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Todd Crag House Clappersgate        Azalea Cottage Clappersgate

Todd Crag     

 3 Becksteps Grasmere      Fernleigh Ambleside

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3 Becksteps College Street Grasmere

This traditional stone built terraced Lakeland cottage occupies a wonderful central setting commanding magnificent views over the surrounding mountains. In the absolute heart of this picturesque village on the village green this is somewhere to  escape, relax and soak up the many delights Grasmere has to offer.



The comfortable lounge with traditional living fire has views of Silver Howe. The floor is oak. The dining area easily seats four has views towards Arthur's Seat. The fully equipped kitchen has washing machine, dish washer, gas cooker, 2 fridges and all the usual appliances. (There is a tumble drier and freezer in one of the substantial traditional stone and slate outbuildings). The stairs lead to the fully carpeted first floor with two bedrooms and fully tiled and recently refurbished shower / WC rooms. There are views of the fells to the north, east and west from both front and back bedrooms.

 Wi Fi.  

Smart TV  in lounge and Freesat in both bedrooms.

Full gas central heating and double glazed throughout.

The small but secure yard to the rear gives access to the main outbuilding and the coal store. Garden furniture is provided.

Grasmere is very popular and for your convenience we provide a parking permit allowing you to park one car at the  Wordsworth Hotel throughout the year. The Wordsworth Hotel is only 100 metres away .

Grasmere is just so accessible for everything. No need to drive. Walks from the door in abundance and in every direction. The bus services are frequent and varied with easy access to Keswick to the north and Ambleside, Windermere and Kendal to the south. The bus stops on the other side of the green. Little wonder they say Grasmere is the heart of the lakes.


Up to two behaved dogs are welcome.


















The lounge and dining area, kitchen, master and second bedrooms and house shower room /WC.

Silver Howe in winter from lounge window, Helm Crag across Grasmere lake, nearby Loughrigg Tarn (depicted in the film Miss Potter) and the Langdales and Grasmere and Rydal Water from Silver Howe.

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Key Facilities

Property Type     Cottage
Location     Village centre
Beds     1king size & 2 single
Showers Room     1
En-suite     1
Additional WC     Yes
Heating     Gas
Fire     Open
TV     Digital and Satellite
Additional TV     2
DVD     Yes
Oven     Electric
Hob     Electric
Refrigeration     Fridge/Freezer
Dishwasher     Yes
Laundry Facilities     Washer and Tumble Dryer
Patio garden     Yes
Garden Furniture     Yes
Private Parking     1 Contract space
Pub nearby     Yes
Pets     Yes
Babies     Yes
Children     Yes

Walks and views of the area


If you are looking for dog friendly accommodation in the heart of the dog friendly Lake District where you will find dog friendly pubs, dog friendly shops, dog friendly landscapes with other dog friendly owners and you would like to stay in superb owner managed cottages and apartments with dog friendly gardens owned by dog friendly people then read on about Todd Crag and Todd Crag House in Clappersgate, and Fernleigh in Ambleside together with 3 Becksteps in Grasmere.

Ambleside and Grasmere. 4 Star self catering holiday properties in Ambleside (Clappersgate) and Grasmere, Lake District, Cumbria, UK.  Grasmere and Ambleside are in the Heart of the Lake District Cumbria close to Windermere, Bowness, Keswick, Coniston, Hawkshead, Langdale, Ullswater, Derwentwater, and Lake Windermere.


We are also with Heart of the Lakes and Owners Direct