A cosy and characterful ground floor cottage sleeping 4 with 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms has recently been refurbished and is ideally located in the centre of the popular village of Grasmere, making it an ideal retreat for families and couples alike.
Grasmere is internationally acclaimed not only for its Wordsworth connections but also as it sits at the northern tip of the lake with the fells towering above in the most stunning scenery imaginable. It is a walkers haven with low and high walks available in all directions.
A wide selection of tea rooms, restaurants and traditional village inns and a range of local shops including the... world famous gingerbread shop and Heaton Cooper Art Gallery help to make this a popular destination at any time of the year.
Old Bakers Cottage is a cosy characterful cottage tucked away just off the centre of Grasmere. It was once a bakery serving the village, but is now an ideal honeymoon cottage. Situated on the ground floor below Bakers Rest, the cottage is ideal for families or couples looking for accommodation on one level.
The electric heated accommodation comprises (this property will have gas central heating from December 2014):
* Lounge/dining room with colour TV, DVD, feature fireplace with electric stove effect fire and views towards Helm Cragg.
* Kitchen equipped with dishwasher, oven and hob, fridge and microwave.
* Utility room with freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer and coat and boot storage.
* Double bedroom with luxury en-suite bathroom with bath, separate shower cubicle, hand basin and WC.
* Double bedroom with zip link king size bed which can be converted into twin beds on request.
En-suite shower room with hand basin and WC.
* All electric and bed linen included.
* Private parking for 1 small car and parking permit.
* Cot available.
* Free Wi-Fi available.
Additional amenities include: october half term availability, open fire or wb stove no, no. bathrooms: 2, bedrooms 2: 1, disabled & limited mobility, lakes cottage holiday 4*, romantic breaks, early booking discount, may half term availability, christmas and new year availability, weekly special offers page (also needs a special offer), parking facilities: private parking, easter availability, february half term availability, no. bedrooms: 2, valentine availability, pets no, summer school holidays, changeover saturday, price i from £480 pw, sleeps 4, grasmere and langdale, bathrooms 2: 1.Read more
All prices include all taxes, gas, electric and bed linen. Please check property description to see if towels, logs, coal and cots are included free of charge or at a supplement. If a pet friendly property, the charge is £20 per pet per week/part week. Please telephone or email us for short break availability and prices.
Left on 04/23/2014 for a stay in April 2014 | Mrs Cameron
My family and I had a wonderful break over the Easter holidays in Grasmere , made all the better by arriving at this beautiful cottage . I was very surprised at just how spacious it was and it was also very well equipped . It was beautifully decorated and spotlessly clean . Location in the centre of Grasmere was perfect for us . I would definitley return and will be recommending it to my friends and family . Read more
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We are delighted you found the property well equipped, beautifully decorated and spotlessly clean.
Lakes Cottage Holidays hopes to welcome you back to Old Bakers Cottage soon.
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Good place to stay
Left on 11/07/2013 for a stay in October 2013 | Jedzi
We thought Grasmere was a great location to base yourself in for the Lakes & were very happy with this cottage. We stayed there during Oct half term (2 adults, 2 children) and were very comfortable. It's well positioned in the village itself. The car parking at the back of the cottage is too narrow for most cars to get into, but they provided a parking permit for a nearby car park, so it was never a big problem. We didn't have any problems with noise from above. All in all a very happy stay. Read more
Thank you for your feedback of Old Bakers Cottage, Grasmere.
We are delighted to read you enjoyed the location of the cottage and found your stay comfortable.
We hope to welcome you back to Old Bakers Cottage or another Lakes Cottage Holiday property in the near future.
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Beautiful comfortable cottage in a central location.
Left on 08/19/2013 for a stay in August 2013 | Glyn Mac
This was a late booking and the service was good. I know Grasmere so I knew that it was a very good central location.
The cottage was spacious with 2 large bathrooms and a large kitchen and separate drying room . It was very comfortable.
We did not take our car so am unable to comment on parking facilities. I have stayed in several apartments in Grasmere and this was certainly the best in terms of size,position and value for money. The only negative is that movement in the apartment above could be heard. Thankfully the people upstairs were quiet during our stay.
The only other negative does not concern the cottage but our journey home on the Saturday . We arrived at Windermere station to be told that our train had been cancelled. A station supervisor asked everyone to wait outside the station for replacement buses. When the bus driver came he said that he was running late and would not be taking anyone.
Faced with the option of a two hour wait with more people trying to fit on the station platform we decided to go back to Grasmere for the weekend and stayed at the Dale Lodge hotel which was also good. Read more
We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay at this property and that the service we provided was good.
We are sorry that you had issues on your return home and we hope that this did not detract too much from your enjoyment of the Lake District.
We hope that we can welcome you back to one of our properties in the future.
Lakes Cottage Holidays
Left on 11/26/2012 for a stay in November 2012 | Benson
great cottage,had everything you could wish for,clean and tidy,well equiped and a great escape from the rat race even though it was located in a quaint village,near to all local amenaties,some great gentle walks not far from the doorstep.
One little problem we had which i am sure should no longer exist was that the back yard resembled a building sight with scaffolding etc all over the place as roofers were working on an building around the back,would have been nice to have been informed as sometimes we take our two young grandaughters and it wouldn't have been safe.
that said we really enjoyed our stay and will be looking to return in the future.
Bill & Sheila Ellerton
Lovely little cottage
Left on 09/18/2012 for a stay in September 2012 | Bill & Sheila Ellerton
Lovely little cottage in a quiet location in Grasmere. Nicely furnished and quite roomy. We really enjoyed out stay.
Couldn't park in the small parking space at the rear as our rental car wouldn't fit, but there was a parking permit provided for the nearby car park which was only a couple of minutes walk away.
Only thing we found dissapointing was that there were no towels provided, which would ordinarily make it very difficult for overseas visitors like us. Fortunately we were with our son who lives in the UK so didn't have to purchase towels. Other thing we fond a bit strange was the requerst to strip down the beds before leaving.
Left on 07/20/2012 for a stay in June 2012 | Paula Storey
Fantastic location in heart of Grasmere Village. Very comfortable, high standard accommodation. We got a last minute deal which was a bargain for such luxury. Parking is tricky if you have anything bigger than a Peugot 107 but the parking permit was much appreciated and the car park a stones throw away!
In summary - Just perfect!
Beautiful cottage in great location
Left on 11/04/2011 for a stay in October 2011 | David
Old Bakers Cottage is based in a great part of the lake district - quiet and away from the main road, but also close to shops and restaurants. There are a number of great walks to go on right from the front door. The cottage itself was clean, tidy and well-equipped.
Good location, but a lot of noise from people upstairs
Left on 09/21/2011 for a stay in August 2011 | Towers Family
The Cottage itself was nice and fairly clean. The holiday however was completely spoilt by very noisy people in Bakers Rest above the cottage due to inadequate noise barrier between the cottages, with no warning of noise transition this in the brochure.
If your looking for a peaceful relaxing holiday then Old Bakers Cottage probably isn't for you.
Left on 09/01/2011 for a stay in August 2011 | Hereford13
lovely location and great cottage. Had one terrible night when noises from upstairs (washing machine we think!) went on until 2am. Otherwise great.
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