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The Heights

Bowness-On-Windermere, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 1065898)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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  • 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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About the property

Nestled in the bustling town of Bowness-on-Windermere, with easy access to the Lakeland Dalesway, is this fabulous, stone-built property, The Heights.

This mid-terrace cottage offers a heart-warming interior with room for up to four guests, perfectly positioned for taking on the delights of this National Park.

Kick off your muddy boots before stepping inside, discovering the kitchen/diner on your right, where you can make use of the electric oven, gas hob, microwave and fridge/freezer in preparing your home-cooked meals.

After dinner, settle down in the sitting room, where two settees and an electric fire provide charming comforts, and you can tune into your favourite shows on the TV.

Venture upstairs to the delightfully presented bedrooms, offering a double and a twin with lovely views of the surrounding area, and arranged with Jack-and-Jill access to the family bathroom, where you can savour a lazy soak to soothe your muscles.

When the weather turns nice, step outside and enjoy a seat within the garden, toasting to a long-awaited getaway as you relish in the peaceful setting of this private space.

From the door, you can access Brantfell walks which venture into the Dalesway, perfect for an afternoon stroll with your four-legged friend!

Alternatively, meander down the hill to reach the exciting atmosphere of Bowness, home to a wealth of bars and restaurants to indulge in, shops to browse and fascinating attractions to visit, including the World of Beatrix Potter, the 1920’s Royalty Cinema and The Old Laundry Theatre.

Head to the lake, where you can enjoy a wide selection of watersport activities like boat trips, sailing, canoeing, paddleboarding and waterskiing among exceptional views of England’s largest natural lake, or you can enjoy take the passenger ferry over to Grizedale Forest and explore rugged trails that are excellent for mountain biking and walking.

Alternatively, take the Lakeland Steamer and cruise up to Ambleside or down to Lakeside and the Haverthwaite steam railway.

Whether you’re seeking to unwind or experience adventure, The Heights offers a lovely base to return to each evening.


  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Sitting room with electric fire
  • Gas central heating with electric fire
  • Gas oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine
  • TV with WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and Highchair
  • Roadside parking
  • Enclosed back garden with patio, gravelled area and furniture
  • Front patio with furniture
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 0.3 miles, pub 0.2 miles
  • Please note: There is a steep hill up to the cottage.

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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

Please note: There is a steep hill up to the top of the cottage

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas