Low Fell is just a few minutes' walk from Lake Windermere, in Cumbria. 'You can be assured of a very warm welcome from its owners, who love inviting people into their beautiful home,' promises Karen. Each of the rooms comes with a view as well as decadent 6ft beds, flat-screen TVs and DVD players.
Where Low Fell, Ferney Green, Bowness-on-Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 3ES (015394 45612; www.low-fell.co.uk)
How much doubles from £72