Ees Wyke

Location Hawkshead

Postcode LA22 0JZ

Telephone 015394 36393

££

Why we love it...

Georgian gem with lavish breakfasts

The Place

Esthwaite Water, to the west of Windermere, has been kept safely in private hands, so has escaped the development that has ravaged some of the other Lakes. Ees Wyke, near Hawkshead, a gem of a white-painted Georgian mansion, is perched above park-like meadows that roll gently down to the reed banks on the shore, punctuated here and there by sheep and mature trees. As well as unmarred views, Richard Lee has happily discovered the secret of making people feel instantly at home.
This is a well-kept house, with everything just so, even down to a plentiful supply of games and books for those inclement days. In the dining room are beautiful large windows to show off the view (these are new since Beatrix Potter stayed here for her holidays), carver chairs and crisp white table linen. The dinners (Richard’s department) feature a daily changing three course with choices menu featuring local produce and have been awarded an AA rosette for many years. The price/quality ratio of the wine list is tipped in your favour.

The bedrooms are attractive and generously proportioned, most with small but well-equipped bathrooms.

The Essentials

Price Band ££
Rooms 9 double and twin; 2 with bath, 7 with shower, all rooms have TV, hairdryer, tea and coffee facilities
Food Breakfast, dinner
Facilities 2 sitting rooms, dining room; garden
Children 12+
Accessibility Not easily accessible
Pets Not accepted

To Book

Contact Richard Lee
Call 015394 36393
Email mail@eeswyke.co.uk
Website www.eeswyke.co.uk

Good To Know

Address Near Sawrey, Hawkshead, Ambleside LA22 0JZ
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The Location

Find this place: Off B5285, 2 miles (3 km) SE of Hawkshead; with car parking

What's nearby: Hill Top; Lake Windermere; Grasmere

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