Bowness-on-Windermere, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 22487)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

  • Reviews

    Mr Chambers

    “Having a dog with us, the only gripe we had was no garden as stated in the description "Patio/Garden" & photo 2 of 17 showed a lawn which we found out belonged to another property across the way so found that slightly deceiving.”


  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor accommodation
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/Games room Games Room
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

The property

A lovely quiet and spacious ground floor apartment situated in a cul-de-sac just a five minute walk from the centre of the vibrant village of Bowness-on-Windermere and Lake Windermere in the heart of the Lake District.

The cottage is perfect for families or friends wishing to get away from it all but with the benefits of the many restaurants and shops in Bowness close by.

This spacious Bowness cottage is just one mile from Lake Windermere and features good views of the lake and the Langdale Pikes.

The master bedroom at this Bowness cottage has a balcony overlooking the stream which runs by the rear of the cottage and has views over the large field which is part of the Dalesway, whilst the pleasant sitting room has large French windows leading to a patio area.

The owners have added a table tennis table in the basement, which can also be used to store bikes and boats etc.

The twin towns of Bowness and Windermere sit at the heart of the Lake District National Park and boast a range of fantastic shops, bars and cafes as well as being the terminus for boat trips on the lake.

Explore the stunning countryside which surrounds this Bowness cottage or spend a day visiting the delightful market towns that are scattered throughout the area.

An excellent Bowness cottage from which to explore one of the most beautiful parts of England at any time of year.


Mostly ground floor. Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size double with balcony, 1 x twin with en-suite shower, basin and WC. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Kitchen with dining area. Sitting room with gas fire. Basement games room with table tennis.


  • Gas central heating with gas fire
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Lockable bike storage
  • Patio area to front and rear balcony with furniture
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shops and pubs 10 mins walk downhill
  • Note: There are 3 steps leading up to the entrance door and approx
  • 19 steps leading down to the parking space
  • Note: There is a stream running alongside the rear of the property, children should be supervised at all times
  • Note: Check-in time 4pm.

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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

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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