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Brunton Lodge

(Ref. 1041582)

Bowness-On-Windermere, Cumbria & The Lake District Show on map

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  • 6 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets No

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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  • great (11)
  • garden (10)

30 Customer Reviews

  • "We had a really lovely stay at Brunton Lodge."

    Great location, close enough to walk into Bowness or to the lake within a few minutes. We loved sitting in the conservatory watching the birds in the garden. It was so warm and cosy and well looked after. We will definitely be back!

    Reviewed by Tracey5.0Mar 2024

  • "Superb all round"

    Reviewed by Colin5.0Feb 2024

  • "We are regular visitors to this property and once again we had a great week."

    Highly recommended!

    Reviewed by Alan5.0Dec 2023

  • "Initially I was worried that there may be noise from the road or the builders working on the house next door, neither were any problem at all, the road was very quiet and the builders next door were polite and considerate."

    The house is beautiful, well maintained, very comfortable, has everything you would ever need and was clean and warm for our arrival. My three year old granddaughter loved playing with all the toys and games which were provided - if you are travelling with young children they are very well catered for in this property, safety gates, plastic plates/ beakers, high chair etc. We had a really enjoyable short break and wished we could have stayed longer, thank you!

    Reviewed by Roz5.0Oct 2023

  • "Property was exactly as described."

    Well kept, clean and comfortable. We intend to book it again in the not to distant future.

    Reviewed by Alison5.0Jul 2023

  • "Our ninth visit to this lovely cottage, so good that we’ve already booked for next year."

    It’s in a great location only a five minute walk into the centre of Bowness. The cottage is well equipped and very comfortable, the conservatory is a sun trap and perfect to relax after a hard days climb. I would highly recommend this property.

    Reviewed by David5.0Jul 2023

  • "Just home from a fabulous few days in the Lakes staying at this property."

    I'd absolutely recommend it, we felt at home so quickly and it was even better than appeared on the website. Lovely, comfortable home with all the facilities we needed and a great garden to spend time in.

    Thank you for your comments. We are so pleased to hear that you had a lovely time at Brunton Lodge. We hope that you will return to the Lake District again. The Lakelovers Owner Relations Team Property Owner

    Reviewed by Colette5.0Jun 2023

  • "We had a lovely stay in a beautiful home ."

    Well equipped, clean and comfortable. Will definitely be recommending

    Thank you for the great feedback - we're pleased you enjoyed your stay. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Darren5.0Feb 2023

  • "Their was initially a problem with the central heating over two days; however it was sorted out immediately and we were very pleased at the very quick response of the maintenance crew."

    However, the owner/yourselves need to be aware that the heating in the main bathroom is non existent. The underfloor heating simply is not working and the so called heat generated from the towel rail ‘is a joke.’ Instructions in the bathroom for the towel rail just do not work….therefore, bathing and showering in this cold weather was most unpleasant. It needs fixing and fast. Apart from this, the stay at Brunton was lovely.

    Thank you for your feedback. It is important to us that guests can adjust the heating for their own needs and we were very sorry to hear that you were unable to heat the bathroom effectively. As a result we have set the bathroom radiator to come on earlier & for longer during the cold weather. Guests continue to be able to adjust the heating for their own requirements & we have updated the instructions to make them clearer. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Patricia5.0Dec 2022

  • "We had a lovely stay however did find afew things disappointing, The house was very cold in certain rooms."

    The children complained of being cold and the main bedroom never seemed to warm up. The downstairs utility, toilet and garden room were freezing. The house is advertised with a real fire but no welcome logs or anything at all were left and no notes,so we were unsure whether this was allowed to be used. This said the location of the house is great with just a short walk in and out to Bowness and the house itself was very clean and had everything in it. Lots of games for the children were provided which was super. We would stay again but probably in the warmer months.

    Thank you for your feedback. It is important to us that guests can adjust the heating for their own needs and we were very sorry to hear that you found some parts of the property to be cold. Following your feedback, we have set the heating to come on earlier & for longer during the cold weather and we have updated the guest information to make it clearer how the heating can be adjusted for guests own requirements. Instructions include how to boost the central heating, the availability of electric heaters to heat the conservatory and utility, as well as details of local log suppliers. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Amie4.1Oct 2022

  • "Excellent location and superb facilities at the house with everything that we needed including washing machine and tumble dryer in utility area."

    Kitchen very well equipped including dishwasher. Only thing missing was a corkscrew so we were unable to open our bottle of wine.

    Great to hear that you enjoyed your stay at Brunton Lodge. The corkscrew is usually kept in the drawer by the oven and has been returned to its usual location! We hope you enjoyed your bottle of wine when you were able to open it. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Christopher5.0Sep 2022

  • "This is without doubt the best holiday cottage that we have ever stayed in!"

    We could not fault the cleanliness or the facilities. It felt like a home away from home. We will definitely be back.

    Thank you for your lovely feedback. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Nick5.0Aug 2022

  • "A bit confused re."

    recycling requirements but sorted anyway. Set off the kitchen alarm several times on entering the conservatory - perhaps it is just a heatwave phenomenon! Really lovely family home with excellent facilities and lots of room.

    Thank you for your positive feedback, it’s lovely to hear that guests have enjoyed their stay. Following your feedback we have updated the guest information on waste disposal to better explain the recycling collection process. And yes it seems that the heat detectors were affected by the extremely hot weather as this is not an on-going issue. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Joan5.0Aug 2022

  • "Our eighth visit to this lovely property."

    Ideally situated for easy access to the town and lake. Great facilities and very comfortable, we will be booking again for next year.

    Reviewed by David5.0Jul 2022

  • "What a lovely place to stay."

    We all had a lovely time and the house and garden are both perfect. Great location. Small area to improve would be the mattress on the bunk bed which needs replacing. I saw that another review mentioned this some months ago and it has not changed since then. Cannot wait to go back though! Thank you.

    Reviewed by Leigh4.7Jun 2022

  • "Everything we could possibly have wished for was provided."

    Can’t recommend highly enough!

    Reviewed by Yvonne5.0Apr 2022

  • "The property was very comfortable and well equipped."

    Our only reservation was that the drive was under construction as a swimming pool was being installed in a neighbouring property. The workmen were very accommodating but the entrance to the drive , which was not very wide in the first place, was even more restricted and in fact our car suffered damage . You might also note that the Burnside Hotel, which was cited as a landmark, is no longer called that. A small point - we brought more equipment (e.g. oven cloth, tea towels, bin bags etc.) than was necessary as they were listed as required.

    Reviewed by Elizabeth4.7Mar 2022

  • "We have stayed at Brunton Lodge several times, just love this property and make good use of the conservatory , especially on a wet day."

    Sure to return again. Thankyou.

    Reviewed by Margaret5.0Feb 2022

  • "Lovely comfortable stay, felt like a home from home as the property has everything you would need."

    Especially well catered to little ones, would highly recommend this stay

    Reviewed by Jasmin5.0Jan 2022

  • "Our 2nd visit to this lovely property,on this occasion a new year stay,a nice touch with a Xmas tree in the living room and a lovely Xmas hamper in the kitchen to enjoy."

    This is a fantastic home to enjoy a stay in the lakes. Everyone enjoyed the accommodation and only one thing to pick up on,the lower mattress in the bunk beds possibly needs changing as it felt sunken in the middle... apart from that, overall a great stay, we'll be back again in the future.. Many thanks,the steels family.

    Reviewed by Darren4.7Dec 2021

  • "This is a great place came for Christmas and Christmas tree put up for us."

    We will come again so much to see and do even with out going out in the car. Did not cook anything with very good eating places in walking distance. It made the day on Christmas morning we had snow first thing.

    Reviewed by Pat4.7Dec 2021

  • "Brilliant location, good parking spaces, beautiful gardens, lovely lodge, plenty ..."

    Brilliant location, good parking spaces, beautiful gardens, lovely lodge, plenty of activities provided such as books and games

    Reviewed by Janet5.0Sep 2021

  • "Stayed at Brunton Lodge 8 years ago and returned this year."

    Was not disappointed. The house is very homely and we’ll equipped and the location in Bowness is perfect, quiet and private yet easy walking to all the shops and restaurants (can leave the car).

    Reviewed by Sarah5.0Aug 2021

  • "Excellent property."

    Well furnished and comfortable. Beautiful garden.

    Reviewed by David5.0Jul 2021

  • "Third year in this property ideal for our family holiday excellent garden for grandchildren and excellent location."

    Reviewed by Ian5.0Jul 2021

  • "Spent a lovely week at Brunton Lodge."

    The house is very close to the centre of Bowness, easily walkable, though up hill on the way back! The house is well equipped and comfortable with a beautiful enclosed garden. It was spotlessly clean too. There were lots of toys and games if visiting with children. Parking was good, there is plenty of room for 2 cars outside the house plus the garage.

    Reviewed by Allison5.0Jun 2021

  • "Cottage in a perfect position to explore and the garden couldn’t have been any better for small children it is well kept and very safe!"

    Reviewed by Jayne4.7Jun 2021

  • "Absolute gem of a find!"

    It really felt like a home from home, the hosts clearly care a lot about giving guests a great experience, the house was really well equiped, more than enough to keep anyone of any age and interest occupied, it was a wonderful experience and I will definitely be coming back to this house if available. Very well located as well.

    Reviewed by Stephanie4.7Apr 2021

  • "Location to the town and Lake was great."

    With secure garden for child to play in. The facilities including a large range of toys and games for both inside and outside use was excellent. Never before have I experienced so many kitchen utensils or useful equipment . It really was a home from home.

    Mrs PyeJul 2019

  • "It’s hard to say what we enjoyed more!"

    The acccomodation was 5*. The Lakes and surrounding area amazing. We will most certainly be booking with Lakelovers next year, We would recommend Lakelovers to our family and friends.

    Mrs MatthewsSep 2018

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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.

Summary

  • Highly Commended 4 Star property
  • Over 2 floors
  • 3 x bedrooms; 1 x king size, 1 x double with en suite shower room, 1 x bunk beds
  • House bathroom
  • Kitchen
  • Dining room
  • Lounge
  • Utility room
  • Conservatory
  • Garden with furnished patio
  • Private parking.
  • Great property for families
  • Gas central heating & underfloor heating
  • Open fire
  • Luxury bathroom with shower o/bath
  • En-suite shower room
  • Cloakroom with washbasin & WC
  • electric oven and halogen hob
  • Fridge & Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Washing machine and tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • WIFI
  • Nintendo Wii
  • Superb large garden
  • Sun terrace/patio with furniture
  • Short stroll to village and lake
  • Three private parking spaces (including one in garage a short stroll away from house)
  • Garage which is ideal for lockable bike storage
  • Stair gates available (please ask when booking)
  • Bed linen and towels provided

The property

Brunton Lodge is a fabulous, 4 star Lakeland property that is perfect for families or friends and boasts some great features.

Bowness, Lake Windermere and the Windermere Golf Club are all nearby, the stunning garden offers privacy and the lodge conservatory opens out to it ensuring seamless indoor / outdoor living.

Inside, the homely and comfortable spaces are perfectly presented throughout.

Wind down in front of the open fire, enjoy a home cooked meal in the stylish dining room, rest well in comfy bedrooms, and of course there’s free Wifi.

The Lodge is just a 5 minute walk to Bowness village and the awe inspiring Lake Windermere.

Right from your doorstep, you'll find plenty of brilliant Lake District walking routes including Brantfell - where the lake views are breathtaking.

On entering, walk through the arched entrance porch and hall with a cloak cupboard for walking gear.

Then, into the spacious lounge, warmed by an open fire, before taking in the separate dining room with traditional leaded windows.

A smart kitchen leads to a conservatory and patio doors into the beautiful garden and a spot for al-fresco dining!

Upstairs there are three bedrooms, one with an en suite shower room and a modern house bathroom.

Please note that there is currently building work at the property next door. This is due to be completed December 2023. The site manager is mindful of noise which is kept to a minimum where possible. The work on the landscaping and garage is expected to continue until the end of April 2024. As with any building work this is subject to change.

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

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About the location

BOWNESS-ON-WINDERMERE

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, cinema, 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 three miles away, and the historic villages of Grasmere, Ambleside and Troutbeck are a short drive away. There is 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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