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Camellia Cottage

Bowness & Windermere, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 957116)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • 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
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  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi


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20 Customer Review(s)

  • Mrs Taylor

    “The cottage was lovely, comfortable and in an ideal position for a brisk walk into Bowness and we had a great time and the weather was kind.”


    Only issue was the car parking. We arrived and found our space and parked fine. However Gavel cottage next door had another couple turn up to stay and they parked behind the first car which made it nearly a 7 point turn to get out and we had to mount the paved area of another cottage. We then came back from our trip and thought we’d try to park in our space only to find they also had visitors and they had a smaller car than ours and they had parked in our space. Fortunately in additional notes in our cottage it said we could park on the grassed area at the end of the garden which we did to avoid any further problem.

    - Mrs Taylor, May 2021

The property

Camellia Cottage is a semi-detached cottage located just out of Bowness-on-Windermere in the beautiful Lake District in Cumbria.

Presented to a lovely standard, this cottage is perfect for a family or friends who wish to enjoy the vibrant lakeside town of Bowness.

From the front door you enter the sitting room with dining area which has a lovely woodburning stove.

From here there is a gallery-style kitchen.

Upstairs there are two lovely bedrooms, a king-sized double with en-suite shower room, a twin room and a spacious family bathroom.

One of the nicest aspects of Camellia Cottage is the charming garden which has a lawned area and a patio.

From the garden, and from the upstairs windows, you can catch a glimpse of the fells beyond.

The shores of Lake Windermere are approx. 8 minutes walk from the cottage, whilst in Bowness-on-Windermere there are lots of lovely restaurants and shops to enjoy.

Why not cross Lake Windermere on the car ferry and explore the quieter side of the lake?

The pretty Lakeland villages of Hawkshead and Far & Near Sawrey are a must.

Where you can visit Hill Top, the home of Beatrix Potter, and see the garden which inspired her to create some of her famous characters including Peter Rabbit and Jemima Puddleduck.

Wherever you go in the beautiful corner of the Lake District you will always find stunning scenery to enjoy at any time of the year.


  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-sized double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Sitting room with dining area and woodburning stove
  • Gas central heating with underfloor heating in the kitchen and woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, Wifi, DVD
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair
  • Off road parking for 1 car
  • Lawned garden with patio to front
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop, pub and Lake Windermere 8 mins walk
  • Note: the neighbouring cottage has access across the front of Camellia Cottage

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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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