View towards the cottage
View towards the beautiful cottage
Patio garden with seating area
Plenty to read during your stay
Dining area
Time for a coffee!
Situated in a pretty countryside setting
Seating area
Dine alfresco on the patio area
View towards the rear of the cottage
Raised patio area
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Dove Cottage - Hawkshead,

Near and Far Sawrey, Lake District
Sleeps 7
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms 2
Change Sat
Dogs allowed 2
Downstairs bathroom
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Pub nearby
Family friendly
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Beautiful detached cottage with many characterful features
  • Quiet rural location – the perfect Lakeland hideaway
  • Sunny, south-facing private garden with patio
  • Close to top Lake District visitor attractions and places of interest
  • Located in the lovely hamlet of Far Sawrey, close to Lake Windermere
  • Very homely and inviting with open-fires
  • Off road parking next to the cottage for 4 cars
Property code: LLH02

Beautiful Lakeland cottage with many original features enjoying a tranquil location close to many of the Lake District’s most popular attractions.

Situated in the hamlet of Far Sawrey, this pleasant, detached cottage is just a five-minute drive from the pretty village of Hawkshead, with its numerous National Trust properties and ‘higgledy-piggeldy’ streets and chocolate box cottages. An easy distance away is the beautiful Lake Windermere, arguably one of the UK’s most picturesque locations. Around the lake there are plenty of places from which to catch boat cruises, hire boats, take a windsurfing lesson. Why not try your hand at paddle-boarding? For those who prefer to stay on dry land, there are plentiful opportunities for scenic walks, climbing, and cycling.

This beautiful cottage has been lovingly converted from two smaller cottages in to one spacious holiday home sleeping seven guests. The owners have combined old world charm, with modern comforts creating a welcoming home from home.  The front door of the cottage leads guests straight into the spacious dining room with its cosy wood burner and dining table. The kitchen is next to the dining room and has an Aga-style oven, hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, and dishwasher. The washer/dryer and a freezer can be found in a separate utility room. Adjoining the kitchen is the light and airy breakfast room with windows on 3 sides overlooking the garden. Off the dining room there is a downstairs bathroom with a bath with over the bath shower.  The lounge next to the dining room. This charming room with the original range with open fire and bread oven, a TV and DVD which make this room a lovely place to relax at the end of the day. There are two staircases leading to the first floor, one at either end of the house. The staircase at the lounge end of the house leads to two bedrooms, a double and a single, as well as a bathroom with shower and WC. At the opposite side of the house, a second set of stairs leads to the other two rooms, this time a double and a twin.

Outside, the property has a south-facing private garden with lawns and a patio seating area. There is also a stream running along the bottom of the garden which has a steep sides, so children will need to be carefully supervised. There is off-road parking for four cars.

Dogs fees are charged per dog at £20.00 for up to 7 nights, £40.00 for up to 14 nights and an additional £20.00 for every week or part week thereafter.

  • 4 bedrooms: 2 doubles, 1 twin and 1 single
  • 2 bathrooms: 1 with bath with shower, and WC, the other with shower and WC
  • TV and DVD
  • Wi-Fi available
  • Open fires with fuel supplied
  • Aga-style oven, hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, and washer/dryer
  • Bed linen and towels included
  • Electric and heating included
  • 2 dogs welcome
  • Off-road parking for 4 cars
  • Shop and pub a short walk away
  • South-facing garden with patio area
  • Regret no smoking

This property joined our collection in the last 12 months and is managed by Ruth.


From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 2 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Susan, 30th September 2017

Lovely cosy,warm and comfortable cottage,,,,in a lovely secluded spot,,,,with pretty garden,,,,and very dog friendly.

Reviewed by Kelly, 22nd July 2017

Relaxing, peaceful and tranquil cottage in a scenic historical part of the lakes. Everything within minutes and miles on your doorstep including wonderful walks, ferry rides and the historical icon " Beatrix potters" landscape.


View towards the cottage
View towards the beautiful cottage
Patio garden with seating area
Plenty to read during your stay
Dining area
Time for a coffee!
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