Lakefield House



Lake District self-catering for families or a family group of up to ten people Near Sawrey near Hawkshead. Visit England 4 star rated. Situated in the heart of the Lake District National Park : a UNESCO World Heritage site

Lakefield House stands in spacious and delightful gardens with its private drive.  Inside the house you will be surprised by the cleverly-designed, roomy interior.

The magnificent and huge drawing room is designed to take full advantage of the glorious, atmospheric views (over Esthwaite Water and the Coniston fells), with sofas that invite you to relax and enjoy the scenery. Even if it rains you can still enjoy the view. Indeed, many of our guests find it difficult to tear themselves away from the mesmerising view! Historic pub, with great food, 4 minutes walk.

The House has a modern kitchen/ dining room with all appliances and equipment. The dining room also has the same beautiful views.  Linen and towels are included. The house sleeps up to ten people in 5 bedrooms with 4 bathrooms (3 en-suites) and a separate w/c (no queing for the bathroom!). Lakefield House is a  No Smoking property.

The accommodation comprises:

  • Open carport leading to front door.
  • Entrance hall.
  • Drying/walking gear room with Belfast sink, washing machine and clothes/drying line.
  • Superb spacious drawing room with full wall of picture windows overlooking Esthwaite Water and Coniston fells. 
  • It has five comfortable sofas, an open fire (guests to supply logs/kindling), a 40" flat screen TV  (plus DVD player), and a museum standard model of HMS Victory in a perspex case.
  • The dining area has a substantial oak table and glazed patio doors leading to an outside raised deck.
  • The stylish kitchen is modern and exceptionally well-equipped with: a double oven, induction hob, dishwasher, fridge, quartz work surfaces. (In the adjoining utility room) there is a large fridge/freezer (three large freezer drawers) and microwave, with a door to the rear garden.
  • Deck with outside furniture (Spring/Summer/Early Autumn) and BBQ.
  • An inner hallway is well stocked with a wide range of games, puzzles and books (plenty of children's books),  
  •  Free fibre optic WiFi.
  • ICS pay-as-you-go EV charger

All bedrooms are furnished to a high standard with beautiful fabrics and furniture - the emphasis being on comfort and relaxation. Three stylish en-suite bedrooms are on the ground floor:

  • king size four poster with luxurious en-suite
  • twin bedroom with luxury en-suite
  • double bedroom with  modern en-suite
  • each downstairs bedroom has a flat screen TV.

Upstairs are two further bedrooms:

  • king-size and a twin, with a  luxury bathroom and a further additional WC
  • also upstairs is a further sitting room/den with super lake and mountain views and a 32" flat screenTV (with Freeview), DVD player and a small kitchen, ideal for a making cups of tea.
  • Parking space for 4-5 cars in the driveway. The gardens are a great feature of the house, to the front side and rear.

The bedrooms feature high quality matresses (Hypnos or Sleepeeze).

For rainy days, the garage contains a full-size Cornilleau table tennis table. Tesco Direct can deliver food/groceries, if required.

Wonderful walks from the front door.

If you have a larger party, you can book the House and the Cottage together. We accept up to 2 dogs.

Ground Floor Floor Plan

First Floor Floor Plan

"Possessing the most incredible Lakeside view one could wish for, we found the property magnificently designed, incredibly spacious and superbly equipped. It is quite an unbelievable and moving experience upon entering the property. I confess that I booked your residence predominantly for the view, but it surpassed my greatest expectation."


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