Bowness-on-Windermere, The Lake District and Cumbria (Ref. 22487)

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Cottage features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Games Room
  • Broadband / WiFi
  • Sleeps


  • Bedrooms


  • Bathrooms


  • Pets


The Property

A lovely quiet and spacious ground floor apartment situated in a cul-de-sac just a five minute walk from the centre of the vibrant village of Bowness-on-Windermere and Lake Windermere in the heart of the Lake District. The cottage is perfect for families or friends wishing to get away from it all but with the benefits of the many restaurants and shops in Bowness close by. This spacious Bowness cottage is just one mile from Lake Windermere and features good views of the lake and the Langdale Pikes. The master bedroom at this Bowness cottage has a balcony overlooking the stream which runs by the rear of the cottage and has views over the large field which is part of the Dalesway, whilst the pleasant sitting room has large French windows leading to a patio area. The owners have added a table tennis table in the basement, which can also be used to store bikes and boats etc. The twin towns of Bowness and Windermere sit at the heart of the Lake District National Park and boast a range of fantastic shops, bars and cafes as well as being the terminus for boat trips on the lake. Explore the stunning countryside which surrounds this Bowness cottage or spend a day visiting the delightful market towns that are scattered throughout the area. An excellent Bowness cottage from which to explore one of the most beautiful parts of England at any time of year.


Mostly ground floor. Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size double with balcony, 1 x twin. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Kitchen with dining area. Sitting room with gas fire. Basement games room with table tennis.


Gas central heating with gas fire. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, WiFi. Fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Travel cot and highchair on request. Off road parking for 2 cars. Lockable bike storage. Patio area to front and rear balcony with furniture. One well-behaved dog welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shops and pubs 10 mins walk. Note: There are 3 steps leading up to the entrance door and 12 steps leading down to the parking space. Note: There is a stream running alongside the rear of the property, children should be supervised at all times.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

About the location


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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