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- Off road parking
- Open fire
- Garden / Patio
- Cot available
- Highchair available
- Pub/shop < 1 mile
- Washing machine
- Broadband / WiFi
A cosy semi-detached cottage, superbly located within a short walking distance of Bowness-on-Windermere and minutes from Lake Windermere.
Comfortably appointed throughout, this cottage is ideal for families or friends who wish to enjoy time together in this beautiful part of the Lake District.
The cottage has two bedrooms, with the master bedroom having the benefit of an adjoining sun room with French windows and a Juliet balcony giving distant views of the Lake District Fells rising above Lake Windermere.
The cosy sitting room has original beams and a lovely woodburning stove.
Outside is a front gravelled area for parking, and a patio, so no matter the time of day, you can sit with a refreshing drink as you plan your day's activities in the Lakes, plus bustling Bowness is just a short walk away.
The Glebe, an area of open parkland incorporating pitch-and-putt golf, tennis courts, an indoor children's play centre (with entrance charge), and the quayside for lake cruises, are just 7 minutes' walk away, from where you can enjoy stunning views across Lake Windermere to the Lake District Fells.
You can also hire row boats or embark on the steamer and travel up the lake to Brockhole, the National Park Visitor Centre, and enjoy the adventure playground and treetop course, along with some lovely gardens.
Bowness has a great mix of restaurants and cafes to suit all tastes, and some lovely specialist shops selling delicious chocolates and cakes.
Visitors can also take the car ferry, just two minutes' by car from this cottage, across Lake Windermere to the pretty Lakeland village of Hawkshead and Grizedale Forest.
Grizedale Forest has a host of beautiful walks and cycle ways.
This delightful cottage has a host of attractions and activities available nearby, and can be enjoyed at any time of the year.
Two bedrooms: 1 x double with adjoining sun room and Juliet balcony, 1 x twin (zip/link, can be king-size double on request). Bathroom with bath, hand-held shower, basin and WC. Shower room with shower, basin and WC. Kitchen. Sitting room with dining area and woodburning stove.
- Gas central heating with woodburning stove
- Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, Smart TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
- Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent
- Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
- Travel cot, highchair and stairgate on request
- Off road parking for 3 cars
- Front patio with picnic bench and BBQ
- Sorry, no pets and no smoking
- Shops 8 mins walk, pub 5 mins walk
- Lake Windermere 7 mins walk
- Note: Stairs have a slight curve and may be unsuitable for guests with limited mobility
- Note: Some road noise may be audible outside the property
- Note: If you would like the twin room made into a double, please contact the owner at least 10 days prior to your arrival.
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.
This property offers the following short breaks:
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