The Stable Nest

Bowness-on-Windermere, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 905957)

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  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

  • gillian a
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    This is a fantastic apartment stayed in the round window couldn’t fault it already booked a week in May can’t wait to return

    This is a fantastic apartment stayed in the round window couldn’t fault it already booked a week in May can’t wait to return


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Smoke-free
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

A quirky ground floor studio apartment superbly located for all the restaurants and shops in Bowness-on-Windermere, a short stroll from Lake Windermere in the beautiful Lake District National Park.

This Bowness-on-Windermere cottage has been converted from a former stable which dates back to the 19th century and is perfect for couples wishing to explore this bustling and vibrant town.

With a high pitched roof and oak beams, this attractive studio apartment in Bowness-on-Windermere is comfortably appointed to provide stylish and contemporary accommodation.

It has a cosy sleeping area with a large leather headboard to the bed, a sitting area with a leather sofa and a small, but well-equipped kitchen, together with a separate bathroom.

Just a short walk from this cottage in Bowness-on-Windermere is the lake shore and a charming parkland area known as The Glebe which has pitch and putt golf and tennis courts to enjoy.

This is a lovely place to sit back and enjoy an ice cream as you overlook the bay where the Windermere Steamers depart from.

With a host of delightful bars and restaurants to enjoy in the town as well as an excellent cinema, this is a wonderful romantic retreat in the heart of Bowness-on-Windermere.


All ground floor. Open plan studio accommodation with one double bed, kitchen, dining area and sitting area. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC.


  • Electric storage heating
  • Electric oven and ceramic hob, microwave, fridge, TV with Freeview, DVD, iPod dock, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road allocated parking for 1 car
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shops and pubs 2 mins walk
  • Lake Windermere 10 mins walk

About the location


Windermere Train Stain 0.4 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:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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