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Bowness, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 1042056)

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  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
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2 Customer Review(s)

  • Mr Green

    “This was our third stay at Mosslea and, as usual, we were impressed by the cleanliness and the apartment contained everything we needed.”

    Well done!

    Well done!

    - Mr Green, May 2021

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.

The property

This peaceful ground floor apartment lies a short distance from the centre of Bowness village and the shores of Lake Windermere.

Entrance hall with cloaks cupboard.

Well-equipped breakfast kitchen with a pleasant outlook to the garden.

The living room is spacious with leather sofas, and lovely views through a large window.

Open to this room is the dining area, with a second large window.

The double bedroom is modern and fresh, with a patio door leading to a raised seating area which overlooks the pretty patio garden.

Bathroom with shower over bath.

Mosslea is an excellent choice if you'd prefer not to drive during your Lake District holiday.

Stroll to Bowness Pier and take a steamer cruise to Ambleside or Lakeside or hop on one of the Lake District bus tours departing in the village centre.

Bowness is a delightful Lakeland village, on the eastern shores of Lake Windermere, England's largest lake.

The village has a contemporary shopping street with everything you could need during your self-catering holiday in the Lake District.

Tesco supermarket, tempting delicatessens and boutique gift shops.

Hire boats come and go in Bowness Bay, swans wander freely on the lake shore, and yachts can be seen racing from the Royal Windermere Yacht Club.

The famous Lake Windermere steamers depart regularly from Bowness Pier, providing a very scenic car-free route to both Ambleside and Lakeside.

Windermere Golf Club is just outside Bowness, on the way towards Crook and the Lyth and Winster Valleys with some excellent and award-winning country pubs to choose from.

Try the Punch Bowl, The Black Labrador, the Mason's Arms, or the Brown Horse or the Hare and Hounds.

You’ll be spoilt for choice!


  • One bedroom: 1 x double
  • Bathroom with bath with shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen with dining area
  • Sitting room.
  • Gas central heating
  • Double electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, TV
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Garden with patio and furniture
  • Bike storage
  • Off road parking for 1 car
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Pub 1 min walk
  • Shop 8 min walk.

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.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas