Thornyfield Cottage

Crook near The Winster Valley, The Lake District and Cumbria (Ref. 923262)

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Cottage features

  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
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The property

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 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 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 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 base for a romantic break.


Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x single. Shower room with shower, basin and WC. Kitchen. Sitting room with dining area and woodburner.


Gas central heating with woodburner. Electric oven, induction hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, TV with Freeview, DVD, CD/radio, selection of books. Fuel and power inc. in rent. Fuel for woodburner available to purchase locally. 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.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute

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.

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