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Silver Fell Apartment With Stunning Lake & Fell Views + Leisure Spa with Pool

Bedrooms 2
Space 968 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Washing Machine
  • Indoor Pool
  • Internet
  • Parking


About the property

Cottage Apartment in Grasmere, Lake District Cumbria England - Unwind In The Heart Of The Lakes. Many Wonderful Walks From The Door. 10 mins easy walk to village.

Silver Fell has magnificent lake views from a spectacular scenic, lakeside setting. Nestling at the foot of Silver Howe with superb views over Grasmere Lake and surrounding fells, this charming cottage apartment has been recently upgraded and renovated to offer luxury accommodation with eco-green credentials. With its own private entrance via a decked balcony overlooking the garden and lake, it's the perfect peaceful retreat to relax and unwind. Centrally located, and ideal as a touring base for the Lake District National Park and beyond. The area abounds with birds and wildlife, ideal for nature lovers. A level 10 minute walk brings you to the centre of the popular and bustling village of Grasmere which boasts a wide variety of shops, restaurants and pubs. Wordsworth called Grasmere ‘the loveliest spot that man hath ever found.’ He lived in both Dove Cottage and Allan Bank, which are open to the public.

Boat hire and teas 300 metres.

Please note the apartment and garden is a non-smoking area.

There is secure parking with electric wooden gates.

More Details

Property Manager
Nick and Polly Greathead
Member since: 2007
Speaks English, French
Calendar last updated:
26 May, 2018

About Nick and Polly Greathead

We love Grasmere and the surrounding area with its abundant wildlife, the birds, deer, red squirrels, badgers, and lately, the otters. it's often like a ringside seat looking out from the house over the lake.

Silver Fell was entirely renovated in 2012 to provide luxury, eg spa bath, underfloor heating, wi-fi, yet with the all-important sustainable approach.

The eco-features include an air-source heat pump which provides central heating and most hot water. Solar thermal panels provide additional hot water. Solar photovoltaic panels produce electricity and feed back to the grid.

The extension was timber-frame with sheep's wool insulation used in walls, ceilings and loft;

Organic, natural paint and varnish; with natural fibre furnishings and wooden/oak floor.

We look forward to welcoming you.

Nick and Polly Greathead purchased this apartment in 2003

Why Nick and Polly Greathead chose Grasmere

Love the views and location. Close to all facilities yet a quiet retreat!

What makes this apartment unique

Stunning views with scenery changing every day!

Peaceful and relaxing.

Guestbook comments from the manager

"Had a fabulous week in this beautiful, well equipped cottage. Amazing setting with lovely walks from the door.

Short stroll into the village with lots of lovely places to eat. Our favourite village in the Lakes. Hope to return soon!!"

"This is such a beautiful place - a veritable 'Garden of Eden'. Thank you for providing such a lovely home to share, with every thoughtful comfort."

"We have visited the Lake District many times, but have never stayed anywhere as lovely as Silver Fell. Wonderful views and location. Hope to come back soon!"

"Thank you so much for letting us share your beautiful cottage and lakeside view. what a wonderful place!

A little bit of heaven on earth!"

"Many thanks for a lovely, relaxing stay. The cottage is beautifully decorated, with a cosy, warm atmosphere. We enjoyed the peaceful view, watching the changing light on the fells and lake and occasional glimpse of the red squirrel."
Jun 2013
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Grasmere in Lakes

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 968 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • lake
  • mountain
  • resort
  • rural
  • village
  • waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Jacuzzi
    Shower room 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Bedroom 1 with luxury en-suite spa bath and shower, fitted W.C. and Basin. Bedroom 2 with luxury shower, fitted W.C. and basin. Both bathrooms benefit from underfloor heating and towel ladder radiators.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 2 Single Bed
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with twin beds. Can be linked together to make Super King. Bedroom 2 with double bed. Both en-suite.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Garden
  • Veranda ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Indoor Pool
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • swimming
Notes on accommodation: The cottage and garden is a non-smoking area. Sorry no pets. Outside: Decked balcony terrace overlooking garden and lake. All weather patio table and chairs with wind out canopy. Membership to local Leisure club with pool included. Utility Room: Washer/Dryer machine in cupboard and clothes airer. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All beds are made up with all towels / tea towels provided. Changed and cleaned each Saturday. Other: Glass framed oak door leads to corridor for both bedrooms.


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Silver Fell Apartment With Stunning Lake & Fell Views + Leisure Spa with Pool
average rating of 5.0 based on 9 reviews

Wonderful cosy, picturesque home!

  • 5 of 5

We all absolutely loved our few days in the cottage. It was warm, inviting, full of everything we needed with a little touch of luxury. Perfect base to explore the surrounding area.

  • Review Submitted: 04-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're so glad you enjoyed your holiday! and thank you for the lovely review. Best wishes Nick and Polly
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Wonderful apartment. Fantastic location.

  • 5 of 5

A lovely place to stay with great walks. Easy walk to shops and restaurants.

  • Review Submitted: 09-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Amazing location. Beautiful and comfortable apartment with lovely village within walking distance.

  • Review Submitted: 05-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed your stay! You'll be welcome back any time! Best wishes Nick and Polly
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Relaxing and scenic

  • 5 of 5

Had a wonderful time. Despite the rainy weather, there was lots to do and see, including hiking and swimming. Excellent of restaurants and shops. Would definitely come back.

  • Review Submitted: 13-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to write and for your lovely comments. We're delighted that you enjoyed your holiday here and found plenty to do in spite of the weather. You're welcome back anytime! Best wishes Nick and Polly
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United Kingdom

Best view in Grasmere!

  • 5 of 5

Have a lovely holiday. The views from the property are second to none, especially when it snowed!

The property is well maintained with 2 spacious bedrooms, both of which are en-suite with under floor heating.

Thank you Nick & Polly

  • Review Submitted: 21-Jan-2016
  • Date of Stay: January 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Exceeded all expectations!

  • 5 of 5

We are a thirty/forty something(!) couple who have been visiting Grasmere for many years, and we have stayed in quite a few cottages dotted around the village and surrounding areas. This is the first time we have booked a cottage outside of the usual lakes holiday cottage companies. And what a revelation!

Booking and communication with the owners, Polly and Nick, was easy. They were responsive, friendly and helpful.

They have designed a lovely, private and well laid out hideaway with THE most superb views towards Heron Pike and Nab Scar, and comfortable outside seating to make the most of those views and soak up the sun (if you get lucky with the weather!) Parking is no problem- there was space for us to park on the drive (a Volvo and a clio) but it is steep so make sure your handbrake is in good order!!

The property is attractively decorated (bathrooms are great - the jet bath is a real treat after a long day on the fells!), well maintained, spotlessly clean with plenty of space to put stuff (&, believe me, we have a lot of walking gear!). We were holidaying as two couples, accompanied by parents, and there was enough space for the four of us to relax, albeit cosily! The kitchen is small but perfect formed and has everything you need - we ate in on three occasions (no restaurant can offer such good views!). I would say that if you were holidaying as two couples you'd want to know each other well - there is sufficient space, but it's cosy.

We were also VERY fortunate with the weather - warm and sunny, rain free days. For the uninitiated, the Lake District is a beautiful part of the country (in my view, the best!) and Grasmere is centrally located. There are a nice mix of great eateries, shops, attractions and of course plenty of fells for walking, but, with short drives out, you are also ideally positioned to reach the main towns of Keswick, Ambleside, Windermere and everything inbetween. It's worth taking a further drive out to Honister Mine, touring the mine and, if you are feeling brave, doing the "via ferrata"!

Silver Fell is adjoined to Nick and Polly's house but they have done a great job in creating a private space for you to call your own for a few days! They have a lovely position in Grasmere and we felt quite privileged that we were able to share in that. We met and chatted with Nick on a few occasions - very friendly, welcoming - as my mum would say "a very nice man"! We will definitely be back - in fact we've booked already!

  • Review Submitted: 18-Apr-2015
  • Date of Stay: April 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Grasmere beach about 1/2 hour walk.

Rydal and Grasmere beach about 10 mins drive.


Liverpool, Manchester, Newcastle airports about 2hrs drive.

Liverpool, Newcastle, Stranraer ports about 2hrs drive.

Trains to Windermere, Penrith.

Buses every hour from Lancaster via Grasmere to Keswick.

Open top bus every 1/2 hour Windermere railway station to Grasmere (May-September)


Grasmere 1km

Ambleside 8km

Windermere 15km

Keswick 20km

Kendal 25km

Further Details:

There are many good restaurants in and around Grasmere, including Jumble Rooms, Chesters, Zeffirellis, etc. Interesting shops in the village, including book shop, post office, Coop store with inside cash machine. Garden centre with gift shop, Gingerbread shop, Wordsworth museum. Lake cruises from nearby Ambleside. Lots of Further attractions to visit listed in house.

The whole area is a haven for wildlife. Red and roe deer, badgers, red squirrels and recently otters have all been seen from the house. Wonderful variety of bird life - both the garden variety and also waterbirds on the lake. Lots of wonderful walks straight from the house - You hardly need use the car at all! Lovely lakeland villages to explore in every direction: Hawkshead, Grizedale, Ambleside, Chapel Stile, Keswick etc.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Grasmere, Cumbria & Lake District National Park

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Late May Holiday
25 May 2018 - 31 May 2018
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Early Summer
1 Jun 2018 - 14 Jun 2018
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
15 Jun 2018 - 19 Jul 2018
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
High Summer
20 Jul 2018 - 30 Aug 2018
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Late Summer
31 Aug 2018 - 13 Sep 2018
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
14 Sep 2018 - 18 Oct 2018
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Autumn Half-Term
19 Oct 2018 - 25 Oct 2018
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Late Autumn
26 Oct 2018 - 20 Dec 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Nightly Rate
21 Dec 2018 - 3 Jan 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
To book please contact us for confirmation of dates available.
Deposit of £100 is required to confirm the booking. The balance is due 8 weeks before holiday start date.

Changeover Day:
Friday changeover Easter to November. After 4pm arrival and 10am departure.
November to Easter short breaks available, minimum 2 nights.

Notes on prices:
Please contact us regarding prices for short Winter breaks.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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