Wood Close Apartments - The Old Coach House Grasmere

Wood Close Apartments - The Old Coach House Grasmere


Wood Close Apartments - The Old Coach House
Grasmere
Cumbria
England
United Kingdom

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This Holiday Cottages /Apartments sleeps up to 4 persons
over 1 Bedroom
With 1 Bathroom

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Within walking distance of the centre of Grasmere, these well appointed holiday apartments are in the heart of the Lake District. Wood Close is a traditional country house built on the slopes of Rydal Fell, and now divided into 9 apartments. It is an excellent centre for walking with access to the Fells directly from the garden. Set in secluded grounds overlooking Grasmere Lake and valley, there are superb views from the terrace, and the large picture window of first floor apartment Silver Howe, (B5934). Ambleside, 3 miles, and Keswick, 12 miles, offer a full range of attractions and there are many historic houses and gardens locally. Grasmere, famous for Wordsworth and Dove Cottage, has a good selection of restaurants and shops.

All properties: Elec cooker. M/wave. Shared laundry room with coin-operated w/machine and t/dryer. Shared 3-acre grounds and woodland with terrace and seating. Parking. NB: Small unfenced pond and small stream in grounds.


Within walking distance of the centre of Grasmere, these well appointed holiday apartments are in the heart of the Lake District. Wood Close is a traditional country house built on the slopes of Rydal Fell, and now divided into 9 apartments. It is an excellent centre for walking with access to the Fells directly from the garden. Set in secluded grounds overlooking Grasmere Lake and valley, there are superb views from the terrace, and the large picture window of first floor apartment Silver Howe, (B5934). Ambleside, 3 miles, and Keswick, 12 miles, offer a full range of attractions and there are many historic houses and gardens locally. Grasmere, famous for Wordsworth and Dove Cottage, has a good selection of restaurants and shops.

Sloping path to entrance. All on first floor: Living/dining room with beams, single bed and pull-out single. Dining room/kitchen. 1 double bedroom. Bathroom with bath, shower cubicle and toilet.

Elec fire and elec by?1 meter. NSH (Oct-Apr) inc. Video. DVD. No smoking

This property is at an elevation of approximately 277 feet / 84.4 metres above sea level

Facilities at the Cottage

General
TV in Room TV
DVD Player DVD or Blueray Player
Dogs Welcome Dogs Welcome
WiFi Available WiFi
Decorated at Xmas Decorated at Xmas

Kitchen Appliances
Kettle Kettle
Coffee Maker Coffee Maker
Toaster Toaster
Microwave Microwave
Cooker Cooker
Washing Machine Washing Machine
Dishwasher Dishwasher
tumble dryer Tumble Dryer
fridge Fridge
fridgefeezer Fridge Feezer

Outside
Garden Garden
Patio Table Garden Furniture
Parking Onsite Parking Onsite

Facilities Nearby
Entertainment Available Nearby Entertainment
Bar / Pub nearby Bar / Pub
Walking countryside Walking countryside
Cycling countryside Cycling countryside


 

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Distances are direct straight line
...International Airports
Newcastle Airport
Woolsington Tyne and Wear
NE13 8BZ
66.1 miles
Leeds Bradford International Airport
Leeds West Yorkshire
LS19 7TU
67.8 miles

... Local Airports
Barrow/Walney Island Airport
Barrow-in-Furness Cumbria
LA14 3YS
24.3 miles
Carlisle Lake District Airport
Carlisle Cumbria
CA6 4NW
35.3 miles

... Motorways
M6 Junction 39
Keld
15.2 miles
M6 Junction 38
Kendal, Brough, Appleby
16.8 miles
M6 Junction 40
Penrith, Keswick
17.5 miles

... Railway Stations
Windermere
station code = WDM
LA23 1QA
6.4 miles
Staveley
station code = SVL
LA8 9NB
9.2 miles

... Ferry Ports
Heysham Port sailing to ->
Douglas Isle of Man
Address:
South Quay, Heysham
Lancashire
LA3 2XE
28.8 miles
Douglas Ferry Terminal sailing to ->
Belfast (NI), Heysham,Liverpool, Dublin (IE)
Address:
Douglas

IM1 3ER
62.3 miles

Local Attractions

Attractions & places to see nearby

lake
Grasmere (lake)
A small lake close to the village of Grasmere with a privately owned island in the middle, famed as the home of William Wordsworth the lake is approximately 1536 metres long ( just under a mile)
0.3m / 0.5km - - Walking time 5 minutes walk

shopping
Grasmere Gingerbread Shop
Housed in a 1630 former school, now producing gingerbread, award winning rum butter, fudge and mint cake.
0.9m / 1.4km - - Walking time 13 minutes walk

museum
Dove Cottage
The home of the poet William Wordsworth and his sister Dorothy Wordsworth from December 1799 to May 1808
0.6m / 1km - - Walking time 8 minutes walk

craft
Heaton Cooper Studio
An art gallery and shop with original paintings from Alfred & William Heaton Cooper, both father and son where accomplished landscape artists
1m / 1.6km - - Walking time 15 minutes walk

lake
Rydale Water
A small lake by Lake District standards near the village of Rydale fed by the River Rothay and Grasmere Lake, eventually flowing into Lake Windermere
0.7m / 1.1km - - Walking time 10 minutes walk

lake
Alcock Tarn
This Tarn (mountain lake) is located east of Grasmere approximately 370 metres elevation on the side of Heron Pike, with walks along the length of the Tarn
heightElevation = 370 Meters / 1213.9 Feet
1.1m / 1.8km - - Walking time 17 minutes walk

caves
Rydal Caves
A a man-made cavern that on first glace looks like a natural cave though was actually Loughrigg Quarry.
0.8m / 1.3km - - Walking time 12 minutes walk

lake
Loughrigg Tarn
A small circular tarn (mountain lake), north of Skelwith Bridge and with Loughrigg fell to the north east
1.2m / 1.9km - - Walking time 18 minutes walk

abbey
St Oswald's Church
An Active church to this day, once the family church for William Wordsworth and William's burial palace alongside many family members
0.8m / 1.3km - - Walking time 13 minutes walk

country
Rydal Mount & Gardens
A 16th century house and the home to William Wordsworth’s for much of his life together with the garden, which Wordsworth designed and remains very similar to those days. There is also a tea room
1.3m / 2.1km - - Walking time 19 minutes walk

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