The perfect Lakeland whitewashed cottage
The beams and wood burning stove add to the charm of this beautiful cottage
The perfect spot to relax after a day on the fells
A beautiful room perfect for enjoing a special family meal
The large oak dining table
The elegant farmhouse kitchen
The well-equipped kitchen
Master bedroom with ensuite shower
The spacious master bedroom
En-suite shower room
The second double bedroom
 Bathroom on the first floor
Zip link beds which can be made up as a twin or a super-king-size
Zip link beds which can be made up as a twin or a super-king-size
Contemporary downstairs wetroom with bath
The lawned garden to the side of the property
Views from the garden across the rolling countryside
Large table perfect for al fresco dining
Many charming traditional cottage  features
Traditional Lakeland porch
View towards the cottage
1 / 21  The perfect Lakeland whitewashed cottage
2 / 21  The beams and wood burning stove add to the charm of this beautiful cottage
3 / 21  The perfect spot to relax after a day on the fells
4 / 21  A beautiful room perfect for enjoing a special family meal
5 / 21  The large oak dining table
6 / 21  The elegant farmhouse kitchen
7 / 21  The well-equipped kitchen
8 / 21  Master bedroom with ensuite shower
9 / 21  The spacious master bedroom
10 / 21  En-suite shower room
11 / 21  The second double bedroom
12 / 21   Bathroom on the first floor
13 / 21  Zip link beds which can be made up as a twin or a super-king-size
14 / 21  Zip link beds which can be made up as a twin or a super-king-size
15 / 21  Contemporary downstairs wetroom with bath
16 / 21  The lawned garden to the side of the property
17 / 21  Views from the garden across the rolling countryside
18 / 21  Large table perfect for al fresco dining
19 / 21  Many charming traditional cottage features
20 / 21  Traditional Lakeland porch
21 / 21  View towards the cottage

Birkwray Farmhouse,

Outgate and Tarn Hows (2 mls NE), Lake District
Sleeps 6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms 3
Change Sat
No Dogs
4
star
Downstairs bathroom
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Luxury
Towels included
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At a glance

  • Beautiful  detached 17th century farmhouse sleeping six guests
  • Set in a tranquil rural location with many walks from your doorstep
  • Pretty garden with stunning views towards Latterbarrow
  • Only one mile from village the of Hawkshead and a short stroll to the village pub
  • Stylish accommodation with Lakeland charm
  • Perfect relaxing location for exploring the Lake District
Property code: 54193

A beautiful 17th century Lakeland farmhouse blending many original features and contemporary style, set in a perfect location for exploring the Lake District.

This cottage is situated in the tranquil hamlet of Outgate. Tucked away at the end of a little lane in a quiet courtyard with views across the rolling fields to Latterbarrow. Just a short stroll from the property is the local pub, which is known for its locally sourced food and welcoming atmosphere. Just one mile south of the property, the village of Hawkshead has a wide range of shops, as well as the interesting Beatrix Potter Gallery and the historic Hawkshead Grammar School, which dates to when William Wordsworth was a pupil. The shore of Lake Windermere is close by, offering plentiful opportunities for boat trips, water sports, hikes and cycling routes.

On entering this charming 17th century farmhouse, you will find yourself in the spacious lounge, where you can snuggle in front of the cosy wood burner. With exposed beams, deep-set windows, comfortable seating and TV/DVD this is a perfect room to relax in. To the rear of the room is the dining table, perfect whether you’re sitting down to an evening meal or a lunchtime snack. In the stylish kitchen, you will find everything you may need including a large range electric oven and gas hob, fridge, freezer, dishwasher and microwave. Granite worktops and limestone flooring give the room an elegant feel and there is a dining table perfect for family breakfasts, the electric stove effect fire set into the original cottage fireplace adds to the charm of this room. There is a utility room with washing machine, tumble dryer, ground floor WC and plenty of space for storing bikes. Heading upstairs, you will find three lovely and cosy bedrooms, each with traditional exposed beams and a bathroom with bath and WC. The master bedroom has a king-size bed and an elegant en-suite shower room with WC. The second bedroom is a double and the third bedroom offers the flexibility of a twin zip-and-link beds (which can be made up as a super-king- double on request) and stairs lead down from this bedroom to a stylish wet room with bath and WC.

Heading outside guests can enjoy the private lawn garden with views across the rolling countryside with a bench to take in the views and birdsong, there is also a table and chairs perfect for dining alfresco. There is parking for two cars directly outside the cottage in the gravelled yard.

  • 3 bedrooms - 1 super-king-size zip-and-link (which can be made up as a twin on request), 1 king-size and 1 double
  • 1 bathroom, 1 wet room and 1 en-suite shower room
  • Range electric oven and gas hob, dishwasher, fridge, freezer and microwave
  • Utility room with washing machine, tumble dryer and WC
  • Wood burner – logs included
  • Electric and central heating included
  • Bed linen and towels included
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Regret no pets
  • Shops 1 mile and pub within walking distance
  • Bicycle storage available in utility room
  • TV/DVD in lounge

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

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 10 guest ratings

Overall cleanliness
4.9
Overall equipment
4.3
Overall comfort
4.5
Overall location
4.9

Reviewed by Trevor, 8th July 2019

We had a great time and was enjoyed by us all it was a great location for walks etc. The pub next door was very good and the food was good aswell.

Reviewed by Yvonne, 22nd June 2019

Super cottage in great location with walks from the door

Reviewed by Karen, 25th May 2019

Lovely cottage with short walk over fields into Hawkshead & 50 minute walk to Wray Castle & ferry.

Reviewed by Peter Ombeline, 18th May 2019

Marvelous cottage, feel homely immediately, It has give us more than expected for 3 couples. Welcome staff nice and efficient. Love the 15 mn walking distance from Hawkshead village and the 2 mn distance to Outgate local pub. Would like to stay in this cottage again

Reviewed by Edward, 29th December 2018

The cottage location, facilities & cleanliness were all excellent.

Reviewed by Susan, 22nd December 2018

A well equipped property with spacious and comfortable rooms, and plenty of space for six. In a great location for walks and accessibility for Hawkshead and a local pub within walking distance.

Reviewed by Rachel, 27th October 2018

Lovely spacious comfortable farmhouse with all equipment we needed for a great week in The Lakes. There are numerous walks from the doorstep and Hawkshead is a couple of minutes drive away. Ambleside easily reached within 10 mins drive. Great pub within the village that we visited a few times for dinner. This is our 3 visit to Birkwray Farmhouse anRead mored we are already booked to return, it suits our family of 4 perfectly.... Hide

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The perfect Lakeland whitewashed cottage
The beams and wood burning stove add to the charm of this beautiful cottage
The perfect spot to relax after a day on the fells
A beautiful room perfect for enjoing a special family meal
The large oak dining table
The elegant farmhouse kitchen
The well-equipped kitchen
Master bedroom with ensuite shower
The spacious master bedroom
En-suite shower room
The second double bedroom
Show 9 more Bathroom on the first floor

Location

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