Thimble Hall is one of the most delightful properties we have ever
discovered and only a minutes' walk from the centre of the village
of Grasmere this fantastic property is sure to be a property that will
create many fond memories for years to come. Refurbished to a very
high standard by the current owners this charming cottage offers high
quality accommodation in one of the most desirable locations in the
The whole feel of this house is that of a very social space where
friends and family can gather to enjoy time together with a beautiful,
well-furnished lounge with cosy log fire and comfortable sofas. The
large open kitchen dinner is the real heart of the house with a great
family dining table and well equipped, high quality kitchen.
At the end of the day there are three beautiful bedrooms to choose
from, one with ensuite shower room and these are complemented by a
further shower room and family bathroom.
The short stroll down the hill brings you into the very heart of
Grasmere village with a fine array of tea rooms and shops, and a range
of places to eat from Michelin Starred Forestside just a fifteen minute
walk from the cottage, local bistros to the cosy village pubs. Walks
abound in this part of the Lake District from gentle rambles along the
lakeshore or to take in the stunning views from Loughrigg Fell or head
higher onto the fells to bag a Wainwright or two including Fairfield,
Helvellyn and Helm Crag all of which the more adventurous can conquer
direct from the door!
Accommodation in detail
Entering through the front door the cottage there is plenty of space
for coats and boots before opening to a bright and airy open plan
kitchen / diner. The high vaulted ceiling adds to the spacious feel of
this room and the dual aspect windows offer views across the grounds,
patio and BBQ area and to the woodland beyond. The slate floor, the
granite worktops and the central kitchen island unit reflect the
consistent high quality with this cottage. Well equipped with range
cooker with double oven, Smeg Fridge/Freezer, dishwasher, microwave and
coffee machine, this kitchen has everything you need to to serve up
everything from a hearty Lakeland breakfast to a special celebration
dinner. The small utility room is also well equipped with washing
machine, tumble drier, wine/drinks fridge and provides additional space
to store outdoor gear.
The lounge occupied the original 17th century part of the cottage, with
cosy low beamed ceiling, oak floor, log burning stove, comfortable
sofas and beautiful artwork. The original front door of the cottage
leads from the lounge to the garden beyond. The snug / tv room is
nothing less than a comfortable second lounge, furnished to the same
high standard and is the ideal place to relax in an evening to enjoy a
film or good book.
Heading upstairs to the first floor there are three beautiful double
bedrooms all offer views to the gardens and the woodland and the master
bedroom boasts an ensuite shower room with basin and WC. The family
bathroom is luxurious and the feature free standing bath is just the
ideal place to relax after a day on the hills. Returning downstairs
there is a further high quality shower room with walk in shower, basin
Thimble hall is set in its own beautiful wooded garden complemented by
a generous patio with outdoor furniture idea for alfresco dining and
the owners have also created a BBQ area, ideal on a summers evening.
Private parking is available for up to four cars.
Unfortunately due to the layout of the property this cottage is
unsuitable for children under 14 years old and does not accept pets.
Nestled in the very heart of the Lakes, Grasmere is a lovely place for
a romantic break in peaceful surroundings. With the views beginning at
home, you'll be tempted to take on such famous Lake District walks as
Silver How, Lang How and Helm Crag. Rising very close to the property
is the impressive 'Fairfield Horseshoe' - keen walkers will be spoilt
However a holiday property in Grasmere isn't just a dream for walkers.
This historic Lake District village is famed for its connections with
the poet William Wordsworth, who lived in the village at Dove Cottage
is open to the public as part of the Wordsworth Museum. Artists will
enjoy browsing several watercolour galleries in Grasmere, particularly
the Heaton Cooper Studio which displays the Cooper family's famous work
as well as that of inspired local 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
supermarket to quaint tea rooms and acclaimed restaurants - the Good
Food Guide-listed Jumble Room is a treat for a special occasion and the
Michelin Star awarded Forestside is just a few minutes' walk from the
For touring by car or exploring the Lakes, the A591 leads you
effortlessly south past Rydal Water to Ambleside on the northern shore
of Lake Windermere, or north to Keswick and Derwent Water. Also easily
found to your south are the breathtaking Langdale Valley and the Lake
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