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Lake View

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Bowness-On-Windermere, Cumbria & The Lake District Show on map


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  • 2 Guests

  • 1 Bedroom

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets No


  • Electric vehicle charging
  • Hot tub
  • Off road parking
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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50 Customer Reviews

  • "Honestly, the pictures don't do it justice, everything is stunning."

    The apartment, the views; everything was stunning, even in February when the weather wasn't the best, I can only imagine how much better the views would be in spring/summer Brilliant facilities all easy to use and manuals in welcome packs if you ain't sure how to use something. Not to far away from shops/pubs/attractions so you feel secluded enough for privacy but not too far away from anywhere you might want to visit My only downsides I can say (and they're not really make or break things) the bed and pillows was more on the softer side, which is okay; I personally just prefer a firmer bed. The couch is a little low to the floor, but again, not a huge problem, unless you struggle with mobility I LOVE how the main rooms lights are all separate so you can just light the area(s) of the room you are using, but I often found myself switching lights off and on to get the lights on/off in the right area(s) so my only suggestion is to label each switch accordingly. This wasn't a problem, I think it would be a nice quality of life change for ease of use; I stayed for 4 nights and never got my head around each switch. And you definitely need to be careful with your head as the roof is rather low and taller people will definitely bang your head if you're not careful. All that being said, I have already recommended this stay to friends and I will definitely be booking again around summer to see how much more beautiful it can be without rain

    Reviewed by Blake4.7Feb 2024

  • "The only improvement would be for some form of covering for the hot tub"

    Reviewed by Jason4.7Nov 2023

  • "Excellent place loved it , life jackets were a mystery as no indication on what they were for"

    Reviewed by Debra5.0Sep 2023

  • "Overall it is impossible not to enjoy a stay at Lake View."

    In balance however: some features exceeded our expectations and some were disappointing. There was an abundance of modern conveniences which made a great first impression and marvellous views: albeit either side of a large tree. The hot tub was a welcome feature and used on a regular basis. In settling in we found the bed very creaky and the pillows were ultra soft. A wooden slat under the wet room door was loose. Being of an older generation we found the sofa very low to sit comfortably and had a little difficulty sitting and rising. We would have sat at the dining table more but the seats were hard wooden ones as it appeared essentially a good quality patio set rather than dedicated indoor dining furniture. Given the general high level of technology the provision of a microwave was conspicuous by its absence. Cleanliness was general good but the standard lamp light bulbs were covered in dust and there were crumbs in between the slats of the table. The pepper mill didn't work. The hot tub was great but positioned central to the small terrace. The terrace table and chairs were at the rear and it was not possible to see the lake when sitting due to the low surrounding wall. If the hot tub was better positioned, and the table and chairs moved to the front, it would be possible to sit and enjoy the view. Access to the property can be difficult to find and it would be helpful to be provided with a specific reference such as What 3 Words or similar. We are certain everyone would none the less enjoy a stay at Lake View but those with age, mobility or medical considerations may experience some difficulties.

    Reviewed by C W3.4Sep 2023

  • "Unbelievable!"

    The listing didn’t do the property justice….the views from the lounge were far better than the pictures, everything was top quality. Beautiful location, easy to get taxis, great foodie location. The staff were so friendly and helpful. We also noticed that if anyone put a comment on improvement it had been implemented! Would recommend to anyone!

    Reviewed by Mandy5.0Jul 2023

  • "We enjoyed an amazing holiday at Lake View."

    It is a spectacular location with beautiful lake views. The accommodation was first class, everything was of a very high standard and perfectly maintained. Having its own waterfront with kayaks provided was a bonus in our minds. The hot tub was lovely to enjoy in the cool evenings. Wow ... this was a first class holiday.

    Reviewed by Raymond John4.7Jun 2023

  • "Beautiful apartment with stunning views."

    Excellent facilities. Fabulous!

    Thank you for your feedback. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope to welcome you again soon. The Owner Relations Team - Lakes Cottage Holidays Property Owner

    Reviewed by Shaun5.0May 2023

  • "We had a wonderful honeymoon at Lake View!"

    The apartment was spotless, beautifully presented and in the perfect location. It had all the mod cons you need from a self-catering holiday, and everything was furnished to such a high standard. The kayaks were a lovely touch and the hot tub was a welcome luxury after walking in the lakes, especially after Scafell! Having my morning coffee with a view over Windermere was just idyllic, I wish we could go back! Thank you. The only things that would have improved our comfort was having control of the temperature of the apartment, it was quite warm and the thermostat was set at 21 and we couldn’t lower it ourselves. The bedding was hot and the pillows really soft, so I ended up sleeping under the throw instead. A lighter duvet and some spare pillows that guests could pick from would make all the difference. The housekeeper was lovely and did what she could to help. All in all, a remarkable place to stay!

    Reviewed by Heidi4.7Apr 2023

  • "Publish - Super property would recommend 100%."

    Don’t publish for owner only - One small issue for us, that we were unable to regulate the temp in the bedroom, so sleeping was tricky as a little too warm. Perhaps the option of a thinner quilt ???? Would not stop us returning tho :).

    Reviewed by S4.7Mar 2023

  • "Beautiful setting, comfortable luxurious property."

    Perfect position for walking around Coniston and surrounding areas. Quiet location. Thank you. We would definitely return.

    Reviewed by Nicola4.7Feb 2023

  • "Lovely modern property with a gorgeous view!"

    Hot tub and kayak were fab also. Definitely recommend

    Reviewed by Lauren5.0Jan 2023

  • "Excellent property would stay again!"

    Reviewed by Ian5.0Jan 2023

  • "Catrina was great, thank you"

    Reviewed by Jo5.0Oct 2022

  • "Easy terms for booking ,great helpful and friendly staff , from start to finish."

    Stunning property, great location, will definitely book again . A big thank you to staff for wife's birthday present

    Reviewed by John5.0Oct 2022

  • "Some dinner mats would have been useful so as not to mark the table."

    Reviewed by David5.0Sep 2022

  • "Re kayak and terrace by the lake Is this actually part of the experience?"

    As the lake was basically blocked off from use by 6 boats and approx 25 guests from the big house at the bottom Also apparently the chairs to sit by the lake removed by mid-week!! Not very welcoming I’m sure you agree

    Reviewed by Stephen4.1Aug 2022

  • "One of the best places we have ever stayed at, me and the wife had a fantastic stay."

    The views are amazing and we sat on the jetty every night to see the sun set across the lake. The terrace area was awesome and the use of kayaks was an extra bonus. Thank you, we will be back.

    Reviewed by Dale5.0Aug 2022

  • "We had a fantastic stay at Lake View and didn’t want to leave."

    The views were stunning and the cottage was spotlessly clean. It was quite warm in the cottage, despite there being no underfloor heating on and the bed was a little uncomfortable. It would have helped to have had more information available in the cottage, for example we were only aware of our terrace area because the housekeeper let us know. It was the perfect place to go every day to feed the ducks! Maybe providing some local tourist information or details of buses etc would have been useful, although we found this ourselves. A microwave would also be a useful addition. Having said all of that I’d go back tomorrow if I could. The perfect base for a relaxing break away.

    Reviewed by Joanne4.7Jul 2022

  • "We stayed for our 10 year Wedding anniversary."

    Absolutely stunning view, accommodation was immaculate and very well equipped kitchen. Hot tub was devine and kayak was an added bonus. A lovely place to relax after visiting the beautiful lakes and forests.

    Reviewed by Kristy4.4Jul 2022

  • "Our expectations were exceeded with Lake View."

    It’s stunning. The view from the windows of the lake is beautiful. The apartment was immaculate with everything we required, from a Quooker hot tap to a tablet providing music apps for the room speaker. The bed was so comfortable and the jacuzzi was great after a days walk. Private parking was lovely and the canoe and table and chairs down near the water was a massive bonus. Will be back again!!

    Reviewed by Lloyd5.0May 2022

  • "Celebrated our honeymoon here for 5 nights: Amazing views from the property, the stay was perfect!"

    Only one criticism, maybe have clear signs for which hot tub belongs to which cottage, as we found our neighbours in ours. But otherwise perfect

    Reviewed by Richard Matthew5.0Apr 2022

  • "We had the most amazing week for our honeymoon."

    Everything was fantastic and we didn't want to leave. The location was amazing with a bonus of having a kayak to use on the lake. Having a hottub just outside the door was so convenient. The views from the picture window were amazing to take in while having a morning coffee (we loved the coffee machine so much we bought on when we got home). It was so peaceful and even though there are properties around we still felt secluded. We will definitely visit again and if anyone can't decide.... book you won't regret it! Thank you so much x

    Reviewed by Kathryn5.0Mar 2022

  • "Maybe use of a microwave and the bathroom fan didn’t work during our stay ..."

    Maybe use of a microwave and the bathroom fan didn’t work during our stay appreciated all the high end products we had an amazing stay great weather meant the hot tub used regularly great asset to the apartment

    Reviewed by Lynne4.7Mar 2022

  • "Lake View was everything we could have hoped for."

    Modern, uncluttered and finished to a very specification; it made our stay easy and relaxing. We would recommend this property to anyone looking for a well equipped stay at The Lakes.

    Reviewed by Lee5.0Dec 2021

  • "Second stay at Lake View and we love it, the views are amazing and the apartment is beautiful."

    The only thing I would say is that it could do with some lights or something on the gate as its really difficult to find at night time especially if the weather is bad.

    Reviewed by Kirsty4.4Dec 2021

  • "Our stay at lake view was fantastic."

    Everything was as it said would be.marvelous views of the lake and the lodge was first class.the private hot tub was brilliant and very private..cant review it highly enough.brilliant..when the recent storm knocked the power off the staff were so helpful and quick to respond..

    Reviewed by Gary5.0Nov 2021

  • "Absolutely stunning place with amazing views, would definitely recommend and will be coming back again"

    Reviewed by Tom5.0Nov 2021

  • "This place is amazing with every mod con you could possibly imagine."

    Modern, spectacular views and to be honest, better than we had even expected! The only downside for us was the bed/matress. It was really uncomfortable which disturbed both nights sleep. Apart from that the place is spot on.

    Reviewed by Kirsty4.7Nov 2021

  • "Everything was absolutely perfect except from the bed, the mattress was very uncomfortable and wasn’t flat had slopes going to either side and meant was difficult to sleep on."

    Even contemplated sleeping on the living room sofa some nights.

    Reviewed by Lewis4.4Nov 2021

  • "Beautiful location although would recommend car is needed to get around as no path along lake on this side."

    Only downside to accommodation was the bed was awful, the mattress was hard and uneven. You can hear the other holiday apartment below and due to no signage/unclear signage those residents used our hot tub for 3 days thinking it was theirs! Other than that the sort ent itself was done to a high standard with great views across the lake!

    Reviewed by Amanda4.4Oct 2021

  • "The standard of the accommodation exeeded our expectations everything was top of ..."

    The standard of the accommodation exeeded our expectations everything was top of the range very well equipped fantastic views and the staff we met could not have been more helpful

    Reviewed by Sean5.0Aug 2021

  • "The property was stunning, immaculately clean and really was better than anticipated, views over the lake are incredible and would go as far as saying the property was undersold as truely beautiful."

    Only small drawbacks were bed isn’t very comfortable, having said that I’m fussy and the fact that the property is located out of safe walking distance, due to busy road, to the town of bowness but having said that an equally godsend as very tranquil. Was an amazing week very relaxing.

    Reviewed by Edward3.8Jun 2021

  • "The location makes it difficult to walk anywhere , a car had to be used all the time."

    Reviewed by John4.7Jun 2021

  • "Booked with Sykes for the first time, easy process and kept in touch."

    Had a call from Lakes whilst staying in the accommodation to check everything was ok which I thought was a really nice touch. Would book again and recommend.

    Reviewed by Mellor5.0Jun 2021

  • "Lovely location and views, beautiful apartment, needs somewhere to hang/ dry walking cloths, Dot very helpful when lock was a bit stiff."

    A week wasn’t long enough.

    Reviewed by Andrew4.7May 2021

  • "Fantastic place to stay, we stayed here for 2 nights and wish it had been 7 nights."

    Will definitely be going back.

    Reviewed by John5.0Dec 2020

  • "Stayed here as a surprise for my fiancé’s 30th birthday."

    The view was spectacular, even better than I had imagined from the pictures. Kitchen was great, place was super clean. My only criticisms are the bed is noisy when you turn and sounds like the wooden slats are broken. Secondly we were so conscious of the people staying below us as we could hear every single word and footstep they took which considering they were below us it suddenly made us very aware that they would be able to hear us even more and therefore you suddenly struggle to relax. The place would really benefit from some soundproofing, we struggled to sleep until the final night when nobody was underneath us and it was deadly silent. Other than that the place was amazing, far better than I could have imagined.

    Reviewed by Emily4.1Dec 2020

  • "Booked this trip as a surprise for my girlfriend and I and it was even more special than I could’ve imagined."

    Accommodation was stunning, faultlessly clean and modern and all in perfect working order. Views were stunning and the hot tub terrace was especially private. Beautiful shower room and bedroom really clean and tidy with excellent facilities and a really comfy bed. Really was an amazing few days and we will definitely be coming back! Worth every penny!

    Reviewed by Dominic5.0Oct 2020

  • "This was a really good place to stay Very relaxing and quiet"

    Reviewed by Andrew5.0Oct 2020

  • "The heating system was broke which led to us sleeping in 23 degrees."

    Put a dampener on what was a great holiday. The sidelights leading up the stairs also turned themselves off halfway through the holiday so we struggled to see after dark.

    Reviewed by Nicholas4.7Oct 2020

  • "The place is beautiful, but 2 pieces of feedback you should note 1."

    The heating is stuck on a high setting and the thermostat needs unlocking to be able to use it. The people onsite were unable to fix this problem so the temperature was high throughout the week. 2. The bed is very uncomfortable. For such a high end let, to have a bed with a basic wooden slat base was disappointing and should be corrected. We ended up moving the mattress into the seating area and sleeping on the floor rather than use the bedroom. I recommend you purchase a decent base for the bed as others will surely have similar concerns.

    Reviewed by Ian4.7Oct 2020

  • "The apartment is top class."

    The facilities, location and views were perfect. The hot tub was perfect for relaxing at the end of the day. It was so good we have already booked again for next year.

    Reviewed by Antony5.0Aug 2020

  • "We went to the Lake View property for 5 days with our baby."

    I particularly had many years without met my expectations when traveling is about. Lakeview Exceeded them. I highly recommend this place for couples who enjoy the American Comfort, everything is like brand new, the view is amazing, is very well located but quiet at the same time. Nothing bad to say but avoid hot days due is an upper floor and can get very hot.

    Reviewed by Ricardo4.7Aug 2020

  • "On our arrival the staff were so lovely and welcoming and even gifted us a free bottle of Prosecco as it was our honeymoon."

    The property Pouper Weir itself was amazing with such great views, very clean and a lovely hot tub to use each night. The only issue we had was the heat within the property. We followed the instructions on how to turn the floor heating right down however the property was still so warm inside which made it very difficult to sleep at night. We could turn the heating right down to the lowest temperature on the control panel but it didn’t seem to have any effect. We also had a fan but it didn’t really have much effect with cooling the rooms down. Despite that though it’s such a lovely place to visit on holiday and such a lovely property.

    Reviewed by Daniel4.4Jul 2020

  • "Lots of building work ongoing around the apartment but the builders do their best not to get in the way of the holiday."

    Apartment is clean, comfortable and finished to a high standard. Great view of the lake.

    Reviewed by Martin5.0Mar 2020

  • "We really enjoyed our stay but a few things that could have made it even better."

    There was No can opener Outdoor lights going up the stairs would be useful Electric gate wouldn’t work sometimes

    Thank you for your valuable feedback. The outside lights were checked and are operating correctly. The electric gate has now been fixed, this was damaged due to the high winds and a can opener has been put into the property. Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience caused. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Anya3.4Feb 2020

  • "This was our first time booking a holiday cottage."

    Facilities and property far exceeded expectations and it was a lovely relaxing stay! Would recommend to anybody who hasn’t tried before.

    Reviewed by Jamie5.0Jan 2020

  • "Everything was just perfect, apart from finding it haha absolutely would recommend to anyone and everyone"

    Reviewed by Jack5.0Dec 2019

  • "We came to the lake view propertie for my partners birthday, it’s everything ..."

    We came to the lake view propertie for my partners birthday, it’s everything we could of asked for and more we loved it was so clean and picture perfect, the only one thing I would say is it’s hard to get to as there is also a house in its own called the lake view that got confusing before we found our property x

    Reviewed by Erica5.0Aug 2019

  • "We had a lovely stay at Lake View the apartment is beautiful and the view is stunning."

    However we were very disappointed that there were building works being carried out on site but were not warned about this. It meant that we had diggers driving past the apartment and also the noise. Another issue we had was being blocked in by contractors. For us we felt quite disappointed due to the amount of money we paid for the apartment hoping for a relaxing peaceful week which was disrupted.

    Reviewed by Sarah4.7Aug 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.


  • All-first-floor
  • One bedroom: 1 x double bed with en-suite shower, basin and WC
  • Private hot tub on terrace
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, living and dining area.
  • Oven and halogen hob, dishwasher, washer and dryer and fridge with ice box. Eco underfloor heating throughout
  • Smart TV
  • Wi-Fi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc in rent
  • Complimentary toiletries provided
  • Ample off-road parking with charging points for electric vehicles
  • Private hot tub on terrace
  • **Please note as the hot tub is emptied, cleaned, re filled and re heated between each booking it may not be at the optimum temperature until at least 7pm on your day of arrival and on your day of departure the hot tub will be drained at 9.30am** STRICTLY no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 2.6 miles, pub 2.6 miles
  • Note: The property is accessed via steep exterior stone steps

The property

Bowness-on-Windermere 2.6 miles.

Found in the heart of the English Lake District National Park, Lake View is an enchanting first-floor apartment, ideal for a romantic retreat surrounded by the magnificent settings of the countryside.

Arrive at the property through the electric gates and enter the driveway where you can safely park your car, fit with power charging points for electric vehicles, this eco-friendly property is perfect for any couple looking for a tranquil trip in a natural and pure location.

Climb up the stone staircase and head on through the front door of the property, greeted by an open-plan living space compromising of a contemporary kitchen with grey gloss worktops and granite, and a dining and sitting area; a marvelous spot to relax with your loved one over a glass of wine.

Head to the spacious bedroom with double bed, a simple and stylish room with ample wardrobe space so you can be sure to bring all your walking gear with you.

The bedroom features a large en-suite wet room, with dressing gowns, toiletries and towels all provided for your comfort.

This property is the flawless space to escape the hustle and bustle of a busy city center lifestyle.

Outside you can find your own terrace area with hot tub, this space offers spectacular views of Lake Windermere and the countryside beyond; the perfect place to enjoy an evening meal in the summer months.

The local area makes a fantastic walking area, take a stroll to Windermere Lake, the largest natural lake in England, a prime location for watersports with several marinas and the Windermere Motor Boat Racing Club, why not dive into something different?

Close by is Bowness-on-Windermere, a bustling tourist area with a friendly atmosphere and Victorian routes, it offers a variety of outdoor activities, the famous World of Beatrix Potter Attraction, a handful of art galleries, a cinema, and a wide variety of eateries and places to indulge in a beverage, it makes a wonderful day out for all.

Found within the Lake District National Park, there are vast lands to explore as well as opportunities to cycle amongst wildlife and picnic at scenic watersides, Lake View is the perfect spot to enjoy a tranquil trip with your partner.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £250.

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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, 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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