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Bowness-on-Windermere, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 23106)

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  • Sleeps 8

  • Bedrooms 4

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

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  • Sleeps 8

  • Bedrooms 4

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

  • View on map

Features

  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • 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
  • chrisnikmanchester
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    “So many positives but the small negatives counted”

    So many positives at this house: PERFECT LOCATION, walkable into town & all shops, restaurants, lake ; SPACIOUS property sleeps 8 & seats 8 sitting & dining; ...

    So many positives at this house: PERFECT LOCATION, walkable into town & all shops, restaurants, lake ; SPACIOUS property sleeps 8 & seats 8 sitting & dining; HEAT & WATER great, even in a frosty November week; PLENTY of good kitchen facilities and tableware. Welcome pack very appreciated. Lovely bedding & towels. Showers fab. Dishwasher,freezer,washing machine, parking all perfect. Negatives though really counted...uncomfortable seating in lounge and very uncomfortable hard springy mattresses on both double beds. I then tried a single bed to no avail...very uncomfortable. At the end of this week I am aching all over and those in other beds report the same. SUCH a shame...we loved it here but the lack of sleep and sore joints would prevent us booking again.

The property

A lovely mid-terrace townhouse superbly located within a short distance of the bustling village of Bowness-on-Windermere and just yards from Lake Windermere itself.

Comfortably appointed throughout, this Windermere cottage is perfect for families or friends who wish to enjoy time together exploring this beautiful part of the Lake District.

This Windermere cottage has four bedrooms, with the ground floor room having the benefit of an adjacent shower room.

The first floor sitting room has a balcony giving distant views of the Lake District Fells and glimpses of Lake Windermere.

The dining room also has a small balcony and outside there is a small patio, so no matter what time of day, you can sit with a refreshing drink to plan your Lake District tour.

Bowness is just a short walk away and has a great selection of cafes and restaurants, plus some interesting shops and galleries.

From The Glebe, an area of parkland adjacent to this Windermere townhouse, you can embark on the Steamer and cruise down to the Aquarium of the Lakes.

From Lakeside you can then link up with the Lakeside & Haverthwaite steam railway, which frequently runs special events when famous engines, including Thomas the Tank, give rides to delighted fans.

A car ferry also crosses over Lake Windermere from Bowness to give easy access to the Western side of the lake to explore the pretty villages of Hawkshead and Near and Far Sawrey where Beatrix Potter wrote Peter Rabbit.

This Windermere cottage can be enjoyed at any time of the year with a host of attractions and activities available nearby.

Summary

  • Over three floors
  • Four bedrooms: 1 x second floor king-size double with TV, 1 x ground floor double, 2 x second floor twin
  • Second floor bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Ground floor shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • First floor kitchen with dining area and balcony
  • First floor sitting room with balcony
  • Garage/utility.
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine in utility, tumble dryer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair on request
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Lockable bike storage
  • Patio to front with furniture
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 2 mins walk
  • Note: This property is no longer pet friendly as of 28/01/2020, bookings made before this date will be honoured

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £125.

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About the location

BOWNESS-ON-WINDERMERE

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

Note: This property is no longer pet friendly as of 28/01/2020, bookings made before this date will be honoured.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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