Rowan - Woodland Cottages

Windermere, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 958713)

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  • Sleeps 10

  • Bedrooms 5

  • Bathrooms 4

  • Pets No

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2 Customer Review(s)

  • “Comfort cleanliness and feel of ...”
    Comfort cleanliness and feel of cottage were great! Hot tub, fire and general equipment was great but the oven didn’t work very well which meant we didn’t use it.
    Comfort cleanliness and feel of cottage were great! Hot tub, fire and general equipment was great but the oven didn’t work very well which meant we didn’t use it. Some key cards didn’t work on arrival but that was sorted by staff. Overall very nice stay and would go back.
    - Mr Webber, October 2017

Features

  • Hot tub
  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

Woodland Cottages

A group of seven cottages refurbished to a high standard and located just a mile away from the lakeside town of Bowness-on-Windermere. Six acres of stunning woodland surround these delightful cottages, creating a little hideaway from the outside world, yet with easy access to the attractions and sights of the Lake District National Park. There are six five bedroom cottages and one four bedroom all offering flexible bedroom arrangements with some of the properties featuring zip/link beds. All the cottages have been thoughtfully refurbished with quality and comfort in mind. Open plan living areas create social hubs for spending time with your loved ones and the woodburning stoves create a homely atmosphere at all times of the year. Not only that but all Woodland Cottages come with a fantastic hot tub allowing you to soak up your surroundings in the most relaxing way! Just a short stroll down the road is the lakeside town of Bowness complete with a variety of bars, restaurants and quaint shops. Take a cruise along Lake Windermere, England’s largest lake and admire the spectacular backdrop of the surrounding mountains. Golfers are in for a treat as the challenging Windermere Golf Club is next door to these cottages where the views are a perfect tonic for the odd wayward shot! The Lake District is of course renowned for walking and hiking and Woodland Cottages is ideally placed for exploring Brant Fell, Scafell Pike and the Crinkle Crags. There are routes to suit all abilities and views that will linger long in the memory. Whether you are up for an adventure or a relaxing getaway, Woodland Cottages is the perfect choice at any time of the year.

The property

An outstanding cottage set in an elevated position in woodland within walking distance of Bowness-on-Windermere and minutes from Lake Windermere.

Guests will be thrilled as they arrive in this hidden glade set amongst mature woodland, with native trees and local wildlife on display.

An ideal location for that much sought after Lakeland break with family and friends, explore the area, discover the many footpaths or simply relax in the hot tub and take in the beautiful surroundings.

Recently renovated, this contemporary and well equipped cottage offers an ideal layout, with many of the aspects taking advantage of the lovely views out across to the nearby tarn.

The sitting room is spacious and includes a cosy woodburning stove, a large screen wall-mounted Smart TV and stylish, comfortable furnishings.

A delightful, well-equipped kitchen with open plan dining area and an adjoining utility area provide a great space to prepare family meals and sit around to enjoy a glass of wine and a good old catch up.

A ground floor bedroom with king-size double divan luxurious bed and a modern en-suite with walk-in shower provide that little extra touch of luxury and are accessible for those with limited mobility.

There is also a useful cloakroom in the utility area and a spacious entrance hall.

Upstairs the cottage features a further four bedrooms, two with en-suite and a superb family bathroom with a relaxing bath.

Outside, there is a decked area overlooking the woods and a luxurious hot tub, an ideal spot to relax after a strenuous day out on the local fells. Just a short distance away is the wonderful Windermere Golf Club, a most welcoming club with a great layout to suit all standards.

In the opposite direction, a short walk takes guests down to the Lake Ferry where a short cruise gives access to the far shore, Hawkshead, Coniston Water and the magical Tarn Hows.

All the facilities of Bowness-on-Windermere are are on the doorstep and the not to be missed attractions include the hand-made chocolate shop and the wonderful walks along the Bowness promenade where the many cruise ships run down the Lake to Ambleside.

There are picturesque walks straight from the cottage door including the Dales Way which runs by the golf club, footpaths to Crook and Staveley and for the more adventurous, walks across to Cartmel Fell.

Further afield Brant Fell which provides stunning views over Lake Windermere and its surrounding fells, including the Langdales and Crinkle Crags are some of the most outstanding challenges in this wonderful area.

A delightful cottage in a beautiful area, ideal for family and friends to get together and enjoy a very special Lakeland holiday.

Accommodation

Five bedrooms: 1 x ground floor king-size double (zip/link, can be 2'6" twin on request) with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 2 x king-size double (zip/link, can be twin on request), 2 x king-size double with en-suite shower, basin and WC. Bathroom with P shaped bath, shower over, basin and WC. Ground floor basin and WC. Kitchen with dining area. Utility. Sitting room with woodburning stove.

Amenities

  • LPG Gas central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, Smart TV with Freeview and soundbar, WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent
  • Additional fuel on collection from on-site store
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Allocated off road parking for 2 cars, approx 30 yards away
  • Additional parking available at main car park approx 150 yards away
  • Undercover lockable bike rack
  • Decked area with furniture and hot tub
  • Use of communal on-site open fields and woodlands
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shops 3 miles, nearest Pub 1 mile
  • Note: Check-in 4pm
  • Note: Community library of books and games available free of charge at site office
  • Note: This property may be suitable for accompanied disabled, contact the owner for details
  • Note: For Christmas and New Year bookings only, the owner requires a Good Housekeeping bond of £200
  • Note: No stag/hen or similar.

About the location

BOWNESS & 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

Note: Check-in 4pm

Note: No stag/hen or similar

Note: Due to the rural nature of the surroundings and the proximity of the cottages to one another, Woodland Cottages operates a noise policy for the benefit of our visitors. Guests are required to vacate outside areas by 11pm each night and keep internal noise to a minimum in consideration of your neighbours.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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