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Bowness-On-Windermere, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 1040490)

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  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • 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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  • “Good apartment, well maintained, suited our needs, well appointed for walking around the lakes.”

    Problems quickly sorted out.

    Problems quickly sorted out.

    - Mr Stones, June 2021

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The property

This is a stylishly decorated second floor apartment in the heart of Bowness-on-Windermere in the Lake District.

The homely features and excellent central location make this apartment ideal for a relaxing couple’s retreat in this most beautiful part of England.

Enter Aucuba via the communal staircase and be welcomed into this fresh and contemporary apartment.

To the left sits a compact yet well-appointed kitchen with stylish fixtures and fittings, as well as a good range of utensils and appliances for you to make the most of when you’re not exploring the eateries at your doorstop.

Adjacent to the kitchen sits the immaculate, crisp bathroom, where you can freshen up ahead of a day out in this honeypot location of the Lake District.

The living/dining room is a homely, warming room with a charming purple sofa and a Freeview TV, a great spot to sit and put your feet up with your complimentary bottle of wine after a day exploring the area, as well as the sofa doubling up as a snug sofa bed, providing a flexible sleeping arrangement for a variety of group needs.

Bowness-on-Windermere is a fantastic town with so much to see and do; this Lake District location offers a great range of shops and restaurants to spend your time in, along with wonderful attractions such as the World of Beatrix Potter, The Old Laundry Theatre, the 1920’s Royalty Cinema and multiple watersporting opportunities and activities on Lake Windermere.

A range of walks all accessible from Bowness, offering stunning views of the lake and surrounding fells, giving you the perfect base for your holiday in the countryside.

Why not leave the car in the private lockable garage and take a cruise on the lake to Lakeside, Brockhole or Ambleside where you can visit Hayes Garden World?

The delightful destination of Kendal with its castle ruins, the Brewery Arts centre and a wide selection of shops is also nearby, making Aucuba the ultimate holiday home for your escape to Cumbria.


  • All on the second floor
  • One double bedroom
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Sitting room with dining area and sofa bed
  • Electric wall heaters
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, TV with Freeview, DVD, radio/CD player, WiFi, selection of books, games, CD's and DVDs
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Highchair and travel cot available on request
  • Off-road parking for one car
  • Lockable garage for use and storage (please ensure personal items left in garage will be done so at your own risk as these would not be covered by the owner's insurance)
  • 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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