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Nutkin Cottage

Bowness-On-Windermere, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 1054612)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Shop less than 1 mile
  • Pub less than 1 mile

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The property

A welcoming holiday base from which to embark on an adventure within the Lake District National Park, Nutkin Cottage can be found sitting at the centre of the desirable town of Bowness-on-Windermere, with all of its wonderful amenities and attractions just a short stroll away.

Resting on a row of charming terraced cottages, this beautiful base is wonderfully suited to couples or families of four seeking an idyllic position in Cumbria.

Park up at the roadside and step into the inviting snug, the impressive gas stove taking centre stage in the exposed stone inglenook.

Here you can enjoying unwinding in front of the Smart TV equipped with both Netflix and Amazon Prime for those relaxing evenings in.

Step into the living/dining room to find another impressive stove; light up some wood and gather around the dining table with one of the board games on offer, or snuggle up on the sofa with a good book in front of the warmth of the fire.

At the rear of the cottage is the stylish galley kitchen, hosting a range of contemporary appliances and an impressive range cooker.

It has all you need to prepare those family-favourite meals.

The rear yard makes a lovely spot to sit out and dine alfresco while your canine companion plays freely.

Also on the ground floor you can find a convenient utility room hosting both a washing machine and tumble dryer, while up on the first floor you can find your two well-presented resting spots, made up of a master double and a twin room, both with their own TVs, here you can find a good amount of storage space for all of your personal belongings accompanied by an eclectic interior combining countryside and coastal decor.

Prepare for your day within the family bathroom, choosing from a soak in the roll top bath or a refreshing shower, before heading out to explore the excitement of the local town.

Bowness-on-Windermere offers all you could need and more for a memorable self-catered stay; take a trip to one of the local shops to pick up some picnic essentials before sitting beside the scenic waters of Lake Windermere, or indulge in a hearty lunch on one of the many waterside eateries, taking your pick from pubs, cafés and restaurants catering to a variety of tastes.

Windermere offers a variety of watersporting opportunities too, the largest natural lake in both the Lake District and in England, there are plenty of places to soak up the beauty of its surrounding mountain peaks and villages whether on a boat trip or trying your hand at sailing.

Hire a boat from Windermere Lake Cruises in Bowness to explore the surrounding areas of Brockhole, Ambleside and Lakeside sitting at the southern end of the lake where you will also find the Lakeside Aquarium and the Lakeside and Haverthwaite Railway!

Be sure to explore the nearby attractions of The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction, the Windermere Jetty Museum and the scenic spot of Brant Fell Viewpoint, or venture out to explore the excitement of Kendal, Ambleside, Troutbeck and the surrounding National Trust wonders of Wray Castle, Hill Top and beyond.

In easy reach of so many fantastic attractions, Nutkin Cottage makes a truly exceptional holiday base at any time of the year.


  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double with TV, 1 x twin with TV
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Utility
  • Living/dining room with woodburning stove
  • Snug room with gas stove
  • Central heating with gas stove and woodburning stove
  • Gas range oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, Smart TV with Netflix and Amazon Prime, DVD player, WiFi and a selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Travel Cot and Hi-Chair provided
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Permit parking
  • Rear enclosed yard with furniture
  • One well-behaved medium-sized dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub within 0.1 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.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute

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