This lovely cottage is set amongst six acres of beautiful woodlands on a high promontory on the edge of Bowness-on-Windermere.
A wonderful location set amongst beautiful countryside, within easy reach of Lake Windermere and the ever popular and charismatic Bowness on Windermere.
As you enter this hidden glade, the many delights of this retreat will unfold, with mature trees, fir, bracken and the occasional wildlife on display.
A superb location to organise a group of friends and family to get away from it all and enjoy a memorable break, simply relax in the hot tub and take in the beautiful surroundings.
This welcoming cottage offers a lovely sitting room with picture windows to bring the natural beauty of the surroundings into the main guest area.
A modern woodburner makes for cosy evenings around the fire and a modern, well-equipped kitchen with open plan dining area and an adjoining utility area provide all you need to enjoy some wonderful home cooking.
The ground floor bedroom contains a king-size luxurious bed and a modern en-suite bathroom, a hallway and useful utility area with cloakroom.
Upstairs the cottage boasts a further four bedrooms, two with en-suites and a superb house bathroom with an inviting shower and bath for relaxing in.
From the sitting room and the dining area doors lead out to a fabulous decked area housing a luxurious hot tub, an ideal location after a gruelling day discovering the many wonderful walks in this hikers paradise.
Less than a mile away is the wonderful idiosyncratic and charming Windermere Golf Club, a most welcoming club.
A short walk takes guests down to the lake ferry where a short 'cruise' gives access to the far shores of Hawkshead and the magical Tarn Hows area.
All the facilities of Bowness-on-Windermere are on the doorstep and the not to be missed attractions include the hand-made chocolate shop and the wonderful walks along the Bowness promenade where the many cruise ships run down the Lake to Ambleside.
Discover picturesque local walks along footpaths bordering the site, including the Dales Way which runs by the golf club and Crook and Staveley and for the more adventurous walks across to Cartmel Fell.
Further afield walk to Brant Fell which provides stunning views over Lake Windermere and its surrounding fells, including the Langdales and Crinkle Crags which are some of the most outstanding challenges in this wonderful area.
A wonderful holiday home ideal for family and friends to get away from it all and discover the many delights of this famous area.
Five bedrooms: 1 x ground floor king-size double (zip/link, can be 2'6" twin on request) with en-suite bath, shower over, basin and WC, 2 x king-size double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x king-size double (zip/link can be 2'6" twin on request), 1 x twin (zip/link can be king-size double on request). Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Ground floor basin and WC. Kitchen with dining area. Utility. Sitting room with woodburner.
About the location
BOWNESS & WINDERMERE
Windermere Train Station 1.5 miles; Ambleside 5 miles; Kendal 7 miles.
The vibrant twin towns of Bowness and Windermere hold enduring appeal for visitors to the Lake District National Park, with each providing a range of nearby attractions, amenities, shops and restaurants to suit all tastes. A variety of boat trips and boat hire are available from Windermere Lake Cruises in Bowness to Brockhole, Ambleside and Lakeside (at the southern end of the lake where the Lakeside Aquarium and the Lakeside and Haverthwaite Railway are situated). The World of Beatrix Potter attraction and the Old Laundry theatre are 1.5 miles away. Orrest Head, where Alfred Wainwright was inspired to write his series of iconic guidebooks, is a 30-minute walk to enjoy the spectacular panorama of far-reaching views over the lake and surrounding fells. Brockhole, which offers high wire tree top experiences, is less than two miles away, and the historic villages of Grasmere, Ambleside and Troutbeck are a short drive away. There are also a variety of watersports on offer for the more energetic at marine centres along the lake. The area is ideally situated for exploring all that this region has to offer, whether by foot, bike, car, railway or bus; and is within easy reach of attractions such as the spectacular Langdales, Beatrix Potter’s Hill Top House at Far Sawrey, Coniston, Grizedale Forest Park, with its delightful walks and famous outdoor sculptures, mountain biking and “Go-Ape” adventure park, Ullswater, Kendal, Keswick, stone circles, Roman forts and England's highest mountain, Scafell Pike.