Hatters Cottage - Cumbria - Sleeps 4

Hatters Cottage - a central Lake District hideaway 

  • Hatters Cottage exterior
  • Lounge
  • Kitchen
  • Dining room
  • Master Bedroom
  • Bedroom
  • Hatters Cottage exterior
  • Terrace
  • Terrace
  • Hatters Cottage exterior
  • Garden and Grounds
  • Garden and Grounds
  • Hatters Cottage exterior
  • Nearby Activity
  • Nearby Activity
Hatters Cottage in Cumbria, a cottage in The Lakes, Cumbria and Lancashire: Hatters Cottage exterior

A charming 18th century detached farm cottage 150 metres from public roads

A mile from picturesque Hawkshead village, Hatters Cottage is surrounded by gardens and fields - the only rented property on our smallholding. You can walk and cycle from the cottage door on quiet footpaths, lanes and forest tracks - no need to take the car. Mountain walking, watersports and many local attractions are within easy reach; or you can just enjoy the peace of the leafy private garden

The front door leads straight into the sitting room with two comfy sofas, an easy chair, TV, DVD player and Wifi. Next door is the kitchen/dining room, fully remodelled this year. In the dining area the antique furniture – beech chairs, oak table and welsh dresser - retain the old-world atmosphere

• Bedroom 1 with a 5-foot double bed
• Bedroom 2 with twin beds
• Shower room with wash-basin, WC and heated towel rail
…. with views of gardens, fields and mountains.

Used for hat-making in the 18th century the cottage has been renovated throughout, retaining the wooden beams and stone hearth [sorry no longer an open fire]. The windows look out onto the cottage's private garden, and at the back to gardens, fields and woodland, with mountains beyond

Guests have sole access to the cottage, the garden and patio in front, complete with chairs and table (barbecue available on request). The nearby barn has ample space for storing bikes

We try to ensure that our guests are able to enjoy the tranquillity of the place. We’ll meet you on arrival and check that you have all you need. Thereafter we’ll aim to leave you in peace. We live in the farmhouse next door so we are usually around to help with information or in case of problems


All linen and towels are provided. There is parking for two cars at the farm gate, 50 metres from the cottage and 100 metres from the road

WiFi is supplied to the cottage living room via an aerial on the adjacent barn. The connection is generally reliable but in this relatively remote spot it is occasionally temperamental; we cannot guarantee it 24/7

7 nights is the normal minimum stay; but we're flexible out of season 7 & at short notice, so it’s worth enquiring – just email us and we’ll try to arrange something

SMOKING. We ask smokers to do so only on the patio outside the front door


• We were made to feel really welcome by the owners, who hit the perfect balance: on hand if we needed anything, but otherwise left us undisturbed.
• A charming cottage in a beautiful location: an ideal base for exploring the beautiful lakes. John and Judith were helpful but not intrusive.
• Walks from the door no need for car: a lovely quiet location. Our teenage children keep asking to go back!
• A wonderful location: secluded situation, with a wide range of lovely walks and cycle rides from the doorstep.
• Hidden Gem. Wonderfully situated for walking across the fields, either down hill to Hawkshead or up hill to the Tarn.

This property has been listed with Stilwell’s Cottages Direct for 2 years

Hatters Cottage Property Features

Location Type
  • Rural

  • Car Required

Housekeeping & Services
  • Iron and Ironing Board
  • Bed Linen Included
  • Towels Included
  • Fuel and Power Payable
  • No Smoking

  • 1 Double Bedroom
  • 1 Twin Bedroom

  • Washing Machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Toaster
  • Oven
  • Hob
  • Grill
  • Coffee Machine

Internet Access
  • Wireless Broadband

  • DVD Player
  • Books
  • Games
  • TV

Leisure Equipment
  • Patio Furniture
  • Barbecue

Garden/Terrace/Play area
  • Private garden
  • Terrace / patio

Parking available
  • Off road parking

Activities within 20min drive of the property
  • Fishing
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Tennis
  • Hiking
  • Mountaineering
  • Mountain Biking
  • Horse Riding
  • Walking
  • Cycling
  • Pub/Bar within 1 mile

Local Water Sports
  • Sailing
  • Canoeing
  • Kayaking
7 night(s) · 21 June 2019
Key Property Details
Property Name Hatters Cottage
Reference 282403
Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 1
Owner's Website www.hatterscottage.co.uk
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Hatters Cottage in Cumbria

Nearest TownHawkshead - 2 kms (approx)
Nearest AirportManchester - More than 30 kms (approx)
Nearest Ferry PortHull - More than 30 kms (approx)

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