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Hollywood

Windermere, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 1085380)

Sykes rating

  • Sleeps 11

  • Bedrooms 6

  • Bathrooms 6

  • Pets No

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Features

  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews

2 Customer Reviews

  • "Perfect holiday home in a really good location."

    A 2 minute walk from the shops, restaurants etc in Windermere and a 15 min walk down to the lake. The house was ideal. Nicely decorated and spotlessly clean. It has 5 large double rooms all with their own en-suite. Really big dining room table to sit all 10 of us. A lovely sociable space. Big kitchen with American style fridge and separate freezer which was perfect. Its an ex b&b so was really spacious. The outside space was small but ideal. We enjoyed alfresco drinks in the sun. There is only seating for 4 though so bring your own camping chairs! The only downside was there needed to be extra seating in living room and the kitchen isn’t as well stocked as described. Only 1 cup, 1 glass, 1 plate etc per person which was a bit inconvenient but nothing more. If you want to cook a meal you might need couple more pots and pans. It was a bit sparse. We had couple minor problems and the owner text back immediately to resolve, We were really impressed with the speed and it was reassuring. We would Definitely return and would recommend this property.

    Reviewed by LesleyJun 2022

  • "Lovely house in a great location."

    Plenty of space for our group - didn’t feel like we were on top of each other. The lounge and dining area were a great area for everyone to come together. They we’re very clean and modern. Very comfortable and the bottle of wine was a lovely touch. Only areas that could possibly be improved on would be having a few more cleaning supplies in the kitchen and replacing the light in one of the bathrooms on the top floor as it didn’t work. All in all it was the perfect base for our group weekend alway!

    Reviewed by LucyApr 2022

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Summary

  • Over three floors
  • Six bedrooms: 1 x super-king-size (zip/link, can be twin on request) with TV and en-suite walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC, 1 x king-size with TV and en-suite bath, shower over, basin, heated towel rail and WC, 1 x double with TV and en-suite walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC, 2 x second-floor double with TV and en-suite walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC, 1 x single with TV and en-suite walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Sitting room
  • Gas central heating
  • Range cooker with gas double ovens and hob, electric grill, microwave, fridge/freezer, fridge, washer/dryer, dishwasher, 6 x hairdryers
  • 8 x TVs, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Designated parking spaces for 3 cars
  • Enclosed rear garden with astro-turf, patio and furniture
  • Front enclosed garden with patio, gravelled area and furniture
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 0.2 miles
  • Note: There are steps in the garden, please take care
  • Note: There are steps leading up to the property's entrance, please take care

The property

Nestled in the popular town of Windermere in Cumbria, is this fantastic end-terrace, Victorian property, Hollywood.

Boasting a superb location within the Lake District National Park, in the heart of Windermere, and just moments away from the famous Lake Windermere, Hollywood is a wonderful dwelling for couples or a family of 11 who are looking to explore the Lakes.

Park in one of the three designated parking spaces, before venturing inside the lovely porch area of your new home-from-home.

Be welcomed into a sumptuous sitting room, where velvet blue sofas entice you to unwind in front of the flatscreen TV as you sip your favourite tipple.

After a moment of well-deserved relaxation, progress to the impressive kitchen/diner, where all the appliances a budding chef needs are available, including an impressive range cooker and a large fridge.

Once the designated chef has made a tasty meal, it can be enjoyed at the dining table, which seats all the family, and also offers views of another TV; perfect for a bit of post-dinner unwinding.

On the first floor you will discover, four beautifully decorated bedrooms, a king-size with its own bathroom, a double, a zip/linked super-king-size and a single, all of which have a shower room, ideal for those who prefer a little more privacy, as well as all the rooms having their own TV, perfect for those lazy Sunday mornings!

Climb the stairs again to find two more delightful doubles, both of which also boast en-suites and their own TVs.

All the rooms are fully equipped with complimentary toiletries, Egyptian cotton bedding, hair dryers, and a radio alarm clock for those wanting to rise early to explore.

The property also enjoys its own outdoor spaces, the first being a front enclosed garden, where you can sit out with a cold beverage in the warmer months, whilst the rear garden comprises astro-turf and its own patio area, where you can enjoy a morning cup of steaming coffee before heading out.

Explore the local town, where you can indulge in a tasty home-cooked breakfast at the family-run Sugar & Spice Café & Bistro or indulge in some freshly caught seafood for lunch at Hooked.

There are an excellent selection of pubs, restaurants and cafes, so you will be spoilt for choice, as well as well-stocked convenience stores for stocking up on ingredients to whip up meals in the comfort of Holly Wood Guest House.

Outdoor enthusiasts are well-catered for with the lake right on their doorstep, here you can take advantage of the fabulous range of watersports on offer, including kayaking, paddleboarding and canoeing.

The walkers and ramblers in your party will not want to miss out on a hike up to the viewpoints of Queen Adelaide’s Hill and Orrest Head, where you can look out towards the Landale Pikes.

Literary fans will delight at The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction where you can learn more about the famous author and her much-loved characters.

Make your way over to Ambleside, where you can explore the fascinating remains of a 2nd-century Roman Fort or wander up to the breath-taking 70-ft waterfall of Stock Ghyll Force.

Continue onto Grasmere, where you can explore the man-made Rydal Cave or tour the former home of the great poet, William Wordsworth.

Choose Hollywood as your base for an adventure to the Lakes.

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

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About the location

WINDERMERE

Ambleside 5 miles; Kendal 8.7 miles.

The twin towns of Bowness and Windermere are both vibrant, fun-filled places set within the splendid scenery of the Lake District. Both towns provide a range of amenities, shops and restaurants to suit all tastes whilst Ambleside offers the additional attraction of a boat ride to Bowness, the Lakeside Aquarium and Beatrix Potter's 'Hill Top House' at Sawrey. Grizedale Forest Park is within easy driving distance and is home to a range of activities including many good walks, mountain biking and the 'Go Ape' adventure park. The region also boasts many National Trust properties as well as a variety of water sports for those who prefer a more adrenaline-fuelled trip. Children will enjoy a trip to the 'World of Beatrix Potter' in Bowness whilst the villages of Grasmere, Coniston Water, Kendal, Keswick and the Lakeland Mountains are all within easy reach.

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Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas