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Myrtle Cottage

Windermere, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 999263)



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  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • 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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21 Customer Review(s)

  • “Myrtle Cottage was clean, cosy with everything on its doorstep, bed was so ...”

    Myrtle Cottage was clean, cosy with everything on its doorstep, bed was so comfortable, parking opposite cottage which we had no problems with in October, loved every minute of our stay

    Myrtle Cottage was clean, cosy with everything on its doorstep, bed was so comfortable, parking opposite cottage which we had no problems with in October, loved every minute of our stay

    - Mrs Firth, October 2021

The property

Myrtle Cottage is a traditional Lakes slate cottage dating back to the 1870’s located in Windermere, Cumbria.

Touches of this history can be found throughout the property, for example the wonderful stone fireplace and working woodburning stove.When you are not out enjoying the various Windermere pubs and restaurants all within easy walking distance, spend your evening keeping up to date with all your favourite shows and enjoy quality time in the lovely lounge area, with its two leather sofas and wood burning stove.

Furnished to a high-standard, this kitchen will inspire you to dust off those cookbooks and indulge in all the modern appliances at hand.

With a convenient dining area seating four people, it's the perfect spot to enjoy a home-cooked meal together.

The first floor is home to two bedrooms, both with king-size beds.

Both conveniently feature their own en-suite shower room and ample storage space for all your personal belongings.

Outside is a rear patio area with furniture provided - sit out and enjoy this enclosed space with a refreshing drink.

While you stay in the area of Windermere, why not explore everything the town has to offer?

With an abundance of local pubs and restaurants for fine dining, there are also plenty of shops you can splurge in and treat yourself to something new.

Find and explore The World of Beatrix Potter in Bowness-on-Windermere, which features displays about the famous writer herself.

Or venture towards Cook House gallery, with exhibitions of modern arts and crafts.

With so much to do in the area, you will be spoilt for choice.

Myrtle Cottage is the ideal cottage for exploring the Lake District.


  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size double, en-suite shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • 1 x king-size double with en-suite shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Sitting room
  • Utility.
  • Woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, toaster, kettle, dishwasher, washing machine and tumble dryer, fridge, TV and WiFi
  • Power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent Enclosed patio area with furniture
  • Parking permit for on street parking (first come first served basis). Two well-behaved pets are welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 0.1 miles
  • Note: Stairs are steep and may not be suitable for small children & those with mobility difficulties
  • Note: One bag of logs for woodburner supplied, additional supplies, if needed, not included in rent.

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About the location


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.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas