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Ascension Island

Bowness-On-Windermere, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 1061941)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
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  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi


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1 Customer Review(s)

  • Mr Sherar

    “Great apartment in a beautiful location”

    - Mr Sherar, May 2021

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The property

Find your new favourite home away from home at Ascension Island, an elegant third-floor apartment tucked away in the heart of the Lake District, in the centre of Bowness-On-Windermere.

The apartment offers welcoming accommodation for a group of six or a family gathering looking for an ideal location in the lakes.

Make your way up to the third floor to find a well-presented base, admiring the spacious living/dining room, a perfect place to settle in for an evening of entertainment in front of the Smart TV on the plush corner sofa, enjoying a home-cooked meal at the family dining table.

There is a fabulous balcony, overlooking countryside with views of the surrounding area, providing a quiet place for you to sip on a refreshing beverage and reflect on your time away.

The chef of the group can take charge of meals in the amply-equipped kitchen, fitted with fantastic amenities such as an electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, top of the range washing machine, tumble dryer, and dishwasher for your convenience!

Retreat to one of three delightful bedrooms after a tiring day of lakeside fun, comprising three glorious king-size beds, with one room benefiting from a luxury en-suite corner bath, ideal for a private soak, whilst the rest of the guests have full access to the sleek family bathroom to best prepare for the day.

Step out of the apartment and right into the vibrant town centre of Bowness-on-Windermere, boasting everything you need right on your doorstep, from charming shops, local stores, friendly pubs and quaint cafés all within walking distance.

Soak up the exciting Lakeland atmosphere and explore must-see attractions on your doorstep, including the iconic World of Beatrix Potter Attraction, the 1920’s Royalty Cinema and The Old Laundry Theatre.

Visit the awe-inspiring Lake Windermere, here you an enjoy a wide selection of watersports activities like boat trips, sailing, canoeing, paddleboarding, and waterskiing among exceptional views of England’s largest natural lake, you can also take a boat trip over to Lakeside or Ambleside and visit the Lakeland Motor Museum, the Lakes Aquarium or the Haverthwaite steam railway.

Put on your walking boots and venture out on one of the adventurous walking trails or cycling routes around the rugged fells and beautiful nature, stopping off at historic villages including Grasmere, Ambleside and Troutbeck.

Spend a day roaming around Kendal, discovering an ancient castle, shopping opportunities, Abbot Hall, the Lakeland Museum, and the Brewery Arts centre.

Ascension Island is the perfect base for a weekend of fun for the whole family.


  • Third-floor apartment
  • Three bedrooms with TVs: 1 x king-size with en-suite corner bath, basin, and WC, 1 x king-size, 1x double
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Living/dining room with electric fire
  • Electric central heating, underfloor heating and electric fire
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, TV in each bedroom with Freeview, Smart TV with DVD player, Complimentary Netflix, Bang & Olufsen CD player, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair available on request
  • Off-road parking for two cars
  • South Facing Balcony with furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shops, pubs and restaurants within 0.2 miles

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About the location


Windermere Train Station 1.5 miles: Ambleside 5 miles; Kendal 7 miles.

The vibrant twin towns of Bowness and Windermere hold enduring appeal for visitors to the Lake District National Park, with each providing a range of nearby attractions, amenities, shops and restaurants to suit all tastes. A variety of boat trips and boat hire are available from Windermere Lake Cruises in Bowness to Brockhole, Ambleside and Lakeside (at the southern end of the lake where the Lakeside Aquarium and the Lakeside and Haverthwaite Railway are situated). The World of Beatrix Potter attraction and the Old Laundry theatre are 1.5 miles away. Orrest Head, where Alfred Wainwright was inspired to write his series of iconic guidebooks, is a 30-minute walk to enjoy the spectacular panorama of far-reaching views over the lake and surrounding fells. Brockhole, which offers high wire tree top experiences, is less than two miles away, and the historic villages of Grasmere, Ambleside and Troutbeck are a short drive away. There are also a variety of watersports on offer for the more energetic at marine centres along the lake. The area is ideally situated for exploring all that this region has to offer, whether by foot, bike, car, railway or bus; and is within easy reach of attractions such as the spectacular Langdales, Beatrix Potter’s Hill Top House at Far Sawrey, Coniston, Grizedale Forest Park, with its delightful walks and famous outdoor sculptures, mountain biking and “Go-Ape” adventure park, Ullswater, Kendal, Keswick, stone circles, Roman forts and England's highest mountain, Scafell Pike.

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