Holly Cottage

Bowness-on-Windermere, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 1169)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No


  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher

The property

A charming semi-detached 18th Century cottage, just 500 yards from the lake in a conservation area of the bustling town of Bowness-on-Windermere.

Decorated and furnished to a high standard, offering comfortable, well-equipped accommodation, Holly Cottage makes a superb base.

The attractive kitchen with its Lakeland stone wall, and the charming balcony in the master bedroom add to the character of the property.

The location is ideal for visitors of all ages, with the amenities of the town on the doorstep and all the delights of the Lakes within easy reach!


Over three floors. Three bedrooms: 1 x king-size double with balcony, 1 x twin, 1 x 2nd floor double. Second floor bathroom with bath, shower over, shower cubicle, basin, WC. Ground floor basin/WC. Large fitted kitchen with dining area. Cosy sitting room with open fire.


  • Gas central heating with open fire in sitting room
  • Gas range cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, TV, video, DVD, stereo/CD
  • Gas & electricity inc. in rent, fuel for open fire available to purchase locally
  • Bed linen inc. in rent
  • Cot & stairgate available
  • Small rear garden with furniture & BBQ
  • Parking permit for 1 car in public car park to rear of property
  • Sorry, no pets, smoking or stag/hen parties
  • Shops, pubs & town amenities 2 mins walk.

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