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Post Knott Lodge

Bowness-On-Windermere, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 1038443)



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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor accommodation
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Sauna Sauna
  • 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/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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5 Customer Review(s)

  • “The property the views are unparalleled.”

    Such an enjoyable week. Jess (property manager) made us feel very welcome, nothing was too much trouble from arranging a hot tub, recommending activities to dropping off extra coffee pods. The nicest property manager we have dealt with. We wouldn’t hesitate to return. Look forward to Pin&Pins next holiday offerings

    Such an enjoyable week. Jess (property manager) made us feel very welcome, nothing was too much trouble from arranging a hot tub, recommending activities to dropping off extra coffee pods. The nicest property manager we have dealt with. We wouldn’t hesitate to return. Look forward to Pin&Pins next holiday offerings

    - Ms Johnson, September 2021

About the property

A unique fusion of classic mountain retreat and contemporary chalet, Post Knott Lodge is perfect for those looking for the ultimate luxury stay.

The private elevated setting provides panoramic views over Lake Windermere while only a short stroll into the bustling streets of Bowness on Windermere.

Extensively transformed in 2020 by award winning developers Pin & Pin, Post Knott Lodge is arguably one of the finest homes in the Lake District national park.

Spread over 6000 ft2 the bespoke interior details have been created by local craftsmen to give a warm and cozy ambiance.

The living space is the heart and soul of the home where guests can relax, unwind and enjoy their stay together.

A traditional wood burning stove and subtle designer lighting encourage time spent lingering over mugs of tea while you watch the weather shift outside.Through the foldable wall of wooden doors the kitchen with its breakfast bar and abundance of appliances is the ideal place for socialising after the days adventures.

Joining the space is a sumptuous dining area affording awe-inspiring views of the Lake District, a fantastic spot to entertain your nearest and dearest as you indulge in a well-prepared meal and exchange your most memorable moments from the holiday so far.

Discover the exceptional cinema room, where a dark and cosy atmosphere has been created from reclaimed barn timbers, oversized loungers and beanbags, perfect for those quiet nights in.

With subtle mood lighting and high tech surround sound guests can immerse themselves into their chosen film.

The outside terrace stretches the whole of the Lodge, showcasing a lavish lounge area for groups to gather and admire the sunset with a drink in hand.

The rustic indoor-outdoor BBQ kitchen provides a relaxing hang out for entertaining outdoors and late on into the evening.

With a log burner, sound system and television; it’s perfect for watching those all-important sports matches or an intimate film wrapped up in fur blankets.

As impressive as this is the real pièce de résistance is the incredible private gym and spa built into the hillside, just below the main terrace, giving it a sense of sanctuary from the rest of the house.

The natural slate walls and reclaimed pine ceiling create a rich opulent space for relaxation or an energetic workout.

Whether listening to your choice of music in the sauna or watching an action film while on the cross trainer this indulgent space flaunts everything a guest could wish for.

The house manager can organise massages, spa treatments, personal training and class exercises for guests on request, we can cater for a more bespoke experience or invigorating session.

At the end of the day, 6 lavish bedrooms, flaunt the finest of linens, pocket sprung mattresses and textured bed heads to ensure the utmost luxury.

Spread across 3 floors all bedrooms have the option to be configured as a super king or twin beds depending on preference.

Starting on the top floor the large en-suite penthouse benefits from the best views from its own Juliet balcony.

Four further lavish bedrooms, 2 en-suite and 3 with balconies can be found on the middle floor along with the light filled family bathroom.

On the ground floor the private en-suite room is ideal for those who want to avoid the stairs and save energy for the next days escapade.

When you can just about manage to tear yourself away from this picturesque property, be sure to embark on a scenic stroll to the heart of Bowness-on-Windermere and fill your days with relaxing boat rides on the lake or on fun-filled tours of attractions such as The World of Beatrix Potter and Windermere Jetty Museum. Admire the views from Claife Viewing Station, or continue along the banks of the lake towards the imposing fortress of Wray Castle, also owned by the National Trust.

After exploring the area in the day try one of the top class restaurants the area has to offer followed by one of the many rustic pubs or quirky bars.

If that all sounds like too much effort the house manager would be delighted to organise a private chef to entertain you in the lodge with some culinary delights.

Located at the start of the Dales way walk, there’s no excuse not to embrace the great out doors here, especially as some of the lakes best loved walks are on the doorstep.

Walkers of all ages and abilities will be spoilt for choice with the encompassing fells of Walna Scar, Black Fell Peak and Wansfell Pike offering ample opportunity for an exhilarating hike through the countryside.

For those looking for a more relaxed stroll there are plenty of opportunities to amble through peaceful hamlets and refuel in one of the excellent local pubs en route, before regrouping in your irresistibly comfortable home-from-home.

A pleasant drive away from the Water Park Lakeland Adventure Centre and Treetop Lake District have proven a hit with those travelling with little ones.

Spend the day in the neighbouring town of Ambleside and uncover Stock Ghyll Force and the historical remains of Ambleside Roman Fort, or stop off in the town of Kendal to see what remains of Kendal Castle and tour the Quaker Tapestry and Lakeland Museums. Live unforgettable moments with those closest to you, on a holiday like never before at Post Knott Lodge.


  • Six bedrooms: 1 x king-size with balcony, dressing room, and en-suite walk-in shower, double basin and WC, 1 x king-size with en-suite, walk-in shower, basin and WC, 1 x king-size with en-suite walk in shower, basin and WC, 1 x king size, 1 x king size, 1 x ground-floor king-size with en-suite walk in shower, basin and WC
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Cloakroom with basin and WC Kitchen/diner.Utility
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • Conservatory
  • Ground floor cinema room
  • Lower-ground-floor gym with sauna and steam room
  • Oil fired underfloor heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, combi microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, wine fridge, coffee maker, TVs, WiFi, a selection of books
  • Fuel, power and wood for woodburning stoves inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Ample off-road parking available
  • Enclosed front patio with outdoor seating area, and lawned areas
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 0.3 miles
  • Note: Check in at 4pm, check out at 10am
  • Please NOTE: this property can only accept bookings that start either on a Monday or on a Friday

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £500.

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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