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Ambleside 5 miles.
The vibrant twin towns of Bowness and Windermere hold enduring appeal for many visitors to the Lake District, both providing a range of amenities, shops and restaurants to suit all tastes. Boat trips are available from Bowness to Ambleside, the Lakeside Aquarium and Beatrix Potter’s ‘Hill Top House’ at Sawrey. Orrest Head, where Alfred Wainwright was inspired to write his series of iconic guidebooks, is on the edge of the town and Grizedale Forest Park is nearby, with delightful walks, mountain biking and the ‘Go Ape’ adventure park. There are many National Trust properties in the area, as well as a variety of watersports for the more energetic. Bowness and Windermere are ideally situated for exploring all the region has to offer - within easy reach of destinations such as Langdale, Grasmere, Coniston Water, Kendal, Keswick, and the Lakeland Mountains, including Scafell Pike, England’s highest.
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Bowness-on-Windermere 4 miles. A traditional, Grade II listed, semi-detached cottage, situated in the village of Crook, adjacent to the beautiful Winster Valley, just four miles from Bowness-on-Windermere. Well-presented, with superb attention to detail, this outstanding Winster Valley cottage boasts a cosy sitting room with woodburner, exposed roof beams, feature fireplace and a lovely sitting area. The modern kitchen, lovely bathroom and two cosy bedrooms all go together to create a welcoming atmosphere for guests. With great walks from the doorstep this is a perfect Winster Valley cottage for those who love the great outdoors. Nearby, there are a number of renowned pubs, including the Brown Horse at Winster, which offers excellent food and real ales. The location of this Winster Valley cottage is ideal, with a variety of shops, restaurants, outdoor pursuits, a cinema and the Beatrix Potter Exhibition all at nearby Bowness-on-Windermere. Coniston Water, Ambleside, Grasmere and the Lakeland Mountains are all within easy reach, making this cottage a superb year-round base. With its wonderful position, fabulous accommodation and easy access to Keswick and the Lakes, this is the perfect Winster cottage base for a romantic break.
Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x single. Shower room with shower, basin and WC. Fitted kitchen. Sitting room with woodburner and dining area.
Gas central heating with woodburner in sitting room. Electric oven, induction hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, TV with Freeview, DVD, radio/CD, small selection of books. Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburner inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Leisure passes for the nearby Damson Dene Hotel (indoor swimming pool, sauna, steam room, Jacuzzi, gym) inc. in rent. Cot and highchair on request. Off road parking for 2 cars. Rear patio with furniture and BBQ. One well-behaved dog welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shops 4 miles, pub 1.5 miles, Damson Dene Hotel 8 mins drive. Note: The owners live next door.
Previous visitors' comments about Thorneyfield Cottage:
We loved every minute - the cottage ticked every box the owners next door was a great help and they are very nice people.
Mrs Thornhill, Poulton-le-Fylde, January 2013
A lovely country retreat with a warm welcome - cosy & relaxing. Helpful and friendly owners/neighbour.
Mrs Shields, Wellingborough, December 2012
The scenery, near towns and places to visit on short journeys and the quiet and tranquillity.
Mr Johnson, Durham, October 2012
Quiet, relaxing cottage. The owner was very friendly and helpful. Excellent location for the heart of the Lake District.
Mrs Mackinnon, Dalkeith, October 2012