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Nutkins

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

4.7

Excellent

Sykes rating

  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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Features

  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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23 Customer Reviews

  • "A lovely little apartment in a great location"

    Reviewed by SharonJul 2022

  • "The Nutkins was not that clean as the floors are not clean and tidy."

    Even the kitchen utensils are very dirty. Not hygienic at all. I will not prefer such a unhygienic place for stay. Anyways overally we were whole day outside the Nutkins so we adjusted somehow. Thank you

    Reviewed by PriyankaJul 2022

  • "Me and my partner were very happy about the cottage."

    Very nice and clean place to stay.

    Reviewed by KewinMay 2022

  • "We stayed at nutkins over the Easter period and it was perfect."

    Nutkins Location is overall the best bit about the accommodation sitting right in the town. Nutkins was clean and cozy perfect for romantic weekend. We would definitely stay at nutkins again.

    Reviewed by SallyApr 2022

  • "Lovely comfortable apartment in a fab location."

    The owner was really helpful with excellent communication. Would definitely return, many thanks.

    Reviewed by JaneFeb 2022

  • "Lovely place in a great location!"

    Walking distance for everything you need, we went for mountain biking and rid to the ferry crossing and around the Lake. Was such a nice break away, would definitely recommend

    Reviewed by AbiDec 2021

  • "The steps up to en-suite are easy to trip up as I discovered."

    Reviewed by LindaOct 2021

  • "What a great little apartment to stay in, right in the middle of Bowness."

    The boiler was not working when we arrived, so no heating or hot water. Two phone calls later and we were told an engineer would be coming out to look it that evening. As we were going out for a meal we left the key in the safebox and when we got back the problem was sorted, very good work especially on a Friday evening. Would recommend the apartment as a great place to stay.

    Reviewed by TimMay 2021

  • "Lovely little apartment!"

    Perfect for two people. Ideal location. 20 minute walk from Windermere station so accessible by the train.

    Reviewed by AnnaAug 2020

  • "Beautiful flat on an excellent location."

    Had some problems with the electricity that was quickly resolved even though it was on a sunday and there was a storm. I would definitely stay here again!

    Reviewed by LoriFeb 2020

  • "The location is wonderful."

    It is light and bright in the flat and was comfortable for us. We were very happy with everything.

    Reviewed by StacyNov 2019

  • "Thoroughly enjoyed our week perfect place for quiet and comfortable week out or in was lovely scenery perfect thanks"

    Reviewed by JohnOct 2019

  • "We had a lovely stay."

    The flat is so comfortable and cozy. Definitely recommending it for family and friends

    Reviewed by SaraSep 2019

  • "Every thing about this property was very good."

    I would recommend it to any one. So many places to visit and lots to do and see on the lake. To many places to eat ,all very good. Both fish shops very good.

    Reviewed by AnthonySep 2019

  • "Fantastic appartment with everything you need, stayed for a week and perfect for the two of us."

    Location is as good as it gets in Bowness and we will definitely be back soon.

    Reviewed by MarieAug 2019

  • "Fabulous holiday and accommodation,, definitely be back"

    Reviewed by JohnAug 2019

  • "Great apartment in central location."

    Handy to have parking permit with property

    Reviewed by LauraJun 2019

  • "Fantastic location in Bowness, close to the lake, shops and lot of lovely pubs and restaurants."

    Apartment itself was as expected, cosy and comfortable, lovely bed, good facilities and nice view from the front. I would think it may be a bit cramped for four adults though, two adults absolutely fine and one or two children. It was great to have the parking permit included which you can use in quite a few car parks in the area and the office to collect it is just around the corner. Only slight complaint was that the heating was a bit of a pain, seemed like the only options were freezing cold or boiling hot, no thermostat to be seen and the hot water coming out the taps was scalding, not very safe for little ones. Other than that, we enjoyed our stay, thank you.

    Reviewed by StephanieMar 2019

  • "This accommodation has an excellent position in Bowness."

    It is nice and close to walks, the lake and shops and restaurants. We have had a lovely week. Nutkins is good for 2 people and is a comfortable apartment. We did have a bit of an issue with the heating though as this only seems to be off or very hot. No temperature regulator. We would use Sykes again.

    Reviewed by MariaNov 2018

  • "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 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.

    Reviewed by JohnOct 2018

  • "The location of Nutkins was really good - right in the centre of Bowness-on-windermere near restaurants, cafes and shops."

    This did however mean more traffic noise and we had restaurant workers making noise in the early mornings when they got home from work (from 1-3am which was really quite annoying). The apartment itself wasn’t as clean as I would expect...hair on bed and couch etc. The floor boards creeked throughout this entire apartment. Another annoyance was that the windows at the front did not open, so it was quite hot in the afternoons and there was no fan provided. It would have been nice if little things were provided such as hand soap and dishwashing liquid - we did not think to bring those things and it was a pain to have to go out and buy them. Overall we had a pleasant stay, but it definitely could have been better.

    Reviewed by ChristieAug 2018

  • "The flat was very very clean and tidy."

    The location is also very close to city centre, only few minutes walk. I had a great time there.

    Reviewed by UyenJul 2018

  • "The apartment is more spacious than it appears on the photographs and is beautifully decorated and clean."

    A great location to explore Bowness and Windermere, with Lake Windermere itself only a short walk down the hill. Close to a number of restaurants and bars/ pubs. Extremely comfy bed. We can't wait to come back for our next visit.

    Reviewed by NatalieJun 2018

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Summary

  • 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.
  • 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
  • Please Note: This property now only sleeps 2

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.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £35.

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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.

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Region Information

Please note: There is a Good House Keeping bond on this property of £35 for the security of the Parking Permit

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas