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Abbotsgarth Heights

Bowness, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 1041085)



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  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/Games room Games Room
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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11 Customer Review(s)

  • “Have stayed here many times .”

    It’s now becoming a little old fashioned after looking at some other properties that have the appearance of modern decor. We found this time a few mugs and plates were chipped, these should be replaced and also a small non stick frying pan would be .

    It’s now becoming a little old fashioned after looking at some other properties that have the appearance of modern decor. We found this time a few mugs and plates were chipped, these should be replaced and also a small non stick frying pan would be . We would stay again as the property has lots of good points and the location is central.

    - Susan, November 2021

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.

The property

This detached Lakeland cottage sits in an elevated position just a short stroll from Bowness-on-Windermere.

Two couples or a family can enjoy breath taking views of the Lakeland fells from this ideally located base.

On the ground floor are two comfortable bedrooms, with the master bedroom boasting a king-size bed and en-suite shower room.

You will find the utility area perfect storage for all your walking gear.

Head upstairs to the open plan sitting room and dining area with Juliette balcony and take in the stunning views over the Lakeland fells and Lake Windermere.

On the first floor you will also find a hidden gem; a separate snug with TV, games console and a selection of books, DVDs and CDs to relax at the end of the day or entertain the family.

Dine al fresco in the warmer months on the patio to the rear of the house and enjoy a relaxing evening under the stars.

Take a short walk from the property down to the heart of Bowness and explore the many shops, cafes and pubs.

Enjoy the view from the shores of Bowness and take a Lake Cruise to nearby Ambleside or Lakeside where you can also visit the Lakes Aquarium or take a ride on the steam train to Haverthwaite Railway.

Alternatively, hire a self-drive boat and take in Lake Windermere at your own pace.


  • Ground floor bedrooms and living accommodation to the first floor
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king with TV and en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x super-king, can be made up as twin beds on request, with TV
  • Ground floor bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Utility area
  • Sitting room with dining area and Juliette balcony
  • Snug with TV and Playstation 3.
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven and grill, gas hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, TV, Blue-ray, stereo with iPod/iPhone dock, Playstation 3, WiFi
  • Selection of books, DVDs and CDs
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot available
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Patio garden with furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 5 mins walk
  • Lake Windermere 1 mile.

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

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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, 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.

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Region Information

Please note this property has a zip link bed. This will be made as a twin by default. Please contact the call center should you wish it to be a super king.

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Owners may request any evidence that they reasonably require before making a refund. Sykes Holiday Cottages is not agreeing to pay or guarantee any refund from the Owner to you under this Book with confidence.
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