The Judges Lodgings Hawkshead The Lake District


The Judges Lodgings Hawkshead The Lake District

Victorian property, once the courthouse and police station, located in the pretty village of Hawkshead, known for its connections to William Wordsworth and Beatrix Potter.

This property is located in the village of Hawkshead, within walking distance of village amenities. There is a choice of pubs, a number of interesting properties which are managed by the National Trust and a range of interesting shops and cafes. Lake Windermere is a short drive away, and visitors should be sure to take one of the pleasure cruises which run up and down the 10.5-mile long lake, stopping at numerous places of interest, including Ambleside,and Bowness.  A short drive from the village is Grizedale Forest with its walking routes, cycle paths, Segway hire, sculpture trail and Go-Ape high ropes adventure.

This handsome property offers high-quality accommodation spread across three floors. On the ground floor, the spacious kitchen/diner offers a welcoming place to enjoy a cup of tea after a long journey or a day of sightseeing, with its pine dining table seating six, slate floor and bright tiles. Guests will find everything they need here, including an oven, hob, microwave, fridge, washer/dryer and dishwasher, there is even a TV and comfortable seating area. Adjacent to the kitchen, guests will find a utility room and a convenient ground-floor WC. Taking the stairs to the first floor, guests will find the elegant lounge which offers sofa seating, a wood burner-effect electric fire, TV, DVD, and CD. One of the property’s bedrooms is also on this floor, an attractive single, which has a shower room with WC close-at-hand. The stunning master bedroom suite occupies the second floor and comprises a king-size bed, low-level window, dressing table, TV, and a cosy armchair. The exposed stone wall, vaulted ceiling, and beams add to the romantic atmosphere of this room and it is here that the property’s sense of history is felt most keenly. This room also benefits from a lovely en-suite bathroom with roll-top bath and WC.

Next to the property there is parking available for one car.

Dogs fees are charged per dog at £20.00 for up to 7 nights, £40.00 for up to 14 nights and an additional £20.00 for every week or part week thereafter.

  • Stunning property in a converted courthouse and police station
  • Characterful, three-storey holiday accommodation
  • A number of well-maintained original features
  • Situated in the village of Hawkshead, close to Lake Windermere
  • Short drive to many of Lake Districts top visitor attractions
  • Easy access to scenic walks and treks in the vicinity
  • Linen and towels provided


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