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Kirkbank Cottage

Windermere, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 966514)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

  • View on map

  • Reviews

    Mr Eaton

    “We had a lovely time.”

    The cottage is in an ideal position as it is only a ten minute walk down into Bowness where there are plenty of bars and places to eat. ...

    The cottage is in an ideal position as it is only a ten minute walk down into Bowness where there are plenty of bars and places to eat. It is also fairly central for visiting other areas of the South Lakes. As regards the cottage the only downside is that there is only one toilet between six. Not a major concern though. Something which needs attention is a leak, most likely from the en-suite bathroom, which runs down the kitchen wall, just right of the sink, behind the cupboard and over one of the electric switches. The extractor fan above the cooker did work but only on our first morning.


  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

The property

Windermere 1 mile.

A homely stone-built detached cottage based on the edge of the town of Windermere in the Lake District.

With the comforting living areas and fantastic location, this cottage is ideal for families that want a fun-packed holiday in this incredible area.

With Kirkbank Cottage you have the choice of two warming sitting areas, both with big comfortable sofas and stunning feature fireplaces to keep you warm, put your feet up and relax while you're not out exploring the Lake District.

The kitchen boasts all of the equipment you could need, with rustic fixtures and fittings adding character to this already charming cottage.

The first floor provides three spacious bedrooms, wonderfully decorated with stunning feature fireplaces and plenty of storage for clothes.

Kirkbank Cottage is complete with a wooden-clad family bathroom with vintage gold taps and a brass towel rail.

To the outside of the cottage there is a surrounding gravel area accompanied with well-kept shrubbery and a sunken patio area with a table and chairs, fantastic to sit and enjoy a morning coffee.

Windermere is the perfect place to spend a family holiday, it has beautiful scenery and so much to see and do.

Kirkbank Cottage is a short trip from Lake Windermere where you can enjoy a whole host of activities.

The neighbouring town of Bowness is also well worth a visit, with Kendal also within easy reach it also offers a lot for everybody.

Kirkbank Cottage is an excellent property in a fun-packed location.


  • Three bedrooms
  • 1 x king size double, 1 x double, 1 x twin with an en-suite shower, basin (no toilet)
  • Bathroom with a bath, hand-held shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen with dining area
  • Sitting room with dining area with a woodburning stove
  • Second sitting room with an open fire.
  • Central heating, woodburning stove, open fire
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Highchair and two cots available on request
  • Off road parking
  • Lockable storage
  • Surrounding gravel, patio with a table, chairs and BBQ
  • One well-behaved pet welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 15 minute walk.

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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..

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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