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Richmond House

(Ref. 1119884)

Bowness-On-Windermere, Cumbria & The Lake District Show on map


Sykes rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets No


  • Electric vehicle charging
  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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16 Customer Reviews

  • "What a " wow" property."

    This property is above and beyond in everyway.Location 5 star,decor and facilities 5 star,communication with the owner 5 star . Just stayed for 3 night of luxury, The only criticism I have is that I had to leave

    Reviewed by Jill5.0Mar 2024

  • "Fantastic location, the house had everything we needed plus more."

    Bathrooms felt like a luxury spa, comfortable big beds, beautiful kitchen. Otto was so helpful and friendly, nothing was too much trouble. Made our holiday with a 7 month old easy and stress free. Can’t wait to return.

    Reviewed by Katie5.0Mar 2024

  • "Absolutely beautiful place to spend a week exploring the lakes."

    Felt like Boutique hotel but with all the comforts of home. Perfectly located would definitely go back. Otto provided lots of useful information and was contactable throughout our stay.

    Reviewed by Tracey5.0Feb 2024

  • "Communication: Very timely, patient, and very comprehensive."

    Cleanliness: Clean and tidy Surroundings: Very convenient, many restaurants, supermarkets are also very close to the house, just a 2-minute drive from the lake. Unique highlights: All the amenities are very new and the layout is really great, especially the living room and the yard, which my family and I really enjoyed. There is floor heating in the living room and the bathroom and every detail is very in place. Amenities: The host prepared everything we could use for us, special baby utensils, there were baby chairs, had baby tableware, even the little stools that let the baby wash their own hand, so we were very touched. We definitely will come back Richmond house again, and really want to say thanks to Rebecca&Phil!

    MikeFeb 2024

  • "Rebecca and Phil were incredibly welcoming hosts, providing all the essentials and much more to make sure we felt at home."

    The house is in a perfect location in Bowness Windermere with the lake, shops and all the restaurants/bars walkable within 5 minutes. The house is highly specced throughout as per the photos and we enjoyed every last minute of it.  Thank you Rebecca and Phil, we won’t hesitate to book with you again.

    RyanFeb 2024

  • "What a beautiful home."

    Everything in the house is pristine & the attention to detail that the owners have put in is visible everywhere. There are two extremely comfy super king beds, a lovely rain shower & the under floor heating is a treat for the feet. Nice little touches with a welcome card, snacks & wine.  I wish the weather was nicer to enjoy the outside space as this is also just gorgeous. Next time!  The hosts were extremely helpful throughout our stay & very responsive. One of the best places we’ve stayed, do not hesitate to book. Luxury awaits! ❤️

    VanessaJan 2024

  • "We turned up to an immaculate house in very peaceful surroundings & exactly as described in the listing."

    The property is pristine & spotless through out, with beautiful decor & high quality furnishings. Everything about it feels special and you just know that Rebecca & Phil have spent a lot of time getting this right, its a home away from home. We would happily stay at one of their properties without hesitation in the future. Rebecca & Phil quickly responded to any messages we sent & were marvellous hosts. Many thanks for letting us have such a wonderful new year in your house. Tracey

    TraceyJan 2024

  • "Beautiful, immaculate house, right in the heart of Bowness."

    Easy to access all the pubs, restaurants etc. Rebecca & Phil were super helpful & very kind to leave us a bag of goodies on arrival. Will definitely come again!

    EmmaDec 2023

  • "I do not often post reviews but I felt that I must do so on this occasion."

    The property is stunning & full of everything that you need to facilitate a great & enjoyable stay. The spec is of a very high standard & it's location in Bowness couldn't be better, close enough to amenities & just away from the hustle bustle of the main street. The attention to detail from the Team is second to none & Otto is a fabulous Chap to deal with. We had an excellent long weekend & will certainly visit again.

    Reviewed by Louise5.0Nov 2023

  • "We had a lovely break at Richmond House."

    It was a lovely space in which to spend a few days: spacious, well-appointed, smartly furnished and finished to a very high spec. The open-plan kitchen and living area were ideal for our young family. The location was great for exploring the Lake District: a short wander into Bowness-on-Windermere itself and not far from Windermere, Ambleside, Grasmere and Kendal.  Rebecca and Phil were ideal hosts: really responsive, attentive and full of helpful suggestions about the local area. We would highly recommend staying and I’m sure we’ll be back in future. Thanks for a wonderful stay.

    JackNov 2023

  • "Just wow - The owners have created 5 star beautiful holiday home."

    Everything is top notch, blissful beds, lovely linen, gorgeous villeroy & boch bathrooms that felt like a spa. Living space that works so well for those cooking and those wanting to lounge. All the little touches that make this home special - Sonos sound system, auto lights in the bathrooms, private outside for each bedroom, and an exceptional outside space with outside fire place, bbq and morning coffee area. Location is spot on, quiet and peaceful yet only 5 mins walk left or right out of cul-de-sac into Bowness. For a 4 night stay we didn’t use our car at all. After the miles of walking - great food in the Tapas bar, the Magic Roundabout and Angel Inn and 1 or 2 cocktails in the Fizzy Tart with best real ale in the Royal Oak at bottom of hill. Thank you - we hope to be back very soon!

    Mrs HallNov 2023

  • "Wow!!!"

    This by far is the most amazing place we have stayed! The house is out of this world. From the second we got to the property we were blown away with the high standard of furniture and attention to detail that has been put in. The bedrooms are gorgeous and so modern with well equipped en-suites.  The location is fantastic with plenty of nice bars, restaurants and shops. We would highly recommend Porto restaurant and the Fizzy Tarte cocktail bar.  Otto was so helpful and was available for any advice re the property and any questions we had. We will definitely be returning again. Thank you

    GrahamNov 2023

  • "My partner and I, alongside our 2 year old and 4 month old sons have just returned from this absolutely stunning property."

    We booked this trip only a few weeks ago and must admit we were slightly worried that the house would be too good to be true. As it was new there weren’t any reviews to go by but after messaging back and forth we felt comfortable to go ahead with the booking. The owners couldn’t have been more helpful from the get go and as it was our first getaway as a family of 4 I had plenty of questions, all which were answered promptly and in a very friendly manner! The house itself is just beautiful! Completely to the highest standard and in a perfect location within walking distance to the town. The hosts have thought of everything. From providing logs for the burners in the living room and garden to great quality bathrobes and fluffy towels for guests. It’s such a modern house with a homely feel. The best of both worlds. We will be back for sure!!!

    The L PartyNov 2023

  • "We have just had the amazing pleasure of being the very first guests to stay in this stunning property."

    The house it absolutely stunning. It has just been fully done out to such a high standard, and the quality of finish is faultless. Fully equipped with everything you would need, but so tastefully designed and laid out. From sitting in the beautiful kitchen looking out to that gorgeous garden, to lighting the outside fire and sitting out of an evening with a nice glass of wine, absolutely magical.  And it is so well located for the town centre, just a few minutes walk and you are in the centre amongst it all.

    DavidOct 2023

  • "Just wow - the owners have created a 5 star beautiful holiday home."

    Everything is top notch, blissful beds, lovely linen, gorgeous villeroy & boch bathrooms that felt like a spa. Living space that works so well for those cooking and those wanting to lounge. All the little touches that make this home special - Sonos sound system, auto lights in the bathrooms, private outside for each bedroom, and an exceptional outside space with outside fire place, bbq and morning coffee area.  Location is spot on, quiet and peaceful yet only 5 mins walk left or right out of cul-de-sac into Bowness. For a 4 night stay we didn’t use our car at all. After the miles of walking - great food in the Tapas bar, the Magic Roundabout and Angel Inn and 1 or 2 cocktails in the Fizzy Tart with best real ale in the Royal Oak at bottom of hill. Thank you - we hope to be back very soon!

    KarenOct 2023

  • "We had a fantastic stay!"

      The house is done to perfection with every detail thought of. We had just a short walk to local amenities and attractions which was perfect for us with our baby. We can’t thank you both enough for providing such a beautiful home for us to stay in! We will definitely be rebooking in the future.

    LizzyOct 2023

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This property is part of the Lakelovers collection.
We have properties to suit every occasion throughout the southern and central Lake District including; Ambleside Cottages, Bowness Cottages, Coniston Cottages, Grasmere Cottages, Hawkshead Cottages, Lakeside Cottages, Langdale Cottages, Troutbeck Cottages, Ulswater Cottages, Windermere Cottages and smaller hamlets between, which although seldom heard of are none the less equally wonderful. With hundreds of properties available, all of which are inspected and graded by the English Tourism Council, Lakelovers are sure to have a property to meet your needs.


  • Friday/Monday Check In only
  • Single-storey, two bedrooms
  • 1 x super-king-size bedroom (zip/link, can be twin on request) with Smart TV and en-suite walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • 1 x super-king-size bedroom with Smart TV and en-suite bath, handheld shower, walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburning stove
  • Underfloor heating
  • Electric oven, induction hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, wine cooler, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, coffee machine
  • Smart TV, WiFi
  • Fuel, power, bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and High chair available
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars
  • Enclosed rear garden with patio, furniture and barbecue, raised-level patio with furniture
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 0.3 miles, pub 0.2 miles, lake 0.4 miles
  • Note: Check-in from 4pm, check-out at 10am

The property

Cassius 1 -Richmond House is an exquisite holiday retreat with two bedrooms, situated in the charming town of Bowness-on-Windermere, Cumbria.

This exceptional getaway embodies grandeur and offers an unparalleled experience amidst the stunning landscapes of the Lake District National Park.

Showcasing elegant furnishings, private parking for two cars, and breathtaking lake views, Cassius 1 - Richmond House accommodates up to four guests, making it an ideal choice for families or groups of friends seeking a tranquil escape.

Upon entering, you will be greeted by the stylish open-plan living area, adorned with tasteful furnishings and all the necessities required to make your self-catered stay a success.

Take the weight off your feet in the sitting room, an idyllic spot to enjoy a gin and tonic and relax after a long day of traversing the rolling landscapes.

During cooler evenings, light the wood burning stove and click on the Smart TV where you can enjoy a whole host of family favourites or movies.

The adjacent kitchen and dining space feature a sophisticated table, providing an intimate setting for shared meals, while the kitchen is well-stocked with contemporary appliances and spacious countertops, so you’ll have everything you need to whip up culinary delights.

For those who prefer the outdoors, step into the enclosed garden and bask in a moment of pure bliss, embracing the sun's rays or relishing in the fresh air.

When slumber calls, two en-suite bedrooms present themselves as havens of comfort and style, each showcasing super-king-size beds and plenty of storage to house your holiday wardrobe.

Indulge in the height of extravagance by securing your stay at Cassius 1 - Richmond House.

Note: This property can be booked with refs. 1119882, 1041262, and 1119883, together sleeping up to 22 guests.

Cassius Living

Cassius Living offers a stunning collection of four properties located in the captivating town of Bowness-on-Windermere, at the heart of the Lake District National Park. With four stylish holiday homes to choose from; Mayfair House, Berkeley House, Richmond House & Lexington House (all located within 20 metres of each other); each of the homes also has access to private off-road parking and their own private outdoor social spaces where guests can marvel at the either breathtaking views of Lake Windermere or the surrounding mountain tops while indulging in a moment of bliss and relaxation. Once you've settled into your impressive accommodation, it's time to explore the wonders of Bowness-on-Windermere. Stroll along the charming streets, where you'll discover an array of boutique shops, quaint cafes, and traditional pubs or take a leisurely boat ride on Lake Windermere, the largest lake in England, and admire its tranquil beauty. Outdoor enthusiasts will be delighted by the plethora of activities available in the area, where they can embark on a scenic hike through the breathtaking Lake District landscapes, exploring the rolling hills, majestic mountains, and sparkling lakes, while the more leisurely members of your group may prefer to hire a bicycle and cycle along the peaceful lakeside paths, taking in the panoramic vistas. A visit to Bowness-on-Windermere would not be complete without exploring the local attractions, including the World of Beatrix Potter, where the beloved characters from her stories come to life in a delightful exhibition, and Blackwell House, a stunning Arts and Crafts masterpiece with stunning lake views. Indulge in the culinary delights of the region by dining at the town's fine restaurants, serving a variety of delicious dishes made with locally sourced ingredients. Don't forget to sample some traditional Cumbrian specialties, such as Cumberland sausage and sticky toffee pudding. With its rich history, breathtaking landscapes, and an array of activities, Bowness-on-Windermere offers an unforgettable experience for every visitor. Secure your stay with Cassius Living and let the magic of this charming town and its surroundings create memories to last a lifetime…….

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £200.

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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, cinema, 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 three miles away, and the historic villages of Grasmere, Ambleside and Troutbeck are a short drive away. There is 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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This property offers the following short breaks:

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