Where is the Best Place to Buy A Holiday Home in the Lake District?
We get asked this question a lot. Our initial response is almost always to:
Buy somewhere in an area that you have an affinity with.
The Lake District is a popular destination for those looking to buy a holiday home due to its stunning natural beauty and outdoor recreational opportunities. The best place to buy a holiday home in the Lake District depends on your preferences and priorities, as there are several charming towns and villages to choose from.
Here are some of the most popular options:
Are You Looking to Immerse Yourself Into a Village Community?
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Ambleside is situated at the northern tip of Lake Windermere and is a popular choice for tourists.
It has a bustling town centre and provides easy access to various outdoor activities, including hiking and water sports.
Grasmere is a smaller village with a more relaxed atmosphere.
It’s famous for its association with the poet William Wordsworth and offers a tranquil setting surrounded by nature.
Wanting to Escape for A Leisurely Pace, Peace, and Quiet?
If you enjoy a more leisurely pace, peace, and quiet then Hawkshead or Coniston would be right up your street.
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Hawkshead is a picturesque village with traditional stone buildings and a rich history. It’s a lovely option for a quieter holiday home experience.
Coniston is located near Coniston Water and is ideal for those who prefer a quieter environment. It’s a great location for water sports and has its own charm.
This town is located on the eastern shore of Lake Windermere and is known for its picturesque views.
It’s a hub for water-based activities and has a range of restaurants and shops.
What Can You Expect for Your Money*?
- £320,000 – A traditional slate-roofed, two-bedroom cottage in a picturesque village
- £1.5m – A six-bedroom former farmhouse with lake and mountain views
- £4m – A stately home with attached cottage, paddock and indoor pool
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