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Oldfield House

(Ref. 1060643)

Windermere, Cumbria & The Lake District Show on map


Sykes rating

  • 8 Guests

  • 4 Bedrooms

  • 4 Bathrooms

  • Pets No


  • Off road parking
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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  • house (7)
  • location (6)
  • great (6)
  • good (6)
  • bed (6)
  • lovely (5)

14 Customer Reviews

  • "Oldfield House is a great place to stay, we were a group of 6 adults and there was plenty of space for all of us without getting under each others feet."

    Every bedroom being en-suite was a real bonus. The house has just about everything you need to cook meals at home, but it's also a great base to go and eat out without having to take a car. The only 2 things that could be added was an oven glove in the kitchen and maybe recommendations of where is good to eat or places to visit. We would highly recommend staying here and would definitely stay again.

    Reviewed by Lisa4.7Nov 2023

  • "Wow! What a fantastic property and a lovely weekend stay."

    One of the best places we have ever stayed and I would highly recommend to anyone, the photos do not do it justice! There were four adult couples staying and we all loved our own bedrooms and bathrooms and the space we had. Will definitely be coming back - thank you, we loved it!

    Reviewed by Vicky5.0Sep 2023

  • "Beautiful house."

    Perfect spot. Only downfall mattresses too soft. Didn’t have one full night sleep & the majority of us woke up with back ache. We have 2 young children. Could do with a double bed that could can convert to single beds.

    Reviewed by Christine3.8Aug 2023

  • "Poorly equipped kitchen."

    No wok, scales, insufficient mugs etc. Batteries in the tv remote in the lounge needed replacing. No DVD player. No thinner covers for the beds could have done with a single sheet or a bedspread, not the heavy duvet.

    Reviewed by Rebecca3.4Aug 2023

  • "Lovely, clean, spacious property with ample parking."

    Great location close to both Windermere’s shops & restaurants & a short walk to the picturesque Bowness. We would definitely recommend.

    Thank you for your feedback, we are so glad that you enjoyed everything the property and area have to offer. Lakelovers Owner Relations Expert Property Owner

    Reviewed by Nicola5.0Jun 2023

  • "Great location and house."

    Good to have off road parking. Beds were very comfortable and plenty of crockery and cutlery. Only query would be what others have raised regarding recycling and rubbish collection- no details and both bins were overflowing .

    Reviewed by Catherine5.0Apr 2023

  • "Shower door in front bedroom didn’t close properly , as it’s a very small cubicle meant was unusable Would be nice to move chairs from kitchen into the lounge so 8 can sit comfortably and add a sofa to the kitchen Was a great location, parking easily for 3 cars ."

    Lovely kitchen area

    Reviewed by Clare4.4Feb 2023

  • "Great location House was spotless and warm Parking facilities good Pub across road"

    Reviewed by Chris5.0Dec 2022

  • "The whole party felt the property was very comfortable, clean and well appointed."

    Good locally for accessing the nearby facilities including Bowness. We all felt that the photos depicting the property on the website did not do it justice.

    Reviewed by Ron4.4Nov 2022

  • "A lovely house."

    Lots of space. Very clean and comfortable. Owner came round when we reported a issue with bathroom tap and it wass sorted quickly. Information about rubbish and recycling would be helpful. It's not made clear whether paper, glass and plastic WILL be recycled. This concerned us.

    Reviewed by Laura5.0Oct 2022

  • "Great property excellent location spotlessly clean great kitchen diner for family meals together"

    Reviewed by Christopher5.0Sep 2022

  • "It was really good thanks."

    We felt it’d be useful to have some info about recycling and rubbish collection as this wasn’t provided.

    Reviewed by Andrew4.7Sep 2022

  • "Fantastic, lovely We wasn’t sure how to get into house but nice lady next ..."

    Fantastic, lovely We wasn’t sure how to get into house but nice lady next told us how to find back garden, lol But the house was lovely would recommend to anyone Thank you

    Reviewed by Jodi5.0Aug 2022

  • "Beautiful well equipped and comfortable house."

    Lots of space for our family of 7 adults. Ideal location for us as it was easy to walk to Windermere (5mins) and Bowness (20 mins) for food/meals etc. Good location to go and explore the Lake District by foot and by car.

    Thank you for your positive review. We are very pleased that you enjoyed your stay at Oldfield House and thank you for leaving it clean and tidy on your departure. We look forward to welcoming you again in the future. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Kate5.0Aug 2022

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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.


  • Over three floors
  • Four bedrooms: 2 x king-size with TV and en-suite walk-in shower, basin and WC, 1 x double with TV and en-suite walk-in shower, basin and WC, 1 x second-floor double with en-suite bath, basin and WC
  • Cloakroom with basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner with electric fire
  • Utility
  • Sitting room
  • Gas central heating with electric fire
  • Electric oven, induction hob, combi microwave/oven, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher
  • 2 x Smart TV, 4 x TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for 4 cars
  • Garden with gravelled area and furniture
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 0.4 miles, pub 0.1 miles
  • Note: There are sloped ceilings and limited head room in second-floor bedroom

The property

Oldfield House is a beautifully finished, three-storey Victorian house resting in Windermere, Cumbria.

With Lake Windermere, local amenities, and a variety of outdoor activities all within easy reach, this stunning property welcomes families, couples, and friends for their next Lake District adventure.

You'll find four off-road parking spaces on arrival before entering the spacious hallway and into the contemporary kitchen/diner.

This space is equipped with high-quality, integrated amenities for foodies to prepare their favourite home-cooked dishes, to be enjoyed at the breakfast bar or dining table; start the electric fire set in a gorgeous, feature fireplace for added warmth on colder nights.

Just next door is the utility with hanging space, a boot rack, and washing machine to throw in muddy walking gear, before relaxing in the sitting room.

Furnished with two cushioned sofas, a chandelier, and artwork, you'll love reading by the bay window, catching up with loved ones, or watching the Smart TV here.

Each guest is well-catered to at Oldfield House with four bedrooms in total, each with a wall-mounted TV and en-suite; choose between two king-size or a double on the first floor, whilst another double is located on the second floor.

On sunny mornings, freshen up in the handy cloakroom and take your coffee outside to your private, gravelled garden with outdoor seating.

You'll find the Brookside Inn at the end of the road for classic British fare in a welcoming atmosphere, whilst the bustling centre of Windermere is a stone's throw away for more options; choices include seafood at Hooked, Italian at San Pietro, and Spanish at Tapios.

There are plenty of attractions such as The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction, panoramic views from Orrest Head Viewpoint, and sailing, watersports and idyllic walks in and around Lake Windermere!

Be sure to visit the National Trust's Wray Castle, the Hill Top of Beatrix Potter, and a variety of marine life at Lakes Aquarium.

Jump in the car for scenic drives to the likes of Ambleside and Grasmere, where you'll find plenty of history at the Wordsworth Grasmere Museum, Rydal Mount & Gardens, and Ambleside Roman Fort.

If you're looking for scenic hikes, you've come to the right place; Scafell Pike, Helvellyn, and The Old Man of Coniston are all nearby!

Further afield lie Kendal, Keswick and Bassenthwaite to discover more heritage and incredible scenes in this glorious National Park.

Secure your stay at Oldfield House and discover everything the Lake District has to offer.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £350.

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About the location


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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Please Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping Bond of £350

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season