boat cruises, boat, canoe, and windsurf hire all on offer.

This self-contained apartment, located on the first floor, makes a wonderful retreat for a couple who want to enjoy a quiet break in the Lake District. The main living space comprising of a lounge/diner, which enjoys stunning views over the countryside from the two comfortable easy chairs. Glass doors from this room lead out to the balcony, which is a new addition to the property for 2017. There is also a Smart TV, CD player, and an electric fire to keep the room nice and cosy whatever the weather. The kitchen, though compact, is well-equipped with an oven, hob, microwave, fridge, washer/dryer, and toasted sandwich maker. The attractive and restful bedroom, has a king-size bed with beautiful views to wake up to. The property’s bathroom has a shower over the bath and WC.

Outside, the glass-front balcony which runs along the front of the property, has comfortable wicker chairs from which to enjoy the stunning views, whilst there is also a pretty garden area, surrounded by fields, which is set to lawn with picnic style seating and sun-loungers. There is handy bike storage available for guests’ use, and off-road parking is provided.

  • 1 king-size bedroom
  • Bathroom with shower over the bath, basin and WC
  • Smart TV, DVD, and CD
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Oven, hob, fridge, washer/dryer, microwave, and toasted sandwich maker
  • Electricity and heating included
  • Bed linen and towels included
  • Balcony with stunning views
  • Bike storage
  • Off-road parking
  • Regret no pets
  • Shop and pubs 1.5 miles away

This property joined our collection in 2017 and is managed by Holly.


From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 15 guest ratings

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Reviewed by William, 14th March 2020

Tucked away on a no-through lane this is a perfect base, especially for walkers. Warm, comfortable and incredibly peaceful.

Reviewed by Cheryl, 7th March 2020

Lovely arrival , gift bag and information left was ideal . Location was perfect and quiet and the flat was cozy and welcoming. Had a fantastic time and would definitely recommend, cant wait to return!!!!

Reviewed by Stephen, 11th January 2020

Fantastic break away, I think if you love that area anyway its a perfect little hidden hole.

Reviewed by Wendy, 2nd November 2019

If you want a modern all singing all dancing place this maybe isnt for you! If you want warmth, comfort, peace and quiet with a lovely view (plus balcony for good weather) youll love it. Most people including us keep returning.

Reviewed by Kenneth, 28th September 2019

lovely cottage in rural and pretty setting . Everything you need in there. Would go again .

Reviewed by Matilda, 24th August 2019

Perfect cottage for a first visit to the lakes. Comfortable and we'll equipped inside. Excellent central location for the main sites.

Reviewed by Stephen, 27th July 2019

Charming flat just the right size for two. Fully equipped with everything you could possibly need. If like us you want peace and quiet, then this really is the place to go, will definitely make a return visit.

Reviewed by Lynn, 13th July 2019

Cosy, comfortable cottage, in an excellent location - quiet, beautiful surroundings and wonderful walks right from the door. Conveniently close to Hawkshead for shopping or eating out.

Reviewed by Anthony, 22nd June 2019

Best cottage we have ever had a holiday in great ,thank you

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