Potter's fave lake is up for sale on eBay.
A LAKE that inspired poet William Wordsworth and author Beatrix Potter is up for sale - on eBay.
Owner Nigel Woodhouse has put a classified advert on the auction site for 280-acre Esthwaite Water, with an asking price of PS300,000 for a 15-year lease.
STORY? the Mr Woodhouse, who is retiring and including his lake-based leisure firm and cafe in the cost, said: "I'll be sad to see it go. It has been my life."
282 591 " The lake lies between Windermere and Coniston Water near the village of Hawkshead, in Cumbria.
Wordsworth referred to it in Expostulation and Reply and Lines Left Upon a Seat in a Yew-Tree. Potter - whose favourite lake it was - created character Mr Jeremy Fisher on its banks.
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|Publication:||The Mirror (London, England)|
|Date:||Oct 18, 2013|
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