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Nutkins

Bowness-on-Windermere, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 969989)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

  • Reviews

    Mr Manson

    “We initially had trouble finding the cottage, as the sat nav just took us to the general area.”

    We could have done with better description of the whereabouts of the cottage from the Sykes office. We walked around looking for the place for over an hour and had to make 3 calls back to the office (one went to head office, where the girl had no local knowledge, one was unanswered and on the third we were given a description of how to get to the apartment). Simple directions like - it’s above the Mere gallery, go up the alley between that and the sports shop and it’s directly on the ...

    We could have done with better description of the whereabouts of the cottage from the Sykes office. We walked around looking for the place for over an hour and had to make 3 calls back to the office (one went to head office, where the girl had no local knowledge, one was unanswered and on the third we were given a description of how to get to the apartment). Simple directions like - it’s above the Mere gallery, go up the alley between that and the sports shop and it’s directly on the left -would have saved a lot of trouble as it wasn’t apparent from the main road where the apartment was. Once we eventually got in, we were very happy with the apartment. It was a good size and very comfortable with all the home comforts. All the local amenities were within a short walk away. We will definitely stay here again.

Features

  • Smoke-free
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

A cosy first floor apartment situated in the heart of Bowness, a desirable location with something to suit every taste.

Perfect for a romantic getaway, this retreat offers a comfortable base for two, whether you plan on simply relaxing, or exploring the Lake District National Park.

Enter the cottage into the sitting room and dining area offering a comfortable L-shape sofa where you can relax in front of the fire and enjoy the views of the town from the large bay window, along with distant views over the fells which become visible on a clear day.

The compact, yet well-equipped kitchen offers everything you need during your stay.

For a peaceful end to the day, relax in the double bedroom, a snug place to read a good book or reminisce over your afternoon.

Two steps take you up to a cosy en-suite, complete with a bath and an overhead shower.

A cloakroom completes the accommodation.

The village of Bowness-on-Windermere boasts a collection of nearby attractions, amenities, shops and restaurants promising to keep you entertained.

A variety of boat trips and boat hire are available from Windermere Lake Cruises in Bowness to Brockhole, whilst Ambleside and Lakeside are only a short drive away.

There are also a variety of watersports on offer for the more energetic at marine centres along the lake, with the entire area being ideal for exploring all that this region has to offer.

Nutkins is a wonderful base for a holiday in the Lake District.

Accommodation

All first floor. One double bedroom with a single futon with en-suite bath, shower over, basin and WC. Cloakroom with basin and WC. Kitchen. Lounge/diner with electric fire and pull-out double sofa bed.

Amenities

  • Gas central heating with electric fire
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, TV with Freeview, WiFi, selection of books, games
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Permit parking nearby, permit provided
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 1 mins and pub 2 mins walk
  • Note: Property entrance is shared with one other apartment

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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, 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
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