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Foxrock

Bowness, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 1041224)

4.7

Excellent

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

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Features

  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Dishwasher
  • Games Room
  • Broadband / WiFi

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10 Customer Reviews

  • "We had a great time."

    Super location for walking to hills/local shops/restaurants & the lake. The property was beautifully renovated. The upstairs bedroom became very warm so we were grateful for the fan provided. Unfortunately we couldn’t find the cushions for the garden furniture or the parasol. The beds & pillows were very comfortable, the kitchen had everything we needed including a superb cooker/induction hob & instant boiling water tap. The bathrooms were of a high standard with excellent showers.

    Reviewed by CatherineJul 2022

  • "Lovely modern, clean accommodation throughout."

    Great decor and good kitchen design. Fabulous outside seating area from kitchen with far reaching views. Just a shame that the lower annexe isn’t connected via an inside staircase to the main house. You have to go out through the front door - this was clearly stated in the holiday details so we were aware. And the only downside for us all (5 people) was having to share one bathroom as there are no en suite bathrooms.

    Reviewed by ClaireApr 2022

  • "This property certainly had the wow factor only downside is that its not available to book for next year"

    Reviewed by ColetteSep 2021

  • "Really enjoyed our stay at Foxrock."

    A beautifully designed property with excellent facilities. The sun terrace was a joy as we had great weather. Would certainly recommend this property for a stay in bowness.

    Reviewed by MichaelSep 2021

  • "My first booking with Sykes Cottages turned out excellent choice, customer services is second to none."

    However as for the property there was no Xbox console so kids could not play dissapointing, second bathroom access was not convienient otherwise everything was good we had a fabulous stay simply amazing. I would definately recommend Foxrock.

    Reviewed by MohammedAug 2021

  • "Foxrock ticked all the boxes for us and was perfect for our first family get together since 2019."

    The facilities are excellent, the only minor drawback being that you can’t access the second bathroom without going outside, and the front door automatically locking itself which created a few panic moments with only one set of keys! The sun terrace is a fabulous addition and we sat outside most days, the property is perfectly located for all Lakeland activities and we made the most of our stay with SUP, Honister Via Ferrara, hill walking and running along the Dales way directly from the front door. We ate out several times and you can easily walk into Bo’ness or Windermere to do this.

    Reviewed by FionaJul 2021

  • "I always book with Skyes cottages, excellent customer service, you receive regular emails & updates."

    Great holiday, bungalow superb, perfect location & we loved the balcony especially as the weather was beautiful.

    Reviewed by JanineJun 2021

  • "We stay in holiday cottages most years but have never stayed in anything of this standard."

    It was within close walking distance to both Bowness and Windermere and there was plenty of parking. The accommodation was furnished to an extremely high standard. With the weather being so good, we spent most of our time on the elevated sun terrace. The only downside we found is it’s popularity. We looked at rebooking straight away but as it is booked up until 2023, it seems a lot of people have enjoyed it as much as we did.

    Reviewed by MichaelJun 2021

  • "Fantastic accommodation and brilliantly presented."

    Awesome location between Windermere and Bowness. The facilities are five star; the hosts have thought of everything you might need. My only observation, and it is not a criticism of the accommodation, is that the listing should make it clear that the second bathroom and utility room are in a separate annex not accessible directly from the main house. This was not an issue for us as a 5 person party however, it would be frustrating if you were a larger group with children.

    Reviewed by JosephMay 2021

  • "Fantastic weeks holiday at Foxrock, the property was outstanding and the owners have thought about so many little details that add that extra touch to your stay."

    Not often you get such a classy property that also allows dogs so it was perfect for us! Great location too, only a 5 min walk to Bowness.

    K RobinsonSep 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

  • Three bedrooms: 1 x ground floor double, 1 x ground floor twin, 1 x first floor double
  • Bathroom with bath, separate shower, basin and WC
  • Open plan kitchen and dining area with bi-fold doors to sun terrace
  • Sitting room with multi fuel stove and TV
  • Sunroom with door to garden
  • Undercroft formed from the basement includes: utility, games room, snug and shower room with basin and WC.
  • Gas central heating, with multi fuel stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave/oven, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, Smart TV, WiFi, Alexa sound system, Xbox
  • Private parking for 1 car
  • Additional free street parking
  • Elevated private sun terrace with outdoor furniture
  • Garden with second patio area
  • One small well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub are a 5-10 minutes stroll
  • Note: Stream in the garden, parents are advised to remain vigilant.

The property

Foxrock is in an elevated position between Bowness and Windermere.

A detached Lakeland house sleeping six guests. Step through a hallway, with space for outdoor gear, into the spacious lounge with comfortable corner sofa and large Smart TV.

Beyond the lounge, a sun room provides additional space for relaxing.

Families and groups of friends will enjoy preparing meals together in the well-equipped open plan kitchen / diner with bi-fold doors opening onto a sun terrace.

On the ground floor you’ll find two comfortable bedrooms, a double and a twin.

Upstairs there is a further double bedroom with lovely views onto the local fells.

A spacious family bathroom with bath and walk in shower complements the bedrooms.

Head down to the basement for a convenient utility room, cosy games room and additional shower room. Al fresco dining can be enjoyed on two patios to the tranquil sounds of a pretty stream running by.

Parents are advised to remain vigilant of children near the stream.

Parking is also provided. Located between the popular villages of Bowness and Windermere, there are plenty of cafes, shops, restaurants and bars on your doorstep.

A ten minute stroll will take you to the shores of Lake Windermere where you can catch a traditional Lakeland 'Steamer' to Ambleside to explore all that this beautiful area has to offer.

A fifteen minute drive from the property will take you to Rydal Water and the famous Rydal caves or continue to the picturesque village of Grasmere, once home to the famous poet William Wordsworth. A bright and modern house perfectly located for discovering the villages of Bowness, Windermere and beyond.

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

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About the location

WINDERMERE

Ambleside 5 miles; Kendal 8.7 miles.

The twin towns of Bowness and Windermere are both vibrant, fun-filled places set within the splendid scenery of the Lake District. Both towns provide a range of amenities, shops and restaurants to suit all tastes whilst Ambleside offers the additional attraction of a boat ride to Bowness, the Lakeside Aquarium and Beatrix Potter's 'Hill Top House' at Sawrey. Grizedale Forest Park is within easy driving distance and is home to a range of activities including many good walks, mountain biking and the 'Go Ape' adventure park. The region also boasts many National Trust properties as well as a variety of water sports for those who prefer a more adrenaline-fuelled trip. Children will enjoy a trip to the 'World of Beatrix Potter' in Bowness whilst the villages of Grasmere, Coniston Water, Kendal, Keswick and the Lakeland Mountains are all within easy reach.

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