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Skyfall

(Ref. 1041225)

Bowness, Cumbria & The Lake District Show on map

4.8

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  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes

Features

  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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43 Customer Reviews

  • "Loved this apartment - it was the perfect size for the four of us, everything you needed and very comfortable."

    The grounds were gorgeous and we made the most of the tennis courts. Fantastic location - just a 15/20 minute walk into Bowness to enjoy all the amenities there but far enough away to enjoy the peace and really feel you’re in the Lake District. Perfect

    Reviewed by Angela4.4May 2024

  • "Beautiful property in a stunning and ideal location."

    I would definitely return and after having shown family/friends the property, they have also said they would use this property if they were to stay in Windermere

    Thank you for this great review and we are delighted that you enjoyed your stay in Skyfall. We look forward to welcoming you again and thank you for taking the time to give such a wonderful review. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Harry5.0May 2024

  • "Wonderful holiday apartment, we enjoyed our stay here and it was a great location for Windermere and beyond."

    Our only quarrel was the outside light which was so very bright all night into the main bedroom. Perhaps this light could be put on a timer or a sensor? It forced us to sleep in the twin room for 2 nights but then unfortunately we heard the boiler start at 7am. Another frying pan would also have been nice for our breakfast. Minor things, easily sorted. I would come back no problem, wish we could have stayed longer!

    Thank you for taking the time to leave your feedback. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay. The exterior lights are for security purposes and are controlled by the Management Company, and are out of the owners control. Further to your comments regarding the boiler, as you have stated, it can be heard in the smaller bedroom. The owners try to ensure that it is balanced when it comes in and warms the apartment. The owners will be looking into providing another frying pan. Thank you. The Lakelovers Owner Relations Team. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Judith5.0Apr 2024

  • "From the moment we arrived we felt right at home , the apartment is amazing, clean , spacious with everything you could imagine you need for a weekend away."

    Olive sprocker loved her gift basket of treats and we really appreciated the bottle of prosecco on arrival. This was a birthday treat for my partner and we can't wait to return in the near future

    Reviewed by Catherine5.0Nov 2023

  • "Superb cleanliness and well furnished."

    Location was good but it probably wasn't as close to the centre of Bowness as we thought as we had an elderly relative with us and she found the walk along the back road dificult so we were never going to make the full walk into Bowness. Outdoor area for the apartment wasn't suitable to sit in and wasn't like the photo but grounds were lovely.

    Thank you for your comments. We are pleased to hear that you found Skyfall to be clean and well furnished. We take all comments on board. Thank you- The Lakelovers Owner Relations Team Property Owner

    Reviewed by Helen4.4Aug 2023

  • "Wonderful stay!"

    The property was spacious and well furnished. The kitchen was extremely well equipped and easy to use. The location was peaceful and enjoyable for the dog. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and look forward to returning.

    Reviewed by Alex5.0Jul 2023

  • "Very nice clean and designed property"

    Reviewed by Brian5.0May 2023

  • "Shhhh, don’t tell everyone, but this place is fabulous."

    We’ve had a great week, so did the dog.

    We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay and the dog too! We hope to welcome you back again. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Andrew4.7Mar 2023

  • "What a wonderful place to stay, The apartment was excellent!"

    Immaculately clean and spacious feel. We will defiantly be back and it was amazing to have a dog welcome pack too!

    Thank you for your kind comments. We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay. We hope to welcome you back again. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Conner5.0Mar 2023

  • "We had a wonderful week at Skyfall."

    The apartment is very well appointed and set in a beautiful location a short walk from Bowness. We visited in early March before the main tourist season and had some fabulous weather for exploring the Lakes. We plan to return!

    Thank you for your lovely feedback. We are so glad you had such nice weather and could enjoy the area. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Robert5.0Mar 2023

  • "Skyfall has been by far the best holiday of my life!"

    I genuinely have post holiday blues after leaving! It was so clean, and comfortable and living in a city it was glorious walking to the centre of bowness it was so scenic and the views and amazing! I would highly reccomend and will definately be returning!

    Thank you for your lovely, kind feedback. We are glad to hear that you had a great stay. We hope to welcome you back. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Lucy5.0Feb 2023

  • "Lovely apartment very comfortable everything we needed was thought of would highly recommend"

    Reviewed by Amanda5.0Dec 2022

  • "The property was impressive on entry but further inspection revealed slight stains on the fabric of the settees and dining chairs."

    The carpet in the main bedroom was starting to fray along the door strip into the en-suite. None of this affected the comfort or enjoyment of our holiday but we felt it should be brought to the attention of the owners to prevent higher costs to them if left un-resolved. This is our fourth holiday at Meadowcroft and this is certainly one of, if not the, nicest apartment we have had. Please pass on our thanks to the owners for an enjoyable holiday (despite the miserable weather).

    Reviewed by Hylda4.4Nov 2022

  • "Set in some lovely grounds, bonus of two parking bays, could not fault place at all."

    But please be aware unless you intend to drive to other areas of the lake district and have children it's around a twenty minute walk to Boweness along areas of an unpaved main road.

    Reviewed by Michael4.7Oct 2022

  • "Fantastic apartment."

    Quality furnishing throughout. Beds were amazing and dog box was a lovely extra Rosie really appreciated it! Will definitely return.

    Reviewed by Allan5.0Oct 2022

  • "Wonderful Accomodation, particularly high class and great they allow dogs."

    Very comfortable in many ways. Bed and bed linen beautiful. Already booked for two weeks in 2024.

    Reviewed by Helen5.0Sep 2022

  • "A lovely apartment that had everything we need!"

    Comfy beds and lovely facilities. It was nice to see a dog cottage that wasn’t full of dog hair! As my husband and son are allergic to dogs ( we have a none shedding Shih Tzu) they didn’t sneeze or wheeze during their stay at Skyfall .

    Reviewed by Claire4.7Sep 2022

  • "Skyfall is a beautiful holiday home, stylishly furnished."

    The kitchen was fully equipped and easy to use. We had a few things that could be improved, there was no fan and the flat has no ventilation, it was 29 degrees when we were there and the heat in the apartment was unbearable. I would have expected body wash and shampoo to be provided as you would expect at any stay. Extra towels were not provided even though we were there for 7 days so we had to wash our towels. There was no extra toilet paper provided so we ended up buying some more. It said dog treats were provided but the jar was empty when we got there. Over all, beautiful apartment, things I wouldn’t even think of were provided such as dvds and cd’s however lacked the basics.

    Reviewed by Shareka3.4Aug 2022

  • "Amazing location."

    Beautiful apartment Everything you could possibly wish for. Super comfortable enormous super king-size bed with luxurious linens. Smart TV very much appreciated. Blessed by heatwave weather

    Reviewed by Gillian5.0Aug 2022

  • "Excellent property, contemporary, clean, lovely gardens, quiet and close to Bowness."

    Couldn't fault the stay. We look forward to going back soon.

    Reviewed by Steven5.0Jul 2022

  • "Lovely apartment, would definitely stay again."

    Few tips for price per night- more toilet rolls should be provided rather than 1 per toilet for the entire stay. No kitchen roll was provided. Had to buy both from local shop. Hoover was full (hadn’t been emptied). Would expect earlier check in time too, maybe 2/3pm at the latest.

    Reviewed by Lauren4.1Apr 2022

  • "Our stay at skyfall was perfect from start to finish ."

    The property had everything you need and more . Perfect place to celebrate our silver wedding . Would highly recommend.

    Reviewed by David5.0Apr 2022

  • "Skyfall is lovely."

    Great location. The accommodation was very nice and comfortable. We were so lucky with the weather we were able to sit in the communal gardens and enjoy a glass of wine on an evening. We also enjoyed a game of tennis too. Only recommendations for the accommodation would be towelling robes and maybe a heavier doorstopper as the living room door would not stay open with the current stopper. We would definitely recommend a stay at Skyfall

    Reviewed by Jules5.0Apr 2022

  • "Lovely apartment really comfortable with everything we needed, The treats etc for our dog was a great touch."

    Thank you

    Reviewed by Tracey5.0Mar 2022

  • "One gripe and only one, no bin liners they are normally a basic!"

    we had lots of waste as it was Christmas, other thank that was amazing and great service from lake lovers thank you

    Reviewed by Sharon5.0Dec 2021

  • "Issue with hot water was resolved quickly!"

    We found the accommodation well equipped and extremely comfortable, especially the beds! Only negative was the apartment was v warm and we had to turn down the temperature and radiators!

    Reviewed by Neil5.0Oct 2021

  • "The apartment was exactly as the pictures showed, we were expecting it to look a little tired but it didn’t."

    The apartment has hairdryers and an airer (not listed) which would be useful to know. We didn’t move the car for days which was great, it’s 25mins to the centre of Bowness but it’s a nice walk along the lake. This is one of the nicest properties we’ve stayed in.

    Reviewed by Deb5.0Aug 2021

  • "Wonderful holiday accommodation - very comfortable beds, top notch equipment in kitchen and very calm, relaxing ambience"

    Reviewed by Amanda5.0Jul 2021

  • "Nice and refurbished apartment to high standard."

    Beautiful garden and tennis court.

    Reviewed by Artur5.0Jul 2021

  • "Superb accommodation"

    Reviewed by Mark5.0Jul 2021

  • "Excellent accommodation in a spotless condition."

    Would definitely recommend and we will stay again in the future.

    Reviewed by Karen5.0Jun 2021

  • "We have previously stayed at another property at Meadowcroft, so we knew what to expect."

    Skyfall is a wonderful apartment and very well appointed. We all had a wonderful, quiet week there and did lots of walks in the Central fells.

    Reviewed by Keith5.0Jun 2021

  • "A lovely place and ideally situated for bowness no need to drive."

    Reviewed by Clare5.0May 2021

  • "Absolutely fabulous stay at Skyfall."

    Such a stunning apartment. Made our Christmas one to remember. Our border terrier loved the treat box and the welcome pack was very thoughtful. Will definitely return.

    Mr FrostDec 2019

  • "What a wonderful place you have here."

    It was even better than we expected. So comfortable, luxurious and well located. We will be back & will be sending our friends!

    Mr WooseyDec 2019

  • "We chose Skyfall to spend a few quiet days away after our wedding and I honestly don't think I could have picked a better spot!"

    Everything has been perfect for us - even the weather!! We've had sunshine! It was wonderful to find somewhere so lovely and well appointed that we could bring Oscar too - he's enjoyed the walks as much as us! Thank you once again - and for the wonderful card & gift, much appreciated!

    Mr & Mrs LindenNov 2019

  • "We have had a lovely 2 weeks staying in Skyfall."

    Very peaceful and very comfortable. Ideal location, quite a few days when we didn't use the car, its perfect. thank you for the prosecco, will definitely come back.

    Mrs CSep 2019

  • "Lovely week spent at Skyfall."

    Great location and amazing decor - so nice to have high quality, dog friendly accommodation. I'm sure we will be back soon!

    Miss LSep 2019

  • "We have had a super week in Skyfall."

    What a beautiful apartment in a lovely location. Thank you for the welcome treat of prosecco too, much appreciated, and we all enjoyed the tennis. Great time had by all of us, thank you.

    Mr GAug 2019

  • "Perfect location, nice and clean, great walks, good weather, comfortable apartment, quiet, perfect!"

    Will book again or buy similar property!

    Mr WellsJul 2019

  • "Thanks you for a lovely time at Skyfall, everywhere is lovely and Teddy loved his treat."

    Thank you x

    Mr & Mrs MurrayJun 2019

  • "Finally – after all these years of visiting the Lakes – we can say that we have stayed on millionaires row!"

    It has been fabulous at Skyfall – we have thoroughly enjoyed our stay! The flat is beautiful and very well appointed. It is also great that the beds are extremely comfortable (getting old now) Our Border loved her stay very much too! We will be back one day! Thank you! xxx

    Mr & Mrs HirstApr 2019

  • "Skyfall is an absolute delight."

    Wonderfully peaceful, stunning and a fabulous place to stay. We also brought tennis rackets and really appreciated the tennis court. We visit the area often and hope to return in the summer. The location is perfect. Thank you – you have thought of every detail.

    Denise & LeilaApr 2019

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This property is part of the Lakelovers collection.
We have properties to suit every occasion throughout the southern and central Lake District including; Ambleside Cottages, Bowness Cottages, Coniston Cottages, Grasmere Cottages, Hawkshead Cottages, Lakeside Cottages, Langdale Cottages, Troutbeck Cottages, Ulswater Cottages, Windermere Cottages and smaller hamlets between, which although seldom heard of are none the less equally wonderful. With hundreds of properties available, all of which are inspected and graded by the English Tourism Council, Lakelovers are sure to have a property to meet your needs.

Summary

  • All first floor
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x super king-size double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with TV
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, Smart TV, DVD player with BluRay, Sonos, WiFi
  • Private parking for 2 cars
  • Two GHD hairdryers
  • Airdryer
  • Outside area with seating and table
  • Private gardens with tennis courts (rackets available) and putting green
  • One small well-behaved dog welcome
  • Dog treats, towels and bowl provided
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • No Infants
  • Shop and pub are within walking distance

The property

In a peaceful rural location within walking distance to the vibrant village of Bowness. Skyfall is a luxurious and modern first floor apartment set in beautiful gardens. Step into the apartment through a private entrance with space to hang coats and boots.

Relax in a delightful open plan lounge / kitchen / diner, which has been completed to the highest standard.

Enjoy pretty views through large windows and family dining around the feature table.

Beyond the living space, a welcoming super king size master en-suite bedroom and second twin bedroom are complemented by a family bathroom. Skyfall is set in beautiful gardens and offers tennis courts to enjoy.

Private parking is also provided.

Nearby, the village of Bowness is a firm favourite with visitors.

Here you’ll find the award-winning World of Beatrix Potter attraction, a traditional cinema and a bustling variety of shops, bars and restaurants.

Step aboard a Windermere Lake Cruise to explore the picturesque village of Ambleside or head to Lakeside for a fun day at the aquarium and motor museum.

A short drive from Skyfall will bring you to Blackwell, a spectacular Arts and Crafts House with striking gardens and exhibitions. Choose Skyfall for luxurious accommodation in a peaceful and convenient location.

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

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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, cinema, 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 three miles away, and the historic villages of Grasmere, Ambleside and Troutbeck are a short drive away. There is 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.

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