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Bow Peak

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  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets No


  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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  • clean (9)
  • garage (9)
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  • good (7)
  • great (7)

18 Customer Reviews

  • "Loved our stay here the cottage is beautiful and only 5 mins from the shops, pubs and restaurants."

    Ideal location for hiking or cycling. Big garage to safely secure cars and bikes Bed mattress wasn't the best and I am hoping they have memory foam toppers next time I visit Can recommend this property definitely worth a visit :)

    Reviewed by Rob4.4Sep 2023

  • "Garage key location stayed as kitchen cupboard, which cupboard, change to say cleaning cupboard."

    We have been staying in holiday let's for 10 years and at least twice a year this is the very first only where there was no welcome pack. I.e coffee, tea, sugar, milk, cooking oils etc. As what should have taken us around 8 hrs to get there we got seriously delayed and took 12 hrs arrived at 8.45pm, on motor bikes had to go straight out and get essential, where if a welcome pack was present we could have survived until the next day as we have breakfast cereals with us. Nice flat, location with nice views from lounge.

    Thank you for your feedback. We are glad that you enjoyed the views and location that the property had to offer. We are sorry that you were disappointed with there being no welcome pack upon arrival. Unfortunately with it being a self catering property, not all owners do provide this. We apologise for any inconvenience that this did cause for you. The owner relations team - Lakelovers Property Owner

    Reviewed by Doug4.4Jun 2023

  • "We had a lovely stay at Bow Peak."

    Its in a great location, walking distance to Lake windmere and lots of bars and resturants, as well as exploring other places in the lake district. The apartment was very clean, modern and had very good facilities. Just a few small things- the washing up liquid and soap had been watered down so much we couldn't clean things properly, there was only one toilet roll and one of the bed sheets had a large coffee stain. Despite this we had a great stay and would recommend to others.

    Thank you for your feedback. We are sorry you had a problem with the bed linen, if you had called the office we would have arranged new linen for you. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and all the area has to offer. Thank you for the recommendation. Owner Relations Expert Property Owner

    Reviewed by Hannah5.0Jun 2023

  • "Our check out time was 10am but the cleaners came at 9."

    25 whilst we were finishing our breakfast and we felt rushed to get everything packed and out the door. We had lots of bags and told the cleaners to wait outside and not to go up until we've taken everything into the car but they went up anyway with half our stuff still in the flat. Felt very uneasy with 3 strangers walking around the flat with the rest of our stuff still in there.

    Thank you for rating Bow Peak 100/100 even though you felt rushed when leaving. Apologies for this, I have contacted Lakelovers and was assured that the cleaners will not attend the property until after 10am in the future. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Angel5.0Apr 2023

  • "Lovely property with everything you need."

    Ideal for two friends. very comfy beds. Good shower. Easy walk into bowness and Windermere.

    Reviewed by Nicola5.0Sep 2022

  • "Very comfortable, modern and clean apartment which is in a great location."

    The parking availability and access to a garage was an added bonus. The kitchen was fully provisioned with all new equipment which was great and we were not missing anything that we needed for our stay. A great break had by ourselves and our two children.

    Reviewed by Sam4.7Aug 2022

  • "We had a wonderful week in Bow Peak."

    The accommodation was spotless and very well equipped. The location is ideal for Bowness and Windermere, but also a great base to explore further afield. I would wholeheartedly recommend this holiday rental.

    Reviewed by Roslyn5.0Aug 2022

  • "Everything was very clean and tidy, the decoration was quite nice and the facilities were modern and in a very good shape."

    Reviewed by Alistair5.0Jun 2022

  • "We had a great stay."

    The property is in a great location, 5 mins walk from all the shops and restaurants in Bowness. The property is also very well equipped with parking inside and in front of the garage, a big lounge and all the equipment you could need in the kitchen. The bedrooms are a little on the smaller side.

    Reviewed by Weronika4.7May 2022

  • "The property is on one floor but plenty big enough for a family of 4."

    Well presented and had everything (and more) you needed. Very clean and modern. Will definitely stay again. One thing, the parking was big enough for our Mazda SUV as long as you pulled right up to the garage.

    Reviewed by Nathan5.0Apr 2022

  • "This is a superb and very well-equipped apartment, which was spotlessly clean on arrival."

    It is ideally placed on a quiet road which is very convenient for the bustling centre of Bowness. It is a short walk to lots of restaurants and to the jetty from where the boat trips across the lake depart.

    Reviewed by Mary5.0Apr 2022

  • "Appreciated the lovely apartment, high quality furnishings and exceptionally clean."

    Garage brilliant for our bikes. A few more cushions for the sofa would have been nice. Pretty easy walk to some good restaurants.

    Reviewed by Stephen4.7Dec 2021

  • "Even though we had a garage,on arrival there was a van parked across the drive so unable to park."

    Then during our stay it happened again whilst we were out. So again struggled to park near property.

    Thank you for taking the time to feedback after your recent stay at Bow Peak. We are sorry to hear a van was parked in the front of the garage upon arrival. I believe it was a courier van which was delivering to one of the surrounding properties which leave in good time of arrival. They would have been happy to move it if you needed it too. We hope you otherwise had a lovely week. Kind Regards Property Owner

    Reviewed by Julie3.8Jul 2021

  • "We were very impressed by the property."

    It was clean and spacious for the 4 of us living there for a week. We loved the fact that it all looked brand new, the kitchen units and appliances looked new and the bathroom was a very pleasant surprise as it looked as though it had just been renovated. We only used our car once to drive to another area and took the boats to other areas around Windermere Lake. The garage was big enough for 2 cars, but if you have a wide car, it will be a tight squeeze at the sides. Our car was a Yaris Toyota and easily fitted on the front forecourt without spilling over into the pavement. Bowness on Windermere was about a 10 minute walk down a hill and all the shops were local. The area was buzzy and lively with plenty of restaurants and bars. We particularly liked Porto's in Bowness. All in all, we loved the area and the accommodation.

    Reviewed by Leonie4.7Jul 2021

  • "The apartment was in a good location and had a great view of the Langdales."

    It had everything we needed and being able to park outside the apartment was a bonus

    Reviewed by Patricia4.4Jun 2021

  • "Bow Peak is a good sized 2 bedroom 1st floor apartment with plenty of space for the four of us (2 adults, 2 children under 12)."

    The kids loved the twin room and the double bedroom was a decent size with wardrobe space. The kitchen was excellent with everything we needed, microwave, dishwasher, washing machine, fridge freezer, oven, very clean and modern. The bathroom was again clean and modern with a lovely walk in shower, great after a long day of hiking. Lounge was a good size and had a dinner table which was perfect for meals and playing board games. The space in front of the garage was ok, but not quite comfortable enough for our car (Hyundai Santa Fe), we had to park it as close to the garage door to avoid jutting into the pavement too much. Location was excellent for us, walkable to Bowness and the boats, and to Windermere, and driveable to all the other things we did (Helvellyn, Coniston, Ullswater). Possibly the only (very small) down sides were there was no drawer space in the main bedroom, just hanging space; the rainfall shower head was a bit drippy but the other one was perfect; and the stairs up to the apartment may not be great for anyone with difficulties, definitely not suitable for wheelchair users. Otherwise this is a perfectly sized apartment for a family of 3 or 4 in a great location to explore the southern Lake District, and we had great weather which made it one of the best holidays we've ever had.

    Reviewed by Gerwyn5.0May 2021

  • "Nice clean, modern accommodation with all facilities."

    Good location

    Reviewed by Wayne5.0May 2021

  • "A lovely comfortable, well equipped flat in a great location."

    Ms CarpenterJul 2019

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This property is part of the Lakelovers collection.
We have properties to suit every occasion throughout the southern and central Lake District including; Ambleside Cottages, Bowness Cottages, Coniston Cottages, Grasmere Cottages, Hawkshead Cottages, Lakeside Cottages, Langdale Cottages, Troutbeck Cottages, Ulswater Cottages, Windermere Cottages and smaller hamlets between, which although seldom heard of are none the less equally wonderful. With hundreds of properties available, all of which are inspected and graded by the English Tourism Council, Lakelovers are sure to have a property to meet your needs.


  • Over 2 floors
  • 2 x bedrooms - 1 x double bedroom, 1 x twin bedroom
  • Luxury power shower room
  • Lounge/diner
  • Kitchen
  • Double garage for 2 small cars, additional space for a small car outside (larger cars will need to park on the road)
  • Electric central heating
  • Electric double oven with grill, ceramic hob, microwave
  • Fridge and freezer, dishwasher, washer / dryer
  • Smart TV
  • Secure bike store in double garage
  • 2 minute stroll to village centre
  • Bed linen and towels provided.

The property

This stylish and sophisticated Lakeland treat, occupying a peaceful yet central position within this ever popular lakeside village destination, commands a superb view towards the Langdale Pikes with a glimpse of Lake Windermere. With private parking right outside, this contemporary bolt-hole is literally a stone's throw from the centre of the village and only a five minute stroll to the shores of Lake Windermere where a plethora of water-borne activities can be enjoyed.

With superb views from this first floor aptly named apartment you even catch a glimpse over Lake Windermere as well as Bowfell and the langdale Pikes in the distance.

The close proximity of one of the Lake District's most popular destinations means that within a 2 minute stroll from your hideaway, you are surrounded by a great choice of restaurants, a cinema and host of local shops and country pubs, perfect for any relaxing break at any time of the year. Private parking for 2 small cars in the garage, this is also ideal for secure storage of bikes etc.

Additional space for a small car outside and larger cars will need to park on the roadside.

External steps to an entrance door with staircase to the first floor.

Inner vestibule and then walk into the living space to gaze out over the wonderful views.

The living / dining room is beautifully prepared and designed for relaxation.

The superbly fitted kitchen has everything you may need complete with that amazing view.

Each bedroom is carefully presented, one double and one twin and then the luxurious power shower room ideal for an invigorating hosing after a hard day of the fells.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £200.

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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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This property offers the following short breaks:

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