Retreats & Hideaways - Luxury Self Catering the Lake District


Location: Staveley

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Why we love it!

" If a break from the hustle and bustle is calling, Willow is the perfect luxury bolt hole to while away your days enjoying the beautiful countryside. Endless walks from the front door, whilst offering all the luxury a boutique hotel. "




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Location, Location, Location  

There’s something special about Willow. The perfect balance between a countryside retreat and a luxurious boutique hotel, complete with super king beds (can be split into two singles) and stylish decor, its tranquil atmosphere will have you relaxing from the moment you step through the door.

Nestled in a quiet corner of the Lake District, with the incredible backdrop of the Kentmere Valley, could this be the perfect base for your Lake District adventure?  

The apartment is located at the end of a private drive that snakes along the edge of the River Kent and the famous Dales Way. The recently renovated former farmhouse breathes a cosy charm whilst providing all the mod-cons of a luxury hotel. With two convenient parking spaces right outside, simply pull up and make your way up the external staircase to your little slice of heaven.  


Relax, Eat, Retreat  

Retreat into the open-plan, light and airy living area. This space is beautifully furnished with stylish interiors, exposed beams and is fitted with a smart TV so you’ll never resent a rainy day. The newly installed kitchen and breakfast peninsula offers the perfect environment for casual dining and entertaining. Complete with a brand-new Lavazza coffee machine and instant boiling Quooker tap; let the culinary juices flow whilst enjoying the beautiful rolling hills from every window. 


Sweet Slumber 

To the left of the entrance, you’ll find a carpeted lobby leading directly to the first bedroom and en-suite shower room. Complete with a sumptuous four poster bed and smart TV. Wake up to the sound of birds singing in the garden below. 

The second bedroom lies on the other side of the apartment, unique with its padded cream headboard and deep-set windows, soak up the uninterrupted views of the Cumbrian countryside. The spacious en-suite is finished to an exemplary standard with a double width walk-in shower and free-standing bath.  


Fresh Air 

Outside, the garden extends out to meet the fields. Terraced areas and different levels provide the perfect vantage point to soak up starlit skies or relax on the lawned area. Why not take dinner alfresco and really make the most of the long Lake District days? 

A perfect space to unwind after a day on the fells, this cosy little bolt hole could provide a romantic get-away or a well-earned mini-break on a long-distance excursion. Willow encompasses tranquil escapism whilst retaining the perks and luxuries of a modern apartment. Teaming with wildlife and walking routes, the pull of the outdoors is strong at Cowan Head. 

Bring your bikes or golf buggies along for the holiday and store them in the handy outdoor lock-up.


Out & About 

Just a half hour stroll away, you’ll find the bustling village of Staveley, well equipped with local amenities including More? Bakery, Hawkshead Brewery, Wilf’s café, Wheelbase, for the cyclists and Kimi’s Gelato. The town of Kendal is a fifteen-minute drive from the property, with ample opportunity for shopping and activities including Lakeland Climbing Wall and The Brewery Arts Centre.   

Willow is the ideal property for anyone seeking a rural, but not remote, holiday destination situated at the gateway to the Lake District.  

Pets by request

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a tasty welcome ...

On arrival, you’ll be welcomed by our indulgent, local-sourced Welcome Hamper. Each Hamper is lovingly prepared to include some well-known brands, as well as a selection of high-quality locally produced treats and essentials too.

Location: A little bit about Staveley

Staveley is an iconic little village located at the gateway to the Lake District. Swimming in culture and Lakeland charm, this hidden gem is home to some of the best businesses Cumbria has to offer. A self-proclaimed ‘village within a village’, Mill Yard combines businesses of both industrial and retail to create a unique visitor experience. Fill up on delicious local ale at the Hawkshead Brewery, whilst basking in the sunshine like a pickled lizard. Or eat your weight in the best sourdough the South Lakes has to offer at More? Bakery – you’ll notice the unmistakable smell of warm bread floating on the air whilst sipping your pre-adventure flat white. Rent a bike from Wheelbase before whizzing off along the quiet country lanes. Or indulge in a hearty breakfast at Wilfs’ Cafe before strapping on your boots and setting off into the Kentmere valley. Synonymous with isolation, tranquillity and unadulterated views, the mountains surrounding Staveley offer perfect hikes for people of all abilities without having to venture far into the hustle and bustle of the Lake District. Favoured by locals, the village of Staveley is a must visit for anyone seeking adventure, creativity, and beauty.

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(Booking essential, subject to availability.  Offer available till 05/09/24.  Minimum 3 night booking.  Cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer.  Discount automatically applied)

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