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

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes


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

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 with en-suite shower, basin and WC. 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, washer/dryer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair
  • 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 downhill
  • Note: There are 3 steps leading up to the entrance door and approx
  • 19 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
  • Note: Check-in time 4pm.

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 attractions, amenities, shops and restaurants to suit all tastes. Boat trips are available from Bowness to Ambleside and Lakeside, where the Lakeside Aquarium and the Lakeside and Haverthwaite Railway are situated. Orrest Head, where Alfred Wainwright was inspired to write his series of iconic guidebooks, is a 15-minute walk away and Brockhole, which offers tree top experiences is only one mile away. There are also a variety of watersports on offer for the more energetic. Bowness and Windermere are ideally situated for exploring all that this region has to offer; they are within easy reach of destinations such as Langdale, Beatrix Potter’s Hill Top House at Sawrey, Grasmere, Coniston Water, Grizedale Forest Park, with its delightful walks and famous outdoor sculptures, mountain biking and the Go Ape adventure park, Ullswater, Kendal, Keswick, as well as the Lakeland Mountains, including England's highest, Scafell Pike.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas