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The Boat House at Louper Weir

Bowness-On-Windermere, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 1022695)

4.7

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  • “One word- WOW!”

    We returned last week from the most wonderful stay at the Boathouse, we only live around 45 minutes away but we felt as though were in another world. The boathouse was such a beautiful place, with views you could only dream of, the sunsets were absolutely stunning especially when enjoyed on the balcony overlooking the lake and of course with a bottle of Prosecco! The sun set right in front of us each night and the views were just something else. In addition, the jetty out to the lake was the ...

    We returned last week from the most wonderful stay at the Boathouse, we only live around 45 minutes away but we felt as though were in another world. The boathouse was such a beautiful place, with views you could only dream of, the sunsets were absolutely stunning especially when enjoyed on the balcony overlooking the lake and of course with a bottle of Prosecco! The sun set right in front of us each night and the views were just something else. In addition, the jetty out to the lake was the perfect addition and the ducks enjoyed this too as they visited us each day. We thoroughly enjoyed taking the kayak (life jackets included) out many times through the electric controller door and of course the jacuzzi which we relaxed in twice a day nearly every day! The boathouse itself featured some fantastic, high quality amenities- the Dyson fan and speaker system were a favourite with my partner as well as the brilliantly equipped kitchen. The boathouse was very difficult to fault although the spiral staircase could be improved to allow less able people to be able to access the upstairs. In addition, the driveway is extremely tight and clearer directions on how to access the drive to the boathouse would be recommend. Overall, our stay was just perfect and we loved every minute- a picture perfect, romantic place- we can’t wait to return one day. 7 nights just wasn’t long enough. Thank you so much for a most amazing stay!

    - Laura, August 2021

The property

Bowness-on-Windermere 2.6 miles.

Boasting a stunning architectural design, The Boat House at Louper Weir can be found situated on the outskirts of Bowness-on-Windermere, in an area known locally as "Millionaires mile" due to its lavish landscapes and lifestyle.

This dwelling is ideal for a romantic retreat for couples seeking an active holiday in the Lake District or a weekend celebrating a honeymoon or anniversary.

Enter through the electric gates from the road and follow the drive down through the Louper Weir Estate following signs for The Boat House.

Park up at the rear of the Boat House and enter the dwelling down a set of several steps.

Arrive into the hallway where the spacious shower room can be found, fit with luxury fixtures and fittings and complimentary toiletries, bathrobes and slippers, this room reflects the contemporary style and high standard of the property.

The living arrangement can be found up a narrow spiral staircase to the first floor, where you will find a bright and airy open-plan living space with a sitting area home to Norwegian stress-less chairs where you can recline in the evenings, a well-equipped contemporary kitchen, and a dining area to enjoy all of your romantic meals.

The bedroom area can also be found in this space, with a super king-size bed and patio doors out onto the balcony with spectacular views out onto Lake Windermere, this spot is perfect for enjoying your morning cup of tea or an evening drink after exploring the Lake District.

For an evening of true relaxation, head outside to discover your own private hot tub for two, conveniently undercover, so can kick back and relax in the waters at any time of the year.

The dwelling also hosts access to the wet dock, as well as providing you with a two-man kayak (for use at your own risk), perfect for the thrill seeker.

If you are bringing your own small boat or a dinghy this can be launched in nearby in Bowness-on-Windermere.

The local area of the cottage is perfect for tranquil walks and nature spotting, however just a short car journey will bring you to the bustling town of Bowness-on-Windermere where you can find a wide selection of attractions including The World of Beatrix Potter, art galleries, and watersporting activities on the lake.

Encompassed by the glorious lands of the Lake District National Park, The Boat House at Louper Weir offers spectacular views and plenty of activity to enjoy whilst on your romantic getaway.

Summary

  • First-floor studio layout
  • Super king-size bed in open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with balcony
  • Ground-floor shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Eco underfloor heating
  • Electric oven and induction hob, microwave, dishwasher, fridge, Smart TV with Freeview, music streaming, and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Complimentary toiletries, bathrobes and slippers provided
  • Designated parking space for one car
  • Private outdoor hot tub
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 2.6 miles pub 0.5 miles

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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

Please note: Due to the narrow spiral staircase, this property is not suitable for people with limited mobility.

This property offers the following short breaks:

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