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Eve's Attic

(Ref. 949258)

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


Sykes rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets No


  • Off road parking
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Dishwasher

Reviews & Ratings

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30 Customer Reviews

  • "The apartment is clean, cute and dainty, location is brilliant and the views are incredible."

    However the sofas are very small, unable to sit and enjoy some quiet time as 4 adults on them, also the parking isnt explained to very well, a lot of the apartments have numbers on them which we were looking for - but this doesn't which means you can park in the area but not in a specific bay as we thought.

    Reviewed by Nichola4.1Aug 2023

  • "Clean and very welcoming, perfect for a couple or small family."

    The property has everything you need for your stay. Access to the private onsite parking via Longlands Rd is blocked. Excellent location from the lake and local amenities.

    Reviewed by Fareeda4.4Aug 2023

  • "Unfortunately the fridge broke down on our first day and then the replacement ..."

    Unfortunately the fridge broke down on our first day and then the replacement fridge wasn't working either so got told we couldn't get another replacement, all our food and milk went off, the double bed was broken and the sofas was not full seats and table and chairs was broken, all the pots and cutlery was dirty, toe nail clippings in the bathroom, best thing about it is the view

    Reviewed by Kayleigh1.9Aug 2023

  • "This property was totally unsuitable for myself and my grandchildren and daughter there was no mention of the 32 steps (my daughter hurt herself trying to drag the case up the stairs) or that you should park at the front to unload the property was tiny and dated there was no wifi and the tv did not work property the parking was a nightmare and the property requires upgrading and mantinince i had to clean the property and there were alot of items that needed replacing very disappointing."

    very over priced

    Reviewed by Deborah1.6Aug 2023

  • "Brilliant place location wise and very clean but need alot of updating"

    Reviewed by Jacob3.8Nov 2022

  • "I was disappointed by this service considering we plaid close to £500 for 2 nights."

    I feel ripped off. The directions on how to find that actual flat was a nightmare, parking is awful. The actaul flat entrance is on the main street, there is no mention of this on the booking or ad for the flat. We had no hot water for the first night and we supplied with half a roll of toilet paper for 3 people for 4 nights

    Reviewed by Lauren2.8Apr 2022

  • "Fabulous week."

    Eve's attic lovely cosy and warm (no poblem drying wet shoes coats etc.) Great location for touring lakes.. buses right outside and free with our old peoples bus pass! Would definatley stay again

    Reviewed by Susan Jane5.0Oct 2021

  • "Excellent location ,clean and tidy accommodation ,easily within walking distance of Bowness pubs and bars ."

    Reviewed by Martin4.7Sep 2021

  • "Jean Paul of Orion services accessed our entry to this flat after 3 hours!"

    !!!!We were unable to open the "BOX" to get key!!!! Then we were unable to start the electric cooker hobs because WE do not know that this is induction cooker and requires specific weighted "Pans" to start the cooking facility!!!!Why were we not advised of this.Again Jean Paul of Orion helped us!!!! Again we were unexpecting the flat was on 3rd floor.We are retirees!!!! This holiday flat was overalll,because of above instances, a complete disaster!!! We will never use Sykes again because we were not advised of any of above.In fairness Sykes staff ,who worked bank holiday weekend were terrific but we spent 15 pounds worth of phone calls!!!!

    Reviewed by Trevor2.5Aug 2021

  • "Very clean , plenty of towels everything you need at hand only glitch had ..."

    Very clean , plenty of towels everything you need at hand only glitch had problem with TV signal half time couldnt get a channel on

    Reviewed by Lee5.0Aug 2021

  • "Found the shower a little difficult to operate but other than that we were very ..."

    Found the shower a little difficult to operate but other than that we were very comfortable and would love to stay there again

    Reviewed by Gillian4.7Jun 2021

  • "Lovely two bedroom apartment, great location."

    Reviewed by Andrew5.0Jun 2021

  • "Eves attic is a lovely comfortable place to stay whilst in the Lake District."

    Every thing we needed was provided to make our stay a real home from home.lots to do in the surrounding area. Will definitely be returning.

    Reviewed by Tracey5.0May 2021

  • "Please see your reference number as sent to me COR-207601-CF"

    Reviewed by Kevin2.2Apr 2021

  • "The flat is very small - OK for the two of us but I think describing it as suitable for four id being optimistic."

    It can sleep four but you have to move the sofa to get two people at the table and it would be virally impossible to seat 4 at it. The fan oven didn't work (just blew cold air) but the management company were responsive. I don't know if they managed to fix it quickly as we left after one night. Not impressed by Sykes Cottages generally - when the Covid lockdown scuppered the stay we had booked in April we were only given the option to rebook for a future date rather than cancel and receive either our money back or credit for a future booking. Having to rebook for an arbitrary date (and pay extra!) meant that we were stuck with going this October which was not ideal and the reason we just stayed one night. Hence we wasted a lot of money and won't be using Sykes again.

    Reviewed by Susan2.5Oct 2020

  • "Eve's Attic is in a great location in the centre of Bowness."

    . Very clean and cosy apartment with car parking at the rear. Even if you have no car or want to leave it at home it's 5 minute bus ride from Windermere train station. We used the local buses every day(free for us older folk). We had a great few days.

    Reviewed by June4.7Sep 2020

  • "Poor shower Tv didn’t work Very uncomfortable bed Location very good"

    Reviewed by Chris2.5Aug 2020

  • "Poor cleaning Stained pillows bedding cushions matte protectors Mouldy ..."

    Poor cleaning Stained pillows bedding cushions matte protectors Mouldy curtains unclean cutlery Uncomfortable double bed Perfect location

    Reviewed by Stephanie2.5Aug 2020

  • "What I enjoyed most about this holiday, was being in this location and staying at this accommodation."

    I loved the views and found my stay, comfortable and relaxing. I would definitely come back again, I had an amazing time.

    Reviewed by Akhtar5.0Mar 2020

  • "Home was nice, clean and warm, located at heart of the city with easy access to everything."

    They had good collection of books/CDs and games as well. The only drawback was the absence of wifi. Customer care were easy to get through and available when we needed them.

    Reviewed by Shazia4.7Dec 2019

  • "The property was reasonably priced and suited our family needs almost perfectly."

    However, the electric shower is a hazard. It went from scorching hot to cold so unusable. Instead, we had to share the water in the bath, which for a family of four, was not ideal.

    Reviewed by Hannah4.1Jul 2019

  • "Enjoyable short stay in this cosy apartment in what is our favourite part of the country."

    Everything that you need is close at hand, with plenty of choices to eat out and many visitors attractions just a short trip away. Having been used to a memory foam bed, we found the bed slightly uncomfortable ( maybe just our preference ) - but that was probably the only slight negative side of things ..... don't let that put you off though if you are thinking of choosing this on your visit to Windermere.

    Reviewed by Douglas4.7Jul 2019

  • "Very good location view of lake worth the climb of the stairs to apartment every ..."

    Very good location view of lake worth the climb of the stairs to apartment every time Good facilities and clean rooms and comfortable beds Easy access to shopping and for us busses to and from locations made the holiday most enjoyable Only gripe was no WIFI available in apartment a necessary in today’s times

    Reviewed by Anthony5.0Jun 2019

  • "The directions to the flat were the worse I have ever come across."

    We spent at least 30 minutes driving around and walking around trying to find the flat entrance. Nowhere does it say that the building is 25 Quarry Rigg. Renters are told that access to the flat is by the side of a tattoo shop. There is no tattoo shop. On arrival, it was apparent that the apartment had been very superficially cleaned. I have photo evidence of the bombay mix and empty drugs packet lying on the floor of the second bedroom. There was a thin film of dust over the dining table. Compared with other self-catering accommodation that we have stayed in, it was very unwelcoming.

    Reviewed by Lesley2.5May 2019

  • "The location of the apartment was ideal being near plenty of eating and drinking options plus the car parking was really useful."

    The apartment itself was well equipped and comfortable but the directions for the stair access needs updating, probably next to the cash machine would be more accurate. However we were more than satisfied with the facilities.

    Reviewed by Keith5.0May 2019

  • "We were overall disappointed with Eve’s attic."

    When we arrived it hadn’t been cleaned properly so we had to call the maintenance number to get them to come back. Also all dishes had to be re washed before eating and drinking ...not a good start to our holiday. We did expect it to be small and basic which was fine but it just wasn’t comfortable. The sofas were tiny, poor quality and uncomfortable ...they were so light when you sat on them you slid across the room. We have a child so we can’t stay out all evening so we wanted to relax in the living room which sadly we couldn’t really do. Finally I attempted to have a bath on 2 occasions but there wasn’t enough hot water and I ended up in a Luke warm bath.

    Reviewed by Jo2.2Oct 2018

  • "Location of the flat is excellent, right in the middle of Bowness."

    The accomodation is clean and tidy with a great view of Windermere from the living area, our 12 year old daughter and her best friend loved their bedroom, which overlooked the shops. Highly recommended place to visit and a great base to get around the area, we would definitely go back, perfect for small families amd groups, everything is on your doorstep but also nice and quiet.

    Reviewed by Mark5.0Oct 2018

  • "Small but adequate apartment right in the heart of town."

    Ideal base for exploring Bowness and the lake district. Would book again.

    Reviewed by Alexis4.4Oct 2018

  • "The apartment was clean and the location was convenient."

    Good kitchen facilities with all the necessary cooking materials and cutleries. There were not enough toiletries in the bathroom though, the hand wash was empty even on arrival. Overall, the apartment was good.

    Reviewed by Binu3.8Jun 2018

  • "The apartment was immaculate, and ideally positioned for exploring the area and the numerous local amenities."

    Whilst not an issue to ourselves, I feel the lack of wi if may deter future customers in this technological age we find ourselves living in, I must re- iterate the facilities are a credit to the apartments owners!

    Reviewed by Ian5.0Jun 2018

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  • All second floor
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double bedroom, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with shower over, WC, basin
  • Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area.
  • Electrical central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, dishwasher, TV with DVD
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road designated permit parking for one car
  • Sorry no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 2 mins walk
  • Note: This property is a second floor apartment, with no access to a lift.

The property

This delightful second floor apartment sits in the centre of Bowness-on-Windermere, with everything that you need for a great stay on your doorstep.

As you make your way into the apartment you'll find two bedrooms; a cosy double room with view across the town and a lovely twin room with enough storage to store your belongings.

Make your way across the hallway to the newly appointed bathroom, the perfect place to unwind after a day of exploring all that the Lake District has to offer.

The open plan living area offers a comfortable setting to de-stress, with cosy leather sofas infront of the TV, with the kitchen conveniently located close by.

45a Quarry Rigg is the perfect base for those looking to explore Lake Windermere, and the surrounding Lake District, with plenty to do right outside the door.

Take a stroll around the bustling town of Bowness-on-Windermere, with ample choice of shops, restaurants and cafes to chose from.

Or for the more adventurous, why not take one of the many walking or cycling trails for the day, or even hire out a boat on one of the many lakes in this beautiful area.

This wonderful apartment is conveniently located for those wanting to experience the Lake District, and perfect for couples and families all year round.

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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, 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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