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Holly Bush

Heaning near Windermere, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 924204)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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  • “Brilliant little cottage, had ...”

    Brilliant little cottage, had everything we as a young family needed. Perfectly located a short drive away from Windermere, Bowness, Ambleside and Kendal it was a great base for starting to explore the lakes. We will be back!

    Brilliant little cottage, had everything we as a young family needed. Perfectly located a short drive away from Windermere, Bowness, Ambleside and Kendal it was a great base for starting to explore the lakes. We will be back!

    - Mr Barnes, March 2018


  • Off road parking
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

Windermere 1.4 miles.

A delightful stone mid-terrace cottage forming part of a barn conversion of four terraces, situated in the lovely hamlet of Heaning, just 1.4 miles from Windermere.

The location of this cottage makes it an ideal base for family and friends to explore the Lake District National Park or sample glorious walks from your door.

Surrounded by stunning countryside, you enter this immaculately presented cottage via a raised path with artisan metal work.

This charming cottage has upside down accommodation, with the ground floor offering a bright kitchen/diner and a spacious and comfortable sitting room with interesting artwork that provides a perfect place to relax after a day’s exploring.

Downstairs on the lower ground floor are two stylish bedrooms, along with a bathroom, where you can enjoy a soak after a day’s exertion.

To the front of this welcoming cottage is a shared, front lawned garden, an ideal place to enjoy an alfresco meal or beverage, and to the rear is a courtyard where you can unwind whilst you listen to bird song.

Nearby Windermere has an array of restaurants, bars and shops and excellent transport links via the train and bus station.

Take a 25 minute stroll down from here towards Bowness-on-Windermere, where you can enjoy a boat trip, and younger members of the family will be delighted with a visit to the World of Beatrix Potter.

You may prefer to see the lake from an elevated position, which you can do so by walking up to Orrest Head, from where the views of the lake, surrounding fells and mountains are breathtaking.

Ambleside is just four miles away, whilst Staveley with its local brewery and artisan cafes is nestled beneath glorious Kentmere.

This lovely cottage is an ideal place to stay whatever your holiday requirements.

Sleeping arrangements

  • Bedroom 1

    1 x double bed
  • Bedroom 2

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    2 x single bed


Over ground floor and lower ground floor. Two lower ground floor bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin. Lower ground floor bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Kitchen with dining area. Sitting room with electric fire. Shared external laundry room.


  • Electric wall heaters with electric fire
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, shared washing machine and tumble dryer in laundry, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, CD/radio, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot, highchair and stairgate available in property
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Shared lockable bike storage
  • Shared, front lawned garden with furniture, plus courtyard with bench
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 1.4 miles
  • Note: There may be limited mobile signal with some providers
  • Note: Laundry room and bike storage shared with 1 cottage
  • Garden and courtyard shared with 4 cottages but all with separate seating areas.

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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