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Raglan Cottage

Bowness-on-WIndermere, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 972661)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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Features

  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

Raglan Cottage is a traditional, two bedroom stone cottage located in the Lake District village of Bowness-On-Windermere, conveniently central and only a five minute walk from Windermere.

Raglan Cottage is a mid terrace stone building with period character, finished to a high standard for comfort and convenience.

A wood burning stove and a central location makes this a charming choice for couples and families looking to explore the Lake District.

This delightful cottage is a tasteful home away from home.

A comfortable sitting room focuses on a wood burning stove, with a TV and DVD player for your entertainment.

Tasteful art graces the walls and the cottage is centrally heated, making this a sure place to relax and unwind.

The ground floor also has a dining room with its own TV, comfortable armchairs and a table for four, a window seat, and an ornate fireplace.

The contemporary kitchen has ample space and uses an electric oven and gas hob.

Upstairs, the master and twin bedrooms are both appealingly decorated with wooden furnishings and homely touches.

The master bedroom has a king size bed and another fireplace - perfect for those cosy evenings in.

A spotless white bathroom with a hand basin, WC and bath with monsoon shower fittings, is also located on the first floor.

Raglan Cottage is perfect for those on a cycling holiday, with secure bike storage in the enclosed stone yard.

The lovely little back yard also has charming patio furniture for those outdoor lunches, and a convenient outside WC with a Belfast pot sink.

On street parking is available, and guests are supplied with a resident permit for their parking convenience.

Only a five minute walk to Windermere, Raglan Cottage is the perfect choice for visitors to the Lake District wishing to explore the outdoors.

This convenient location of Bowness-On-Windermere makes this a bustling tourist village, offering plenty of choice of pubs and restaurants.

Bowness was the inspiration for Arthur Ransome's Swallows and Amazons books, and readers will love this connection to a literary classic.

Originally a small fishing village, Bowness has grown to provide visitors with all manner of amenities and sights.

Open top bus tours are available to nearby Ambleside and Grasmere, and lake cruises are a delightful way to explore Windermere.

History buffs will be delighted by the number of beautiful listed buildings in the village and the Steamboat Museum, and will spend hours exploring the countryside. Raglan Cottage offers an enchanting family vacation home only minutes from England's largest natural lake, and is especially suited to those with a love of England's beautiful countryside and literary heritage.

Accommodation

A two floor mid terrace. Two bedrooms: 1 x double with king size bed and fireplace, 1 x twin. First floor bathroom with bath and shower over, hand basin and WC. Ground floor sitting room with fireplace, TV, and DVD player. Dining room with four seats, and extra armchair seating, fireplace and TV.

Amenities

  • Gas central heating and wood burning stoves
  • Electric oven, gas hob, fridge/freezer, microwave, washer/dryer
  • TVs with DVD player, wifi
  • All gas and electric included in rent
  • Bed linen, towels and hairdryers included in rent
  • Cot and highchair available
  • On street parking with resident permit
  • Private, enclosed yard with garden furniture, secure bike storage, outside WC and Belfast pot sink
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Pub and shop 5 mins

About the location

BOWNESS-ON-WINDERMERE

Windermere Train Stain 0.4 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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